On Friday afternoon, I had the pleasure of returning to Reuters TV to have a quick conversation with anchor Fred Katayama (@Freddiethekat). We discuss the surprising drop in consumer sentiment and why investors appear to be looking through the current Delta COVID wave. Corporate earnings remain extremely strong and with vaccination rates high in the US, this COVID wave should be shorter lived.
Over the weekend, news headlines focused on rising COVID case counts and fear over the impact of the Delta variant. While we may be headed for a 3rd wave here in the US, don't fear the Delta variant, especially if you are vaccinated.
Last year as the pandemic broke out in China, we looked to the east for signs of what life may be like dealing with lockdowns and a slow return from lockdowns.
For much of 2020, we were locked in our homes and have been waiting for life to return to normal. Thanks to government transfer payments, even those who lost their jobs saved money. According to the New York Times, in 2020, personal income increased by over $1 trillion and spending decreased by over $530 million. This means that American consumers are sitting on a $1.5 trillion war chest that is ready to be unleashed in
It was a year ago when COVID fears rocked the financial markets and pushed economies into lockdown. While all of us had hoped that it would end in short order, we still find ourselves socially distanced and are just passing the peak of the 2nd wave. The good news is that cases are falling quickly and vaccinations are on the rise. With the Great Re-Opening coming, we will be ready to emerge from our homes
Wil Glavin discusses why the pandemic provided the best time to publish his debut novel “The Venerable Vincent Beattie,” side hustles, and investing.
On November 9, 2020, Andy and Chris spoke on a zoom call with the friends of Tuckahoe Public Library to discuss “Financial Literacy: The Pandemic's Impact on the Economy and Financial Markets.” In the talk, we cover a lot of ground including:
Andy Wang chats with Nicole Petallides, host of the Watch List, about investment opportunities in the COVID pet boom.
Jim Huffman, CEO of GrowthHit, shares lessons learned from losing $400,000+, getting COVID-19, and rebuilding his business.
Dan Chan left pre-IPO PayPal to become Silicon Valley's favorite magician who performs for tech billionaires and Silicon Valley elite.