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Coronavirus and Investing

On Friday, March 27, 2020 President Trump signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The $2.2 trillion bipartisan bill, the most expensive legislation ever enacted, resulted from negotiations between Treasury Security Steven Mnuchin and Congressional leaders on both sides of the aisle. The Act creates many federal relief opportunities which may benefit individuals and business owners alike.

Click Here for a synopsis of the assistance available in CARES (April 3, 2020)  


Click Here for the latest updates on the Coronavirus (March 18, 2020)


As the impact of the coronavirus on human life is at the forefront of everyone’s concerns, the markets are also focused on the potential impact of the virus to the global economy.  January data suggested that the fallout from the trade war was reversing and starting to improve; however, the spread of the virus now worries investors.


Click Here to read First Trust Economic Research Report: Time to Fear the Coronavirus?  (February 28, 2020)

First Trust Portfolios L.P. and its affiliate First Trust Advisors L.P. (collectively "First Trust") were established in 1991 with a mission to offer trusted investment products and advisory services to financial advisors and their customers.


Click Here to read Horizon Investment, LLC: A Quick Guide to Market Volatility (February 28, 2020)

Horizon is a leading provider of modern goals-based investment management strategies that empower financial advisors to help their clients achieve their most important financial objectives throughout life.