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COVID-19 Resource Center

For more than 130 years, we have been anchored in one purpose: to serve as our clients’ most trusted financial partner, guarding and growing your assets as though they are our own. As we navigate these unprecedented times together, we seek to provide you with information on how we are here to serve you and the latest insights on how the coronavirus is influencing market trends.


Company Updates

Investment to back Community Development Financial Institutions as they provide loans to small businesses and non-profit organizations under the U.S. federal Paycheck Protection Program.

We are providing philanthropic support to nonprofit organizations around the world, including those that provide healthcare, food and other humanitarian relief.

For your safety, we encourage you to use our online banking platform to securely manage your accounts and transact from your favorite device anywhere, anytime.

View our locations pages for updates about office closures and operations.


Top Market Insights

More infections lead to more worry, while the commercial real estate and tourism sectors are put to the test.

Stay up-to-date on recent market developments, the global economy and fiscal policy with Northern Trust Wealth Management Chief Investment Officer Katie Nixon.


Top Wealth Management Insights

The risk profiles of property types and locations are shifting. Work with your advisors to identify and prepare for these changes.

Reassess giving strategies to make an immediate and tax-efficient impact.


More Wealth Management Insights

Extra caution is needed as uncertainty, remote work and COVID-19 scams compromise the security of your personal information.

How COVID-19 impacts private business transactions and what you can do to prepare.

Seize opportunities to improve your wealth plan during this market downturn.


Top Investment Management Insights

The V-shaped economic recovery faces a significant challenge with the rise of coronavirus infections in a number of U.S. States.

Supported by monetary and fiscal policies and boosted by renewed investor enthusiasm, global financial markets have rebounded.


More Investment Management Insights

Taxes are a significant drag on returns, yet investors often manage portfolios as if they were untaxed. Here are 10 ways to change that.

Global manufacturing and services improved sharply, but some U.S. states are pulling back after virus infections increased.

We answer some of the most common questions clients have about money markets in this challenging market.


Economic Trends & Insights

Banks undergo a true stress test, smartphones measure movement, and poverty may rise.

Economic measurements demonstrate how severe the downturn has been, but give a glimmer of hope for recovery.


More Economic Trends & Insights

Why did unemployment fall? Why is Brexit proceeding? And why did so much food go to waste?

Economic data shows mild improvement, but the road to recovery will be a long one.


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Discover the latest economic and financial insights from our top experts.



Our Experts

Katie leads the national investment management practice for Northern Trust’s Wealth Management business from the firm’s Chicago headquarters.

Jim McDonald is an executive vice president and the chief investment strategist for Northern Trust. He is responsible for overseeing the strategic and tactical asset allocation policy for our institutional and wealth management clients globally.

Carl Tannenbaum is the Chief Economist for Northern Trust. In this role, he briefs clients and colleagues on the economy and business conditions, prepares the bank's official economic outlook and participates in forecast surveys. He is a member of Northern Trust's investment policy committee, its capital committee, and its asset/liability management committee.


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