COVID-19 Resource Center
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Top Market Insights
In classrooms, doctors’ offices, and even our wallets, COVID-19 will lead to lasting changes.
The recovery remains vulnerable to recent surges in COVID-19 cases.
Top Wealth Management Insights
Investors sit in the uncomfortable middle – between progress and a long road to recovery. Learn what to expect and how to position during this stage.
The risk profiles of property types and locations are shifting. Work with your advisors to identify and prepare for these changes.
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
July 21, 2020
The slow reopening of the U.S. economy in the second quarter spurred significant optimism among investors and calmed fixed income markets.
More Investment Management Insights
The second quarter equity rally with the reopening of economies has believers and doubters. Learn why.
Daily deaths set records in some populous U.S. states. Republicans may release spending proposal on Monday.
States are plagued by pandemic uncertainty, but long-term resiliency remains intact.
Economic Trends & Insights
July 24, 2020
The U.S. and EU deliberate how to disburse aid, China’s recovery carries risks, and U.S. mortgage rates find a floor.
July 17, 2020
Automatic stabilizers prevented an economic breakdown, while trains are running empty and money stays parked.
More Economic Trends & Insights
July 10, 2020
COVID-19’s path is evident everywhere we look: spending, saving, staffing, sentiment, and sports.
July 7, 2020
The journey to a full recovery will be a long one, but at least we’ve taken some initial steps.
July 2, 2020
The challenges keep mounting for global trade, unemployed workers, and banks.
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.