Markets and Economic Update for October 2020

David Lundgren, CFA, October 9, 2020

Welcome to the Markets and Economic Update, provided by the Hancock Whitney Asset Management team as an informational resource for clients and individuals who are interested in hearing our perspectives on current economic issues.

 

   Markets and Economic Update

 
Each month, senior leaders of Hancock Whitney’s Asset Management team discuss the latest news and events that impact markets and the economy. On this month’s call, the team discusses:
  • The latest election poll trends; how this year’s election looks and our team’s thoughts on the potential policy changes; the Congressional elections; and the possibility of a contested election.
  • The increased volatility of stocks in September and how the election may impact the market.
  • A third quarter update on the economy and what impact it may have on the election.
  • Range-bound interest rates and how the Fed has contributed to the stability in interest rates.
  • The latest trends regarding COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and fatalities as well as how this may impact President Trump’s re-election odds.
 
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