Insights into Current Economic Conditions, Emerging Trends, and Impacts on US and Global Economies
Key Questions: Are Money Market Funds Safe?
When choosing money market funds investors should focus on large well diversified funds, issued by respected companies, instead of chasing yield.
Financial Partnerships in the Face of a Distressed Market
Cain Brothers, a division of KeyBanc Capital Markets discusses the importance of borrower financial partnerships during the COVID-19 crisis. As was discovered during the 2008 financial crisis, borrowers need to pay close attention to counterparty risks.
Industrial Weekly Market Round-Up
Our Industrial Weekly Market Round-up provides you with our unique insights into the Industrial industry's dynamics during this time of global disruption and volatility.
Key Perspectives, Economic Outlook
The spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) has created an economic environment that is changing by the hour. To help make sense of it, read our latest Economic Outlook report.
Additional Topics & Insights on the Economic Conditions
Key Investment Perspectives: March 2020
In an uncanny repeat of January, US equities reached all-time highs in the first 12 trading sessions of the month, only to decline over the final two weeks as a result of growing fears over the breakout of the COVID-19 disease. Markets shifted to high alert and quickly priced in a potential severe adverse impact on the US economy and corporate earnings.
Private Sector Leadership, Resilience, and the COVID-19 Outbreak
Cain Brothers, a division of KeyBanc Capital Markets, discusses industry insights and the benefits that will arise out of the joint public/private sector COVID-19 testing initiative.
Key Questions: Bear Market is Back: What Should Investors Do?
Don’t succumb to panic: Stay disciplined and seek opportunities to upgrade portfolios.
Key Questions: Is This 2008 All Over Again?
We remain hopeful that our nation’s history of medical innovation will again prove its prominence and our economy will again reveal its resilience.
Key Questions: How Should Investors Navigate Volatile Markets?
As the spread of the coronavirus and its related disease COVID-19 expands rapidly beyond China and financial markets gyrate wildly, investors’ collective nerves have been understandably shaken over the past several weeks.
Lease Accounting Changes: What You Need to Know
Though the new lease accounting standards are in effect for public companies, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) recently announced that the implementation for private companies, nonprofits and certain tax-exempt entities has been delayed until 12/15/2020.
Cybersecurity in the Hacking Age: Best Practices for Prevention and Detection
Two hours. That’s all it takes for a hacker to get to the data they need once they gain entry to an organization’s computer systems. Most companies are not prepared to address a breach that quickly. In fact, many don’t even realize they’ve been breached until it’s too late to recover lost funds or data without repercussions.