The Wall Street Journal: Stocks Gain as U.S. Economy Signals Strength

“It’s really a tug of war between good solid earnings growth, employment prospects in the United States versus the China issue related to the coronavirus,” said Joe Quinlan, head of CIO Market Strategy for Merrill and Bank of America Private Bank. “The two largest economies in the world, they’re tacking in different directions in the […]

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TheStreet.com: How the Coronavirus Could Impact the Markets

The U.S. has its first reported coronavirus case, according to the CDC. So, what does this mean for the markets? Marci McGregor, senior investment strategist, Chief Investment Office for Merrill and Bank of America Private Bank, joined TheStreet to break down what it means for the markets. View Segment       

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Bloomberg: Stocks Trade Near Record Highs; Dollar Strengthens: Markets Wrap

“The headwinds of last year have dissipated and we’ve gotten more clarity on the backdrop. That clarity is helping to solidify marginal improvement in risk assets,” said Jack Janasiewicz, a portfolio manager at Natixis Investment Managers Solutions, which oversees $1 trillion “The big one is going to earnings, and so far so good.” Read More  […]

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Worth: How to Take a Family Sabbatical

In 2005, Kenn Ricci had an idea. He had spent more than two decades building a career in aviation, first as a pilot (he flew Bill Clinton’s plane during his first presidential campaign) and then as principal of Directional Aviation Capital, a company that includes private aviation firms Sentient Jet and Flexjet among its holdings. But […]

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