Notes on the Week Ahead

The Investment Implications of a Rolling-Wave Pandemic

June 29, 2020

In the week ahead, as has been the case for most of the year, markets will likely take their cues from medical rather than economic data. The key question is whether America will see a second wave in the Covid-19 pandemic.  The answer to that question has, of course, profound human and social consequences.  However, it also has implications for the economy, for fiscal and monetary policy, and, ultimately, for investment strategy.