Daily Archives: May 20, 2020 at 07:08 am EDT

Large-Cap Growth Leads US Equity Factors With Gain For 2020

Shares of growth stocks are in a class of their own this year after ticking into positive territory this week for year-to-date performance. The fractional gain through yesterday’s close (May 19) sets this corner of factor investing apart from the rest of the field, which remains in various degrees of loss so far in 2020, based on a set of exchange-traded funds.

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Macro Briefing | 20 May 2020

Economic reopenings proceed throughout US and around the world: WSJ
New virus outbreak in China highlights struggle to contain Covid-19: Bloomberg
CBO projects 38% decline in US economic output in Q2: CNBC
Iranian navy says it will continue to operate in Gulf after US warning: Reuters
Taiwan president rejects China’s plan for reunification: Reuters
UK inflation fell in April to slowest pace since 2016: Bloomberg
World trade volumes expected to “fall precipitously” in 1H:2020: WTO
US housing starts fell 30% in April and settled at a 5-year low: CNBC