Second Quarter 2021 Update

The global economy is forging ahead as it continues to recover from the very severe, but also very brief, recession triggered by the pandemic.

First Quarter 2021 Update

The US economy suffered through the shortest but most severe recession on record as a result of the pandemic, but is in the midst of staging a strong recovery.

Fourth Quarter 2020 Update

The US economy suffered through the shortest but most severe recession on record as a result of the pandemic, but is in the midst of staging a strong recovery.

Third Quarter 2020 Update

While the economy has avoided a Depression-level recession, there is still much work to be done to reach pre-COVID levels, with some economists estimating this could take as long as two years.

2nd Quarter 2020 Update

While the health-related effects of COVID-19 were still playing out in the second quarter, stock prices staged one of the most impressive rallies on record as investors attempted to discount the magnitude and timing of an economic recovery

1st Quarter 2020 Update

Without question, the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus has quickly wreaked havoc on a US economy that had been in the midst of its longest expansion on record.