BB&T | SunTrust Now Truist Chief Market Strategist Keith Lerner discusses why we believe we are in a bull market, weighs in on the upcoming elections, and opportunities and risk in the market.
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US employers added 1.8 million jobs in July, while the unemployment rate fell to 10.2%.
First, a change on the Economic Data Tracker Matrix.
The US economy contracted 32.9% on an annualized basis in the second quarter, slightly better than the consensus expectations of -34.5% but historically awful nonetheless.
On the US COVID-19 virus front, the rate of new cases and hospitalizations appear to be cresting, perhaps due to increased masking and continued social distancing.
Our Econ-at-a-Glance gives you many of the key U.S. economic indicators and their trends in a simple, convenient chart.