Succinct Summary: This has been the most difficult crisis that the US has faced since most people can remember. An economic recovery is underway but the pace of job growth may be slowing. Companies in the hardest-hit industries are asking for more stimulus. Editor's Request: This weekly newsletter is made possible by donations from our readers. If you like what you are reading, click here to donate (Our suggested donation: $10 per month). Help us keep The Transcript going.
Succinct Summary: The year got off to a strong start. There's a high level of optimism which has helped fuel industries that rely on long term confidence like M&A and construction. Can the Coronavirus halt the economy's momentum? Seems unlikely.