The FED gave a dark economic outlook, global stocks are sinking
Published by Terence Mahier | Source

Stocks around the world are sinking after the FED gave a dark economic forecast 📉

The U.S. Federal Reserve forecast a 6.5% contraction in U.S. GDP for 2020, with a 5% rebound in 2021 and 3.5% growth in 2022. So not quite the sharp V-recovery expected... 😅

To make things worst, the possibility of a 2nd wave has emerged as a genuine threat in recent days, with reports of spiking cases and hospitalizations in California, Arizona, Texas and Florida after they began lifting lockdown measures 😷

The Dow Jones is set to open at -3% after a spectacular rally for the past weeks. Just a hiccup or are we heading back in bear territory? 🐻

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On the positive side, the FED will keep rates near Zero through 2020 🤯

Global markets had rallied in recent weeks as countries began easing lockdown measures and returning to economic activity, but the prospect of a much longer recovery period and increasing concern over the second wave of Covid-19 cases seems to be tempering previous optimism... 😔

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11-Jun 08:52 (Eastern Time)

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