As of March 17, 2020 — Wilmington Trust’s Investment Committee has been monitoring the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak and assessing its impact on economic growth and markets. Visit this page for updates as further developments unfold.
Watch and listen to the replay of our March 17 webinar:
On Tuesday, March 17, Wilmington Trust held an important webinar regarding the potential fallout of COVID-19 and implications for your health and wealth. “The Fed, Ground Zero & Markets” was hosted by Chief Investment Officer Tony Roth and senior members of his team.
Messages from Our Leaders
- Letter from Kevin Pearson, Vice Chairman, M&T Bank (March 15, 2020)
Wilmington WealthWise Podcast with Tony Roth
- Coronavirus Revisited: Where Are We Now? Where Are We Headed? (March 6, 2020)
Wilmington Wire blog post series
- The Fed Pulls Out All the Stops (March 15, 2020)
- U.S. Contraction Likely, but Don’t Panic (March 10, 2020)
- The Fed Makes Emergency Rate Cut (March 3, 2020)
- Moving to an Underweight in Equities (February 25, 2020)
- Seven days to clarity: The next week is critical (February 11, 2020)
- Sectors and industries: Where does it hurt most? (February 5, 2020)
- Taking a market and economic pulse-check (February 3, 2020)
- Have the risks spread to portfolios? (January 28, 2020)
Front and center
- Business Owners Survey cited in Reuters: Investors prepare for more market swings as virus spreads in the U.S. (March 14, 2020)
- Head of Investment Strategy on CNBC: Expect continued volatility in the market (March 13, 2020)
- Chief Investment Officer in Investor's Business Daily: Three ways the coronavirus stock market correction may play out (March 13, 2020)
- Chief Economist in MarketWatch: Why corporate credit is in the spotlight as governments weigh economic stimulus (March 12, 2020)
- Coverage in March Capital Perspectives flagship publication
- Chief Economist in The Washington Post: Dow plunges despite Fed’s emergency rate cut to stem coronavirus panic (March 3, 2020)
- Chief Economist in Financial Advisor IQ: Wealth Managers See Opportunity in Markets Pounded by Coronavirus Fears (March 2, 2020)
- Chief Investment Officer in The Wall Street Journal: The Week That Wiped $3.4 Trillion Off the Stock Market (February 28, 2020)
- Chief Investment Officer in Bloomberg: Advisers to rich pitch equities, private markets after plunge (February 27, 2020)
- Chief Investment Officer in The Washington Post: Economic damage spreads as Europe confronts coronavirus (February 27, 2020)
- Chief Investment Officer in Forbes: Which economies are being hit the hardest? (February 26, 2020)
- Chief Investment Officer in MarketWatch: What’s driving the current economic fallout? (February 24, 2020)
- Chief Economist in MarketWatch: A ripple effect throughout supply chains (February 22, 2020)
- Chief Investment Officer in Barron’s: Sit tight, investors (February 11, 2020)
- Head of Investment Strategy on CNBC: Complacency around coronavirus? (February 5, 2020)
- Coverage in February Capital Perspectives flagship publication
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