Daily Market Commentary

October 28, 2020

Bonds
U.S. stocks dropped and European equities tumbled to a five-month low as rising coronavirus infections and tougher lockdowns added to worries about the economic hit from the pandemic.

Economy
U.S. gross domestic product surged an annualized 32% in the third quarter, almost double the previous high. That figure will reflect activity switching back on across the country after Covid-19 fears and government stay-at-home orders ground the economy to a halt in April.

World
It's the end of October, but the U.S. housing market is acting like it's June. Spurred on by historically low mortgage rates, buyers are racing to snap up homes, defying seasonal norms even as Covid-19 infections surge in some states.

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