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Pandemic + Massive Stimulus = Big Impact

Our Perspective for Individual Investors and Businesses Executive Summary: Stimulus at a breathtaking, alarming scale The suddenness in the mandated halt in the economy due to the Covid-19 pandemic is unprecedented.  Alarmed at the outlook of a crashing economy, the government has pulled out all the stops.  This is a firehose response that makes the …

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Covid-19’s Impact on Main Street and Wall Street

Impact on the Market Covid-19’s impact on the financial markets and the real economy has been severe and historically fast.  In our last newsletter at the end of February, we mentioned the market had experienced its “fastest 10% drop from an all-time high” and that “you can quickly daisy-chain a set of scenarios that begins …

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The Paycheck Protection Program and Economic Injury Disaster Loan

On March 27, 2020, President Trump signed into law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act).  Title I of the CARES Act creates a $349 billion Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) through the Small Business Administration (SBA) who will make or guarantee loans of up to $10 million to eligible entities. Additionally the …

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Paid Leave and Tax Credits for Businesses

The Families First Coronavirus Response Actwassigned into law by President Trump on March 18, 2020. The Act provides relief to employees, as well as small and midsize businesses, that have been affected by the Coronavirus. Employers can take advantage of two refundable payroll tax credits to reimburse them, dollar for dollar, the cost of providing …

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CARES Act – Impact on IRAs and Retirement Plans

On March 27, 2020, President Trump signed into law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act).  This stimulus package is designed to provide support to provide emergency assistance and health care response for individuals, families, and businesses affected by the 2020 coronavirus pandemic. 1 The CARES Act will have a direct impact …

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