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Stocks were so volatile this week some analysts have started pulling their S&P 500 targets

"Until the virus exhibits a decline in its trajectory and rolls over, 'normalcy' is likely to remain out of reach," said Oppenheimer's John Stoltzfus.

Dow surges 1,352 points, reenters bull market, as traders cheer coronavirus stimulus bill

The Dow has spiked more than 21% in just three days, a stunning reversal triggered by the coronavirus aid bill.
Andrew Kassoy, managing partner and co-founder of B Lab, said the novel coronavirus pandemic is a time to rethink capitalism.

The coronavirus is changing how big companies contribute to America’s safety nets — and that should give business leaders a chance to reth...

Andrew Kassoy, cofounder and CEO of B Lab, says the novel coronavirus is a chance for leaders to approach capitalism differently.

Dow climbs 500 points as coronavirus stimulus bill offsets dismal jobless claims report

US weekly jobless claims spiked to a record 3.3 million as coronavirus triggers widespread unemployment — but stocks are up anyway.
Chairman of the Federal Reserve nominee Jerome Powell testifies during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee November 28, 2017 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.

Fed Chairman Jerome Powell says the US may ‘well be in a recession’ due to the coronavirus pandemic

"There is not anything fundamentally wrong with our economy," Powell said. "Quite the contrary. We are starting from a very strong position."

Morgan Stanley expects weekly US jobless claims to spike to a record 3.4 million

Job losses of more than 3 million in one week is "incredible," Ellen Zentner of Morgan Stanley told CNBC.

Dow surges 1,300 points on hopes the $2 trillion coronavirus aid package will soon be approved

"Bottom line, this market has been utterly dangerous since February. But there are glimmers of hope," Thomas Lee of Fundstrat said Tuesday.
International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva makes remarks during a closing news conference for the International Monetary Finance Committee (IMFC), during the IMF and World Bank's 2019 Annual Meetings of finance ministers and bank governors, in Washington

IMF warns the looming coronavirus recession will be at least as bad as the Global Financial Crisis

"The economic impact is and will be severe, but the faster the virus stops, the quicker and stronger the recovery will be," said Kristalina Georgieva

The ‘Trump bump’ in stocks has been completely erased as the US scrambles to contain coronavirus

Major stock gains since Trump won the election have been wiped out as coronavirus has quickly dismantled the record-length bull market

Morgan Stanley now thinks US GDP will shrink 30% next quarter as coronavirus pushes unemployment to historic highs

The extreme contraction will push the unemployment rate to an average 12.8%, one of the highest on record since the 1940s, according to Morgan Stanley.