Tag Archives: Senate

Financial Daily Dose 3.19.2020 | Top Story: Second COVID-19 Relief Package Now Law But Market Chaos Remains

BY: Michael D. Reif | March 19, 2020

Late action by the Senate to pass a second COVID-19 relief package (that the White House soon signed) may [key word may] help markets yo-yo back upward today after a dismal Wednesday driven by crazy-low oil prices (West Texas Intermediate at just $21/barrel) and a spate of automaker factory closings – NYTimes and WSJ and … Continue reading

Financial Daily Dose 1.17.2020 | Top Story: Senate Passes USMCA by Wide Margin to Update NAFTA

BY: Michael D. Reif | January 17, 2020

While there’s plenty of other business afoot in D.C. these days, it also happens to have been a pretty big week for trade deals. A day after Phase One with China was inked, the Senate overwhelmingly approved a revised NAFTA—now officially the USMCA—which will get final executive approval next week – NYTimes and WSJ and … Continue reading