Based on promising signs that COVID-19 vaccines currently in trail are effectiveand production capacity allows for doses to be delivered early-to-mid-2021, Vanguardsees an increased likelihood of the U.S. economy reaching pre-COVID-19 output levelsbefore the end of 2021.
Beyond the uncertainty surrounding the ongoing global Covid-19 pandemic, we see room for market volatility to increase heading into year-end. The US election, a stalled US fiscal relief package and complications around Brexit all have the potential to weigh on investor sentiment and move market prices.
U.S. presidential elections typically don't have a long-term effect on market performance. So how should investors position their portfolios ahead of the 2020 election? This video shares Vanguard's views.