Markets Soar As Reopening Begins

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Posted: May 26, 2020 1:01 PM
Markets Soar As Reopening Begins

Source: AP Photo/Chris O'Meara

Restaurant Reservations Y/Y

May 3

May 24

Chicago

-100%

-100%

New York City

-100%

-100%

Los Angeles

-100%

-100%

Dallas

-94%

-73%

Phoenix

-100%

-74%

Miami

-91%

-60%

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Friendlier Skies

Watch airline stocks today after the massive $9.8 billion German bailout of Lufthansa.  There will be more pressure for greater aid to US carriers.

In addition, UBS placed a buy rating on Southwest (LUV) this morning, hiking its target to $41 from $37.

“We see a clearer path for domestic travel recovery…and have started to see enough evidence of LUV’s cash burn reduction that some of the tail risk is removed” UBS analyst Myles Walton told clients.

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Today's Session

The markets are soaring on economies reopening and hopes for a vaccine, sooner rather than later.