The first half of 2020 was marked by huge volatility mainly triggered by the COVID-19 outbreak, which had pushed the U.S. stock market into bear territory in late March. However, the stocks staged an impressive comeback from the lows. A booming technology sector, an unprecedented stimulus from the central bank and the government, and hopes of a potential coronavirus vaccine were the biggest catalysts in driving the stocks higher. Additionally, the rounds of data indicate that the economy has been recovering faster than expected from the COVID-19 pandemic.
However, renewed concerns over a second wave of coronavirus disease charged up