Coronavirus: Updates and Developments

Wilmington Trust |
Wilmington Wire

As of April 2, 2020 — Wilmington Trust has been monitoring the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak and assessing its impact on investments and the economy. Visit this page for updates as further developments unfold. What COVID-19 health and wealth impacts lie ahead? Listen to the replay of our recent webinar, “COVID-19: Fiscal, Monetary & Medical Shots in the Arm?,” with Chief Investment Officer Tony Roth and special guest, Ashish K.


Episode 5: Planning Opportunities During Challenging Times

Tony Roth |
Wilmington WealthWise with Tony Roth

March 25, 2020—Tony is joined by Wilmington Trust’s Chief Planning Officer Don DiCarlo, who shares his insights on several wealth planning opportunities that can be particularly beneficial during the current market environment. Together, they discuss strategies to utilize the high federal tax exemption before it’s set to expire in 2026, or potentially sooner; gifting depreciating assets to different trust structures; converting a traditional IRA to a Roth IRA; and tax loss harvesting.


Spike in Furloughs and Layoffs: The Deteriorating Health of the Labor Market

Rhea Thomas |
Wilmington Wire
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March 25, 2020—The flurry of recent news suggests a grim picture for employment in the near term as mitigation measures are put in place to control the spread of COVID-19, including social distancing and temporary business closures. These have led to a significant number of workers furloughed or laid off as business revenues have dropped drastically for a number of industries, particularly in the service sector.