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The Barron’s Big Money Poll: Money Managers See More Covid Pain for Stocks In 2020 — but Better Days in 2021

Illustration by Alexis Marcou

The coronavirus pandemic, and the economic crisis it has spawned, have thrown into question all predictions about the stock market and other investable assets. Even so, 107 of America’s money managers took the plunge in the past few weeks and completed Barron’s latest Big Money Poll, sharing their forecasts for the markets, the economy, and even the political scene.

No surprise, most Big Money managers are anxious about the near term, given rising unemployment, falling economic output, gyrating share prices, and the ongoing...