Fifth Third’s Jeff Korzenik Makes Remarks about Possible COVID-19 Treatment and the Market

May 1, 2020 9:35 AM ET
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Fifth Third's Chief Investment Strategist Jeff Korzenik joins Neil Cavuto on Fox Business News to provide some context for news of potential antiviral treatments for COVID-19. He also reminds viewers that failure to reengage workers quickly can have a very high long-term cost. A lesson of 2008/09 we learned only in hindsight is that long-term unemployment can all too easily become permanent unemployment.

Watch the full interview here

About Fifth Third

Fifth Third Bancorp is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, and the indirect parent company of Fifth Third Bank, National Association, a federally chartered institution. As of March 31, 2020, Fifth Third had $185 billion in assets and operated 1,123 full-service banking centers and 2,464 ATMs with Fifth Third branding in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Florida, Tennessee, West Virginia, Georgia and North Carolina. In total, Fifth Third provides its customers with access to approximately 53,000 fee-free ATMs across the United States. Fifth Third operates four main businesses: Commercial Banking, Branch Banking, Consumer Lending and Wealth & Asset Management. Fifth Third is among the largest money managers in the Midwest and, as of March 31, 2020, had $374 billion in assets under care, of which it managed $42 billion for individuals, corporations and not-for-profit organizations through its Trust and Registered Investment Advisory businesses. Investor information and press releases can be viewed at Fifth Third’s common stock is traded on the Nasdaq® Global Select Market under the symbol “FITB.” Fifth Third Bank was established in 1858. Deposit and Credit products are offered by Fifth Third Bank, National Association. Member FDIC.