Recovery Rolls On As COVID-19 Cases Climb. COVID-19 infections peaked among U.S. residents in late July and continued to fall through mid-September, before rising once again by quarter’s end. SEI senses that the next few months of what has already been an eventful year could prove critical to the future course of the global economy and financial markets. Kevin Barr, Head of SEI’s Investment Management Unit, provides an overview of the global financial markets and SEI’s perspective on them for the quarter. Watch the video here.