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Epidemics, Pandemics & Portfolios

When it comes to the panic surrounding the novel coronavirus, the author of today’s article states “Because I am not an epidemiologist, I won’t opine on whether this level of panic is warranted…Nevertheless, what I can do is discuss how coronavirus might affect your portfolio” – and he proceeds to do just that by looking at how markets have performed during three modern epidemics (and a historical pandemic), using a different approach than that employed by previous analyses. What does this examination suggest about the potential impact of the coronavirus on the market – and your portfolio? CLICK HERE.