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Tue Feb 25, 2020, 12:11 AM

If the Coronavirus Isn't Contained, a Severe Global Recession is Almost Certain


(MarketWatch) The. world woke up Monday to the reality that the coronavirus epidemic is going to have a much bigger impact on the global economy than investors and policy makers had assumed. Just how big, no one really knows.

Last week, it seemed as if financial markets believed that COVID-19 would be contained. But new cases in Italy, South Korea and Iran over the weekend undermined that belief. The World Health Organization tried to reassure the public on Monday, saying the disease was not yet a pandemic because it was not spreading in an uncontained way. ........(more)


https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.marketwatch.com/amp/story/guid/1682C6B6-5715-11EA-AD24-647BE9E52225







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Reply If the Coronavirus Isn't Contained, a Severe Global Recession is Almost Certain (Original post)
marmar Feb 25 OP
democratisphere Feb 25 #1
Iliyah Feb 25 #2
OhZone Feb 25 #3
MosheFeingold Feb 25 #4
Timmygoat Feb 25 #5

Response to marmar (Original post)

Tue Feb 25, 2020, 12:20 AM

1. We should have been ready for THIS day and THIS pandemic.

This is what happens when a failed and 6 times bankrupt real estate idiot is allowed to run the show.

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Response to marmar (Original post)

Tue Feb 25, 2020, 12:20 AM

2. "Last week, it seemed as if financial markets

believed that COVID-19 would be contained".

Seriously? Their greed is beyond pale.

I'm sitting in my living and last week and weeks before I've read where the virus was spreading to other countries. Seems like the virus effects the older generation more so.

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Response to marmar (Original post)

Tue Feb 25, 2020, 12:21 AM

3. Just in time to kick out tRump?

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Response to marmar (Original post)

Tue Feb 25, 2020, 11:03 AM

4. It's a black swan event

Like a hurricane.

Yes, you get a huge dip. But it is promptly followed by massive growth.

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Response to marmar (Original post)

Tue Feb 25, 2020, 11:35 AM

5. Has anyone

Asked why Trump shut down the department that deals with pandemic breakouts (2 yrs ago), my god he is a scientist too!

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