Will the Stock Market Close Because of Coronavirus?
March 18, 2020 at 15:16 PM EDT
The rapid spread of the coronavirus has quickly halted economies, sending shock waves throughout financial markets around the world. The S&P 500 is already down 30% from its all-time highs made just five weeks ago. In comparison, it took about a year to drop 30% the midst of the 2000 tech bubble and the Global Financial Crisis of 2008. Many are wondering if we're in the early stages of another recession... or worse, a depression. So, does that mean the stock market will close? We'll explain here... Tags: market crash To get full access to all Money Morning content, click here About Money Morning: Money Morning gives you access to a team of ten market experts with more than 250 years of combined investing experience – for free . Our experts – who have appeared on FOXBusiness, CNBC, NPR, and BloombergTV – deliver daily investing tips and stock picks, provide analysis with actions to take, and answer your biggest market questions. Our goal is to help our millions of e-newsletter subscribers and Moneymorning.com visitors become smarter, more confident investors. Disclaimer: © 2020 Money Morning and Money Map Press. All Rights Reserved. Protected by copyright of the United States and international treaties. Any reproduction, copying, or redistribution (electronic or otherwise, including the world wide web), of content from this webpage, in whole or in part, is strictly prohibited without the express written permission of Money Morning. 16 W. Madison St. Baltimore, MD, 21201. The post Will the Stock Market Close Because of Coronavirus? appeared first on Money Morning - We Make Investing Profitable .