Stock-market expert says what many are thinking as Dow sheds 3,600 points in a week: 'This market is not normal'
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The breadth and intensity of this coronavirus-fueled stock market selloff has some strategists scratching their heads. Thomas Lee, founder of Fundstrat Global Advisors, has some ideas why the market is acting oddly. See full story (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/stock-market-expert-says-what-many-are-thinking-as-dow-sheds-4100-points-in-a-week-this-market-is-not-normal-2020-02-28).
CDC's coronavirus test bogged down by questions over accuracy and availability
A laboratory test designed by public health officials to identify cases of COVID-19 in the U.S. has been bogged down by a botched rollout to states and inaccurate readings. See full story (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/cdcs-coronavirus-test-bogged-down-by-questions-over-accuracy-and-availability-2020-02-28).
These are the only 7 stocks in the S&P 500 that rose while the market plunged
The company whose stock has risen the most is working on drug trials to fight COVID-19. See full story (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/these-are-the-only-7-stocks-in-the-sp-500-that-rose-while-the-market-plunged-2020-02-28).
The Fed can't stop coronavirus from slamming the economy, but it could ease the pain
Contrary to what everyone is telling you, the Federal Reserve might actually be able to help if the economy began to weaken because of the coronavirus. See full story (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/the-fed-cant-stop-coronavirus-from-slamming-the-economy-but-it-could-ease-the-pain-2020-02-28).
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