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Coronavirus Infects the Markets

Posted on AllSides March 10th, 2020

This Abridge News topic aggregates four unique arguments on different sides of the debate. Here are the quick facts to get you started:


  • On Monday, March 9, the S&P 500 index fell seven percent after the market open, triggering a 'circuit breaker' that temporarily froze trading for 15 minutes. This measure is in place to prevent a stock market crash during high-volatility episodes. This was the first market-wide trading freeze since October 27, 1997.
  • Coronavirus fears contributed to the stock plunge, as investors worry about the long-term
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