The Coronavirus is very much under control in the USA. We are in contact with everyone and all relevant countries. CDC & World Health have been working hard and very smart. Stock Market starting to look very good to me!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 24, 2020
Today, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down 1,031.54 points, or 3.55%, its biggest point drop in nearly two years. The S&P 500 also had its worst trading day since February 2018, falling 3.35% to 3,225.89 and erasing its year-to-date gains, while the Nasdaq Composite closed 3.7% lower at 9,221.28.
Draw your own conclusions, but I’d say that the banks know that The Chosen One doesn’t know what he’s doing in re: epidemics is the calculus for sell, Sell, SELL orders.
UPDATE 1: OMG, we’re doomed!
tfw you're running DHS, but get thwarted by a paywall and have to just let the pandemic run its course as a result pic.twitter.com/PSbTpQPZik
— Parker Molloy (@ParkerMolloy) February 24, 2020