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Coronavirus Resources

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak continues to spread and make headlines around the world, Brown and Company, Inc. will continue to provide resources and commentary to help you stay informed.

Here are our resources on the COVID-19 outbreak, in chronological order:

>> Market Commentary: The Good, the Bad & the Ugly (from 3/25/20): article – “Here are our most recent market commentary and thoughts on COVID-19 broken out into three categories: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly…”

>> Our Webinar Recording below (from 3/23/20) covers four main points:

  1. Commentary on the Economy & Coronavirus
  2. The Resilience of the Stock Market
  3. The Impact of Volatility for Those Nearing Retirement
  4. What to Do Now



>> Coronavirus Week in Review (3/15/20): article – “There is no sugar coating the past two weeks in world stock markets or the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The big indexes are down 20% from recent February highs. The coronavirus and the economic implications of reduced normal daily activity are very real…”

>> Coronavirus Commentary: Thoughts Regarding the Ongoing Volatility (3/4/20): article – “We’d like to offer you our latest thoughts regarding the ongoing volatility in the markets due to the coronavirus. The scale and speed of the recent equity losses were stunning. Still, we were not particularly surprised by this, since downturns historically happen in very short spurts…”

>> Coronavirus & the Markets (2/26/20): article – “…We still believe it is too soon to tell whether the market is revealing the start of a much bigger decline or whether this is a buying opportunity. There remain too many unknowns to really gauge the extent of the economic damage it could cause. We’ll continue to watch the current situation and look for opportunities to buy equities.”

>> Is Your Retirement Prepared for a Recession? resources “Have you reviewed your financial situation in light of a potential downturn to consider what changes could be made to lessen the downside risk? We have created a proprietary tool that is designed to assess your own situation and provide an individualized score that reflects your preparedness for a recession. Just provide your contact information below and we’ll follow up with you to get the information needed to create your own Recession Prep Scorecard™…”

>> Preparing for a Recession: article – “We recommend conducting a ‘fire drill’ on your current financial situation to assess the strengths and potential weaknesses of your plan. That starts by making the most of the things you can control, but also evaluating factors that are somewhat or completely out of your control. Here’s are some specific ideas for doing that…”