My net worth has dropped by almost $80,000 since the stock market fell, but I’m not changing my investment strategy
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I started hearing the sirens go by my apartment long before the coronavirus panic spread to the rest of the US. That’s because I live only one mile away from the nursing home that’s the center of the coronavirus outbreak in Washington, and I’m on the most direct route between that facility and the nearest hospital.
What started out as a worrisome local affair has now spread to the entire US economy. My net worth — which only within the past couple of years passed above zero, thanks in part to the stock market’s bull run — tanked from a high of $250,000 a few weeks ago to just over $172,000 as of this morning, according to my net worth tracker. I expect it’ll go down even further.
A lot of people are panicking right now, and understandably so. I also have two degrees in biology and I’ve worked in infectious disease facilities. I know this is one of the biggest biological …continued .
[Source: Business Insider]