Gloom and Doom on Wall Street as coronavirus infects stocks, bonds

WASHINGTON – Gloom and Doom continues to pound Wall Street Friday, as more and more investors – and machines – steadily exit stocks and bonds. No, there’s nothing wrong with most American stocks and companies today. But given the apparently relentless spread of the Wuhan coronavirus, one could be forgiven for thinking that the coronavirus infects stocks and bonds as well as people. As of this writing, market averages are taking another big hit today and show little sign of recovering. The Dow tanked about 300 points after Friday’s opening bell. It’s down a negative 255 points at the moment (3:…

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