Why Proper Investing and Pandemics Don't Mix

Editor's Views: Best to ignore the commentary about what stocks we should be buying and selling to best profit from the spread of the coronavirus 

Holly Black 28 February, 2020 | 10:10AM

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An email from a colleague on Thursday read: “How much is your portfolio down this week? I’m going to buy some healthcare stocks.”

My reply: “I have no idea, I haven’t looked.”

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Holly Black  is Senior Editor, Morningstar.co.uk

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