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Some Genuine Coronavirus Numbers Coming Through

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Following on from my post last week about the coronavirus COVID-19 here, we are now seeing some genuine coronavirus numbers coming through, and the numbers at the weekend weren’t great so equity markets are down this morning in response. How bad was the news? Here are this morning’s numbers:

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The Ships Are Sinking

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Remember how I said to short the cruise liners? The world’s taste for floating hotels packed with morbidly obese gluttons, spreading viruses, just isn’t what it used to be. Anyway, I’ve backed off my crazy-eyed bearishness today. I think today’s action is an important first step in a much larger move, but we need a hefty bounce. Now if you’ll excuse me, I’ve got a bag of white powder to deliver to Julie, your cruise director.