- An epidemiologist fighting COVID-19 says end the shutdowns now. He believes shutdowns will prolong the outbreak and will only add economic pain to an already terrible crisis.
- Why we will never know how many people had the coronavirus. A couple of nice pieces in the WSJ and 538.
- Coronavirus impact could be less than 2008 recession. Here's one look along with some forecasts about reopening.
- You should probably wear a mask. This study shows masks were more effective than handwashing at reducing virus transmission during SARS in 2003 - which was a coronavirus.
Lastly, I'm still doing webinars if you would like to see my outlook on the market. If you had attended my webinar two weeks ago, you would have known that excessive forecasts would be thrown out, a majority of people with the coronavirus are asymptomatic, cities would start requiring the wearing of masks, why oil was likely to reverse, and that cancellations and pending sales hadn't fallen that much. Let me know if you'd like to schedule something. The webinar covers the national and local economic situation and Location Strategy's current forecast for Houston..