March 26, 2020
COVID-19 Recovery:
Does the Black Swan's Path Run Through China?
SEI put together this commentary that we would like to share with you. Here are the main three points.

  • The COVID-19 crisis has been a catastrophic “Black Swan” event that caused an exogenous shock to global markets.
  • The financial pain and human toll has been very real, but we encourage investors to remain calm and patient.
  • We’re starting to see improvement in China and it’s not unreasonable to believe that western countries can follow a similar virus-containment path and start to recover economically. (Statements as of March 24, 2020.)

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Looking Beyond Fear:
An Analysis of Sharp Selloffs
SEI put together this commentary that we would like to share with you. Here are the main three points.
  • COVID-19’s spread and containment efforts have forced market prices to recalibrate sharply as expectations about different industries and the overall economy have shifted at a breakneck pace.
  • This fallout—while new and uncomfortable—represents a tiny part of the market’s forward-looking focus.
  • Sharp selloffs provide an opportunity to own investments at inexpensive levels under historical conditions that should inspire confidence. 

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