The COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent economic shutdowns halted the longest run of U.S. economic growth in history. While the pandemic has had a devastating toll on many individual lives, the widespread economic disruption that resulted from the pandemic has been unlike any environment investors have seen in their lifetimes.
This Investor Q&A, produced as a collaboration between Nationwide Economics and Nationwide’s Chief of Investment Research, seeks to clarify some of the questions many investors are asking in the COVID-19 recession. It discusses how the current recession compares with previous recessions, and shares ideas to help investors manage through this difficult time.
This material is not a recommendation to buy, sell, hold or roll over any asset, adopt an investment strategy, retain a specific investment manager or use a particular account type. It does not take into account the specific investment objectives, tax and financial condition or particular needs of any specific person. Investors should discuss their specific situation with their financial professional.
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