The Coronavirus Crisis and the Stock Market

As part of Columbia Business School's new Leading Through Crisis series, Professor Tano Santos considers whether the stock market’s drastic reaction to the coronavirus outbreak was justified, provides a historical perspective on market behavior during international calamities, and offers strategies for investors.

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In this new webinar, Tano Santos, the David L. and Elsie M. Dodd Professor of Finance and co-director of the Heilbrunn Center for Graham & Dodd Investing, discusses the recent volatility in the stock market in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak.

Santos also puts the current crisis in historical context by analyzing data from the 1918 flu outbreak and offers suggestions on building a portfolio during an economic downturn.

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Tano Santos

Professor Santos' research focuses on two distinct areas. A first interest is the field of asset pricing with a particular emphasis on theoretical and...

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