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The Latest on Coronavirus, the Markets and Economy

News surrounding the global spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) is changing constantly.  While uncertainty over how wide and severe the effects will ultimately be is causing panic-selling in the markets—along with disruptions to businesses, travel and people’s everyday lives—there are practical steps you can consider taking to stay focused on your long-term goals and to help keep yourself and your family safe. As always, considering talking to a private wealth advisor.

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In this special audiocast, leaders from across Bank of America share important insights on what we currently know about the coronavirus and its potential impact on the markets and the economy.  Also joining the discussion is a medical expert on infectious diseases, who will discuss how COVID-19 compares to past viruses and what treatment regimens are currently available.   

Andy Sieg, President of Merrill Lynch Wealth Management, introduces this important conversation featuring:

  • Chris Hyzy, Chief Investment Officer for Merrill and Bank of America Private Bank
  • Michelle Meyer, Head of U.S. Economics, BofA Global Research
  • Savita Subramanian, Head of U.S. Equity and Quantitative Strategy, BofA Global Research
  • Michael Hartnett, Chief Investment Strategist, BofA Global Research
  • James Shepherd, MD, PhD, associate professor of medicine, Yale School of Medicine

For more timely insights on current market conditions, read “Dealing with Volatility: What you Need to Know Now.