Week 12: Stay home, stop panic buying and have some empathy

Week 12: Stay home, stop panic buying and have some empathy

Background

It was another very upsetting and stressful week. The number of deaths is rising at an alarming rate in Italy, Spain, and other European countries. This week, the total deaths in Italy exceeded those in China, and the bad news is that deaths are rising faster in the UK than Italy. It is normal to panic, but panic buying is making the situation worse. Supermarket shelves are empty; from toilet roll to bread. It is a particularly stressful time for the elderly and vulnerable people when the government is asking everyone to go into self-isolation for an indefinite time, and there is nothing left to buy in the shops.

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Week 06: Temporary Market Recovery, Portfolio Updates & More

Week 6: Temporary Market Recovery, My Portfolio Updates & More

Background

The market opened in a positive mood on Monday, and FTSE 100 was almost 3% up at the end of Thursday trading. However, it fell back to red due to the news of further coronavirus spread throughout the world, the European and Chinese market slowdown, etc.

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Week 05: Markets & Portfolios Dropped as Coronavirus Continues Its Havoc

Week 5 - Portfolio Investing

Background

I have been investing in shares for over the last 3/4 years. Like any other newbie investor, I have made mistakes in the past, and I am probably still making a few mistakes. However, I am, also, learning many new things every day. So I have decided to write a weekly column about the market, my portfolio, and investing opportunities. I honestly hope this will be useful to someone out there, one day.

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Coronavirus is creating mayhem in the financial markets. One of the two things I am doing right now!

Coronavirus is creating mayhem in the financial markets. One of the two things I am doing right now!

Coronavirus continues to spread all over the world. As of now, according to the Chinese media, at least about 81 died and 3000 people have been affected across China and elsewhere. Almost every hour, the news media is showing news about newly affected patients.
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