Investment review – Feb. 2020

Feb review 2020

The year 2020 stays exciting and the news cycle does not slow down. The global impact of Covid-19 started to manifest in February and resulted in the worst week for the stock market since 2008/09

As a global pandamic seems to be unstoppable markets went down more than 10% in one week. This resulted in a significant drop of my portfolio as well. 

My total portfolio (ETFs, Stocks, P2P, Crypto) took a hit of – 4,5%. Not to bad under these circumstances. 

Nonetheless I’m not scared or panicky – The market went up quite a bit and in total and is now set back 4 months:

The MSCI World index value is now comparable to Oct. 2019.

The global impact of Covid-19 just started to show and it is still unclear how severe it will be.
Will it result in a global pandemic?  Will markets fall further? Will it lead into a recession?

Who knows – But one thing is clear:

The threat of Covid19 is real and it is important to stay level-headed. We must not panic, give in to fear and believe all media hysteria. 

If you want to learn more about the virus from a vetted source have a look here (Johns Hopkins).

To see how the worst stock drop since 2008 impacted my portfolio keep on reading. 

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