Market turmoil – panic is for those without a plan

Ok, its officially a market correction, with the US ‘S&P 500 index’ down today {close of business GMT} over 25% since its high on 19/02/2020. The main factor causing this slump is the uncertainty from the health risk to the world population caused by a Global Pandemic* ‘COVID-19‘. (*WHO announced a Pandemic, 11/03/2019). This time round there is no finger pointing at financial institutions for poor credit underwriting ‘Sub-Prime Housing Lending’.