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  • Impact of Black Lives Matter protests on the market

  • Alvin Papa

    Member
    May 31, 2020 at 12:52 pm

    Hello Everyone — What are you thoughts on the impact of Black Lives Matter protest on the market? I see social distancing being ignored, additional unnecessary business/government response costs, and fear/panic.

    Personally, I am at 80% cash and considering going 100%. When the dust settles in Q3 and Q4, I imagine we are going to see opportunities everywhere. Would love to get some feedback from the group. Thanks.

  • William

    Member
    May 31, 2020 at 6:25 pm

    Since symptoms of Covid may not show after 2 weeks, there’s a chance of that those numbers won’t be reported until then. On the other hand if the market will be impacted by these protest, I would assume they will price it in this week.

    … Thoughts?

  • James

    Member
    June 1, 2020 at 2:12 pm

    Purely speculating, but the NBA was planning on continuing their season. Many celebrities / NBA stars have been actively involved in the protests. If COVID spreads more rapidly due to close proximity from protests, it could potentially prevent the NBA from restarting this season

    • William

      Member
      June 1, 2020 at 2:16 pm

      in my opinion if NBA finds out they were part of it they will require them to be under quarantine before allowing the players involved to play or like you said, it’ll spread and prevent the league to restart

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