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The Impact of Coronavirus for Investors

And what we're doing with our portfolios: Morningstar Investment Management.

Carolyn Szaflik is a portfolio specialist for MIM LLC.

Public health outbreaks and epidemics like the recent coronavirus can quickly scare investors and, eventually, affect economies and businesses. The recent coronavirus outbreak has shut down airports, halted trade, and led to the rapid construction of new hospitals in China. The effects of the outbreak may push China's economy into a period of slower growth, with stocks trading lower as investors seek protection.