As the coronavirus spreads, worry is overtaking financial markets and the economy.
Stocks alternate between swoons and surges, trips and events are canceled and fears of a recession are growing.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average is in bear territory for the first time since the financial crisis 12 years ago.
Investors may struggle with the question of whether now is the time to buy or sell stocks as prices continue to plunge. Despite the market’s downfall, personal finance experts say investors should sit tight and stay calm.