Covid-19 Sends Russell 2000 Tanking

Covid-19 Sends Russell 2000 Tanking
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The threat posed by the coronavirus outbreak has spooked global markets, sending stock prices reeling.

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Against such a backdrop of market worry, it's little wonder that many investors feel panicked.

The virus outbreak has hit small caps particularly severely. The small-cap Russell 2000 Index is lower by 26.32% year-to-date.

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