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As the economy comes to a standstill to slow the spread of the coronavirus, investors have been looking central banks and governments around the world to support the economy until it can begin to reopen.
"While there is little doubt that countries with quarantines and markets operating under duress will recover, the immediate question faced by central banks, governments and markets alike is whether lowering interest rates and cutting taxes will jump-start the economy and spur consumer demand," Tom Stringfellow, president and chief investment officer at Frost Investment Advisors, said in a note.
"It seems clear that an 11-year plus bull market is now behind us and that the risks of a recession have increased considerably, given the economic slowdown progressing across the globe," Stringfellow said.
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