Lessons learned from the history of pandemics
“What will be the long-term consequences of the pandemic? Few if any answers are clear. In the financial realm, markets have automatic checks, balances and stabilizers. Tracing the impact of the last few months into the future soon becomes like plotting out an attack in chess.”
USAGOLD note: Authers goes on to offer a brief look at how the life insurance industry was impacted by the Spanish flu, but significant detail on the political and financial outcomes of the Irish potato blight.