New York Times: As Virus Spread, Reports of Trump Administration’s Private Briefings Fueled Sell-Off

New York Times: As Virus Spread, Reports of Trump Administration’s Private Briefings Fueled Sell-Off. “On the afternoon of Feb. 24, President Trump declared on Twitter that the coronavirus was ‘very much under control’ in the United States, one of numerous rosy statements that he and his advisers made at the time about the worsening epidemic. He even added an observation for investors: ‘Stock market starting to look very good to me!’ But hours earlier, senior members of the president’s economic team, privately addressing board members of the conservative Hoover Institution, were less confident.”

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