How Readers Say They Reacted to the Market Selloff

We asked people to tell us their stories. Most remain optimistic, despite the coronavirus-racked markets.

“I haven’t viewed this crisis as reason to divest, as unnerving as that is at times without any earned income coming in the door. My fundamental belief: In six months, or a year or two years, all of this will be in our rearview window. And the payoff after the crisis will be worth materially more than our current, temporary losses—if we don’t panic.”