The rapid spread of the coronavirus has quickly halted economies, sending shock waves throughout financial markets around the world.
The S&P 500 is already down 30% from its all-time highs made just five weeks ago.
In comparison, it took about a year to drop 30% the midst of the 2000 tech bubble and the Global Financial Crisis of 2008.
Many are wondering if we're in the early stages of another recession… or worse, a depression.
So, does that mean the stock market will close?