The coronavirus crash: What experts are recommending, how the world will change, and which stocks to buy

A man rides his bike  in front of  the New York Stock Exchange, (NYSE) as the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak continues in New York City, New York, U.S., March 23, 2020. REUTERS/Mike Segar

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Dear Readers,

The coronavirus has wreaked a great deal of havoc since we last connected.
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The 11-year bull market came to an abrupt, unceremonious end. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slogged through its worst week since 2008. And every Wall Street firm under the sun called for an immediate recession as the global economy ground to a near-standstill.

Our Investing team has been assessing the sudden wreckage, and our findings should be able to help you navigate some historically difficult times in markets.

To make matters as straightforward as possible, this edition of Investing Insider has been divided into three distinct sections: expert commentary, macro outlook, single-stock picks. Without further ado:
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Expert commentary

'We have not had a single loser': An investment chief who's earned up to 90% per trade during the coronavirus crash breaks down his strategy - and explains why it will profit through the election

James McDonald, the founder of the Los Angeles-based firm Hercules Investments, has profited from the market's recent volatility using stock index options. He explains his approach in detail.READ MORE HERE >>
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An investment chief whose ETF has surged 24% during the coronavirus meltdown details his strategy for profiting during stock-market crashes

Meb Faber, the CEO and chief investment officer of Cambria Investment Management, told Business Insider how he picked the assets that are now delivering their diversification benefits.

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Dan Rasmussen studied every financial crisis back to 1970. He shares exactly where his data says to put your money as markets plunge - and explains why 'now is a very good buying opportunity'

The founder and portfolio manager at Verdad Advisers says he's found the perfect confluence of asset classes and factors to overweight during a time of financial panic.

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4 energy experts break down what's ahead for an oil market in free fall - including stocks to buy and strategies to deploy

In interviews with Business Insider and in recent notes to clients, energy-sector analysts and strategists broke down where they think investors should put fresh money to work in the space.

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'One of the buying opportunities of a lifetime': Here's why Wharton professor Jeremy Siegel thinks the coronavirus-driven stock slump is laying the foundation for a massive bounce back

Siegel points to the strength of the US economy before the recent market plunge and says if the US market ultimately follows China's, a sharp reversal may be in order.READ MORE HERE >>
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Macro outlook

Goldman Sachs studied every bear market in stocks since 1835 - and concluded that 3 red flags make this coronavirus-driven one unlike any other in history

US stocks plunged into their 28th bear market since 1835 on Thursday, ending a record bull run. Goldman classified the episode as an "event-driven" bear market caused by the new coronavirus.

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Bank of America lays out the 6 things that need to happen for the stock-market crash to truly end - and warns only 4 have occurred so far

They also argue that one variable that's not on the checklist - new cases of COVID-19 - is possibly the most important caveat to consider.

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A popular trading strategy that preserves hedge funds during stock-market crashes just failed - and Morgan Stanley warns it could change investing as we know it

Risk parity, an investing strategy that allocates to different asset classes based on their levels of volatility, was once hailed as "nirvana" by Morgan Stanley's equities chief. But it's taken a severe beating lately.

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Single-stock picks

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