Concerns are rising yet again about COVID-19. And it’s primarily because of the delta variant. In this Motley Fool Live video recorded on July 21, healthcare and cannabis bureau editor-analyst Olivia Zitkus and Motley Fool contributor Keith Speights discuss how the delta variant might impact the stock market going forward.
Olivia Zitkus: Let’s chat a little bit about the delta variant. According to the CDC this week, 83% of all new COVID cases in the US are now caused by this highly contagious variant. It’s more contagious than previous strains that we’ve seen in the country. That’s up from just 50% of new cases just two weeks ago. We’ve seen a little bit of it already.
But how do you think the emergence of the delta variant will impact the stock market going forward? What do we need to be ready for?
Keith Speights: Yeah. As you…