Market Fragility and the Reinforcing Panic Loop

Published on
March 23rd, 2020
Duration
54 minutes


Market Fragility and the Reinforcing Panic Loop

The Interview ·
Featuring Michael Green and Srinivas Thiruvadanthai

Published on: March 23rd, 2020 • Duration: 54 minutes

What happens when leveraged companies that have little tolerance for risk encounter one of the greatest exogenous shocks in macroeconomic history? This is the question that Mike Green, chief strategist and portfolio manager at Logica Capital Advisors, and Srinivas Thiruvadanthai, director of research at the Jerome Levy Forecasting Center, attempt to answer in a wide-ranging conversation about the long-term consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. They argue that the knock-on effects of this crisis are made worse by very high debt levels and that, while the coronavirus will sweep away thousands of overindebted entities, resilient market actors will nevertheless be able to emerge from this chaos stronger than ever. Filmed on March 11, 2020, in New York.