Jim Cramer's Key to Success During Coronavirus Selloff: Critical Thinking

Katherine Ross

The number of confirmed global cases of the coronavirus is over 2 million according to the Johns Hopkins Center for Systems Science and Engineering, and deaths increased to 128,886.

The U.S. has 609,995 cases of the coronavirus, the most in the world. Deaths in the U.S. have risen to 26,069, also the highest in the world.

Let's take a look at the market on Wednesday.

U.S. retail sales fell 8.7% in March, wider than estimates that called for a decline of 8%. The declines last month - driven by stay-at-home orders that forced many businesses such as restaurants to shut their doors, were the most since the Commerce Department began compiling the data in 1992.

And, in intraday trading Wednesday, the major indices were trading lower.

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