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Mapping the US Coronavirus Impact

Report Last Updated: May 10, 2020

Now in the report: Emerging Digital Trends – Weekly Curated Insights From Our Experts

The objective of this report is to offer a real-time assessment of the reverberations on US consumer and business behavior in the wake of the growing coronavirus outbreak.

The US stock market is well aware of the potential ramifications of a pandemic on the US economy. On March 9, the Dow dropped over 2000 points as the virus spread. US President Donald Trump has already announced tax cuts hoping to calm markets down.

Weekly Unbounced Traffic: YOY Growth Rates by Sector 
United States, 4 Week Rolling Average, Desktop + Mobile Traffic, Jan 2020 – March 2020

We believe patterns of US web traffic momentum in the immediate aftermath of the first reports of coronavirus in the US can offer investors important insights on the magnitude of the impact and, going forward, the unique sector-specific shapes of an eventual recovery.

Fortunately, Similarweb allows us to explore digital trends in real-time. By doing so, it is providing a much-needed data-driven approach to evaluating the impact of the coronavirus on the US economy in general, and different affected public companies in particular.