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Oct. 30, 2020, 5:14 p.m. EDT

Trump and Biden supporters describe the money worries influencing their vote and the nation’s eviction crisis could make voting more difficult for some Americans

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By Jacob Passy

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Meanwhile, some highly-educated nannies are finding work for families dealing with remote schooling.

Trump adviser Kimberly Guilfoyle is reportedly selling her Manhattan apartment for $5 million

Kimberly Guilfoyle, adviser to President Donald Trump and a former Fox News host, has listed her Manhattan apartment for $4,999,000, the Daily Mail reported.

‘Consumer harm’ could happen when government starts collecting student loan payments again, CFPB warns

Student-loan borrowers have been allowed to pause payments during the pandemic, but they'll have to start again on Jan. 1, 2021.

As pending home sales fall in September, concerns emerge about a housing rebound

Contract-signing activity dipped across most of the country last month, suggesting that buyers aren't having an easy time making a deal.

The nation’s eviction crisis could make voting more difficult for some Americans

People who have been displaced by evictions may need to re-register to vote — and there’s a significant chance they aren’t aware of that fact.

Mortgage rates hover near record lows — fueling higher home prices

'The results of next week’s federal election could certainly impact market activity,' said one economist.

From a Kansas cattle rancher to a Florida day trader, Trump and Biden voters tell MarketWatch the money worries influencing their choice for president

MarketWatch talked to voters about the personal-finance factors affecting their decision.

I filed for bankruptcy after rehabbing my husband’s home. Now he wants an open marriage and says I own nothing. I feel trapped and bamboozled

‘I don’t pay bills, which has left me pondering the idea of just staying with him out of convenience — but at what cost to me mentally?’

How Biden and Trump differ on housing-finance reform

The Trump administration has pursued the recapitalization of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, but a Biden administration may have different goals.

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In key Senate races, Democrats have fundraising advantage over Republicans

Republicans have out-raised their Democratic opponents in just two out of 16 competitive Senate contests.

European economic recovery was swift — but here’s why it’s likely to be brief

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Here’s where Trump and Biden stand on COVID-19, other health-care issues

The two White House contenders are divided on Obamacare and Trump’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic, but they do have some things in common on health-care matters.

The stock market’s ‘presidential predictor’ is forecasting a Biden victory

The S&P 500 index on Friday closed below its July 31 finish, a move that turns the “Presidential Predictor” in favor of a victory by Democratic challenger Joe Biden over President Donald Trump in the Nov. 3 election.

People are spending over three times more money ‘gambling’ on hot stocks than at casinos and on lottery tickets and sports betting

Researchers studied ‘lottery’ stocks, which have low prices and high volatility.

Jacob Passy is a personal-finance reporter for MarketWatch and is based in New York.

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