By Barbara Kollmeyer
The U.S. has accused Iran of involvement in threatening emails to Democratic-registered voters in battleground states, and that Russia also obtained voter registration data.
After nearly a decade as a private company, security-software group McAfee begins trading on the Nasdaq on Thursday.
And the last presidential debate before the Nov. 3 election is tonight.
The Market Ear blog has been sniffing out possible “canaries in the coalmines” among the stock market’s COVID-19 pandemic winners. Videoconferencing company Zoom /zigman2/quotes/211319643/composite ZM -0.32% and at-home gym equipment maker Peloton /zigman2/quotes/208035743/composite PTON +1.75% , for example.
The blog also highlights a chart of the Roundhill Sports Betting & iGaming ETF /zigman2/quotes/218797171/composite BETZ +1.25% versus the Invesco QQQ ETF /zigman2/quotes/208575548/composite QQQ +1.13% , which tracks the Nasdaq-100 index /zigman2/quotes/210598364/realtime NDX +1.16% .
“Betting has been hotter than tech…Betting ETF, BETZ, has outperformed the QQQ since inception of the BETZ, but note the recent pullback,” notes the blog. “You probably do not trade this sector, but watch it closely…”
Former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani defends a compromising appearance in a “Borat” sequel.
Songwriter Paul McCartney’s new lockdown album is about “freedom and love.”
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