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10:15 a.m. Feb. 26, 2021 - By Mark Hulbert
Bitcoin’s role in retirement portfolios This cryptocurrency is up more than 60% just since the beginning of the yearThis cryptocurrency is up more than 60% just since the beginning of the year
12:59 p.m. Jan. 16, 2021 - By Quentin Fottrell
‘Deaths of despair’ during COVID-19 have risen significantly in 2020, new research says They were disproportionately experienced by working aged men, driven in part by synthetic opioids, according to Casey Mulligan, professor of economics at the University of ChicagoThey were disproportionately experienced by working aged men, driven in part by synthetic opioids such as fentanyl, according to Casey Mulligan, professor of economics at the University of Chicago.
4:48 a.m. Jan. 3, 2021 - By Quentin Fottrell
COVID-19 has created a ‘flight to safety’ for American job hunters ‘Our findings uncover a flight to safety channel in the labor market,’ a new study says‘Our findings uncover a flight to safety channel in the labor market,’ a new study says.
8:47 a.m. Nov. 12, 2020 - By Nicole Lyn Pesce
People of Black and Asian descent up to twice as likely to get COVID as white people: meta-analysis And Asian COVID-19 patients may be at higher risk of death and going to the ICU than white patientsAnd Asian COVID-19 patients may be at higher risk of death and going to the ICU than white patients
9:47 a.m. Nov. 9, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
Joe Biden announces his COVID-19 task force The team of public-health experts will advise the Biden administration and the transition’s COVID-19 staffThe team of public-health experts will advise the Biden administration and the transition’s COVID-19 staff.
8:30 a.m. Nov. 9, 2020 - By Mark Hulbert
Why the S&P 500’s return over the next 10 years will be nothing like the last 10 This new way to predict the U.S. market sees stocks barely beating inflation over the next decadeThis new way to predict the U.S. market sees stocks barely beating inflation over the next decade.
3:15 a.m. Nov. 9, 2020 - By Andrew Keshner
What a Joe Biden presidency means for taxes, health care, housing, student debt — and another COVID-19 stimulus package Joe Biden is poised to become the nation’s next president after campaigning on an ambitious domestic agenda.Joe Biden is poised to become the nation’s next president after campaigning on an ambitious domestic agenda.
5:36 a.m. Oct. 24, 2020 - By Michael Edesess
Why those highly paid investing pros do worse than a 401(k) committed to a boring stock index fund High fees take a toll on performance, no matter how bright and brilliant you areHigh fees take a toll on performance, no matter how bright and brilliant you are, writes Michal Edesess.
12:49 p.m. Oct. 19, 2020 - By Mark Hulbert
Many stock investors are too young to remember Black Monday in October 1987 — why that’s a problem Those who don’t remember stock market history will be in for a surprise when the next crash occursThose who don’t remember stock market history will be in for a surprise when the next crash occurs.
5:49 a.m. Oct. 10, 2020 - By Philip van Doorn
Weekend reads: Best new money ideas Also, Harvard’s investing lesson and a better way to apply to selective collegesAlso, Harvard’s investing lesson and a better way to apply to selective colleges.
3:03 p.m. Oct. 8, 2020 - By Melissa Korn
DOJ sues Yale over admissions practices for Asian-American and white applicants Suit marks an escalation of the Trump administration’s scrutiny of admissions at elite colleges The Justice Department filed a lawsuit Thursday against Yale University, alleging the school violated federal civil-rights law by discriminating against Asian-American and white applicants in undergraduate admissions.
10:26 p.m. Oct. 6, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
‘Don’t ever, ever underestimate the potential of the pandemic’: 5 reasons scientists say you should be afraid of COVID-19 President Trump left Walter Reed Monday and returned to the White House, telling the nation, ‘Don’t be afraid of it.’ Anthony Fauci later cautioned the president’s condition ‘could have a reversal.’President Trump left Walter Reed Monday and returned to the White House, telling the nation, ‘Don’t be afraid of it.’ Anthony Fauci later cautioned the president’s condition ‘could have a reversal.’
4:59 a.m. Oct. 1, 2020 - By Andrew Keshner
5 big financial issues Trump and Biden didn’t mention in their first debate Unemployment was the top-searched issue on Google during the first presidential debateUnemployment was the top-searched issue on Google during the first presidential debate.
7:44 a.m. Sept. 5, 2020 - By John A. Byrne
This graduate degree will be a job magnet as the world recovers from COVID-19 MBA holders will be in demand in the post-pandemic global economyMBA holders will be in demand in the post-pandemic global economy.
12:18 p.m. Aug. 25, 2020 - By Shannon Huffman Polson
What you can learn from two prisoners of war about coping with the coronavirus pandemic’s challenges How to build ‘grounded optimism’: Be rooted to the past, connected to the present, and looking to the futureHow to build ‘grounded optimism’: Be rooted to the past, connected to the present, and looking to the future, writes Shannon Huffman Polson.
8:22 a.m. Aug. 19, 2020 - By Nicole Lyn Pesce
More than 1 in 5 college students won’t be enrolling in college this fall Most believe they’ll be exposed to COVID-19 on campus. Notre Dame and North Carolina universities already canceled in-person classes over outbreaks. Most believe they’ll be exposed to COVID-19 on campus. Notre Dame and North Carolina universities already canceled in-person classes over outbreaks.
9:09 a.m. Aug. 18, 2020 - By Andrew Keshner
Republicans and Democrats are split over whether estate and income taxes are ‘unfair’ ‘Fairness truly is in the eye of the beholder,’ according to a new study‘Fairness truly is in the eye of the beholder,’ according to a new study.
8:35 a.m. Aug. 11, 2020 - By Elisabeth Buchwald
Here’s how much a reduction in extra unemployment benefits could slash consumer spending Such research may help inform the debate between Republican and Democratic lawmakers who continue to clash over federal unemployment benefits Such research may help inform the debate between Republican and Democratic lawmakers who continue to clash over federal unemployment benefits.
4:47 a.m. Aug. 8, 2020 - By Ann Skeet
We’d all be better off in business and in life if we followed the teachings of this revered professor ‘How will you measure your life?’ famed educator Clayton Christensen asked. That is the question for this moment‘How will you measure your life?’ famed educator Clayton Christensen asked. That is the question for this moment, writes Ann Skeet.
8:08 a.m. Aug. 4, 2020 - By Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic
Fighting racism at work means hiring employees with these qualities — and the best companies know it Top leaders use these 4 strategies to help create an inclusive, more productive workforceTop leaders use these 4 strategies to help create an inclusive, more productive workforce, writes Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic.
10:27 a.m. July 23, 2020 - By Nicole Lyn Pesce
Eating chocolate once a week can lower your risk of heart disease: study That’s good news considering Americans are buying more chocolate during the coronavirus pandemic That’s good news considering Americans are buying more chocolate during the coronavirus pandemic
10:26 a.m. July 23, 2020 - By Cristina Rouvalis
Cannabis, whiskey, and mobile bike repair: These entrepreneurs are thriving in the pandemic They’re exceptions to the rule for these older business owners in COVID-19These small-business owners are succeeding thanks to growing demand for their particular products and services.
1:45 p.m. July 22, 2020 - Associated Press
Elizabeth Warren has a new role, as a top policy adviser to Joe Biden’s campaign Massachusetts progressive has become an unlikely confidante and adviser to the famously — to some, notoriously — moderate presumptive Democratic presidential nomineeThe Massachusetts senator, a leading progressive, has become an unlikely confidante and adviser to Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee and famously — to some, notoriously — moderate in his approach.
9:02 a.m. July 21, 2020 - By Anna Helhoski
What you can do if your college says to stay home this fall Switching to remote learning can affect both your costs and financial aid. Here are options for undergrads, grad students, vets and international studentsWhether you’re an undergrad, grad, vet or international student, a switch to online could affect your costs and financial aid.
5:05 a.m. July 18, 2020 - By Nicole Lyn Pesce
More than 3 in 4 college students plan to return to campus this fall — but they promise not to party A pandemic survey finds most students want dorms and in-person classes back — but others tell MarketWatch they’re not comfortable with that yetA pandemic survey finds most students want dorms and in-person classes back — but others tell MarketWatch they’re not comfortable with that yet
8:44 a.m. July 17, 2020 - By Meera Jagannathan
Why Asian and Black Americans continue to experience COVID-19-related discrimination — and what you can do about it ‘This discrimination that’s associated with COVID-19 is real, and it’s serious’‘This discrimination that’s associated with COVID-19 is real, and it’s serious.’
9:29 a.m. July 7, 2020 - By Kerry Hannon
The advantage of family businesses in a crisis, and how they can adapt and become more resilient How the pandemic is affecting family business owners; plus advice for surviving the shockThey are better-positioned to survive this business shock. Here’s 5 tips for success during COVID-19.
7:06 a.m. June 27, 2020 - By Jillian Berman
California voters will weigh in on affirmative action in November. Here’s what that means for the rest of the country The state legislature advanced a measure that will put the state’s ban on affirmative action on the ballotThe state legislature advanced a measure that will put the state’s ban on affirmative action on the ballot.
7:11 a.m. June 20, 2020 - By Jillian Berman
Netflix CEO’s $120 million donation to historically black colleges highlights inequities in college funding Historically black colleges haven’t had access to the same resources as predominately white schools Historically black colleges haven’t had access to the same resources as predominately white schools.
7:08 a.m. June 9, 2020 - By Jillian Berman
Scammed borrowers sue Betsy DeVos, alleging she illegally limited student-loan cancellation The lawsuit is the latest development in a battle over the ‘borrower defense rule’The lawsuit is the latest development in a battle over the ‘borrower defense rule.’
1:02 p.m. June 8, 2020 - By Whet Moser
‘We basically had less than 24 hours to mobilize.’ This Chicago neighborhood is battling coronavirus — then the demolition happened Little Village, a heavily Mexican-American neighborhood, has been a gateway to the Midwest for generations of immigrantsLittle Village, a heavily Mexican-American neighborhood, has been a gateway to the Midwest for generations of immigrants.
5:21 a.m. May 27, 2020 - By Meera Jagannathan
When is it safe to see friends again as the coronavirus pandemic rolls on? ‘The decision has to be on an individual basis’ ‘If you get to the park and see it’s overcrowded with no way to socially distance, then you may have to reconsider’‘If you get to the park and see it’s overcrowded with no way to socially distance, then you may have to reconsider.’
6:54 a.m. May 26, 2020 - By Nicole Lyn Pesce
Anti-anxiety medication prescriptions have spiked 34% during the coronavirus pandemic Americans are also filling more prescriptions for antidepressants and anti-insomnia drugsAmericans are also filling more prescriptions for antidepressants and anti-insomnia drugs
12:59 a.m. May 13, 2020 - By Wendy Marx
Over 50 and looking for a job? Here’s the smart way to pitch yourself Learn to tell your story if your job hunting or switching careers, from the book ‘Thriving at 50+’Why knowing how to tell your story can help you find work in midlife or find your next act.
4:42 a.m. May 4, 2020 - By Meera Jagannathan
With a second wave of coronavirus in the fall, here’s one potential problem for workers who get laid off again The CARES Act’s $600-a-week boost expires at the end of JulyThe CARES Act’s $600-a-week boost expires at the end of July.
3:25 a.m. May 2, 2020 - By Elisabeth Buchwald
Why Americans are willing to share their personal information in drug trials but not for coronavirus contact tracing efforts 58% of U.S. adults said they would be at least somewhat willing to participate in clinical studies, according to research by PwC’s Health Care Institute58% of U.S. adults said they would be at least somewhat willing to participate in clinical studies, according to research by PwC’s Health Care Institute.
4:32 a.m. May 1, 2020 - By Jacob Passy
Americans will cut down on home remodeling projects because of coronavirus People may be forced to spend more time at home because of the viral outbreak, but that doesn’t mean they’re spending more money to make their properties nicerPeople may be forced to spend more time at home because of the viral outbreak, but that doesn’t mean they’re spending more money to make their properties nicer.
4:47 a.m. April 25, 2020 - By Beckie Strum
Flatlined hospitalization numbers in New York state ‘troubling’ Roughly 1,300 COVID-19 patients have been hospitalized daily in recent days, but public health experts say even plateaus can signal progressWhile a plateau can feel disappointing, it’s all the more reason to double down on measures that are working, one doctor says.
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