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    Coronavirus Update: Trump's Three-Phase Plan, China's GDP Contraction Coronavirus Update: Trump's Three-Phase Plan, China's GDP Contraction 2:30
12:21 p.m. Sept. 22, 2020 - Barrons.com
'You’re Cornered if You’re a City.' How Concentration in the Municipal Bond Market Is Raising Borrowing Costs. Cities have alleged that collusion in the municipal bond underwriting market is making it more expensive for cities and states to borrow.
12:07 p.m. Sept. 22, 2020 - MarketWatch.com
Trump's trade policy failed the workers he promised to helpOn trade, it’s time to accept that Trump’s approach hasn’t worked, and workers are paying the price.
9:04 a.m. Sept. 22, 2020 - By Meera Jagannathan
Roe v. Wade could hang in the balance of a SCOTUS fight — a reminder of the financial barriers that abortion seekers faceRepublicans plan to fill the seat vacated by the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a longtime defender of abortion rights.
8:43 a.m. Sept. 22, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
My wife and I live with my dying mother. My brothers and I will inherit her home. Should I ask her to sell it — and move in with me? ‘If she agrees to move, and puts the money in her bank account — a joint account with one of her grandchildren — what happens to the money? She gave that grandchild survivorship rights’‘If she agrees to move, and puts the money in her bank account — a joint account with one of her grandchildren — what happens to the money? She gave that grandchild survivorship rights.’
11:15 p.m. Sept. 21, 2020 - Associated Press
Ohio Republicans say they’re seeing suburban support for Trump in sharp decline statewide Trump won Ohio by eight percentage points over Democrat Hillary Clinton in 2016 and looks to have maintained strength in less populous areasTrump won Ohio by eight percentage points over Democrat Hillary Clinton in 2016 and looks to have maintained strength in less populous areas.
6:36 p.m. Sept. 21, 2020 - Associated Press
Ohio Republicans report seeing suburban support for Trump in sharp decline statewide Trump won Ohio by eight percentage points over Democrat Hillary Clinton in 2016 and looks to have maintained strength in less populous areasTrump won Ohio by eight percentage points over Democrat Hillary Clinton in 2016 and looks to have maintained strength in less populous areas.
12:58 p.m. Sept. 18, 2020 - MarketWatch.com
U.S. Treasury yields come off lows on signs of strengthening consumerU.S. Treasury yields rose Friday, bouncing off their lows after a stronger-than-expected reading of consumer sentiment helped ease concerns around the U.S. economic recovery.
12:30 p.m. Sept. 18, 2020 - Barrons.com
Tech Leads Declines on Quadruple Witching Day Stocks declined Friday, with technology stocks again leading the way lower to close out a third consecutive week of losses.
11:29 a.m. Sept. 18, 2020 - By Ciara Linnane
Coronavirus update: Global case tally tops 30 million, and controversial CDC testing guideline changes were reportedly not made by CDC scientists HHS revised the guidelines to say asymptomatic patients don’t need testing and then ‘dropped’ them on CDC site without vetting, New York Times reportsThe number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 rose above 30 million on Friday, and the death toll rose above 946,000, with the U.S. death toll edging closer to 200,000, or almost a fifth of the global tally.
6:49 a.m. Sept. 18, 2020 - By Victor Reklaitis
Consumer sentiment index rises to 78.9 in September, highest level since March Economists polled by MarketWatch expected a reading of 75.9The amount of confidence Americans have in the economy and their own financial security has a good record of predicting the future. Until they feel more secure, the economy is unlikely to make a rapid recovery from the coronavirus recession.
Stock benchmarks hold levels after read of consumer sentiment from University of Michigan, leading indicators
6:01 a.m. Sept. 18, 2020
4:39 a.m. Sept. 18, 2020 - By Steve Goldstein
Tech bubble? Credit Suisse strategists say 'no' but say it's time to get pickier with these stocksStrategists at Credit Suisse say the word "bubble" isn’t appropriate for the tech sector, but say it's time to get pickier.
8:47 a.m. Sept. 17, 2020 - By Carl Kurlander
Polio immunization in the 1950s offers clues of how coronavirus vaccines might be rolled out Lessons learned in medical history are worth considering as the race to develop Covid-19 vaccines proceedsLessons learned in medical history are worth considering as the race to develop Covid-19 vaccines proceeds.
11:10 a.m. Sept. 16, 2020 - By Weston Blasi
Big Ten reverses field and will play football this fall after allThe Big Ten said its Council of Presidents and Chancellors voted unanimously Tuesday to restart sports, in part because of the emergence of daily rapid-response COVID-19 tests.
2:50 a.m. Sept. 16, 2020 - By Ciara Linnane
Coronavirus update: Global cases edge toward 30 million, and China says vaccine may be ready by November House subcommittee to probe reports that political appointees have meddled with government scientific data to aid TrumpThe number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 edged closer to 30 million on Tuesday, as a Chinese health official said a vaccine may be available for the public as early as November.
5:25 a.m. Sept. 14, 2020 - By Elisabeth Buchwald
People who tested positive for COVID-19 were twice as likely to have recently eaten at a restaurant: CDCIndoor dining is coming back to NYC — here’s why you might want to think twice about it.
3:40 a.m. Sept. 14, 2020 - Barrons.com
Adobe, FedEx, Lennar and Other Stocks to Watch This Week Lennar, Adobe, and FedEx report earnings this week. Plus, a Federal Reserve meeting, retail sales data, a consumer sentiment survey, and leading economic indicators.
8:07 a.m. Sept. 12, 2020 - By Craig Miller
Are you overlooking this critical factor in deciding what is the ‘best place’ to retire? ‘The heat is so bad that you cannot go out of your house.’ Many popular retirement havens are squarely in the crosshairs of a changing climate, and it’s getting worseThe effects of a changing climate are already evident in many of the nation’s most popular retirement destinations.
4:24 p.m. Sept. 11, 2020 - Barrons.com
Here’s How to Sleep at Night: Bank at Least 3 Years of Income Making the right decisions about your portfolio starts with making sure you have the income stream to stay the course when times get tough.
3:45 p.m. Sept. 11, 2020 - Barrons.com
How Facebook Could Build a Billion-Dollar Videogame Business The social networking giant has taken a low profile in fast-growing videogame streaming. But one analyst believes that Facebook’s technology, audience, and advertising business could change all that.
10:15 a.m. Sept. 11, 2020 - By Mark Hulbert
The biggest risk retirees face Hint: It’s almost certainly not what you think it isHint: It’s almost certainly not what you think it is
5:38 a.m. Sept. 11, 2020 - Associated Press
Trump trains sights on Kamala Harris with attacks on Joe Biden failing to stick Four years ago, Hillary Clinton’s running mate, Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia, went largely unmentioned by the Trump campaignFour years ago, Hillary Clinton’s running mate, Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia, went largely unmentioned by the Trump campaign.
2:29 a.m. Sept. 11, 2020 - By Tomi Kilgore
Coronavirus tally: Global COVID-19 cases top 28 million, as U.S. cases rise to 6.4 millionThe global tally for confirmed cases of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 climbed to 28.19 million on Friday, , while the death toll rose to 909,927. At least 19.02 million people have recovered. The U.S. has the highest tallies in the world with 6.40 million cases and 191,791 deaths. Brazil has the second highest death toll at 129,522 and third highest case toll at 4.24 million. India is third with 76,271 deaths and second with 4.56 million cases. Mexico is fourth with 69,049 deaths and seventh with 652,364 cases. The U.K. has 41,697 deaths and 360,544 cases, the highest death toll in Europe and fifth-highest in the world. Fresh off a backlash over , President Donald Trump said at a rally in Michigan that the U.S. had achieved one of the lowest case-fatality rates in the world, but tracking 169 countries, the U.S. mortality rate was the 51st highest.
10:23 a.m. Sept. 10, 2020 - By Ciara Linnane
Coronavirus update: Global death toll tops 905,000, U.S. toll above 191,000 and experts slam Trump for playing down virus ‘If we’d had widespread mask-wearing mandates, we could have reduced deaths by as much as 20% to even 50%,’ says one expertThe number of global fatalities from the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 climbed above 905,000 on Thursday and the U.S. death toll rose above 191,000, amid widespread criticism of President Donald Trump’s handling of the crisis, after journalist Bob Woodward revealed that Trump admitted to him that he deliberately downplayed the virus in the early part of the outbreak.
4:19 a.m. Sept. 10, 2020 - MarketWatch.com
The pandemic revealed the cracks in U.S. manufacturing. Here's how to fix them. The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed glaring deficiencies in the U.S. manufacturing sector’s ability to provide necessary products—especially amid a crisis.
3:28 p.m. Sept. 9, 2020 - Barrons.com
Report: TikTok Talking With U.S. About Ways to Avoid a Sale Here’s what you need to know about the impact of Covid-19 to navigate the markets today.
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.
5:20 a.m. Sept. 5, 2020 - By Elisabeth Buchwald
45 states have been approved to offer $300 extra in unemployment benefits — only 6 have started to distribute it An executive order by President Donald Trump called for distributing an additional $300 in weekly unemployment benefits from a $44 billion fund set aside for disaster reliefAn executive order by President Donald Trump called for distributing an additional $300 in weekly unemployment benefits from a $44 billion fund set aside for disaster relief.
6:58 a.m. Sept. 3, 2020 - By Elisabeth Buchwald
More colleges are reversing course and going remote after COVID-19 outbreaks — and some are now reducing tuitionSome prominent private schools including Princeton, Northwestern and Georgetown are offering 10% tuition breaks for the fall semester.
1:59 p.m. Sept. 2, 2020 - Associated Press
Biden campaign’s celebrity backers span generations — and playlists, from the candidate’s own to those of his grandkids Republican Party leader Ronna McDaniel criticized virtual Democratic convention’s celebrity hosts, who included Eva Longoria and Julia Louis-DreyfusRepublican Party leader Ronna McDaniel criticized virtual Democratic convention’s celebrity hosts, who included Eva Longoria and Julia Louis-Dreyfus.
10:38 a.m. Sept. 2, 2020 - By Jillian Berman
Colleges have threatened a return to remote instruction and suspended students over COVID-19 safety violations 'If students are afraid that they're going to get punished, then it's going to make them less likely to disclose that they have been at risk,' one expert said.
1:27 p.m. Sept. 1, 2020 - Associated Press
Trump and Biden youth-voter outreach efforts complicated by public health crisis Many traditional venues for attracting volunteers and registering voters — music festivals, campus events and sports — are off the table this yearMany traditional venues for attracting volunteers and registering voters are off the table this year.
3:08 a.m. Sept. 1, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
My sister-in-law moved in with her mother, changed her will and inherited everything. Is it too late to claim what belongs to us? ‘She is a compulsive liar and has not been honest about anything concerning the trust. There is talk about elder abuse’‘She is a compulsive liar and has not been honest about anything concerning the trust. There is talk about elder abuse.’
5:13 a.m. Aug. 31, 2020 - By Meera Jagannathan
What COVID-19 precautions should you take while voting? How many people will vote by mail? Answers to your 2020 election questionsBring your own personal hand sanitizer, and your own blue or black pen. If you are standing in line when the polls close, you are still entitled to vote.
1:01 a.m. Aug. 31, 2020 - By Cecilia Clark
Will you get a refund if your college campus shuts back down? Here’s how students can prepare for whatever happensAs students head back for in-person learning and dorm life, the big question is: what if they close again?
12:10 p.m. Aug. 29, 2020 - By Mark Hulbert
Insiders are now unloading stocks — here’s why you shouldn’t see this as a sell signal Companies’ largest shareholders are selling stock at an aggressive clip, skewing the dataCompanies’ largest shareholders are selling stock at an aggressive clip, skewing the data.
12:24 p.m. Aug. 28, 2020 - By William Watts
Dow erases 2020 loss, S&P 500 and Nasdaq notch fresh records Americans increased spending in July for the third month in a row, but at a much slower paceStocks closed slightly higher Friday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average erasing its year-to-date loss, a day after the Federal Reserve announced a policy shift that would allow employment and inflation run hotter than in the past.
12:13 p.m. Aug. 28, 2020 - By Mark DeCambre
Dow ends Friday around 3% off record closing high as stock market is on track for best August in 36 yearsU.S. stocks on Friday wrapped up the week and day higher, capping a powerful monthly rally for equities that leaves the main benchmarks at or near records, powered by gains in technology and e-commerce stocks as well as financials, amid growing optimism around coronavirus cures and treatments. The moves for the week were also framed largely by a speech from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell that likely ushered in an era of looser monetary policy after the central bank dropped its longstanding practice of pre-emptively lifting rates to head off higher inflation. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.6% at 28,653, the S&P 500 index closed up 0.7% at 3,508, while the Nasdaq Composite Index rose 0.6% to end at 11,696 (all closing levels are on a preliminary basis). Both the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq wrapped up the session at records. The Dow closed up positive for the year, erasing its coronavirus-induced losses, for a week-to-date gain of 0.4%. The blue-chip benchmarks is about 3% shy of its Feb. 12 record closing high. For the week, the Dow rose 2.6%, the S&P 500 surged 3.3%, while the Nasdaq Composite notched a weekly gain of 3.4%. For the month so far, the Dow gained 8.4%, the S&P 500 rose 7.2%, while the Nasdaq ended August up 8.8%. The gains for the Dow and the S&P 500 represent the best August returns thus far since 1984, according to Dow Jones Market Data. For the Nasdaq, it is the best August so far since 2000. In economic reports, data showed U.S. personal income rose 0.4% in July, while consumer spending was up 1.9%. Economists surveyed by MarketWatch expect had expected income to fall another 0.4% after a 1.1% drop in June. Spending was expected to show a 1.6% rise after a 5.6% increase in June. Separately, the final reading of the University of Michigan's August consumer sentiment index came in at 74.1 versus a preliminary reading of 72.8 and up from 72.5 in July.
10:25 a.m. Aug. 28, 2020 - By Myra P. Saefong
Gold turns higher for the week as investors parse Fed’s historic policy shift Gold log first weekly climb in 3 weeksGold futures rise Friday, prompting prices to end higher for the week, after the Federal Reserve announced a policy shift Thursday that would allow employment and inflation to run hotter than in the past, implying that the central bank may keep benchmark interest rates lower for longer.
10:13 a.m. Aug. 28, 2020 - Barrons.com
The Price of the Fed’s New Policy The central bank wants to maximize employment and lift inflation, and it’s willing to ignore the trade-off. The risk is asset inflation and financial imbalances that may end in a crash.
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