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7:53 a.m. Feb. 27, 2021 - By Paul A. Merriman
This investment mix beats the S&P 500 — by a mile The ultimate buy-and-hold portfolio for 2021The ultimate buy-and-hold portfolio for 2021
10:15 a.m. Jan. 29, 2021 - By Mark Hulbert
Is the 60:40 portfolio really dead? The future of the traditional stock-bond portfolio in a low-rate environmentThe future of the traditional stock-bond portfolio in a low-rate environment
2:21 a.m. Dec. 2, 2020 - By Andrew Keshner
Ariel Investments’ John Rogers Jr. pushes corporate boards to have their own ‘Jackie Robinson moment’ Black households are almost twice as likely not to have any stock-market investments, one recent study showsBlack households are almost twice as likely not to have any stock-market investments, one recent study shows.
3:12 p.m. Nov. 12, 2020 - By Robert Pozen
Americans need another stimulus bill now to get through 9 more months of the coronavirus pandemic U.S. workforce and economy face challenges until the summer of 2021 at the earliestU.S. workforce and economy face challenges until the summer of 2021 at the earliest.
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.
2:17 a.m. Sept. 9, 2020 - By Steve Goldstein
Biden announces new 'offshoring tax penalty' and minimum tax on foreign earningsFormer Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday proposed a new offshoring tax penalty, which would establish a 28% corporate tax rate, plus a 10% "offshoring penalty surtax," on profits of any production by a U.S. company overseas for sales back to the U.S., according to a campaign email. The current tax rate on such profits is 30.8%. He's also proposing a 10% tax credit for companies making investments to create jobs for American workers, such as by revitalizing existing closed or closing facilities. He's also proposing a 21% minimum tax on all foreign earnings. Biden currently enjoys a polling advantage versus U.S. President Donald Trump, though betting markets have Biden with only a small lead.
12:58 a.m. Sept. 2, 2020 - By Richard Eisenberg
The tension behind ‘OK boomer’—why millennials are so resentful of the ‘Me Generation’ Author of a book on the subject says, among other things, boomers shut the doors that were opened to them and ‘pulled the ladder up’A frank talk with the author of ‘OK Boomer, Let’s Talk’ reveals why younger generations feel left behind.
6:57 p.m. Aug. 30, 2020 - By Kosaku Narioka
Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway buys stakes in 5 Japanese investment companies All have stakes in variety of interests, including mining and energyWarren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. took stakes of slightly more than 5% in five of Japan’s most venerable corporate names with big investments in energy.
3:15 a.m. Aug. 29, 2020 - By Brett Arends
Investors should be wary of Warren Buffett’s crash warning Leaving the party too early can cost you as much as leaving too lateLeaving the party too early can cost you as much as leaving too late
7:33 p.m. Aug. 20, 2020 - By MarketWatch
Joe Biden’s speech to the Democratic convention: full text Here’s the full text of Joe Biden’s speech accepting the Democratic nomination for president, as prepared for delivery and released by the convention.
9:47 a.m. Aug. 18, 2020 - By Jeffry Bartash
Biden vows to ‘rescue’ U.S. from Trump by making America a global leader again Presidential rival details own idea on making America great againDemocratic presidential nominee Joseph Biden vowed to revitalize American leadership, accusing President Trump of abandoning allies, undermining democracy and neglecting critical global problems such as climate change.
12:32 p.m. Aug. 13, 2020 - By Lina Saigol
Recession-proof your portfolio with these 4 stocks, says analystThe U.K. economy has officially crashed into recession following the economic shutdown in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
8:34 a.m. Aug. 1, 2020 - By Michael Brush
Here’s why Netflix stock, now below $500, is going to $1,000 Investors are overreacting to Netflix guidance for a ‘soft’ second half of the yearInvestors are overreacting to Netflix guidance for a “soft” second half of the year. That’s creating a rare buying opportunity for this FAANG stock.
12:13 p.m. July 27, 2020 - By William Watts
Here’s what the U.S. dollar’s fall means for the stock market Weaker dollar should be a positive, but foreign stocks will benefit more: analystsBarring some sort of currency meltdown, a weaker dollar should be a positive for equities, though foreign stocks will likely benefit more, analysts say.
8:01 a.m. July 25, 2020 - By Philip van Doorn
Weekend reads: Additional unemployment benefit of $600 a week is on the line Also, an interview with Anthony Fauci, Tesla’s big run and beautiful retirement destinationsAlso, an interview with Anthony Fauci, Tesla’s big run and beautiful retirement destinations.
11:54 a.m. July 24, 2020 - By Jennifer J. Schulp
The ‘Holding Foreign Companies Accountable Act’ has all the nuance of a sledgehammer Legislation that targets Chinese companies listed on U.S. stock markets places the SEC in a geopolitical minefieldLegislation that targets Chinese companies listed on U.S. stock markets places the SEC in a geopolitical minefield.
8:25 a.m. July 20, 2020 - By Lina Saigol
Superdry shares rise more than 5% after hedge fund snaps up stake in fashion brandGatemore believes Superdry’s share price has 300% to 500% upside as the trend for casual wear accelerates during lockdown.
1:43 a.m. July 9, 2020 - Associated Press
Biden proposes $700 billion-plus ‘Buy American’ campaignLaunching an economic pitch expected to anchor his fall presidential campaign, Democratic candidate Joe Biden is proposing sweeping new uses of the federal government’s regulatory and spending power to bolster U.S. manufacturing and technology firms.
6:00 a.m. June 30, 2020 - Associated Press
India bans Tiktok and other Chinese apps for security reasons India’s ban comes as its troops are involved in a tense standoff with Chinese soldiersIndia on Monday banned 59 apps with Chinese links, saying their activities endanger the country’s sovereignty, defense and security.
2:44 a.m. June 25, 2020 - By Philip van Doorn
Bank stocks may ‘rally powerfully’ once investors realize their concerns are overblown The Federal Reserve’s stress tests will be made public June 25, helping to erode concerns over profitsThe Federal Reserve’s stress tests will be made public June 25, helping to erode concerns over profits.
8:04 a.m. June 23, 2020 - By Robert Schroeder
Will AOC win? Will House foreign-affairs boss Engel be toppled? Here’s a guide to Tuesday’s primaries Tuesday contests a test of progressives’ strength Voters are casting their ballots in primaries Tuesday that will be a test of Democratic progressives’ strength, in the latest contests to be held amid expanded mail-in voting thanks to the coronavirus pandemic.
9:14 a.m. June 16, 2020 - By Bill Martin
Preferred securities: staying the course amid COVID-19 U.S. and European banks are currently poised to withstand a severe economic shockU.S. and European banks are currently poised to withstand a severe economic shock
6:00 p.m. June 8, 2020 - By Catey Hill
I’m 40, will get a pension and have $60,000 saved for retirement. Should I borrow from it to pay off $17,500 in credit card debt? Have a question about retirement? Email HelpMeRetire@marketwatch.comHe is hoping to be ‘stress free’ from debt
6:05 a.m. May 30, 2020 - By Tonya Garcia
Tractor Supply benefitting from consumer trends like gardening and the move to rural communities, analysts say Analysts are drawing comparisons between Tractor Supply’s forecast and what Lowe’s reported in its quarterly earningsTractor Supply is forecasting better-than-expected second-quarter sales and earnings, sending shares higher.
10:10 a.m. May 29, 2020 - By Bill Martin
Preferred securities: staying the course amid COVID-19 U.S. and European banks are currently poised withstand a severe economic shockU.S. and European banks are currently poised withstand a severe economic shock
7:53 a.m. May 29, 2020 - By Callum Keown
These areas of the economy ‘will not come back’ from the coronavirus pandemicWith many countries beginning to emerge from lockdown, attention has turned to the economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.
7:02 p.m. April 22, 2020 - Associated Press
China stockpiles crude as prices collapse China's oil imports rose 5% in Q1 despite pandemic shutdown; strategic reserves may be expandedChina, the world’s biggest energy consumer, is taking advantage of a plunge in global oil prices due to the coronavirus outbreak to build up its stockpiles of crude.
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