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5:29 p.m. March 5, 2021 - By Andrew Keshner
'It is simply not possible.' Calls for tax deadline extension mount as accountants say they can't do everything by April 15Meanwhile, Americans are filing their taxes at a brisk pace, IRS data show.
4:02 p.m. March 5, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Senate resumes work on virus bill after jobless benefit dealSenate leaders and moderate Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin struck a deal late Friday over emergency jobless benefits, breaking a nine-hour logjam that had stalled the party’s showpiece $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill.
1:36 p.m. March 1, 2021 - By Alessandra Malito
I’m a 74-year-old widower in a five-bedroom house just making monthly payments and no retirement nest egg — should I sell or rent out my home? Have a question about your retirement, including where to live? Email us at HelpMeRetire@MarketWatch.com
6:14 a.m. March 1, 2021 - By Jacob Passy
I have nearly $600,000 in student debt after getting four college degrees. Can I still buy a home?The coronavirus pandemic has complicated the process mortgage lenders use to underwrite home loans for people with student debt.
3:40 a.m. Feb. 17, 2021 - By Peter Morici
Now Biden will have to match Trump's record on inequalityFiring up growth in an economy that offers dignified work for all workers requires microeconomic solutions, not just the macroeconomic measures now being contemplated.
10:36 a.m. Feb. 15, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Census Bureau says data for redistricting won't get to states till late SeptemberOfficials at the statistical agency blamed operational delays during the 2020 census caused by the pandemic.
1:00 a.m. Feb. 9, 2021 - By StackCommerce
These eight Adobe CC courses will teach you graphic and user interface design for $34The All-in-One Adobe Creative Cloud Suite Certification Course Bundle contains over 60 hours of content on Adobe CC's most popular apps.
12:02 a.m. Feb. 8, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
PPP loans: Do’s and don’ts for small business ownersThe devil is in the details for businesses seeking funding from the Paycheck Protection Program. Small mistakes can derail your application. Here's what to know.
11:36 a.m. Jan. 30, 2021 - By Joy Wiltermuth
The GameStop and AMC drama doesn't stop with the stock marketGameStop's wild ride in the stock market has broader implications beyond who wins or loses based on equity prices.
11:59 p.m. Jan. 26, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Could you be at risk of health problems from some dental fillings?Several groups, from pregnant women to people with neurological diseases are at higher risk from the metal in their mouth.
1:00 a.m. Jan. 24, 2021 - By StackCommerce
This insurance app makes planning your family's financial future a breezeFabric is an innovative life insurance startup that could cover you in just 10 minutes online.
3:07 a.m. Jan. 22, 2021 - Barrons.com
Barron’s Daily: The Stock Market Is Falling Because Covid Fears Are Back Senate Democrats reject GOP power-sharing demands, Bitcoin prices plunges, American vaccine effort picks up pace, and other news to start your day.
9:29 a.m. Jan. 21, 2021 - Barrons.com
Bitcoin Price Falls as Some Holders Are ‘Starting to Move It’ The slide comes as the currency moves toward the mainstream. BlackRock will allow two of its funds to invest in Bitcoin futures.
10:29 a.m. Jan. 14, 2021 - Barrons.com
Crypto Advisors: How Firms Are Working With Bitcoin Now As digital currencies go mainstream, RIA firms—including $35 billion Mariner Wealth Advisors—are learning how to advise on them, allocate them in portfolios, and get paid for doing so.
2:50 a.m. Jan. 13, 2021 - By Jillian Berman
Biden administration to extend student loan payment pause on Day 1, transition officials sayThe freeze was originally set to expire on Jan. 31 — 11 days after Biden takes office.
4:58 a.m. Jan. 11, 2021 - By Andrew Keshner
'I’m going to really miss that $100': After siege on Capitol Hill, curfew hits an already crippled restaurant industryRestaurants lost 372,000 jobs last month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics said.
12:54 p.m. Jan. 10, 2021 - By Andrew Keshner
What side effects, if any, can you expect from a COVID-19 vaccine shot? Doctors have advised the CDC to be transparent and forthcoming about any side effectsDoctors have advised the CDC to be transparent and forthcoming about any side effects.
4:31 p.m. Jan. 8, 2021 - Barrons.com
Ringing In the New Year With Income Plus, letters on Barron’s centennial and the history of railroads, fears of a real estate crash in 2021, and Schwab’s Liz Ann Sonders’ investment advice
7:53 a.m. Jan. 8, 2021 - Barrons.com
What U.S. and China Scrutiny of Alibaba Means for Investors Beijing’s attack on the internet is on multiple fronts, with an effort to intervene before these companies become too big to govern, analysts say.
1:03 p.m. Jan. 5, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Khashoggi documentary goes to on-demand after proving too controversial for streaming servicesEven before “The Dissident” made its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, director Bryan Fogel had a sense that his explosive Jamal Khashoggi documentary was going to be a tough sell.
11:59 p.m. Jan. 4, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
What are longevity supplements, and are they safe?Commercial producers are selling so-called longevity supplements—do they work? We scoured the latest research and interviewed two top scientists on the matter.
6:06 a.m. Jan. 4, 2021 - By Jon Swartz
In Google antitrust effort, authorities may have saved the best for lastThe Colorado-Nebraska lawsuit goes much farther than predecessors from the Department of Justice in late October and Texas last week.
1:56 p.m. Jan. 1, 2021 - By Associated Press
Boris Johnson government hails 'new start' as U.K. completes its departure from EUBritain's long and sometimes acrimonious divorce from the European Union ended Thursday with an economic split that leaves the EU smaller and the U.K. freer but more isolated in a turbulent world.
6:36 a.m. Jan. 1, 2021 - By Jillian Berman
The new stimulus bill didn't extend the student-loan payment pause --- but it has 8 provisions that will affect how families pay for collegeThe $900 billion COVID relief package provides emergency financial help for college students, simplifies the FAFSA form and repeals a ban on incarcerated students accessing the Pell grant.
1:42 p.m. Dec. 31, 2020 - MarketWatch.com
Boris Johnson hails 'an amazing moment' as Brexit is finally complete Britain’s long and sometimes acrimonious divorce from the European Union ended Thursday with an economic split that leaves the EU smaller and the U.K. freer but more isolated in a turbulent world.
3:42 a.m. Dec. 29, 2020 - Barrons.com
Bill Ackman’s Fund Is a Cheap Way to Play a Ride Up His closed-end fund trades at a large discount to its net asset value.
5:40 a.m. Dec. 24, 2020 - By V.L. Hendrickson
Famed Chicago Mansion Formerly Owned by Pabst President Returning to MarketThe nine-bedroom home built in 1936 by architect William Pereira will be listed for $18 million
5:41 a.m. Dec. 21, 2020 - By Andrea Riquier
The years-long shift from active to passive is still going, and Dan Draper has a front-row seat for it allDan Draper, a long-time fund industry veteran, has just taken over the CEO slot at S&P Dow Jones Indices, in part because he's a strong believer in the power of the passive management revolution that continues to upend investing.
9:37 a.m. Dec. 15, 2020 - MarketWatch.com
Amid a second outbreak of the coronavirus, New York starts the slow, laborious task of vaccinating millionsWith New York City experiencing a second wave of cases, what will the vaccine’s arrival mean for the average New Yorker? 
5:44 p.m. Dec. 14, 2020 - MarketWatch
'Cyberpunk 2077' developer to offer refundsThe maker of "Cyberpunk 2077," one of this year's most anticipated videogames, told players they could seek refunds because the initial version included bugs, a rare move for a major publisher and the latest mark on a project beset by launch delays.
5:10 a.m. Dec. 13, 2020 - Barrons.com
Delisting Chinese Companies Could Be Bad for Investors. But It’s the Right Thing to Do. Chinese companies that don’t adhere to U.S. audit and accounting standards may soon be kicked off U.S. exchanges. Institutional investors have several options, but individual investors could be hurt.
1:45 p.m. Dec. 11, 2020 - MarketWatch.com
Vaccines, though hugely welcome, come too late for manyMany New York City first responders who put their lives on the line all year already got infected—and are suffering from symptoms that won't go away.
10:11 a.m. Dec. 10, 2020 - By Jon Swartz
Amazon and antitrust: As EU inquiry begins, U.S. ponders similar action in 2021Amazon.com Inc. doesn't have nearly the antitrust headaches of Facebook Inc. and Alphabet Inc.'s Google at the moment --- but it could in 2021.
8:07 a.m. Dec. 10, 2020 - By Morey Stettner
When financial advisers survey clients in these ways, they often get back more than they asked for Honest customer feedback helps advisers be more responsive Honest customer feedback helps advisers be more responsive.
12:01 a.m. Dec. 8, 2020 - MarketWatch.com
Traveling with Fido? How to find a pet-friendly hotelWith a bit of preparation and an understanding of how hotel pet policies work, you can avoid surprise costs and headaches that often crop up.
3:21 p.m. Dec. 7, 2020 - Barrons.com
Patients Need Critical Covid-19 Care Beyond the Hospital A nurse of 30 years, recovering from her own bout with Covid-19, says low-income patients will face increasing hardship without help.
10:28 a.m. Dec. 7, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
My mother wants to leave her home to her three grandchildren. I have one child and my sister has two. Is that fair? Inheritances, family homes and sibling rivalries often create a toxic cocktail: the Troubletini, served straight up with a twistInheritances, family homes, and sibling rivalries often create a toxic cocktail. The Troubletini, served straight up with a twist.
9:06 a.m. Dec. 7, 2020 - By Portia Crowe
Buyers Looking to Take Advantage of the U.K. Stamp Duty Holiday Need to Get Started—YesterdayA surge in demand is slowing transactions, but there are steps you can take to get deals over the line in time
3:28 a.m. Dec. 5, 2020 - By Jillian Berman
Student loan payment pause extended through January 31The announcement means borrowers will get at least one more month of reprieve from their loans.
2:58 a.m. Dec. 2, 2020 - Barrons.com
Barron’s Daily: A Hard Lesson in Green Energy Stocks U.K. approves Pfizer’s Covid vaccine, a new stimulus plan puts heat on lawmakers to act, workers aren’t heading back to the office, and other news to start your day.
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