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Nov. 26, 2021, 5:00 p.m. EST

The U.S. stock market suffers ugly Black Friday selloff. Here are the biggest losers (and the winners).

By MarketWatch


Wall Street skidded lower on Black Friday as investors reacted to fresh travel bans related to a variant of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 called B.1.1.529, that has been identified in South Africa. See full story.

WHO warns world leaders against knee-jerk reaction to coronavirus variant from South Africa as U.K. and EU impose travel bans

The World Health Organization is pleading with world leaders not to have knee-jerk reactions to a new variant of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 that has emerged in South Africa, as a number of countries immediately announced travel bans from that country and some of its neighbors. See full story.

Major cryptocurrencies tumble amid concern about new COVID variant

Major cryptocurrencies plunged on Friday amid a broad sell-offs of risky assets, after a new variant of COVID-19 was detected in South Africa. See full story.

‘Why did you guys sell everything?’ Inside the life-and-death struggle to fund Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine.

Moderna CEO Stéphane Bancel is the biotech industry’s smoothest fundraiser. But he had to walk a fine line to raise the money for the game-changing vaccine. See full story.

I’m a proud, unvaccinated Trump supporter. Two of my siblings have not spoken to me in a decade. Should I cut them out of my $7 million estate?

'I think it is pathetic to isolate a family member for those reasons, but that is a choice they have made.' See full story.


The Federal Trade Commission released a report on the myriad of online scams and how thieves get their virtual hooks into would-be victims. See full story.

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