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9:37 a.m. Dec. 6, 2021 - By Thornton McEnery
Regulators have some tough questions for Trump-linked Digital World Acquisition Corp.After raising $1 billion in fresh funding, Digital World Acquisition Corp. disclosed Monday that regulators are actively curious about its deal with Trump Media & Technology Group.
5:27 a.m. Dec. 6, 2021 - By V.L. Hendrickson
Here’s What Could Change Your U.S. Property Tax Bill in 2022, and BeyondSoaring residential values, changes to the highly divisive SALT deductions and more could be in store for homeowners
1:40 p.m. Dec. 5, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Bob Dole, longtime senator and former presidential candidate, dies at 98Bob Dole, who overcame disabling war wounds to become a sharp-tongued U.S. Senate leader from Kansas, a Republican presidential candidate and then a symbol and celebrant of his dwindling generation of World War II veterans, has died. He was 98.
2:58 a.m. Dec. 3, 2021 - By Steve Goldstein
What's to blame for lackluster IPOs? Not private equity, one analysis saysIt hasn't a great year for initial public offerings in London. Who, or what, is to blame?
7:04 a.m. Dec. 2, 2021 - By Ron Wayne
Why you should write your own obituary -- and how to do itWhen you die, go out in style
7:28 a.m. Dec. 1, 2021 - By Nicole Lyn Pesce
A Hertz customer's 'very bad' car rental experience goes viral: 'It was extortion'A law professor posts a five-page complaint against Hertz on Twitter, claiming the company broke its contract and was 'extorting' her. She got a full refund.
4:02 a.m. Dec. 1, 2021 - Barrons.com
Direct Listings Jump. Why This Path to Going Public Is Getting Noticed. Direct listings number seven so far this year, but that's still more than the total for 2018, 2019, and 2020 combined. Experts talk about the benefits to retail investors.
5:59 a.m. Nov. 30, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
LSU hires head coach Brian Kelly away from storied football school Notre DameLSU is hiring Brian Kelly away from Notre Dame, a stunning move by one of the most accomplished coaches in college football jumping from the sport's most storied program to a Southeastern Conference powerhouse.
5:40 a.m. Nov. 27, 2021 - By Silvia Ascarelli
We want to retire in an East Coast community that 'leans toward multicultural, progressive and educated' and has lots of golf -- where should we go?Also on the list: mild, four-season weather; near some water, not necessarily the ocean; good for the adult children and their families.
9:37 a.m. Nov. 24, 2021 - By Ciara Linnane
U.S. has already seen more COVID deaths in 2021 than 2020 before vaccines were available, as experts again warn pandemic is not overThe U.S. has already suffered more deaths from the coronavirus-borne illness COVID-19 in 2021 than in 2020, even though vaccines that prevent serious illness and death have been available since April, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
2:05 p.m. Nov. 23, 2021 - By Alessandra Malito
Saving for college: the pros and cons of 529 savings plans, prepaid plans and how to decideA 529 plan is one smart way to save, invest and pay for college expenses in a tax-advantageous way.
11:48 a.m. Nov. 21, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Republican lawmakers embrace natural immunity as substitute for COVID vaccines Republicans fighting President Joe Biden's coronavirus vaccine mandates are wielding a new weapon against the White House rules: natural immunity.
6:50 a.m. Nov. 19, 2021 - Barrons.com
Douglas Boneparth: Secrets of a Twitter Titan The New York-based advisor explains how edgy humor helped him gain 150,000 Twitter followers.
3:22 a.m. Nov. 17, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Coming off climate talks, US to hold huge sale of crude reserves in GulfThe U.S. Interior Department on Wednesday will auction vast oil and gas reserves in the Gulf of Mexico estimated to hold up to 1.1 billion barrels of crude, the first such sale under President Joe Biden and a harbinger of the challenges he faces to reach climate goals that depend on deep cuts in fossil fuel emissions.
5:19 a.m. Nov. 12, 2021 - Barrons.com
GE and the Death of the Conglomerate, Alibaba and Stock Buybacks: Barron’s Daily AstraZeneca says Covid-19 vaccine now profitable, schools relax mask requirements, Alibaba looks to make its Singles Day a global thing, and other news to start your day.
10:58 p.m. Nov. 8, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
‘Everything has gone haywire.’ Is Washington state's long-term care fund a viable model for the nation?Washington state is about to launch a program that some say could be a nationwide model for providing a form of long-term coverage. But it's running into trouble.
2:33 a.m. Nov. 8, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Hard Rock considers a NYC casino 8 miles away from its planned northern NJ casinoHard Rock wants to build a casino in or near New York City, even as it moves forward with a plan to build another one in northern New Jersey, about 8 miles away.
11:04 p.m. Nov. 7, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
6 gift ideas not affected by the supply chainThere are still a handful of categories that are easy to buy, which means you can still shop, wrap and give presents without worrying about the supply chain.
1:02 p.m. Nov. 5, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
More than two dozen Republican-led states say Biden workplace vaccine rule violates state rights"The administration clearly has the authority to protect workers, and actions announced by the president are designed to save lives and stop spread of COVID," Karine Jean-Pierre, a spokeswoman for the White House, said during a briefing Thursday.
11:01 a.m. Oct. 31, 2021 - By Charles Passy
Why Costco and Walmart are selling more full-size candy bars this HalloweenConsumers are expected to spend $10.14 billion on Halloween items this year --- and many appear to be thinking bigger is better when it comes to candy for trick-or-treaters.
1:16 a.m. Oct. 29, 2021 - By Ciara Linnane
Coronavirus tally: Global cases of COVID-19 top 245.6 million and Florida sues Biden over vaccine mandate for federal contractorsThe global tally for the coronavirus-borne illness climbed above 245.6 million on Friday, while the death toll edged above 4.98 million, according to . The U.S. continues to lead the world with a total of 45.8 million cases and 743,362 deaths. The U.S. is averaging about 1,400 deaths a day, although cases and hospitalizations are declining. The state of Florida on Thursday sued President Joe Biden's administration over its coronavirus vaccine mandate for federal contractors, opening yet another battleground between Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis and the White House, The lawsuit, announced by DeSantis at a news conference, alleges the president doesn't have the authority to issue the rule and that it violates procurement law. India is second by cases after the U.S. at 34.2 million and has suffered 457,191 deaths. Brazil has second highest death toll at 607,068 and 21.8 million cases. In Europe, Russia has the most fatalities at 231,931 deaths, followed by the U.K. at 140,628.
6:50 p.m. Oct. 26, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Trump could get millions of 'bonus' shares in new social media companyDonald Trump's social media company will get tens of millions in special bonus shares in a new publicly traded entity if it performs well, handing the former president possibly billions of dollars in paper wealth based on current stock prices, according to a filing with security regulators Tuesday.
2:44 p.m. Oct. 25, 2021 - By Silvia Ascarelli
We want to live in a medium-sized city close to the beach but without much traffic. Where should we retire?This reader's first thoughts are the Tampa area or southern Virginia. Is there an alternative?
6:35 a.m. Oct. 23, 2021 - By Jeffry Bartash
No one is forecasting a U.S. recession — or was, until nowIs the U.S. headed for another recession or already in one?
3:44 a.m. Oct. 23, 2021 - By Jillian Berman
Companies have a new weapon in the hunt for talent: free college degrees. Why it's important to read the fine printThe benefit, which has been gaining traction over the past few years, saw a recent boost as companies vie for workers.
5:05 a.m. Oct. 20, 2021 - By Ron Wayne
Why is signing up for Medicare so complicated and potentially expensive?Healthcare for seniors -- or anyone -- shouldn't be so hard to understand
9:06 a.m. Oct. 16, 2021 - Barrons.com
How Volunteering in Retirement Can Help Your Community—and Your Own Health “Older adults who volunteer find themselves doing more walking, lifting, bending, and stretching. This degree of physical activity is essential for the prevention of disability and physical loss,” says one geriatrician.
3:22 a.m. Oct. 16, 2021 - By Quentin Fottrell
My daughter, 55, reprimanded me for not giving her a $25 gift certificate and said, 'You have more money than you know what to do with'The Moneyist: 'You're her mother, not a piggy bank to be shook and chastised if she doesn't hear it rattle'
8:43 a.m. Oct. 12, 2021 - By Andrew Keshner
Biden wants IRS to monitor people's bank accounts more closely --- will it catch tax cheats, or invade privacy?A Biden administration proposal calls for banks to report aggregated 'inflows' and 'outflows' above $600
4:14 a.m. Oct. 12, 2021 - By Andrew Keshner
'He was the rock from which we all started': How Nobel Prize winner David Card influenced thinking on immigration and jobsDavid Card, a Berkeley economist, was one of three recipients of the Nobel prize for economic sciences.
2:31 p.m. Oct. 11, 2021 - By Andrew Keshner
How South Dakota became a haven for both billionaires and full-time RV-ersSouth Dakota looms large in the 'Pandora Papers' investigation into how wealthy people hide their money, thanks to favorable trust and tax laws.
6:02 a.m. Oct. 7, 2021 - MarketWatch.com
Researchers fear a rise in single adults facing economic challengesJessica Kaschube has relied on the economic advantages of being married to pursue her career.
5:33 a.m. Oct. 7, 2021 - Barrons.com
Biden Administration Wants IRS to Monitor People’s Bank Accounts More Closely A Biden administration proposal calls for Internal Revenue Service monitoring of people's accounts to kick in at the $600 mark.
9:19 a.m. Oct. 5, 2021 - By Jacob Passy
In its 50-year history, Walt Disney World has evolved from a $3.50-a-ticket amusement park to a 'luxury-priced destination'As Walt Disney World celebrates its 50th anniversary, is a vacation there still affordable for middle-class households?
7:00 a.m. Oct. 5, 2021 - By Quentin Fottrell
How much should you tip the delivery person during COVID-19? This woman was dragged on Reddit for tipping 10%"The delivery guy proceeds to fight me over it, saying, 'No one tips me like that. No one.'"
7:33 a.m. Oct. 4, 2021 - By Emily Bary
How the quirky ways you type, swipe and behave can protect you onlineRetailers, and the cybersecurity companies that help them, are increasingly turning to invisible indicators known as behavioral biometrics to fight e-commerce fraud.
12:26 p.m. Oct. 3, 2021 - By Andrew Keshner
In 50 years, Walt Disney World went from $3.50 a ticket to a 'luxury-priced destination' and all the companies that are making or planning electric vehiclesHappy Friday, MarketWatchers. Don't miss these top stories.
1:58 p.m. Oct. 2, 2021 - By Rachel Koning Beals
So long, splendid ivory-billed woodpecker: 23 species from 19 states lost to extinctionThe U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed Wednesday to remove 23 animals and a plant from the endangered species list, reluctantly declaring them all likely extinct due to climate change, exotic pet markets and competition from invasive rivals.
9:57 a.m. Oct. 2, 2021 - By Ciara Linnane
'This is a profound game changer': Merck's antiviral pill cuts risk of COVID-19 hospitalization and death in half, data showFormer FDA head says Merck's oral pill could become a powerful tool in combating COVID in high-risk patients who are already symptomatic.
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