It seems Bill Gates has conflict on the brain. “Whatever the reason, most of the books on my summer reading list this year touch on what happens when people come into conflict with the world around them,” the Microsoft founder wrote in a blog post on Monday, where...
U.S. stocks rose in midday trading Friday after the May nonfarm-payrolls report showed a less-than-expected gain, leading investors to bet that the Federal Reserve will maintain its easy-money policies for longer. How is the stock market performing?...
It’s not just Tesla CEO TSLA, +2.86% Elon Musk — the crypto correction is causing unease among college...
Cathie Wood’s ARK Innovation exchange-traded fund is significantly oversold and due for a bounce, but if it doesn’t get one the popular fund risks suffering a steeper decline that could spell some trouble for the broader market, says one...
Amazon is branching out into hair styling with the launch of the online retail giant’s first-ever salon in London. The Amazon Salon, announced in a blog post on Tuesday, will be set over two floors of a 1,500 square...
Stock-market benchmarks swept to fresh highs on Monday on another round of good economic news from the services sector, adding to the array of indicators showing improving activity, including a stellar March jobs report from last Friday. Most markets...
Millions of Americans are getting their COVID-19 shots every day, but the U.S. is still going to need better treatments that can nip mild or moderate cases of COVID-19 before they become serious. There are a number of reasons that people could still get sick after they are vaccinated....
MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE Despite the recent selloff in electric-vehicle stocks like Tesla and Nio, there is still intense investor interest in the sector, with demand for electric-vehicles expected to climb dramatically over the next decades. See full story.The...
Inflation expectations are heating up, but investors might want to stop panicking if they knew how the sausage was made. Rising market-based inflation forecasts, or breakeven rates, are widely quoted as Wall Street’s go-to indicator of where consumer prices...
As Americans prepare to file their 2020 income taxes, a new Democrat-backed bill wants to block federal income taxes on the first $10,200 a person received in unemployment benefits last year. As Capital Hill negotiations swirl over President...