Democratic lawmakers on Sunday called for swift and serious action to be taken against President Donald Trump, ranging from censure to impeachment, after he was heard in a leaked audio tape pressuring Georgia’s Republican secretary of state to “find”...
MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE U.S. stocks closed lower Wednesday, a sharp reversal from fresh intraday records, as investors sold big-tech shares and migrated into downtrodden sectors like energy, while awaiting a COVID-19 vaccine rollout. See full story.Facebook hit with...
This unpredictable year has thrown a lot of conventional financial wisdom out the window. And among the most common principles that the pandemic has quashed: the general guideline that a person should have an emergency fund to cover three to six...
MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE The Dow pulls back from an intraday record to close lower, as investors weigh the U.S. rollout of a COVID-19 vaccine against tightening restrictions implemented in New York City and parts of Europe ahead of Christmas. ...
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Technically speaking, the major U.S. benchmarks have pulled in from recent record highs amid still largely bullish year-end price action. Against this backdrop, the S&P 500 has maintained major support (3,646) rising respectably from its second successful retest in as many...
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...
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Data from the Transportation Security Administration showed that 1.18 million travelers went through TSA checkpoints on Sunday, the most since March 16. That’s the fourth day the number of travelers topped the 1 million mark since the weekend before Thanksgiving, even as the Centers for Disease Control and...
Investors now are speculating which companies have the environment, social and governance (ESG) credentials to thrive in the incoming Biden administration. The reality is that few companies are equipped for a resurgence in environmental regulation. Their governance structures are outdated...