Technically speaking, the major U.S. benchmarks continue to trend higher amid firmly-bullish late-year price action. Against this backdrop, the Nasdaq Composite has extended a break to record territory — placing distance atop the 12,000 mark — while the S&P 500 is starting...
Q: I have given shares of securities to my church in past years to fulfill my pledge and gift away the capital gains. As soon as I turn 72 and the RMD kicks in, I can do donations from...
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 Their governance structures are outdated...
(Updates story with year-end closing prices and consensus price targets.) The COVID-19 economy has been brutal for millions of people who have been directly affected, through illness and loss of family members and friends, but also though lost jobs,...
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It’s not just Tesla CEO TSLA, +2.86% Elon Musk — the crypto correction is causing unease among college...
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...
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...
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?...
MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE U.S. stocks finished mostly higher Thursday, but pulled back from record intraday highs on a report of distribution issues with Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine. See full story.Give Americans a stimulus check by Christmas or small businesses...