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...
Dr. Fauci warned that Christmas could create another COVID-19 surge. Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases for the past three decades, told CBS News during the Milken Institute Future of Health Summit. As...
MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE One suggestion: A place like Key West before it became overrun with tourists. See full story.20 electric vehicle stocks besides Tesla and Nio that analysts expect to rise the most over the next year Analysts favor...
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A group of academics and health experts are launching a dynamic COVID-19 tracking system that will help counties, states and metropolitan areas predict where the virus is headed, when it will arrive and whether spread is accelerating. “Now...
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...
A trio of promising coronavirus vaccine candidates has raised hopes that America appears poised to finally turn the corner in the pandemic. But the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention cautions that there’s still a cold,...
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 Their governance structures are outdated...
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...