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BookWatch: What investors should do if they think the stock market is in a bubble, according to the folks who wrote the book on bubbles

BookWatch: What investors should do if they think the stock market is in a bubble, according to the folks who wrote the book on bubbles

The coronavirus shutdown has resulted in a resurgence of day trading, particularly on zero-commission apps. But could the entry of large numbers of speculative day traders create a bubble in… Read more »

The college-admissions process is just around the corner — here’s how to navigate it amid the coronavirus

The college-admissions process is just around the corner — here’s how to navigate it amid the coronavirus

Parents nationwide are suffering high anxiety about the coming school year. COVID-19 has caused many school districts to go exclusively remote. For students, parents, educators and political leaders, this has… Read more »

Capitol Report: Next coronavirus aid package probably won’t become reality this month after better-than-expected July jobs report, analyst says

Capitol Report: Next coronavirus aid package probably won’t become reality this month after better-than-expected July jobs report, analyst says

Friday’s jobs report isn’t helping the talks on Capitol Hill over another big coronavirus relief package, according to some analysts. The report showed the U.S. economy regained 1.8 million jobs… Read more »

Economic Preview: The U.S. economy took another body blow from Covid-19 in July. But just how bad was it?

Economic Preview: The U.S. economy took another body blow from Covid-19 in July. But just how bad was it?

Whew ! Turns out the U.S. economy didn’t get hurt as badly in July from a resurgence in coronavirus cases as Wall Street feared. But make no mistake: The U.S…. Read more »

Why are some people with coronavirus asymptomatic — and why are they so contagious?

Why are some people with coronavirus asymptomatic — and why are they so contagious?

Just how contagious is someone who has contracted COVID-19 — yet displays no symptoms — and what makes them asymptomatic while other people suffer so terribly with the disease? This… Read more »

In One Chart: Feeling lax about wearing a face mask? These 3 charts may change that

In One Chart: Feeling lax about wearing a face mask? These 3 charts may change that

As people get used to living with coronavirus, social distancing and mask protocols are also easing. America’s COVID-19 death toll in the U.S. could reach nearly 300,000 by Dec. 1,… Read more »

The Giving Pledge turns 10: These billionaires pledged to give away half their wealth, but they soon ran into a problem

The Giving Pledge turns 10: These billionaires pledged to give away half their wealth, but they soon ran into a problem

The Giving Pledge was heralded as a worthy goal when it was announced 10 years ago this week, but those good intentions have been outmatched by a mighty foe: the… Read more »

In One Chart: Feeling lax about masks? Think again. Here’s how many lives could be saved if everyone wore a mask — starting today

In One Chart: Feeling lax about masks? Think again. Here’s how many lives could be saved if everyone wore a mask — starting today

As people get used to living with coronavirus, social distancing and mask protocols are also easing. America’s COVID-19 death toll in the U.S. could reach nearly 300,000 by Dec. 1,… Read more »

Foreign buying of American real estate plunged before the coronavirus pandemic — and experts say it’s only going to get worse

Foreign buying of American real estate plunged before the coronavirus pandemic — and experts say it’s only going to get worse

Foreign buyers are purchasing fewer and fewer American homes. And the coronavirus pandemic could cause a serious pullback in new investment in U.S. residential real estate from international buyers. During… Read more »

Therese Poletti's Tech Tales: The CEO who made one of Silicon Valley’s worst acquisitions wants a $400 million blank check

Therese Poletti's Tech Tales: The CEO who made one of Silicon Valley’s worst acquisitions wants a $400 million blank check

The blank-check bonanza has already reached mind-boggling heights, but now we seem to have jumped the shark. A preliminary prospectus was filed last week by a company called Burgundy Technology… Read more »

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