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The Margin: Jim Gaffigan says his anti-Trump rant was ‘liberating’ — but it made him a target

The Margin: Jim Gaffigan says his anti-Trump rant was ‘liberating’ — but it made him a target

Jim Gaffigan’s viral Twitter thread about President Trump last week was an eye-opener for him, too. The family-friendly comedian, generally perceived as apolitical, shocked many fans when he went on… Read more »

The Margin: Trump appears to call for harassment of Steve Jobs’s widow in wake of contentious Atlantic article

The Margin: Trump appears to call for harassment of Steve Jobs’s widow in wake of contentious Atlantic article

Social-media reaction came swiftly as President Donald Trump called out Apple co-founder Steve Jobs’s widow, Laurene Powell Jobs, as a financial backer of the Atlantic magazine, appearing AAPL, +0.06% to… Read more »

NewsWatch: Here’s why the Dow plunged last week and what’s ahead for the stock market

NewsWatch: Here’s why the Dow plunged last week and what’s ahead for the stock market

MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE A bout of volatility returned to financial markets with a vengeance last week, disrupting a nearly uninterrupted climb to records for U.S. stock indexes and raising questions… Read more »

Fleeing the city for the suburbs? Consider these 5 ways the move could affect your finances

Fleeing the city for the suburbs? Consider these 5 ways the move could affect your finances

Sick of being cramped inside a small apartment where you now not only live, but work and teach your kids, too? You’re far from alone these days. But buying a… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: Fortnite maker asks judge again to return game to Apple’s app store

The Wall Street Journal: Fortnite maker asks judge again to return game to Apple’s app store

The creator of “Fortnite” is taking another stab at getting a judge to bring the popular game back to Apple Inc.’s devices, this time disclosing that roughly a third of… Read more »

The Wall Street Journal: U.S. weighs export controls on China’s top chip maker

The Wall Street Journal: U.S. weighs export controls on China’s top chip maker

The Trump administration is weighing whether to place export restrictions on China’s most advanced manufacturer of semiconductors, a move that could cut to the heart of China’s ambitions to become… Read more »

Economic Preview: The economy still has a mountain to climb, but it’s digging itself out faster than expected

Economic Preview: The economy still has a mountain to climb, but it’s digging itself out faster than expected

Is the economy half-full or half-empty? That’s the burning question after a surprisingly upbeat U.S. jobs report for August. The expiration of federal aid for the unemployed at the end… Read more »

Outside the Box: Indiana’s alternative to vote by mail: 28 days of early in-person voting

Outside the Box: Indiana’s alternative to vote by mail: 28 days of early in-person voting

In Indiana, we keep it simple. Our state makes it easy to vote and hard to cheat. This year, we’ve been hearing a lot about vote-by-mail states. I want to… Read more »

Mutual Funds Weekly: These money and investing tips can keep your portfolio strong through any market weakness

Mutual Funds Weekly: These money and investing tips can keep your portfolio strong through any market weakness

Don’t miss these top money and investing features: These money and investing stories, popular with MarketWatch readers over the past week, offer advice and insights about managing your money as… Read more »

Mortgage rates remain below 3% — but rising home prices are threatening to push buyers out of the market

Mortgage rates remain below 3% — but rising home prices are threatening to push buyers out of the market

Mortgage rates are still hovering around record lows, but that isn’t making buying a home cheaper for many people any longer. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 2.93% for the week… Read more »

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