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With half of its business at retailers like Walmart and Amazon, Wrangler parent Kontoor Brands is ‘winning with the winners’

With half of its business at retailers like Walmart and Amazon, Wrangler parent Kontoor Brands is ‘winning with the winners’

Anyone in the market for a pair of Lee or Wrangler jeans during the coronavirus pandemic could buy them in a store, something that can’t be said for a lot… Read more »

The Tell: Stock-market expert sees a ‘monstrous’ rally taking hold next week, if one recent trend holds

The Tell: Stock-market expert sees a ‘monstrous’ rally taking hold next week, if one recent trend holds

The best start to an August for the U.S. stock market in years might get even better, as soon as next week, if the forecast from Thomas Lee, founder of… Read more »

4 million older workers will be pushed out of the workforce by October

4 million older workers will be pushed out of the workforce by October

Older workers are disproportionately impacted with job losses during the current pandemic, especially because not all will be able to return to the workforce. 80% of older Americans can’t afford… Read more »

Bond Report: Treasury yields rise as investors start bracing for next week supply bulge

Bond Report: Treasury yields rise as investors start bracing for next week supply bulge

U.S. Treasury yields rose Friday as investors geared up for next week’s bond auctions after the monthly employment report showed the recovery in the U.S. labor market was continuing but… Read more »

The Margin: 55% of coronavirus patients still have neurological problems three months later: study

The Margin: 55% of coronavirus patients still have neurological problems three months later: study

While lung scarring, heart and kidney damage may result from COVID-19, doctors and researchers are starting to clock the potential long-term impact of the virus on the brain also. And… Read more »

Market Snapshot: Stocks trade lower, Nasdaq down 160 points in afternoon trade as Wall Street worries about gridlock in DC on fiscal stimulus

Market Snapshot: Stocks trade lower, Nasdaq down 160 points in afternoon trade as Wall Street worries about gridlock in DC on fiscal stimulus

U.S. stock indexes are trading lower Friday, as Wall Street watches Congress get down to the wire on finalizing the next coronavirus aid package before the summer recess, worrying that… Read more »

In One Chart: Here’s how many lives could be saved if every American wore a mask to help prevent COVID-19 spread

In One Chart: Here’s how many lives could be saved if every American wore a mask to help prevent COVID-19 spread

Feeling lax about masks? Think again. America’s COVID-19 death toll in the U.S. could reach nearly 300,000 by Dec. 1, but consistent mask-wearing beginning today could save approximately 70,000 lives,… Read more »

Futures Movers: Oil lower as U.S.-China tensions mount, dollar rises

Futures Movers: Oil lower as U.S.-China tensions mount, dollar rises

Oil futures lost ground Friday, but remained on track for weekly gains, with pressure tied to rising tensions between the U.S. and China after President Donald Trump imposed a sweeping… Read more »

The Tell: Dollar is most ‘oversold’ in 40 years and that could hold back the global stock market rally, warns Morgan Stanley

The Tell: Dollar is most ‘oversold’ in 40 years and that could hold back the global stock market rally, warns Morgan Stanley

The overwhelming bearishness surrounding the dollar is unnerving Morgan Stanley strategists, who argue that the extreme positioning could see the greenback’s selloff slow down. That could present a tougher backdrop… Read more »

The Moneyist: My fiancée’s divorce decree says she’s not liable for her former husband’s $100K tax bill. That should protect her, right?

The Moneyist: My fiancée’s divorce decree says she’s not liable for her former husband’s $100K tax bill. That should protect her, right?

I went through a divorce about five years ago and my youngest child will graduate college this spring. I have just gotten my finances stable again and I am back… Read more »

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