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Biden calls for $2 trillion in clean-energy spending and zero power-plant emissions by 2035

Joe Biden on Tuesday proposed a plan to eliminate carbon pollution from power plants by 2035, while calling for spending $2 trillion over four years on clean energy projects.

Don’t count Trump out yet — here’s how he can still win in November

Donald Trump is far behind, but he could still win. Here’s how.

by Paul Brandus
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Biden says ‘very top’ of government should call for mask wearing, in jab at Trump

Joe Biden took a jab at President Donald Trump on Tuesday by saying that the “very top” of the government should send a message about wearing masks to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

by Robert Schroeder
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Republican convention host city Jacksonville, Fla., to require mask wearing

Jacksonville, Fla., is requiring face masks to be worn beginning Monday afternoon, the city hosting this year’s Republican National Convention announced.

by Robert Schroeder
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Will AOC win? Will House foreign-affairs boss Engel be toppled? Here’s a guide to Tuesday’s primaries

Voters are casting their ballots in primaries Tuesday that will be a test of Democratic progressives’ strength, in the latest contests to be held amid expanded mail-in voting thanks to the coronavirus pandemic.

by Robert Schroeder
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Democrats’ chances of Senate takeover rise, and that could affect health care, energy and financial services, analysts say

As presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s polling lead over President Donald Trump grows, analysts say Democrats’ chances of taking control of the Senate are rising as well.

by Victor Reklaitis

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White House virus task force member says ‘none of us lie’

A top member of the White House coronavirus task force said Tuesday that “none of us lie” to the public, an accusation President Donald Trump had retweeted, and that while kids need to be back in school as Trump insists, “...

by Associated Press

Congress won't pass a new stimulus package, and that will crush the S&P 500

Investors are too optimistic about more fiscal help given the rancorous political climate ahead of the November elections.

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Trump shares Chuck Woolery tweet that says ‘everyone is lying’ about the coronavirus

Woolery, who hosted ‘Love Connection’ and ‘Wheel of Fortune,’ speculated COVID-19 coverage is meant to influence the election

by Nicole Lyn Pesce
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This spot-on predictor of who will win the 2020 presidential election is not the stock market or even opinion polls

Online betting markets are better at forecasting the U.S. presidential election outcome.

by Mark Hulbert
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Top economists say next coronavirus relief bill should be $1.5 trillion at minimum and hopefully larger

Two prominent economists pressed Congress Thursday to consider a coronavirus relief measure that is significantly larger than $1.5 trillion minimum.

by Greg Robb
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Republicans seek to equate protesters with rioters and violent criminals — and link them all to Democrats

‘It’s not even subtle,’ says Democratic consultant. ‘We’re well beyond dog whistle.’

by Associated Press
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Fox host Tucker Carlson calls Sen. Tammy Duckworth ‘deeply silly and unimpressive’; her response: ‘These titanium legs don’t buckle’

Sen. Tammy Duckworth, Democrat from Illinois, fired back at Tucker Carlson, who became a trending topic after his show Monday.

by Shawn Langlois
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Forget earnings season. What’s the rest of 2020 going to look like?

There will be very little useful guidance from U.S. corporations in the earnings reporting season starting mid-July on what the rest of 2020 will look like for the stock market and analysts are very divided on the outlook

by Andrea Riquier
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Amazon Should Be the World’s Most Valuable Stock

Supreme Court rules against Trump on tax records, the White House wants another relief bill by the end of July, daily new coronavirus cases top 211,000 world-wide, and other news to start your day.

Biden Unveils $700 Billion "Build Back Better" Plan. What to Know.

President Donald Trump has pledged to make America great again. Former Vice President Joe Biden wants people to "buy American" again.

by Barron's
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WHO Updates Coronavirus Guidance to Limit Airborne Spread

Here’s what you need to know about the impact of Covid-19 to navigate the markets today.

by Barron's
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Here’s what’s next in the battle over Trump’s tax returns after the Supreme Court’s decisions

Now that the Supreme Court has ruled that New York prosecutors may see President Donald Trump’s financial and tax records, will they soon be released to the public as well? It’s unlikely.

by Robert Schroeder

Quicken Loans, Rocket Mortgage Parent Files for IPO

The company intends to list its Class A shares on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol RKT.

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Here Are a Few Sectors and Three Dozen Stocks That Strategists Think Will Climb on a Blue Wave

Strategists in recent days have been gaming out market implications of a Democratic sweep in November’s elections, with sectors that stand to benefit including infrastructure and green technology.

by Barron's
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Trump claims only he can keep your portfolio afloat, but JPMorgan says a Biden win could be positive for these stocks

JPMorgan strategists say that a Biden win in November would be “neutral to slight positive” for equities.

by Callum Keown
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Some Republican allies fear Trump’s fierce opposition to mail-in voting will come back to haunt him

President Donald Trump’s campaign and allies have blocked efforts to expand mail-in voting, forcing an awkward confrontation with top GOP election officials who are promoting the opposite in their states.

by Associated Press
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5 critical mistakes that created the biggest public-health crisis in a generation

100 days of the COVID-19 pandemic: Don’t wear a mask! Everyone should wear masks!

by Quentin Fottrell
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The Unemployment Rate for June Is Grossly Understated

An 11% jobless rate doesn’t square with the number of people filing for unemployment insurance. Plus, market commentary on the muni market outlook, auto stocks, fiscal stimulus, and consequences of a Blue election wave.

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U.S. regains 4.8 million jobs in June and unemployment falls to 11.1%, but rehiring poised to slow

The U.S. added 4.8 million jobs in June and the unemployment rate fell for the second straight month to 11.1%, but the economy’s recuperation from the coronavirus might already be suffering a setback from a renewed surge i...

by Jeffry Bartash
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2020 Election: The Market Is Preparing for a Donald Trump Loss. Here’s How We Know.

Gun sales are rising and so are gun stocks.

by Barron's