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Santa may have come early, but there’s still room for the stock market to rally this year, economist says

Ed Yardeni of Yardeni Research has a message for investors perhaps feeling a bit queasy about recent record highs for the stock market... and it's ...

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European stocks slip and pound slides after negative comments on Brexit trade talks

European stocks slipped on Monday, after weekend talks did not lead to a trade deal between the U.K. and the European Union.

Cisco strikes £543 million deal for IMImobile

Cisco Systems undefined said it's buying IMImobile undefined for £543 million ($720 million), or 595 pence in cash per share, a 48% premium to Frid...

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Biden picks Calif. AG Becerra to lead HHS, pandemic response

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In Salt Lake, Covid Crisis Mirrors Mixed U.S. Response

Kodak's stock soars after WSJ report that federal regulators found no wrongdoing on government loan deal

Shares of Eastman Kodak Co. undefined soared 59% in active premarket trading Monday, after federal regulators found no wrongdoing in the process wh...

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Snowflake Stock Has More Than Tripled Since Its IPO. CEO Frank Slootman Explains What’s Next.

Snowflake trades for a remarkable 100 times the Street consensus revenue forecast for the January 2020 fiscal year of about $1.1 billion, which makes it one of the most expensive stocks on earth.

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XPeng files for the public sale of 40 mln shares

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Will November’s ‘disappointing’ jobs report bolster the case for a second round of stimulus checks?

'We still have 10 million jobs that we have to make up to recover from the COVID recession,' said Ernie Tedeschi, a former economic advisor to the Obama administration.

by Elisabeth Buchwald

Coronavirus tally: Global cases of COVID-19 top 67 million and U.S. sees record hospitalizations

The global tally for confirmed cases of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 rose above 67 million on Monday, according to data aggregated by Johns Hopkins University, while the death toll rose above 1.5 million. The U.S. ...

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When can I get a COVID-19 vaccine? Will the shots be free? Your vaccine questions, answered

Pfizer and Moderna, the two vaccine makers closest to gaining emergency-use ization, have announced encouraging early efficacy results.

by Meera Jagannathan
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This explains why COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations are surging

Substantial partisan gaps in behavior between Democrats and Republicans have widened over the past six months.

by Meera Jagannathan

Accenture downgraded to neutral from positive at Susquehanna

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Joe Biden’s pandemic plan: Restore Obamacare, mandatory masks, paid sick leave and free COVID-19 tests

The President-elect said: ‘Dealing with the coronavirus pandemic is one of the most important battles our administration will face.’

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Biden wants Americans to wear masks for 100 days — do they protect against COVID-19 or merely promote healthy behavior?

‘Modeling suggests that near universal masking could prevent 180,000 COVID-19 deaths,’ one expert told MarketWatch.

by Quentin Fottrell

President-elect Joe Biden unveils full health team with Xavier Becerra named Secretary of Health nominee

President-elect Joe Biden unveiled his full health team on Monday, bringing together a group of experts who will be tasked with addressing the coronavirus pandemic that has killed 282,324 Americans and infected 14.76 milli...

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Want your loved one in a nursing 澳门拉斯维加斯app下载home to get a COVID-19 vaccine? Ask these questions first

There are approximately 3 million people living in long-term care facilities, according to the CDC.

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What side effects, if any, can you expect from a COVID-19 vaccine shot?

Doctors have advised the CDC to be transparent and forthcoming about any side effects.

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Once the vaccines roll out, Biden’s next task will be to get millions of people back to work

Joe Biden ran on a platform to address climate change, remedy inequality, resurrect the economy, and implement a more focused COVID-19 strategy but he faces some tough challenges delivering.

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I’m 12 and in 7th grade. My parents are divorced and I earn $10 a month from my podcast. Should I invest in stocks?

‘We are using MarketWatch to learn how to trade stocks and stuff at school, but we start off with $500,000, and I would be starting off with maybe $10 or $20 dollars in my account.’

by Quentin Fottrell

Biden confirms Becerra to be HHS nominee

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Allegheny Technologies stock price target raised to $25 from $15 at KeyBanc Capital

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Packaging Corp. of America upgraded to sector weight from underweight at KeyBanc Capital

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International Game Technology selling Italian gaming business to Apollo

International Game Technology said it's selling Lottomatica Videolot Rete and Lottomatica Scommesse, its Italian B2C gaming machine, sports betting, and digital gaming businesses, to Apollo Global Management for €950 mill...

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We want to use our inheritance to buy our dream 澳门拉斯维加斯app下载home on Lake Huron — but it costs nearly $800,000. Is it overpriced?

‘The house checks all of the boxes — the only thing I am hesitant about is the price.’

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Nokia says it's project leader on European 6G initiative

Telecom equipment maker Nokia on Monday said it is the project leader for the European Commission 6G research project. What's called Hexa-X is the first official research initiative that include creating unique 6G use cas...

by Steve Goldstein

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The Trouble With Riding the Coattails of Billionaires

Patrick Drahi’s opportunistic offer to take Altice Europe private highlights the governance risk when investors play second fiddle to a controlling shareholder.

by Stephen Wilmot
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WSJ CEO Council 2020: Key Things to Watch

The Wall Street Journal’s CEO Council annual meeting kicks off Monday evening and continues through Tuesday, featuring interviews with Elon Musk, Jake Sullivan, Cedric Richmond, Mark Milley, Deborah Birx, Anthony Fauci, Ca...

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Foreign Investors Can Learn to Love Japan Again

Japan’s stocks have been outperforming, and the combination of many cheap cyclical stocks and strong balance sheets offers reason to believe they will continue to.

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Trump-Era Tax Rule Benefiting Some Multinationals May Get Revised

A regulation that cut the tax bills of companies such as Philip Morris and Sealed Air could be poised for reversal in 2021 as the Biden administration tries to deliver on its campaign promise to raise taxes on corporations.

by Richard Rubin
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Whistleblowers Worry SEC’s Interpretation of ‘Independent Analysis’ Could Discourage Tipsters

The SEC says a whistleblower’s tip has to offer insight “beyond what would be reasonably apparent” from publicly available information, concerning some tipsters who have received awards from their own analysis.

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Small Hedge Funds Reap Big Gains in Tough Times

Hedge funds are trailing the broader stock market. But as volatility hurts many investing strategies, a few of the smallest funds are putting up some of the biggest returns.

by Julie Steinberg
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Cocoa Farmers, Buyers Tussle Over Prices

A recent climb in the price of cocoa is fueling tensions between West African growers and candy makers.

by Kirk Maltais
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U.S. Stock Futures Slide as Covid-19 Cases Rise

New restrictions to slow the spread of the coronavirus went into effect in California in a fresh sign of dimming near-term economic prospects.

by Caitlin Ostroff
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Armenia-Azerbaijan War: What is Happening in Nagorno-Karabakh?

Armenia and Azerbaijan have reached an agreement brokered by Russia to end their war for control of Nagorno-Karabakh, a disputed territory that has consumed the two former Soviet republics for almost three decades

by Ann M. Simmons
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China’s Record Exports Are the Flipside of the Pandemic in the U.S.

Few would have pegged surging Chinese exports to the U.S. as a likely outcome for 2020 a year ago. But that looks likely to persist a while yet.

by Nathaniel Taplin
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‘Crude Oil Treasure’ Debacle Leads to Fine for Chinese Bank

Bank of China has been fined nearly $8 million over an investment product that generated big losses for individual investors when U.S. oil prices briefly went negative.

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Shares of Chinese Companies on U.S. Blacklist Fall as Index Eviction Looms

Shares of some companies the U.S. government says supports China’s military fell Monday, after index compiler FTSE Russell said it would drop the stocks from major indexes.

by Frances Yoon
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China Exports Generate Record Trade Surplus

China’s trade surplus widened to a record in November, as global demand for the country’s goods grew even more robust, with exports up 21% from a year earlier.

by Erin Mendell

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Georgia Sen. Loeffler, Challenger Warnock Spar in Debate With Senate Control at Stake

Republican Kelly Loeffler dodged questions about whether she believes the Nov. 3 election was rigged, in a Sunday debate with Rev. Raphael Warnock ahead of a January runoff for one of two pivotal Senate seats.

by Lindsay Wise
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Chick-fil-A Sues Poultry Suppliers, Alleging Price-Fixing

The restaurant chain claims collusion led to inflated prices for billions of dollars worth of its chicken purchases.

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The Death of Zappos’s Tony Hsieh: A Spiral of Alcohol, Drugs and Extreme Behavior

The inspirational executive seemed to lose his way after moving to a mansion in Utah and giving up his corporate role, including a starvation diet and fascination with fire.

by Kirsten Grind
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Rudy Giuliani Tests Positive for Covid-19, Admitted to Hospital

President Trump’s personal attorney has been leading an effort to overturn last month’s election results.

by Rebecca Ballhaus
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Exxon Under Pressure From New Activist Fund

Engine No. 1, a newcomer activist investor with a sustainability bent, wants the beleaguered energy giant to focus more on investments in clean energy while cutting costs elsewhere to preserve its dividend.

by Cara Lombardo