Here's why U.S. struggles with the coronavirus could lead to Europe's stock market taking the lead
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A growing number of prominent Wall Street institutions are making the prediction that 2020 will be the year for Europe's stock market to outshine its U.S. counterpart as the coronavirus takes diverging tracks in the two economic powerhouses. See full story (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/heres-why-us-struggles-with-the-coronavirus-could-lead-to-europes-stock-market-taking-the-lead-2020-07-02).
Ex--Obama economic adviser offers a fiscal stimulus plan that's 'incredibly high bang for the buck'
Jason Furman, a Harvard economics professor and former economic adviser to President Barack Obama, has a very simple plan to both stimulate the economy and slow the spread of coronavirus. See full story (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/ex-obama-economic-adviser-offers-this-fiscal-stimulus-plan-thats-incredibly-high-bang-for-the-buck-2020-07-02).
After Confederate statues controversy, Native American lawmakers ask, 'What about Jackson?'
Andrew Jackson, the seventh president of the United States, died in 1845. Tennessee gave a statue of him to the Capitol in 1928. But the conflict over his legacy continues today for Native Americans. See full story (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/after-confederate-statues-controversy-native-american-lawmakers-ask-what-about-jackson-2020-07-02).
An instant chat app promising criminals 'worry free secure communication' was hacked by police -- here's how 746 gangsters were arrested.
Police hacked into a WhatsApp-style chat for gangsters and spied on drug dealers, weapons traffickers, and crime lords plotting to execute rivals. See full story (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/an-instant-chat-app-promising-criminals-worry-free-secure-communication-was-hacked-by-uk-police-heres-how-746-gangsters-were-arrested-2020-07-02).
'Let the music play': Eric Clapton, Iron Maiden and Ed Sheeran and 1,500 leading musicians tell U.K. government
Ed Sheehan, Iron Maiden and Eric Clapton are among 1,500 U.K. musicians urging the government to support the live music industry. See full story (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/paul-mccartney-the-rolling-stones-ed-sheeran-and-1500-leading-uk-musicians-urge-the-government-let-the-music-play-2020-07-02).
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Also, the extra $600 a week, retirement destinations and how to invest for the long term. See full story (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/weekend-reads-how-to-be-safe-with-or-without-a-face-mask-2020-07-02).
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