Why August in a pandemic is a time for vigilance for stock market investors
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August has tended to be more prone to unexpected turbulence than its traditional reputation as a period in which traders and investors laze about before autumn begins. See full story (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/why-august-in-a-pandemic-for-stock-market-investors-is-a-time-for-vigilance-11596288235).
Here are five value-stock picks that set up your portfolio for a pandemic recovery
Bill McMahon, the chief investment officer for active strategies at Charles Schwab, warns investors about Tesla and other 'momentum plays.' See full story (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/here-are-five-value-stock-picks-that-set-up-your-portfolio-for-a-pandemic-recovery-2020-07-29).
The $600 unemployment benefit is officially going to expire, but one state is considering reinstating it
Democratic and Republican lawmakers have clashed over extending the extra $600 unemployment benefit Americans have been receiving, causing it to expire entirely. See full story (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/the-600-unemployment-benefit-is-officially-going-to-expire-but-one-state-is-considering-reinstating-it-11596221650).
Apple is splitting its stock after a massive quarter -- 3 things retail investors should know before they take a bite
A stock split is a financial 'non-event,' but it can still play on investors' emotions, experts say. See full story (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/apple-is-splitting-its-stock-after-a-massive-quarter-3-things-retail-investors-should-know-before-they-take-a-bite-2020-07-31).
Here's the stock sector you want to be in if the Democrats sweep the November elections
Regulation won't end up being as bad as feared now. See full story (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/heres-the-stock-sector-you-want-to-be-in-if-the-democrats-sweep-the-november-elections-2020-07-27).
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