Apple posts best September sales in history despite late iPhone debut, but stock dips
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Even without any new iPhones to provide a boost, Apple Inc. was able to sport record September-quarter revenue. See full story (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/apple-posts-best-september-revenue-yet-but-stock-dips-in-late-trading-11604004000).
Amazon has already had its most profitable year ever, and the holidays are still on the way
Amazon.com Inc. reported record quarterly sales Thursday and has already reached a record profit total in 2020 amid ramped up pandemic spending, and it still has another three months to go that include Prime Day as well as the traditional winter holidays. See full story (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/amazon-has-already-had-its-most-profitable-year-ever-and-the-holidays-are-still-on-the-way-11604002512).
Feels like a 'classic October crash' is on the way, market strategist warns
Bill Blain, strategist at London-based Shard Capital, shared his ominous take on the stock market ahead of what he exaggeratedly described as "the most critical election in global history" and as investors grapple with spiking coronavirus numbers. See full story (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/feels-like-a-classic-october-crash-is-on-the-way-strategist-warns-11603993164).
Biden, Trump hold Florida rallies hours apart, as Democrat retakes lead in crucial state's polls
The presidential campaign focused on Florida on Thursday, as both President Donald Trump and challenger Joe Biden made in-person plays for the critical battleground state's voters with just five days remaining until the election. See full story (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/biden-trump-hold-florida-rallies-hours-apart-as-democrat-retakes-lead-in-crucial-states-polls-2020-10-29).
Thomas Jefferson has a clear message for the Supreme Court about the Constitution and 'originalism'
As a founding father, Jefferson had a lot to say --- and some of it is inscribed on the walls of the Jefferson Memorial. See full story (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/thomas-jefferson-has-a-clear-message-for-the-supreme-court-about-the-constitution-and-originalism-11603988774).
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Meanwhile, some highly-educated nannies are finding work for families dealing with remote schooling. See full story (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/it-really-wears-me-down-domestic-workers-are-still-struggling-even-as-other-sectors-of-the-economy-start-bouncing-back-2020-10-28).
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