Dow pulls back from record, S&P 500 finishes lower on doubt about vaccine distribution
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U.S. stocks finished mostly higher Thursday, but pulled back from record intraday highs on a report of distribution issues with Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine. See full story (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/stock-futures-struggle-for-direction-as-investors-focus-on-stimulus-prospects-vaccine-progress-11606998685).
Give Americans a stimulus check by Christmas or small businesses will have an unhappy new year
Financial support during the pandemic is good policy and good politics. See full story (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/give-americans-a-stimulus-check-by-christmas-or-small-businesses-will-have-an-unhappy-new-year-2020-12-02).
Tesla stock notches record close after Goldman Sachs upgrade
Tesla Inc. stock settled at a record Thursday, boosted by an about-face from analysts at Goldman Sachs. See full story (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/tesla-stock-heads-for-record-close-after-goldman-sachs-upgrade-11607014623).
I moved out of California in retirement -- but it wasn't because of taxes
You'd be surprised at how well California stacks up against other western states for retirees. See full story (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/i-moved-out-of-california-in-retirement-but-it-wasnt-because-of-taxes-11606938581).
U.S. jobs report in November could show economy at a crossroads
Did a record coronavirus outbreak trigger the first drop in U.S. employment in November since the onset of the pandemic last spring? Some economists think so. Here's why. See full story (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/u-s-jobs-report-in-november-could-show-economy-at-a-crossroads-11607022556).
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A safe, effective COVID-19 vaccine has not yet been approved, though Pfizer and Moderna have announced promising early efficacy results. See full story (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/can-your-employer-require-you-to-take-a-covid-19-vaccine-11601962262).
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