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).
The stock market is cheating us all--and here's by how much
We should be getting as much as 30% more, study suggests See full story (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/the-stock-market-is-cheating-us-alland-heres-by-how-much-2020-07-31).
Top coronavirus doctor in Spain has a message for tourists: 'A couple of drinks, you take off your mask, you sing and you dance, that's a problem'
MarketWatch spoke to Dr. Vicente Soriano, expert in infectious diseases and director of the UNIR Health Sciences School & Medical Center in Madrid, to discuss the latest coronavirus developments in Spain. See full story (http://www.marketwatch.com/story/heres-whats-behind-spains-latest-covid-outbreaks-which-may-not-be-all-bad-news-says-countrys-infectious-disease-expert-2020-07-31).
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).
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