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NewsWatch: The stock market’s progress to a fresh record hinges on a key gauge of economic growth

Sat, 04/20/2019 - 2:00pm
Wall Street is set to get its first read of 2019 economic growth as investors adopt a rosier economic outlook, following talk of a recession only a few weeks ago.

Why you may want to think twice before buying a home in the exurbs

Sat, 04/20/2019 - 12:33pm
Roughly a decade ago, the exurbs were ground zero for the housing crisis. Today, they’re hotter than ever.

Beyoncè’s Netflix deal reportedly worth $60 million: Variety

Sat, 04/20/2019 - 12:16pm
Netflix, which just announced it added nearly 10 million subscribers in the first quarter, will pay $60 million for the three-project deal with Beyoncé, sources tell entertainment trade publication Variety.

In One Chart: A ‘tired’ stock market is a reason for caution, says chart watcher

Sat, 04/20/2019 - 10:58am
Do stock-market bulls need a timeout? One chart watcher argues that the rally that’s seen the S&P 500 roar back from the verge of a bear market to the cusp of its all-time highs has left the stock market looking tired.

Market Snapshot: The stock market’s progress to a fresh record hinges on a key gauge of economic growth

Sat, 04/20/2019 - 10:54am
Wall Street is set to get its first read of 2019 economic growth as investors adopt a rosier economic outlook, following talk of a recession only a few weeks ago.

Key Words: Mueller report is the best book on the Trump White House so far, says Washington Post review

Sat, 04/20/2019 - 10:49am
Mueller report on election interference “shifts abruptly between riveting insider tales and dense legalisms. Its protagonist doesn’t really come alive until halfway through,” writes Washington Post book critic Carlos Lozada.

Upgrade: They’re over 60, selling marijuana — and say it’s ‘pretty damn cool’

Sat, 04/20/2019 - 2:44am
The number of boomers consuming legal cannabis rose 25% in 2018

Tesla looks to make major changes to board amid SEC fight

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 4:56pm
As Tesla Inc. discusses potential ramifications for Chief Executive Elon Musk’s actions with the Securities and Exchange Commission, it surprisingly disclosed a dramatic change to its board of directors and proposed corporate governance changes in a proxy delivered late on Good Friday.

Stocks are calm and volume has dried up — is this the ‘calm before the storm’?

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 4:53pm
When volatility died down twice last year, stocks crashed, writes Simon Maierhofer.

This is how Lyft, Ben & Jerry’s and Pizza Hut are celebrating 4/20

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 2:23pm
The unofficial cannabis holiday is getting legitimized by mainstream brands.

NewsWatch: Stocks are calm and volume has dried up — is this the ‘calm before the storm’?

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 2:00pm
When volatility died down twice last year, stocks crashed, writes Simon Maierhofer.

Key Words: Trump is ‘uninformed’ but also ‘right’ on China and trade, says departing French ambassador

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 1:36pm
In exit interviews with several publications, Gerard Araud has offered a harsh assessment of President Donald Trump, but also expressed some approval.

Key Words: Warren becomes first 2020 presidential candidate to call for Trump impeachment

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 1:34pm
Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Friday called for the impeachment of President Donald Trump, becoming the first Democratic presidential candidate to do so.

Economic Report: Mortgage rates tick up, but applications still hit a 9-year high

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 11:46am
Rates for home loans were modestly higher, but consumer demand, as measured by applications for mortgages, remained robust.

Sell your home with a Realtor or an algorithm? Maybe both.

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 10:55am
The embrace of a technology-driven approach to buying and selling by the brokerage most keenly associated with real estate agents points more to the increasingly blurred lines between the two approaches than to an affirmation of one over the other.

NerdWallet: Lessons to learn from the days before student loans

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 2:03am
Here’s what paying for college looked like before student loans existed, and what today’s students can learn.

Next Avenue: The science behind why women survive longer than men

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 2:01am
What does biology tell us about gender and longevity?

Asia Markets: Asian markets gain in muted holiday trading

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 8:12pm
Asian stock indexes rose moderately in quiet holiday trading on Good Friday as some markets were closed.

MarketWatch First Take: In a unicorn IPO race, Pinterest is run down at the wire by longshot Zoom

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 6:34pm
Two tech companies had different receptions from investors in their Wall Street debuts Thursday, as the much-anticipated consumer unicorn company Pinterest’s strong showing was overshadowed by Zoom Video, which saw a 72.2% jump in its debut, reminiscent of some of the dot-com era IPOs.

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