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Cruises from the U.S. can begin sailing again — but be ready for shorter voyages, multiple COVID tests and no more buffets
While the cruise industry can start to take steps to reopen, the CDC’s final approval could take months to receive.
You could own the NYC rooftop where John Lennon claimed to spot a UFO
The legendary John Lennon of the Beatles loved the anonymity of New York City and kept a residence in the iconic Dakota building on Manhattan’s Upper West Side before his untimely death.
A red state is capping interest rates on payday loans — ‘This transcends political ideology’
Nebraska became the 17th state (plus the District of Columbia) to put a cap on payday loan interest rates following the approval of an initiative on the Nov. 3 ballot.
What Trump and Biden tax policies could mean for your paycheck, tax return, investments and retirement savings
The economy is a very important issue for nearly 80% of voters in this presidential election.
Why polls get the ‘Latino vote’ so wrong
As the U.S. sorts through election results, some question the usefulness of categorizing voters as ‘Latino.’
I am a white woman of privilege and a single mother. I need a ‘zinger’ to stop my sister-in-law telling me why I have it so good
The Moneyist reveals his 5 golden rules for dealing with difficult people.
I got a promotion and a raise, but my colleagues undermine me. How do I balance work and my happiness?
‘The role was an addition to my new group with responsibilities taken away from two of the other team members who have been doing this kind of work for quite some time.’
Mortgage rates fall to another record low as election outcome remains uncertain
Rising home prices are cutting sharply into the savings that home buyers can expect thanks to lower interest rates.
I’m 41. My fiancé is 61. I’m worth $1.3M. He’s worth $250K. He won’t marry if I insist on a prenup. How can I protect my assets?
‘I have struggled so much financially before finding my niche, and now I am worrying about what would happen should this marriage fail.’
What a Biden or Trump win would mean for a second round of stimulus checks
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Wednesday that ‘we need another rescue package.’
Elsewhere on MarketWatch
Powell insists Fed is not out of fire power to support the economy
The Federal Reserve on Thursday took no immediate steps to ease its monetary policy but Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said the central bank was not out of moves if the economy needs additional support.
Why Trump’s fake claims about election fraud resonate so strongly with his supporters
Research suggests that President Donald Trump’s claims of fraud in the 2020 election could be a psychological strategy, deftly executed by a master manipulator. according to a psychiatrist
Slower October hiring points to smallest gain in new jobs since economy reopened
The economy is still adding new jobs as it recovers from the early stages of the coronavirus onslaught, but the huge wave of hiring right after the U.S. reopened is all over.
Democrats’ longshot bid to win back the Senate rides on pair of Georgia Senate races
With incumbent Sen. David Perdue’s vote falling just a fraction below 50% in Georgia, the scene is set for not one but two Senate runoff races in January that could potentially determine whether a Joe Biden White House deals with a split Congress or a unified Democratic one.
The future of money should be cashless — with a digital dollar giving faster, easier and cheaper access to your savings
Central bank currency promises Americans economic and social benefits and helps the U.S. compete with China.
Coronavirus update: Fauci’s dire prediction comes true: U.S. counts more than 100,000 cases in a single day to set pandemic record
The U.S. counted a record of more than 100,000 new cases of the coronavirus illness COVID-19 on Wednesday, the most in a single day since the start of the outbreak, fulfilling a prediction made by Dr. Anthony Fauci in June.
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