As a brutal year draws to a close, Wall Street is optimistic about 2021 as the first round of COVID-19 inoculations take place, even though plenty still could go awry. See full story.
‘Ending is in sight’ for coronavirus aid package, but vote timing still uncertain
Congressional leaders said they’re close to finalizing a $900 billion package of coronavirus economic aid, but it was unclear if lawmakers would vote on it tonight or Monday. See full story.
I’m retired and won’t live to see my mortgage paid off. Should I refinance to lower my monthly payment?
‘I need to lower the principal to help me stay in my home, because the cost of living is increasing every year.’ See full story.
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Here are Wall Street forecasts for 2021 that stand apart from the crowd
Mark Hulbert reviews value-versus-growth arguments, the prospect of accelerating inflation and the chances of a double-dip recession. See full story.
Buying Tesla stock? Here’s what one analyst says ahead of S&P 500 addition
Tesla Inc. is set to join the U.S. equities’ major leagues on Monday, a relatively routine move turned unprecedented by the sheer size of the Silicon Valley electric-car maker’s market valuation. See full story.
A second round of financial-aid checks for taxpayers was one of the few things Republican and Democratic lawmakers agreed upon before the election, but it was delayed over other political wrangling. See full story.