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NewsWatch: Why the S&P 500 doesn’t underperform despite U.S. inability to contain COVID-19



U.S. stocks, as measured by the benchmark S&P 500, are holding their own versus European rivals, even though U.S. coronavirus cases are surging again and threatening the economic recovery while European countries appear to largely have the outbreak under control. See full story.

Moderna stock surges 17% on coronavirus vaccine trial news

Trial vaccine elicits ‘robust’ immune-system response in larger group of people, Moderna said. See full story.

If you’ve started day trading, you have until July 15 to opt for this ‘fire insurance’ with the IRS

July 15 is Tax Day — and the deadline for a decision connected to trading loss deductions next tax season. See full story.

Fisker is going public: Five things to know about the electric-car maker ahead of its IPO

Fisker is hoping to take advantage of heightened investor interest in blank-check companies and in shares of electric-vehicle companies. See full story.

Here’s how Burger King thinks it can cut cow emissions and still sell Whoppers

Burger King has rebalanced the diet of some of the beef herd used for its Whoppers by adding lemongrass in order to limit the methane emissions that contribute to climate change. See full story.


‘Although we are separated, we are good friends and I try to look out for her in any way that I can. We filed in February and, shortly thereafter, the pandemic hit.’ See full story.

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