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: Surging coronavirus colors White House race in closing days

President Donald Trump arrives for a campaign rally at Robeson County Fairgrounds, Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, in Lumberton, N.C. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) AP President Donald Trump on Saturday mocked Democrat Joe...

Help Me Retire: I’m 63, my husband is 70, we’ll have $90,000 a year...

Dear MarketWatch, My husband is 70 and I am 63. We both want to retire as soon as our son finishes college, if not before. He is currently a sophomore....

The Moneyist: My husband earned less than me for a decade, so I paid...

Dear Moneyist, My husband and I have been married for 19 years. During the first decade, our income was comparable, and we contributed equally to our expenses with not much...

Project Syndicate: The U.S. is heading for a constitutional crisis—even if Biden wins

The epigraph on the front of the U.S. Supreme Court building reads "Equal Justice Under Law." Mark Wilson/Getty Images CHICAGO (Project Syndicate)—Since Donald Trump’s election in 2016, legal academics like me...

Realtor.com: Why are home prices rising so high? Blame record-low mortgage rates

AP Photo/Steven Senne When the coronavirus pandemic gutted the strongest U.S. economy, many assumed another recession would bring rock-bottom home prices along with it. Instead, home prices defied logical assumptions...

: This retirement benefit would go far — if employers offered it, that is

More retirement savings options might lead to fatter retirement savings, a recent study found.  Employee stock purchase plans are among the retirement benefits companies can offer, but some employers worry...

: Big suicide bombing at education center in Kabul kills at least 18, injures...

The death toll from the suicide attack Saturday in Afghanistan's capital has risen to at least 18 killed and 57 people wounded, including students, the interior ministry said. ...

Earnings Watch: Ready for another Big Tech hearing/earnings doubleheader?

Three months ago, Big Tech's biggest names traipsed into a Congressional hearing to be berated by politicians for their business dominance, then paraded in front of Wall Street a...

NewsWatch: Stock-market investors brace for busiest week of earnings in October’s final hurrah

MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE The S&P 500's tech giants will vie for attention as they barrage the market with third-quarter earnings in the week before the Nov. 3 election. See full...