The Dow tumbled more than 1,000 points and marked its third-worst point drop in history — here’s how the stock market tends to perform after big drops

2020-02-24

It finally happened. A bona fide selloff took hold Monday on Wall Street after investors spent weeks attempting to come to terms with the potential impact of the COVID-19 outbreak as it spreads in countries outside of China, notably Italy and Iran, threatening to dent global supply chains and economies.Read More →

8 affordable new cars priced well below $20k

2020-02-24

Sometimes it’s easy to think that new cars are just too expensive. You may hear that the average new car transaction price is in the mid- to high-$30,000 range and get discouraged at the thought of not being able to afford a new car, but remember that these figures factorRead More →

Why the IRS might soon be ringing your doorbell and this diet will help reduce your risk of heart disease, scientists say

2020-02-20

Happy Thursday MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories: Barron’s wants to recognize people and organizations whose products, services, or education programs are making an impact to improve the financial health of individuals across the U.S. Be sure to head to barrons.com/celebrates for more information and to submit a nomination byRead More →

As Democratic candidates debate Obamacare and Medicare for All, Americans say their biggest concerns are cutting health-care and drug costs

2020-02-20

It didn’t take long for the candidates at Wednesday night’s Democratic presidential primary debate to turn their attention to health care. Sen. Bernie Sanders, a Vermont independent, said that he would never sign a bill that would reduce benefits enjoyed by Las Vegas’s powerful culinary union. The union has expressedRead More →

Bed Bath & Beyond stores are getting a revamp

2020-02-19

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. stores are getting a revamp, with new Chief Executive Mark Tritton saying one set of investments will be complete in the first half of the year, and up to three new store formats are in the works. After a news-packed day, Tritton hopped on aRead More →