NewsWatch: The stock market is ignoring these ‘white swan’ events that could upend everything, Roubini warns
MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE
A number of potential disruptive ‘white swans’ can be seen on the horizon. Any of them could trigger severe economic, financial, political, and geopolitical disturbances unlike anything since the 2008 crisis. See full story.
Here’s the reason Americans are saving so much of their income
Household wealth compared to income is near a record high. Unemployment is near a record low. So why is the savings rate so high? See full story.
Elon Musk uses one unflattering word to describe Porsche-driver Bill Gates
The Tesla boss doesn’t seem to be too impressed with the Microsoft founder. See full story.
How AI ‘therapists’ and machine learning could be the answer to affordable mental health care
People reveal more personal and intimate details to human-like apps and bots that can ‘sense’ emotions and concerns. See full story.
Walmart expects to save $ 60 million annually on shopping bags
Walmart announced fourth-quarter earnings that missed expectations, and said coronavirus could hurt first-quarter earnings per share. See full story.
MARKETWATCH PERSONAL FINANCE
‘After he signed a waiver, I removed my husband as beneficiary from my retirement accounts, and he took his name off our joint checking and savings accounts.’ See full story.