MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE
President-elect Joe Biden’s proposal to spent another $ 1.9 trillion to help fight the pandemic and its shocks is putting Wall Street on inflation-watch. But investors say the U.S. economy and financial markets would be worse off without it. See full story.
IRS says this tax season will be ‘one of the nation’s most important.’ Make note of these key dates
The IRS will start accepting returns a little later than usual, on Feb. 12. See full story.
Squeeze play? How the ‘most shorted’ stocks are crushing the market in the new year
Sometimes it pays to be hated. The market’s most heavily shorted stocks are crushing their peers in the early days of the new year, note analysts at Bespoke Investment Group. See full story.
Think Donald Trump is ‘retiring’? Think again
The Trump brand is far from finished, experts say See full story.
Biden promises 100 federal vaccination centers by end of his first month in office
President-elect Joe Biden on Friday gives a speech in Wilmington, Del., about his plan to roll out COVID-19 vaccines. See full story.
MARKETWATCH PERSONAL FINANCE
‘I happened to have inherited my mother’s house, so if I don’t qualify, that’s fine. I’m working.’ See full story.