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Monthly Monitor: Investors in July withdrew a net $41.62 billion from U.S.-stock mutual funds and ETFs and invested a net $79.35 billion in bond funds.
U.S. stocks have been the better bet for a decade. With those valuations now so high, the question is whether it makes sense to shift some exposure overseas.
Perspective | on the Outskirts of Lima, This Man Is Continuing to Preside Over Burials, Bringing Comfort and Solace to Families Experiencing Death During the Pandemicwww.washingtonpost.com -
Associated Press photographer Rodrigo Abd documents one man’s quest to comfort Peruvians who have lost loved ones to the coronavirus.
Autonomous-vehicle road testing has skidded to a halt in the U.S. amid the Covid-19 pandemic. But China’s startups have pushed ahead by more than doubling the number of self-driving car…
Investors are becoming more confident about the continuing economic recovery, ignoring fears that new spikes of the coronavirus pandemic throughout the…
This is the first high-profile arrest under the new national security law forced upon the territory by Beijing to quell pro-democracy demonstrations.
Gold futures on Monday head higher, resuming a strong uptrend for the precious metal after snapping a five-session win streak on Friday, as China imposes…
Stocks are wavering as investors gauge the economic impact of President Donald Trump’s moves to extend unemployment benefits amid escalating tensions between the U.S. and China.
Two siblings, their spouses and their mother enjoy living together, but others make snide comments.
Riot police clashed with protesters in the Belarus capital Minsk after exit polls from the country’s presidential election projected Alexander Lukashenko winning with 80% of the vote.
For some developing economies, income from tourism is the difference between running a current-account deficit and a surplus, and depressed travel volumes put them at greater risk of financial shocks.
Carvana, an online-only seller of used vehicles, is generating new interest from both car buyers and Wall Street as its business benefits from the burst in internet shopping.
Tyson Foods and Royal Caribbean are among companies that have added chief medical officers to their executive teams amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Hundreds of thousands of students will descend on campuses around the country in coming weeks, beginning their fall terms under unprecedented circumstances. This university starts classes…
A top cabinet minister resigned, the third in recent days, as the country’s embattled government teetered on the brink of collapse following pressure from protesters to account for last…
The pandemic and recession mean slashed budgets and disruption for roads, bridges and transit plans.
A Montgomery County program helps medical workers from other countries get certified in the United States.
The U.S. reported its lowest number of new coronavirus cases in about a week, as new infections in some parts of the country trended down.
Health officials and activists have faced challenges making coronavirus information, testing and treatment available to members of some communities hit hardest by Covid-19.
The recent surge in biotech stocks extends beyond IPOs, as investors chase companies working on potential vaccines to combat Covid-19. But some longtime investors are wary of the run-up and…
The Environmental Protection Agency is preparing to end requirements that oil and gas producers detect and fix greenhouse-gas emissions.
China said it would impose sanctions on 11 U.S. citizens, including Republican Sens. Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio, in retaliation for similar measures by Washington against Hong Kong and mainland…
Perspective | Be Careful About Taking Advantage of the Cares Act Rules for Penalty-Free Retirement Withdrawalwww.washingtonpost.com -
The Cares Act provides relief for taxpayers affected by the coronavirus. But be careful of trying to take advantage of the relief if you have not been impacted by the pandemic, according to IRS guidance.
Perspective | Trump’s Social Security Payroll Tax Holiday Is the First Shot in a Class and Generational Warwww.washingtonpost.com -
Trump is saying that he’ll eliminate Social Security tax next year, should he be reelected—and that would likely mean the end of the federal entitlement system as we’ve known it.
If ever British fashion has had an It boy it’s Henry Holland. The linchpin of the second-generation Primrose Hill set, the gang of beautiful young north London dwellers that included the socialite
Never has a doctor been more aptly named than Norman Lazarus. At the age of 50 he was unfit and overweight. He was heading squarely towards an old age rattling with pills and replete with any number
A Taiwan Health Official Tried to Warn the World About the Novel Coronavirus. The U.S. Didn’t Listen.www.washingtonpost.com -
As Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar visits, here’s what the United States could learn from Taiwan’s response.
The surge since the signing of the U.S.-Taliban agreement is undermining the Afghan government ahead of negotiations with the militants.
Belarus President Lukashenko Wins Sixth Term by Landslide; Opposition Ready for ‘Long-Term’ Protestswww.washingtonpost.com -
Preliminary results giving Lukashenko 80 percent of the vote were met with skepticism.
It’s the latest attack ad to get Pinocchios for claiming Sen. Mitch McConnell is mixing business and family.
Lincoln’s mail included advice, warnings, pleas, and death sentences. Thousands of the transcriptions are now on line, as Library of Congress concludes its massive “Letters to Lincoln” project.
The president has concocted a profile of the presumptive Democratic nominee at odds with much of Biden’s personal and professional life.
The penalties come in response to last week’s Treasury Department penalties against Hong Kong officials for repressing political freedoms.
A Chicago police spokesman said that as of early Monday morning, police had no details on how many arrests had been made or how widespread the damage was to businesses in the area.
Trump Denies That White House Asked About Adding Him to Mount Rushmore, but Adds It ‘Sounds Like a Good Idea!’www.washingtonpost.com -
Trump has a long history of suggesting that his likeness should be added to Mount Rushmore, although in public he’s generally insisted that the idea is just a joke bound to be misinterpreted by the press.
Sheffield United Set to Sign Wigan Athletic’s Antonee Robinson Eight Months After £6m AC Milan Move Collapsedwww.thetimes.co.uk -
Sheffield United have had a bid in the region of £1.9 million accepted for Antonee Robinson, the Wigan Athletic defender, eight months after he almost joined AC Milan in a £6 million transfer.The
Amid College Inquiry, Mass. Congressional Challenger Says He Had ‘Consensual’ Relationships With Studentswww.washingtonpost.com -
Alex Morse, the 31-year-old mayor of Holyoke, Mass., apologized for making students at local colleges uncomfortable but said he would remain in the race.
The apparent arrest of Hester late Sunday night upset many people, who consider her to be an important voice in the city and the anti-racist movement.
Rory McIlroy reflected on another frustrating major as his winless drought edged towards a seventh year and ventured into territory where few sportspeople dare to tread. “Maybe I’m not as good as I