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The Social Security Administration will soon set its COLA for 2021
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‘FAAMG’ stocks vs. ‘Nifty Fifty’ comparison is not as scary as it looks.
In the midst of COVID-19, knowing your employee health and insurance benefits is more crucial than ever
A close look at your workplace benefits should top your open enrollment ‘to-do’ list.
Value stocks are poised to crush growth stocks after the presidential election
20 value stocks to research, including Sysco, Raytheon and Applied Materials.
Barron’s Roundtable members on how to invest in health care now
Covid-19 has sped up innovation in biotech, pharma, and life sciences companies, creating new opportunities for investors, says Abbie Celniker, partner at Third Rock Ventures, and Eli Casdin, chief investment officer and founder of Casdin Capital.
Why potential U.S.-China ‘decoupling’ could mean trouble for investors
The economies of the U.S. and China have become deeply intertwined over the last few decades. Here’s what investors should be prepared for as tensions between the two countries continue to rise.
How to hedge against this market’s biggest risks
David Spika, president of Guidestone Capital Management, looks ahead to potential risk factors in the stock market, investing opportunities, and what an economic recovery could look like.