Many Americans steered clear of hospitals early in the pandemic for fear of contracting the coronavirus. Chandan Khanna/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images Amid shelter-in-place orders and school closures aimed at stemming the spread of COVID-19, the share of children’s emergency-department visits related to mental health has risen substantially during the pandemic, a Read More..
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Dear Moneyist, Honestly, I can’t believe I’m writing this but here we go. My wife and I are in our 30s and have two young children. She is a stay-at-home mom. I am a resident physician who currently makes about $60,000 per year, but this will markedly increase next year. Read More..
U.S. stock indexes closed sharply higher Friday, notching a pair of fresh records, as Wall Street wrapped up a week framed by optimism over the prospects of vaccines and treatments for COVID-19 and yet gloom over a spike in the viral outbreak in the U.S. and Europe. Markets also remain Read More..
Stocks were putting in a mixed performance Tuesday, with the Dow advancing in choppy trade while the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite extended a decline as progress toward a vaccine and treatments for COVID-19 inspired selling of some of the biggest pandemic-era winners. The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.90% was up Read More..
ATLANTA, GA – NOVEMBER 04: Members of an adjudication review panel look over scanned absentee ballots at the Fulton County Election Preparation Center on November 4, 2020 in Atlanta, Georgia. Jessica McGowan/Getty Images European stocks advanced Thursday, extending gains as traders reacted to the possibility of a dividend U.S. government. Read More..
A Bossa Nova Robotics scanning device moves through an aisle at a Walmart Supercenter during the annual shareholders meeting event on May 31, 2018 in Rogers, Arkansas. The retailer has found different, sometimes simpler solutions prove just as useful as the machines. Rick T. Wilking/Getty Images Walmart Inc. WMT, +0.91% Read More..
My 29-year-old son is engaged to be married in June 2021. He is living with his fiancée in a small one-bedroom rental. About a month ago, I told them that I would like to help them purchase a house by giving them money to help with their down payment — Read More..
Experts attribute the record-breaking number of coronavirus cases in the U.S. to growing weariness among Americans to keep up with pandemic practices like social distancing and wearing masks. The U.S. last week reported the highest number of new COVID-19 cases during the pandemic, with 84,232 positive tests on Oct. 23, Read More..
Everett Collection “ ‘No one knows the future, but given the general lack of investor confidence amid a pandemic and political polarization, there is a chance that a negative, self-fulfilling prophecy will flourish. This highlights the importance of being well diversified in asset classes — including Treasury securities, which are Read More..