MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE
The equity market wasn’t the main conduit for the response to the pandemic and social unrest that emerged in 2020, but it was one way that Wall Street interpreted the pace of the rapidly spreading contagion and the human ingenuity that rapidly brought about remedies and cures to combat COVID-19. See full story.
Yes, it’s possible to save too much for retirement
You may miss out on the present if you’re too focused on your future self See full story.
These are the best-performing Nasdaq and S&P 500 stocks of 2020
COVID-19 rewarded companies at the cutting edge of mobility and remote working. See full story.
Apple cost short sellers $7 billion this year, but there’s a stock that was much more brutal for the bears
There are the giddy “Teslanaires” who understandably will talk your ear off about how amazingly well they’ve done this year, and then there’s the other, much darker, side of the trade: Those betting against Elon Musk. See full story.
Mortgage rates hover near record lows to close out 2020 — now here’s the bad news
Throughout 2020, mortgage rates dropped to all-time lows on more than a dozen occasions. See full story.
MARKETWATCH PERSONAL FINANCE
The rapper and songwriter French Montana has plunked down $8,425,000 for a giant Hidden Hills home, Variety reported. See full story.