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U.S.-Stock Funds Rose 19.1% in a Grueling 2020

Quarterly Monitor: The average is less than it was in 2019, but it could be seen as more impressive considering what the economy and markets had to overcome last year.

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Stocks Continue Rally as Tech Shares Recover

U.S. stocks rose as investors looked past the political unrest to focus instead on prospects for higher government spending.

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NYSE Takes Heat After Flip-Flop on Chinese Companies

Some investors felt whiplash from the moves; the three telecom stocks—China Mobile, China Telecom and China Unicom (Hong Kong)—have gone on a wild ride.

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Fidelity's Challenge Is to Turn Day Traders Into Longtime Clients

Fidelity is betting its new investors will graduate to more lucrative offerings such as financial advice. Whether the strategy works won’t be known for some time.

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Office Landlords Will Be Squeezed by Secondhand Market

Companies are subletting space they no longer need from London to San Francisco. The trend could force property owners to lower rents.

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Bitcoin Looks to Gain Traction in Payments

High fees and volatility present obstacles to the soaring digital currency becoming a payments staple, but PayPal’s decision to allow customers to buy and sell bitcoin could be a step toward the mainstream.

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Record IPO Surge Set to Roll On

Companies raised $167.2 billion on U.S. exchanges this year through Dec. 23, compared with the previous record of $107.9 billion at the height of the dot-com boom in 1999.

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U.S. Stocks Rise on Stimulus Bill Passage

The S&P 500 and Dow industrials climbed as investors bet that new fiscal spending will offer aid to consumers and small businesses.

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Delisting Chinese Stocks in the U.S. Won't Sever Their Access to Global Capital

U.S. action against Chinese companies on audit grounds likely won’t do the damage that it would have a decade ago.

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Stock Futures Point to Fresh Records for Major Indexes

The S&P 500 is on track to erase Monday’s muted losses and extend the November rally, potentially notching an all-time high.

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