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As Apple Inc. heads for the highly anticipated launch of its first 5G-enabled phone later this year, the company just gave a confident signal that its hardware story is still very much intact. See full story.
The stock market is cheating us all—and here’s by how much
We should be getting as much as 30% more, study suggests See full story.
Two stock market risks are hiding in Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Alphabet
The Big Tech favorites are crowded trades. And a recent congressional hearing suggests tougher regulations are ahead. See full story.
Silver: poor man’s gold no more?
Investors have focused on a rise in record prices for gold, but silver’s up nearly 25% in July—the metal’s second-biggest monthly gain on record—and it’s still undervalued compared with the yellow metal. See full story.
Dr. Osterholm: Americans will be living with the coronavirus for decades
On Jan. 20, just nine days after Chinese health authorities published the DNA sequence for a new coronavirus that was causing concern in China, Dr. Michael Osterholm, an epidemiologist at the University of Minnesota, wrote in an email: “I’m certain this will cause our next pandemic.” See full story.
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The president’s comments to reporters came days after Senate Republicans released the HEALS Act, which would allow student-loan payments to resume in October. See full story.