Financial markets have waited patiently for fiscal stimulus. That might change soon


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We may be retrenching to the stock market-economy disconnect of the spring, and some analysts think something’s gotta give. See full story.

I’m 63, my husband is 70, we’ll have $90,000 a year in retirement — how can we claim our Social Security benefits?

Have a question about retirement, including where to retire? Email HelpMeRetire@marketwatch.com See full story.

Value stocks are poised to crush growth stocks after the presidential election

Michael Brush on 20 value stocks to research, including Sysco, Raytheon and Applied Materials. See full story.

Videogames are about to get more expensive for the first time in 15 years

When a new generation of gaming consoles arrives ahead of the holidays, there will also be a new price tag on top-end videogames for the first time in more than a decade. See full story.

Here are the Senate races to watch, as Democrats battle to take control from Republicans

If Democrats take control of the U.S. Senate, that could shake up key sectors such as tech, health care, finance and energy — especially if the Nov. 3 election brings a “blue wave” that puts Joe Biden in the White House. See full story.

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