MARKETWATCH HOME PAGE Dr. Elissa Schechter-Perkins is an emergency room physician at Boston Medical Center. She is also one of the authors of a study indicating that three feet of space is as safe for students as six feet of distance as long as they are masked. “ This is a nonpartisan issue ”: Black executives urge companies to fight restrictive voting laws Dozens of prominent black executives called on corporations to fight Republican-led legislation they say would limit black voters’ access to voting in numerous states, and Delta Air Lines Inc. chief executive officer publicly clashed with the governor of Georgia over a similar law passed there last week. See the full story.
S&P 500 jumps above 4,000 milestones as manufacturing sector booms Technology stocks gained enough traction early Thursday to push the broad-market S&P 500 Index to a new milestone above 4,000 as investors reacted to data pointing to a boost in US manufacturing Semiconductor stocks are getting a boost from Biden‘s big spending plan The president wants to set aside money for chip companies and electric vehicles. See the full story Here are the ETFs to help you invest in Biden’s infrastructure plan From water to clean energy, there are plenty of investment ideas to benefit from the trillions of dollars likely to be spent in the next few years. See the full story MARKETWATCH PERSONAL FINANCE ‘Am I safe to spend the money? Or will the Internal Revenue Service want it back when next tax season rolls around? See the full story.