U.S. stocks edge lower as earnings season kicks off, J&J pauses coronavirus vaccine trial


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Stocks are slightly lower Tuesday as investors parsed earnings from some of the biggest financial institutions, to start the third-quarter reporting season. See full story.

‘The 25-cent solution’ would have prevented the COVID recession, says the most accurate forecaster

The U.S. economy cratered because some of us have been resistant to the proven measures: masks, social distancing, testing, tracking and isolation. See full story.

Apple’s 5G iPhone launch has investors hoping for ‘unprecedented upgrade cycle’

Apple Inc. has pulled off a few product virtual launches during the COVID-19 crisis, and now the company is gearing up for the most important one yet. See full story.

Amazon Prime Day is here — 5 items NOT to buy

Americans are expected to spend $10 billion during the Amazon Prime Day sales event, but not all of this week’s deals are actually bargains. See full story.

This portfolio has outpaced the S&P by a factor of four this year, and here are its best stock picks. And what Rick Barry’s free-throw-shooting style has to do with it.

Our call of the day comes from Fundstrat Global Advisors, which has an unusual portfolio — Granny Shots — that includes the best of the best stock picks from its portfolios. It has just added some new names. See full story.

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