NewsWatch: Stop saying ‘stocks are not the economy’

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MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE

A record-breaking stock market doesn’t look quite so disconnected from a pandemic-ravaged economy when you look at the companies driving the rally, notes one economist. See full story.

Apple investors: Watch out for the winners’ curse

From $2 trillion to $7 trillion? Good luck See full story.

Sweden has developed herd immunity after refusing to lock down, some health experts claim, with coronavirus infection rate falling

Experts around the world cannot agree on whether the right approach is to open up schools, scale back lockdowns, and wear masks. See full story.

Should we rethink how we tax Social Security benefits?

401(k) accounts, not contributory defined-benefit plans, seem like the more relevant benchmark today See full story.

Unstoppable? Tesla shares may be headed for $3,500, says this bullish analyst

Stocks are set for an upbeat start to the week and recent highfliers are set to take the lead again. Our call of the day comes from a Wall Street analyst who has just gotten a lot more bullish on his best-case scenario for one of those stocks — Tesla. See full story.

MARKETWATCH PERSONAL FINANCE

Having a ‘go bag’ will help you bounce back if a natural disaster destroys your home. See full story.

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