The Dow pulls back from an intraday record to close lower, as investors weigh the U.S. rollout of a COVID-19 vaccine against tightening restrictions implemented in New York City and parts of Europe ahead of Christmas. See full story.
U.S. tops 300,000 COVID-19 deaths on the same day vaccinations begin
The U.S. reached the sobering milestone of 300,000 for COVID-19 related deaths on Monday, a contrast to the hope and relief felt after the first person in the U.S. received a shot to protect against the deadly pandemic. See full story.
Tesla bear puzzles over the ‘Quadruple-WTF Chart of the Year’
Wolf Richter has been chronicling Tesla’s incredible year with a series of charts, beginning with the “WTF Chart of the Year” back in February, when he hailed the stock as a “supernatural phenomenon.” It’s only gotten more phenomenal since then. See full story.
The government suspended required minimum distributions — but should you still take one before year’s end?
The government suspended required minimum distributions this year but some Americans may still want to take those withdrawals. See full story.
The most financially fragile Americans during COVID-19 have difficulty answering these 15 money questions — can you?
A new survey asked who could cover unexpected expenses during the pandemic’s early days. See full story.
Monday’s top personal finance stories See full story.