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TaxWatch: Why it might make sense to skip the monthly Child Tax Credit payments

June 28 is the first deadline to opt out of monthly child tax credit payments

Jun-23-2021


The Moneyist: ‘When we found out, all hell broke loose’: My father used a family trust to secretly build a house — and now rents it to his wife’s friends at below-market rent

‘It turns out our financial adviser’s wife is friends with my dad’s wife — and probably friends with the tenants as well.'

Jun-23-2021


: Supreme Court decision could help advance Biden’s housing agenda — starting with the firing of the FHFA director

A Supreme Court decision released Wednesday allowed President Joe Biden to fire the current director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Jun-23-2021


MarketWatch First Take: John McAfee was one of the original genius-but-bizarre CEOs — and Elon Musk should take note

The fantastical story of antivirus-software entrepreneur John McAfee in his later years should be a cautionary tale to other genius CEOs, especially Elon Musk.

Jun-23-2021


Key Words: Gen. Mark Milley: ‘I want to understand white rage, and I’m white’

Gen. Mark Milley, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, had a blistering response Wednesday to criticism by Republican lawmakers that the military's efforts to reduce racism have made it too "woke."

Jun-23-2021


What's Worth Streaming: Here’s what’s coming to Hulu in July 2021, and what’s leaving

Highlights include the music documentaries 'McCartney 3,2,1' and 'Summer of Soul.'

Jun-23-2021


The Wall Street Journal: Infrastructure negotiators agree to framework for nearly $1 trillion package

Members of a bipartisan group negotiating a roughly $1 trillion infrastructure proposal said they had agreed to a framework for a package, with plans to meet with President Biden on Thursday to finalize the deal.

Jun-23-2021


The Wall Street Journal: BuzzFeed set to go public through SPAC merger

BuzzFeed Inc. is close to a deal to go public through a merger with a special-purpose acquisition company, according to people familiar with the situation, part of a plan to consolidate other players in digital media.

Jun-23-2021


IPO Report: Confluent prices IPO above range at $36 a share

Confluent Inc. priced its initial public offering late Wednesday well above its forecast range as it seeks to expand its footprint in the data-management sector.

Jun-23-2021


What's Worth Streaming: Here’s what’s coming to Netflix in July 2021 — and what’s leaving

Hit comedies 'I Think You Should Leave' and 'Never Have I Ever' return, and brace yourself for Kevin Smith's 'Masters of the Universe' and the bizarre 'Sexy Beasts'

Jun-23-2021