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What does a mature streaming service look like? Netflix is about to show us

Netflix Inc. proved to the world that streaming video could be a big business. Now it will show the world what that business looks like...

The No. 1 reason workers are considering switching jobs

Many workers are ready to bounce. Some 95% of respondents in a new survey were “currently considering changing jobs,” and 92% said they would switch...

The pandemic is inspiring Kickstarter and Unilever to test four-day workweeks — but will it hurt productivity?

An office is no longer synonymous with conference rooms and cubicles. For many, it’s become synonymous with being at home with pets, family members or...

Opinion: Meme stock investors are bringing AMC and other troubled companies back to life

During the takeover battles of the 1980s, the term “white squire” designated a significant bloc shareholder that management enlisted to deter or defeat unwanted bids...

Infrastructure talks are faltering but these stocks can still benefit from the Biden plan, Citi says

U.S. stocks look set to move higher on Monday, after the S&P 500 SPX, +0.19% notched its 28th record high of the year on Friday,...

Chatter around meme stocks grows quiet as sector sees uncertain end to the weel

After a torrid two weeks of almost non-stop action, things went suddenly eerily quiet in the world of meme stocks on Friday. As the major...

‘Not being able to connect with people was really hard’: Company sports teams are finally getting back together

American office workers are moving from the Zoom window to the batter’s box. When Sean O’Rourke took the field at a softball league on Monday...

Dow books 3rd day of losses, S&P 500 retreats from record as stocks lose ground ahead of inflation update

U.S. stock benchmarks finished lower, losing steam in the session’s final half-hour, ahead of an eagerly awaited inflation report due Thursday, which could set the...

Apple boosts FaceTime, messaging with iOS 15 software upgrades

Apple Inc.’s forthcoming upgrades for its iPhone operating system will aim to make FaceTime a more formidable competitor in the world of videoconferencing, while also...

COVID-19 was never going to have a Hollywood ending

The coming months will be messy, frustrating and prolonged — just like the coronavirus pandemic story so far. The long, slow march of the pandemic...

U.S. stocks push higher as investors shake off tax jitters

Stocks traded higher Friday, lifted by data indicating an acceleration in private-sector economic activity and another round of red-hot new home sales, after markets dipped...

Which tech stocks can build on pandemic gains? Fund manager Ryan Jacob offers these two names.

Investors learned plenty of lessons from the worst pandemic in more than a century. One of the biggest was that technology companies wouldn’t only survive,...

Opinion: Tech’s COVID-19 boom won’t last forever, but it’s not going to end just yet

This article is part of a series tracking the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on major businesses. For other articles and earlier versions, go here....

Opinion: For its critics, Amazon can never do enough

Perhaps no company has permeated the lives of Americans more than Amazon has. Whether it’s household staples, an intelligent doorbell, cloud applications, Whole Foods —...

‘We shouldn’t be complacent’: Suicide deaths fell during the 2020 pandemic — but why?

Preliminary estimates suggest that suicide deaths declined amid the unprecedented mental-health and economic challenges last year. But experts are urging against complacency — and raising...

Asian-American tech leaders rally against wave of hatred: ‘We don’t deserve to live in fear in our own country’

Debby Soo was in a grocery store in Stratham, N.H., last weekend when she realized she didn’t have her credit card. “So I was trying...

ETF Wrap: Putting your money where your mouth is, and we have a winner(s)!

MarketWatch and ETF Wrap will, of course, continue to track all the developments with the spending package, and keep you updated on the best ideas...

Carole Streicher is first women to take reins of KPMG’s U.S. deals team. Here’s how she got there

Unlike most children, who want to be a firefighter or doctor, Carole Streicher, at 5 year’s old, knew she wanted to be a certified public...

Here are the stocks that could benefit from $4 trillion of infrastructure spending, according to Bank of America

President Joe Biden is due to present his infrastructure spending plan on Wednesday, the opening salvo in getting legislation through Congress to fix crumbling roads...

Opinion: Oracle’s results may not justify investors’ big cloud optimism

The financial results from Oracle Corp. on Wednesday should have some investors wondering about its current lofty valuation. Oracle ORCL, -0.72% reported fiscal third-quarter results...

Student loan servicer Navient illegally deceived borrowers, judge finds

Student loan servicer Navient NAVI, +2.06% illegally deceived borrowers, parents, grandparents and others who put their credit on the line when they co-signed their relatives’...

Nearly half of MyTheresa customers in the U.S. and Germany spend tens of thousands on luxury goods annually: Cowen

Cowen analysts conducted a survey of customers in the U.S. and Germany who shop on luxury e-commerce site MyTheresa, finding that about 45% typically spend...

Archer Aviation gets a $1 billion order from United Airlines, on the same day it announces a deal to go public

Archer Aviation Inc. said Wednesday that United Airlines Holdings Inc. placed a $1 billion order for its all-electric vertical take-off and landing aircraft (eVTOL), on...

How to plan a meaningful post-pandemic re-entry

At long last, as the vaccines gradually roll out, maybe the end of the pandemic is in sight and soon the new (revised) normal will...

Opinion: Code red — here’s what it means for the stock market now that company insiders are selling shares

Now that WallStreetBets’ 15 minutes of fame is over, it’s all clear in the stock market, right? Maybe not. Right before the GameStop GME, -28.41%...