NewsWatch: This signal is ‘raising a red flag’ for the stock market rally

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MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE

It’s a waiting game for investors early on Thursday, ahead of Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s speech and the latest U.S. jobless claims data See full story.

Powell in Jackson Hole speech will put out Fed’s welcome mat for hot labor markets and inflation overshoots

Fed Chairman Jerome Powell’s strategy to combat deflation boils down to raising inflation target, economists say See full story.

Tesla and Apple have had a great run — here’s why they’re poised to ‘rocket’ even higher in the next year

Much of the buzz on Wall Street these days focuses on the idea that value is making a comeback. Tech stocks are running out of steam, can’t go on forever, time for new leadership, etc. But two recent stock splits suggest otherwise. See full story.

Mark Cuban says he doesn’t trade the stock market like he used to — but he’s still sticking with these favorites

The billionaire owner of the Dallas Mavericks talked with Bloomberg TV about how the market has changed. See full story.

NBA players sit out Wednesday’s playoff games, other athletes follow their lead to protest Jacob Blake’s shooting

The Milwaukee Bucks and the Orlando Magic decided not play their game today in protest over the shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisc. All other teams slated to play on Wednesday then followed their lead. See full story.

MARKETWATCH PERSONAL FINANCE

Bring your own personal sanitizer, and blue or black pen. If you are standing in line when the polls close, you are still entitled to vote. See full story.