NewsWatch: It’s too early to ‘bottom fish’ the market with this U.S. election outcome still in play, analysts say

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Stocks are set to climb at the start of one of the biggest weeks in recent history. See full story.

The moment of truth for stock-market investors? Election Day looms and the most crucial stretch of 2020 awaits

Next week’s trading action could mark the culmination of some of the most significant hang-ups confronting investors, including the possible return to March-style shutdown as cases of COVID-19 rise domestically and elsewhere in the world. See full story.

Top Biden adviser sees ‘reasonable chance’ results of election will be known by Wednesday

The outcome of the presidential election could be known by Wednesday, which would avoid a bitter fight over states where counting ballots has not finished. See full story.

Biden leads Trump by 10 percentage points in latest national poll

President Donald Trump trails by 10 percentage points among voters nationally in the final days of his re-election campaign, facing substantial public anxiety over the coronavirus pandemic but with broad approval of his management of the economy, a new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll finds. See full story.

Companies try to avoid Election Day earnings, but there are still plenty of numbers coming

The week ahead brings another packed earnings slate, but it’s likely to get overshadowed by far bigger events. See full story.


‘In some ways, what we are engaging in is a national exercise in deferred gratification.’ See full story.