MARKET FRONT PAGE
The iPhone maker announced on Thursday that its board had approved a share split. The split will affect record holders as of August 24, and shares of Apple AAPL, which closed at $ 384.76 on Thursday, will trade on a split basis on August 31. See the full story.
Silver: poor gold no more?
Investors focused on raising the record price of gold, but silver rose by almost 25% in July – the second largest monthly increase in metal after the record – and it is still underestimated compared to yellow metal. See the full story.
Dr. Osterholm: Americans have been living with the coronavirus for decades
On January 20, just nine days after Chinese health authorities published the DNA sequence for a new coronavirus that has caused concern in China, Dr. Michael Osterholm, an epidemiologist at the University of Minnesota, wrote in an email: this will lead to our next pandemic. ”; See the full story.
Apple and Amazon dominate the economy “without a mouth or nose”, but 10% of jobs will never return, says strategist
Of course, the technical results have been excellent, and they will continue throughout the pandemic. But expect bond yields to fall even more, says one strategist. See the full story.
Why the S&P 500 can now be easier to win and what it means for your investment
Tesla is the latest example of how inclusion in the S&P 500 weakens the company’s stock, writes Mark Halbert. See the full story.
MARKET PERSONAL FINANCE
The protective act proposed by the Health Care Act will allow consumers and employees to successfully sue for the impact of COVID-19 only if they can prove “gross negligence” or “intentional misconduct.” See the full story.