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Jon Bon Jovi finally puts a price on his NJ mansion: it’s available for $20 million
The rocker Jon Bon Jovi has relisted his rockin’ New Jersey estate. Now it comes with an important piece of information for potential buyers — a price.
My sister put our mother in a nursing home, where she died of COVID-19. Should I take legal action against her or the nursing home?
‘This facility already had several COVID deaths in early spring, and they had terrible scores with the state throughout the year.’
Weekend reads: 7 charts show how COVID transformed everyday life
Plus: The Super Bowl ads, WallStreetBets and free speech, and which states don’t tax Social Security
Is this made-in-Tampa beer Tom Brady’s favorite sip?
Jai Alai IPA is the star of Cigar City Brewing’s lineup.
3 ways the Jeff Bezos-era Amazon helped and hurt U.S. workers and consumers
72% of consumers said they expected more of other retailers because of Amazon, one survey showed.
‘One job is no longer enough to survive’: Dolly Parton’s Super Bowl ad glosses over the reality for millions of gig workers, critics say
‘The majority of gig workers are forced to participate in the gig economy not to fund a passion project but to keep food on the table,’ said Cherri Murphy a Lyft driver
IRS to teachers: Go ahead and write off your mask and hand sanitizer costs
Teachers can deduct up to $250 for unreimbursed expenses.
The 2021 Hyundai Elantra vs. the 2021 Honda Civic—which is better?
The redesigned 2021 Hyundai Elantra takes on the well-established 2021 Honda Civic in the compact car category. Let’s see how they compare.
Elsewhere on MarketWatch
Feb. 16 is the next big day for Biden’s economic plan
The next date circled in red for Democrats working on President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion economic plan is Feb. 16, the deadline for congressional committees to produce the legislation to put the proposal into law.
COVID-19 hotel quarantine from high-risk countries to start in U.K. from Feb. 15
Quarantine plan will affect U.K. residents and nationals traveling from 33 hot spot countries, who cannot be denied entry, the government said.
OAN’s ‘Absolute Proof’ disclaimer is getting more buzz on Twitter than Mike Lindell’s movie
The MyPillow CEO released a three-hour video detailing his baseless claims of election fraud
Individual investors are back — here’s what it means for the stock market
The battle between day traders and short sellers over GameStop dominated the headlines, but the bigger questions for investors of all stripes is what the resurgence in retail trading means for the stock market as major benchmarks march to all-time highs.
‘Overconfidence’: Why it’s mostly men under 30 trading bitcoin
Already, the frenzy over WallStreetBets and GameStop is beginning to fade. In its wake, financial markets should be reminded that the most enduring retail investing mania over the last few months has focused on bitcoin.
U.S. gains just 49,000 jobs in January. Labor market still under acute stress
The U.S. regained a meager 49,000 jobs in January and the unemployment rate fell again to 6.3%, but the economy is still struggling to recover after a record coronavirus surge induced more layoffs at the end of last year.