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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. See full story.

What’s next for gig work? Biden administration could bring significant changes

As a new presidential administration and a Democratic Senate majority settle in, and with continuing developments in California, 2021 is shaping up to be another big year for the gig worker-classification issue. See full story.

Ford ‘is pulling a GM’ with its bet on electric vehicles, and Wall Street applauds

Investors overlook a messy quarter for Ford Motor Co. to focus on the auto maker’s plan to invest more in electric and autonomous cars. See full story.

Activision stock price notches highest close since 1984 on expansion plans

Activision Blizzard Inc. shares on Friday closed at their highest price since 1984, back when Activision was still making game cartridges for the Atari 2600, following strong earnings and an outlook that seeks to tap more of the fast-growing mobile gaming market. See full story.

This is the most overvalued housing market in America. Spoiler: It’s not in California.

Home prices skyrocketed over the past year, but the economy has yet to catch up. See full story.

MARKETWATCH PERSONAL FINANCE

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. See full story.



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