NewsWatch: The Nasdaq isn’t just beating the Dow and S&P 500, it’s having one of its best first halves ever against its stock-market peers

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The chasm between the Nasdaq Composite and its rival benchmarks in the first half of 2020 has been much lack that between Olympic sprinter Usain Bolt and everyone else in the world. See full story.

Watch out for these 3 new coronavirus symptoms

The CDC has updated its list of common COVID-19 warning signs See full story.

‘Travel will never, ever go back to the way it was,’ Airbnb CEO says

Brian Chesky predicts that vacationers will stay closer to home in the future, largely limiting their travel to places within driving distance See full story.

Republican convention host city Jacksonville, Fla., to require mask wearing

Jacksonville, Fla., is requiring face masks to be worn beginning Monday afternoon, the city hosting this year’s Republican National Convention announced. See full story.

Here’s the revenue hit Facebook will take as Diageo and Starbucks join the list of companies pulling ads from platform

Diageo and Starbucks just became the latest companies to halt advertising on social-media platforms over ineffective policing of hate speech. See full story.


N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo: ‘There will be random checks.’ See full story.