NewsWatch: Why the S&P 500 could be poised for a 5% drop — or even more this summer

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Monday’s market rout may be in the rearview mirror already. But it still serves as a good reminder that, yes, stocks can stumble when they trade near record territory, particularly in late summer months. See full story.

Bitcoin rises as Elon Musk says, ‘I might pump, but I don’t dump’

Elon Musk sends bitcoin and other crypto prices jumping Wednesday as he participates in a panel discussion. See full story.

Only one U.S. airline ranked among the 10 best in the world — here’s who came out on top

Airlines’ track records amid the COVID-19 pandemic factored in the new ranking. See full story.

Washington might have to go to war to fight a housing bubble. Does it have the tools to win?

Home prices are rising at their fastest pace in history, fueling concern that a new real estate bubble has formed — one that could result in economic calamity reminiscent of the 2008 financial crisis, for which U.S. financial regulators may not be prepared. See full story.

We have $8 million saved for retirement, are in our early 50s and want to retire early, but are worried about healthcare expenses — what can we do?

Have a question about your own retirement savings? Email us at See full story.


A year and a half after picking up a pricey Pacific Palisades property, the “French Exit” star Michelle Pfeiffer and her husband, TV producer David E. Kelley, have changed course and decided to part with the home. It’s now on the market for $25 million. See full story.