Investment

‘Get long’ — Cramer sees coronavirus trends driving stocks higher no matter who wins election

CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Monday there are structural forces exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic that support continued strength in the stock market, regardless of the presidential election outcome. “I think there’s a genuine belief that it doesn’t matter who wins. It doesn’t matter about stimulus,” Cramer said on “Squawk on the Street.” “There are enough […]

Investment

Post office schemes’ interest rates higher than bank FDs but look at these options too

Interest rates on small savings schemes have been kept unchanged for yet another quarter (that is for the quarter ending December 30, 2020). With this, the difference in interest rates between small savings schemes and bank fixed deposits has increased, i.e., the interest rate differential between the two has widened. The interest rate differential is […]

Small Business

Why higher unemployment taxes are ‘all but certain’ for businesses

A store displays a sign before closing down permanently in Arlington, Virginia. OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images States are poised to raise taxes on businesses starting next year and cut jobless benefits for workers as the coronavirus-fueled downturn continues to stress unemployment systems around the country. Industries like bars and restaurants that were hit hardest […]