NewsWatch: What the solar eclipse on Aug. 21 will mean for stocks


Might the solar eclipse coincide with the final bull-market top? Mark Hulbert investigates and finds some studies show stock markets are indeed affected by astronomical (if not astrological) phenomena. See full story.

Stocks aim for 3rd gain in a row as North Korea pulls back on Guam threat

U.S. stocks rise tepidly on Tuesday, putting major indexes in position for a third straight gain as tensions between the U.S. and North Korea appear to recede after Kim Jong Un pulled back on his threat to attack Guam. See full story.

National parks brace for eclipse crowds

Expect company if you’re going to any of these national parks to see the eclipse.

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