The next bear market will be the worst in at least 78 years, warns co-founder of Soros’s legendary Quantum Fund

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MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE

Jim Rogers once again hammered home the idea that the flood of money flowing from central banks are artificially keeping markets around the world afloat. He’s been calling for a nasty selloff for a while now. See full story.

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PayPal Holdings Inc. topped expectations with its third-quarter results Monday as the company continued to benefit from booming e-commerce adoption during the pandemic. See full story.

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I have nearly $600,000 in student debt after getting four college degrees. Can I still buy a home?

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MARKETWATCH PERSONAL FINANCE

Black households are almost twice as likely not to have any stock-market investments, one recent study shows. See full story.