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Tax Guy: How canceled student-loan and mortgage debts could affect your taxes

The tax impact can be costly or benign, depending.

: The pandemic turned Postmates’ IPO plans into a bidding war between Uber and Wall Street

After Postmates flirted with two SPACs and Uber failed to grab Grubhub, the two decided to merge at a higher valuation than previous talks, SEC filing shows

The Conversation: This chart shows which of Trump’s Supreme Court possibilities is the one most likely to stay conservative — and it’s not Amy Coney Barrett

Republicans in the past have repeatedly nominated justices who have drifted to the left after they were confirmed.

Bond Report: Long-dated government bond yields post weekly slide as stocks run into turbulence

Treasury yields on Friday barely budged but longer-dated government debt posted weekly declines, and prices rose over the five-day period, as stocks faced headwinds centered on a lack of fresh coronavirus stimulus from Washington lawmakers, rising cases of coronavirus and jitters about the Nov. 3 presidential elections in the U.S.

NewsWatch: This tax break for first-time home buyers could keep the housing market afloat

Federal tax relief for new homeowners would help millennials and support prices, writes Sanjiv Das.

Personal Finance Daily: How canceled student-loan and mortgage debts could affect your taxes and the secret to selling a home quickly during a pandemic

Friday's top personal finance stories

Market Snapshot: Stocks close higher, as late-session rally clinches Nasdaq’s first weekly gain since August

U.S. stock indexes close higher after a choppy session Friday, but the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 log their fourth straight weekly losses as worries grow over the economic outlook in the absence of renewed aid from Washington, the November presidential election and rising COVID-19 infections in the U.S. and Europe.

The Wall Street Journal: In lawsuit, Boeing board accused of failing to oversee responses to two fatal 737 MAX crashes

Boeing Co.’s board is accused of failing to properly oversee management’s responses to two fatal 737 MAX crashes and the plane’s safety problems in a shareholders’ lawsuit that cites internal company documents.

The Wall Street Journal: In lawsuit, Boeing board accused of failing to oversee responses to two fatal 737 MAX crashes

Boeing Co.’s board is accused of failing to properly oversee management’s responses to two fatal 737 MAX crashes and the plane’s safety problems in a shareholders’ lawsuit that cites internal company documents.

: Time running out for fiscal stimulus efforts on Capitol Hill

Lawmakers are set to leave Washington late next week, deal done or not, to hit the campaign trail through the Nov. 3 Election Day, leaving a very narrow window in which to try to work something out.

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