NewsWatch: The stock market would love a Democratic sweep in November


Published: Aug. 14, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. ET

MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE Democrats would support more stimulus and spending. See full story.
In Battle Royale against Apple, Spotify and Match Group throw support behind ‘Fortnite’-developer Epic Games “Fortnite” creator Epic Games is geared up for a fight against Big Tech, and it is winning the support of other prominent app developers in the process. See full story.
How politicians like Kamala Harris have long backed Portland-style policing Multiagency law enforcement task forces have been around since the 1970s and now include hundreds of organizations with thousands of officers. Critics say there has been scant effort to evaluate whether the task forces actually reduce the problems they were set up to solve. See full story.
California Uber rides could come to a stop, but Uber Eats still has a green light Many ride-hailing drivers in the state have turned to delivery work, so an Uber and Lyft shutdown over worker classification could help reduce the impact on them. See full story.

CDC director warns America is in for the ‘worst fall … we’ve ever had’ The coronavirus isn’t the only public health crisis looming this autumn. See full story.
MARKETWATCH PERSONAL FINANCE Also, Kamala Harris and the markets, how Republicans and Democrats should vote in November and how market timers did after the March crash. See full story.



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