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Election: From a Kansas cattle rancher to a Florida day trader, voters tell MarketWatch the money worries behind their choice for president

 

'One day I was working and the next day I found out I could never work again.'

How Biden and Trump differ on housing-finance reform

 

The Trump administration has pursued the recapitalization of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, but a Biden administration may have different goals.

The Moneyist: My parents gave my brothers and me $8 million in bonds, stocks and ETFs. I’d like to use my profit to travel. My parents refuse

 

‘I’m a 36-year-old man with no plans on having children, and I’d like to be able to use this very small amount to pursue one of my passions in life.’

The Moneyist: My husband bought a retirement property, but only put his name on the deed. Will his adult children inherit this home?

 

‘He does not have a will. I keep complaining to him about it.’

The Moneyist: I make $140K a year. I’m trying desperately to help my half siblings: 2 are refugees in Turkey, 3 are in Syria. But how?

 

‘Obviously, I’m not making crazy money, but my family is secure. I feel incredibly protective and heartbroken of their missed dreams and destroyed lives.’

The Moneyist: I offered my son $30K for a down payment on a home. His fiancée wants a written agreement for my gift to be split 50/50

 

‘My son had already agreed that any house they buy would be split 50/50 in case they divorced. She is still paying off student debt and has little savings.’

Dispatches from a Pandemic: Italy tightens COVID-19 restrictions, plunging Venice back into ‘victorious solitude’

 

Residents reflect on the pandemic and the costs of globalization, and say it’s not too late to rethink the future of this medieval city.

: England is latest country to head into second national lockdown, with markets set to react Monday

 

England will be the latest European country to move into a second national lockdown, joining France and Germany into stricter measures against Covid-19 as infections on the continent continue to rise.

NewsWatch: The moment of truth for stock-market investors? Election Day looms and the most crucial stretch of 2020 awaits

 

Next week's trading action could mark the culmination of some of the most significant hang-ups confronting investors, including the possible return to March-style shutdown as cases of COVID-19 rise domestically and elsewhere in the world.

What is a poll watcher and who’s allowed to be one on Election Day? Not just anyone

 

President Donald Trump says he wants his supporters ‘to go into the polls and watch very carefully.’