The Capital Note: Election Trades & Real Estate Troubles

On the menu today: Wall Street braces itself for November, trouble in commercial real estate, and a look at exponential-growth

The Capital Note: Lockdowns & Lumber

Small business, work from home, how a lumber shortage is increasing the size of one university’s endowment, and more.

DOJ Drops Insider Trading Probe Into Three Senators, Still Investigating Burr for Coronavirus Sell-Off

The Justice Department has dropped insider-trading investigations into three senators but remains focused on Senator Richard Burr.

DOJ Looking into NC Sen. Burr’s Stock Trades Before Coronavirus Outbreak

The probe is being coordinated with the Securities and Exchange Commission, and the FBI has also contacted Burr.