BUSINESS REPORT

Stock markets plunge on coronavirus fears

BY Rhonda Schaffler, Correspondent |

The stock market had one of its worst days in months as investors fear the fast-spreading coronavirus could impact the economy. Meantime, New Brunswick-based Johnson & Johnson is among the pharmaceutical companies trying to create a vaccine for the virus.

A New Jersey lawmakers wants to extend legal sports betting to cover esports, or video game-based sports competitions.

New Jersey Congressman Josh Gottheimer has introduced a bill that would allow some older residents to avoid paying capital gains taxes when they sell their home.