Happy Monday, MarketWatchers. Here are some of the day’s top stories to read as you mourn the hour lost to daylight saving this weekend.

Personal Finance
Avoiding a Boeing 737 Max flight could cost you money

Standard change fees still apply, some airlines say.

The best affordable places to live in the U.S.

If you’re sick of spending your whole paycheck on rent, this 2019 ranking of cities is for you.

5 things Facebook needs to change now to restore confidence, according to security experts

Experts weighed in on how the company can win back skeptical customers.

Women have a different approach to job hunting than men — and it seems to be more successful

LinkedIn’s new Gender Insights report also reveals what women want when they look for jobs — and how they differ from men.

Go to bed early, buy smaller plates — and 8 other diet hacks to help you lose weight

How to cheat at dieting — and still shed pounds.

Is ‘Jeopardy’ host Alex Trebek the ‘last Cronkite’?

In an era of fake news, Jeopardy! ‘is still this last stand of facts,’ observers say.

People in states where marijuana is legal are eating more cookies and ice cream

Researchers look into the price of cannabis-induced cravings.

I’m 65, my mortgage is paid off and I have $370,000 in savings, so why I am still worried about money?

‘Most people would laugh to be in my position, I know, but I constantly worry about running out of money.’

J-Lo’s engagement ring is reportedly worth$1 million — is it time to ditch the diamond?

Many people don’t have the money to buy a diamond ring.

How to know when it’s time to exercise your stock options

Evaluating the pros and cons of exercising stock options.

Elsewhere on MarketWatch
Powell downplays recession fears in ‘60 Minutes’ interview, says Trump can’t fire him

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, in a rare appearance on “60 Minutes” said the economy has only slowed a bit and said there was no reason the expansion could not last into record territory.

Bill Gates finds an ally in Washington for his idea to tax robots: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Billionaire Bill Gates and left-wing political wunderkind Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez might disagree on how much taxes the rich should pay, but they are on the same page when it comes to robots. Tax them, too.

The only way to stop fake news is to eliminate our demand for it

To win the War against Fake News, we must figure out why people in liberal democracies demand so much disinformation.

Do not buy into the Goldilocks narrative in this stock market, strategist warns

Apparently, stocks can also fall in 2019. The S&P 500, Dow and Nasdaq proved that last week with all three in the red for five days in a row, which hasn’t happened since 2016. So much for that big bounce off December lows?

This market-beating newsletter says stock investors shouldn’t fear a hard Brexit

Jack Bowers has a contrarian take on what crashing out of the EU would mean for the U.K.

Want to ride the health-care stock wave? Here are 19 companies growing sales rapidly

The health-care sector has lagged this year, but many companies have bright futures.

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