MarketWatch rounds up 10 of its most interesting topics over the past week.
1. Set your own rules for a retirement destination list
MarketWatch’s new retirement-location tool enables you set your own rules to generate a list of desirable places customized for you.
2. What does it mean if every analyst rates Amazon a ‘buy’?
Tomi Kilgore explains the risks and opportunities associated with Amazon.com
as a stock with a perfect set of 45 “buy” ratings from analysts. Here are other stocks that are similarly loved.
Amazon earnings coverage:
3. Tesla: What a difference two quarters can make
It might seem like ancient history, but in the third quarter, Tesla
reported a tremendous increase in sales of its Model 3 electric car and $881 million in free cash flow. But after reporting a particularly difficult first quarter, Tesla co-founder and CEO Elon Musk said “there’s merit to the idea of raising capital at this point.”
More on Tesla’s painful results:
4. A tip for air travelers
5. A look behind that impressive GDP number
A first-quarter GDP growth number of 3.2% is good news. Then again, the underlying numbers aren’t so pretty.
6. Tech stocks to consider buying
Michael Brush says it is time to buy tech stocks — here’s his list.
7. Spread the word
Related stories about investing and retirement planning:
8. What happened to 3M
Shares of 3M
dropped 13% on Thursday — the worst decline for the stock since the market crash of 1987. Here’s why.
9. Why are drug prices so high?
10. Social Security’s problems and solutions
The Social Security Administration’s trustee report shows the agency’s payouts will exceed its revenue next year. However, while this makes for frightening headlines, the situation isn’t as bad as you might think.
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