MarketWatch rounds up 10 of its most interesting topics over the past week.
1. How many falsehoods has the president really uttered?
2. Apple’s ‘good’ quarter
Shares of Apple
More Apple coverage:
3. Bucking a marijuana industry trend
Most of the larger players in the Canadian marijuana industry have partnered with large U.S. companies (start with Constellation Brands’
) Here’s why Aurora Cannabis
4. Amazon aftermath
announcement of free one-day shipping for Amazon Prime membershas come under fire from the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union. MarketWatch readers chimed in with over 100 comments.
5. Buffett buys into Amazon
has purchased shares of Amazon. Berkshire CEO Warren Buffett says it wasn’t his call.
6. Buffett’s annual meeting
Berkshire Hathaway’s annual cheerleading session (its annual shareholder meeting) is this weekend in Omaha, Neb. But here’s a critical question nobody will dare to ask.
7. Should you worry that the stock market has risen too much this year?
8. The economists were wrong: mortgage loan rates are dropping quickly
Most economists expected mortgage loan rates to climb this year. Now Freddie Mac’s economist has reversed his estimates and said the U.S. might not be nearing the end of the long economic expansion after all — we might be right in the middle of it.
9. The unemployment rate falls again
The Labor Department’s employment numbers for April blew past economists estimates and the U.S. unemployment rate declined to 3.6% — its lowest number since 1969.
10. Preparing students to be millionaires
With all the coverage about wealthy parents spending millions to get their children admitted to prestigious colleges, it is refreshing to read about high-school students being taught how to handle money.
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Published at Fri, 03 May 2019 20:59:46 +0000