MarketWatch rounds up 10 of its most interesting topics over the past week.
1. Seven ‘deadly sins’ of retirement planning
The baby boomer generation is a very large group, aged 56 to 72. Here are seven mistakes that most baby boomers have made — and MarketWatch readers weighed in with more than 400 comments.
2. Pictures tell the story of a possible stock-market ‘tragedy’
3. Is your state a tax winner?
Here are the U.S. states whose residents’ tax bills declined the most after President Trump’s tax cuts were enacted last year. This might surprise you.
4. A stock-market mystery
5. Beware Tesla’s naysayers
When a professional investor sells a company’s share’s short, he or she is looking to profit if the stock price falls. So it isn’t uncommon for these investors to make public statements attempting to talk down the price. But in the case of Tesla TSLA, -0.07% some of the short sellers are showing “signs of hubris and mob-like overconfidence,” according to Michael Brush.
6. Start thinking about what health care will cost when you retire
Even if you are decades away from retirement, you should read this.
For you, or someone you care about: Starting a new job? How to take charge of your 401(k)
7. Apple vs. Samsung
Jurica Dusmovic owns an Apple AAPL, -0.54% iPhone Xs Max and a Samsung SSNLF, -3.07% Galaxy S10+. He compares the phones, and dozens of MarketWatch readers chime in.
8. A fund that makes a lot of money for investors by specializing in IPOs
9. How the umps get ‘em wrong
10. A quick spin
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