Top Ten: Weekend reads: What stocks to buy — and what not to buy

Top Ten: Weekend reads: What stocks to buy — and what not to buy

6 Jun    Finance News

The U.S. stock market has made a remarkable comeback from its late-March bottom. We have just seen the best 50-day rally ever, according to LPL Financial Research.

But investors always need to be careful. Jeff Reeves lists five stocks with momentum and upside potential to buy now, contrasting them with five he believe are less likely to perform well.

Related:What market timers think of the current rally for stocks

If you run a business or work for yourself, read this

Brett Arends explains solo 401(k) and other retirement plans that can save you a lot of money in taxes every year, while preparing for retirement.

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How Tesla reopened and how big trouble was avoided

Here’s an in-depth look at the behind-the-scenes work done by local officials and staffers at Tesla Inc. TSLA, +2.46%, to reopen the electric car maker’s Fremont, Calif., factory peacefully, despite Elon Musk’s fury.

What next after Friday’s jobs report

Greg Robb looks at how the Federal Reserve will respond.

Prospects for semiconductor stocks

Brad Neuman of Alger expects a 50-year technological revolution in “connected intelligence,” which bodes well for semiconductor stocks. Here’s how those stocks have been performing, and how much upside Wall Street analysts expect for them.

Brian Stafford, left, and his wife, Céline Dufétel.

Teri Pozniak

Two C-suite executives, married to each other, open up on work, family and the coronavirus lockdown

They let down their guard in front of their staffs.

How not to trade stocks

Here’s how one trader lost his shirt while others laughed at him.

More on investing and trading:Legendary money manager slashes stock market exposure from 55% to 25%

Also:This indicator shows investors are worried about a November ‘Blue Wave,’ and Democratic corporate tax hikes

An unusual closed-end fund for income-seeking investors

The Reaves Utility Income UTG, +0.16% fund has beaten the performance of the S&P 500 UTG, +0.16% for 5, 10 and 15 years, while paying an attractive monthly dividend.

The Meals on Wheels chapter in Rockland County, New York has started using a mobile app that lets drivers making meal deliveries communicate quickly with office staff. Demand for meals has surged during the pandemic.

Meals on Wheels Programs & Services of Rockland, Inc.

This nonprofit went from delivering 900 meals a week to 5,000 meals

Here’s how one county’s Meals on Wheels organization, under a leader who took over on Feb. 18, made an incredibly rapid expansion.

Republican ex-governor takes on Trump

Former New Jersey Gov. Christine Todd Whitman takes President Trump to task for his reactions to the protests and violence in the wake of the killing of George Floyd.

Read on:Why health insurers may not cover treatment for injuries at protests

A sad story

Here’s a list of all 154 stores that J.C. Penney Co. JCP, +15.44% will close soon.

A surprising stimulus-check scenario

Quentin Fottrell — MarketWatch’s Moneyist — helps a father who received $1,200 stimulus checks for each of his children, all of whom are under the age of 17.

Can New York City come back?

New York City is no stranger to predictions of doom. But Howard Gold says this time feels different.

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