MarketWatch rounded up 10 of its most interesting topics over the last week.
1. What to do with your stocks in the event of war
Don’t create a catastrophe worse — Mark Hulbert draws on decades of experience and data to explain how you should handle your investments during a time of conflict.
2. Tesla’s bonds could be dangerous
By any measure, stocks of Tesla Inc..
are expensive, as they have risen 29% within the past year and the company is losing money. However, Tesla’s new bonds may also be very insecure, as Claudia Assis and Ciara Linnane report.
3. Airbnb and anti-tourism protests
Several popular travel destinations are hit with anti-tourist protests, as local residents have grown alarmed by increasing rents as tourists make use of Airbnb. And that is not to mention how rude some visitors can be. Here’s a helpful guide to how to behave when on vacation.
4. How Activision plays games with regulators and investors
Activision Blizzard Inc..
is not the only company using creative accounting to paint a pretty picture for investors, but it has been especially brazen about it, as Ciara Linnane and Francine McKenna explain.
5. More market warnings
It has been a rough week for the stock market, but Michael Brush considers the problem is just beginning. Meanwhile, Ryan Vlastelica looks at technical signals for a market pullback, seven billionaire investors also worry about stocks and Mark DeCambre clarifies what the recent increase in price volatility means.
6. The Google memo obtained this right
main subsidiary Google fired an employee this week for sending a 10-page memo to other workers that blamed biological differences between the sexes as the reason women don’t succeed in tech. However, Kari Paul says one point made in the memo was right — she provides advice to women on how they can enhance their salary negotiation skills.
7. Disney makes a big move
Walt Disney Co..
when making other major strategic moves. However, details are thin and the potential for financial disruption is high, reports Trey Williams.
8. Snap founders keep the faith; other investors don’t
The founders of Snap Inc..
have vowed not to sell any of the stocks at least until the end of 2017. Jeremy C. Owens explains why that was not enough to keep the stock from sliding as much as 14% on Friday.
9. Advice if You’re thinking of hiring a nanny
There are many legal and financial factors to take into account if you hire someone to take care of your children in your home, writes Leslie Albrecht.
10. This is even more dangerous to your health than being obese
Alessandra Malito describes a danger to health you may not have considered.
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