Here are must-read articles from MarketWatch about investing and consumer-finance topics over the past week.
1. Advice for Kellogg’s CEO and board of directors
Brett Arends says Kellogg
can make a lot of money for shareholders (or help them earn back some of their losses on this terribly performing stock) by spinning off MorningStar Farms, a competitor to Beyond Meat
with a much larger market share.
2. It’s all about the Federal Reserve — a policy debate
This week’s record highs for the Dow Jones Industrial Average
and S&P 500
have been closely correlated to Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s dovish comments. Here are points of debate:
3. Dow 27,000: These companies got it done
Here are the components of the venerable blue-chip stock index that contributed the most to the most recent 1,000-point milestone, which was reached on Thursday.
4. On the other hand — two warnings for the stock market
5. Easy ways to invest even if you have very little money saved up
Here are discount brokerages with no account minimums and diversified exchange-traded funds with very low expenses to help you or those you care about get started.
6. Prime Day is July 15 — how to prepare and get freebies
7. Two easy and clear ways to fix your personal budget
• Stop doing this, or cut back, for better financial and physical health.
8. Two couples, two reality checks
9. A FIRE series
Alessandra Malito looks into various aspects of achieving financial independence at relatively young ages:
10. A taxing matter for the self-employed
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