Our latest picks for the best investing and personal finance articles from around the web.
End of a bull market or nowhere near? Making the case for both (Bloomberg). As is so often the case with the stock market, solid arguments can be made for both scenarios.
Vanguard: Market just blowing off steam (Morningstar). The company sees short-term noise, longer-term moderate economic growth.
Why U.S. stock market dive points to good news for retirees (Reuters). One writer sees a silver lining.
What the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act means for retirement benefits (Morningstar). Does it legitimize backdoor Roth contributions?
Skip the rocking chairs for these rock stars of aging (Kaiser Health News). Factors you can control for a longer, healthier life.
And from the blogosphere…
Don’t forget, this bull market hasn’t been correction-proof (Bloomberg Gadfly). It’s helpful to remember that the path to where we are today hasn’t exactly been smooth.
Pullbacks are healthy (Ritholtz). They may not be heart-healthy, but they’re a normal part of stock market investing.
Why the stock market falls (sometimes) (Pragmatic Capitalism). Beware the person with definitive answers.
1,000 points ain’t what it used to be (Servo Wealth). Lots of headlines focused on the points, but percentages matter more.
Three lessons for investors in turbulent markets (Bloomberg View). Looking for longer-term opportunities in unsettling volatility.
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