NewsWatch: Alphabet stock soars to potential record highs as Google earnings smash expectations

NewsWatch: Alphabet stock soars to potential record highs as Google earnings smash expectations
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Alphabet Inc. shares soared to prices they have never reached in regular trading Monday in the extended session, as second-quarter earnings smashed expectations after accounting for a record antitrust fine out of Europe. See full story.

This is the ‘single most important factor to follow’ for the stock market! Hint: it isn’t trade wars, says Third Point’s Loeb

Activist investor Dan Loeb says it isn’t trade-war conflicts that could present the most significant pain for the stock market over the near term. See full story.

The big reason why retirees should cut down on stocks in portfolios

In the financial planning rule book, it’s called the “sequence of returns risk.” It says that when in a stock cycle you choose to start withdrawing from retirement plans has a huge impact on how long investments will last. See full story.

This is what it really takes to become a 401(k) millionaire

The numbers make it seem like it shouldn’t be that hard to save at least $1 million by retirement age. But everything looks easier on paper than in real life. See full story.

Tesla says it did not ask suppliers for cash back

Tesla responded on Monday to a Wall Street Journal report that it asked some suppliers to rebate payments going back to 2016, saying that it asked fewer than 10 suppliers for reductions in total capital expenditure spending on projects that begin in 2016 but are still not complete. See full story.

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A new report by the Pew Research Center looks at who gained the most ground since the Great Recession. See full story.

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