It’s going to get trickier for the stock market. Here’s what to watch now, says HSBC strategist.

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After a fantastic second quarter, markets may get trickier, strategist says. See full story.

Full FDA approval of Pfizer’s and Moderna’s COVID-19 shots would reinvigorate the U.S. vaccination push — but it could still be months away

The “full” approval of Pfizer and Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccines sometime this year could boost sagging vaccination rates in the U.S., though the Food and Drug Administration’s decision may not happen until the end of the year. See full story.

If the SEC OKs bitcoin ETFs, it would be encouraging the most obvious speculative bubble in modern times

Crypto is pure speculation, not an investment, and it doesn’t belong in your IRA or 401(k). See full story.

Tesla is under pressure from Nio, but these are the best electric-vehicle investments right now, says UBS

Tesla remains the world’s leader in electric-vehicles but is under increasing pressure in China, with better opportunities emerging among other automakers for investors keen to play the growing trend, UBS said on Tuesday. See full story.

We want to live in a small town where we can bike, hike and kayak — so where should we retire?

First choice is somewhere in the Mid-Atlantic. Second is the Mountain West. See full story.

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‘I have not donated money to anyone or any organization. I also do not believe in loaning money to friends and relatives, no matter what.’ See full story.