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March 9, 2019, 7:10 a.m. EST

Weekend roundup: Luke Perry’s death points to health concerns for young adults | Warning about Boeing’s stock | A big IPO in China

10 years since the stock market bottomed in the wake of the financial crisis

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By Philip van Doorn, MarketWatch


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Luke Perry died on March 4 after suffering a stroke.

MarketWatch rounds up 10 of its most interesting topics over the past week.

1. Luke Perry and some frightening statistics

Like Perry, who starred on “Beverly Hills, 90210,” died on Monday after suffering form a stroke at the age of 52. There has been a surprising increase in the number of young adults being hospitalized for strokes and in the number suffering heart attacks.

2. A technical warning about Boeing’s shares

Boeing /zigman2/quotes/208579720/composite BA +0.37%  keeps announcing large new orders and has solid business fundamentals. The company’s stock is up 32% this year, following a 12% return in 2018. But Sven Henrich calls Boeing a dangerous stock.

3. Happy anniversary!

Saturday will mark 10 years since the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.31%  and the S&P 500 /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.40%  hit their lows following the 2008 financial crisis. Three money managers reflect on the emotions of the moment and the investment opportunities it created.

Related: Best and worst performing stocks since the March 2009 bottom

Mark Hulbert: This bull market is 10 years old? Try three months

4. Stock-market caution and opportunities

A very strong start to 2019 for U.S. stocks means it is time to be cautious, according to Michael Brush, who also recommends three stocks to buy on weakness.

5. An important IPO out of China

Here are five things to know about Futu Holdings, an online brokerage based in Hong Kong that will soon list its American depositary receipts on the Nasdaq exchange.

Related: What the Lyft IPO reveals about the rapidly changing driving habits of Americans

6. Why am I so worried about money when my finances are in good shape?

MarketWatch’s Moneyist advises a reader who says “I’m not a wealthy guy, but I am pretty blessed.” Join the conversation.

7. Something fishy is going on

If you are paying a lot of money for your favorite fish or seafood at a supermarket or restaurant, there is a good chance you’re actually buying something else and being ripped off.

8. Retirement and sacrifice

Here’s what Darrow Kirkpatrick had to give up to retire early.

Also: This 24-year-old is on track to save $100,000 by age 25, and she has advice for other women who want to be rich

9. Rethinking low-carb diets

Extreme diets can do more harm than good. Here’s the right way to eat carbs.

10. An easy way to make life better

The U.S. should stay on Daylight-saving time forever.

Also read: daylight-saving time could give investors some sleepless nights

And: Here’s when to change the clocks

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Philip van Doorn covers various investment and industry topics. He has previously worked as a senior analyst at TheStreet.com. He also has experience in community banking and as a credit analyst at the Federal Home Loan Bank of New York.

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