10 of the best stocks in the world right now

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10 of the best stocks in the world right now

Many investors looking for long-term growth are best served by exchange traded funds or mutual funds. But individual stocks have their place and there are different ways of approach selection.

Neal Kaufman interviewed Michael Brush, a trustee of Baron Health Care Fund BHCHX, which has been an excellent performer since it was founded in May 2018, and shares three tips for selecting stocks and 10 of his favorite stocks.

Brush also shares five stocks of companies that are well-positioned in a high-inflation economy.

Goldman Sachs says supply chain challenges and inflation are actually among the reasons to buy Nike s stock These fund managers have found the key to winning quality stocks. These are the ones they own.

What inflation means for investors and consumers?

The pace of the increase in U.S. consumer prices ended at a 30 year high in September, with prices up 5.4% from a year earlier. Here s a sampling of MarketWatch coverage on a topic that affects everyone who spends, saves or invests:

These are the types of companies Warren Buffett says you should invest in during inflation Stronger than expected U.S. inflation data has bond traders weighing the risk of a Fed Policy Error.

U.S. retail sales rise sharply, but customers pay more because of high inflation.

One more worry for stressed consumers: Global food prices hit a decade high before the global price of food hit 20 years.

Where should retire Silvia Ascarelli? This week she helps a reader who wants to live in a medium-sized city with warm weather, beaches close by and little traffic, by suggesting a different line of thinking and offering three possible locations.

Try MarketWatch's retirement search tool for your custom search. It incorporates data for more than 3,000 U.S. counties and includes climate risk.

Bitcoin, Bitcoin USD, and cryptocurrencies get more important by the day, as more people become comfortable with them as stores of value. But the virtual currencies also represent a threat to the established order, including government and central banks. Coinbase Global Inc. COIN has tried to get ahead of the curve, and recommends a new federal agency to regulate digital currencies, Chris Matthews reports.

What could be a continuation of bitcoin rally? MarketWatch gathers industry professionals to discuss the outlook. More than 60 nonprofits are calling on Congress to consider the cost of mining cryptocurrencies in its actions when making regulatory decisions.

An enormous leap of faith is needed to buy Bitcoin or any other digital currency. I don t want to be the greatest fool in Social Security land, COLA stands for cost of living adjustment. What annual increases are driven by inflation rate, the CLA for 2022 will be largest in 40 years, writes Alessandra Malito.

How a Nobel Prize winner said about minimum wage?

Traditional arguments over raising the minimum wage, or having them in the first place, include the possibility that employers will reduce staff headcount. However, Nobel Prize winner David Card found that a few years ago at APRI Research, this was an innocent choice. Jeffry Bartash explains how Card s work led to change in how states handle their minimum wage.

In this week's ETF Wrap, Mark DeCambre looks at exchange traded funds that focus on alternative energy sources. They have been excellent performers recently.

How do I tell if this ESG fund is legit or just greenwashing?

How do young people plan for the holidays?

According to Accenture s 15th annual holiday shopping survey, 70% of Baby Boomers who were born in 1997 or later plan to do their holiday shopping online, while 54% of Generation Z shoppers plan to do the majority of their shopping online. Tonya Garcia explains how retailers are modernizing.