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September 9, 2019


CONTENTS 09.09.19 VOL.XCIX NO.


Index P. 12

Review & Preview P. 14

Mailbag P. 35

Market View P. 35

Charting the Market P. M

13D Filings P. M

Winners & Losers P. M

Research Reports P. M

Cover Illustration by
Andrea Ucini

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Source: World Health Organization


1860 1880 1900 1920 1940 1960 1980 2000 2020 2040


France(145 years)


Sweden(89 years)


United States(75 years)


China


(


years*)


India


(35 years*)


60+ age group accounts for 10% of population


60+ age group accounts for 20% of population


*China and India are estimated years for when then 60+ population
will reach 20% of total country populations.

The time it takes for people over 60 to grow from 10% to 20% of the population varies


around the world. Developing markets like China and India are aging much more rapidly than


Western industrialized countries, leaving them less time to prepare.


P. 18


Best Ideas in Elder Care


Cover Story: Japan, Sweden, China, and other countries offer lessons for the U.S. in


tackling the challenges of an aging population, in areas such as caregiving, retirement


savings, and long-term care.By RESHMA KAPADIA


P. 16


Be a Skeptic About


Corporate Accounting


Five perfectly legal accounting


practices that should raise


suspicions a company might


not be as healthy as it seems.


By AL ROOT


P. 17


These Cheap Stocks


Are on the Upswing


AT&T, D.R. Horton, and


McKesson have momentum to


keep rising—and their stocks


are still relatively inexpensive.


By JACK HOUGH


P. 27


Weeding Out the


Worst Stocks


Profile: Bob Bergson, manager of


the Northern Small Cap Core fund,


outpaces his peers by knowing


which stocks to avoid.


By SARAH MAX


P. 30


Tips for Reducing


Student-Loan Debt


Best Advice: Cassaday & Co.


advisor Sarah Mouser counsels


families to get creative—and


question conventional wisdom.


By STEVE GARMHAUSEN


P. 32


The Outlook for the


Dollar, Euro, and Yuan


Q&A: Exante Data’s Jens Nordvig


is preparing for extreme turmoil


in currency markets—and suggests


alternatives to U.S. Treasuries.


By LESLIE P. NORTON


P. 7


An Early September


Respite for Stocks


Up&DownWallStreet: Easing


trade tensions, a solid jobs report,


and confidence in a coming Fed


rate cut help lift investors’ spirits.


By ANDREW BARY


P. 11


The Athleisure Trend


Has Legs


Streetwise: Lululemon, Nike, and


VF are winners, as comfortable,


high-tech clothes move from the


tennis court to the office cubicle.


By JACK HOUGH


P. 25


Wages Can Rise—if


the Fed Cooperates


The Economy: The labor market


could be doing even better if it


weren’t for misguided meddling


by the Federal Reserve.


By MATTHEW C. KLEIN


P. 24


Income Investing:


Dividend Growth


WinsOutOverYield


By LAWRENCE C. STRAUSS


P. 26


Tech Trader: Candy


Crush in a Sweet Spot


By DAVID MARINO-NACHISON


P. 29


Funds:One Man’s


Quest to Promote ESG


By LESLIE P. NORTON


P. 34


Other Voices:How to


Avert Economic Crisis


and Social Mayhem


By AVI TIOMKIN


P. M


The Trader:A Second


Week of Gains—With


More Likely to Come


By BEN LEVISOHN


P. M


Euro Trader:U. K.


Builder Balfour Has


Room to Rise 60%


By SIMON CONSTABLE


P. M


Emerging Markets:


Will the IMF Bail Out


Argentina Again?


By CRAIG MELLOW


P. M


Striking Price:How to


MakeMoneyEvenif


the Market Drops


By STEVEN M. SEARS


P. M


Commodities:What


Oil Benchmarks Say


About Energy Markets


By MYRA P. SAEFONG


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