Happy Tuesday, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories:
From dead broke to $100,000 in cash, in one quick and simple side hustle
A YouTuber by the name of “Bearded Picker” once pocketed $2,500 in a single day by buying up discounted “Monopoly for Millennials” board games at various WalMarts and selling them on Amazon for triple the price.
Want better sleep? Here’s the No. 1 bed pillow for under $50, according to experts
You won’t believe the disgusting things crawling on your bed pillow. It’s time to replace it.
The No. 1 reason adults want to try legalized cannabis (it’s not to get high)
A recent Nielsen survey delved into why Americans are interested in trying legal cannabis.
Home flipping rate hits 9-year high – and that could foretell troubles in the housing market
An uptick in home flipping activity could indicate that conditions in the housing market are worsening.
Norwegian Cruise Line passenger presumed dead after falling overboard – how common are these incidents?
The company has called off the search for a woman who went overboard Saturday.
Sleeping in front of the TV could make women gain weight
Women exposed to artificial light at night were more likely to put on 11 pounds over five years in a new study.
The power lunch is dead and this is what’s replacing it
The Four Seasons, home of the power lunch, is closing, but some workers don’t need lavish meals to network.
Amazon’s new credit card could backfire on people with bad credit
Amazon’s Credit Builder card has perks that could be pitfalls for some consumers.
These are the best cities for first-time home buyers
7 cities with affordable home prices, resale value, first-time home buyer programs and great quality of life.
Get a taste of one of these lesser-known wine regions in the U.S.
Discover some of these fantastic and underrated wine spots right in your own backyard.
Elsewhere on MarketWatch
Jon Stewart berates Congress for empty chairs at hearing for 9/11 first responders
Comedian Jon Stewart blasts Congress at a Tuesday hearing on reauthorizing the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund.
China is undercutting America in one unstoppable way
Few Americans, including the president, seem to appreciate, that many of our friends are pivoting, at least economically, to China.
These embarrassing mega-merger flops prove that bigger isn’t always better
Raytheon-United Technologies deal may work out, but mergers can be painful for investors, writes Jeff Reeves.
Apple’s stock just did something it hasn’t done since the dot-com bubble burst
Apple Inc.’s stock rally has finally done something that it hasn’t been able to do, after 20 failed attempts in 19 years.