Personal Finance Daily: How e-books are ruining children’s storytime and Amazon is prime territory for drunk shopping

Happy Monday, MarketWatchers! Here are today’s top personal finance stories.

How children’s e-books are ruining storytime

Research finds parents engage less with the toddlers when reading e-books versus print books.

Half of parents who entrusted their kids with this money move now regret it

When and how to give your kid a credit card.

The quiet desperation of Gen X workers across America

“I was sitting in a grey cubicle 10 hours a day and still had little to show for it except a title and a stressful life,” one Gen Xer tells MarketWatch.

Amazon is prime territory for drunk shoppers

Women are slightly more likely to shop while drunk, but men spend more money on their drunk purchases, a survey found.

Apple’s new credit card offers 2% ‘daily’ cash back — what consumers need to know about it

Apple is teaming with Goldman Sachs on the card, which is designed to be used with Apple Pay.

What to do if you inherit your spouse’s IRA

Learn how to calculate required minimum withdrawals from an IRA you inherited from your spouse.

What to do if you inherit an IRA from someone other than your spouse

If you inherit an IRA from someone other than your spouse, the rules are a bit more complicated.

How giving more women a seat at the table could help save the environment

A study looked at what happens when more women are involved in forest conservation.

CBD is coming soon to a SoulCycle near you

Gyms are touting the pain-relieving benefits of CBD, and athletes are buying it.

Why ‘facial discrimination’ against older workers is robbing millennials of valuable life skills

Companies benefit when their ‘Modern Elders’ and younger workers learn from each other, writes Chip Conley.

Elsewhere on MarketWatch
A Republican senator is proposing his own climate-change plan. Just don’t call it the ‘Green New Deal’

A Republican senator on Monday took to the Senate floor to discuss what’s bothering him.

Trump Today: Trump signs proclamation recognizing Golan Heights as Israeli territory, lauds Mueller after being cleared of collusion

President Donald Trump on Monday signed a proclamation recognizing Israel’s hold over the disputed Golan Heights as he praised the special counsel after being cleared of collusion.

Why the markets aren’t buying the Fed’s claims about the strength of the U.S. economy

Fresh worries about the global economy and a surprisingly dovish turn by the Federal Reserve have rattled Wall Street, but it’s nothing that a week or two of good news can’t cure. The good news might not come this week, however.

U.S. oil falls to one-week low on potential slowdown in energy demand

Oil futures settle on a mixed note Monday, with U.S. prices marking their lowest settlement in just over a week on the back of persistent worries about an economic slowdown hurting energy demand, but global prices finding support from ongoing cuts among major crude producers as well as tensions in Venezuela.

Apple set to unveil streaming service, will reportedly offer HBO, Showtime for $9.99 a month

Apple Inc. will shift its business further toward the services side Monday, according to a new report a day before the unveiling of its highly anticipated streaming-video service.

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