Top Ten: Weekend roundup: Tech stocks plunge | Strategies for rising interest rates | Which retailers may follow Sears into oblivion?

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

1. The tech tumble

When the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +1.15%  declined 832 points on Wednesday, the worst S&P 500 SPX, +1.42% was information technology, which fell 5%. Here’s why investors are nervous about tech stocks.

More on the stock rout: Five questions worried Americans will ask after Dow slumps nearly 1,400 points in 2 days

2. How to play rising interest rates

The Federal Reserve’s change of direction — it has increased the federal funds rate three times this year — has annoyed President Trump and is one of the factors leading to this weak’s significant pullback for stock prices. Here are nine investing strategies for the rising-rate environment.

More on rising interest rates:

• Here’s a dividend-investment strategy designed to outperform in down markets

• Does stock-market volatility make CDs tempting? Read this first

• Why one economist says Trump is right about the Fed

What Trump’s tirade against ‘loco’ Fed means for the markets

3. Sears and those that might follow it down the dark road

It appears the creditors of Sears Holdings SHLD, +18.97%  see no value in the venerable brand as the company heads to bankruptcy. Here are five other retailers in danger of becoming irrelevant.

4. The never-ending battle for financial education

As part of MarketWatch’s Best New Ideas In Money series, here are the challenges of improving financial literacy and decision making, along with potential solutions to a terrible problem.

5. Can you pick the winning marijuana stock?

Nigam Arora says this is the one marijuana stock to buy.

6. Good news for Tesla

Tesla’s TSLA, +2.60%  sales are gaining on other luxury car makers.

More on Tesla:

• Elon Musk’s settlement still on track despite tweet mocking the SEC

• Elon Musk denies James Murdoch is ‘favorite’ to become Tesla chairman

7. More on the market selloff

What should you do if you have money to invest right now?

8. Disagreeing with Suze Orman

Last week, Suze Orman said you better squirrel away $5 million if you plan to retire early. Mr. Money Mustache disagrees.

9. Why retirees should worry

Three of the main pillars of financial security for U.S. retirees are under stress.

Reality check: Here’s what the average retiree spends every month.

10. Maybe rent-to-own isn’t so bad after all

Being skeptical about the rent-to-own is reasonable, but Divvy Homes hopes to change consumer perceptions, while making homes more affordable.

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