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Markets Live Recap: Why Stocks Rallied to End the Week

The Dow jumped 260 points (1.1%) to close the week as oil extended its rebound from the negative $40 levels it touched Tuesday.

The June 2020 crude oil contracts are now trading for about $17, which is $53 higher than the -$40 number posted earlier in the week.

Despite the rebound, it's still down about 43% over the past two weeks.

Investors also weighed the possibility of Gilead Science Inc.'s (NASDAQ: GILD) new drug Remdesivir treating coronavirus patients.

It's to be seen whether it will be effective for the mass population or not…

Here's what our experts – Chris Johnson, Tom Gentile, D.R. Barton, Jr., and Shah Gilani – saw as we closed out another volatile week on Wall Street.



These 3 High-Yield REITs Pay 8%, 10%, and 12% Dividends

The ongoing spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus has investors flocking to safety.

Gold prices hit a seven-year high Thursday, while U.S. Treasury yields plunged yet again.

The 10-year bond hovered at 1.53% – a pittance for investors who are looking out on a decade horizon.

The option of gold – which doesn't pay a yield – also isn't the most attractive option for anyone seeking income.

And things are only going to get more challenging for income-seeking investors in the months ahead...

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Some of These "Dead" Shopping Malls Could Pay You Piles of Cash for Years to Come

The American shopping mall is dead, right?

I mean, ask anybody: Inc. and Wal-Mart Stores Inc. beat the mall to death, and there is no coming back.

No one goes to the mall, and they never will again, and all the real estate investment trusts (REITs) that own malls and shopping centers are going to zero.

Zilch. Nada. Goose egg. Worthless.

At first, this, the conventional wisdom, makes a lot of sense – to me and every other investor.

After all, no one in my house went anywhere near a mall this holiday season. What shopping we did, we did online.

Why go to the mall and put up with all that traffic and the crowds?

Well, as it happens, while everyone has been declaring the mall dead and listing all the ways they'll never set foot in another one, a very specific kind of mall has been reinventing itself – and successfully, to boot.

In fact, I think it's the most unreasonably profitable investment on the market, in part because no one's looking at it...