Top Ten: Weekend roundup: A problem Clinton and Trump fail to address | Wall Street’s quarterly game | Microsoft ‘wins’ against Apple

MarketWatch rounded up 10 of its most interesting articles published over the past week.

1. A major problem for the next president

Neither Hillary Clinton nor Donald Trump have talked about a permanent fix to keep Social Security solvent. Robert Powell digs into possible remedies and Marc Goldwein explains why five supposed fixes just won’t work.

2. Investors wise up to the earnings game

Companies try to keep earnings expectations low so they can “beat” on earnings quarter after quarter. While earnings for any one quarter may not be very important for a long-term investment, the headlines scream otherwise. Mark Hulbert shows how investors are seeing through the game.

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