Walmart may not have always had the best reputation, but it's a store worth shopping at for many reasons. You'll often pay less at Walmart retail stores for items than you'd pay if you purchased online. Walmart has also revamped its customer service efforts in recent years, with its famous "people greeters" now doing more tasks including helping to facilitate returns.
Between rumors of a recession, rising interest rates, and inflation, it's tough to find stocks that you're confident will keep growing instead of going to zero. Vertex Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: VRTX) is worth a $2,500 investment because it's the world's largest public business devoted to curing rare diseases, and it's proven to be quite adept at that goal so far.
The stock's continued sell-off paints a misleading picture of the retailer's potential in the current environment.