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Daren joined Kiplinger in July 2015 after spending more than 20 years in New York City as a business and financial writer. He spent seven years at Time magazine and joined SmartMoney in 2007, where he wrote about investing and contributed car reviews to the magazine. Daren also worked as a writer in the fund industry for Janus Capital and Fidelity Investments and has been licensed as a Series 7 securities representative.
Wall Street pundits frequently pitch “defensive” stocks that should avoid steep losses in a downturn. Sounds terrific: stocks that stay afloat when the market is tanking! But if you want stocks that ...
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How Federal Reserve rate hikes and rising bond yields affect the economy and your investment strategy.
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Fueled by a late-year surge, Standard & Poor’s 500-stock index has returned 13.2% so far in 2016. But the factors that have boosted stocks since Election Day—hopes for corporate tax cuts, less regulation ...
Amid a dense fog of uncertainty, an aging bull will have to find its footing in 2017. Rarely has the way forward been so obscured by the murky policies of a new political regime, as well as by questions ...
iShares Global Infrastructure joins the Kiplinger ETF 20, bringing steady income and rising dividends to the mix.
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These high-paying hybrid securities belong in most income portfolios.
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The ride getting there may be bumpy, but the Dow Jones industrial average could be heading toward a major milestone: cracking 20,000 for the first time in its 120-year history.
Pitches to buy stocks are Wall Street’s driving force. But analysts rarely slap stocks with a “sell” rating. That’s partly because it’s too easy to get a sell recommendation wrong. Even if a ...
These eight stocks all offer strong growth prospects at reasonable prices, a combination that should result in solid gains. We lean toward large companies, but our picks also include two small caps.
His election adds uncertainty, which Wall Street hates, but could lead to improved economic growth and benefit health care, financial and infrastructure stocks, among others.
Dividends have accounted for some 40% of overall U.S. market returns, so don't miss out.
Vanguard Information Technology gives you access to the heavy hitters of the technology sector.
If you’re looking for a core group of ETFs that you can buy and hold through many years of retirement, check out the following five Vanguard funds. Two are bond ETFs that should provide some insurance ...
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Warren Buffett aims to hold stocks “forever.” We’re a bit less patient. But we like playing the long game: picking a few solid companies, sticking with them through tough times and hanging on for ...
Building a successful investing plan is like building a hero sandwich: Stick with basic ingredients and don’t get too fancy.
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Whether you’re pulling in a paycheck or living off investments, dividends can be a great way to reel in some cash.