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David Landis

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Kiplinger's Personal Finance

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FUNDS
February 2010

How to Make Money on Mergers

Funds that specialize in deal stocks can deliver steady returns without taking huge risks.

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Stocks & Bonds
January 2010

How to Protect Your Profits

From increasing your cash holdings to buying options, we show you how to defend against a correction -- or worse.

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Update
January 2010

8 Great Stocks
January 2010

8 Great Stocks for 2010

Our picks are packaged for success in any kind of market.

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Stock Watch
December 2009

7 Cheap Stocks Worth Buying

These companies face challenges but have solid balance sheets and positive cash flow.

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Stock Watch
December 2009

Why the New AOL Shares Aren't so Appealing

Early investors might profit from the AOL's return as an independent company -- but its long-term prospects aren't promising.

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Stock Watch
December 2009

5 Solid Stocks With Secure Dividends

Even when the market's doing well you should consider companies that make regular payouts.

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INVESTING
December 2009

Investments That Let You Sleep Tight

We identify nine low-risk stock and bond funds, plus three of the market’s steadiest stocks.

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Stock Watch
November 2009

7 Ways to Protect Your Stock-Market Gains

From increasing your cash holdings to buying options, we show you how to guard against a correction -- or worse.

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FUNDS
November 2009

Cut Your Risk

It's not foolproof, but diversification is still a smart strategy.

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Fund Watch
October 2009

5 Merger Funds With Steady Returns

If you want to dabble in merger arbitrage, leave it to the experts who run these funds.

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Stock Watch
October 2009

5 Blue Chips to Hold if the Rally Fizzles

Shares of these solid companies should hold up well even if the market's gains don't.

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STOCKS
October 2009

What Now for the Dow

We rate all 30 stocks -- buy, sell or hold.

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STOCKS
October 2009

Stocks That Grow in Any Climate

These seven companies flourished in hard times and will thrive as things get better.

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MARKETS
August 2009

Can You Time the Market?

Making money by darting in and out of stocks is easier said than done.

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STOCKS
July 2009

5 Stocks to Ride the Real Estate Rebound

High-quality real estate investment trusts will emerge from the recession stronger than ever.

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STOCK WATCH
June 2009

How Investors Can Bet on Rising Natural-Gas Prices

The demand for this energy source should rise and these stocks and funds should benefit.

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