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Dan Burrows

Contributing Writer
Kiplinger.com

Dan Burrows is a veteran of InvestorPlace, CBS MoneyWatch, SmartMoney and MarketWatch, and has written for The Wall Street Journal, Consumer Reports and other publications. He focuses on value investing with an eye toward helping long-term investors. He holds no individual securities.

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February 2017

8 Dow Stocks Raising Dividends for 25 Years

The 30 companies that make up the Dow Jones Industrial Average are household names. Their sheer size and dominance of their respective fields make them not only well known but also good bets in bad markets. ...

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Stock Watch
February 2017

3 Reasons Warren Buffett Is Dumping Walmart Stock

Berkshire Hathaway has all but abandoned its stake in the world’s largest retailer.

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Stock Watch
February 2017

3 Reasons Warren Buffett Is Loading Up on Apple Stock

Buffett's holding company, Berkshire Hathaway, bought 57.4 million shares of the iPhone maker in 2016.

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February 2017

11 Dow Stocks Owned by Warren Buffett

There are 30 stocks in the Dow Jones Industrial Average, and Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway (symbol BRK.B) has stakes in 11 of them. But as prescient as the Oracle of Omaha has proved to be over the ...

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February 2017

25 Big Stocks Raising Dividends for 25 Years

Finding a company with a long track record of consistent dividend payments is only part of the winning formula for investing in dividend stocks. Dividend growth matters, too. Rising dividends not only ...

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February 2017

3 Tech Stocks Paying Better Dividends Than Apple

Technology stocks, once the domain of high-flying growth investors, are becoming an increasingly generous source of dividends for income investors. The information technology sector led the market by total ...

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February 2017

3 Stocks Under $10 to Avoid

A stock selling below $10 a share can be hard to resist, especially when it's attached to a household name. The low price gives an investor a chance to bet on a well-known company for the cost of a meal ...

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February 2017

3 Reasons to Own Facebook Stock in Retirement

Retirees may spend hours a day on Facebook, but its stock, lacking a dividend, is often overlooked when it comes to their portfolios. Facebook (symbol FB, $132.78) may not hand out cash every quarter, ...

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February 2017

3 Reasons Other Than Buffett to Buy Berkshire Stock

Shares in Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway (symbols BRK.A and BRK.B) enjoyed a market-beating 2016. The lower-priced and more actively traded Class B shares surged 23.4% last year, compared with a 9.5% ...

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January 2017

3 Reasons to Buy GE Stock in Retirement

Stocks for retirees don’t get much bluer than blue-chip General Electric (symbol GE). After all, it’s the only remaining member of the original Dow Jones industrial average. GE’s current strategy ...

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February 2017

4 Retirement Stocks Yielding 4% or More

When the price of a dividend stock climbs, its yield falls. As a result, a rising stock market, such as we've had of late, can make it harder for income investors to find attractive dividend payers. Indeed, ...

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February 2017

10 Best Dividend-Paying Stocks for 2017

High-quality dividend stocks never go out of style for long-term investors, and there is no shortage of stocks with high yields and bright prospects for 2017, from telecommunications companies embracing ...

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February 2017

4 Dow Stocks Every Retiree Should Own

It's arguably the bluest of the blue-chip stock indexes, dating back to the 19th century. The Dow Jones industrial average is a bastion of large, stable companies that pay dividends and represent some ...

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February 2017

10 Stocks Every Retiree Should Own

When it comes to building a retirement portfolio, your first steps should be to make sure it’s diversified and isn’t too risky. Beyond that, it’s about finding a mix of stocks and bonds that can ...

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January 2017

3 Reasons to Buy Pfizer Stock for Retirement

Blue-chip dividend-paying stocks should be part of any retirement portfolio, and one of the best of the bunch these days is drugmaker Pfizer (symbol PFE). Here are three reasons we like the stock for retirees.

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December 2016

3 Bank Stocks Better Than Bank of America

Big bank stocks have been among the best-performing sectors during the post-election rally, and none more so than Bank of America (symbol BAC). It has enjoyed the largest gain of any of the biggest financial ...

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December 2016

5 Telecom Stocks Paying Big Dividends

Telecommunications stocks have long been a go-to source of generous dividends for income investors. No, these companies typically don't have strong growth prospects. What they do have is tremendous free ...

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