Stock Watch

The Kiplinger investing team identifies stocks and market trends that you and your portfolio can't ignore.

February 17, 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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February 17, 2017

How Nervous Investors Should Play the Trump Rally

Lock in some profits and rebalance your portfolio, but don't go overboard.

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February 17, 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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December 19, 2016

Protect Your Retirement Nest Egg During the Trump Rally

Taking some profits on your stock gains isn't a bad idea. But don't rush headlong for the exits.

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November 17, 2016

Where to Invest in 2017

The bull market is likely to celebrate its eighth birthday under the Trump presidency, but gains will again be middling.

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December 5, 2016

6 Value Stock Picks in a Pricey Market

Finding bargains isn't easy these days, but these three value-fund managers dug hard.

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Updated for 2017

Stock Basics: 5 Scenarios When Selling Stocks Makes Sense

Hint: It has nothing to do with the market, and everything to do with your personal circumstances.

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From Kiplinger's Personal Finance, December 2016

Preferred Stocks Paying 5% or More to Income Investors

These high-paying hybrid securities belong in most income portfolios.

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November 30, 2016

Dow 20,000: Stock Market Milestone Is Tantalizingly Close

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.

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November 11, 2016

How to Invest Under a Trump Presidency

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.

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From Kiplinger's Personal Finance, December 2016

4 Best Stocks for Yield at a Reasonable Price

Here's an old-school idea: Buy big-name stocks with above-average dividend yields and below-average price-earnings ratios.

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October 2016

3 Stocks to Earn Dividends Every October

Whether you’re pulling in a paycheck or living off investments, dividends can be a great way to reel in some cash.

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September 27, 2016

Best FANG Stocks for Tech Investors to Buy Now

We rank the shares of Facebook, Amazon.com, Netflix and Google parent company Alphabet.

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September 21, 2016

Good Dividend-Paying Tech Stocks Selling at Good Prices

Shares of these technology companies offer income investors yield at a reasonable price, or YARP for short.

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September 2, 2016

Best Stocks Outside the U.S.: Siemens

Our search for great stocks from around the world led us to this 169-year-old German conglomerate.

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September 2, 2016

Best Stocks Outside the U.S.: Taiwan Semiconductor

Our search for great stocks from around the world led us to Asia, home to the largest contract manufacturer of computer chips.

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September 7, 2016

Sanofi: One of the World's Greatest Stocks

Our search for great stocks from around the world led us to the French drug maker.

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