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Stock Market Today 4/5/21: Jobs Jubilee Drives Fresh Highs in Dow, S&P 500
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today 4/5/21: Jobs Jubilee Drives Fresh Highs in Dow, S&P 500

The new week kicked off with a gleeful reaction to the March jobs report that sent the major indexes flying higher.
April 5, 2021
FAANG Stocks: What Challenges Await These 5 Mega-Caps?
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FAANG Stocks: What Challenges Await These 5 Mega-Caps?

After a blockbuster 2020 performance, the FAANG stocks aren't doing quite so hot in 2021. Here, we look at some of the headwinds facing investors in t…
April 5, 2021
Stock Market Today 4/1/21: No Foolin': S&P 500 Cracks 4,000
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today 4/1/21: No Foolin': S&P 500 Cracks 4,000

The S&P 500 hit, and finished above, the 4,000 mark for the first time in the wake of robust manufacturing data and infrastructure optimism.
April 1, 2021
Stock Market Today 3/18/21: Inflation Fears Wreck Tech Again
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today 3/18/21: Inflation Fears Wreck Tech Again

A jump in the yield on the benchmark U.S. 10-year Treasury note heightened inflation fears, and high-flying stocks in the technology sector once again…
March 18, 2021
Stock Market Today 3/12/21: Dow Climbs Again, Nasdaq Yo-Yo Continues
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today 3/12/21: Dow Climbs Again, Nasdaq Yo-Yo Continues

Wall Street closed out the week with a renewed surge in Treasury yields, which weighed on growth but helped the value-oriented Dow rise again.
March 15, 2021

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Stock Market Today 3/8/21: 'Reflation Trade' Kicks Back Into High Gear
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Stock Market Today 3/8/21: 'Reflation Trade' Kicks Back Into High Gear

The Dow and Nasdaq grew farther apart on Monday, as the Senate's COVID-stimulus green light sparked another rise in interest rates and another wave of…
March 9, 2021
Stock Market Today 3/5/21: Tech Roller Coaster Leaves Investors Thrilled
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Stock Market Today 3/5/21: Tech Roller Coaster Leaves Investors Thrilled

Stocks, especially tech, appeared poised for yet another bloodletting on Friday despite a stellar February jobs report. Then came the turn.
March 5, 2021
Stock Market Today 3/3/21: Growth Stocks Gashed
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today 3/3/21: Growth Stocks Gashed

A stingier stimulus measure, conflicting news on the COVID front and upward creep in interest rates helped send growthier stocks to the cleaners Wedne…
March 4, 2021
Stock Market Today 2/3/21: Big Energy, Clean Energy Keep Stocks Aloft
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Stock Market Today 2/3/21: Big Energy, Clean Energy Keep Stocks Aloft

Oil settled near one-year highs Wednesday and clean energy received more attention too, helping to keep most of the major indices rolling.
February 3, 2021
Stock Market Today 2/1/21: Big Tech Leads Another Snap-Back Rally
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today 2/1/21: Big Tech Leads Another Snap-Back Rally

COVID worries, including a not-glowing reception to Johnson & Johnson vaccine, helped drag the major indices lower Friday
February 1, 2021
Stock Market Today 1/27/21: Markets Tumble, But 'Reddit Stocks' Story Isn't Over
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today 1/27/21: Markets Tumble, But 'Reddit Stocks' Story Isn't Over

The major indices delivered significant losses Wednesday; spared were stocks such as GameStop and AMC, which soared amid a push from a corner of the i…
January 27, 2021
Stock Market Today 1/20/21: Wall Street Welcomes Biden With Resounding Rally
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today 1/20/21: Wall Street Welcomes Biden With Resounding Rally

The major indices finished at record highs Wednesday as investors digested the new president's inauguration message and hopes for his stimulus plan.
January 20, 2021
Stock Market Today 1/11/21: Big Tech Stocks Thumped After Banning Trump
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Stock Market Today 1/11/21: Big Tech Stocks Thumped After Banning Trump

Shares of several major tech firms slumped Monday after 'deplatforming' President Trump and others in response to last week's attack on the Capitol.
January 11, 2021
Stock Market Today 12/9/20: Stocks Retreat on Stimulus Stalemate
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Stock Market Today 12/9/20: Stocks Retreat on Stimulus Stalemate

Investors rushed out of tech stocks Wednesday as continued gridlock on COVID stimulus measures weighed on Wall Street confidence.
December 10, 2020
50 Top Stock Picks That Billionaires Love
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50 Top Stock Picks That Billionaires Love

These 50 companies, of various shapes and sizes, are among the top stock picks held by billionaire investors or high-asset hedge funds.
December 8, 2020
Stock Market Today 12/1/20: Wall Street Hangs on Stimulus Hopes Again
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Stock Market Today 12/1/20: Wall Street Hangs on Stimulus Hopes Again

A stimulus package brought by a group of nonpartisan senators Tuesday sparked stocks, which kept most of their gains even after the plan was shot down…
December 1, 2020
Stock Market Today 11/27/20: Nasdaq Notches Another High as COVID's Spread Worsens
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Stock Market Today 11/27/20: Nasdaq Notches Another High as COVID's Spread Worsens

An error in AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine trial and persistent coronavirus troubles in the U.S. led investors to chase the old COVID trade Friday.
November 29, 2020
5 Best Communication Services Stocks to Buy for 2021
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5 Best Communication Services Stocks to Buy for 2021

The best communication services stocks for the coming year have a high bar to clear if they hope to exceed their 2020 outperformance.
November 18, 2020
50 Top Stock Picks That Billionaires Loved in Q3
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50 Top Stock Picks That Billionaires Loved in Q3

Billionaires, high-asset hedge funds and other institutional investors recently revealed these 50 companies as some of their top stock picks during th…
November 15, 2020
12 Coronavirus Stocks to Buy That Won’t Let Up
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12 Coronavirus Stocks to Buy That Won’t Let Up

While many so-called coronavirus stocks might have reached the end of their COVID-related bump, these picks still look attractive well beyond 2020.
November 6, 2020
Stock Market Today 11/4/20: The Only Clear Winner Right Now? Stocks.
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Stock Market Today 11/4/20: The Only Clear Winner Right Now? Stocks.

U.S. markets surged Wednesday amid a still-to-be-decided election that was pointing in Joe Biden's favor, but with no 'blue wave.'
November 4, 2020
Stock Market Today 10/30/20: Big Tech Beatdown Keeps Stocks in a Slump
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Stock Market Today 10/30/20: Big Tech Beatdown Keeps Stocks in a Slump

Apple (AAPL), Facebook (FB) and Amazon (AMZN) helped lead the market lower in an especially painful Friday for the tech-heavy Nasdaq.
October 30, 2020
13 Best Stocks to Buy If President Donald Trump Wins Re-Election
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13 Best Stocks to Buy If President Donald Trump Wins Re-Election

The 2020 election likely will be a pivot point for several areas of the market. Here are 13 of the best stocks to own should President Donald Trump wi…
October 29, 2020
Stock Market Today 10/28/20: Dow Drops 943 Points as Investors Storm the Exits
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Stock Market Today 10/28/20: Dow Drops 943 Points as Investors Storm the Exits

America's major indices suffered significant drops Wednesday as COVID-19's cloud of uncertainty cast a larger shadow over the economy.
October 28, 2020
Stock Market Today 10/20/20: Glimmer of Stimulus Hope Gives Stocks a Small Lift
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Stock Market Today 10/20/20: Glimmer of Stimulus Hope Gives Stocks a Small Lift

Tuesday's rigid stimulus deadline seemingly blurred as House Democrats and the White House made progress toward a middle ground.
October 20, 2020