Dan Burrows

Dan Burrows

Contributing Writer, Kiplinger.com

Dan Burrows is a financial writer at Kiplinger, having joined the august publication full time in 2016. 

A long-time financial journo, Dan is a veteran of SmartMoney, MarketWatch, CBS MoneyWatch, InvestorPlace and DailyFinance, and has written for The Wall Street Journal, Consumer Reports, Boston magazine and Bloomberg, among other publications. Once upon a time – before his days as a financial reporter and assistant financial editor at legendary fashion trade paper Women's Wear Daily – Dan worked for Spy magazine, scribbled away at Time Inc. and contributed to Maxim magazine back when lad mags were a thing. He's also written for Esquire magazine's Dubious Achievements Awards.

In his current role at Kiplinger, Dan writes about equities, fixed income, currencies, funds and macroeconomics.

Dan holds a bachelor's degree from Oberlin College and a master's degree from Columbia University.

Disclosure: Dan does not trade stocks or other securities. Rather, he dollar-cost averages into cheap funds and index funds and holds them forever in tax-advantaged accounts. 

65 Best Dividend Stocks You Can Count On
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65 Best Dividend Stocks You Can Count On

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January 21, 2022
The Next GameStop? 25 High Short Interest Stocks
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The Next GameStop? 25 High Short Interest Stocks

Wherever you find heavily shorted stocks, you'll probably find a trading frenzy. But beware: The music could stop at any moment.
January 19, 2022
Microsoft Buys Activision With One Eye on the Cloud
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Microsoft Buys Activision With One Eye on the Cloud

MSFT’s $68.7 billion deal for ATVI brings the tech giant a library of A+ titles … and another way to leverage its cloud heft.
January 18, 2022
Can AI Beat the Market? 10 Stocks to Watch
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Can AI Beat the Market? 10 Stocks to Watch

An artificial intelligence (AI) system identifying high-potential equities has been sharp in the past. Here are its 10 top stocks to watch over the ne…
January 14, 2022
RBC's Top 30 Global Stock Investments for 2022
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RBC's Top 30 Global Stock Investments for 2022

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January 11, 2022
The ‘Bividend’: What’s Up With BTCS’s Bitcoin Dividend?
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Investing for Income

The ‘Bividend’: What’s Up With BTCS’s Bitcoin Dividend?

A blockchain company’s first dividend paid in bitcoin might raise some eyebrows … but it’s also unlikely to be the last.
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12 Super Small-Cap Stocks to Buy for 2022 and Beyond
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12 Super Small-Cap Stocks to Buy for 2022 and Beyond

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January 5, 2022
The 25 Best-Performing Stocks of 2021
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The 25 Best-Performing Stocks of 2021

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December 31, 2021
The Best and Worst Dow Stocks of 2021
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The Best and Worst Dow Stocks of 2021

The Dow Jones Industrial Average produced well-above-average returns in 2021. But some of its venerable blue chips did far better ... while others lef…
December 31, 2021
The 12 Best Financial Stocks to Buy for 2022
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The 12 Best Financial Stocks to Buy for 2022

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December 27, 2021
25 Top Stock Picks That Billionaires Love
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25 Top Stock Picks That Billionaires Love

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December 23, 2021
All 30 Dow Jones Stocks Ranked: The Pros Weigh In
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All 30 Dow Jones Stocks Ranked: The Pros Weigh In

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December 13, 2021
Hedge Funds' 25 Top Blue-Chip Stocks to Buy Now
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Hedge Funds' 25 Top Blue-Chip Stocks to Buy Now

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December 6, 2021
30 Best Stocks of the Past 30 Years
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30 Best Stocks of the Past 30 Years

This elite group of global equities created the most wealth for shareholders over the past three decades.
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The Berkshire Hathaway Portfolio: All 41 Warren Buffett Stocks Ranked

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November 16, 2021
Warren Buffett's Stock Buys and Sells From Q3 2021
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Warren Buffett's Stock Buys and Sells From Q3 2021

Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett kept up his bearish streak in Q3 2021, but he did add a pair of positions from two of his favored industries.
November 16, 2021
J&J’s Corporate Split: Just Another Big, Blue-Chip Breakup
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Investing for Income

J&J’s Corporate Split: Just Another Big, Blue-Chip Breakup

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November 12, 2021
Elon Dumps ~$6B in Tesla Stock as Only Elon Can
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Elon Dumps ~$6B in Tesla Stock as Only Elon Can

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November 12, 2021
5 Mega-Cap Stocks Analysts Love the Most
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5 Mega-Cap Stocks Analysts Love the Most

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November 5, 2021
Stock Market Today 3/18/21: Inflation Fears Wreck Tech Again
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Stock Market Today 3/18/21: Inflation Fears Wreck Tech Again

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November 1, 2021
Stock Market Today 3/19/21: Stocks Close Mixed as Banks Sink, Tech Rebounds
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Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today 3/19/21: Stocks Close Mixed as Banks Sink, Tech Rebounds

The Dow and S&P 500 lost ground amid a slide in financial shares, while Facebook helped the Nasdaq come back from a steep loss in the previous session…
November 1, 2021
The 25 Best Stocks Since the COVID Bear Market Bottom
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The 25 Best Stocks Since the COVID Bear Market Bottom

Top performers one year after the end of the COVID crash range from names that thrived during lockdowns to more speculative bets on a gradual return t…
November 1, 2021
The Single-Best Trading Week of the Year Starts Now
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The Single-Best Trading Week of the Year Starts Now

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October 27, 2021
BofA: 13 Stocks to Buy for a Tax-Loss Harvesting Haul
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BofA: 13 Stocks to Buy for a Tax-Loss Harvesting Haul

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October 27, 2021
15 U.S. Cities With the Highest Average Home Prices
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15 U.S. Cities With the Highest Average Home Prices

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The 25 Cheapest U.S. Cities to Live In
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10 Dow Dividend Stocks Analysts Love the Most
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10 Dow Dividend Stocks Analysts Love the Most

With uncertainty running high amid a return of volatility, the case for the best Dow dividend stocks is as strong as ever.
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