Dan Burrows

Dan Burrows

Contributing Writer, Kiplinger.com

Dan Burrows is a veteran of MarketWatch, SmartMoney, CBS MoneyWatch and InvestorPlace, and 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.

Tesla (TSLA) Sneaks Into the S&P 500
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Tesla (TSLA) Sneaks Into the S&P 500

Two months after Tesla's much-hyped inclusion in the S&P 500 failed to materialize, the index quietly added the EV maker to its ranks.
November 17, 2020
10 Stocks Warren Buffett Is Buying (And 11 He's Selling)
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10 Stocks Warren Buffett Is Buying (And 11 He's Selling)

Berkshire Hathaway's chief continued his purge of bank stocks during the third quarter, but Warren Buffett also added six brand-new positions.
November 17, 2020
Warren Buffett Stocks Ranked: The Berkshire Hathaway Portfolio
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Warren Buffett Stocks Ranked: The Berkshire Hathaway Portfolio

The Berkshire Hathaway portfolio is a diverse set of blue chips and, increasingly, lesser-known growth bets. Here's a look at every stock picked by Wa…
November 17, 2020
7 Best Value Stocks for the 'Great Rotation'
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7 Best Value Stocks for the 'Great Rotation'

Numerous analysts are gaining confidence about a coming rotation into value. These are seven of the best-rated value stocks for just such a market shi…
November 12, 2020
Stock Market Today 11/11/20: Big Tech Bounces Back
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Stock Market Today 11/11/20: Big Tech Bounces Back

Cheaper shares had investors clamoring once again for growth stocks.
November 11, 2020
5 Telehealth Stocks for Long-Term Financial Fitness
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5 Telehealth Stocks for Long-Term Financial Fitness

Telehealth stocks are cooling off after blazing higher for most of 2020. But digital health services aren't going anywhere - good news for these five …
November 11, 2020
Stock Market Today 11/5/20: Stocks Soar on Status Quo
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Stock Market Today 11/5/20: Stocks Soar on Status Quo

The increasing likelihood of the federal government remaining split between Democrats and Republicans suited most traders just fine.
November 5, 2020
11 Dividend Growth Stocks Delivering Double-Digit Increases
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11 Dividend Growth Stocks Delivering Double-Digit Increases

Dividend growth stocks with even so-so current yields can become powerful income holdings thanks to payout hikes over time and price-upside potential.
October 30, 2020
5 Election-Proof Stock Picks
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5 Election-Proof Stock Picks

Worried about what the elections could do to your portfolio? These five stock picks look great regardless of what Nov. 3 brings.
October 29, 2020
Stock Market Today 10/23: Stimulus Stalemate Stalls Stocks
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Stock Market Today 10/23: Stimulus Stalemate Stalls Stocks

Gridlock in D.C. and underwhelming earnings reports from a couple of Dow stocks split the major indexes.
October 23, 2020
Where Millionaires Live in America
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Where Millionaires Live in America

Looking to rub elbows with the rich? These 15 metro areas have the highest concentrations of households with at least a million dollars in liquid asse…
October 22, 2020
25 Dividend Stocks the Analysts Love the Most
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25 Dividend Stocks the Analysts Love the Most

These blue-chip dividend stocks with yields of at least 3% are among the favorite stock picks of Wall Street's analyst community at the moment.
October 14, 2020
8 Dow Stocks That Billionaires Love
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8 Dow Stocks That Billionaires Love

The "smart money" understands the value of scale, stability and dividends. That's why it should be no surprise that several Dow stocks are popular amo…
October 9, 2020
50 Top Stock Picks That Billionaires Loved in Q2
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50 Top Stock Picks That Billionaires Loved in Q2

These 50 companies, of various shapes and sizes, were among billionaires', high-asset hedge funds' and other institutional investors' top stock picks …
October 6, 2020
Stock Market Today 10/2/20: Dow Holds Up Better Than Expected but Tech Stocks Get Creamed
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Stock Market Today 10/2/20: Dow Holds Up Better Than Expected but Tech Stocks Get Creamed

A double-whammy of bad news before the opening bell had traders anticipating an ugly day for stocks.
October 2, 2020
The 25 Cheapest U.S. Cities to Live In
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The 25 Cheapest U.S. Cities to Live In

Take a look at our list of American cities with the lowest costs of living. Is one of the cheapest cities in the U.S. right for you?
October 1, 2020
How Will Stocks React to the 2020 Presidential Debates?
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How Will Stocks React to the 2020 Presidential Debates?

Nervous about how the market will handle the 2020 presidential debates? If history is any guide, the market won't care what happens either way.
September 29, 2020
Stock Market Today 9/25/20: Stocks Win the Session but Lose the Week on Growth Fears
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Stock Market Today 9/25/20: Stocks Win the Session but Lose the Week on Growth Fears

The market ended a choppy week of trading with gains, but the Dow and S&P 500 fell on a weekly basis yet again.
September 25, 2020
Stock Market Today 9/24/20: Tech Props up a Tepid Market
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Stock Market Today 9/24/20: Tech Props up a Tepid Market

A roller coaster session managed to finish in positive territory thanks to some big-name tech stocks.
September 24, 2020
Stock Market Today: Stocks Step Back Amid Economic Gloom
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Stock Market Today: Stocks Step Back Amid Economic Gloom

The market gave up its early momentum to finish lower after a disappointing business report and the ongoing impasse in D.C.
September 23, 2020
13 Best Warren Buffett Growth Stocks
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13 Best Warren Buffett Growth Stocks

Warren Buffett might be known as a legendary value investor, but don't ignore his growth holdings. Here, we examine 13 of "the Oracle's" best growth s…
September 22, 2020
Hedge Funds' 25 Top Blue-Chip Stocks to Buy Now
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Hedge Funds' 25 Top Blue-Chip Stocks to Buy Now

Hedge funds historically have loaded up on blue-chip stocks, and that's still true today. Here, we examine the smart money's favorite stock picks and …
September 17, 2020
Buffett Makes Rare Bet on Blockbuster Snowflake IPO
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Buffett Makes Rare Bet on Blockbuster Snowflake IPO

Cloud infrastructure company Snowflake has pulled off the largest software IPO in history. Warren Buffett, who typically avoids IPOs, is onboard.
September 16, 2020
25 Small Towns With Big Millionaire Populations
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25 Small Towns With Big Millionaire Populations

Large concentrations of high-net-worth households are found in surprising locales across the U.S. Check out the latest list of American small towns te…
September 15, 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.
September 4, 2020
Dow Stocks: The Pros' Third-Quarter Rankings
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Dow Stocks: The Pros' Third-Quarter Rankings

The Dow Jones Industrial Average just shook things up, adding three new blue-chip members. Here are the analysts' rankings of all 30 Dow stocks.
September 3, 2020
All 30 Dow Stocks Ranked: The Pros Weigh In
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All 30 Dow Stocks Ranked: The Pros Weigh In

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is made up of 30 blue chips that are tops in their industries. But some Dow stocks are better opportunities than othe…
September 3, 2020