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.

The Next GameStop? 25 High Short Interest Stocks
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The Next GameStop? 25 High Short Interest Stocks

A recent trading frenzy around heavily shorted stocks has targeted names such as these. But beware: The music could stop at any moment.
June 11, 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

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is made up of 30 blue chips that are tops in their industries. But some Dow Jones stocks are better opportunities tha…
June 10, 2021
Stock Market Today 6/3/21: Markets Dip Despite Upbeat Jobs Data
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Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today 6/3/21: Markets Dip Despite Upbeat Jobs Data

Good news about the state of the labor market just a day ahead of the monthly payrolls report stirred anxiety about inflation and rising interest rate…
June 3, 2021
30 Top Stock Picks That Billionaires Love
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30 Top Stock Picks That Billionaires Love

Billionaire investors were busy at the start of 2021. Here are 30 companies, of various shapes and sizes, that were some of their top stock picks in t…
June 1, 2021
65 Best Dividend Stocks You Can Count On in 2021
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65 Best Dividend Stocks You Can Count On in 2021

Yield isn't everything when it comes to finding the best dividend stocks. Income investors know there's no substitute for regular dividend increases o…
May 26, 2021
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…
May 18, 2021
13 Stocks Warren Buffett Is Selling (And 5 He's Buying)
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13 Stocks Warren Buffett Is Selling (And 5 He's Buying)

Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett and his team hacked away at numerous positions in Q1 2021 but found only a few stocks worth buying.
May 18, 2021
What AT&T's WarnerMedia Spinoff Means for Your Dividends
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What AT&T's WarnerMedia Spinoff Means for Your Dividends

AT&T and Discovery's major M&A deal includes a cut to T's generous dividend payment.
May 17, 2021
What Is Preferred Stock, And Should I Buy It?
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What Is Preferred Stock, And Should I Buy It?

Thinking of adding preferred stock to your portfolio? Read on for a breakdown of the pros and cons to buying preferred shares.
May 17, 2021
The Pros' Picks: The 11 Best Nasdaq Stocks You Can Buy
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The Pros' Picks: The 11 Best Nasdaq Stocks You Can Buy

A sharp pivot away from growth has given Wall Street a much different perspective on what constitutes today's best Nasdaq stocks. Take a look.
May 13, 2021
10 High-Risk, Low-Rated Stocks to Avoid
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10 High-Risk, Low-Rated Stocks to Avoid

With markets a little "toppy" these days, here are 10 S&P 500 stocks that quants have flagged as risky investment opportunities right now.
May 10, 2021
Berkshire's Annual Meeting: What to Expect From Buffett & Co.
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Berkshire's Annual Meeting: What to Expect From Buffett & Co.

Potential questions Buffett and Munger might face during Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting Saturday could include everything from bank stocks to Bit…
April 30, 2021
The 25 Best Stocks of Biden's First 100 Days
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The 25 Best Stocks of Biden's First 100 Days

From a market perspective, President Joe Biden is having one of the best first 100 days in the postwar era. These 25 stocks are the hottest of the lot…
April 30, 2021
Sell in May and Go Away? Here We Go Again ...
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Sell in May and Go Away? Here We Go Again ...

Every year, "sell in May and go away" is dragged out for show like Punxsutawney Phil. Should you follow this advice in 2021? As always, it depends.
April 28, 2021
10 Things You Must Know About Becoming a Millionaire
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10 Things You Must Know About Becoming a Millionaire

Think you are a millionaire in the making? Read on to see what it takes to be truly destined for wealth.
April 26, 2021
11 Small-Cap Stocks the Analysts Love for 2021
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11 Small-Cap Stocks the Analysts Love for 2021

If you desire growth, then your sights should be set on small-cap stocks. These 11 have attracted the gaze of dozens of Wall Street's best minds.
April 26, 2021
The Best ESG Stocks in the Dow
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The Best ESG Stocks in the Dow

Only a third of the stocks in the Dow rank as industry leaders according to MSCI's ESG rankings. Fortunately, most of those who do also are favored by…
April 21, 2021
7 Slick Oil Stocks to Buy Now
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7 Slick Oil Stocks to Buy Now

The best oil stocks to pursue, for now, are primarily those that have positioned themselves to withstand even more headwinds in the future.
April 20, 2021
Investing in Gold: 10 Facts You Need to Know
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Investing in Gold: 10 Facts You Need to Know

Gold tends to do well in times of trouble.
April 19, 2021
12 Cheapest Small Towns in America 2021
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12 Cheapest Small Towns in America 2021

Affordable small towns aren't necessarily the best places to live for everyone, but each cheap small town on our list has its charms.
April 15, 2021
7 Super Small-Cap Growth Stocks to Buy
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7 Super Small-Cap Growth Stocks to Buy

Small-cap growth stocks can be thick on potential, but thin in news updates and analysis. Here, we look at seven high-potential small caps, and what t…
April 9, 2021
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 system identifying high-potential equities has been on the mark in 2021. Here are its 10 top stocks to watch over the next …
April 7, 2021
15 Stocks to Buy Today for Tomorrow's Innovations
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15 Stocks to Buy Today for Tomorrow's Innovations

The Argus Model Innovation Portfolio shines a spotlight on a number of stock picks that stand out for their innovative capabilities.
April 2, 2021
Dividend Cuts and Suspensions: Who's Paring Back?
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Dividend Cuts and Suspensions: Who's Paring Back?

The COVID-caused flood of dividend cuts and suspensions has slowed to a trickle, but some notable names have still slashed payouts of late.
March 23, 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…
March 23, 2021
Stock Market Today 3/19/21: Stocks Close Mixed as Banks Sink, Tech Rebounds
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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…
March 19, 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

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