Jeff Reeves

Jeff Reeves

Contributing Writer, Kiplinger.com

Jeff Reeves covers the equity markets and exchange-traded funds for Kiplinger. A veteran journalist with extensive capital markets experience, Jeff has written about the investing world since 2008. His work has appeared in numerous respected finance outlets, including CNBC, the Fox Business Network, the Wall Street Journal digital network, USA Today and CNN Money.

Jeff began his career in print, working at local newspapers in Virginia, Ohio, Arizona and North Carolina. In 2008, he joined InvestorPlace Media to edit monthly stock advisory newsletters and ultimately lead its digital news service for individual investors.

10 Best Utility Stocks for the Rest of 2022
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10 Best Utility Stocks for the Rest of 2022

Income investors like utility stocks for their stability and generous dividends. Here are 10 top-rated ones to watch amid a turbulent market.
May 19, 2022
9 Great Growth ETFs for 2022 and Beyond
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9 Great Growth ETFs for 2022 and Beyond

These growth ETFs offer exposure to higher-risk, higher-reward stocks while lessening the risk of a single stock torpedoing your returns.
May 4, 2022
The 15 Best Value Stocks to Buy Right Now
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The 15 Best Value Stocks to Buy Right Now

A roller-coaster 2022 has sent a lot of deserving names into bargain territory. Here are 15 top-rated value stocks to buy at the moment.
April 26, 2022
11 Emerging Market Stocks That Analysts Love
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11 Emerging Market Stocks That Analysts Love

It's been a rough stretch for the global equities market, but Wall Street's pros think these emerging market stocks are top plays going forward.
April 20, 2022
10 Best Stocks for Rising Interest Rates
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10 Best Stocks for Rising Interest Rates

The Federal Reserve has signaled in no uncertain terms that interest rates will head higher in 2022. Here are 10 of the best stocks for this environme…
April 4, 2022
10 High-Yield ETFs for Income-Minded Investors
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10 High-Yield ETFs for Income-Minded Investors

These high-yield ETFs show that there's no shortage of ways to balance risk and reward in the quest for better-than-average income.
April 1, 2022
10 Best Inflation-Fighting ETFs for Higher Costs
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10 Best Inflation-Fighting ETFs for Higher Costs

Looking to protect your portfolio from higher prices? Consider these top funds to hedge against inflation.
March 29, 2022
12 Best Consumer Staples Stocks to Buy for 2022
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12 Best Consumer Staples Stocks to Buy for 2022

There are plenty of challenges facing retailers and manufacturers right now, but these top-rated consumer staples stocks could serve as a steady hand …
March 11, 2022
10 Beaten-Down Tech Stocks to Buy for the Long Term
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10 Beaten-Down Tech Stocks to Buy for the Long Term

Tech stocks have taken a walloping in 2022, but these 10 discounted picks are poised for long-term growth.
March 9, 2022
14 Commodity ETFs to Ease Inflation Worries
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14 Commodity ETFs to Ease Inflation Worries

These commodity funds offer investors exposure to the diverse asset class, which is a helpful hedge against inflation and geopolitical tensions.
February 28, 2022
The Pros' 10 Best S&P 500 Stocks to Buy Now
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The Pros' 10 Best S&P 500 Stocks to Buy Now

Amid current market challenges, these top-rated S&P 500 stocks could provide investors with opportunities.
February 14, 2022
7 Best ETFs for Rising Interest Rates
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7 Best ETFs for Rising Interest Rates

Investors have plenty of tools to combat higher bond yields as the Fed gets aggressive. Here are seven of the best ETFs to head off interest-rate risk…
February 10, 2022
7 Megatrend Stock ETFs With Massive Potential
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7 Megatrend Stock ETFs With Massive Potential

Disruptive technologies such as fintech and genomics are among several investing megatrends that could send whole industries higher. These seven stock…
February 3, 2022
13 Consumer Stocks for the Holiday Season
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13 Consumer Stocks for the Holiday Season

Investors hunting for consumer stocks can't go on an indiscriminating binge. These 13 retail picks appear to have more to offer than most of their pee…
November 16, 2021
9 Big Pharmaceutical Stocks Sporting Stellar Yields
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9 Big Pharmaceutical Stocks Sporting Stellar Yields

Large-cap pharmaceutical stocks offer investors stable, substantial dividends, regardless of market conditions. Here are nine that stand out.
October 5, 2021
10 Expensive Stocks to Steer Clear Of
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10 Expensive Stocks to Steer Clear Of

Expensive stocks with mediocre growth prospects can drop the most when the whole market starts to slide. These 10 stocks could be at high risk.
September 22, 2021
11 Top Healthcare ETFs to Buy Now
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11 Top Healthcare ETFs to Buy Now

Healthcare ETFs, such as these 11 funds, patch investors into an area of the market that offers both defensive properties and long-term growth.
September 1, 2021
15 Best Fidelity Funds to Buy Now
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15 Best Fidelity Funds to Buy Now

No matter your investing style, these top Fidelity funds offer solid active management at relatively low costs.
August 26, 2021
S&P 500 ETFs: 7 Ways to Play the Index
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S&P 500 ETFs: 7 Ways to Play the Index

Trillions of dollars are benchmarked to the ubiquitous S&P 500. These S&P 500 ETFs let you play the index ... either directly, or with a twist.
August 9, 2021
9 Best Utility Stocks for the Remainder of 2021
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9 Best Utility Stocks for the Remainder of 2021

Utility stocks are appealing because they're typically steady and dependable, with most paying dividends. Here are some top-rated ones to watch throug…
July 27, 2021
15 Best Vanguard Funds for Investors of All Stripes
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15 Best Vanguard Funds for Investors of All Stripes

The best Vanguard mutual funds might cover a wide assortment of investing strategies, but they have two things in common: simplicity and cheap fees.
July 23, 2021
9 Best Biotech ETFs to Play High-Octane Trends
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9 Best Biotech ETFs to Play High-Octane Trends

Biotechnology is a dynamic but often volatile industry. These biotech ETFs provide a lower-risk way to invest in the space.
July 8, 2021
10 Top-Rated Energy Stocks for the Rest of 2021
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10 Top-Rated Energy Stocks for the Rest of 2021

Oil prices are sizzling as the economy reopens. Here's a list of energy stocks that analysts love – and could be worth watching for the remainder of t…
June 22, 2021
11 Best Tech Stocks for the Rest of 2021
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11 Best Tech Stocks for the Rest of 2021

Tech stocks have struggled in recent months, but analysts are bullish on the growth prospects for these 11 picks.
June 3, 2021
10 Cheap Stocks Under $10 the Pros Are Buying
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10 Cheap Stocks Under $10 the Pros Are Buying

If you're looking for a cheap stock to buy, check out this list of 10 highly rated picks that are priced under $10.
May 21, 2021
18 Dirt-Cheap Index Funds to Buy
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18 Dirt-Cheap Index Funds to Buy

Expense ratios for index funds have declined in recent years, making them an attractive low-cost investing strategy to consider.
April 23, 2021
The SPAC List: 10 Dealmakers to Watch
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The SPAC List: 10 Dealmakers to Watch

Keep your eye on our routinely updated list of special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) that are on the hunt.
April 13, 2021