Karee Venema

Karee Venema

Contributing Editor, Kiplinger.com

Karee is a Contributing Editor for Kiplinger.com. She has spent the past decade writing about the stock market, with an emphasis on options trading, as well as technical, fundamental and sentiment analysis. Karee has been quoted across several media outlets, including InvestorPlace, TheStreet.com, Investopedia and USA Today. She received her Bachelor's of Arts degree from Bowling Green State University.

Stock Market Today (10/15/21): Stocks Zip Higher on Robust Retail Sales, Earnings
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Stock Market Today (10/15/21): Stocks Zip Higher on Robust Retail Sales, Earnings

A second consecutive month of unexpected retail-sales growth and more sterling earnings from the financial sector gave Wall Street a lift Friday,
October 15, 2021
Kiplinger's Weekly Earnings Calendar
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Kiplinger's Weekly Earnings Calendar

Check out our earnings calendar for the upcoming week, as well as our previews of the more noteworthy reports.
October 15, 2021
Stock Market Today (10/14/21): Economic Data, Earnings Fuel Stock Surge
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Stock Market Today (10/14/21): Economic Data, Earnings Fuel Stock Surge

The producer price index came in below expectations, while weekly jobless claims hit their lowest level since mid-March 2020.
October 14, 2021
Stock Market Today (10/12/21): Stocks Notch Third Straight Loss on Earnings Eve
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Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (10/12/21): Stocks Notch Third Straight Loss on Earnings Eve

Third-quarter earnings season kicks off bright and early tomorrow morning.
October 12, 2021
JPMorgan Chase (JPM) Jump-Starts Earnings Season
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JPMorgan Chase (JPM) Jump-Starts Earnings Season

Our preview of the upcoming week's earnings reports includes JPMorgan Chase (JPM), Delta Air Lines (DAL) and UnitedHealth (UNH).
October 11, 2021
Stock Market Today (10/8/21): Stocks Slip After Dismal Jobs Number
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Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (10/8/21): Stocks Slip After Dismal Jobs Number

The U.S. added a much lower-than-expected 194,000 new jobs in September.
October 8, 2021
Stock Market Today (10/4/21): Nasdaq Spirals as Big Tech Sells Off
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Stock Market Today (10/4/21): Nasdaq Spirals as Big Tech Sells Off

Facebook led a selloff in FAANG stocks after a scathing "60 Minutes" report and site outage.
October 4, 2021
Stock Market Today (10/1/21): Dow Jumps 482 Points on Promising Merck Data
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Stock Market Today (10/1/21): Dow Jumps 482 Points on Promising Merck Data

The blue-chip drugmaker reported positive results for its oral COVID-19 treatment, developed alongside Ridgeback Biotherapeutics.
October 1, 2021
Stock Market Today (9/30/21): S&P 500 Snaps Seven-Month Win Streak
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Stock Market Today (9/30/21): S&P 500 Snaps Seven-Month Win Streak

The Dow and Nasdaq also closed out September in the red.
September 30, 2021
Micron (MU) Earnings: Is a Worst-Case Scenario Already Priced In?
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Micron (MU) Earnings: Is a Worst-Case Scenario Already Priced In?

Our preview of the upcoming week's earnings reports include Micron Technology (MU), Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY) and CarMax (KMX).
September 27, 2021
Stock Market Today (9/24/21): Dow Ekes Out a Win Despite Nike Miss
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Stock Market Today (9/24/21): Dow Ekes Out a Win Despite Nike Miss

Nike shares plunged after a quarterly revenue miss and downwardly revised guidance.
September 24, 2021
Stock Market Today (9/21/21): Stocks Finish Mixed Ahead of Fed
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Stock Market Today (9/21/21): Stocks Finish Mixed Ahead of Fed

The latest Fed policy announcement is due out tomorrow afternoon.
September 21, 2021
Can Nike (NKE) Stock Shrug Off Supply Chain Woes?
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Can Nike (NKE) Stock Shrug Off Supply Chain Woes?

Our preview of the upcoming week's earnings reports include Nike (NKE), FedEx (FDX) and Darden Restaurants (DRI).
September 20, 2021
Stock Market Today (9/17/21): Stocks End Choppy Week With a Loss
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Stock Market Today (9/17/21): Stocks End Choppy Week With a Loss

A lower-than-expected reading on consumer sentiment had the major indexes erasing weekly gains.
September 17, 2021
Stock Market Today (8/30/21): S&P 500, Nasdaq Nab New Highs as Apple Gains
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Stock Market Today (8/30/21): S&P 500, Nasdaq Nab New Highs as Apple Gains

The Dow ended in the red on weakness in American Express (AXP).
August 30, 2021
Zoom Earnings: Expectations High Despite Tough Comps
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Zoom Earnings: Expectations High Despite Tough Comps

Our preview of the upcoming week's earnings reports includes Zoom Video Communications (ZM), Campbell Soup (CPB) and Signet Jewelers (SIG).
August 27, 2021
Stock Market Today (8/24/21): S&P 500, Nasdaq Continue to Carve Out New Highs
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Stock Market Today (8/24/21): S&P 500, Nasdaq Continue to Carve Out New Highs

Cyclical and reopening plays helped boost the broader markets.
August 24, 2021
Stock Market Today (8/20/21): Stocks Snap Skid But Suffer Weekly Loss
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Stock Market Today (8/20/21): Stocks Snap Skid But Suffer Weekly Loss

The market enjoyed widespread gains Friday, with everything from growthy tech to defensive utilities enjoying in the rally.
August 20, 2021
Stock Market Today (8/19/21): Dow Falls for Third Straight Day
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Stock Market Today (8/19/21): Dow Falls for Third Straight Day

Oil futures logged their sixth consecutive loss.
August 19, 2021
Buffett Stocks: Berkshire Adds More Kroger, Welcomes Organon in Q2
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Buffett Stocks: Berkshire Adds More Kroger, Welcomes Organon in Q2

Berkshire Hathaway's latest 13F filing revealed Warren Buffett sold plenty of stocks in Q2 2021, but added to his Kroger position and gained a "new" s…
August 16, 2021
Walmart (WMT) Kicks Off Busy Stretch of Retail Earnings
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Walmart (WMT) Kicks Off Busy Stretch of Retail Earnings

Our preview of the upcoming week's earnings reports includes Walmart (WMT), Home Depot (HD) and Cisco Systems.
August 16, 2021
Stock Market Today (8/13/21): Disney Earnings Keep Dow, S&P Afloat
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Stock Market Today (8/13/21): Disney Earnings Keep Dow, S&P Afloat

Impressive quarterly results from Disney helped offset a sharp drop in consumer confidence.
August 13, 2021
Stock Market Today (8/12/21): Dow, S&P 500 Muscle to New Highs After Data Dump
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Stock Market Today (8/12/21): Dow, S&P 500 Muscle to New Highs After Data Dump

The producer price index and weekly jobless claims were among the economic reports in focus today.
August 12, 2021
Will Earnings Give Walt Disney (DIS) Stock a Much-Needed Jolt?
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Will Earnings Give Walt Disney (DIS) Stock a Much-Needed Jolt?

Our preview of the upcoming week's earnings reports include Walt Disney (DIS), Planet Fitness (PLNT), Coinbase Global (COIN) and Airbnb (ABNB).
August 9, 2021
Stock Market Today (08/05/21): S&P, Nasdaq Score New Highs Ahead of Jobs Day
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Stock Market Today (08/05/21): S&P, Nasdaq Score New Highs Ahead of Jobs Day

Weekly jobless claims arrived in line with expectations ahead of tomorrow's nonfarm payrolls report.
August 5, 2021
Can Under Armour (UAA) Turn In Another Earnings Beat?
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Can Under Armour (UAA) Turn In Another Earnings Beat?

Our preview of the upcoming week's earnings reports includes Under Armour (UAA) and Etsy (ETSY).
August 2, 2021
Stock Market Today (7/30/21): Stocks Retreat After Amazon Revenue Miss
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Stock Market Today (7/30/21): Stocks Retreat After Amazon Revenue Miss

The major indexes all logged solid July gains, though, with the S&P 500 bringing its monthly win streak to six.
July 30, 2021