Kyle Woodley

Kyle Woodley

Senior Investing Editor, Kiplinger.com

Kyle is senior investing editor for Kiplinger.com. As a writer and columnist, he also specializes in exchange-traded funds. He joined Kiplinger in September 2017 after spending six years at InvestorPlace.com, where he managed the editorial staff. His work has appeared in several outlets, including U.S. News & World Report and MSN Money, he has appeared as a guest on Fox Business Network and Money Radio, and he has been quoted in MarketWatch, Vice and Univision, among other outlets. He is a proud graduate of The Ohio State University, where he earned a BA in journalism.

Stock Market Today 1/25/21: The Stock Market Crawls, But Stocks Run Wild
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Stock Market Today 1/25/21: The Stock Market Crawls, But Stocks Run Wild

The Nasdaq and S&P 500 set new highs with modest gains, but thrill seekers found what they wanted Monday in a number of 'short squeezes.'
January 25, 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.
January 24, 2021
Stock Market Today 1/22/21: Nasdaq Scratches Out Another Record Finish
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Stock Market Today 1/22/21: Nasdaq Scratches Out Another Record Finish

The Nasdaq came out of a mixed day with yet another fresh high. More interesting were Friday's moves by IBM, Intel and GameStop.
January 22, 2021
Stock Market Today 1/21/21: Big Tech Keeps the Rally Moving
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Stock Market Today 1/21/21: Big Tech Keeps the Rally Moving

While Biden got to work on a number of new COVID-fighting measures Thursday, Wall Street kept its eye on mega-cap technology firms.
January 21, 2021
Stock Market Today 1/20/21: Wall Street Welcomes Biden With Resounding Rally
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Stock Market Today 1/20/21: Wall Street Welcomes Biden With Resounding Rally

The major indices finished at record highs Wednesday as investors digested the new president's inauguration message and hopes for his stimulus plan.
January 20, 2021
Stock Market Today 1/19/21: Investors Cheer Yellen Remarks on Stimulus, Taxes
Janet Yellen, President-Elect Joe Biden's nominee for Treasury secretary, talks to Congress via video during a confirmation hearing
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Stock Market Today 1/19/21: Investors Cheer Yellen Remarks on Stimulus, Taxes

President-Elect Joe Biden's pick for Treasury secretary sets a market-friendly tone in congressional hearing, lifting investor spirits Tuesday.
January 19, 2021
Is the Stock Market Open on Inauguration Day 2021?
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Is the Stock Market Open on Inauguration Day 2021?

The federal government will enjoy an off day on Inauguration Day, but the stock and bond markets alike will conduct business as usual.
January 19, 2021
Is the Stock Market Closed on MLK Day?
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Is the Stock Market Closed on MLK Day?

Both the stock markets and bond markets will have Monday off as the nation honors civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.
January 17, 2021
Stock Market Today 1/15/21: New Stimulus Plan Fails to Stimulate Stocks
President-Elect Joe Biden discusses his new COVID-19 stimulus package, the "American Rescue Plan."
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Stock Market Today 1/15/21: New Stimulus Plan Fails to Stimulate Stocks

Did Wall Street just "sell the news"? Stocks decline a day after Biden unveils $1.9 trillion "American Rescue Plan."
January 15, 2021
Is the Stock Market Open on New Year's Eve 2020?
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Is the Stock Market Open on New Year's Eve 2020?

New Year's Day will be a stock market holiday, but investors have a full day of trading to look forward to on New Year's Eve before kissing 2020 goodb…
January 15, 2021
Stock Market Today 1/14/21: Small Caps Roar Despite Lousy Unemployment Data
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Stock Market Today 1/14/21: Small Caps Roar Despite Lousy Unemployment Data

A spike in weekly initial jobless claims reversed recent progress and weighed on blue chips, but the Russell 2000 set fresh records once again.
January 14, 2021
Stock Market Today 1/12/21: Stocks Grind Ahead, Tesla Keeps Sprinting
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Stock Market Today 1/12/21: Stocks Grind Ahead, Tesla Keeps Sprinting

Tesla (TSLA) and energy stocks were high points of an otherwise subdued Tuesday of trading for the major indices.
January 12, 2021
Stock Market Today 1/11/21: Big Tech Stocks Thumped After Banning Trump
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Stock Market Today 1/11/21: Big Tech Stocks Thumped After Banning Trump

Shares of several major tech firms slumped Monday after 'deplatforming' President Trump and others in response to last week's attack on the Capitol.
January 11, 2021
Stock Market Today 1/8/21: Stocks Keep Scrambling Over the Wall of Worry
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Stock Market Today 1/8/21: Stocks Keep Scrambling Over the Wall of Worry

The major indices pressed on despite a new low point in the COVID fight and a disappointing jobs report. Digital currency Bitcoin hit new breathtaking…
January 8, 2021
Stock Market Today 1/7/21: Major Indices Reach New Peaks as Washington Simmers
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Stock Market Today 1/7/21: Major Indices Reach New Peaks as Washington Simmers

Thursday's confirmation of Joe Biden as America's next president, as well as improving economic indicators, helped stocks regain their momentum from y…
January 8, 2021
Stock Market Today 1/6/21: U.S. Capitol Under Attack, Dow Sets New Highs Anyway
A violent pro-Trump mob surrounds the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday
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Stock Market Today 1/6/21: U.S. Capitol Under Attack, Dow Sets New Highs Anyway

Stocks soared early Wednesday on the back of a Democratic sweep in Georgia's runoffs, then maintained some of their ground despite a violent pro-Trump…
January 6, 2021
Stock Market Today 1/5/21: Energy Gets a Spark as Stocks Snap Back
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Stock Market Today 1/5/21: Energy Gets a Spark as Stocks Snap Back

A Saudi deal helped juice U.S. crude oil to its highest price since February, buoying the energy sector in a broad Tuesday rebound for stocks.
January 5, 2021
Stock Market Today 1/4/21: Stocks Stumble Out of the Blocks to Start 2021
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Stock Market Today 1/4/21: Stocks Stumble Out of the Blocks to Start 2021

The major indices spilled plenty of red ink Monday as investors mulled the consequences of Georgia's upcoming senatorial runoffs, as well as continued…
January 4, 2021
The Best and Worst Dow Stocks From 2020
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The Best and Worst Dow Stocks From 2020

We look at the performance of all 30 Dow Jones stocks in 2020, including those that led the average's march to new heights ... and those that weighed …
December 31, 2020
The Best and Worst S&P 500 Stocks From 2020
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The Best and Worst S&P 500 Stocks From 2020

The S&P 500 made the most of a calamitous year, gaining 16% in 2020 after recovering from a quick bear market. Here's how every component performed.
December 31, 2020
Stock Market Today 12/31/20: Dow, S&P 500 Go Out on Top
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Stock Market Today 12/31/20: Dow, S&P 500 Go Out on Top

The Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 finished 2020 atop the mountain, notching record closes to cap an improbable year.
December 31, 2020
The 21 Best ETFs to Buy for a Prosperous 2021
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The 21 Best ETFs to Buy for a Prosperous 2021

Exposure to emerging trends. Core holdings. Tactical defensive plays. The 21 best ETFs for 2021 cover a wide range of options for numerous objectives.
December 31, 2020
Wedbush: Apple iPhone 12 ‘Supercycle Reality Meeting Hype’ (AAPL)
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Wedbush: Apple iPhone 12 ‘Supercycle Reality Meeting Hype’ (AAPL)

AAPL stock has up to 46% additional upside, says Wedbush's Ives, as ‘Cook & Co. have the stage set for a supercycle 5G product release.’
December 31, 2020
Stock Market Today 12/30/20: Dow Nicks New High in 2020's Penultimate Session
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Stock Market Today 12/30/20: Dow Nicks New High in 2020's Penultimate Session

A Wednesday session light on trading volume and news alike ended in slight gains, with the Dow setting another fresh closing high.
December 30, 2020
Stock Market Today 12/29/20: Stocks Slide as They Look for Their Next Spark
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Stock Market Today 12/29/20: Stocks Slide as They Look for Their Next Spark

Congress battled over whether to upgrade $600 stimulus checks to $2,000 payments Tuesday, but stocks didn't seem to take their cue from Washington.
December 30, 2020
Stock Market Holidays in 2021
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Stock Market Holidays in 2021

Is the stock market open today? Take a look at which days the NYSE, Nasdaq and bond markets take off in 2021.
December 30, 2020
Stock Market Today 12/28/20: Signed Stimulus Bill Sends Stocks Through the Roof
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Stock Market Today 12/28/20: Signed Stimulus Bill Sends Stocks Through the Roof

President Donald Trump pulled an abrupt 180 on his stimulus stoppage Sunday, sending equity investors into a buying mood Monday.
December 28, 2020