Kyle Woodley

Kyle Woodley

Senior Investing Editor, Kiplinger.com

Kyle Woodley is the Senior Investing Editor for Kiplinger.com. He also specializes in exchange-traded funds (ETFs) as a writer and columnist.

Kyle 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 Yahoo! Finance, MSN Money, the Nasdaq and U.S. News & World Report. He also has appeared as a guest on Fox Business Network and Money Radio, among other shows and podcasts, and he has been quoted in several outlets, including MarketWatch, Vice and Univision.

He is a proud graduate of The Ohio State University, where he earned a BA in journalism.

You can check out his thoughts on the markets (and more) at @KyleWoodley.

Stock Market Today (10/18/21): Tech, Consumer Stocks Carry Nasdaq Higher
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Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (10/18/21): Tech, Consumer Stocks Carry Nasdaq Higher

Disappointing China GDP and industrial production weighed on stocks early Monday, but the S&P 500 and Nasdaq finished higher on the back of Tesla, Fac…
October 18, 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 (10/13/21): Inflation Data, Fed Minutes Fail to Budge Dow Much
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Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (10/13/21): Inflation Data, Fed Minutes Fail to Budge Dow Much

September's CPI print came in a little hotter than expected Wednesday, while the Fed's latest minutes show tapering could begin as soon as November.
October 13, 2021
Stock Market Today (10/11/21): Stocks Start the Week Sluggishly, But Earnings Await
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Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (10/11/21): Stocks Start the Week Sluggishly, But Earnings Await

Investors and traders had little to focus on, and equities traded lethargically as a result. That could change as Q3 earnings get underway.
October 11, 2021
Is the Stock Market Open on Columbus Day 2021?
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Is the Stock Market Open on Columbus Day 2021?

Columbus Day (increasingly known as Indigenous Peoples' Day) is a federal holiday, but it's a regular working day for most of Wall Street. Here are th…
October 10, 2021
New PINK Healthcare ETF Will Donate Fees to Cancer Research
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New PINK Healthcare ETF Will Donate Fees to Cancer Research

Simplify has launched a rare actively managed fund in the healthcare sector. It’s not cheap, but you’ll feel good about where your fees are going.
October 8, 2021
Stock Market Today (10/7/21): Stocks Stay Aloft as Congress Nears Stopgap Deal
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Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (10/7/21): Stocks Stay Aloft as Congress Nears Stopgap Deal

The Senate appeared close to reaching a short-term solution for the debt ceiling, helping Wednesday's late rally to spill into Thursday.
October 7, 2021
Stock Market Today (10/6/21): Debt-Ceiling Band-Aid Gets Stocks Into the Green
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Stock Market Today (10/6/21): Debt-Ceiling Band-Aid Gets Stocks Into the Green

Equities perked up into positive territory Wednesday after Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell offered up a short-term debt-ceiling extension.
October 6, 2021
Stock Market Today (10/5/21): Tech Recovers in Broad-Market Bounce-Back
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Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (10/5/21): Tech Recovers in Broad-Market Bounce-Back

Better-than-expected U.S. services data and fresh firepower in the fight against COVID helped stocks claw back much of Monday's losses.
October 5, 2021
A New Fund to Hedge Inflation
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A New Fund to Hedge Inflation

Horizon Kinetics Inflation Beneficiaries ETF, introduced in January, offers some tools to battle inflation.
September 30, 2021
Stock Market Today (9/29/21): Relief Rally Fizzles Late
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Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (9/29/21): Relief Rally Fizzles Late

Treasury rates stabilized Wednesday, giving stocks some breathing room, but a modest comeback still wobbled into the finish.
September 29, 2021
Stock Market Today (9/28/21): Interest Rate Moves, Debt Worries Roil Stocks
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Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (9/28/21): Interest Rate Moves, Debt Worries Roil Stocks

Stocks took a gut punch Tuesday as the 10-year Treasury yield climbed again and Senate Republicans blocked a bill to raise the debt limit.
September 28, 2021
Stock Market Today (9/27/21): Energy Leads, Tech Lags, As Interest Rates Keep Rising
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Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (9/27/21): Energy Leads, Tech Lags, As Interest Rates Keep Rising

The rotation into cyclicals and value was in full gear Monday as the 10-year Treasury yield briefly eclipsed 1.5% for the first time in months.
September 27, 2021
Stock Market Today (9/23/21): Fed Fuels Second Day of Stout Stock Surge
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Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (9/23/21): Fed Fuels Second Day of Stout Stock Surge

Markets rallied for a second straight session Thursday amid optimism over Fed messaging and China's most recent involvement in the Evergrande situatio…
September 23, 2021
Stock Market Today (9/22/21): Stocks Maintain Gains After Fed Signals 2022 Rate Hike
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Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (9/22/21): Stocks Maintain Gains After Fed Signals 2022 Rate Hike

The Federal Reserve didn't pull the tapering trigger Wednesday, but its members did suggest a rate hike could be on tap as early as next year.
September 22, 2021
Stock Market Today (9/20/21): China's Evergrande Crisis Knocks 614 Points Off Dow
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Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (9/20/21): China's Evergrande Crisis Knocks 614 Points Off Dow

A possible debt default for a Chinese real estate giant sent shockwaves across global markets and put a dent in U.S. stocks Monday.
September 20, 2021
11 Low-Volatility ETFs for a Roller-Coaster Market
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11 Low-Volatility ETFs for a Roller-Coaster Market

Volatility has nosed its way back into stocks, and that has investors sniffing out low-volatility ETFs. Just understand their strengths and their limi…
September 20, 2021
Stock Market Today (9/16/21): Stocks Weeble, Wobble, But Finish Mostly Flat
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Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (9/16/21): Stocks Weeble, Wobble, But Finish Mostly Flat

An up-and-down session Thursday finished with muted results despite a volley of encouraging economic signals.
September 16, 2021
Stock Market Today (9/15/21): Energy Leads Broad Market Snap-Back
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Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (9/15/21): Energy Leads Broad Market Snap-Back

Upbeat economic data helped provide a tailwind for most stocks, but energy really shone as tight inventories sent oil prices soaring.
September 15, 2021
Stock Market Today (9/14/21): Dow Drops as Brief Boost From CPI Data Fades
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Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (9/14/21): Dow Drops as Brief Boost From CPI Data Fades

A morning jolt from an August cooldown in inflation proved ephemeral Tuesday, with early gains fizzling into widespread declines.
September 14, 2021
Stock Market Today (9/13/21): Dow Regains Its Footing, Snaps Five-Session Skid
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Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (9/13/21): Dow Regains Its Footing, Snaps Five-Session Skid

Reasons for optimism on the COVID front helped lift the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 out of their recent funks.
September 13, 2021
3 Uranium ETFs That Pack a Nuclear Punch
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3 Uranium ETFs That Pack a Nuclear Punch

Uranium prices are positively radiant this year and have reclaimed prices last seen in 2014. These uranium ETFs can help you harness this power.
September 13, 2021
Stock Market Today (9/10/21): Dow Loses Fifth Straight as Apple Hits a Wall
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Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (9/10/21): Dow Loses Fifth Straight as Apple Hits a Wall

Another early rally fell apart by the close, capping a holiday-shortened week full of losses for the Dow and S&P 500.
September 10, 2021
Stock Market Today (9/9/21): Dow Extends Slide After Rally Attempt Fizzles
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Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (9/9/21): Dow Extends Slide After Rally Attempt Fizzles

A decline in initial jobless claims to a pandemic-era low wasn't enough stop the Dow's skid Thursday.
September 9, 2021
Stock Market Today (9/8/21): Dow Slips for a Third Straight Session
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Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (9/8/21): Dow Slips for a Third Straight Session

Federal Reserve taper conjecture and concerns about a hiccup in the economic recovery pulled on the stock market Wednesday.
September 8, 2021
Stock Market Today (9/7/21): Stocks Sluggish as Wall Street Weighs Delta Threat
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Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (9/7/21): Stocks Sluggish as Wall Street Weighs Delta Threat

Concerns about the Delta variant's effects on the economic recovery weighed on wide swaths of the market Tuesday.
September 7, 2021
Is the Stock Market Closed on Labor Day?
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Is the Stock Market Closed on Labor Day?

Stock markets and bond markets alike will enjoy their annual three-day weekend as America observes Labor Day.
September 5, 2021