Kyle Woodley

Kyle Woodley

Senior Investing Editor, Kiplinger.com

Kyle Woodley is the Senior Investing Editor for Kiplinger.com. He oversees coverage of stocks, bonds, mutual funds, exchange-traded funds (ETFs), commodities and other investments, and he specializes in ETFs as a writer and columnist. He also writes the daily Closing Bell e-letter, frequently contributes to the A Step Ahead e-letter, regularly appears on the "Your Money's Worth" podcast and occasionally contributes to Kiplinger's Personal Finance.

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.

The Berkshire Hathaway Portfolio: All 45 Warren Buffett Stocks Ranked
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The Berkshire Hathaway Portfolio: All 45 Warren Buffett Stocks Ranked

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…
August 16, 2022
Stock Market Today (7/8/22): Stocks Finish Mixed After Boffo Jobs Report
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Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (7/8/22): Stocks Finish Mixed After Boffo Jobs Report

A far-better-than-expected June employment situation might tamp down recessionary fears, but it also might clear the Fed for more aggressive rate-hiki…
July 8, 2022
Stock Market Today (7/7/22): S&P Surges to Fourth Gain in a Row
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Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (7/7/22): S&P Surges to Fourth Gain in a Row

Signs that the Federal Reserve's tactics might indeed be pushing back on inflation helped lift stocks to yet another win Thursday.
July 7, 2022
Stock Market Today (7/5/22): Energy Dampens Dow, FAANGs Elevate Nasdaq
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Stock Market Today (7/5/22): Energy Dampens Dow, FAANGs Elevate Nasdaq

Recessionary fears weighed on oil and economically sensitive sectors Tuesday, while declining Treasury yields lifted tech-esque stocks.
July 5, 2022
Stock Market Today (7/1/22): Stocks Catch a Second Wind to Start Second Half
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Stock Market Today (7/1/22): Stocks Catch a Second Wind to Start Second Half

Despite a dour ISM manufacturing index reading Friday, stocks broadly managed to pull themselves together and finish well in the black.
July 1, 2022
Is the Stock Market Closed for the Fourth of July in 2022?
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Is the Stock Market Closed for the Fourth of July in 2022?

Independence Day falls on a Monday in 2022, so the bond and stock markets will enjoy a long holiday weekend. Here's a look at the markets' holiday hou…
July 1, 2022
Stock Market Today (6/30/22): S&P Suffers Worst First Half Since 1970
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Stock Market Today (6/30/22): S&P Suffers Worst First Half Since 1970

The major indexes produced a familiar result Thursday, finishing in the red to close out a dreary first six months of the year.
June 30, 2022
Stock Market Today (6/29/22): Markets Steady, But Bed Bath, Cruise Lines Tumble
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Stock Market Today (6/29/22): Markets Steady, But Bed Bath, Cruise Lines Tumble

The calmest market day of 2022 wasn't nearly so pleasant for a few individual stocks, including retailer BBBY and cruise operator CCL.
June 29, 2022
Stock Market Today (6/28/22): Weak Data Opens Trap Door Under Stocks
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Stock Market Today (6/28/22): Weak Data Opens Trap Door Under Stocks

Slack in manufacturing data and low consumer confidence tanked early-session optimism and left the major indexes with deep losses Tuesday.
June 28, 2022
Stock Market Today (6/27/22): Stocks Limp Out of the Starting Gate
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Stock Market Today (6/27/22): Stocks Limp Out of the Starting Gate

Monday's session saw stocks give back a little territory from last week's rebound rally, but experts are seeing a few reasons to be optimistic.
June 27, 2022
Stock Market Today (6/24/22): Stocks Stick the Landing in Successful Short Week
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Stock Market Today (6/24/22): Stocks Stick the Landing in Successful Short Week

Small hints that inflation might have peaked and that the U.S. might evade recession stoked broad buying Friday.
June 24, 2022
Stock Market Today (6/23/22): Safety-Seeking Investors Drive Stocks Higher
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Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (6/23/22): Safety-Seeking Investors Drive Stocks Higher

Investors piled into bonds and yield-bearing sectors such as utility stocks and consumer staples Thursday as the economy's fate continues to be shroud…
June 23, 2022
Stock Market Today (6/22/22): Market Moves Mostly Sideways in Quiet Session
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Stock Market Today (6/22/22): Market Moves Mostly Sideways in Quiet Session

Stocks managed to not give up most of yesterday's gains, but Wednesday certainly was a breather amid little to buoy the broader markets.
June 22, 2022
Stock Market Today (6/21/22): Stocks Start Short Week With a Snap-Back
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Stock Market Today (6/21/22): Stocks Start Short Week With a Snap-Back

Every sector finished in the black during a broad recovery session Tuesday ... even though there was little to justify the powerful move higher.
June 21, 2022
Stock Market Today (6/17/22): Stocks Earn a Decent End to a Dreadful Week
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Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (6/17/22): Stocks Earn a Decent End to a Dreadful Week

Friday's mild up day had a "dead-cat bounce" feel to it, as lousy manufacturing data and continued recession fears didn't provide much reason to the r…
June 17, 2022
Is the Stock Market Closed for Juneteenth?
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Is the Stock Market Closed for Juneteenth?

In 2021, Washington passed legislation turning Juneteenth into a federal holiday. As a result, investors will have the day off Monday.
June 17, 2022
Stock Market Today (6/16/22): Bears Viciously Repel Post-Fed Rally
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Stock Market Today (6/16/22): Bears Viciously Repel Post-Fed Rally

A heaping helping of lousy economic data Thursday washed away any optimism traders showed after the Fed's latest policy decision.
June 16, 2022
Stock Market Today (6/15/22): Fed Goes Big, Wall Street Approves
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Stock Market Today (6/15/22): Fed Goes Big, Wall Street Approves

The Fed's largest rate hike in nearly three decades, and more flexibility from Chair Powell, squeezed stocks higher Wednesday.
June 15, 2022
Stock Market Today (6/14/22): Stocks Wobble Ahead of Fed's Next Rate Decision
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Stock Market Today (6/14/22): Stocks Wobble Ahead of Fed's Next Rate Decision

Tuesday's scorching producer price index (PPI) reading might have cemented an aggressive Fed policy response at tomorrow's FOMC meeting close.
June 14, 2022
Stock Market Today (6/13/22): S&P Finally Dragged Into a Bear Market
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Stock Market Today (6/13/22): S&P Finally Dragged Into a Bear Market

The sizzling May CPI report finished off the job it started on Friday, putting an end to the 2020-22 bull run.
June 13, 2022
The 12 Best ETFs to Battle a Bear Market
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The 12 Best ETFs to Battle a Bear Market

Investors worried about the next market downturn can find plenty of protection among exchange-traded funds (ETFs).
June 13, 2022
Stock Market Today (6/8/22): Growth Concerns Get Bears Back on Board
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Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (6/8/22): Growth Concerns Get Bears Back on Board

Energy was the only sector in the black Wednesday as the broader stock market continued its up-and-down ways.
June 8, 2022
Stock Market Today (6/7/22): Energy Sector Leads Equity Comeback
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Stock Market Today (6/7/22): Energy Sector Leads Equity Comeback

Oil stocks helped the broader stock market ignore a troubling retail signal and more rate-hike fears Tuesday.
June 7, 2022
Stock Market Today (6/3/22): May's Surprising Jobs Data Slams Brakes on Stocks
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Stock Market Today (6/3/22): May's Surprising Jobs Data Slams Brakes on Stocks

Investors didn't celebrate last month's strong gain in nonfarm payrolls; instead, they took it as a sign to fear the Fed.
June 3, 2022
Stock Market Today (6/1/22): New Month, Same Ol' Stomach-Churning Market
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Stock Market Today (6/1/22): New Month, Same Ol' Stomach-Churning Market

June kicked off with another up-and-down day as Wall Street digested signs of economic slowing and a more hawkish Fed.
June 1, 2022
Stock Market Today (5/31/22): May Delivers One Final Roller-Coaster Ride
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Stock Market Today (5/31/22): May Delivers One Final Roller-Coaster Ride

The major indexes finished lower Tuesday amid a resurgence in bond yields and a higher-than-expected inflation reading.
May 31, 2022
Is the Stock Market Closed on Memorial Day 2022?
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Is the Stock Market Closed on Memorial Day 2022?

The stock market gets a full day off for Memorial Day. The bond market gets Monday off too, not to mention an early close ahead of the holiday weekend…
May 27, 2022