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.

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.
May 27, 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
3 Preferred Stock ETFs for High, Stable Dividends
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3 Preferred Stock ETFs for High, Stable Dividends

While you can easily purchase individual preferred stocks, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) allow you to reduce your risk by investing in baskets of prefe…
May 26, 2022
7 Energy ETFs for High Oil & Gas Prices
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7 Energy ETFs for High Oil & Gas Prices

Energy has outperformed in 2022, and the upside could continue amid geopolitical tensions and rising demand. Here are seven energy funds to leverage t…
May 26, 2022
Stock Market Today (5/26/22): Retail Roars Back, Markets Build Positive Momo
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Stock Market Today (5/26/22): Retail Roars Back, Markets Build Positive Momo

Discount retailers Dollar General (DG) and Dollar Tree (DLTR) were at the forefront of a second straight session of broad market gains.
May 26, 2022
Stock Market Today (5/25/22): Nasdaq Jumps as Fed Minutes Fail to Flame Fears
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Stock Market Today (5/25/22): Nasdaq Jumps as Fed Minutes Fail to Flame Fears

Investors acted with relief Wednesday at the Federal Reserve's seeming flexibility on the future of rate hikes and other policy tightening.
May 25, 2022
Stock Market Today (5/24/22): Oh, Snap! Social Swoon Keeps Market Guessing
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Stock Market Today (5/24/22): Oh, Snap! Social Swoon Keeps Market Guessing

Social media platform Snap's dour outlook triggered a rout in the communication services sector that dragged down the Nasdaq.
May 24, 2022
Stock Market Today (5/23/22): Stocks Come Out Swinging to Start the Week
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Stock Market Today (5/23/22): Stocks Come Out Swinging to Start the Week

Financial stocks led a broad-based rally in equities to kick off the week. Strategists looked for signs that this latest recovery attempt can last.
May 23, 2022
Stock Market Today (5/20/22): S&P 500 Narrowly Escapes Bear Territory
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Stock Market Today (5/20/22): S&P 500 Narrowly Escapes Bear Territory

The S&P 500 was on pace Friday to finish more than 20% below its January record highs, but a late recovery kept the bear at bay for at least one more …
May 20, 2022
Stock Market Today (5/19/22): S&P Creeps Closer to Bear Market
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Stock Market Today (5/19/22): S&P Creeps Closer to Bear Market

An earnings bust from Cisco and higher-than-expected jobless claims helped nudge the S&P 500 toward the bear-market cliff.
May 19, 2022
Stock Market Today (5/18/22): Dow Sinks 1,164 Points in Worst Day Since June 2020
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Stock Market Today (5/18/22): Dow Sinks 1,164 Points in Worst Day Since June 2020

The S&P 500 and Nasdaq each lost over 4% in a broad-market selloff.
May 18, 2022
Stock Market Today (5/17/22): Wall Street Rallies Around Reassuring Retail Data
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Stock Market Today (5/17/22): Wall Street Rallies Around Reassuring Retail Data

Airlines, semiconductors among several pockets of relative strength in an overall strong Tuesday session for the broader indexes.
May 17, 2022
The Berkshire Hathaway Portfolio: All 47 Warren Buffett Stocks Ranked
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The Berkshire Hathaway Portfolio: All 47 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…
May 17, 2022
Stock Market Today (5/16/22): Stocks Finish Lower as Traders Mull Recession Odds
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Stock Market Today (5/16/22): Stocks Finish Lower as Traders Mull Recession Odds

Wall Street is mixed about whether the U.S. is headed toward recession in 2022. Worth watching this week: Retail earnings.
May 16, 2022
Stock Market Today (5/13/22): Stocks Paper Over Lousy Week With Wild Friday
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Stock Market Today (5/13/22): Stocks Paper Over Lousy Week With Wild Friday

Investors get a much-needed respite from heavy selling in the week's final session. But how long will the relief last?
May 13, 2022
Could Musk's Twitter Buyout Hit the Skids?
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Could Musk's Twitter Buyout Hit the Skids?

Tesla's CEO tweeted Friday that his $44 billion buyout of Twitter was "temporarily on hold." The purported reason: bot traffic.
May 13, 2022
Stock Market Today (5/12/22): S&P Inches Toward Bear Market as Inflation Pressures Persist
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Stock Market Today (5/12/22): S&P Inches Toward Bear Market as Inflation Pressures Persist

Another red-hot producer price index reading sent stocks on a choppy ride to modest losses Thursday.
May 12, 2022
Stock Market Today (5/10/22): Stocks Try to Find Their Legs Ahead of CPI Report
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Stock Market Today (5/10/22): Stocks Try to Find Their Legs Ahead of CPI Report

Growth stocks enjoyed a lift Tuesday thanks to a momentary retreat in bond yields. But many investors looked ahead to Wednesday's latest inflation dat…
May 10, 2022
Stock Market Today (5/9/22): Stocks, Bonds, Crypto and More Take a Dive
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Stock Market Today (5/9/22): Stocks, Bonds, Crypto and More Take a Dive

Virtually no asset class went unscathed Monday as worries about interest rates, China and more continued to grip Wall Street.
May 9, 2022
Stock Market Today (5/5/22): Stocks Suffer Worst Losses of 2022
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Stock Market Today (5/5/22): Stocks Suffer Worst Losses of 2022

Investors snapped out of their brief post-Fed euphoria and rushed to the exits Thursday, with high-priced tech among the most punished stocks.
May 5, 2022
Stock Market Holidays in 2022
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Stock Market Holidays in 2022

Is the stock market open today? Take a look at which days the NYSE, Nasdaq and bond markets take off in 2022.
May 5, 2022
Stock Market Today (5/4/22): Stocks Rally on Powell's Rate Reassurance
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Stock Market Today (5/4/22): Stocks Rally on Powell's Rate Reassurance

The Fed announced a 50-basis-point interest-rate hike, as expected, and Powell's suggestion that future hikes won't be any more aggressive sent stocks…
May 4, 2022
Stock Market Today (5/3/22): Markets Climb Again Ahead of Likely Fed Hike
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Stock Market Today (5/3/22): Markets Climb Again Ahead of Likely Fed Hike

A few Street-beating blue-chip earnings helped lift stocks to modest gains as Wall Street prepared for another rise in benchmark interest rates.
May 3, 2022
Stock Market Today (5/2/22): Late Rally Gives Stocks a Sunnier Start to May
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Stock Market Today (5/2/22): Late Rally Gives Stocks a Sunnier Start to May

The major indexes appeared ready to plumb new 2022 depths Monday, but an afternoon bounce-back gave investors much-needed relief.
May 2, 2022
Stock Market Today (4/28/22): Big Tech Carries Wall Street on Its Back
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Stock Market Today (4/28/22): Big Tech Carries Wall Street on Its Back

Facebook parent Meta Platforms and chipmaker Qualcomm spearheaded a wild rally during Thursday's earnings-driven session.
April 28, 2022
Stock Market Today (4/27/22): Microsoft Delivers, Alphabet Disappoints in Flat Day for Stocks
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Stock Market Today (4/27/22): Microsoft Delivers, Alphabet Disappoints in Flat Day for Stocks

The Nasdaq touched a new intraday low but finished near breakeven Wednesday as two of its biggest components reported earnings.
April 27, 2022
Stock Market Today (4/25/22): Twitter Buyout Outshines Relief Rally
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Stock Market Today (4/25/22): Twitter Buyout Outshines Relief Rally

An afternoon rally helped the major indexes snap their short skid. But Twitter accepting Elon Musk's bid stole the spotlight.
April 25, 2022