Michael Kahn

Michael Kahn

Contributing Writer, Kiplinger.com
Michael Kahn, CMT (Chartered Market Technician) has been writing about the markets since 1986. He is the author of three books on technical analysis published in five languages. His specialty: jargon-free analysis accessible to everyone. He has contributed to many leading financial media including Barron's Online, MarketWatch and Nightly Business Report and was the Chief Technical Analyst for BridgeNews.
Dogs of the Dow 2020: 10 Dividend Stocks to Watch
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Dogs of the Dow 2020: 10 Dividend Stocks to Watch

April 9, 2020
Dogs of the Dow 2020: 10 Dividend Stocks to Watch
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Dogs of the Dow 2020: 10 Dividend Stocks to Watch

January 10, 2020
5 Signs the Stock Market Has Reached a Tipping Point
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5 Signs the Stock Market Has Reached a Tipping Point

An old investment saw goes like this: "Market tops are processes, bottoms are events." This means that in the stock market, it takes time for all the …
November 12, 2019
The Smart Money Is Looking for Value Stocks
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The Smart Money Is Looking for Value Stocks

A long-overdue rotation into value appears to finally be underway
October 4, 2019
7 Cheap Stocks to Buy in a Pricey Market
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7 Cheap Stocks to Buy in a Pricey Market

After a bull market that’s now the longest on record, you might think that nothing is cheap anymore.
September 10, 2019
13 Best Stocks to Buy for the Next Stock Market Correction
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13 Best Stocks to Buy for the Next Stock Market Correction

The stock market has been shaken in recent days by an escalation of the trade battle with China, as well as a Federal Reserve move to lower benchmark …
August 4, 2019
6 Ways to Prepare for the Next Market Decline
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6 Ways to Prepare for the Next Market Decline

The U.S.
July 11, 2019
What the Green New Deal Means for Investors
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What the Green New Deal Means for Investors

While the GND was killed in Congress, the long-term outlook for the economy and stock market alike is green
June 7, 2019
8 High-Yield Dividend Stocks That Deserve Your Attention
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8 High-Yield Dividend Stocks That Deserve Your Attention

Interest rates still are flirting with generational lows, making it difficult to put together a portfolio that generates a decent income stream.
May 2, 2019
How Investors Can Prosper With Technical Analysis
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How Investors Can Prosper With Technical Analysis

Even the most basic knowledge of stock charts can help you make better investing decisions
February 6, 2019
Stocks’ Death Cross Is Another Overblown Fear
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Stocks’ Death Cross Is Another Overblown Fear

An ominous event in the S&P 500 likely will happen soon, but reports of the market’s death are exaggerated
December 4, 2018
The BAITs: 4 Chinese Tech Stocks to Buy to Replace the FANGs
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The BAITs: 4 Chinese Tech Stocks to Buy to Replace the FANGs

Wall Street loves its acronyms.
November 13, 2018
Investors: Don’t Fret the Hindenburg Omen
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Investors: Don’t Fret the Hindenburg Omen

This wonky technical indicator is in the news, but don’t worry about it.
October 5, 2018
Asian Stocks: 4 Great Funds for a Far East Surge
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Asian Stocks: 4 Great Funds for a Far East Surge

We’ve all heard that diversification is good for a portfolio.
September 17, 2018
Stumbling FANGs? No Problem, Says the Market
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Stumbling FANGs? No Problem, Says the Market

Tech leaders swooned in late July, but stocks just kept plodding along
August 7, 2018
America’s Yield Curve Panic Is Overdone
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America’s Yield Curve Panic Is Overdone

Financial pundits’ consensus about interest rates is off the mark.
July 13, 2018
General Electric (GE) May Be Close to Rock Bottom
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General Electric (GE) May Be Close to Rock Bottom

The Dow Jones Industrial Average has booted the disgraced blue-chip, but it may be nearing “buy” territory.
June 22, 2018
Move Over Tech: Marijuana Stocks Are the New Star
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Move Over Tech: Marijuana Stocks Are the New Star

Cannabis isn't a mainstream investment, but it's a powder keg of potential
June 21, 2018
7 Ways Higher Interest Rates Will Hit Your Pocketbook, Portfolio
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7 Ways Higher Interest Rates Will Hit Your Pocketbook, Portfolio

The rate on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note has moved from 2.06% in September 2017 to a temporary high above 3.12% in May.
June 5, 2018
5 Market Indicators to Watch (And What They Mean)
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5 Market Indicators to Watch (And What They Mean)

Every investor looks for an edge when putting their money to work in the financial markets.
May 16, 2018
3 Energy Stocks to Buy for an Oil Breakout
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3 Energy Stocks to Buy for an Oil Breakout

Oil's fundamentals are changing for the better. And you don't need to trade futures to climb aboard.
April 23, 2018
How to Make Market Volatility Work for You
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How to Make Market Volatility Work for You

High volatility might not be comfortable, but it's perfectly normal. And even long-term investors can use it to their advantage.
April 5, 2018
Facebook (FB) Aftermath: How to Protect Against a King-Sized Explosion
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Facebook (FB) Aftermath: How to Protect Against a King-Sized Explosion

Facebook's gains, in a way, made investors more vulnerable to the social stock's recent selloff
March 22, 2018
Run, Don’t Walk, From Leveraged ETFs
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Run, Don’t Walk, From Leveraged ETFs

Leveraged ETFs may make exciting moves, but these trading instruments are perilous for most portfolios.
March 5, 2018
Get Your Portfolio Ready for Volatility - And for When It Ends
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Get Your Portfolio Ready for Volatility - And for When It Ends

It is never too late to protect against big market swings
February 14, 2018
Commodities: A “Golden” Way to Play the Improving Economy
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Commodities: A “Golden” Way to Play the Improving Economy

If you don’t own commodities, add them. If you do … add a little more.
February 6, 2018
The Dogs of the Dow: Investing Made Easy
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The Dogs of the Dow: Investing Made Easy

This blue-chip-centric passive investment strategy is simple and successful. But are its imitators even better?
January 16, 2018