Will Ashworth

Contributing Writer, Kiplinger.com
Will has written professionally for investment and finance publications in both the U.S. and Canada since 2004. A native of Toronto, Canada, his sole objective is to help people become better and more informed investors. Fascinated by how companies make money, he's a keen student of business history. Married and now living in Halifax, Nova Scotia, he's also got an interest in equity and debt crowdfunding.
13 Bitcoin ETFs and Cryptocurrency Funds
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13 Bitcoin ETFs and Cryptocurrency Funds

The rapidly growing world of Bitcoin ETFs will now include futures-based cryptocurrency funds. Here are 13 ways to ride the crypto wave.
October 25, 2021
7 Best Transportation Stocks to Buy Now
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7 Best Transportation Stocks to Buy Now

Investors searching for opportunity amid the world's supply-chain woes would be wise to explore these seven transportation stocks.
October 19, 2021
9 Top Sports Betting Stocks to Wager On
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9 Top Sports Betting Stocks to Wager On

Sports betting stocks are growing in popularity as the industry expands at a rapid rate. Here are nine gambling names you need to know.
September 20, 2021
11 Best Dividend ETFs to Buy for a Diversified Portfolio
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11 Best Dividend ETFs to Buy for a Diversified Portfolio

Are you a set-it-and-forget-it income investor? These 11 dividend ETFs provide a variety of long-term cash-generating strategies.
September 13, 2021
25 Stocks Billionaires Are Selling
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25 Stocks Billionaires Are Selling

Billionaires, hedge funds and other high-net-worth investors did plenty of selling in Q2. Here are 25 stocks they unloaded over the most recent three-…
September 3, 2021
10 Tantalizing International ETFs to Buy
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10 Tantalizing International ETFs to Buy

China poses a risk to those broadening their portfolios beyond the U.S. These international ETFs let you play global markets without exposure to the m…
August 25, 2021
10 Best Marijuana Stocks to Buy Now
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10 Best Marijuana Stocks to Buy Now

Marijuana stocks have gone through a roller-coaster 2021. These are some of the best options for when the dust starts to settle.
August 20, 2021
9 "Dirty" Stocks That Pensions Are Shunning
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9 "Dirty" Stocks That Pensions Are Shunning

Pension funds are excluding these large-cap stocks from their portfolios because of a failure to abide by ESG best practices.
August 10, 2021
10 Best Emerging Market ETFs for Global Growth
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10 Best Emerging Market ETFs for Global Growth

The global economy is expected to rebound sharply this year and next. These are the best emerging market ETFs to leverage this potential source of gro…
August 4, 2021
10 High-Return Stocks That Should Keep Delivering
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10 High-Return Stocks That Should Keep Delivering

Longer-term investors might be familiar with these high-return stocks from the past few years. And good news: They have plenty left in the tank.
July 30, 2021
13 Best Consumer Discretionary Stocks for the Rest of 2021
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13 Best Consumer Discretionary Stocks for the Rest of 2021

Consumer discretionary stocks have plenty of catalysts to drive them higher into year's end. Here are 13 picks to watch.
July 29, 2021
12 Best Consumer Staples Stocks for the Rest of 2021
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12 Best Consumer Staples Stocks for the Rest of 2021

Consumer staples stocks have been on the rise in recent months. Several catalysts on the horizon could keep the momentum going through year's end.
July 26, 2021
10 First-Class Fintech Stocks to Watch
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10 First-Class Fintech Stocks to Watch

Fintech stocks enjoyed a COVID boost, but the financial technology industry is still expected to grow by leaps and bounds going forward. That's good n…
July 21, 2021
11 Best Healthcare Stocks for the Rest of 2021
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11 Best Healthcare Stocks for the Rest of 2021

The 2020s could be the decade of healthcare stocks. Here are 10 companies and one ETF to watch not just for the remainder of this year, but well beyon…
July 13, 2021
Dividend Cuts and Suspensions: Who's Paring Back?
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Dividend Cuts and Suspensions: Who's Paring Back?

The COVID-caused flood of dividend cuts and suspensions has slowed to a trickle, but some notable names have still slashed payouts of late.
July 1, 2021
5 Five-Star Mutual Funds for Any Investor
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5 Five-Star Mutual Funds for Any Investor

These five mutual funds, spanning five different categories, get five stars from CFRA based on their potential to outperform over the next 12 months.
July 1, 2021
25 Stocks Billionaires Are Selling
David Tepper
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25 Stocks Billionaires Are Selling

Billionaires and high-asset hedge funds have done lots of selling in 2021. Here are 25 stocks they unloaded in the first three months of the year.
June 17, 2021
12 Housing Stocks to Ride the Red-Hot Market
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12 Housing Stocks to Ride the Red-Hot Market

The U.S. has a housing shortage and a love affair with home improvement, both of which could create tailwinds for this group of housing stocks.
June 8, 2021
10 Free Cash Flow Gushers for Dividends, Buybacks and More
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10 Free Cash Flow Gushers for Dividends, Buybacks and More

Excess free cash flow can often be used to generate long-term value for companies. Here are 10 FCF stocks that could be poised for growth.
May 24, 2021
11 Transformative M&A Deals You Should Care About
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11 Transformative M&A Deals You Should Care About

The M&A market is expected to heat up this year. Here are 11 noteworthy merger-and-acquisition stories we're following.
May 13, 2021
7 ESG ETFs to Buy for Responsible Profits
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7 ESG ETFs to Buy for Responsible Profits

Investors are rapidly moving toward investing with environmental, social and corporate-governance (ESG) qualities in mind.
April 21, 2021
The 20 Best Canadian Dividend Stocks for U.S. Investors
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The 20 Best Canadian Dividend Stocks for U.S. Investors

These 20 Canadian Dividend Aristocrats trade on either the NYSE or Nasdaq, and have increased their dividends annually for at least seven years.
March 29, 2021
10 Income Investments Serving Up Superior Yields
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10 Income Investments Serving Up Superior Yields

Respectable yields are scarce nowadays. But these 10 income investments, spanning several types of special classes, offer up to 10.3% annually.
March 16, 2021
7 Best 5G Stocks for the Communication Revolution
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7 Best 5G Stocks for the Communication Revolution

The market's best 5G stocks to buy should reward investors handsomely. But like with the technology itself, don't expect perfection immediately.
March 2, 2021
10 S&P 500 Stocks to Keep an Eye On
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10 S&P 500 Stocks to Keep an Eye On

The market itself is sitting at lofty valuations, but several S&P 500 stocks are extremely overheated. Consider giving these 10 picks a little time to…
February 12, 2021
10 Top Shorted Stocks for Longer-Term Buyers
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10 Top Shorted Stocks for Longer-Term Buyers

While several of Wall Street's most shorted stocks are just a playground for traders, others sport legitimate long-term buy cases. Just beware the vol…
February 1, 2021
21 Top Stock Picks the Analysts Love for 2021
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21 Top Stock Picks the Analysts Love for 2021

Wall Street's pros are eyeballing a wide array of potential-packed companies for 2021. Here are analysts' top stock picks for the year ahead.
January 22, 2021