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All 30 Dow Jones Stocks Ranked: The Pros Weigh In
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All 30 Dow Jones Stocks Ranked: The Pros Weigh In

The Dow Jones Industrial Average comprises 30 blue-chip stocks that are tops in their industries. But some Dow Jones stocks are better buys than other…
April 19, 2022
Stock Market Today (3/8/22): Stocks Suffer Whiplash After Russian Energy Ban
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (3/8/22): Stocks Suffer Whiplash After Russian Energy Ban

The market went round-trip on Tuesday, bouncing from modest losses to significant gains before slipping back into the red.
March 8, 2022
Stock Market Today (1/28/22): Apple Lifts Stocks to Cap Wild Week
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (1/28/22): Apple Lifts Stocks to Cap Wild Week

Apple's raucous post-earnings rally Friday helped the major indexes secure weekly gains from a volatile five-day stretch.
January 28, 2022
The Best and Worst Dow Stocks of 2021
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The Best and Worst Dow Stocks of 2021

The Dow Jones Industrial Average produced well-above-average returns in 2021. But some of its venerable blue chips did far better ... while others lef…
December 31, 2021
13 Best Infrastructure Stocks for America's Big Building Spend
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13 Best Infrastructure Stocks for America's Big Building Spend

These 13 infrastructure stocks represent several themes that could enjoy a boost now that America's $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill has become law.
November 15, 2021

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Stock Market Today (10/28/21): Nasdaq Lifted by Amazon, Apple and … Meta?
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Stock Market Today (10/28/21): Nasdaq Lifted by Amazon, Apple and … Meta?

A gaggle of post-earnings jumps (and pre-earnings gains by Amazon and Apple) helped lift the major indexes Thursday. So did a new moniker by one of Wa…
October 29, 2021
Stock Market Today (9/20/21): China's Evergrande Crisis Knocks 614 Points Off Dow
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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
Stock Market Today (8/11/21): Another Dow Record as Core Inflation Starts to Ease
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Stock Market Today (8/11/21): Another Dow Record as Core Inflation Starts to Ease

Headline inflation for July was on par with expectations, but lower-than-expected core CPI gains helped lift the Dow and S&P 500 to new highs Wednesda…
August 11, 2021
Stock Market Today (8/10/21): Infrastructure Progress Sends Dow, S&P 500 to New Highs
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (8/10/21): Infrastructure Progress Sends Dow, S&P 500 to New Highs

The Senate's passage of a roughly $1 trillion infrastructure bill provided a tailwind to materials, industrials and energy stocks Tuesday.
August 10, 2021
21 Best Stocks to Buy for the Rest of 2021
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21 Best Stocks to Buy for the Rest of 2021

Call it a comeback. Many of the best stocks to buy for the rest of this year remain heavily tied to economic recovery prospects.
August 6, 2021
5 Best Industrial Stocks for the Economic Recovery
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5 Best Industrial Stocks for the Economic Recovery

As the global economy continues to rebound, this list of industrial stocks could benefit.
June 25, 2021
Stock Market Today 6/24/21: New Infrastructure Hopes Hoist Indexes to New Heights
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Stock Market Today 6/24/21: New Infrastructure Hopes Hoist Indexes to New Heights

President Biden's backing of a bipartisan infrastructure spending bill sparked fresh optimism that pushed the S&P 500 and Nasdaq to record closes.
June 24, 2021
Stock Market Today 5/4/21: Rate Fears Send Tech Tumbling
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Stock Market Today 5/4/21: Rate Fears Send Tech Tumbling

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen put a little fear of future Fed rate hikes into investors, sparking an exodus Tuesday in the FAANGs and other tech nam…
May 4, 2021
20 Best Stocks to Buy for the Joe Biden Presidency
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20 Best Stocks to Buy for the Joe Biden Presidency

We examine 20 of the best stocks to buy to take advantage of President Joe Biden's existing and expected policy initiatives.
April 30, 2021
Stock Market Today 3/24/21: Energy, Industrials Lead a Slow Day for Stocks
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Stock Market Today 3/24/21: Energy, Industrials Lead a Slow Day for Stocks

A traffic jam at the Suez Canal hoisted energy prices Wednesday, but most of the rest of the market struggled to keep its head above water.
March 24, 2021
Stock Market Today 3/17/21: Fed's Smooth Talking Sends Dow Above 33K
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Stock Market Today 3/17/21: Fed's Smooth Talking Sends Dow Above 33K

The Federal Reserve struck the right tone with Wall Street on Wednesday, signaling higher growth expectations but staying pat on its benchmark rate.
March 17, 2021
Stock Market Today 3/19/21: Stocks Close Mixed as Banks Sink, Tech Rebounds
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Stock Market Today 3/19/21: Stocks Close Mixed as Banks Sink, Tech Rebounds

The Dow and S&P 500 lost ground amid a slide in financial shares, while Facebook helped the Nasdaq come back from a steep loss in the previous session…
March 16, 2021
Stock Market Today 1/6/21: U.S. Capitol Under Attack, Dow Sets New Highs Anyway
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Stock Market Today 1/6/21: U.S. Capitol Under Attack, Dow Sets New Highs Anyway

Stocks soared early Wednesday on the back of a Democratic sweep in Georgia's runoffs, then maintained some of their ground despite a violent pro-Trump…
January 6, 2021
17 Best Stocks to Buy for the Joe Biden Presidency
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17 Best Stocks to Buy for the Joe Biden Presidency

Joe Biden is about to become America's 46th president. These are 17 of the best stocks to own under the new administration.
January 6, 2021
Stock Market Today 12/4/20: What Lousy Job Numbers? Major Indices Shoot to New Highs
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Stock Market Today 12/4/20: What Lousy Job Numbers? Major Indices Shoot to New Highs

Hope springs eternal for federal COVID stimulus, helping stocks rewrite the record book Friday despite a drab November payrolls report.
December 4, 2020
Stock Market Today 10/27/20: Bearish Tone Remains as COVID Picture Worsens
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Stock Market Today 10/27/20: Bearish Tone Remains as COVID Picture Worsens

America's seven-day average of new cases hit a new high, and with stimulus still in limbo, investors saw little to get cheery about Tuesday.
October 27, 2020
Stock Market Today 9/11/20: Stocks End Wobbly Week With a Mixed Finish
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Stock Market Today 9/11/20: Stocks End Wobbly Week With a Mixed Finish

Tech stocks lagged on Friday, but cyclicals helped buoy the Dow Jones Industrial Average after a better-than-expected CPI reading.
September 11, 2020
All 30 Dow Stocks Ranked: The Pros Weigh In
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All 30 Dow Stocks Ranked: The Pros Weigh In

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is made up of 30 blue chips that are tops in their industries. But some Dow stocks are better opportunities than othe…
September 3, 2020
Dow Stocks: The Pros' Third-Quarter Rankings
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Dow Stocks: The Pros' Third-Quarter Rankings

The Dow Jones Industrial Average just shook things up, adding three new blue-chip members. Here are the analysts' rankings of all 30 Dow stocks.
August 31, 2020
Stock Market Today 8/10/20: The Dow Heats Up as Tech Tones It Down
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Stock Market Today 8/10/20: The Dow Heats Up as Tech Tones It Down

A rotation from red-hot Big Tech into more battered cyclical sectors fueled a big gain for the Dow on Monday.
August 10, 2020
19 Top Stocks for a Weak U.S. Dollar
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19 Top Stocks for a Weak U.S. Dollar

A weak dollar can prop up the financial results of U.S. multinationals that do a brisk overseas business. These are 19 of the top stocks for a struggl…
August 10, 2020