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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 is made up of 30 blue chips that are tops in their industries. But some Dow Jones stocks are better opportunities tha…
June 10, 2021
Stock Market Today 5/4/21: Rate Fears Send Tech Tumbling
Stock Market Today

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
15 Best Infrastructure Stocks for Biden's American Jobs Plan
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15 Best Infrastructure Stocks for Biden's American Jobs Plan

The Biden administration's focus has shifted to infrastructure with the American Jobs Plan. These 15 infrastructure stocks represent several themes th…
April 14, 2021
Stock Market Today 3/24/21: Energy, Industrials Lead a Slow Day for Stocks
Stock Market Today

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

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Stock Market Today 3/17/21: Fed's Smooth Talking Sends Dow Above 33K
Stock Market Today

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 1/6/21: U.S. Capitol Under Attack, Dow Sets New Highs Anyway
Stock Market Today

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
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.
September 3, 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
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
Closing Bell 7/16/20: Stocks Step Back
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Closing Bell 7/16/20: Stocks Step Back

Rising cases of coronavirus across the U.S. and elevated first-time unemployment claims weighed on the market.
July 16, 2020
Closing Bell 7/14/20: Momentum Swings the Dow's Way
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Closing Bell 7/14/20: Momentum Swings the Dow's Way

Many of the Dow Jones' economically sensitive components pushed higher on Tuesday on the back of slightly better COVID-19 data from a few U.S. hotspot…
July 15, 2020
57 Dividend Stocks You Can Count On in 2019
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57 Dividend Stocks You Can Count On in 2019

Long-term income investors know that yield isn’t everything when it comes to dividend stocks.
April 18, 2019
7 Dow Jones Stocks That Pack a Growthy Punch
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7 Dow Jones Stocks That Pack a Growthy Punch

In the shadow of the Dow Jones Industrial Average’s 27% runup over the past year, investors are understandably hesitant to plow into stocks as they ti…
October 17, 2017
5 Picks From the Sohn Investment Conference
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5 Picks From the Sohn Investment Conference

A closer look at four stocks and one ETF recommended during the annual gathering of hedge fund managers and investing gurus.
May 9, 2016
5 Stocks at Risk of Dividend Cuts in 2016
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5 Stocks at Risk of Dividend Cuts in 2016

Energy companies are especially vulnerable, but four of our picks come from outside of that troubled sector.
January 29, 2016
Build Up Your Portfolio With These Infrastructure Stocks
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Build Up Your Portfolio With These Infrastructure Stocks

We name eight stocks that will benefit from the growing need to build and repair roads, bridges, water systems, telecom infrastructure and more.
July 25, 2013
A Very Hungry Caterpillar
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A Very Hungry Caterpillar

The machinery giant is churning out record profits despite a weak economy. Its stock is a buy.
March 13, 2013
Where to Invest in the Second Half of 2012
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Where to Invest in the Second Half of 2012

You’ll find plenty of good stocks at favorable prices, but also a lot of risks both here and abroad.
June 19, 2012
Can the Rally Last?
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Can the Rally Last?

News of the government takeover of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac sent stocks soaring, but it's not enough to bring back a bull market.
September 9, 2008