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The 12 Best Tech Stocks to Buy for 2022
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The 12 Best Tech Stocks to Buy for 2022

The best tech-sector picks for the year to come include plays on some of the most exciting emergent technologies, as well as several old-guard mega-ca…
January 3, 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
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…
December 13, 2021
Hedge Funds' 25 Top Blue-Chip Stocks to Buy Now
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Hedge Funds' 25 Top Blue-Chip Stocks to Buy Now

What is the "smart money" up to lately? We explore the 25 most popular blue-chip stocks among the hedge fund crowd.
December 6, 2021
Stock Market Today (11/18/21): New S&P, Nasdaq Highs Thanks to Apple, Nvidia
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (11/18/21): New S&P, Nasdaq Highs Thanks to Apple, Nvidia

Two of the major indexes enjoyed modest gains Thursday thanks to Nvidia's great Q3 and reports of Apple's renewed automobile ambitions.
November 18, 2021

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Stock Market Today (11/2/21): Dow 36,000 at Last!
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (11/2/21): Dow 36,000 at Last!

The Dow closed above the 36,000 level for the first time ever Tuesday, while earnings also pushed the S&P 500 and Nasdaq to new heights.
November 2, 2021
Stock Market Today 3/5/21: Tech Roller Coaster Leaves Investors Thrilled
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today 3/5/21: Tech Roller Coaster Leaves Investors Thrilled

Stocks, especially tech, appeared poised for yet another bloodletting on Friday despite a stellar February jobs report. Then came the turn.
November 2, 2021
10 Dow Dividend Stocks Analysts Love the Most
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10 Dow Dividend Stocks Analysts Love the Most

With uncertainty running high amid a return of volatility, the case for the best Dow dividend stocks is as strong as ever.
October 4, 2021
Stock Market Today (8/19/21): Dow Falls for Third Straight Day
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (8/19/21): Dow Falls for Third Straight Day

Oil futures logged their sixth consecutive loss.
August 19, 2021
Walmart (WMT) Kicks Off Busy Stretch of Retail Earnings
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Walmart (WMT) Kicks Off Busy Stretch of Retail Earnings

Our preview of the upcoming week's earnings reports includes Walmart (WMT), Home Depot (HD) and Cisco Systems.
August 16, 2021
Stock Market Today 5/24/21: Tech Takes Off as Stocks Swing Higher
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today 5/24/21: Tech Takes Off as Stocks Swing Higher

A gaggle of technology and tech-esque names finished with solid gains on a Monday that saw 10 out of 11 sectors finish in the black.
May 24, 2021
Stock Market Today 5/6/21: Dow Hits Record, Nasdaq Snaps Skid After Late Push
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today 5/6/21: Dow Hits Record, Nasdaq Snaps Skid After Late Push

A sharp drop in unemployment claims had the Dow poised for another record, but an afternoon push got the Nasdaq into the black, too.
May 6, 2021
The Best ESG Stocks in the Dow
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The Best ESG Stocks in the Dow

Only a third of the stocks in the Dow rank as industry leaders according to MSCI's ESG rankings. Fortunately, most of those who do also are favored by…
April 21, 2021
Stock Market Today 3/26/21: Dow, S&P 500 Surge Late, Set New Highs
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today 3/26/21: Dow, S&P 500 Surge Late, Set New Highs

Investors ignored weak February spending data and lifted the Dow and S&P 500 from decent gains to record territory with a Friday afternoon push.
March 26, 2021
Stock Market Today 3/8/21: 'Reflation Trade' Kicks Back Into High Gear
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today 3/8/21: 'Reflation Trade' Kicks Back Into High Gear

The Dow and Nasdaq grew farther apart on Monday, as the Senate's COVID-stimulus green light sparked another rise in interest rates and another wave of…
March 9, 2021
21 Best Retirement Stocks for an Income-Rich 2021
Investing for Income

21 Best Retirement Stocks for an Income-Rich 2021

The ideal retirement stocks will help investors generate a sizable and reliable income stream. These 21 dividend payers make the grade.
March 1, 2021
Dogs of the Dow 2021: 10 Dividend Stocks to Watch
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Dogs of the Dow 2021: 10 Dividend Stocks to Watch

The Dogs of the Dow were flea-bitten last year, but this simple dividend-investing strategy will try to return to greatness in 2021.
January 5, 2021
Stock Market Today 11/13/20: Dow, S&P 500 and Russell 2000 All Hit New Highs
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Stock Market Today 11/13/20: Dow, S&P 500 and Russell 2000 All Hit New Highs

Cisco (CSCO) propelled the blue-chip indices to a record-high finish Friday, and the small-cap Russell 2000 eclipsed its August 2018 high-water mark.
November 13, 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 8/13/20: Apple Nears $2T, But Stocks Struggle
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Stock Market Today 8/13/20: Apple Nears $2T, But Stocks Struggle

Apple edged toward the $2 trillion market-cap mark on reports that it will bundle subscription services Thursday, but the S&P 500 failed to enter a ne…
August 13, 2020
11 Best Tech Stocks to Buy for the Dividends
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11 Best Tech Stocks to Buy for the Dividends

Many investors may be surprised to learn that some of the market’s best dividend stocks for both current yield and payout growth can be found in the t…
October 23, 2017
Retirees, Maximize Your Income From Dividends
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Retirees, Maximize Your Income From Dividends

Stocks that can deliver steady dividend growth, rather than the richest yields, offer the most fertile ground for dividend investors.
March 8, 2017
Good Dividend-Paying Tech Stocks Selling at Good Prices
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Good Dividend-Paying Tech Stocks Selling at Good Prices

Shares of these technology companies offer income investors yield at a reasonable price, or YARP for short.
September 21, 2016
5 Best Tech Stocks for Dividends, No FANGs Required
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5 Best Tech Stocks for Dividends, No FANGs Required

Time was, technology stocks rarely paid dividends.
December 30, 2015
Allianz Analyst Kristina Hooper Sees U.S. Stocks in the Lead
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Allianz Analyst Kristina Hooper Sees U.S. Stocks in the Lead

But she cautions that not having some global exposure could mean missed opportunities, particularly in Europe.
December 2, 2014