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Stock Market Today (11/19/21): Nasdaq Sets New Highs in Polarized Session
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (11/19/21): Nasdaq Sets New Highs in Polarized Session

A flareup in European COVID-19 cases weighed on financial and energy stocks Friday, but relative strength in tech lifted the Nasdaq.
November 19, 2021
30 Best Stocks of the Past 30 Years
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30 Best Stocks of the Past 30 Years

This elite group of global equities created the most wealth for shareholders over the past three decades.
November 19, 2021
Stock Market Today 3/4/21: Crash? Not Today. But Stocks Still Feel Pain.
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today 3/4/21: Crash? Not Today. But Stocks Still Feel Pain.

A small rise in weekly jobless claims and comments from Fed Chair Jerome Powell sparked a scare in stocks Thursday, though the losses could've been wo…
November 2, 2021
Stock Market Today (9/27/21): Energy Leads, Tech Lags, As Interest Rates Keep Rising
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (9/27/21): Energy Leads, Tech Lags, As Interest Rates Keep Rising

The rotation into cyclicals and value was in full gear Monday as the 10-year Treasury yield briefly eclipsed 1.5% for the first time in months.
September 27, 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.
August 30, 2021

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Stock Market Today (8/10/21): Infrastructure Progress Sends Dow, S&P 500 to New Highs
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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
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
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
Stock Market Today (7/21/21): Coke, Chipotle Keep the Snap-Back Rally Rolling
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (7/21/21): Coke, Chipotle Keep the Snap-Back Rally Rolling

Investors kept up the bullish momentum Wednesday, encouraged by a pause in bond buying and strong corporate earnings.
July 21, 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.
June 22, 2021
Stock Market Today 6/15/21: Stocks Slip on Mixed Economic Data Dump
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today 6/15/21: Stocks Slip on Mixed Economic Data Dump

While the major market indexes closed in the red, oil prices climbed to levels not seen since late 2018.
June 15, 2021
Stock Market Today 5/5/21: Dow Ekes Out Record, Nasdaq Retreats Again
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Stock Market Today 5/5/21: Dow Ekes Out Record, Nasdaq Retreats Again

Energy and materials stocks led the way Wednesday as good (albeit not great) economic data was enough to push the Dow to new highs.
May 5, 2021
13 Stocks Activist Investors Are Buying
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13 Stocks Activist Investors Are Buying

Poorly managed companies may not be on everyone's radar, but they're top picks for activist investors looking to boost shareholder value.
May 5, 2021
Stock Market Today 4/30/21: Stocks Sag Despite Slew of Earnings Beats
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Stock Market Today 4/30/21: Stocks Sag Despite Slew of Earnings Beats

Amazon.com (AMZN) and Twitter (TWTR) added to a pile of Q1 earnings beats Friday, but the major indexes all hit the skids.
April 30, 2021
Stock Market Today 4/14/21: Strong Start to Earnings Season Sends Dow Higher
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Stock Market Today 4/14/21: Strong Start to Earnings Season Sends Dow Higher

Goldman Sachs' (GS) record Q1 and a strong day for Chevron (CVX) helped keep the Dow in positive territory on an otherwise choppy Wednesday.
April 14, 2021
Stock Market Today 2/24/21: Dow Jones Cruises to Record Altitude
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Stock Market Today 2/24/21: Dow Jones Cruises to Record Altitude

The Dow set a fresh high in a calm but optimistic session, buoyed by dovish commentary by Fed Chair Jerome Powell.
February 25, 2021
Stock Market Today 2/22/21: Stocks Tread Water, Bitcoin Joins the Trillion-Dollar Club
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Stock Market Today 2/22/21: Stocks Tread Water, Bitcoin Joins the Trillion-Dollar Club

Nosebleed valuations in the technology sector cooled off Monday amid a brutal day for Nasdaq longs. The Dow, meanwhile, clawed out modest gains.
February 22, 2021
Stock Market Today 2/16/21: Winter Storm Boosts Energy Sector, But Stocks Finish Mixed
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Stock Market Today 2/16/21: Winter Storm Boosts Energy Sector, But Stocks Finish Mixed

Oil and natural gas prices surged Tuesday as Winter Storm Uri pounded the nation, sending power demand higher and impacting energy supplies.
February 16, 2021
Stock Market Today 2/3/21: Big Energy, Clean Energy Keep Stocks Aloft
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Stock Market Today 2/3/21: Big Energy, Clean Energy Keep Stocks Aloft

Oil settled near one-year highs Wednesday and clean energy received more attention too, helping to keep most of the major indices rolling.
February 3, 2021
Stock Market Today 2/2/21: Earnings, Stimulus Drive Another Big Push for Stocks
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today 2/2/21: Earnings, Stimulus Drive Another Big Push for Stocks

Major indices enjoy a second day of strong gains Tuesday; after the bell, Amazon.com announces Jeff Bezos will transition out of CEO role.
February 2, 2021
65 Best Dividend Stocks You Can Count On
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65 Best Dividend Stocks You Can Count On

These 65 Dividend Aristocrats are an elite group of dividend stocks that have reliably increased their annual payouts every year for at least a quarte…
January 30, 2021
Stock Market Today 1/5/21: Energy Gets a Spark as Stocks Snap Back
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Stock Market Today 1/5/21: Energy Gets a Spark as Stocks Snap Back

A Saudi deal helped juice U.S. crude oil to its highest price since February, buoying the energy sector in a broad Tuesday rebound for stocks.
January 5, 2021
Stock Market Today 11/23/20: Stocks Start Another Week With a Vaccine Bump 
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Stock Market Today 11/23/20: Stocks Start Another Week With a Vaccine Bump 

Equities rallied Monday after data showed high efficacy for an AstraZeneca (AZN) vaccine that could be more easily distributed than its peers.
November 23, 2020
Stock Market Today 10/30/20: Big Tech Beatdown Keeps Stocks in a Slump
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Stock Market Today 10/30/20: Big Tech Beatdown Keeps Stocks in a Slump

Apple (AAPL), Facebook (FB) and Amazon (AMZN) helped lead the market lower in an especially painful Friday for the tech-heavy Nasdaq.
October 30, 2020
13 Best Stocks to Buy If President Donald Trump Wins Re-Election
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13 Best Stocks to Buy If President Donald Trump Wins Re-Election

The 2020 election likely will be a pivot point for several areas of the market. Here are 13 of the best stocks to own should President Donald Trump wi…
October 29, 2020