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Stock Market Today (7/29/22): Big Tech Boosts Stocks to Best Month Since 2020
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (7/29/22): Big Tech Boosts Stocks to Best Month Since 2020

Positive earnings reactions for Amazon.com (AMZN) and Apple (AAPL) lifted the broader market today.
July 29, 2022
Stock Market Today (6/22/22): Market Moves Mostly Sideways in Quiet Session
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (6/22/22): Market Moves Mostly Sideways in Quiet Session

Stocks managed to not give up most of yesterday's gains, but Wednesday certainly was a breather amid little to buoy the broader markets.
June 22, 2022
Stock Market Today (6/21/22): Stocks Start Short Week With a Snap-Back
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (6/21/22): Stocks Start Short Week With a Snap-Back

Every sector finished in the black during a broad recovery session Tuesday ... even though there was little to justify the powerful move higher.
June 21, 2022
Stock Market Today (6/7/22): Energy Sector Leads Equity Comeback
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (6/7/22): Energy Sector Leads Equity Comeback

Oil stocks helped the broader stock market ignore a troubling retail signal and more rate-hike fears Tuesday.
June 7, 2022
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.
June 1, 2022

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Stock Market Today (5/16/22): Stocks Finish Lower as Traders Mull Recession Odds
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (5/16/22): Stocks Finish Lower as Traders Mull Recession Odds

Wall Street is mixed about whether the U.S. is headed toward recession in 2022. Worth watching this week: Retail earnings.
May 16, 2022
Stock Market Today (5/9/22): Stocks, Bonds, Crypto and More Take a Dive
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (5/9/22): Stocks, Bonds, Crypto and More Take a Dive

Virtually no asset class went unscathed Monday as worries about interest rates, China and more continued to grip Wall Street.
May 9, 2022
Stock Market Today (4/25/22): Twitter Buyout Outshines Relief Rally
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (4/25/22): Twitter Buyout Outshines Relief Rally

An afternoon rally helped the major indexes snap their short skid. But Twitter accepting Elon Musk's bid stole the spotlight.
April 25, 2022
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 reputed smart money up to lately? We explore the 25 most popular blue-chip stocks among the hedge fund crowd.
February 28, 2022
Stock Market Today (2/1/22): UPS, Exxon Power Rally; Alphabet to Split 20-for-1
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (2/1/22): UPS, Exxon Power Rally; Alphabet to Split 20-for-1

Investors enjoyed another session of broadly higher prices Tuesday; Google parent Alphabet announces 20-for-1 stock split
February 1, 2022
Stock Market Today (1/11/22): Tech Leads on Turnaround Tuesday
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (1/11/22): Tech Leads on Turnaround Tuesday

The major benchmarks bounced off their mid-morning lows to end solidly higher.
January 11, 2022
Stock Market Today (1/3/21): Apple Leads Sweet Start for Stocks in 2022
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (1/3/21): Apple Leads Sweet Start for Stocks in 2022

Apple became the first company to reach $3 trillion in market value Monday, helping to lift the Dow and S&P 500 to new closing highs.
January 3, 2022
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
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
Stock Market Today (8/16/21): Dow, S&P Shrug Off China Weakness, Afghan Upheaval
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (8/16/21): Dow, S&P Shrug Off China Weakness, Afghan Upheaval

Stocks slumped early Monday on slower-than-expected China growth and Middle East turmoil, but the Dow and S&P 500 recovered to set new highs.
August 16, 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
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
Stock Market Today

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
Stock Market Today

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