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Dan Burrows

Contributing Writer
Kiplinger.com

Dan Burrows is a veteran of InvestorPlace, CBS MoneyWatch, SmartMoney and MarketWatch, and has written for The Wall Street Journal, Consumer Reports and other publications. He focuses on value investing with an eye toward helping long-term investors. He holds no individual securities.

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Stock Watch
November 2017

Penny Stocks: Why You Should Always Stay Away

With the exception of some large foreign firms, investors should generally avoid stocks that trade over-the-counter.

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SLIDE SHOW
November 2017

7 Stocks That Warren Buffett Is Buying and Selling

Christmas comes four times a year if you’re a fan of Warren Buffett. Thanks to regulatory requirements, acolytes get a peek at what stocks the Oracle of Omaha is buying and selling on behalf of Berkshire ...

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SLIDE SHOW
November 2017

50 Dividend Stocks You Can Count On in 2018

The Dividend Aristocrats are companies in the Standard & Poor's 500-stock index that have hiked their dividends every year for at least 25 consecutive years. And they exemplify a winning formula for investing ...

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Stock Watch
November 2017

Nvidia (NVDA) Earnings Preview: Red-Hot Chipmaker Must Post Pristine Results

Nvidia’s stock has rallied for years on AI and cloud computing, but Thursday’s Q3 earnings report is an important test.

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SLIDE SHOW
October 2017

5 Buy-and-Hold Stocks You Shouldn't Hold Anymore

Part of the beauty of buy-and-hold investing is its simplicity. The market always has occasional pullbacks and crashes, but the long-term trend has always been up. A high-quality company with an extensive ...

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SLIDE SHOW
October 2017

11 Best Health Care Stocks to Buy

The health care sector is having yet another strong year, and it’s easy to see the appeal. Health care stocks – whether they be pharmaceutical companies, insurers, medical device makers, hospital owners ...

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SLIDE SHOW
October 2017

Best Silicon Valley Chip Stocks of the Bull Market

Semiconductors are synonymous with Silicon Valley. Chip makers started popping up at the southern end of San Francisco Bay as early as the 1950s. A big draw back then as now: Stanford University and its ...

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SLIDE SHOW
October 2017

5 Small-Cap Stocks to Buy for Big Dividend Potential

It's well-known that small-cap stocks are a good place to look for above-average growth. But did you know they can provide substantial dividends, too? Small caps – typically considered to be companies ...

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SLIDE SHOW
October 2017

Best Tech Stocks in Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley is the heart of the technology sector. Naturally, you’d assume that shares of the publicly traded tech companies based in such storied California cities as Cupertino, Mountain View and ...

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SLIDE SHOW
October 2017

5 Cheap Dividend Aristocrats to Buy

The Dow Jones Industrial Average and other major indexes are hitting all-time highs regularly, and that is making it increasingly difficult to find bargains. That’s especially true among Dividend Aristocrats ...

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SLIDE SHOW
September 2017

5 Mighty Mid-Cap Stocks That Will Survive a Market Crash

Stocks continue setting new all-time highs, so it’s understandable if some investors are getting nervous about holding on to their gains. It doesn't help that it's almost October – a month that has ...

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SLIDE SHOW
September 2017

8 Best Buffett Stocks for Retirement

Let's cut to the chase when it comes to picking stocks for a retirement portfolio. There's nothing wrong with sorting through individual names for desirable attributes such as reliable dividends, low volatility ...

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SLIDE SHOW
September 2017

12 Dividend Aristocrat Stocks to Earn Income All Year Long

Stocks with long track records of annual dividend increases offer investors a sense of comfort. Shareholders can all but count on their income going on – and going up – year after year. With a little ...

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SLIDE SHOW
August 2017

5 Greatest Health-Care Stocks of All Time

Health-care stocks have always benefited from the powerful demographic forces of steady population growth and longer life expectancy. Indeed, the population of the U.S. has more than tripled over the past ...

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SLIDE SHOW
August 2017

3 Greatest Retailer Stocks of All Time

The emergence of big-box chain stores and the explosion of e-commerce have combined to wreak havoc on the landscape of modern retailing. Storied names such as Sears and Kmart are struggling to survive; ...

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SLIDE SHOW
September 2017

7 Greatest Tech Stocks of All Time

Tech stocks weren't born during the dot-com boom of the 1990s. In fact, many of today's biggest publicly traded technology companies got their starts decades earlier. One of the most storied names in Big ...

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SLIDE SHOW
August 2017

30 Great Stocks of All Time

A finance professor made a startling discovery about the stock market: Over a 90-year span, 96% of all stocks collectively performed no better than risk-free 1-month Treasury bills. After analyzing the ...

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