Stock Watch

Stock Watch

The Kiplinger investing team identifies stocks and market trends that you and your portfolio can't ignore.

January 22, 2018

Earnings Reports for the Week of March 30-April 3 (CHWY, MKC, WBA)

Check out our weekly earnings calendar and read the latest quarterly earnings previews.

See More On: Stocks & Bonds | Dividends | Economic Forecasts

March 16, 2020

Why Did the Fed Cut Rates to Near Zero?

The Federal Reserve's move won't impact the economy right away, but that's not the point

See More On: Markets | Stocks & Bonds

March 12, 2020

How Do Stock Market Circuit Breakers Work?

Trading halts are designed to give investors a chance to breathe when things get ugly. Here's how they function.

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March 8, 2020

Coronavirus Is Speeding the Fall of Oil

Oil prices and the energy industry were facing an eventual reckoning. COVID-19 is adjusting the timetable.

See More On: Stocks & Bonds | Commodities | Markets

March 6, 2020

How to Go to Cash

What exactly does it mean to 'go to cash,' and what should you do once you have?

See More On: Saving for Retirement

January 28, 2020

Apple Stock: The Dividend Investor's Guide

As AAPL dedicates increasing sums of cash to its dividend, does it belong in buy-and-hold income portfolios?

See More On: Dividends | Stocks & Bonds | Tech Stocks

January 17, 2020

How the Stock Market Performed During the Clinton Impeachment

Will Donald Trump's trial disrupt the red-hot rally? History suggests it won't.

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November 27, 2019

Where to Invest, 2020

Eight trends point to what we think is a modestly bullish outlook for stocks.

See More On: Stocks & Bonds | Mutual Funds

November 21, 2019

Schwab, TD Ameritrade Could Trigger Spate of Brokerage Buyouts

Reports of possible merger is just the latest disruption in the online brokerage arena

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November 27, 2019

10 Best Stocks of the Past 10 Years

These companies powered through the past decade. Can they keep it up?

See More On: Stocks & Bonds | Mutual Funds

November 27, 2019

10 Stocks for the Next 10 Years

These firms are positioned to deliver robust returns for years to come.

See More On: Stocks & Bonds | Saving for Retirement

October 4, 2019

The Smart Money Is Looking for Value Stocks

A long-overdue rotation into value appears to finally be underway

See More On: Stocks & Bonds | ETFs | Investor Psychology

October 3, 2019

6 Stocks That Have Survived Their Industries’ Disruption

Things move fast today. These six firms have fought off paradigm-shifting challenges.

See More On: Stocks & Bonds | Mutual Funds

October 1, 2019

Schwab, TD Ameritrade, E*Trade, Fidelity Go Commission-Free

TD Ameritrade commissions vanish Oct. 3, Schwab and E*Trade start Oct. 7, Fidelity finally joins in effective Oct. 10

See More On: Saving for Retirement | ETFs

July 16, 2019

Are Tech Stocks Nearing Another Bubble Burst?

Don’t buy the chorus of "This time is different."

See More On: Stocks & Bonds | Tech Stocks

July 3, 2019

Two Dividend Payers That Beat the S&P 500

The average yield for the favored 15 is 3.7%, exceeding both the S&P 500 and the bellwether 10-year Treasury note.

See More On: Dividends | Stocks & Bonds

June 7, 2019

What the Green New Deal Means for Investors

While the GND was killed in Congress, the long-term outlook for the economy and stock market alike is green

See More On: Stocks & Bonds

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