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 May 28-June 1 (COST, KORS, LULU)

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

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

May 25, 2018

Is the Stock Market Open on Memorial Day 2018?

The stock market is closed on Memorial Day. The bond market is also closed on Memorial Day, which in 2018 falls on Monday, May 28.

See More On: Markets | Stocks & Bonds

April 23, 2018

3 Energy Stocks to Buy for an Oil Breakout

Oil's fundamentals are changing for the better. And you don't need to trade futures to climb aboard.

See More On: Stocks & Bonds | ETFs

April 23, 2018

Alphabet (GOOGL) Shareholders Left Wanting After First-Quarter Earnings

While Google's parent beat Wall Street estimates, the uninspiring Q1 report should have shareholders on edge

See More On: Tech Stocks

April 13, 2018

Facebook Will Be Regulated … But Likely Not by Congress

CEO Mark Zuckerberg came away unscathed from his recent testimony to a Senate committee. That's good news for FB shares.

See More On: Tech Stocks | Stocks & Bonds

April 6, 2018

7 Reasons Why a U.S.-China Trade War Is Unlikely

Very few people would benefit from a U.S.-China trade war, including President Donald Trump himself.

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April 5, 2018

How to Make Market Volatility Work for You

High volatility might not be comfortable, but it's perfectly normal. And even long-term investors can use it to their advantage.

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

March 27, 2018

“Automation Nation”: China’s Enormous Opportunity in Tech

The next industrial revolution is happening now, on the other side of the world. Benefit by investing in Chinese industrial and technology companies.

See More On: Stocks & Bonds | Foreign Stocks & Emerging Markets | Tech Stocks

March 22, 2018

Facebook (FB) Aftermath: How to Protect Against a King-Sized Explosion

Facebook's gains, in a way, made investors more vulnerable to the social stock's recent selloff

See More On: Stocks & Bonds | Tech Stocks

March 21, 2018

Retailers Closing Stores in 2018

Thousands of retailers shut their doors last year, and thousands more will do the same this year.

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March 8, 2018

Dividend 15 Stocks: A Mixed Bag

Our picks trailed the S&P 500 index as the market's love went to companies with the fastest earnings growth.

See More On: Dividends | Stocks & Bonds

February 14, 2018

Get Your Portfolio Ready for Volatility - And for When It Ends

It is never too late to protect against big market swings

See More On: Markets | Economic Forecasts | Financial Planning

February 13, 2018

Look to Small-Cap Dividend Payers in Retirement

Smaller stocks paying dividends are generally more mature and profitable, a welcome find for retirees in search of new sources of investing income in retirement.

See More On: Dividends | ETFs | Saving for Retirement

February 6, 2018

Dow Charges Out of Slump on Volatile Tuesday for Stocks

Following a brutal two-day plunge, the Dow Jones industrial average regained ground on Tuesday to the delight of stock market bulls.

See More On: Markets | Index Funds | Investor Psychology

February 5, 2018

Stock Market's Big Selloff Calls for Calm, Context

Investors are left feeling antsy after the Dow Jones industrial average tumbled more than 1,000 points on Monday.

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February 2, 2018

Groundhog Day Meltdown Casts Shadow Over Stock Market

Dow plunges more than 600 points on Friday after January jobs report causes jitters, and Exxon earnings and Apple earnings disappoint.

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February 1, 2018

Can Jeff Bezos and Warren Buffett Save Health Care?

Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan have teamed up to provide more affordable health care for their employees. But little else is known about this new venture.

See More On: Health Care & Insurance

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