Stock Watch

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

January 16, 2018

The Dogs of the Dow: Investing Made Easy

This blue-chip-centric passive investment strategy is simple and successful. But are its imitators even better?

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January 15, 2018

Earnings Calendar, Week of Jan. 15-19, 2018 (UNH, BAC, IBM)

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

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From Kiplinger's Personal Finance, February 2018

Beware "Value Traps" When Looking for Cheap Stocks

Figuring out when—or even if a company's prospects will improve is tricky work.

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January 8, 2018

Warren Buffett: Why Index Funds Trump Hedge Funds

Buffett easily won his 10-year bet against the hedge-fund industry thanks to the cheap efficiency of simple index funds.

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December 20, 2017

Your 2018 New Year’s Resolution: Learn How to Invest

You work hard. Make your money work hard, too.

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December 15, 2017

Will Disney (DIS) Ride Star Wars, Fox to All-Time Highs?

Disney stock looks like a promising buy on the back of Star Wars success, blockbuster deal to fold in Fox's entertainment assets.

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December 13, 2017

Adobe Systems (ADBE) May Keep Soaring in 2018

Adobe reports earnings after the market closes Thursday, and analysts expect the red-hot software company to maintain its winning ways.

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December 7, 2017

Apple (AAPL): A Value That Goes Beyond iPhones

Apple's stock has a lot more going for it than just the hit iPhone X, and the market has yet to fully appreciate it.

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From Kiplinger's Personal Finance, January 2018

Where to Invest in 2018

As the bull climbs on and optimism rises, this market is getting closer to its peak.

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November 29, 2017

FANG Stocks: Don’t Fight Them – Own Them

This clique of tech stocks might seem expensive, but consider the alternatives

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November 21, 2017

Will Santa Claus Visit Wall Street This Year?

Tax cuts are the biggest wild card that could make or break a year-end rally

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November 15, 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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November 8, 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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November 2, 2017

Apple (AAPL) Earnings Preview: It’s All About the iPhone

Thursday’s Apple earnings report should provide hints about demand for the new iPhone 8 and upcoming iPhone X.

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From Kiplinger's Personal Finance, December 2017

Best FAANG-less Tech Stocks

Dive deeper in the tech pool for other key players.

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October 26, 2017

Amazon (AMZN) Earnings Preview: No Margin for Error?

The recent acquisition of Whole Foods is a wild card for Amazon’s third-quarter sales and profits.

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October 19, 2017

General Electric (GE) Earnings Preview: Will GE Cut Its Dividend?

The threat of reduced cash payouts to shareholders is weighing on the company and its stock.

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