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The Best and Worst Dow Stocks of 2021
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The Best and Worst Dow Stocks of 2021

The Dow Jones Industrial Average produced well-above-average returns in 2021. But some of its venerable blue chips did far better ... while others lef…
December 31, 2021
Homebuilder Stocks Get a Pandemic Boost
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Homebuilder Stocks Get a Pandemic Boost

As COVID shifts to an endemic, housing stocks could get a lift should Americans move to homes with more space and amenities.
December 20, 2021
Stock Market Today (12/17/21): Dow Loses 532 Points as Goldman, Home Depot Slide
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (12/17/21): Dow Loses 532 Points as Goldman, Home Depot Slide

Fed Governor Christopher Waller said March's scheduled central bank gathering could be a "live meeting."
December 17, 2021
Stock Market Today (12/13/21): Stocks Slide to Start the Week
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (12/13/21): Stocks Slide to Start the Week

Global omicron-related restrictions and Fed anxieties took a toll on the major indexes Monday.
December 13, 2021
All 30 Dow Jones Stocks Ranked: The Pros Weigh In
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All 30 Dow Jones Stocks Ranked: The Pros Weigh In

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is made up of 30 blue chips that are tops in their industries. But some Dow Jones stocks are better opportunities tha…
December 13, 2021

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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.
December 6, 2021
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.
November 19, 2021
Stock Market Today (11/16/21): Stocks Get a Lift on Solid Retail Sales
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (11/16/21): Stocks Get a Lift on Solid Retail Sales

Wall Street also weighed strong earnings reports from blue-chip retailers Home Depot and Walmart.
November 16, 2021
Will Earnings Keep Nvidia (NVDA) Stock's Momentum Alive?
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Will Earnings Keep Nvidia (NVDA) Stock's Momentum Alive?

Our preview of the upcoming week's earnings reports Nvidia (NVDA), Home Depot (HD) and Target (TGT).
November 15, 2021
The Kiplinger Dividend 15
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The Kiplinger Dividend 15

All of our favorite dividend stocks hiked payouts over the past year, and yields, on average, trounced the yield of the S&P 500.
October 28, 2021
10 Dow Dividend Stocks Analysts Love the Most
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10 Dow Dividend Stocks Analysts Love the Most

With uncertainty running high amid a return of volatility, the case for the best Dow dividend stocks is as strong as ever.
October 4, 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 (8/17/21): Stocks Recoil as Retail Sales Retreat
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (8/17/21): Stocks Recoil as Retail Sales Retreat

The major indexes all took a step back Tuesday in the wake of a disappointing July retail sales report.
August 17, 2021
Walmart (WMT) Kicks Off Busy Stretch of Retail Earnings
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Walmart (WMT) Kicks Off Busy Stretch of Retail Earnings

Our preview of the upcoming week's earnings reports includes Walmart (WMT), Home Depot (HD) and Cisco Systems.
August 16, 2021
Stock Market Today (8/11/21): Another Dow Record as Core Inflation Starts to Ease
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (8/11/21): Another Dow Record as Core Inflation Starts to Ease

Headline inflation for July was on par with expectations, but lower-than-expected core CPI gains helped lift the Dow and S&P 500 to new highs Wednesda…
August 11, 2021
A Comeback for Dividends
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A Comeback for Dividends

The biggest hikes in the Kiplinger Dividend 15 were 10% increases from Home Depot and Procter & Gamble.
June 24, 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
12 Housing Stocks to Ride the Red-Hot Market
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12 Housing Stocks to Ride the Red-Hot Market

The U.S. has a housing shortage and a love affair with home improvement, both of which could create tailwinds for this group of housing stocks.
June 8, 2021
Stock Market Today 5/19/21: Quick Crypto Crash Briefly Shakes Market
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today 5/19/21: Quick Crypto Crash Briefly Shakes Market

Stocks struggled early amid rapid double-digit declines in digital currencies, as well as asset-bubble worries from the ECB, but closed Wednesday with…
May 19, 2021
Stock Market Today 5/18/21: Stocks Fall Again as Energy Sector Swoons
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today 5/18/21: Stocks Fall Again as Energy Sector Swoons

Weakness in energy stocks and dismal housing data weighed on stocks today.
May 18, 2021
Stock Market Today 5/11/21: Big Tech Bounce Can't Save Dow
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today 5/11/21: Big Tech Bounce Can't Save Dow

Tech stocks looked primed for another disastrous session Tuesday, but the Nasdaq managed to rebound to marginal losses. The Dow? Not so much.
May 11, 2021
The Best ESG Stocks in the Dow
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The Best ESG Stocks in the Dow

Only a third of the stocks in the Dow rank as industry leaders according to MSCI's ESG rankings. Fortunately, most of those who do also are favored by…
April 21, 2021
25 Blue Chips With Brawny Balance Sheets
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25 Blue Chips With Brawny Balance Sheets

Blue chips with rock-solid financials have been among the most secure holdings of the COVID pandemic. They should be just fine on the way out, too.
April 16, 2021
Stock Market Today 12/9/20: Stocks Retreat on Stimulus Stalemate
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Stock Market Today 12/9/20: Stocks Retreat on Stimulus Stalemate

Investors rushed out of tech stocks Wednesday as continued gridlock on COVID stimulus measures weighed on Wall Street confidence.
December 10, 2020
50 Top Stock Picks That Billionaires Love
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50 Top Stock Picks That Billionaires Love

These 50 companies, of various shapes and sizes, are among the top stock picks held by billionaire investors or high-asset hedge funds.
December 8, 2020
25 Stocks That Billionaires Are Selling
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25 Stocks That Billionaires Are Selling

Billionaires and high-asset hedge funds have done plenty of selling in 2020. Here's what they've been unloading most recently, and why.
December 8, 2020