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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.
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

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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…
June 10, 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
25 Stocks That Billionaires Sold in Q3 2020
Investor Psychology

25 Stocks That Billionaires Sold in Q3 2020

Billionaires and high-asset hedge funds dumped a number of holdings during 2020's third quarter. We look at which stocks they've soured on, and why.
November 15, 2020
50 Top Stock Picks That Billionaires Loved in Q3
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50 Top Stock Picks That Billionaires Loved in Q3

Billionaires, high-asset hedge funds and other institutional investors recently revealed these 50 companies as some of their top stock picks during th…
November 15, 2020
Stock Market Today 11/13/20: Dow, S&P 500 and Russell 2000 All Hit New Highs
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Stock Market Today 11/13/20: Dow, S&P 500 and Russell 2000 All Hit New Highs

Cisco (CSCO) propelled the blue-chip indices to a record-high finish Friday, and the small-cap Russell 2000 eclipsed its August 2018 high-water mark.
November 13, 2020
12 Coronavirus Stocks to Buy That Won’t Let Up
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12 Coronavirus Stocks to Buy That Won’t Let Up

While many so-called coronavirus stocks might have reached the end of their COVID-related bump, these picks still look attractive well beyond 2020.
November 6, 2020
The Kiplinger Dividend 15
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The Kiplinger Dividend 15

These 15 dividend stock picks, satisfying income investing needs of every kind, held their heads up in a rough year.
November 5, 2020
11 Dividend Growth Stocks Delivering Double-Digit Increases
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11 Dividend Growth Stocks Delivering Double-Digit Increases

Dividend growth stocks with even so-so current yields can become powerful income holdings thanks to payout hikes over time and price-upside potential.
October 30, 2020
8 Dow Stocks That Billionaires Love
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8 Dow Stocks That Billionaires Love

The "smart money" understands the value of scale, stability and dividends. That's why it should be no surprise that several Dow stocks are popular amo…
October 9, 2020
50 Top Stock Picks That Billionaires Loved in Q2
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50 Top Stock Picks That Billionaires Loved in Q2

These 50 companies, of various shapes and sizes, were among billionaires', high-asset hedge funds' and other institutional investors' top stock picks …
October 6, 2020
Dow Stocks: The Pros' Third-Quarter Rankings
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Dow Stocks: The Pros' Third-Quarter Rankings

The Dow Jones Industrial Average just shook things up, adding three new blue-chip members. Here are the analysts' rankings of all 30 Dow stocks.
September 3, 2020
All 30 Dow Stocks Ranked: The Pros Weigh In
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All 30 Dow 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 stocks are better opportunities than othe…
September 3, 2020