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Stock Market Today 1/26/21: Economy Flashes Good Signs, But Stocks Fizzle
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today 1/26/21: Economy Flashes Good Signs, But Stocks Fizzle

Strong housing and consumer confidence data, as well as a few positive blue-chip earnings reports, weren't enough to lift the major indices Tuesday.
January 26, 2021
7 Top Robinhood Stocks in 2021: Do the Pros Agree?
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7 Top Robinhood Stocks in 2021: Do the Pros Agree?

The success of some Robinhood traders has piqued investors' curiosity. But what do the pros say about the platform's most recent top stocks?
January 26, 2021
Kiplinger's Economic Outlooks
Economic Forecasts

Kiplinger's Economic Outlooks

Regularly updated insights on the economy’s next moves.
January 26, 2021
Income Planning to Help You Win the Retirement Trifecta
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Income Planning to Help You Win the Retirement Trifecta

With a retirement income plan that focuses on the allocation of income, and delivers lower fees and taxes, you can increase your income with less risk…
January 26, 2021
Stock Market Today 1/25/21: The Stock Market Crawls, But Stocks Run Wild
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today 1/25/21: The Stock Market Crawls, But Stocks Run Wild

The Nasdaq and S&P 500 set new highs with modest gains, but thrill seekers found what they wanted Monday in a number of 'short squeezes.'
January 25, 2021

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9 Utility Stocks to Buy for 2021
Kiplinger's Investing Outlook

9 Utility Stocks to Buy for 2021

Utility stocks: They're steady, they're dependable, they deliver income. That's the case with most of these top 2021 picks ... but a couple break the …
January 25, 2021
6 Stocks to Watch for a Return to Normalcy in 2021
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6 Stocks to Watch for a Return to Normalcy in 2021

The COVID-19 crisis has been hard on many sectors, but as the tide starts to turn on the pandemic, these six companies appear ready for takeoff.
January 25, 2021
5 Ways to Prepare for Higher Taxes Under President Biden
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5 Ways to Prepare for Higher Taxes Under President Biden

Will you be affected by tax changes in the future? Growing national debt, changes in Washington, and new policies on the horizon could impact you more…
January 25, 2021
33 States with No Estate Taxes or Inheritance Taxes
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33 States with No Estate Taxes or Inheritance Taxes

Even with the federal exemption from death taxes raised, retirees should pay more attention to estate taxes and inheritance taxes levied by states.
January 24, 2021
18 States With Scary Death Taxes
inheritance

18 States With Scary Death Taxes

Federal estate taxes are no longer a problem for all but the extremely wealthy, but several states have their own estate taxes and inheritance taxes t…
January 24, 2021
Kiplinger's Weekly Earnings Calendar
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Kiplinger's Weekly Earnings Calendar

Check out our earnings calendar for the upcoming week, as well as our previews of the more noteworthy reports.
January 24, 2021
Kiplinger’s Mutual Fund Rankings, 2021
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Kiplinger’s Mutual Fund Rankings, 2021

In a volatile year, the best portfolios had plenty of opportunity to shine.
January 23, 2021
Stock Market Today 1/22/21: Nasdaq Scratches Out Another Record Finish
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today 1/22/21: Nasdaq Scratches Out Another Record Finish

The Nasdaq came out of a mixed day with yet another fresh high. More interesting were Friday's moves by IBM, Intel and GameStop.
January 22, 2021
Why GameStop (GME) Stock Has Gone on an Epic Tear
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Why GameStop (GME) Stock Has Gone on an Epic Tear

GameStop has rocketed 2,419% since April. However, recent heat under GME shares has been fueled not just by good news, but also doubters calling it qu…
January 22, 2021
21 Top Stock Picks the Analysts Love for 2021
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21 Top Stock Picks the Analysts Love for 2021

Wall Street's pros are eyeballing a wide array of potential-packed companies for 2021. Here are analysts' top stock picks for the year ahead.
January 22, 2021
What Could 2021 Hold for Your Finances?
retirement planning

What Could 2021 Hold for Your Finances?

After a wild 2020, many of us are ready for a fresh start in the new year.
January 22, 2021
Don’t Have a Pension? The SECURE Act Could Help
retirement planning

Don’t Have a Pension? The SECURE Act Could Help

If you’re worried about retirement, the SECURE Act has a lot to offer. It has several provisions to allow people to save more, for more years — and it…
January 22, 2021
SEC Dings Robinhood for Trading Charges
Business Costs & Regulation

SEC Dings Robinhood for Trading Charges

The complaints are a reminder to investors who pay low or no commissions to investigate more-opaque costs.
January 21, 2021
Stock Market Today 1/21/21: Big Tech Keeps the Rally Moving
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today 1/21/21: Big Tech Keeps the Rally Moving

While Biden got to work on a number of new COVID-fighting measures Thursday, Wall Street kept its eye on mega-cap technology firms.
January 21, 2021
4 Reasons Retirees Should Care About the New Coronavirus Stimulus Package
Coronavirus and Your Money

4 Reasons Retirees Should Care About the New Coronavirus Stimulus Package

Yes, the possibility that you’ll get a stimulus check is definitely something to care about, but there are other aspects of this act involving taxes a…
January 21, 2021
Stock Market Today 1/20/21: Wall Street Welcomes Biden With Resounding Rally
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today 1/20/21: Wall Street Welcomes Biden With Resounding Rally

The major indices finished at record highs Wednesday as investors digested the new president's inauguration message and hopes for his stimulus plan.
January 20, 2021
20 Best Stocks to Buy for the Joe Biden Presidency
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20 Best Stocks to Buy for the Joe Biden Presidency

Joe Biden has been sworn in as America's 46th president. These are 20 of the best stocks to own under the new administration.
January 20, 2021
Unhappy with Low CD Rates? A Structured Note May Be the Answer
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Unhappy with Low CD Rates? A Structured Note May Be the Answer

What are structured notes? How do they limit risk while allowing for gains? Considering their pros and cons, could a structured note be right for you?…
January 20, 2021
What Biden Will Do: 23 Policy Plays to Expect From the Next Administration
Politics

What Biden Will Do: 23 Policy Plays to Expect From the Next Administration

The Kiplinger Letter forecasts President-Elect Joe Biden’s biggest priorities -- and the likelihood of progress on them.
January 19, 2021
Stock Market Today 1/19/21: Investors Cheer Yellen Remarks on Stimulus, Taxes
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today 1/19/21: Investors Cheer Yellen Remarks on Stimulus, Taxes

President-Elect Joe Biden's pick for Treasury secretary sets a market-friendly tone in congressional hearing, lifting investor spirits Tuesday.
January 19, 2021