The 21 Best Stocks to Buy for 2021
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The 21 Best Stocks to Buy for 2021

Call it a comeback. Many of the best stocks to buy for 2021 are heavily tied to economic recovery prospects as the world fights back against COVID-19.
March 1, 2021
11 Small-Cap Stocks the Analysts Love for 2021
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11 Small-Cap Stocks the Analysts Love for 2021

If you desire growth, then your sights should be set on small-cap stocks. These 11 have attracted the gaze of dozens of Wall Street's best minds.
April 26, 2021
Can AI Beat the Market? 5 Stocks to Watch
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Can AI Beat the Market? 5 Stocks to Watch

Can artificial intelligence successfully identify high-potential equities? Here are five stocks to watch over the next few months to find out.
January 12, 2021
5 Best Industrial Stocks for 2021
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5 Best Industrial Stocks for 2021

A difficult 2020 for industrial stocks is expected to give way to a much more accommodative 2021. Here are five of the best picks in the space.
December 17, 2020

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Hot Upcoming IPOs to Watch For in 2021
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Hot Upcoming IPOs to Watch For in 2021

The most exciting initial public offerings (IPOs) expected in 2021 range from an Amazon-backed EV play to a popular grocery-delivery app to the doughn…
June 13, 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.
June 13, 2021
Stock Market Today 6/11/21: Stocks Tread Water Ahead of June Fed Meeting
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Stock Market Today 6/11/21: Stocks Tread Water Ahead of June Fed Meeting

The S&P 500 managed to eke out a new record high, while the Dow muscled its way into the green at the close.
June 11, 2021
The Next GameStop? 25 High Short Interest Stocks
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The Next GameStop? 25 High Short Interest Stocks

A recent trading frenzy around heavily shorted stocks has targeted names such as these. But beware: The music could stop at any moment.
June 11, 2021
Stock Market Today 6/10/21: S&P 500 Sets New High as Inflation Stays Red-Hot
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Stock Market Today 6/10/21: S&P 500 Sets New High as Inflation Stays Red-Hot

May's consumer price index (CPI) growth was even hotter than expected, but investors didn't shy from the news, pushing the S&P 500 just over the new-h…
June 10, 2021

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5 Retail Stocks to Dress Up Your Portfolio This Summer
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5 Retail Stocks to Dress Up Your Portfolio This Summer

Retailers should continue to rebound as the economy recovers, and these retail stocks are likely to get a boost as a result.
June 10, 2021
Stock Market Today 6/9/21: Stocks Snooze While Investors Await Inflation Update
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Stock Market Today 6/9/21: Stocks Snooze While Investors Await Inflation Update

The major market indexes slipped ahead of the tomorrow's consumer price data.
June 9, 2021
Stock Market Today 6/8/21: Russell 2000 Leads Again as Dow, S&P Churn
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Stock Market Today 6/8/21: Russell 2000 Leads Again as Dow, S&P Churn

The rally in small-cap stocks continued Tuesday, putting the Russell 2000 Index within a whisper of its all-time high.
June 8, 2021
Stock Market Today 6/7/21: Small-Cap Stocks Sprint Out of the Blocks
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Stock Market Today 6/7/21: Small-Cap Stocks Sprint Out of the Blocks

Small caps enjoyed an explosive pop Monday, helped by a coalition of meme stocks and innovative growth plays, but blue chips recorded a more modest fi…
June 7, 2021
Stock Market Today 6/4/21: Goldilocks Jobs Report Brings Out the Bulls
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Stock Market Today 6/4/21: Goldilocks Jobs Report Brings Out the Bulls

Stocks gained ground in reaction to the Labor Department's nonfarm payrolls update for May.
June 4, 2021
5 Machine Learning Stocks to Capture Massive Growth
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5 Machine Learning Stocks to Capture Massive Growth

With worldwide spending on AI technologies expected to ramp up over the next several years, these five machine learning names are worth a closer look.
June 4, 2021
Stock Market Today 6/3/21: Markets Dip Despite Upbeat Jobs Data
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Stock Market Today 6/3/21: Markets Dip Despite Upbeat Jobs Data

Good news about the state of the labor market just a day ahead of the monthly payrolls report stirred anxiety about inflation and rising interest rate…
June 3, 2021
11 Best Tech Stocks for the Rest of 2021
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11 Best Tech Stocks for the Rest of 2021

Tech stocks have struggled in recent months, but analysts are bullish on the growth prospects for these 11 picks.
June 3, 2021
Stock Market Today 6/2/21: Markets Churn Even as Meme Stocks Swing Higher
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Stock Market Today 6/2/21: Markets Churn Even as Meme Stocks Swing Higher

AMC led a rally in meme stocks, while the Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq barely budged.
June 2, 2021
Perils and Profits of Cannabis Investing with Matt Hawkins
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Perils and Profits of Cannabis Investing with Matt Hawkins

A rapidly evolving legal landscape is keeping cannabis investors on their toes. We talk to private-equity investor Matt Hawkins, who has long experien…
June 2, 2021
Stock Market Today 6/1/21: Dow Nabs Win in Choppy Start to June
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Stock Market Today 6/1/21: Dow Nabs Win in Choppy Start to June

It was a choppy session for the broader indexes, but oil made a beeline higher on OPEC+ news.
June 1, 2021
30 Top Stock Picks That Billionaires Love
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30 Top Stock Picks That Billionaires Love

Billionaire investors were busy at the start of 2021. Here are 30 companies, of various shapes and sizes, that were some of their top stock picks in t…
June 1, 2021
Stock Market Today 5/28/21: Stocks End Higher Ahead of Long Holiday Weekend
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Stock Market Today 5/28/21: Stocks End Higher Ahead of Long Holiday Weekend

A better-than-expected reading on personal income and Salesforce earnings helped boost indexes ahead of Memorial Day.
May 28, 2021
Ariel's John W. Rogers Jr.: Value and Small Stocks Will Lead
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Ariel's John W. Rogers Jr.: Value and Small Stocks Will Lead

The new value cycle is just getting going. Celebrated value investor John Rogers gives his take on what's to come, which sectors he thinks are cheap r…
May 28, 2021
What Time Is the Stock Market Open Today?
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What Time Is the Stock Market Open Today?

When does the stock market open? While the market does have regular hours, trading doesn't stop when the major exchanges close.
May 28, 2021
Stock Market Today 5/27/21: Dow Edges Higher as Jobless Claims Keep Sliding
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Stock Market Today 5/27/21: Dow Edges Higher as Jobless Claims Keep Sliding

Another week of lower-than-expected unemployment filings failed to move the blue-chip needle much Thursday, though small caps had another strong day.
May 27, 2021
5 Tech Stocks That Bargain Hunters Will Love
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5 Tech Stocks That Bargain Hunters Will Love

The market is frothy, and tech stocks are certainly to blame. But with these five picks, you can get exposure to the sector without getting fleeced.
May 27, 2021
Stock Market Today 5/26/21: Small Caps Shine as Meme Stocks GameStop, AMC Rise Again
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Stock Market Today 5/26/21: Small Caps Shine as Meme Stocks GameStop, AMC Rise Again

Is it the return of the "meme stock"? Gains in GameStop, AMC Entertainment led a Wednesday rally in the small-cap Russell 2000.
May 26, 2021
15 Dividend Aristocrats You Can Buy at a Discount
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15 Dividend Aristocrats You Can Buy at a Discount

Stock valuations are in the clouds, but several Dividend Aristocrats can be had at cheaper prices than their blue-chip peers.
May 26, 2021
Vanguard's Jack Brennan: The Best Way to Build Wealth
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Vanguard's Jack Brennan: The Best Way to Build Wealth

Employing tried-and-true investing principles is a better strategy to achieve long-term goals than taking a get-rich-quick approach.
May 26, 2021