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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

Hedge funds historically have loaded up on blue-chip stocks, and that's still true today. Here, we examine the smart money's favorite stock picks and …
September 17, 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
10 Best Stocks to Buy If President Donald Trump Wins Re-Election
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10 Best Stocks to Buy If President Donald Trump Wins Re-Election

The 2020 election likely will be a pivot point for several areas of the market. Here are some of the best stocks to own should President Donald Trump …
August 31, 2020
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Dow Boots Exxon, Pfizer, Raytheon in Major Shakeup
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Dow Boots Exxon, Pfizer, Raytheon in Major Shakeup

The Dow Jones Industrial Average will replace three of its components, including its longest-serving member, at the end of August.
August 25, 2020

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19 Top Stocks for a Weak U.S. Dollar
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19 Top Stocks for a Weak U.S. Dollar

A weak dollar can prop up the financial results of U.S. multinationals that do a brisk overseas business. These are 19 of the top stocks for a struggl…
August 10, 2020
10 Best Stocks to Buy If Joe Biden Wins the Presidency
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10 Best Stocks to Buy If Joe Biden Wins the Presidency

If Joe Biden emerges from the Nov. 3 election victorious, these 10 picks could be some of the best stocks to own under the new administration.
August 4, 2020
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Stock Market Today 7/31/20: Big Tech Roars, Everyone Else Snores
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Stock Market Today 7/31/20: Big Tech Roars, Everyone Else Snores

Blowout earnings from Apple (AAPL), Amazon.com (AMZN) and Facebook (FB) led another charge by the Nasdaq on Friday.
July 31, 2020
Apple’s Stock Split Could Dampen the Dow
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Apple’s Stock Split Could Dampen the Dow

iPhone maker Apple (AAPL), currently the most important stock in the blue-chip average, will see its influence decline substantially after a 4-for-1 s…
July 31, 2020
Stock Market Today 7/30/20: Stocks Grind Through a Deluge of News
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Stock Market Today 7/30/20: Stocks Grind Through a Deluge of News

The U.S. suffers its worst GDP drop in history, jobless claims rise and a host of other headlines converged to send the market to mixed results Thursd…
July 30, 2020
Stock Market Today 7/29/20: Big Tech Gets Grilled; Stocks Keep Cooking
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Stock Market Today 7/29/20: Big Tech Gets Grilled; Stocks Keep Cooking

Big Tech stocks pushed higher Wednesday as their CEOs were questioned on Capital Hill, and Kodak's (KODK) incredible ascent continued.
July 29, 2020
Stock Market Today 7/28/20: Stocks Slip on Blue-Chip Earnings Reports
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Stock Market Today 7/28/20: Stocks Slip on Blue-Chip Earnings Reports

3M (MMM) and McDonald's (MCD) were among a number of high-profile stocks that helped the market lower on an earnings-stuffed Tuesday.
July 28, 2020
Stock Market Today 7/27/20: Technology Sizzles, But Gold Steals the Show
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Stock Market Today 7/27/20: Technology Sizzles, But Gold Steals the Show

The Nasdaq had a big Monday on the back of mega-cap tech and chip stocks, but gold's new highs were the talk of Wall Street.
July 27, 2020
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Stock Market Today 7/24/20: China Concerns, Stalling Stimulus Muddy Markets
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Stock Market Today 7/24/20: China Concerns, Stalling Stimulus Muddy Markets

Beijing orders U.S. consulate closed and GOP senators go home without a stimulus proposal, fueling investor doubts Friday.
July 24, 2020
Stock Market Today 7/23/20: Tech Stocks Take a Tumble
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Stock Market Today 7/23/20: Tech Stocks Take a Tumble

An increase in weekly jobless benefits applications and profit-taking in tech stocks sent the major indices to steep declines Thursday.
July 23, 2020
Closing Bell 7/22/20: Dow Edges Higher Despite Growing Rift With China
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Closing Bell 7/22/20: Dow Edges Higher Despite Growing Rift With China

The Dow and other major indices eked out gains Wednesday despite new wrinkles in U.S.-China relations; Tesla (TSLA) surges in after-hours action.
July 22, 2020
Closing Bell 7/21/20: Energy Stocks Take a Turn in the Spotlight
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Closing Bell 7/21/20: Energy Stocks Take a Turn in the Spotlight

Exxon Mobil (XOM) and Chevron (XOM) led a big Tuesday for energy stocks and other cyclical sectors, and lifted the Dow to modest gains.
July 21, 2020
Closing Bell 7/20/20: Amazon.com Goes Gonzo, Nasdaq Sets New High
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Closing Bell 7/20/20: Amazon.com Goes Gonzo, Nasdaq Sets New High

Amazon.com (AMZN) and Tesla (TSLA) sprinted to large gains Monday, launching the Nasdaq to fresh highs and putting the S&P 500 above breakeven for 202…
July 20, 2020
Closing Bell 7/17/20: Markets Close Mixed to End the Week
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Closing Bell 7/17/20: Markets Close Mixed to End the Week

The major indices went their different ways but were little changed Friday.
July 17, 2020
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6 Dow Stocks With Yields of 4%+
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6 Dow Stocks With Yields of 4%+

Some high-yield Dow dividend stocks deserve a closer look, analysts say, but others aren't worth the trouble.
July 17, 2020
Closing Bell 7/16/20: Stocks Step Back
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Closing Bell 7/16/20: Stocks Step Back

Rising cases of coronavirus across the U.S. and elevated first-time unemployment claims weighed on the market.
July 16, 2020
Closing Bell 7/14/20: Momentum Swings the Dow's Way
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Closing Bell 7/14/20: Momentum Swings the Dow's Way

Many of the Dow Jones' economically sensitive components pushed higher on Tuesday on the back of slightly better COVID-19 data from a few U.S. hotspot…
July 15, 2020
Closing Bell 7/13/20: This Is Your Market on (Coronavirus) Drugs
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Closing Bell 7/13/20: This Is Your Market on (Coronavirus) Drugs

A rapid rally to start the week, sparked by encouraging vaccine news from Pfizer and BioNTech, collapsed in the afternoon.
July 13, 2020
Closing Bell 7/10/20: Gilead Gives Stocks a Booster Shot
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Closing Bell 7/10/20: Gilead Gives Stocks a Booster Shot

Stocks rallied out of negative territory Friday after Gilead announced that remdesivir helped reduce COVID-19 mortality risk in a clinical trial.
July 10, 2020
Closing Bell 7/9/20: Another Split Market as Jobs Concerns Grow
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Closing Bell 7/9/20: Another Split Market as Jobs Concerns Grow

A mounting list of planned playoffs weighs on stocks Thursday, though Big Tech manages to hoist the Nasdaq up to another record high.
July 9, 2020