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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 comprises 30 blue-chip stocks that are tops in their industries. But some Dow Jones stocks are better buys than other…
April 19, 2022
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 reputed smart money up to lately? We explore the 25 most popular blue-chip stocks among the hedge fund crowd.
February 28, 2022
5 Best Dow Dividend Stocks to Buy Now
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5 Best Dow Dividend Stocks to Buy Now

This mini-portfolio of inflation-fighting dividend payers is clobbering the market in 2022 and positioned well against this year’s headline headwinds.
February 14, 2022
22 Best Retirement Stocks for an Income-Rich 2022
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22 Best Retirement Stocks for an Income-Rich 2022

Ideally, your retirement stocks will help you generate a sizable and reliable income stream. These 22 dividend payers make the grade.
January 21, 2022
Dogs of the Dow 2022: 10 Dividend Stocks to Watch
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Dogs of the Dow 2022: 10 Dividend Stocks to Watch

The decades-old income-and-value strategy, the Dogs of the Dow, will try to bounce back in 2022. Here are this year's 10 members.
January 5, 2022

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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
Stock Market Today (11/29/21): Tech Stocks Lead in Broad-Market Bounce
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Stock Market Today (11/29/21): Tech Stocks Lead in Broad-Market Bounce

Tesla and Microsoft were two notable gainers, while semiconductor stocks also made a big move higher.
November 29, 2021
Warren Buffett's Stock Buys and Sells From Q3 2021
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Warren Buffett's Stock Buys and Sells From Q3 2021

Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett kept up his bearish streak in Q3 2021, but he did add a pair of positions from two of his favored industries.
November 16, 2021
Buffett Stocks: Berkshire Adds Royalty Pharma, Floor & Decor, Drops Merck
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Buffett Stocks: Berkshire Adds Royalty Pharma, Floor & Decor, Drops Merck

Berkshire Hathaway's (BRK.B) latest Form 13F hit Monday afternoon, showing another bearish quarter for Warren Buffett & Co. ... but a couple new posit…
November 15, 2021
J&J’s Corporate Split: Just Another Big, Blue-Chip Breakup
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J&J’s Corporate Split: Just Another Big, Blue-Chip Breakup

Johnson & Johnson is the latest in a line of mega-cap household names that have split their businesses in a bid to boost growth.
November 12, 2021
Stock Market Today (10/28/21): Nasdaq Lifted by Amazon, Apple and … Meta?
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (10/28/21): Nasdaq Lifted by Amazon, Apple and … Meta?

A gaggle of post-earnings jumps (and pre-earnings gains by Amazon and Apple) helped lift the major indexes Thursday. So did a new moniker by one of Wa…
October 29, 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
Stock Market Today (10/1/21): Dow Jumps 482 Points on Promising Merck Data
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Stock Market Today (10/1/21): Dow Jumps 482 Points on Promising Merck Data

The blue-chip drugmaker reported positive results for its oral COVID-19 treatment, developed alongside Ridgeback Biotherapeutics.
October 1, 2021
Stock Market Today (9/20/21): China's Evergrande Crisis Knocks 614 Points Off Dow
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Stock Market Today (9/20/21): China's Evergrande Crisis Knocks 614 Points Off Dow

A possible debt default for a Chinese real estate giant sent shockwaves across global markets and put a dent in U.S. stocks Monday.
September 20, 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
Warren Buffett's Stock Buys and Sells From Q2 2021
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Warren Buffett's Stock Buys and Sells From Q2 2021

Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett and his team were bears yet again in Q2 2021, hacking away at a large number of positions while only adding to a…
August 16, 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
The 16 Best Value Stocks for the Rest of 2021
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The 16 Best Value Stocks for the Rest of 2021

Value stocks have been en vogue this year. These names could see upside as the U.S. economy continues to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.
June 15, 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
Stock Market Today 3/30/21: Stocks Reverse Late, Absorb Minor Losses
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Stock Market Today 3/30/21: Stocks Reverse Late, Absorb Minor Losses

A slip in the final hour of Tuesday's trading session pulled the Nasdaq into the red and sent the Dow and S&P to shallow declines.
March 30, 2021
Stock Market Today 3/2/21: Stocks Regress After Monday's Romp
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Stock Market Today 3/2/21: Stocks Regress After Monday's Romp

Monday's euphoric stock-buying binge was put in check, with the major indices giving back some gains on a slow-news Tuesday.
March 2, 2021
10 Stocks Warren Buffett Is Buying (And 11 He's Selling)
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10 Stocks Warren Buffett Is Buying (And 11 He's Selling)

Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett continued his bank bloodletting in Q4 2020, but he also initiated a few exciting new positions.
February 17, 2021
Dogs of the Dow 2021: 10 Dividend Stocks to Watch
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Dogs of the Dow 2021: 10 Dividend Stocks to Watch

The Dogs of the Dow were flea-bitten last year, but this simple dividend-investing strategy will try to return to greatness in 2021.
January 6, 2021
The 15 Best Value Stocks to Buy for 2021
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The 15 Best Value Stocks to Buy for 2021

Wall Street's experts predict that the late-2020 rotation into value will continue into the new year. These are 15 top value stocks to capitalize on t…
December 21, 2020
25 Dividend Stocks the Analysts Love Most for 2021
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25 Dividend Stocks the Analysts Love Most for 2021

Income investors looking for more than just a little yield: These are the top dividend stocks for 2021, according to the pros.
December 18, 2020
14 Best Biotech Stocks for a Blockbuster 2021
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14 Best Biotech Stocks for a Blockbuster 2021

Whether you're conservative or aggressive, this list of 2021's best biotech and biopharmaceutical stocks has at least a few options to fit your invest…
November 17, 2020