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Tesla's Q2 Earnings: 4 Things to Watch
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Tesla's Q2 Earnings: 4 Things to Watch

Our preview of the upcoming week's earnings reports includes Tesla (TSLA), Alphabet (GOOGL), Apple (AAPL), Microsoft (MSFT) and Facebook (FB).
July 23, 2021
Stock Market Today 6/28/21: Chip Rip Triggers Record Highs in Nasdaq, S&P
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Stock Market Today 6/28/21: Chip Rip Triggers Record Highs in Nasdaq, S&P

Elsewhere, Facebook closed above the $1 trillion market-cap level for the first time ever.
June 28, 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
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
Stock Market Today 5/24/21: Tech Takes Off as Stocks Swing Higher
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Stock Market Today 5/24/21: Tech Takes Off as Stocks Swing Higher

A gaggle of technology and tech-esque names finished with solid gains on a Monday that saw 10 out of 11 sectors finish in the black.
May 24, 2021
Stock Market Today 5/14/21: Tech, Energy Pop as Stocks Soar Into the Weekend
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Stock Market Today 5/14/21: Tech, Energy Pop as Stocks Soar Into the Weekend

A tumultuous week ended on a high note as stocks ignored a lackluster April retail report and staged a broad-based rally.
May 14, 2021
Stock Market Today 5/10/21: Nasdaq's Plunge Overshadows Dow's Flirtation With 35K
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Stock Market Today 5/10/21: Nasdaq's Plunge Overshadows Dow's Flirtation With 35K

The Nasdaq suffered its worst decline in roughly two months Monday as investors continued their rotation out of growth.
May 10, 2021
Stock Market Today 5/5/21: Dow Ekes Out Record, Nasdaq Retreats Again
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Stock Market Today 5/5/21: Dow Ekes Out Record, Nasdaq Retreats Again

Energy and materials stocks led the way Wednesday as good (albeit not great) economic data was enough to push the Dow to new highs.
May 5, 2021
Stock Market Today 5/4/21: Rate Fears Send Tech Tumbling
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Stock Market Today 5/4/21: Rate Fears Send Tech Tumbling

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen put a little fear of future Fed rate hikes into investors, sparking an exodus Tuesday in the FAANGs and other tech nam…
May 4, 2021
Stock Market Today 4/29/21: Booming GDP Growth Triggers Another S&P Record
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Stock Market Today 4/29/21: Booming GDP Growth Triggers Another S&P Record

America's first-quarter economic growth eclipsed Kiplinger estimates, and jobless claims came in lower, too, helping spark more gains across the marke…
April 29, 2021
Stock Market Today (4/27): Tesla, UPS Dominate Full Day of Earnings Moves
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Stock Market Today (4/27): Tesla, UPS Dominate Full Day of Earnings Moves

Tesla (TSLA) sank Tuesday despite reporting record profits while UPS (UPS) popped on a strong earnings beat. The broader indexes did a lot less moving…
April 27, 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 4/5/21: Jobs Jubilee Drives Fresh Highs in Dow, S&P 500
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Stock Market Today 4/5/21: Jobs Jubilee Drives Fresh Highs in Dow, S&P 500

The new week kicked off with a gleeful reaction to the March jobs report that sent the major indexes flying higher.
April 5, 2021
FAANG Stocks: What Challenges Await These 5 Mega-Caps?
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FAANG Stocks: What Challenges Await These 5 Mega-Caps?

After a blockbuster 2020 performance, the FAANG stocks aren't doing quite so hot in 2021. Here, we look at some of the headwinds facing investors in t…
April 5, 2021
Stock Market Today 3/31/21: American Jobs Plan Imminent, But Tech Wins the Day
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Stock Market Today 3/31/21: American Jobs Plan Imminent, But Tech Wins the Day

Joe Biden is just about to roll out his $2 trillion-plus American Jobs Plan, but investors' interest was heaviest in the technology sector Wednesday.
March 31, 2021
Stock Market Today 2/26/21: Tech Gets Respite From Recent Selling
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Stock Market Today 2/26/21: Tech Gets Respite From Recent Selling

Treasury yields cooled off Friday, and so did the Dow and S&P 500, while the recently maligned Nasdaq and several of its tech components enjoyed a mod…
February 26, 2021
Stock Market Today 2/25/21: Stocks Tank as Interest-Rate Fears Persist
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Stock Market Today 2/25/21: Stocks Tank as Interest-Rate Fears Persist

The 10-year Treasury yield cleared 1.5% today for the first time in a year, sparking a broad, deep selloff across the stock market.
February 25, 2021
Stock Market Today 2/19/21: Stocks Tread Water, Bitcoin Joins the Trillion-Dollar Club
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Stock Market Today 2/19/21: Stocks Tread Water, Bitcoin Joins the Trillion-Dollar Club

The Dow finished flat as a pancake as the stock market continues to stall against all-time highs, but Bitcoin continued building a head of steam.
February 19, 2021
Stock Market Today 1/28/21: Market Rebounds, But Many Retail Investors Are Roiled
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Stock Market Today 1/28/21: Market Rebounds, But Many Retail Investors Are Roiled

Trading restrictions applied by Robinhood and other investing platforms sent recent momentum stocks cratering Thursday, but the major indices still ma…
January 28, 2021
Stock Market Today 1/21/21: Big Tech Keeps the Rally Moving
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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
Stock Market Today 1/20/21: Wall Street Welcomes Biden With Resounding Rally
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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
Stock Market Today 1/11/21: Big Tech Stocks Thumped After Banning Trump
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Stock Market Today 1/11/21: Big Tech Stocks Thumped After Banning Trump

Shares of several major tech firms slumped Monday after 'deplatforming' President Trump and others in response to last week's attack on the Capitol.
January 11, 2021
Stock Market Today 12/28/20: Signed Stimulus Bill Sends Stocks Through the Roof
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Stock Market Today 12/28/20: Signed Stimulus Bill Sends Stocks Through the Roof

President Donald Trump pulled an abrupt 180 on his stimulus stoppage Sunday, sending equity investors into a buying mood Monday.
December 28, 2020
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
Stock Market Today 12/7/20: Tesla, Tech Stay on Track, But Dow Dips
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Stock Market Today 12/7/20: Tesla, Tech Stay on Track, But Dow Dips

A light news day on the stimulus front put more attention on present COVID issues, weighing on the "rotation" trade and benefiting the tech-heavy Nasd…
December 7, 2020