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Stock Market Today 4/12/21: Stocks Sag on Sleepy Monday
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today 4/12/21: Stocks Sag on Sleepy Monday

The Dow declined on a low-volume Monday, but the start of Q1 earnings season and the Coinbase offering should spice things up later this week.
April 12, 2021
Stock Market Today 4/8/21: Big Tech Powers Positive Session
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today 4/8/21: Big Tech Powers Positive Session

The Nasdaq led the major indices higher Thursday amid gains in mega-cap technology stocks such as Apple (AAPL) and Microsoft (MSFT).
April 8, 2021
Stock Market Today 3/18/21: Inflation Fears Wreck Tech Again
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today 3/18/21: Inflation Fears Wreck Tech Again

A jump in the yield on the benchmark U.S. 10-year Treasury note heightened inflation fears, and high-flying stocks in the technology sector once again…
March 18, 2021
Stock Market Today 3/9/21: Nasdaq Scores Biggest Surge in 4 Months
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today 3/9/21: Nasdaq Scores Biggest Surge in 4 Months

Tesla, Apple and a most other large-cap tech names triggered a relief rally in the Nasdaq a day after the index fell into correction.
March 9, 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.
March 9, 2021

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Stock Market Today 3/3/21: Growth Stocks Gashed
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Stock Market Today 3/3/21: Growth Stocks Gashed

A stingier stimulus measure, conflicting news on the COVID front and upward creep in interest rates helped send growthier stocks to the cleaners Wedne…
March 4, 2021
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
Stock Market Today 2/26/21: Tech Gets Respite From Recent Selling
Stock Market Today

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
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 is made up of 30 blue chips that are tops in their industries. But some Dow Jones stocks are better opportunities tha…
February 24, 2021
Stock Market Today 2/1/21: Big Tech Leads Another Snap-Back Rally
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Stock Market Today 2/1/21: Big Tech Leads Another Snap-Back Rally

COVID worries, including a not-glowing reception to Johnson & Johnson vaccine, helped drag the major indices lower Friday
February 1, 2021
Stock Market Today 1/28/21: Market Rebounds, But Many Retail Investors Are Roiled
Stock Market Today

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
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
Stock Market Today 1/7/21: Major Indices Reach New Peaks as Washington Simmers
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today 1/7/21: Major Indices Reach New Peaks as Washington Simmers

Thursday's confirmation of Joe Biden as America's next president, as well as improving economic indicators, helped stocks regain their momentum from y…
January 8, 2021
The Best and Worst Dow Stocks From 2020
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The Best and Worst Dow Stocks From 2020

We look at the performance of all 30 Dow Jones stocks in 2020, including those that led the average's march to new heights ... and those that weighed …
December 31, 2020
The 15 Best Tech Stocks to Buy for 2021
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The 15 Best Tech Stocks to Buy for 2021

The technology sector sprang into action in 2020. But despite stretched valuations, hopes are high heading into 2021, especially for these 15 top tech…
December 28, 2020
3 Big Technology Stocks With Big Dividend Potential
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3 Big Technology Stocks With Big Dividend Potential

Technology stocks' yields aren't much to look at, but these three firms have deep financial resources to keep the pedal down on dividend growth.
December 11, 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
50 Top Stock Picks That Billionaires Loved in Q3
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50 Top Stock Picks That Billionaires Loved in Q3

Billionaires, high-asset hedge funds and other institutional investors recently revealed these 50 companies as some of their top stock picks during th…
November 15, 2020
12 Coronavirus Stocks to Buy That Won’t Let Up
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12 Coronavirus Stocks to Buy That Won’t Let Up

While many so-called coronavirus stocks might have reached the end of their COVID-related bump, these picks still look attractive well beyond 2020.
November 6, 2020
11 Dividend Growth Stocks Delivering Double-Digit Increases
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11 Dividend Growth Stocks Delivering Double-Digit Increases

Dividend growth stocks with even so-so current yields can become powerful income holdings thanks to payout hikes over time and price-upside potential.
October 30, 2020
Stock Market Today 10/27/20: Bearish Tone Remains as COVID Picture Worsens
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Stock Market Today 10/27/20: Bearish Tone Remains as COVID Picture Worsens

America's seven-day average of new cases hit a new high, and with stimulus still in limbo, investors saw little to get cheery about Tuesday.
October 27, 2020
Stock Market Today 10/12/20: Apple, Amazon Spearhead a Wild Tech Rally
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Stock Market Today 10/12/20: Apple, Amazon Spearhead a Wild Tech Rally

Sharp gains in Apple (AAPL) and Amazon (AMZN) on Columbus Day helped push the major indices closer to all-time highs.
October 12, 2020
8 Dow Stocks That Billionaires Love
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8 Dow Stocks That Billionaires Love

The "smart money" understands the value of scale, stability and dividends. That's why it should be no surprise that several Dow stocks are popular amo…
October 9, 2020
50 Top Stock Picks That Billionaires Loved in Q2
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50 Top Stock Picks That Billionaires Loved in Q2

These 50 companies, of various shapes and sizes, were among billionaires', high-asset hedge funds' and other institutional investors' top stock picks …
October 6, 2020
Stock Market Today 10/5/20: Stocks Soar Amid Trump's COVID Treatment - Here's Why
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Stock Market Today 10/5/20: Stocks Soar Amid Trump's COVID Treatment - Here's Why

Wall Street on Monday tried to digest multiple aspects of President Donald Trump's fight against COVID, including what it means for the country's pand…
October 5, 2020