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

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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
Stock Market Today 9/21/20: Bulls Retreat in Face of Growing Political, Health Risks
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Stock Market Today 9/21/20: Bulls Retreat in Face of Growing Political, Health Risks

Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death and worrying COVID-19 numbers in Europe added additional downward pressure on stocks Monday.
September 21, 2020
Stock Market Today 9/18/20: Wild Friday Features More Woes for Tech
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Stock Market Today 9/18/20: Wild Friday Features More Woes for Tech

Big Tech stocks Apple (AAPL), Amazon.com (AMZN) and Microsoft (MSFT) all declined on a wobbly 'quadruple witching' Friday.
September 18, 2020
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
Stock Market Today 9/14/20: Big Deal! Stocks Solidly in the Black on 'M&A Monday'
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Stock Market Today 9/14/20: Big Deal! Stocks Solidly in the Black on 'M&A Monday'

Big dealmaking from Nvidia (NVDA) and Gilead Sciences (GILD), as well as renewed COVID vaccine hopes, sent a jolt into stocks Monday.
September 14, 2020
Stock Market Today 9/11/20: Stocks End Wobbly Week With a Mixed Finish
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Stock Market Today 9/11/20: Stocks End Wobbly Week With a Mixed Finish

Tech stocks lagged on Friday, but cyclicals helped buoy the Dow Jones Industrial Average after a better-than-expected CPI reading.
September 11, 2020
Stock Market Today 9/10/20: Stocks Can't Muster Second Day of Gains
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Stock Market Today 9/10/20: Stocks Can't Muster Second Day of Gains

Early gains gave way to deeper losses Thursday as unemployment-benefits claims were higher than expected, and as a 'skinny' stimulus bill was snuffed.
September 11, 2020
Stock Market Today 9/9/20: Nasdaq Comes to Life in Raucous Rebound
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Stock Market Today 9/9/20: Nasdaq Comes to Life in Raucous Rebound

The Nasdaq reversed course from its quickest-ever correction with sizable gains Wednesday, led by the usual suspects.
September 9, 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
Stock Market Today 9/3/20: Tech Stocks Tank in Stunning Market Downturn
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Stock Market Today 9/3/20: Tech Stocks Tank in Stunning Market Downturn

2020's biggest winners turned tail Thursday in a widespread selloff that saw Apple (AAPL), Microsoft (MSFT) and other tech names sink.
September 3, 2020
Stock Market Today 8/27/20: Dow Claws Higher on a Bumpy Day of Trading
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Stock Market Today 8/27/20: Dow Claws Higher on a Bumpy Day of Trading

Stocks put up mixed results Thursday as Wall Street absorbed a major Fed policy shift, high jobless claims and a new rapid COVID-19 test.
August 27, 2020
20 Best Stocks to Buy for the New Bull Market
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20 Best Stocks to Buy for the New Bull Market

The U.S. is officially in a bull market, but economic weakness persists. The best stocks to buy now must have acutely positioned businesses and be abl…
August 21, 2020