7 Stocks Still at Risk From Trade-War Shenanigans

The stock market sure has an itchy trigger finger when it comes to headlines about the U.S.-China trade war.

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The stock market sure has an itchy trigger finger when it comes to headlines about the U.S.-China trade war. Although analysts and investors have done their best to price in the uncertainty, any development – positive or negative – can set off a session or more of volatility.

Witness Tuesday, Dec. 3, when President Trump said the trade dispute between Washington and Beijing could continue into 2020 – and he threatened new tariffs on other nations. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell by as much as 458 points on the news.

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Share prices, dividend yields, analysts’ recommendations and other data are as of Dec. 4, unless otherwise noted. Analysts’ recommendations are courtesy of S&P Global Market Intelligence. Dividend yields are calculated by annualizing the most recent payout and dividing by the share price.

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Dan Burrows
Senior Investing Writer, Kiplinger.com

Dan Burrows is Kiplinger's senior investing writer, having joined the august publication full time in 2016.

A long-time financial journalist, Dan is a veteran of SmartMoney, MarketWatch, CBS MoneyWatch, InvestorPlace and DailyFinance. He has written for The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, Consumer Reports, Senior Executive and Boston magazine, and his stories have appeared in the New York Daily News, the San Jose Mercury News and Investor's Business Daily, among other publications. As a senior writer at AOL's DailyFinance, Dan reported market news from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange and hosted a weekly video segment on equities.

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Dan holds a bachelor's degree from Oberlin College and a master's degree from Columbia University.

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