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ESG vs. SRI vs. Impact Investing: What's the Difference?
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ESG vs. SRI vs. Impact Investing: What's the Difference?

How do values-based investors decide among SRI, ESG and impact investments? We look at what sets each strategy apart.
July 25, 2021
Kiplinger's Weekly Earnings Calendar
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Kiplinger's Weekly Earnings Calendar

Check out our earnings calendar for the upcoming week, as well as our previews of the more noteworthy reports.
July 23, 2021
Stock Market Today (7/23/21): Dow Hits 35K as Rally Spurs Fresh Index Records
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (7/23/21): Dow Hits 35K as Rally Spurs Fresh Index Records

Twitter and Snap had strong showings in the earnings confessional.
July 23, 2021
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 (7/22/21): Stocks Buck Surprise Jump in Jobless Claims
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (7/22/21): Stocks Buck Surprise Jump in Jobless Claims

The latest weekly unemployment-benefit filings were disappointingly high, but the major indexes still managed a red-to-green session Thursday.
July 22, 2021

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Stock Market Today (7/20/21): Market Pendulum Swings Hard, And Into the Black
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Stock Market Today (7/20/21): Market Pendulum Swings Hard, And Into the Black

Apple and IBM helped the Dow stage a big bounce on Tuesday.
July 20, 2021
Stock Market Today (7/19/21): Dow Drops 725 Points on Resurgent COVID Fears
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Stock Market Today (7/19/21): Dow Drops 725 Points on Resurgent COVID Fears

The Dow suffered its biggest one-day drop since late October.
July 19, 2021
How to Go to Cash
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How to Go to Cash

What exactly does it mean to 'go to cash,' and what should you do once you have?
July 19, 2021
Stock Market Today (7/16/21): Stocks End Record-Setting Week in the Red
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (7/16/21): Stocks End Record-Setting Week in the Red

While retail sales came in higher than expected, consumer sentiment data missed the mark.
July 16, 2021
Netflix (NFLX) Earnings: Will Subscriber Adds Stall Again?
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Netflix (NFLX) Earnings: Will Subscriber Adds Stall Again?

Our preview of the upcoming week's earnings reports includes Netflix (NFLX), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) and American Express (AXP).
July 16, 2021
Stock Market Today (7/15/21): Stocks Slip as Tech, Energy Come Up Lame
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (7/15/21): Stocks Slip as Tech, Energy Come Up Lame

Investors took a few chips off the table Thursday as a wide range of employment and economic data painted a muddy picture of the ongoing recovery.
July 15, 2021
Stock Market Today (7/14/21): Apple Sets New High on Mixed Day for the Market
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (7/14/21): Apple Sets New High on Mixed Day for the Market

Stocks failed to find common direction on Wednesday as investors digested more signs of surging inflation but also signals that the Fed won't ease pol…
July 14, 2021
Stock Market Today (7/13/21): Red-Hot June CPI Cools Off Stocks
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (7/13/21): Red-Hot June CPI Cools Off Stocks

U.S. inflation raced ahead in June at its fastest clip since 2008, prompting at least a short pause in stocks' recent ascent to new heights.
July 13, 2021
Stock Market Today (7/12/21): Stocks Maintain Altitude With Q2 Earnings on Deck
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Stock Market Today (7/12/21): Stocks Maintain Altitude With Q2 Earnings on Deck

Optimism over what should be a blowout Q2 earnings season helped lift the major indexes to new highs on an otherwise low-news Monday.
July 12, 2021
Stock Market Today (7/9/21): Stocks Bounce Back to Hit New Highs
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Stock Market Today (7/9/21): Stocks Bounce Back to Hit New Highs

Reopening stocks and financials were some of the day's biggest gainers.
July 9, 2021
Stock Market Today (7/8/21): Treasury-Rate Tumult Trips Up Stocks
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (7/8/21): Treasury-Rate Tumult Trips Up Stocks

The rate on 10-year T-notes plumbed to their lowest point since February, pulling the major indexes back from their recent highs.
July 8, 2021
Stock Market Today 7/7/21: S&P, Nasdaq Score New Highs After Fed Minutes
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Stock Market Today 7/7/21: S&P, Nasdaq Score New Highs After Fed Minutes

While the Fed has started positioning for the eventual tapering of asset purchases and raising of interest rates, there is no concrete timeline as of …
July 7, 2021
Stock Market Today 7/6/21: Amazon Lifts Nasdaq to Another Record Close
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Stock Market Today 7/6/21: Amazon Lifts Nasdaq to Another Record Close

Weak services data clipped win streaks in the Dow and S&P 500, but a big move by Amazon.com (AMZN) kept the Nasdaq in the green.
July 6, 2021
SPACs 101: What Is a SPAC, And How Does It Work?
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SPACs 101: What Is a SPAC, And How Does It Work?

Why the buzz around special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs)? Here's everything you need to know about these "blank-check" firms.
July 6, 2021
Is the Stock Market Closed for the Fourth of July in 2021?
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Is the Stock Market Closed for the Fourth of July in 2021?

Independence Day falls on a Sunday in 2021, so the bond and stock markets will enjoy a long holiday weekend. Here's a look at the markets' holiday hou…
July 3, 2021
Stock Market Today 7/2/21: Records Crumble as Wall Street Cheers Jobs Report
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today 7/2/21: Records Crumble as Wall Street Cheers Jobs Report

The Dow finally rejoined the S&P 500 and Nasdaq in setting record territory after Friday's June jobs report triggered a broad rally.
July 2, 2021
Stock Market Today 7/1/21: S&P Sets Another New High to Kick Off Q3
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Stock Market Today 7/1/21: S&P Sets Another New High to Kick Off Q3

The broad-market index carved out its 35th record of 2021.
July 1, 2021
Stock Market Today 6/30/21: Stocks Polish Off a Productive First Half
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today 6/30/21: Stocks Polish Off a Productive First Half

The major market indexes all had double-digit percentage gains in the first six months of 2021.
June 30, 2021
Stock Market Today 6/29/21: High Consumer Confidence Fails to Stir Stocks
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Stock Market Today 6/29/21: High Consumer Confidence Fails to Stir Stocks

Tuesday's market action was mostly mixed, but the S&P 500 and Nasdaq gained enough to set new highs.
June 29, 2021
Stock Market Today 6/28/21: Chip Rip Triggers Record Highs in Nasdaq, S&P
Stock Market Today

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