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Amazon Stock Split Puts It in Play to Join the Dow
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Amazon Stock Split Puts It in Play to Join the Dow

Amazon.com’s four-digit price tag is coming down as the e-tailer preps for a 20-for-1 AMZN stock split effective in June.
May 27, 2022
Stock Market Today (5/26/22): Retail Roars Back, Markets Build Positive Momo
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Stock Market Today (5/26/22): Retail Roars Back, Markets Build Positive Momo

Discount retailers Dollar General (DG) and Dollar Tree (DLTR) were at the forefront of a second straight session of broad market gains.
May 26, 2022
65 Best Dividend Stocks You Can Count On in 2022
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65 Best Dividend Stocks You Can Count On in 2022

Yield isn't everything when it comes to finding the best dividend stocks. Income investors know there's no substitute for regular dividend increases o…
May 26, 2022
Stock Market Today (5/25/22): Nasdaq Jumps as Fed Minutes Fail to Flame Fears
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today (5/25/22): Nasdaq Jumps as Fed Minutes Fail to Flame Fears

Investors acted with relief Wednesday at the Federal Reserve's seeming flexibility on the future of rate hikes and other policy tightening.
May 25, 2022
McDonald's (MCD) Stock: Tasty, Empty Calories
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McDonald's (MCD) Stock: Tasty, Empty Calories

For some, ESG challenges such as climate change and animal welfare offset the durability and dividends of MCD shares.
May 25, 2022

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Stock Market Today (5/24/22): Oh, Snap! Social Swoon Keeps Market Guessing
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Stock Market Today (5/24/22): Oh, Snap! Social Swoon Keeps Market Guessing

Social media platform Snap's dour outlook triggered a rout in the communication services sector that dragged down the Nasdaq.
May 24, 2022
Stock Market Today (5/23/22): Stocks Come Out Swinging to Start the Week
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Stock Market Today (5/23/22): Stocks Come Out Swinging to Start the Week

Financial stocks led a broad-based rally in equities to kick off the week. Strategists looked for signs that this latest recovery attempt can last.
May 23, 2022
Best Buy Kicks Off Heavy Week of Retail Earnings
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Best Buy Kicks Off Heavy Week of Retail Earnings

Our preview of the upcoming week's earnings reports includes Best Buy (BBY), Nvidia (NVDA) and Dollar General (DG).
May 23, 2022
Stock Market Today (5/20/22): S&P 500 Narrowly Escapes Bear Territory
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Stock Market Today (5/20/22): S&P 500 Narrowly Escapes Bear Territory

The S&P 500 was on pace Friday to finish more than 20% below its January record highs, but a late recovery kept the bear at bay for at least one more …
May 20, 2022
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.
May 20, 2022
Stock Market Today (5/19/22): S&P Creeps Closer to Bear Market
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Stock Market Today (5/19/22): S&P Creeps Closer to Bear Market

An earnings bust from Cisco and higher-than-expected jobless claims helped nudge the S&P 500 toward the bear-market cliff.
May 19, 2022
Stock Market Today (5/18/22): Dow Sinks 1,164 Points in Worst Day Since June 2020
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Stock Market Today (5/18/22): Dow Sinks 1,164 Points in Worst Day Since June 2020

The S&P 500 and Nasdaq each lost over 4% in a broad-market selloff.
May 18, 2022
Stock Market Today (5/17/22): Wall Street Rallies Around Reassuring Retail Data
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Stock Market Today (5/17/22): Wall Street Rallies Around Reassuring Retail Data

Airlines, semiconductors among several pockets of relative strength in an overall strong Tuesday session for the broader indexes.
May 17, 2022
Buffett Stocks: Berkshire Adds 8 New Stakes in Q1 Buying Spree
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Buffett Stocks: Berkshire Adds 8 New Stakes in Q1 Buying Spree

The Oracle of Omaha finally looks bullish. Berkshire Hathaway's latest 13F filing revealed Warren Buffett did plenty of buying in Q1 2022, including e…
May 16, 2022
Stock Market Today (5/16/22): Stocks Finish Lower as Traders Mull Recession Odds
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Stock Market Today (5/16/22): Stocks Finish Lower as Traders Mull Recession Odds

Wall Street is mixed about whether the U.S. is headed toward recession in 2022. Worth watching this week: Retail earnings.
May 16, 2022
European Dividend Aristocrats: 40 Int'l Income Plays
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European Dividend Aristocrats: 40 Int'l Income Plays

Similar to their American counterparts, the S&P Europe 350 Dividend Aristocrats offer investors dividend hikes and blue-chip stability.
May 16, 2022
Walmart Q1 Earnings Likely Boosted By Inflation
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Walmart Q1 Earnings Likely Boosted By Inflation

Our preview of the upcoming week's earnings reports includes Walmart (WMT), Lowe's (LOW) and Kohl's (KSS).
May 16, 2022
Stock Market Today (5/13/22): Stocks Paper Over Lousy Week With Wild Friday
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Stock Market Today (5/13/22): Stocks Paper Over Lousy Week With Wild Friday

Investors get a much-needed respite from heavy selling in the week's final session. But how long will the relief last?
May 13, 2022
Could Musk's Twitter Buyout Hit the Skids?
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Could Musk's Twitter Buyout Hit the Skids?

Tesla's CEO tweeted Friday that his $44 billion buyout of Twitter was "temporarily on hold." The purported reason: bot traffic.
May 13, 2022
Stock Market Today (5/12/22): S&P Inches Toward Bear Market as Inflation Pressures Persist
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Stock Market Today (5/12/22): S&P Inches Toward Bear Market as Inflation Pressures Persist

Another red-hot producer price index reading sent stocks on a choppy ride to modest losses Thursday.
May 12, 2022
Stock Market Today (5/11/22): Stocks Stumble as Inflation Remains Red-Hot
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Stock Market Today (5/11/22): Stocks Stumble as Inflation Remains Red-Hot

U.S. inflation eased slightly on an annual basis in April, but it wasn't enough to keep stocks in positive territory.
May 11, 2022
Coinbase: Users’ Crypto Assets Would Be at Risk in Bankruptcy
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Coinbase: Users’ Crypto Assets Would Be at Risk in Bankruptcy

Coinbase Global CEO tries to calm users after a recent filing said they could lose access to their cryptocurrencies if the company entered bankruptcy …
May 11, 2022
Stock Market Today (5/10/22): Stocks Try to Find Their Legs Ahead of CPI Report
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Stock Market Today (5/10/22): Stocks Try to Find Their Legs Ahead of CPI Report

Growth stocks enjoyed a lift Tuesday thanks to a momentary retreat in bond yields. But many investors looked ahead to Wednesday's latest inflation dat…
May 10, 2022
Stock Market Today (5/9/22): Stocks, Bonds, Crypto and More Take a Dive
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Stock Market Today (5/9/22): Stocks, Bonds, Crypto and More Take a Dive

Virtually no asset class went unscathed Monday as worries about interest rates, China and more continued to grip Wall Street.
May 9, 2022
Walt Disney (DIS) Earnings Expected to Surge as Theme Parks Pop
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Walt Disney (DIS) Earnings Expected to Surge as Theme Parks Pop

Our preview of the upcoming week's earnings reports includes Walt Disney (DIS), Occidental Petroleum (OXY) and Affirm Holdings (AFRM).
May 9, 2022
Stock Market Today (5/6/22): Stocks Sink After April Jobs Report
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Stock Market Today (5/6/22): Stocks Sink After April Jobs Report

The U.S. stock market added to Thursday's big losses following the release of the latest jobs update.
May 6, 2022