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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.
August 9, 2020
Stock Market Today 8/7/20: Strong July Jobs Report Has a Dark Side
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Stock Market Today 8/7/20: Strong July Jobs Report Has a Dark Side

A better-than-expected employment report that saw 1.8 million U.S. jobs added in July didn't give the markets much of a boost Friday.
August 7, 2020
The Pros' Top 5 Industrial Stocks
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The Pros' Top 5 Industrial Stocks

The industrial sector is lagging badly this year, but anytime there's carnage, there is also opportunity, analysts say.
August 7, 2020
Stock Market Today 8/6/20: 'FAAMNGs' Do the Market's Talking
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Stock Market Today 8/6/20: 'FAAMNGs' Do the Market's Talking

Facebook (FB), which surged Thursday on the launch of a feature to compete with TikTok, joined with other mega-caps to lead the indices higher yet aga…
August 6, 2020
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Stock Market Today 8/5/20: Disney Adds to the Market's Magical Run
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Stock Market Today 8/5/20: Disney Adds to the Market's Magical Run

Renewed hopes for a COVID stimulus plan in the short term, as well as a big day from Disney (DIS), helped drive stocks up yet again Wednesday.
August 5, 2020

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Stock Market Today 8/3/20: A Red-Hot Start to August
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Stock Market Today 8/3/20: A Red-Hot Start to August

Microsoft's (MSFT) interest in TikTok sends the blue chip's shares soaring Monday; EV makers such as Nio (NIO) and Workhorse Group (WKHS) jump, too.
August 3, 2020
Stock Market Today 7/31/20: Big Tech Roars, Everyone Else Snores
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Stock Market Today 7/31/20: Big Tech Roars, Everyone Else Snores

Blowout earnings from Apple (AAPL), Amazon.com (AMZN) and Facebook (FB) led another charge by the Nasdaq on Friday.
July 31, 2020
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Apple’s Stock Split Could Dampen the Dow
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Apple’s Stock Split Could Dampen the Dow

iPhone maker Apple (AAPL), currently the most important stock in the blue-chip average, will see its influence decline substantially after a 4-for-1 s…
July 31, 2020
Stock Market Today 7/30/20: Stocks Grind Through a Deluge of News
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Stock Market Today 7/30/20: Stocks Grind Through a Deluge of News

The U.S. suffers its worst GDP drop in history, jobless claims rise and a host of other headlines converged to send the market to mixed results Thursd…
July 30, 2020
U.S. Suffers Worst-Ever 32.9% Annualized GDP Decline in Q2
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U.S. Suffers Worst-Ever 32.9% Annualized GDP Decline in Q2

The COVID-19 pandemic triggered an unprecedented collapse in economic activity.
July 30, 2020
Stock Market Today 7/29/20: Big Tech Gets Grilled; Stocks Keep Cooking
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Stock Market Today 7/29/20: Big Tech Gets Grilled; Stocks Keep Cooking

Big Tech stocks pushed higher Wednesday as their CEOs were questioned on Capital Hill, and Kodak's (KODK) incredible ascent continued.
July 29, 2020
Stock Market Today 7/28/20: Stocks Slip on Blue-Chip Earnings Reports
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Stock Market Today 7/28/20: Stocks Slip on Blue-Chip Earnings Reports

3M (MMM) and McDonald's (MCD) were among a number of high-profile stocks that helped the market lower on an earnings-stuffed Tuesday.
July 28, 2020
Stock Market Today 7/27/20: Technology Sizzles, But Gold Steals the Show
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Stock Market Today 7/27/20: Technology Sizzles, But Gold Steals the Show

The Nasdaq had a big Monday on the back of mega-cap tech and chip stocks, but gold's new highs were the talk of Wall Street.
July 27, 2020
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Stock Market Today 7/24/20: China Concerns, Stalling Stimulus Muddy Markets
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Stock Market Today 7/24/20: China Concerns, Stalling Stimulus Muddy Markets

Beijing orders U.S. consulate closed and GOP senators go home without a stimulus proposal, fueling investor doubts Friday.
July 24, 2020
Stock Market Today 7/23/20: Tech Stocks Take a Tumble
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Stock Market Today 7/23/20: Tech Stocks Take a Tumble

An increase in weekly jobless benefits applications and profit-taking in tech stocks sent the major indices to steep declines Thursday.
July 23, 2020
Closing Bell 7/22/20: Dow Edges Higher Despite Growing Rift With China
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Closing Bell 7/22/20: Dow Edges Higher Despite Growing Rift With China

The Dow and other major indices eked out gains Wednesday despite new wrinkles in U.S.-China relations; Tesla (TSLA) surges in after-hours action.
July 22, 2020
UBS: Sell Kohl's, Macy's, Buy "Go It Alone" Brands
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UBS: Sell Kohl's, Macy's, Buy "Go It Alone" Brands

COVID-19 has done more damage to department stores like KSS and M than the market realizes, forcing brands to set themselves apart.
July 22, 2020
Closing Bell 7/21/20: Energy Stocks Take a Turn in the Spotlight
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Closing Bell 7/21/20: Energy Stocks Take a Turn in the Spotlight

Exxon Mobil (XOM) and Chevron (XOM) led a big Tuesday for energy stocks and other cyclical sectors, and lifted the Dow to modest gains.
July 21, 2020
Closing Bell 7/20/20: Amazon.com Goes Gonzo, Nasdaq Sets New High
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Closing Bell 7/20/20: Amazon.com Goes Gonzo, Nasdaq Sets New High

Amazon.com (AMZN) and Tesla (TSLA) sprinted to large gains Monday, launching the Nasdaq to fresh highs and putting the S&P 500 above breakeven for 202…
July 20, 2020
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Closing Bell 7/17/20: Markets Close Mixed to End the Week
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Closing Bell 7/17/20: Markets Close Mixed to End the Week

The major indices went their different ways but were little changed Friday.
July 17, 2020
6 Dow Stocks With Yields of 4%+
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6 Dow Stocks With Yields of 4%+

Some high-yield Dow dividend stocks deserve a closer look, analysts say, but others aren't worth the trouble.
July 17, 2020
Twitter Hack Hits Buffett, Bezos, Musk and More
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Twitter Hack Hits Buffett, Bezos, Musk and More

A number of verified Twitter accounts, including Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Warren Buffett, appear to have been hacked in a widespread Bitcoin scam.
July 17, 2020
Closing Bell 7/16/20: Stocks Step Back
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Closing Bell 7/16/20: Stocks Step Back

Rising cases of coronavirus across the U.S. and elevated first-time unemployment claims weighed on the market.
July 16, 2020
Closing Bell 7/14/20: Momentum Swings the Dow's Way
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Closing Bell 7/14/20: Momentum Swings the Dow's Way

Many of the Dow Jones' economically sensitive components pushed higher on Tuesday on the back of slightly better COVID-19 data from a few U.S. hotspot…
July 15, 2020
Closing Bell 7/13/20: This Is Your Market on (Coronavirus) Drugs
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Closing Bell 7/13/20: This Is Your Market on (Coronavirus) Drugs

A rapid rally to start the week, sparked by encouraging vaccine news from Pfizer and BioNTech, collapsed in the afternoon.
July 13, 2020