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The Best and Worst Dow Stocks of 2021
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The Best and Worst Dow Stocks of 2021

The Dow Jones Industrial Average produced well-above-average returns in 2021. But some of its venerable blue chips did far better ... while others lef…
December 31, 2021
All 30 Dow Jones Stocks Ranked: The Pros Weigh In
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All 30 Dow Jones 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 Jones stocks are better opportunities tha…
December 13, 2021
12 Best Consumer Staples Stocks to Buy for 2022
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12 Best Consumer Staples Stocks to Buy for 2022

There are plenty of challenges facing retailers right now, but these top-rated consumer staples stocks could serve as a steady hand for portfolios.
December 3, 2021
30 Best Stocks of the Past 30 Years
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30 Best Stocks of the Past 30 Years

This elite group of global equities created the most wealth for shareholders over the past three decades.
November 19, 2021
Stock Market Today (11/16/21): Stocks Get a Lift on Solid Retail Sales
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Stock Market Today (11/16/21): Stocks Get a Lift on Solid Retail Sales

Wall Street also weighed strong earnings reports from blue-chip retailers Home Depot and Walmart.
November 16, 2021

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The Kiplinger Dividend 15
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The Kiplinger Dividend 15

All of our favorite dividend stocks hiked payouts over the past year, and yields, on average, trounced the yield of the S&P 500.
October 28, 2021
25 Top Stock Picks That Billionaires Love
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25 Top Stock Picks That Billionaires Love

Billionaire investors were busy during the second quarter of 2021. Here are 25 companies, of various shapes and sizes, that were some of their most re…
September 9, 2021
Walmart (WMT) Kicks Off Busy Stretch of Retail Earnings
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Walmart (WMT) Kicks Off Busy Stretch of Retail Earnings

Our preview of the upcoming week's earnings reports includes Walmart (WMT), Home Depot (HD) and Cisco Systems.
August 16, 2021
13 Reasons to Shop at Walmart (Even If You Hate Walmart)
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13 Reasons to Shop at Walmart (Even If You Hate Walmart)

If you haven't shopped at the world's largest retailer in some time, here's some of what you've been missing.
August 4, 2021
Stock Market Today 6/30/21: Stocks Polish Off a Productive First Half
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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
A Comeback for Dividends
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A Comeback for Dividends

The biggest hikes in the Kiplinger Dividend 15 were 10% increases from Home Depot and Procter & Gamble.
June 24, 2021
Stock Market Today 5/18/21: Stocks Fall Again as Energy Sector Swoons
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today 5/18/21: Stocks Fall Again as Energy Sector Swoons

Weakness in energy stocks and dismal housing data weighed on stocks today.
May 18, 2021
Stock Market Today 4/5/21: Jobs Jubilee Drives Fresh Highs in Dow, S&P 500
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today 4/5/21: Jobs Jubilee Drives Fresh Highs in Dow, S&P 500

The new week kicked off with a gleeful reaction to the March jobs report that sent the major indexes flying higher.
April 5, 2021
Stock Market Today 2/18/21: Disappointing Jobs Data Dings the Dow
Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today 2/18/21: Disappointing Jobs Data Dings the Dow

While Robinhood and Reddit leaders testified on Capitol Hill, Wall Street spent Thursday fretting over surprisingly high initial jobless claims.
February 18, 2021
Stock Market Today 11/13/20: Dow, S&P 500 and Russell 2000 All Hit New Highs
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Stock Market Today 11/13/20: Dow, S&P 500 and Russell 2000 All Hit New Highs

Cisco (CSCO) propelled the blue-chip indices to a record-high finish Friday, and the small-cap Russell 2000 eclipsed its August 2018 high-water mark.
November 13, 2020
13 Best Stocks to Buy If President Donald Trump Wins Re-Election
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13 Best Stocks to Buy If President Donald Trump Wins Re-Election

The 2020 election likely will be a pivot point for several areas of the market. Here are 13 of the best stocks to own should President Donald Trump wi…
October 29, 2020
5 Stocks to Watch on Prime Day (That Aren’t Amazon)
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5 Stocks to Watch on Prime Day (That Aren’t Amazon)

Amazon.com's Prime Day, which is kicking off late in 2020, is a natural threat to the rest of the retail space. Here are five stocks to watch as the o…
October 7, 2020
10 Best Stocks to Buy If President Donald Trump Wins Re-Election
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10 Best Stocks to Buy If President Donald Trump Wins Re-Election

The 2020 election likely will be a pivot point for several areas of the market. Here are some of the best stocks to own should President Donald Trump …
September 29, 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 9/1/20: September Slump for Stocks? Maybe Later.
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Stock Market Today 9/1/20: September Slump for Stocks? Maybe Later.

Improving manufacturing data and more momentum out of the tech space resulted in broad stock gains Tuesday to kick off September trading.
September 1, 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
Stock Market Today 8/18/20: The Bear Is Dead; Long Live the Bull!
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Stock Market Today 8/18/20: The Bear Is Dead; Long Live the Bull!

A small gain Tuesday was all the S&P 500 needed to surpass its Feb. 19 highs and confirm a new bull market.
August 19, 2020
91 Top Dividend Stocks From Around the World
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91 Top Dividend Stocks From Around the World

These 91 Dividend Aristocrats, from the U.S., Canada and Europe, are among the world's top dividend stocks for payout longevity and safety.
July 13, 2020
Closing Bell 7/7/20: Nasdaq's 5-Day Win Streak Snapped
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Closing Bell 7/7/20: Nasdaq's 5-Day Win Streak Snapped

A broad-market downturn Tuesday ended the Nasdaq's five-day win streak and sent economically sensitive industries to deep losses.
July 7, 2020