Stock Watch

The Kiplinger investing team identifies stocks and market trends that you and your portfolio can't ignore.

March 22, 2017

Sears Isn't the Only Retailer Stock We Told You to Sell

Sears Holdings, struggling to stay in business, is one of three retail chains we warned investors about in January.

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March 21, 2017

6 Ways to Protect Yourself From Falling Stock Prices

Freaking out about the market? Here's what you can do right now to ease your anxiety.

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March 15, 2017

Why Warren Buffett Loves Fed Rate Hikes

As a bondholder, owner of insurance companies and a big investor in banks, Berkshire Hathaway profits from rising interest rates in a number of ways.

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March 14, 2017

Best Bank Stocks to Own as the Fed Hikes Interest Rates

After a sharp rally following the November presidential election, are there any bank stocks with more upside to give on rising rates?

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Updated March 1, 2017

Snap IPO: The Next Facebook or Another Twitter?

Snapchat’s parent is going public, but there’s no guarantee the stock will be as popular as the smartphone app.

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February 21, 2017

3 Reasons Warren Buffett Is Dumping Walmart Stock

Berkshire Hathaway has all but abandoned its stake in the world’s largest retailer.

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February 22, 2017

How Nervous Investors Should Play the Trump Rally

Lock in some profits and rebalance your portfolio, but don't go overboard.

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Updated February 27, 2017

3 Reasons Warren Buffett Is Loading Up on Apple Stock

Buffett's holding company, Berkshire Hathaway, now owns about 133 million shares of the iPhone maker.

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December 19, 2016

Protect Your Retirement Nest Egg During the Trump Rally

Taking some profits on your stock gains isn't a bad idea. But don't rush headlong for the exits.

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November 17, 2016

Where to Invest in 2017

The bull market is likely to celebrate its eighth birthday under the Trump presidency, but gains will again be middling.

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December 5, 2016

6 Value Stock Picks in a Pricey Market

Finding bargains isn't easy these days, but these three value-fund managers dug hard.

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Updated for 2017

Stock Basics: 5 Scenarios When Selling Stocks Makes Sense

Hint: It has nothing to do with the market, and everything to do with your personal circumstances.

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From Kiplinger's Personal Finance, December 2016

Preferred Stocks Paying 5% or More to Income Investors

These high-paying hybrid securities belong in most income portfolios.

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November 30, 2016

Dow 20,000: Stock Market Milestone Is Tantalizingly Close

The ride getting there may be bumpy, but the Dow Jones industrial average could be heading toward a major milestone: cracking 20,000 for the first time in its 120-year history.

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November 11, 2016

How to Invest Under a Trump Presidency

His election adds uncertainty, which Wall Street hates, but could lead to improved economic growth and benefit health care, financial and infrastructure stocks, among others.

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From Kiplinger's Personal Finance, December 2016

4 Best Stocks for Yield at a Reasonable Price

Here's an old-school idea: Buy big-name stocks with above-average dividend yields and below-average price-earnings ratios.

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October 2016

3 Stocks to Earn Dividends Every October

Whether you’re pulling in a paycheck or living off investments, dividends can be a great way to reel in some cash.

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