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Dan Burrows

Contributing Writer
Kiplinger.com

Dan Burrows is a veteran of InvestorPlace, CBS MoneyWatch, SmartMoney and MarketWatch, and has written for The Wall Street Journal, Consumer Reports and other publications. He focuses on value investing with an eye toward helping long-term investors. He holds no individual securities.

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January 2020

13 Super Small-Cap Stocks to Buy for 2020 and Beyond

Small-cap stocks lagged the S&P 500 by a wide margin last year. However, strategists say these smaller companies are set to catch up (and more) in 2020. "We see three favorable factors in place for ...

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Stock Watch
January 2020

How the Stock Market Performed During the Clinton Impeachment

Will Donald Trump's trial disrupt the red-hot rally? History suggests it won't.

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January 2020

11 S&P 500 Stocks That Could Soar 20% or More in 2020

Never say never, but it's hard to see stocks follow their amazing 2019 returns for a second straight year. S&P 500 stocks sent the index a whopping 29% higher in 2020. That's a big deal. Keep in mind ...

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January 2020

Pros' Picks: The 13 Best Dividend Stocks for 2020

The bull market went into overdrive in 2019. The S&P 500 rushed ahead by 29% – its best showing in six years. But as much as investors will always welcome such returns, it does make it tougher to be ...

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December 2019

Hedge Funds' Top 25 Blue-Chip Stocks to Buy Now

Hedge funds currently command some $3 trillion in assets under management. They're where millionaires and even billionaires put their cash to work. That alone makes them worth keeping an eye on – and ...

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December 2019

7 Stocks Still at Risk From Trade-War Shenanigans

The stock market sure has an itchy trigger finger when it comes to headlines about the U.S.-China trade war. Although analysts and investors have done their best to price in the uncertainty, any development ...

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Stock Watch
November 2019

Schwab, TD Ameritrade Could Trigger Spate of Brokerage Buyouts

Reports of possible merger is just the latest disruption in the online brokerage arena

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November 2019

7 Dow Stocks That Didn't Survive the Decade

The Dow Jones Industrial Average had a heck of a good run over the past decade, even as membership in this bastion of just 30 blue-chip stocks changed dramatically. On a price basis alone, the large-cap ...

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November 2019

Every Warren Buffett Stock Ranked: The Berkshire Hathaway Portfolio

The Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) portfolio, most of which was selected by Chairman and CEO Warren Buffett, brings to mind ubiquitous blue-chip stocks such as American Express (AXP), Coca-Cola (KO) and, more ...

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November 2019

5 Stocks Warren Buffett Is Selling (And 2 New Stakes)

Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B), oversaw a relatively quiet third quarter of buying and selling stocks. Berkshire made a new investment in the retail sector, pumped up its ...

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November 2019

10 Dividend Aristocrats Expected to Deliver Big Gains in 2020

Serial dividend raisers, such as the Dividend Aristocrats, are beloved by income hunters. Remember: A steady payout is only half of the formula for successful income investing. The big returns come over ...

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November 2019

10 Companies With Lower Tax Rates Than Most Americans

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is coming up on its two-year anniversary, which makes it a good time to look at just how much it really changed the landscape for America's biggest firms. The bottom line? ...

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October 2019

20 Large-Cap Dividend Stocks With More Cash Than Debt

More than a decade of historically low interest rates has prompted companies to go on a borrowing binge. Although there's no sign of a debt bubble right now, market watchers are increasingly concerned ...

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October 2019

10 High-Quality, High-Growth Stocks to Buy

Companies with outsize growth prospects aren't hard to find. High-growth stocks that also are high on quality are another matter. Seemingly every other week, a so-called unicorn files for an initial ...

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October 2019

15 Dividend Kings for Decades of Dividend Growth

You might start to hear more about the “Dividend Kings” over the next few months. Small wonder: Stocks that have boasted uninterrupted dividend growth for a half-century or more might be an ideal place ...

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September 2019

Healthy Dividend Aristocrats: 6 Great Health-Care Dividend Stocks

Sluggish global growth, the U.S. trade war with China and a stock market that’s up only about 2% over the past year have some investors thinking about playing defense. And few equities are better at ...

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September 2019

Best and Worst States at Minting Millionaires Since the Financial Crisis

The 10-year bull market in stocks and longest economic expansion in U.S. history have minted many a millionaire since the darkest days of the Great Recession. A decade ago, less than 1 in 20, or 4.9%, ...

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