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Kyle Woodley

Senior Investing Editor
Kiplinger.com

Kyle is senior investing editor for Kiplinger.com. As a writer and columnist, he also specializes in exchange-traded funds. He joined Kiplinger in September 2017 after spending six years at InvestorPlace.com, where he managed the editorial staff. His work has appeared in several outlets, including U.S. News & World Report and MSN Money, he has appeared as a guest on Fox Business Network and Money Radio, and he has been quoted in MarketWatch, Vice and Univision, among other outlets. He is a proud graduate of The Ohio State University, where he earned a BA in journalism.

Latest Features

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May 2019

7 Best ETFs to Buy to Beat Back the Trade War

The trade war between the United States and China is well into its second year. Since Jan. 22, 2018, American stocks have made two runs into all-time-high territory, but overall, they haven’t made much ...

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Markets
May 2019

Does the Stock Market Close Early for Memorial Day?

The stock market is closed on Memorial Day, but it's open as usual the Friday before Memorial Day. However, the bond market closes early ahead of the holiday weekend.

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Stock Watch
January 2018

Earnings Reports for the Week of May 20-24 (INTU, JWN, KSS)

Check out our weekly earnings calendar and read the latest quarterly earnings previews.

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SLIDE SHOW
April 2019

8 Best Vanguard ETFs for a Low-Cost Core

Vanguard is the best-known pioneer of low-cost investing, including in the exchange-traded fund space. But it’s hardly alone anymore, as providers such as Schwab, iShares and SPDR have all hacked away ...

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Markets
April 2019

Is the Stock Market Closed for Good Friday and Easter?

The Friday before Easter is a stock market holiday. The bond market is also closed. How about Maundy Thursday?

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SLIDE SHOW
April 2019

The Cheapest Index Funds in the ETF Universe

Vanguard. Schwab. iShares. SPDR. All of these exchange-traded fund (ETF) giants undercut each other for years by putting out the cheapest index funds they could. All competed against each other in a so-called ...

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February 2019

The 13 Best Tech ETFs for Years of Stellar Gains

Tech stocks might have had the wind knocked out of them to finish last year, but the sector’s standing as a long-term source of growth still looks clear. The world is becoming ever more dependent ...

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Markets
February 2019

Is the Stock Market Closed on Presidents Day?

Both stock traders and bond traders have the day off on Monday to celebrate the birthday of George Washington.

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Fund Watch
February 2019

Schwab Program Nearly Doubles Commission-Free ETFs to 503 Funds

Schwab adds 246 funds to commission-free ETF OneSource program, brings iShares into the fold

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SLIDE SHOW
February 2019

The Kip ETF 20: The 20 Best Cheap ETFs to Buy

Investors have literally thousands of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) to choose from. Considering most portfolios only need a handful, that makes picking the best ETFs a daunting task. More than a dozen ...

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January 2019

The 19 Best ETFs to Buy for a Prosperous 2019

Wall Street pros, the analyst community and individual investors alike were thrown for a loop in 2018. American tariff disputes with the rest of the world, wild energy-price swings and global growth concerns ...

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Markets
December 2018

2019 Stock Market Holidays and Bond Market Holidays

Is the market open today? Here's a look at what holidays the stock markets and bond markets take off in 2019.

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SLIDE SHOW
December 2018

7 Low-Volatility ETFs for This Roller-Coaster Market

Volatility is back, and that has investors on the defensive. Huge market swings over prolonged periods of time can be a nightmare, prompting investors to make rash decisions that ultimately hamper their ...

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October 2018

7 Crash-Proof ETFs to Battle a Bear Market

Wall Street has started slipping into bear market fears thanks to a brutal, volatile October that has sapped away the year-to-date gains from the major indices. But investors starting to flee have the ...

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October 2018

The 7 Best Bank ETFs for American Bulls

Bank stocks and other financial equities are back in the spotlight again with the dawn of another earnings season. And any wind in their sails is sure to be felt by bank ETFs. The financial sector helps ...

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September 2018

The 20 Best Cheap ETFs You Can Buy: The Kip ETF 20

Investors can choose from literally thousands of exchange-traded funds (ETFs), which means picking the best ETFs can be daunting. More than a dozen funds track well-known basic indexes such as the Standard ...

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September 2018

7 Low-Cost Gold ETFs

Gold investors typically tout several virtues of the yellow metal: It hedges against inflation, they say, it’s an uncorrelated asset that doesn’t move with the stock market and it can grow in value ...

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