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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 2018

The 50 Best Stocks of All Time

A finance professor made a startling discovery about the stock market: Over a 90-year span, 96% of all stocks collectively performed no better than risk-free 1-month Treasury bills. After analyzing the ...

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January 2018

5 Bank Stocks to Love in This Goldilocks Economy

An eventful quarterly earnings season is kicking off for bank stocks such as JPMorgan Chase (JPM) and Wells Fargo (WFC). Thanks to corporate tax cuts, results across the sector are going to be messier ...

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Stock Watch
January 2018

Warren Buffett: Why Index Funds Trump Hedge Funds

Buffett easily won his 10-year bet against the hedge-fund industry thanks to the cheap efficiency of simple index funds.

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January 2018

14 Dividend Aristocrats With 50+ Years of Payout Growth

If you’re looking for dividend stocks you can trust, you can start with the Dividend Aristocrats. These companies in Standard & Poor’s 500-stock index have hiked their dividends every year for at least ...

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December 2017

5 Buffett-Owned Dividend Stocks Yielding 3% or More

Warren Buffett isn’t known as a dividend investor, and regular quarterly payouts aren’t one of his preconditions for making an investment in a stock. But as chairman of Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B), ...

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Stock Watch
December 2017

Will Disney (DIS) Ride Star Wars, Fox to All-Time Highs?

Disney stock looks like a promising buy on the back of Star Wars success, blockbuster deal to fold in Fox's entertainment assets.

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Stock Watch
December 2017

Adobe Systems (ADBE) May Keep Soaring in 2018

Adobe reports earnings after the market closes Thursday, and analysts expect the red-hot software company to maintain its winning ways.

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December 2017

10 Top Stock Picks for the Next Decade

Investors are repeatedly nagged to remember that past performance is not indicative of future returns. It’s for their own good, and it happens to be true. But that does not mean some of today’s best ...

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Stock Watch
December 2017

Apple (AAPL): A Value That Goes Beyond iPhones

Apple's stock has a lot more going for it than just the hit iPhone X, and the market has yet to fully appreciate it.

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December 2017

10 Stocks That Could Replace GE in the Dow

General Electric Company (GE, $17.88) is the sole survivor of the original 1896 Dow Jones Industrial Average, but some market watchers are wondering if its century-long membership is coming to a close. The ...

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November 2017

The 7 Worst Stocks to Buy Now

“A rising tide lifts all boats” is a popular Wall Street saying, but it’s not always true. The market is hitting all-time highs seemingly every other day, but you can bet that if a stock springs ...

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Stock Watch
November 2017

Penny Stocks: Why You Should Always Stay Away

With the exception of some large foreign firms, investors should generally avoid stocks that trade over-the-counter.

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November 2017

7 Stocks That Warren Buffett Is Buying and Selling

Christmas comes four times a year if you’re a fan of Warren Buffett. Thanks to regulatory requirements, acolytes get a peek at what stocks the Oracle of Omaha is buying and selling on behalf of Berkshire ...

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November 2017

50 Dividend Stocks You Can Count On in 2018

The Dividend Aristocrats are companies in the Standard & Poor's 500-stock index that have hiked their dividends every year for at least 25 consecutive years. And they exemplify a winning formula for investing ...

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Stock Watch
November 2017

Nvidia (NVDA) Earnings Preview: Red-Hot Chipmaker Must Post Pristine Results

Nvidia’s stock has rallied for years on AI and cloud computing, but Thursday’s Q3 earnings report is an important test.

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October 2017

5 Buy-and-Hold Stocks You Shouldn't Hold Anymore

Part of the beauty of buy-and-hold investing is its simplicity. The market always has occasional pullbacks and crashes, but the long-term trend has always been up. A high-quality company with an extensive ...

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October 2017

11 Best Health Care Stocks to Buy

The health care sector is having yet another strong year, and it’s easy to see the appeal. Health care stocks – whether they be pharmaceutical companies, insurers, medical device makers, hospital owners ...

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