Stock Watch

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

April 27, 2017

Amazon-Proof Retail Stock: Ulta Beauty

The cosmetics chain is in a good position to stand up to the world's largest online retailer.

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April 27, 2017

Amazon-Proof Retail Stock: Costco Wholesale

The warehouse club is in a good position to stand up to the world's largest online retailer.

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April 27, 2017

Amazon-Proof Retail Stock: Home Depot

The home-improvement chain is in a good position to stand up to the world's largest online retailer.

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April 27, 2017

Amazon-Proof Retail Stock: TJX Companies

Bargain hunters willing to roam the racks put the off-price retailer in a good position to stand up to the world's largest online retailer.

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April 27, 2017

Amazon-Proof Retail Stock: Nordstrom

This traditional department store is spending big money to stand up to the world's largest online retailer.

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April 26, 2017

Amazon-Proof Retail Stock: Best Buy

The electronics chain is in a good position to stand up to the world's largest online retailer.

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April 21, 2017

GE Stock Remains Attractive for Income Investors

The solid dividend yield appeases shareholders as the company continues to reinvent itself

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April 18, 2017

Two Dividend-Paying Tech Stocks Owned by Warren Buffett

The head of Berkshire Hathaway usually avoids technology shares, but Apple and IBM are exceptions.

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April 4, 2017

Warren Buffett: Coke's New Pitchman

The Oracle of Omaha wants the Chinese to sing in perfect harmony with his favorite sipping beverage. Time to buy Coke stock? When isn't it?

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March 31, 2017

Market Outlook for Q2

With strong Q1 gains under investor belts, now comes earnings season and a flurry of economic news. Whither tax reform?

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April 18, 2017

3 Good Reasons to Invest in the Dow

Yes, there's a hint of fustiness to the Dow 30. But the industrials actually do a good job of tracking the market, and might do better in down times.

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March 29, 2017

Sears Woes Could Spread to Other Major Brands

Whirlpool, Lands' End, and Seritage Growth all might suffer collateral damage.

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March 28, 2017

Why United Stock Will Leave the Legging Fuss on the Tarmac

Its shares are clear for takeoff this year, as are those of other major airlines that have survived a shakeout.

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March 27, 2017

Hospital Stocks Rally on Failed Obamacare Repeal

The demise of an attempt to eliminate and replace the Affordable Care Act is good news for hospital operators.

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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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