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Dave Kovaleski

Dave Kovaleski

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Dave mainly covers financial stocks, primarily banks and asset managers, and investment planning. He's covered mutual funds and institutional investments for Pensions & Investments, personal finance for S&P, and money markets and bonds for Crane Data. Dave has been a Fool since 2014.

Recent articles

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Buy This Stock Before It Becomes a Dividend Aristocrat

This credit card giant has had 12 straight years of dividend increases, along with great returns.


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2 Great Stocks You Can Buy on Sale

Brand names for less -- what more could you want?


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2 Incredibly Cheap Financial Stocks

Two leading credit card issuers are great values right now.


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If the Market Crashes, You'll Be Glad You Own Virtu Financial

This market maker had a record year in 2020 and thrives on market volatility.


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2 Great Stocks for Around $10 or Less

USA Technologies and Republic First are two stocks that should be on your radar.

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Here's the Next Stock I'm Going to Buy

The stock for this financial services giant returned 38% in 2020 and it is still undervalued.


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Is LPL Financial a Buy?

The largest independent broker-dealer in the U.S. is in growth mode.


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Should Value Investors Be Watching Travelers?

After a tough year for the insurance industry, Travelers looks like a good value in 2021.


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How Risky Is American Express?

The credit card company faced some headwinds in 2020, but is it clear sailing in 2021?


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Is BlackRock a Buy?

The largest asset manager in the U.S. is focused on two high-growth areas: ETFs and ESG investing.

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Is Markel a Buy?

This "mini Berkshire" had a strong fourth quarter.


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Capital One Increases Its Dividend Back to Pre-COVID Levels

The bank also approved a $7.5 billion stock buyback.


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PayPal Surges After Posting Huge Fourth Quarter

The mobile and online payment leader saw total payment volume increase 39% in Q4.


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Should Value Investors Be Watching Goldman Sachs?

Spoiler alert: It's in great position to increase earnings this year and beyond.


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Is MoneyGram International a Buy?

The money transfer stock rocketed more than 160% last year.

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Is Ameriprise Financial a Buy?

The financial services company posted solid revenue and earnings gains in the fourth quarter, but where will it go from here?


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Does Rocket Companies Stock Belong in Your Portfolio?

This home mortgage leader has been gaining market share.


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Here's Why S&P Global Will Keep Winning in 2021 and Beyond

The company is a market leader and a Dividend Aristocrat.


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Mastercard Stock Moves Up on Fourth-Quarter Earnings

Transaction volumes were higher than expected.


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2 Great Stocks Under $10 a Share

One is making a COVID-19 vaccine; the other is a fintech.