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Dave Kovaleski

Dave Kovaleski


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


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?


2 Incredibly Cheap Financial Stocks

Two leading credit card issuers are great values right now.


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.


2 Great Stocks for Around $10 or Less

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


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.


Is LPL Financial a Buy?

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


Should Value Investors Be Watching Travelers?

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


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.


Is Markel a Buy?

This "mini Berkshire" had a strong fourth quarter.


Capital One Increases Its Dividend Back to Pre-COVID Levels

The bank also approved a $7.5 billion stock buyback.


PayPal Surges After Posting Huge Fourth Quarter

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


Should Value Investors Be Watching Goldman Sachs?

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


Is MoneyGram International a Buy?

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


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?


Does Rocket Companies Stock Belong in Your Portfolio?

This home mortgage leader has been gaining market share.


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

The company is a market leader and a Dividend Aristocrat.


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.