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Dan Caplinger

Dan Caplinger


Dan Caplinger has been a contract writer for the Motley Fool since 2006. As the Fool's Director of Investment Planning, Dan oversees much of the personal-finance and investment-planning content published daily on With a background as an estate-planning attorney and independent financial consultant, Dan's articles are based on more than 20 years of experience from all angles of the financial world.

Recent articles

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Inflation Is Testing the Stock Market's Resolve

Interestingly, though, the bond market doesn't seem to care.

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These 2 Top Nasdaq Fintech Stocks Are Playing to Win

Find out what lifted their share prices on Thursday.

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These 2 Jet-Set Stocks Are Taking Off Thursday

A reopening economy and strong prospects are helping these two highfliers.

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This Threat Could Mean Disaster for the Bull Market in Stocks

A late-day drop showed the power of fear in the economy.

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This Nasdaq Crypto Play Has Wall Street Shaking Its Head

Even as cryptocurrencies bounce back, this stock isn't getting much love.

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2 More Stocks Just Joined the Meme Stock Revolution

It's not just about GameStop and AMC anymore.

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Wall Street Is Lighting a Fire Under These 2 Stocks

On a mixed day for the stock market, a couple of favorites saw nice gains.

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Investors Are Hungry for Tuesday's 2 Big Nasdaq Winners

One had good news for investors, while the other just made stock buyers' mouths water.

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These 3 Comeback Stocks Are Crushing the Market Tuesday

Find out what these companies are doing right.

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6 Million Americans Are Rooting for Monday's Big Stock Market Winner

It's not just about money. This company could change millions of lives for the better.

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Thought These 2 Nasdaq Vaccine Stocks Were Done? Think Again

Even as COVID-19 vaccines go unused in the U.S., there's plenty of worldwide opportunity for these two companies.

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How 2 Connected-TV Stocks Defied a Down Market on Monday

Worries about inflation might make some investors nervous, but not shareholders of these two up-and-comers.

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These 2 Sectors Have Driven 2021's Bull Market Rally

Even as growth stocks lost momentum, these areas came in to pick up the slack.

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Here Are the 2 Nasdaq Stocks You Should Watch Next Week

Two stocks from very different industries will provide valuable insight into the current state of the economy.

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These 2 High-Growth Tech Stocks Are Back in Business -- and Lifting the Stock Market

Find out how earnings on a couple key stocks boosted the mood on Wall Street.

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Cathie Wood Is Doubling Down on These 3 Stock Rebound Bets

Find out how the star investor has dealt with a downturn.

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$300 a Month in These 3 Stocks Could Make You a Millionaire

Find out how to reach your financial goals.

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Tesla's Surprise Just Shocked the Stock Market

Wall Street punished the electric vehicle stock on a weak day.

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These 2 Nasdaq Meme Stocks Crashed Back to Earth Thursday

The Nasdaq led the market lower.

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Wall Street Can't Get Enough of Thursday's 2 Unlikely EV Stock Winners

Many pundits never expected these companies to be successful.