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Dan Caplinger

Dan Caplinger

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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 Fool.com. 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.

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This Simple Thing Sent These 3 Nasdaq Stocks Soaring Tuesday

All it takes is money -- big money.


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These 2 Nasdaq Winners Turned the Stock Market Around Friday

The Nasdaq bounced back from early losses to head for another record.


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These 2 SaaS Stocks Are Making Big Premarket Moves Friday

Markets looked ready to continue their record run.


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These Earnings Winners Are Up Over 10% After Hours Thursday

Several stock market indexes finished at record levels, but that wasn't the end of the good news.


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These 2 SaaS Stars Are Lifting the Nasdaq Thursday

Record highs for the index show the power of technology.

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These 2 Cutting-Edge Stocks Are Leading the Charge Thursday

Markets were primed to open higher.


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2 Top Stocks Getting Hammered After Hours

The trend of disappointing earnings reports continued.


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These 2 Nasdaq Stocks Made Big Moves Wednesday

One strong earnings report led to a big gain for one stock, while another provided a bargain opportunity.


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These 2 Stocks Are Starting September With a Bang

Earnings lifted these stocks in a mixed market on Wednesday.


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Is the Cloud-Stock Boom Over?

After tough results from Zoom Video on Monday, another big software-as-a-service provider was on the skids after hours on Tuesday.

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Shareholders Wish This Nasdaq Stock Never Agreed to a Buyout

Things don't always work out with mergers and acquisitions.


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These 2 Hot Stocks Are Headed Skyward Tuesday

Markets were little changed, but these companies had solid gains.


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Why Zoom Video and StoneCo Shares Are Falling After Hours Monday

Even with more records for market benchmarks, not every stock participated in the rally.


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These 3 Nasdaq Stocks Hit All-Time Highs Monday

The companies show the breadth of the Nasdaq's strength.


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2 Little-Followed Stocks That Are Soaring Monday

Markets were on the rise overall, but these companies were surprising in their gains.

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As Markets Set Records, Here's What Sent Affirm Holdings Skyrocketing After Hours Friday

Find out why the buy now, pay later specialist is on the move.


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This Unknown Nasdaq Stock Just Doubled Friday

Yet there are better stocks to focus on.


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How the Federal Reserve Goosed the Market Higher Friday

The central bank is plotting a balanced approach to try to keep everyone happy.


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Workday, Peloton Make Waves After Hours as Markets Sink

Earnings continue to pour in.


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These 2 Nasdaq Stocks Lit Up Thursday Even as Markets Sagged

The two companies are in very different positions.