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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.

Recent articles

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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.

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These 2 SaaS Stocks Are on the Rise Thursday

Even as the broader market took a break, investors still like high-growth stocks.


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These 2 Stocks Soared Double Digits After Hours

Find out where the big winners were late Wednesday.


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2 Little-Known Nasdaq Stocks Making Big Moves Wednesday

Don't let these companies fly under your radar.


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Dick's Sporting Goods Lifts Markets While Boston Beer Fizzles

Favorable market trends continued on Wednesday morning.


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These 2 Stocks Just Dropped After Hours

Find out what lost ground even as markets kept climbing.

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These 2 Stocks Are Scoring Big Wins Tuesday

From giants to small companies, the market is rewarding shareholders.


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Nasdaq Hits 15,000: These 2 Stocks Paved the Way Higher

New records for the Nasdaq Tuesday came in part from big gains in these two companies.


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These 2 Stocks Just Soared After Hours Monday

After a record-setting day, the news for these two companies was icing on the cake.


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The Nasdaq Is Record-Bound, and These 2 Stocks Are Leading the Way

Find out what's helping lift the market Monday.


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Dual Wins for Pfizer Mean Big Jumps for These 2 Stocks

The drugmaker's own stock is up 3% Monday morning, but that's nothing compared to the impact it's having on a couple of other healthcare companies.