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Dow Jones Changes Could Impact Investor Portfolios

A huge shakeup in the Dow following Apple's stock split could have meaningful portfolio ramifications for holders of any stocks involved.

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Only 1 in 4 Americans Has Made This Essential Retirement Planning Move

Next to saving for retirement, this is the most important thing you can do for your future.

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Forget Snowflake: 3 Cloud Stocks I'd Rather Own

These fast-growing companies are a much better value than red-hot IPO Snowflake.

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3 Reasons to Claim Social Security Benefits Early

You'll often hear that signing up for Social Security early is a big mistake. Here's why it's not.

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The Best Stocks to Invest $1,000 In When the Market Is Falling

A stock market crash or correction is the perfect time to buy into these great companies.

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Investing in These Stocks Now Could Make You a Millionaire Retiree

Companies with decent prospects trading at reasonable valuations can work wonders over time.

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Can Hormel Foods Sustain Its Momentum Once COVID-19 Is Gone?

The company is subject to a lot of bearish forecasting – but that might be a good thing.

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TikTok Ban Averted as Trump Approves Oracle Deal "in Concept"

Video sharing app will see Oracle and Walmart acquire a 20% stake in the new U.S.-based company.

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Canopy Growth to Send Up-Front Payment to Acreage Holdings Shareholders This Week

This should shake out to around $0.30 per Acreage share.

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How Conagra Improved Its Future Outlook Through the Pandemic

The snack food maker may be more than a light tidbit for investors.

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Kohl's Cuts Corporate Staff Again to Reduce Costs

The No. 2 department store chain continues to look for ways to operate more efficiently to offset the sharp impact of the pandemic on sales and gross margin.


After Years of Setbacks, Apple Launches Online Sales in India This Week

The iPhone maker has long struggled to gain traction in the world's second-largest smartphone market.

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A Social Security Test Only 1 in 300 Seniors Could Ace

There are just 5 questions, but they're crucial.


2 Stocks I'd Avoid at All Costs

These companies are confronting major issues that make investing a very risky proposition.

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Southwest Airlines' Cash Burn Improves Again

The domestic airline giant is on track to burn significantly less cash in the third quarter than it had initially anticipated.

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3 Investing Tricks to Double Your Money

Doubling your money is very achievable -- you may even double it twice, if you take these tips to heart.


This ETF Could Help Grow Your Retirement Account

The Vanguard Total World Stock ETF gives you global exposure at a low cost.

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Is Chewy Stock a Buy?

It's a good business that is leading its niche within retail, but are investors too enthusiastic?

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4 Ways to Limit Taxes on Stock Gains and Dividends

Tax is a necessary byproduct of prudent investing, but be sure to keep it limited.


Square's Newest Services Show Off Its Massive Disruptive Potential

Square's increasing integration between its seller and consumer ecosystems.