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John Waggoner

Senior Columnist, Investments

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Recent Articles


Buybacks, CEO pay add up to big costs for shareholders

Dec 13, 2017

David Winters says passive investors are rubber-stamping compensation packages


Some ETFs, mutual funds invest indirectly in bitcoin

Dec 12, 2017

Two money managers have big stakes in Bitcoin Invesment Trust

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Tax reform will boost food, chemicals, rail stocks. Technology? Not so much

Dec 8, 2017

Conagra and Berkshire Hathaway are two stocks that should benefit most from changes in the tax code

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As cash flows to companies after tax reform, here's how to invest

Dec 5, 2017

Take advantage of a likely pickup in mergers and acquisitions through financial services funds and bank stocks


ESG funds boosted by women and millennial investors

Dec 2, 2017

Adviser interest in ESG expands along with investment options


Younger baby boomers face hurdles as they approach retirement

Dec 2, 2017

A lack of pensions, higher college costs for children and care for aging parents are among the challenges that may keep them from enjoying their golden years


Young boomers have some advantages over older counterparts

Dec 2, 2017

Better 401(k) plans, low interest rates and extra time to save could help younger cohort reach their retirement goals

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Take Five with Daniel Chung of the Alger funds

Dec 1, 2017

He sees strong economic growth continuing into next year, supporting companies with accelerated revenue, earnings and cash flow


Morningstar-WSJ feud gives CFRA opening to challenge bigger rival's methodology

Nov 30, 2017

Smaller firm makes case for going beyond past performance when evaluating funds


Bitcoin price breaks $10,000. Here's what history tells us comes next.

Nov 29, 2017

Loosely defined, a bubble is a rapid increase in an asset price that's not substantiated by its fundamentals

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