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Kristof, editor of SideHusl.com, is an award-winning financial journalist, who writes regularly for Kiplinger's Personal Finance and CBS MoneyWatch. She's the author of Investing 101, Taming the Tuition Tiger and Kathy Kristof's Complete Book of Dollars and Sense. But perhaps her biggest claim to fame is that she was once a Jeopardy question: Kathy Kristof replaced what famous personal finance columnist, who died in 1991? Answer: Sylvia Porter.
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The tech giant’s share prices have gotten pummeled lately, but its business still has staying power.
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Currency risk hurt one of columnist Kathy Kristof’s holdings — giving her one good opportunity to offset capital gains.
I have several contingency
plans for a down market, none of which require
tons of sacrifice. So I’ve
opted to hold less cash.
I can exchange my AV Homes stock for Taylor Morrison Home shares, receive 60% in cash and 40% in stock, or take the payment in cash.
My stocks are doing so well it’s hard to find a laggard to sell to raise cash for new purchases.
Our Practical Investing columnist, Kathy Kristof, explains her formula for buying stocks -- the same strategy as Peter Lynch and other touted value investors.
Even if trade talks with China head south, I think Boeing can prevail.
It isn’t just the shopping experience that has sold me on the stock. I also love how Costco runs its business.
Our "Practical Investing" columnist happily seized the moment to buy two stocks that had been on her wish list for a long time: Costco and Boeing.
The market ran so fast that the relatively conservative portfolio of Kiplinger's Practical Investor simply couldn't keep up.
Tesla gets all the attention, but with actual profits, GM can afford to finance innovation.
When you've got a novel to write, but still have bills to pay, well-timed stock sales can help keep the balance.