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Dan Caplinger

Dan Caplinger is a contract writer for The Motley Fool. In addition to his writing, Dan works as an independent financial consultant and estate-planning attorney. Finding that taking one bar exam wasn't enough punishment, he took three (and passed them all!) and went on to become a CFP (certified financial planner) professional in 2004 before voluntarily relinquished the designation in 2012. Dan focuses on making complex legal and financial concepts easier to understand. His experience in drafting legal documents, administering trusts and estates, and developing personal financial plans all contributes to the content of his articles. Although he generally doesn't pay attention to conspiracy theories, Dan has a healthy skepticism of the mainstream financial industry.

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Why the Market's GDP-Induced Drop Makes No Sense

Stocks fell Friday as GDP figures came in below expectations, but investors again ignored longer-term positives.

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Altria Group Inc Earnings: Sales Gains Send Income Soaring, but Should Investors Worry?

Even with a solid quarter, Altria didn't deliver everything its shareholders wanted.

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Give MasterCard Extra Credit for a Strong Quarter

Currency headwinds weren't nearly enough to keep the card-network giant from achieving impressive growth.

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Moog Sees a Slower 2015 as Earnings Miss the Target

The high-performance systems company struggles against dollar strength and cuts full-year guidance.

Thu Jan 29

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Autoliv Inc. Revs Up Earnings as the Auto Industry Soars

Strength in the automakers has had a huge positive influence on the safety-system and component manufacturer.

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Why Markets Still Fear the Federal Reserve

The Fed sent stocks reeling yesterday. Find out what's behind the negative sentiment.

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Sherwin-Williams Co Paints a Prettier Picture for 2015

The paint specialist boosted its earnings guidance for the full year despite facing some considerable challenges.

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National Instruments Passes the Test as Earnings, Sales Jump

The maker of scientific tools for the test and measurement industry got a nice bump in its fourth-quarter results; but will the good times last?

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Kennametal Looks Rusty as Growth Concerns Mount

The maker of metal-cutting tools faces a tougher environment in the industrial sector.

Wed Jan 28

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Oil Fears Hold Markets Back Despite Strong Apple, Boeing Earnings

Favorable quarterly reports led to a brief bounce for stocks, but oil worries still weigh on the markets.

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