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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 GoPro, Goldcorp, and Outerwall Jumped Today

Even though the stock market did badly again on Monday, these stocks rose sharply. Find out why.

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Why Chesapeake Energy, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, and Morgan Stanley Slumped Today

On another tough day for the Dow and S&P 500, these stocks were particularly poor performers. Find out why.

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5 Things Philip Morris International's Management Wants You to Know

The tobacco giant hopes to have a solid 2016 despite ongoing challenges.

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Better Dow Stock: Visa Inc. or Home Depot?

Both of these Dow stocks are leaders in their industries, but which is better?

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Cognizant Technology Falls on Slowdown Fears

The IT consulting company gave guidance that fell short of what most investors were looking to see.

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The Most Important Investing Rule

In tough markets, it's essential to keep this in mind.

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4 Presidential Candidates Who Want to Raise Social Security Benefits

Clinton and Sanders won't surprise you, but can you guess the two Republicans on the list?

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Can IPG Photonics Bounce Back in 2016?

The laser-maker is still seeing its stock under pressure from a weakening global economy.

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Can Ellie Mae Earnings Survive the Enterprise Software Slump?

The mortgage-processing software company has gotten beaten down with broader-based enterprise companies, but not necessarily for valid reasons.

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Walker & Dunlop Aims to Bounce Back in 2016

The real-estate financing company has taken full advantage of a wave of refinancing transactions.

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WisdomTree Stands Up to the Stock Market Correction

The ETF provider grew its income despite a hit to assets under management.

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