Kevin Johnston

Kevin Johnston

Kevin Johnston has written about stocks, finance and investing for Zack’s Investment Research, Standard and Poor’s, Ameriprise Financial, Nation’s Business, Business Age, The Houston Chronicle and The San Francisco Chronicle.

His expertise includes deep knowledge of how news affects stocks and trends in prices.  He brings a well-rounded financial background to bear on understanding specific stocks and how crowd behavior is affected by news on those stocks.

  1. Stocks

    Top 5 Biotech Stocks for 2017

    Biotech can be risky, but these top biotech stocks have stable track records.
  2. Stocks

    Top 3 Steel Stocks of 2017

    Trump's plan to use U.S. steel for all new pipelines and pipeline repairs, positions these three steel stocks for gains.
  3. Stocks

    Top 4 Small-Cap Stocks for 2017

    Looking at growth outlooks and price targets, these four small-cap stocks could be stellar for the final month of 2017.
  4. Stocks

    Top 4 Technology Penny Stocks to Watch

    These technology penny stocks look like they could outperform in the final month of 2017 and beyond.
  5. Stocks

    Top 4 Marijuana Stocks to Watch

    These four stocks are top picks that capitalize on the marijuana industry.
  6. Stocks

    Top Defensive Consumer Stocks for 2017

    These 3 defensive consumer stocks can add stability to your portfolio.
  7. Stocks

    Top 4 Consumer Cyclical Stocks for 2017

    Choose consumer cyclical stocks carefully if you want to prosper in the current economic expansion.
  8. Real Estate

    What Does the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Do?

    The HUD is responsible for the living conditions of millions of Americans.
  9. Investing

    Top 3 ETFs That Track the Dow for 2017

    Tracking blue chip stocks of the DJIA is simple with these 3 exchange-traded funds.
  10. ETFs

    The Best Real Estate REIT ETFs of 2017

    These ETFs may be a solid investment for those who want real estate exposure without the headaches.
  11. Commodities

    Top 3 Platinum ETFs for 2017

    These 3 ETFs are great choices for investors interested in exposure to platinum.
  12. Stocks

    Top 3 Transportation ETFs for 2017

    Three ETFs for investors seeking exposure to the transportation sector.
  13. Company Insights

    Top 7 Companies Owned by the Koch Brothers

    Take a look at the businesses and companies owned and run by the politically-active Koch Brothers.
  14. People

    What Does the Secretary of the Treasury Do?

    The Secretary of the Treasury is one of the most powerful positions in the U.S. federal government.
  15. Markets & Economy

    What Does the U.S. Secretary of Commerce Do?

    The Commerce Secretary overseas a vast business and commerce engine that drives the U.S. economy.