Richard Band
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Editor, Profitable Investing

Richard Band is editor of Profitable Investing, a value-oriented advisory service designed to help long-term investors achieve their growth and income goals safely and systematically. Richard's straightforward style and low-risk "value" approach to wealth building have won nine awards in the "Best Financial Advisory" category from the Specialized Information Publishers Foundation (formerly the Newsletter and Electronic Publishers Foundation).

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Recent Articles

Warning Signs Flash Even as Mr. Bull Celebrates a Birthday

Mar. 12, 2014, 10:40 am EDT – The market celebrated a 5-year anniversary rally earlier this week, however I see some signs that the rally may not last to the next birthday. Here's why.. More 

QCOM Stock Hits New Highs—But Is It a Buy?

Mar. 11, 2014, 2:02 pm EDT – Qualcomm is known for farsighted, investor-friendly management, extensive R&D and rock-solid finances. But is QCOM stock a buy at current levels? More 

1 Stock to Buy While Waiting for S&P 1900

Mar. 7, 2014, 3:01 pm EDT – The market is now within sight of a milestone S&P 500 1900, and while waiting to break through, check out Baxter as a stock to buy for your portfolio More 

The Global Panic is Reversed, and Stocks Roar Ahead

Mar. 5, 2014, 10:02 am EDT – Investors who reacted to Monday's headlines and went to the sidelines were sorry on Tuesday as the market, and these 3 stocks, continued heading higher More 

3 Water Utility Stocks for Investors to Drink Up

Mar. 3, 2014, 1:20 pm EDT – Think water utility stocks are boring? Well, think again, because these rock-solid dividend payers can help to keep your retirement afloat. More 

2 Reasons Not to Be Ticked About Kinder Morgan’s Bad Press

Feb. 25, 2014, 3:55 pm EDT – Kinder Morgan was pilloried in a Barron's article, but I'm not overly worried. I've got two good reasons for my composure. More 

Value Investing Is in Style Again!

Feb. 21, 2014, 10:39 am EDT – Investors who have had the patience to hold on to stocks with solid earnings-value investing at its finest-are being rewarded with gains. Keep up the faith! More 

Mr. Market Won’t Be Rushed Into a Fall

Feb. 19, 2014, 12:26 pm EDT – There are still many market measures that suggest a big correction isn't in the cards quite yet, and Mr. Market won't be rushed into falling down More 

Markets Are Set for Midterm Classic

Feb. 14, 2014, 11:58 am EDT – More and more evidence suggests that investors are in a classic mid-term election market cycle, with ups and downs all year. Stay cautious for the short term. More 

“The Snake” Chart Should Put Investors on High Alert

Feb. 12, 2014, 12:14 pm EDT – Janet Yellen made her first remarks to Congress on Tuesday, and all was well. But my "Snake" chart suggests caution is needed right now. Let's take a look More