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

McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) Stock Is Back on the “Buy” Track

Dec. 5, 2016, 8:48 am EST – McDonald's (MCD) has weathered a difficult 2016. Now, though, fresh ideas are flowing once more than should get MCD stock back on its feet. More 

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Stock Is Still the Envy of the Market

Nov. 28, 2016, 1:44 pm EST – Apple Inc. (AAPL) is still the hippest hardware company in the world, and AAPL stock is well positioned moving into the New Year. More 

Can Apple Inc. (AAPL) Stock Sustain This Relief Rally?

Nov. 23, 2016, 11:34 am EST – Apple Inc. may not be a massive growth story anymore, but AAPL stock still offers a lot as a value investment. More 

Metlife Inc (MET) Is Starting Its Run

Nov. 17, 2016, 2:56 pm EST – Investors are hoping MET stock will get a boost following the election of Donald Trump. More 

Procter & Gamble Co (PG) Offers Growth AND Stability

Nov. 11, 2016, 11:49 am EST – Procter & Gamble has started its new fiscal year with a bang, reaffirming PG stock as a stellar long-term hold. More 

Target Corporation (TGT) Stock Is a Buy Before the Holidays

Nov. 7, 2016, 12:01 pm EST – Target stock is a strong name with a good dividend, but TGT never recovered after rough earnings in the second quarter. More 

This Isn’t Your Father’s Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Stock

Nov. 1, 2016, 9:41 am EST – Satya Nadella has righted the Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) ship that was taking on water under the tutelage of Steve Ballmer. More 

Royal Dutch Shell plc (RDS.A) Stock Is an Absolute Steal Right Now

Oct. 21, 2016, 12:21 pm EST – This major energy producer is well below its buy price, making it an absolute steal considering its dividend and financial health. More 

Valero Energy Corporation (VLO) Stock Is the Perfect Long-Term Choice

Oct. 13, 2016, 10:04 am EST – VLO stock experienced rough times last year, but this presents a perfect buying opportunity, as Valero is making a long-term comeback. More 

The Coca-Cola Co (KO) Stock Is a Long-Term Survivor

Oct. 10, 2016, 12:14 pm EST – KO stock is in the middle of a transition as the company shifts its focus to healthier options. Therefore, Coca-Cola investors need patience to reap long-term rewards. More