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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

Feeling Contrarian? Buy Schlumberger Limited. (SLB) Stock

Mar. 30, 2017, 12:21 pm EDT – It pays to be contrarian in this kind of market, and right now, in the energy patch, there's no better choice than Schlumberger (SLB) stock. More 

Kroger Co (KR) Stock Looks Very Attractive Right Now

Mar. 24, 2017, 6:15 am EDT – People have been ignoring Kroger, but it's a solid company with a dependable dividend, making KR stock worth a look. More 

Roche Holding Ltd. (ADR) (RHHBY) Stock Is Weathering the Healthcare Storm

Mar. 16, 2017, 7:00 am EDT – Roche has plenty of great drugs under its umbrella and RHHBY stock should do well no matter what the government decides to do. More 

Is Realty Income Corp (O) the Best REIT Right Now?

Mar. 9, 2017, 7:00 am EDT – Retail REITs may mostly be a tricky proposition for investors, but O stock is different, making Realty Income a solid buy. More 

Dollar General Corp. (DG) Stock Is the Ripest of the Bargain Bunch

Mar. 3, 2017, 6:05 am EDT – Dollar General (DG) still has its best days to look forward to. Who knows, maybe DG stock could get bought out by Amazon (AMZN). More 

Buy the Kinder Morgan Inc (KMI) Stock Dip and Sit Tight

Feb. 24, 2017, 12:30 pm EDT – While Kinder Morgan (KMI) doesn’t throw off a huge dividend, it does pay you for your patience as KMI stock gets back to full capacity. More 

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (ADR) (TEVA) Is Turning Around

Feb. 17, 2017, 11:21 am EDT – Teva Pharmaceuticals (TEVA) has struggled over the past year, competing with drug industry big dogs. Now, TEVA stock has a chance to shine. More 

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Stock Is Still Finding Growth

Feb. 7, 2017, 7:00 am EDT – Software giant Microsoft has transformed under Nadella's leadership, and it may well be that the best is not behind MSFT stock. More 

Here’s Why Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd (ADR) (TEVA) Is Bullish on 2017

Jan. 25, 2017, 2:06 pm EDT – Teva (TEVA) has had a tough 2016, but things are looking up for TEVA stock this year as the worst seems to be over. More 

Buy the Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF (VDC) as the Economy Stabilizes

Jan. 20, 2017, 6:09 am EDT – Left out of the Trump Rally, this ETF is primed for a big year, or three, as consumer spending makes up the bulk of the U.S. GDP and continues rising. More