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

Markets Are Set for Midterm Classic

Feb. 14, 2014, 11:58 am EST – 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 EST – 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 

From Top to Bottom: No Sign Yet of a Dangerous Bear

Feb. 7, 2014, 1:52 pm EST – Despite the recent pullbacks and some disconcerting earnings news, markets don't appear to be in danger of slipping into dangerous bear territory yet More 

4 Stocks to Buy as the Pipedream Blows Up

Feb. 5, 2014, 10:45 am EST – Markets have taken a beating over the past month, however while the damage is being done there are some bargain stocks out there for the taking, like these four More 

“Tapering” Economic Growth Will Be 2014′s Story Line

Jan. 31, 2014, 9:34 am EST – Look towards defensive stocks for 2014 as a hedge against pullbacks, as I believe 2014 will look quite different than 2013 More 

2 Stocks to Pick Up After a Predictable Pause

Jan. 24, 2014, 10:43 am EST – There is no reason to get rattled in the face of the market pullback; instead, focus on buying stocks at reasonable prices, such as PG and MCD. More 

Why Have Bond Yields Stop Rising? A Mystery It’s Not

Jan. 22, 2014, 11:08 am EST – Investors are asking why long bond yields are below 3%, and the answer is clear: economic growth momentum has peaked for now. Here's what to do while you wait More 

KMI – Rich Kinder’s Call Stirs Up Kinder Morgan

Jan. 17, 2014, 9:23 am EST – Rich Kinder's quarterly conference call was anything but mundane. Find out what Kinder is concerned about...and what he can do for investors. More 

The Market Knows (What the Talkers Don’t)

Jan. 10, 2014, 2:30 pm EST – I expect a correction, not a crash in the markets during 2014 as the froth comes out of stocks that have soared too much, while others that fell come back More 

2 REITs Worth Considering for 2014: WPC, VNQ

Jan. 8, 2014, 2:39 pm EST – Investors shouldn't expect another double-digit year in the markets as a whole, but you can still find yield. I like these 2 REITs for my portfolio... More