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

Comcast Corporation: CMCSA Stock Is Going for Gold

Jun. 23, 2016, 10:23 am EDT – Comcast is looking to add some serious value to the franchise with its new X1 platform. This is good news for CMCSA stock in the days ahead. More 

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (ADR): TEVA Is Looking for Growth In All the Right Places

Jun. 15, 2016, 11:46 am EDT – Teva Pharmaceutical (TEVA) is on its way to becoming a major player in the pharma space, which is good news for TEVA stock. More 

Metlife Inc: MET’s Loss Is Our Gain

Jun. 8, 2016, 10:36 am EDT – Metlife (MET), the largest insurer in the U.S., may have been having a tough year, but the future is bright. More 

Procter & Gamble Co (PG): This Consumer Staples Titan Is Unstoppable

Jun. 2, 2016, 6:45 am EDT – Procter & Gamble (PG) stock isn't a stock that you should want to take off. It's a steady grower that will not disappoint over the long-term. More 

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.: WMT Stock Beats the Retail Beating

May. 25, 2016, 11:50 am EDT – Big box retailers have been coming in with bad news, but Walmart stock has weathered the storm. Therefore, WMT is a bargain buy right now. More 

Microsoft Corporation: Don’t Worry, MSFT Still Has Long-Term Muscle

May. 18, 2016, 12:11 pm EDT – Although MSFT has seen some turbulence lately, it's at a good price and there's a strong plan to back Microsoft stock up. More 

Is Apple Inc.’s (AAPL) Fall a Bad Thing?

May. 13, 2016, 6:45 am EDT – Apple (AAPL) stock may be down, but there are some things that suggest the worst may be over for Apple. More 

Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM): There’s Only Darkness at the End of the Tunnel

May. 5, 2016, 10:00 am EDT – There's little doubt that Exxon Mobil (XOM) will be around another several decades, but its transformation from its current shape may well be underway. More 

United Technologies Corporation (UTX): Ignore Bumpy 2015, This Stock Is on the Rise

Apr. 29, 2016, 7:00 am EDT – United Technologies hit a few bumps in the road last year, but it has recovered: increasing popularity of its top-notch engine technology and the inevitable rise of military spending point to a high-flying 2016 for UTX stock. More 

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ): The Dividend King of Kings

Apr. 22, 2016, 11:16 am EDT – Reliable for more than 50 years, Johnson & Johnson is a dividend king. And given its recent Q1 earnings beat and increased guidance for the year, it's bound to stay on the throne for a long time. More