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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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Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Stock Is Keeping Its Head in the Cloud

Jun. 22, 2017, 9:44 am EDT – Microsoft's divisions are all pulling in the same direction, and that's great news for MSFT stock holders. More 

Valero Energy Corporation (VLO) Stock Is a Refined Energy Choice

Jun. 16, 2017, 11:23 am EDT – Most investors aren't looking too closely at Valero Energy (VLO), one of the biggest oil refiners in the world, but they should be. More 

Buy Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF (VYM) When Fears Run High

Jun. 8, 2017, 7:04 am EDT – The Vanguard High Dividend ETF (VYM) is a one-stop shop for dividend stocks of every stripe. If anything happens to the markets, you need VYM in your corner. More 

Buy Valero Energy Corporation (VLO) Stock for Its Dividend and Wait

Jun. 2, 2017, 10:35 am EDT – Valero (VLO) has taken it on the chin, but the energy patch is perking up. Now VLO stock should be a solid bet for the long term. More 

Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Is Set to Disrupt the Pharmaceutical Industry

May. 25, 2017, 12:05 pm EDT – Amazon (AMZN) has a history of disrupting major industries experiencing a paradigm shift, and this time AMZN is taking on pharmaceuticals. More 

AbbVie Inc (ABBV) Stock STILL Has Much More Room to Run Higher

May. 18, 2017, 2:10 pm EDT – ABBV stock has a lot more long-term oomph when you consider its current pipeline. Here's why investors shouldn't overlook AbbVie. More 

Vanguard Health Care ETF (VHT): A Healthy Long-Term Investment

May. 17, 2017, 11:16 am EDT – The Vanguard Health Care ETF (VHT) is a shining example of why the Vanguard fund family is so popular. More 

Buy the Overblown Dip in Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD) Stock

May. 5, 2017, 11:04 am EDT – Don't buy into the hype that Canadian banks like Toronto-Dominion (TD) are in trouble. This is a rare opportunity to buy into TD stock at a huge discount. More 

McDonald’s Corporation’s (MCD) Golden Arches Shine a Little Brighter

Apr. 28, 2017, 12:33 pm EDT – McDonald's Corporation (MCD) has always been an innovator, and it's back to its old tricks. This surge in MCD stock is no mirage. More 

Why Hormel Foods Corp (HRL) Stock Is a Better Buy Than The Coca-Cola Co (KO)

Apr. 21, 2017, 7:00 am EDT – Hormel is in it to win it over the long term, and HRL stock has successfully pivoted despite numerous headwinds over the years. More