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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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Will Proctor & Gamble (PG) Stock Get Lost In Transition?

Jul. 21, 2017, 6:30 am EDT – The iconic Procter & Gamble is feeling the waves Millennials are making in its markets. Venerable PG stock is one for all generations. More 

McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) Stock Continues its Comeback

Jul. 13, 2017, 7:00 am EDT – McDonald's management devised a plan to breathe life back into MCD stock, and so far it looks like those initiatives are actually working. More 

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Stock Is More Than Just the iPhone

Jul. 7, 2017, 12:11 pm EDT – Apple is transitioning to more than just a hardware company, but this has not really hit AAPL stock investors’ radar, yet. More 

Kroger Co (KR) Stock Oozes Value Thanks to Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN)

Jun. 29, 2017, 11:36 am EDT – The largest pure-play grocer in the U.S., Kroger (KR), is facing some new challenges, but that doesn't mean KR stock is any less of a value. More 

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