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

5 Stocks to Buy Until the Groundwork for a Rally Is Completed

Sep. 22, 2015, 2:00 pm EST – Despite good economic news over the past few weeks, stock are still lagging. These 5 stocks are good bets for now. More 

T Stock: Buy AT&T for These 2 Big Things Going for It

Sep. 17, 2015, 11:11 am EST – As the Chinese saying goes, the two greatest gifts you can give your children are roots and wings, and AT&T is a good long-term bet for it's two gifts. More 

WMT: Walmart Stock Is a Solid Value Play

Sep. 11, 2015, 7:00 am EST – With great fundamentals and an improving web presence, WMT is shaping up for a strong finish to 2015. More 

Ventas (VTR): How to Play a Mega-Trend for Big Total Returns

Sep. 4, 2015, 11:06 am EST – Healthcare REIT Ventas (VTR) is already preparing for the next decade. Buy this value while it's still a value. More 

Qualcomm a Long-Term Dividend Bargain at Current Levels (QCOM)

Aug. 26, 2015, 8:38 am EST – QCOM is a great value play for long-term investors here, and the dividend on Qualcomm stock looks even better. More 

Royal Dutch Shell: An Oil Stock Worth the Trouble (RDS.A)

Aug. 24, 2015, 11:07 am EST – Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A) leads the pack of energy and oil stocks to buy before prices begin to rebound. Here's why. More 

The Outlook for MLPs Is a Little More Encouraging

Aug. 12, 2015, 12:06 pm EST – Energy stocks and MLPs finally showed a little resilience last week -- a sign that maybe, just maybe, the pain will be over soon. More 

Substitute One Dividend Staple for Another (MDLZ, PG)

Aug. 5, 2015, 10:18 am EST – Mondelez (MDLZ) has served investors well for a few years, but it's time to put this overpriced consumer staples stock back on the shelf. More 

Microsoft (MSFT) Looks to the Past for the Right Moves

Jul. 29, 2015, 10:51 am EST – Microsoft is making all the right moves. Now, it's time to see if they'll pay off for MSFT stock holders. More 

Coca-Cola (KO) Is OK … And That’s Just Fine

Jul. 24, 2015, 9:15 am EST – Coca-Cola (KO) isn't setting any records, but given its international exposure, it's doing well enough -- and that's enough reason to keep KO stock. More