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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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Royal Dutch Shell plc (RDS.A) Stock Is an Absolute Steal Right Now

Oct. 21, 2016, 12:21 pm EDT – This major energy producer is well below its buy price, making it an absolute steal considering its dividend and financial health. More 

Valero Energy Corporation (VLO) Stock Is the Perfect Long-Term Choice

Oct. 13, 2016, 10:04 am EDT – VLO stock experienced rough times last year, but this presents a perfect buying opportunity, as Valero is making a long-term comeback. More 

The Coca-Cola Co (KO) Stock Is a Long-Term Survivor

Oct. 10, 2016, 12:14 pm EDT – KO stock is in the middle of a transition as the company shifts its focus to healthier options. Therefore, Coca-Cola investors need patience to reap long-term rewards. More 

Wells Fargo & Co Is STILL a Great Long-Term Choice (WFC)

Sep. 29, 2016, 10:08 am EDT – Although storm clouds have gathered around Wells Fargo (WFC), it's time to assess risks and opportunities, and WFC stock is a great long-term choice. More 

AbbVie Inc (ABBV) Has More Blockbusters on the Horizon

Sep. 22, 2016, 12:45 pm EDT – AbbVie (ABBV) isn't just resting on the success of Humira; this major pharmaceutical firm is building for a long, strong future. More 

Target Corporation (TGT) May Be Down, But It’s Far From Out

Sep. 16, 2016, 12:18 pm EDT – Don't count Target stock (TGT) out just yet; the big box retailer still has plenty going for it in the long-term. More 

Carnival Corp (CCL) Can Guide You to Market-Beating Returns

Sep. 8, 2016, 12:03 pm EDT – Carnival (CCL) is doing what it needs to succeed as a market leading cruise line. As such, CCL stock is at bargain-bin prices right now. More 

Enterprise Product Partners L.P. (EPD) Is Finally Making a Comeback

Sep. 6, 2016, 11:05 am EDT – Despite some rough times in its recent history, Enterprise Product Partners (EPD) is well positioned for what's to come. More 

Walt Disney Co (DIS) Is a Well-Positioned Bargain

Aug. 29, 2016, 10:20 am EDT – Disney stock (DIS) is currently trading at a discount, and it has strong long-term potential brought on by its diversification. More 

VYM: Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF Is an Income Hunter’s Dream

Aug. 12, 2016, 6:00 am EDT – The Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF (VYM) is a great pick for those who are seeking consistent sources of income. More