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

The Prettiest Economic Picture Told In This One Chart

Apr. 24, 2014, 9:14 am EDT – The long-term Treasury ETF (TLT) tells an interesting tale for investors through this graph. Take a look for a harbinger of what may come in the markets for the rest of 2014. More 

Our Only Gripe? We Need More Bargain Stocks!

Apr. 16, 2014, 9:57 am EDT – Markets received a very nice pop on Tuesday on some solid earnings reports. It's hard to complain, but what I could use are more bargain stocks, like this one. More 

2 Hedging Strategies You Need to Protect Your Portfolio

Apr. 8, 2014, 11:15 am EDT – A few recent down days may have traders spooked, but what about the bull market of the past five years? Learn how to protect your gains with a hedging strategy. More 

Investors Dumping the Junk Is a Great Sign

Apr. 2, 2014, 12:00 pm EDT – Some big name stocks that have seen their stock prices rise are suddenly falling, and I find that good news for investors. Find out why here... More 

What’s Next After Yellen’s “Rookie” Moment of Clarity?

Mar. 24, 2014, 8:00 am EDT – Traders sold off after the Fed meeting. Too bad for them, because only one significant item came out of Yellen's remarks, and it wasn't exactly a surprise. More 

Wall Street’s New Hottie is… Microsoft?

Mar. 19, 2014, 4:09 pm EDT – Microsoft is riding high on the news it may offer a Windows version for Apple iPads. MSFT is the newest "hottie" on Wall Street! More 

Markets Fell Hard…But Look at the Bright Side

Mar. 14, 2014, 9:58 am EDT – The markets took a beating on Thursday, and are mixed early Friday. All is not lost, and here are some bright spots for investors to focus in on More 

Warning Signs Flash Even as Mr. Bull Celebrates a Birthday

Mar. 12, 2014, 10:40 am EDT – The market celebrated a 5-year anniversary rally earlier this week, however I see some signs that the rally may not last to the next birthday. Here's why.. More 

QCOM Stock Hits New Highs—But Is It a Buy?

Mar. 11, 2014, 2:02 pm EDT – Qualcomm is known for farsighted, investor-friendly management, extensive R&D and rock-solid finances. But is QCOM stock a buy at current levels? More 

1 Stock to Buy While Waiting for S&P 1900

Mar. 7, 2014, 3:01 pm EDT – The market is now within sight of a milestone S&P 500 1900, and while waiting to break through, check out Baxter as a stock to buy for your portfolio More