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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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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 

McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) Finds a New Growth Opportunity

Aug. 5, 2016, 2:34 pm EDT – MCD has the unique opportunity to learn quite a bit about its customers, now that McDonald's restaurant locations are "gyms" for Pokemon Go. More 

Wells Fargo & Co (WFC): Wells Fargo Is a Safe Play

Jul. 29, 2016, 1:22 pm EDT – Wells Fargo has come a long way since loaning money to gold prospectors the Wild West. Here's why WFC stock survived and will continue. More 

Berkshire Hathaway Inc.: Get In BRK.B Stock When Things Get Rough

Jul. 25, 2016, 12:42 pm EDT – Warren Buffett doesn't just buy shares of companies, he buys companies. And BRK.B stock is an attractive safe haven for institutional money. More 

Target Corporation: TGT Stock Is a Great Contrarian Play

Jul. 18, 2016, 10:02 am EDT – Target has struggled this year, but restructuring and plans to expand online sales and grocery options could be just what TGT stock needs. More 

Walt Disney Co (DIS) Has a Lot More Magic in Store

Jul. 11, 2016, 12:11 pm EDT – Walt Disney Co (DIS), a major content and entertainment company with a strong history and bright future, is a bargain here. More 

General Electric Company: Massive Restructuring Paying off for GE Stock Holders

Jul. 1, 2016, 10:56 am EDT – SIFI companies have stringent reserve requirements, but the U.S. Treasury Department just lifted its SIFI designation on General Electric (GE) stock. More 

Comcast Corporation: CMCSA Stock Is Going for Gold

Jun. 23, 2016, 10:23 am EDT – Comcast is looking to add some serious value to the franchise with its new X1 platform. This is good news for CMCSA stock in the days ahead. More 

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (ADR): TEVA Is Looking for Growth In All the Right Places

Jun. 15, 2016, 11:46 am EDT – Teva Pharmaceutical (TEVA) is on its way to becoming a major player in the pharma space, which is good news for TEVA stock. More 

Metlife Inc: MET’s Loss Is Our Gain

Jun. 8, 2016, 10:36 am EDT – Metlife (MET), the largest insurer in the U.S., may have been having a tough year, but the future is bright. More