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

Wall Street’s New Hottie is… Microsoft?

Mar. 19, 2014, 4:09 pm EST – 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 EST – 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 EST – 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 EST – 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 EST – 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 

The Global Panic is Reversed, and Stocks Roar Ahead

Mar. 5, 2014, 10:02 am EST – Investors who reacted to Monday's headlines and went to the sidelines were sorry on Tuesday as the market, and these 3 stocks, continued heading higher More 

3 Water Utility Stocks for Investors to Drink Up

Mar. 3, 2014, 1:20 pm EST – Think water utility stocks are boring? Well, think again, because these rock-solid dividend payers can help to keep your retirement afloat. More 

2 Reasons Not to Be Ticked About Kinder Morgan’s Bad Press

Feb. 25, 2014, 3:55 pm EST – Kinder Morgan was pilloried in a Barron's article, but I'm not overly worried. I've got two good reasons for my composure. More 

Value Investing Is in Style Again!

Feb. 21, 2014, 10:39 am EST – Investors who have had the patience to hold on to stocks with solid earnings-value investing at its finest-are being rewarded with gains. Keep up the faith! More 

Mr. Market Won’t Be Rushed Into a Fall

Feb. 19, 2014, 12:26 pm EST – There are still many market measures that suggest a big correction isn't in the cards quite yet, and Mr. Market won't be rushed into falling down More