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

WM Stock: Waste Management, Inc. Is Definitely Far From Garbage

Mar. 16, 2016, 1:30 pm EDT – In a market like this one, the solid, dependable returns of Waste Management stock make WM a sweet-smelling pick. More 

AbbVie Inc (ABBV) Is About to Steamroll the Competition

Mar. 10, 2016, 12:35 pm EDT – Good news for AbbVie (ABBV) shareholders: The pharmaceutical company just entered the Hepatitis C. market, while reinforcing its position in the psoriasis area. Given ABBV's knack for churning out blockbusters, these new additions are likely to be hits. More 

Apple Inc. – Apple Stock (AAPL) Springs Forward Despite Criticism

Mar. 3, 2016, 6:00 am EDT – Pundits have pointed out glaring weaknesses in Apple stock for some time now, but as a company, Apple Inc. is far from out of exciting ideas. More 

Intel Corporation (INTC) Stock: The Perfect Pick for the Future of Tech

Feb. 29, 2016, 11:58 am EDT – Intel Corporation (INTC) isn't just paying lip service to the future; it's a big part of building it. This makes INTC stock a phenomenal pick in today's volatile market. More 

The Smart Way to Go for Growth: VIGRX

Feb. 19, 2016, 6:15 am EDT – This open-end fund has quite a long-term record because it banks on great companies. More 

Exxon Mobil Corporation: Can XOM Stock Keep Its Dividend Safe?

Feb. 11, 2016, 2:33 pm EDT – The oil giant is taking a beating, but luckily for investors, XOM stock is better situated than many of its peers. More 

Microsoft Corporation Reports a Lot of Good News (MSFT)

Feb. 3, 2016, 2:05 pm EDT – MSFT is looking strong for 2016. Here's a breakdown of its most recent earnings report, and its prospects moving forward. More 

PG Stock Is on the Comeback Trail

Jan. 27, 2016, 1:04 pm EDT – Procter & Gamble has made the turn, and 2016 should be a good year for PG stock. More 

Walmart Stock Is Still a Buy Despite Global Turmoil (WMT)

Jan. 25, 2016, 11:35 am EDT – Despite the broad market selloff and bleak short-term picture, Walmart stock is still a solid bet. More 

The Market’s Spectacular Bungee Jump

Jan. 18, 2016, 12:07 pm EDT – It's been a rough ride for the S&P 500 do far this year. Here's what to expect and how to invest on the news More