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 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 

Coca-Cola’s Partnerships Make KO Stock a Solid Long-Term Pick

Jan. 13, 2016, 1:16 pm EDT – Coca-Cola is poised for a comeback in 2016, making KO stock a good value at current prices for long-term investors. More 

A Bitter 2015 Bodes a Sweet 2016 for Hershey (HSY)

Jan. 6, 2016, 2:51 pm EDT – Hershey is transitioning for the long term with a switch to all-natural, higher-end ingredients, which makes HSY stock is a sweet pick. More 

BP: A Smart Contrarian Choice Here

Dec. 30, 2015, 12:03 pm EDT – BP is expanding at a time when rivals are pulling back, making BP stock a wise contrarian choice for the future. More 

It’s the Season of Hope

Dec. 23, 2015, 9:00 am EDT – A modest rise in oil prices along with some momentum in the markets has us looking towards a hopeful 2016 More 

This Is a Solid REIT for the Healthcare Sector

Dec. 23, 2015, 8:06 am EDT – HTA has the MOB sector locked down for good reason. More 

If You’re a Contrarian, Shell Stock Is for You (RDS.B)

Dec. 16, 2015, 2:04 pm EDT – RDS.B is worth a look, as Shell stock offers an impressive dividend while management implements expansion and cost-cutting measures. More 

The Long Trail Back For the Energy Sector

Dec. 11, 2015, 12:06 pm EDT – Kinder Morgan's recent move to cut its dividend signals a start to a long road back for the energy sector More 

Qualcomm: China Woes Make QCOM a Bargain

Dec. 10, 2015, 6:30 am EDT – This leading mobile chipmaker has always known how to pivot, so recent lawsuit won't keep QCOM down. More 

Southern Co (SO), Aqua America (WTR) – Dividend Growth You Can Bank On

Dec. 4, 2015, 6:30 am EDT – Aqua America (WTR) and Southern Company (SO) represent the best opportunities in utilities today. More