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

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 

Markets Are Set for Midterm Classic

Feb. 14, 2014, 11:58 am EST – More and more evidence suggests that investors are in a classic mid-term election market cycle, with ups and downs all year. Stay cautious for the short term. More 

“The Snake” Chart Should Put Investors on High Alert

Feb. 12, 2014, 12:14 pm EST – Janet Yellen made her first remarks to Congress on Tuesday, and all was well. But my "Snake" chart suggests caution is needed right now. Let's take a look More 

From Top to Bottom: No Sign Yet of a Dangerous Bear

Feb. 7, 2014, 1:52 pm EST – Despite the recent pullbacks and some disconcerting earnings news, markets don't appear to be in danger of slipping into dangerous bear territory yet More 

4 Stocks to Buy as the Pipedream Blows Up

Feb. 5, 2014, 10:45 am EST – Markets have taken a beating over the past month, however while the damage is being done there are some bargain stocks out there for the taking, like these four More 

“Tapering” Economic Growth Will Be 2014′s Story Line

Jan. 31, 2014, 9:34 am EST – Look towards defensive stocks for 2014 as a hedge against pullbacks, as I believe 2014 will look quite different than 2013 More 

2 Stocks to Pick Up After a Predictable Pause

Jan. 24, 2014, 10:43 am EST – There is no reason to get rattled in the face of the market pullback; instead, focus on buying stocks at reasonable prices, such as PG and MCD. More