Richard Young
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Editor, Intelligence Report

Richard (Dick) Young is the editor of Intelligence Report, a conservative investment advisory service with a simple focus: diversification and patience built on a foundation of value and compound interest.

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Recent Articles

5 Stocks to Buy That Can Weather a Storm

Nov. 7, 2014, 6:00 am EST – Count on these five stocks despite the geopolitical tensions, fiscal uncertainty, winter stage of the economic cycle and slow economic momentum. More 

3 Shining Precious Metals ETF Picks

Mar. 6, 2014, 1:39 pm EST – Precious metals are an excellent form of portfolio insurance, and these three precious metals ETFs make it easy for any investor to get started. More 

Wellington and Wellesley Offer Sound Retirement Advice

Nov. 21, 2013, 10:23 am EST – I've invested in these two plans over the years, and data suggests they provide great lessons for retirement planning More 

Cycles and Investment Success Take Time to Develop

Nov. 20, 2013, 4:00 pm EST – The anniversary of the 2008-2009 bear market is upon us, and investment advisors will begin to tout huge returns with those years gone. Don't buy the hype More 

VYM – Buy This ETF For a Dividend Core in Your Portfolio

Nov. 14, 2013, 8:00 am EST – The benefits of investing in dividend stocks are well known and widely accepted, yet not enough investors own them. Buy this ETF for your dividend core More 

5 Stocks to Unload Before the Bubble Bursts

Nov. 13, 2013, 2:00 pm EST – The market is headed for some problems, and savvy investors will look to unload their frothy stock holdings, including these 5 that have had a great run More 

Top Ten Stocks Countdown in Our Portfolio

Oct. 25, 2013, 7:00 am EST – Our Top Ten common stock holding are a mix of industry segments and business models. Our No. 1 stock is 3M, but take a look at our other nine for investment advice More 

2 Swedish ETFs to Bypass the Government Freeze

Oct. 14, 2013, 3:56 pm EST – In Nordic countries, taxes and corruption are low while business competitiveness is high. Swedish ETFs are my pick for a steady-eddy investment in the space. More 

Tracking the FedEx/UPS Slowdown Should Scare Investors

Oct. 31, 2012, 11:00 am EST – Federal Express and UPS are under intense competition from Amazon, and the entire transportation sector is hurting. More 

The Most Dangerous Financial Landscape in Decades

Oct. 6, 2012, 10:00 am EST – All signals on our economic charts are flashing red for danger, and this is now the most dangerous economy in decades and a total mess. Obama is failing. More