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

Buying Into High Barrier-to-Entry Utility Companies

May. 21, 2012, 7:00 am EST – Utilities are still one of the best ways to play the market, as it is a high barrier to entry industry. Take advantage of the sector with this ETF play. More 

Income Investors Beware: This Asset Class Is a Guaranteed Loser

May. 10, 2012, 12:23 pm EST – Interest rate risk on recent 10-year U.S. Treasury bond auctions are dangerous to your portfolio, as increases in the rates can wipe out gains quickly. More 

Keep an Eye on the Quarterly Earnings Con Job

May. 8, 2012, 9:00 am EST – Earnings sstimates are provided to stock analysts from the companies themselves, setting up the usual round of earnings "beats" not always what they seem. More 

Consider Vanguard’s Wellington Fund

Apr. 17, 2012, 6:30 am EST – Vanguard's Wellington Fund is an historical mutual fund winner boasting strong returns, a low expense ratio, and a solid portfolio profile of stocks and bonds. More 

Is the Economic Good News a Warning?

Apr. 16, 2012, 2:00 pm EST – So many of the economic indicators experts rely on show incremental gains that make investors happy, but are those gains really warning signs? More 

Top 10 Common Stocks You Want to Own

Mar. 15, 2012, 12:10 pm EST – Our research indicates that these 10 stocks are great buys right now with upside across the board. More 

My Chat With Putin’s Ex-Economic Adviser

Mar. 6, 2012, 6:00 am EST – Speaking with Andrei Illarionov was one of the highlights of a recent Cato Summit. More 

Ron Paul’s Vision of a Federal Republic

Feb. 22, 2012, 12:44 pm EST – Ron Paul is the only 2012 presidential candidate who offers a platform of Federal Republic thinking that includes a strict interpretation of the Constitution. More 

10 Stocks to Make You Green With Profits

Feb. 17, 2012, 7:15 am EST – A list of 10 stocks whose charts signal a buying opportunity you won't want to miss. More 

Top 10 Stocks to Buy for February

Jan. 18, 2012, 8:30 am EST – From Boeing to Kimberly-Clark, here are some prime plays -- including the case for why each one is a buy. More