Richard Band

Richard Band

Richard Band is the author of Contrary Investing, in addition to numerous investment monographs. He has appeared on financial radio and TV and has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Business Week, Forbes and other leading publications. Richard graduated from Yale University, magna cum laude, and has been a respected investment commentator since 1982.

Recent Articles

Hormel Foods Corporation Is a Strong Buy Thanks to the Tax Plan

Hormel has been around for more than a century, during which time it's learned to grow its business in some of the toughest periods this country has faced. HRL stock has earned the title of dividend king and it is a bargain as the trade war heats up.

Duke Energy Corp Is a Strong Buy That Will Bounce Back

A smart move right now is a contrarian play in strong utilities and Duke stock could be a great choice along those lines.

Microsoft Corporation Stock Can Double Again

The growth story for MSFT stock isn’t stopping anytime soon, as Microsoft is far more than a software company these days.

This Canadian Giant Still Has Room to Grow in the U.S.

This bank’s prospects in Canada aren’t so bad, either.

Afraid Market Volatility? Vanguard Consumer Staples Is Safe and Cheap

As market volatility increases, many investors will gravitate towards consumer staples. Buying the Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF (VDC) now will let you benefit.