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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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Buy Valero Energy Corporation (VLO) Stock for Its Dividend and Wait

Jun. 2, 2017, 10:35 am EDT – Valero (VLO) has taken it on the chin, but the energy patch is perking up. Now VLO stock should be a solid bet for the long term. More 

Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Is Set to Disrupt the Pharmaceutical Industry

May. 25, 2017, 12:05 pm EDT – Amazon (AMZN) has a history of disrupting major industries experiencing a paradigm shift, and this time AMZN is taking on pharmaceuticals. More 

AbbVie Inc (ABBV) Stock STILL Has Much More Room to Run Higher

May. 18, 2017, 2:10 pm EDT – ABBV stock has a lot more long-term oomph when you consider its current pipeline. Here's why investors shouldn't overlook AbbVie. More 

Vanguard Health Care ETF (VHT): A Healthy Long-Term Investment

May. 17, 2017, 11:16 am EDT – The Vanguard Health Care ETF (VHT) is a shining example of why the Vanguard fund family is so popular. More 

Buy the Overblown Dip in Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD) Stock

May. 5, 2017, 11:04 am EDT – Don't buy into the hype that Canadian banks like Toronto-Dominion (TD) are in trouble. This is a rare opportunity to buy into TD stock at a huge discount. More 

McDonald’s Corporation’s (MCD) Golden Arches Shine a Little Brighter

Apr. 28, 2017, 12:33 pm EDT – McDonald's Corporation (MCD) has always been an innovator, and it's back to its old tricks. This surge in MCD stock is no mirage. More 

Why Hormel Foods Corp (HRL) Stock Is a Better Buy Than The Coca-Cola Co (KO)

Apr. 21, 2017, 7:00 am EDT – Hormel is in it to win it over the long term, and HRL stock has successfully pivoted despite numerous headwinds over the years. More 

NextEra Energy Inc (NEE) Is the Best Utility Secret Out There

Apr. 13, 2017, 9:10 am EDT – NextEra Energy (NEE) is a regulated utility, so it's far from exciting ... but it does stand apart from other utilities in a significant way. More 

Count on Procter & Gamble Co (PG) Stock’s Consistency

Apr. 7, 2017, 11:17 am EDT – Procter & Gamble has been a regular asset to PG stock owners for almost 180 years, and is still going strong. More 

Feeling Contrarian? Buy Schlumberger Limited. (SLB) Stock

Mar. 30, 2017, 12:21 pm EDT – It pays to be contrarian in this kind of market, and right now, in the energy patch, there's no better choice than Schlumberger (SLB) stock. More