Investing Commentary

Cabot Wealth Advisory

Using Every Resource in Growth Investing

It’s my belief that anyone who makes an investment decision based solely on any single factor—chart patterns, earnings trends, great stories, a CEO’s history or a recommendation from a talking head on cable TV—is probably going to lose money. Personally, I like to use what I call the SNaC approach.

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The Bull in the Long Run

The last couple of days haven’t been pleasant. But the long-term trend of the market is up.

Have Interest Rates Finally Bottomed?

Have the Energy Stocks Bottomed?

I write about market's bottom-building because I continue to field questions surrounding energy stocks.


Results of Our Survey

Last week I ran a quiz here, which was designed to give me a better picture of exactly who you are.

Taking Charge of Your Own Portfolio

Nobody will look out for your best interests better than you.

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Cabot Weekly Review

Stock Picker's Market | Cabot Weekly Review

In this week's stock market video, Cabot’s V.P. of Investments, Mike Cintolo, details the market's recent selloff—the second time this year that the market has been unable to break free of the choppy and challenging environment. Because of some abnormal selling in certain key groups, Mike advises taking a step or two closer to shore, but maintains that it's a stock picker's market.

Cabot Chart School

Managing Your Portfolio for Maximum Profits

In this third of three videos in Cabot's stock chart school series, “How to Invest in Growth Stocks,” Cabot Market Letter editor Mike Cintolo takes you through portfolio management -- a skill that most people don't really develop and which leads to them getting sub-par returns. He discusses the concept of portfolio management in general, as well as looking at some specific trades Cabot has made in the past.

Editor's Center

The Fed Chairwoman emphasized once again that the Fed won’t raise rates until the data demands it, which it doesn’t yet.

more from Chloe Lutts Jensen »

I don’t know the direction the stock market will take, so I'll adhere to Ben Graham’s sage advice: Invest ultra conservatively when valuations are high.

more from J. Royden Ward »

We’ll be watching to see whether Wednesday's low acts as resistance—the market’s M.O. in recent months has been to bounce back from such selling waves within a few days.

more from Michael Cintolo »

We have noticed a confluence of factors that may have lasting positive consequences for emerging market ADRs, especially Chinese stocks.

more from Paul Goodwin »

The VIX is once again getting to a depressed level that may set up for a great risk/reward opportunity for a put purchase on the market.

more from Jacob Mintz »

In last week's ETF letter, I said it felt like the market elevator was going up and up without end. Now it feels like the elevator is finally resting at the 18th floor. (That is, with the S&P hovering around 1,800.)

more from Robin Carpenter »

I think the multi-month correction has been completed, the weak hands are now out of the market, and the bulls will now push the best stocks higher.

more from Timothy Lutts »