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The One Thing You Can Do that Warren Buffett Can’t

Everybody (including me) loves Warren Buffett. He’s rich. He’s a major philanthropist who actively exhorts other rich people to give away their money. And he looks like an ideal grandfather ought to look: gray, smiling and enjoying life. But I do think Warren Buffett has a little bit of a regret, and it’s this ...

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2 Strategies to Find Leading Value Stocks

The two strategies that I use to find consistent winning stocks involve evaluating sales and book value. I prefer sales and book value rather than earnings, because earnings fluctuate wildly and are often engineered, using an endless system of “adjustments.” Valuations based on sales or book values are more reliable when assessing the past, present and future prospects for companies.

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Are You a Growth or Value Stock Investor?

I was at a cocktail party recently, and a friend who’s a hotel manager asked what stocks I was recommending now. In return, I asked, “What kind do you want—big and undervalued, that will appreciate in the long term, or smaller and faster-growing, that are likely to bring you more action, and more risk, now?” He chose the former, bigger and slower with low risk, so I suggested these two stocks.

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Want Gold? Think Silver!

Gold is hot right now, that’s for sure. It’s in the headlines and has been contributing to beautiful stock charts since the beginning of the year, which is nice for the diehards who have been predicting its resurgence for years (through gritted teeth). Suddenly, everyone wants to invest in gold. But there’s an even bigger opportunity in silver.

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Three Growth Stocks in the Strongest Sector

Construction stocks, especially those tied to infrastructure (whether it’s residential, commercial or municipal), have been thriving since the market put in its early February low. Here are three names I like the most.

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Cabot Weekly Review

Bullish View for the Major Indexes | Cabot Weekly Review

In this week’s Stock Market Video, Cabot Growth Investor and Cabot Top Ten Trader Chief Analyst Mike Cintolo talks about the market's recent hesitation near its old highs, and how there could easily be more of a pullback in the short-term. But nothing has changed his intermediate- to longer-term bullish view for the major indexes, though he's beginning to see some rotation out of the recently strong stocks into other areas.

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.

Stock Picks

Mattel

Turnaround situations can be a great place to find relatively low risk, high paying dividend stocks—and they’re usually a great value to boot.

Corrections Corp. of America

This REIT has paid dividends since 2012 and increased the dividend in each of the past three years.

Philip Morris

This non-cyclical consumer stock offers consistency and high dividends.

Cabot Wealth Advisory

The One Thing You Can Do that Warren Buffett Can’t

By Paul Goodwin on April 28, 2016

Everybody (including me) loves Warren Buffett. He’s rich. He’s a major philanthropist who actively exhorts other rich people to give away their money. And he looks like an ideal grandfather ought to look: gray, smiling and enjoying life. But I do think Warren Buffett has a little bit of a regret, and it’s this ...Read More >

2 Strategies to Find Leading Value Stocks

By J. Royden Ward on April 26, 2016

The two strategies that I use to find consistent winning stocks involve evaluating sales and book value. I prefer sales and book value rather than earnings, because earnings fluctuate wildly and are often engineered, using an endless system of “adjustments.” Valuations based on sales or book values are more reliable when assessing the past, present and future prospects for companies.Read More >

Are You a Growth or Value Stock Investor?

By Timothy Lutts on April 25, 2016

I was at a cocktail party recently, and a friend who’s a hotel manager asked what stocks I was recommending now. In return, I asked, “What kind do you want—big and undervalued, that will appreciate in the long term, or smaller and faster-growing, that are likely to bring you more action, and more risk, now?” He chose the former, bigger and slower with low risk, so I suggested these two stocks. Read More >