Investing Commentary

Cabot Wealth Advisory

The Comfort of Common Goals

I don’t have any historical data, but I know that the practice of senior corporate executives getting part of their compensation in company stock has been around for a long time. Compensation in stock is a win/win on every imaginable level, but the biggest bonus, at least from the point of view of stock investors, is that the practice aligns the executive’s interests with those of the investor.


Stocks You Want to Own in this Market

Weeks like this in the stock market tend to make us want to throw up our hands and head for the safety of cash.

cabot market letter

Happy Anniversary to Cabot Market Letter

This month, we celebrate 44 years of publishing our flagship publication, Cabot Market Letter.


A Tale of Two Cities

Continuing the story of my recent road trip from Salem, I focus on two cities, Wilmington and Cary.


How Cabot's Market Timing Works

If you've been listening to our warnings about risk control over the past month, you were probably able to minimize the damage.

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Cabot Weekly Review

Overview of the Market | Cabot Weekly Review

In this week’s Stock Market Video, Mike Cintolo splits his discussion into two areas—the short-term view (Mike thinks we could bounce for a while), and the intermediate-term view (where Mike says the trend remains firmly down). He also dives into a couple of scenarios for the market in the weeks ahead.

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

While the market action has been abysmal, much of our Dividend Investor portfolio has held up quite well, with some positions even benefitting from the “flight to quality” effect.

more from Chloe Lutts Jensen »

Volatility in the stock market remains extreme, which is quite normal when the market decides to change direction, such as from rising to declining. My value system avoids market timing ...

more from J. Royden Ward »

We’re recommending a defensive posture. If you have plenty of cash, a nibble on a resilient stock or two is fine, just be sure to keep your stops in place and don’t hesitate to take profits quickly if you get them.

more from Michael Cintolo »

The overall market’s trend remains down, and there’s been a ton of selling in emerging market stocks since our Emerging Markets Timer sell signal in the second half of September.

more from Paul Goodwin »

VIX below 20 says to me that the market is not truly concerned. However, the VIX trading at 21, and up 45% on the week, tells me that the big market players are rushing for protection.

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 »

The stock market is on fire—but it’s not the type of fire that makes investors want to buy at bargain basement prices. In such an environment of spiraling share prices, I recommend against heavy-handed buying.

more from Thomas E. Garrity »

Cabot Stock of the Month presents a spectrum of investing systems, all of which will work well in the long run, but some of which are probably more suited to your investing personality.

more from Timothy Lutts »