Investing Commentary

Cabot Wealth Advisory

Is the Market Rigged Against Small Investors?

With greater resources, faster computers, and (sometimes) inside access to information before it becomes public, institutions do have obvious advantages. But there are several advantages that you have that they never will.

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The Alibaba Hangover Report

The Alibaba IPO really is a big deal in and deserves all the responsible analysis it can get.

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The Alibaba (BABA) IPO

While many will be watching BABA on Friday, options traders are focused on Yahoo! (YHOO).

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Is Alibaba Undervalued?

Allibaba will go public on on Friday and will likely open at a price possibly as high as 75.


The Tractor Story

When my father published the very first issue of his market letter in 1970, he borrowed the name Cabot from the farm where we lived.

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Cabot Weekly Review

Stocks for Your Watch List | Cabot Weekly Review

In this week’s Stock Market Video, Mike Cintolo discusses the split action he's seeing in the market. Mike is optimistic that the early-September weakness could be the third and final shakeout in growth stocks. 

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

Stock and bond action this week continues to point us to the equity market and dividend-paying stocks in particular for the best combination of risk, reward and yield.

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With the Dow Jones Industrials and Standard & Poor’s 500 Index setting new all-time highs on a regular basis, and with the Dow rising over 150% during the past five years, should you buy new stocks now?

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The intermediate-term uptrend is on the fence, and it’s clear that large chunks of the broad market are falling apart (gold, silver and oil shares are especially weak).

more from Michael Cintolo »

Alibaba's IPO is one-of-a-kind—making it hard to sort out how much of the weakness in Chinese stocks is attributable to weak Chinese economic numbers and how much is due to BABA.

more from Paul Goodwin »

The Chicago Board of Options Exchange Volatility Index (VIX) closed the week at 12.11, once again nearing its 52-week low as the market was able to get past last week's worries.

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 »

It’s a familiar story: you’re having dinner at a restaurant when the conversation turns to movies, and no one can remember the name of that actress, the one who was in that movie about space.

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 »