Investing Commentary

Cabot Wealth Advisory

Alibaba vs. J.C. Penney

When I’m looking to buy a stock or put on an option trade, I don’t look for a company like J.C. Penney that’s well known by my grandparents but is a slowing business. I look for a company like Alibaba that’s on the verge of disrupting the world through innovation and growth.


America's Biggest Problems

According to the latest Gallup poll, here are 16 problems Americans consider most pressing.

Investing Newsletters

Finding Trustworthy Advice

If you’re new in the “town” called the stock market, I recommend finding a trustworthy source of advice.


6 Tips for Better Investing

With Thanksgiving and a long holiday weekend coming up, it’s a good time to do a little “self scouting.”

Emerging Markets Investing

Why Emerging Markets ETFs Don't Work

Emerging markets ETFs, the strategy that doesn’t really deliver results. I’m going to make a blunt statement.

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Cabot Weekly Review

Strong State of the Market | Cabot Weekly Review

In this week’s Stock Market Video, Mike Cintolo finds leadership spread around relatively few sectors and many stocks consolidating gains and building bases for fresh advances.

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 broad market consolidated after its breakneck advance, many dividend stocks saw higher prices this week as investors rotated from more speculative stocks into big-cap names.

more from Chloe Lutts Jensen »

Stocks will likely move sideways or decline somewhat before resuming their climb to record highs. Past history reveals that stocks perform best from November until May.

more from J. Royden Ward »

The question is whether it’s better to sell a few stocks and raise some cash to avoid having another bite taken out of the portfolio or to stay on the course.

more from Michael Cintolo »

The joint plan to reduce carbon emissions was the result of quiet, behind-the-scenes talks between high-level delegations and was signed by President Obama and President Xi.

more from Paul Goodwin »

While there are several important data points to be released such as GDP on Tuesday, I expect this week to be very slow and market volatility to once again be limited.

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 »