Investing Advice

The stock market can be a scary place to try and navigate on your own. For many of us, any investing advice is more than welcome. That’s where we come in.

Our approach to offering investing advice is fairly unique.

We don’t advise quick trades based on the news of the day or what the talking heads on CNBC are jabbering on about. Nor do we follow the ultra-conservative route of investing in low-cost, low-risk – and often low-reward – index funds. Instead, we strike a balance between trying to beat the market – which we’ve been doing for more than 40 years – while managing risk so that you can maintain your capital.

Our investing advice comes in a variety of packages, ranging from value-oriented monthly publications focused solely on long-term investments to weekly newsletters targeting growth stocks to short-term trading services featuring recommendations that can pay off in a week or two.

But what truly separates Cabot Investing Advice is our experience, our track record and our history of making independent investors like you money for nearly half a century.

When seeking investment advice, trust is important. As an investor, you want to be able to trust the person that’s offering you tips on what stocks to buy or what options trades to make. At Cabot, we recognize that trust has to be earned.

You don’t want to simply be told how great someone’s advice is. You want to see proof.

Well, here’s some proof : 

  • Cabot Market Letter: 99% return since inception vs. 45% return for the S&P 500
  • Benjamin Graham Value Investor: 260% return vs. 120% return for the S&P 500
  • Stock of the Month: 115% return vs. 11% return for the S&P 500
  • Cabot Options Trader: 310% return vs. 23% for the S&P 500

(as of April 2015)

You get the point. We’ve made our subscribers a lot of money – more than they would have made had they merely bought the SPY or another index.

Consistently strong performance over many years is what earns your trust. At Cabot Investing Advice, we hope to continue earning your trust for years – and decades – to come.

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Analysts Center

Selected insights from Cabot’s premium advisories

Growth Investing

Growth Investing involves a greater degree of volatility than dividend investing or even value investing. But it also has the potential for much bigger rewards.»

Value Investing

Finding value is all about buying something at a discount to what it’s actually worth. The same is true of value investing.»

Benjamin Graham

Benjamin Graham, the "Father of Value Investing" (and Warren Buffett's teacher) developed a low-risk system for finding good value investments.»

Emerging Markets Investing

Emerging markets investing is the opportunity to invest in the world’s fastest-growing countries and, thus, many of the world’s fastest-growing companies.»

Small Cap Investing

Small-cap investing is a chance to profit from smaller companies. Because they have so much room still to grow, small-cap stocks present an opportunity for enormous profits.»

Dividend Investing

Dividend investing is a hybrid strategy focused on generating income from your investments while also growing your wealth. »

Options Trading

The first—and perhaps biggest—challenge of options trading is understanding what an option is. The rest is profit.»

Stock Market Investing

Stock market investing has always been an effective way to build wealth. In a world of low interest rates, it has become a necessity.»

Taxes on Investments: What You Need to Know

The trick is to think about taxes before you invest, not when you’re thinking of selling.»

Investment Newsletters

The stock market can be a scary place to try and navigate on your own. That’s where we come in.»

Stock Picks


The fact that these stocks couldn’t rally even in the market strength of the past month tells us there’s little hope for the rest of the year.

Newfield Exploration

This oil & gas producer looks like an early leader.

Mindray Medical

Mindray has made a global name for itself, designing and refining medical equipment that can be sold more cheaply than the big international brands.

Cabot Wealth Advisory

What to Do About Those “Safe” Retail Stocks?

By Jacob Mintz on November 30, 2015

Perhaps most difficult for the average investor this year is that even the sectors and stocks considered to be safe have been decimated. When steady stocks such as Wal-Mart (down 30% year-to-date), ConocoPhillips (down 22% year-to-date) and Alcoa (down 40% year-to-date) are getting destroyed, it can be alarming. Can an investor who wants to own Nordstrom stock protect himself from the downside? Yes—by buying puts.Read More >

Spending Your Country to Prosperity?

By Paul Goodwin on November 28, 2015

On November 11, Chinese consumers spent an astounding $14.3 billion on Singles Day, a number that dwarfs the Black Friday to Cyber Monday shopping binge in the U.S. The founders of the Day thought that the date 11/11 looked like trees with no branches and Singles Day began as an ironic way for unmarried and unattached people to give themselves a present (because there was nobody else to give them one). Read More >

Three Things I'm Thankful For

By Paul Goodwin on November 25, 2015

The question of thankfulness is especially interesting to me because I write a financial advisory on how to invest in emerging market stocks, and I know that being a growth investor requires a certain amount of optimism. Pessimists don’t buy growth stocks because they believe deeply that most things will turn out badly. With all that philosophical maundering out of the way, I’d like to run down my optimistic list of things I’m thankful for.Read More >