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 stock came public in May and, after a rally to 40 in early August, it's etched a decent-looking launching pad.

Activision Blizzard

I like any growth stock with a good combination of story, numbers and chart, but I was especially interested in this one, because I know World of Warcraft has been a huge earner in China.

Consolidated Edison

For investors who rely on regular income from their investments, high-quality dividend payers are the best vehicle for maintaining a steady income during troubled times in the market.

Cabot Wealth Advisory

Surfing Small Caps Provides a Wild—Yet fulfilling—Ride

By Tyler Laundon on October 12, 2015

There was a lot of anxiety in August and September. And the market uncertainty manifested into a pretty steep decline across global markets. My favorite asset class, small caps, was far from immune to the weakness. But like waves on the ocean, the market moves in cycles over time, and long-term performance is improved by buying in troughs, not at crests. That’s why I recently increased the size of a few long-term positions in my personal small-cap portfolio, and advised Cabot Small-Cap Confidential subscribers to do the same.Read More >

How to Handle a Young Buy Signal

By Paul Goodwin on October 11, 2015

The good news for growth investors is that we have a new buy signal. (But it doesn’t mean that markets are out of the woods.)Read More >

Is Facebook the New Apple? (And Two IPOs to Watch)

By Michael Cintolo on October 08, 2015

As my boss likes to say, “Trends often last longer than anyone expects.” That’s very true. But it’s also true that, once a trend ends, it takes a long time for investors to come to terms with it. That’s true of both major market trends—it takes months for the general public to get bullish or bearish after a big turn, for instance—but it’s also true when it comes to individual stocks.Read More >