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Cabot Wealth Advisory for 05/2013

A Successful Investor

April 29, 2013

Today’s story is about Joe, a successful investor who has his own investing system. His system is unusual in a couple of ways.

Get a Free Investment Newsletter- One Issue of (Almost) Any Cabot Advisory

April 30, 2013

If you’ve ever been offered something for free, your first reaction was probably, “What’s the catch?” And that’s true here, too.

Master Limited Partnerships

May 02, 2013

Master limited partnerships, or MLPs, are a unique type of business allowed under the U.S. tax code.

Taking Charge of Your Retirement

May 03, 2013

The reality today is that you are being forced to take more and more responsibility for your own investing and retirement planning.

Is the Market Too High?

May 06, 2013

With the stock market hitting one new high after another, some people are now asking, “Is the market too high?”

Using Options to Hedge a Portfolio

May 07, 2013

A few Cabot Options Trader subscribers have asked me about ways to protect their portfolios, so here are a couple of strategies.

Simplify Your Investing System

May 09, 2013

There are two main reasons why simpler is better. First, many economic “indicators” don’t really affect the company or the stock.

Making Money Work

May 10, 2013

If all you’re doing is saving for the future, you (and your money) just aren’t working hard enough.

One Great Security Stock

May 13, 2013

When investors perceive risk to be greatest (when the economic news is horrible) is when risk is actually lowest.

Investing in China? Yes, China!

May 14, 2013

You need to remember that everything that made an investment risky can make it a great opportunity.

Low Price-to-Book Value Companies

May 16, 2013

Companies with low stock-price volatility outperformed the S&P 500 Index 26.8% to 15.9% during the 23-month period.

Cabot’s Sense of Fair Play

May 17, 2013

For 42 years, Cabot has been offering education and advice on how to buy and sell stocks.

Probablility in Investing

May 20, 2013

All investing involves uncertainty and probability. Usually we don’t estimate numerical probability, but it’s always there.

Investing in Liquid Stocks

May 21, 2013

Investors don’t get many serious "Aha!!" moments. The life of a serious investor is usually marked by gradual improvements.

The Drinks Are On Me!

May 23, 2013

On August 14 I’ll be leading my staff of eight editors in a two-day conference that has a purpose of making you a better investor.

The Panic Button: When to Hit It ... and Why

May 24, 2013

We have just had a couple of bad days in the market and many people are wondering if this was the start of the big correction.

Safe, Long-Term Dividend Investments with Growth

May 27, 2013

Here is a safe, long-term dividend-paying investment with at least modest growth potential.

Staying Humble: Golf and Investing

May 28, 2013

I believe that golf and growth investing are incredibly similar in just about every imaginable way.

Tesla Motors—Is It Too Late to Buy?

May 30, 2013

Tesla Motors (TSLA) has been one of the hottest stocks in the market, zooming to a gain of 206% over the past 10 weeks.

If It Seems Too Good to Be True

May 31, 2013

If something seems too good to be true, it probably is. That applies to the stories of companies as much as to tales of people. My advice? Know your sources, do your due diligence and don’t send either flames or glurge to your email contacts without confirming things for yourself, no matter how satisfying they are.

Headline News

Stock Picks

Tesla Motors

If Tesla ever begins to cut back on development and innovation costs, earnings will soar.


China seems to be raising up its very own version of Amazon in Alibaba (BABA.


Roy Ward uses the PEG ratio to determine if the stock is undervalued or overvalued.

Cabot Wealth Advisory

What Fed Speeches Mean for the Stock Market Today

By Chloe Lutts Jensen on September 29, 2016

Four Fed presidents gave speeches yesterday, and every word was digested by the stock market in an attempt to better predict the Fed’s next move. With odds of a December rate hike now about even, how should stock investors prepare?Read More >

The Emerging Market Stock You Ought to Own

By Paul Goodwin on September 27, 2016

The company I’m talking about (the one that you probably don’t own) is the largest Chinese instant messaging company. It is a giant in its own right, with a market cap of $262 billion and annual sales of over $19 billion. The company grew revenue by 28% in 2015 and routinely boasts after-tax profit margins over 30%.Read More >

Tesla Model 3 vs. Chevy Bolt: Which Affordable Electric Car Is Better?

By Timothy Lutts on September 26, 2016

The Tesla Model 3 and Chevy Bolt are the first two affordable electric cars with a driving range of more than 200 miles. Let’s see how they stack up - and what they could mean to Tesla Motors (TSLA) and General Motors (GM) stock. Read More >