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Cabot Wealth Advisory for 04/2015

A Stock that’s Benefiting from Low Gas Prices

April 02, 2015

By focusing on investments that reward you in good times and bad, you can rest easy, regardless of what the economists are saying.

The Importance of Investing Stars

April 03, 2015

The fact of the matter is that people need heroes (and heroines) to put a face on an activity, and to show that it’s possible to excel.

Progress Happens

April 06, 2015

One conversation reminded me of a column I’d written a few years ago describing factors that hampered progress in this country.

An Easy Way to Double Your Yield

April 07, 2015

One yield-boosting strategy that’s increased in popularity is writing covered calls on dividend paying stocks.

Helpful Investing Maxims

April 09, 2015

If you’ve been reading our Wealth Advisories for a while, you probably know that I’m big on maxims.

Why Are Chinese Stocks So Hot Right Now?

April 10, 2015

The long period of sideways trading in Chinese stocks has built a powerful base for a rally.

The Best Surveillance Stocks

April 13, 2015

Last week’s shooting in Charleston, South Carolina, once again highlighted the growing demand for surveillance video systems.

Opportunities in Disruptive Technologies

April 14, 2015

Seeing the potential of a genuinely disruptive technology, product or service can be ridiculously profitable.

How to Find the Best Stock Buys

April 16, 2015

An article in this week’s Barron’s suggests that contrarian investors can easily beat any of the stock market indexes.

Finding Investing Heroes

April 17, 2015

In the investment world, I’d caution any beginning investor that a story from someone who has made a fortune may not be a reliable roadmap for replicating their success.

A Riches to Rags Story

April 20, 2015

Visiting the beautiful little city of Boulder, Colorado recently, my wife and I stumbled on an extravagant little house.

What Does the Options Market Predict for Facebook?

April 21, 2015

The heart of earnings season is upon us, and the release of these important quarterly reports brings potential volatility for stocks of companies that are reporting their numbers.

A Solar Stock with a New Revenue Model

April 23, 2015

First Solar was one of our biggest winners ever back in 2007 to 2008, but honestly, we’ve never found much to get excited about from the company in recent years.

Getting Safe Returns on Your Investments

April 24, 2015

Here are a few options that you have to get a safe return on investment that will allow you to retire without worrying about burning up your capital.

The Social Media Investor

April 27, 2015

Last week’s Wall Street Journal had a story on the growing use of social media among investors.

How to Drive Yourself Crazy in the Stock Market

April 28, 2015

I’ve been writing about investing for a long time. And I know that there are many of you out there who have been reading about investing for every bit as long. Or longer. What I have concluded about the process of writing about investing is that there is really nothing new to say. While there may occasionally be a new wrinkle—like yieldcos—the basic principles are still the same.

Five Stocks Recently Upgraded

April 30, 2015

Last summer, a little over nine months ago, I wrote a Cabot Wealth Advisory column about how confusing—and often subjective—the ratings issued by Wall Street analysts can be. In the column, I listed eight companies whose shares had been recently upgraded. Recently, I decided to go back and see how those stocks have performed since last July.

Stock Picks


This stock could rise 50% before becoming fairly valued.

This hot technology company is growing like a weed, thanks to products that speed up cloud communications.

This stock is somewhat well known, but far from well loved.

Cabot Wealth Advisory

Targeting Upside in PayPal Stock

By Jacob Mintz on October 25, 2016

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Nine Characteristics of Great Growth Stocks

By Timothy Lutts on October 24, 2016

Recommending great growth stocks is our specialty at Cabot. But so is education--we want you to be able to find growth stocks on your own too. Here are nine characteristics of what to look for.Read More >

How to Find Great Growth Stocks in a Scary Market

By Paul Goodwin on October 21, 2016

Even in today’s scary market, there are great growth stocks out there. Here’s how to find them—and how to avoid the kind of losses that can haunt your portfolio.Read More >