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

A Hot Oil Stock

By Timothy Lutts on October 13, 2015

With the bottoms of August and September behind us—and fear rekindled among numerous investors—is it possible that the market will continue to motor higher from here, possibly all the way to year-end? Yes, it is possible. But more likely—in part because it’s getting late in the year—is that any advance will be led by some fairly narrow groups of stocks, possibly featuring two distinct categories of stocks.Read More >

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 >