Stock Investing Lessons

We invite you to reap the benefits of our lifetime of learning. These investing lessons are based on the unique Cabot approach that we have been using successfully for over 45 years. They will help you become a more successful investor.

Glossary of Terms Frequently Used in Cabot Publications

Stock Market Analysis - Lesson 1

It's a mistake to argue with the stock market.»

Market Timing - Lesson 2

Market timing may not be everything, but it's close.»

Selling Stocks - Lesson 3

Do you want to be right or make money?»

Investor Sentiment - Lesson 4

Don't get lost in the herd. »

Technical Analysis - Lesson 5

The charts don't lie. »

Advanced Technical Analysis - Lesson 5a

Beyond the basics of technical analysis.»

Fundamental Analysis - Lesson 6

Big-picture investing. »

Holding Great Growth Stocks - Lesson 7

When picking a winner is just the beginning. »

Practicing Patience in Stock Investing - Lesson 8

Don't get fooled by short-term behavior. »

When to Cut Losses Short - Lesson 9

The smart way to admit you're wrong. »

Rules For Selling Stock - Lesson 10

Just as important as knowing when to buy. »

Bonus 1: 10 Growth Stock Investing Tools

Based on 50 years of experience.»

Bonus 2: The Three Characteristics of Winning Investors

All winning investors have these things in common.»

Bonus 3: How to Systematically Assess Your Portfolio's Risk

A "position sheet" will give you a great view of your portfolio's risk and rewards.»

Bonus 4: How to Handle Earnings Season

Don't let earnings season get the best of you. »

Bonus 5: How to Improve Your Investing Habits

Consider this list of ten ideas to help improve your investing habits. »

Stock Picks

Loews Corp.

This undervalued stock has strong future earnings growth expectations.


Biogen is the market-share leader in treating multiple sclerosis.


One of Paul Godwin’s favorite stocks in his Cabot Emerging Markets Investor portfolio.

Cabot Wealth Advisory

Does Alibaba (BABA) Stock Measure Up to Amazon (AMZN)?

By Paul Goodwin on September 23, 2016

Alibaba (BABA) is the Amazon (AMZN) of China. But does BABA stock measure up to AMZN stock? Let’s break it down!Read More >

As Stock Market Trends Change, Invest in these New Leaders

By Michael Cintolo on September 22, 2016

History tells us that all stock market trends change, and if you don’t recognize the leaders of that change early, you risk missing out on the next big winners.Read More >

AMZN Stock vs. FB Stock: Which Is the Better Value Buy?

By J. Royden Ward on September 20, 2016

For the past five years, AMZN stock and FB stock have been two of the market's great growth stories. But could you make the case that either stock is still undervalued? Let’s break it down.Read More >