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Cabot Profit Booster 116

March 24, 2020

China was the first country to be devastated by coronavirus, and although the pandemic there is not completely over (and there are doubts about the accuracy of that country’s daily virus count), it’s almost surely on a downhill swing. That’s helped the Shanghai composite to fare better than the S&P this year, and not surprisingly, many (not all) Chinese stocks have shown some interesting resilience during this crisis

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Cabot Profit Booster 115

March 17, 2020

There’s obviously a lot of uncertainty when it comes to all earnings forecasts for 2020, and it’s pretty much a given that this stock itself will miss initial forecasts in Q1. But the company looks poised to be one of the blue-chips best positioned to rebound whenever the virus storm passes.

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Cabot Profit Booster 114

March 10, 2020

Amazon and others have a lock on the market for large-scale e-commerce, but this stock leads a different niche, as it’s the go-to place for buyers (46 million of them at year-end, up 16% from a year ago) and sellers (2.7 million, up 20%) of homemade, handcrafted goods.

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Cabot Profit Booster 113

March 3, 2020

Today, the widespread, ongoing move to the cloud by businesses of all sizes means there are all sorts of customized apps and differentiated hardware that don’t always work together the way they’re supposed to.

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Cabot Profit Booster 112

February 25, 2020

Real estate stocks are on fire right now, thanks largely to plunging mortgage rates and record lows in housing inventories for sale.

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Cabot Profit Booster 111

February 18, 2020

This stock has a good, solid story and a stock that appears to finally be kicking into gear after 16 months of post-IPO meandering.

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Cabot Profit Booster 110

February 11, 2020

In the field of speech recognition software, this stock is a pioneer with plenty of room to grow. The company is known for its Dragon Naturally Speaking software package, which makes dictation faster and nearly as accurate as typing. It also allows users to control computer programs and send emails by voice command.

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Cabot Profit Booster 109

February 4, 2020

Today’s recommendation is a British outfit that, as its stock symbol suggests, is thriving thanks to offerings that help workplace teams plan, interact, engage, track progress and more, all of which is becoming more difficult as workplaces become more mobile.

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Cabot Profit Booster 108

January 28, 2020

STMicroelectronics is one of the world’s largest semiconductor companies, delivering solutions that are key to the smartphone and automotive markets. Major customers include Apple and Tesla, though the firm (which is based in Switzerland) sports more than 100,000 customers around the globe.

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Cabot Profit Booster 107

January 21, 2020

Global investment bank Morgan Stanley thrilled investors last week by delivering record profit and revenue numbers, beating Wall Street’s fourth quarter 2019 revenue and earnings estimates, and meeting or exceeding all of CEO Jim Gorman’s performance targets.

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Cabot Profit Booster 106

January 14, 2020

Last year, there were at least 7.9 billion records—including credit card numbers, home addresses, phone numbers and other highly sensitive information—that were compromised by computer hacks, mainly through invasions of business networks.

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Cabot Profit Booster 105

January 7, 2020

Spot charter rates have begun to boom and most expect the good times to continue for many quarters if not longer—while Q3 results were still sour, this company’s stock moves on perception of the future, and it’s pretty much established now that 2020 will be a banner year (analysts see earnings of $3.61 per share!).

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Cabot Profit Booster 104

December 31, 2019

This stock has always had a great story—the company looks like one of the best cookie-cutter stories in construction-related retail, operating large (75,000 square feet on average) warehouse-style locations that specialize in hard flooring (tile, wood, stone, laminate and the like).

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Cabot Profit Booster 103

December 17, 2019

Precious metal stocks (and their underlying commodities) have become a mixed bag, especially with some global uncertainties seemingly cleared up, but this stock is pushing ahead nonetheless thanks to some company-specific catalysts in addition to higher gold and silver prices.

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Cabot Profit Booster 102

December 10, 2019

Big data is big and growing bigger. The market is forecast to reach $103 billion by 2022, with every person generating 1.7 megabytes of data every second, with internet users as a whole expected to generate some 2.5 quintillion bytes of data each day.

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