Announcing the Cabot Essay Contest

We recently received a very interesting proposal from a Cabot Wealth Advisory reader who suggested an essay contest with a subscription to a Cabot newsletter as the prize for the best entry. We have never done such a contest, but the reader had thought...
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What’s Right With America

We've just left behind the biggest, baddest bear market of your lifetime, and we are in the process of leaving behind the greatest economic slowdown since the Great Depression. By no means do I think it will all be peaches and cream here...
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Your Next Great Investment Idea

Today we're featuring a special discount exclusive to Cabot Wealth Advisory readers from our friends at the Value Investing Congress. We're also including Cabot Benjamin Graham Value Letter Editor J. Royden Ward's notes from last fall's fourth annual New York Value Investing Congress give...
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Investments with Income

Last year, I started writing a series explaining our investment advisories in an effort to help answer one of the most common questions we get from investors, "Which Cabot publication is right for me?" Also last year, we expanded the Cabot family by Dick...
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A Leading Education Stock

One of the most encouraging signs I see in the market is the action of many potential leading stocks. There are more than a handful that are hanging in there despite the market's woes. And there are a few that have actually broken on...
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What’s on Your Mind?

Every so often, I compile the responses to the survey at the bottom of each issue of Cabot Wealth Advisory and from our welcome survey, which is sent to new subscribers. This week, it was time to read the results and there were very...
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A Look Back at the Year in Investing

This year has certainly been a wild ride for investors, the volatility in the market has been extraordinary, we're "officially" in a recession and the financial landscape has been dramatically altered. But we've been here with you through it all, giving you our advice...
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Is the U.S. Finished?

You can believe the United States' best days are over and we are slowly slipping back toward dependence and bondage. Or you can believe that "good old American ingenuity" will allow us once again to "overcome the challenges that lie ahead" and retain position...
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Readers’ Rants on American Consumerism

Last week I ranted about overspending by American consumers and I received many interesting responses through email and the blog. I've included some of the best rants in today's issue, but if you haven't sent yours in, feel free to do so at time...
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Investment Advice to Use Now

To say that we live in historic times would be an understatement. We've all been shaken by more earth-shaking news in just the past few months than we've seen in the prior decade. There's been the takeover of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, disappearance...
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Investing Terms and Legends

I recently received a question from a reader asking about some of the terms we use when writing about investing. I'll bet the questioner isn't the only reader who's confused about some of our investing terminology. So today I'm going to rundown a of...
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A Steady Hand Amid the Tumult

A team of reporters from Reuters calculated how much the world's investment banks had disclosed writing down from derivatives in the past year, from the third quarter of 2007 through the second quarter in 2008, ending July 31. The total? $404 billion. In four...
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Tired of Business as Usual

I'm concerned about the lack of progress made by our elected officials in Washington on the major issues of the day. Where are the solutions for our energy crisis, social security funding or a cost efficient health care system? We have been patiently for...
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