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From Cabot Growth Investor The market and especially growth stocks got hit early today, but they firmed up reasonably well in the afternoon as the major indexes finished mostly green. At day’s end, the Dow was up 110 points while the Nasdaq nosed ahead points. The...
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The Perfect Isn’t the Enemy of the Good One reason the market is such an interesting place is that there are always differing opinions even among the smartest and most thorough investors. The late Martin Zweig once said that, if you had 100 market it...
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Cabot Small Cap Confidential 239

THE BIG IDEA What if your doctor had a simple blood test that could predict Alzheimer’s Disease 15 years before any symptoms begin? Would you take it? How about a test that could predict the likelihood of getting Parkinson’s Disease, multiple sclerosis, and dementia? Let’s say Miracle...
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Market Views Still Bullish but Cautious Today’s rally, sparked by better than expected manufacturing data from the U.S and China, was worldwide. Twenty-four out of the twenty-five international ETFs that we track finished higher. The Dow surged +329 (+1.27%) and easily took out its February highs. of...
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Short Term Remains Murky Last week on this page we wrote that, while the longer-term outlook remained positive, we were starting to pick up on some cracks in the foundation—the broad market had stopped going up in late February and, despite a push to highs...
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Profit from the Great Global Infrastructure Crisis Have you ever lost power in your house? I lost power for a week a few years ago after Hurricane Sandy. It was unbearable. My wife and son fled to my mother-in-law’s house and I stayed home mind...
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Higher Prices Ahead It’s mid-March in New England, which means we’re starting to see signs of spring—birds are flocking back, the gang of wild turkeys in our town are flirting and gobbling, the days are getting longer in a hurry and work boats are moving...
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Cabot Small Cap Confidential 238

THE BIG IDEA Nobody wakes up in the morning and says, “I’m fired up to buy stock in an Enterprise Work Management software company today.” But not all investment ideas are sexy. Or make for a good story to tell friends. Or even sound a bit...
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The Evidence is Clear There are many times—we’d even say most times—when the market’s evidence is at least somewhat mixed. Some major indexes might look good, for instance, but others are lagging. Growth stocks may be acting well, but the broad market is iffy. conversely,...
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Cash in on the American Energy Revolution Do you ever get the feeling that the media focuses only on the bad news? Frankly, since discovering binge watching on Netflix and Amazon, I don’t even watch the news anymore. You have to look beyond the politics,...
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Wall Street’s Best Dividend Stocks 317

Market Views Bullish; Time for Strategic Buying With the emerging markets outlook continuing to improve, investors shouldn’t worry about the lack of upside catalysts in the coming months. The U.S. stock market is still benefiting from strong corporate earnings momentum and equally strong internal momentum on...
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THE BIG IDEA On June 21, 2018 Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy issued his final decision before retiring, and reshaped the laws that will govern future taxation on interstate e-commerce sales. For decades, states had been prohibited from collecting sales taxes on residents’ transactions when were...
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Profit from Our Great Societal Transformation Markets go up and down. It happens. There will be bull markets and bear markets. Different administrations will come into power. Change is one of the few constants in life and investing. But certain powerful and ascendant trends will regardless...
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Top Picks 2018 Congratulations to our Top Picks for 2018! The broader markets started 2018 off with a bang. But Washington politics—including the Mueller investigation, a turnover in the House, tariffs creating consternation in China and Canada, Trump’s coziness with North Korea, and the well...
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THE BIG IDEA Fortunately, most people don’t ever have to think too seriously about donating an organ, or receiving an organ transplant. Perhaps they ponder it for a few moments when getting a new driver’s license. But that’s often as far as the thought goes...
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Should I Stay or Should I Go? by Tom Hutchinson My name is Tom Hutchinson. Starting next month I will be taking over as Chief Analyst of Cabot Dividend Investor. I’m excited to share the fruits of my life’s work and passion by giving you and...
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