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Paul Goodwin

Chief Analyst, Cabot Emerging Markets Investor

Paul Goodwin is a news writer for Cabot’s free e-newsletter, Wall Street’s Best Daily.

A researcher and writer for over 30 years, Paul brings a lifetime of inquiry to the task of figuring out whether stocks and markets are likely to go up or down. Prior to joining Cabot, Paul was a senior financial writer for Putnam Investments’ international and institutional communications, professor at the University of New Hampshire, and a Chinese linguist for the U.S. Army Security Agency.

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In this week’s video, Paul reviews the year in verse, putting the highlights and lowlights into perspective with a touch of humor.
My three investing resolutions for 2019 are the same as they were for 2018 - even though the market climate has changed drastically over the last 12 months.
In this week’s video, Paul gives his thoughts on the market and looks at a few stocks that are performing better than the market.
As Chinese stocks build a bottom, Alibaba and Baidu are two obvious buy-low Chinese ADR options. So let’s look at BABA vs. BIDU. Which stock looks better?
Marijuana Prohibition is lifting. And that means it’s time to buy marijuana stocks. This marijuana ETF is one way to play it. But I know a better way.
Want to know how to navigate market corrections like the current one? I have one very simple investing rule for you. And it applies to all situations.
Emerging market stocks and Chinese ADRs in particular have had a rough go in 2018. But these Chinese stocks are showing encouraging signs of life.
Moderation is a good way to live a healthy, balanced life. And moderation in growth investing is a good way to maintain a stable, profitable portfolio.
It’s easy to get caught up in the latest stock market news. But the best way to invest is to tune out all the noise, and instead focus on this one thing.
In this week’s video, Paul points out a few stocks that have created nice bases and a couple that have broken out to the upside.
Contrary to most other emerging markets - and many markets around the globe - Brazilian stocks have been on a tear of late. Here’s how they’ve done it.
Emerging markets don’t offer a ton of great buying options at the moment. But I do have a very good watch list stock for when the tide inevitably turns.
As a company, Tencent Holdings is doing everything right. Then why is Tencent Holdings stock struggling so much - and can it be salvaged?
Apple (AAPL) and Alibaba (BABA) are two blue chip stocks headed in two different directions. And therein lies the problem with buy-and-hold investing.
In this week’s video Paul Goodwin points out that the intermediate term trend of the market has turned down and it’s time to be cautious.
Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent Holdings - a.k.a. the BAT stocks - have suffered from the trade war-fueled downturn in Chinese stocks. But the tide is turning.
Goodwin talks about the generally positive market -- while we’ve seen some hesitation this month (and could see more going forward), there remain relatively few signs of abnormal action and plenty of strong growth stocks.
Emerging market stocks have had a rough eight months. Once EM stocks right the ship (and they will!), this Brazilian stock should be high on your wish list.
In this week’s video, Paul looks at the market and sees it’s a good situation, but not ideal.
Though I didn’t receive them from on top of Mount Sinai, consider the following the Ten Growth Stock Commandments every growth investor should live by.
Want to feel better about yourself as an individual investor? Consider these classic investing mistakes - some of which weren’t actually “mistakes.”
Facebook (FB) and Tencent Holdings (TCEHY) have both taken it on the chin of late. At what point do they become good buying opportunities?
In this week’s video, Paul Goodwin looks at the market and sees a technically positive market that may not be quite as healthy as it looks.
Despite the major implications of a trade war, there are plenty of good Chinese stocks to buy right now. Here are few that look good - and a few to avoid.
In this week’s video, Paul looks at the charts of the FANG stocks and the BAT stocks and a few recent stock favorites.
We’ve been publishing the newsletter since 2002, and this week we’re celebrating its 16th anniversary.
Two and a half years ago I picked three alcohol stocks, three tobacco stocks and three firearms stocks as a joke. Amazingly, they’ve performed quite well.
Since its debut less than three months ago, iQIYI stock has been one of the market’s hottest stocks. But has “the Netflix of China” become overcooked?
In this week’s video, Paul looks at a list of stocks that have been in really strong uptrends, including a few that are probably too extended to buy now.
There are a lot of “can’t miss” investments out there that miss. So let me keep things simple for you: try this China ETF.