About

David R. Fried is editor and publisher of The Buyback Letter, the only investment newsletter devoted to finding opportunities among companies that repurchase their own stock. Its "Indexed Portfolios" have beaten the S&P 500 index since their introduction in March 1997 by a three-to-one margin through the end of 2001. Additionally, The Buyback Letter was ranked number one for risk adjusted returns among stock picking newsletters by The Hulbert Financial Digest from 1/97-12/01. His asset management firm makes separate investor advisory and money management services, which utilize the "Buyback Strategy" principles. He has been a guest on Bloomberg Television, CNBC's Money Club, Squawk Box, and Market Wrap and has been profiled in the The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, USA Today, Barron's, Forbes, Business Week, Bottom Line Personal, and other publications.

Content from David Fried

Buybacks at Regional Banks
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We last bought Investors Bancorp (ISBC) in January 2016 and it has floated to the top of our ranking again, explains Da…

Tickers: ISBC | NSM
Buyback Bet on Bankrate
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New York-based consumer financial services company Bankrate, Inc. (RATE) is a leading personal finance destination, ex…

Tickers: RATE
Read up on Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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Boston-based education publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Co. (HMHC) is a global learning company and a leading provi…

Tickers: HMHC
Rambus: In the Chips
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Our Buyback Premium Portfolio is beating the S&P 500 by more than 97% since its inception in August of 2000; this po…

Tickers: RMBS
Regions: Buyback's Bank Bet
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We've bought and sold this banking stock in our model portfolio several times this year; it has floated to the top of …

Tickers: RF
Buyback Expert Bets on Two Harbors
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Our latest buyback stock is a real estate investment trust that invests in residential mortgage-backed securities, mor…

Tickers: TWO
Regions: A Buyback to Bank On
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Our latest featured stock is a leading regional bank in the southeastern U.S., has about $126 billion in assets, is a …

Tickers: RF
Mortgage Bundles Boosts Two Harbors
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The latest addition to our Premium Buyback model portfolio a real estate investment trust that invests in residential …

Tickers: TWO