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Will Tax Cuts Yield A Small-Cap Windfall?

Congress is getting down to tax reform, and at first blush, smaller companies seem poised for a windfall. But tax cuts shouldn’t anchor a broad-brush investing strategy. Instead, focus on individual company fundamentals—and the less obvious effects of the evolving legislation. Sentiment toward smaller stocks has been fickle. After last year’s elections, expectations that the Trump […]

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Advantages Of Trading Small Cap Stocks

Small cap stocks are a company with a market capitalization within the range of $250 million to $ 2 billion. Over the past few decades, small cap stocks have received a lot of negativity. This is attributed to the media focus on the negative side of small cap stocks. Basically, the media has highlighted frequently […]

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Picking The Best Growth Stocks For Your Portfolio

When people envision the stock market, particularly those who are not well versed on the subject, they tend to think of growth stocks. They think of the story of that one person who made a fortune off a stock and never had to work another day in their life. They think of a high class […]

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The 3 Best Small-Cap ETFs To Buy Now

ETFs that focus on small-cap stocks are a great way to get extra returns When it comes to investing, small — as in small-cap stocks — beats large. When it comes to returns, these minuscule engines of growth have been kicking the pants off of their larger twins for decades. Just check out the work […]

How Could Small-Caps Surprise?

How Could Small-Caps Surprise?

Co-CIO Francis Gannon discusses key topics for small-cap investors, including earnings strength, valuations, and the prospects for increased volatility. What is the current state of small-cap stocks? So it’s been a very interesting, I think, first half year in the small-cap market. We’ve seen various highs in the market. We’ve seen pullbacks in the market. The biggest […]

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Microcaps That Are Generating Big Cap Revenue

Investor appetite for big cap stocks over microcaps has never been greater than I can recall since I began investing over two decades ago. But, I find that some investors too often make the mistake of associating the market cap of a company with the size of its revenue. This stereotype along with others, such […]

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Is Policy Skepticism Creating A Small Cap Opportunity?

Key Takeaways We believe small caps are becoming an increasingly attractive tactical opportunity amid policy skepticism in Washington, D.C. Loss of confidence in policymakers’ ability to achieve tax reform has created an opportunity in small caps, in our view, should a tax deal be reached in Washington, D.C. The potential for the U.S. dollar to […]

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Small-Cap’s Road Back To Normal

Portfolio Manager Chuck Royce (CR) and Co-CIO Francis Gannon (FG) look at both 2Q17 and the year’s first half and see a consolidating asset class ready to make its next move up. What is your take on small-caps in the first half of 2017? Were you surprised that growth outpaced value? CR Coming into this year, we absolutely […]

Why A Bad CEO Could Be Bad For Your Investments

Why A Bad CEO Could Be Bad For Your Investments

Companies may be able to survive a bad CEO, but rarely do they thrive under one. It’s crucial, therefore, that before you invest your money in a company, you take a long look at the person who is running it. Outlined below are the various ways in which a bad CEO could end up costing you […]

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3 ETFs To Buy For Scorching Small-Cap Gains

These ETFs help investors take advantage of developed and emerging markets with small cap stocks At this point in 2017, one of the prominent themes regarding U.S. stocks is the laggard status of small caps. For example, the Russell 2000 Index, one of the most widely used gauges of U.S. small-cap stocks, is up a scant […]

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Four Ways To Find (Truly) New (Investment) Ideas

A lot of investors say they want to find great unique ideas, off-the-radar ways to make a lot of money. But it’s a lot more difficult than it sounds. So, few people do what they have to do to find those great ideas. And as a result, they don’t make a lot of money. What […]