Archive: Small-Cap Stocks

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5 Small-Cap International Funds You Ignore At Your Own Peril

Small-cap international stocks could provide just the boost your portfolio needs. Whether you’re an active investor or swear by index funds, you can’t ignore the long-term outperformance of small-cap firms. This market anomaly has been around since the 1980’s. And it turns out that the small firm return premium carries over into the international stock […]

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10 Small Caps Punching Above Their Weight

They may be tiny, but they pack a wallop The last few weeks have been tough for the broad market. With more questions remaining as to the future for overbought and overvalued stocks, the next few weeks may be just as frustrating. Here’s the solution: Stay out of mainstream large-cap names! Large-cap stocks carry more than […]

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7 A-Rated Small-Cap Stocks To Buy

When growth kicks in, small caps come to the fore By all evidence, it looks like the U.S. economy and the global economy are finally recovering — without the aid of central banks at this point. There may be some disagreement about how strong the recoveries are, or whether they’re going to last, but few […]

7 Small-Cap Dividend ETFs To Buy For Big Income

7 Small-Cap Dividend ETFs To Buy For Big Income

These small-cap ETFs can deliver big dividends and payout growth For years, many investors did not associate small-cap stocks with dividends. Even today, the Russell 2000 Index and the S&P SmallCap 600 Index, two of the most widely followed gauges of U.S. smaller companies, yield an average of 1.2% on a trailing 12-month basis. That […]


What Will Surprise Small-Cap Investors In 2018?

From the economy to the Fed and rising interest rates, four small-cap specialists reveal what surprises they think 2018 might have for investors. Francis Gannon: The Economy Does Better than People Anticipate Two things I think are going to surprise investors. One is the economy does much better than people anticipate. There seems to be […]

10 Risky (But Rewarding) Small-Cap Stocks To Buy Now

10 Risky (But Rewarding) Small-Cap Stocks To Buy Now

They may be off-the-radar names, but don’t let their size fool you — their potential growth is huge With the market up 22% up over the course of the past year, led by giants like, Inc.(NASDAQ:AMZN) and Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB), investors might fear that a pullback is just around the corner. And maybe one is. If we […]


Six Small-Cap Points For 2017 And Beyond

Co-CIO Francis Gannon on what worked best in small-cap in 2017 and what investors should be looking at as we enter the post-tax-reform world. 4Q17 Gave Us More of the Same… In 2017’s final quarter, the U.S. markets extended the performance pattern that characterized the first three quarters of the year: Small-cap growth beat value, large-cap beat small-cap, and […]

Earnings Could Be Stronger Than Ever; Growth And Small-Caps Time To Shine?

Earnings Could Be Stronger Than Ever; Growth And Small-Caps Time To Shine?

Key Takeaways We forecast 8–10% returns for the S&P 500 in 2018. The S&P 500 is well positioned to generate strong earnings, in our view, thanks to better global growth and potentially lower corporate tax rates. Back to business: fundamentals to drive stock market gains in 2018. With a focus on business fundamentals and the […]


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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5 Small-Cap ETFs That Knock Out The Competition

Small-cap ETFs are the best way to take on extra returns When it comes to investing, small-cap stocks beat large caps as the best ETFs to buy. Small caps have outperformed their larger twins for decades. That’s because many small-cap stocks still have plenty of growth in front of them. After all, it’ll take a lot of a […]

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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 […]