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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 […]

Avoiding Mistakes

Avoiding Mistakes

If you believe most marketing material, it would be easy to come to the conclusion that great ideas are the primary driver of investment performance. Examples of how a manager uncovered great companies trading at a discount or ones who made a big profitable macro calls are plentiful. Great calls are often what the media […]

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10 Best Stocks Under $10

Like any stock, at any price, there’s an element of risk Good things come in small packages goes the saying. Nowhere is that truer than in the markets where stocks under $10 grow to be $100 and possibly even $1,000 over time. A classic example is Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), which traded under $10 in November 2001, hit […]

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4 Top Marijuana Penny Stocks For The Rest Of 2018

Favorable legislation and demonstrable economic results will buoy marijuana stocks While it’s open to debate whether President Donald Trump made America great, the 2016 election did produce one undeniable result: it laid the foundation for cannabis-related businesses, thereby dramatically improving profitability potential for marijuana penny stocks. During the general election, a record number of states […]

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Tariffs, Stagflation And Stock Market Risks

Trade policy can make for some strange bedfellows. Last week President Trump promised a 25% tariff on steel and 10% on aluminum. The GOP let out a collective gasp while Democrats had manure eating grins spread across their faces. The stock market reacted negatively to the news. Clients (and a few readers) started asking me […]

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Go Long American Outdoor Brands Corp. (AOBC) And Sturm Ruger & Co. Inc. (RGR)?

Have you ever done something you didn’t feel good about? I am not referring to breaking the law, or anything like that. Just something that seems so against popular opinion that it made you feel squeamish at the time. Today’s idea is one of those. In investing, we call this type of act “contrarian.” Depending […]

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Insider Buying Reveals Ra Pharmaceuticals Inc (RARX)

Ra Pharmaceuticals Inc (Nasdaq: RARX) insiders have bought $42.0 million worth of stock since last Wednesday. It’s worth taking a closer look at the company with the stock down 50% in the last three months. Insider Buying: Ra Pharmaceuticals Two insiders have been buying shares of Ra Pharmaceuticals according to recent form 4 filings with the SEC. Notable […]

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 […]

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5 Places To Search For Hidden Profits

Value investing involves buying a business for substantially less than its intrinsic value. So what causes businesses to occasionally become available at such a large discount? Once in a while, the prevailing market mood is so pessimistic that you can look around and find many quality companies at low valuations based on readily apparent levels of profits. […]

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8 Companies That Could Disappear By 2019

One way or another, something’s got to give for these organizations — and soon Even with the market pullback earlier this month, stocks have rarely been more fun to own. Between the energy sector’s turnaround, a major infrastructure spending plan and the upside of sweeping tax cuts for businesses, it feels like nobody can lose. […]

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Investors Guide To Surviving Volatility In The Stock Market

It’s back!!! After well over a year of a smooth ride in the stock market, volatility is back with a vengeance. Even on days where the market closes down a few points, a closer look shows that the market swung wildly throughout the day and covered many hundred, if not thousand of points. To be […]