Top 3 Tips for Successful Long-Term Investing

When markets are riddled with volatility, tried-and-true actions can help investors boost their chances for long-term success. Step No. 1 – Have Stop Losses in Place All of a sudden, your favorite small cap stock is falling out of the sky. What do you do? Do you sell? Do you hold? Or, do you freeze, … Continue reading "Top 3 Tips for Successful Long-Term Investing"
When markets are riddled with volatility, tried-and-true actions can help investors boost their chances for long-term success. Step No. 1 – Have Stop Losses in Place All of a sudden, your favorite small cap stock is falling out of the sky. What do you do? Do you sell? Do you hold? Or, do you freeze, … Continue reading "Top 3 Tips for Successful Long-Term Investing"

Trading Fear: Three Investing Ideas to Always Follow

There’s an old investment adage to buy when things take a turn for the worst. While that sounds great in theory, human psychology makes it difficult. Even thinking about investing in a stock that’s been declining—or has been making bad news headlines—tends to put most of us into flight mode and avoid it all together. … Continue reading “Trading Fear: Three Investing Ideas to Always Follow”

Small Cap Investing: Three Key Fundamental Metrics

When searching for a great investment, fundamental analysis is essential. Without it, you’re often just blindly buying a stock, hoping for the best. Think of it as a must for gauging company health. A fundamental analyst is simply trying to understand the intrinsic value of a company stock – or the true value of a … Continue reading “Small Cap Investing: Three Key Fundamental Metrics”

The Top Small Cap Performers for May 7, 2019

Some of the best performing small cap stocks of the day included:  Cohu Inc. (COHU) At the moment, shares of COHU are up 24%, or $3.74 on three times average volume after an upgrade from a hold to buy rating at Stifel Nicolaus. The firm has a price target of $22. Following the company’s latest … Continue reading “The Top Small Cap Performers for May 7, 2019”

Trade War Chaos: How Investors are Protecting Portfolios

Investors were in panic mode this week. President Donald Trump just said he would hike tariffs to 25% by Friday on $200 billion worth of goods if the two sides didn’t reach a deal in a timely manner.  Of course, news of that caliber will always lead to chaos and fear. However, even in times … Continue reading “Trade War Chaos: How Investors are Protecting Portfolios”

Axsome Therapeutics (AXSM) Up Nearly 500% in 2019

It’s one of the hottest biotech stocks of 2019. Since the year began, shares of Axsome Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:AXSM), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company that is developing novel therapies for central nervous system (CNS) disorders, has exploded from less than $3 to $17.68. It’s pushing higher in response to positive clinical data regarding one of … Continue reading “Axsome Therapeutics (AXSM) Up Nearly 500% in 2019”

Stocks to Watch with a Potential $2 Trillion Infrastructure Boom

American’s infrastructure has been failing for quite some time. One look at the countless potholes, congested roads, derailed trains, collapsed bridges and dams is proof enough. Just to fix it all could cost as much as $3.6 trillion by 2020, says the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). What’s worse, the ASCE just gave current … Continue reading “Stocks to Watch with a Potential $2 Trillion Infrastructure Boom”

Three Key Technical Indicators All Traders Should Watch

One of the best ways to spot reversals is by spotting excessive fear. To do so, we typically watch for agreement among Bollinger Bands (2,20), Relative Strength (RSI) and Williams’ %R in either overbought or oversold territory. Let’s look at the Russell 2000 (RUT), for example. Since the start of 2018, notice what happens to … Continue reading “Three Key Technical Indicators All Traders Should Watch”

Thematic Investing: How to Uncover your Next Big Win

Always be on the lookout for prominent investing themes. That’s how the long-term wealth can be found. “Thematic investing is about capitalizing on future trends. Its forward-looking nature stands in clear contrast to the more widely used market capitalization approach [which] assumes that past winners will continue to win out… Why is thematic investing a … Continue reading "Thematic Investing: How to Uncover your Next Big Win"
Always be on the lookout for prominent investing themes. That’s how the long-term wealth can be found. “Thematic investing is about capitalizing on future trends. Its forward-looking nature stands in clear contrast to the more widely used market capitalization approach [which] assumes that past winners will continue to win out… Why is thematic investing a … Continue reading "Thematic Investing: How to Uncover your Next Big Win"

Three Top Reasons to Invest in Small-Cap Stocks

Small cap stocks, or stocks whose market cap fall between $300 million and $2 billion, should always be part of a well-balanced portfolio for three key reasons. One reason is the historical performance of small-cap stocks. All thanks to strong financial performance and tax reform, which reduced the corporate tax rate on small cap stocks … Continue reading "Three Top Reasons to Invest in Small-Cap Stocks"
Small cap stocks, or stocks whose market cap fall between $300 million and $2 billion, should always be part of a well-balanced portfolio for three key reasons. One reason is the historical performance of small-cap stocks. All thanks to strong financial performance and tax reform, which reduced the corporate tax rate on small cap stocks … Continue reading "Three Top Reasons to Invest in Small-Cap Stocks"