A Small Cap Opportunity on an Oil Recovery

Oil prices have been cut in half. All thanks in large part to oversupply, trade war fears, and a stronger dollar. However, according to Goldman Sachs, oil prices could swing higher. “Core-OPEC producers are adopting a shock and awe strategy, and exceeding their cut commitment,” says Goldman Sachs, as quoted by Bloomberg. “Disruptions have increased … Continue reading “A Small Cap Opportunity on an Oil Recovery”

Why it Pays to Monitor the Money Flow Index

There are many analysts that write off technical analysis as useless. However, once you get into the swing of exactly what to look for, you can begin to see patterns that repeat themselves over and over again. And as those patterns repeat, that’s where your opportunity is to buy or sell. Aside from Bollinger Bands … Continue reading “Why it Pays to Monitor the Money Flow Index”

The Secret Behind John Templeton’s Success

Sir John Templeton was never considered a typical money manager. His Templeton Growth Fund grew at a rate of nearly 16% a year between 1954 and 1992, making it the top performing growth fund of the second half of the 20thcentury. Every $100,000 invested in 1954 was worth well over $55 million just 45 years … Continue reading “The Secret Behind John Templeton’s Success”

Why it Pays to Use a Trailing Stop Loss At All Times

All of a sudden, your favorite stock is falling out of the sky. What do you do? Do you sell? Do you hold? Or, do you freeze, becoming nothing more than a nervous, emotional trader that sells because everybody else is? Unfortunately, most of us freeze, too scared to think straight. We get caught up in … Continue reading “Why it Pays to Use a Trailing Stop Loss At All Times”

Small Cap: How to Technically Trade Fear

If you want to make money, pay attention to fear and greed, technically. In times of panic, we sell without thinking.  We just do it because everyone else is.  In times of excessive greed, we buy without thinking.  We just do it because everyone else is, and because of the fear of missing out (FOMO). … Continue reading “Small Cap: How to Technically Trade Fear”

The Top 4 Penny Stock Myths to Avoid

Big returns can come in small packages. It’s why most of us are attracted to smaller-cap stocks. Unfortunately, there are also those of us that get caught up in the mistruths of small caps and miss the boat altogether. And I can assure you, that can cost you a good deal of money Myth No. … Continue reading “The Top 4 Penny Stock Myths to Avoid”

Trade the News: Why Markets Are Not Efficient After All

Eugene Fama’s Efficient Market Theory argues that when news is released, it’s immediately reflected in the price of a stock. “The accepted view was that when information arises, the news spreads very quickly and is incorporated into the prices of securities without delay,” as reported by a Princeton University paper, The Efficient Market Hypothesis and … Continue reading “Trade the News: Why Markets Are Not Efficient After All”

The No. 1 Way to Lose Money in the Market

Trades can go against us at any time. But if we know how to protect our working capital, the better off we are. When you trade, think of yourself as a small business owner. Small businesses have to worry about unsold inventory, the possibility of high staff turnover, potential fires and electrical shortages – worst … Continue reading “The No. 1 Way to Lose Money in the Market”

Small Cap Investor: How to Succeed in Any Market

Anyone can trade a stock. But to trade a stock well, you must have discipline and know key rules. To begin, no matter your skill level, all investors must understand these key principles: To succeed in the market, you must develop a healthy relationship with it. You cannot allow emotion to control your risk. Know … Continue reading “Small Cap Investor: How to Succeed in Any Market”

Four Top Investor Tax Tips for 2019

It’s that time of year again when most of us would rather bang our heads against the wall than deal with the IRS in April 2019. In just weeks, the U.S. government wants its money. And it’s best to be well prepared. No one has ever been a big fan of taxes.  But we have … Continue reading “Four Top Investor Tax Tips for 2019”