The Top Small Cap Performers for May 8, 2019

Some of the best performing small cap stocks on the day included: Workhorse Group Inc. (WKHS) Shares of WKHS were up 214.5%, or $1.81 on the day after Donald Trump tweeted that General Motors CEO Mary Barra said that GM would sell its Lordstown manufacturing plant to Workhorse to build electric trucks.  The stock saw … Continue reading “The Top Small Cap Performers for May 8, 2019”

The Top Small Cap Performers for May 3, 2019

Some of the best performing small cap stocks for Friday, May 3 included: Zix Corporation (NASDAQ:ZIXI) Shares of ZIXI were up 34.6% on the day on better than expected revenue growth, and a great outlook for the year.  Revenue soared 76% year over year to $29.3 million, which included sales from its acquisition of AppRiver. … Continue reading “The Top Small Cap Performers for May 3, 2019”

How the Money Flow Index (MFI) Can Give you an Edge

When it comes to trading, one of the best ways to tell what’s happening is by paying attention to the flow of money in and out of a stock. Surely, none of us want to buy a stock if money is flowing out, right? Instead, we want to buy if we’re seeing money flow in, … Continue reading “How the Money Flow Index (MFI) Can Give you an Edge”

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”

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”

How to Invest in the Biggest Threat to the U.S. Financial System

A few keystrokes are all it takes. All of a sudden, your most private information is in the hands of criminals. What’s terrifying is that our own government isn’t prepared. Worse, our digital over-dependence means that our risk is greater than ever before with new attacks surfacing all the time. And just in case you … Continue reading “How to Invest in the Biggest Threat to the U.S. Financial System”

Two Small Cap Biotech Stocks with Major Catalysts

Biotech stocks may be one of the most speculative sectors of the market, but with aging baby boomers creating a surging demand for better care and treatment options, new innovations, and multi-billion-dollar merger and acquisition potential, the sector is not only explosive, but one of the most profitable. Sure, the sector can be plagued by … Continue reading “Two Small Cap Biotech Stocks with Major Catalysts”

Five Key Terms all Investors Should Understand

You don’t have to know everything when you invest. However, there are some key terms to master before you place your first trade.  After all, it never hurts to understand the bare-bones basics. Term No. 1 – Bid/Ask Price The bid price is the highest price a buyer is willing to pay for an investment.  … Continue reading “Five Key Terms all Investors Should Understand”

Why Investors are Buying Small Cap Oil Stocks

Small cap investors are pushing back into small cap oil stocks, like Laredo Petroleum (LPI), Northern Oil & Gas (NOG), and Carrizo Oil & Gas (CRZ) as oil prices tick higher on key catalysts including: Catalyst No. 1 – Falling Crude Oil Supply According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), crude fell by 9.6 … Continue reading “Why Investors are Buying Small Cap Oil Stocks”

The Top 3 Tips to Becoming a Successful Investor

Like most investors, one of your top goals has been to enjoy a financially secure retirement at whatever age you choose.  That being the case, it stands to reason that your retirement “nest egg” should ideally generate above-market returns, often with below-market risk. But to do so, you need to have a plan in place.  … Continue reading “The Top 3 Tips to Becoming a Successful Investor”