Small Cap Stocks Seeing Considerable Insider Buying

It’s always important to know what company insiders are doing. After all, who knows the company better than an insider — the CEO, CFO, COO, officers, employees, and directors? If they’re buying a sizable number of shares, it’s often a good idea to start looking into why and perhaps follow them into the stock. That’s because they’re … Continue reading “Small Cap Stocks Seeing Considerable Insider Buying”

How to Avoid the Pitfalls of Herd Mentality

In 2005, about 450 sheep jumped to their death, as reported by USA Today. One sheep jumped to its death. Hundreds more followed. Shocked shepherds watched as 1,500 others followed. As ridiculous as it may sound, it happens every day on Wall Street. Traders and investors don’t look before they jump. They just think every one … Continue reading “How to Avoid the Pitfalls of Herd Mentality”

The Top Ways to Avoid Investment Failure

Smart investors accept failure as an inevitability. As long as you can learn from failure, the better off you’ll be. Here are five of the key mistakes I’ve used as personal learning moments. Top Mistake No. 1 – Riding your Losses Some of us never want to give up on a trade that we truly … Continue reading “The Top Ways to Avoid Investment Failure”

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”

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”

The Top 5 Ways to Become a Better Investor

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 “The Top 5 Ways to Become a Better Investor”

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 3 Reasons to Diversify with Small Cap Stocks

Small cap stocks, or stocks whose market cap fall between $300 million and $2 billion, should be a part of any well-balanced portfolio. For one, small-cap stocks offer great historical returns. Small-cap stocks have a history of outperforming large-caps, returning an average gain of 12% a year over the last 90 years, as compared to … Continue reading “The Top 3 Reasons to Diversify with Small Cap Stocks”

Small Cap Investing: A Recession Proof Sector to Consider

To call it a mega-trend would be an understatement. On October 15, 2007, the very first baby boomer filed for social security benefits. Right behind her, 80 million other baby boomers prepared to do the same thing for over the next 20 years, clearing out their retirement accounts, spending billions of dollars to keep their … Continue reading “Small Cap Investing: A Recession Proof Sector to Consider”

Three of the Top Small Cap Stocks to Watch in 2019

To help readers identify the best investments, we wanted to take a quick look at some of the top small cap stocks in sizable industries. Top Stock No. 1 – Zix Corporation (ZIXI) Zix Corporation, for example, provides email encryption, threat protection, archiving, bring-your-own-device security, and data loss prevention solutions for the healthcare, financial services, … Continue reading “Three of the Top Small Cap Stocks to Watch in 2019”