Cabot’s Investing Techniques FAQs

Q: What does the Cabot Tides Market Timing Indicator tell us? A: The Cabot Tides Market Timing Indicator is a technical indicator that uses five different market indexes to help us determine the overall intermediate-term direction of the stock market. The indexes are: S&P NYSE...
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Small-Cap Confidential FAQs

Q: How should I systematically use Cabot Small-Cap Confidential to invest? (Do I invest in every recommended stock, etc.?) Tyler Laundon: For starters, it’s important to recognize that every investor is different. We all have different risk profiles, different amounts of capital to invest preferences...
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Value Investing FAQs

Q: What is your investment process and criteria for investments? Roy Ward: I am a value investor. I  look for high-quality companies that are undervalued, and companies with strong balance sheets and low price to earnings (P/E) ratios. I  use the criteria spelled out the...
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Options Trading FAQs

Q: What is an option Jacob Mintz: Before you read any further, make a cup of coffee. For the uninitiated, options can get complicated. An option is a contract that gives its owner the right (but not the obligation) to purchase or sell an underlying at...
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Growth Stock Investing FAQs

What are the best practices of growth investors? Here are some keys to becoming a successful growth stock investor: 1.  Work to identify truly great growth companies 2.  Cut your losses short 3.  Let your winners run 4.  Hold stocks of good companies long term 5.  Avoid buying on avoid...
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How Do I Plan for Investment Risk?

Investment risk is a fact of life. Without risk, there would be no reward. The important thing is to know how to plan for it. Since I was a sophomore in college, my passion has been the stock market—learning its history, finding what methods and...
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Stock Investing FAQs

Q: What is your position on averaging up as a stock advances? A: If I had a choice with any stock, I'd prefer to average up, but each stock has its own personality. The stock you mentioned has proceeded forward in price only after consolidation periods. said...
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What Are Derivatives?

Derivatives are financial instruments that have value based on the expected future price movements of the "underlying asset" to which they are linked.
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