How I Pick Micro-Caps
It’s been a while since I’ve explained my process for picking micro-cap stocks so I figured it would be worthwhile to review.
It can be extremely profitable to invest in growth companies, as any Tesla or Amazon shareholder will tell you.
Focus on the Fundamentals
Sentiment indicators continue to suggest the market may be due for a pullback.
The Citi Panic/Euphoria model suggests sentiment is high right now.
Historically speaking, when this model sees “euphoria” in the market, 12-month forward returns look poor.
Another interesting sentiment data point S&P...
Stocks have surged this past month, with the S&P 500 returning 11% in November. Other major indices, including the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the Nasdaq Composite, produced similarly strong returns. These kinds of returns would make a good year in most investors’ eyes.
Full Steam Ahead
Well, it took an additional four days after election day for a winner to be declared, but on Saturday, Joe Biden was officially projected to be the 46th U.S. President.
The race was a lot closer than many anticipated, and President Trump challenging...
The news that Pfizer has a promising Covid vaccine, combined with the weekend news that Biden/Harris won the presidential election, triggered a wave of buying (and selling) on Wall Street this morning, rewarding both large caps and small caps while penalizing (at least stocks...
At Least One Uncertainty Cloud Should be Evaporating
There remains a lot going on. The pandemic, domestic and international economies struggling, zero/negative interest rates, and an unusually high number of other clouds still obscure the investing horizon. But, with election season rapidly approaching its one...
Ideally, I like to look for companies that are operating in industries with secular tailwinds and long runways for growth (think Liberated Syndication or P10 Holdings).
I usually don’t like to invest in overly cyclical industries because a lot is out of the control.