Cabot Micro-Cap Insider 122

Why I Love Micro Caps Over the long term, investing in stocks has been a great decision as equities (no matter the market cap) have outperformed almost every asset class. Historically, stocks have returned about 10% per year, an excellent result. But what if you to...
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Cabot Undervalued Stocks Advisor Weekly Update

The U.S. stock market rebounded on Tuesday, following testimony from Chair Powell at his Senate confirmation hearing. Investors liked what he said, implying that the three anticipated quarter-point rate increases, which could start in March, would likely be enough to quell inflation (along a..
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The Best Commodity ETFs for a New Super Cycle

The Best Commodity ETFs for a New Super Cycle

A new super cycle on the horizon makes these funds some of the best commodity ETFs for investors looking to take advantage of rising prices. Recently, producer price growth hit a record on a year-over-year basis while consumer prices hit a 14-year high. Although has...
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Cabot Undervalued Stocks Advisor Weekly Update

According to market lore, an off-handed comment in a brief conversation between two Wall Street participants about a century ago dispensed perhaps the most valuable investing advice ever uttered. When asked what he thought stocks would do, the veteran John R. is said have...
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Cabot Undervalued Stocks Advisor Weekly Update

Private equity, the polished-up name for venture capital and leveraged buyout funds, is white-hot. If every market cycle has its own Masters of the Universe (the 1990s had tech mutual funds, the 2000s had hedge funds), the past decade’s MOTU was clearly private equity.
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Cabot Undervalued Stocks Advisor Weekly Update

Our comments this week are mostly questions. Day-to-day gyrations make sense on the surface. Yesterday, the market surged on news of China easing its monetary policy combined with a growing sense of relief that the Omicron variant is milder than previously understood. But the...
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Cabot Micro-Cap Insider 1221

A Correction in Micro-Cap Land Many high-quality micro-caps have pulled back in the past month. In aggregate, the iShares Micro-Cap ETF (IWC) is down ~12% from all-time highs in the last four weeks. And some of our names are down even more than that. While the benefit micro-caps...
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Cabot Undervalued Stocks Advisor Weekly Update

The market is beginning to more fully anticipate a post-Covid environment and economy. As such, investors are looking to slower/normalized/sustainable growth following the bulge from the pandemic stimulus programs and pent-up demand, higher interest rates, and a relenting of supply chain issues.
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Cabot Undervalued Stocks Advisor Weekly Update

We continue to watch in amazement the values that the market puts on electric vehicle makers, with the most recent example of Rivian Automotive (RIVN). Since its IPO at $78/share, RIVN shares have doubled, making the EV company’s roughly 900 million shares worth total...
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Cabot Micro-Cap Insider 1121

Choose the Game Carefully This weekend, my friend was over with his kid for a playdate with my 3-year-old, and we were shooting the breeze. We laughed about Elon Musk’s Twitter poll. In case you missed it, Musk posted the following poll: My friend said, “Tesla (TSLA) to...
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Cabot Undervalued Stocks Advisor Weekly Update

A few weeks ago, at the annual Morningstar Investment Conference in Chicago, two investing icons debated the merits of value versus growth. On the value side was Rob Arnott, founder and head of Research Affiliates, with Cathie Wood, founder and head of ARK Management,...
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Cabot Undervalued Stocks Advisor Weekly Update

Last week, we wrote about how lower quality, in both home appliances and tangible money, debases value and is a form of inflation. Today’s note includes some of our current views on inflation and capital markets, and what investors can do to help inflation’s...
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