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Educational

The most comprehensive list of educational articles covering microcaps. Articles are written by our community contributors and contains a wealth of information for the microcap investor.

 
Cutting Your Losses

Cutting Your Losses

The difference between where you are and where you want to be is the pain you’re unwilling to endure. Microcap investing isn’t easy. If you aren’t prepared to lose money while the market educates you, then you will never learn…

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When Diversification Dilutes Returns

When Diversification Dilutes Returns

In my previous article, Wait For Your Pitch, I outlined the importance of finding your sweet spot and waiting for the right investment. For most experienced investors, your biggest risk is boredom. Extraordinary returns follow extraordinary discipline. “You have to…

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Wait For Your Pitch

Wait For Your Pitch

Two years ago I sat down with a board member of a small microcap company that traded for $1 per share. I was introduced to the company and this board member by another shareholder of the company. I had looked…

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Building Your Network

Building Your Network

About ten years ago, I was re-reading the classic investment book Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits written by the legendary investor Philip Fisher.  In Chapter 10, Fisher wrote that during his investment career, he had always assumed that most of…

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The First Million

The First Million

Getting Started is hard work. Warren Buffett’s right hand man, Charlie Munger is quoted, “The first $100,000 is a bitch”. Warren Buffett made his first $100,000 in the early 1950’s when he was still an individual investor, compounding his capital…

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Empowering Management

Empowering Management

Most US microcap success stories were first turnaround stories. Let me explain. In most cases a private company’s management team is approached about going public from a consultant, investment banker, etc. These people will make money from taking the company…

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