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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.

 
Life Is Too Short To Diversify

Life Is Too Short To Diversify

In MicroCap Portfolio Management and Position Sizing, I wrote about successful investors like Walter Schloss who owned over 100 positions, and Warren Buffett having held as few as five positions. Success has been shown on both extremes. The key lesson…

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The Art of Interviewing Management

The Art of Interviewing Management

By Chip Maloney, Investor and MicroCapClub Member In the last blog post, Talking To Management, Ian argued for the importance of talking with management of microcap companies.  Over my 15 years of investing in microcaps, talking with dozens of CEOs…

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Talking To Management

Talking To Management

Talking to management is the most important thing I do as a microcap investor. Some investors disagree and say that public filings, press releases, and other surface due diligence give them all the information they need. Their argument against talking…

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So You Want To Get Rich

So You Want To Get Rich

A few months after I became a full time private investor I had a nightmare, and I can still remember it in vivid detail. It goes something like this: I’m eating breakfast, and I turn on the TV. I watch…

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Getting Started

Getting Started

I believe God has created us with the ability to achieve our dreams. It is up to us to dream big. Everyone is born with a spirit of courage but as we age slowly develops into a spirit of fear.…

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A Game You Can Win

A Game You Can Win

Over the last four years I’ve been in a casino thirteen times. Now you might ask, “How do you remember?” Well, I have this thing I’ve been doing which helps me remember. Every time I step foot in a casino…

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Buy Low And Then Buy Higher

Buy Low And Then Buy Higher

How many times have you looked back at past investment decisions and thought, “What the heck was I thinking?!”. Don’t worry, that happens to everyone, even the professionals. Early on I started keeping an investment diary to track my thought…

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The Conviction To Hold

The Conviction To Hold

Extraordinary returns follow extraordinary discipline. Discipline in buying and selling, and maybe the most important one of all, holding. Developing the conviction to hold is something that I’ve learned over time. It didn’t come easy. The basis of this article…

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