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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.

 
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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Selling Is Harder Than Buying

Selling Is Harder Than Buying

I really enjoy meeting investors face to face. A couple times per year we try to have MicroCapClub member meetups where those that are interested get together and just talk stocks for a day or two.  We just had one…

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Always Be Respectful

Always Be Respectful

Our experiences on the extremes of investing are often very memorable. You invested in a company and almost the very next day the rest of the world seemed to wake up to the story too and the stock goes on…

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A Basic Primer On Starting A MicroCap Fund

A Basic Primer On Starting A MicroCap Fund

I co-manage Blueprint Capital Management (www.blueprintcm.com) which is a MicroCap growth equity strategy focused primarily on the Technology and Consumer sectors. I launched my fund almost two years ago and, over time, have fielded many inquiries, both general and specific,…

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Invest With A Passion

Invest With A Passion

When I was 11 years old I swung my first golf club, and I was hooked. It was my passion. At that very minute my love for soccer ended. I remember thinking even back then, “How long can I really…

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How Lucky Are You?

How Lucky Are You?

Sometimes you evaluate how lucky you are by how unlucky you are. I’m not a trader, but sometimes I try to act like one. I was trading a couple microcap biotech stocks in 2009. I was looking for biotechs that…

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What A Billionaire Whispered In My Ear

What A Billionaire Whispered In My Ear

In the fall of 2008, institutions were punting positions left and right due to redemptions. This was a great time for some swing trades, as many stocks were under constant bid whacking pressure. The opportunity was finding the microcaps that…

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Protect Yourself From Yourself

Protect Yourself From Yourself

I became a full time microcap investor in early 2009, and about 18 months later my portfolio got the sh!t kicked out of it. When you make 100% of your income from capital gains it can get very stressful. You…

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