For Warren Buffett to invest in a company, he must fully understand the nuts and bolts of a company. It must be simple for him to understand. In fact, one of his greatest metrics for identifying gems is his rule of identifying a company’s “economic moat.” “A truly great business must have an enduring “moat” … Continue reading Investor Education: What is Economic Moat?
While an income statement discusses operating performance, the asset and liability numbers on a balance sheet give us a better look at financial wellbeing. Using this, we can measure growth, operating efficiency, profitability and valuation metrics. It’s simply a statement of current financial position that sums up a company’s assets, liabilities and shareholder equity, and … Continue reading Investor Education: What is a Balance Sheet?
It’s always important to know what company insiders are doing. After all, who knows the company better than an insider – the CEO, CFO, COO, officers, employees, and directors? If they’re buying a sizable number of shares, it’s often a good idea to start looking into why and perhaps follow them into the stock. That’s because … Continue reading Three Biotech Small Cap Stocks with Big Insider Buying
Small-cap stocks have been increasingly popular thanks to the potential for higher returns. But it doesn’t come without risk. What Are Small-cap Stocks? Market cap refers to the total value of all a company’s shares of stock. It is calculated by multiplying the price of a stock by its total number of outstanding shares. For … Continue reading Why Investors Should Trade Small-Cap Stocks
So many investors overreact to corrections. They sell at the wrong time. They take their money out of the markets. But if you follow these three very simple rules, you’ll be fine. Tip No. 1 — Never panic If you panic, you sell. And if you sell, you miss the potential for the recovery rally. … Continue reading The Top Investing Tips in a Market Correction
While stomach-churning downturns are the nature of the market beast, don’t look at it as a core reason to cut back on your exposure to risk. In fact, if you choose to leave the market during the tough times, and become a bit more conservative in your investing approach, you stand to miss the recovery … Continue reading How to Protect your 401(k) from a Downturn
If there’s one person that knows how to weather a financial storm well, it’s the Oracle of Omaha, Warren Buffett. So what’s his trick? Trick No. 1 – Have Cash on Hand Some people think it’s bad to have cash laying around, an “unproductive asset that acts as a drag on such markers as return … Continue reading Warren Buffett: How to Protect your Money in a Pullback
It’s always important to know what company insiders are doing. After all, who knows the company better than an insider – the CEO, CFO, COO, officers, employees, and directors? If they’re buying a sizable number of shares, it’s often a good idea to start looking into why and perhaps follow them into the stock. That’s … Continue reading Three Small Cap Stocks with Solid Insider Buying
If trading were easy, everyone would be doing it. We’ve all taken big losers. We’ve all left wins on the table. But losses aren’t such a bad thing. And while it’s never fun to lose money, failure can teach us how to become a better traders. Unless of course, you continue to make the same … Continue reading Five Top Investing Mistakes to Always Avoid
When it comes to choosing the right online broker for your small cap investing needs, there are quite a few things you must identify, including: Commissions and fee schedules Speed of order executions Ease of use Site security Reputation Customer support issues When it comes to commissions and fees, you are charged something on each … Continue reading What’s the Best Way to Start Investing Today?