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Year: 2019

Articles created in the year 2019

Mid-Cap Stocks: Asset Class with an Identity Crisis

Posted on December 11, 2019 by Todd Marvel
Much like the middle child, mid-cap stocks have struggled to find their individuality.Carved out from the top echelons of the tiny caps and the lower end of the big caps, the mid-cap industry has a rough definition of stock with a market capitalization of greater than $2 billion, but less than $10 billion.Taking components from the worlds, some analysts assert that mid-cap stocks can provide growth opportunities located in the tiny caps and the relative stability found in the big caps...

Dividend Reinvestment Plans: Investing on Automatic Pilot

Posted on November 13, 2019 by Todd Marvel
If you are like many investors who waste those small dividend checks from your stock portfolio, a Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRP) might be exactly what you require.Just as its name suggests, a Dividend Reinvestment Plan lets you reinvest some or all those dividends into more stock of the issuing firm.Unlike purchases made through conventional means, partial or fractional shares, in addition to whole shares, can be found...

The Exclusive Club of Large Caps

Posted on October 16, 2019 by Todd Marvel
Picture one of these clubs where only the real heavyweights need apply.From the library the old aristocrats, General Motors and JP Morgan, are dozing in their leather seats.On the patio, a late luncheon is underway for people who have just improved their standing through union.ExxonMobil and Citigroup are a part of the celebration.At the bar, lots of the"nouveau riche" have assembled - Microsoft appears to be purchasing for Intel and Hewlett Packard...

Are You A Stockaholic?

Posted on September 17, 2019 by Todd Marvel
Today's society gives special recognition to alcoholics, sexaholics, binge-aholics, shopaholics, chocaholics and other "-aholics".What about stockaholics? Stockaholics are people that are overly obsessive about their stock market investments.As approximately 50% of U.S.families directly or indirectly invest in the stock exchange, it is very likely that there currently exists a goodly number of undiagnosed stockaholics...

Trade Stocks for Real

Posted on August 22, 2019 by Todd Marvel
I read a remark by a forum member on another site earlier today that indicated that each and every investor should back test their system for at least twenty years.I disagree and will now tell you why.Back testing and paper trading appear to be the most over emphasized techniques made available by market theorists, educational elite, market novices and/or marketplace angels.While studying the pure fundamentals, I can see why a novice investor might want to paper trade; to find the outcomes of the growing system but I'll warn that these results are entirely untrue...

Small Cap & Micro Stocks Go Up and Down - How Can You Profit?

Posted on July 18, 2019 by Todd Marvel
Success in small cap & micro cap stock trading like with any other business in life comes from being able to see the big picture and from paying attention to the tiny details.Let's say for example that you're a business owner and you have a jewelry shop on a particular street the same as the guy in the other corner does, but still the other man is making 5 times more profits than you are just because he is doing something different...