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Pulse Beverage – Birth of a “Monster”

Pulse Beverage – Birth of a “Monster” Introducing our Lead-off Home Run Stock for 2015. ATTN: Readers, investors and friends… this is “the” stock you need to have on your radar or if it meets your investment criteria, in your small cap portfolio today. Here’s why! THE PULSE BEVERAGE CORPORATION – (PLSB) Great Tasting Nutritional [...]

Marijuana Stocks—Modern Gold Rush or “Green Rush”

Marijuana Stocks Have Caught Investors’ Attention, but is it Just Smoke and Mirrors?   Setting the stock market world ablaze, marijuana, marijuana stocks and marijuana derivative companies have been sprouting up like weeds, enticing investors to jump in the pot business before they miss out on what could be the biggest investment win for the [...]

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Back to the Basics: Price-Earnings Ratio (P/E Ratio) Why You Should Take a Look at Multiple PE Ratios When Evaluating a Stock Considered by many investors as a “quick” way to value a stock, the Price-Earnings Ratio can be a key valuation metric to making informed stock investment decisions. And, the price to earnings ratio [...]

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Generating Some Royal Income with Royalty Trusts

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Generating Some Royal Income with Royalty Trusts

Royalty trusts could have reduced the pain for income seeking investors in the latest financial crisis. If the past few years have taught those income investors anything at all, it is that there is no such thing as a guaranteed dividend, at least not among common stocks. Fortunately, that glum situation has changed somewhat, as [...]

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How to Invest when Nothing Looks Good

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How to Invest when Nothing Looks Good

The performance of different asset classes used to diverge. When interest rates were soaring, stocks slumped. Some didn’t care because those high interest rates were delivering CD income. Then when interest rates dropped, stocks took off. Even when you couldn’t count on anything else, there was always that old reliable—your house. If you hung on [...]

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Chances are that if you’re not invested in one, you’ve at least heard about master limited partnerships (MLPs), even the micro-cap variety, over the past few years. MLPs offer some serious tax breaks and exposure to the energy sector in a security that trades just like a stock. Simply put, MLPs get a tax treatment that [...]

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Micro-Cap ETFs Can Help You Determine Market Direction

As we have previously noted in this space, investing in micro-cap stocks can be a double-edged sword for many investors. There is the allure of rapid short-term, high percentage gains with low-priced stocks (many with price tags under $1, some in the sub-penny range, but we rarely go there). Then there is the obvious concern [...]

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Globetrotting For Micro-Caps

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Globetrotting For Micro-Caps

While it’s a good idea for those new to the micro-cap universe to begin by focusing on the micro-cap opportunities available in the U.S., seasoned veterans know there is much more to investing in this asset class than U.S.-based companies. Of course the caveat is “If you thought stock-picking among U.S. micro-caps was tricky, wait [...]

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