Small Cap Stocks Losing Earnings Steam

The global growth outlook, more than a smoothing of the Trump bump, has resulted in small-cap stocks losing the upper hand—a dramatic shift from what happened right after the election. This according to The Wall Street Journal’s Steven Russolillo. Small-cap stocks (those with market capitalizations generally under $2 billion) spiked by more than 11% between the election and last Thanksgiving, writes Russolillo, who explains that many traders bet on the new president’s tax cuts and infrastructure spending plans (that would be most beneficial to smaller companies). But the gains have “fizzled.” “The main factor behind the recent weakness is earnings […]

Zweig Strategy: 10 Growth Investment Ideas for a Tough Market

In every other issue of my investment newsletter, The Validea Hot List, I look in detail at one of the computerized guru models on run on Validea.com. In this week’s issue, I outlined the strategy from the famous growth oriented investor, Martin Zweig. Below you will find an excerpt from the newsletter along with a handful of top scoring stock ideas based on the Zweig investment strategy. Taken from the March 6, 2009 issue of The Validea Hot List If you’ve been a Hot List reader for any significant amount of time, you know that my Guru Strategies have a […]