Micro-cap Stocks

Despite the consolidation in the broader market, there have been some tremendous stock-market performances recently, and the standouts have been large-caps. Take Kraft Foods Inc. (NYSE/KFT), for example. This stock traded between $30.00 and $32.00 per share from last September to this April, and the stock has finally…

An area that I continue to like in China is the country's auto and auto parts sector. China's massive auto market surpassed Japan in 2006 to become the world's second largest market for vehicle sales after the United States. And industry pundits estimating that the country will become…

The stock market wants to rally right now and we certainly deserve a little upside after a terrible first quarter performance. I don't think it's the beginning of a new trend — only a bounce in what is still a correction. There are all kinds of great companies…

Another one of my favorite companies, Huron Consulting (NASDAQ/HURN) just hit over $68 per share. Not bad for a consulting firm that was recently trading for $36 per share. The company serves to illustrate that it is just as easy to make a great return on your money…

Like the vast majority of investors right now, I'm cautious on the stock market's near-term prospects. The fact of the matter is that there is a lot of investment risk for investors to consider: Inflation, interest rates, oil prices, wars, corporate earnings, and the slowing economy. There isn't…

I'm convinced of price inflation in another important market sector. The price of food is going to go up. It's the beginning of another investment theme that I'm really getting excited about. Organic foods are slowly but surely taking over the marketplace. If you ask anyone whether they…

Recently, I recommend a stock called iBasis Inc. at 54 cents a share. It skyrocketed to $1.97 in less than five months -- making my readers 265% profit. Loudeye Corp. was another stock I recommended at the low price of 31 cents. I believed the right management could…