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Toro Co. Is My Favorite Micro-Cap Stock for the New Year Definitely, the best small-cap stocks for this market have to be recession-resistant and The Torro Company (NYSE:TTC) just might fit the bill. I have been following the impressive performance of the TTC stock for years, yet 2016…

It has been a volatile week in global markets, and a good penny stock pick list is always good to have on hand. Penny stocks of course are a high-risk investment, and should be approached with a considerable degree of caution. But, with the right amount of research,…

In any market, there are companies outperforming the herd. Below, we’ll take a look at three examples of top micro-cap stocks that are highly likely to grow their businesses at a rate much faster than the general economy. Because the stock market has already gone up in expectation…

This is a tough market in which to be a new buyer. Despite this, there are some micro-cap stocks to watch. With so much turmoil in the global marketplace, keeping things domestic is probably a reasonable strategy given the current environment. In this market, there are plenty of…

In a market that’s still trading off the Fed, in addition to reduced earnings expectations, top micro-cap stocks are not plentiful. And those companies that are able to generate double-digit year-over-year growth are typically expensively priced in a market where institutional investors are still buying existing winners. It’s…

There’s actually some earnings reporting going on at the moment, and some of the numbers are yielding decent micro-cap stocks to watch out for. It’s a little early yet for the upcoming earnings onslaught. It’s exactly what this market needs, though. This time of year, the trading action…

In a market that’s already gone up, many of the top micro-cap stocks are expensively priced as institutional investors continue to buy double-digit growth where it can be found. I suspect these richly valued companies will stay this way going into 2016, because there just isn’t a lot…

The stock market rally continues, and it’s great; that is of course, if you own the right companies. For the most part, the best wealth creation over the last few years has come from large-cap, dividend paying stocks that are the brand names we all know. I’d never…

A lot of smaller companies and micro-cap stocks are now reporting their quarterly earnings, and a lot of the numbers are pretty good. I’ve noticed particular financial strength in a number of micro-cap technology companies, along with good trading action among biotech companies. There’s no real trend among…

It continues to be uncertain times for the stock market. You get good news, the stock market goes down; you get bad news, the stock market goes up. With no definable trend, you could say we’re in a market where anything could happen. This is why investment risk…

I think investors really want to be buyers of stock at this time, but there isn’t much of a catalyst to do so. Institutional investors are buying, but they’re also playing on the market’s volatility, accentuating the results. Reality is beginning to set in now and there’s a…

In a much-anticipated initial public offering (IPO), Dunkin' Brands (NYSE/DNKN) was set to debut on the New York Stock Exchange yesterday. The company owns two big-name franchises — Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin Robbins — and could be much sought after. Dunkin' Donuts, the maker of the “Boston Cream” donuts, and…

The stock market is facing some strong headwinds over the short term and all the wrangling is a real shame considering that we’re still getting great earnings results from large-caps. It’s no wonder the spot price of gold keeps ticking higher; there’s nothing else for investors to rally…

The second-quarter earnings season has started strong. As of July 20, 88 of the S&P 500 companies have reported, with 78% beating estimates and 10% falling short, according to Thomson Reuters. Strong earnings from technology have provided the catalyst for the buying, helping to offset the significant debt…

Over the last few months, there has been a backlash on small-cap Chinese stocks that has driven down the valuation on some of these stocks to extremely low levels. When you trade micro-cap stocks or small-cap stocks, there is added risk. And when you trade Chinese small-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…

If there ever was a market for owning special situation stocks, now is certainly the time for it. There isn’t a lot of tailwind to be had and this is not a surprise considering how far share prices have come over the last 10 months. But even for…

Stocks are facing some upside resistance at this juncture. Blue-chip companies continue to lead the way this year, with small-cap and technology companies trailing. My best stock market advice to you is to make sure you are diversified. You need to add small-cap stocks in an effort to…