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Investment Guru Stock Tips and Expert Advice

Better be wise by the misfortunes of others than by your own.
Aesop

He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.
Muhammad Ali

My goal is not to fail fast. My goal is to succeed over the long term.
Marc Andreessen

Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
Aristotle

Never let knowledge stand in the way of truth.
Ajahn Brahm

We just focus on a few outstanding companies.
Warren Buffett

What the human being is best at doing is interpreting all new information so that their prior conclusions remain intact.
Warren Buffett

It’s not enough that we do our best; sometimes we have to do what’s required.
Sir Winston Churchill

Stock Investment Gurus

Compiled by the experts at Sophic Capital

Buy Businesses, Not Stocks by John Maudlin

I write this letter on my way home from Steamboat Springs, Colorado, where I spoke to the fascinating “GoBundance” group of mostly young, successful, enthusiastic entrepreneurs. Before that I was in Grand Lake Stream, Maine, for the Camp Kotok economics/fishing retreat. I’ll have some details for you later. Today we will look back a few months to a Strategic Investment Conference presentation that truly affirms my optimistic outlook for both business and humanity. Read more.

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Ubiquity, Complexity, and Sandpiles by John Maudlin

Change happens quickly and, often, unpredictably. And as we will see, the unpredictable part is actually a mathematical principle. As in the Hemingway quote above, not just bankruptcy but change also happens slowly and then, seemingly, all at once. It’s time passing without change that causes the worst problems, including some historic economic catastrophes. It turns out we shouldn’t just accept change; we actually need it. Read more.

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Where There’s Fire There’s Smoke by Jessie Felder

Back in early February of 2020, I noted that, even as the major stock market indexes had pushed to new highs, a number of Hindenburg Omens had been triggering on the NYSE and the Nasdaq pointing to a significant deterioration in breadth: “While an individual signal has very little value in forecasting a stock market crash… a cluster of signals can be valuable in that it signals a pattern of dispersion that is not compatible with a healthy uptrend.” In other words, where there’s fire (flames in the chart below) there’s smoke (a warning signal). The following six weeks of stock market action proved the value of this sort of signal yet again. Read more.

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Federal Reserve Folly by John Maudlin

Great news: The US economy is officially out of recession. We know this because the National Bureau of Economic Research’s official recession-calling committee said so this week. The economy has been in an expansion phase since last April, making this the shortest recession on record at only two months. The NBER committee always makes these calls in hindsight—both the beginning and end of recessions. Literally everyone could see the economy coming to a halt in March and April. The signs weren’t subtle. Yet it wasn’t until June 8, 2020, that they said the economy had peaked in February, marking the recession’s onset. I don’t blame them for waiting to see the data, though. Caution is appropriate on these things. Read more.

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Stock Investing 101

Large Cap v. Small Cap Stocks: An Investor’s Guide

When it comes to investing in large cap stocks versus small cap stocks and microcap stocks, several factors come into play. There are certainly risks involved in all market cap categories, and it takes a depth of knowledge and expertise to ensure that the right money is invested in the right opportunity at the right time.  Market capitalization is often linked to the risk/reward factor of an individual investment. Companies with smaller market capitalization are small cap stocks. They...

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Small Cap Stocks and Microcap Stocks: Why Make an Investment?

Small cap stocks are shares of companies with a small market capitalization. This definition of “small market capitalization” varies by country, as the size of the total capital pool/GDP can differ, and thus the respective bands that define small cap, microcap or large cap stocks can vary. Generally, publicly traded equities are considered small cap stocks if their market capitalization (“market cap”) is between $300 million to $2 billion. In contrast, microcap stocks are companies that have...

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External Resources

The Transcript

Each week as we read dozens of transcripts from earnings calls and company presentations, Avondale Asset Management takes note of interesting and important quotes from management about the economy and industry trends.

The Felder Report

Take the financial road less traveled with Jesse Felder, who began his professional career at Bear, Stearns & Co. and later co-founded a multi-billion-dollar hedge fund firm headquartered in Santa Monica, California.

MicroCap Club

Founded in 2011, MicroCapClub was created to be a platform for experienced microcap investors to share and discuss microcap stock ideas trading on US and Canadian markets.

Memos from Howard Marks

Howard Marks, Director and Co-Chairman of Oaktree Capital Management, shares knowledge of the future of investing in these insightful memos.

Planet Microcap Podcast

The Planet Microcap Podcast offers education the next generation of investors in microcap stocks.

Connecting the Dots

John Mauldin helps individual investors and institutions develop a clearer understanding of the forces driving the global economy and investment markets.

The Weekly Profit

Robert Ross's free weekly newsletter where he reveals the most effective ways to make a fortune with safe dividend stocks.