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

Politics with No Labels

There’s no way around it: Investing in public companies is always political. Corporations exist because governments charter these artificial entities and legally shield the owners (shareholders) from personal liability. This initially simple concept grew more complex over time. For those interested in the origins, see the fabulous book The First Tycoon. It tells the story of Cornelius Vanderbilt who, along with steamships and railroads, helped usher in the concept of the modern corporation. Vanderbilt was at the foundation of what became modern corporations, even if he and his cohorts did it to further their own ends. You’ll better understand where we are today if you understand how we began. Read more.

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Technology Rules – John Maudlin

Macroeconomic forecasting is too politicized. I don’t mean that in a partisan sense, though it may be so. The bigger problem is that forecasters spend most of their time thinking about central bank decisions and government policies. In the long run, those aren’t the most important factors. Not even close. What really drives economic progress is human ingenuity and the innovation it produces. In other words, technology. I use that term in its broadest sense: applying knowledge to make life better. Nowadays we associate technology with electronic devices, but it’s much older. The wheel was an early technology. We progressed to steam engines, automobiles, telegraphs, radios, airplanes, computers, and more. Each (and a million others) boosted economic growth. Their combined effect brought us to where we are today. Read more.

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Deflation Talk – John Maudlin

If you could ask the world’s top central bankers what really terrifies them, I think the honest answer would usually be “deflation.” It is their greatest nightmare. They think a little inflation is good (thus the 2%+ target), and they’re confident they can subdue it if necessary. Deflation is a bigger problem. Let’s note, however, that these aren’t either/or conditions. They have degrees of severity. Indeed, the last four decades we’ve seen disinflation—a mild form of deflation—in many segments of the economy. Compared to that, even relatively mild inflation looks quite concerning. And many smart people are concerned, as I described in last week’s review of SIC inflation talk. 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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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.

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