Back in May 2012, the “Oracle of Omaha,’ billionaire investor Warren Buffet and the CEO of Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B), jumped into the smallcap investing world by taking a stake in two media companies: Lee Enterprises and Media …

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Small Cap Gun Manufacturers: A Shot in the Dark

Posted On November 14, 2014 | by AllenCaron
Gun Factory 4 - courtesy of www.gunsforsale.com

Privately-owned Colt Defense, a storied West Hartford, CT-based gun-making firm, made headlines this week when it announced it could miss a $10.9 million payment to bondholders and could default by the end of the year, according to …

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Small Cap Coal Companies Enjoy Mid-Term Election Bounce

Posted On November 6, 2014 | by AllenCaron
Coal Miners - courtesy of www.sangamoncountyhistory.org

If you are looking for a group of stocks that benefited from the GOP wins in this week’s mid-term elections, look no further than the coal stocks we covered just last month. Based on the results, investors …

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Small Caps Making Forays into the Fuel Cell Future

Posted On October 30, 2014 | by AllenCaron
Fuel Cell Vehicle - courtesy of www.eetimes.com

Toyota continues to tout its foray into the fuel cell future, according to the Los Angeles Times. And it’s not only Toyota. Hyundai has begun leasing a fuel cell-powered version of its Tucson SUV. Honda has announced …

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Coal Mine - courtesy of www.telegraph.co.uk

To put it mildly, it has not been a good year for coal stocks.  The EPA”s proposal back in June to cut carbon emissions certainly did not help. And when the entire market took a major hit …

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Home Construction 1 - courtesy of www.ez1realty.net

      The housing starts headlines were positive, but there were more troubling messages between the lines, for investors in small cap home builders. For instance, “Home-Building Rebounds from Steep Summer Drop” was the headline in …

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Prospecting for Profits in Paper Companies and Peers

Posted On October 9, 2014 | by AllenCaron
Paper Making Plant - courtesy of www.versopaper.com

You never know where you might find an interesting small cap company. This time it was on a list announced by the U.S. Department of Energy of 11 companies recognized for “Energy Efficient Achievements.” Along with big …

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