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What’s An Energy Company CEO To Do?

Posted On September 14, 2015 | by Kristine Walczak

As energy stocks continue to slump and remain out of favor, many stories you’ll read will trumpet the doom and gloom of low share prices for energy companies and their investors. Right now, many energy stocks, particularly […]

Hype or Hush: The Pros and Cons of Going Public Part 3: Tick Size

Posted On June 24, 2015 | by Kristine Walczak

Today’s stock market is nearly transaction cost-free and overrun by trading schemes that can displace individual investors. While competition reduces trading costs for investors, it can have negative consequences for IPOs. Tick size, or the price increment […]

Hype or Hush: The Pros and Cons of Going Public Part 2: JOBS Act

Posted On May 27, 2015 | by Kristine Walczak

The IPO market continued its moderate pace in the first quarter of 2015, producing 28 IPOs. Of the 28 IPOs in 2015, return ranges from a loss of 32% of value to a return of almost 230%. […]

Hype or Hush: The Pros and Cons of Going Public

Posted On May 13, 2015 | by Kristine Walczak

Building on the momentum from 2013, the 2014 IPO market produced 244 IPOs, the highest annual figure since 2000 and almost one-third higher than the annual average of 186 IPOs recorded between 2004 and 2007—the last period […]

The dry bulk shipping market could use a Santa Claus rally right now, with some of the January Effect thrown in. The Baltic Dry Index (BDI), the leading indicator for the dry bulk shipping industry, calculates the […]

      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 […]

Small Caps ‘Lead the Market Up, Lead the Market Down’

Posted On September 29, 2014 | by AllenCaron

The old market adage goes something like “small caps lead the market up and small caps lead the market down.” If that old saying rings true, the market is headed downward despite the growing strength of the […]

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