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The week has been awash with positive news for alternative energy, particularly solar power. Here are some of the solar power-related headlines we have seen just in the past few days: “The World’s Largest Solar Plant Is […]

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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
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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
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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
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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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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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      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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