What You Don’t Know About Small Caps

Small-cap stocks have taken a pounding in recent months, but Francis Gannon of Royce Funds recently offered some intriguing data indicating that fundamental-focused investors would be wise not to quit on smaller stocks.

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Buffett-Inspired Bargains In The Great White North

In a recent piece for Canada’s Globe and Mail, John Heinzl used Validea’s Warren Buffett inspired strategy to look for market bargains in Canada.

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Warren Pieces: Why Buffett Wants His Stocks To Fall

A periodic look through the archives of the greatest investor in history

In Berkshire Hathaway’s 2011 Letter to Shareholders, Warren Buffett offered his thoughts on why he sometimes hopes that his holdings will decline in value, using IBM as an example. Below is an excerpt from the letter.

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Trahan On Why Small Caps Have Lagged — And Why They’re Going To Take Off

Top-rated economist Francois Trahan is sounding very bullish on stocks — particularly small stocks — and the big reason is the US’s positioning relative to the rest of the world.

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Industry Rankings: Gurus’ Strategies See Value In Tech, RVs, and Jewelry

Every day, Validea.com uses John Reese’s Guru Strategy investing models to rank dozens of industries using a myriad of financial and fundamental data. The rankings include a value index, a growth index, and an overall index that takes both growth and value factors into account. Here’s a look at some of the current top-rated industries. 

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Herro Talks EMs, Interest Rates, and What Worries Him

Top fund manager David Herro thinks emerging-market stocks remain overpriced, but he thinks there is a way for investors to benefit from emerging market growth.

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Guru Strategy Ratings: A Bite Of Apple For Buffett?

Each week, we take a look at which stocks John P. Reese’s Validea.com Guru Strategy computer models have newfound interest in, and which they have soured on. Here’s a look at some of the stocks John’s strategies have upgraded or downgraded today.

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