The World of Microcap Stocks

When investors think of microcaps, they mistakenly assume the term refers to penny stocks. But that’s not the case. There are fundamental differences between a microcap and a penny stock. For starters, buying penny stocks is a lot more like gambling than it is investing, based more on hype and speculation than any sort of … Read more

A Watchlist Short Story That Improved my Trading

A Watchlist is an essential tool for any trader, as it is the place we keep interesting stocks, new ideas and other instruments that allow us to understand the market. Over my journey as a trader, I have learned to appreciate the importance of this watchlist as it is the first place I go to … Read more

Dark Pool Trading

As retail investors and traders, we are largely accustomed to participating in the major exchanges like the NYSE or NASDAQ. However, about 20% to 40% of the transactions happen outside these major exchanges in platforms called Dark Pools. These are privately regulated exchanges that are not available to a retail investor. In existence there must … Read more

A little secret for the Biotech sector

The Biotech sector is a very luring and intimidating corner of the market. These are companies that develop drugs and therapies for all sorts of conditions. It is a sector where you see stocks that jump 100% or more or even lose 70% of their value in a single day! The reason for this is … Read more