Small companies come with big risk, but potentially life-changing reward Small Stocks, Big Money provides first-hand perspective and insider information on the fast world of microcap investing. In a series of interviews with the superstars of small stocks, you'll learn how to discover the right companies and develop a solid investment strategy with a potentially big payoff. Each chapter includes a short bio of the investor in question, and provides key insight into the lessons learned from the investments that made them millions or in some cases, hundreds of millions. You'll learn each investor's top stock picks, and how they originally chose the investments that became their gold mines. Whether you're a professional investor or a novice, this book is a unique and valuable source of information for anyone interested in the volatile world of small stocks and big money. The smaller the company, the bigger the risk and the bigger the potential payoff. These interviews show you how to avoid or mitigate those risks, and how to choose the stocks with the best potential from the perspective of those who have done it very, very successfully.
* Learn the nuances of microcap investing * Read the stories of the pros who have made millions * Gain expert insight from top microcap investors * Avoid the potential pitfalls and reap the big rewards Taking a risk on a small company can lead to tremendous gains when they become an industry giant. The trick is in choosing the company that is likely to follow that trajectory, and allocating your investment appropriately to protect yourself in case of disaster. Small Stocks, Big Money gives you a head start by teaching you what the pros wish they knew then.
DAVE GENTRY is the CEO of RedChip Companies Inc., an international investor relations, media, and research firm focused on smaller-cap stocks, as well as founder of The RedChip Money Report, a weekly financial news show broadcasted on Fox Business, Bloomberg Europe, and Bloomberg Asia. He has been a consultant to more than 400 public and private companies and is a nationally recognized thought leader in the microcap sector.
Preface xxi Acknowledgments xxv PART I: BIG COMPANIES START SMALL 1 CHAPTER 1: Microcap Stocks, the Neglected Asset Class 3 PART II: THE SUPERSTARS 11 CHAPTER 2: Michael Corbett 13 Perritt s Investment Paradigm 14 Perritt Capital Management Top Stock Positions 20 CHAPTER 3: Bill Hench 25 Royce Opportunity Funds Top 10 Positions 32 CHAPTER 4: Dr. Phil Frost 33 Phillip Frost Top Stock Positions 40 CHAPTER 5: Dave Maley 43 Maley s Favorite Stock: RealNetworks, Inc. (RNWK) 51 Ariel Top Stock Positions 53 CHAPTER 6: John Pappajohn 57 Horatio Alger Award 65 John Pappajohn Top Stock Positions 66 CHAPTER 7: Byron Roth 67 CHAPTER 8: Charles Diker 75 Charles Diker Top Stock Positions 79 CHAPTER 9: Phil Sassower 83 Phil Sassower Top Stock Positions 89 CHAPTER 10: Barry Honig 91 The Interclick Story 93 The Story of MusclePharm 95 The Story of Pershing Gold 97 RantMedia 100 VBI Vaccines (NASDAQ: VBIV) 100 Drone Aviation (OTCQB: DRNE) 101 Barry Honig Top Stock Positions 102 CHAPTER 11: Manny Villafana 103 There Is Something of the Horatio Alger Story in Villafana s Life 104 Manny Villafana Top Stock Positions 111 CHAPTER 12: Buzz Heidkte 113 CHAPTER 13: Greg Sichenzia 119 Appendix A: Stock List 123 Appendix B: RedChip s Top Microcap Stock Picks 127 Appendix C: Lessons from RedChip Nation: Weekly Newsletter 149 Appendix D: Microcap Indexes 165 Appendix E: Glossary of Wall Street Terms 169 Appendix F: Twenty-Five Financial and Business Books Worth Reading 173 About the Author 175 Index 177