Small Stocks, Big Money

Small Stocks, Big Money : Interviews With Microcap Superstars

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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.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 208 pages
  • 174 x 238 x 21mm | 448g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 1119172551
  • 9781119172550
  • 680,155

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An Internet advertising company has a $2 stock in 2008 and gets bought a few years later for $270 million. A pacemaker company raises $450,000 at its IPO and six years later sells for $127 million. A small pharmaceutical company goes from struggling to make payroll to having annual revenues of $150 million at the time it sells for $800 million. These are the real success stories of three Microcap Superstars featured inside--where they also personally share the factors and decisions that got them in at the right time.

In Small Stocks, Big Money, small-cap insider Dave Gentry provides a rare look at the movers and shakers in the fast world of small stocks. One-on-one interviews with the celebrities of Wall Street's small-stock community--including John Pappajohn, Phil Frost, and Barry Honig--reveal the personal and business decisions that made them giants. Each chapter unfolds around a succinct story of the Superstar's career and shares the personal secrets and valuable lessons learned along his climb to the top. Whether you're a fund manager or individual investor, this inspiring book offers a relevant, broadly useful resource of strategy and advice, including: How to discover the small companies that will become gold mines A detailed look at each investor's top stock picks Firsthand accounts of the influence mentors had on shaping their careers A multidimensional perspective on the best practices and pitfalls of investing in small-cap companies

After inspiring you with the knowledge, insight, and hard-earned wisdom of the colorful, handpicked insiders, this complete resource remains useful every day with quick-reference appendices of practical advice and information.

Small Stocks, Big Money jump-starts you on your way to your small-cap success story.
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"Drawn from his collective experience with business gurus and his firsthand interactions with people who have built great companies and high-growth sectors of the U.S. economy, this book should serve as every entrepreneur's reference guide. Each chapter elucidates a seminal business figure and helps you to tap into the background, the thinking process, and the economic environment surrounding these hallmark business decisions. You often hear about how business gurus and tycoons find, create, or build great companies--but Small Stocks, Big Money takes you there with context and insight." --PANNA SHARMA, Chief Executive Officer, Cancer Genetics

"I like this book. It is thoughtful, well written, and interesting for both professional investors and those who want to learn how the pros make millions with small stocks. Excellent work by a man who is one of the top consultants in the microcap space." --CLIFF TELLER, Head of Investment Banking, Maxim Group

"Having worked with Dave and the RedChip team, I'm not surprised at the high quality of this book. It's intelligently written, thoughtful, and tells the story of risk from the unique perspective of someone who is a legitimate expert in the microcap space." --SEMYON DUKACH, Chairman, SMTP

"Small Stocks, Big Money is a wonderful read for anyone who wants to learn about the world of small stocks and the people who play in them. I have watched RedChip grow to become one of the top firms in the world serving smaller-cap companies. Praise for Dave Gentry and RedChip." --BARRY SLOANE, CEO and Chairman, Newtek Business Services, NASDAQ: NEWT

"Small Stocks, Big Money is a compelling look into the volatile and never-dull world of microcaps. Dave Gentry is a first-rate writer and a class act. Read the book if you want to know who the real players in the industry are." --DARRIN M. OCASIO, ESQ., Senior Partner, Sichenzia, Ross, Friedman, Ference LLP
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Table of contents

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
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About Dave Gentry

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.
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