Learn How to Start Small and Make It Big In Small-Cap Stocks
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Learn How to Start Small and Make It Big In Small-Cap Stocks

How Ordinary Investors Can Achieve High Returns by Investing in Small Growing Companies
4.3 (13 ratings)
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Created by Martin Nelson
Last updated 2/2016
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What Will I Learn?
  • Learn how to discover opportunities—and reaping profits—ahead of the Wall Street pros
  • Learn how to identify new trends, understand fundamental analysis and used to your advantage
  • Identifying growth trends and market sectors for rapid growth in the years to come.
  • Learn how to mitigate this volatile marketplace
  • Learn the key catalysts that take under-the-radar small caps stocks and become tomorrow's mega-winners
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  • Basic knowledge on stock investing or a willingness to learn
  • Passion and Enthusiasm looking for financial freedom and investment success
  • Desire to use the power of small-cap investing to dramatically improve your portfolio returns from average to extraordinary
  • Open your mind to gain meaningful exposure to small-cap stocks with a potential big payoff
  • Willing to trade a little security and stability for the opportunity to get in early on the next small-cap stock

There is nothing quite as exciting or rewarding as investing in promising small-cap stocks – that has tremendous potential upside, and have yet to rise to greatness.

Just like penny stocks, small caps stocks often go under the radar of large firms and therefore, are overlooked by many investors. However, these overlooked small cap stocks have the potential to double and triple in value while those larger companies have trouble attaining even a double-digit gain. It is not uncommon to see the stock of smaller companies increase in value by hundreds of percent.

The first, and probably most important, advantage of investing in small caps is that they can grow much faster than blue chips. It’s simply easier for a $5 stock to go to $10 than a $50 stock to go to $100. Laws of supply and demand help make lower-priced stocks more explosive in nature. The sky is the limit when it comes to potential for growth.

What does this course offer?

In this “Learn How to Start Small and Make It Big In Small-Cap Stocks” course, I will share with you my simple system for consistently finding those companies with huge potential upside, and what you need to do to become profitable investor in small-cap stocks. Investing in low-priced stocks can be one of the most profitable things you ever do.

At the end of the course, YOU will be able to separate the wheat from the chaff and find those low-priced stocks that have what it takes to become a winner. I’ll then show you how to roll up your sleeves and dig deep to uncover which low-priced stocks are worth your investment dollars.

Using the ideas and techniques outlined in this course can help you break away from the mediocre results that come from following traditional investment vehicles. It can also help you find exciting under-the-radar stocks when Wall Street either has not found them yet or just doesn’t want them.

Most of the best small-cap opportunities are not well known today, and the key is to find them right before they become huge successes and their shares have risen significantly. This is the challenge.

So get ready and enrol in this course! The journey into the world of low-priced stocks is simply one of the most exciting and rewarding journeys we can take as investors.

Happy Investing!

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who like to discover the unknown stock with great potential
  • People who experienced significant losses in the stock market crash and looking to aggressively grow their investment portfolio
  • Anyone who is interested to gain exposure in the volatile world of small stocks
  • Anyone who is serious about your own financial freedom and investment success.
  • Anyone who wants to add small cap stocks into your investment portfolio
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Curriculum For This Course
29 Lectures
Before We Begin
1 Lecture 03:05

A short message to introduce the course

Preview 03:05
An Overview About Market Capitalization
4 Lectures 19:19

What is market capitalization and what does small, medium, large cap stocks mean to you

Preview 04:44

What is the difference between penny stocks and small cap stocks? What must you understand before you jump with both feet into small cap stock trading?

Preview 04:42

Small-cap stocks fit nicely into just about anyone’s investment portfolio. No matter if you’re in your twenties, saving for your children’s university education, or currently retired, the growth that can be achieved with small-cap stocks is significant, and can help boost the returns for a diversified portfolio.

Why Invest in Small-Cap Stocks?

There are numerous fundamental threats related to purchasing small-cap stocks. You ought to have the risk tolerance to invest in such securities as well as do your own due diligence before investing, as not every small-cap stocks will certainly transform themselves from caterpillars into butterflies

Are Small-Cap Stocks Right For You?
The Art of Finding the Next Star
6 Lectures 25:23

Speculation does not favor spotting a new trend, but it helps to recognize how the patterns grow. Therefore, there is a need to identify several factors that will assist in finding the next big idea within a small cap.

Identifying the Next Emerging Trend is Key to Success

Learn to identify these trends early and seek out the small, unknown high-growth companies to post impressive financial gains as these long-term trends unfold. Pick out the true winners, while tuning out the hype and avoiding chasing trends that are past their prime .

Spotting Growth Sector Trends

With industrial giants falling away due to obsolete products, you want to find replacement technologies and ideas. What is going obsolete today? And how is old or expensive technology being replaced with new, more affordable alternatives? To spot emerging and new technological advances, look for what is outdated and you will find a replacement product and technology .

Surviving the Age of Technology

So, what must you look for in a small-cap company before you invest your money? How you can distinguish the truth from the hype? Dig deeper to ensure you know about the company and do your due diligence.

The Company Check Up - An Examination For Your Stock Candidate

The concept of a sustainable competitive advantage is always a big puzzle for many organizations. A considerable number of business personnel have misinformed perceptions about achieving a sustainable competitive advantage.

Create Your Competitive Edge You've Been Looking For

We all heard of the term "IPO" in the financial news all the time. For those of you who are in search for investment opportunities with high profits, you should certainly seek out initial public offering IPO opportunities.

Investing in IPOs? - Is this Your Final Answer
Your Financial Statement is Your Report Card
4 Lectures 15:21

When operating a business, understanding financial statements is an essential skill if you are to be able to identify its strengths and weaknesses. For a person with ample financial statements analysis, it is always easier for them to make interpretation and draw useful information.

Are You Sure You Know Your Financial Condition?

People normally associate the income statement with just the bottom line figure or net income but you can learn more than that from analyzing your income statement, to see how your business fares in the market.

Income Statement - Make them Simple and Effortless

Balance sheet is extremely important because it shows you where the gold is. It is used to measure the actual cash the business has on hand and determine if it has enough cash to continue to sustain operations.

Balance Sheet - Keeping the Numbers Straight

Investors can find detailed financial information about cash receipts and payments of a business for particular time in the cash flow statement. The statement of cash flows provides insight into the liquid cash that a business has as well as its liquidity with regard to meeting short-term obligations.

Cash Flow Statement - Managing Your Cash Flow in Your Business
Evaluating Stocks to Manage Performance
3 Lectures 18:47

It is so easy to get caught up in the hype, you see a stock rising and think, I must get in that and before you know it, you're going for the ride. Whatever the reason, it is common for investors to jump to conclusion about an investment opportunity adequately evaluating it. Lack of proper evaluation of such an investment option could be risky and lead to substantial losses. Apply Due Diligence and conduct a background research on every investment opportunity you are looking to purchase.

8 Key Metrics to Watch

Financial ratios can prove to be very handy and optimum profit from stocks is only possible through analyzing them correctly. A proper analysis and understanding of the financial ratios give a deeper understanding of the financial position of the company, which in return makes the decision easier for the investors.

Financial Trends for Spotting Promising Small-Caps

Cash flow is the essence of a business and the goal behind cash flow management is to determine the cash needed for day-to-day business devoid of losing investment options as a result of having too much cash.

Look Behind the Company Cash Inflow
Who Moves the Stock Share Prices
4 Lectures 14:44

Predicting what direction a stock price will move is not much different than putting all your money and crossing your fingers. That is unless you know how to gauge market sentiment. Simply put, knowing what other investors are thinking and leaning toward is worth gold and can be all the difference between winning and losing in the stock market.

Market Sentiment Heating Up

One of the most unpredictable periods in the stock market is the earnings season. There are many uncertainties about the performance of a stock, and the unpredictable earnings of a stock may give different signals to investors.

Earnings Surprises Can Be Dangerous

There is a saying that goes “Buy on the rumor and sell on the news.” Speculations and rumors could have a great impact on the movement of a stock. Investors and traders always speculate on the outcome of the unconfirmed news that they receive from different sources about a stock. Most of the times, this leads to mixed outcomes in the stock market and on the company level, the results could be seriously harmed.

Are the Stock Rumors True?

Have you ever heard of stock splits? Well, these are among the most influential stock-moving mechanisms, and investors tend to have a great affinity towards them. This discussion aims at shedding light on the concept of stock splits.

Why You Should Care About Stock Splits
Beware of the Pitfalls
3 Lectures 11:07

When the liquidity levels are low, some traders take full advantage to manipulate stock prices, by purchasing huge amount of stock and hype it up and sell to other investors. You can get yourself in trouble when you got tempted by the opportunities present

Protect Your Trading Capital - Be on High Alert when Volume is Low

Every investment carries a certain level of risk. Regardless of how certain a stock’s performance is or the amount of research done on it, there will always be that risk attached to that stock. As investors, we need to reflect on our willingness to invest our money with some risks to determine if the stock market is right for you. This brings in the element of market risk.

Market Risk: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

Buying small-cap stocks can be extremely profitable and can also be a mine field of fraud that you must be very careful to avoid. The most popular method is known as the “Pump and Dump”. D o the homework yourself and check the facts before you buy the story! You will quickly be able to see who is trying to make you money and who is trying to rip you off.

Pump and Dump Fraud - Not For the Faint of Heart
Course Summary and Wrap Up!
4 Lectures 18:33

Case Study on Dell Inc. – company that has grown to become one of the greatest computer hardware and software suppliers of all times.

Case Study – Dell

Case Study on United Parcel Service (UPS) – one of the largest logistics companies in the U.S and the world.

Case Study - United Parcel Service (UPS)

Case Study on Starbucks – company that has evolved to become one of the best beverages selling companies

Case Study – Starbucks

Summary & Closing Thoughts
About the Instructor
Martin Nelson
3.2 Average rating
121 Reviews
9,730 Students
3 Courses
Investor • Trader • Entrepreneur

Martin is a private trader and investor with 10+ years experience in trading and investing. He holds an MBA in finance, and has invested significantly in the stock market. He has extensive background in managing various instruments in stocks, bonds, mutual funds, etc. Martin's practical hands-on experience comes from dealing with thousands of traders during his work time at various financial institutions and other leading firms.

Since young, Martin has been inspired by the "Rich Dad, Poor Dad" story. He always had the drive to create long-term wealth and get out of the "rat race". With the stock market in turmoil, low interest rates and increasing inflation there has never been a better time to look for ways to improve your own financial situation.

Martin also believes in empower individual investors to take control of their financial destiny by providing financial education and invest their own money in the stock markets without the help of financial professionals.

Martin is happily married for over 10 years and has two young boys. In his spare time, he love playing football, photography, travelling and spending time with his family.