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Which Investment Has Soared 159,000-Fold Since 1932?

In a world where ‚??can’t-lose‚?Ě investment themes get tossed out with remarkable regularity, the ‚??small-cap effect‚?Ě is one of the few that has stood the test of time.

If you are an avid follower of the markets, you know there are few absolutes in investing.

In fact, many of your most cherished beliefs about investing simply aren’t true. High-flying economies do not equate to high-flying stocks. The ‚??free lunch‚?Ě of diversification over the past decade hasn’t been all that it was cracked up to be. Investing in China or gold or commodities is not the only investment decision you’ll ever need to make.

In a world where ‚??can’t-lose‚?Ě investment themes get tossed out with remarkable regularity, the ‚??small-cap effect‚?Ě — the well-established observation that small-cap stocks consistently outperform large-cap stocks over the longer term — is one of the few that has stood the test of time.

Read more about why small-cap investing is the path to better profits at Eagle Daily Investor.

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Nicolas A. Vardy is the London-based International Economics Correspondent for Human Events.

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