Archive: small caps

The other day I was talking to a friend who is just getting started with investing. He asked my opinion on how to build a portfolio from scratch. In this environment, that is a very tricky question. The S&P 500 currently trades at a quite rich 38x 10 year price/earnings ratio (AKA Shiller or CAPE P/E). The 12-month S&P 500 P/E is also quite high…

Mailbag: Steering Clear of Small Caps, Finding Cannabis Stocks

By Early Investing on December 23, 2018

In this week’s Mailbag, the Early Investing team tackles questions about dipping into small caps and finding cannabis investments.

Russell 2000 P/E Ratio Excludes Negative Earnings

By Adam Sharp on October 5, 2018

You can’t always trust the “official” numbers. And today that’s more important than ever.