Articles from Jonas Elmerraji, Penny Sleuth

About Jonas Elmerraji, Penny Sleuth

Jonas Elmerraji is the managing editor of the Penny Sleuth, and an editor of Penny Stock Fortunes. Jonas also occasionally contributes to financial publications like Forbes, TheStreet.com, and Investopedia. He has been quoted as an investment expert in Investor’s Business Daily, Consumers Digest, and MSNBC.com among others. Before joining Agora Financial, Jonas worked at an investment management firm and at a “Big 4″ public accounting firm. He holds a degree in Financial Economics.

Chart Shows How Much Longer Stocks Will Be in Rally Mode

Chart Shows How Much Longer Stocks Will Be in Rally Mode

I probably don’t have to tell you that stocks are up in 2013. Since the first trading day in January, the S&P 500 index has climbed 6.7%. That’s huge performance for a month and a half of trading. To put things in perspective, if stocks... read more »

 

This Simple System Nearly Doubled “Buy and Hold” Over The Last 15 Years

This Simple System Nearly Doubled “Buy and Hold” Over The Last 15 Years

“The four most expensive words in the English language are, ‘This time it’s different.’” – Sir John Templeton “This time it’s different”. “The new normal”. There are plenty of clichés floating around the investment world... read more »

 

Why July Could Bring a Rally in the S&P 500

Why July Could Bring a Rally in the S&P 500

The market has been a mess recently… Thumbing through the financial pages of any newspaper, I could pick out a half-dozen conflicting, convoluted, or crazy market predictions for the second half of 2011. And none of it is doing much good for... read more »

 

How to Make 85% When the Market’s Crashing

How to Make 85% When the Market’s Crashing

I’m afraid I haven’t been globetrotting around the world in the last month. I haven’t been hitting up conferences, or meeting with analysts, or any of that other fun stuff… Instead, I’ve been sitting at my desk in Agora Financial’s... read more »

 

Buy These Two Sectors for Small-Cap Value This Summer

Buy These Two Sectors for Small-Cap Value This Summer

It’s no secret it’s been a difficult market for the past few months. As I write, the markets are still reeling from massive losses at the beginning of June. And investors are anxious about what the market has in store as the “summer... read more »

 

Stay Out of the IPO Market Until it Flashes This “Buy” Signal

Stay Out of the IPO Market Until it Flashes This “Buy” Signal

To most people, the shares of recent IPOs – new companies that become publicly traded for the first time – look red hot… [On June 15th] the market’s latest IPO, Pandora Media (NYSE:P) rallied double digits. Back in May, LinkedIn’s... read more »

 

3 Ways to Avoid One of the Biggest Threats to Your Portfolio in 2011

3 Ways to Avoid One of the Biggest Threats to Your Portfolio in 2011

While market manipulations have traditionally been the domain of the tiniest micro-cap stocks, that’s been changing lately. In 2011, manipulative short attacks have jumped the shark, making their way to major exchanges without anything standing... read more »

 

3 Trading Tips for Profiting This Earnings Season

3 Trading Tips for Profiting This Earnings Season

Earnings season is well underway this week as a bevy of high profile companies report their quarterly performance to investors on and off Wall Street. Penny stocks are hitting the headlines too – while they may not get the same media attention... read more »

 

The Bizarre Way I Made a 37% Gain Last Week

The Bizarre Way I Made a 37% Gain Last Week

There’s good reason to focus on penny stock plays. After all, small stocks offer supersized moves that their behemoth blue chip brethren can’t match. They’re the best performers coming out of recessionary environments like we’re facing... read more »