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bill mathews


Editor & Founder

Bill Mathews has been recognized as one of the foremost authorities in the country on investing in micro-cap and turnaround stocks. He founded The Cheap Investor in August, 1981, which has been one of the most successful investment newsletters in the industry. Bill spent 15 years teaching business and investment courses at Triton College. He also taught securities analysis for the MBA program at the Keller Graduate School of Management.


So-Called “Boring” Stocks can be pretty exciting

Sometimes, boring is better. Tell me something – would you rather invest in a company that’s soaring on the latest, hottest trend.  Or, would you buy a stock with good fundamentals that’s so boring you’ve never heard of it? Like most folks, you’d probably…

Why the Fed has No Room to Raise Rates Again

Well, the latest Fed rate hike was an easy call. With labor markets tightening, and inflation inching closer to the Federal Reserve’s “healthy” target of 2%, the central bank raised rates another quarter point to a new range of 0.75% to 1.0%.  And they…

Thematic Trading: How to Capitalize on the Hottest Trends

We’re living in a period of extraordinary changes. High-speed communication has spread across the globe like wildfire, altering the way we collect our information, work and even play. Many folks believe rising temperatures are threatening our way of life, inspiring investors to “think green.”…

Making Big Money 39 Gift

Making Big Money in Small Stocks


Bill's primary reason for writing Making BIG Money in Small Stocks is to help you become the best investor you can be. Statistics indicate that 70 percent of all investors lose money in the stock market. Why? Most investors buy poor quality stocks at too high a price. They either get greedy and don’t take their profit, or ignore signals that indicate the price may go down. Then they end up selling their stocks for a loss. This book will give you a better understanding of the stock market in general, and how to pick quality stocks, buy them at a good low price and sell for a tidy profit.

My goal is to teach you the same strategies that have allowed me to pick massive winners year-after-year for my subscribers.