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bill mathews


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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.


The No. 1 Mistake Many Investors Make

“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” Those astute words of Thomas Edison still hold true today, and that mistake is a potentially expensive one that can cost investors millions. To this day, investors skip…

Two Reasons March Unemployment Missed the Mark

So much for economists’ predictions that unemployment would be 180,000 in March. Instead, the Labor Department’s report showed a gain of only 98,000 jobs for the month. Part of the reason for the less-than-cheery Labor Department news was the 30,000 jobs lost in the…

Why Mark Twain was Broke at 59

Mark Twain was a brilliant author.  We all remember Huckleberry Finn, The Innocents Abroad, Roughing It, The Prince and the Pauper, and Pudd’nhead Wilson. But as brilliant and creative he was as an author, he was a terrible investor – one of the worst. …

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.