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Updated 2014 Outlook – Sticking to Our Guns

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Now that we’re half way through the year, it’s a good time to reassess our beginning of year predictions for the stock market.  Here is what we said in our newsletter to start the year: The Bottom Line for Stocks in 2014 More volatility in 2014 as we are weaned off QE3 support The economy […]

1492 Capital Management tops list for small-cap strategy – The Business Journal writes

A Milwaukee money management firm has received a top accolade for one of its equity strategies from Lipper Inc., a firm that tracks mutual fund and asset management data. 1492 Capital Management’s “small cap core alpha” strategy topped the list of 239 U.S. small-cap equity products for three-year returns. The strategy reported a return rate […]

1492 Small Cap Core Alpha and 1492 Small Cap Growth Achieve “Best Money Managers – 2012” Rankings by Lipper Marketplace

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We are pleased to announce that 1492 Capital Management’s Small Cap Core Alpha and Small Cap Growth strategies were added to Lipper Marketplace’s  for performance achieved through September 30, 2012.  (Please see important disclosures below). For the trailing four quarters ended September 30, 2012, Small Cap Core Alpha achieved the following rankings:  3rd out of 177 in the U.S. Small-cap Growth […]

1492’s Small Cap Value strategy receives PSN’s “Bull & Bear Masters” award

Small Cap Value managers Rodney Hathaway and Adam France were recognized for consistent outperformance with low volatility relative to the benchmark. The 1492 Small Cap Value strategy for separate accounts placed 6th out of 64 products in PSN’s “Bull & Bear Masters” Small-Mid Value Universe for the 3 year performance ending March 31, 2012. Managers […]

Michael Micciche Joins as V.P. of Sales

1492 Capital Management is pleased to announce that Michael Micciche has joined the firm as Vice President of Sales.  With over 17 years of business development experience, Michael will be responsible for developing the sales strategy across market segments and investors. “We are thrilled to have Michael join our team.  We value the experience he […]

Heard it at 1492 – Research Nuggets: Going Mobile

Recently, a local newspaper conducted an interview with Joseph Frohna, Portfolio Manager of the Growth strategies, about a term he’s coined, “SoLoMo”, which stands for social, local and mobile.  Continuing on that theme (please see article at, we’ve heard several companies discuss the impact a “going mobile” strategy has had both on their businesses […]

SoLoMo picking up speed — interview with Milwaukee’s Journal Sentinel

In a SoLoMo world, Internet display ads are just plain old-fashioned. SoLoMo – which describes the collision of social features, local business promotions (e.g., coupons) and mobile applications – is driving marketing trends and changing the way businesses build and monitor their brands. “There’s a big push from companies that want to move from old-line […]

1492 Capital Management – Portfolio Manager’s thoughts as posted in The Wall Street Journal

After Ben Bernanke’s history-making press conference yesterday, Rob Damron, co-portfolio manager of 1492 Capital Management’s Small Cap Growth strategy, offered his thoughts about the economy and markets.

Welcome to our Newsletter for the First Quarter 2011

Welcome to 1492 Capital Management’s quarterly newsletter for the first quarter of 2011. In each quarterly newsletter we will provide a small cap perspective on the most recent quarter, preview what lies ahead and how our portfolios are positioned to capitalize on these views and provide a bit of market trivia.

The Next Market Scare – Tightening Monetary Policy Is Not the End of the World

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One of the key concerns in today’s market is what happens to the stock market once monetary policy starts to tighten. The end of QE2 looms just a few short months away, and the bears have pointed to this eventuality as a catalyst for a stock market decline. We disagree. First, we believe the stock market’s ascent had very little to do with QE2 as the market has been climbing upward for over two years now.

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