Week 24 – week ending 3/24/2017

Union has edged back into 1st place!  Temple is not far behind, though, and it will be a race to the finish.  Overall it was a rough week for small caps – in fact, the Russell 2000 posted its worst week since the contest began.  Within the Adirondack Cup, only 3 schools – Wesleyan, Siena and Hofstra – had positive weekly gains. Below are the...

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Week 23 – week ending 3/17/2017

It was a strong week across the board for small caps. With three weeks to go, Temple remains in the lead and Wesleyan has moved back into third place.   Binghamton made the largest advance with a weekly return of 16.50% pushing it up 5 spots due to one of its healthcare picks up 34%. Below are the current standings of the Adirondack Cup.  These returns are...

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Week 22 – week ending 3/10/2017

With 4 weeks remaining, Temple has taken the lead, Union has fallen to second place after 15 weeks in the top spot and St. John Fisher moved into third place.  Currently 12 of the schools are beating the benchmark’s return of 11.01%. Below are the current standings of the Adirondack Cup.  These returns are since inception (October 10, 2016). Current...

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Week 21 – week ending 3/3/2017

What a week for Temple! Its team soared 9 spots this past week to second place, closing in on Union’s lead.  One of Temple’s new positions, a biopharmaceutical company focusing on cancer therapies, nearly doubled on better than expected earnings and promising treatments. While the small cap market was essentially flat for the week, there was a lot of...

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Week 20 – week ending 2/24/2017

With six weeks to go, Union still holds a strong lead. The next three schools – Wesleyan, UAlbany and Stonehill – are neck and neck.  Clarkson made the biggest move this past week advancing 4 spots to the Top 5. Below are the current standings of the Adirondack Cup.  These returns are since inception (October 10, 2016). Current Standing Total...

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Week 19 – week ending 2/17/2017

Hope you all enjoyed the long weekend. Small caps were on the rise once again.  Within the Adirondack Cup, Bryn Mawr had the best weekly performance due to the announcement of one of its positions, a medical aesthetics company, being acquired at a 28% premium.  The deal is expected to close within the next couple of months.  Temple and St. Rose also had...

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