One unfortunate side effect of the rapid stock price rise and subdued volatility in 2013 and to a lesser extent 2012 is that many investors have forgotten that stocks carry a lot of volatility even if they ultimately do rise in value over time. Small-cap stocks in particular outperform nearly all other major asset classes over any given decade. But in exchange for this outperformance, investment in the group carries literally enormous price changes. Investors in small-cap alternative finance company JGWPT Holdings (JGW) are being reminded of this fact today, and the steel of their resolve is being tested. With that in mind, I remain positive on JGW for the long run, just as I was when last I wrote...
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