Add microcap stocks for growth

7. Think tiny. Microcap stocks, with market values of about $200 million or less, have historically gained about two percentage points more a year than larger stocks.

Since not all of these businesses will withstand the test of time, invest via a diversified fund. Perritt MicroCap Opportunities (PRCGX) ($1,000 minimum initial investment) and Managers Micro-Cap (MMCFX) ($2,000 minimum investment) have beaten more than 80% of their peers over the past 15 years.

  @Money - Last updated April 16 2013 11:23 AM ET
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