Small Caps

It Looks Like
Prime Time for
Small-Cap Stocks

When the economy is weak and the upside for equities is limited, investors typically turn to smaller companies for growth. That dynamic is repeating itself now, as small-cap stocks surge past the sluggish broad market.

StockWatch: Three Ways to Profit from Software M&A

Shares of software security companies are rising as investors hope to cash in on growing M&A activity. Now that that Hewlett-Packard says it will acquire ArcSight a software security firm, here are three more companies that speculators believe could be future take-over candidates.