The Revised Foolish 8 Screen: Not-So-Foolish Results

    by Wayne A. Thorp

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    Historically, small-capitalization companies have outperformed larger companies—even considering the additional risk that smaller companies tend to exhibit.

    For this reason, small-cap stocks have long attracted the attention of investors searching for tomorrowÂ’s market giant. However, with literally thousands of small caps to choose among, the selection process can be daunting.

    Stock screening can help alleviate some of that burden, and the founders of the Motley Fool Web site ( developed a methodology for screening for small stocks.

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