NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Besides being a deep value investor, I am also a believer in the opportunities available to investors in the micro-cap area of the market.Companies that fit this description are tiny, typically with market caps below $500 million; sometimes far below. This is an underfollowed area of the markets, primarily because there's often little if any analyst coverage of these companies. Institutions often lack interest because the names are simply too small to make a meaningful impact on an institutional portfolio, plus the stocks in this area of the market often lack liquidity, and may have wide bid/ask spreads.
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