Category Archives: Stocks

You,ve probably heard of the term OTC stock or penny stock from a water cooler discussion. OTC stocks were called as such because decades ago, that was how US investors actually bought and sold stocks over the counter at their local broker’s office. To fully understand OTC stocks, let’s look at how they fare side by side with regular stocks. Where the money rolls An over-the-coun......
Bre-X turned from being a penny stocks company to a billion dollar corporation in just four years, thanks to a hot tip that spread like wildfire among thousands of Canadian investors. Fool’s gold Bre-X Minerals Ltd., a member of the Bre-X group of companies, was a mining company based in Calgary. It did not make significant profit until 1993, when geologists John Felderhof and Michael ......
Picking penny stocks can overwhelm the average Joe. The OTC bulletin board looks like a jigsaw puzzle. Stockbrokers talk endlessly about profit margins and other fancy terms. Then there’s the scam artist who keeps calling about penny stocks from a company poised to break through. Before dipping into the penny stocks pool, here are some basic questions you should ask when searching for ......
With a promise of 100% to 1000% in profits, investing in penny stocks seems very appealing especially to those with a get-rich-quick mentality. However, great rewards are not without great risks. Penny stocks have the potential to double in price in a few weeks, but you can also lose everything within days. There are five ways to greatly reduce the risks of penny stocks. 1. Do not be lured b......
It is logical that before you put your money into any investment, you would like to be aware if the stocks you are buying have a realistic possibility of increasing in value. It is known that there are thousands of penny stocks that exist in the market. It is imperative that before you purchase any of these stocks; you know how to identify the top stocks from over hyped ones. This is not an......
Getting involved in the stock market can be very rewarding. However, it is a fact that not all stocks are affordable. That is why the price factor of stocks has produced three levels of stock investments to accommodate investors. These levels are the large cap stocks which involves multi-billion companies, the medium cap stocks which have noteworthy assets in respect to their capitalization,......
Once you start on penny stocks trading, it is important to decide how much you are willing to invest. Always keep in mind that penny stock trading is risky and may cause you to lose all of your money, so be sure to invest an amount that you can afford to lose. After you have decided on the amount that you are willing to invest, regardless of whether it is $1,000 or $10,000, always avoid the......
Trading penny stocks on the OTCBB (Over the Counter Bulletin Board) or Pink Sheet stock exchanges involves high risk. Penny stocks, with the promise of exorbitant gains, have attracted numerous people to invest in them. Most of the time, the investor’s optimistic speculations have ended up becoming unfortunate losses. Unfortunate as it seems, these failures have happened more often th......
Investing in penny stocks is not as hard as it sounds. This article will help you learn the basics of penny stocks investment. The Stock Broker So you think you are ready to dip into the stock market? The first thing you should do is find a stock broker. A stock broker is a person or company that does the buying and selling of penny stocks for you. Once you have chosen a stock broker, open a......
Investments can come in many flavors and one of them is stocks. Stocks or shares of a company represent a unit of ownership of any company. Any person who owns shares is called a shareholder or co-owner of the company. Stocks can be bought and sold just like other commodities. They are traded on established trading facilities called stock exchanges. However, there are some shares that are tr......