Penny stocks

Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac: A Day-Trader’s Dream Come True

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are no longer on the NYSE and remain in the government's hands. But for over-the-counter stocks, they're actually not too shabby. More 

The Smaller They Are, the Harder They Fall (Sort of)

Small- and midcaps are unsurprisingly leading the market's march south, but micro- and nanocaps have proven resilient. That's still no reason to go diving into these tiny, risky companies. More 

The 6 Rules of Penny Stock Investing

Investing in penny stocks are a good way to really hit an investment out of the park, but it's definitely risky. Follow these six steps for success. More 

Beware of Penny Stock Scam Artists

Penny stocks and microcaps are attractive to some investors because of the big profit potential. But they also are a playground for crooks. More 

Another Microcap Scam Sucks in Unwary Investors

A reader's question about Save the World Air brings up the dangers of investing in microcap -- or penny -- stocks. More 

Penny Stocks: Low Volume Trumps Their Balance Sheets

Scant daily trading volume is a sure sign to investors to steer clear of a stock. It doesn't matter what the company's fundamentals may be. More 

14,849% Profits in Red-Hot Penny Stocks! … Or Go Bankrupt

Penny stock investment scams and over-hyped newsletters dangle the prospect of profits, but these cheap stocks are nothing but risky speculations. More