Penny stocks those stocks that trade for low prices, often with share prices of less than a dollar per share are dangerous. Period. Indeed, with a few exceptions, investors should steer clear of these uber-cheap stocks, which typically trade over-the-counter and not on a major exchange.
Call them penny stocks, microcaps or OTC stocks; by any name, theyre bad news. Promises of quick....More>>>
Shares of the e-commerce king, which is also now a cloud computing giant, connected-home leader, drone company, freight airline, Hollywood studio and even a traditional brick-and-mortar retailer, rose above $900 for the first time Tuesday.
It’s another all-time high.
Amazon (AMZN, Tech30) stock is on a seven-day winning streak.....More>>>
Seadrill Ltd (NYSE:SDRL) is deep into penny-stock land these days. A low-priced stock is often a bad investment. Just because it’s cheap, doesn’t mean it’s a bargain. Too often, while there can be huge gains in penny stocks, the risks are huge, as well. Given its recent problems, SDRL stock is not what it once was.
Seadrill used to be a high-flying company.....More>>>
On Tuesday, stocks closed mixed with a preference for small-caps as they took gains in some blue chips and big-cap stocks.
Profit-taking started immediately, with a divergence of better-quality stocks being sold. Banks and other financials fell 1.4% at the close, while technology gained 0.9% and consumer discretionary rose 0.5%. Eight of the eleven sectors of the 500 lost ground. From the....More>>>
Issued by state and local governments, municipal bonds yield an average of just 2.5%. But you wont owe a penny in federal tax on most types of muni-bond income, and you can get a break on state taxes, too, if you invest in munis issued in the state where you reside. For instance, if you live in a state with a stiff income tax, such as California, and are in the top combined federal and state....More>>>
Almost all the coverage you will find about Sunshine Capital Inc is press releases by Sunshine Capital Inc. Sunshine trades over the counter and is currently priced at $6.00 per share making it, in the view of my stick in the mud investor adviser, a “penny stock” too volatile for his firm to get involved with. A recent press release from Sunshine obliges me to clarify a piece I....More>>>
Many people don’t realize it, but when you get that final paycheck, it is one of the most important financial events of your life. The idea of no longer working for money and having access to a paycheck can do weird things to some people. In many cases, it can turn them into a penny pinching, wheeling-dealing, cheapskate who will go out of their way to save a buck or get a better....More>>>
Twilio Inc. (NYSE: TWLO) was one of the best initial public offerings we have seen in some time. Shares had risen as high as almost $71.00 after the IPO was at $15.00 per share in June. After huge gains, it is not unusual to see shareholders and insiders wanting to take some cash home. Now some investors are going to have to consider ifthis 7 million share underwritten secondary offering at $40.00....More>>>
For a favorite growth stock for the coming year, I remain a fan of this media giant whose operations include film entertainment and theme parks along with cable and broadband businesses, notes dividend expert Chuck Carlson, editor of DRIP Investor.
Cash flow remains strong at Comcast (CMCSA) and the firm continues to add subscribers. Comcast grew earnings per share 15% to $0.92 in the....More>>>
Shares of Achaogen (AKAO) rose by up to 90% just a few months after my December article suggesting readers buy the secondary offering. The stock has completed the round trip back down and then some, currently in the red by 20% from where we first started.
Succeeding 13 years of R&D with a commercial-level rare disease drug, Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:SRPT) tees up to deliver on the latter half of its promise to provide the world with a DMD cure for sufferers that may be amenable to Exon 51 skipping, and otherwise. A result that wo