9 penny stocks that didn't stay that way

Ultralow-priced stocks have a reputation for being very risky. But they can also produce huge gains, as Pier 1, Monster Beverage, True Religion and others show.

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Feb 1, 2014 3:09PM

"Fortunately, FINRA and SEC regulations have made it much harder for brokers to swindle people into these types of companies. However, questionable promotions and pump-and-dump schemes are still commonplace."

And, these two sentences completely contradict one another. Great job.

Feb 15, 2014 6:08PM
My research ( I have hundreds of penny stocks in a virtual portfolio) shows that about 95% of these stocks are "pump-and-dump" types, and jump up and down rapidly daily, depending on how hard they're promoted in various stockpicking emails. Only about 5% are in a category of steady growth and price gains. Most are new or struggling companies listed on the over-the-counter exchange, and are a poor rick for long-term gains.
Feb 15, 2014 5:50PM
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Feb 25, 2014 8:04PM
If you're looking for more penny stocks that show real upside potential, go to http://bit.ly/1dZTixQ and bitly.com/17OWCu9 ... These are the two best sites I can find that show you emerging growth penny stock companies. I've been with both for a while and have no complaints at this time. 

Mar 19, 2014 9:47PM
There ways to find out if a penny stock is a pump and dump; for instance   provides a daily list of penny stocks that are simply pumps and dumps
Feb 16, 2014 3:58AM
Monster Energy Drink and Hansen's Natural Soda? That's quite a difference haha.
Feb 3, 2014 1:14AM
All companies start as penny stock in some ways and pump and dump its normal in this case ... unless stock really has good product to offer then take off and end up on major stock exchange .. anyway nothing new with it .. you can play pump and dump game or hold on till explode ...
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