10 best stocks under $20 for 2014

A cheap stock isn't always a steal, but investors who want bigger lots of low-priced shares should consider these bargain-bin names, including J.C. Penney and Xerox.

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Dec 11, 2013 9:37AM
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My favorite is the last one Exelis ... let's see ... according to the author ... it's in its 5th year of declining revenues, poised for a 6th year of declining revenues, has recently almost doubled to its 52 week high ... and now is the time to buy ... how can there be any unemployment when even this guy has a job???
Dec 26, 2013 5:58PM
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As soon as JCP showed up in the article, the writer lost all creditability. 
Dec 10, 2013 9:17PM
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It never stops to amaze me how many "experts" there are in financials when you have no idea how the one giving the advise has done in the market. Why would any one listen to such rubbish???Look how the government manages your money and hey... people don't seem to be outraged...and then to some shuck on a website and believe them???

Dec 14, 2013 4:41PM
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Looks to me like someone who has a boatload of money invested in these stocks and hopes to get people hyped up to buy so he can sell and profit from it.

If not, i'll just leave those handy-dandy, cheap stocks to you.  No thanks, Buddy, I have my money invested in groceries and health care.  Some things are more important then buying stock.  I'd sure hate for my to have to say about me, "He was just DYING to buy some of that stock!!!"

These people write like everyone has all this loose change laying around, just waiting for a good deal.  Well, surviving the present for most is much more important than gambling on a questionable/doubtful future when you have nothing to spare.

Dec 30, 2013 5:45PM
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Sometimes, I think these articles should be called "Here's 10 stocks I bought last year that are tanking so please buy them so I can recoup some money". Right, Jim Cramer?
Dec 11, 2013 12:31AM
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I think the financial author should check his math.  $2,000 does not equal $20,000  Please proof read your work and we might just read on.
Dec 11, 2013 11:34AM
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They are not wasting any time this morning; at 1020 hrs they called to accelerate the selling so we are down close to 80 in the Dow and the other indexes following suit...Why? Because they can, because that's how these scumbags make money, actually, steal money from everyone else and get away with it...Yes, it is still early but its not shaping up good at all down here....Cheating crooks reigning on Wall Street once again. More later.
Dec 11, 2013 9:10AM
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Not another slide show.....zzzzzzzzz......Wake me when it's over.....zzzzzzzz.
Dec 11, 2013 11:27AM
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What we have today down here is a continuation from yesterday's sell off that started at about 1530 hrs....Manipulators once again in control from the get go, hopefully nobody got fooled because the futures were pointing up a bit.....We have the same horrible combo we've had most of last week; low volume and plenty of cheating crooks on and off the floor....Apparently we will have another long day with the crooks having the upper hand....Long way to go, we shall see...More later.
Dec 11, 2013 12:54PM
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They are not letting up today, at 1130 hrs they called for another wave of selling and apparently the goal is to reach triple digits by noon.....Too many of these scumbags....Nobody is giving up here but the task at hand is getting harder by the minute...We need sort of a miracle this afternoon. Remain cautious and believe us, the sidelines is not a bad place to be for now...More later.
Dec 14, 2013 3:34PM
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Legalized gambling  with all the mob bosses included.  Used to be if you made pizzas and needed money for a expansion of the restaurant or chain you could raise money through stock offering. Now it's a totally different group of money people betting on who has the best pizza.
Jan 11, 2014 1:17PM
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Ok, let's see if I understand this situation: Here they list JC Penney as one of the best stocks to buy in 2014. While  in the list of companies that we will no longer see after 2014 slide show they list the same JC Penney as no longer being in business? So, where is the logic in that? Obviously it is a coin toss! So, do we buy the stock and also buy options that the stock will decline to hedge? What a twilight zone world we live in!
Dec 11, 2013 12:56PM
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MSN reported yesterday tapering would begin next week  ... now MSN says March ... MSN is working in collusion with the market manipulation ... does the SEC have the courage to investigate?
Dec 28, 2013 11:35AM
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BAC would be my choice !!!   Going to $ 50 in 3 years !!!
Dec 30, 2013 10:40PM
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As soon as the word gets out on the street it's already too late
Dec 19, 2013 10:54AM
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Are you insane maybe for thee but not for me.
Dec 11, 2013 6:34PM
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Nothing made up folks, we call it as we see it; this afternoon we had, like we always do on days manipulators are in control, a sucker's rally that we are sure gave some people hope; that is why we warned about it, sadly after all these years of these scumbags doing it, plenty of folks still fall for it...Days like today, when crooks take over early and with this type of low volume, there is very little if anything we can do, like we said before, we needed a miracle today and we don't get those too often on Wall Street. Now, have no doubt they will want to continue their manipulating tomorrow, hopefully we will have a little help down here...We will see. Today the markets really reflected the US economy, crappy.....Sad.
Dec 11, 2013 2:19AM
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It is better to own 1 share of a good company rather than 100 shares of a fair company.
Jan 7, 2014 5:21AM
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Yeah, they put this group on here last month.  So, like the sucker I am, I decided to invest in Manitex and am currently down considerably.   They treat these stocks like pump and dumps.   The author most likely is currently selling short on most of these.
Jan 4, 2014 8:42PM
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Strange, I'm at my brokerage website and the summary score for 10 firms rating JCP is a .3 on a scale of 0 to 10, with 0 being very bearish.  Seems this one is nothing but a dice roll.
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