7 top stocks under $5

In a hot market where the popular names may cost hundreds of dollars a share, the real upside may be in stocks that go for less than five bucks. Here's a look at Sirius and 6 other promising prospects.

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May 18, 2013 12:52PM
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A couple years ago I had some retirement money to invest and so followed the advice of one of these gurus.  All but one of the stocks they advised to buy have tanked.  One has doubled in value, but the increased value has only made up for about 1/4 of the loss on the others.  I don't listen to these people anymore.  Mutual funds with a good, established financial firm is the way to go in my opinion.
May 20, 2013 1:32PM
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I HEAR THAT THE MARKET FOR ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION DRUGS IS REALLY STANDING FIRM!
May 15, 2013 12:19PM
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Buying shares in small cap start up mining companies is like buying lottery tickets.


The last recommendation I bought went bust.  All $2000 I invested down the drain.  It takes a lot of gains elsewhere or dividends paid to you to make up for such horrific losses.

 

Remember that shares are under $5 for a reason and are speculative by nature and should only be a small part of your portolio.


Even so, studies have shown that people who avoid such penny and low cap stocks have better returns in the long run than people who gamble a portion of their holdings thusly.

May 15, 2013 11:55AM
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No thanks, I like my big dividend payers.They pay for my golf,nice reataurants,tennis

and goof off money.

May 18, 2013 10:35AM
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What about Antares ? Bought at $1.50, now at $4,15 !!!!!
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MMRGlobal    Medical Records have to be online by 2014! This company is the most well positioned and protected with patented technology globally,due some diligence...Sticker-  MMRF
May 15, 2013 8:30AM
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I would like to see MNTY go up, it has traded for over two dollars but, now is at less than a penny! 
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