Penny stocks work just like regular stocks, with the main difference being that investors buy and sell penny stocks in over-the-counter bulletin boards (OTCBB) or the pink sheets. The term "penny stocks" refer to stocks ... More » Business & Finance Investing

Trade penny stocks online by researching reputable online brokerage firms that facilitate trading of penny stocks. Choose a brokerage firm and open an account. Deposit a desired amount of money into the account to begin ... More » Business & Finance Investing

The easiest way to purchase penny stocks is to open a brokerage account and use the broker to purchase the stock for you, according to finance site Money Morning. A broker can also help you to avoid many of the scams and... More » Business & Finance Investing
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Penny stocks are securities generally issued by small, publicly traded companies and usually trade at a price of less than $5, according to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The low price and high volatility o... More » Business & Finance Investing

Penny stocks, also called micro-cap stocks, are any stocks under $5, according to the Securities and Exchange Commission; however, some organizations consider stocks under $3 or $1 to be penny stocks, says Nasdaq. Penny ... More » Business & Finance Investing

Ways to find successful penny stocks include studying their share price, company valuation, dilution of shares, the strength of their fundamentals, and by understanding the industry where the company operates. Penny stoc... More » Business & Finance Investing

A person can start trading penny stocks by selling fast, not shorting and finding stocks that are over 50 cents a share, according to MarketWatch. Beginners can find penny stock listings on NASDAQ or the New York Stock E... More » Business & Finance Investing