Penny Stocks Trading

A penny stock typically trades outside of the major market exchanges at a relatively low price and has a small market capitalization. These stocks are generally considered highly speculative and high risk because of their lack of liquidity, large bid-ask spreads, small capitalization and limited following and disclosure. They often trade over-the-counter through the OTC Bulletin Board (OTCBB) and pink sheets. The term penny stock has evolved with the market. In the past, penny stocks … Continue reading

Il crack Parmalat e l’Italia

Tanzi, indagato per il crack Parmalat, è recluso a San Vittore. Arriva il cappellano che gli porta ogni giorno il conforto religioso: “Bene figliolo . Dimmi tutto”. “Ho peccato, padre, ho molto peccato! – gli dice Calisto – Ho imbrogliato, fatto le fotocopie dei soldi, falsificato il bilancio, lasciato sul lastrico i dipendenti…”. “Tutto questo lo sappiamo, figliolo… – risponde il cappellano, sorseggiando un bicchiere di latte. “Si, ma ho anche falsificato il valore della … Continue reading

Things I Learned About Life

James Altucher was the managing director of Formula Capital, an asset management firm and fund of hedge funds. He’s written five books on investing: Trade Like a Hedge Fund, Trade Like Warren Buffett, SuperCash, The Forever Portfolio, and his latest book, The Choose Yourself Guide To Wealth. He currently writes at Jamesaltucher.com and has released a newsletter, The Altucher Report. Mr. Altucher is the founder of Stockpickr.com, a social network for finance that had millions … Continue reading

Stocks analysis dictionary

A fool sees not the same tree that a wise man sees. William Blake, 1790 There are two primary methods used to analyze securities and make investment decisions: fundamental analysis and technical analysis. Fundamental analysis involves analyzing a company’s financial statements to determine the fair value of the business, while technical analysis assumes that a security’s price already reflects all publicly-available information and instead focuses on the statistical analysis of price movements. The fundamental approach … Continue reading