Most people these days want to earn money fast. This is probably one of the major reasons that so many people are also getting scammed and often lose a lot of money. Sad to say, that the easy money mentality has reached the stock market and has left a lot of people investing unwisely on penny stocks that may often be too risky to begin with. Let us learn how this variety of stocks can actually be problematic to investors.
What Are Penny Stocks?
Penny stocks are stocks that are sold for less than a dollar or, in some cases, less than five dollars for each share. Most of these stocks only have a short operating history and only have a few million dollars in net tangible assets. Typically, these have low market caps, minimal liquidity and are often traded on over-the-counter exchanges.
Why Are Penny Stocks Risky?
What you should know about these stocks is that trading them may be much riskier as compared to regular stocks. After all, with such issues as these stocks having no adequate backgrounds, offer very limited information about the companies, and may often pose huge threats for scams.
Lack of Background
The chances are, if...