penny stocks

penny stocks
Low-priced stocks selling at less than USD1 a share, often highly speculative. Exchange Handbook Glossary

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   A type of ordinary share which is of negligible value, but may prove to be a good speculative investment. In the US these shares are priced at less than one dollar. In the UK they cost less than one pound.
   ► See also Ordinary Share Capital.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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