How Penny Stocks Are Different from Other Stocks

Stocks are simply a piece of the pie — a small piece of a corporation. They can be purchased individually from a person who owns the stock or they can be purchased from a market or exchange. In this sense all stocks are the same. Where the term penny stocks comes in and how they are different from what most people think of as stock is the level of safety.

With only so many resources available the Security Exchanges Commission (SEC) can only audit a certain portion of companies every year. While the companies wishing to be on a major exchange pay for their own independent audits as part of being on the exchange, smaller companies do not. Continue reading

How To Find High Yield Stocks

If you are investing in stocks it’s because you want to make your money work harder for you. To take this to the next level you may want to start investing more in high yield stocks. After all you likely want to get the most from your money, but keep in mind high yield sometimes also means higher risk. That said there are a few ways to get a higher return on your investment.

One way to do this is with high return stocks. While this can include penny stocks, it also includes buying shares of established companies who have shown consistant growth over many years. Another way to increase your yield is with high yield dividend stocks. This type of investment offers consistant returns, not just returns when you sell the shares at a higher price.

But there are other high yield investments you may also want to consider. Continue reading

Diversify Your High Return Investments

Everyone wants to invest in high return investments, but if you continue to put money into the same type of high return investments, just because it has been working for a while, you may run the risk of having everything suddenly come crashing down on you. Instead, it is better to diversify your high return investments. This way you will have a better chance of long-term and lasting success.

There are a few different options if you are still looking for high returns, but you want to diversify. One option is high return stocks. Unfortunately this method takes some skill for picking the right stocks.

Another option is high return mutual funds. If you don’t feel comfortable choosing these mutual funds on your own, work with a personal broker. The trick to making this work is to find a broker who makes his money from the value of your account instead of a broker who receives a flat fee. This way he has incentive for making you more money as he’ll be making more money too. Continue reading