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A Guide to Dark Pools

Dark pools have been a heated topic of debate amongst investors in recent years. The proliferation of quants and supercomputers has resulted in massive blocks of liquidity being traded by high-frequency bots, manipulating the markets and significantly dropping intraday holding times. Due to their increasing role in today’s markets, let’s take a look at dark […]

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What to Know About Margin Trading

Imagine having a buddy that spots you $100 every time your chips run out at the roulette wheel. Well, margin trading is pretty much the same thing. While investing on margin can provide you with impressive leverage and boost your penny stock profits in no time at all, it can also be extremely risky when […]

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5 Books Every Young Investor Should Read

The Internet’s a treasure trove of information just waiting to be explored by any young penny stock investor in search of solid investing education, but if you’re looking for a detailed analysis of a specific company or subject and want to be able to examine things from a historical perspective, there are some terrific books […]

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The History of the Efficient Market Hypothesis

Investors pump money into the stock market in order to generate a return on the money they’ve invested. While many investors simply try to generate a return, others also try to outperform the market. However, the efficient market hypothesis, or EMH, suggests that current prices provide a complete reflection of all of the information available […]

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Can social network signals accurately predict stock behavior?

Market sentiment has been used to predict stock market behavior for decades, and with the rise of social networks, some penny stock investors are utilizing social network signals to gain an edge in the marketplace. However, many traders and investors remain skeptical about the power of social networks in predicting market movements, begging the question […]

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Infographic: The Golden Age of Mobile

Our daily life increasingly revolves around using our mobile devices in numerous contexts. Whether we are checking our email or fanatically competing with friends in Flappy Bird, our mobile device is never out of arm’s reach. Below you will find some jaw-dropping statistics, prepared by our Penny Stocks Lab team, which make a compelling case […]

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Highest-Performing Sectors of 2013

Investors often look at sectors to determine the best and worst-performing areas of a nation’s economy. By providing them with insights into areas potentially worthy of investment, investors are able to then look at the market performances of individual companies within a high performing sector. Sectors across the board experienced tremendous growth last year. To […]

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An Introduction to 5 Major Stock Market Indexes

Most people generically refer to the market as if all of the various major indexes move in beautifully timed correlation to one another. In reality, however, the numerous indexes covering different market segments rarely move together in choreographed movements. After all, if they did act in such a way, there would be no need for […]

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