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Floating shares are shares that are available to the public to purchase. The amount of floating shares can affect a stock's volatility. If a company has a small float, then any activities could affect the price dramatically. A company that has a small float tends to have high volatility, because large orders can have a major [...]

An absolute deal, a former penny stock, now trading just above $5 is Plug Power, Inc. If one chart is worth one million word, the two charts below could be literally worth millions of investors in this company! Plug Power Inc. (Plug Power), is a provider of alternative energy technology focused on the design, development, [...]

The game has changed, buy stocks online has been never so easy and convenient, but alas, there's not much information out there to help give you the basic answers you may be looking for: "How to buy stocks online?" "What is the best brokerage for beginners?" "What is the Patten Day Trade (PDT)?" "How to [...]

(August 1, 2014 update: I'm adding to the list "PLUG", of which I have written a review here".) In a previous post  I explained how to create in few steps a list of penny stocks with FINVIZ  Stock Screener. This time I want to share with my list of penny stocks to watch. This is a [...]

There are different definitions of penny stocks. The Securities and Exchange Commission defines penny stocks, stock trading for less than $5.Some sets the cutoff point at $3. Others consider only stocks that trade below $1 to be penny stocks. Some consider any company beneath a certain market cap, such as a market cap under $50 million as a [...]

Breakout trading is a  classical approach to trading, something that has been defined first over a century ago by traders such as Magee and Edwards. Traders how trade breakouts look at price action and trending lines in order to buy on strenght or sell on weakeness any price movement above or below the trendline. What makes breakout [...]

Spot prices are determined in futures exchanges where commodities and precious metal in particular are traded as futures contracts. A future contract exchange's delivery of an item (gold and silver in this case) for a set price, with quantity and exact order details being specified from contract to contract. When considering silver, the most well-recognized [...]