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MICROCAP STOCKS: ALL THAT GLITTERS IS NOT GOLD
7/18/2014

The SEC's Office of Investor Education and Advocacy recently issued an investor bulletin to help educate investors about the risks associated with microcap stocks. Information is the investor's best tool when it comes to investing wisely. It may be difficult to find accurate information about microcap stocks (i.e., low-priced stocks issued by the smallest of companies), including penny stocks (i.e., the very lowest priced stocks). Many microcap companies do not file financial reports with the SEC, so it can be hard for investors to get the facts about the company's management, products, services, and finances. When publicly-available information is scarce, fraudsters can easily spread false information about microcap companies, making profits for themselves while creating losses for unsuspecting investors... HIGHLIGHTED EVENT: Interested in looking at the key public policy issues facing investors? Attend the North American Securities Administrators Association's (NASAA) 97th Annual Conference ...

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