“Goldman Just Gave XXXX a $X Price Target!” A Little Look at Penny Stock Promoters

By Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe, January 10, 2011


I usually write about teaser stocks from legitimate investment newsletter publishers — folks like the Motley Fool, Stansbery & Associates, Agora, KCI, Investorplace, or Forbes, most of the big names that might be familiar to you.

Many of the ads I see are over the top, filled with hype, misleading, or even laughable, but in most cases the newsletters and the editors who came up with the ideas and wrote the analysis did so — at least in the beginning — for legitimate and defensible investment reasons, and really do intend to come up with ideas that will make you money. They can make a hell of a lot of money when they get new subscribers and keep them happy, too, so their incentives are usually in the right place — even if they don’t necessarily (and in most cases, no one could) provide the performance that their teaser ads “promise.”

There’s a whole underbelly beneath this part of the financial publishing world, however, and, if the questions I get from readers are any indication, many folks are either so skeptical about the “legit” newsletters that they don’t see the distinction or simply don’t know that they’re different — and this underbelly is made up of “promoters.”

Stock promoters sound a lot like newsletter promoters — but instead of trying to get you to subscribe to a newsletter (sometimes by suggesting or teasing a particular stock or investment idea), they’re trying to simply get you to buy a stock.

Why? Because they’re paid to do so, and because the microcap stocks they promote are extremely easy to move if just a few thousand new dollars come into play — either they own shares that they are trying to drive up so they can sell them, or they are paid to “promote” a stock by either another shareholder or the company itself.

The slang for this is what we so often hear referred to as a “pump and dump” — with the stock promotion emails taking the place of the old “boiler room” operations (though there are still plenty of those, too). In many cases, it will be a large shadowy investor who buys up a large portion of a teensy and ignored company’s stock and then orchestrates a public relations campaign of promotions by a variety of stock promoter companies, and when those companies succeed in raising the profile and the stock price, the big investor can sell out his shares at a profit. Sometimes the investor who owns these shares is unrelated to the company, just using a name and a sell-able story to pump and dump shares, and sometimes the investor, for all intents and purposes, is the company.

There are other ways this can work, too — sometimes it’s a little bit more innocent, and a little penny stock will run a promotion campaign to help it raise its own stock price so that they can increase the value of the company and then sell new shares to raise money. That’s not a great argument for investing in a stock, of course, but it’s not so different conceptually from Wall Street tradition, which will have public companies doing “road shows” to generate interest before an IPO or a secondary offering — that is, after all, the role of a broker, to sell a company to investors.

So today I thought I’d give you just a couple simple things to think about when you see these kinds of stock promotions — and some flags to look for if you’re not sure if it’s really a promo piece. I’ll start by looking at one example that was sent in recently.

I should also provide a bit of a reminder that although there are plenty of folks who try to game these promotions (ride the stock up, short it and ride it back down), doing so is rarely as easy as you’d think. When you see the spikes that stock promotions cause, it is extremely tempting to think that you’re savvy enough to ride on their coattails and make a mint — if you’re tempted to do this, be really, really, really careful.

All promoted stocks are microcaps, often with a market cap of just a couple million dollars, and many of them are extremely illiquid or impossible to short. Unless you’re the promoter you can’t know for sure exactly when the promotion will stop (and therefore, when to sell), and you’re almost definitely not on all the email lists that are being used in the promotion. Heck, even if you are the promoter, there’s no guarantee ahead of time about exactly how effective it might be or how much you might be able to drive the share price.

So even if you don’t think staying away from these kinds of speculations should be a matter of principle, for almost all investors it should be a matter of self preservation (or wealth preservation).

And yes, to be clear, some stocks that get promoted by these kinds of penny stock hucksters are legitimate (albeit tiny) companies that have nothing to do with the promotion or promoters — I’d still stay away from them. The universe of investing is large enough that you don’t have to split hairs — there’s nothing wrong with avoiding stocks just because they smell a little funny, this is one of those areas where profiling and stereotyping is justified: if a stock’s being promoted, you don’t lose anything by assuming it’s junk and ignoring it.

I should also note that penny stock promoters are among the heaviest financial advertisers on the web, so to some extent I’m enabling their work as a publisher and benefiting from their free-spending ways — I’m sure that there are probably ads from these kinds of groups on this website and in my email newsletter from time to time, maybe even right this minute. As with all other advertisers who grace our space, that doesn’t mean that their product or service is endorsed by Stock Gumshoe or by yours truly.

So after all that, how about that example?

The sample I’m looking at now came in from an email newsletter that calls itself AwesomePennyStocks, one of probably thousands of similar penny stock promoters who offer a “newsletter” that emails “free picks” to anyone (“for a limited time” of course), and which somehow endeavors to include logos of legitimate financial new sources on its website in hopes that they’ll suck up some of that aura (“Penny Stocks in the media” on their home page, for example, lists logos of Yahoo Finance, MarketWatch, Scottrade, etc. with no links or further explanation).

Many promoters run their promotions under several different names and even invent fictional people to sign the letters (as with “Jason Kelly” who purports to run the Day Trading Robot and “Michael Cohen” who pitches for DoublingStocks), and many of them also try to make their picks look and sound like recommendations by their analysts that are shared in a free email newsletter out of the goodness of their hearts. I don’t happen to know if this one is part of a larger network of letters or not, but after a while the ads all start to sound the same.

This particular ad is a promotion backing a stock called CleanPower (CPOW on the pink sheets), which apparently (I didn’t do much due diligence) is an actual company that owns a canola seed crushing plant and a biofuel refinery in Saskatchewan. They appear to have been losing money for years, and from a glance at their recent 10-Q it seems like they’ll continually need to borrow money from officers and sell more stock to remain a going concern. From what I saw in a very quick look it would be really, really hard to justify buying this stock for any fundamental reason — but of course, that’s true of every single similarly promoted stock I’ve seen. Why else would you need to pay a promoter to get investors interested?

And though I don’t have any reason to pick on this particular promoter, since the ad seems no worse or better than any others, one of the reasons that I picked this one from the sea of promotions is that they also use a second “source”, with a conveniently familiar name, to buttress their “analysis.” Here’s a quote from the promotion:

“So just how much of a bargain is CleanPower at now?

“Well, don’t just take our word for it… Let the market experts guide you as well.
Just today we saw this fantastic news, and we couldn’t agree more with it!

“Goldman just gave CPOW a 2$ Target!

‘Based upon the recent Chinese deal, and expected further near-term industrial and consumer business development, we believe that Clean Power Concepts’ shares are very attractive at current levels.

‘In fact, we believe that the stock is worth $1.00 today based on the Chinese deal alone, which serves as tremendous validation.

‘As its brand awareness grows, meaningful revenue is generated, and new channels are opened, the stock should reach $2.00 in the next six months.

‘Thus, we rate Clean Power Concepts a Speculative Buy with a six-month target of $2.00.’

“Seems like we were right on the money with our estimates, and Goldman smallcap research confirms it. ”

And yes, the “Goldman gives CPOW 2$ target!” was the subject line of the email that these promoters sent out. Which would make most investors assume, of course, that they’re talking about Goldman Sachs, the globe’s preeminent investment bankers.

They’re not, of course — this particular Goldman is Rob Goldman, who runs Goldman Small Cap Research, apparently out of a UPS Store PO Box in Pikesville, MD. Not that there’s anything wrong with that, I’m a PO Box guy myself, but it’s probably not what folks are expecting when they see “Goldman gives CPOW $2 Target!” in their subject line.

Goldman Small Cap Research did publish an analyst report on CPOW and did give it a $2 price target, but this was a sponsored research report. The analyst’s disclaimer claims that the information came from the company and that they were paid in advance to ensure independence, and that the analysis represents Robert Goldman’s opinion, but as I read it he was also paid $15,000 (for a three month research subscription) by a third party to publish this analysis. He doesn’t say who this “third party” is, but my assumption would always be that it’s the same entity that’s the “third party” paying AwesomePennyStocks to publicize the stock. I don’t know if CPOW has anything to do with the promotion of their stock or not, but apparently they at least didn’t directly pay for the analysis or the promo campaign.

So that’s one thing to always look for — many penny stock promoters quote analysts and analyst reports to make their promotion look like a real recommendation that’s backed by fundamental analysis. Usually all it takes is a cursory look at the analyst, or the analyst’s disclaimer, to verify that the company or some third party paid for this analysis to be done… and this won’t be the only time that the analyst or research firm happens to have a name that coincidentally sounds a little bit familiar (though, to be fair, I assume that Rob Goldman is really his name, and we shouldn’t object to him using it professionally).

The second thing to do with a stock promotion, and arguably the most important thing (unless I can convince you to just delete them unread), is to always, always, always start at the bottom — often, the very last line. The bottom of a stock promotion, the part they hope you won’t actually read, is almost always the small print disclaimer. And while much of what these companies do seems to be perfectly legal, it’s only legal if they tell you they’re doing it — so while the last line of the actual intended content of the email is …

“We could see CPOW almost triple immediately!”

… the last paragraph of the disclaimer probably better tells the story:

“AwesomePennyStocks.com received $5,000 CAD from a third party for publication of this information. This compensation may constitute a conflict of interest as to AwesomePennyStocks.com’s ability to remain objective in our communication regarding the profiled company.”

Gee, you think?

So go ahead and keep reading these penny stock promotions if you like, and keep sending ’em along to me if you find them intriguing — but keep in mind this bakers half dozen things before you buy any stock that you hear about this way:

1. Not sure if it’s a promo? The stock ticker will probably be mentioned almost immediately in the ad, even before the name of the company, and will likely be in the subject line. That’s no coincidence, they want you to buy the ticker without thinking about the stock. Because …
2. The company is almost certainly junk, and you wouldn’t buy it if it hadn’t popped up in your email. Really, you wouldn’t.
3. The stock will probably go back down as soon as the promotion is done, likely coinciding with whoever sponsored the promotion selling off a lot of stock. CPOW, in this example, peaked at about 50 cents right around December 30, which is the day I saw the promo — it was at eight cents and almost never traded a few weeks earlier, and is back down below 20 cents now.
4. The analyst or news source they’re quoting is almost always going to be a “sponsored” analyst report, probably sponsored by the same folks who paid to promote the stock, or a press release issued by the company.
5. You’re not their main customer, even if you signed up for their free (or worse, paid) penny stock newsletter. They’re not being paid to make money for investors like you — they’re either being paid to tell you about a stock, or they’re trying to manipulate you so they can profit from trading the stock. Somewhere in their disclaimer they’ll probably tell you which. Which leads us to …
6. When you get a penny stock promotion, even if it makes your palms itchy and you feel like you’re comin’ into some munny, read the disclaimer first. Seeing in black and white that someone paid $5,000 to send you and a few thousand of your closest friends this email tends to cool the ardor.

And though I noted at the top that I separate “real” investment newsletters from these kinds of stock promoters, I’ll add two special codicils to this:

A. There are some newsletter publishers and editors who produce what seems like a perfectly legit newsletter but who also effectively rent out their name and their mailing list to promote stocks. I gave Untapped Wealth a hard time for doing just this a few years ago, for example (I don’t know if they still do this or not).

Firms that do this have to try a bit harder to keep their reputation intact and will be a little bit clearer in their disclaimers, usually, when disclosing that they’ve been paid to report on a particular stock and are being paid to do so. I wouldn’t just ignore a stock in that case, I’d go so far as to cancel my subscription to a newsletter that did this to me — the investment newsletter world is almost ridiculously lucrative if you’re decent at your job and your publisher is at least a pretty good marketer, no need to patronize the publishers who push the envelope in this way. If you put yourself out there as a stock picker and legitimate analyst but also rent out your name as an endorser of stocks, whatever reputation you might have had disappears, in my opinion.

And B. There are some newsletter publishers that don’t seem to have or publicize very clear rules about conflicts of interest or trading rules — I’ve occasionally noted in the past when I’ve seen a disclaimer in an otherwise legit-looking newsletter ad that says that the editor and other employees may own the stocks covered, and may trade in them at any time. I don’t know if this is just a blanket statement to cover themselves, but if any publisher lets an editor recommend a stock that he owns to ten thousand subscribers and then sell it when it necessarily pops the next day they’re certainly doing you a disservice — and they’re also giving their editors incentive to recommend microcap stocks and profit from that movement.

If you don’t know what the trading rules or disclosure requirements of your newsletters are, it might be worth checking — for what it’s worth, my rule is this: I disclose whenever I have any direct interest in any stock I cover (ie, long or short the stock or options) or when I have an open limit order for anything I’m writing about (which is very rare), and I prohibit myself from trading in any stock that I write about for at least three trading days.

The rules run the gamut, some newsletter writers own every stock they write about and are basically just analyzing their own portfolio for you, some will not ever buy any stock they write about, others have variations on those rules — but there should at least be some clear rule that prevents them from buying a stock, recommending it to you, then selling it the next day.

If you’re curious, by the way, about what stocks are being promoted, or wondering whether a stock is being promoted by more than one promoter, I sometimes check up on StockPromoters.com, which keeps an active database of promotions that they’re aware of (including, when they know, the compensation paid for the promotion). A look at their records for CPOW, for example, will note a dozen or so “newsletters” like AwesomePennyStocks who promoted this stock in late December, and some larger entities (like MonsterStox.com and TitanStocks.com, which are owned by the same publisher) who were paid much larger sums (reportedly $100,000 each, in this case) for ad campaigns promoting CPOW around the same time. No surprise, then, that the stock started trading millions of shares and the price spiked.

So there you have it — I almost never write about stock promoters and their ad campaigns, since I have no interest in buying the stocks or giving them even more attention than they already enjoy, but I get so many questions about them that I feel the need to respond once or twice a year.

Teaser stocks from the legitimate newsletters from established publishers that I usually write about may be (and often are) overhyped, overpriced, inappropriate or stale … but at least there’s almost always an honest opinion behind them, there’s usually a real and reasonably-sized company being picked, and sometimes we even find something worth our investment dollars. I can’t say the same thing about the “hot tips” from stock promoters.

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53 Comments on "“Goldman Just Gave XXXX a $X Price Target!” A Little Look at Penny Stock Promoters"

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John
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January 10, 2011 3:31 pm

I still don't understand why this practice is still legal.

Andre
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Andre
January 10, 2011 4:00 pm

Hi someone about a tithium stock in Chile that is suppose to go skyrocket. The article is from streetauthoiry.Do you know which stock he is writing about? Thank you

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jim hertter
January 10, 2011 4:01 pm

good article. I smetimes read these pump & dump articles for entertainment purposes only..

I'm amused that they usually use an industry potential number for a tiny microcap that may have only an ancillary (or snowball) chance of enjoying any profit at all!

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fireball
January 10, 2011 4:04 pm

hi gumshoe
just delete is probably best. i have hit pretty good on a few penny stocks but i found them myself. as far as i know they never were in any promotions. they were good companies that got killed in the 2007/8 massacre. nova gold was one.
i did make a few penny trades on gm when it was on the pinks that worked well.

jill
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jill
January 10, 2011 4:36 pm

Nancy Reagan's war on drugs campaign motto bodes well here: JUST SAY NO!

@timothysykes
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January 10, 2011 4:40 pm

C'mon man, you gotta link my actual research post on CPOW, especially when you make all the points I do just a few days later:
http://www.timothysykes.com/2010/12/clean-power-c

Rodney
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January 10, 2011 4:44 pm

Hi Travis,
Interesting that you would send this out today. I have to laugh, because I just received one of these in the mail today and was wondering what it was all about. If you are curious, it was from someone called "Elite Stock-Market Advisory" pumping a stock called Alamo Energy (ALME) and just like you said, the fine print on the back said they were paid $450,000 to promote the company to "In order to enhance public awareness of Alamo Energy"
Thanks so much for your insights. I really enjoy your articles

Franklin M
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Franklin M
January 10, 2011 5:08 pm

So what's the problem with riding a pump and dump? Is there no way that we cannot make money before the dump?

pinko capitalist
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pinko capitalist
January 10, 2011 5:38 pm

I knew all this and still fell for the Hiroyoshii Worldwide scam. Luxury clothing based on designs of a Japanese tatoo artist.

Oh well. Thanks for the reminder.

Forgot my login stuff. Sorry.

moises
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moises
January 10, 2011 6:04 pm

gumshoe,do you or any of your readers follow martin weiss.how do you feel about him,if you do follow him???

moises
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moises
January 10, 2011 6:06 pm

im interested in your newsletter.how do i subscribe to it??

jeffery jackson
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jeffery jackson
January 10, 2011 6:37 pm

Good article Travis,I learned all this the hard way. AMPW seems to be the theme for the past couple of days. When renewal time comes,the Gumshoe will be the only thing getting any of my hard earned dollars.

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AlanJenkins2
January 10, 2011 7:15 pm

Moises,to answer your question,- which is a bit off -topic – yes,I do follow Martin Weiss.The investment products his organization sells seem a bit expensive to me [apart from' Safemoney' ]]. But he sends out valuable macro-economic investment insights from time-to time.

Miles, CA
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Miles, CA
January 10, 2011 7:57 pm

Travis: Are there any newsletters covering Penny Stocks worth reading (assuming, of course, that one is ready to accept the extra risks inherent in penny stocks)?

who noze
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who noze
January 10, 2011 9:26 pm

i succombed to aeny mae $2400 got out min tyme

Eddy
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Eddy
January 10, 2011 10:55 pm

Thanks for the elucidation, sir.

Madtr8r
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Madtr8r
January 11, 2011 12:31 am

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Bill
January 11, 2011 12:32 am

a few canadian junior resources that IMHO got the goods , FTMBF huge coal reserve 120 miles from a port, SHGDF diamond project with high grade all season road ( none that high cost ice road logistics ) , EAIAF rumored 10 million oz of gold in indonesian ( helicopter safely advised after bre-x) ENCTF potash is saskatchewan just inked a deal with first nations(deep pockets) due diligence as always…………….GOOD LUCK

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Madtr8r
January 11, 2011 12:40 am

Its really pretty simple did you get an email with a stock symbol…then run the other way its a pump n dump. This is just my opinion but out of several financial publishers out there especially the big boys there are only two companies I would trust my money with.
AGORA publshing and Motley Fool. Thats it STREET.com garbage Angel publishing ehh soso! The first two I mentioned I have followed for over 10 years and never once have they published scams, pumps, garbage. Good luck trading guys

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January 11, 2011 12:40 am

I have a thought which I would tell my kids if I had any about advertising on TV and which would apply just as well to stocks.

If they need to advertise it, you probably do not need it.

and related

Everything you read in magazines, hear on the radio, or watch on TV about investing is financial porn.

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January 11, 2011 9:10 am
PENNEY STOCKS IS MY GAME____In my opinion there is not a stock on this planet that is not a pump or dump in some why or means.__For me , It is all about how much money i can put in my pocket , with some fun and morals along the way.__The secret to this is do your reserch ( DD ) Look for a company with a low float , cash in the bank , aggressive management , recent appointments to the board ( new blood ) A recent financing and a project to start. And dont be greedy ,… Read more »
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gearup
January 11, 2011 10:36 am

Turbomut, so many of these stocks have already run up 10X before they are hyped. All you need is a stock screener and look for volume and momentum. Good for you if you bought at $.10 and sold at $1but this only happens BEFORE the hype and before it has already done it's 10X run up. This is really the only game in town.

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Bill
January 11, 2011 10:36 am

also check out great western minerals

mark
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mark
January 11, 2011 10:50 am

thanks great article, wish I had read this many many years ago.

Netscript
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January 11, 2011 2:10 pm

Ive been receiving multiple emails from some company promoting WLOC. I been deleting every one I get.

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streek53
January 11, 2011 4:59 pm
Especially annoying: How YOU can turn $500 into $100,000 in 10 trades! But CPOW was one that I never knew what to make of. Sounded hinky to me. Cougar O&G, on the other hand (COUGF; in at 1.90, now at $4.82, HOD, vol 1.17 mill, stochs and RSI are a thing of joy and beauty; MACD – wow; I mentioned this here a while back) came in with the usual suspects, but now being pumped by Human Events online (Ann Coulter's "home"; sorry libs, but Coulter gets it right with bite and panache), so it's kind'a gone upscale. Lost some… Read more »
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swyane
January 11, 2011 6:39 pm

timely article. i'm very green but learning fast. Bought SPPH and believe it is a scam and unlike what you were saying about hedgefund guys, the people running the company are the ones sending out press releases etc… this has GOT to be WRONG and i hope something happens to these people. on the other side of things, i hope that i've found some good stocks with APRI and HDY. Anyone input would be welcomed.

swayne
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swayne
January 11, 2011 6:40 pm

Enter text right here!PS – love the gumshoe and looking forward to reading more… i believe in this site.

madtr8r
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madtr8r
January 12, 2011 6:52 pm

Gumshoe why did u remove my post about Sykes here in the board. I thought we were allowed to share our experience and opinion.

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richcat
January 13, 2011 12:07 pm

I prefer to do my own research and bought CCME in Sept. at $8.15 ave. Today it hit $20.50 for the 2nd time in 3 months. Buy, sell, repeat but this time I'm holding long term. Div announcement coming next after releasing great news today.

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gary
January 14, 2011 12:10 pm

first time I won on one of these penny plays CPOW up 50%, keeping a very tight stop.

Myron Martin
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January 16, 2011 2:59 pm
Very timely article and much needed to protect the unwary and non sophisticated investor. What the promoters look for is an appealing story of some new find, in technology, or consumer goods, discovery of a resource in case of mining companies, new wrinkle on a previously successful promotion, and they are very good at hiring copy writers who know what buzz words to use to appeal to peoples greed. The way you get on these mailing lists of "pump and dumpers" is clicking on all the banners offering FREE STOCK PICKS, whether 3, 5, or BEST Penny, best 2011, etc.… Read more »
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Jennifer
January 16, 2011 4:02 pm

Although not a penny stock advisor I have found Cabot China and Emerging Markets by Paul Goodwin a very profitable publishing.

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January 10, 2011 4:45 pm

Sorry Tim, hadn't noticed you wrote up this example.

Madtr8r
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Madtr8r
January 11, 2011 12:45 am

Timmy I can absolutely vouch for the GUMSHOE theres no way he copied anything you posted anywhere,, if you want credit for something then come write it here so we see it here first. The gumshoe usually doesnt write about this garbage so its not something I would brag about

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January 12, 2011 4:27 pm

TheBigM, absolutely self promotion Sykes has always been the ambulance chaser of the trading world. I've worked at two prop firms traded at an equity options desk and commodities desk, which are legitimate and extremely competitive positions at major firms. These penny traders are the joke on wall st. so don't subscribe to any of this garbage. Go watch Wall st. Warriors and watch him blow up his clients money at his penny fund,lol!

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Dlst
January 10, 2011 5:12 pm

Could be SQM.

Jon Christensen
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Jon Christensen
January 10, 2011 5:17 pm

Look at SQM.

YosemiteGuy
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YosemiteGuy
January 17, 2011 1:05 am

Andre – That stock would be NYSE: SQM. Check the timeline when all these electric coars will flood the market and you're talking at least five to seven years. How patient are you?

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January 10, 2011 5:14 pm

No problem with me — as long as you don't use my money, just be careful that you don't outsmart yourself thinking you know when the pump will start, stop or re-start

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OliverR
January 10, 2011 7:05 pm

I managed to make a nice trade in HHWW….i bought it at the end of the day that it cratered over 50% at $1.1 and rode it back up to 1.75 a couple days later then cashed out. I've observed this type behavior with several like this.

Philip
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Philip
January 13, 2011 2:10 am

where is the scam in HHWW?

turbomut
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turbomut
January 11, 2011 11:13 am

Yes , that is where to buy , under the Radar……. One on my list is FGE.V . I am in on this stock at.08….085 . It is still a buy at .10 or lower. Keep an eye on it. I say .14 to .18 cents within 2 months Thats 40% to 80 % profit….. A no brainer!!!

Always do your DD

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DickieDog
January 12, 2011 1:29 am
I subscribed to a couple of different Weiss programs for "contrarian" investors- since 2008 they have pretty much played chicken little – the sky is falling! For instance AAron Rents @28 or so, and FDO at about the same. 2 years later,check them out. AAN @ 20, FDO finally moved up to 43 presently They want 2k or so to advise you. There are so many better investments you can make – they did recommend gold, but so did everyone else – GLD, EGO have done great. but they were NOT their investment "reco's". I was talked into Fisher Investments… Read more »
Aloha Art
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Aloha Art
February 18, 2011 5:29 am

He cost me a lot of $, I finally dumped him.

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TheBigM
January 12, 2011 5:36 am

Wow, shameless self-promotion there, with blatant spam link.

I checked it out… $1500 a month for the top subscription?! And you try to deride other promoters?!?

Franklin M
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Franklin M
January 12, 2011 7:28 am

So how do you find the "under the radar" stocks to earn profits?

madtr8r
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madtr8r
January 12, 2011 4:29 pm

Do not apologize gumshoe, self promotion at its ugliest

madtr8r
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madtr8r
January 12, 2011 6:55 pm

Why are my posts about Sykes deleted ??

madtr8r
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madtr8r
January 12, 2011 6:47 pm

Agora has a couple with decent track records
Stansberry Research and agora financial have their own penny stocks services

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January 12, 2011 8:43 pm

madtr8r, I haven't removed any comments from this string. I do see a couple comments of yours about Sykes up above, if you submitted others they didn't go through.

gary
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gary
January 14, 2011 12:28 pm

not everything you read is bad advice, check out WLOC. it just split 4 to 1 so far I'm up over 400%

streek53
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streek53
January 16, 2011 5:07 pm

Should'a took the .0031 here. Bummer. Made a trifling sum here, but still…

Live and learn.

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