Penny Stocks: 2001 - 2005 articles archive home
Good dog.
Hereís a reminder of what we love to find in a small company: Honest, competent management. Solid financials Ė including cash. Strong returns on equity and assets ...
Tuesday, November 15, 2005 ... more
Vicís mistake
For some reason, I received an email from Fin24 on Tuesday that started off by saying that Trader Vic had commanded his computer to ignore all shares trading below 100c. Fair enough ...
Thursday, October 13, 2005 ... more
Playing the dogs
There are few studies conducted on the local market; even fewer that support the view that, in a world in which most active equity fund managers are beaten by the market, value investing stands out as an exception to the rule.
Monday, April 4, 2005 ... more
Red hot stuff
Itís best to avoid the newsletter writers and market tipsters. Especially those that try to lure you into penny stocks with the promise of making you rich without too much effort or risk
Monday, February 21, 2005 ... more
How dumb?
Assume that youíd decided to buy shares in every company whose share price dropped to 1c; That, that was your only investment criteria ...
Thursday, January 13, 2005 ... more
A few good pennies
The temptation of penny stocks revolves around their low cost and potential gains. You can buy tens of thousands of shares for a relatively small amount of money ...
Wednesday, September 1, 2004 ... more
Bargain or bad idea?
The temptation of penny stocks revolves around their low cost and potential gains. But, of course, they are usually cheap for a reason. So what's the downside?
Tuesday, August 31, 2004 ... more
The times they are not …
“Hey Smallfry,” Big R shouted towards the taxi as Smallfry got out. “How you doin’?” “Better than when I last saw you,” Smallfry replied.Big R laughed. “You ready to do it again?” he asked...

Tuesday, February 3, 2004 ... more
Hop on the bandwagon
Small-cap stocks have strongly outpaced the Alsi top 40 counters over the past year, which has put emerging company unit trusts ahead of the pack at many asset management companies.
Friday, October 31, 2003 ... more
JSE to offer small cap firms cheap deal
A new small cap stock market, running parallel to the JSE's main board, is expected to be launched in the first half of next year.

Friday, October 25, 2002 ... more
Small caps hit the big time
Ignore companies with small market capitalisations at your peril. That's the bullish view of 3 investment managers.

Sunday, September 8, 2002 ... more
Small - cap sector holds out promise
Unit trusts with heavy weightings in small- and medium-capitalisation shares could perform better than many funds in the other categories.
Friday, August 30, 2002 ... more
Will this trading platform take off? Friday, July 26, 2002
Periodical peddling of penny stocks reeks of propaganda Monday, July 8, 2002
JSE shakeout continues with 13 more delistings Tuesday, July 2, 2002
Chasing the cheap and nasties Friday, June 21, 2002
Shelter for seedlings Friday, June 21, 2002
JSE to allow small caps their own playground Sunday, June 16, 2002
Honey, I shrunk the JSE Friday, June 7, 2002
Unfair battle for small caps Monday, April 29, 2002
A discordant penny stock refrain Tuesday, April 16, 2002
Unleash micro might Friday, March 1, 2002
Penny Stocks: Bargain or Bad Idea? Tuesday, January 22, 2002
Small caps more of a burden Friday, August 17, 2001
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