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Where To Buy Micro Cap Stocks

Where to Buy Micro Cap Stocks

 

If you’ve watched Wolf of Wall Street, I’m sure you’ve heard of penny stocks. Although they probably won’t make you rich, they can produce a fair bit of income if you do your research properly. Unlike stocks that trade on regular exchanges, penny stocks mostly change hands through online brokerage systems like Questrade. It can be a little more complicated than traditional trading, but this guide will help you learn a little more about micro cap stocks and where to buy them.…

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What Exactly Are Penny Stocks?

What Exactly Are Penny Stocks?

 

Beginners just starting out may find the concept of penny stocks a little difficult. There are is no specific answer of what exactly a penny stock is and the meaning of the phrase differs according to individuals and organizations.

What do the big wigs define it as?

It is defined by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) as the trading of stocks that are speculative, high-risk and valued for less than $5 per share. 

Some refute this claim by setting a lower cut-off level for their penny stock to $3 or less than $1.

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Using REITs To Your Advantage

A Real Estate Investment Trust (“REIT”) is an exchange-traded security that trades like an equity and invests directly in income producing real estate assets.  Canadian REIT must comply with certain requirements in order to receive favorable tax treatment, including:

  • Investing at least 75% of its assets in real estate
  • Deriving at least 75% of gross income from rents or mortgage interest
  • Distributing at least 90% of taxable income to shareholders through dividends

REITs are generally classified by the types of real estate assets they invest in.