Microcap

Some articles on microcap:

Market Impact - Unique Challenges For Microcap Traders
... Microcap and nanocap stocks are characterized by very low share prices and a relatively limited float and thin daily volume ... Microcap and nanocap traders often trade in and out of positions with huge blocks of shares to make quick money on speculative events ... And therein lies a problem that many microcap and nanocap traders face with so little float available, thin volume and large block orders, there is a shortage of shares ...
Types of Securities Fraud - Microcap Fraud
... In microcap fraud, stocks of small companies of under $250 million market capitalization are deceptively promoted, then sold to an unwary public ... Microcap fraud includes pump and dump schemes involving boiler rooms and scams on the Internet ... Many, but not all, microcap stocks involved in frauds are penny stocks, which trade for less than $5 a share ...
Microcap Stock Fraud in Popular Culture
... Microcap stock fraud has been explored in several books and movies ... A book that explored microcap fraud was the 2003 book Born to Steal by Gary Weiss ... It described the microcap underworld of the 1990s through the eyes of a young broker named Louis Pasciuto ...