Speculative stock

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Speculative stock

Very risky stock.

Speculative Stock

A stock in a new, small, or otherwise obscure company with a high likelihood of failure but a small possibility of experiencing an extraordinary return. Many IPOs, especially in small companies, are considered speculative stocks. By definition, speculative stocks carry a great deal of risk. See also: Penny Stock.
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The report, released on Saturday, said the past week sessions witnessed "cautious purchasing targeting the blue-chips amid varied speculations due to delay of quarterly financial results by investors in speculative stocks.
4 percent but most gains were by low-priced speculative stocks such as Arabtec, which was the most heavily traded share and gained 4.
Blue-chip stocks (those with a market cap of greater than KWD 500 million) saw their ADTV increase by 11 per cent on average in 2014, and therefore the decline in trading activity was mostly centered on small- and medium-cap stocks, with speculative stocks seeing the strongest decline in trading activity.
According to Shiimi ya Shiimi, SIM does not want to invest in speculative stocks as their mandate is to safe guard investors' money.
With regard to frothy, speculative stocks, some people are saying maybe it's time to take a few chips off the table," Carey said in a phone interview.
Dubai: The positive trend in UAE shares continued yesterday, as both Dubai and Abu Dhabi stock measures rose moderately with investors continuing to place their bets on speculative stocks rather than on bluechips.
South Korea's legion of retail investors, mainly middle-aged people, tend to jump on speculative stocks.
Regional markets witnessed a surge in volumes, with speculative stocks appreciating by as much as 80pc.
The Pinksheet marketplace is for speculative stocks.
He stressed the need of educating the Investing masses to avoid any incidence of losing their hard earned money by going into speculative stocks instead of investing into solid stocks having past proven records of performance and having potential in the days to come.
Although some heavyweight firms such as petrochemicals have posted strong third-quarter earnings, they are largely being ignored in favor of speculative stocks, as investors look for short-term trades with easy exits rather than those which require the investment of substantial funds for long periods.
It was later discovered that Mr Tay did not comply with the Board resolutions 2, 3 and 4 and had continued buying and selling new speculative stocks after February 2010 in the DMA account - in the name of Dynasty.