Speculative stock

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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That cut has been widely credited eI| or blamed eI| for setting off a speculative stock market rally that had been explosive until a sharp fallback on Tuesday.
With no new speculative stock currently under construction in the city centre, this will lead to future demand being satisfied by well specified, well located, refurbished stock, until significant prelets are entered into.
Jonathan added: "Moving forward, the lack of speculative stock which has failed to come to fruition in the last four to five years is leading to a reduction in market supply.
GVA's latest industrial intelligence report found that take-up in 2010 and the beginning of 2011 was driven by many occupiers taking advantage of the discounted deals resulting from the oversupply of speculative stock.
Vacancy rates have traditionally been very low in Abu Dhabi due to the limited amount of speculative stock brought to the market, with each industrial zone leaving the construction of warehouses to owner occupiers.
Saudi Arabia, by far the largest and most speculative stock market in the region, accounted for nearly 60 per cent of the loss, with its market capitalisation plummeting by about $23 billion to $289 billion on June 25.
Reductions in the capital gains tax will trigger an even more speculative stock market.
That cut has been widely credited -- or blamed -- for setting off a speculative stock market rally that had been explosive until a sharp fallback on Tuesday.
These weak spots, such as housing, partly related strong consumption, and an enlarged domestic demand-driven international payments deficit, threaten to make the economy excessively sensitive to further rate increases (somewhat like the effect from the build-up of speculative stock market pressures and related excess business spending in the late 1990s).
The main factors that decrease the number of investments in Russia are governmental role in business, talks about crime and corruption, bad international image of Russia and the fall of speculative stock exchange.
Noting that contrary to speculative stock market investments that "are practically the only option on offer today," he said a pension "is money that you want to put aside for use after 20 or 30 years.