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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If the speculative stock is perceived to be risky, investor will require higher return and growth rate.
There is no speculative stock currently under construction.
People deserved what they got if they were in debt or held speculative stock, he said.
The cost to our economy from these bubbles, once they've exploded, can be immense: Wicker has pointed out in previous works that there is every reason to believe that the actions of the Federal Reserve not only contributed to the speculative stock market bubble in the late 1920s, but also exacerbated the length and depth of the Great Depression through a series of disastrous decisions.
It seeks to capture a number of opportunities in Stoford's development portfolio that will offer speculative stock in locations currently with strong demand and little or no supply.
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.
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.
Asked by Cramer how it feels to head the company behind his second-favorite speculative stock for 2007, Sammons responded: "It feels fabulous .
But if you dive into a speculative stock, get whooped, get out, yet suddenly find yourself getting back in for the next `opportunity,' you could be addicted to saga.