At MoneyWeek, we’ve been a supporter of penny shares for more than a decade. Throughout that time we’ve published Penny Sleuth and Red Hot Penny Shares to help private investors get to grips with the FTSE small-cap and Alternative Investment Market (Aim) to find the best growth companies in the UK.
Although riskier and more volatile than other forms of investment, the capital growth potential of penny shares is large and exciting. With a small portion of your investment pot, it can be fun and rewarding to invest in a select group of penny shares. Here at MoneyWeek, we can show you ways to research and find the best growth companies in the UK.
Latest articles on penny shares
There are some investment styles that do genuinely seem to work over time. And buying small-cap stocks is one. David Thornton explains why.
David Thornton explains why employee share ownership schemes are a strong signal for investors to snap up the shares.
The best way to narrow the wealth gap is by making ordinary workers richer, says David Thornton. Share schemes are one of the best ways of doing that.
Internet bulletin boards can be very dangerous places for investors, says David Thornton. They’re certainly not a place for reliable stock tips. Here’s why.
Blue-chip CEOs have very little effect on the corporations they head, while small cap CEOs are much more in tune with their companies. David Thornton explains why.
A new management team at troubled insurance outsourcer Quindell hopes to turn the company’s fortunes around. David Thornton weighs up their prospects.
After a decent start, 2014 wasn’t very kind to investors in small-cap stocks. But, says David Thornton, there’s plenty of scope for a good run in 2015.
A few bad apples dragged down Britain’s small-cap index this year, says David Thornton. But there were also some stand-out winners.
Smaller companies in America will play catch up with their bigger peers.
By making Aim stocks eligible for tax-free Isas, George Osborne has really increased the potential returns for investors, says David Thornton.