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
Insurance outsourcer Quindell has had a terrible year. Not only was there the director share dealing controversy, but it has also been the victim of short-sellers.
Stock market investment relies on trust between shareholders and company directors. Recent controversial events have shaken this trust, says David Thornton.
Most investors don’t need a fancy model to tell them about risk, says David Thornton When things get dicey, just keep calm and use your common sense.
Misunderstandings arise when penny share directors aren’t clear about their intentions, says David Thornton. That can be devastating for the shares.
Stephen O’Hara’s biotech company Optibiotix aims to profit from the ‘human microbiome’. David Thornton explains what that is, and what it means for investors.
Investing in small-cap stocks can give private investors a huge advantage over the City pros – and has the potential for massive returns. Matthew Partridge explains how.
Wall Street can teach penny-share investors a thing or two about picking fast-growth stocks, says David Thornton.
Checking a company’s shareholder register is essential, says David Thornton. You can tell a lot about a stock by seeing who your fellow investors are.
Fitbug, the small-cap technology company, is a great example of why penny shares are such an exciting part of the stockmarket, says David Thornton.
Investment theory holds that dividends don’t matter. But as David Thornton explains, nothing could be further from the truth.