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These Penny Stocks to Watch Show Profit Potential in Three Diverse Sectors

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Penny stocks across a variety of sectors have logged impressive gains year to date - but there have also been a few penny stock fiascos.

Many penny stocks are legitimate companies that generate revenue and have healthy prospects. The key is finding those engaged in niche businesses offering a product that will serve many.

And the following three hot penny stocks to watch deliver just that…

Two Penny Stocks with M&A Profit Potential

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Penny stocks to watch update: Global mergers and acquisitions have been occurring at an astonishing pace in 2014, with more than $2 trillion in transactions announced year to date. And the pace of M&A activity is only expected to continue thanks to low interest rates and companies' flush cash hoards.

Some of the richest takeover premiums resulting in big stocks gains can come from penny stocks.

Here are two in “hot” sectors that recently posted solid Q2 results, making them attractive takeover targets…

How to Pick Good Penny Stocks and Avoid the Scams

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Penny stocks can offer huge profit potentials, but penny stock investing can also be risky when it's not done right.

This month's meteoric rise of CYNK Technology Corp. (OTC: CYNK) stock is the perfect example. It turns out the gains may be for naught as the SEC has suspended trading while it investigates the company.

Penny stock investing isn’t just about finding the winners, it’s about avoiding the scams. Here’s how you can start making money from good penny stocks today…

Three Tech Penny Stocks to Buy Now Let You Profit from Two Surging Industries at Once

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One of the best techniques for finding penny stocks to buy is finding industries experiencing tremendous growth.

By pinpointing these explosive-growth areas, investors can find small companies and stocks that are poised to break out. These penny stocks frequently deliver massive gains in a very short period of time.

And the good news for investors is that we’ve found three penny stocks that could profit from two growing industries…

The CYNK Stock Trap: When to Ignore a 24,000% Gain

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Sometimes even a 24,000% gain can be a bad thing, especially if it involves a very dicey penny stock.

CYNK Technology Corp. (OTC: CYNK) spiked from $0.10 in mid-June to a Wednesday closing price of $14.71 in less than four weeks. But according to publicly available data, CYNK has never earned any revenue and had lost $1.5 million as of the end of 2013. Oh, and the company has no assets, either.

How could a penny stock like CYNK soar so dramatically, and who might be orchestrating it?

That's what everyone wants to know...

Act on This Massive Profit "Spark" Ahead of the Big Boys

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It's easy to see why investors pile into a company's stock on the heels of highly successful products, technologies, or services.

Investors rewarded Apple shares after their steady flow of innovative product launches, while Google shares have been on an almost uninterrupted rise since its 2004 IPO.

Even Facebook has recovered nicely after its initial IPO debacle.

In each of those examples it's tempting to focus on the products the company offers, to draw a direct line to their success. iPhones and the introduction of stylish touchscreen interfaces in the case of Apple, the aggregation and accessibility of all things data-related in the case of Google, or just mere self-indulgence in the case of Facebook.

What's important to notice, though, is that in each case we likely wouldn't be talking about them had it not been for shrewd leadership at the top.

For small caps, finding the right leader can prove a more critical "spark" to major profits... Full Story

Three Small-Cap Funds to Watch as Sector Stages a Comeback

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As the U.S. economy becomes stronger and interest rates start to rise, smaller companies benefit the most from this type of environment.

With modest risk and high potential for growth, small-cap funds - which consist of stocks of companies that maintain a market capitalization between $500 million and $2 billion - are possibly one of the best investment hubs available today.

Here are the benefits – and risks – of small-cap funds, plus three to watch…

Five Cheap Stocks on the Rise

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Investors are always looking for cheap stocks on the rise, because small-cap stocks can bring huge gains in a very short period of time.

Because these stocks have small market caps and low prices, they can be very volatile. Investors who are on the right the right side of those swings, however, quickly forget about the risks of owning penny stocks.

With that said, here are five cheap stocks that have already posted big gains, and still have room to run...

Today's Top Penny Stocks: APP, CCCR, NSPH, STEM, SYMX Are Soaring

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Penny stocks represent an inherently riskier investment option for investors. But with these risks in mind, be aware that not all penny stocks are created equally - some can be solid investments with wonderful upside potential.

Today's (Wednesday) big movers come from a variety of sectors, including biotech, retail, financial services, and energy, and they are making gains for different reasons. These top penny stocks do have one thing in common - today their investors cashed in big.

Here are today's top penny stocks, and why they're on the rise...

The Next RadioShack: 5 Stocks Slumping to Penny Stock Prices

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In December of 1999, Radioshack Corp. (NYSE: RSH) stock was worth more than $76 per share. Today, RSH is worth less than $1.

And while RadioShack is the most recent example of a high-flying stock that dropped to penny-stock levels, there are plenty of other major companies that are prime candidates to make the same move.

Here are five companies in danger of trading for less than $1 if they don’t turn it around soon…

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