Posted on 22 July 2012.
Emini trading is one of the most popular types of investment, especially among those interested in penny stocks. Penny stocks, which are valued at less than five dollars per share, have been around since the dawn of the modern stock market. Eminis, however, are relatively new. In fact, eminis started out more as novelty stock than anything else. Technically a type of penny stock, they were marketed in the early days of the internet as some of the first stocks available for online trade. Today, most stocks can be bought and traded online with the help of computer software and internet trading platforms. Eminis have kept a special place in many investors’ hearts, however, because they were some of the first online stocks and because they can be incredibly successful.
Emini trading has a number of advantages. For one thing, these small stocks are incredibly low in cost. Many cost only a few dollars per share. Some cost only a few cents. Unlike traditional penny stocks, however, they can be traded online. This means that investors can scan the stock listings and do all of their research from the comfort of their homes. They can buy, sell and trade their stocks 24 hours a day, no matter where they are. They can even avoid many of the fees associated with buying stocks from a traditional broker.
In spite of the fact that emini trading has an array of advantages, it is important to realize that this type of investment also carries a number of risks. Like all penny stocks, eminis are generally associated with new companies and products that have yet to be market approved. Companies are required to provide little in the way of financial history, and they can be incredibly difficult to research. That said, if you know the risks, they are much easier to avoid. By doing as much research as you can and diversifying your portfolio, emini trading can be a very successful endeavor.
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