with this type of broker is quite obvious. You will not know
first hand where the stockbrokerís loyalty lies. Therefore, will
he sell you a stock that is not doing well? Does he know a stock
you own will be doing better in the future and therefore wants
to sell it to you? Of course we can not say for sure that a
stockbroker will do this or even that he will not. The bottom
line is, though, if you are in the business of penny stock
investing, you need to know whoís behind you.
Many penny stocks are traded in the way of principal stock
brokers. Although this does not necessarily have to be a bad
thing, it is important to know that it could potentially be
there. There may be a conflict of interest in the way of the
stock broker and you should know about it before hand.
Selecting a Broker Wisely
With penny stock investing, you can clearly see why it is
important to have someone that you can trust to help you with
funding your transactions. The problem is, though, that not all
stock brokers are willing or even capable of selling penny
The problem, then, becomes double fold. Not only do you need to
find a stock broker that deals with penny stocks, but you need
one that is also someone that you can trust. This mix may seem
hard to find but there are things that you can do to insure you
get the best person for the job.
To help you to find the right stock broker for your needs,
there are several things that you can do to make sure that it
1. Get to know your broker. Talk to him and make sure
that he is on the same page as you. If you do not feel that
he is capable of making decisions for you, then donít work
with him. If he does not seem trustworthy, donít work with
him. As a new client, you should be the center of his
attention. If not, will you likely be later on down the
2. Talk about experience with penny stocks. He may not be
able to give you specifics about which stocks he has
invested in and done well with, but if he has done well, he
is sure to share good stories about it. But, you do not and
should not feel that you are being pressured into any sale.
If he is after the sale, heís not working on your side.
3. Determine his knowledge level. If you are talking with
a penny stock broker, he should be quite versatile in what
he is telling you. He should be able to answer any and all
of your questions easily, without giving you the run around.
You should talk about your goals and see what he suggests in
order to reach them. A good stock broker is willing to plan
your future with you and map out a plan to getting to those
You can learn quite a bit about a stock broker simply by
talking with him. In fact, just getting to know what he can
offer to you is a good indication of what the future has to
bring. Donít settle for just any stock broker.
Instead, go for
one you feel you can trust. Bidding Success