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I get spam emails on penny stocks that look like pump-and-dump schemes. Is it a good idea to short these stocks when they run-up?-- Jonathan
: I would not recommend shorting stocks like these. Even though they may be up artificially, these types of stocks tend to be extremely illiquid, making it tough to get in and out. In addition, it might be very difficult for a broker to locate shares of these companies to short.
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