Penny Stocks For Dummies, 3rd Edition
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Most publicly traded companies are mandated by their stock exchange to have an investor relations (IR) representative. IR reps help attract prospective investors, and an increased number of investors generally translates into higher stock prices and a broader shareholder base.

One of the responsibilities of IR reps is to answer any questions that shareholders have about the company. The IR can be a very valuable resource when doing your due diligence, although very few investors ever take the time to contact them.

Like paid analysts, investor relations representatives are beholden to whichever company they represent. However, you will find that they tend to be less about sales pitch and more about facts. IR representatives are also used to speaking with management personnel and media, so they need to convey accurate, detailed information.

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Peter Leeds is a highly respected authority on penny stocks who has been quoted in major media outlets and published in Forbes and Business Excellence Magazine. His popular Peter Leeds Stock Picks newsletter, available at peterleeds.com, has sold more than 42,000 subscriptions. He has more than 35,000 YouTube subscribers.

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