All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Penny’

Penny Stocks: Will They Make Or Break You?

Are you familiar with the phrase, “If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is?” If not, allow me to introduce you to the perilous penny stock. The penny stock is a popular choice among con artists looking to take advantage of naive investors. Like every get-rich-quick scheme in existence, penny stock cons usually involves a group of …

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Kaley Cuoco and ‘TBBT’ Co-Stars Sign Big Contracts

Bazinga! When The Big Bang Theory first aired on CBS in 2007, no one would have guessed the show would be such a success. The show featured relatively unknown or has-been actors and rested upon a trite premise of nerds and geeks trying to exist in the real world. However, riding the waves of success created by How I Met …

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USS Forrestal Begins Voyage to Scrap Yard

The USS Forrestal, the Navy’s first “supercarrier,” has begun its final voyage after having been sold for scrap for $0.01. The ship, decommissioned since 1993, has left Philadelphia, bound for All Star Metals in Brownville, Texas, where it will be parted out. The 1,067 foot ship, an active military vessel for 38 years, is best known as the site of …

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Canadian Penny Gets A Google Doodle On Its Last Day

Today is the last day of the Canadian penny, as the coin is withdrawn from circulation. Google is honoring the coin with a doodle on its Canadian home page. In the doodle, the first of the Os in the word “Google” is replaced with a Canadian penny, and it spins around every few seconds to show you what it looks …

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