What are penny shares?

Answer The definition of a penny stock has been changed by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) from a stock that trades less than $1 to a stock that trades less than $5.Why $5?Even though a stock... Read More »

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What is a penny drive?

The term "penny drive" refers to collecting coins from donors for the purpose of fund raising. Organizations use penny drives to raise funds for special projects, ongoing programs and budget shortf... Read More »

What is a Cheerios Penny?

A Cheerios Penny is a 2000 Lincoln Memorial penny that General Mills placed in Cheerios cereal boxes as a special promotion. The U.S. Mint provided 10,000,000 freshly-struck pennies that were inclu... Read More »

What is a silver penny worth?

The famous silver penny was minted in 1943 and was actually made of steel, not silver. This steel coin was issued during World War II because copper was needed for the war. A steel or silver penny ... Read More »

What was the first penny candy in the U.S.?

Jelly beans were the first penny candy sold in the U.S., making their debut in the late 1800s. Various jelly candies had been around for centuries, but the jelly bean was a big hit. The soft shell ... Read More »