Small company stocks traded for less than $5 per share are dubbed penny stocks. They aren't usually listed on blue chip exchanges like NYSE, but instead are bought OTC — over the counter. Penny stocks are attractive to many because they're cheap, while holding the siren-like allure of outsized gains if that plucky business does make it to the big leagues. But be warned, penny stocks are risky af — filled with junk companies and scams. Indeed, Jordan Belfort — the Wolf of Wall Street — made his ill-gotten gains through penny stock pump and dump schemes, duping naive investors. These Slovakian Companies might look promising, but do your own research anyway and don't get caught out.