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Resist These Brand-Name Penny Stocks

Denny's, Talbots, Coldwater Creek: For less than the price of a cup of coffee, you can buy shares of these established companies. But investor beware: Most penny stocks plunged to those levels for very real reasons, which you'll only discover if you dig deeper. Read on and see for yourself.

9 CEOs Who Need to Be Fired

Last year, 24/7 Wall St. put together a list of CEOs who need to retire, basing its judgment on quarterly earnings, stock price, and innovation. Now, with most large public companies having reported their second quarter results, 24/7 is back with a list of nine CEOs who are performing so poorly that they ought to be removed immediately. Read on to find out who, and why.