Life Gets Tougher For Smallest Fry

Tunick, Britt Erica
September 2003
Investment Dealers' Digest;9/15/2003, Vol. 69 Issue 35, p24
Trade Publication
Reports on the impact of increasing regulatory costs brought by corporate accounting scandals on small-capitalization companies. Increase in the number of companies who turned to reverse stock splits to increase its stock price; Difficulties in maintaining the minimum trading prices required by U.S. stock exchange; Challenges facing small-capitalization companies in getting public capital.


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