mariosmack Sunday, 09/03/17 03:33:34 AM Re: I Need Money post# 13094 0 Post # of 13545 So I guess then the owner finances the operations himself and then the shareholders reimburse him by buying stock before it is diluted. Is that about right? 99% of penny stocks are pump and dumps, yet 100% of penny stocks pretend to be in the 1%. Contracts, patents, mergers, partnerships, and other such news are usually "too good to be true" and should be looked at in detail. The source should also be vetted.