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December 2009

Building Bridges To Big Profits; AXIH and

Posted on December 30, 2009
A Recycled Plastics Bridge To Big Profits in 2010 I couldn't' let 2009 end without one last idea which looks really interesting for 2010. A number of followers have emailed me about this idea, and when I saw a short video clip on the company, I was hooked. This is a really interesting company- here's... More »

IDWatchdog (IDWAF) Can Solve 10 Million Problems

Posted on December 19, 2009
More Than You Wanted To Know Let me apologize in advance. You're probably going to get more information that you wanted on Identity Theft in today's publication. But, can you know enough? Did you know that if your identity is stolen, on average it requires about 116 hours to repair the damage, and 600... More »

Believe In Reincarnation? Check Out Options Media (OPMG)

Posted on December 17, 2009
New and Exciting A quick note regarding my new idea- it will be delayed until the weekend edition in order to allow one item to develop. Stand by, and be sure to read your OTC Journal weekend edition. Now- another factoid: Identity theft cost consumers $50 billion in 2008. Identity theft victims spend... More »

NF Energy and GE; UTA Rebounds and Something New

Posted on December 15, 2009
New and Exciting Recently I've become interested in Identity Theft as a growing industry. There's a lot of false information being flogged about Identity Theft and what it really is. Did you know that only 20% of identity theft is related to credit card fraud? The other and less obvious versions of... More »

China Education Makes All Time High While Universal Travel Swoons

Posted on December 13, 2009
China Education Makes All Time High While Universal Travel Swoons On Friday China reported a pretty major surge in both imports and industrial production, suggesting the Chinese economy is booming as rumor has it. November imports in China rose 26.7% from November of '08. Industrial production surged... More »

Up, Up, and Away: China Recycling Tears Up Chart

Posted on December 11, 2009
Up, Up, and Away: China Recycling Tears Up Chart There wasn't much to not like about yesterday's price and volume surge in China Recycling Energy (OTC BB: CREG). It was strong. Yesterday's action not only marked the highest price in the stock's history, but it also marked the highest one day volume... More »

CEU Valuation

Posted on December 09, 2009
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We're Just Digesting; TPI Rocking, XSEL Looks Like It Could

Posted on December 07, 2009
We're Just Digesting This is easy to imagine since this happened to most of us in the last two weeks. It's Thanksgiving, and you've just gorged yourself in a two hour eating marathon. If you're a good American, you are now sitting on the couch, waistline button open, remote control in hand, watching... More »

The Most Important Edition of 2010

Posted on December 02, 2009
Coming Attractions You might recall an edition I published about a month ago suggesting it was time to step back, take a look at every idea, and set some cash aside to get past tax selling season and into December. The time has come. I suspect December will be a good month in the markets. Small stocks... More »

November 2009

China Energy (CGYV); Last One In and Not Too Bad

Posted on November 30, 2009
Last One In: China Energy Recovery (OTC BB: CGYV); Not Too Bad These Q3 numbers have been very important as a guideline to where we are with the current OTC Journal offerings, and China Energy Recovery, my only pre crash China idea and the worst performer of the bunch, finally filed their 10Q last week... More »

The Beacon (BEAC) Conundrum

Posted on November 18, 2009
The Beacon (OTC BB: BEAC) Conundrum; Technically, A Mess; Fundamentally, A Super Star Last week's kick off day was an eye opener for both myself and lots of market participants who are interested in this stock. To say it was a disappointment is the understatement of the year. For followers who believe... More »

China Ed (CEU): World Class Performance in Q3

Posted on November 17, 2009
China Education Alliance (NYSE AMEX: CEU): World Class Performance I predicted CEU's Q3 numbers would be market moving, and the company cooperated by delivering an awesome quarter. This is truly a world class company. If you have a China growth portfolio, this one has to be a part of it. In my view... More »

China Recycling (CREG) Rocking; Universal Travel (UTA) Flopping

Posted on November 16, 2009
China Recycling and Universal Travel Report It's a very interesting morning. Here's what I'm learning from these earnings releases. As far as China stocks go, the ones to own are the more obscure stocks in companies delivering great numbers, but still trading on the Bulletin Board. CREG and UTA were... More »

NF Energy (NFEC) Grand Slam: XSEL and TPI Non Events

Posted on November 15, 2009
The NF Energy (NFEC) Grand Slam: XSEL and TPI Non Events NF Energy (NFEC), Xinhua Sports and Media (XSEL), and Tianyin Pharma (TPI) were all out with Q3 numbers since Thursday, and the OTC Journal is 1 for 3 on blockbuster results. In short, the earnings releases out of XSEL and TPI were not market... More »

Beacon (BEAC): $50 Million In New Contracts in Last 3 Weeks

Posted on November 11, 2009
Right Idea, Better Timing After pretty much having our way with small stocks from June to early October, we entered a bit of a corrective phase. My last two new ideas- CREG and ICLK have several things in common- they are both delivering huge growth, making gobs of money, and undervalued. They also... More »

Cel Sci (CVM) Update; You Asked For It, You'll Get It

Posted on November 09, 2009
You Asked For It; You'll Get It As expected, lots of you read about my Interclick (NASDAQ: ICLK) idea over the weekend, and sent me the same comment: Why didn't you tell us about this one back in May when it was still under $1 on the Bulletin Board? Point taken- after all, isn't that the goal of investing... More »

Imagine My Surprise; Interclick (ICLK); Roaring Into Online Advertising

Posted on November 08, 2009
Imagine My Surprise Imagine my surprise on Friday morning when I brewed my first cup of java at 6AM, fed our ever faithful labradoodle Ben who's far more intelligent than I am, and turned on the TV to watch the markets open. Ringing the opening bell in celebration of their 10th anniversary of trading... More »

A Return To Domestic Greatness; Earnings Preview

Posted on November 05, 2009
A Return to Domestic Greatness Believe it or not, I've actually come across two fantastic new ideas- both domestic- outside my China focus. I'll cover the first this weekend, then I'm looking at next Tuesday post close to introduce the second one. I'll start on Saturday by proving that from time to... More »

China Stocks: A Giant Inefficiency; Tianyin Pharm (TPI) Goes Western

Posted on November 04, 2009
The Giant Inefficiency There was an article recently published in the NY Times China's new "Growth Enterprise Market"- China's new version of our NASDAQ, which just began operations last week. Click Here to read the article in its entirety. Currently, there are only 28 companies listed on this exchange... More »

China Recycling Energy (CREG); Monster News For Annuity That Keeps on

Posted on November 02, 2009
China Recycling Energy (OTC BB: CREG): The Annuity Model That Keeps on Giving There's a lot to go over with earnings season for the small companies getting into full swing over the next two weeks. A few will file between now and the 15th, and then there will be a barrage of reports to go over right... More »

October 2009

Same Movie, Different Ending; The China Correction

Posted on October 28, 2009
Same Movie, Different Ending- The Market Correction In case you haven't noticed in the past week everything China from the mid to microcaps has been getting hammered. In my view, we're in a corrective phase right now which was inevitable after about 5 months where they pretty much went straight up... More »

XSEL Roughed Up By Financing Announcement

Posted on October 26, 2009
Xinhua Sports (NASDAQ: XSEL): Roughed Up By Financing Announcement Today's was not a good day for shareholders on Xinhua Sports and Media (NASDAQ: XSEL) as the stock dropped 27% when the company disclosed it is in the process of raising a relatively substantial amount of capital at $1.36 per share... More »

YAO- Not the Basketball Player- The ETF

Posted on October 22, 2009
US Investors Under Invested in China In almost Evangelical fashion I've been preaching about investing in US traded China companies all year, and the market is starting to warm up to the concept. Why shouldn't the global investment world pay attention to China? The country represents the largest emerging... More »

China Energy Recycling (CREG): The Model For Maximum Profits

Posted on October 17, 2009
China Energy Recycling (OTC BB: CREG): The Perfect Model For Maximum Profits I was planning on introducing this idea last week, but the stock got on a roll, and I was hoping for a bit of of a pullback. I don't think we're going to get any major pullback on this particular idea since it would appear... More »

Looking For Upside Earnings Surprises? Think Xinhua (XSEL)

Posted on October 15, 2009
Looking For Upside Earnings Surprises? Think Xinhua Sports and Media (NASDAQ: XSEL) We're in the heart of earnings seasons for large caps, and as I predicted the biggest surprises are to the upside. I'm also looking for some upside surprises in our small cap world- look for better than expected numbers... More »

Rosetta Stone of China: China Education Alliance (CEU)

Posted on October 14, 2009
New China Idea #2: Investing in the Rosetta Stone of China This year's hottest IPO has been Rosetta Stone (NYSE: RST). The company debuted on the NYSE on April 16th- only the third IPO in April. The IPO price was $18, and the stock opened for trading at $25.12. It's since seen a high of $33, but has... More »

China Energy (CGYV): A Wet Blanket on Hot Coals

Posted on October 12, 2009
China Energy Recovery (OTC BB: CGYV): A Wet Blanket On Hot Coals I have been sharing a number of big money makers with you on the International front this year. NFEC, FXI, EWZ, UTA, XSEL (for a short period, now flat), TPI- all providing solid returns ranging from 120% down to about 5%. I'm getting... More »

Cel-Sci (CVM) and CalAmp (CAMP) Going Opposite Ways

Posted on October 10, 2009
A Couple More Updates: Cel-Sci (AMEX: CVM) and CalAmp (NASDAQ: CAMP) There's lots more action to cover from this past week, so let's get to two more of the actively traded ideas I have shared of late. Cel-Sci (NYSE AMEX: CVM): The Squawking and Finger Pointing Was Inevitable CVM, one of the hottest... More »

UTA (Universal Travel) and FRPT (Force Protection) Breakout; BOCX

Posted on October 09, 2009
Stocks Breaking Out Today As I'm gearing up for the new idea I'm going to introduce next week, there's a couple of current ideas looking really strong. Stocks are starting to break out, and I couldn't be more excited. The small cap market has been in "pause" mode for the past few weeks. Volumes have... More »

It All Changed in February of 2005; Carlyle Group Profits From Change

Posted on October 08, 2009
It All Changed in February of 2005 What changed in February of 2005? It was a new law in China requiring 10% of energy generated to come from renewable energy resources. It was still three years out to the Olympics- but the Chinese were quite anxious about the levels of pollution around Beijing and... More »

NF Energy (NFEC) To Russia With Love; Imagine This

Posted on October 06, 2009
Imagine This Short term my new China idea looks great right out of the gates. TPI (TIANYIN Pharma) got off to a pretty good start today. Pre open, TPI announced it would pay a $.025 dividend to shareholders of record on October 30, 2009. The dividend is no big deal, but it does demonstrate the company... More »

OTCJ: TPI- New China Idea; September in October

Posted on October 03, 2009
September In October It's finally here. All the clichés that apply. The Pause the Refreshes. One step back, two steps forward. The calm before the storm. The market correction all the gurus have been predicting for some time has manifest itself in this week's trading activity. The excuse has... More »

September 2009

OTCJ: BOCX and FRPT News- Market's Big Picture

Posted on September 29, 2009
The Big Picture I've been absent of late- out for several days last week and out for the Jewish Holiday yesterday. The market should be ready to a big correction after the massive run up of the past six weeks, but it doesn't seem to be obliging investors. The talking heads on CNBC have been predictably... More »

Spicy Pickle (SPKL) Reincarnated

Posted on September 24, 2009
Spicy Pickle (OTC BB: SPKL) Reincarnated Do you believe in reincarnation? If so, your belief might be reinforced by yesterday's news revelation out of Spicy Pickle. This is a Denver based restaurant chain owning two brands- the Spicy Pickle fast casual brand in the US, and the Bread Garden Urban Cafes... More »

All Things China; UTA and NFEC In the News

Posted on September 23, 2009
All Things China The day will come when buckets of the world's growth capital flows into Chinese companies with US listings. It will be the next big bubble. I can't wait, but I can wait. I can't wait, because I want to realize the vision. I can wait because I don't own enough China situations to capitalize... More »

CVM Cashing Up and Moving On To Phase III

Posted on September 22, 2009
Cel-Sci (AMEX: CVM) Cashing Up and Moving On To Phase III There's no stopping this one. I guess when you've got it, you've got it. CVM hit the $2 mark this morning, bringing the total return on this idea introduced on June 13th at $.36 to 455%. Not a 10 bagger yet, but we're only four months into the... More »

OTCJ: Biocurex- Questions Answered; CVM and FRPT Moving

Posted on September 17, 2009
Lots of news today, so let's get to it. BioCurex (OTC BB: BOCX): Your Questions Answered My little $.07 idea from last week has turned into a barn burner. Little known and treacherously speculative BOCX, which I published on last week at $.07, is now $.22- no big deal- $.08? Consider it's more than... More »

OTCJ: UTA Surging; CAMP Revisited On Breakout

Posted on September 16, 2009
Universal Travel (AMEX: UTA): Just Inches From a Clean Trade When I was thinking about the August 29 trade idea on UTA, I couldn't help but be reminded of one of the great Jack Nicholson lines of all time - it was the movie Terms of Endearment. When Shirley Mclaine tells him she loves him, and then... More »

OTCJ: Monster Wins and My Itchy Trigger Finger: CVM, CAMP, XSEL

Posted on September 15, 2009
Count 'em- one, two, three of my ideas are just smokin' right now, and it's time for a review and a look at some upsides. For starters- check out Cel-Sci (AMEX: CVM)- absolutely rocking. CalAmp (NASDAQ: CAMP) and Xinhua (NASDAQ: XSEL) are right behind. Cel-Sci (AMEX: CVM) Makes 3 Year High The market... More »

Time to Tap the Market's Other Hot Spot

Posted on September 09, 2009
For the last several weeks I've been focused on Chinese stocks as a way to get the most bang for our trading buck. And, it's worked out pretty well.... NF Energy Saving Corp. (NFEC) is up about 165% from our entry, Universal Travel (UTA) more than doubled after our June entry, and our China ETF (FXI... More »

OTCJ: A Perfect World For the Markets- UTA, CGYV, and NFEC Updates

Posted on September 08, 2009
China has been going through a corrective phase, but our ideas are holding up. There's a disconnect going on between what's happening on the Shanghai Exchange, and the way US listed China based companies are trading, and I'll cover that in a future edition. In short, the US versions of China stocks... More »

NF Energy Inks $44 Million Contact: Monster Win Gets Even Better

Posted on September 01, 2009
NF Energy (OTC BB: NFEC): A Monster Win Gets Even Bigger Once again, NF Energy is the big news maker. Lots of coveage on this idea. Making a lot of money never gets old, and this stock has been very good to us. I started with this one in June at a reverse split adjusted level of $2.07. Yesterday's close... More »

August 2009

Universal Travel (UTA): Perfect Entry Level

Posted on August 29, 2009
Universal Travel (AMEX: UTA) Completes Perfect Retracement Universal Travel, one of my monster winners in the China arena, has been under some real pressure of late, and is worth a look for both traders and investors right now. Technically, this stock looks ideal. Here's a perfect "Fib Retracement" More »

Break Outs in Cel-Sci (CVM) and Xinhua (XSEL); NFES is Now NFEC

Posted on August 26, 2009
NFES Successfully Becomes NFEC The reverse split has taken place, and the stock is in great shape. As I write today's update, NFEC, the old NFES post 3 for 1 reverse split, is now bid $5.25, offered $6.50 on 24,000 shares of volume. There were some very early prints at $20, which is just ridiculous... More »

OTCJ: NF Energy Becomes NFEC Tomorrow; CAMP Corrected; China Energy

Posted on August 25, 2009
The NF Energy (OTC BB: NFES) Becomes NFEC Tomorrow No need to go over this again. If you missed my edition yesterday, here's the scoop: NF Energy, currently NFES, becomes NFEC tomorrow and for every 3 shares you own today, you will own 1 tomorrow. The stock will likely be trading at 3 times the closing... More »

NF Energy's (NFES) Big Week; Xinhua (XSEL) Audio/video Chart

Posted on August 24, 2009
Xinhua Sports and Entertainment (NASDAQ: XSEL) technical comments- go to the following link and turn on your speakers: http://www.otcjournal.com/Technical-Analysis-of-XSEL-August-24-2009/af/elearning/12/ The NF Energy (OTC BB: NFES) Reverse Split: Get Ready For Possible Fire Works It's time for a little... More »

OTCJ: Xinhua (XSEL) Setting Up Technically; Go Camping (CAMP) For

Posted on August 22, 2009
Xinhua Sports and Entertainment (NASDAQ: XSEL) Setting Up For It's Next Move I was studying the Xinhua Sports and Entertainment (NASDAQ: XSEL) chart on Friday, and noticed a pattern setting up that could be very exciting for today's and future shareholders who want to make money. On the fundamental... More »

OTCJ: An August Opportunity: An Easy Double

Posted on August 17, 2009
I believe this recent sell down in China Energy Recovery (OTC BB: CGYV) is absurd, and way over done. Here's some commentary for your review. I've also put together a video/audio elearning chart for your review: To listen to and view the chart, click on the following link, and turn on your speakers... More »

OTCJ: Numbers Comments on XSEL, UTA, and CGYV: Up, Down, and Sideways

Posted on August 13, 2009
Quarterly Numbers From China For XSEL, UTA, and CGYV: Up, Down, and Sideways Since yesterday's new idea introduction, there have been three significant earnings releases and the results provide us with the full package of responses- up, down, and sideways. Here's the reviews in no particular order... More »

OTCJ: NF Energy's Q2 Up Huge From Forecast

Posted on August 12, 2009
A quick note on yesterday's new idea- Xinhua Sports and Media (NASDAQ: XSEL)- today at 8PM Eastern, 5PM Pacific, XSEL will hold a conference call to discuss Q2 financial results which will be released after today's close. I don't know what to expect, or how the market will react. I could suggest any... More »

OTCJ: Xinhua Sports: XSEL- The ESPN of China

Posted on August 11, 2009
Before diving into the first edition on today's new idea (XSEL), there are two other information resources you should be aware of. First- yes, there's a video. You can simply go to the home page at www.otcjournal.com and the video will begin playing. Secondly, there's an elearning animated chart. This... More »

OTCJ: New Tuesday China Idea Makes Multi Month High

Posted on August 10, 2009
Tuesday: New China Idea Update- Tearing Up The Charts Here's a quick update for tomorrow. This new idea I have is absolutely red hot. The stock made a multi month high today on huge volume, and I can't wait to get it in front of investors. I'm also going to provide and animated, narrated chart to discuss... More »

OTCJ: China Recap- Hot New Idea Coming Tuesday

Posted on August 08, 2009
Tuesday: New China Idea Coming, and It's Red Hot Now Ok- as far as China and the OTC Journal are concerned, here are the facts. I love China as a place to invest your risk/growth capital over the next five years to maximize your returns. Recession, recovery- what ever it is in the US, everything commerce... More »

OTCJ: Special Announcement: Racking up Returns in China- Ufood Update

Posted on August 06, 2009
Thursday Update: Racking Up Returns China I did a recap today on my China ideas- there are five of them. FXI, UTA, CGYV, LEGE, and NFES. I'll detail this in the weekend edition, but here's the recap. If you had put $10,000 into each of the 5 ideas, your $50,000 would be worth $74,000 today. If you left... More »

OTCJ: NFES Technical Window Opens As Predicted

Posted on August 03, 2009
The NF Energy (OTC BB: NFES) Retracement- As Predicted Here's a quote from last Thursday's edition as it relates to NFES: "whenever a stock makes a run like this, it's prudent to take a step back and look at possible retracement levels. NFES is now entitled to pull back a bit. I'm not positive it will... More »

OTCJ: What A Week- Reviewed; Options Media Friday Breakout

Posted on August 01, 2009
What A Week: They Won't All Be Like This Here's my message today: Don't get used to it. There not all like this. This past week has been a fantastic week for OTC Journal subscribers, and this performance cannot be duplicated all the time. Let's start with three large caps I've been featuring: FXI: Large... More »

July 2009

OTCJ: Thurs Movers: CVM, C, NFES All Rocking

Posted on July 30, 2009
Thursday Slate of Movers: CVM, C, and NFES All Rocking This is about the best end of July I can remember in quite some time. Typically, this time of year is very quiet. This year it's different. Apparently the market wants to make up for the beating it gave us in 2008. At any rate, there are a few big... More »

OTCJ: NF Collaborates With GE; UTA New All Time High

Posted on July 29, 2009
Universal Travel (AMEX: UTA) Makes New All Time High My mantra- and I know you're going to get sick of hearing it. China, China, China- but the right companies in China. Either energy savings/infrastructure build outs, or domestic consumer oriented companies doing real numbers. You'll make a lot of... More »

OTCJ: Citigoup: A Tale Of Two Stocks: Common Stock and

Posted on July 27, 2009
Monday Morning Mover: Dercyz (OTC BB: DYSC) Climbing the Charts If you look at the right hand menu bar at the home page, you will note Dercyz Scientific (OTC BB: DYSC) was a rated a buy recommendation on July 18th with a price target of $2. DYSC is starting to head north, and is now $1.20b, $1.30a... More »

OTCJ: Thursday: FXI Breaks Out Big- NFES and OPMG Trading Up As Well

Posted on July 23, 2009
Thursday Update: FXI (China ETF- Major Breakout) Several OTC Journal followings are looking strong today. First and foremost, my currently oldest large cap idea is absolutely rocking. Check out this chart on FXI- the large cap ETF for China Stocks I have been recommending since $25 in February. Reports... More »

OTCJ: Procera (AMEX: PKT) and Cel-Sci (AMEX: CVM) Breaking Out; Both OTC

Posted on July 22, 2009
OTC Journal Followings Procera (AMEX: PKT) and Cel-Sci (AMEX: CVM) Breaking Out Two OTC Journal followings look very strong today. Procera Networks (AMEX: PKT) breaking out 17.7% today. This is a software company that helps the huge ISPs manage their email traffic. One analyst estimates $28 million... More »

OTCJ: Tuesday Update: UTA Up 47%- Getting Some Traction and News On

Posted on July 21, 2009
Tuesday Update: Getting Some Traction China continues to make big news. Caterpillar (NYSE: CAT) was out with quarerly earnings today. CAT is as Global and Infrastructure as it gets. Here's what they had to say about the global environment, which bodes very well for my smaller China ideas: There is still... More »

OTCJ: Just an Old Sweet Song Keeps China on My Mind

Posted on July 20, 2009
Just an Old Sweet Song Keeps China on My Mind This song has been playing for over 20 years. It's the song of GDP growth, and after a couple of quarters of retracting growth, it seems China is investing it's 20 years of consistent profits back into its own economy, and the investment is paying off. I... More »

OTCJ: Force Protection and Derycz: Two Oppsite Opportunities to Make

Posted on July 18, 2009
Just an Old Sweet Song Keeps China on My Mind The Chinese economy delivered blockbuster GDP numbers this past week- more in Monday's edition. The Chinese economy has the best global GDP growth to be found right now. They are blowing away the rest of the world, and their growth is no longer export driven... More »

OTCJ: Spicy Pickle Update: Growth in a No Growth World

Posted on July 17, 2009
Spicy Pickle (OTC BB: SPKL) Mid Year Update: Growth in a No-Growth World A lot of you have been asking for an update on Spicy Pickle, so here you go. The company accommodated with a mid year update. Spicy Pickle provided investors with a mid year update yesterday after the close, and it's far from all... More »

NF Energy - NFES - A $5.2 Million Ka'ching Contract!

Posted on July 14, 2009
A $5.2 Million Ka'ching for NF Energy (OTC BB: NFES): A Hot China Penny Stock Dirty coal fired power plants- the shame of China. The Chinese economy experienced double digit annual growth for 20 consecutive years. In order to provide fuel for all that growth they built a lot of cheap, hastily constructed... More »

OTCJ:A Few Of My Favorite Things; Options Media Rocking

Posted on July 11, 2009
A Few Of My Favorite Things I have a number of favorite things as we all do. A few of my favorite things are skiing, golf, and fly fishing. Playing nine holes late on a summer's evening with my 10 year old, and getting home in time to watch the last few innings of a baseball game are just a couple more... More »

OTCJ: NF Energy Has Wind At It's Back- A Hot China Penny Stock

Posted on July 08, 2009
NF Energy (OTC BB: NFES)- A Hot China Penny Stock- Has Wind At Its Back China wants to achieve a certain level of energy independence by 2030. They have a goal- by 2030 they intend to generate 50% of their power needs from renewable energy resources. In a report published in February of this year, world... More »

IX Energy (IXEH) - 3rd Contract in 2 Weeks- China Energy Delivers New

Posted on July 07, 2009
IX Energy Lands Third New Contract in Two Weeks What do the following dates and places have in common? June 22, Ann Arbor Michigan; June 25, Saginaw Michigan; July 7, New Orleans. Those dates come pretty close together, and all have a number of things in common. Those dates relate to contract awards... More »

OTCJ: The Reflation Thesis- Reflating the Markets

Posted on July 06, 2009
An Action Packed Week Stay tuned to the OTC Journal this week- It's going to be action packed. I've heard from a couple of the small stock followings, and it looks like there's going to be a lot of positive news coming this week starting tomorrow and running through at least Thursday. And, on the issue... More »

June 2009

OTCJ: Legend Media: Hot China Penny Stock Laser Targeting Affluent

Posted on June 29, 2009
Laser Targeted Advertising In China: Legend Media (OTC BB: LEGE) Has Affluent Consumers in Cross Hairs Growth equals profits for you. It could happen tomorrow, or it could take a year. Growth and profitability is where you will make money. Today's idea, Legend Media, is likely to deliver very high growth... More »

OTCJ: Hot China Penny Stock: Legend Media- Video Now Ready for Viewing

Posted on June 28, 2009
Legend Media (OTC BB: LEGE): Check Out The Video Legend Media- A hot China Penny Stock- the video is now available for your viewing. Simply go to WWW.OTCJOURNAL.COM, and the video will simply start playing. Invest about 12 minutes of your time, and decide if it's an idea you like. Full report will be... More »

OTCJ: Buffet Loves China (not Jimmy): Hot China Stock Idea Monday

Posted on June 27, 2009
Buffet Loves China On Thursday Warren Buffet paid up on his annual charity luncheon event. Attending was Zhao Danyang, a Chinese Hedge Fund manager who donated $2.11 million to one of Mr. Buffet's favorite charities in return for the privilege of inviting 7 friends and relatives to lunch with the Oracle... More »

OTCJ: Buffet Loves China; IXEH Next Hot Penny Stock; OPMG To Sizzle

Posted on June 26, 2009
Hot China Stock: Media With Margins It was all over the news yesterday- Warren Buffett Loves China. He calls it the "Era Of China Ascendency". More on that over the weekend. Coming Monday- great video on my next China idea- I'm titleing it "Media With Margins". I'll have all the details for you on Monday... More »

OTCJ: Hot China Stocks Syndrome: The Biggest Emerging Consumer Class In

Posted on June 24, 2009
Hot China Stocks Syndrome: The Biggest Emerging Consumer Class In History China stocks got very hot for a while, and have cooled off a bit in the last two weeks. The pause that refreshes. There's worry about demand for commodities out of China- Give me a break. OTC Journal big winners include FXI, UTA... More »

OTCJ: Changing Tone; IX Energy Inks New Contract

Posted on June 22, 2009
The Changing Economic Tone It's starting to happen. The unofficial OTC Journal survey of small businesses indicates there is a resurgence of growth after what has really been a year long recession. Some would say both the Bear Market and the recession started back in the Fall. Not so. Looking back... More »

OTCJ: Standard Oil and Options Media: What Do They Have in Common?

Posted on June 18, 2009
Standard Oil and Options Media: What Do They Have in Common? Options Media is starting to deliver some really important corporate events, so it's time to revisit. This not so hot penny stock has about hit bottom. It's worth summarizing, because the stock is really cheap right now and no one is paying... More »

OTCJ: NF Energy's Bread-and-Butter Today? Lamps

Posted on June 17, 2009
Today's announcement from NF Energy could be the start of something very big for the company and its shareholders. NF Energy (OTCBB: NFES) just sold 500,000 efficient lighting lamps to China's Liaoning Provincial Economic Committee, and once it finishes the second batch of 2 million, $2.3 million will... More »

OTCJ: IX Energy Attracting Big-Time Attention From Big-Time Companies

Posted on June 16, 2009
It may be a relatively unknown company to the masses, but IX Energy (IXEH.OB) has recently drawn the attention of two companies instrumental in helping it gain traction in the solar energy and other renewable energy solutions markets. Of course, OTC Journal spotted IX Energy several weeks ago. Monday... More »

OTCJ: Hot Penny Stock: Possible Swine Flu Therapy Brings Investors

Posted on June 13, 2009
I am going to keep introducing new ideas in China companies- some smaller, some larger. I believe there will be a flood of capital pouring into this area. When capital starts to look for growth on a global basis, China is where they will find it. Here's the challenge- how do you know what you're investing... More »

OTCJ: Hot China Stock: NF Energy- Making Money From Making Things Flow

Posted on June 10, 2009
NF Energy (OTC BB: NFES): Making Money From Making Things Flow Think Hot China Stock. Think infrastructure in China -water, natural gas, coal. All this adds up to profits, and today's penny stock idea, which I believe will rapidly grow out of the penny stock market and to the next level, is making gobs... More »

OTCJ: The Goldman Factor: TARP Money, Financials, Oil, and Dominance

Posted on June 08, 2009
I've had a good winning streak with large cap ideas of late, but on the small side I haven't had a win, and I'm getting a little frustrated. FXI, EWZ, GLD, and TBT have all be big wins this year, but I've been snake bit on the small stocks. On the plus side, Universal Travel (AMEX: UTA), which I covered... More »

OTCJ: Froth On the Stock Market Cappuccino; Discontinuing Coverage on

Posted on June 07, 2009
Froth On the Stock Market Cappuccino Starting to Form Valuations in the small and microcap world are slowly but surely starting to rise to more reasonable levels. If the market were a cappuccino, one might say it has been missing the best part- the froth. After last year's severe drubbing, small and... More »

OTCJ: A Perfect Yield Storm is in the Forecast

Posted on June 05, 2009
Home Page : www.otcjournal.com Email Questions or Comments To: editor@otcjournal.com Comments in the BLOG Be sure to check out a couple of blog entries from earlier this week after you're done with today's edition. I touched on the iShares Brazil Index Fund (EWZ) trade, which we've been gratefully... More »

OTCJ: New Figures for China's Oil Demand Puts CGYV On Path To Profit

Posted on June 01, 2009
What comes first, the chicken or the egg roll? A recent article reported that the Chinese government plans to allocate 23 billion yuan ($3.37 billion) to energy saving projects. Is the timing coincidental? Not likely. A new report by McKinsey Global Institute says that China will account for a third... More »

May 2009

OTCJ: Going Global - Not Just Another BRIC In The Wall

Posted on May 29, 2009
Home Page : www.otcjournal.com Email Questions or Comments To: editor@otcjournal.com Comments in the BLOG I posted a couple of new blog entries since our last newsletter. One was a look at Nuvilex, Inc. (NVLX) - formerly eFoodSafety - and the opportunity the company is facing with their semi-removable... More »

OTCJ: With $5 Million to Build a New Plant, CGYV Poised To Blow Past $2

Posted on May 27, 2009
Over the past months, China Energy Recovery (CGYV) has had a mighty strong wind at its back, and yesterday afternoon's news might be the gust that finally blows open the door of opportunity for investors. CGYV announced that a private investor is financing $5 million in shares of its stock at $1.80... More »

OTCJ: Forget the Past...Market Looks Forward to Green Shoots

Posted on May 26, 2009
We don't talk about the market on a general basis very often, but it's always good to keep our fingers on its pulse. The market's heart has come pretty close to flat lining several times this year, but seems to pumping, albeit slowly. It's all a matter of opinion, really. One school says the latest... More »

OTCJ: IX Energy Looks Very Heavy

Posted on May 20, 2009
IX Energy (OTC BB: IXEH) Looks Very Heavy Yesterday, about 1/2 way through the trading day, I posted one of my "Live Chart Updates" on recent idea IX Energy, wherein I suggested the stock looked "very heavy"- meaning it was likely to enter a corrective phase based on the chart. If you had this information... More »

OTCJ: Options Media's Marvelous Margins

Posted on May 18, 2009
Options Media (OTC BB: OPMG): The Marvelous Margins Options Media released its Q1 numbers this morning, and there's is boatloads to be optimistic about in this release. Based on these numbers, I believe shareholders from current depressed levels could make a lot of money with a position in this stock... More »

OTCJ: China Energy: Trade Opportunity Close At Hand

Posted on May 16, 2009
China Energy (OTC BB: CGYV): Trade Opportunity Close At Hand China Energy's (OTC BB: CGYV)Q1 numbers came out Friday after the close, and if not properly understood, could create a great trading opportunity for my readers with an itchy trigger finger for profits, and a fantastic accumulation opportunity... More »

OTCJ: Bernie Madoff Could Be Working For You: IX Energy

Posted on May 14, 2009
Bernie Madoff Could Be Working For You That's if you become a shareholder of today's idea. Want to know how? Read on. Who says our Federal Government doesn't make any money? On the contrary- there are some pockets of the Federal government that are doing rather well. Consider this company- in Fiscal... More »

OTCJ: The Greening of America: Your Path To Wealth

Posted on May 12, 2009
The OTC Journal "First Look" My first idea of 2009- the "easy money trade" published on Jan 2- TBT at $39 (inverse long bond)- $51 today (net 60% in margin account). How about that FXI I've been pounding the table on from $25- $34 (72% on margin) today and going a lot higher. Let's look at this year's... More »

OTCJ: You'll Make the Most When No One Cares

Posted on May 11, 2009
Comments in the BLOG There's some new commentary in the BLOG regarding Ufood (OTC BB: UFFC) and some recent news out of China and how it can affect FXI- one security that has appreciated 40% since I first suggested owning it. There's also two new eLearning video clips- there's technical comments on... More »

OTCJ: Procera Scores Big With A Trio of Tier One Players

Posted on May 06, 2009
Procera (AMEX: PKT) Scores Big With A Trio of Tier One Players When I first introduced Procera Networks (AMEX: PKT) and gave my technical commentary on the stock, I came to the conclusion that “something was clearly happening” with it based on the current explosive volume. At that time, this software... More »

OTCJ: FXI Up 40%- China Rocking- FAZ Flopping

Posted on May 04, 2009
China Stocks Rocking: FXI Notches 40% For OTC Journal If you want to make a lot of money in equities for the next ten years, you have to be exposed to China. It's that simple. The Goldman Sachs chart I published last week tells the whole story- 8% GDP growth in China for the next three years- the rest... More »

OTCJ: Do You Twitter? Trade Alert on FAZ

Posted on May 02, 2009
Do You Twitter? This is fantastic news for those of you with an interest in trading actively. Do you Twitter? We're set up on Twitter now, and it's a great tool for quickly and easily distributing information. Currently, there are two ways you can find out what's going on. Either read the email newsletters... More »

April 2009

OTCJ: CGYV: Big Growth a Lock for 2009

Posted on April 28, 2009
It's a Lock: At Least 75% Growth in 2009 China Energy Recovery formally announced their backlog and timetable for same today pre open, and dynamic growth in 2009 (what global recession?) is now officially a lock for this one. There's no recession for CGYV. Before getting into the particulars of today's... More »

OTCJ: PKT:Procera Surging; Single Touch and Options Media in Live Charts

Posted on April 25, 2009
Procera Networks (AMEX: PKT): Surging Procera Networks(PKT) on the AMEX is my most current trade idea. The stock is clearly gaining momentum. I provided a Live Chart strong buy recommendation on the stock at $.80 just a few days ago, and the stock surged through $1 yesterday for the first time since... More »

OTCJ: Mark Twain, The Pickle, and Restaurant Stocks

Posted on April 23, 2009
Mark Twain, The Pickle, and Restaurant Stocks Mark Twain, one of our great American treasures and a humorist for all ages, once stated, after reading his own obituary in a faulty newspaper report, "The Reports of My Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated". The US based fast casual restaurant space is a... More »

OTCJ: The CGYV Ball is Rolling Again

Posted on April 22, 2009
Like I said in a blog entry from April 3rd, of all the small cap tickers I'm following, I believe China Energy Recovery Inc. (CGYV) still boasts the most attractive risk-versus-reward ratio. Today's news validates my stance. In short, tack on another $1.8 million in revenue for 2009. The company was... More »

OTCJ: UFood Refuels the Expansion Train

Posted on April 21, 2009
Comments in the BLOG I hope you saw this afternoon's news from UFood Grill. If not, I've attached the press release (and some thoughts) below. Before I get to today's highlight though, I want to bring your attention to some recent activity in the blog. Remember, the blog is the best and easiest way... More »

OTCJ: PKT (Procera Networks), CGYV (China Energy), and OPMG (Options

Posted on April 20, 2009
I recorded the technical commentary on these three stocks earlier this morning before the market tanked. All of them slipped a bit price wise after my presentation, so make the assumption we're a bit lower. All three look great from current levels to be much higher down the road. Procera Networks (AMEX... More »

OTCJ: OPMG: Google Growth Times Ten

Posted on April 17, 2009
It's fun to have the worst behind us. It's clear the bank system is past it's "crisis" point. Yes, we're a long way from the end of the recession, but the market is starting to get healthier, and money is starting to flow back into growth situations. And, as the market is getting healthier, I'm coming... More »

OTCJ: Advertising Trends; CGYV on Verge of Breakout

Posted on April 15, 2009
Advertising Trends: One Groups Death is Another's New Life The advertising/marketing world is experiencing a tremendous metamorphic upheaval. In true Darwinian fashion, old line newspapers are closing their doors left and right, TV advertising sales are in the toilet, and advertising revenues are way... More »

SITO - Single Touch: NBC Loves It, But Heroic To Hideous in Two

Posted on April 14, 2009
Single Touch (SITO): Heroic To Hideous in Two Weeks, But NBC In Dallas Loves Them My great one week 20% short term win with Single Touch has turned rather disasterous in the short term- at least as the price is concerned. Today was absolutely insane- the stock completely crashed in a big one day swoon... More »

CGYV - China Energy's Real Impact, For the Layperson

Posted on April 08, 2009
Before I forget, U.S. markets are closed this Friday (the 10th) in observance of Good Friday, so it's going to be a shortened trading week. That said, what a week so far, huh? The best four-week period in years came to a screeching halt right out of the gate on Monday, only to be revived again today... More »

OTCJ: Single Touch Dives Into a $2.5 Billion Pool

Posted on April 07, 2009
Today's news from Single Touch Systems (OTCBB:SITO) couldn't have come at a better time, as it gives me a reason to mention we've posted our first blog entry for the stock. The blog is your place to ask questions, leave comments, and tell everyone else what you see (or don't see) with a particular stock... More »

OTCJ: Single Touch: Touching 2.5 Million New Subscribers in Mexico

Posted on April 02, 2009
Single Touch (OTC BB: SITO): Touching 2.5 Million New Subscribers in Mexico Monday's new idea- Single Touch, was introduced at $2. We've been up as high as $2.40 (20% in four days), keeping my recent winning streak intact. However, I suspect this particular win is going to win a lot bigger than a mere... More »

March 2009

OTCJ: China Energy's Knock Out Numbers: What Recession?

Posted on March 31, 2009
China Energy's (OTC BB: CGYV) Knock Out Numbers: What Recession? Of the 8 small companies I have on my current menu of ideas, China Energy continues to be the one I believe offers the most upside potential with the least amount of risk. Why? - check out today's earnings release for 2008. Here are their... More »

OTCJ: Imagine If: The Magic of Single Touch; FAZ Profit Alert

Posted on March 30, 2009
Just a quick note for those who chose to partcipate in Thursday's idea to jump on FAZ (triple short financials) at $19 or below. I picked up 2,000 shares at an average cost of $19.02, and sold at the open this morning at $23. $8,000 profit. I suggest you do the same. Imagine If: The Magic of Single... More »

OTCJ: Profit Alert: Sell Half of FXI And EWZ For 40% Gains

Posted on March 26, 2009
Profit Alert: Sell Half of FXI And EWZ For 40% Gains Congratulations if you took advantage of the triple in UFood Grill (OTC BB: UFFC) last week. I suggested taking part or all your profits when the stock traded up over $.30 in just two trading days from my $.12 entry level. As I said- easy money. Now... More »

OTCJ: China Powering Higher; UFood Triple Suggests Prudence

Posted on March 24, 2009
Comments in the BLOG There's some new commentary in the BLOG regarding Ufood (OTC BB: UFFC), which has nearly tripled since my first publication on Friday, and FAS, the triple leveraged long ETF on the financial sector. The last BLOG is already dated. I'll update the entry level for FAS relative to... More »

OTCJ: UFood Grill: Easy Money From Today's Levels

Posted on March 20, 2009
UFood Grill (OTC BB: UFFC): Easy Money From Today's Levels I've been following this stock for a year, and I personally invested a substantial amount of money at about 6.5 times today's current price. Does that mean this stock can't go lower? No. Does it mean the market has rung nearly all the risk out... More »

OTCJ: The Bonds/Gold Disconnect

Posted on March 19, 2009
I've got something really exciting for you coming up tomorrow or over the weekend. It's a new idea in a low priced stock- I'll even go so far as to say this one is a "penny stock". Down from nearly $2 over the past year, this one has reached the subterranean level of $.13 because investors think the... More »

OTCJ: Bread Garden Headed For Australia - Spicy Pickle's Bread Garden

Posted on March 17, 2009
Many thanks to those stalwart readers who pointed out the error in yesterday's edition wherein I delved back into the murky of depths of Mark to the Market accounting on the banks. Before I get to the correction, I'd like to point out some additional information on this issue that came to light today... More »

OTCJ: AIG Bonuses? Are You Kidding Me? Update On Mark To Market

Posted on March 16, 2009
AIG Bonuses? Are You Kidding Me? Over the weekend I was astonished to read fallen and disgraced insurance behemoth AIG (NYSE: AIG) was planning to pay $165 million to executives who work at the division that invented credit default swaps and then peddled them to the financial community. It was a clever... More »

OTCJ: Financials On Fire: Time To Revisit?

Posted on March 12, 2009
Today's new small stock idea was temporarily derailed while I await a major corporate development from this particular company. With this development, I will be able to suggest it is absolutely time to buy this stock. Without it, we'd be too early and it would be too risky. Stand by for more information... More »

OTCJ: Profit Alert on DXO: Lock in 20% Profit in One Week

Posted on March 10, 2009
Take Your Profits on DXO About one hour after the open today I locked in my 20% profit in one week on DXO- the ETF triple long on oil I recommended last week at $2.20. Here's why. The market rocketed today on news CitiGroup was operationally profitable in the first two months of this new year. This... More »

OTCJ: The Oil Gusher: Ready To Gush Again; Turbo Charging China

Posted on March 05, 2009
Turbo Charging China I heard yesterday's market described as the "hope that there could be hope" again some day. Today, there's no hope for hope again. However, I believe there is hope, but you have to look for it in the right places. Consider the OTC Journal's record since the 2008 market bottom. Also, I've found a great way to own oil for those who only want to pledge a little capital to experience maximum upside. Consider DXO- the 3 for 1, low priced ETF that tracks oil. More »

OTCJ: The Mark To the Market Financial Mess- What's It All About?

Posted on March 03, 2009
Comments in the BLOG On Monday I finally got caught up on a couple of BLOGS I've been wanting to post for sometime. There's updates on both China Energy Recovery (OTC BB: CGYV) and PhotoChannel Networks (OTC BB: PNWIF). While neither of these stocks is anywhere need making us any real money, both are... More »

February 2009

OTCJ: Nighthawk Dishes, DGP (Gold) Nears Ideal Entry Level

Posted on February 24, 2009
Update on New Idea in Gold: DGP Those of you who caught the weekend edition should be aware of my new idea for investing in Gold. With the market moving up a bit today, the fear fueled gold rally is taking a bit of a breather. My idea for investing in gold is DGP- the 2 for 1 ETF, is new closing in... More »

OTCJ: 40% and 20% Gains Notched in '09 - Time For a 100% Gainer

Posted on February 21, 2009
40% and 20% Gains Notched in '09 - Time For a 100% Gainer I've only introduced two new "Strong Buy" ideas in 2009, and I'm pleased to report both are making money for the members who have chosen to take advantage of them. It's no secret the small and microcap stocks continue to struggle against the... More »

OTCJ: China Energy Recovery: The China Macro and Micro Picture

Posted on February 19, 2009
Comments in the BLOG By the end of this week I'll have a new BLOG up on every security I'm currently following. If you go to the home page, you will note there has been a change in the layout of the real estate. The Video player has been replaced with the BLOG section to make it easier for you to find... More »

OTCJ: Gold: The Bright Shining Star as the Market Breaks Down

Posted on February 18, 2009
Comments in the BLOG By the end of this week I'll have a new BLOG up on every security I'm currently following. If you go to the home page, you will note there has been a change in the layout of the real estate. The Video player has been replaced with the BLOG section to make it easier for you to find... More »

OTCJ: Pickle Dishes Update: Geithner Gets Bronx Cheer From Market

Posted on February 11, 2009
Geithner Gets Bronx Cheer From Market: XLF Trade Sabotaged The market gave Geithner's long awaited "plan" the Bronx Cheer to the tune of 5% losses across the board. If you don't know what the Bronx cheer is, consider how Yankee fans might treat A Rod (or A Roids) right now. Our new Treasury Secretary... More »

OTCJ: Geithner and The XLF Trade

Posted on February 09, 2009
Geithner and The XLF Trade The market is buzzing about the stimulus package and what it could mean for the economy going forward. Tomorrow is the big day. The newly anointed Secretary of the Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner got past the back tax issues, got confirmed by Congress, and is ready to announce... More »

OTCJ: GLD Working While S&P Is Floundering

Posted on February 06, 2009
GLD Working While S&P Is Floundering Earlier this week I published two buy recommendations- GLD at $88.47 (the ETF for Gold, which is the easiest way to own it), and EZA- the ETF of the Dow like stocks of South Africa. My view- GLD is probably headed to $100 in pretty short order, which equates... More »

OTCJ: The G Word - Gold.

Posted on February 03, 2009
The "G" Word- GOLD: A Look at 2009 Gold is catching my attention of late. There's more than a few market gurus talking about the ancient and precious metal of Cleopatra fame as a good spot to park some capital in 2009. Gold had a marvelous run up in 2008 in sympathy with the highly infationary gigantic... More »

January 2009

OTCJ: eFood; From Cripple To Triple- XLF Trade Update

Posted on January 29, 2009
eFoodSafety (OTC BB: EFSF): From Cripple To Triple Apparently, the stock market loves the recent move by EFSF's board to oust the existing management and move in a new direction. Freedom2's Martin Schmieg is being embraced by microcap investors who are bidding up the stock. I have been following the... More »

OTCJ: China Energy Delivers Whopping $9 Million Contract

Posted on January 27, 2009
Waste Heat- Bigger Than Solar? Sean Casten, the nation's foremost energy expert on waste heat, believes waste heat recovery could be bigger than solar. In a recent article on waste heat recovery, author Michael Kanellos points out the electrical power plants designed by Thomas Edison in 1910 were more... More »

OTCJ: TBT Running; Is It Time For the Financials To Rally?

Posted on January 23, 2009
TBT Baby- Update I got lots of positive feedback on my TBT idea, so I know there's a bunch of you who are very happy watching this one run up the charts as the rest of the market is getting whacked into oblivion right now. In case you need a reminder, TBT is the ETF I recommended below $40 back on January... More »

OTCJ: eFoodSafety Dishes The Goods Tomorrow

Posted on January 21, 2009
eFoodSafety (OTC BB: EFSF) Dishes The Goods Tomorrow Tomorrow at 9AM Eastern time the new CEO of eFoodSafety will be hosting a conference call to bring shareholders up to date on the pending transaction with Freedom2 and update the current status. For those who are following the story, you now know... More »

OTCJ: China: Is Their Economic Death Greatly Exaggerated?

Posted on January 17, 2009
China: What's The Real Story? Is the Chinese economy falling off a cliff, or is the market over reacting? As with most controversial issues, the truth falls somewhere in the middle. In the short term, the stock market is a very emotional animal. It's schizophrenic- driven by mood swings. Today's market... More »

OTCJ: eFood 1 Ups Obama: China Energy Leads BB Micros

Posted on January 14, 2009
What a week- what a day. The Good, the Bad, and the Hideously Ugly. The market is getting murdered again- The 30 year Treasury rocketed again as financials and energy stocks were crushed. Another three days of irrational fear. The November lows look like they could be tested, which is what a lot of... More »

OTCJ: TBT Price Target Revision- The Easy Money Trade

Posted on January 08, 2009
TBT: Price Target Revision For those of you who are following my "Easy Money" early 2009 trade I suggested last weekend, here's an update. One of the OTC Journal faithful who is much smarter than me pointed out TBT was not likely to trade back to $60 as the Long Bond went down to former levels. The... More »

OTCJ: The Ulitmate Easy Money Trade for Early 2009

Posted on January 03, 2009
Today you will be reading the first edition of our 10th year of publication. The first version of the OTC Journal was published on January 5, 1999. I'm proud to say we've reached the 10 year mark. The ninth year was terrible, as it was across all classes of equities. The Best news is 2008 is behind... More »