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March 2017

Crowdfunding The Grilled Cheese Truck

Posted on March 30, 2017
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January 2017

Staffing 360 Turns From Wall Street to Main Street for Funding

Posted on January 30, 2017
Staffing 360 (NASDAQ: STAF) Turns From Wall Street To Main Street For Funding Staffing 360 still holds the questionable distinction... More »

Staffing 360- The Best Company; The Worst Stock

Posted on January 04, 2017
Year 20- What a Crazy Journey This edition marks the first of 2017- my 20th consecutive year of publishing. The big picture? More »

December 2016

Live Ventures (LIVE); Melting Up on Year End Numbers

Posted on December 28, 2016
Live Ventures: (NASDAQ: LIVE) - Is There A Melt Up In the Cards? Live Ventures has taken a long and winding path to financial... More »

Santa Brought Us Live Ventures (LIVE) This Year

Posted on December 22, 2016
Santa Brought Us Live Ventures (NASDAQ: LIVE) This Year A few scant weeks ago- on November 14th to be precise, I started reporting... More »

Pharmacyte (PMCB): Do You Believe in Reincarnation?

Posted on December 09, 2016
Do You Believe in Reincarnation? Profit Alert on Pharmacyte (PMCB) Do you believe in reincarnation? If not, what's been happening... More »

Live Ventures (LIVE): A Perfect Chart In Front of A Reverse Split

Posted on December 06, 2016
Live Ventures (NASDAQ: LIVE): A Perfect Chart In Front of a Reverse Split Since completing its last acquisition and disclosing... More »

November 2016

The LIVE Rocket- Where Might It Come Back To Earth?

Posted on November 17, 2016
The LIVE (NASDAQ: LIVE) Rocket- Where It Might Come Back To Earth? Over the last 5 days, LIVE Ventures (NASDAQ: LIVE) has become... More »

Live Ventures (LIVE): 67% Stealth Gain This Year

Posted on November 14, 2016
Live Ventures (NASDAQ: LIVE) 67% Stealth Gain This Year There's two NASDAQ traded low priced stocks I've been covering for the... More »

Trump and Small Stocks; Staffing 360- What Happened?

Posted on November 10, 2016
Trump and Small Stocks- My Comment It's been a while since I've published anything. I've been waiting for the Presidential Election... More »

September 2016

Staffing 360: Another New Profit Record Announced

Posted on September 28, 2016
Staffing 360 (NASDAQ:STAF) Another New Record Sooner or later the Rodney Dangerfield of the NASDAQ is going to... More »

Why Is Staffing 360 (STAF) Climbing the Charts Again?

Posted on September 19, 2016
Why Is Staffing 360 (STAF) Climbing Up the Charts? I must say- even I'm surprised. I knew Staffing 360 (NASDAQ: STAF) was doing... More »

Crowdfunding: Venture Capital Investing for the Regular Guy

Posted on September 13, 2016
The New Wild West of Finance For Small Companies Here's the formula for successful Venture Capital Investing. More »

August 2016

Trading Alert-Staffing 360 (STAF) Rockets

Posted on August 29, 2016
Trading Alert-Staffing 360 (STAF) Rockets Sometime later today Staffing 360 (NASDAQ: STAF) will announce its year end audited... More »

Viva Entertainment (OTTV): An Early Look At Potential Numbers

Posted on August 25, 2016
Viva Entertainment (OTTV): A Early Look At Potential Numbers Let's face it- we are off to a rough start with Viva Entertainment... More »

Did You Grab A 32% Profit on LIVE? VIVA News

Posted on August 11, 2016
Did You Grab A 32% Profit on LIVE? Every now and then I make a great call. Nice to have an August win for any of you who might... More »

VIVA Entertainment (OTTV): Over The Top TV

Posted on August 04, 2016
VIVA Entertainment (OTTV): Over The Top TV Today's new idea is all about two mega trends converging- the incredibly robust growth... More »

I've Seen The Future

Posted on August 03, 2016
I've Seen The Future I've seen the future. Yesterday I was provided with the software that allowed me to load an AP on my iPad... More »

Kicking Your Cable Bill To the Curb

Posted on August 02, 2016
Kicking Your Cable Bill To the Curb If you missed last Saturday's edition entitled "Facebook and the Mobile Video Revolution" More »

July 2016

Facebook and The Mobile Video Revolution

Posted on July 30, 2016
The Mobile Video Revolution This past week Facebook (NYSE: FB) traded to a new all time high of $128 per share as the company... More »

Use The GTC Order To Scalp a Profit

Posted on July 28, 2016
Global Risk Aversion Dominates Markets Despite the market's relentless move to higher levels, it's not a good environment for... More »

June 2016

The Only Stock up 60% Today- And It's Not Gold

Posted on June 24, 2016
The Only Stock up 60% Today- And It's Not Gold Believe it or not, one of the small cap NASDAQ listed stocks I follow is up 60... More »

Staffing 360 (STAF) Explodes- Confirms Yr End Numbers

Posted on June 09, 2016
Staffing 360 (NASDAQ: STAF) Explodes- Confirms Yr End Numbers This is just plain crazy. The two NASDAQ listed companies I follow... More »

Staffing 360 (STAF) Explodes- Confirms Yr End Numbers

Posted on June 09, 2016
Staffing 360 (NASDAQ: STAF) Explodes- Confirms Yr End Numbers This is just plain crazy. The two NASDAQ listed companies I follow... More »

May 2016

Staffing 360- Gets More Love From Analysts

Posted on May 17, 2016
Staffing 360- Gets More Love From Analysts Back in Mid March there was a chance to pick up Staffing 360 (NASDAQ: STAF) in the... More »

Live (NASDAQ: LIVE) Surging on Huge Volume: Short Squeeze?

Posted on May 16, 2016
Live Ventures (LIVE) Surging on Huge Volume; Short Squeeze? Did you know Live Ventures (NASDAQ: LIVE) reported the first net profit... More »

SPYR Up 283% - Here's Why

Posted on May 09, 2016
Do You Believe in Reincarnation? SPYR Shareholders Should Two stocks in the past year's OTC Journal universe have come roaring... More »

April 2016

Staffing 360 (STAF): This Is How It Starts

Posted on April 19, 2016
Staffing 360 (NASDAQ: STAF) Record Quarter- What's Next? Last week Staffing 360 (STAF) announced another record quarter. Revenues... More »

Pivot Pharma (PVOTF) Getting Attention- 600% Gain Seen By Analyst

Posted on April 13, 2016
Pivot Pharma (PVOTF) Getting Attention- 600% Gain Seen By Analyst Pivot Pharma (PVOTF) is getting some well deserved attention... More »

Profits for First Company with "Build Your Own AP" Service

Posted on April 12, 2016
How Much Should APs Cost To Create? I showed you this in Saturday's edition. You are looking at a picture of a device the TSA... More »

Trump Could Be Right On Balancing The Budget; Staffing 360 Recap

Posted on April 09, 2016
Trump Could Be Right On Balancing the Budget Donald Trump claims a significant component for his "lower taxes, rebuild the... More »

March 2016

Staffing 360 Major Breakthrough: Analyst Sees Potential 140% Gain

Posted on March 30, 2016
Staffing 360 Major Breakthrough: Analyst Sees Potential 140% Gain Perhaps today's news will be the turning point for this company... More »

While Trump and Cruz Go At, Aversion To Risk Continues

Posted on March 28, 2016
While Trump and Cruz Go At, Aversion To Risk Continues Recently I was watching one of the financial news channels and I caught... More »

"No Small Feat" For Staffing 360- Record Revenues Again

Posted on March 08, 2016
"No Small Feat" For Staffing 360- Record Revenues Again Lest you think STAF won't have its day sometime soon, consider... More »

February 2016

$10 Billion History Fuels Potential For Pivot Pharma (PVOTF)

Posted on February 29, 2016
$10 Billion History Fuels Potential For Pivot Pharma (PVOTF) At the end of Saturday's edition I asked you to remember the number... More »

Beaten Into Oblivion, The Sector That's Ready to Rocket

Posted on February 27, 2016
Beaten Into Oblivion, The Sector That's Ready to Rocket Markets always react emotionally in the short term, then find their right... More »

Someone Loves LIVE (Live Ventures, NASDAQ: LIVE)

Posted on February 22, 2016
Loving Live (Live Ventures on Nasdaq) Here's a reminder in case you haven't done so- sign up for the OTC Journal Instant Messaging... More »

Eco-Shift (ECOP) Gets Global Order

Posted on February 19, 2016
Eco-Shift (ECOP) Gets Global Order We're off to a pretty good start with... More »

Eco-Shift (ECOP): A Light bulb Moment; Signs Major Distribution Agreement

Posted on February 16, 2016
Eco-Shift (ECOP): A Light bulb Moment I have an very strong suspicion ECOP is going to be a big penny stock win for us. More »

Staffing 360 (NASDAQ: STAF) Signs Top Free Agent

Posted on February 12, 2016
Staffing 360 (NASDAQ: STAF) Signs Top Free Agent It's a long story- I've been following it since the first $5 million in revenues... More »

SecureCom (SCQBF) Quietly Brings in the "A" Team- One To Watch

Posted on February 08, 2016
SecureCom (SCQBF) Quietly Brings in the "A" Team I wrote about it last summer, and the company went into a hibernation state for a few months. However, I was fascinated... More »

January 2016

A Tale Of Two Penny Stocks

Posted on January 30, 2016
A Tale Of Two Penny Stocks It... More »

Eco-Shift Power (ECOP): Lighting Up The Charts

Posted on January 27, 2016
Eco-Shift Power (ECOP): Lighting Up The Charts I fully expect this one to light up the charts, and I expect a major transformation... More »

It's On

Posted on January 26, 2016
It's On Ok- it's on for tomorrow morning. My first new idea for 2016, and one where the old adage "No Where to Go But Up"... More »

What Do Thomas Edison and Dinosaurs Have in Common?

Posted on January 22, 2016
Making Money in 2016 The back half of 2015 was pretty rough- it was tough to find winners. 2016 is not starting out much better... More »

What Do Thomas Edison and Dinosaurs Have in Common?

Posted on January 21, 2016
Making Money in 2016 The back half of 2015 was pretty rough- it was tough to find winners. 2016 is not starting out much better... More »

2016 Comes In Roaring Like Bear, Not A Lion

Posted on January 14, 2016
2016 Comes in Roaring- Like A Bear, Not A Lion Finish this sentence: I never thought I'd see..... More »

December 2015

LiveVentures (LIVE): Hollywood Couldn't Make This Stuff Up

Posted on December 22, 2015
LiveDeal (NASDAQ: LIVE): Hollywood Couldn't Make This Stuff Up I've never seen anything like it in the nearly 20 years I've been... More »

For Cardinal (CDNL) Shareholders Christmas Comes Early

Posted on December 17, 2015
For Cardinal (CDNL) Shareholders Christmas Comes Early Is it politically correct to suggest Christmas came early? If you happen... More »

Cardinal Resources (CDNL): The Momentum Continues

Posted on December 15, 2015
Cardinal Resources (CDNL): The Momentum Continues I'm becoming more convinced with every news release that Cardinal Resources... More »

Tim Cook Tells Brits To Stick It: SecureCom (SCQBF) Wins

Posted on December 08, 2015
Tim Cook Tells the British Government "Stick It" In a November interview in the Daily Telegraph, Tech Giant Tim Cook... More »

Tim Cook: Strong Encrpytion Is In Our Best Interest; LIVE Update

Posted on December 07, 2015
Live Madness Continues The LiveVentures (NASDAQ: LIVE) saga continues to fascinate me a bit beyond anything I've ever seen. More »

LiveDeal (NASDAQ: LIVE): Huge Breakout

Posted on December 04, 2015
LiveDeal (NASDAQ: LIVE): Huge Breakout I've been writing, and saying, and writing that Live Ventures (NASDAQ: LIVE) was just going... More »

How To Make A Fortune Owning GARP; Part II

Posted on December 03, 2015
How To Make A Fortune Owning GARP Part II I'm very committed to the belief that... More »

Giggling All The Way To The Bank

Posted on December 01, 2015
Giggling All The Way To The Bank Giggles 'N Hugs secures Investment Banker... More »

November 2015

Why Has Cardinal (CDNL) Traded 4 Million Shares in the First Hour?

Posted on November 23, 2015
Why Has Cardinal (CDNL) Traded 4 Million Shares in the First Hour? It's only an hour into the market day, and CDNL has already... More »

Back On The Winning Track- Giggles 'N Hugs Quarterly Results

Posted on November 21, 2015
Finally- Back on the Winning Track You never know where it's going to come from, but little water purification company Cardinal... More »

Do You Believe in Reincarnation? Cardinal Resources (CDNL) Back From the Dead

Posted on November 19, 2015
Do You Believe in Reincarnation? Cardinal Resources (CDNL) Back From the Dead Last summer's super star for a brief moment went... More »

Because Everything Is So Big

Posted on November 10, 2015
Because Everything Is So Big I read a news story yesterday that struck me as a good metaphor for one of the most undervalued stories... More »

Another $25 Million! Are You Kidding Me?

Posted on November 05, 2015
Another $25 Million! Are You Kidding Me? It's inevitable. This one will have it's day. I don't know when, but I know this stock... More »

Attention Active Traders: A Brutally Confusing Year

Posted on November 04, 2015
Instant Information On The Fly In case aren't aware, you can receive the OTCJournal the moment it's published by text message... More »

October 2015

Angry Birds Developers Team Up With SPYR

Posted on October 29, 2015
Angry Birds Developers Team Up With SPYR Three Billion is a pretty big number. Three Billion seconds is about 234 years. As of... More »

How To Make A Fortune Owning GARP

Posted on October 26, 2015
How To Make A Fortune Owning GARP In case you're wondering, GARP is not a stock symbol, it's an acronym and a simple formula for... More »

PharmaCyte (PMCB): FDA Trials Imminent Designed and Imminent

Posted on October 22, 2015
PharmaCyte (PMCB): Moving To FDA Trials Soon To Be Moving Up The Charts Most... More »

Giggles n Hugs(GIGL): The 21st Century Restaurant Chain

Posted on October 20, 2015
Giggles n Hugs(GIGL): The 21st Century Restaurant Chain Today's new idea features one of the most powerful concepts in restaurants... More »

Staffing 360 (STAF): Three Out Of Four Ain't Bad

Posted on October 17, 2015
Staffing 360 (STAF): Three Out Of Four Ain't Bad If you're a small company laboring in the obscurity of the OTC Bulletin Board... More »

Revolutionary Diabetes Treatment

Posted on October 16, 2015
PharmaCyte (PMCB) Diabetes Treatment at Forefront of Medical Breakthrough I've just finished reading 13 current articles highighting... More »

Cardinal (CDNL) Up 50% Today: What Happened?

Posted on October 13, 2015
Cardinal (CDNL) Up 50% Today: What Happened? Cardinal Resources (CDNL)- introduced in my June 25th Edition, looked like a big... More »

Pharmacyte Comeback; Bear Killer October

Posted on October 11, 2015
October- The Bear Killer We are finally through September- seasonally the worst month of the year for stocks, and ofttimes a rough... More »

September 2015

Staffing 360 Graduation Ceremony Tuesday

Posted on September 28, 2015
Staffing 360 Graduation Ceremony Tuesday Just wanted to get out a quick notification to all interested parties. Staffing 360 (STAFD... More »

Staffing 360's Brave New World

Posted on September 21, 2015
Staffing 360's Brave New World You might be wondering what happened to my stock? If you're a shareholder of Staffing 360 (STAF) More »

If Only Steve Jobs Had Known

Posted on September 17, 2015
If Only Steve Jobs Had Known PharmaCyte and Biotech Cell-in-a-Box If only Steve Jobs had access to this therapy before Pancreatic... More »

Staffing (STAF): To the Promised Land of NASDAQ

Posted on September 15, 2015
Staffing 360 (STAF): To the Promised Land of NASDAQ Over the weekend I covered SingleTouch (SITO), a company that recently reverse... More »

The Power Of Up Listing

Posted on September 12, 2015
The Power Of Up Listing The goal of nearly every small and microcap company relegated to the Bulletin Board, or what has today... More »

The

Posted on September 10, 2015
Ugly August It was an unbelievably ugly August for small stocks. After 18 years of publishing this newsletter I'm kind of immune... More »

The

Posted on September 09, 2015
Ugly August It was an unbelievably ugly August for small stocks. After 18 years of publishing this newsletter I'm kind of immune... More »

August 2015

Cardinal (CDNL) Lands First US Contract

Posted on August 06, 2015
Cardinal Resources (CDNL) Lands First US Contract Cardinal Resources (CDNL) had news out just after the market opened today. As... More »

July 2015

Trading Alert: SPYR (SPYR)- Shorts Paint The Tape

Posted on July 31, 2015
Trading Alert: SPYR (SPYR)- Shorts Paint The Tape Opportunities sometimes present themselves out of nowhere, and if you're paying... More »

If Only Tom Brady Had SecureCom Mobile (SCQBF)

Posted on July 30, 2015
If Only Tom Brady Had SecureCom Mobile (SCQBF) The sports world was on fire yesterday as news hit concerning Roger Godell's decision... More »

Thanks Yahoo!- The Perfect Set Up

Posted on July 29, 2015
Thanks Yahoo!- The Perfect Set Up Tomorrow is the big day. My last OTCJournal "First Look" was up 233% on the first... More »

Edward Snowden: Hero Or Traitor?

Posted on July 28, 2015
Edward Snowden: Hero Or Traitor? I'm not here to opine on whether Edward Snowden, who might be one of the most important figures... More »

Follow The Bread Crumbs to the FDA

Posted on July 20, 2015
Follow The Bread Crumbs to the FDA for PharmaCyte (PMCB) On Friday PharmaCyte put out a press release stating Dr. Manuel Hidalgo... More »

Bank Of America Loves LIVE

Posted on July 16, 2015
Bank Of America Loves LIVE (NASDAQ: LIVE) You may recall a number of editions I've published in the past covering LiveDeal (NASDAQ... More »

Cardinal Resources (CDNL): Cash Flow On The Horizon

Posted on July 02, 2015
Cardinal Resources (CDNL): Cash Flow On The Horizon CDNL is a 5 cent stock. It's a 5 cent stock, down from $.70 in January. The... More »

PharmaCyte's (PMCB) National TV Debut

Posted on July 01, 2015
PharmaCyte's (PMCB) National TV Debut I could not find yesterday's broadcast of Newswatch featuring PMCB's technology that was... More »

June 2015

Discovery Channel: PharmaCyte's (PMCB) New BFF

Posted on June 29, 2015
Discovery Channel: PharmaCyte's (PMCB) New BFF Just when you least expect it, PharmaCyte (PMBC)- the stock has as many new lives... More »

Cardinal Resources (CDNL): Yankee Ingenuity at its Finest

Posted on June 25, 2015
Cardinal Resources (CDNL): Yankee Ingenuity at its Finest In Tuesday's edition I covered the problem- 1 in 9 people on Planet... More »

Ready, Fire, Aim

Posted on June 24, 2015
Ready, Fire, Aim Tomorrow morning I'm planning to launch the first new idea I've shared in some time. This is definately a case... More »

Can I Have A Drink of Water Please? No- You Can't

Posted on June 23, 2015
Can I Have A Drink of Water Please? No- You Can't Last time I looked, it's the 21st Century. And, sadly, in this day and age... More »

SPYR (SPYR): Quantcast and Alexa Agree: SPYR The Real Deal

Posted on June 18, 2015
SPYR (SPYR): Quantcast and Alexa Agree: SPYR The Real Deal Message to non believers in SPYR: You can opine all day long to try... More »

Pharmacyte (PMCB)- Due For Another Breakout

Posted on June 17, 2015
Pharmacyte Biotech (PMCB)- Due For Another Breakout It's been a while since I've reported on Pharmacyte (PMCB)- my perineal winner/surging... More »

May 2015

Only The Beginning

Posted on May 29, 2015
Only The Beginning In the words of the immortal band Chicago, it's Only The Beginning. Their #1 hit entitled same is part of the... More »

A Hot Knife Through Butter

Posted on May 20, 2015
A Hot Knife Through Butter I know I've been writing a lot of coverage on SPYR of late. I just believe the stock is a real bargain... More »

SPYR (SPYR): This Movie Always Ends the Same Way

Posted on May 15, 2015
SPYR (SPYR): This Movie Always Ends the Same Way I've seen this movie many times before, and it always ends the same way. The... More »

PharmaCyte (PMCB): Chart Says Time Is Here

Posted on May 08, 2015
PharmaCyte (PMCB): Chart Says Time Is Here Stocks are like like life- there's second chances all the time. More »

SPYR (SPYR): The Red Spike Cometh For Your Benefit

Posted on May 07, 2015
SPYR (SPYR): The Red Spike Cometh For You I guess it was inevitable. After tearing up the charts, SPYR corrected a bit. Bad news... More »

SPYR (SPYR): Mobile Mania Fueling This Rocket

Posted on May 01, 2015
SPYR (SPYR): Mobile Mania Fueling This Rocket On Wednesday mobile developer Glu Mobile (NASDAQ: GLUU) reported three significant... More »

April 2015

SPYR (SPYR): Up Another 9% Today and Looking Higher

Posted on April 29, 2015
SPYR (SPYR): Up Another 9% Today and Looking Higher By the time you read this technical update, I'll bet SPYR will have printed... More »

SPYR Takes First Bite Out of $30 Billion Market

Posted on April 28, 2015
SPYR (SPYR): First Bite of a $30 Billion Market Here's the good news for you: Based on the way my ideas have been trading of late... More »

LiveDeal (NASDAQ: LIVE): Very Close To the Golden Cross

Posted on April 23, 2015
LiveDeal (NASDAQ: LIVE): Very Close To the Golden Cross Chart lovers have long followed two very powerful indicators to help identify... More »

SPYR (SPYR) Has The Rocket Fuel

Posted on April 21, 2015
If you've enjoyed your recent gains of 140% on PMCB and 110% from MSRT, you will should take a very hard look at today's new... More »

Profit Alert: MassRoots (MSRT); Wow- I Hope You Caught It

Posted on April 20, 2015
Profit Alert: MassRoots (MSRT); Wow- I Hope You Caught It For a nano second MSRT traded up to $7.01 where some poor schmuck bought... More »

The Industry That's Hotter Than Hot

Posted on April 18, 2015
The Industry That's Hotter Than Hot How does an industry group become hot? Glad you asked. When the analysts predict revenues... More »

MassRoots (MSRT) Breakout- Last Day To Own

Posted on April 17, 2015
MassRoots (MSRT) Breakout- Last Day It's really nice to be hot again after a miserable Q4'14 and Q1'15. This has been the best... More »

PharmaCyte (PMCB) Breaks Out For Major Gain

Posted on April 16, 2015
Pharmacyte (PMCB)Breakout: Next Stop 200 DMA It wasn't that long ago- April 1st to be exact. On that date I published an edition... More »

The Myth of 420 - The Cannabis Code

Posted on April 14, 2015
The Myth of 420- The Cannabis Code Like all myths there's a variety of versions of the story. However, I believe I've found the... More »

The Little Company That Beat Apple

Posted on April 09, 2015
The Little Company That Beat Apple Here's how it went. In the first week of 2014 Cannabis related stocks went absolutely berserk... More »

50% Breakout Gain For Pharmacyte (PMCB): Have You Noticed?

Posted on April 01, 2015
Pharmacyte (PMCB): Has Anyone Noticed the 50% Breakout? So far this year I've written 5 editions on Pharmacyte- the first being... More »

March 2015

LIVE: Mid Day Recap; The Pattern Continues

Posted on March 27, 2015
LiveDeal (NASDAQ: LIVE): Mid Day Recap: Pattern Holds Wow- after one week this pattern has almost become highly predictable. More »

Amazon.com Teams Up with LiveDeal (NASDAQ: LIVE)

Posted on March 27, 2015
LiveDeal (NASDAQ: LIVE): Amazon News Could Do It LiveDeal (NASDAQ: LIVE) has been pretty vocal this week about its improving revenue... More »

LIVE Update: Market Maker Games

Posted on March 25, 2015
LiveDeal (NASDAQ: LIVE) Update: Market Maker Games I've been watching LIVE trade on the first day of my renewed coverage for this... More »

Can 117% For LiveDeal (NASDAQ: LIVE) Be Near At Hand?

Posted on March 25, 2015
LiveDeal (NASDAQ: LIVE): Can 117% Be Near At Hand Again? It's been a while since I've written about this company, but it was certainly... More »

Guess This Chart

Posted on March 24, 2015
Guess The Chart We've played this game before. It's a lot of fun. Guess the chart- I'm going to show you a chart without a symbol... More »

Pharmacyte (PMCB) Up 20% and Finding A Bid

Posted on March 19, 2015
Pharmacyte (PMCB) Up Nearly 20% and Finding A Bid Pharmacyte (PMCB) is enjoying a bit of a bounce today - up almost 20% from $.10... More »

February 2015

PharmaCyte (PMCB) Surging On Diabetes

Posted on February 12, 2015
PharmaCyte Biotech (OTCQB: PMCB) Shares Surging on Potential Diabetes Therapy On January 30th PharmaCyte Biotech (PMCB) traded... More »

PharmaCyte's (PMCB) Diabetes Treatment: How Would It Work?

Posted on February 06, 2015
PharmaCyte's (PMCB)Diabetes Treatment: How Would It Work? How much would a cure for diabetes be worth? It's incalculable, but... More »

January 2015

FDA Trials Close At Hand For Pharmacyte (PMCB)

Posted on January 29, 2015
Where Do Human Trials Start? With animals, of course. All human clinical trials for new drugs start with animal studies designed... More »

Nuvilex Evolves: Pharmacyte (PMCB) Emerges Even Stronger

Posted on January 26, 2015
Nuvilex Evolves: Pharmacyte (PMCB) Strengthens Will people ever learn? We'll find out. I'm of course referencing the biotech company... More »

Charles Darwin Plans To Give You an Idea

Posted on January 24, 2015
Charles Darwin will be sharing the first idea of 2015 Monday morning before the open. Want to find out how Darwin, a naturalist... More »

December 2014

Watch HydroCarb and Staffing 360 on Nationwide TV Tomorrow

Posted on December 03, 2014
What A Thanksgiving Day What a wonderful and simultaneously brutal Thanksgiving Day. The NFL offered up some of the best games... More »

November 2014

HydroCarb (HECC) Finding A Bid- News Fuels Speculation

Posted on November 19, 2014
HydroCarb (HECC) Finding A Bid- News Fueling Speculation I know it's a little late in the day, but I wanted to share the post... More »

The Switch Is Soooo Off

Posted on November 12, 2014
The Switch is Soooo Off I've seen it run both ways over the years. The summer is nearly always quiet, and small stocks tend to... More »

Global Oil Repricing: Where To From Here?

Posted on November 08, 2014
Global Oil Repricing It was a very pleasant month for US Consumers, but not so pleasant for shareholders of one of my favorite... More »

October 2014

The Rodney Dangerfield of Small Stocks

Posted on October 28, 2014
The Rodney Dangerfield of Small Stocks "I Can't Get No Respect"... More »

Analyst Pegs Hydrocarb (HECC) 186% Higher

Posted on October 21, 2014
Analyst Pegs Hydrocarb (HECC) 186% Higher As I pointed out in last Friday's edition, of the 3 stocks I'm continuing to cover for... More »

Hedgies Drowning At Their High Water Marks; Nuvilex (NVLX) Wins

Posted on October 17, 2014
Hedge Fund Managers- Drowning At Their High Water Marks It seems like we might have had the capitulation sell off this week, with... More »

And- They Are Bouncing: Staffing (STAF) Applies for NASDAQ Listing

Posted on October 14, 2014
And- They're Bouncing It's all happening like a Hollywood Producer wrote the script. A long hot summer with no news flow- just... More »

Why Is My Market Crashing?

Posted on October 11, 2014
Why Is My Market Crashing? You are looking at a chart of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, measured monthly, going back to 1987... More »

Tullow Part II: HydroCarb Energy (HECC) the Next Tullow?

Posted on October 08, 2014
Tullow Part II: HydroCarb Energy (HECC): The Next Tullow? It started with a random conversation in a bank in Ireland. Three guys... More »

Turning Pennies Into Billions- The Tullow Story: Part I

Posted on October 07, 2014
Turning Pennies Into Billions- The Tullow Story: Part I Tullow Oil is an absolutely amazing story. The company has turned many... More »

Barfresh (BRFH): The Most Profitable Seven Square Inches on Earth

Posted on October 04, 2014
BarFresh (BRFH): The Most Profitable Seven Square Inches on Earth I've decided to abandon short term trading alerts. While I know... More »

September 2014

LifeApps (LFAP) Meets Chuck Norris; Russell Death Cross

Posted on September 24, 2014
The Russell Head Fake Yesterday's news flow from the talking heads at CNBC was replete with commentary on the lackluster small... More »

Eye Brow Raising News From LifeApps (LFAP)

Posted on September 17, 2014
Eye Brow Raising News From LifeApps (LFAP) Hold the phone. What the heck is going on here? Today's news is definitely an eye opener... More »

It's Game On For Staffing 360 (STAF)

Posted on September 15, 2014
It's Game on For Staffing 360 (STAF) If you've been holding your nose waiting for the summer to end on Staffing 360 (STAF)- the... More »

Apples New Products; LifeApps (LFAP)'s Ambitious Plans

Posted on September 11, 2014
Apple (AAPL) Shakes Up Digital World It's that time of year. It's time to blow the dust off my keyboard, and get ready to start... More »

August 2014

LifeApps (LFAP): Mega Surprise of the Week

Posted on August 21, 2014
LifeApps (LFAP): Mega Surprise of the Week It's been a while since I've published any information on LifeApps (LFAP)- a company... More »

Staffing (STAF) Pegged at $5; Trading the Summer Vacuums

Posted on August 16, 2014
Staffing (STAF) Pegged at $5; The Summer Vacuums We're nearing the end of the Summer Doldrums. My son- a high school sophomore... More »

Wells Fargo Backs Staffing 360 (STAF)

Posted on August 11, 2014
Wells Fargo Backs Staffing 360 (STAF) The first time I published on Staffing 360 (STAF), the fastest growing small cap company... More »

Remember Me? Staffing (STAF) Gets Busy

Posted on August 07, 2014
Remember Me? I know it's been a while, but there hasn't been a lot to cover this summer. It's about as sleepy in the microcap... More »

July 2014

Nuvilex (NVLX): Shutting Them Up

Posted on July 21, 2014
Nuvilex (NVLX): Shutting Them Up It's been the only thing worth covering in July-It's been radio silence from Staffing 360 (STAF... More »

Nuvilex (NVLX): A Tradeable Bottom?

Posted on July 13, 2014
Nuvilex (NVXL): A Tradeable Bottom? Well, it's July and we're in the middle of the summer doldrums. Microcap stocks are exceptionally... More »

June 2014

New Media Insights (NMED): More Mobile, Less Plastic

Posted on June 23, 2014
More Mobile; Less Plastic “Plastic cards crammed into your billfold... More »

Drill Baby Drill Calms Oil Markets

Posted on June 21, 2014
Drill Baby Drill Calms Oil Markets They call it Geopolitical Risk in the stock market. That's a fancy way of saying some isolated terrorism incident or conflict related event... More »

Staffing 360 (STAF): Oops, Numbers Getting Better

Posted on June 18, 2014
Staffing 360 (STAF): Oops, Numbers Getting Better 4,711%. That's a big number. No- that's a really big number. So, if you started at a penny, a 4,711% increase would probably... More »

The Big 3; The Summer Snore Fest

Posted on June 17, 2014
The Big 3 Going into the second half of 2014, I've narrowed my universe of long term coverages down to just 3 companies. I believe each of these stocks have very strong upside... More »

Don't Buy This One

Posted on June 03, 2014
Don't Buy This One Lots of stocks in the microcap world pop up on my radar screen all the time. After 25 years, my network is vast, and people I know are always sharing ideas... More »

LiveDeal (LIVE): So Close!!!!

Posted on June 02, 2014
LiveDeal (LIVE): So Close!!! I'll be the first to admit it- my call on LIVE two weeks ago was pure dumb luck. When I say luck- I'm not referring to the idea working out. I can... More »

May 2014

Nuvilex (NVLX): Don't Be Fooled By Quiet Trading

Posted on May 30, 2014
Nuvilex (NVLX): Don't Be Fooled By Quiet Trading It's been a rather quiet week on the trading front for Nuvilex (NVLX), but it's anything but quiet on the corporate front. It's... More »

LiveDeal (LIVE): Massive Breakout Today

Posted on May 23, 2014
LiveDeal (LIVE): Massive Breakout Today I had planned on goofing off for the next four days, enjoying a long Holiday weekend... More »

Staffing 360 (STAF): $120 Milllion in Revs From $648k in One Year

Posted on May 22, 2014
Why Would Anyone Own A Stock? If you're willing to invest the time to read this entire edition you will learn why today's idea... More »

The Fastest Growing Company I've Ever Seen

Posted on May 21, 2014
The Fastest Growing Company I've Ever Seen I'm 60 years old, and I started getting involved in small stocks when I was about 35... More »

LiveDeal (LIVE): My BS Meter Screams Go Long

Posted on May 21, 2014
*Don't Forget to Check Your Email Tomorrow Morning To Read About the Fastest Growing Company I've Ever Covered More »

ECOP Up 17%; Indicting the Chinese Military

Posted on May 20, 2014
California Chrome and Eco-Shift (ECO): Two Winners I'm almost surprised, but not sure by which event. Could it be the horse from... More »

Eco-Shift (ECOP): Higher Stock Price Fueled By Sales Growth

Posted on May 19, 2014
The Demand For Power Saving Technologies Just Keeps Growing Every where you turn there are companies working diligently to find... More »

I Can't Help But Notice....

Posted on May 17, 2014
I Can't Help But Notice I've always observed there are times when the MicroCap Switch is on, and times when the MicroCap Switch... More »

Premier (PRHL): The Energy DeRegulation Tsunami

Posted on May 12, 2014
Energy Deregulation: A Coming Tsunami of Change If you're my age, your father paid the monthly phone bill to AT&T his entire... More »

A 70% Winner In Two Days

Posted on May 10, 2014
A 70% Winner in Two Days Wow- just a 1/100th of a penny from my price target on the first day. We just caught a very nice win... More »

Interactive Health (IGRW): Here We Grow

Posted on May 08, 2014
Finally, Another One I Like Not a day goes by when I don't get a number of emails asking for my favorite idea in the explosive... More »

PositiveID (PSID): Blasting Off With NASA

Posted on May 05, 2014
PositiveID (PSID): Blasting Off- Literally This morning's news has PositiveID (PSID), the subject of several recent newsletters... More »

Tread Cautiously; Coming Attraction

Posted on May 03, 2014
Tread Cautiously Sometimes my short term Trading Alerts pull very well, and we end up making a lot of money. Inovio (INO) was... More »

Nuvilex (NVLX): Proving My Theory Today

Posted on May 01, 2014
Nuvilex (NVLX): Proving My Theory Today The last edition I published on Nuvilex (NVLX) back on April 19th suggested we had finally... More »

April 2014

PositiveID (PSID): Upside Not Fully Understood

Posted on April 30, 2014
Positive ID (PSID): Upside Not Fully Understood When I first wrote about Positive ID (PSID), it was a $.47 stock. Then Congress... More »

Smack Sportswear (SMAK): Leveraging The Beach Volleyball Boom

Posted on April 28, 2014
Smack Sportswear (SMAK): Leveraging The Beach Volleyball Wave There's a well respected boutique investment banking firm headquartered... More »

New Alert Tomorrow Morning

Posted on April 27, 2014
Stay Tuned For New Alert In The Morning Let's start the week off with a bang. Tomorrow, I'm going to issue a Trading Alert prior... More »

Nuvilex (NVLX): Now, The News Matters

Posted on April 19, 2014
Nuvilex (NVLX): Now, The News Matters Lately I've made couple of predictions on Nuvilex (NVLX)- our biggest winner over the past... More »

It Happens Two or Three Times a Year

Posted on April 09, 2014
It Happens Two or Three Times A Year Clearly Nuvilex (NVLX) is, so far, the stock of the year for the OTC Journal. Since Mid January... More »

Nuvilex (NVLX): A Huge Step Towards Clinical Trials

Posted on April 01, 2014
Nuvilex (NVLX): A Huge Step Towards Clinical Trials Lost in all the controversy about Nuvilex (NVLX) and its potential upside... More »

March 2014

PositiveID (PSID): Timing Is Everything

Posted on March 31, 2014
Positive ID (PSID): Timing Is Everything In a sea of incredible gains PSID was probably my worst idea of 2013. However, the way... More »

Making Money on a Big, Scary Drop

Posted on March 25, 2014
Making Money on a Big, Scary Drop I'm trying to be as opportunistic as possible... More »

Profit Alert: China Recycling (CREG)

Posted on March 24, 2014
China Recycling Energy (CREG): Profit Alert In November of last year I wrote an edition entitled "The China Phoenix Rises From... More »

The Tech Triumph That Could Outperform Tesla

Posted on March 19, 2014
The Tech Triumph That Could Outperform Tesla! Here's a believe-it-or-not for you. The box you are looking is the Hydroplant Electronic... More »

Be Absolutely Certain

Posted on March 18, 2014
Be Absolutely Certain I get email questions about this all the time. Followers miss an important edition. Perhaps it's an edition... More »

Innovio (INO): They Should All Good This Well

Posted on March 06, 2014
Inovio Pharmaceuticals (NYSE: INO): They All Should Go This Well I wish every idea I ever published would go just like Inovio... More »

Nuvilex (NVLX): Shorts Wreak of Desperation: New Highs Imminent

Posted on March 03, 2014
Nuvilex (NVLX): Shorts Wreak of Desperation: New Highs Imminent Imagine my surprise when another hatchet article magically appeared... More »

February 2014

Nuvilex (NVLX): It Just Doesn't Get Any Better: Again

Posted on February 27, 2014
Nuvilex (NVLX): It Just Doesn't Get Any Better: Again This is my third edition in a row on Nuvilex (NVLX)- It's the certainly... More »

The Nuvilex (NVLX) Nightmare: If You're Short

Posted on February 24, 2014
The Nuvilex (NVLX) Nightmare- If You're A Short Seller I wonder if those hatchet men for the short sellers ever get tired of being... More »

Nuvilex (NVLX): It Just Doesn't Get Any Better

Posted on February 20, 2014
Nuvilex (NVLX): It Just Doesn't Get Any Better This is about as good as it gets in Penny Land. How about this month's call on... More »

Lig Assets (LIGA): The Cheapest Value Stock in the World

Posted on February 19, 2014
The Cheapest Stock in the World: Lig Assets (LIGA) It's time to start bringing everyone up to date on some of my long term ideas... More »

DUMA Symbol Change; LIVE Madness

Posted on February 18, 2014
DUMA Energy (DUMA): Name Change And New All Time High DUMA: If you've been following this situation along with me for sometime... More »

LiveDeal (NAS: LIVE) Eating Groupon's Lunch

Posted on February 12, 2014
A Mega Theme For 2014 The investment landscape is rife with examples of 2nd generation companies that eclipsed the early success... More »

Drinks Americas (DKAM): Crafting A Revolution

Posted on February 11, 2014
Craft Beer Madness I happen to live in San Diego- the home of Craft Beer Madness. More »

Not A Bad Start

Posted on February 10, 2014
Not A Bad Start Today's new alert on International Stem Cell (ISCO) popped nicely, up a net of 5.7% on the day, and with closer... More »

International StemCell (ISCO): Solid Revenues Fuel Big Discoveries

Posted on February 10, 2014
International Stemcell (ISCO): Solid Revenues Fuel Big Discoveries If you've liked the action in Nuvilex (NVLX) this year, you might really like ISCO. This is a great biotech... More »

Buckle In For An Exciting Ride

Posted on February 09, 2014
Buckle In For An Exciting Ride I hope you've enjoyed the first month of 2014- It's been exciting. More »

Close To A Sure Thing: DUMA At This Level

Posted on February 05, 2014
Close To A Sure Thing We're likely most of the way through an overall market correction that will set us up for a great 2014... More »

The Plandai (PLPL) 338% Explosion: It Started Last September

Posted on February 01, 2014
The Plandai (PLPL)338% Explosion: It Started Last September In my last edition entitled "Reefer Madness" I opined there... More »

January 2014

Reefer Madness: Two to Own, One To Avoid

Posted on January 25, 2014
Reefer Madness It's unlikely you're as old as I am. Maybe a few of you have arrived into your 6th decade. I'm a child of the... More »

A Little Faith Goes A Long Way: Nuvilex Breaks Out

Posted on January 24, 2014
A Little Faith Can Go A Long Ways Despite the drubbing the markets have taken this week, it's been a great few days for OTC Journal... More »

Go Figure: Two Breakouts Today

Posted on January 23, 2014
Go Figure It's an awful day in the markets. The DOW is down 222- S&P Down 22. But... More »

Hokutou (HKTU): A New Frontier For Online Gaming

Posted on January 22, 2014
Hokutou Holdings (HKTU): A New Frontier For Online Gaming Talk about ambitious! Hokutou Holdings (HKTU) recently (January 7) acquired... More »

My New Year's Resolution

Posted on January 21, 2014
My New Year's Resolution In case you were wondering, my New Year's Resolution is to make the 17th year of publishing the OTC Journal... More »

Pingtam (PME): News Suggests Higher Profit Margins

Posted on January 15, 2014
Pingtan (PME): Improving Distribution Equals Improving Profits I feel like I've missed the opportunity to present some pretty big... More »

Pingtan (PME) Helping Feed 1.4 Billion People

Posted on January 13, 2014
1.4 Billion People Gotta Eat There have been a dearth of food related China success stories. Fifty years ago China was an agrarian... More »

Never Miss Another One

Posted on January 11, 2014
Never Miss Another One Let's face it- eMail is not as reliable as it was in the early days. I used to be able to send an email to... More »

DUMA Licious Update

Posted on January 09, 2014
DUMA Licious Update Yesterday's edition on the LiveDeal (LIVE) sparked a number of emails from people looking for updates on some... More »

What A Short Squeeze Looks Like

Posted on January 08, 2014
What A Short Squeeze Looks Like I wanted to start 2014 out with something special. I've been working on an introductory report for... More »

It Was The Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times

Posted on January 04, 2014
A Tale Of Two Cities (Or Two Halfs) This is the first edition of my 17th continuous year of publishing the OTC Journal. In that time... More »

December 2013

Is There Any Doubt?

Posted on December 17, 2013
Is There Any Doubt? So, far we're doing pretty well with the reincarnation of Duma Energy (DUMA)- my stock for a battle field promotion... More »

International StemCell (ISCO): Catching Fire

Posted on December 16, 2013
The Model That's Working Perhaps you've participated in a couple of the recent very nice wins. More »

Nuvilex (NVLX): 2014 To Be Transformational

Posted on December 10, 2013
Nuvilex (NVLX): 2014 To Be Transformational There's been a couple of press releases out of NVLX since Friday, so I thought I'd give... More »

I've Done The Math

Posted on December 08, 2013
I've Done The Math Duma Energy (DUMA) is really shaping up to be a monster win- perhaps short term as well as long term. More »

DUMA Off and Running: Merger Agreement Announced

Posted on December 04, 2013
DUMA Off and Running- Definitive Agreement Announced Well. I'd call that a darn good first day. On yesterday's news, DUMA traded the... More »

Likely the NYSE For DUMA Energy (DUMA)

Posted on December 03, 2013
It's Probably the NYSE For DUMA It was back on April 15th when I published my first edition on DUMA Energy (DUMA). Since that... More »

Is It 2014 Already?

Posted on December 02, 2013
Is It 2014 Already? I've made my decision. Tomorrow will be the day. Over the... More »

November 2013

Looking For the 2014 Monster

Posted on November 30, 2013
Looking For The 2014 Monster I've been working my tail off on this, and after about 9 months of preparatory work, I'm finally closing... More »

Nuvilex (NVLX): Another Mega Step Forward

Posted on November 25, 2013
Nuvilex (NVLX): Another Step Forward Lest you think 2014 might not be a breakout year for Nuvilex (NVLX), you might want to rethink... More »

Imagine My Surprise: OTC Journal Profit Alert

Posted on November 23, 2013
Imagine My Surprise: OTCJ Profit Alert I spent this past week in New York seeking out information on a potential giant super star... More »

The China Phoenix Rises From the Ashes

Posted on November 16, 2013
The China Phoenix Rises From the Ashes China Recycling Energy (NASDAQ: CREG)- It traded to $4.50 last week- up from the $3 entry... More »

Finding Big Wins This Week

Posted on November 14, 2013
Finding Wins: LifeApps (LFAP) Has Strong Week All in all it's been a pretty good week- I'm finally notching a couple wins. The spotlight... More »

A $26 Billion Market

Posted on November 12, 2013
A $26 Billion Market- Soon LifeApps (LFAP) has been trading below its 50 Day Moving Average (blue line) since late September... More »

The Future Is Here

Posted on November 10, 2013
The Future Is Here The original Star Trek TV series started airing in the 60's and the franchise is still flourishing today. The... More »

The Wierdest Day Ever

Posted on November 08, 2013
The Wierdest Day Ever Well, the OTC Markets finally had their "Flash Crash". It was a very wierd day. I've never seen... More »

In Case You Were Wondering: OTC Market Servers Have Crashed

Posted on November 07, 2013
In Case You Were Wondering: OTC Markets Are Down While it appears the Twitter (NYSE: TWTR) IPO has gone of flawlessly- a huge feather... More »

Nuvilex (NVLX) Shuts Up The Detractors

Posted on November 07, 2013
We're Starting To Come Back On October 13th I published an edition entitled "Golden Oldies That Look Great". More »

Up 4% On Massive Volume: DNAP

Posted on November 05, 2013
Up 4% On Massive Volume: DNAP Did you happen to catch Sunday's edition on DNA Precious Metals (DNAP)?- If you missed it, simply click... More »

DNA Precious Metals (DNAP): Reincarnting Properties

Posted on November 03, 2013
DNA Precious Metals (DNAP): Reincarnating Properties This is an aerial view of the Montauban Mine located in Quebec, Canada. It's... More »

The Distorted Price of Gold

Posted on November 02, 2013
The Distorted Price of Gold This is a pretty ugly chart for such a beloved investment class. More »

October 2013

Golden Oldies That Look Great

Posted on October 31, 2013
Golden Oldies That Look Great There's an interesting phenomenon going on in Microcap land these days. Micros have been very quiet... More »

Earnings and the Market: PLPL Breakout Imminent

Posted on October 29, 2013
Earnings Season: The Numbers The DOW and the S&P 500 continue to make new highs on a daily basis, yet all I hear from the... More »

A Matter Of Time; Plandai (PLPL) Gets Great Local Ink

Posted on October 23, 2013
It's Just A Matter Of Time Despite a mixed bag of earnings to the positive, and a market that continues to reward the haves, and... More »

FormCap (FRMC): We've Come a Long Way in 40 Years

Posted on October 20, 2013
We've Come A Long Way In 40 Years It was 40 years ago this week. In support of the Israeli October war, OPEC launched an oil embargo... More »

Earnings and the Economy

Posted on October 19, 2013
Another Super Sunday Idea Despite many doomsday opinions to the contrary, I believe the United States economy has an extremely... More »

Looking Past the Debt Crisis With LifeApps (LFAP)

Posted on October 16, 2013
Looking Past The Debt Crisis We're almost there. Stocks are sharply higher. The Senate has a bill that the President will sign... More »

860% Gain: Inscor (IOGA) Easy To Remember

Posted on October 15, 2013
860% Gain: Inscor (IOGA) Easy To Remember February 28th seems like a century ago, but it was just 7 months. 860% over 7 months makes... More »

Penny Players Paralyzed; Temporarily

Posted on October 13, 2013
Penny Players Paralyzed; Temporarily We're just past the kick off of the best time of the year to be a penny stock investor, but... More »

mLight (MLGT) Makes Bold Prediction

Posted on October 06, 2013
mLight (MLGT) Makes Bold Prediction Yes, it was a pretty bold prediction. On September 26th, mLight (MLGT), having made the transition... More »

Missed It By A Day

Posted on October 05, 2013
Missed It By A Day Yes- I'm talking about my last trading alert on upstart youngster Alkaline Water Company (WTER). The stock had... More »

China Reincarnated

Posted on October 04, 2013
China Reincarnated Thought I'd put together a little light reading for you on this rather quiet Friday. More »

$1.05 Billion In Cash Gets You "Active"

Posted on October 02, 2013
$1.05 Billion in Cash Gets You "Active" Lest you think there's no upside in the digital sports and wellness category, think... More »

September 2013

Dynsfunction Junction; China Small Cap Stealth Bull Market

Posted on September 29, 2013
Dysfunction Junction Dysfunction Junction is a small town nestled in the Mid Atlantic states- more commonly known as Washington DC... More »

Nuvilex (NVLX): Just The Facts Please

Posted on September 26, 2013
Nuvilex (NVLX): Just The Facts Please Foundation Medicine (NASDAQ: FMI) came public yesterday, the IPO was priced at $18, and traded... More »

First Breakout of the New Season: Plandai (PLPL)

Posted on September 24, 2013
The First Breakout Of the New Season Microcap investing tends to be seasonal. While the game is played year round, the worst seasonal... More »

The All Important SSL

Posted on September 21, 2013
The All Important SSL This past Monday's short term trading alert on Alkaline Water (WTER) was a disaster- it flushed down the toilet... More »

LifeApps (LFAP): Coming Back To Life

Posted on September 19, 2013
LifeApps (LFAP) Coming Back To Life There wasn't a lot of upside progress on the price, but there was a very nice volume explosion... More »

Global Payout (GOHE): Continuing Growth

Posted on September 17, 2013
Global Payout (GOHE): Continuing Growth There's news out post close today on one of the ideas I've written about in the last 30 days... More »

Smearing You With Profits: Alkaline Water (WTER)

Posted on September 15, 2013
Smearing You With Profits I was asked to look at this idea early last week, and I decided to pass on it. Technically, the stock looked... More »

It's Time

Posted on September 13, 2013
It's Time The microcap world is starting to heat up again. My main featured stocks from the summer- Nuvilex (NVLX), Plandai (PLPL) More »

Plandai (PLPL): Just the Facts Please

Posted on September 12, 2013
Plandai (PLPL): Just The Facts Please If nothing else, I hope you're learning by now the media attacks that have effected investor... More »

LifeApps (LFAP) and the Mobile Monster

Posted on September 10, 2013
The Mobile Monster Here's a stat that just keeps looming larger and larger for companies involved in the mobile sector: By the end... More »

The "F" Words: Facts and Faith

Posted on September 07, 2013
The "F" Words- Facts and Faith Here's a list of all 8 of my Long Term coverages. These are companies I feel have significant... More »

LifeApps (LFAP): Heaven Sent Opportunity

Posted on September 06, 2013
LifeApps (LFAP): Heaven Sent Opportunity If You've Missed the Double Nothing ever goes absolutely perfectly, and violent correcttions... More »

Global Payout (GOHE): Really Getting Serious

Posted on September 03, 2013
Global Payout (GOHE): Finally Getting Serious You're not going to believe this one- did you know the annual fees financial institutions... More »

It's All About Power Surges

Posted on September 02, 2013
Post Close Tuesday- New Trading Alert It's all about Power Surges. It's just for you guys (and gals) who love to trade. My trading... More »

August 2013

LifeApps (LFAP): Now, On To $.20

Posted on August 30, 2013
LifeApps (LFAP): On To $.20 After yesterday's action it's time to stop talking about the $.10 short term target I've been forecasting... More »

LifeApps (LFAP): Technically Perfect

Posted on August 28, 2013
LifeApps (LFAP): Technically Perfect I introduced everyone to LFAP in the June 25th edition. After a quiet first month, LFAP is really... More »

Nuvilex (NVLX): Shorts Showing Transparent Desperation

Posted on August 26, 2013
Nuvilex (NVLX): Shorts Showing Transparent Desperation If you happen to read this edition before the market opens tomorrow, and you're... More »

Mobile APPs Continue Monster Growth

Posted on August 26, 2013
Mobile APPs Continue Monster Growth According to industry consulting firm Flurry, mobile APP growth is still exploding in 2013. Flurry... More »

Turning Pennies Into BMW's

Posted on August 24, 2013
Turning Pennies Into BMW's In 1998, when I first started on the OTC Journal 15 year Odyssey, I was covering a stock that would turn... More »

Where Big Risk Capital Is Going

Posted on August 22, 2013
Where The Risk Capital Is Going Wearable Monitoring Devices- That's where risk capital is going. More »

PMX Communities (PMXO): Australia Next Stop

Posted on August 21, 2013
PMX Communities (PMXO): Australia Next When the market closed yesterday I checked the quote. PMXO, which closed at $.0455 yesterday... More »

The Microcap Switch

Posted on August 20, 2013
The Microcap Switch The Microcap Switch is in the off position right now. Here's what I mean by that. There are seasonal times when... More »

PMX Communities (PMXO): Gold's Most Unique Company

Posted on August 19, 2013
How Gold Is Really Consumed In order to "get it" on today's first Trading Alert since the end of May, you need to take a... More »

Urgent Reminder: Check Your Inbox Just After Tomorrow's Close

Posted on August 18, 2013
Reminder: Check Your Inbox After The Close Tomorrow If you read the weekend edition, you should be excited about tomorrow's upcoming... More »

First Trading Alert in 3 Months- Monday After the Close

Posted on August 17, 2013
The First Trading Alert in Nearly 3 Months It's important to separate my long term ideas from the short term trading alerts. I provide... More »

If It's Good Enough For Robert Trump

Posted on August 15, 2013
If It's Good Enough For Robert Trump I got a call at 10:30 last night from a close friend alerting me to a negative article that had... More »

It's Going To Happen

Posted on August 14, 2013
It's Going To Happen The more I read, the more I'm convinced. LFAP has a huge futuer. LFAP is now absolutely gunning for its 200 Day... More »

Plandai (PLPL): The Magic Weight Loss Elixir

Posted on August 13, 2013
Plandai (PLPL): The Magic Weight Loss Elixir "Health Enhancement will... More »

Are We Having Any Fun Today? OTC Journal Followers Are

Posted on August 12, 2013
Are We Having Any Fun Yet? It's August. Everybody's having their last vacation days before the kids go back to school. The makret... More »

I Smell A Rat: The Inscor (IOGA) Saga This Week

Posted on August 10, 2013
I Smell A Rat You can't believe everything you read on the internet. In fact, you can make a lot of money if you can recognize... More »

Nuvilex (NVLX): A Second Half Forecast

Posted on August 09, 2013
Nuvilex (NVLX): A Second Half Forecast I realize the whole week has been about LifeApps (LFAP). It was kind of an experiment to see... More »

LifeApps (LFAP): Forces Are Building

Posted on August 08, 2013
Forces Are Building It's not always evident in the day to day trading, but technically clearly forces are building for a major breakout... More »

A Classic Stop And Reverse

Posted on August 07, 2013
Classic Stop and Reverse Based on yesterday's action, it would appear anyone who pounced on LFAP under $.07 might have made a great... More »

Egg On My Face

Posted on August 06, 2013
Egg On My Face- For One Day Shortly after sending yesterday edition on my summer entertainment with LFAP, I ended up with egg on my... More »

LifeApps (LFAP): Early Tape Sets Stage

Posted on August 05, 2013
LifeApps (LFAP): Early Tape Sets Stage For Remainder of the Week As promised, here's your mid day update on what's happening with... More »

LifeApps (LFAP): More Monday Magic?

Posted on August 04, 2013
LifeApps (LFAP): More Monday Magic? Last Monday was a lot of fun. LFAP surged 40% in one day on the highest volume in the stock's... More »

LifeApps (LFAP): 44% Is Not Enough

Posted on August 02, 2013
LifeApps (LFAP): 44% Is Not Enough It was June 25th, and LFAP closed that day at $.055. In my first edition on the company, I suggested... More »

Profit Alert: Innovio (INO)

Posted on August 01, 2013
OTC Journal Profit Alert: Inovio (INO) Did you ever see the original 1981 Arthur movie starring Dudley Moore? It's hysterical- far... More »

July 2013

Duma Energy (DUMA): Another Kick At The Can

Posted on July 31, 2013
Duma Energy (DUMA): Another Kick At The Can I featured Duma Energy back on April 15th as one of the two stocks I cover I believe is... More »

Lots To Report: LifeApps (LFAP) Thoughts and Inscor (IOGA) Scores

Posted on July 30, 2013
Lots To Report: LFAP First Ok- let's just admit it. Yesterday was a really good day for OTC Journal subscribers as out of nowhere... More »

LifeApps (LFAP): A Teaching Moment

Posted on July 29, 2013
LifeApps (LFAP): A Teaching Moment At this point you're probably thinking to yourself "Why does he keep pounding the table on... More »

LifeApps (LFAP) and Facebook (FB) Surging on Mobile Interest

Posted on July 29, 2013
Mobile Trends Driving New Interest Facebook (FB) It happened last Thursday, and the market was clearly not expecting it. Every analyst... More »

A Damn Good Week

Posted on July 27, 2013
A Damn Good Week It was a pretty darn good week for a few of my long term followings-see the list below. More »

LifeApps (LFAP); The Little Stock That Could, Should, and Will

Posted on July 24, 2013
LifeApps (LFAP): The Little Stock That Could, Should, Will It's been an interesting week for my little sleeper- the digital publishing... More »

In Case You Were Wondering: LifeApps (LFAP) Gets Strong Buy

Posted on July 23, 2013
In Case You Were Wondering By the time you read this LifeApps (LFAP) could be perking up a bit. In case you were wondering- here's... More »

Plandai (PLPL) Plans To Prove It

Posted on July 22, 2013
Plandai (PLPL) To Prove It Later this year when Plandai (PLPL) releases its first commercial products to the multiple distributors... More »

Nuvilex (NVXL) Rockets; LifeApps (LFAP) Next

Posted on July 20, 2013
Nuvilex (NVLX) In the Bag It took a couple of days for the market to figure it out, but last week's news out of Nuvilex (NVLX... More »

PositiveId (PSID): Somone Out There Loves It

Posted on July 17, 2013
Someone Out There Likes PositiveId (PSID) Price wise, this has been a rough ride for OTC Journal subscribers. I was very skeptical about this one when I was first approached... More »

Nuvilex (NVLX) Proves Out As Predicted

Posted on July 16, 2013
As Predicted: Nuvilex (NVLX) Proves Out It was just last week- as a matter of fact it was July 11th. I published an update on long... More »

Flo Rida Shows Beamz (BZIC) To the World

Posted on July 15, 2013
Flo Rida Shows Beamz (BZIC) To the World Back on June 18th I wrote a feature on Beamz Interactive (BZIC). Based on the price the stock... More »

Flo Rida Shows Beamz (BZIC) To the World

Posted on July 14, 2013
Flo Rida Shows Beamz (BZIC) To the World Back on June 18th I wrote a feature on Beamz Interactive (BZIC). Based on the price the stock... More »

Another Sunday Scoop: Unversity General (UGHS) Revisited

Posted on July 13, 2013
Another Sunday Scoop Last time I featured this company was June 18th. The stock opened at $.51, and closed at $.75. Not bad for a... More »

Nuvilex (NVLX): Reaching Base Camp Enroute to the Top

Posted on July 11, 2013
Nuvilex (NVLX): Reaching Base Camp En route to the Top The end game for NVLX is not a $1 stock price. That would be the outcome of... More »

LifeApps (LFAP) Next; I Know (INO) You'll Make Money

Posted on July 10, 2013
I Know (INO) You're Going To Make Money OK- It's officially a rocket ship. Inovio Pharmaceuticals (INO) has now become my #1 pick... More »

One Breakout (INO), One Breakdown (DUMA)

Posted on July 09, 2013
One Breakout; One Breakdown It's certainly been an interesting week. This morning I had the opportunity to review yesterday's MediSwipe... More »

MediSwipe (MWIP): What A Breakout Looks Like

Posted on July 07, 2013
MediSwipe (MWIP): A Wild Ride Of all my long term followings, MediSwipe (MWIP) has probably been the most volatile. Imagine if I had... More »

Value Investors: The Rarest of Breed and Kinbasha (KNBA)

Posted on July 02, 2013
Value Investors- The Rarest of Breeds I was struck by an interview I caught this quiet morning on CNBC with Billionaire and activist... More »

June 2013

LifeApps (LFAP) and Trading Class 101

Posted on June 28, 2013
LifeApps (LFAP): Trading Strategy 101 If you were expecting my new big idea to triple on the first day, you're no doubt disappointed... More »

LifeApps (LFAP): Groupon Pounces on Core Grip

Posted on June 25, 2013
If For No Other Reason.... Today I'm introducing a new long term idea. I got very excited when I first learned about it 18 months... More »

A Preview For Tomorrow: The Most Loved Sell Off In History

Posted on June 24, 2013
The Most Beloved Sell Off In History Down another 200 points today on the DOW. The 10 Year is selling off again- The 10 Year now has... More »

Plandai (PLPL) Takes on Malaria; What Me Worry (Part II)

Posted on June 22, 2013
What, Me Worry? (Part II) In the event you're a little shaky after the drubbing the markets took this week, fear not. If you want... More »

Axxess (AXXU) Wiggles In; What, Me Worry?

Posted on June 20, 2013
What, Me Worry? I guess the metaphor is a little dated if you're not my age. That's Alfred E. Neuman- the poster child for the long... More »

Axxessd Unlimited (AXXU): Delivering Unlimited Growth

Posted on June 20, 2013
Digital Marketing: Where the Growth Is Digital Marketing and the "Mobile Solution" is where all the marketing growth is... More »

An Impressive 60% Win

Posted on June 19, 2013
Finally- A Very Impressive 60% Win The last 4 or 5 trading alerts have been a bit lackluster- realistically providing 10% to 20% returns... More »

Beamz (BZIC): Flo Rida's New Venture

Posted on June 18, 2013
Flo Rida's New Venture Move over Dr. Dre and your $110 million in 2012. There's a new kid in town, and he's the most popular digital... More »

Tomorrow Is Going To Be Fun

Posted on June 17, 2013
A Reminder For Tomorrow Unfortunately I can't give you this name or symbol until tomorrow morning- after the news comes out. More »

The "Dr. Dre" Headphones Phenomenon

Posted on June 15, 2013
A Pretty Good Week This past week I was 2 for 3, which will get you $25 million a year if you happen to be a professional baseball... More »

PositiveID (PSID): Bottom Fishing Alert

Posted on June 13, 2013
Bottom Fishing Alert Cast yourself back to April 29th. On that date I published an edition entitled "Is the World Getting Less Crazy" More »

Good News, Bad News

Posted on June 11, 2013
Good News, Bad News Since last Friday I've suggested looking at two situations- Nuvilex (NVLX), one of my long term ideas, had... More »

Dephasium (DPHS): Preventing Cancer From Mobile Phones

Posted on June 10, 2013
Here's a reprint of yesterday's edition. Pre-open trading idea for this morning. There is one correction from yesterday's release. I stated DPHS traded 14 million shares on Friday... More »

A Little Perspective- Part Deux

Posted on June 08, 2013
A Monday Alert I have another trading alert for Monday. In this corrective phase in the markets, the recent trading alerts are... More »

SanuWave (SNWV): Up 20% on News in Early Going and Looking Higher

Posted on June 05, 2013
Finally- SNWV-A Superstar Trade Today's alert on SanuWave (SNWV) has turned into a home run for those who acted early. The last few... More »

SanuWave (SNWV): Perfect Chart, and FDA Approval

Posted on June 05, 2013
Wound Healing- A $22 Billion Global Market I've been focusing a lot on biotech of late as it continues to be a very hot market. Early... More »

The Hits Keep On Coming

Posted on June 04, 2013
The Hits Keep On Coming While I'm not opening the Champagne corks off Monday morning's trading alert, you'll never go broke or suffer... More »

Novus (NDEV): Sometimes You Just Know

Posted on June 03, 2013
Sometimes, You Just Know In order to understand why you should participate in today's trading alert, you need to look back to the... More »

A Sunday Gift

Posted on June 01, 2013
A Sunday Gift Next week is going to be extremely busy. I have several new ideas to share, any and all of which could be good for a... More »

May 2013

Plandai (PLPL): Next Leg Up Imminent

Posted on May 31, 2013
Plandai (PLPL): Next Leg Up Imminent Those of you who either watched or participated in the surge this week on Duma Energy (DUMA... More »

Duma (DUMA): New All Time High on New All Time High Volume

Posted on May 30, 2013
NGRC-The Trade Was There Think of this as a post game forensic where we review the game film so we can learn and get better and making... More »

National Graphite (NGRC): Hot Stock in a Hot Sector

Posted on May 27, 2013
The Graphite Equities Explosion There's a mega trend developing in the world of the natural resource Graphite. Until recently... More »

Digesting The Gains

Posted on May 25, 2013
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A Universal Flu Vaccine- Is It Possible?

Posted on May 22, 2013
A Universal Flu Vaccine- Is It Possible? I hope you caught the first 6% move on new idea Inovio Pharma (NYSE: INO). The stock started... More »

Inovio (INO): Taking on the Flu

Posted on May 21, 2013
The Good Old USA - Home Of Risk Capital Risk capital is the fuel of innovation, and innovation is something America has always had in abundant supply. No matter how the world... More »

Guess The Chart; The Nuvilex (NVLX) Hard Bounce

Posted on May 20, 2013
Guess The Chart Guess this chart and send me an email with your guess. In fact, if you... More »

A Little Perspective

Posted on May 18, 2013
A Little Perspective Until this past week, we've pretty much had our way. It felt like 1999 all over again- every small stock we... More »

Nuvilex (NVLX): I'm Starting To Believe the Buyins.net Short Report

Posted on May 17, 2013
I'm Starting To Believe It I'll admit I was a little skeptical about the reports coming out of Buyins.net claiming 207 million shares... More »

Plandai (PLPL) Alert: Perfect 38.2% Retracement

Posted on May 15, 2013
Plandai Biotech (PLPL): The Perfect .382 Retracement This is setting up absolutely perfectly for those who can recognize an opportunity... More »

LIG Assets (LIGA): Loads of Leverage

Posted on May 14, 2013
The Residential Real Estate Reincarnation You are not going to believe the idea I've found for you today. If you're a risk taker... More »

The Unwritten Rules Of Microcap Investing

Posted on May 13, 2013
The Unwritten Rules of Microcap Investing I'm as pleased as the cat who ate the canary today watching NVLX move on and continue trading to higher levels. Another new multi year... More »

Nuvilex (NVLX): The Long Term Picture

Posted on May 11, 2013
  Nuvilex (NVLX): The Long Term Picture As of Friday's close, NVLX is now up... More »

Nuvilex (NVLX) Rockets and Achieves Short Term Price Target

Posted on May 09, 2013
Nuvilex (NVLX) Price Target Achieved Here's an excerpt from last weekend's edition entitled "The Perfect Edition- An Idea for Everyone" regarding recent OTC Journal superstar... More »

Great American (SRBL): I'm Not Opposed To Making Profits

Posted on May 09, 2013
I'm Not Opposed To Making Profits Readers know I won't publish a "Trading Alert" unless I believe there's at least a 20% short term trade- meaning a 20% trading gain... More »

Another Fiery Week

Posted on May 08, 2013
It's Been Another Fiery Week As our allies to the South in Mexico would say, the OTC Journal has been "En Fuego" of late- absolutely on fire! This week three of my... More »

MediSwipe (MWIP): Breaking Above Downtrend Line

Posted on May 07, 2013
MediSwipe (MWIP)- Breaking Downtrend Line Here's a great pun- MediSwipe (MWIP) is growing like a Weed (tongue-in-cheek). After all, since I've been covering the stock, the company... More »

And The Winner Is.....

Posted on May 06, 2013
And The Winner Is..... For today- MediSwipe (MWIP). Those of you who caught the weekend edition where I shared a "perfect" idea for any kind of micro cap investor... More »

The Perfect Edition- An Idea For Everyone

Posted on May 04, 2013
The Perfect Edition- An Idea For Everyone Successful microcap investing is more intuitive and emotion than fact driven. It's emotional, and we depend greatly on our emotions... More »

Nuvilex (NVLX) Breakout

Posted on May 02, 2013
Nuvilex (NVXL) Breakout Tomorrow is going to be very interesting for NVLX. The stock broke out today on nearly 6 million shares, which is the highest volume we've seen for 2... More »

Happy Birthday Staffing 360 (STAF)

Posted on May 01, 2013
Happy Birthday Staffing 360 (STAF) Have you seen the commercials Shaquille O'Neill is doing for Buick Lacrosse? At the end he says: "On the day I was born my mother said... More »

April 2013

Plandai (PLPL) Pulling Away- Up 12%

Posted on April 30, 2013
Plandai (PLPL) Pulling Away Today's reincarnated idea- Plandai Biotech (PLPL) is going to pull away, and I don't want you to miss the move. It's up 12% so far today, but I believe... More »

Plandai Biotech (PLPL): Reincarnated and Rising

Posted on April 30, 2013
All The Tea In China; Reincarnated It was March 26th of 2012. I published an edition on a company I found absolutely fascinating. Just click on the date to review that edition... More »

32% Gain From Scene 1 of the OTC Journal Movie

Posted on April 29, 2013
Scene 1 Of the Movie Was Riveting We're through Scene 1 of the new OTC Journal blockbuster movie entitled the "Week of April 29th". New idea PositiveID (PSIDD)- Scene... More »

PositiveID (PSIDD): Is The World Getting Less Crazy?

Posted on April 29, 2013
Is The World Getting Less Crazy? Why would you consider owning a $.46 stock with a mere $7 million market value? If you're thinking a little longer term, it's certainly not... More »

Movie of the Week Starts Tomorrow

Posted on April 28, 2013
The Movie-of-the-Week Starts Tomorrow. I just wanted to get out a quick reminder about... More »

The Best Movie in Town: The OTC Journal

Posted on April 27, 2013
The OTC Journal: Best Movie In Town It's been like a Stephen Spielberg movie of late... More »

University General (UGHS): 10k Problem or Opportunity?

Posted on April 24, 2013
University General Health (UGHS): Problem Or Opportunity? It's growing pains for University General Health (UGHS). Those of you who... More »

Nuvilex (NVLX): I Love It When A Plan Comes Together

Posted on April 22, 2013
Nuvilex (NVLX): I Love It When A Plan Comes Together As predicted in the weekend edition, NVLX is enjoying a nice breakout on very... More »

Nuvilex (NVLX) Surging Anew and Looking Higher

Posted on April 20, 2013
Nuvilex (NVLX): Surging Anew And Looking Higher With all the distractions in the world between the horrific events out of Boston and... More »

Duma Energy (DUMA): Off To A Strong Start

Posted on April 16, 2013
Duma Energy (DUMA)- Off To A Strong Start New idea and upgrade special Duma Energy is off to a relatively good start- notching a 7... More »

Duma Energy (DUMA); NASDAQ Uplisting Coming

Posted on April 15, 2013
Duma Energy (DUMA): Hyperdynamics (HDY) Reborn and Better I hope you read this past weekend's edition where I reminisced about a... More »

A Look Back At A Huge Winner; Nuvilex (NVLX) Gets More Love from Forbes

Posted on April 13, 2013
Nuvilex (NVLX) Gets More Love From Forbes.com In case you're a shareholder of NVLX you'll want to know this. If you're not a shareholder... More »

DecisionPoint (DPSI): $71.5 Million In Revs and a Who's Who Customer Base

Posted on April 11, 2013
I Changed My Mind Sorry- I changed my mind. I don't know why it should only be a woman's prerogative to change her mind- so I'm crossing... More »

Two New Highs Again: Second Uplisting Special Tomorrow

Posted on April 10, 2013
Tomorrow- My Second Uplisting Special Will Be Released Tomorrow is the big day. I'm going to release my second super star pick for 2013- the second idea I believe will uplist... More »

To Double Your Money You Have To Act Quickly

Posted on April 06, 2013
To Double Your Money: You Have To Act Quickly I think I've latched on to something pretty... More »

Nuvilex (NVLX): Forbes Give NVLS More Love Today

Posted on April 05, 2013
By The Time You Read This- Nuvilex (NVLX) Could Be Higher The media seems to be falling in love with Nuvilex (NVLX). The company's... More »

Inscor (IOGA): Quietly Sneaking Up 900%

Posted on April 04, 2013
How about yesterday's call on the bottom on MWIP? I rarely have timing that perfect, but it does happen. When I published the stock was $.025. Now $.042 for a net gain of 68... More »

I Love A Second Chance: MediSwipe (MWIP) A Bargain

Posted on April 03, 2013
I Love A Second Chance Stocks take the stairs up, and the elevator down. This week we've seen a clear cut case of that on one of... More »

March 2013

Two New Highs This Week; Secular Micro Bull Emerging?

Posted on March 30, 2013
On the Cusp Of A Major Bull Market For Micro- Caps? Robbins Thinks So I've just been reading a report by an old school microcap analyst... More »

Staffing Solutions (STAF)- An OTC Journal First Look

Posted on March 27, 2013
Staffing Solutions (STAF)- An OTC Journal First Look More »

I Love It When A Plan Comes Together (See CLDS and NVLX)

Posted on March 26, 2013
I Love It When A Plan Comes Together This is shaping up to be a really good week. In the words of the ever optimistic Hannibal... More »

And The Winner? Today- Nuvilex (NVLX)

Posted on March 25, 2013
And The Winner Is? Nuvilex (NVLX) It's a bit of a horse race today, but so far the winner is Nuvilex (NVLX). More »

Cloud Star (CLDS): This Stock Simply Won't Quit Climbing

Posted on March 25, 2013
"Cyberattacks will soon replace terrorism as the agency's No. 1 concern... More »

The Week That Was; The Week That Will Be

Posted on March 23, 2013
The Week That Was While the large cap indexes continued to make new highs this past week, the microcap world gave some ground as a... More »

Nuvilex (NVLX): Get Great Ink- Breaking Out

Posted on March 22, 2013
Nuvilex (NVLX) Trying Again and Succeeding Back on March 1st I published an edition entitled "Nuvilex (NVLX): Persistence... More »

Amer Graphite (AGIN) Up 10% So Far- Invest 3 1/2 Minutes of Your Time

Posted on March 18, 2013
American Graphite (AGIN): First 10% Booked- Now I Get It I hope you caught my brief but initial publication yesterday on American... More »

American Graphite (AGIN): Elephant Sized Volume and Price Movement

Posted on March 17, 2013
As I write today's edition, I'm en route from Williston, North Dakota home to San Diego. Spending a day in the epicenter of America's future of energy and financial independence... More »

University General (UGHS): Obamacare Makes This One The First Upgrade Special

Posted on March 14, 2013
First Listing Upgrade Special: University General Health System (UGHS)- Pushed Into the Public Markets By Obamacare The company... More »

Watching Game Film; First "Upgrade" Idea Tomorrow

Posted on March 13, 2013
Watching The Game Film Yesterday's trading alert on OPXS did not go as I hoped it would. However, if you bought close to the open... More »

Sell Optex Systems (OPXS)

Posted on March 12, 2013
Optex Systems (OPXS)- Sell At $.04 Today's trading idea looks heavy to me. You could have bought all you wanted at $.03- sell if you... More »

Optex Systems (OPXS): Stupid Cheap

Posted on March 12, 2013
Optex Systems (OPXS): Just Stupid Cheap This one was shown to me last night at about 7:30 Pacific time. After 5 minutes of research... More »

Back to 20% Plus; Two "Listing Upgrade Specials" Coming

Posted on March 11, 2013
Back To 20% Plus As noted from last week, OTC Journal readers have become accustomed to a minimum of a 20% move on all of the... More »

What Gives?

Posted on March 09, 2013
What Gives? This past week the talking heads in the financial media were absolutely giddy and gleeful as the major large cap indexes... More »

Great American (SRBL): Knocking China Out of the Driver's Seat

Posted on March 07, 2013
Rare Earth Minerals- The Resource Where China Has An Edge This is a huge issue. It's a National Security issue similar to oil... More »

It Will Be Better Tomorrrow- WDKA and KNBA: Major News

Posted on March 06, 2013
It Will Be Better Tomorrow Ok- we had one that didn't do well yesterday, but tomorrow is another day. I hope you got out at $.06... More »

A Dud; WDAS Disappoints Slightly

Posted on March 05, 2013
A Dud: WDAS Disappoints Today's trading alert on World Assurance (WDAS) was sabotaged by a piece of bad luck. Sometimes it happens... More »

World Acceptance (WDAS): The Chart Screams Profits

Posted on March 05, 2013
World Acceptance (WDAS): The Chart Screams Profits Today's trading alert has an admirable chart- you don't see them like this... More »

Exciting Tuesday To Follow Quiet Monday

Posted on March 04, 2013
Exciting Tuesday to Follow Quiet Monday Today it's all quiet on the Western Front as far as my microcap followings go. Recent idea... More »

Just A Trade, Or A Long Term Hold?

Posted on March 02, 2013
Is It A Trade, Or a Long Term Idea? I'm going to use Saturdays to provide some rather boring educational stuff, but it's really... More »

Nuvilex (NVLX): Persistance Breaking Down Resistance

Posted on March 01, 2013
Nuvilex (NVLX): Persistance Breaking Down Resistance One of my old ideas looks like it's coming back to life, and there appears... More »

February 2013

Inscor (IOGA) Up 256%!!

Posted on February 28, 2013
Inscor (IOGA) Up 256%!! Last night's Trading Alert on IOGA has yielded one surprise and one predictable outcome. The stock closed... More »

Inscor (IOGA): A Trader's Delight

Posted on February 28, 2013
Inscor (IOGA): A Penny Trader's Delight Today's idea is geared for the trader in you. I'm trying to position you ahead of surging... More »

Panache (WDKA) Up 11%- Monster Trader Pre Open Tomorrow

Posted on February 27, 2013
Panache (WDKA) UP 11%- Monster Trader For Tomorrow It's about one hour before the close, and I have to leave for the day. 14 year... More »

Panache (WDKA) Up Whopping 20% In Early Going

Posted on February 27, 2013
Panache (WDKA) UP 20% In Early Going WDKA is up 20% today in the early going- the stock is now trading at $.67- up from yesterday's... More »

Panache Beverages (WDKA): Huge Growth; First Look

Posted on February 26, 2013
Our "First Look" At Panache Beverages (WDKA): Today's idea closed at $.56, and I believe this one could easly be $2.50... More »

An OTC Journal "First Look"

Posted on February 26, 2013
An OTC Journal "First Look" I've been doing a lot of research- trying to ferret out a couple of new ideas I can really... More »

MediSwipe (MWIP) Up 23% - What You Need To Know

Posted on February 25, 2013
MediSwipe (MWIP): Up 23%- What You Need to Know Well, this one is getting to be fun. What a great trader is you want to play in... More »

Just A Penny From A Perfect Call

Posted on February 23, 2013
Just A Penny From a Perfect Call These things are so hard to call. When a stock appreciates 2500% in less than two months, something... More »

The Plane Hits Turbulence, But Hasn't Crashed

Posted on February 22, 2013
The Plane Hits Turbulence, But Hasn't Crashed My gigantic superstar for 2013- SwingPlane Ventures (SWVI) has hit turbulence. This... More »

Swiping The Perfect 61.8% Retracement

Posted on February 21, 2013
Swiping The Perfect 61.8% Retracement I wrote my first edition on monster penny stock trader MediSwipe (MWIP) last week on February... More »

Solar America (SOLX) Breaks to New Highs on Record Volume

Posted on February 20, 2013
Solar Stocks Lighting Up: Solar America (SOLX) Joins The Party Solar Stocks have been electrified of late. As if supercharged... More »

SwingPlane (SWVI) Burst To New All Time High; Solar Stocks Electrified

Posted on February 19, 2013
Solar Stocks Rocking Today Solar stocks are roaring today, and their gains are holding. SunPower (SPWR) electrified the market... More »

Graphite Corp (GRPH): The Hot New Commodity

Posted on February 19, 2013
Graphite Corp (GRPH): The New Hot Commodity I never really thought about it until I read about this company, but now that I've... More »

The SSL: Critically Important; Fat Profit Tuesday Coming

Posted on February 16, 2013
Tuesday Morning- Another Potential Winner; A Resource Idea SwingPlane, a resource play, has clearly been the hottest idea of the... More »

Swiping A Profit From MediSwipe

Posted on February 14, 2013
Swiping A Profit From MediSwipe (MWIP) Up 2 cents, down 2 cents. This idea in the red hot, highly volatile new "Cannabis"... More »

Smokin' Cannabis Stocks: MediSwipe (MWIP) Leading

Posted on February 13, 2013
Cannabis Micro Stocks Smokin' (Pun Intended) I've been watching this little grouping of stocks for the last several weeks, and... More »

Cannabis Stocks Smokin'; MAXE Fading A Bit

Posted on February 12, 2013
MAXE Provides Early Surge Today's trading idea in Maxwell Resources (MAXE) is still showing green as I write this, but was a... More »

Maxwell Resources (MAXE): 60% Gain Built In

Posted on February 12, 2013
Well, it wasn't the usual OTC Journal 100% rocket, but it turned out great. Yesterday's alert on Compliance Systems (COPI) came out 15.65% to the positive- not a huge trade, but... More »

COPI Reviewed; Resources Hot Again

Posted on February 11, 2013
Compliance Sys (COPI) Quietly Flat On yesterday's idea- Compliance Systems (COPI)- flat today on the 2nd highest volume day in... More »

Compliance Systems (COPI): Online Gaming Exploding in UK

Posted on February 10, 2013
The Hottest Stocks of the Late 90's It's with great fondness I remember the period from 1995 to 2000- tech stocks were roaring... More »

The Hits Just Keep Coming: Making Money In Turn Arounds

Posted on February 09, 2013
The Hits Just Keep On Coming As you can imagine, after 16 years of writing the OTC Journal, I get jaded and bored in down markets... More »

KInbasha (KNBA): $100 Million in Revs For Next To Nothing

Posted on February 06, 2013
Kinbasha Gaming (OTC QX: KNBA): An Undiscovered Gem in a Hot Industry Where can you find $100 million in annual revenues, 225... More »

15% In A Day Ain't Bad

Posted on February 05, 2013
15% In a Day Ain't Bad While a 15% gain on CWNM from yesterday's suggested entry level of $.12 ain't bad (currently at $.138... More »

Could It Get Any Better? CWNM Should Surge

Posted on February 05, 2013
Could It Get Any Better? Fresh off my accurate prediction of a Baltimore Super Bowl victory, current trading idea Crown Marketing... More »

Crown Marketing (CWNM): Ready to Rebound

Posted on February 04, 2013
Crown Marketing (OTC BB: CWNM): Ready To Rebound This one surges on news, then quiets down to give opportunistic traders a chance... More »

Super Sunday; And Super Monday

Posted on February 02, 2013
Super Sunday; And Monday Tomorrow's is the big day- the throttle is wide open on the massive Super Bowl Hype Machine. More »

January 2013

Looking A Little Heavy- Magic Monday

Posted on January 31, 2013
Magic Monday- Watch Your Inbox I've been scouring the penny boards looking for another idea to match this year's two barn burners... More »

The Week That Was- Two Giant Wins

Posted on January 26, 2013
That Was The Week That Was- 2013 Starts Out Huge This has been a pretty darn good first week of publishiing for 2013. I hope you... More »

SwingPlane (SWVI): Up 58%

Posted on January 23, 2013
SwingPlane Ventures (OTC: SWVI): 53% And Climbing Today's idea at the open- SwingPlane Ventures (OTC: SWVI) has taken off and... More »

SwingPlane (SWVI): Another Scorcher For You

Posted on January 23, 2013
Another Scorcher For You: SwingPlane Ventures (OTC: SWVI) By the time you read this the Penny Stock trading community will be... More »

Tuesday 10 Bagger: MKRS Goes Ballistic- Up 1000%

Posted on January 22, 2013
Tuesday 10 Bagger: MKRS Goes Ballistic- Up 1000% How about yesterday's special trade situation- MKRS- that stock went absolutely... More »

Mikros (MKRS): Soaring Like a Navy Cruise Missle

Posted on January 21, 2013
Mikros Systems (OTC: MRKS): Destined to Fly Like a Navy Missle This is one for the undiscovered, undervalued, and under appreciated... More »

More Than Red Hot: White Hot

Posted on January 19, 2013
More Then Red Hot- White Hot The appetite for risk is returning to the markets, and fellow penny stock lovers are scouring the... More »

OTC Journal Reincarnated; Russell 2000 and Other Breakouts

Posted on January 16, 2013
Do You Believe in Reincarnation? It's been 15 long and/or short years since I put out the first publication of the OTC Journal... More »

November 2012

Barfresh (BRFH): Major Notch in Barfresh Belt

Posted on November 13, 2012
One More Notch in the Barfresh (BRFH) Belt Let me throw some numbers at you. Let say you have a QSR (acronym for Quick Serve Restaurant... More »

Outcomes Settled- Vringo (VRNG) and Presidential Election

Posted on November 07, 2012
Election and Vringo- Both Answered and Moving On Yesterday answered a couple of gigantic pending questions- who will be our President... More »

VRNG Update: Elections and Stocks; Impossible To Predict

Posted on November 06, 2012
Elections and Stocks: Impossible To Predict; Vringo Update I think it's a dead heat- both situations are totally unpredictable... More »

October 2012

Barfresh (BRFH): Third Major Contract and Counting

Posted on October 23, 2012
BarFresh (BRFH): Third Major Contract and Counting Before covering the great news on BarFresh which came out post close today... More »

Vringo (VRNG): A Perfect Technical Retracement

Posted on October 20, 2012
A Perfect Retracement This chart is about as pretty as it gets. Until otherwise... More »

The Vringo (VRNG) New Normal

Posted on October 13, 2012
The "New Normal" Trading Level For Vringo (AMEX: VRNG) As I said all summer long, the VRNG story would heat up in the... More »

Trading Brief on BRFH, VRNG, PZOO

Posted on October 03, 2012
Today's Trading News Brief Barfresh (BRFH): Up a nice 15% above the $.50... More »

Bafresh (BRFH) Bags Big Casino Operator

Posted on October 02, 2012
At Long Last I've been off looking for the best ideas I can find for post election excitement and profits. Hence- I haven't published anything for several weeks. More »

August 2012

Oculus (OCLS): Lots More To Like

Posted on August 18, 2012
New Format- Hope You Like It This is the first edition I've published with the New Look OTC Journal. It's been about 5 years since... More »

Oculus (OCLS): 38% Rev Bump and $5.1 Million Windfall

Posted on August 13, 2012
Oculus (NASDAQ: OCLS): 38% Revenue Boost Makes This One An Absolute Steal I've seen some microcaps get cheap over a long, hot summer, but this one might take the cake for one of the best values I've encountered in this sector in a while. OCLS trades on the NASDAQ... More »

Attention Bat Investors; Vringo Update

Posted on August 12, 2012
Finding Bottom With Vringo (VRNG) Ever fish for bottom feeders? Halibut comes to mind. Those gigantic pre historic fish look like they are laying flat on their sides as their mouths vacuum up all kinds of nutrients from the ocean floor. Certain types of bass... More »

Quest Water (QWTR): 26% and Rising

Posted on August 07, 2012
Quest Water (QWTR): 26% and Rising After last week's rather scary one day roller coaster ride on QWTR, it has recovered nicely and is climbing on much higher volumes just as I had anticipated when I first published at $1.23 on July 29th, just 9 days ago. Click... More »

Is Night (KCG) Dark Forever? Quest (QWTR) and Vringo (VRNG) Comments

Posted on August 04, 2012
Is Nite Dark Forever, Or Will There Be Daylight? I don't know if you followed this story during the week or not. If you're a fan of the markets, you couldn't miss it. The largest wholesale trading firm in the world had a disastrous week, and for you contrarians... More »

Quest Water (QWTR): I'm Seasick

Posted on August 01, 2012
You Have To Make The Call Wow- current idea QWTR- Quest Water, after enjoying a very nice up trend for more than a month is getting absolutely smoked today. As I watch it trade, the stock was off 56%- it traded well below my SSL of $1.10. It dropped through that... More »

July 2012

Symbol Correction: QWTR

Posted on July 29, 2012
Symbol Correction: QWTR Second time this year. I must be getting senial. Early onset of delirium and confusion. Summer heat wave. Call it whatever you want. Somehow I had QWST planted in my mind for Quest Water. QWTR- QWTR-QWTR. I obviously knew it at one time... More »

Quest Water (QWST): Saving Lives in Africa

Posted on July 29, 2012
Believe or Not: Angola- The Highest GDP Growth in the World Think China with it's 8.5% GDP growth is still the highest in the World? Think again. The politically stable country of Angola, located in the Southwest corner of Africa, has 11% annual GDP growth and... More »

This Can't Wait

Posted on July 28, 2012
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Vringo (VRNG): The Big "D" Is Imminent

Posted on July 26, 2012
Water Idea- It's About To Rain Profits If you happen to read Tuesday's edition entitled "The 21st Century's New Oil" you should be primed and interested in young companies with potential in the exploding field of water development and purification. The... More »

The 21st Century's New Oil

Posted on July 24, 2012
I'm Back- After a Month's Absence Sorry folks- I haven't published an edition now since June 25th- nearly one month. That's the first time in 14 years I went as long as I did without publishing. Was I goofing off? Yes. It was partly because I was goofing off... More »

June 2012

Duma Energy (DUMA): First Look

Posted on June 25, 2012
Duma Energy (OTC BB: DUMA) - Growing Fundamentals Duma Energy is my second idea for a long, hot summer. With its growing fundamentals and the current like of interest in oil and gas situations, DUMA pops up on my radar as real value you can accumulate for a big... More »

KInbasha (KNBA): $100 Million in Revs For $8 Million

Posted on June 24, 2012
Time To Own Fundamentals As we go into the heart of the summer months, the microcap market is very heavy. The global picture appears to be deteriorating, and once again the markets seem to be held hostage to the European debt crisis. As with... More »

Vringo (VRNG) Profit Alert

Posted on June 19, 2012
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Even The US Government Can Make Money; Updates on Everything

Posted on June 15, 2012
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Clean Coal (CCTC): A Happy Ending To A Long Story

Posted on June 11, 2012
A Long And Convoluted Story This is a bit of a long story- one that appears to be headed for a very happy ending. Clean Coal Technologies (CCTC) is a penny stock investors have been hanging their hats on for quite a few years. It's a 5 cent story with pretty... More »

Anatomy of a Panic

Posted on June 10, 2012
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It's Never Easy

Posted on June 04, 2012
It's Never Easy Seemed like it was getting easy with our gigantic wins in LUXR and VRNG. Today the penny stock world reminded me it's never easy, and sometimes the best looking situations on the fundamental side can leave you scratching your head wondering how... More »

May 2012

Barfresh (BRFH): New All Time Highs

Posted on May 30, 2012
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Barfresh (BRFH): Deja Vu All Over Again

Posted on May 23, 2012
Barfresh (BRFH): Deja Vu- All Over Again On April 23rd I published my first edition on Luxeyard (LUXR)- The edition was titled "Still 50% Undervalued". At the time, LUXR was $.80. On May 8th, I published my last (not forever) edition on LUXR, where... More »

The Most Profitable 7 Square Inches on Earth

Posted on May 13, 2012
The Health Food Craze Quietly and unnoticed there is a major stealth bull market going on in the health food sector. Here's some examples: Organic pasta, breakfast cereal, and frozen pizza company Annie’s (NYSE: BNNY) came public at $19 per share on March... More »

7 Minutes To Wealth

Posted on May 12, 2012
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Luxeyard: A Fond Farewell, For Now

Posted on May 08, 2012
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Plandai (PLPL) Gets $13 Million

Posted on May 07, 2012
It's Been Lots of Fun Lately Winner #4 in the last 30 days should be dished up post open today, and I couldn't be more excited about the way things are going. In case you haven't been paying attention of late, here's three stocks I've been covering that have dished... More »

Are You Paying Attention?

Posted on May 04, 2012
Are You Paying Attention? There's been a volume explosion today in yesterday's feature- Liberator (LUVU). The stock made a new all time high of $.45, and has already traded nearly 400,000 shares today- the highest volume in its history. In my view, this stock... More »

Liberator (LUVU): Just Getting Started

Posted on May 03, 2012
Liberator (OTC BB: LUVU): Just Getting Started On January 15th I published my first coverage of Liberator (LUVU) when the stock was $.15. LUVU then proceeded to bore everyone to death by spending... More »

Liberator (LUVU) Up 156%; Nuvilex To Follow

Posted on May 02, 2012
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April 2012

Trading 101

Posted on April 28, 2012
Trading 101 Want to be smart about making a lot of money in low priced stocks? Actually, this philosophy works well for all stocks. The key is to be willing to invest when stocks are under followed, then be a seller when everyone is piling in. Today's trading... More »

Plandai (PLPL): Poised To Surge; One For Two on Bounces

Posted on April 24, 2012
One For Two In the last week I've made the call on two different stocks that were streaking, and corrected to provide a better entry point for those who either missed the first run, or traded out for a profit. One gigantic win, and one fizzled. In Major League... More »

American Liberty (OREO): Catching Fire With Traders

Posted on April 22, 2012
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A Month Early Is Better Than A Day Late

Posted on April 21, 2012
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Changing Diapers on LUXR and RSRS

Posted on April 19, 2012
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Regency Resources (RSRS): Technically Tasty

Posted on April 18, 2012
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Luxeyard and Vringo Breakouts: New All Time Highs

Posted on April 16, 2012
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Luxeyard (LUXE): 11% Breakout on Huge Volume

Posted on April 14, 2012
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Luxeyard (LUXR): Still 50% Undervalued

Posted on April 12, 2012
Still 50% Undervalued Today Yes, it's still shameless to put up a picture of this beautiful woman in a skin tight dress to get your attention. After all, most guys want to meet her, and most woman want to look like her in this dress. The name of this designer line... More »

A Shameless Plug

Posted on April 11, 2012
50% Undervalued Today I know, it's absolutely shameless to put up a picture of the beautiful woman in a skin tight dress to get your attention. After all, most guys want to meet her, and most woman want to look like her in this dress. However, there is a point to... More »

Where VCs Are Clamoring To Invest Billions; VRNG Trying For New High

Posted on April 10, 2012
Where Are VCs Clamoring to Invest? There's a new, red hot sector in internet investing, and the Silicon Valley venture capital firms are just flinging money in this direction even faster than Ben Bernake prints the stuff up at the Federal Reserve. Believe me- that's... More »

Vringo Profit Alert: Froggy Hopping Again

Posted on April 04, 2012
Vringo (AMEX: VRNG) Profit Alert In my view, the penny stock world has changed for the worse. I'm kind of an old school guy- I have a bit longer term view on investing in these kinds of stocks, and have never made any real money trying to clip a couple of cents of... More »

The Tea Leaves Say "Stocks"; PLPL Takes on Malaria

Posted on April 01, 2012
Catch Me Every Monday I've got a new gig. I'm proud to be a permanent fixture on the BigBizShow- the show is broadcast live on the internet, syndicated to hundreds of AM radio stations, and reaches over 30 million cable homes. Different cable systems show it at different... More »

March 2012

When "I" Should Be "A"

Posted on March 27, 2012
This is a re release of today's new idea. After slaving over this presentation for many hours, it was brought to my attention I had inadvertently misspelled the company's name. Plandia (pronounced Plan-x-ia) should have been spelled Plandai. The a and the i at the end are reversed. On this... More »

All The Tea in China- Plandia Bio (PLPL)

Posted on March 26, 2012
All The Tea In China All the Tea in China is no longer All the Tea in China. I'm sure you're wondering what the heck I'm talking about. China is where they invented the stuff, and it's been consumed as an enjoyable beverage with some perceived positive side effects... More »

Catch Me Live Tomorrow

Posted on March 25, 2012
Catch Me Tomorrow This seems like it's going to be a fairly regular weekly event. I've been invited back. Catch me tomorrow live on TV. The broadcast, which airs from 12PM to 2PM Eastern time, is actually syndicated live through hundreds of radio stations around... More »

Like Kissing Your Sister

Posted on March 24, 2012
Like Kissing Your Sister Last Monday's new idea- little 6 cent NVLX- so far, has been like kissing your sister. Not a thrill packed ride, but not the worst thing in the world. We started at $.06- popped to $.07 on the first day, went back to $.06, and closed Friday... More »

If Steve Jobs Had Only Known About Nuvilex

Posted on March 19, 2012
Laser Targeting Treating cancer- it's a huge industry. The estimate? Glad you asked: The number is so large, I couldn't even find an estimate. One study shows Americans lose $2.3 billion every year waiting for cancer treatment. The answer on how much is spent is... More »

If Steve Jobs Had Only Known

Posted on March 18, 2012
If Steve Jobs Had Only Known On October 6, 2011, Steve Jobs- the helmsman of Apple Computer, died after a long battle with a rare form of Pancreatic Cancer. Jobs was not fortunate enough to find a treatment that would extend his life, and he might have only been... More »

Close Out CALL Short

Posted on March 16, 2012
Close Out Call Short If you're short CALL- close out your position immediately. Oppenheimer has sabotaged the idea. More on that in the next edition. It's about a 7% loss right now, which I can live with anyday of the week. IRYS now gaining ground again, so keep... More »

In Case You Were Wondering

Posted on March 15, 2012
In Case You Were Wondering Just in case you were wondering, I thought it was time to provide and update on my latest ideas- one that has been rather disastrous, and one that is yet to be decided. Shorting Magic Jack (CALL) for a quick trade and owning iTrackr (IRYS... More »

Catch Me Live Again Tomorrow

Posted on March 11, 2012
I Got It Right This Week Last week there was a bit of a screw up concerning my appearance on the Nationally Syndicated market related TV show- the BigBiz Show. I'll be guest hosting again tomorrow from 12:00 to 2:00 PM Eastern Time, 9:00 AM to 11:AM Pacific Time... More »

"Calling" The Trade: Shorting CALL

Posted on March 09, 2012
Time To Go The Other Way I'll start this idea with a proven, tried and true and predictable trading pattern. Here's how it works. In my experience, when you see a stock trade up for sometime leading to a major earnings release, that stock will sell off after the... More »

Flipping the Call and IRYS Pancake

Posted on March 06, 2012
Flipping the Pancake Two of my 2012 calls have gone insane this week to the good and the bad, and it's time to turn the pancake over on both of them. Magic Jack (NASDAQ: CALL), which has been a monster win, is offering us another opportunity to make money in my view... More »

Time Correction For Today

Posted on March 05, 2012
Correction From Weekend Edition Sorry about this. Over the weekend I published an addition suggesting everyone tune in today to catch yours truly on the "Big Biz Show" from 12:00 to 2:00 PM Eastern, and catch the live call in appearance from Jeremy Brooks... More »

Hang Up and CALL; iTrackr (IRYS) Live on Monday

Posted on March 03, 2012
Catch Me Live and In Person From time to time over the last several years I've made appearances discussing all sorts of market related topics on the Big Biz Show. The Big Biz show is a kind of irrevant stock market and business related TV show that is also streamed... More »

February 2012

iTrackr.com (IRYS): Site Launch Has Shares Flying

Posted on February 29, 2012
First Is Not Always Best Analysts love the phrase "First Mover Advantage", but first is not always best. The first mover in the online coupon world has been highly publicized and controversial Groupon (NASDAQ: GRPN). The company had humble beginnings... More »

Last Reminder

Posted on February 28, 2012
Last Reminder Here's the last in a series of emails in the marketing campaign for the Timothy Syke's subscription based product. This is the precursor to an idea that will be released on Thursday. However, as I have pointed out in the last couple of newsletters, OTC... More »

Letting the Cat Out of the Bag

Posted on February 27, 2012
Letting the Cat Out of the Bag You might be wondering what the heck is going on with the latest series of publications. It's time to give you the full view so you're dialed into the method behind my madness. Of late, I've been referencing three, new, Big Ideas I'll... More »

Selling "CALL": Blockbuster Trio

Posted on February 25, 2012
The "CALL" Has Been Good To Us Mark it on your calender- the week of March 12th. My big win for 2012- the March 15 CALL options recommended in early January at $1.40 needs to be liquidated before that week. Here's why. This is a good one for your market... More »

WOW! Curious Catalyst Pays 280% in 14 Days

Posted on February 22, 2012
WOW! Curious Catalyst Pays 280% in 14 Days Can you guess what trading catalyst caused these stocks to jump… * 280% in 14 days in 2011? * 642% in 42 days in 2011? * 828% in 22 days in 2011 (enough to turn every $1,000 you invested into $9,280 in a week... More »

The #1 Most-Missed Trading Opportunity

Posted on February 21, 2012
The #1 Most-Missed Trading Opportunity Do you know what the #1 most-missed trading opportunity is today? If you don't, then you're missing out on some of the most exciting returns available to individual traders today. What is it? I'll give you three... More »

"Calling" All Investors

Posted on February 15, 2012
Calling All Investors My best call of 2012 so far (it's early in the year and I have 3 monster penny stock ideas coming) has been CALL. Check your inbox- how many emails did you get today telling you to adopt Magic Jack for $17 a year for your long distance service... More »

The Forgotton Commodity: Uranez (URZ) Energy Is Rocking

Posted on February 08, 2012
The Forgotten Commodity Is Rocking Oil, Gold, Copper, Silver- it's all any commodity player can talk about. However, there's another commodity the main stream media is ignoring. Why- I'll tell you why- It's because the big boys on Wall Street are accumulating their position... More »

CALL Dialing Up Profits; FROG Hopping

Posted on February 07, 2012
FROG Hopping, and CALL Dialing Up Profits Did you notice the breakout? CALL had a huge run to $20 on the 1st. Those CALL March 15 calls traded up to $5 on that run. Wow- that's a 257% return since I introduced that idea in February. Based on that move, I suspect $20... More »

Facebook Madness Drives OTC Journal Winner

Posted on February 04, 2012
F FaceBook Madness Drives an OTC Journal Winner It's nice to be right even if it takes a little longer than anticipated. 2011 followers should remember, and hopefully still have shares of video ring tone company Vringo (AMEX: VRNG)- a stock I featured in about... More »

January 2012

One For Two This Week- Updates on CALL and FROG

Posted on January 25, 2012
One For Two This Week FrogAds (OTC: FROG) did not jump for us as I had hoped this week, but hang on for a bounce. From $.30 to $.28 is not a big deal. I suspect $.25 will be support for this one, and you might be well served to file a limit order with a tight stop... More »

FROG Poised To Bounce

Posted on January 24, 2012
As Promised- A Changed Approach In my first edition of 2012 I promised a different approach to penny stock coverage. I promised no more one day wonders. I pledged to stick with each idea for a month or two and provide some follow up. I don't believe the penny market... More »

Liberator (LUVU) Gets "Stern" For More Sales

Posted on January 22, 2012
Our Second Last "Pre Football" Edition Are you ready for some football? To end? I've really enjoyed this theme- a Sunday morning edition prior to the NFL games. Only the Superbowl remains after today's Championship games. So, sit back, relax, and read... More »

North Springs (NSRS): Use Extreme Caution

Posted on January 19, 2012
FrogAds (OTC BB: FROG) Leaps To Profits FROG is behaving very well for us today- it broke up to the $.40 level just as I predicted. It's now up 30% from last week's alert, and as I mentioned in yesterday's edition, this surge could be a good profit point for traders... More »

Earnings Trades: CALL and DXCM

Posted on January 18, 2012
Quick Review of 2012 I've covered two penny stocks so far in 2012. FrogAds (OTC BB: FROG), and Liberator (OTC BB: LUVU). Here's a quick update on both situations. I tried to pick a bottom for a bounce in FROG (yes, pun intended), and missed by a couple of days... More »

FROG's Jumping Back

Posted on January 11, 2012
Froggy's Jumping Back Up Nice win in the short term from last year. I believe I'll just call this one the FROGGIE. Very catchy. This site could absolutely explode. Us older internet users- those of us who have been there from the beginning- we have watched the unopposed... More »

Love LUVU- Up 30%

Posted on January 09, 2012
Love LUVU- UP 30% We're now up and running with the first new idea of 2012- LUVU- up a very nice 30% in the first hour of trading. Post a limit order and see if it comes back to you. I like it at $.18, heading for $.30 to $.35. Wednesday morning I'll provide an... More »

Meet The Fockers Meets LUVU

Posted on January 08, 2012
Meet The Fockers Meets LUVU Meet The Fockers is the 2004 comedic comic film starring Ben Stiller, Teri Polo, Dustin Hoffman, and Barbara Streisand. Greg Focker (Stiller's character) is marrying Pam Byrnes (Polo's Character). Her retired CIA agent dad (De Niro) wants... More »

A Fraud Webinar; A Preview For Tomorrow

Posted on January 07, 2012
Some Of My Best Work- A Webinar For You As many of you know, the OTC Journal is only one of my publications. This is the beginning of my 14th year with the OTC Journal. As 2011 wasn't a good year in the markets, I expect 2012 to be far better. My other newsletter... More »

Welcome To Year 14!!!

Posted on January 05, 2012
Welcome to the 14th Year of Continuing Coverage You're probably not going to believe this, but today's edition is the first of of my 14th year of continuously publishing the OTC Journal. Yes folks, when I started this, I had hair and enthusiasm for the penny stock... More »

December 2011

The Drive By Santa

Posted on December 22, 2011
The Drive By Santa After a pretty rough September and October, it's very nice to note the last three ideas have at least been really good for a one day trade, and probably more over the longer term. The last three ideas have been Santa "drive by" presents... More »

FrogAds (FROG): Leap Frogging To Success

Posted on December 13, 2011
Turning Nothing Into Billions The internet is a crazy world of unexpected success. Some of us older dogs like to reminisce about the Apple story- Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak creating the personal computer in a garage. It makes for a great investment story. However... More »

The World In Chaos: Part II and III

Posted on December 12, 2011
The World in Chaos: Part II and III For those of you who are interested for some strategies in case the financial world collapses (which it is likely to do if the politicians don't act decisively), Mike Dillard is your guy. I've just finished watching his 3 Part... More »

Do You Think The World Is In Chaos?

Posted on December 11, 2011
It's Sunday, And It's Heating Up Sorry about last week. I had no penny stock trading idea. Since we've hit big on our last two- the BERX 70% surge and the 100% gain in VRAL, I wanted to be really careful about keeping the streak going. It looks like I'll have a... More »

Back On A Hot Streak

Posted on December 05, 2011
Back on a Hot Streak For the last five months it had seemed Santa would not be making his usual year end appearance for stock market investors. Oh- what a difference a week makes. Two weeks ago Europe was imploding and a European Lehman Brothers was just around... More »

November 2011

Ready Bounce: Bering (BERX): From Naughty to Nice

Posted on November 29, 2011
A Little Blip Up Could Be Good For A Trade Well, we're coming off our first big win in a while. I find the real low priced stocks can trade up nicely in a market like this, and last Monday's new idea on VRAL with the Tuesday follow up was just the ticket. That... More »

VRAL Up 50% Already!- More 411

Posted on November 22, 2011
This Is Really Big- DCA I've done a little more research and I'm now more convinced than ever that yesterday's penny stock idea- VRAL- has huge upside potential. I've looked into this DCA Cancer Therapy a bit further, and gotten a better understanding of the value... More »

Viral Genetics (VRAL) and Two Nobel Laureates

Posted on November 21, 2011
Penny Stock Double Header Another lousy day in the markets. But - wait- perhaps there is some heat out there!!! Investors are loving the little penny stocks- and here's part II of this week's double header. Another instance of a situation where you can control a... More »

A Smokin Hot Penny Stock: Positron (POSC)

Posted on November 20, 2011
A Smokin' Hot Penny Stock: Positron (POSC) Did you wake up today worrying about the global supply of medical radioisotopes? I know I didn't. Strontium-82 and other medical radionuclides were not the subjects of concern this Sunday morning. I know it wasn't foremost... More »

One Red Hot Penny Stock

Posted on November 20, 2011
One Red Hot Penny Stock This idea is for good old fashioned penny stock investors. By that, I mean a really low priced stock. We're talking under 2 cents here, but very hot of late. If you like the idea of owning a whole bunch of shares in a stock for next to nothing... More »

American Liberty (OREO) Volume Explosion

Posted on November 14, 2011
Ameican Liberty (OREO) Note OREO is off and running. The stock has already traded over 250,000 shares today alone, with a high of $1.30, and a low of $1.10. It has quieted a bit now after a flurry of activity in the early going, and it appears to me $1.15 to $1.20... More »

Black Gold in Nevada: American Liberty (OREO)

Posted on November 13, 2011
Black Gold, Texas Tea Ok- They have Texas Tea in Nevada as well. How many readers are old enough to remember the Beverly Hillbillies TV show starring Buddy Ebsen as Jed Clampett?- the reluctant hillbilly turned Beverly Hills millionaire when they discover oil on... More »

Oil Is Back

Posted on November 12, 2011
How It Really Works I've been watching- Watching for two factors to come together. They've come together, and it's time to make some money. First, I've been watching for the market to shake off its obsession with every little move out of Europe. I suspect the issues... More »

Europe and Its Confederacy of Dunces

Posted on November 10, 2011
Europe and Its Confederacy of Dunces I've been kind of on the sidelines lately watching the developments in Europe and looking for signs the markets are shaping up. The market was down huge yesterday as Italian bonds are getting clobbered- meaning their short term... More »

October 2011

China Shandong (CSNH): Looking For Strength Next Week

Posted on October 29, 2011
China Shandong (CSNH): Looking for Strength Next Week Many of you probably caught my special situation idea that came out on Tuesday to OTC Journal subscribers. China Shandong Industries (OTC BB: CSNH) sports about $120 million in annual revs, $22 million in... More »

Bering (BERX): The Come Back Kid

Posted on October 27, 2011
Hostage Released and Handcuffs Off- Markets Can Breathe Again Since about mid summer, the markets have been held hostage as the drama in Europe unfolded. Today, the European Union actually got it together and came up with a plan the world just might be able to embrace... More »

This Always Works: So Far

Posted on October 23, 2011
This Always Works: So Far Well, so far it always works. It's the stock market, so there's no absolute guarantees. However, about 5 times a year I find a special situation that works for a number or reasons. I've found the third in the last year, and you'll have... More »

Sauer Energy (SENY) Promising; Stevia (STEV) Faltering In Early Going

Posted on October 18, 2011
Sauer Energy (OTC BB: SENY) Holding Its Own There's been two new ideas in the last week. One's a bit like kissing your sister right now- not much to it yet- the other- remember your SSLs. SENY- the company introducing a wind turbine for designed for residential... More »

Stevia Corp (STEV): Volume Breakout Alert

Posted on October 16, 2011
Pretty Flowers Equal Profits The pretty flower you see pictured here is all about your Blood Glucose level, believe it or not. This is one of the species of the genus Stevia- a genus of about 240 herbs and shrubs in the sunflower family. The word "Stevia"... More »

Riddle Me This Bat Penny Stock Investors

Posted on October 15, 2011
Riddle Me This Bat Investors Well, I'd say this has been a pretty good week. The markets appear to have gotten past the worst August and September I can remember in some time- well, since 2008, which really isn't that long ago. The market appears to be understanding... More »

Everyone Has Solar; Sauer Energy (SENY) Has Wind

Posted on October 13, 2011
Anybody Can Deliver Solar Residential solar is widespread in California where I live. Probably 40% of the homes in my neighborhood have solar panels on their roofs. The State of California has kindly provided tax subsidies for homeowners who installed solar as... More »

Vringo Rings the Profit Bell

Posted on October 12, 2011
Vringo Rings the Profit Bell We're making some real progress on this alert already. Remember, the last time I published on Vringo (AMEX: VRNG), it took a week or so to notch a 44% gain. Nevertheless, as you can see from the chart, yesterday's opening trades were... More »

V'Ringing The Profit Bell Again- With A FaceBook AP

Posted on October 11, 2011
V'Ringing the Profit Bell: Again- With A FaceBook AP Ever feed a stray cat? What happens? The cat shows up again for a repeat. Cats know how to survive and prosper anywhere, and I know how to survive and prosper in the world of small and microcap stocks. So, like... More »

Found The Heat

Posted on October 10, 2011
Found the Heat Have no fear. I know I didn't find another Sunday opportunity like the ones that have served us so well. However, one of my all time favorites is getting some real traction. The company might just be delivering big news prior to the open tomorrow... More »

Feeling For The Heat

Posted on October 06, 2011
Feeling For the Heat So- where's the heat? Where are we going to find something hot that everyone is piling into. Well, Sunday before last I broke my streak. After having 4 nice profitable Sunday ideas in a row, it was inevitable we would have one that didn't... More »

Getting A Parking Ticket Fixed in Brazil: Midas (MMED) Adds Monster New Contract

Posted on October 02, 2011
The Best Brazil Small Stock Discovery: Midas Medici (MMED) I just kind of lucked into this one. I'm no genius, and at times out right foolish. However, sometimes you learn about something early in the game, follow its progress, and get the benefit of being ahead... More »

Brazil Small Stocks: Large Economy, But No Small Stocks

Posted on October 01, 2011
Brazil Small Stocks: Large Economy, But No Small Stocks Did you know Brazil is the 6th largest country in the world, and has the 7th largest economy? In fact, in Q1 of 2011, Brazil had record lows in unemployment and higher wages than ever in the country's history... More »

September 2011

Sagebrush Gold and Levi Strauss

Posted on September 25, 2011
Sagebrush Gold (OTC BB: SAGE) and Levi Straus It's an old metaphor, but it certainly applies here. As much as the world is different, tried and true ways to make money in small stocks have survived the test of time, and Sagebrush Gold appears to be a strong candidate... More »

The Only Profit Alert on Planet Earth

Posted on September 24, 2011
The Only One This past week was amazing. Nyxio (NYXO), last Sunday's alert at $.64, hit my target price of $1.00 in one short week. I believe this might be the only penny stock newsletter on Planet Earth that was able to publish a"Profit Alert"this past Thursday... More »

Nyxio (NYXO) Profit Alert

Posted on September 22, 2011
Nyxio (OTC BB: NYXO) Profit Alert China announces slowing manufacturing and increasing inflation. China stocks are getting slaughtered today. The news out of Europe is ugly. Bernanke decides to spin our Treasuries from long term to short term. The market hates it... More »

Due For A Bounce: Bering (BERX) HIts Oil

Posted on September 21, 2011
Smokin' Sundays For the next couple of months, it appears like the OTC Journal and Sunday Football are going to go hand in hand. I think I'm really onto something here. In case you haven't noticed, we are really doing very well with the Sunday ideas, and I'd like... More »

Brazil and $100 Million- The Recipe For a Triple- MMED

Posted on September 19, 2011
Starting to Know It's Public This will be my third edition on little known Midas Medici (MMED). I called this the "weirdest" trader I've ever seen. I've also called this the company that doesn't know it's a public company. That will be changing over the... More »

Are You Still Ready From Some Football? Nyxio (NYXO) Is

Posted on September 18, 2011
Are You Still Ready For Some Football? I'm ready to kick back and watch some Football today. After all, it's the second Sunday of the NFL season- the most popular professional sport in the US today. Ok- get some snacks ready- perhaps a beer or a soft drink. Break... More »

Are You Ready For Some Football?

Posted on September 16, 2011
Are You Ready For Some Football? It's the good old US of A, and it's Sunday in the Fall. To me, that means FOOTBALL. NFL style Football! I case you haven't guessed it already, there's the odd chance I might put down the friendly occasional wager on the outcome of... More »

American Gold (AAGC): Emergency Entry Level

Posted on September 13, 2011
An Emergency Entry Level Everyone is talking about gold these days. Let's see if I've got this straight. The US Federal Reserve is printing money as fast as it can in order to pay the US Government's bills- not too prudently spending $1.3 trillion more than it takes... More »

Special Gold Alert: A Perfect Entry Level Coming

Posted on September 13, 2011
TKDN: As Predicted Last night's new idea- Take Down Entertainment (TKDN) is trading today just as predicted. The stock made another new all time high today of $1.12- up about 4% on the first day, and has already traded nearly 400,000 shares. Nice. Another winner... More »

TakeDown (TKDN): Fighting Its Way Higher Any Way It Can

Posted on September 12, 2011
Look Back to 2008 2008 was one of the ugliest years I can ever remember. In the Fall of 2008, it appeared the world was coming to an end, and the value of every asset on the planet would plunge to an unprecedented low. During 2008, aside from the imminent collapse... More »

Riddle Me This Bat Investors

Posted on September 11, 2011
Riddle Me This Bat Investors Riddle me this all you Bat Investors. For those of you who are too young to remember (probably most of you), it's a metaphor from the old Bat Man TV series where his arch enemy, the Riddler, would always throw out that line.  Of... More »

August Was Ugly, But We Kicked Butt

Posted on September 10, 2011
August Was Ugly, But We Kicked Butt Well, the first business week of the best part of the year is behind us now, and I for one couldn't be more excited. This is the time of year I absolutely love- Why? Glad you asked- Because seasonally, we are rolling right into... More »

August 2011

GreenCell (GCLL): Taking The Heat

Posted on August 25, 2011
When Stuff Gets Hot, It Gets Weird Did you see the movie The Right Stuff? Starring Sam Shepard, Scott Glen, and Ed Harris, it's the story about our late 1950's test pilots becoming the pioneer astronauts in the Mercury 7 space program. Investors often reference... More »

A "SURE" Thing

Posted on August 24, 2011
A Management Play Some of my ideas are based on company fundamentals. With others, I focus on the story. However, in the 23 years I've been in the small cap world, the best ideas often come when you're betting on highly experienced management. The guys that have... More »

I Love Mexican Metals

Posted on August 23, 2011
I Love Mexican Metals Last week's idea was Mexican gold player Lone Star Gold (LSTG), which was about as good as it gets for a one week trade. A week ago Monday traded in the $.81 to $.85 range. Both yesterday and today the stock touched off of $1.15 and $1.16... More »

Hiriyoshi (HHWW) Hits Dolce&Gabbana

Posted on August 22, 2011
If It's Good Enough for Dolce&Gabbana? What's the hottest, hippest, trendiest, most expensive casual clothing, jewelry, sunglasses, and accessories in the world? There's a list of companies that could fit the bill, but one name that will come to the top of... More »

$.80 to $3.40 in 25 Days

Posted on August 20, 2011
$.80 to $3.40 in 25 Trading Days I'm going to break with tradition this weekend. No Sunday idea for Monday's trading. I'd like to be sure the DOW isn't down 600 points on Monday, and I have to see how Monday goes first. However, if Monday is not a disaster, look... More »

The Greatest Symbol Of All Time

Posted on August 18, 2011
The Greatest Symbol of All Time The DOW was down nearly 600 points at the open today, and stocks are getting absolutely clobbered. One large European banks borrowed a bunch of money from the EU, and the world is now assuming Europe is now about to implode like... More »

Greatest Divergence in Market History: Lone Star (LSTG) Will Benefit

Posted on August 14, 2011
One of the Greatest Divergences in the History of the Stock Market All the global turmoil and the irrational desire to flee from equities has created one of the most exciting and widest divergences I've ever seen in 23 years investing in small and microcap... More »

Post Traumatic Stock Syndrome

Posted on August 12, 2011
Whipsawed To Death: Post Traumatic Stock Syndrome Early in the week it felt like 2008, but now it doesn't. Maybe I'm confused, but do we really care about the shape of Societe Generale? That's the French bank that made all the news this week, as rumors of its demise... More »

Phototron (PHOT): Feeding the Mars Colony

Posted on August 10, 2011
Feeding the Mars Colony Are you ready for the colonization of Mars? It's going to be tough for humans to survive on Mars when you consider that the atmosphere is 95.32% carbon dioxide and only .13% oxygen. With so much carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, one would... More »

Thinly Traded Stocks

Posted on August 09, 2011
Thinly Traded Stocks While it's nice to see volume in the penny stock arena, it's panicked markets like yesterday when it works against you. The more short term traders you have in a stock, the worse it will trade when everyone is petrified and running for the... More »

The VIX Turns 40; Again

Posted on August 08, 2011
The VIX Turns 40- Again If you're watching CNBC, you're hearing a lot about the VIX. Do you know what the VIX is? It's an index that measures the amount of fear there is in the market. VIX stands for "Volatility Index". The VIX is compiled by the Chicago... More »

What CNBC Isn't Telling You; Feeding the Mars Colony

Posted on August 05, 2011
What CNBC Isn't Telling You This weeks's market melt down will go down as #12 for me since I began trading stocks in 1987. I was sitting at what was known as a "Quotron" machine back then, watching the market melt down 500 points in October of 1987. Of... More »

Bering (BERX); Close To A Breakout?

Posted on August 02, 2011
Bering Exploration (BERX): Close to a Breakout? Whlie there hasn't been any upside progress on the price of late, BERX has been trading an above average amount of volume, which might be serving as a precursor to a breakout in the stock. Yesterday BERX announced... More »

July 2011

Nyxio (NYXO): Why The 450% Volume Explosion?

Posted on July 31, 2011
The Digital Entertainment Revolution: Apple Sets The Bar Last week Apple Computer (AAPL) announced its Q3 financial results. All the company did was deliver $7.79 in Earnings Per Share, blowing away the analyst's estimates of about $5.50. During the quarter, Apple... More »

450% Volume Explosion

Posted on July 30, 2011
450% Volume Explosion 14% is a popular number. It relates to my two last edition. It happens to be the amount each of the stocks was up after my last two edition. New idea Auri Shoes (AURI) closed at $.685 on Friday, up exactly 14% since introducing the company... More »

Vringo- The Standout This Week: Major Volume Surge and News

Posted on July 28, 2011
Vringo (AMEX: VRNG): The Standout This Week A number of the companies I have reported on in the last week have had great news, but it hasn't yielded many big moves in the stocks. For example, Axion International (OTC BB: AXIH)- the manufacturer of high grade construction... More »

MMED Turns August Spicy

Posted on July 21, 2011
Getting Spicy August is setting up to be a far better month for the microcap world, and especially our little menu of ideas. There was huge news today on this year's weirdest idea. This one was the stock that wouldn't trade. In 23 years of trading stocks, I'd never... More »

AURI Shoes: Running Off the Shelves

Posted on July 17, 2011
Recession or No Recession- Shoppers Delight Ok, right off the bat, I'll be the first to admit this introduction might seem a bit sexist. Nevertheless, it's true based on my personal experience and observations. What do women do when they are feeling great about... More »

Special Note

Posted on July 16, 2011
Special Note This is just a quick special note for all you opportunistic traders looking for an idea to spice up your portfolio in a market that has been a bit boring of late. I just finished doing my research and writing the first draft for tomorrow's new idea... More »

Summer Doldrums Done- Next Week

Posted on July 15, 2011
The Summer Doldrums Over- Next Week We Come Back To Life July has been a bit boring with stocks trading typically lighter volumes for the summer. It's not surprising considering what a lousy month June was. It was quiet the first two days of the week, but all of... More »

MFON: Discovering the Undiscovered

Posted on July 10, 2011
I Love Discovering the Undiscovered Startling factoid- want to know why Mobile Marketing is becoming one of the hottest sectors for investors? - consider the following factoid- There are 1.4 billion TV watchers in the world. There are 1.2 billion with a home phone... More »

MFON: Discovering the Undiscovered

Posted on July 10, 2011
I Love Discovering the Undiscovered Startling factoid- want to know why Mobile Marketing is becoming one of the hottest sectors for investors? - consider the following factoid- There are 1.4 billion TV watchers in the world. There are 1.2 billion with a home phone... More »

Guess That Chart

Posted on July 08, 2011
Guess that Chart It's the end of the 4th of July week- the true kick off to summer. It's all fun and games, so let's play a game called guess that chart. Here's 3 charts you might find of interest- the answer will be at the bottom of the page. Here's what all these... More »

June 2011

Want To Make A Little Money, or a Lot of Money?

Posted on June 28, 2011
Want To Make A Little Money, Or A Lot of Money? By reading the OTC Journal you can make a little money a lot of the time in the penny stock world. Many of the ideas I have delivered in 2011 have traded up very nicely at one time or another. Recent giant winner AAST... More »

Until Further Notice

Posted on June 21, 2011
Until Further Notice Allied American (AAST)- my Sunday, June 5th idea at $1.20, has moved right into my price target range like a bird dog to a pheasant. Going back to the June 5th edition, I called for this one to move into the $1.50 to $2 range, and the stock... More »

Two Stocks Rocking- AAST and EFRDF

Posted on June 15, 2011
Allied American (AAST) Hits Target Ok loyal readers- I hit this one dead on. One week ago Monday I suggested you participate in AAST at $1.20. My forecast was $1.50 t0 $2 per share. I also called it a potential breakout two days ago at $1.32. The stock is now... More »

Allied American (AAST): Possible Breakout?

Posted on June 13, 2011
Allied American (AAST) Breakout I spent the morning reading the technical tea leaves, and I wanted to alert everyone Allied American (OTC BB: AAST)- one of my recent ideas in the commodities sector, technically looks poised to break out. One never knows about these... More »

Midas Medici (MMED) Doesn't Know It's Public

Posted on June 12, 2011
I Don't Totally Get It: MMED Update I once heard someone describe an under followed company as an "Enigma Wrapped in a Mystery". The name of this one on its own is a little weird- Midas Medici- what the heck does that mean? We all know Midas was the ancient... More »

Eagleford (EFRDF) Rocking

Posted on June 10, 2011
Lightning Striking Again: Eagleford Energy (EFRDF) Rocking One of my oil and gas followings is rocking again, and I'm getting ready to ring the profit bell. Eagleford Energy (OTC BB: EFRDF), a stock I have written about numerous times in the past, is red hot right... More »

Bering (BERX) Bearing Down

Posted on June 07, 2011
Bering (BERX) Bearing Down Making money in small stocks is all about buying dips and selling rips. That's why - in any sort of reasonable market conditions for small stocks, I like to have a list handy. Here's what's on my list- about 3 or 4 small stocks I like at... More »

500 Million Cars: Allied American (AAST)

Posted on June 05, 2011
200 and 300 Million 200 and 300 million. That's the number of cars expected to be manufactured to meet demand over the next 10 years in India and China respectively. Since last Fall we've done really well with some young resource companies. Imperial Resources (IPRC) More »

The Week In Review

Posted on June 03, 2011
The Week in Review All in all, it's been a bit of a rough week in the microcap sector. I believe it's mostly seasonal. Every year at this time the negative stuff going on seems to have louder voice as we head into the summer months. Poor jobs data and the increasing... More »

May 2011

Envision Solar (EVSI): Technically Tasty

Posted on May 26, 2011
AXIH Forensic Analysis Axion International (AXIH) made a reasonable move this week, there was an opportunity to get into the stock at the right price if you moved quickly. The stock was again hit the $1.40 level- an new two month high, and hado one of the highest... More »

Axion (AXIH) Back in Action; New Contract Signing

Posted on May 23, 2011
Axion International (OTC BB: AXIH) Back in Action Forget the hype- let's look at the real numbers. Axion International (AXIH) might just turn out to be one of the hottest penny stock stories of 2011. I absolutely love this one, and it could be a gigantic winner... More »

The News of the Week- In Advance

Posted on May 22, 2011
The News of the Week- In Advance Last weekend I was looking for some really good trading ideas, but came up empty. If we don't have a high probability of a winning trade, I'm not going to share. Circumstances simply didn't work out. This week is definitely going... More »

Vringo (VRNG) Sets Up Perfectly

Posted on May 19, 2011
Vringo (AMEX: VRNG) Sets Up Perfectly I'm sticking with my original forecast. Vringo, the video ring tone company, is going back to it's IPO price of $3.60. Not in a straight line, but I believe it's going there. This is a company that suffered from what I like to... More »

Bering Exploration (BERX): Round #2?

Posted on May 18, 2011
Sorry about Sunday. The idea I was looking at wasn't quite ready for Prime Time, so I held off. Bering Exploration: Round 2? The first time around, BERX moved from my entry level of $1.17 and found its way to a high of $1.70 within 7 trading days. The stock... More »

The Craziest Day Ever; And Other Stuff

Posted on May 13, 2011
The Craziest Day Ever: MMED Yesterday will go down in history as one of the weirdest ideas I've even shared. Complete unknown Midas Medici (MMED) did not cooperate with those who wanted a position in the stock. Here's the problem. For the first time in my 23 year... More »

The Valuation Of A Lifetime: MMED

Posted on May 11, 2011
The Sperry Univac This is the Sperry Univac. This is considered the first commercial computer, and it came out in 1951. It took up an entire room, and had computing power probably equivalent to the calculator on your desk. I'll never forget a TV demonstration... More »

VRNG Rocking; Coming Attraction

Posted on May 10, 2011
Recap I hope you all are making a strong return on the last published idea- Vringo (AMEX: VRNG)- the stock is doing just great. You kids should have been paying attention when I suggested a trading strategy. When I published the idea back on Sunday, May 1st, the... More »

Watching My Cell Phone Ring: VRNG

Posted on May 01, 2011
Watching My Cell Phone Ring Remember when Ring Tones were the hottest new thing a few years ago? Any stock even associated with the development and deployment of ring tones at least doubled. Recording artists, who's incomes have been slashed thanks to digital music... More »

April 2011

Weekend Update

Posted on April 30, 2011
Quick Update Dear stalwart co investors. A quick update on last Monday's volume explosion idea- Avatar Ventures (OTC BB: AVVC)- I brought it out at $1.39, and Friday it closed at $1.13. This one had made a pretty good move prior to my catching on... More »

Special Message: No Risk, 100% Return

Posted on April 28, 2011
The following is a special message from yours truly- Larry Isen. I'm the editor and publisher of the OTC Journal. I also publish another newsletter found at WWW.EMERGINGCHINASTOCKS.COM. Just two quick updates- IPRC hit my target price of $.70 yesterday- net return in 10 days: 44.8%. The high volume... More »

All The Action You Can Handle: AVVC

Posted on April 25, 2011
All The Action You Can Handle They tell me the Mobile App sector is hot, but this is ridiculous. Today's idea just absolutely exploded off the screen last week, and this could become one of the hottest and most talked about Penny Stocks of al time. It's worth noting... More »

Batting 1000 Last Week

Posted on April 24, 2011
Batting 1000 Last Week I live in San Diego. San Diego has dubbed itself "America's Finest City" which it is of course if you judge strictly by the weather. However, it costs a fortune to live here, taxes are nearly the highest in the country, and we've... More »

$1 Plus in Earnings for $4

Posted on April 19, 2011
Look At Market Fluctuations As Your Friend Rather Than Your Enemy; Profit From Folly Rather Than Participate In It: Warren Buffet, The Oracle of Omaha I Always Made the Most Money When I Bought At The Point of Maximum Pessimism: Sir John Templeton, the Father of Mutual Funds More »

A Ripple in the Force

Posted on April 18, 2011
There was a "Ripple in the Force" that's been pushing stocks higher today, and it roiled all the markets. Equities, commodities, currencies- you name it, and it sold off. Gold was one exception- that commodity had an ok day, and... More »

Another Week, Another Profit (IPRC)

Posted on April 17, 2011
Another Week, Another Profit As covered in Saturday's edition, I'm developing an uncanny knack for getting us into these small stocks ahead of the big volume surges. This week will be no exception- I'm giving you an idea for the open tomorrow, and I fully expect volume and interest to materialize over... More »

My Volume Bonanza

Posted on April 16, 2011
Oh- how I long for 1999. That was penny stock heaven. Back then, when we saw volume, we really saw volume, and big price breakouts. Lately I've been nailing it on the volume surges- getting... More »

How Far Can You Look Into the Future? BERX News

Posted on April 13, 2011
How Far Can You Look Into the Future? Bering Exploration, my "Thrill of the Drill" idea seems to be the one on everyone's radar screen Yesterday was the first significant "correction" day for the stock. After chugging up from $.90 in mid March to yesterday's high of $1.70, the stock finally ran into... More »

Bering (BERX) Breakout

Posted on April 11, 2011
Bering Exploration (OTC QB: BERX): Huge Volume and Price Breakout What can I say? The Thrill of the Drill is working flawlessly. Huge volume and price breakout today. BERX is trading at another new all time high, and over 300,000 shares changed hands in the first two hours of trading. This is setting... More »

Texting and Driving: Parents, Take Charge

Posted on April 08, 2011
Making Another New All Time High When I started writing this morning's edition, I didn't even have to change the headline from the last edition. This headline is titled "Making A New All Time High", and, just as two days ago, the same stock is making a new all time high today. I've been beating the... More »

BERX, LBTG, ABHD: All Looking Sharp

Posted on April 06, 2011
Updates on Recent Ideas I've gotten a few emails from subscribers looking for updates on some of the stocks I've featured recently. Here's a couple notables from recent editions. First- AbTech Holdings (OTC BB: ABHD)- The stock took a bit of a beating for 5 days, but rebounded nicely today. We started... More »

Turning A Lump of Coal Into Profits (LBTG)

Posted on April 03, 2011
Turning A Lump Of Coal Into Profits When oil prices are high everyone thinks energy independence. Coal- the black sheep of fossil fuels, is back in vogue with investors. Despite being considered one of the dirtiest forms of generating electricity, Coal is back thanks to new technologies. Burning coal... More »

Trading- How Good Are You? Some Practical Advice

Posted on April 02, 2011
How Good A Trader Are You? Some Practical Advice- Look at JUHL Were you good enough to catch the move? I doubt it, but I'm going to tell you how to do it in the future. I'm talking about the 30% move in Juhl Wind (OTC BB: JUHL) yesterday when the stock clipped up to $1.73 while no one was watching... More »

March 2011

Thrill of the Drill: Bering (BERX) Ready To Thrill

Posted on March 31, 2011
The Thrill of the Drill Want to make money in small oil and gas exploration companies? First and foremost, you must be in a favorable market for those kinds of stocks. Historically, these stocks are red hot when oil prices spike. Oil today: over $100 and holding- $106 today for crude, Brent North Sea... More »

I'll Make You A Bet

Posted on March 30, 2011
I Hope You Caught The Ride AbTech Industries- ABTD- Monday evening's idea- wow- what a trade. The stock traded its second highest one day volume in history. Just inches from 1 million shares. 980,000 changed hands in one day yesterday, and the action put this idea on a lot of investors' maps. The stock... More »

Huge, Huge, Problem; Solved by AbTech (ABHD)

Posted on March 28, 2011
Huge, Huge, Huge Problem Huge problem in the US: Wastewater- polluted waste water flowing into our water supply and the ocean. I'm not talking about water that flows into sewage treatment plants. I'm talking about storm water flowing into sewer grates and then directly into a river or ocean. I'm talking... More »

Riddle Me This Bat Investors

Posted on March 27, 2011
Riddle Me This Bat Investors Riddle me this all you Bat Investors. For those of you who are too young to remember (probably most of you), it's a metaphor from the old Bat Man TV series where his arch enemy, the Riddler, would always throw out that line. Of course, he had a few more arch enemies. Moving... More »

Envision (EVSI) Video Chart Review

Posted on March 26, 2011
Envision Solar (OTC BB: EVSI): Video Chart Review I've bought a lot of Envision Solar (EVSI)- I think about 70,000 shares between $.65 to $.72. I was looking for a breakout with the recent volume surge, but I got fooled. Here's a video/chart review I hope you find valuable. It will just take a few minutes... More »

JULH Wind Gets Wind At Its Back

Posted on March 22, 2011
Juhl Wind (OTC BB: JUHL) Gets Wind At Its Back Juhl Wind- up a little last week, down the last two days. By the time you read this JUHL will probably be trading a bunch of volume, and trading back up. Ok WIND!!! - propel this stock a lot higher. Alternative energy stocks and smaller companies are going... More »

NY Times finds EVSI; Axion Provides Some Action

Posted on March 21, 2011
Finally Getting Hot: Axion Goes Into Action I'd been a little frustrated that I hadn't come up with any hot trades of late, but that changed with Friday's idea. Fresh off their contract with Alcoa Aluminum's Australia division, Axion International (OTC BB: AXIH) rewarded those who acted early with a... More »

200 Billion Plastic Water Bottles: What Do You Do With Them?

Posted on March 18, 2011
Update on Recent Ideas All the markets have been absolutely butchered since the nuclear distress in Japan became evident. Investors seem to prefer cash to any stocks, no matter how cheap. I believe that once the global investment community believes there won't be a nuclear melt down, investors will... More »

There's Lots of Wind in Minnesota: Ask JUHL

Posted on March 16, 2011
Update on Recent Ideas Envision Solar (OTC BB: EVSI) has done very well since Monday morning when you consider the markets have been absolutely hammered over the first two trading days of the week. EVSI's entry level was $.73, and it's hanging in nicely at $.75 despite the rough going in the overall... More »

China Botanic (CNB): Numbers Breathtaking

Posted on March 15, 2011
Earnings Pops The China small cap sector is beat up these days surrounded by a ton of controversy. However, it is earnings time for small stocks on a calendar year, and I've been witnessing some pretty darn good moves as companies announce earnings. For the most part, the stocks are so oversold they... More »

EVSI Starts Out Fine; A Preview For Tomorrow

Posted on March 14, 2011
A Recap of the Day's Activity New idea Envision Solar (OTC BB: EVSI) had an OK first day. You could have picked up all you wanted in the early going at about $.74, and the stock closed at $.755 for a very moderate gain on 166,647 shares of volume. I still have a price target of $.90 to $1.00 over the... More »

Envision Profits For Your Account

Posted on March 14, 2011
Getting Back on Track This is one I've been watching for sometime, and have already bought and sold for my own account. And- best of all, made money. I love the penny stocks, have been buying and selling them for years, and every now and then find a pretty good situation. I have already started accumulating... More »

What A Mess!

Posted on March 12, 2011
What A Mess The world has become a giant mess. Revolution in the Middle East. Skyrocketing oil prices that threaten to slow down the domestic recovery which seemed to be moving forward smoothly. Earthquakes and Tsunamis in Japan killing thousands of people and causing nuclear power plants to shut down... More »

The Greatest Short Squeeze in History

Posted on March 08, 2011
Dear Fellow Investor, I'm emailing you today because I have something extremely unique and time sensitive to share with you. I've recently identified what I believe to be the most incredible opportunity in the market so far this year, and quite possibly the best opportunity I have come across in years... More »

Explore Anywhere For Profits

Posted on March 01, 2011
Explore Anywhere For Profits Since oil prices spiked thanks to the good folks in the Egypt and Libya making their voices heard and their sacrifices for freedom, the market for small stocks has been a bit less cooperative. However, just when you least expect it, I come up with a chart that's just too... More »

February 2011

The Little Penny Stock That's Trying Like Hell

Posted on February 23, 2011
The Little Penny Stock That's Trying Like Hell: ONFI Did you know the US Treasury was considering eliminating the penny from our currency? I think we can all agree- the penny is a bit of a nuisance. When I walk into my friendly neighborhood coffee shop, and the register says I owe $5.03, I invariably... More »

Sauer Flying- And You're First

Posted on February 22, 2011
Sauer Flying- And You're First; A Volume Explosion Every now and then some random penny stock starts trading huge volume, and trades really well for a few weeks. Millions of shares change hands, the stock runs up the chart, and investors who spotted the trend early make a killing. You also have to get... More »

China's Top Tech Opportunity Finally Surfaces

Posted on February 11, 2011
China's Top Tech Opportunity Finally Surfaces Let's see.... an average earnings growth rate of 51% over the last four years? Check. Average annual revenue growth of 72% for the same time frame? Check. The support and endorsement from one of the largest companies in its respective market? Check. And... More »

Genmed Holding Corp. (GENM) Wins When 35 Blockbuster Drugs Lose Patents

Posted on February 07, 2011
Who Wins When 35 Blockbuster Drugs Lose Patents in 2011 and 2012? On Saturday I urged you to check your inbox after the market closed today for a new trading idea. As promised, here it is.... I think you'll see why I was so empathic about you being ready. And, I'm equally confident you'll agree this... More »

Earnings Scoreboard So Far - Some Surprises, Some Important Clues

Posted on February 05, 2011
Have Fun Sunday, But Be Ready to Roll on Monday Happy Super Bowl Weekend everybody! I wanted to get this edition out to you today for a couple of reasons, one of them being I know most of you will be distracted by tomorrow's festivities. As of the last look, the odds-makers say Green Bay has a three... More »

What's The Hottest Penny Stock in North America Today?

Posted on February 03, 2011
Right Place, Right Time - Poynt Is On the Smart Side of the Smartphone Business There's a technology revolution unfolding right before our eyes, and it's serving up great investment opportunities as a result. Funny thing though... the best way to tap this budding trend isn't the way many investors suspect... More »

January 2011

The Big Picture and Recent Trade Updates

Posted on January 31, 2011
Mr. Toad's wild ride has decided to plague the market after months of a slow and steady incline back to pre-crash levels. As I write, the major indices are doing everything they can to stop the bleeding from Friday's perceived Egyptian meltdown. I received a few emails from readers over the weekend asking... More »

DIAFF Notches Nice 20% Gain Today

Posted on January 26, 2011
Daimant Art Corp (OTC BB: DIAAF) Close 20% Higher On the Day We notched a very nice gain in DIAAF today as the stock started at $.12, and closed at $.14. While I don't know if the stock will go higher from here, I would suggest to all shareholders who are in this from our write up that there's nothing... More »

T&R International Hits the Ground Running in 2011 and Is Just Getting Started

Posted on January 26, 2011
T&R International Hits the Ground Running in 2011 and Is Just Getting Started Ever seen a stock get turned on like a light switch, and rally more than 200% in just a few days? They're rare, but they do exist. Diamant Art Corporation (DIAAF) - thanks to incredible growth of its T&R International... More »

DIAAF Shares Hitting Their Critical Mass

Posted on January 25, 2011
DIAAF Shares Hitting Their Critical Mass They say great investments take time to mature, but the truth of the matter is it can happen in the proverbial blink of an eye. For proof, look no further than Diamant Art Corporation (DIAAF). Its wholly-owned subsidiary T&R International has taken retailing... More »

Renewable Energy With a Twist: HRTE is a Double-Barreled Growth Story

Posted on January 18, 2011
Renewable Energy With a Twist: HRTE is a Double-Barreled Growth Story Investing in renewable energy technologies can be a funny dance sometimes. The stocks you hear the most about and the industries garnering the most attention - like solar power has lately - aren't always the best opportunities. Wind... More »

Tap the Second-Fastest Growing Economy in the World with My Latest Idea

Posted on January 12, 2011
Tap the Second-Fastest Growing Economy in the World with My Latest Idea It's hard to believe, but a little more than six years ago the China-investment craze wasn't even a glimmer in someone's eye. It wasn't until the middle of 2007 that the hysteria began, after the bulk of the rally had been made... More »

Tapping the Next China-Like Growth Story They Never Saw Coming

Posted on January 11, 2011
The Next China-Like Growth Story They Never Saw Coming Here's a quick quiz: What country saw a 6.5% increase (yoy) in its third quarter GDP after a second quarter improvement of 10.2%? What country has the second-fastest growing energy market in the world right now? And, what country is going to invest... More »

Crunching Bohai's Numbers: Value Still Swelling, Target Still Rising

Posted on January 07, 2011
Several weeks ago I presented to you a growth/profit story that was about as attractive as any stock any of us could ever imagine, complete with (legitimate) single-digit P/E ratios and 20% profit margins. Since then, Bohai Pharmaceuticals Group (BOPH) has not only continued to impress, it's gotten even... More »

One Million Cars Fighting for 200,000 Spaces = Big Profits

Posted on January 05, 2011
One Million Cars Fighting for 200,000 Spaces = Big Profits A few months ago I pledged to get back in the saddle and start sending out some good old-fashioned penny stock ideas. True to my word, I've got one today I think you're going to really enjoy for a couple of different reasons. The fact is that... More »

Start 2011 Off Right - Aultra Gold's in the Investment Sweet Spot

Posted on January 03, 2011
Start 2011 Off Right - Aultra Gold's in the Investment Sweet Spot In the trading business there aren't too many things that are certain, but here's one absolute fact - gold is red hot, and it doesn't look like that's going to change anytime soon. The challenge for investors has simply been a lack of... More »

December 2010

TEGY: The Santa Drive By

Posted on December 17, 2010
Santa Dropped Down the Chimney- Just for an Hour Santa did deliver on yesterday's trading idea on TEGY, but as I said in the presentation, you had to be nimble. It was a kind of "Santa Drive By". Let's look at the chart: Here's a chart of the stock I featured in yesterday's pre open trading alert. Each... More »

Today's Symbol: TEGY

Posted on December 16, 2010
Confirming Today's Symbol: TEGY My cracker Jack editing team must have been at the Christmas Party too late last night. Just dropping everyone a quick note to confirm the symbol for today's idea is "TEGY"- in a couple of spots, TAGF was mistakenly inputed. Sorry. Heads will roll. Make sure you trade... More »

TransAct (TEGY) Getting Ready To Transact

Posted on December 16, 2010
TransAct Energy (OTC BB: TAGF): Getting Ready to TransAct I know what you were thinking when you got out of bed this morning. You woke up and asked yourself this question: "I wonder how many cell towers there are in India?". Well, maybe that wasn't the first thing on your mind, but I'll bet you want... More »

I Won't Leave You Hanging on TADF

Posted on December 15, 2010
I Won't Leave You Hanging I was half right on this week's trading idea. TADF is trading the volume I expected, but it's not making any upside progress on the price. Volume is nice, but price movement is better. As far as a quick and profitable trade, it didn't work out. It still could. Since calling... More »

Tactical Air (TADF); Citigroup Volume in a Tiny Package

Posted on December 13, 2010
Tactical Air Defense (OTC BB: TADF): Trading Volume Like Citigroup (C) Last week I recommended Citigroup (NYSE: C) for a trade at $4.60. This was the day the US Treasury cashed in a $12 billion profit as we (the taxpayers) sold our investment in the Big C. On that day, C traded 3.265 billion shares... More »

One More Visit From Santa

Posted on December 11, 2010
One More Visit From Santa Santa has been very good to us this year. First, it was FPP providing the 44% profit opportunity last week. SOPV came in shortly thereafter, notching us a 20% gain in 2 days. CEHD was also in Santa's bags- 80% in 2 1/2 months. Now my mid week call on Citigroup (NYSE: C), who... More »

CEHD Profit Alert; $12 Billion Profit Locked For US

Posted on December 08, 2010
China Electronics Holdings (OTC BB: CEHD): Profit Alert Any baseball player who went 3 for 3 would be rewarded with about $30 million a year. I think Jeter just got about $20 million for the next three years, and he's only average about 2.8 for every 10. Coming off big short term wins in FPP and SOPV... More »

Notching The Profits

Posted on December 02, 2010
We've certainly been shaking the Christmas tree of profits over the last two weeks, and I'm scouring the universe of small stocks to find more trading ideas to keep your stocking full. Here's a quick recap. Field Point (AMEX: FPP): Trading Past My Best Case Scenario Here's an undisputed fact- I brought... More »

November 2010

Santa Delivers Solar Energy Initiatives (SOPV)

Posted on November 29, 2010
Santa Puts Solar Energy Initiatives (OTC BB: SOPV) In His Bag Santa wants you to open the first present he's delivering this year. Hopefully, it's a trading profit present, and you need to open the package first thing this morning to have your best chance of Santa's gift paying off. Solar Energy Initiatives... More »

Santa Rally Time

Posted on November 27, 2010
Santa Rally Time The market is returning to normal- what ever normal is. There really isn't any normal for the stock market, but there are seasonal patterns. 2008- still a very painful memory- blew up the normal seasonal patterns. The market had its worst months in the October to March time frame, and... More »

FieldPoint (FPP): 14% Aint Bad

Posted on November 23, 2010
Field Point Petroleum (AMEX: FPP): A Cool 14% Gainer As we roll into our annual Turkey Day festivities, I'm thankful for a relatively good call on FieldPoint (AMEX: FPP). The stock is up a cool 14% from Friday morning's entry level, and that's not so bad. I'll take 14% returns in a couple of days anytime... More »

Field Point (FPP):Little Company; Really Big Drill

Posted on November 18, 2010
Field Point Petroleum (AMEX: FPP): Little Company; Really Big Drill What if I told you today's new idea was a $3.25 stock on the AMEX, and delivering $850 million in annual revenues with $230 million in net income? Sounds a bit unlikely- does it not? In a sense, it's true. The company I'm referencing... More »

Drill Baby Drill

Posted on November 17, 2010
What Might Have Been Drill Baby Drill. The words of Vice Presidential Candidate Sarah Palin when asked what she would do to end our nation's energy dependence. It became a rallying cry until British Petroleum temporarily spoiled the party with the Gulf of Mexico fiasco. While the message may have lost... More »

Update: SPPH and CSNH

Posted on November 15, 2010
Spencer Pharma (OTC PK: SPPH): You Should Be Out SPPH was a 100% technical idea, and technically the stock does not look good today. It's still trading monster volume at over 2 million shares. I suggested risking 10%. The stock opened at $.61, made a high of $.64, and is now $53. If you followed my... More »

Spencer Pharma (SPPH): Technically Tasty

Posted on November 15, 2010
Spencer Pharma (OTC PK: SPPH): Technically Tasty Is it possible for an idea to be 100% technical? When a stock is delivering a volume explosion and heading up the charts, there's no doubt. That's exactly what today's idea is. A technical recommendation that looks like it's good for a money making trade... More »

Crazy Penny Stock- A Traders Delight

Posted on November 14, 2010
Crazy Penny Stock- A Traders Delight Riddle me this Crazed Speculators- What completely unknown and under followed penny stock averaged about 75,000 shares per day the last two weeks, then traded 8,656,466 shares the last two days? Talk about a volume break out. Wow!!!!!!!!!!!! If you like to trade... More »

Bohai Earnings Awesome: Ben Ben Helping Out

Posted on November 13, 2010
The market was a bit heavy this week as it entered into an overdue corrective phase post the October to early November meteoric move up. It seems like tried and true market seasonally is back on track, with October to April shining for the long side of equities as it always has. A little corrective... More »

The New OTC Journal

Posted on November 10, 2010
The New OTC Journal The new service is launched. I'm embroiled in China stocks everyday. If you want to follow my China stocks ideas, you're going to have to sign up for that newsletter: www.EMERGINGCHINASTOCKS.com. So far, it's working out really well. The timing was lucky, but we're catching some... More »

I Owe You An Apology

Posted on November 05, 2010
Here's what it looks like. This is my new publication. You'll find the web site at www.EmergingChinaStocks.com. If you haven't signed up as a subscriber, I owe you an apology. I wasn't emphatic enough. More »

October 2010

Emergency Notification: Symbol Correction From Today's Edition

Posted on October 23, 2010
Dear OTC Journal Members: I made a moderately dyslexic mistake in today's coverage of new idea China Shandong Industries. I inadvertently used the symbol CSHN- the Correct symbol is CSNH, or CSNH.OB if you use Yahoo! to check your quotes. Fortunately, there is no stock that trades under the symbol CSNH... More »

Simply Irresistable: China Shandong (CSNH)

Posted on October 23, 2010
Simply Irresistible It's a smorgasbord- I'm like a kid in a candy shop- an embarrassment of riches. You name the cliché- it fits. There 700 China based companies trading with US listings, and there's a bunch in that are fundamentally just stupid undervalued, but thanks to the route by which the... More »

Two New Highs; They Are Rocking in China and Texas

Posted on October 21, 2010
This week's "China Surprise" took the China sector down just a little today. China GDP growth came in at 9.6% for Q3- while that number is far better than the rest of the world, it is the third consecutive quarter of very slight decline. GDP growth is down from about 10%. The interest rate increase... More »

The China Surprise

Posted on October 19, 2010
EmergingChinaStocks.com Update Well, it's live, and we have a bunch of subscribers for this new service. Thanks so much to early adopters. The systems for both enrollment and email distribution are all new to us, so give us a week or so to work it all out. For starters- I published the first "Flash... More »

What A Short Squeeze Looks Like; EmergingChinaStocks.com

Posted on October 16, 2010
My new subscription based China site is now ready for Prime Time. Today is the first day we're accepting subscribers, so you have the opportunity to be a founding member. I'll publish my first flash alert Monday, and then off we go. More on this below. First- a little recap. What A Short Squeeze Looks... More »

Finally!!!; Laugh Of the Week

Posted on October 14, 2010
Finally!!!!!! Finally: ultimately as the end result of a succession or process Finally: After a week of testing, retesting, writing, rewriting, testing, and testing again, we're finally ready to roll out the new service. This is something my partners and I decided to do about one year ago. We put it... More »

The China Stocks Jail Break

Posted on October 09, 2010
Here's a quick update on the new service devoted entirely to China based companies with US listings. First of all, it's been a great week for China stocks- the breakouts are finally showing up on the charts. There's still plenty of time on the less liquid ideas, but some of the stocks that trade higher... More »

Buffett Speaks on China

Posted on October 02, 2010
Finally, I'm Nearly Ready On Friday morning, October 1st, it became official. I started my new service. As many of you are aware, I have decided to branch off in new directions. I am launching a subscription based newsletter devoted to investing in China based companies with US listings. On Friday morning... More »

September 2010

China's Version of Sears- In 1960

Posted on September 29, 2010
I don't know if it's because of the two recent Red Hot China IPOs, or if it's just time. Whatever it is, the China space is starting to perk up again, and as the larger cap stocks start moving away, the smaller ones will pick up the pace right behind them. Two of my top 10 picks have started to gain... More »

Another Monster China Stock IPO

Posted on September 28, 2010
Another Monster China IPO On September 17th Sofun Holdings (NYSE: SFUN)- the Chinese real estate web portal, came public at $42.50- traded to $75 on opening day (the best IPO of 2010), and is still holding up at $66 today. Up 76% on its debut. Today, another China IPO hit the markets. Country Style... More »

GHN Agrispan (GHNA): A True Hand To Mouth Company

Posted on September 23, 2010
Let's say you wanted to be in the food business. That's a pretty broad industry. You have the producers- the farmers who grow the crops and/or raise the animals. You have the processors- who turn the farmer's products into consumables. You have the distributors- the middle men who get the finished products... More »

Bohai (BOPH) Comes Ripping Back; A Preview of More To Come

Posted on September 21, 2010
If you're interested in the China space, you needed to read this past weekend's article. It was supposed to be entitled "Like Roberto Duran: Fund Managers Say No Mas To China Stocks". Thanks to a software glitch, the word "No" was dropped from the headline. This stuff drives me nuts. No matter how many... More »

Like Roberto Duran: Fund Managers Say Mas to China Stocks

Posted on September 19, 2010
Like Roberto Duran: Fund Managers Say No Más to China Stocks It was one of the most famous fights in history. November 25th, 1980- the Superdome in New Orleans- the rematch for the Welterweight championship of the world between Olympic Gold Medalist Sugar Ray Leonard and the sensational Roberto "Hands... More »

Our Day Is Coming: Updates on Bohai (BOPH) and China MediaEx (CCME)

Posted on September 15, 2010
Our Day Is Coming Our day is coming. Industrial production numbers out of China announced on Monday confirm the Chinese economy is just rocking, and there's nothing but growth and upside continuing to emerge. Industrial production rose 13.9% in August over the previous year. This number suggests to... More »

Bohai Pharmaceuticals (BOPH); 3,700 Years Of Clinical Trials

Posted on September 11, 2010
Today's new idea has a video for your pleasure. Place your seat backs in their full and upright position, get your seat belt on, and get ready for take off. Turn off all other electrical devices. Viewing the video could not be more simple- just go to the home page at www.otcjournal.com, and it will... More »

A Brief Delay In Today's New Idea: SingleTouch (SITO) Update

Posted on September 09, 2010
My previously announced new idea for today has been delayed for the time being. I expect the video associated with this new idea to play at www.otcjournal.com tomorrow after the close, and I'll release the associated newsletter on Saturday. Stay tuned this weekend if you want to learn where you can... More »

Yes, There's Video: LPH Yr End Numbers Suggest $5 Stock

Posted on September 08, 2010
And Yes- There's Video I have faith. I have faith that the market's aversion to equities is going to evolve back to normal throughout the remainder of this year, and valuations will become far more reasonable. Currently, the largest disconnect between corporate performance and stock prices I've ever... More »

Gar Wood Insight Equity Research (EFRDF)

Posted on September 08, 2010
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A Sneak Peak: Blockbuster New Ideas

Posted on September 06, 2010
The Beginning of the End: News Out Of China I have been convinced for some time US investors have a unique window of opportunity to invest in China based businesses with a great deal of ease. The Beginning of the End of this unique opportunity was announced in China this past week, and it's worth noting... More »

August 2010

Profiting From Irrational Fear; A Little Help Please

Posted on August 28, 2010
I'm Looking For Some Help For those of you who don't know it, I've been working on a new publication I'm going to be introducing sometime between now and the end of September. I've been writing and publishing the OTC Journal, a penny stock focused online newsletter, for nearly 11 years. It's been a... More »

Eagle Ford Energy: David in the Land of Goliaths

Posted on August 26, 2010
Eagle Ford Energy (OTC BB: EFRDF) Inc: David in the Land of Goliaths If you are risk averse, today's idea is probably not for you. If you believe oil prices are going down for the next few years, today's idea is also not for you. If you believe the emerging markets are going to continue to keep pressure... More »

The Future of US Oil Independence: Oil Shale

Posted on August 25, 2010
Special Note- Some time ago I suggested looking at Bulova Technologies (OTC PK: BLVT) as a crazy penny stock that could get some legs. The company had never filed a financial statement, but a credible source informed me the company was achieving over $70 million in annual revs and making money. An affiliate... More »

Beacon Enterprises: Let The Healing Start

Posted on August 24, 2010
Beacon Enterprises: Embedded in the Process Last week was pretty rough on Beacon Enterprise shareholders, with the stock losing about 50% since early August, and really tumbling on Friday as it appeared some large block decided it didn't want to be in this stock anymore. Someone went to a "cash at any... More »

A Bipolar Day: The Last Two- A Tale of Two Extremes With CREG and BEAC

Posted on August 17, 2010
For those interested parties- My #1 Pick- China Media Express (NASDAQ: CCME), is ringing the opening bell at NASDAQ tomorrow morning. Tune in if you are interested and up. More importantly, the company is barn storming both buy and sell side anyalysts and fund managers over the next few weeks throughout... More »

When is eNuF eNuF: NF and BSPM Q2 Earnings Explosions

Posted on August 16, 2010
When is eNuF eNuF Yes, the sound you hear is me tearing my hair out. Why can't you hear anything? First of all, you are reading this, so there's no sound. Secondly, even if you were sitting in my office, you wouldn't hear me tearing my hair out as I have no hair left- one of the benefits of advancing... More »

China Media; CCME Does Its Part

Posted on August 13, 2010
China Media (NASDAQ: CCME) Does Its Part China Media Express absolutely hammered the ball out of the park in Q2, and reaffirmed its guidance for the remainder of the year. The guidance is likely to be blown away by the numbers when we look back. Time will tell. The company is doing its part, but I'm... More »

China Media Tips Hand and Rocks; China Education Delivers

Posted on August 11, 2010
China Media (NASDAQ: CCME) Tips Hand My #1 China pick is, and continues to be China Media Express (NASDAQ: CCME). If you recall my Top 10 list, numbers 1 and 2 are must owns. CCME is #1, and LPH is #2. Longwei Petroleum (LPH) won't be delivering Q2 earnings this month- their fiscal year ends in June... More »

First 3 of Top Ten China Ideas Deliver Q2 Numbers

Posted on August 10, 2010
China Numbers Coming In Very Strong- Charts Shaping Up The numbers from US listed China companies are starting to come in, and for the most part they are very strong. More importantly, I see a number of the charts starting to look a bit better, suggesting the July lows might be the low point for 2010... More »

July 2010

Market Lingo Translated; NF Energy Sneak Attack

Posted on July 31, 2010
The Language of the Market The market is starting to line up just as I suspected it would, and in order to understand the subtleties of the market, you need to understand the semantics of the market as well. The market has its own code language, and the sooner you understand the hidden meanings, the... More »

China Stocks Stirring From Deep Sleep: CCME Pops- BTW- You Gotta Eat

Posted on July 26, 2010
China Stocks Stirring From Deep Sleep: CCME Pops After 4 months of getting our collective brains beat out, the China stocks are starting to stir like Rip Van Winkle, who went to sleep for 20 years to avoid his nagging wife. In the case of these China stocks, the nagging wife is the profits. As long... More »

Longwei Petroleum Eye Opener in Summer Snore Fest

Posted on July 21, 2010
The Summer Snore Fest What Dog Days of August? This year, it's the Canine Days of July. And, the market is barely barking. At present, this market is one major snore fest. I'm on vacation with the family in beautiful Central Oregon, and I'm not missing much. This market is one giant, low volume snore... More »

The Dog That Comes When Called

Posted on July 16, 2010
The Dog That Comes When Called Like our faithful family Labradoodle, China Media Express (NASDAQ: CCME) did exactly what I predicted it would do two days ago. The dog came when I called it. In today's ugly low volume rout of the markets, the stock "filled the gap" that was created earlier in the week... More »

The Beginning of the End

Posted on July 13, 2010
Clarification From Last Edition I'm not real sure why the introduction in the last edition caused so much confusion, but it did, so let me provide some clarity. Since about 600 of you said you wanted "crazy penny stock" ideas, I have provided two of them. The first was Grid Petroleum (OTC BB: GRPR) More »

Don't Buy This Crazy Penny Stock

Posted on July 08, 2010
Do Not Buy This Stock- Unless Do not buy this stock- unless you are a crazy speculator like me who doesn't mind taking an insane amount of risk. And, by insane, I mean you could lose all your money. You guys asked for crazy penny stocks, and this one would fit into that category. My first idea- Grid... More »

China Stocks: Shorts Shoveling Dirt on the Coffin Lid

Posted on July 07, 2010
Grid Petroleum - last week's crazy penny stock idea, had an interesting day of trading activity. The stock started out very strong in the first 10 minutes of trading as high volume materialized, then took a beating for about 90 minutes before rebounding. In the first 60 minutes, GRPR traded 500,000 shares, and traded to a low of $.50 before the volume quieted down and the start started to rebound. More »

June 2010

What Do Grid Petroleum and Julia Child Have in Common?

Posted on June 30, 2010
Penny Stocks- I Guess We Just Love Them It was no contest. The score was about 600 to 2. About 600 readers said they'd like some unique penny stock ideas. 2 told me not to bother. Even with a 2 man filibuster, this would still pass even in Congress. Majority rules. So far, I've got 3 I'm looking at... More »

Penny Stocks: Yes or No?

Posted on June 26, 2010
Still Holding My Nose I'm still holding my nose- just holding my nose and holding my many positions in highly profitable US listed, China based companies. The last two months have been simply brutal on the high beta China stocks. For now it's worth noting there's really nothing to do but hold your nose... More »

Single Touch Keeps Rocking; The Chinese Yuan Floats

Posted on June 22, 2010
Single Touch (OTC BB: SITO) Still Rocking Single Touch appears to be headed to $1.70. No if, ands, or buts. The stock is simply rocking right now against a backdrop of a fairly lousy environment for small stocks, and there is some serious institutional accumulation going on here. I'll let the rumor... More »

Nose Holding at 200 Day; SingleTouch Volume and Price Breakout

Posted on June 15, 2010
It's a little boring and exciting at the same time out there right now. My focus pretty much exclusively on China remains intact. Over the coming years, it will prove to be the best place to have your growth capital. I've just returned from a week in NY- visiting brokerage firms, fund managers, and... More »

My Top 10 List- Resend

Posted on June 02, 2010
I am resending the Top 10 edition for those who might have missed it over the Holiday weekend. It will likely turn out to be the most important edition of 2010. Ideas 1 and 2 are new and absolute must owns. Well, May has turned out to be an atrocious month for the bulls in the markets. All the major... More »

May 2010

My Top 10 List

Posted on May 28, 2010
Well, May has turned out to be an atrocious month for the bulls in the markets. All the major indexes were down about 8%- the worst May since 1962. The 2010 gains have been given back, and then some. The headline risk remains massive everyday between the European "Austerity" programs and the free fall... More »

Santa Comes Early; XSEL, CGYV, TPIV, and OPMG Comments

Posted on May 22, 2010
There was a little relief rally on Friday after a fairly wicked week in the markets. Thursday's giant sell down felt like a "cash at any cost" down draft, with almost no regard for value. That's fine with me. These kinds of emotional, momentum driven markets present opportunities for those with the... More »

Midday Comments on TPIV, NFEC, LEGE, and BEAC

Posted on May 18, 2010
A Busy Day- Comments on a Bunch of Stuff Frankly, it's a bit annoying. I wish these smaller companies could get their quarterly numbers out over a few week period in time, instead of all in one or two days at the absolute deadline. I just can't get quality commentary out fast enough for investors to... More »

Beacon Enterprise (BEAC) Burns Top Line Rubber

Posted on May 17, 2010
Beacon Enterprise (OTC BB: BEAC) Burns Top Line Rubber Beacon was out with fiscal Q2 numbers post close today- reflecting the corporate performance in calendar Q1 of '10. Like this race car laying down rubber, the top line was absolutely smoking. However, also like this car, the wheels are spinning... More »

Biostar Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: BSPM) Delivers Eye Popping Top

Posted on May 16, 2010
Biostar Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: BSPM) Delivers Eye Popping Top Line in Q1 Profit Margins Don't Follow Suit Biostar Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: BSPM), one of the hottest China stocks of '09, delivered Q1 numbers Friday post close. Review below. First, the week in review. It was another ugly week in... More »

Earnings Reviews: Universal Travel (NYSE: UTA), China Education Alliance

Posted on May 12, 2010
Early Returns on Hot China Followings: Universal Travel (NYSE: UTA), China Education Alliance (NYSE: CEU), and China Recycling (NASDAQ: CREG); a Mixed Bag and Lots Of Upside Biostar Pharmacueticals (NASDAQ: BSPM) To Come Three of the stocks listed as followed by the OTC Journal have reported Q1 earnings... More »

Giant Rebound- Three Bargains To Look At Now

Posted on May 10, 2010
Giant Rebound- Three Bargains To Look At Now Today there's an impressive rebound day in the overall markets. Sort sellers seem happy to cover has last week's complete collapse, which is fueling a nearly 400 point rally in the DOW. Small cap China stocks continue to trade poorly against the backdrop... More »

Biostar Pharma Video Chart: The Stairs and the Elevator

Posted on May 08, 2010
Taking the Elevator Down It has been said the stock market takes the "Stairs Up, and the Elevator Down". We've certainly seen it this week. Greek Bonds were the excuse, and possibly more instability and defaults in Europe. Then, there was the "fat finger" technology glitch which roiled the markets as... More »

What's Wrong With China Stocks? Nothing Earnings Can't Fix

Posted on May 04, 2010
What's Wrong With China Stocks? Nothing Earnings Can't Fix Have you noticed the fall off of late in China stocks? Most of the small cap China stocks I've been reporting on for some time have given back a lot of ground on low volume pullbacks. None of them have reported Q1 earnings yet. Now that we're... More »

April 2010

Lessons Learned: Out Of Biostar, But Looking To Get Back In

Posted on April 26, 2010
Lessons Learned: Out Of Biostar, But Looking To Get Back In Friday was Biostar Pharma's first day of trading on the NASDAQ, and predictably the stock ended up down on the day. There are lessons to be learned about event driven trading here, as this is a pattern that will repeat itself for the rest of... More »

Profit Alert: Sell Half Your Biostar

Posted on April 22, 2010
Profit Alert: Sold Half My Biostar Pharma (BSPM) Short but sweet today. Biostar Pharma (OTC BB: BSPM) announced it will open for trading on NASDAQ tomorrow morning- just as I predicted. I have sold 1/2 my position, and intend to sell the other half if the stock gets any kind of bump on when it trades... More »

Old Faithul and Legend Media- Betting on Both

Posted on April 21, 2010
NF Energy (OTC BB: NFEC) was out with a forecast for 2010, and Biostar Pharma (OTC BB: BSPM) is breaking out today. More on both of these issues in tomorrow's edition. Biostar is behaving as if the NASDAQ listing is imminent. NF Energy is not trading much volume, which is an opportunity for you. Old... More »

Trading Biostar Pharma (BSPM) On the Pending Event

Posted on April 18, 2010
Goldman Sachs (GS) News Roils Markets The market has been looking for a catalyst to sell off, and the SEC provided it Friday by announcing it was filing a civil law suit against Goldman Sachs for misconduct in its marketing of the toxic derivatives associated with the sub prime mess of the last decade... More »

Trading Strategy for This Market: Looking at Biostar (BSPM) and China

Posted on April 14, 2010
Looking At Biostar; BSPM, China Recycling; CREG Buy The Uptrend Lines, Sell the Surges Many of the smaller China stocks seemed to have lost their vigor for climbing the charts of late. Today I'm looking at my current two favorites- Biostar Pharma; BSPM, and China Recycling Energy: CREG. These are both... More »

Biostar (BSPM); The Hot Money is Stupid Money

Posted on April 07, 2010
BSPM Deflates As Hot Money Rushes Out Biostar FASB'd and GAAP'd to Death I turned on CNBC on Good Friday, prepared to have a normal work day. Much to my surprise, the market was closed, and I found myself with the day off. Just shows you how aware I am. CNBC was running a documentary on Enron entitled... More »

Invest At The Steepest Part Of the Growth Curve For Maximum Returns

Posted on April 03, 2010
I've got lots or email questions on my view of the Biostar (OTC BB: BSPM) numbers from yesterday. It's going to take me a couple of days to churn through some issues to get a reasonable EPS forecast for next year based on their forecast. From that, I can derive a price projection. You'll probably see... More »

Legend Rockets on Record Volume

Posted on April 01, 2010
Lots To Talk About By the time you read this edition, which I'm writing on Wednesday afternoon, one very important event will have occurred. Biostar Pharma (OTC BB: BSPM), my most recent idea from March 13th at $4 has delivered its audited 2009 financial results. I was hoping to see EPS in the mid $.50... More »

March 2010

Take Profit on China Recycling (CREG) Uplisting to NASDAQ

Posted on March 19, 2010
China Energy Recycling (CREG): Take A Profit If you're smart and lucky enough to identify undervalued stocks, when they become fully valued, you have to be willing to take some or all of your profits. Today, the news on China Energy Recycling, my #1 pick, is about as good as it gets. The company has... More »

Legend (LEGE) Dishes Big New Contract; CREG, CEU, SPKL, and BEAC News

Posted on March 16, 2010
Legend Media (OTC BB: LEGE) Dishes Up More New Business For you penny stock lovers- Legend is dishing as I predicted, and really starting to get some momentum on the advertising sales side. Today, post close, LEGE dished up another really impressive new contract signing for a company delivering in the... More »

The HebB China Plague: Biostar Pharma (BSPM) Answers

Posted on March 13, 2010
A Global Plague- Prevalent in China Hepatitis B- everyone's heard of it. It kills about 1.2 million people world wide each and every year. Hepatitis B is a virus, and most individuals who become infected with the virus eventually fight it off with their immune system. Once you've recovered from the... More »

Coming Attraction- A No Brainer Double This Weekend

Posted on March 10, 2010
Consider This I have completed my due diligence, have the information I need, and am going to present you the 411 this weekend. I am very excited about this idea, and I believe you will be as well. This is easy money- A hands down double in my view just by looking at the numbers. Here's a little preliminary... More »

Beer and Clothing; Two American Essentials for Beacon (BEAC)

Posted on March 08, 2010
Beer and Clothing; Two American Essentials for Beacon (BEAC) Hot off the presses- Beacon Enterprises announced today it has landed two new contracts, and updated its backlog. Onwards and upwards. I don't know if there's two greater American staples- Beer and Clothes. If you drink too much beer, you're... More »

China Recycling (CREG) Cranking; New China Stimulus Package

Posted on March 06, 2010
China Recycling (OTC BB: CREG): My Best Short Term Call In a While CREG turned out to be my best technical call in the last couple of months. It's also the only technical break out call I've made as well with the market choosing to grind sideways on lighter volume. It's been a fantastic week for the... More »

February 2010

China Recycling (CREG): My Video Chart Shows Breakout

Posted on February 28, 2010
China Recycling (OTC BB: CREG): Cracking Resistance It's been a while since I did one of my video chart presentations, and I don't know exactly why. It's takes a little time to put them together, but it's well worth it if it gives you a clearer picture of what I'm seeing when I look at a chart. And... More »

The Market's Mood; Legend Media (LEGE) Getting Big Mo

Posted on February 25, 2010
The Market's Mood I wrote about this a week ago, but it's worth looking at again in light of today's action. We're in a period of consolidation, and the stock market is simply grumpy. We're almost past earnings season, and the tone of the market has changed rather dramatically since the Q3 '09 reports... More »

Legend Media (LEGE): Coming Up Off the Canvas; BEAC Breakout

Posted on February 22, 2010
Legend Media (LEGE), one of my old followings, appears to be a hot China penny stock that wants to come up off the canvas. Before I get into that news, here's some thoughts on red hot Beacon Enterprises (BEAC)- another giant win for OTC Journal subscribers. Beacon Enterprises (OTC BB: BEAC): I Love... More »

Beacon (BEAC) Busting Out- Sooooo Close

Posted on February 17, 2010
Time For a New Idea I'm working hard. If you've hung with me and acted quickly, you should have made a lot of money participating in my China ideas. I've identified three new ones I'll be introducing over the next several months, and I can't wait to share them. I have personally invested my own capital... More »

Beacon (BEAC) Turns On High Beams With Q1 Results

Posted on February 16, 2010
Beacon (OTC BB: BEAC) Turns On High Beams With Q1 Results This doesn't have to be a long edition. It's pretty simple stuff, and easy enough for anyone to understand. Beacon has found itself one heck of a powerful niche in the whole enterprise world for large corporations, and their growth rate it probably... More »

China Recycling (CREG) Re Heating Up; Biocurex (BOCX) Saving Puppies

Posted on February 11, 2010
I'm Buying China Recycling Energy (OTC BB: CREG) I'm hanging with my Big 3 China picks through this market correction, and being aggressive where I see opportunity. I have 3 more to add in the next few months. For those of you who have followed my ideas in the China space, you know I own all three of... More »

Gar Wood Insight Equity Research

Posted on February 11, 2010
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Down Cause We're Down: Where To From Here?

Posted on February 10, 2010
Down Cause We're Down The last three weeks have been pretty rocky- the market has definitely changed character and we're clearly in a corrective phase. Here's a stat I heard last week that was kind of eye opening and puts the market's mood in perspective as it relates to earnings season: 20%- that's... More »

Beacon Enterprise Solutions (BEAC) Lights Up Again

Posted on February 03, 2010
The Beacon Lights Up Again $10 million to $40 million in new contracts for 2010. That's the Beacon investment thesis. For those who need a refresher course, BEAC was my early November idea, and one of the few domestic companies I'm interested in. Here's why- the company offers a unique and very valuable... More »

Nothing Like a Cool $200 Million (TPIV)

Posted on February 01, 2010
Nothing Like a Cool $200 Million You might wonder who's got the cool $200 million, and what it has to do with today's edition of the OTC Journal. Remember my short term trading idea?- TapImmune (OTC BB: TPIV) I said some positive developments would start to roll their way, and today's post close news... More »

January 2010

Two Beat Downs; Stand By

Posted on January 27, 2010
Two Beat Downs; Stand By I just wanted to publish a couple of quick notes on two stocks I've been covering and have made comments on recently. First on China Recycling Energy (CREG)- someone is selling the stock fairly ruthlessly with little regard for price. It started two days ago, and the stock is... More »

Hot China Stock Cool Down: Noteworthy Bargains

Posted on January 26, 2010
Hot China Stocks Cool Down: Two Noteworthy Situations The China meltdown seems to have about run its course. The catalyst for the violent sell off in some of these high flying, red hot China stocks has been Rino International. Check out this chart. RINO, the poster child for a hot China stock in 2009... More »

Bank DeRiskifying; Obama's Cheap Shot vs China's Move

Posted on January 25, 2010
The Cheap Shot vs China: De Riskifying The Banks The market dished up a nasty correction last week as the global powers at be moved to "De riskify" the banking system on both sides of Planet Earth. It started in China with a sensible approach, and ended in the US with a political cheap shot. Very prudently... More »

Cancer Killer Tapimmune (TPIV) Reincarnated

Posted on January 21, 2010
How The Immune System Fights Disease Our bodies have a miraculous capability. Our Immune System, through a complex network of cells and chemicals, has the ability to identify bad stuff and rapidly recruit an army to attack foreign invaders and kill them. T-Cells are the circus ring masters. The T-Cells... More »

Options Media (OPMG) Is Now; Thanks China Banks and BOCX Update

Posted on January 20, 2010
Thank You China Banks The DOW is down about 150 points today, suggesting we might be in for a bit of a correction. Fueling the pullback is news out of China- The government has directed China banks to stop making loans for the remainder of January. Further exacerbating the market's temporary love affair... More »

The Russell Breakout; Small Biotech Rerun

Posted on January 16, 2010
The Biotech Buzz Rerun I looked for some recent small stock biotech winners. Check out the action in ECTE of late. $1.30 to $2.20 this month on increasing volume as the stock climbs the charts. There's a lot of action in these small biotechs right now. Do you believe in reincarnation? In the stock market... More »

China Stocks Strong This Week; Biotech Buzz

Posted on January 13, 2010
The China/Biotech Buzz It's been a very strong week for my China ideas, with several of the top choices delivering strong news and making new all time highs this week. Review and comments on the hot China ideas below. Biotechs are buzzing right now, and a great number of small cap/biotech stocks are... More »

The Hot China Party Is Just Starting

Posted on January 09, 2010
The Hot China Party Is Just Starting Once in a century. That's how I would describe both the economy and the markets in Q4'08 and Q1'09. That sixth months was as ugly as you will ever see short of nuclear war. That last six months was the ultimate melt down after one of the most turbulent decades in... More »

China Ideas Rocketing; ID Watchdog Invades Miami

Posted on January 07, 2010
Have You Noticed? Pop Quiz. What do the following stock symbols have in common? CEU, CREG, NFEC, CAMP, BEAC, and TPI have in common? Two things. First- each and everyone of these stocks has made a new all time high in the past week. Second- they were all strong buy recommendations in my December 2 edition... More »

The 2010 Beacon (BEAC) Party is Starting

Posted on January 04, 2010
The 2010 Beacon Party is Just Starting Beacon Enterprise is starting 2010 off with a bang. This is one of the few domestic stories I've heard that's really exciting. When I first reported on the company it was a technical disappointment price wise, but it now appears this mess has been cleaned up, and... More »

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 »

December 2008

OTCJ: My Shortest Edition- Ever/ CNN Features CGYV

Posted on December 17, 2008
My Shortest Edition- Ever/ CNN Features CGYV This might be my shortest edition of all time. I've written plenty of coverage on China Energy Recovery, so there's no need to go back and look at the facts. However, some of you might not be aware the company was featured on a short segment on CNN yesterday... More »

OTCJ: Chu On This

Posted on December 16, 2008
Chu On This President Elect Obama announced his Energy Team, led by Dr. Stephen Chu as Secretary of Energy, Nobel Prize winner in Physics. The home run for China Energy shareholders would have been California's Steve Westly. Westly is an eBay founder, well known investor in Green theme companies, and... More »

OTCJ: The Three Hottest Global Stocks

Posted on December 13, 2008
Comments in the BLOG There are two new BLOGS for your review over the weekend should you choose to give them a quick read. First, there's some commentary on China Energy Recovery (OTC BB: CGYV) as it relates to developments in China and the incoming Secretary of Energy. Second, there's some technical... More »

OTCJ: One More Bubble and Fabulous Friday

Posted on December 06, 2008
One More Bubble and Fabulous Friday We just might be in for a little rally in the markets. Yesterday could only be described as "Fabulous Friday"- it will be looked back as a highly pivotal day in this our bottoming process. First, let's look at the latest big bubble. Here's the next big bubble, and... More »

OTCJ: Sez McKinsey and Company

Posted on December 02, 2008
Sez McKinsey and Company Compliments of one of the OTC Journal members, I read an interesting item from Jonathan Woetzel, the director of McKinsey's Shanghai office. Before covering his views on "Profiting from Innovation", it might be worth taking a look at just who the heck McKinsey and Company is... More »

November 2008

OTCJ: Pickle in San Antonio: China Energy Working Higher

Posted on November 25, 2008
Comments in the BLOG Yesterday morning I posted a new BLOG on Platina Energy Group's (OTC BB: PLTG) Q3 Earnings report. The company is simply not delivering the numbers we were hoping for by now for several reasons. Read the BLOG for my comments and thoughts on what to do from here. The BLOG is your... More »

OTCJ: Guess The Chart

Posted on November 22, 2008
Comments in the BLOG During the week Nighthawk (OTC BB: NIHK) posted its Q3 earnings report, and I have to say I was very pleasantly surprised. Since the company had been so quiet over the course of the summer, I thought there was a possibility the Q3 numbers would be disappointing. It was quite the... More »

OTCJ: Ethanol Part III - Go West, Young Man

Posted on November 20, 2008
Ethanol Part III - Go West, Young Man I believe the Ethanol movement is getting ready to take a new direction over the next five years. It's going to the West. I'm not talking about the Western United States, where the corn ethanol model is flawed. I'm talking about West of Brazil, where the sugar cane... More »

OTCJ: Ethanol Part II- Why It Works in Brazil

Posted on November 18, 2008
Ethanol Part II- Why It Works in Brazil Ethanol works in Brazil. Unlike the United States' corn ethanol program, the Brazilian sugar cane ethanol program makes good economic sense, and has allowed Brazil to become energy independent. Prior to the 1980's Brazil was dependent on oil imports just as the... More »

OTCJ: China Energy Gets Celebrity Endorsement

Posted on November 17, 2008
China Energy Gets Celebrity Endorsement I don't know how much bigger it could get. This news is an absolute bomb shell, and you will be amongst the first to understand what's going on here because you read the OTC Journal. Information is power, and you now know what others don't. At some point in the... More »

OTCJ: Corn Ethanol; Wasting Another $7 Billion of Your Money

Posted on November 14, 2008
Comments in the BLOG Yesterday I posted a BLOG on the quarterly earnings report out of Spicy Pickle (OTC BB: SPKL). It's an extensive look, and there are challenges. If you are interested in the company, it's a must read. Click Here to go straight to the BLOG. The BLOG is your opportunity to ask questions... More »

OTCJ: NightHawk Up Big on Wow News: Pickle Gets Back on Expansion Track

Posted on November 12, 2008
Comments in the BLOG I woke up this morning to an extremely nice surprise from our friends and Nighthawk (OTC BB: NIHK), and the stock has responded by moving up 20% today and regaining pre September levels. I wrote an extensive BLOG on the news, but here's a quick overview. Itron (NASDAQ: ITRI) is... More »

OTCJ: NVTL and SWIR Withdrawn, China Energy in the Media

Posted on November 09, 2008
China Energy (OTC BB: CGYV): Media Starting To Catch On EENEWs.net is a web portal committed to all things "Green". EE is short for "Environment and Energy", and the publisher describes its web portal as the "the leading source for comprehensive, daily coverage of environmental and energy policy and... More »

OTCJ: 100% Gain on China Energy in Two Days- Major Breaking News Could

Posted on November 06, 2008
"To achieve a 22 per cent increase in energy availability in developing countries by 2020 would cost about $2,000bn (€1,600bn, £1,300bn), according to the International Energy Agency. McKinsey Global Institute, the research arm of the consultancy, has found that the same end could be achieved... More »

OTCJ: A 20% Record Volume Stop and Reverse: See China Energy Today

Posted on November 04, 2008
What A Massive Stop and Reverse Looks Like- See CGYV I have writing about the challenges in the current market environment quite extensively. Forced liquidations by funds closing their doors are a big part of the technical picture. I have read estimates suggesting 2009 there will be about 1/3 the current... More »

OTCJ: How Do You Get $38.7 Million in Profits For Nothing?

Posted on November 01, 2008
Let's Go Crazy I have absolutely fantastic news for anyone who happens to read today's commentary. Here's the news flash- It's no longer October. Thank God, the sun came up again today, and I looked at my calendar. October 2008, the worst month I can remember - far worse than 1997, 2000, 2001, or any... More »

October 2008

OTCJ: 500 is the New 50

Posted on October 26, 2008
500 Is the New 50 October 2008- here's an amazing statistic. During the month of October 2008 there have been 16 trading days with DOW swings of over 500 points during the course of the trading session. Normally, there are no 500 point swings any point during the course of one month, or even one year... More »

OTCJ: Credit Default Swap Scam: China Energy Rebounds

Posted on October 23, 2008
China Energy (OTC BB: CGYV): Apparently, Enough is Enough CGYV ended up being a very pleasant surprise today as the stock finally traded up quite nicely for one day out of nowhere. I have written about this several times- the irrational pricing in this particular stock has been fostered by the death... More »

OTCJ: Hedge Funds: Their Dirty Little Secret; Platina Energy Trying Hard

Posted on October 21, 2008
Platina Energy (OTC BB: PLTG): The Little Stock That's Trying PLTG has been making an effort try for higher levels of late, so it's worth looking at. Of the three little penny stocks I cover, this is the one with some decent volume that's trying like heck to head for higher ground. Coming off about... More »

OTCJ: Thoughts For Managing The Fear; Pickle Panned

Posted on October 18, 2008
Managing The Fear Factor In 1698 London coffee shop owner John Castaing posted a list of stock and commodity prices called "The Course of the Exchange and Other Things". This was the first known stock exchange, and fostered a network of coffee house exchanges. The first speculative bubble known as the... More »

OTCJ: Pickle Flies Into Vancouver Airport

Posted on October 14, 2008
Comments in the BLOG I posted a BLOG on this morning's news release from China Energy Recovery (OTC BB: CGYV), which included some comments about the current price performance. Today's subject matters reveals CGYV can deal with the black sludge in the rivers in China, emanating from factory pollution... More »

OTCJ: More Earnings Factoids

Posted on October 13, 2008
More Earnings Factoids What a difference a day makes. Wow- the DOW and the S&P both rally nearly 12% in one day- the biggest one day rally in 76 years. There are years when we don't see this kind of movement. Absolutely astonishing. The Bond market will be open tomorrow, and lower short term interest... More »

OTCJ: Two Insane Factoids

Posted on October 11, 2008
Two Insane Factoids Not too long ago I wrote bubbles were, by nature, mass shared speculative hallucinations. There's another side to that maxim. There is a mass shared hallucination the world's financial system is coming to an end. Unlike a bubble, this one could be viewed as a "Credit Black Hole" More »

OTCJ: A Market On Crack

Posted on October 08, 2008
A Market On Crack Well, I took my shot on Monday with the large cap stocks at a perfect 61.8% six year retracement, and was rewarded with a slap upside my head and a big paper loss so far. I guess I'm in some sort of denial that we can't have some sort of relief rally in here. I'm short SDS at $86... More »

OTCJ: Call Me Crazy

Posted on October 06, 2008
Call Me Crazy I think this is the big giant "WHOOSH" the technicians have been waiting for. Here's my first thought- if the market doesn't hold somewhere in here and have some sort of relief rally, we are going to have another huge leg down- probably sending the DOW down into the 8,000 to 8,500 range... More »

OTCJ: It's Noisy Out There

Posted on October 04, 2008
It's Noisy Out There You're sitting in your easy chair in the den catching the evening news. The kids are talking non stop. A plane is passing overhead. Your wife is telling you about her friends new hair style (snore), and you're trying to take in the evening news. If you're like most people, you have... More »

OTCJ: The Spicy Surprise: Pickle Pulls Rabbit From Hat

Posted on October 01, 2008
The Spicy Surprise: Pickle Pulls Rabbit From Hat Good riddance to September- one of the worst months of my life professionally. What a mess. I am heartened in the knowledge that the last 4 bear markets have all died in October. I also know when a Bear ends, 30% of the losses are made up in the first... More »

September 2008

OTCJ: The VIX Rocket; China Energy Below Mendoza Line

Posted on September 30, 2008
The VIX Rocket Do you know what the VIX index is? They are talking about it a lot in the financial media. Extreme levels in the VIX are considered by many technicians to be one of the best technical indicators for picking market bottoms. Yesterday's 700 point plus drop in the DOW was one of the ugliest... More »

OTCJ: Yes, The Sky Is Finally Falling

Posted on September 29, 2008
Yes, The Sky Is Finally Falling I thought I'd seen it all with the end of the Savings and Loan industry in the 80's, the '87 crash, the dotcom demise of 2000, 911, and Enronitis. Today, I've started a new chapter in the ugly experience book that is getting longer than it should be. Hindsight has proven... More »

OTCJ: Where To Find 9% GDP Growth

Posted on September 28, 2008
Comments in the BLOG I posted a BLOG on Friday's news release from Platina Energy (OTC BB: PLTG) for those that want an update on that situation. The BLOG is your opportunity to ask questions and offer comments. I will make an effort to answer every legitimate question. If I don't know the answer, I... More »

OTCJ: Congress And Cameras Equals Windbags

Posted on September 24, 2008
Comments In The Blog My September 11th edition was entitled The Next Big Bubble: Alternative Energy, and it's a pretty good read. I used the phrase "a shared speculative hallucination" to describe economic bubbles. In the article, I stated that one of the four key drivers of bubbles as "Legislation... More »

OTCJ: Courage Equals Wealth Right Now

Posted on September 22, 2008
If You Have The Courage, You Can Create Some Real Wealth Right Now I don't know your personal financial circumstances. I don't know how much of an appetite you have for risk. I don't know if you have the mental strength to ignore all the negative rhetoric the media is feeding us right now. Here's what... More »

OTCJ: The Bear Market Low Is Made

Posted on September 20, 2008
The Bear Market has been building to a crescendo, and it was reached this past week in the most volatile trading in the history of the stock market. I've never seen large cap stocks trade up and down as they did this past week as the seesaw activity in the markets required... More »

OTCJ: Pickle Pause Nears An End: What A Week

Posted on September 18, 2008
What A Week- So Far I have a ton of commentary on this past week and the times we are living through, but I just don't have time to go into all of it today. I could write 10,000 words on the whole short selling issue, and probably will next week. The market was absolutely pounded earlier in the week... More »

OTCJ: Would You Believe?

Posted on September 16, 2008
Would You Believe? Wow- what a week. I'll tell you this with a great deal of certainty- we are living through a period of financial upheaval that happens once in a century. If I would have made the following predictions six months ago, what would you have said? Bear Stearns would no longer exist Lehman... More »

OTCJ: China Energy Recover: Fueled By Twin Turbo Growth Drivers

Posted on September 13, 2008
Now that you've seen the movie, it's time to read the book. If you haven't been to www.otcjournal.com, and watched the 12 minute China Energy video, please do so now. Then, read on. Twin Turbo Growth Drivers Fuel China Energy Recovery (OTC BB: CGYV) I think we can all agree- the recent Beijing Summer... More »

OTCJ: The Next Big Bubble: Alternative Energy

Posted on September 11, 2008
A New Idea: A New Direction If you want some background on the potential for Alternative Energy companies to become the next Big Bubble, read today's edition. Stand by. This weekend's new idea is in the Alternative Energy space. I believe Alternative Energy will be the next bubble, and it's time to... More »

OTCJ: When Will the Next Bull Kill the Bear?

Posted on September 08, 2008
A New Idea, A New Direction In case you didn't catch my special video announcement this past weekend- here's a review. I'm introducing my first major new idea in months this coming weekend. Does it seem like a tough time to look at new ideas in the market? Yes, at first blush, you bet. However, this... More »

OTCJ: A Special Video Message For You

Posted on September 06, 2008
A Special Video Message For You There's a very important and special 2 minute video message just for you at the home page of the OTC Journal. It's time for a change, and time to make some money. Go to WWW.OTCJOURNAL.COM Home Page : www.otcjournal.com Email Questions or Comments To: editor@otcjournal.com... More »

August 2008

OTCJ: A Plethora Of Blogging: PhotoChannel, Platina, and eFood Reviewed

Posted on August 30, 2008
A Plethora Of Blogging: PhotoChannel, Platina, and eFood Reviewed I've been buried in some new ideas for the post summer market environment. It's been a long time since I've delivered any new ideas. As is my policy, I avoid anything more than a trading idea over the summer months, and bring out some... More »

OTCJ: PhotoChannel Today; Platina Energy Tomorrow

Posted on August 26, 2008
PhotoChannel Today (OTC BB:PNWIF); Platina Energy (OTC BB: PLTG) Tomorrow Here's a quick reminder for those who are following these ideas. For PhotoChannel Networks: Today, one hour after the market closes, PhotoChannel Networks (OTC BB: PNWIF) will its first ever conference call on the Q3 (calender... More »

OTCJ: Spicy, eFood, and Platina In the News

Posted on August 23, 2008
Special Note Sorry for the lack of content of late. I was on a hectic road trip this past week, and couldn't cover some of the week's events. Today's edition is a review of a couple of very exciting and promising developments for three of the stocks I follow. No, I haven't been vacationing all summer... More »

OTCJ: The Pickle: Spicy on the Top Line

Posted on August 14, 2008
The Pickle (OTC BB: SPKL): Spicy on the Top Line The Spicy Pickle June quarterly results were out today, and they were spot on what I was expecting. A huge percentage increase in the top line, and huge expenses in the quarter as they built three new stores and bought back four stores from a franchisee... More »

OTCJ: Getting CREE'md: Post Close Earnings Outlook

Posted on August 12, 2008
Getting CREE'md (NASDAQ: CREE): Post Close Earnings Outlook I haven't written anything about CREE in sometime, but today gives us a good opportunity to look at the stock and come up with a plan. CREE, at its core, is a specialty semiconductor manufacturer. At best, they are middle tier, and certainly... More »

OTCJ: Our Season Is Coming: Seasonality in the Markets: Are you Ready?

Posted on August 09, 2008
Our Season Is Coming: Seasonality in the Markets: Are you Ready? Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall- The four seasons. In some places, the seasons are more pronounced than others. For example, Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall are more climatically different in Boston than San Diego. All businesses have... More »

OTCJ: Platina Energy Reach Expanding

Posted on August 05, 2008
Platina Energy Group (OTC BB: PLTG): Reach Expanding I'm really glad PLTG delivered some news for me to cover, as it gives me the opportunity to use one of the most important new resources on the new and improved OTC Journal web site. Today, just after the close, PLTG announced has acquired another... More »

OTCJ: It's Finally Here For You!! The New Site

Posted on August 02, 2008
It's Finally Here For You: The New Site In case you're wondering why the content has been a little sparse of late, you will find out on Monday when you check the OTC Journal's Web Site. Over the nearly 11 years I have been publishing the OTC Journal, there have been lots of ups and downs and winners... More »

July 2008

In The Teeth of The Summer Bear

Posted on July 29, 2008
In The Teeth of The Summer Bear I knew it was going to be a tough summer, and it has been. We're in the middle of it right now- the worst of the bear market, and it's been an ugly one. True, there are a lot of head winds preventing the market from making upside progress. If you think your paper and/or... More »

OTCJ: Oil and Platina- Should They Correct Together?

Posted on July 23, 2008
Oil and Platina- Should They Correct Together? The market is improving nicely as oil starts a corrective phase after one of the most prolific parabolic runs in the history of markets. Oil peaked at nearly $150, and closed at about $124 today- so much for the idea that the price of oil was simply a function... More »

OTCJ: Vomiting From the SEC's

Posted on July 19, 2008
Comments in the BLOG For all of you who were following the trading strategy I laid out in last weekend's edition for shorting large caps into earnings releases, you probably have figured out by now that I have pretty much abandoned that idea. The Daily BLOGs have contained no short term trading ideas... More »

Natural Health Care

Posted on July 18, 2008
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OTCJ: Spicy Pickle Notches #42

Posted on July 17, 2008
Spicy Pickle (OTC BB: SPKL) Notches #42 SPKL announced store #42 is now open for business. It is located in Michigan- Portage, Michigan to be precise. Michigan represents the 14th state for Spicy Pickle. The Michigan franchisee has committed to opening 10 stores in the Kalamazoo- Grand Rapids- Ann Arbor... More »

OTCJ: Platina: $1/2 Billion In Independent Report: Today's Earnings

Posted on July 15, 2008
How's Ugly Working So Far? If those who took the time to read my weekend edition on How To Make Ugly Work For You, so far there has been one stock to look at. Genetech (NYSE: DNA) reported earnings post close yesterday, and there was a brief opportunity to take a profit on a short trade or a put option... More »

OTCJ: How Ugly Can Work For You In Earnings Season

Posted on July 12, 2008
How Ugly Can Work For You in Earnings Season This market environment is giving me flashbacks of the Post 911/Dot Bomb meltdown era. It is simply an ugly Bear Market, and with each successive trading day it just seems to get uglier. If you are long any stocks today, you simply need to have a long term... More »

OTCJ: Larry's Look At Today's Rodeo Ride

Posted on July 10, 2008
Today's Rodeo Ride: Going Long RIMM Another rodeo ride in the markets today. This is about as volatile a market as I can ever remember. I need Dramamine. The rumored insolvency of FreddiMac and Fanny Mae had the market all riled up today, along with the $5 rise in oil prices. Here’s a chart that is... More »

OTCJ: Home To A Whole Lot of Ugly: Close out QID; TraceGuard's Major

Posted on July 07, 2008
Home To A Whole Lot of Ugly: Close out QID I was home at the end of last week for the first time in 10 days. While I was away the market simply got a whole lot uglier. Wow, what a melt down. I'm just about caught up with correspondence- all your BLOG questions are answered and I have a few more in my... More »

June 2008

OTCJ: Platina Updates Production. And, Is the Pickle Bottoming?

Posted on June 30, 2008
Energy is just flat out getting goofy and technically, we don't see it coming back to reality anytime soon. $150 a barrel seems inevitable and $180 to $200 is not out of the question, not yet anyway. So, I hope many of you took our suggestion of playing the broader markets to the short side. Until proven... More »

OTCJ: Platina Goes to Pluto and Back

Posted on June 23, 2008
Platina Goes to Pluto and Back Welcome to the erratic world of micro caps. For those of you who missed it, just this last Thursday we launched a new feature profile on Platina Energy Group (OTC BB: PLTG), a small but potentially exciting oil & gas production company with properties in Kentucky... More »

Friday's Meltdown and Special Announcement

Posted on June 22, 2008
Special Announcement: Limited Service Until July 1st It's time for a little vacation. Normally, when I take a trip, it's somewhere there's an internet connection and I keep up to date on my notebook computer. Next week I won't have that option. I'll be out of touch with the electronic world temporarily... More »

Platina Enegy Group: My Kind of 12 Cent'r

Posted on June 19, 2008
Platina Energy Group (OTC BB: PLTG): My Kind of Twelve Cent'r It's a recipe Betty Crocker herself would be proud of. It's a recipe for successful speculation on low priced stocks. Here are the key ingredients to bake into the cake: Find a company in the hottest sector- the one investors are piling into... More »

OTCJ: Pickle Turns 41 and 13; The Short Reload

Posted on June 17, 2008
The Short Reload: We're There Here's an update for those of you who have been following my trade to make money by betting on what I believe is a corrective phase in the market. It's not complicated- it's simple. After a brutal January to March, the market simply steamed up the charts for two months... More »

Oil's Impossible Moon Shot: How High Can We Go?

Posted on June 14, 2008
Oil's Impossible Moon Shoot: How High Can We Go? Here in the good old USA, the price of oil is making it rough on all of us. Not only are prices north of $4 per gallon at the pump, but the ripple effect throughout the entire economy is causing skyrocketing prices in other consumables as well. The one-two... More »

Pickle Turns 40: Short Targets for NDX

Posted on June 11, 2008
Comments in the BLOG There are a couple of new BLOGs up for your review- yesterday, I posted a BLOG on my current open short trade on the NDX through QID and an update on eFoodSafety (OTC BB: EFSF)- which as we all know is making new all time lows. Check the BLOG to read my current thoughts. The BLOG... More »

OTCJ: The Trade That Paid: At the Tipping Point?

Posted on June 07, 2008
The Trade That Paid: At the Tipping Point? Friday was pretty ugly in the markets, and I would almost be jubilant if it were all about one trade. However, it's not, and Friday was not a positive for the bigger picture. It was a 1 - 2 punch in the gut for the economy- Oil spiked $10.75- about 8% in one... More »

OTCJ: Short, and Getting Shorter

Posted on June 05, 2008
Short, and Getting Shorter Here's an update for those who have been following my latest trade on the NASDAQ 100. I jumped into QID a couple of weeks ago on the premise the market was due for a correction, and the NASDAQ 100 would participate in a big way. QID is an ETF that trades inversely to QQQQ... More »

May 2008

OTCJ: PhotoChannel: So, What's the Big Deal? A Review

Posted on May 31, 2008
Comments in the BLOG Late Friday I published a BLOG on the status of my current suggested trade- short the NASDAQ COMP through QID (AMEX: QID). This particular security trades as a negative proxy to the ETF for the NASDAQ 100- QQQQ. If the QQQQs go up 2%, the QID trades down about 3%, and vice versa... More »

PhotoChannel: Big Development- I Mean Really BIG!!!!

Posted on May 28, 2008
PhotoChannel (OTC BB: PNWIF) Game Changer If you read my BLOG yesterday afternoon, you know PNWIF had perked up a bit during the trading session, and now we know why. PNWIF announced an absolute game changerpre open today, and if the market recognizes the magnitude of today's news, we could be in for... More »

OTCJ: Correction from Today's Obese Market Trade

Posted on May 20, 2008
Correction From Earlier Publication As a number of sharp readers pointed out, I made an error in today's publication. I was suggesting traders look at the June or July 38 Calls on QID as a way to short the market for a lot of upside without commiting much capital. As it turns out, I inadvertently published... More »

OTCJ: Obese Market; Pickle Open #39

Posted on May 20, 2008
An Obese Market Oil cranked up through $130 today- the dollar is giving back some of its recent gains. The market is starting to give some ground. I moved back into the money on my short position in the market- as covered in the weekend edition. In case you missed it- here's today's idea for a trade... More »

OTCJ: A Heavy, Heavy Market

Posted on May 17, 2008
Comments in the BLOG There two comments from this past week of note- I blogged a quick presentation on a heavy market, which I'm going to expand on in today's edition, and a couple of paragraphs on Nighthawk's (OTC BB: NIHK) Q1 quarterly report. Before the end of the weekend, I'll deliver an expanded... More »

OTCJ: eFood Update: Moderate Sales Growth with Buckets of IP

Posted on May 13, 2008
eFood Update: IP Plentiful- Sales "Moderate" After reading today's rather comprehensive update from eFoodSafety, one word popped into my head- Truthful- this is probably a darn good 25,000 foot view of where the company is in the process of commercializing it's IP (Intellectual Property) portfolio... More »

OTCJ: When Main Street and Wall Street Diverge

Posted on May 09, 2008
When Main Street and Wall Street Diverge Main Street and Wall Street are clearly out of sync right now. Large cap and big momentum stocks have come back beautifully since the massive Q1 drubbing, but small stocks are still trading in a virtual coma- we're just not seeing the kinds of volumes we need... More »

Pickle Opens #38; Texas Expansion Continues

Posted on May 06, 2008
Pickle Opens #38- Texas Expansion Continues Despite the rather boring performance on the chart, Spicy Pickle has now gotten back on the new store opening bandwagon, and is announcing a second new store opening in as many weeks. Today, just after the market closed, SPKL announced its third Austin, Texas... More »

The FED Love Fest

Posted on May 01, 2008
The FED Love Fest Wednesday's FED decision was exactly what the market wanted. One and done. The FED lowered the discount rate 1/4 point, and stated it would probably be the last interest rate cut. The market is now expecting the FED to start raising interest rates in December. I know many of you will... More »

April 2008

OTCJ: This is Not Your Father's Recession

Posted on April 26, 2008
This is Not Your Father's Recession The consumer sentiment reading came in at 64 on Friday- that's the lowest rating since 1983- BTW- 1983 was the start of a strong 17 year bull market. The forces hampering our economy at present are far different than the forces we endured in the 70's and early 80's... More »

OTCJ: CREE Reviewed- Perfect Pullback

Posted on April 25, 2008
Comments in the BLOG This week's BLOG entries were all about CREE (NASDAQ: CREE). Those who have been following my commentary on CREE should recall I have been suggesting owning this one at about the $26 level. Above $30, in this market environment, I would suggest selling covered calls, which is a... More »

Spicy Hits Michigan

Posted on April 22, 2008
Spicy (OTC BB: SPKL) Hits Michigan Fresh off last week's first open forum conference call, Spicy Pickle is out with more substantive news. The stock has begun a rebound phase, but clearly is not ready to simply rocket up the charts. It's not that kind of market environment, so it's hardly surprising... More »

Nighthawk: Five Fold Growth This Year? Here's How

Posted on April 19, 2008
Nighthawk (OTC BB: NIHK): Five Fold Growth This Year? Here's How This past Wednesday Nighthawk put out its 10k annual report, and this massive, completely boring document, sets the stage for what could be a breakout year for the company. A wonderful read if you have insomnia. 5% of it is important... More »

Pickle Delivers Surge In Same Store Sales

Posted on April 16, 2008
Pickle (OTC BB: SPKL) Delivers Surge In Same Store Sales Marc Geman, CEO of Spicy Pickle, will have something Spicy to discuss on today's conference call, which probably will have ended by the time you read this edition. As the company disclosed just at the close today, the revenues at Spicy Pickle... More »

Pickle Conference Call Reminder

Posted on April 16, 2008
The Pickle (OTC BB: SPKL) Call Reminder: Today at 4:15 Eastern; 1:15 Pacific As a reminder I encourage all investors interested in Spicy Pickle to tune in to today's conference call. It will begin 15 minutes after the market closes- that's 4:15 Eastern, 1:15 Pacific. This is the first conference call... More »

The Pickle Wants To Hear From You!

Posted on April 12, 2008
Comments in the BLOG RIMM-UGH- right idea, wrong security. Watching that stock fall apart on Friday and hitting $115, as I predicted it would, was painful in that I had been blown out of the short term puts I suggested for a high risk trade at a loss. For those of you who are still in the trade, a couple... More »

Micros Showing Sign of Life: Two Looking Very Strong

Posted on April 05, 2008
Comments in the BLOG Lots of Blogging for your entertainment and education on the RIMM trade I am in fairly heavily this week. So far, I'm not doing too well. While I still believe the trade will make money to some extent, my timing on really loading up on those put options was not great. I should have... More »

RIMM: To Short, or Not To Short?

Posted on April 01, 2008
Comments in the BLOG As posted in today's BLOG, I closed my SPY trade within an hour of the open at $134.29 for a net gain of $2230 in two trading days. The market then continued to "melt up", and I ended up leaving another $2k on the table- such is life. Today, bad news on financials (UBS), and bad... More »

March 2008

Next Week's Big Trade: RIMM

Posted on March 29, 2008
Comments in the BLOG You will find a newly posted BLOG with a complete update on last week's annual 10K filing of the audited financial statement from Spicy Pickle (OTC BB: SPKL). Definitely worth a read- this stock will be much higher in the next Bull Market in my view. Read my comments, and find out... More »

V2K International: New Parner, New Future

Posted on March 24, 2008
V2K International (OTC BB: VTOK) Check Out The V2K Video You can watch today's video before or after reading the presentation. Simply go to the home page at www.otcjournal.com, and you will find it. Alternatively, you can click here to go directly to the proper page. It should simply play on your computer... More »

A FireStorm MeltUp? A New Idea For Monday

Posted on March 22, 2008
The Firestorm MeltUp- Could It Be Coming? As I observed in Thursday's edition, we could be coming to the beginning of the end of the Bear Market. I believe there is still a lot of volatility ahead, but we could be close to an extended period of upside bias. Bernanke's recent moves to create liquidity... More »

Death of the Bear Equals Death of the Bear? eFoodSafety Mulligan

Posted on March 20, 2008
Comments in the BLOG It was a big week for me, and I hope at least of few of you were paying attention on Monday morning and followed my lead. Sundays are usually devoted to sports around my house- either playing, watching, or both. Financial news takes a back seat. However, I caught the news about... More »

Pickle Shareholders Learning To Love Texas

Posted on March 17, 2008
Today, just post close, SPKL announced it has inked a seven store franchise agreement in San Antonio, Texas. In total, Texas is now accounting for 25 current and future Spicy Pickle locations, more than the 23 in home state Colorado. With the Dallas/Ft Worth area still to go, Texas is proving to be fertile... More »

Testing the Theory: The VIX Cooperates for a Trade

Posted on March 14, 2008
Testing The Theory: The VIX Cooperates For A Trade The market cooperated today and gave us an opportunity to test the idea I shared in the mid week edition- The idea of using the VIX index to measure extreme levels of fear and complacency, then using those extremes levels to place a bet that the pendulum... More »

Use the VIX To Trade Extremes; Bernanke's Latest Move

Posted on March 12, 2008
Bernake's Move: The Beginning of the End of the Bear? Ben Bernake went shopping yesterday and bought a rally. In a move that would out spend even Bill Gates, he pledged $200 billion of the government's money to buy a one day short covering rally- so- was it a wise investment? Because, in reality, he... More »

eFoodSafety: The Winds Of Change Are About To Howl

Posted on March 06, 2008
eFoodSafety (OTC BB: EFSF): The Winds Of Change Are About To Howl I cover a number of situations in the OTC Journal, but the one I get most questions, observations, whining, and complaining about is eFoodSafety. It's probably because of the unmet expectations in 2007. Whether the company was too optimistic... More »

A Look At The Future

Posted on March 01, 2008
A Look At the Future Flip on the financial channels right now all you will get the biggest smorgasbord of conflicting viewpoints on the stock market and the economy I have ever experienced in the 22 years I have been investing in the markets. I can remember when CNBC was FNN (Financial News Network... More »

February 2008

Pickle's Purchase Brings 20 Fold Top Line Result

Posted on February 27, 2008
Comments in the BLOG I hope at least of few of you followed my weekend trade and took a shot at my suggested option trade on the Time Warner (NYSE: TWX) calls. I bought first thing Monday morning, and closed out yesterday with a one day $1,000 profit on a $6500 investment. That's 15.3% in one day, or... More »

Apple Comment; Trade For the Week; Using RSS Feeds

Posted on February 23, 2008
RSS Feeds: A Great Solution In A Filtered World Emailing has become a bit fickle over the last couple of years. Spamming rather crude sales pitches for everything from Viagra to $50 million free money from Nigeria, to identity theft still jams our inboxes. There are filters everywhere to catch offending... More »

Spicy Pickle Inks Five New Locations

Posted on February 20, 2008
Comments in the BLOG There was one new BLOG posting for your review this week. Yesterday, about mid way through the trading day, I suggested those who were looking for a rebound in TTGLE on some long awaited positive developments should go ahead and consider trading out of their positions. Crazy stuff... More »

Two Bear Market Trades For Right Now

Posted on February 17, 2008
Two Bear Market Trades For Right Now Can you make money on the long side in a Bear Market? Sure, but you have to change your approach. In a Bull Market, you can buy momentum stocks for a trade. Another words, if a stock is going up, you can buy it, as it will often keep going up- sometimes for many... More »

I'm Getting CREE'D; Teeth Of A Bear

Posted on February 10, 2008
The Teeth of a Bear Here's a new flash- yes, we are in a Bear Market. This is a market environment characterized by a general decline in stock valuations, lower volumes, and fears of deteriorating economic conditions. How long will it last? Typically, these Bear Market corrections last somewhere in... More »

PhotoChannel Networks: Anatomy of a Victory

Posted on February 07, 2008
Comments in the BLOG There were two new BLOG postings for your review this week. First, I covered an 8K filing on Titan (or should I say Titanic) (OTC BB: TTGLE), which had more moderately disturbing news contained within. Secondly, I covered the year end audited financial statements issued by PhotoChannel... More »

Pickle Powers Past The 125 Store Mark: Houston Will Have 10

Posted on February 04, 2008
Pickle Powers Past The 125 Store Mark: Houston Will Have 10 If you live in Texas, it is becoming more likely you will be seeing a number of these in your neighborhood at some point in the not too distant future. I'll make today's edition a quick read. SPKL continues to be the one company that doesn't... More »

The Titan Mess: Anatomy of a Disaster

Posted on February 02, 2008
The Titan Mess: Anatomy of a Disaster I strongly recommend the continued accumulation of TTGL with an eye on another double. Could take six months to a year, but worth waiting for. Fundamentals suggest a far higher valuation. October 20, 2007 OTC Journal BLOG Titan Global is rapidly becoming an oxymoron... More »

January 2008

Pickle Keeps Rolling: Company Store Expansion Accelerates

Posted on January 31, 2008
Comments in the BLOG There was a pretty ugly downside surprise out of Titan Global (OTC BB: TTGLE for now) this week, and I'm not quite sure what to make of it so far. I can't decide if this distressing turn of events is fully priced into the stock and there's upside, of if management's display of incompetence... More »

Bear Proof Income Ideas

Posted on January 26, 2008
Comments in the BLOG There were two new BLOGs posted earlier today. First- some comments on the harsh reality that Southland Health Services aka Bad Toys aka Paladin Holdings is officially dead. In my view, all of our dividend shares in Southland are simply worthless, and will never have any value... More »

The Big Giant Woosh

Posted on January 23, 2008
Comments in the BLOG There were two new BLOGs posted earlier today. First, a recap and some comments on Spicy Pickle (OTC BB: SPKL) which has held up rather well in the current market meltdown, and Apple Computer (NASDAQ: AAPL), which has done just the opposite. Comments on both for your review. The... More »

Pickle Invades Tinsel Town: Coming Attractions

Posted on January 16, 2008
Coming Attractions Recession? Little doubt the market now believes the US Economy is clearly going into recession. The market is now in the process of pricing equities for a major economic slow down, and stocks are simply getting killed across the board. After reviewing some of the data and commentary... More »

Drubbing in '08: Where To From Here? AAPL's Big Week

Posted on January 13, 2008
Comments in the BLOG There were a couple of new BLOGS posted this week. I posted an update on Apple Computer (NASDAQ: AAPL), and the unfortunate total demise and bloodbath in Titan Global (OTC BB: TTGL), for which I have no explanation. I know we are in a tough market, but TTGL is really ridiculously... More »

Pickle Invades City of Broad Shoulders: Chicago Gets Five More Stores

Posted on January 08, 2008
Pickle Invades City of Broad Shoulders: Chicago Gets Five More Stores 2007 is a wrap for Spicy Pickle, and the company ended up hitting the 36 opened stores mark at year's end. For those of you who might be disappointed by SPKL for not reaching the 40 store number forecast by management- not to worry... More »

The SEC Helps U: New '08 Regs Change the Micro Playing Field

Posted on January 06, 2008
Comments in the BLOG The only new BLOG I posted towards the end of the year had some comments on Apple Computer (NASDAQ: AAPL), and that was it for the vacation week. The first three trading days of 2008 have been very rough on the markets, with Friday being a "cash at any cost" blood bath. The "R... More »

TraceGuard Management Moves Towards The Money

Posted on January 03, 2008
Comments in the BLOG The only new BLOG I posted towards the end of the year had some comments on Apple Computer (NASDAQ: AAPL), and that was it for the vacation week. As 2008 progresses, new stories will unfold, and older ones will either make progress or fall by the way side. At the end of the weekend... More »

December 2007

Pickle Powers Into Michigan

Posted on December 17, 2007
Pickle (OTC BB: SPKL) Powers Into Michigan If you think Friday's two events were favorable- (the $6 million capital injection and the two new store openings), you have to love today's post close news. Here's what I want you to come away with regarding today's news- this evolution is a glimpse of what's... More »

Pickle Powers Up Company Owned Stores

Posted on December 15, 2007
Pickle (OTC BB: SPKL) Powers Up Company Owned Stores We've been getting a little sell off in Spicy Pickle of late as the company has been on the quiet side in a tough market. Like a duck on a pond, this bird appears to be crusing serenely- but the legs are paddling furiously below the surface- you just... More »

Is It Summer Already?

Posted on December 08, 2007
Comments in the BLOG There are three new BLOGs for your reading enjoyment. eFoodSafety (OTC BB: EFSF), Nighthawk (OTC BB: NIHK), and Commerce Planet (OTC BB: CPNE) are all the subjects of new BLOG entries this week. If you have an interest in any or all of these ideas, please take the time read and... More »

The Titan Tango: 2 Steps Forward, 1 Back

Posted on December 04, 2007
The Titan (OTC BB: TTGL) Tango: 2 Steps Forward, 1 Back It always seems to happen when I'm traveling, and I seem to be traveling quite a bit these days. Last week Titan Global filed it's year end 10K audited financial statement, which comes at a pretty weird time. Their fiscal year ends at the end of... More »

November 2007

Spicy Delivers, Like Mailman, 2 More Stores; EFSF and NIHK BLOGS

Posted on November 27, 2007
In case you didn't catch it, eFoodSafety (OTC BB: EFSF) was out with very interesting news at the market open today. They expanded the news on the newly discovered application for Citroxin as a potential therapy for MRSA Staph. Despite the market's seeming disinterest, this could... More »

eFoodSafety Takes on MRSA Staph

Posted on November 20, 2007
Special Announcement: The OTC Journal's Web Site Will Be Down for maintenance over the Thanksgiving Weekend. You will not see images in your past editions. If you want to visit the site, you won't be able to get it to come up. It will be back up prior to the resumption of trading on the 26th. Also... More »

Sub Prime Shock Wave: OverBlown or Real Deal?

Posted on November 17, 2007
Special Announcement: The OTC Journal's Web Site Will Be Down for maintenance over the Thanksgiving Weekend. You will not see images in your past editions. If you want to visit the site, you won't be able to get it to come up. It will be back up prior to the resumption of trading on Monday, the 26th... More »

Pickle Unveils Three New Locations: PhotoChannel Breakout

Posted on November 13, 2007
Comments in the BLOG There is a new BLOG posting today on a major breakthrough from our friends at PhotoChannel (OTC BB: PNWIF). Those of you who follow the story know I started with this one at $1.80 in October of '06, and today the stock has broken out. As I write this, it is trading in the $4.50... More »

WOW

Posted on November 10, 2007
Wow I was up at 5:30AM Pacific on Friday morning. I couldn't sleep, so I got to work. I turned on CNBC, and the rhetoric was predictable. I watched for about two hours as the network went through its usual gyrations of interviewing fund managers, floor traders, and general know-it-alls. Art Cashin... More »

TraceGuard: Now You Know Why I Believe

Posted on November 08, 2007
Comments in the BLOG Today was the day. In my view, today was capitulation day for both the markets and for my favorite company, Spicy Pickle. The stop and reverse in that stock today was absolutely picture perfect. It has been trading down of late as all the buyers who bought it because it was going... More »

eFoodSatfety's Immune Bar To Be Found Everywhere

Posted on November 06, 2007
Special Announcement: The OTC Journal web site will be down for routine maintenance tomorrow and Thursday. It should be functioning normally by the weekend. eFoodSatfety (OTC BB: EFSF): Trying to Earn Your Respect Maybe this company is not moving foward fast as you would like, but EFSF is trying to... More »

The Oil/Dollar Conundrum; OTC Journal Dog House

Posted on November 03, 2007
Comments in the BLOG Special announcement- the OTC Journal will be down for some routine maintenance in the near future. There is an edition scheduled for next Monday or Tuesday, and shortly thereafter we will take the site down for a day or two. The only BLOG posting this week was on this year's darling... More »

October 2007

eFoodSafety: Ending the Silence With Style

Posted on October 29, 2007
Correction from Weekend Edition - My new price target for Apple Computer (NASDAQ: AAPL) is now $225 - not $125 which was a typo I didn't catch. eFoodSafety (OTC BB: EFSF): Ending The Silence With Style They say silence can be deafening, and anyone listening to EFSF for the past four months has completely... More »

Titan Global: A $2 Oxymoron Value Play

Posted on October 27, 2007
Comments in the BLOG There have been no new BLOGs this week thanks to some of the minor inconveniences life sends your way, but I want review some of this past week's highlights. The week started out with me accidentally leaving my travelling conduit to information (my notebook computer) at the security... More »

Spicy Pickle - Take the Hint, & Some Profits

Posted on October 22, 2007
When I presented Spicy Pickle to you on September 22nd, it was based on its investment potential. I really do think SPKL should eventually be worth at least $2.00 based on its foreseeable growth plans (or worth even more beyond those plans). However, the company hasn't actually reached that endpoint... More »

NightHawk's New Move in Depth: Universal Capital Management Put on

Posted on October 20, 2007
Comments in the BLOG By the time you read this, there will be some new BLOG offerings on Titan Global (OTC BB: TTGL), and Apple Computer (NASDAQ: AAPL). Those of you who are following AAPL know I have had a target price of $200 on the stock in 2008, and it sure looks like we are headed that way. In... More »

Titan Paints a Picasso For Far Higher Levels

Posted on October 17, 2007
Comments in the BLOG Remember the last BLOG on SPKL when I called it more of a sell than a buy? It was about $1.30 at the time, and I was wrong. The Pickle is still powering higher, ignoring any reasonable valuation metrics. People love the food and love the stock. One of the stores was pictured in... More »

TraceGuard: Doing It Safer, Faster, and Cheaper

Posted on October 15, 2007
Cheaper and Better It feels good right now. As usual, summer was tough. For microcap investors, this is our time. The Fall. Here's how I know it's Fall. ESPN's Chris Berman's signature call "HE COULD GO ALL THE WAY" is heard every Sunday morning in his NFL broadcast. And, our stocks are beginning to... More »

Attention Hawk Lovers (NIHK): Bird Getting Ready To Take Flight, Again

Posted on October 13, 2007
Do You Think the World is Getting Safer, Part III? I've been involved in microcaps for over 20 years. Curious about the greatest microcap stock I have ever seen? Many great companies don't deliver their full potential to shareholders because they get bought out by the big boys. Here's the best I've... More »

Titan Looking Tasty

Posted on October 11, 2007
Comments in the BLOG Yesterday's comment, in case you haven't had a chance to review it, was about streaking Spicy Pickle (OTC BB: SPKL). If you read my BLOG, you will learn that I believe the stock could be a bit ahead of itself, and if you are looking to accumulate more or open a first position, I... More »

Spicy Pickle: 2 More Open, 12 To Go in '07

Posted on October 09, 2007
Comments in the BLOG CREE was in the news over the last several days. There was a absolutely awesome stop and reversal in the stock today. The shorts are getting killed in this one. Read today's BLOG for more information. I love this stock for $50 next year, but there are a lot of naysayers. The BLOG... More »

Enigma Software: Getting the Bad Guys Out of Your Computer

Posted on October 06, 2007
What Do These Stocks Have in Common? Yes, these are the three stocks I showed you on Thursday evening. One guy got them. These are not household names like Apple Computer (NASDAQ: AAPL). You probably never heard of any of them. Here's an overview: 1. Blue Coat Systems (NASDAQ: BCSI): Blue Coat provides... More »

Jumping on CREE

Posted on October 03, 2007
Comments in the BLOG Lots of folks have been asking for my view on a favorable entry level for SPKL- I posted a BLOG yesterday with my thoughts. The BLOG is your opportunity to ask questions and offer comments. I will make an effort to answer every legitimate question. If I don't know the answer, I... More »

September 2007

Spicy Pickle Goes Gator

Posted on September 27, 2007
Comments in the BLOG With all the excitement going on in new idea Spicy Pickle (OTC BB: SPKL) I don't want to be remiss with the other ideas I currently believe in as well. The last two months have been really good if you participated in some of my current ideas included Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) going through... More »

Spicy Pickle Franchising- An Intimate Look in a New Way

Posted on September 22, 2007
Spicy Pickle Franchising, Inc (OTC BB: SPKL): An Intimate Look You might be hearing about Spicy Pickle for the first time today, but I've been involved for two years, and I believe the best is yet to come. With the introduction of Spicy Pickle, I am moving the OTC Journal into the next generation microcap... More »

New Game:

Posted on September 20, 2007
Comments in the BLOG I posted a new BLOG today on CREE (NASDAQ: CREE)- my large cap end of August pick that has just rocketed up the charts in the last couple of days. For those of you who were paying attention at the end of August, I suggested taking a position in CREE at $25- coincidentally on August... More »

It'a Go Time; Nighthawk and eFoodSafety in the News

Posted on September 18, 2007
A Reminder- The Priceless Half Hour It's a light bulb moment. By the way, it's a little hypocritical of me to put up an image of an incandescent light bulb to use as a metaphor for a new and exciting idea. For those of you who have been following my ideas, you know I am a strong advocate of Cree (NASDAQ... More »

Make A Risk Free Investment- It Could Yield Huge Returns

Posted on September 15, 2007
A 1/2 Hour, Risk Free Investment Could be Worth Thousands One week from today I am going to ask you to make a risk free investment. You could make thousands of dollars from this investment, and it won't cost you a thing. Sound too good to be true? Well, of course it is- you have to be willing to risk... More »

The "R" Word- What, Me Worry?- Part II

Posted on September 09, 2007
Comments in the BLOG I posted a couple of new BLOGS on Friday for your review. In light of last week's rather vicious sell off, I thought it might make some sense to look at good entry pullback levels for two OTC Journal ideas that have been streaking- specifically Apple Computer (NASDAQ: AAPL), and... More »

Titan Powering Up; Planet Call Thoughts

Posted on September 02, 2007
The Planet (OTC BB: CPNE) Conference Call: What to Listen For After 6 months of straight decline in their stock price, the geniuses at Commerce Planet have finally decided to communicate with the investing public. What a novel idea. If communicating with investors was like saving a drowning man, these... More »

August 2007

The Apple Shines

Posted on August 29, 2007
The Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) Shines After yesterday's irrational melt down it looked like it might be tough sledding for a bit on AAPL, but today is another day. There were some early reports that computers have been selling a bit better than expected pre school. I thought that was interesting, but here's... More »

CREE: Making the Light Bulb Obsolete

Posted on August 25, 2007
Cree (NASDAQ: CREE): Truly Transformational Technology I have always preferred the microcap arena where I believe my ideas have more value- you can find hundreds of different opinions on AAPL. There was far less information easily available on CPNE a year ago at $.50, or PNWIF a year ago at $1.80. I... More »

Bart Simpson Asks: Are We There Yet? Apple Computer Revisited

Posted on August 18, 2007
Bart Simpson Asks: Are We There Yet? I was in a bad mood Friday morning. Why?- I'll tell you. I woke up Friday morning to the news the FED had lowered interest rates by a full 1/2 point in an unprecedented intra FED meeting move. The market had been selling off hard all week as fund managers were forced... More »

New Century: Great Growth in Numbers

Posted on August 15, 2007
Comments in the BLOG My thoughts on Commerce Planet's (OTC BB: CPNE) Q2 numbers are published in today's BLOG. I believe I have identified the true reason the market hates this company now, and discuss it at length. Unless this company starts embracing the markets and the flow of information, I believe... More »

eFoodSafety in Rite Aid; Nighthawk Numbers Strong

Posted on August 14, 2007
Normally, I like to provide a feature edition on a company, one company at a time. However, there was great news out of my two favorite penny stocks this morning, so I was forced to combine the two news events into one edition. Today's news clearly demonstrates both of these ideas are delivering growth... More »

Perception and Market Values: What Wall Street Will Pay For

Posted on August 11, 2007
Comments in the BLOG Titan Global (OTC BB: TTGL) has become this summer's shining star out of nowhere. As it turns out, TTGL has been like a duck on a pond. On the surface, quietly cruising along. Below the surface, paddling like crazy. The stock made a new OTC Journal post coverage high yesterday... More »

NightHawk and Titan Beating the Summer Blues

Posted on August 07, 2007
Comments in the BLOG All of a sudden Titan Global (OTC BB: TTGL), which was a disappointment on the stock price side throughout the Spring, is challenging its post OTC Journal coverage all time high of $1.50. Today, TTGL printed as high as $1.45 before pulling back a bit. The company is on a buying... More »

What, Me Worry?

Posted on August 05, 2007
What, Me Worry? Anybody out there remember this guy? Alfred E. Neuman, the fictional mascot of the 1960's pop culture fad Mad Magazine, is never worried. However, in typical fashion the market has found something to worry about, and the annual Armageddon type sell off is in full swing. I've been out... More »

July 2007

Universal Capital Management - The Best of Both Worlds

Posted on July 31, 2007
Universal Capital Management - The Best Of Both Worlds It's been a while since we last looked at Universal Capital Management (OTCBB: UCMT). They've been busy though, putting together their year-end results, which were just released a few moments ago. The first word that came to my mind was 'impressive' More »

Titan Global: Enters Energy Fray in a Big Way

Posted on July 23, 2007
Comments in the BLOG I'm going to be very busy in the BLOG for the next two days. Today, I posted pretty comprehensive updates on both Commerce Planet (OTC BB: CPNE) and eFoodSafety (OTC BB: EFSF). These are your mid summer observations. By Wednesday morning look for new BLOG postings on Universal Capital... More »

NightHawk Soaring on Wings of SkyTel

Posted on July 18, 2007
Comments in the BLOG I posted a couple of new BLOGs earlier this week. There are some comments on eFoodSafety's recent news concerning its study on PureEffect. In addition, there are some comments on Titan Global's (OTC BB: TTGL) recent quarterly numbers release, which wasn't as good as the headline... More »

NightHawk Nailing It as Summer Ends Early for Micros

Posted on July 14, 2007
Summer Ending Early Is microcap performance seasonal? You better believe it. Probably more so than ever. It's amazing how experienced investors pick up on these patterns and use them to their advantage. Here's what has developed over the past five years. In general, micros start doing very well in the... More »

Carmen Electra Endorses EFSF's PurEffect: Beautiful

Posted on July 11, 2007
eFoodsafety (OTC BB: EFSF): PurEffect is Pure Beauty For Shareholders Remember PurEffect? eFoodSafety's answer to Pro Active. You're going to love what has finally happened with this product- Well, you're going to love it if you own the stock. If you don't, you're going to wish you did before today... More »

iPhone and Apple: Where To From Here?

Posted on July 02, 2007
iPhone and Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL): Where to From Here? Remember the March 31st Edition entitled Apple's Trojan Horse? The edition covered Apple's next breakthrough in the digital entertainment revolution: iTV, which I believe will blow away all other downloadable movie solutions. iTV will make iTunes... More »

June 2007

eFoodSafety: Just When You Least Expect It!!

Posted on June 28, 2007
eFoodSafety (OTC BB: EFSF): Just When You Least Expect It!! So typical of this time of year. When the good news out of EFSF hit the tape this morning, I was traveling and couldn't get out my coverage until long after the market closed. This is the time of year I usually write editions musing about stocks... More »

PhotoChannel Floundering; Maybe Yes, Maybe No

Posted on June 25, 2007
PhotoChannel Floundering? Maybe Yes, Maybe No PhotoChannel (OTC BB: PNWIF) has followed them all down of late as we seem to be in a "cash at any cost" market environment. Typical June mentality. I was hoping this year wouldn't be as bad as past Junes. Micros are still taking on the chin as we ease into... More »

Market Maker Mischief; A Case Study

Posted on June 16, 2007
Market Market Maker Mischief: A Case Study New Century Industries (OTC BB: NCNC) had a pretty good first day post OTC Journal coverage launch. I am going to stay with this one for a while- I believe the stock is very cheap and the company has great growth prospects ahead with a booming core business... More »

New Century: Taking Off With the Boeing 787 Dreamliner

Posted on June 13, 2007
Comments in the BLOG I started buying Commerce Planet again today. There is a comment and a chart in the BLOG for your review. All of a sudden, the stock just looks great to me. It's behaving as if something good is going on. I don't know what, but it is finally showing signs of life back to the upside... More »

Smart Energy: Simple Solution To A Big Problem

Posted on June 11, 2007
Here's the first in a series of two "Old Economy" ideas that I plan to introduce this week. Both have understandable business models, huge and growing markets, and double or triple digit growth both behind and in front of them. Both have strong charts, and catalytic events both now and in the pipleline... More »

Market Melt Down and Hyperdynamics Melt Up

Posted on June 09, 2007
Comments in the BLOG The only new BLOG from the past one was posted on PhotoChannel (OTC BB: PNWIF): This stock gave some ground in this past week's sell off, and now there's only one left that has held up through the pre summer sell off- eFoodSafety (OTC BB: EFSF). I didn't think the pre summer months... More »

Can the S&P 500 Continue Roaring?

Posted on June 05, 2007
Comments in the BLOG There are no new BLOG entries this week. There's a reason for that- there's nothing exciting going on. As you know, I use the BLOG in volatile markets. For now, our small stock ideas are pretty boring. Extended periods of quiet trading always lead to periods of extreme volatility... More »

Do You Still Love Me Now?

Posted on June 02, 2007
Comments in the BLOG There was only one new BLOG for your review this past week. I had to publish more commentary on the continuing sell off in Commerce Planet (OTC BB: CPNE). Technically, as far as I am concerned, all levels of resistance have now given way, and there is no longer any telling where... More »

May 2007

DOW 20,000? You Better Believe It!!!

Posted on May 26, 2007
Comments in the BLOG There were a couple of new BLOGs for your review this past week. I had to comment on the consistent sell off in Commerce Planet (OTC BB: CPNE), which appears to have run its course. On a weekly chart, this stock has been down six out of the last seven weeks. Absolutely pathetic... More »

Spring Cleaning Time: Time to Step Back and Make Adjustments

Posted on May 19, 2007
Spring Cleaning Time: Time to Step Back and Make Adjustments Longer term members know I always publish a Spring Cleaning edition wherein I drop of the few of the company's I have been covering as I have either lost interest, or the companies still are not performing up to an acceptable level. This is... More »

Universal Capital: Steps Up To the Plate- Again

Posted on May 12, 2007
Universal Capital (OTC BB: UCMT): Steps Up To the Plate- Again Let's face it, out of the gates Universal Cap has been the first new idea to strike out in a number of months. Perhaps we are getting spoiled- after all, the OTC Journal was on a tear for a number of months: We had the 9 month rocket with... More »

Titan Puts Money In Place of Mouth In Open Market

Posted on May 09, 2007
Comments in the BLOG There should be smiles all the way around today as a couple of OTC Journal followings are enjoying a strong day, and another will probably have a strong day tomorrow. eFoodSafety (OTC BB: EFSF) is enjoying a strong volume rebound today off the vote of confidence the company received... More »

Microcap Malaise: When Will it Change?

Posted on May 06, 2007
Comments in the BLOG I've posted several new BLOGS in the past week for your review. Early in the week I posted some commentary on the nice surge in EFSF on news of the double digit growth in Cinnergen sales. You'll find thoughts on a good entry point for a pullback. Secondly, there are some observations... More »

eFoodSafety: Takes the B Out of Boredom

Posted on May 01, 2007
eFoodSafety (OTC BB: EFSF): Takes the B Out of Boredom OK stocks- time to wake up from your two month nap. Haven't seen much of the OTC Journal lately? There's a reason for that- not much to report. For some reason, we seem to have entered some sort of news vacuum on the current followings. NIHK running... More »

April 2007

Where Has All The Volume Gone? Long Time Passing

Posted on April 24, 2007
Where Has All The Volume Gone? Long Time Passing Are you old enough to remember the folk group Peter, Paul, and Mary? Popular in the 60's and 70's along with The Smothers Brothers and TV show Laugh In. If not, you don't get the headline. Don't worry about it. May is fast approaching, and its time to... More »

Universal Capital's Sivoo Signs With Google's YouTube

Posted on April 19, 2007
Universal Capital's Sivoo Signs With Google's YouTube (OTC BB: UCMT): Worth Another Look There was a relatively unoticed and under appreciated event for Universal Capital earlier this week, and I believe it is noteworthy relative to the upside in the stock. Remember, this company has a portfolio of... More »

Titan Turns Corner - Generates First EPS in Company History

Posted on April 16, 2007
Titan (OTC BB: TTGL) Turns Corner - Generates First EPS in Company History Well, I've been grinding through the SEC Q2 filing for TTGL today, and there is still some work to do. One issue is crystal clear- the direction of the company. It just keeps getting better every time they release financial results... More »

Commerce "Rodney" Planet- Can't Get No Respect (OTC BB: CPNE)

Posted on April 14, 2007
Commerce "Rodney" Planet- Can't Get No Respect (OTC BB: CPNE) Consider me irritated, impatient, annoyed, frustrated, etc, etc. Commerce Planet has become the Rodney Dangerfield of the microcap world- In short, no matter what this company does, this stock just "Can't Seem To Get No Respect". As promised... More »

The Planet and Titan On My Mind

Posted on April 10, 2007
Comments in the BLOG There are two new BLOGS for you to review, and they are opposites sides of the same pancake. Streaking Nighthawk (OTC BB: NIHK), and quiet eFoodSafety (OTC BB: EFSF) were both commented on today. Both are low priced ideas that have been very good to OTC Journal subscribers. They... More »

My Planet Conspiracy Theory

Posted on April 07, 2007
My Planet Conspiracy Theory (OTC BB: CPNE) I spend a fair amount of time dealing with questions and theories about Commerce Planet. Investors are concerned, and the recent behavior of the stock is exacerbating everyone's fears. I have a conspiracy theory. I'm not sure if there's any truth to it, but... More »

Universal Capital Management: The Microcap of Microcaps

Posted on April 03, 2007
Comments in the BLOG Hopefully everyone caught yesterday morning's BLOG on Nighthawk Systems (OTC BB: NIHK). It was a Profit Alert. A profit alert means it is time to consider taking all or partial profits depending on what you want to do. It is your money. The stock was about $.14 at the time, powered... More »

March 2007

Apple's Trojan Horse; The Microcap of Microcaps

Posted on March 31, 2007
Comments in the BLOG There are a couple of new updates in the BLOG for your review. On Thursday, I posted new BLOG entries on the $15 million financing announced by PhotoChannel (OTC BB: PNWIF) earlier this week, and the atrocious recent price performance of Commerce Planet (OTC BB: CPNE). If you want... More »

NightHawk Burrows in With ElPaso; Don't Drink the Kool Aid- Part II

Posted on March 29, 2007
Don't Drink the Kool-Aid; Part II Well- based on this week's trading, it would appear the party is over. You have to admit, we've had one hell of a good six month run. Consider the majority of OTC Journal featured companies since last August: CPNE from $.50 to $3.40; PNWIF from $1.80 to $5; EFSF from... More »

eFoodSafety: Cinnergen Distribution Blazing Trail For Other Products

Posted on March 26, 2007
Important Notice: I am becoming more enamored with the idea of looking for dividend situations in the microcap world. The Bad Toys spin off of Southland Health Services- albeit taking a long time- looks very promising. There is a lot going on behind the scenes- it is all adding up to a strong comfort... More »

Titan Global: Delivering Big On Top Line

Posted on March 22, 2007
Titan Global (OTC BB: TTGL): Delivering Big On Top Line I haven't published much on Titan Global of late as the company has not had much to say. However, today post close, the company delivered some vital information near and dear to the hearts of investors, and this revelation should get the stock... More »

eFoodSafety: Zero Sum Game This Week

Posted on March 21, 2007
eFoodSafety (OTC BB: EFSF): Zero Sum Game This Week eFoodSafety provided a little excitement this week with two events that really couldn't have been more opposite. The company put out 3rd quarter numbers Monday after the close. They have an unusual fiscal year, and the quarter covered November and... More »

The Easy Money Has Been Made

Posted on March 17, 2007
Comments in the BLOG I spent all day Friday looking at charts and grinding out some new BLOG entries. You will find new commentary on Commerce Planet (OTC BB: CPNE), eFoodSafety (OTC BB: EFSF), and Bad Toys (OTC BB: BTYH). The Planet might get roughed up a bit on Monday morning if investors misinterpret... More »

Nighthawk Powers Down DaimlerChrysler

Posted on March 10, 2007
Nighthawk Powers Down DaimlerChrysler Nighthawk has not been in the news of late, and in lieu of the newly discovered fear in the stock market, NIHK has come back to a very low risk entry point just as the company is delivering some rather big news. Why is this news so big?- not because of the dollar... More »

Cinnergen in WalMart

Posted on March 07, 2007
Cinnergen In WalMart The product you see pictured here is carrying EFSF for the time being, and I like the way things are shaping up. Today, just as the market opened, EFSF announced it will be shipping the product to 500 of the 3800 WalMart locations, with the remainder to begin receiving shipments... More »

Mr. Toad's Wild Ride; Where To From Here?

Posted on March 03, 2007
Comments in the BLOG There are two new BLOGS for you to review that were published since the last edition. First, those with an interest in EFSF should review the current BLOG- the stock pulled back to a perfect lower risk entry point. If you like this idea, you should be taking advantage of this level... More »

February 2007

Commerce Planet: Rumors and Truth

Posted on February 27, 2007
Commerce Planet (OTC BB: CPNE): Rumors and Truth One of the keys to being a successful stock market investor is your ability to learn from the past. There are patterns that repeat themselves, and the quicker you can identify those patterns and learn to profit from them, the more you will enjoy investing... More »

Titan Running on 12; Nighthawk Cruising in '07

Posted on February 25, 2007
Comments in the BLOG There are a couple of very important stories to cover in this weekend's edition. There is so much to write about right now that I am having a hard time keeping up. The individual companies I cover are delivering wonderful corporate developments, but I'd like to do some over all... More »

Photo Flying- Upload and Pickup Embraced By Consumers

Posted on February 20, 2007
Comments in the BLOG It's not posted yet. I have just returned from a long holiday weekend, and don't have the energy to put together some intelligent comments on the recent meteoric move in CPNE. However, check the BLOG about an hour after the open tomorrow, and I'll have some comments on trading expectations... More »

Titan Tips Expansion Plans

Posted on February 18, 2007
Titan Global (OTC BB: TTGL) Tips Off Expansion Plans Is it my #1 pick for 2007? Followers know my Number #1 pick for 2006 was CPNE- I started presently it positively almost one year ago at $.19, and started pounding the table when the stock traded to $.50. TTGL has given us some reasons to believe it... More »

The Planet Descends While eFoodSafety Surges

Posted on February 15, 2007
The Party Takes A Turn For the Worst- The Planet Descends The stock and the company that could do no wrong has finally given investors something to think about and come back to earth a little. If you are concerned about the news that has come out of Commerce Planet over the past couple of days, you... More »

Drinking the Kool-Aid: Musings of a Grizzled Microcap Vet

Posted on February 10, 2007
Comments in the BLOG The BLOG is chock full of new entries over the last 48 hours. Readers have been asking for updates on NIHK, EFSF, CPNE, PNWIF, and USEI. I complied on all of the above, and posted new thoughts- fresh starting Thursday. We are having a great time with several of these ideas, and... More »

Commerce Planet: $2 To $3 In Four Days

Posted on February 03, 2007
Comments in the BLOG This past week there were new BLOGS on Commerce (into orbit) Planet (OTC BB: CPNE) and eFoodSafety (OTC BB: EFSF). If you read the OTC Journal BLOG on CPNE, you know I recommended holding all or most of your shares through the short term $2 price target. Wow, talk about breakout... More »

January 2007

Commerce Planet Profit Alert- $2 Breached and Looking Higher

Posted on January 30, 2007
Comments in the BLOG There are three new BLOG entries since my last publication. There are comments on PhotoChannel Networks (OTC BB: PNWIF- a profit alert), eFoodsafety (OTC BB: EFSF) which came down to a favorable entry level, and Commerce Planet (OTC BB: CPNE) which blew through my target price today... More »

A Tale Of Two Dividends: Titan and Bad Toys on Dividend Bandwagon

Posted on January 27, 2007
Important Notice: Get the OTC Journal Every time and Everywhere You Want Important notice: Do you get the OTC Journal infrequently or unreliably? Do you find yourself missing editions that you should have received? It all relates to the new spam filtering technologies ISPs and IT managers are using... More »

Titan Global: Camping at the Perfect Level

Posted on January 24, 2007
Important Notice: Get the OTC Journal Every time and Everywhere You Want Important notice: Do you get the OTC Journal infrequently or unreliably? Do you find yourself missing editions that you should have received. It all relates to the new spam filtering technologies ISPs and IT managers are using... More »

eFoodSafety Defies Gravity: Introduces Cholesterol Product

Posted on January 23, 2007
Comments in the BLOG In light of the recent big moves in some of the stocks the OTC Journal is covering, I have updated most of the price targets, and more importantly, the SSLs (suggested stop losses). We are in a hot market right now, but don't forget last summer when the microcap world got clobbered... More »

Somebody Loves PhotoChannel

Posted on January 20, 2007
Comments in the BLOG After a screeching first couple of weeks in January the microcap market is taking a bit of a breather. Several OTC Journal ideas approached target prices this past week, and two made them- CPNE got to about $1.90 with a target of $2- PNWIF got to about $3.90 with a target of $4... More »

eFoodSafety: Cinnergen Sales Rocketing

Posted on January 18, 2007
Comments in the BLOG I have some 411 on why PNWIF is climbing the charts so rapidly- to be disclosed in the weekend edition. The stock is closing in rapidly on my short term target price of $4 (122% return from September 23rd when I introduced the company), but there are those who believe this stock... More »

Titan Global Earnings: Stock Could Keep Streaking

Posted on January 16, 2007
Comments in the BLOG Wow- what a day. I had to pinch myself. Most participants in the microcap arena cannot take the reality of this world- they don't understand that 90% of the time they will be dealing with confusion, frustration, and adversity. That's why a lot of investors with thinner skins abandon... More »

Titan Global; Like CPNE at $.50

Posted on January 14, 2007
Comments in the BLOG This past Friday Bad Toys announced it planned to go x-dividend on January 31st. The stock surged another 30% to close at $1.17, a new multi month high. If you own BTYH on January 31st, you will get the dividend. If you don't own it on that date, you won't get it. On February 1... More »

eFoodSafety: Moving From Millions To Tens of Millions

Posted on January 10, 2007
Here's the definition of a good penny stock trade. Find a microcap company that has been quiet of late. Take a look at the company's products and potential. Look for catalytic events that could get the stock moving up the charts. If you like the story, accumulate the stock at the low end of its trading... More »

Bad Toys Completes Giant Step #1

Posted on January 08, 2007
Before I cover today's breaking news on Bad Toys, here's a reminder of a pending event: Attention penny stock lovers. What would a new year be without a new idea? I found a really good one, and I am very excited about this idea. The company currently enjoys $2 million in annual sales, but by the end... More »

A Buffet of Breakouts- Pick Your Favorites

Posted on January 05, 2007
A Buffet of Breakouts- Pick Your Favorites If you were on vacation this past week, and missed my mid week edition entitled "Why I Love 2007 Already", now would be a good time to give it a go and decide for yourself if you agree with my conclusions. Click Here, and you can read the web page version... More »

Why I Love 2007 Already

Posted on January 02, 2007
2007: Look Out Above This is Edition 1 of 2007,Volume VIII. This means it is the beginning of the ninth consecutive year of publishing the OTC Journal, and what a journey it has been. I have been patiently slugging it out for the past five years, hoping to return to the kind of market we had in the... More »

December 2006

A Tale of Two Stocks: USEI and SUUB

Posted on December 27, 2006
A Tale of Two Stocks: US Energy (OTC BB: USEI) and SubUrban Brands (OTC BB: SUUB) It was the worst of times, it was the worst of times. That's a little reference to the famous Charles Dickens novel, A Tale of Two Cities. If you didn't get it, you haven't read the book. The actual opening line in Dickens... More »

Commerce Planet: Thoughts for 2007;PNWIF and NIHK Rocking

Posted on December 21, 2006
Comments in the BLOG There are two new BLOGS up on this week's two streaking stocks: PhotoChannel Networks (OTC BB: PNWIF) and Nighthawk (OTC BB: NIHK). Both had big runs this week and you should be making a great return if you got positioned properly. Read today's BLOGs for my thoughts on each idea... More »

The Hawk (NIHK) Soars Back With Huge Order

Posted on December 19, 2006
Nighthawk Systems (OTC BB: NIHK): Back in the Air With the Big Boys At long last NIHK is delivering something for investors to hand their hats on, and it's pretty big news. Does it mean hundreds of millions in sales?- not yet- could it set the table for a major new expansion direction for the company... More »

TTGL Blows Past $100 Million; PNWIF News For You Only

Posted on December 16, 2006
Comments in the BLOG There is a major revelation out of Photochannel Networks (OTC BB: PNWIF). I learned about it late Friday afternoon. Guess what- OTC Journal subscribers will be the only investors to get dialed into this development early on. Read Fridays afternoon's BLOG on PNWIF and get the 411... More »

Bad Toys Turn Down Ahead of UpSwing

Posted on December 13, 2006
Bad Toys (OTC BB: BTYH) Turn Down Ahead of UpSwing Here's your year end update on Bad Toys, a company that hasn't given up much to cover in a very long time. Let's look back at January of '06 when I first wrote about BTYH. Here's what I liked: 1. The company was achieving over $50 million a year in... More »

What's Trading 10 Times Normal Volume?

Posted on December 12, 2006
Comments in the BLOG I have been traveling quite a bit lately, and have fallen behind on important events that require coverage. Starting this week I plan to have a year end update on every current following in the OTC Journal before Christmas. There are two new BLOG postings since yesterday morning... More »

PhotoChannel Up 175%- Wonder Why?

Posted on December 04, 2006
PhotoChannel (OTC BB: PNWIF): Q4 and Q1 Numbers Rocketing PhotoChannel provided disclosure on the company's Q4 performance today, and a Q1 update. I know the timetable is confusing, but here's the way it is- while the rest of the world is talking about Q4 numbers as being Oct - Dec- PhotoChannel's fiscal... More »

Micros Are Busting Out All Over; UpSnap Looks Snappy

Posted on December 02, 2006
Micros Are Busting Out All Over It looks like the game is on. This was a really good week for several of the current OTC Journal microcap offerings. Here's a couple worthy of a quick review: Commerce Planet (OTC BB: CPNE)- still my #1 call on a fundamental basis, and now it appears to be #1 on a technical... More »

November 2006

Titanium Group; Less Could Be More

Posted on November 28, 2006
Titanium Group (OTC BB: TTNUF) Less Could Be More Today I am describing myself as a minimalist as it pertains to this edition. The dictionary defines the adjective "minimalist" as "Being or providing a bare minimum of what is necessary". It will take about 30 seconds to read today's edition. I want... More »

Commerce Planet Puts Money Where Mouth Is

Posted on November 27, 2006
Commerce Planet (OTC BB: CPNE) Puts Money Where Is This morning I was going through the BLOG comments from the past few days. One member asked for an updated chart on Commerce Planet, still the #1 most widely held and followed OTC Journal idea- also still my #1 idea for price appreciation. I thought... More »

Welcome To The New OTC Journal

Posted on November 18, 2006
Welcome To the New OTC Journal This past week we launched an entirely new OTC Journal site, and I believe it will prove a far more valuable resource for microcap investors than the previous version. Please take some time to visit the new site and explore. By now, you should know it is located at www.otcjournal.com... More »

MAIL is On Target; Titan Global Continues House Cleaning

Posted on November 12, 2006
Incredimail (NASDAQ SC: MAIL): Revenue Streams Coming On Line Occasionally I get an idea that falls into the category of "hot tip". Being a serial investor and stock market junkie, I often act by picking up a small position before I understand the company's fundamentals and upside potential. As I learn... More »

Can PhotoChannel Save Kodak?

Posted on November 07, 2006
Can PhotoChannel (OTC BB: PNWIF) Save Kodak? They're Going To Try Here's an excerpt from my 9/23 introductory edition on PhotoChannel. Based on today's news, you would have to admit this was a pretty good call: Here's another potential catalyst for a skyrocketing stock price. Did you know that Kodak... More »

What's Wrong With Commerce Planet? Part II

Posted on November 06, 2006
What's Wrong With Commerce Planet (OTC BB: CPNE)? Part II The last time I wrote an edition entitled what's wrong the Commerce Planet? the stock had just rebounded off a major drubbing down to the $1 level. It was the October 21st edition, and we subsequently made it back to $1.60. Today's lackluster... More »

Titan General; $3.5 Million Windfall Coming

Posted on November 04, 2006
Titan General (OTC BB: TTGL); $3.5 Million Windfall Coming We're off to a great start with Titan General. The idea was published one week ago today, and if you acted in the first couple of hours during Monday's trading, you are enjoying about a 13% return on your capital in the first week of coverage... More »

Commerce Planet; Deja Vu All Over Again?

Posted on November 02, 2006
Commerce Planet (OTC BB: CPNE); Deja Vu All Over Again? Summarizing what Commerce Planet has achieved in 2006 is an eye opening exercise, and makes one wonder just how high this stock could go. Here's a table that illustrates the progress the company has made so far this year: Commerce Planet 2005 Q1... More »

PhotoChannel To Reverse

Posted on November 01, 2006
Some Eye Opening Market Info Want to read something amazing about this current relentless move up in the large cap stocks? The S&P 500 has closed above its 21-day moving average for 69 consecutive sessions and above its 10-day moving average for 25 consecutive sessions. Going back to 1962, the SPX... More »

October 2006

Titan Global: Numbers Can Be Sexy

Posted on October 28, 2006
Titan Global Holdings (OTC BB: TTGL): Numbers Can Be Sexy Most microcap investors seek out ideas with exciting, sexy stories. We all want to find the little start up that discovers the cure for cancer in the tiny lab, or develops a killer computer app in the garage which goes on to make millions. That... More »

Titanium Continues US Invasion

Posted on October 24, 2006
Titanium Group (OTC BB: TTNUF): US Invasion Marches On Titanium Group- their sector will become a hot bed for attracting capital and interest from the market over the next several years. It's all about security; reliable, user friendly, affordable security for society is a booming industry. Titanium... More »

What's Wrong With Commerce Planet?

Posted on October 21, 2006
What's Wrong With Commerce Planet (OTC BB: CPNE)? Commerce Planet- the stock that has been so hot it left orbit this year- our triple since the last earnings release has been a mess these last couple of days. I know what you're thinking. The stock was $1.80 two weeks ago, and today actually traded below... More »

Stop&Shop Signs With PhotoChannel

Posted on October 19, 2006
Stop & Shop Signs With PhotoChannel (OTC BB : PHCHF) WalMart and Costco Canada have both signed on with PhotoChannel. CVS, with its 5,000 plus neighborhood pharmacies came on board this summer. Today, it was Stop & Shop, one of the largest grocery chains in the North East, signing up to have... More »

How Do You Spell Reversal? US Energy

Posted on October 17, 2006
How Do You Spell Reversal? US Energy (OTC BB: USEI) It's a similar headline to yesterday's BLOG on US Energy, but a little different. Investing in microcap stocks can be frustrating. There are tough markets, out of favor groups, and companies that simply don't deliver the goods. However, stocks like... More »

Do You Have A Disciplined Trading Strategy?

Posted on October 14, 2006
Comments in the BLOG A couple of the recent winners are experiencing some choppiness. CPNE succumbed and bounced earlier this week. Now it's recent new idea and big win PHCHF. PhotoChannel corrected a bit after a 10 day, 30% run up, and arrived at a perfect 61.8% retracement level. Read my BLOG for... More »

Titanium Group Protecting Our Children

Posted on October 11, 2006
Titanium Group (OTC BB: TTNUF); Protecting Our Children TTNUF was out with news yesterday morning, and I felt the news deserved it's own, fully dedicated edition. Since yesterday's focus was NIHK, which, by the way, traded gangbusters today, I'm bringing you my view on yesterday's TTNUF release today... More »

NightHawk and American Messaging Get Rolling - CPNE TTNUF News

Posted on October 10, 2006
Nighthawk Systems (OTC BB: NIHK); American Messaging Delivers - Last month I reported on an exciting development concerning NIHK- for those who follow the story, you know this little penny stock made a four fold move last winter when the company announced Verizon Wireless would start marketing their products... More »

Titanium Group Recognizes You

Posted on October 07, 2006
The Formula For Success in Microcaps Here's the formula: Find a market with massive increasing demand. Find a company with outstanding and proven technology in that market. Find a company with significant and growing sales. Find a company with a reasonable market valuation that has upside and isn't... More »

Don't Say You Weren't Warned; Part Deux (II)

Posted on October 04, 2006
Don't Say You Weren't Warned; Part Deux (II) Every year I publish somewhere in the neighborhood of 100 to 120 editions of the OTC Journal. It is my mission to be the single best and most honest source for microcap ideas you can find. I know of no other microcap resource that provides anything close... More »

September 2006

ARGA Forecasts 247% Growth

Posted on September 29, 2006
Auriga Labs (OTC BB: ARGA) Forecasts Massive Growth Auriga has not caught fire with investors, but if they deliver on the numbers they disclosed Friday after the market closed, investors will definitely pick up on this situation. It's a unique company. While ARGA could be classified as a biotech company... More »

PhotoChannel: Hot IPO Could Drive Shares

Posted on September 27, 2006
PhotoChannel Networks (OTC BB: PHCHF; TSX: PNI) - Shutterfly (NASDAQ: SFLY) IPO Imminent I am informed that the aforementioned ShutterFly (NASDAQ: SFLY) should open for trading this Friday. It was aforementioned in this past weekend's intro edition on the reincarnated PhotoChannel. Shutterfly is raising... More »

PhotoChannel Networks; Dot Bomb Turned Dot Profitable

Posted on September 23, 2006
PhotoChannel Networks (OTC BB: PHCHF; TSX: PNI) Today's new idea has profits, profits, profits written all over it. This industry group is going to get extremely hot in a month or two, and investors will be searching for ideas in the space. Guess what- they are only going to find two pure plays, and... More »

How Do You Make a Blind Rat See?

Posted on September 21, 2006
Comments in the BLOG There was a new BLOG posting this week on HDY. For those who remember that special situation, the news looks reasonably promising. Monday's BLOG forecasting the break out of CPNE proved prophetic, and the stock is now holding onto the $1.40 level- a new multi month high. I believe... More »

Dot Bombs Turned To Dot Profits; Big Profits

Posted on September 20, 2006
Dot Bombs Turned to Dot Profits; Really Big Profits 2001 to 2003. What a miserable period for tech stocks. Really, it was pretty horrendous for all stocks. The late 90's were characterized by a frenzy of financing activity for anything "Dot-Com" related. The first big Dot-Com stock I remember was Netscape... More »

Auriga Labs: Moving Quickly To Generate Revenues

Posted on September 18, 2006
Auriga Labs (OTC BB: ARGA): Moving Quickly To Generate Revenues ARGA is wasting no time gearing up to get their top line rolling as the post close news today demonstrates. Here's what we know so far. The company markets the Extendryl line of FDA Approved drugs used to treat colds, flu, and allergies... More »

Nighthawk Shares See Light of Day

Posted on September 16, 2006
Nighthawk Systems (OTC BB: NIHK); Closing In on Turn Around Time Here's a good old fashioned real penny stock idea for those who will still roll the dice on a $.03 stock. After years of flat line trading, NIHK came off the canvas last January when the company disclosed it had inked a distribution deal... More »

Big Pharma Rockin: Can Auriga Labs Be Far Behind?

Posted on September 11, 2006
Big Pharma Smokin'- Can Little Pharma Be Far Behind? It's the best kept secret on Wall Street. Open the Wall Street Journal, turn on CNBC, get this week's Barron's- the headlines are all dominated by the same issues: Recession or soft landing? Where are interest rates going? How about Gold and Oil... More »

USEI Inks $55 Million Contract; Strap In For Blast Off

Posted on September 09, 2006
US Energy Lands $55 Million Contract; Get Ready To Blast Off It's a bit of a Rodney Dangerfield story. US Energy- the company who's stock price can't get no respect despite all their achievements has really knocked the cover off the ball with this one. Let's take a moment to review. US Energy has developed... More »

Wake Me Up When September Ends

Posted on September 06, 2006
Wake Me Up When September Ends as my memory rests but never forgets what I lost wake me up when september ends Greenday from the song Wake Me Up When September Ends The lyrics from Greenday's hit song are worth remembering this time of year. Why? - did you know September is historically the worst month... More »

ACTC in: NY Times, Newsweek, Time- They All Had Something To Say

Posted on September 03, 2006
Advanced Cellular (OTC BB: ACTC): High Profile News Fuels Wild Roller Coaster Ride The last two weeks of August are generally the quietest of the year. Not so for ACTC, the subject of my last two editions. Today will make three in a row- unprecedented in the 8 year history of the OTC Journal. Prior... More »

August 2006

ACTC: The Time Is Right Now

Posted on August 26, 2006
Advanced Cellular (OTC BB: ACTC) Capital Raise Resets the Bar There isn't much else to write about this weekend. ACTC was clearly the story of the week in an otherwise dull, listless, last week of summer. However, ACTC is providing all the fireworks we need for a little excitement. Earlier this past... More »

ACTC- One Day Percentage Gain Biggest in OTC Journal History

Posted on August 24, 2006
ACTC: Biggest Percentage One Day Gain Ever in OTC Journal That move happened in conjunction with the publication of the NY Times article which you can read (by referring back to the link above). In light of the kinds of research going on at ACTC, this is the kind of event that could easily happen in... More »

Fabulous Friday Reviewed; Two Take Off; Where To From Here?

Posted on August 19, 2006
Fabulous Friday- The Easy Money Bounces Keep Coming I don't know about you, but Friday was an awesome day for me. Two more easy money oversold August bounces put a smile on my face. Two of my personal favorites had big days, and both look good for future gains. Commerce Planet (CPNE) is to date, the... More »

Medistem Like Nike; Finally Gets To Just Do It

Posted on August 10, 2006
Medistem (OTC BB: MDSM): The Nike Of Stem Cells is Finally Going To Just Do It Finally- Medistem can become the Nike of Stem Cells- they are "Just Going To Do It". Those who have been following the situation remember the metaphor; I called Medistem the "Nike" of Stem Cells akin to the brillian Nike... More »

US Energy: Rebounding Now and Looking Higher

Posted on August 08, 2006
US Energy: (OTC BB: USEI): Turn Around Gaining Steam August- Time to bottom fish. The DOW and S&P have rebounded some from the severe drubbing they took in late May to mid July. The FED paused raising interest rates today. A soft landing for the economy is looking probable. OTC Journal members have... More »

The Planet Blasts Off; Medistem Goes For

Posted on August 05, 2006
The Planet Blasts Off I had a BLOG entry up early Thursday morning for those who might have been looking for guidance on the Commerce Planet (OTC BB: CPNE) story. What a huge win this has proven to be for those who either picked it up this year or averaged their cost down from last year's tough sledding... More »

Commerce Planet; Profits Go Into Orbit

Posted on August 02, 2006
The Absence That Makes The Heart Grow Fonder I know there have been an absence of publications of late. I have been traveling, and only covering the most basic of events. It hasn't been too important to keep everyone abreast of developments as there haven't been many other than watching the slow demise... More »

July 2006

What Next? Completing the Four Year Cycle

Posted on July 21, 2006
What Next? Completing the Four Year Cycle We are nearing the end of a 4 year cycle- one that many market watchers believe will set the course for the future. Adam Olensis, publisher of the Agile Trader (www.agiletrader.com) gives me the best look at the potential transition. If you are looking for a... More »

Sub-Urban Goes Urban

Posted on July 17, 2006
Sub-Urban At Virgin W/Mash Generation Virgin Records and Virgin Airlines have catapulted Richard Branson, the gentleman you see pictured here, to worldwide fame. Billionaire Branson got that way by being trendy- both his music stores and his airlines have made him super wealthy and super high profile... More »

Fear of Fear Itself

Posted on July 14, 2006
Fear of Fear Itself What a shellacking the market has taken since the 1st of June. I thought there would be a relief rally, and I am long an option on the QQQQ's that is simply ugly. The way things look right now, I will probably lose most or all of the $25k I have in those options. In fact, I believe... More »

Sub-Urban Gets Vertically Cocky

Posted on July 08, 2006
Sub-Urban Brands (OTC BB: SUUB); Already Expanding Vertically Right out of the gates, SUUB has been a surprisingly strong win. Perhaps the news flow from the company, along with the recent success of the J Crew IPO on the NYSE set the stage for a big short term win. Perhaps investors recognize the power... More »

June 2006

Viral Fashions-Hollywood Sets The Trend

Posted on June 27, 2006
Here's the formula- take a hot, trendy fashion line. Get a few Hollywood stars to wear it. Get their pictures plastered all over the vapid, tabloid magazines America can't seem to get enough of, and watch sales soar. Personally, I don't give a rat's backside... More »

Confessions of a Serial Microcap Investor

Posted on June 23, 2006
Confessions of a Serial Microcap Investor I wrote a similar article in 2003. The market was turning back up at the time, and stocks were coming off severely oversold conditions after a fairly nasty 2 year bear market. I confess- I am a serial microcap investor. If a friend calls with an idea, I often... More »

US Energy Reminder; NeWave Name Change

Posted on June 21, 2006
US Energy (OTC BB: USEI); Decide For Yourself On Tuesday US Energy announced projected revenues for Q3 and Q4 of '06. The company expects to begin minimal shipments in Q3 - only 100- ramping up to 700 systems in Q4. The total revenues for the systems over the 2 quarters is expected in the $2.26 million... More »

Feeling Whipsawed?

Posted on June 17, 2006
Feeling WhipSawed? Dictionary.com defines whipsawed as "To cause to move or alternate rapidly in contrasting directions". For market investors, the term whipsawed generally refers to a very volatile market environment when it seems you are always on the wrong side of trades. I have been mostly long... More »

US Energy; Helping Turn GM Around

Posted on June 12, 2006
Can You Guess The Name of This Company From the Chart? Here's an ugly chart. The stock recently made a new 25 year low. At one time, this was the largest company in the world. The company delivers $200 billion a year in sales, and is one of the most widely held stocks on planet earth. It has been probably... More »

Advanced Cell: Oversold and Under Appreciated

Posted on June 10, 2006
Advance Cell Technology (OTC BB: ACTC); Oversold and Under Appreciated I decided to take another look at Advanced Cell this weekend. This stock is absurdly oversold, and could be poised to bounce off current levels. Overly victimized in the recent market carnage, it could be easy money for bargain basement... More »

Bad Toys:1 Step Forward, 1/2 Back

Posted on June 07, 2006
Bad Toys (OTC BB: BTYH) Finally Delivers One Step Forward, 1/2 Step Back Well, at long last I finally have some progress to report on the Bad Toys game plan to turn from the proverbial ugly caterpillar to a beautiful butterfly. So which do you want first? The good news, or the bad news. Let's start... More »

Go Away May- Back To One and Done; NWWV Breaks Out

Posted on June 02, 2006
Go Away May- Back to One and Done May is a month I would like to forget. I gave back hard earned gains from Q1 in my trading account, and am looking for a rebound in stocks to sell and get cash ready for summer bargains. Here's a chart of the Russell 2000. After a tough Q4, we had a wonderful first... More »

May 2006

US Energy: Here We Go- 1500 Systems Out The Door

Posted on May 31, 2006
US Energy (OTC BB: HYFS): Here We Go Two out of the last four editions have been focused on US Energy (OTC BB: HYFS)- Make that three out of five including today. Why do you suppose that might be? I'll tell you why. This company has more potential big events in the immediate future's pipeline than any... More »

US Energy Double Header

Posted on May 25, 2006
US Energy (OTC BB: HYFS): Double Header News I had planned on wrapping it up for the impending holiday weekend, but the two news releases out of US Energy post close on Tuesday are just too important to not bring to your attention. I am totally convinced this is the most exciting microcap situation... More »

Medistem Shows Some Backbone

Posted on May 23, 2006
MediStem (OTC BB: MDSM) Shows Some Backbone January 21, 2006- that was the date of the publication entitled "Trading the Big, Streaky Moves." The edition was published shortly after TLPE made a streaky 40% move over the course of a few days. Readers will recall I suggested the move represented a good... More »

Don't Say You Weren't Warned

Posted on May 21, 2006
Don't Say You Weren't Warned In the last 10 trading days everything changed. May 11th now seems likes it was months ago. I mention May 11th, because that was the date of the publication entitled "What A Week!!". The edition reviewed one of the hottest weeks OTC Journal members have enjoyed in a long... More »

Ohio Latest US Energy Fan

Posted on May 18, 2006
If the market's action over the last six days is testing your mettle, you are not alone. Ever since the last quarter point interest rate increase by the FED, the market has been tanking, taking all sectors down with it. It wasn't the 1/4 point hike. It was the statement eradicating the "one and done... More »

Advanced Cell Advancing; US Energy and Bad Toys Bullish Comments

Posted on May 15, 2006
There was simply too much great and not so great stuff to cover today. I just had a look at the BrandPartners (OTC BB: BPTR) Q1 earnings and I want to puke. On the other hand, Bad Toys, Advanced Cellular, and US Energy are looking great. Please read today's side bars. I'm trying to get it all to you... More »

Commodity Bubble: Fantasy Or Reality? Teleplus Delivers Big

Posted on May 13, 2006
The Commodity Bubble: Fantasy or Reality? I believe the market moves from bubble to bubble. One sector inflates, and eventually the bubble bursts. The more it inflates, the more painful for those holding the stocks when the air rushes out. The tech bubble of the 90's was probably the biggest bubble... More »

What A Week!!!

Posted on May 11, 2006
This was the biggest week for the OTC Journal in a very long time. Four OTC Journal followed companies performed beautifully ranging from an idea I just introduced last weekend to an idea I have been covering for nearly 2 1/2 years. The microcap world is fraught with peril and disappointment, so one... More »

NeWave; Q1 Numbers Astounding

Posted on May 08, 2006
NeWave (OTC BB: NWWV) Rips Cover Off the Ball- If Only It Were Last Year NeWave's Q1 numbers are simply off the charts. The company has lived up to expectations in a major way. Alas, if it were only last year at this time. Do you want the good news or the bad news first? OK- first, the bad news. If... More »

Golden Peaks Gold Bonanza

Posted on May 06, 2006
Trading Alert: Golden Peaks Resources LTD (TSX: GL; OTC PK: GDPEF) Here's a chart of GLD- the EFT which trades on the NYSE and mirrors the price of gold in a 1 for 10 ratio. If the price of gold happens to be $680 per ounce, the price of GLD will be $68. If you're wondering why small stocks seem to... More »

Xenomics: Giving Ulcers to Ulcers

Posted on May 02, 2006
Attention Contrarians: Biotech Alert!!!!!!! Biotech stocks were warm 1. Callisto (AMEX: KAL)- $1.03 to $1.60, and 2. XNOM (OTC BB: XNOM)- last year- $1.80 to $4. Sticking with our principle of buying smart by identifying low risk entry points, check out the IBB-this is the biotech ETF. It is on a perfect... More »

April 2006

US Energy Luvs NY

Posted on April 26, 2006
US Energy (OTC BB: HYFS) Loves NY Mets or Yankees? Jets or Giants? Islanders or Rangers? Theater or Shopping? Wall Street or Broadway? It doesn't matter. Today I love them all because NY loves HYFS. I happen to be in NY this week on a combination business/pleasure trip, and NY has been great. NY is... More »

CNBC Features US Energy; Did You Catch It?

Posted on April 20, 2006
On to a new and timely idea. In the April 8th edition I mentioned that I would be looking for new ideas in small companies that could generate attention from national media. I like those big, streaky runs when stocks get noticed. They make for great profit opportunities. Here's the first of two new... More »

Nighthawk: Looking For Love in All the Right Places

Posted on April 12, 2006
Nighthawk Systems (OTC BB: NIHK): Looking for Love in all the Right Places I haven't published an update on NIHK of late, and it's time, especially in light of some recent developments which look like they could bring this stock back into the spotlight. For those of you who have taken the time to follow... More »

Market Defying Gravity

Posted on April 08, 2006
Coming Attractions: Looking For High Profile Ideas We've had some fun selling taking profits on big, streaky runs this year, and it's a theme I plan to embrace for the foreseeable future. Recall I recommended selling TLPE when it streaked up to $.41 in early January as the shorts were squeezed. HDY... More »

Xenomics:'05 80% Winner Could Be Deja Vu All Over Again

Posted on April 05, 2006
Xenomics (OTC BB: XNOM): Is an '05 Big Win Deja Vu All Over Again? I haven't written anything about XNOM since June of last year. In the spring of 2005, if you followed my suggestion on XNOM, it was a flat out winner for OTC Journal subscribers. Simply put: Bought the week of March 17th at about $2.50... More »

Bad Toys: Powerful Year End Results Delivered

Posted on April 03, 2006
Bad Toys (OTC BB: BTYH): 10k Filed: 2005 Numbers Outstanding The Bad Toys 10k was finally filed today, about one full week after CEO Larry Lunan thought they could get it accomplished. Therefore, he was later than expected. The table is now set for the anxiously awaited S1 filing, which will serve as... More »

March 2006

Advanced Cell; The Next Frontier

Posted on March 27, 2006
Advanced Cell Technology (OTC BB: ACTC): The Next Frontier The more I learn about the potential for Stem Cells, the more excited I get about the future of medical therapies. I just hope I live long enough to be treated with Stem Cell therapy when my heart, liver, eyes, or kidneys fail. Or, perhaps my... More »

DXCM and HDY Explode in a Friday For the Record Books

Posted on March 25, 2006
A Friday For the Record Books I spent the majority of the week grinding through a number of research reports on Stem Cell technology, which I am convinced holds out the promise of being the next generation of advanced medicine- on a par with the advent of vaccines like the polio vaccine, and the discovery... More »

New 411 on HDY, DXCM, BTYH, KAL

Posted on March 21, 2006
Bad Toys (OTC BB: BTYH) Announces Contract Extension Bad Toys was out with a contract extension announcement for its Southland Health Care subsidiary. Southland is the entity all of us shareholders hope to see trade on the AMEX or NASDAQ Small Cap on a stand alone basis later this year. The contract... More »

Dexcom: New High Suggests FDA Approval Could Be Imminent

Posted on March 17, 2006
The Next Bubble- Bio Tech I believe markets move from one bubble to the next. The duration of a correction relates to how big the previous bubble got. Unless you were in energy stocks in 2005, you probably did poorly in the market. 2005 was a big commodity bubble, and those are the worst bubbles for... More »

Bad Toys: Spin Off Filing Imminent and New Contract Announced

Posted on March 14, 2006
Bad Toys (OTC BB: BTYH) Inks New Deal and Updates Shareholders on Spin Off My inbox and the BLOG have been overrun with questions on Bad Toys since the stock sold off yesterday for no apparent reason. Today, the company was out with news on a new contract for Southland, and in my view, more importantly... More »

Medistem Pegged at $1.20

Posted on March 11, 2006
Medistem (OTC BB: MDSM) Gets Favorable Forecast Remember Medistem? MDSM is my microcap idea with a stem cell theme. If you don't follow this one, a review of the original presentation is warranted. To read the original presentation published February 1, simply click here. I called MDSM the Nike of stem... More »

NightHawk Inks Deal W/Vermont Utility

Posted on March 09, 2006
Nighthawk (OTC BB: NIHK) Inks Deal With Vermont Based Utility Nighthawk has been a little off the radar screen of late as we wait for their distribution agreement with Verizon Wireless to start gaining traction. For those who need a refresher course, NIHK has developed a line of products which have... More »

Callisto Targets Colon Cancer; Family Room Reincarnation

Posted on March 07, 2006
Callisto Pharmacueticals (AMEX: KAL); Sets Sites on Potential Colon Cancer Therapy Callisto in on the verge of developing a myriad of cancer therapies, any or all of whom could put this stock at considerably higher levels. Consider there are only about 40 million shares issued and outstanding. At the... More »

TLPE Delivers Jumpin January; Let Volume Be Your Guide

Posted on March 04, 2006
TelePlus (OTC BB: TLPE): January Sales Suggest Big '06 On Friday morning TLPE shared its January results with stock market investors. They were absolutely outstanding, and far better than the market understands. The Liberty Wireless acquisition is looking like the perfect strategic move for the company... More »

February 2006

Callisto: New Highs Imminent On News

Posted on February 28, 2006
Callisto Pharmaceuticals (AMEX: KAL): New Highs Should Be Imminent KAL shared some news with investors today post close. The news is extremely robust, and I believe could take the stock to new post OTC Journal coverage highs. We will see tomorrow and over the course of the next few days. Fundamentally... More »

Health Sciences Takes Baby Step

Posted on February 23, 2006
Health Sciences Group (OTC BB: HESG) Takes Baby Step HESG was out today post close with a new distribution agreement and an update on the QVC situation. Unfortunately, the news coming out of HESG is not robust. They are heading in the right direction, albeit at a pace akin to the 405 in LA at rush hour... More »

Interest Rates & Oil; Setting Your Stops

Posted on February 19, 2006
Interest Rates and Oil: A FED Led Market Doldrum 2006 kicked off with a Bang. On January 3rd, someone flipped the micro cap stock switch, and we enjoyed a couple of breakouts early in the year. The second half of 2005 was brutal, so I guess we were entitled to a rebound. It's the first time in many... More »

Nighthawk Teams W/Verizon Wireless

Posted on February 14, 2006
Nighthawk Systems (OTC BB: NIHK) Teams With Verizon Wireless If you are anything like me you might love a good old fashioned penny stock idea. A stock which could go from $.10 to $.40 with the right kind of breakthrough. Let's face it- us folks with a gambler's mentality love the leverage you get with... More »

Do RTOs Work? A Look at Medistem and True Religion

Posted on February 11, 2006
Do RTO's Ever Work? Check Out True Religion (NASDAQ: TRLG) RTO stands for "Reverse Take Over". It's a fast track way for a private company to go public. The private company is acquired by a "shell" company that has no functioning business, but is already publicly traded. It's a big cottage industry... More »

Bad Toys Dividend Intact- Moving On Southland Spin Off

Posted on February 08, 2006
Bad Toys (OTC BB: BTYH) Provides Update on Southland Spin Off The best laid plans of mice and men can sometimes go awry. Bad Toys was out with an update on the Southland spin-off today and the x dividend date associated with the process. If you are unfamiliar with the Bad Toys special situation for... More »

Callsito (KAL) Reloads War Chest

Posted on February 07, 2006
Callisto Pharmaceuticals (AMEX: KAL) Loads Capital War Chest For FDA Approvals I haven't written any updated coverage on KAL in some time, so I thought today's news concerning the recent beefing up of the company's treasury would be a good opportunity to bring everyone up to date. A short review is... More »

So Long AG; It's Been a Great Ride

Posted on February 04, 2006
So Long Greenie, It's Been a Great Ride I couldn't let the week pass without lamenting the retirement of Alan Greenspan as the Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board. After an 18 year run as the single most powerful man in the financial world, Mr. Greenspan has retired to a life of mega fees for speaking... More »

MediStem: The Nike of Stem Cells

Posted on February 01, 2006
MediStem Laboratories (OTC BB: MDSM): The Nike of Stem Cell Technology Today's edition is a "first look" at an exciting new company. Admittedly, there isn't a wealth of information on MDSM's technology. Over the next two months a lot more will be known. On October 12, 2005, Medistem completed a reverse... More »

January 2006

Coming Attractions

Posted on January 31, 2006
Comments in the BLOG I put up a new BLOG today on DexCom (NASDAQ: DXCM), the subject of the weekend edition. Apparently, it's going to take a big swoon in the market to knock this stock off track. I suggested using caution when trying to buy this one, but out of front of the pending FDA Approval the... More »

Don't Buy DexCom; Yet

Posted on January 28, 2006
Comments in the BLOG No new BLOG postings since last week's on KAL and TLPE. I believe both are still in excellent ranges for accumulation. I'm working on more detailed information on KAL's new cancer drug. I'm also working on some comments on the massive one day swoon in UPSN last week. That stock... More »

SHUGR Deal Inked; HESG Makes Great First Step

Posted on January 26, 2006
Comments in the BLOG Great day today. Check out the BLOG entry on KAL- outstanding news out after the closing bell yesterday, and the market doesn't quite get the significance yet. The information I am providing gives you the competitive edge on this one. Also, for those who couldn't wait to pounce... More »

Trading The Big, Streaky Moves

Posted on January 21, 2006
Comments in the BLOG I know many of you have been wondering whether HESG will be selling its product on QVC as previously announced. The answer is yes- check yesterday's BLOG for details. Also- there's a new BLOG with my thoughts on HDY which hit the $3 level at the close on Friday. The stock is on... More »

UpSnap Due To Snap To Life

Posted on January 18, 2006
Comments in the BLOG There aren't any new comments in the BLOG since yesterday's edition on the TLPE acquisition of Liberty Wireless. By the time you read this, there should be a BLOG entry up on Bad Toys (OTC BB: BTYH)- I just don't understand why it has sold off. Please check it out for an update... More »

TLPE Forecasts $14 Million for Liberty

Posted on January 17, 2006
Comments in the BLOG Oh, what a difference a year makes. So far, I love 2006. The first two weeks of 2006 has been as beautiful as the last half of 2005 was ugly. Here what's happened in the last 3 months: Callisto (AMEX: KAL) hit $1.80 today- up 74% from $1.03 in Oct; Bad Toys (OTC BB: BTYH) hit the... More »

TLPE Makes New High; Revenues to Accelerate Dramatically

Posted on January 10, 2006
Comments in the BLOG There is a new BLOG posting on NWWV this morning. Inexplicably, the stock has begun trading the highest volume we have seen in months, and the stock is starting to grudgingly move up. Someone has come along and wants this stock. I pointed out in the last BLOG that the stock was... More »

Bad Toys Climbing: 300% Yield Could Come From SpinOff

Posted on January 09, 2006
Comments in the BLOG Bad Toys has 2006 off to a great start. I published on it the day before the first trading day of 2006. The stock closed 2005 at $1.50, opened 2006 at $1.70, and is now at about $2.40. Net return to OTC Journal subscribers so far- 40% in just four trading days. There are lots of... More »

Health Sciences Provides Favorable '06 Outlook

Posted on January 07, 2006
Comments in the BLOG It was a great week, and there are five new BLOG postings to go with it. Bad Toys (BTYH) is the rage, up nearly 30% this past week alone. Teleplus (TLPE) finally broke out to the upside. HyperDynamics (HDY) is behaving very well. BrandPartners (BPTR) announced $5.5 million in new... More »

Teleplus Hard At Work: Acquires Liberty Wireless

Posted on January 03, 2006
Comments in the BLOG The OTC Journal has started 2006 out with a bang. New idea Bad Toys made a new all time high today and traded big volume for the first trading day of the year. Here are two important thoughts on Bad Toys: 1. Please review the comments in the BLOG. There are some very good questions... More »

Bad Toys: 350% Yield Could Come From SpinOff

Posted on January 02, 2006
Comments in the BLOG There are no new BLOGS entries, but there will be a BLOG up on Bad Toys by the time you read this. Its purpose will be to provide a forum to ask questions, as I'm sure there will be many. To use the BLOG, simply go to the home page at www.otcjournal.com - the BLOG will scroll down... More »

December 2005

The Highest Dividend Ever Paid: 350%?

Posted on December 27, 2005
The Highest Dividend Ever Paid The biggest one time dividend ever paid was $32 billion. Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) paid this special one time dividend in 2005. They simply had more cash than they knew what to do with, and decided to give a big slug of it to shareholders. Bill Gates is still the largest... More »

'05 Wall Of Shame: Year in Review

Posted on December 20, 2005
Comments in the BLOG No new comments in the BLOG. To use the BLOG, simply go to the home page at www.otcjournal.com - the BLOG will scroll down automatically on the right side of your screen. The most current journal entries appear in the middle of your screen. Check back frequently for updates particularly... More »

TLPE Rings Cash Register: NWKI Invades Vegas Strip

Posted on December 15, 2005
Comments in the BLOG Nothing new in the BLOG over the last few days. I like to use the BLOG in moving markets, and the markets are very quiet now as we roll into the Christmas Holiday. The Q4 rally did not come this year in the microcap world. Ever the eternal optimist, I believe microcap stocks will... More »

Dermisonics: Insulin Without Needles Breakthrough

Posted on December 12, 2005
Comments in the BLOG The most recent BLOG postings are on Callisto Pharmaceuticals (AMEX: KAL), and HyperDynamics (AMEX: HDY). I published a "profit alert" on KAL when it was over $1.50- a profit alert means traders should look at taking partial or all their profits. Long term investors need not act... More »

KAL; Breather Compelling: HDY Delivering

Posted on December 08, 2005
Comments in the BLOG There is a new BLOG posting today on Hyperdynamics (AMEX: HDY). I am now calling it a must own, if for nothing but a trade on what looks like a major pending development. Those who have followed the story know HDY was at one time a big win for OTC Journal subscribers. The company... More »

UpSnap Snaps Back

Posted on December 06, 2005
Comments in the BLOG This week's BLOG has a posting on KAL entitled "KAL Profit Alert". It's the first Profit Alert I have published since July 23rd. It was long overdue. I hope we never have a drought of this length again, but sometimes the market can be cruel. There are many questions on a good entry... More »

Callisto Pegged at $3.45 in 12 Months

Posted on December 03, 2005
Comments in the BLOG It was inevitable that there would be some sort of turn of good fortune for OTC Journal subscribers, and I hope this week is a harbinger of better times ahead. Certainly the last two months have been tough. The turnaround usually happens when everyone loses faith. Leading the charge... More »

November 2005

Teleplus Pegged at $2.10 in 12 Months

Posted on November 29, 2005
Comments in the BLOG There are two new BLOG postings for you to review. One is up now, and one is coming later today. Callisto (AMEX: KAL) made a valiant effort to trade higher today on the patent news, but has only managed to eke out a small gain. On the plus side, volume was very good. It was the... More »

Callisto Takes on Colon Cancer: Patent Approval Imminent

Posted on November 28, 2005
Comments in the BLOG If you review the last BLOG entry on UpSnap (OTC BB: UPSN) you will note I called for $2.40 as the perfect entry level, with a stop loss at $2.30. The stock is trading there now, and therefore at the perfect entry level technically. I would only give this one a $.10 cushion- if... More »

Health Sciences and NetWork Deliver Thanksgiving Treats

Posted on November 22, 2005
Comments in the BLOG Today's edition marks Number 100 for 2005. A very busy year. So far, the first half was good, the second half terrible. It's going to get better. We are due. There is a BLOG entry on new idea UpSnap (OTC BB: UPSN). As I stated in the original presentation, UPSN is setting up to... More »

The Google Mini Me: Upstart UpSnap

Posted on November 19, 2005
Comments in the BLOG There is a BLOG entry on recent new idea Dermisonics (DMSI): Dermisonics plans to revolutionize the way insulin is delivered to chronic diabetics by making it available through skin patch instead of a needle. Only a few drugs with molecular weights of under 100 can be delivered... More »

BrandParntners: Q3 & Long Term Look

Posted on November 17, 2005
Comments in the BLOG Admittedly it has been a tough week. Both BPTR and NWWV disappointed on Q3 numbers and both stocks got whacked. BPTR was a little bit of a surprise, and the NWWV numbers were a major slap in the face. It took me a couple of days to gather my thoughts on each situation. I have posted... More »

Teleplus: 100% Growth Equates to Profits

Posted on November 14, 2005
Comments in the BLOG I'll be publishing a new BLOG sometime between now and tomorrow morning on BrandPartners (BPTR)- Q3 earnings were a break even, and the market for the stock has sold off today. I must admit, the Chicken Little mentality in this market is wearing me out. I am reserving comment on... More »

Dermisonics: Insulin Without Needles

Posted on November 12, 2005
Comments in the BLOG I'm planning a BLOG posting on the move up in HESG based on yesterday's QVC announcement. I'll get to it over the weekend. If you want a technical comment on the way the stock is behaving, you will find it by Monday morning. I am choosing to wait until the market closes today so... More »

SHUGR To Be On QVC

Posted on November 10, 2005
Comments in the BLOG There was a new BLOG entry on Family Room Entertainment this past week. In case you didn't catch it, FMLY signed on to produce the "King of California" starring Oscar Winner Michael Douglas. The film is slated to go into production in February of '06. Between the reincarnation of... More »

NetWork Soars To $20 Million Plus

Posted on November 05, 2005
Comments in the BLOG No new BLOG entries this past week, but the 4th quarter rally looks like it going to happen. For the first time in a very long time, I am seeing some of my non-energy positions head higher, which is very encouraging. To use the BLOG, simply go to the home page at www.otcjournal.com... More »

NeWave Coming to Your TV

Posted on November 02, 2005
Comments in the BLOG Apologies to anyone who tried to post a question or comment at the BLOG last week. We had a technical problem of which we were unaware, and it has since been resolved. Feel free to return and post away. To use the BLOG, simply go to the home page at www.otcjournal.com - the BLOG... More »

October 2005

Rambo Revived By Family Room

Posted on October 31, 2005
Comments in the BLOG Apologies to anyone who tried to post a question or comment at the BLOG last week. We had a technical problem of which we were unaware, and it has since been resolved. Feel free to return and post away. To use the BLOG, simply go to the home page at www.otcjournal.com - the BLOG... More »

What's Wrong With the Market?

Posted on October 29, 2005
Comments in the BLOG Apologies to anyone who tried to post a question or comment at the BLOG this week. We had a technical problem of which we were unaware, and it has since been resolved. Feel free to return and post away. I posted a BLOG entry Friday on HDY, which completed at perfect 61.8% retracement... More »

All Smiles at VirTra: Jones Pulls Rabbit Out of Hat

Posted on October 26, 2005
Comments in the BLOG Last week was one of the ugliest October weeks I can remember. Stocks were trading down as if in a vacuum. Energy stocks got hit the hardest, and microcaps took it on the chin as well. We are coming to crux time- if the 4th quarter rally doesn't materialize in November, 2005 will... More »

Energy Rolling Over, But FED Speak Dominates: KAL, HDY, DSEN, NWWV

Posted on October 15, 2005
Comments in the BLOG Today's edition focuses on the traditional 4th quarter rebound. In light of the market's sharp sell off in the last two weeks, one can't help but wonder if the 4th quarter rally is in jeopardy this year. I believe energy prices and the long end of the yield curve will cause the... More »

SHUGR In Pharmacies: Market, FMLY, AMW Comments

Posted on October 11, 2005
Comments in the BLOG There are a number of new BLOG postings for you to review, each of which went up yesterday. There has been a lot to comment on coming all at once, and rather than clutter your inbox with issues you might not care about, I chose to use the BLOG. Visiting the BLOG is voluntary- you... More »

BrandPartners Outlook: Growth Back in '06

Posted on October 06, 2005
Comments in the BLOG I posted a BLOG on Callisto Pharma (AMEX: KAL) which was focused primarily on the technical side of the stock. It hasn't exploded out of the gates, but is holding a respectable 11.5% gain from last Friday's entry point. There is also a new BLOG posting on Health Sciences Group (OTC... More »

Callisto Pegged at $3.10 By Beacon Research

Posted on October 04, 2005
Comments in the BLOG There is a new BLOG posting as of this AM covering last Friday's news from VirTra Systems (OTC BB: VTSI). The company boated another military contract, bringing September new contract number into the $300k to $400k range. This level of business will allow VTSI to be around for a... More »

Callisto Pharma: Fast Track FDA Approvals Targeted

Posted on October 01, 2005
Comments in the BLOG There are no new BLOG postings so far this week. I like to save the BLOG for extreme volatility commentary, but there isn't much moving to either up or down extremes at this time. Nevertheless, a few of our recent features are starting to behave a little better; NWKI and HESG are... More »

September 2005

Oil Prices Vs The Market; How It's Setting Up

Posted on September 29, 2005
Comments in the BLOG There are no new BLOG postings so far this week. I like to save the BLOG for extreme volatility commentary, but there isn't much moving to either up or down extremes at this time. Nevertheless, a few of our recent features are starting to behave a little better; NWKI and HESG are... More »

US Army Orders From VirTra

Posted on September 27, 2005
Comments in the BLOG There are no new BLOG postings so far this week. NWKI rebounded off oversold levels on the news of their acquisition yesterday. A slight pullback could be in the works prior to what I hope will be the next level in the $1.15 to $1.25 range. To use the BLOG, simply go to the home... More »

NetWork Transforms Company; Closes Mega Deal

Posted on September 24, 2005
Comments in the BLOG I had planned exploring whether it's too late for energy stocks in the weekend edition, but I instead I ended up with bigger fish to fry. NetWork Installation (OTC BB: NWKI) was out with mega news after the close on Friday, and that takes precedent over the energy edition. No new... More »

NeWave Can't Get No Respect

Posted on September 22, 2005
Comments in the BLOG I posted a BLOG on HESG about 45 minutes into the trading day on Wednesday. I advised everyone to stick with the suggested $.75 limit order from the previous night's edition on the GNC reorders for SHUGR™. Since publishing that edition on Tuesday after the market closed, the stock... More »

The Best Sugar Substitute Moving Off the Shelves- HESG Rebound Imminent

Posted on September 20, 2005
Comments in the BLOG Not surprisingly, the FED raised interest rates another 1/4 point today. Despite the rhetoric suggesting a "Katrina Pause" was appropriate, the FED continues on it's relentless march to keep inflation under control. Fueling perceptions of future inflation are energy prices (how... More »

Homeland Security Idea Updates: Beleaguered Sector

Posted on September 14, 2005
Comments in the BLOG It's All Quiet on the Western Front this week in the market. The most current BLOG entry is on Datascension (DSEN), which I posted last Thursday. Check it out if you have an interest in this stock. We are closing in on the best time of the year for stocks- October to January. This... More »

Biotech: The Next Big Thing on Wall Street

Posted on September 10, 2005
Comments in the BLOG This past week I posted two new BLOGS. Please check out the commentary on beleaguered NWWV which I expect to trade up in year end rally mode, and DSEN which had a wonderful week, up 33% from an oversold state. Those that acted quickly were rewarded with a nice gain this week in... More »

A Stock To Get Ahead of the Crowd

Posted on September 06, 2005
Comments in the BLOG The after affects of Hurricane Katrina are now starting to filter down to some microcap stocks in a very positive way. Long beleaguered American Water Star (AMEX: AMW) exploded off the screen today, up 44% on the highest volume in months bringing relief to exhausted shareholders... More »

Katrina and the Great American Spirit

Posted on September 02, 2005
Comments in the BLOG Hurricane Katrina put an ugly exclamation point at the end of an otherwise beautiful summer. Other than energy and building materials, there has been nothing to cover as far as the market is concerned over this past week. Things should pick up next week as summer officially ends... More »

August 2005

Event Driven Trading Profits

Posted on August 27, 2005
Comments in the BLOG This week I posted a BLOG entry on the 1.8 million share print in BPTR for those who are interested. This could be a precursor for a rebound in the stock. Please review the entry if you have an interest in the company. As always, your questions and comments are welcome. To use the... More »

VirTra Teams With Sanmina

Posted on August 23, 2005
Comments in the BLOG I was away last week, so didn't get much done in the BLOG. It's a typical August- not much going on and stocks tending to grind down on light volume. This week looks like more of the same. One interesting event worth publishing on- A huge print in BPTR last week. On August 18th... More »

NeWave Continues to Deliver Top Line Growth

Posted on August 22, 2005
Comments in the BLOG I was away last week, so didn't get much done in the BLOG. It's a typical August- not much going on and stocks tending to grind down on light volume. This week looks like more of the same. One interesting event worth publishing on- A huge print in BPTR last week. On August 18th... More »

Market Defies Gravity VS Oil Prices

Posted on August 12, 2005
Comments in the BLOG Typical August trading patterns are here. Microcaps tend to grind down on very light volume as most individual investors are off enjoying the summer months and not too focused on their stock market investments. On the plus side, a little buy side volume usually restores these stocks... More »

BrandPartners Earnings; Setting The Stage For Renewed Growth

Posted on August 09, 2005
Comments in the BLOG There have been two new BLOG entries already this week. Earlier today I published some thoughts on NWWV's rebound on Monday. In addition, but the time you read this, there should be a new BLOG posting on a major positive development at AGSI which I hope puts some life back into... More »

NeWave; Problem or Opportunity?

Posted on August 07, 2005
Comments in the BLOG This past week there were three BLOG entries you should check out if you have an interest in any of the stocks covered. GEPT announced it had reached an impasse with its acquisition of Astrophysics, confirming my belief the stock is more of a sell than a buy for now. There's still... More »

NetWork Installation: Market Likes June Results

Posted on August 02, 2005
Comments in the BLOG HDY is rebounding today after making its low yesterday. There is a new BLOG posting up for all who want my latest thoughts. HESG, our newest idea, is trading very nicely, up about 10% after one day. Those who acted early are being rewarded. To use the BLOG, simply go to the home... More »

July 2005

Perfect Sugar Substitute: Health Sciences Has It

Posted on July 30, 2005
Comments in the BLOG I'll probably do a BLOG posting about an hour into the trading day on Monday with some technical thoughts on today's idea. I expect this stock to trade very well over the next several weeks, and it's important to own it right. Check the home page or your Yahoo! rss feed about an... More »

The Sharks Are Circling

Posted on July 28, 2005
Comments in the BLOG I posted a comment in the BLOG on Tuesday's edition on the history of polling in the Datascension section. As several loyal followers pointed out, my statement on the results of the 1960 Presidential election were simply wrong. Correction made, and the stock is up 37% off last week's... More »

JFK Invented It, Harris and Datascension are Perfecting It

Posted on July 26, 2005
History of Polling and President John F. Kennedy President John F. Kennedy is credited with putting scientific polling on the map. Kennedy was the first U.S. presidential candidate to use polling as a foundation for his campaign strategy. He used polling in the 1959 Presidential campaign to survey the... More »

Global ePoint Profit Alert

Posted on July 23, 2005
Comments in the BLOG The only new BLOG entry this week was for BrandPartners (OTC BB: BPTR). The stock's recent rebound phase continues despite the small pullback. Someday BPTR shareholders will be treated to the same kind of ride GEPT shareholders are enjoying right now. I don't know when, but if the... More »

NWWV and BPTR Surging

Posted on July 19, 2005
Comments in the BLOG In case you haven't been paying attention of late, shares of BPTR have made a strong move off the perfect 61.8% retracement of the August of '04 to March of '05 112% move. BPTR is rebounding nicely in conjunction with the renewed enthusiasm for stocks, and today's technical picture... More »

AGSI Ringing the Cash Register; AGSI and VTSI- Looking To Bounce

Posted on July 13, 2005
Comments in the BLOG No new comments in the BLOG so far this week. The NASDAQ's great wall of China, the 2100 level, finally cracked for the first time in months on Friday. The NASDAQ traded briefly above 2150 into new all time high territory in '05. To put this in perspective, the previous high was... More »

Oil and Real Estate Bubbles Revisited

Posted on July 09, 2005
Comments in the BLOG No new comments in the BLOG, but next week could be fun. The NASDAQ's great wall of China, the 2100 level, finally cracked for the first time in months on Friday and is trying to trade into positive territory for the first time in 2005. The first trading day of the year was January... More »

Global ePoint Breaks Out; Chinese Buying Systems

Posted on July 07, 2005
Comments in the BLOG There was a new BLOG entry this week on American Water Star (AMEX: AMW) last week. The stock has finally reopened for trading, and somehow managed to maintain its AMEX listing. It has traded between $.25 and $.30 since reopening, which is semi miraculous as compared to where it... More »

NetWork Installation: Deja Vu All Over Again?

Posted on July 06, 2005
Comments in the BLOG There was a new BLOG entry this week on American Water Star (AMEX: AMW) last week. The stock has finally reopened for trading, and somehow managed to maintain its AMEX listing. It has traded between $.25 and $.30 since reopening, which is semi miraculous as compared to where it... More »

June 2005

Oil and Real Estate Bubbles; Due to Burst?

Posted on June 29, 2005
Comments in the BLOG There was a new BLOG entry this week on Global ePoint (NASDAQ: GEPT). Earlier this week they announced a new contract with an undisclosed So. Cal Law Enforcement agency for their proprietary digital recording technology. It will be installed on 25 of their patrol cars. This company... More »

Newave Becoming Tsunami

Posted on June 20, 2005
Newave (OTC BB: NWWV) Becoming Tsunami Wave The wave at Newave just keeps getting bigger. I believe the stock is going to have a strong week. Prior to today's open, NWWV announced the formation of a new component to their AuctionLiquidator division. This division is an "eBay Drop Off Service". You can... More »

VTSI Rebounds Strongly; FMLY Delivers Another New Film

Posted on June 15, 2005
Comments in the BLOG No new BLOG entries since last week's turnaround with three profit taking recommendations. The weekend edition has turned prophetic as I called VTSI as a stock that was absurdly oversold and due to bounce. Like a trained hunting dog, the stock obliged this week. An update on VTSI... More »

Profitable Week After Extended Drought

Posted on June 11, 2005
Comments in the BLOG It's been a busy week in the BLOG, so I hope people are checking for updates daily. In Tuesday's BLOG entry on the ZAPZ PR disaster, I suggested the stock was not a sell, but should be held for higher levels for a sale or bought for an oversold trade. I took my own advice, and made... More »

DSEN New Hire Paying Dividends

Posted on June 08, 2005
Comments in the BLOG It's time for a new BLOG posting on Xenomics (OTC BB: XNOM). XNOM has rocketed up the charts in the last few days. Two months ago I felt this was one of our least likely candidates for a short term move. I have been counseling that the stock was for long term investors only. What... More »

NWKI Lands Largest VOiP Order To Date

Posted on June 06, 2005
Comments in the BLOG Those of you who follow the situation know ZAPZ took another turn for the worse today as the potential relationship with Mercedes Benz is officially dead. I posted a BLOG entry on the event late in the day with my thoughts on the stock. Please feel free to keep the comments and... More »

Global ePoint Dives Into X-ray Scanning Security Systems

Posted on June 03, 2005
Comments in the BLOG There is a new BLOG posting up on the ZAPZ interview with Steve Schneider, and later today I will put up a new BLOG posting on today's edition on GEPT. Please feel free to keep the comments and questions coming on either or both companies. I'd like people to get both sides. Questions... More »

ZAPZ CEO Interviewed by OTC Journal

Posted on June 01, 2005
Interview With Steve Schneider, President of ZAP (OTC BB: ZAPZ) Late last week I interviewed Steve Schneider, President of ZAP. The audio version of the interview can be heard if you have speakers and Real Player installed in your software by simply clicking on the link below. For those without the... More »

May 2005

XNOM Getting Notice From Medical Community

Posted on May 31, 2005
Comments in the BLOG Nothing new to report in the BLOG for last week. I like to use the BLOG for volatile markets, and we haven't seen much volatility lately. There continues to be some contributions on ZAP- check out the comments. There are some participants that don't think too highly of the company... More »

Family Room Sticks With Horror Genre For Big Box Office

Posted on May 28, 2005
Family Room (OTC BB: FMLY) Sticks With Horror Genre For Big Box Office In keeping with the red hot horror remake box office bonanzas, Family Room announced Friday it had acquired both the rights and the financing to remake the 1985 horror classic "Day of the Dead". This announcement comes on the heels... More »

NeWave Surging For New Highs

Posted on May 24, 2005
Comments in the BLOG ZAPZ fell apart early today and is now rebounding on the market's mistaken impression that the company will not be able to purchase Smart Cars from the Smart division of Mercedes Benz. It is still not officially determined one way or the other. By the time you read this, I should... More »

Summer Rally and Some Micro Action In the Offing?

Posted on May 21, 2005
Comments in the BLOG No new BLOG entries since the mid week edition. However, your comments and questions are always welcome. There have been a couple of comments on the BrandPartners mid week conference call you might find interesting, so check it out. To use the BLOG, simply go to the home page at... More »

BPTR, VTSI, NWWV, and AMW Mid Week Update

Posted on May 18, 2005
Comments in the BLOG Recent Blog entries include BrandPartners (OTC BB: BPTR), Xenomics (OTC BB: XNOM), and Virtra Systems (OTC BB: VTSI). To use the BLOG, simply go to the home page at www.otcjournal.com - the BLOG will scroll down automatically on the right side of your screen. The most current journal... More »

What's a Dollar in Profits Worth?

Posted on May 14, 2005
Comments in the BLOG There's a new Blog entry on Xenomics (OTC BB: XNOM). The company has entered into a second agreement with Eastern Virginia Medical School to get clinical trials underway. XNOM's transrenal DNA technology is fascinating. As usual, your comments and questions are welcome. I'd particularly... More »

NetWork Loses Dreaded

Posted on May 11, 2005
Comments in the BLOG There's a new Blog entry on Virtra Systems (OTC BB: VTSI) which started coming up off the canvas after about an 8 count today. As usual, your comments and questions are welcome. To use the BLOG, simply go to the home page at www.otcjournal.com - the BLOG will scroll down automatically... More »

Xenomics Partners Up on Clinical Trials

Posted on May 09, 2005
Comments in the BLOG There's a bunch of new commentary in the BLOG on HDY, AMW, and one important comment on VTSI. Please review the comments and questions if you have an interest in any or all of these stocks. To use the BLOG, simply go to the home page at www.otcjournal.com - the BLOG will scroll... More »

HYPD Jumps To AMEX; FHRX Profit Alert

Posted on May 05, 2005
Comments in the BLOG There's a new BLOG entry for HYPD, now HDY. The market loves the move to the AMEX. Comments and questions and virtual high fives are welcome. To use the BLOG, simply go to the home page at www.otcjournal.com - the BLOG will scroll down automatically on the right side of your screen... More »

NeWave Sets New Record- Breaks $1 Million in April

Posted on May 03, 2005
Comments in the BLOG Tomorrow morning I'll be authoring a new BLOG posting for NeWave so you can post comments or questions. The company is knocking the cover off the ball right now. Revenues are accelerating rapidly, and the stock has to follow suit sooner or later. To use the BLOG, simply go to the... More »

April 2005

Datascension Beefs Up; HYPD Jumps To Amex

Posted on April 30, 2005
Comments in the BLOG Despite the market's insistence on continuing it's migration south, there were two exciting events on Friday. Doubters are going to have to start paying attention to the larger cap ideas we are vending up during this tough microcap environment. Fresh off the big win on Protein Design... More »

BrandPartners Quietly Climbing Charts

Posted on April 26, 2005
Comments in the BLOG BrandPartners (OC BB: BPTR), perhaps one of the biggest disappointments in terms of price performance this year, looks like it wants to start behaving a bit better. Today's edition contains a recap of what I believe happened since the company issued its outstanding year end financials... More »

Two More Biotech Trading Ideas For A Hot Market

Posted on April 23, 2005
Comments in the BLOG To use the BLOG, simply go to the home page at www.otcjournal.com - the BLOG will scroll down automatically on the right side of your screen. Each stock has its own BLOG. The most current journal entries appear in the middle of your screen. Check back frequently for updates particularly... More »

NWKI Thoughts; Bob Eubanks Starts Nationwide Campaign for NeWave

Posted on April 20, 2005
Comments in the BLOG There's a new BLOG posting on AMW, and I'm sure there will be some choice comments from shareholders on that mess. I decided to publish an edition with some comments on NWKI, rather than a BLOG. You'll find it below. To use the BLOG, simply go to the home page at www.otcjournal.com... More »

ZAPZ: The First Cars Are Rolling As Orders Approach $1 Billion

Posted on April 19, 2005
Comments in the BLOG There haven't been any BLOG entries so far this week, but your comments and questions are welcome on the most recent: BrandPartners (BPTR). Tomorrow I will do a BLOG posting on AMW, which appears to be having problems with its year end financials, and NWKI, which has been getting... More »

Wave at NeWave Getting Bigger- Year End reviewed

Posted on April 18, 2005
Comments in the BLOG There haven't been any BLOG entries so far this week, but your comments and questions are welcome on the most recent: BrandPartners (BPTR). To use the BLOG, simply go to the home page at www.otcjournal.com - the BLOG will scroll down automatically on the right side of your screen... More »

Family Room Going to Tribeca

Posted on April 15, 2005
Comments in the BLOG There haven't been any BLOG entries so far this week, but your comments and questions are welcome on the most recent: BrandPartners (BPTR). To use the BLOG, simply go to the home page at www.otcjournal.com - the BLOG will scroll down automatically on the right side of your screen... More »

Three Biotech Trading Ideas For A Bounce

Posted on April 12, 2005
Comments in the BLOG There haven't been any BLOG entries so far this week, but your comments and questions are welcome on the two most recent: DSEN and XNOM. I'll be posting a BLOG on BPTR tomorrow with some thoughts on March quarterly performance. To use the BLOG, simply go to the home page at www.otcjournal.com... More »

HYPD Announces First Steps in West Africa

Posted on April 09, 2005
Comments in the BLOG There haven't been any BLOG entries so far this week, but your comments and questions are welcome on the three most recent: AMW, NWKI, and VTSI. There's some lively dialogue on the ZAPZ BLOG also. To use the BLOG, simply go to the home page at www.otcjournal.com - the BLOG will... More »

ZAP HITS $400 Million Plus Orders Mark

Posted on April 06, 2005
Comments in the BLOG Recent postings in the BLOG include commentary on NetWork Installation (OTC BB: NWKI), Datascension (OTC BB: DSEN), and Xenomics (OTC BB: XNOM). XNOM was out with interesting news on Friday, and it's worth a read. The other two simply traded poorly this week against a backdrop of... More »

Short Term Traders Stay Out

Posted on April 02, 2005
Comments in the BLOG Recent postings in the BLOG include commentary on NetWork Installation (OTC BB: NWKI), Datascension (OTC BB: DSEN), and Xenomics (OTC BB: XNOM). XNOM was out with interesting news on Friday, and it's worth a read. The other two simply traded poorly this week against a backdrop of... More »

March 2005

Review: American Water Star Conference Call

Posted on March 31, 2005
Comments in the BLOG There haven't been any BLOG entries so far this week, but your comments and questions are welcome on the three most recent: AMW, NWKI, and VTSI. I am following the current market melt down- stocks are really getting clobbered right now. If we don't bounce in earnest in the near... More »

NWWV Brings in Big Gun

Posted on March 29, 2005
Comments in the BLOG There haven't been any BLOG entries so far this week, but your comments and questions are welcome on the three most recent: AMW, NWKI, and VTSI. I am following the current market melt down- stocks are really getting clobbered right now. If we don't bounce in earnest in the near... More »

XNOM Brings in Big Gun; NWWV, VTSI, and AMW Blog Entries

Posted on March 27, 2005
Comments in the BLOG There were three very important BLOG entries late last week. There are some very interesting events in three of our long term ideas. Leading the pack was outstanding news from Newave (OTC BB: NWWV). The company surpassed the 150,000 members serviced number. Since they were at the... More »

Datascension: An Earlier Stage BPTR

Posted on March 22, 2005
Comments in the BLOG Today's postings in the BLOG included commentary on BPTR and ZAPZ. Both companies are doing extremely well. ZAPZ is turning back up on news they have $200 million in orders for the Smart Car, and the chart is looking much better. BPTR delivered outstanding year end results on Friday... More »

BrandPartners Delivers Outstanding Results in '04

Posted on March 19, 2005
Comments in the BLOG Only one BLOG entry late in the week- ZAPZ's poor performance this past week was covered in a BLOG posting late yesterday. To use the BLOG, simply go to the home page at www.otcjournal.com - the BLOG will scroll down automatically on the right side of your screen. The most current... More »

Xenomics: First Look at a Biotech Phenom

Posted on March 17, 2005
Comments in the BLOG GEPT tried to trade up today on above average volume, but didn't make much progress. Check today's BLOG for the chart. The stock tried to break out of its regression channel, but ultimately failed. This is not setting up for a short term trade. I wasn't looking for anything like... More »

Global ePoint Reincarnated

Posted on March 16, 2005
Comments in the BLOG Family Room was trying to perk up today on the heels of the Bruce Willis announcement. The stock still doesn't seem to be able to muster the energy to move up significantly, but the company is sure doing its part on the fundamental side. The March 5 BLOG entry on the stock has some... More »

Bruce Willis in Family Room Production

Posted on March 15, 2005
Comments in the BLOG I updated my thoughts on ZAPZ in a BLOG entry earlier this morning. The murky dilution picture has become clearer buy not fully clarified. However, based on what I learned I believe the stock is now likely to trade back up. Check the BLOG for the update, and please feel free to... More »

HYPD Looking Higher on Results; ZAPZ Comment

Posted on March 12, 2005
Comments in the BLOG Recent postings in the BLOG include commentary on ZAP (OTC BB: ZAPZ) and NetWork Installation (OTC BB: NWKI). The commentary on ZAPZ is particularly important in light of the stock's poor performance after their spectacular announcement. I recommend a stop loss of $2.80 to $2.90... More »

ZAP- The Right Idea at the Right Time

Posted on March 09, 2005
Comments in the BLOG Apologies to those who were waiting for their weekend questions to be posted in the BLOG. I didn't get to them until this morning. Better late than never. Please check for replies to your postings, and thanks to everyone who is contributing. To use the BLOG, simply go to the home... More »

Former PacTel CEO Takes Reins at NetWork

Posted on March 07, 2005
Comments in the BLOG Over the weekend I did two new BLOG postings- one on Family Room (OTC BB: FMLY) and one on BrandPartners (OTC BB: BPTR). If you have an interest in either of these companies, you should read them. Your comments and questions are appreciated and welcome. To use the BLOG, simply go... More »

Nicolas Cage in New Film With Family Room

Posted on March 05, 2005
Comments in the BLOG For those of you who haven't been paying attention, OTC Journal favorite BrandPartners (OTC BB: BPTR) printed at a new all time post coverage high of $1.10 on Friday. The stock has been quietly creeping up the chart. I'm planning a BLOG update over the weekend, so those with an... More »

NetWork; New VOiP Contract Delivered

Posted on March 01, 2005
Comments in the BLOG Recent postings in the BLOG include commentary on NeWave and Family Room. Please visit the BLOG for the current updates, and spend some time perusing the contributions from subscribers. To use the BLOG, simply go to the home page at www.otcjournal.com - the BLOG will scroll down... More »

February 2005

Wall Street's Wall of Worry

Posted on February 26, 2005
New Idea At Hand Those who jumped into BPTR in the $.65 to $.75 range should keep their eyes on the inbox for a new idea. I'm on the verge of latching on to another beautiful, undiscovered, fundamentally strong idea in the same price range. I could be presenting this new idea within the next week. Wall... More »

Attn Bloggers: NWWV and MRKL Blog Entries

Posted on February 23, 2005
Comments in the BLOG This is probably the shortest newsletter I have ever published. It's purpose is to notify everyone that there have been two important BLOG postings this week- One on NeWave (OTC BB: NWWV), and one on Markland Technologies (OTC BB: MRKL). If you have an interest in either stock... More »

NeWave Making New Highs After Split

Posted on February 21, 2005
Comments in the BLOG When we conceptualized the BLOG, I was hoping it could turn into a forum for questions and differing points of view. I get a lot of email questions and respond to everyone on an individual basis. I felt it would be valuable if all members could view the questions and answers. We... More »

HYPD Showing West African Hand

Posted on February 16, 2005
HyperDynamics (OTC BB: HYPD) Starting to Show Its Hand in West Africa I know the OTC Journal subscribers own a lot of HyperDynamics. I know everyone is concerned about the recent swoon in the stock price. I know we are all anxiously waiting for news concerning the development of the West African concession... More »

Comcast Hires NetWork For Large Scope Project

Posted on February 15, 2005
Recent BLOG Entries So far this week there has been one BLOG posting- HyperDynamics was out with news today, and you can check the BLOG for my commentary. Simply go to the home page at www.otcjournal.com - the BLOG will scroll down automatically on the right side of your screen. The most current journal... More »

NeWave:3 for 1 Split Favors Shareholders

Posted on February 10, 2005
Recent BLOG Entries So far this week there have been two BLOG postings- one on BrandPartners and one on VirTra Systems. If you are not following the BLOG, you are missing some of the best content and ideas. Simply go to the home page at www.otcjournal.com - the BLOG will scroll down automatically on... More »

Leonardo Pisano Fibonacci- 300 Years Ahead of His Time

Posted on February 07, 2005
The Perfect SuperBowl Finally- the perfect SuperBowl. Congratulations to the New England Patriots. New England sports fans are a little too fat these days between the Patriots and the Red Sox. It was the perfect Superbowl for several reasons. The game was great- it came down to the last few seconds... More »

Aegis: Sales Get Company Back on Track

Posted on February 01, 2005
Don't Forget to BLOG Lots of comments are starting to come through the BLOG. You might want to revisit some of the BLOG entries, and read the questions people are asking and the subsequent responses. Go the the home page and check out the BLOG. At www.otcjournal.com it just scrolls down on your screen... More »

January 2005

Interview With Network Chairman Michael Novielli

Posted on January 29, 2005
Don't Forget to BLOG I used the BLOG several times this past week to share some real time thoughts on the high volume trading activity in NWKI and the mid week sell off in HYPD. Those who were tuned in got my viewpoint during market hours as the stocks were trading. It is my intention to make the BLOG... More »

NetWork Backlog: Company Light Years Ahead of '04

Posted on January 25, 2005
Don't Forget to BLOG NWKI had a huge volume day on Monday, and BLOG comments were available about 1/2 hour into the trading day. I noticed that it took about another 45 minutes for that day's BLOG entry to show up on Yahoo!, so you might want to go straight to the home page if you are looking for feedback... More »

NetWork Installation: A New Day

Posted on January 22, 2005
Don't Forget to BLOG Based on Friday's post close news, it is clearly going to be a big day for NetWork Installation on Monday. Both the price and the volume have been on the increase this week. Friday's news should keep the ball rolling. Look for a market update in the BLOG on NWKI shortly after the... More »

Regulation SHO Is Regulation SHO What: Blogging Improvement

Posted on January 19, 2005
The BLOG Is Better Than Ever In order to maximize the benefit you derive from the OTC Journal, you are going to have to start using the BLOG. The BLOG (short for Web-Log), is an online journal we use to provide you with the most current information as stocks are trading. Go to www.otcjournal.com. You... More »

HyperDynamics Delivers More Evidence

Posted on January 17, 2005
HyperDynamics (OTC BB: HYPD) More Seismic Evidence Continues to Mitigate Risk You are looking at HYPD's west African offshore oil and gas concession as seen from the space shuttle Columbia. Friday, after the market closed, the company reported that another independent Geo-Service has reported the high... More »

Travolta Joins the Family; Blogging for Dollars

Posted on January 12, 2005
The BLOG and the Future In order to maximize the benefit you derive from the OTC Journal, you are going to have to start using the BLOG. The BLOG (short for Web-Log), is an online journal we use to provide you with the most current information as stocks are trading. Simply go to www.otcjournal.com... More »

Markland: US Army Special Forces' Special Friend

Posted on January 08, 2005
Military and Homeland Security Track Record This weekend's idea is the fifth OTC Journal idea in this space. So far I am 3 for 4. Here's a recap in chronological order; Irvine Sensors (NASDAQ: IRSN): 12/17/02 at $1.72- Went to $4.50 (160% gain at the top) Virtra Systems (OTC BB: VTSI): 7/15/03 at $.10... More »

Global ePoint: Window of Opportunity

Posted on January 05, 2005
Global ePoint (NASDAQ: GEPT); Market Provides Window of Opportunity Global ePoint was the OTC Journal's best short term idea in 2004. The stock allowed you four trading days to accumulate, and then it rocketed up the charts. It was first suggested in the November 29th edition. I recommended accumulating... More »

Illegal Naked Short Selling Update and 2005 Outlook

Posted on January 04, 2005
2005 Outlook There is a raging debate amongst technicians concerning the long term nature of our current market. In 2003 we enjoyed a strong snap back rally after the worst three year bear market since the crash of '29. 2004 was lackluster in comparison. The 4th quarter rally saved the day, but in an... More »

December 2004

2004 In Review

Posted on December 29, 2004
Today's edition was supposed to contain my year end wrap for the two companies I haven't covered; Family Room Entertainment (OTC BB: FMLY) and Aegis Assessments (OTC BB: AGSI). I always make an effort to contact the management at the companies for some feedback prior to sharing my views of both the... More »

BrandPartners and American Water Star Year End Comments

Posted on December 27, 2004
I have four more companies to cover prior to year's end. Since it is a quiet week and there is limited time before we turn the corner into 2005, I have decided to publish two more editions. AMW and BPTR are covered in today's edition. Look for AGSI and FMLY in Wednesday's edition. BrandPartners (OTC... More »

NeWave Corp: Should See New Wave Of High Prices Next Year

Posted on December 22, 2004
NeWave Corp (OTC BB: NWAV)- Should See New Wave Of High Prices Next Year NeWave was without a doubt one of the best fundamental growth stories the OTC Journal covered in 2004. The company, through its turn key solution for putting individuals in business on the internet, found a sweet spot for those... More »

Nutech Digital Year End Wrap Up- A Failed Idea

Posted on December 20, 2004
Year End Wrap Ups in December Today's edition features one of the stocks I won't be covering in 2005 unless something dramatic changes. I publish these year end reviews so you have the opportunity to lock in a tax loss for 2004 if you choose to go that way. This stock has been a big loser in 2004. Successful... More »

NetWork Installation; Building For a Big 2005

Posted on December 18, 2004
Just for fun you might want to go back and read the June 20th edition entitled I'm Dreaming of a Green Christmas. This was the first edition of several discussing seasonality in the market. I believe this year's strong Santa Claus rally has been the result of a lackluster year. There has been pent up... More »

GPS Industries: Due To Bounce Off Oversold Condition

Posted on December 15, 2004
GPS Industries (OTC BB: GPSN): Due To Bounce Off Oversold Condition There have been two short term trading ideas offered up for the Santa Claus rally this month. Global E-Point (NASDAQ: GEPT) was a huge success, yielding nearly a double in a few trading days and looking like it could go higher from... More »

Vitra Systems; Breakout Triggered By Debt Conversion

Posted on December 14, 2004
Year End Wrap Ups in December Here's another year end review coupled with some great news and a stock breaking out. VirTra Systems announced the results of its recent efforts to convert its long standing and overwhelming debt to equity in a very favorable arrangement for shareholders. As it turns out... More »

HyperDynamics; Satellite Image Results and Year End Review

Posted on December 09, 2004
Year End Wrap Ups in December It's getting to that time of year when I start publishing year end reviews on the microcap companies we follow. Of the nine the OTC Journal currently follows, several will be dropped to make room for others will more upside. In the microcap world you are inevitably going... More »

NetWork Installation: Sets Sites on '05

Posted on December 06, 2004
Year End Wrap Ups in December It's getting to that time of year when I start publishing year end reviews on the microcap companies we follow. Of the nine the OTC Journal currently follows, several will be dropped to make room for others with more upside. In the microcap world you are inevitably going... More »

GPS Industries; Shark Invests and Stock Cruises; FLSH and GEPT Profit

Posted on December 04, 2004
Profit Alert- M Systems (NASDAQ: FLSH) and Global E-Point (NASDAQ: GEPT) For those who were in it for a trade, I recommend taking your profits on FLSH- one of the stocks we featured in the October 9th trading ideas edition for the annual Santa Claus rally. The stock had a parabolic move to the upside... More »

Santa Rally Off and Flying: Updates on Ideas Since August

Posted on December 02, 2004
Santa Comes to Stocks- Updates on Ideas The annual Santa Claus rally is well under way, coming right on cue as it does most years. Despite mixed economic data, fund managers are now buying the high beta names. If you don't understand why the market is rallying in the face of high oil prices, mediocre... More »

November 2004

Global E-Point: Upside Break Likely as Company Transitions Into Homeland

Posted on November 29, 2004
Global E-Point (NASDAQ: GEPT): Transitioning to Homeland Security Global E-Point has not been on a lot of radar screens in recent months, but I believe that is going to change. The stock is very cheap and under followed, and therefore I don't believe there is much downside risk in this idea. The upside... More »

NeWave Delivers Record Quarter

Posted on November 23, 2004
NeWave (OTC BB: NWAV) Delivers Record Quarter NeWave delivered its September quarterly report today, and the results broke all previous records. NeWave generated $2.1 million in revenues for the quarter, up from a mere $334,000 in the same quarter one year ago. The comparison is not really fair, as... More »

NetWork Continues Torrid Growth Pace

Posted on November 22, 2004
NetWork Installation (OTC BB: NWKI): Rapid Growth Continues NetWork Installation was out with its September quarterly results today, and as it turns out the company has stayed the course of rapid growth. This strong growth has been reflected in the stock price and corresponding uptrend since the August... More »

Family Room, BrandPartners, and Torrent Deliver the Goods

Posted on November 18, 2004
Family Room (OTC BB: FMLY): Cautious Optimism is Warranted It's been an eventful week for long suffering shareholders of Family Room Entertainment. Earlier this week Family Room made several announcements. The most exciting came Wednesday when FMLY announced the first profitable quarter in company history... More »

VirTra Systems: Like a Duck on a Pond

Posted on November 16, 2004
VirTra Systems (OTC BB: VTSI): Like a Duck on a Pond Virtra Systems is just like a duck paddling along on a quiet pond. While the duck is moving along smoothly on the surface, his webbed feet are paddling furiously just beneath the surface. The company is now paddling furiously beneath the surface to... More »

HyperDynamics Goes Into Outer Space

Posted on November 13, 2004
HyperDynamics (OTC BB: HYPD) Goes Into Outer Space You are looking at HYPD's west African offshore oil and gas concession as seen from the space shuttle Columbia. Satellites are now going to start taking pictures of the 16 million acre concession in order to help identify the exact location for the... More »

BrandPartners Delivers Blow Away Results: NuTech Correction

Posted on November 10, 2004
NuTech Digital (OTC BB: NTDL) Conference Call Next Tuesday Over the years I have received a great deal of constructive criticism concerning the numerous typos, misspellings, and poor grammar mistakes made frequently in this publication. The members have been watching. In fact, many have suggested I... More »

NuTech Digital Conference Call Tuesday

Posted on November 08, 2004
NuTech Digital (OTC BB: NTDL) Conference Call Tuesday Today NuTech Digital announced President Lee Kasper would be conducting a conference call just after the market closes on Tuesday, November 9th. NTDL has been a huge loser for OTC Journal subscribers, and tomorrow's conference call could mark a turning... More »

Santa Comes Early; American Water Makes Comeback

Posted on November 06, 2004
Santa Comes Early To the Markets Santa got in his sleigh early this year and starting spreading the Holiday cheer. Technically, this has been a huge week. All the the major equity indexes are breaking out above downtrend lines that have plagued us since last March. Make no mistake about it- technically... More »

The Winners: Bush and Avanir; American Water Star Comments

Posted on November 03, 2004
The Winner- George Bush and Avanir Pharmaceuticals (AMEX: AVN) George Bush has been re elected for another four years, and the market seems to like it. All three major indexes: the DOW, S&P 500, and the NASDAQ gapped opened this morning. If there is going to be one, the perennial Santa Claus rally... More »

October 2004

The Election and The Market

Posted on October 30, 2004
The Election and The Market The Presidential Election is finally upon us. Next Tuesday is the big day. I haven't published any political commentary as this newsletter is about the stock market. Therefore, I won't comment on who I prefer personally, because you don't read this tome for political views... More »

Bloody Wednesday: Cash At Any Price

Posted on October 28, 2004
Bloody Wednesday: Cash At Any Price It has certainly been a lousy week for several current ideas. eReasearch (NASDAQ: ERES) and M Systems (NASDAQ: FLSH) both sold off on great earnings reports. I'm still hanging in there on both of those ideas as we are now coming into the seasonally strongest time... More »

American Water Star Conference Call on Thursday

Posted on October 26, 2004
American Water Star (AMEX: AMW): Conference Call Thursday This Thursday, fifteen minutes after the market closes, Chairman Roger Mohlman of American Water Star will be hosting a conference call to bring investors up to date on developments at the company. In terms of stock price performance AMW has... More »

Torrent Energy Making New Highs- Drilling Program Getting Underway

Posted on October 25, 2004
Torrent Energy Makes New High (OTC BB: TREN); Drilling To Commence in November In August I published a couple of short term trading ideas in microcap stocks. Perfisans (OTC BB: PFNH) was featured with their new, low cost, specialized microprocessor. Torrent Energy was featured with their coal bed methane... More »

BrandPartners Has $50 Million in Crosshairs

Posted on October 18, 2004
BrandPartners (OTC BB: BPTR); $50 Million in Crosshairs Here's a recap if you missed the original presentation in the September 6th edition. BrandPartners is in the bank service industry. They are one of three major players in a market estimated to be about $2 billion annually. There are 106,000 bank... More »

Family Room: Ready To Join the Rebound Party? - Three Ideas From Members

Posted on October 16, 2004
My apologies for an incorrect statement I made at the beginning of Thursday night's edition. In the prologue I stated NTDL was trading solidly in the mid $.30's. As I was writing Thursday's edition the stock was behaving quite nicely and was in the mid '.30s. As has been the pattern in the past, the... More »

HyperDynamics: 55 of 57 Samples Hit Pay Dirt

Posted on October 14, 2004
Despite a lackluster market over the course of this week, a number of the OTC Journal's nine core microcap ideas are starting to come off the canvas after the severe body blows we all suffered through this summer. The three N's are all doing well. NWKI, which I covered on October 11th, is indeed breaking... More »

Perfisans- Break Out Alert

Posted on October 12, 2004
Perfisans was the one microcap idea I offered during the month of August that delivered an impressive short term profit. At the publishing of the August 6th edition, the stock was trading at $.99. By the first of September, Perfisans had worked its way up to $2 for a cool double if you were skilled... More »

NetWork Installation; Volume Surging: Price Improvement To Follow?

Posted on October 11, 2004
Many thanks to those who sent in their best trading idea. I have about 100 charts to go through this week. Hopefully I will find the time to include the three best looking charts in this weekend's edition. If not, I'll get them out there before too long as we are moving into the best season for stock... More »

Do Oil Prices Matter Any More?

Posted on October 09, 2004
Do Oil Prices Matter Any More? Despite having a few moderately down days this week, small stocks have begun trading extremely well. There are a lot of very good looking charts out there. Nearly all of the stocks within our little universe of microcaps are beginning to show signs of life. AMW finally... More »

BrandPartners: Already in Your Bank

Posted on October 06, 2004
My staff and I have been involved in the small and microcap market for nearly 20 years. Over the course of 20 years you develop a network of acquaintances. Some good, some not so good. In February of 2003, one of those acquaintances called me and shared an idea. This individual manages a hedge fund... More »

VirTra Lands Record Contract- Largest Order in Company History

Posted on October 04, 2004
VirTra Systems (OTC BB: VTSI): Lands Record Contract VirTra Systems kicked this week off with the biggest news in the company's history. For those of you have hung in there through a pretty tough six month market correction, your time may have come with VirTra Systems. You are looking at VirTra's IVR-300... More »

NuTech Digital: Buy, Sell, or Hold?

Posted on October 02, 2004
Today's edition is the second in this week's series on the OTC Journal problem children. NuTech Digital has been a big disappointment in terms of share price. The company's corporate performance has been good enough to justify higher levels, but not remarkable. NuTech's financing at $.40 has become... More »

September 2004

American Water Star: Buy, Sell, of Hold?

Posted on September 30, 2004
Both today's and the weekend edition will be devoted to exploring two of the OTC Journal's current problem children. I want to share some thoughts on both of these issues, so as to clear the decks for next week. There will be a couple of major positive developments from covered companies next week... More »

NeWave Starts New Service: eBay Drop Off Stores

Posted on September 28, 2004
NeWave (OTC BB: NWAV): Announces Expansion With eBay Drop Off Stores You are looking at a chart of Auction Mills. This equity trades in the obscurity of the Pink Sheets, which means they don't have to file any financial disclosure with the SEC. The stock rocketed into the stratosphere early this summer... More »

I Don't Trust September

Posted on September 25, 2004
October. This is one of the peculiarly dangerous months to speculate in stocks. The others are July, January, September, April, November, May, March, June, December, August and February. -Mark Twain, Pudd'nhead Wilson I Don't Trust September I could have said I do trust September- I trust September... More »

NetWork Installation: Persistance Breaks Down Resistance

Posted on September 23, 2004
Special Alert: Microsoft Service Pack II Special Alert for users of Windows and Outlook or Outlook Express. If you have downloaded the new Service Pack II, you have probably defaulted to settings which don't allow you to see either the images and charts in the newsletter. If you want to see the images... More »

Torrent Energy: Unparalleled Track Record of New CEO

Posted on September 21, 2004
Special Alert: Microsoft Service Pack II Special Alert for users of Windows and Outlook or Outlook Express. If you have downloaded the new Service Pack II, you have probably defaulted to settings which don't allow you to see either the images and charts in the newsletter, or the scrolling ticker. If... More »

$12.50 Price Target on AGSI; NWIS Does 2 for 1 Split

Posted on September 20, 2004
Special Alert: NetWork Installation Completes 2 for 1 Split NetWork Installation announced and completed a 2 for 1 split this morning. As a result, the symbol has now changed from NWIS to NWKI. You now own twice as many shares at one-half your former cost basis. The stock is now trading at a multi month... More »

World Water Poised to Flow Back Uphill

Posted on September 18, 2004
World Water (OTC BB: WWAT) Poised For Rebound You are looking at a schematic which will revolutionize the way Solar Power is used. The system was 20 years in development. Solar Power now can be used to generate 600 horsepower, vs the normal 5 horsepower generally reserved for enhancing home utilities... More »

The Company That Insources: American Water Star

Posted on September 15, 2004
American Water Star (AMEX: AMW) Conference Call On Thursday, August 26th, AMW Chairman and CEO Roger Mohlman hosted a public conference call to update shareholders and interested parties on the current state of the company and its anticipated path for growth. Since many people are out of touch at the... More »

HyperDynamics Surges At Open: Completes Phase II

Posted on September 07, 2004
HyperDynamics (OTC BB: HYPD) Completes Phase II Hyperdynamics kicked off the end of summer with an impressive rally this morning on a day when you would expect minimal interest in microcap stocks. In early trading, HYPD charged up to $2.73 in the first half hour on about 100,000 shares of volume. The... More »

WorldWater Revolutionizes Solar Industry

Posted on September 04, 2004
Scorching Short Term Ideas I tried to spice up the Dog Days of August with a couple of exciting short term ideas. Track Record: 1 for 2. Perfisans Holdings (OTC BB: PFNH) was a scorching win. The company was featured in the August 6th edition. The stock closed at $.99 that day. On Friday, PFNH closed... More »

August 2004

VirTra Announces Major Contract Win

Posted on August 30, 2004
VirTra Systems (OTC BB: VTSI) Gets Traction and Is Speeding Do you remember this picture from the May 17th edition entitled VirTra Systems Finally Starting to get Traction? Based on today's announcement, Virtra Systems has not only started to get traction, it is full speed ahead. VirTra is establishing... More »

Hyperdynamics Offers Further Confirmation

Posted on August 24, 2004
Hyperdynamics (OTC BB: HYPD) Gets Further Confirmation Do you believe there is viable recoverable oil under the surface in this concession off the coast of West Africa? The drilling rights to this concession are owned by HyperDynamics. Itspans 16 million acres, and has been awarded to HYPD by the Republic... More »

3 N's and a V: Quarterly Results Reviewed

Posted on August 23, 2004
Quarterly Results- Three N's and a V The June quarterly results from most of the OTC Journal's eight core ideas are in. Today, I've compiled a brief overview on four of those companies. Stocks trade on investor perception of the future. Looking at trailing financial statements is important, especially... More »

American Water Star: Double News Today

Posted on August 19, 2004
American Water Star (AMEX: AMW) Update Email inquiries about AMW have overloaded my inbox as the stock recently succumbed to selling pressure and dropped to a 52 week low. Since last reporting on AMW, they have filed the June quarterly financials, and there are some revealing facts contained therein... More »

Feedback From Members On

Posted on August 18, 2004
This past weekend's edition, entitled Is The Bear Back? sparked a number of well thought out comments. I asked for your thoughts, and promised to publish some of my favorites on both sides of the argument. Delivered today, as promised. I have been receiving a number of concerned emails from members... More »

NetWork Installation: Past Capitulation Phase?

Posted on August 16, 2004
Lots of great comments from members concerning this past weekend's edition entitled Is The Bear Back? It will take me a few days to go through them all. I hope to publish my favorite comments in this weekend's edition barring any unforeseen major events. Most were in agreement we are due for a major... More »

Is The Bear Back?: A Look At Both Sides of the Argument

Posted on August 14, 2004
Is The Bear Back? - Both Sides of the Argument Lately, I have spent a lot of time trying to assess whether we are entering the next leg down in a long term bear market, or just suffering through a nasty correction in an ongoing bull market. Most of the time, the stock market trades at a growth premium... More »

NeWave Riding Revenue Rocket Ship

Posted on August 10, 2004
NeWave (OTC BB: NWAV): Riding a Rocket Ship of Revenue Growth If you define Faith as "Belief in the Absence of Data", you can draw on your faith to believe you are eventually going to make money in good growth companies. The "Absence of Data" refers to price appreciation in stocks. There is little or... More »

Are You Kidding Me? Perfisans: A New Idea

Posted on August 07, 2004
New Ideas in this Market? Let's face it, the market is terrible right now. The market is convinced sky high oil prices have derailed the economic recovery. Chain store sales are weakening (i.e. Wal-Mart, Sears, etc.). Cost conscious consumers shop at these stores, and the $50 fill up is definitely slowing... More »

American Water- New Orders Flowing Better Than Oil

Posted on August 05, 2004
American Water Star (AMEX: AMW): The New Orders Keep on Flowing While the market continues to focus nearly all of its negative energy on oil prices, companies continue to deliver outstanding corporate developments which are not being met with corresponding upside moves in stock prices. Despite that... More »

Uncle Sam Wants VirTra

Posted on August 04, 2004
Uncle Sam Wants VirTra (OTC BB: VTSI) Early Tuesday morning VirTra Systems put out a press release which was important and meaningful. The stock responded by trading about five times normal volume and starting a rebound phase. This is the first opportunity I have had to cover it. I know many of you... More »