A day after one of the largest sell-offs in recent months, U.S. stocks rebounded on Thursday, making up for some of yesterday’s losses. Overall, the Dow Jones rallied 0.27%, S&P 500 gained 0.37%, and the Nasdaq jumped 0.73%, during trading on Thursday, May 18, 2017. For the first time in several trading sessions, metal commodities turned lower on Thursday: crude oil rallied 0.55%, gold declined 0.79%, and silver dove 1.87%.

Micro-cap indices, on the other hand, continued to sell-off after yesterday’s dive. All ten indices closed in negative territory today, as the OTCQB Venture Index led the declines with -0.77% today.

OTC Markets 2017-05-18
OTC Markets 2017-05-18

Today’s Top OTC Winners:

  • Eco Building Products, Inc. (OTC Pink: ECOB) +166.67%: Shares of the environmentally-friendly building materials company sky-rocketed 166.67% on Thursday, May 18, 2017. In addition, the stock was featured in one of our early trading articles this morning; read about it here.
  • CIBER, Inc. (OTC Pink: CBRIQ) +163.89%: The bankrupt company shot up 163.89% on Thursday, but there was no news or press that could be found. Overall, the stock saw volume of 10.55 million shares on the day.
  • Pilgrim Petroleum Corp. (OTC Pink: PGPM) +21.25%: Shares of the oil & gas company surged 21.25% on Thursday, after the company posted first quarter 2017 earnings.
  • EP Global Communications, Inc. (OTC Pink: EPGL) +20.29%: The medical device company jumped 20.29% today, but there was no news or press released recently. Overall, the stock saw volume of 5.2 million shares on the day.
  • Kasten, Inc. (OTC Pink: KAST) +13.98%: The pharmaceutical company climbed 13.98% on Thursday, but there was no news or press released recently. Overall, the stock saw volume of 932,520 shares on the day.
  • Premier Exhibitions, Inc. (OTC Pink: PRXIQ) +12.86%: Shares of the bankrupt museum and exhibition company rallied 12.86% on Thursday, May 18, 2017. However, there was no news or press that could be located. Overall, the stock saw volume of 47,371 shares on the day.
  • MMEX Resources Corporation (OTC Pink: MMEX) +10.47%: The oil & gas company gained 10.47% today, but there was no recent news or press from the company. Overall, the stock saw volume of 19.82 million shares on the day.
  • Calloway’s Nursery, Inc. (OTC Pink: CLWY) +8.43%: The Texas-based garden nursery operator increased 8.43% on Thursday, May 18, 2017. In addition, the stock was featured on one of our afternoon articles today; read about it here.

Today’s Top OTC Losers:

  • Eastgate Biotech Corp. (OTC Pink: ETBI) -37.88%: Shares of the biotech company dove 37.88% on Thursday, after the company hired a new independent auditor.
  • Banco Do Brasil SA (OTC Pink: BDORY) -26.73%: The Brazilian bank dropped 26.73% today, after news broke that tied Brazilian President Michel Temer to corruption allegations.
  • Nexus Biopharma, Inc. (OTC Pink: NEXS) -26.32%: For a second day in a row, the biopharmaceutical company is seeing steep declines. In addition, the stock saw volume of 3.85 million shares on the day.
  • JBS S.A. (OTCQX: JBSAY) -16.99%: Shares of the Brazilian banking institution dipped 16.99% today, after the company was named in an investigation by Rosen Law Firm. The investigation is searching for securities violations, after recent bad press from the company.

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