The bull run continued Friday, December 9, 2016, as major stock indices once again hit new all-time highs and posted the best one-week rally since the election. The Dow Jones rallied 0.72%, the S&P 500 jumped 0.59%, and the Nasdaq closed up 0.50% on Friday. Crude oil followed stocks higher, rallying 0.93%. As expected with a strong stock rally, gold and silver prices sold off 0.97% and 1.20%, respectively Friday.

Micro-cap indices rallied on Friday, December 9, 2016, as nine of the ten indices saw positive returns. Only the OTCQB Venture Index closed lower by 0.41%. Leading the rally was the 0.80% gain from the OTCM QX ADR 30 Index, which has been outperforming throughout the week.

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Today’s Top OTC Winners:

  • Citius Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCQB: CTXR) +70.35%: The pharmaceutical company closed Friday with strong gains of 70.35%. The company was one of our featured stocks this morning; click here to view. The stock saw volume of 1.82 million shares, compared to average daily volume of 27,365 shares over the past month.
  • Sky Plc (OTCQX: SKYAY) +25.95%: The British satellite TV provider soared 25.95%, after the company made international finance headlines detailing of a preliminary deal to be acquired by Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ: FOXA). Overall, the company saw volume of 85,539 shares, compared to average daily volume of 119,540 shares over the past month.
  • MJP International Ltd (OTC Pink: MJPI) +24.84%: The green energy company has been on fire all week, after announcing a key acquisition earlier in the week. However, there are no new updates to report. The stock saw volume of 741,111 shares, compared to average daily volume of 117,853 shares over the past month.
  • M. Castle & Co. (OTCQB: CASL) +21.33%: The specialty metals company was our second featured company this morning; click here to read more. The company finished off the week with a strong 21.33% rally. Overall, the stock saw volume of 2.8 million shares, compared to average daily volume of 477,660 shares over the past month.
  • Vet Online Supply, Inc. (OTC Pink: VTNL) +18%: The veterinary supply company rallied 18% on Friday, December 9, 2016. However, there was no news or press that could explain the rally. Overall, the company saw volume of 3.1 million shares, compared to average daily volume of 28,138 shares over the past month.
  • Ivanhoe Mines Ltd. (OTCQX: IVPAF) +17.05%: The mining company jumped 17.05% on Friday, just days after the company’s exploration geologists received an award for excellence. Overall, the stock saw volume of 338,370 shares, compared to average daily volume of 145,548 shares over the past month.
  • Southern Home Medical, Inc. (OTC Pink: SHOM) +11.46%: The healthcare company has had a very volatile week, as press releases were misstated and required clarification in recent days. The stock is up 11.46% on Friday, after another press release detailed of receiving payment from TB Group and shipping their order.
  • Aero Grow International, Inc. (OTCQB: AERO) +9.17%: The indoor garden company rallied 9.17% on Friday, December 9, 2016. The rally comes just over a week since announcing that The Scotts Miracle-Go Company (NYSE: SMG) it had exercised warrants in the company and now owns 80% beneficial ownership position.

Today’s Top OTC Losers:

  • PharmaCyte Biotech, Inc. (OTCQB: PMCB) -23.19%: After a couple days of strong gains, the biotech company saw shares tumble 23.19% on Friday, December 9, 2016. There was no new press or updates to explain the large sell off. Overall, the stock saw volume of 23.52 million shares, compared to average daily volume of 7.92 million shares over the past month.
  • Peabody Energy Corp. (OTC Pink: BTUUQ) -14.83%: The bankrupt coal company saw shares dive 14.83% on Friday, December 9, 2016. The sell off comes after a grim picture of the coal industry from Business Insider, which ultimately doubts whether President-elect Trump can save the industry.
  • Axim Biotechnologies, Inc. (OTCQB: AXIM) -11.06%: The bio-pharmaceutical company saw shares drop 11.06% on Friday, but there was no news to explain the sell off. Overall, the stock saw volume of 66,177 shares, compared to average daily volume of 189,145 shares over the past month.
  • Kaya Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: KAYS) -8.76%: The marijuana company saw shares skid 8.76% on Friday, but there was no news or press that would explain the drop. Overall, the stock saw volume of 2.73 million shares, compared to average daily volume of 1.16 million shares over the past month.

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