On the second trading day of 2017, major U.S. stock averages continued to rally. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up 0.30%, the S&P 500 rallied 0.57%, and the Nasdaq gained 0.88% on Wednesday, January 4, 2017. Crude oil managed to make up part of yesterday’s sell off, with a gain of 1.69% on Wednesday. Despite the stock rally, gold and silver still managed to post a second consecutive day of gains on Wednesday (0.21% and 0.49%, respectively).

Turning to micro-cap stocks, all ten indices managed to post positive returns on Wednesday, as the overall stock market rally continues to lift most boats. Leading the rally, the OTCQX Canada Index soared 2.46%. Furthermore, eight of the ten micro-cap indices were able to outperform the S&P 500 on Wednesday.

OTC Markets 2017-01-04
OTC Markets 2017-01-04

Today’s Top OTC Winners:

  • Nutrafuels, Inc. (OTC Pink: NTFU) +119.66%: The nutritional oral spray manufacturer shot up 119.66% on Wednesday, January 4, 2017. The rally comes as the company partners with LIDTKE to help make three CBD-based oral spray supplements, which are needed to fulfill an existing order.
  • Titan Medical, Inc. (OTCQX: TITXF) +44.93%: The medical device company continued to rally on Wednesday, up 44.93% on the day. The rally began yesterday, after the company appointed a veteran CEO to take charge. The stock saw volume of 3.43 million shares exchange hands today.
  • Q BioMed, Inc. (OTCQB: QBIO) +33.59%: The biomedical company saw shares soar 33.59% on Wednesday, but there was no recent news or press from the company. Overall, the stock saw volume of 760,255 shares exchange hands on Wednesday, January 4, 2017.
  • MGT Capital Investments, Inc. (OTC Pink: MGTI) +31.18%: The cyber security company jumped 31.18% today, but there is no recent news or press that has been released by the company. Overall, the stock saw volume of 1.25 million shares exchange hands on Wednesday, January 4, 2017.
  • Mountain High Acquisitions Corp. (OTCQB: MYHI) +22.64%: The marijuana acquisition and holding company continued to rally Wednesday, up 22.64%. However, there is no recent news or press from the company. Overall, the stock saw volume of 5.31 million shares exchange hands on Wednesday.
  • Eco Science Solutions, Inc. (OTC Pink: ESSI) +17.67%: The health and wellness company saw shares increase 17.67% today, but there are no official press releases or news from the company to be found. Overall, the stock saw volume of 897,558 shares exchange hands on Wednesday.
  • BioCardia, Inc. (OTC Pink: BCDA) +10.28%: The San Carlos, CA-based company rallied 10.28% on Wednesday, January 4, 2017. However, there was no news or press that could be found. Overall, the stock saw volume of 849,923 shares exchange hands on Wednesday.
  • Sharp Corp. (OTC Pink: SHCAY) +9.09%: The Japanese electronic giant saw shares rally 9.09% on Wednesday. However, the source of the rally is unknown. Overall, the stock saw volume of 413,871 shares exchange hands on the day.

Today’s Top OTC Losers:

  • Aero Grow International, Inc. (OTCQB: AERO) -21.53%: The indoor garden company dove 21.53% on Wednesday, January 4, 2017. However, there was no news or press released by the company to explain the reason for the drop. The stock saw volume of 232,894 shares exchange hands on the day.
  • Iconic Brands, Inc. (OTC Pink: ICNB) -20.65%: The beverage holding company saw shares dive 20.65% on Wednesday, despite releasing news that its Bellissima Prosecco brand has been a top seller over the past eight weeks, selling 7,000 cases.
  • Cannagrow Holdings, Inc. (OTC Pink: CGRW) -14.55%: Despite no news or press release, the cannabis company saw shares crumble 14.55% on Wednesday, January 4, 2017. Overall, the stock saw volume of 541,955 shares exchange hands on the day.
  • Marijuana Company of America, Inc. (OTC Pink: MCOA) -13.47%: The marijuana company saw shares decline 13.47% on Wednesday, but there was no official news or press from the company. Overall, the stock saw volume of 27.26 million shares exchange hands on the day.

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