The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed above the highly watched “20,000” mark, as stocks were in full-on rally mode. The Dow jumped 0.78% to 20,068.51, the S&P 500 rallied 0.80% and the Nasdaq soared 0.99% on Wednesday, January 25, 2017. Commodities, on the other hand, took a dive: crude oil dipped 0.45%, gold dropped 0.87%, and silver prices dove 1.02% on the day.

Micro cap stocks zoomed higher on Wednesday, as all ten of the indices rallied during the trading sessions today. Eight of the ten indices outperformed the S&P 500. In addition, six of the ten micro-cap indices had gains greater than 1%, which was led by the OTCQX Dividend Index and OTCM QX ADR 30 Index’s 1.50% gains on the day. Even the OTCQX U.S. Index managed to see slight gains today, after being the only losing index over the past two prior trading sessions.

OTCmarkets 2017-01-25
OTCmarkets 2017-01-25

Today’s Top OTC Winners:

  • Guided Therapeutics, Inc. (OTCQB: GTHP) +377.61%: Shares of the medical device company shot up 377.61% on Wednesday, January 25, 2017. In addition, Guided Therapeutics, Inc. was featured in one of our early trading articles today; read about it here. Overall, the stock saw strong volume of 358,086 shares exchange hands on the day.
  • North American Cannabis Holdings, Inc. (OTC Pink: USMJ) +50%: Shares of the cannabis company soared 50% today, after the company’s joint venture received positive news yesterday. USMJ is in partnership with Puration, Inc. and Alkama Holdings, Inc.
  • Pura Naturals, Inc. (OTCQB: PNAT) +38.47%: The environmental services company rallied 38.47% on Wednesday, but there was no news or press that was released today. Overall, the stock saw volume of 1.49 million shares on the day.
  • Singlepoint, Inc. (OTC Pink: SING) +31.27%: The mobile app services company rallied 31.27% today, but there is no official news or press that has been recently released. Overall, the stock saw volume of 18.97 million shares exchange hands on the day.
  • New Colombia Resources, Inc. (OTC Pink: NEWC) +25.83%: Shares of the multi-sector business increased 25.83% on Wednesday, January 25, 2017. New Colombia Resources, Inc. is another company that was featured in our early trading articles today; read about it here. Overall, the stock saw volume of 40.12 million shares on Wednesday.
  • Americann, Inc. (OTCQX: ACAN) +23.84%: Shares of the cannabis cultivation and processing company jumped 23.84% on the day. However, there was no news or press that was released today. The stock saw volume of 253,150 shares exchange hands during the trading session.
  • Cannabis Science, Inc. (OTC Pink: CBIS) +22.09%: Shares of the cannabis company rallied 22.09% today, after the company reported that its distributors have sold out of the initial test batch of its metered CBD inhalers. Company continues to focus on its California expansion.
  • New Age Beverages Corporation (OTC Pink: NBEV) +14.17%: Shares of the beverage company rallied 14.17% after announcing the launch of a new tea product for a major convenience store chain. The chain was not made known, but is said to have 3,000 stores across the country.

Today’s Top OTC Losers:

  • Sigma Labs, Inc. (OTCQB: SGLB) -31.01%: The additive manufacturing company saw shares dive 31.01% on Wednesday, but there was no news or press that was released today. Overall, the stock saw volume of 200,336 shares exchange hands on the day.
  • CannaSys, Inc. (OTC Pink: MJTK) -22.40%: Shares of the cannabis company dropped 22.40% on Wednesday, January 25, 2017. However, there is no recent news or press from the company. Overall, the stock saw volume of 86.1 million shares on the day.
  • Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: ASTI) -15.79%: The solar technology company saw shares decline 15.79% on Wednesday, but there was no news or press released today. The stock saw volume of 155.11 million shares exchange hands.
  • Acology, Inc. (OTC Pink: ACOL) -10.49%: Shares of the smell-pro storage and transportation container manufacturer dropped 10.49% today, after the company recently announced it was planning to expand its Canadian operations.

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