U.S. stocks ended close to breakeven on Friday, January 27, 2017, as the United States and Mexico engaged in heated debate over the construction of a border wall between the two countries. The Dow Jones skid 0.04%, the S&P 500 declined 0.09%, and the Nasdaq managed to see slight gain of 0.10% on Friday. Despite the fact that the U.S. dollar ended lower on the day, commodities still managed to end in mixed territory: crude oil dove 1.23%, gold prices increased 0.07%, and silver prices rallied 1.78%.

Micro-caps largely resumed their upward trend that has faced stocks for most of this week. Seven of the ten indices managed to post gains on Friday, which was led by the OTCQB Venture Index’s 0.44% rally. On the other side, the OTCM ADR Index’s 0.13% decline was the worst performing index of the day.

OTCMarkets 2017-01-27
OTCMarkets 2017-01-27

Today’s Top OTC Winners:

  • Questar Assessment, Inc. (OTC Pink: QUSA) +726.67%: Shares of the “dark or defunct” company shot up 726.67% on Friday, January 27, 2017. However, there is no news or press that can be found on the stock’s OTCmarkets.com page. Overall, the stock saw volume of 244,894 shares exchange hands on the day.
  • ProText Mobility, Inc. (OTC Pink: TXTM) +80%: Shares of the mobile app development company rallied 80% on Friday, but there was no news or press that could be found. Overall, the stock saw strong volume of 575.51 million shares on the day.
  • Bemax, Inc. (OTC Pink: BMXC) +37.58%: The disposable baby diaper company rallied 37.58%, after the company announced it has retired 150 million shares or 33.21% of its outstanding common stock.
  • Acology, Inc. (OTC Pink: ACOL) +27.84%: Shares of the smell-proof, water-proof, and air-proof container and storage manufacturer increased 27.84% on Friday, January 27, 2017. However, there was no news or press that was released today. Overall, the stock saw volume of 32.26 million shares exchange hands on the day.
  • Oi S.A. (OTC Pink: OIBRQ) +18.87%: Shares of the bankrupt Brazilian company rallied 18.87% on Friday, January 27, 2017, but there was no news or press that could be found. Overall, the stock saw very strong volume of 1.83 million shares exchange hands on the day.
  • Neurotrope, Inc. (OTCQB: NTRPD) +11.68%: The biopharmaceutical company saw shares jump 11.68% on Friday, after the company announced that it will be presenting at the Noble Financial Capital Market’s 13th Annual Investor Conference.
  • CannaSys, Inc. (OTC Pink: MJTK) +11.11%: The cannabis company saw shares rally 11.11%, after the company announced that it has retired nearly 90% of its senior debt. The effort comes as the company cleans up its balance sheet and prepares from growth.
  • com, Inc. (OTCQB: CIIX) +10.89%: Shares of the Chinese-language website holding company rallied 10.89% on Friday, January 27, 2017. However, there was no news or press that was released today. Overall, the stock saw volume of 388,821 shares on the day.

Today’s Top OTC Losers:

  • Proto Script Pharmaceutical Corp. (OTC Pink: PSCR) -65.38%: Shares of the medical equipment and device company dove 65.38% on Friday. In addition, the stock was featured in one of our early trading articles this morning; read about it here.
  • PetroGas Company (OTC Pink: PTCO) -63.89%: The oil and gas exploration company cratered 63.89% on Friday. However, there was no news or press that was released on the day. Overall, the stock saw volume of 1.48 million shares exchange hands on the day.
  • Peabody Energy Corp. (OTC Pink: BTUUQ) -37.89%: The bankrupt coal company declined 37.89% on Friday, as the judge approved plans that would not give BTUUQ shareholders a strong role in the reconstruction process.
  • Innate Immunotherapeutics Ltd. (OTC Pink: INNMF) -20.41%: Shares of the therapeutics company dove 20.41% on Friday, but there was no news or press that could be found. Overall, the stock saw volume of 1.62 million shares on the day.

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