Stocks dropped on Thursday, March 2, 2017, a day after a strong rally that propelled major indices to all-time highs. In addition, Snap, Inc. (NYSE: SNAP) debuted its IPO today, which soared 44%, during its first full trading day. Overall, the Dow Jones dropped 0.53%, the S&P 500 declined 0.59%, and the Nasdaq dove 0.73%, during trading on Thursday. However, the U.S. dollar continued its strong rally for a second straight day, which crushed commodities: crude oil dove 2.25%, gold dropped 1.20%, and silver prices collapsed 3.76%.

Micro-cap stocks ended mixed on Thursday, March 2, 2017, as five of the ten indices saw declines today. Leading the declines was the OTCQX Canada Index, which dove 2.88%. On the other hand, the OTCQX Banks Index, which climbed 0.42%.

OTCmarkets 2017-03-02
OTCmarkets 2017-03-02

Today’s Top OTC Winners:

  • HHGregg, Inc. (OTC Pink: HGGG) +96.97%: Shares of the struggling electronic retailer shot up 96.97%, through trading on Thursday, March 2, 2017. The stock soared Thursday, after the company announced it will close three distribution facilities, 88 retail locations, and eliminate 1,500 jobs.
  • Supernova Energy, Inc. (OTC Pink: SPRN) +45.16%: The oil and gas company climbed 45.16% on Thursday, after the company gave an update on its Kansas oil and gas In which, four of the leases are officially back in production.
  • S. Stem Cell, Inc. (OTCQB: USRM) +38.89%: Shares of the stem cell therapy company continues to see unusual trading activity, after soaring 38.89% on Thursday, March 2, 2017. Overall, the stock saw volume of 65.15 million shares on the day.
  • BTCS, Inc. (OTCQB: BTCSD) +37.34%: Shares of the blockchain and digital currency company climbed 37.34% today, but there was no official news released today. However, with that said, Bitcoin’s value surpassed gold for the very first time today. Overall, the stock saw volume of 1.33 million shares on the day.
  • InterCloud Systems, Inc. (OTCQB: ICLD) +22.58%: The full-service cloud and IT networking provider rallied 22.58% today, as the stock extends its rally for a fourth day. Overall, the stock saw volume of 186.42 million shares over the course of the day.
  • QuantumSphere, Inc. (OTC Pink: QSIM) +20.51%: The chemical additive company saw shares climb 20.51%, through trading on Thursday, March 2, 2017. However, there was no news or press released today. Overall, the stock saw volume of 48.06 million shares on the day.
  • Aurvista Gold Corp. (OTCQB: ARVSF) +20.15%: Shares of the junior gold mining company saw gains of 20.15% on Thursday, but there was no news or press released today. Overall, the stock saw volume of 1.13 million shares on the day.
  • Dyadic International, Inc. (OTCQX: DYAI) +15.20%: Shares of the global biotechnology are gaining 15.20% on Thursday, after the company announced it has reached a settlement with Greenberg Traurig, LLP and Greenberg Traurig, P.A. The case dealt with professional liability litigation.

Today’s Top OTC Losers:

  • Rising India, Inc. (OTC Pink: RSII) -25.75%: Shares of the acquisition and development company dove 25.75% on Thursday, March 2, 2017. However, there was no press or news out today. The stock saw volume of 82.2 million shares on the day.
  • World Media & Technology Corp. (OTC Pink: WRMT) -17.56%: Shares of the wearable device and technology company decreased 17.56%, through trading on Thursday. The stock saw volume of 26,690 shares on the day.
  • Pura Naturals, Inc. (OTCQB: PNAT) -17.53%: The environmental services company dropped 17.53%, through trading on Thursday, March 2, 2017. However, there was no news or press released today. Overall, the stock saw volume of 592,080 shares on the day.
  • OWC Pharmaceutical Research Corp. (OTCQB: OWCP) -17.48%: The Israeli cannabis company saw shares decline 17.48% today, but there was no news or press out today. Overall, the stock saw volume of 5.9 million shares on the day.

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