Bank stocks weighed on the S&P 500 today, as the Federal Reserve announced a 0.25% rate hike. Overall, the Dow Jones rallied 0.33%, S&P 500 skid 0.05%, and Nasdaq climbed 0.20%, during trading on Wednesday. Metal prices surged on Wednesday: crude oil dropped 0.70%, gold jumped 1.29%, silver surged 2.69%.

Micro-caps rebounded on Wednesday, as nine of the ten indices saw gains today. Leading the rally was the OTCQX U.S. Index, which jumped 0.93%. On the other hand, the OTCQX Banks Index was today’ sole loser after closing down 0.08%.

OTC Markets 2017-12-13
OTC Markets 2017-12-13

Today’s Top OTC Winners:

  • UBI BlockChain Internet, Ltd. (OTCQB: UBIA) +61.72%: Shares of the blockchain technology company skyrocketed 61.72% on Wednesday, after the company recently filed an amended S-1 Form with the SEC.
  • Biotricity, Inc. (OTCQB: BTCY) +43.48%: The medical technology company shot up 43.48% today, but there was no recent news or press from the company. Overall, the stock saw volume of 1.57 million shares on the day.
  • Marijuana Company of America, Inc. (OTC Pink: MCOA) +30.33%: Shares of the medical marijuana company surged 30.33% today, after the company recently filed a couple of Form 4s detailing of insider transactions.
  • Katanga Mining, Ltd. (OTC Pink: KATFF) +18.38%: The mining company jumped 18.38% on Wednesday, but there was no official news or press released today. Overall, the stock saw volume of 1.13 million shares on the day.
  • Global Payout, Inc. (OTC Pink: GOHE) +14.03%: Shares of the prepaid payment solutions provider climbed 14.03% today, after the company announced it will update and optimize its payment platforms through its partnership with SinglePoint, Inc. (OTC Pink: SING).
  • Novo Resources Corp. (OTCQX: NSRPF) +13.23%: The gold miner rallied 13.23% on Wednesday, after the company announced the tenements of the Comet Well mine have been approved by Department of Mines in Western Australia.
  • mCig, Inc. (OTCQB: MCIG) +11.42%: Shares of the vapor and smoking accessories manufacturer gained 11.42% on Wednesday, but there was no official news or press from the company. Overall, the stock saw volume of 5.85 million shares on the day.
  • Abattis Bioceuticals Corp. (OTCQB: ATTBF) +10.59%: The biopharmaceutical developer increased 10.59% today, but there was no recent news or press from the company. Overall, the stock saw volume of 10.31 million shares on the day.

Today’s Top OTC Losers:

  • GB Sciences, Inc. (OTCQB: GBLX) -18.55%: Shares of the medical cannabis research and development company dove 18.55% on Wednesday, after the company announced it has developed a very high THC cannabis strain with maximized terpene levels.
  • General Cannabis Corp. (OTCQB: CANN) -16.70%: The cannabis company dropped 16.70% on Wednesday, but there was no official news or press that could be found. Overall, the stock saw volume of 2.12 million shares on the day.
  • Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (OTCQB: LXRP) -13.61%: Shares of the cannabis-based pharmaceutical developer declined 13.61% today, after the company received a US patent for its DehydraTECH delivery system.
  • Digitrade Financial Corp. (OTCQB: DIGAF) -12.50%: The cryptocurrency company closed down 12.50% on Wednesday, but there was no official news or press released today. Overall, the stock saw volume of 3.03 million shares on the day.

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