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December 2006

A Tale of Two Stocks: USEI and SUUB

Posted on December 27, 2006
A Tale of Two Stocks: US Energy (OTC BB: USEI) and SubUrban Brands (OTC BB: SUUB) It was the worst of times, it was the worst of times. That's a little reference to the famous Charles Dickens novel, A Tale of Two Cities. If you didn't get it, you haven't read the book. The actual opening line in Dickens... More »

Commerce Planet: Thoughts for 2007;PNWIF and NIHK Rocking

Posted on December 21, 2006
Comments in the BLOG There are two new BLOGS up on this week's two streaking stocks: PhotoChannel Networks (OTC BB: PNWIF) and Nighthawk (OTC BB: NIHK). Both had big runs this week and you should be making a great return if you got positioned properly. Read today's BLOGs for my thoughts on each idea... More »

The Hawk (NIHK) Soars Back With Huge Order

Posted on December 19, 2006
Nighthawk Systems (OTC BB: NIHK): Back in the Air With the Big Boys At long last NIHK is delivering something for investors to hand their hats on, and it's pretty big news. Does it mean hundreds of millions in sales?- not yet- could it set the table for a major new expansion direction for the company... More »

TTGL Blows Past $100 Million; PNWIF News For You Only

Posted on December 16, 2006
Comments in the BLOG There is a major revelation out of Photochannel Networks (OTC BB: PNWIF). I learned about it late Friday afternoon. Guess what- OTC Journal subscribers will be the only investors to get dialed into this development early on. Read Fridays afternoon's BLOG on PNWIF and get the 411... More »

Bad Toys Turn Down Ahead of UpSwing

Posted on December 13, 2006
Bad Toys (OTC BB: BTYH) Turn Down Ahead of UpSwing Here's your year end update on Bad Toys, a company that hasn't given up much to cover in a very long time. Let's look back at January of '06 when I first wrote about BTYH. Here's what I liked: 1. The company was achieving over $50 million a year in... More »

What's Trading 10 Times Normal Volume?

Posted on December 12, 2006
Comments in the BLOG I have been traveling quite a bit lately, and have fallen behind on important events that require coverage. Starting this week I plan to have a year end update on every current following in the OTC Journal before Christmas. There are two new BLOG postings since yesterday morning... More »

PhotoChannel Up 175%- Wonder Why?

Posted on December 04, 2006
PhotoChannel (OTC BB: PNWIF): Q4 and Q1 Numbers Rocketing PhotoChannel provided disclosure on the company's Q4 performance today, and a Q1 update. I know the timetable is confusing, but here's the way it is- while the rest of the world is talking about Q4 numbers as being Oct - Dec- PhotoChannel's fiscal... More »

Micros Are Busting Out All Over; UpSnap Looks Snappy

Posted on December 02, 2006
Micros Are Busting Out All Over It looks like the game is on. This was a really good week for several of the current OTC Journal microcap offerings. Here's a couple worthy of a quick review: Commerce Planet (OTC BB: CPNE)- still my #1 call on a fundamental basis, and now it appears to be #1 on a technical... More »

November 2006

Titanium Group; Less Could Be More

Posted on November 28, 2006
Titanium Group (OTC BB: TTNUF) Less Could Be More Today I am describing myself as a minimalist as it pertains to this edition. The dictionary defines the adjective "minimalist" as "Being or providing a bare minimum of what is necessary". It will take about 30 seconds to read today's edition. I want... More »

Commerce Planet Puts Money Where Mouth Is

Posted on November 27, 2006
Commerce Planet (OTC BB: CPNE) Puts Money Where Is This morning I was going through the BLOG comments from the past few days. One member asked for an updated chart on Commerce Planet, still the #1 most widely held and followed OTC Journal idea- also still my #1 idea for price appreciation. I thought... More »

Welcome To The New OTC Journal

Posted on November 18, 2006
Welcome To the New OTC Journal This past week we launched an entirely new OTC Journal site, and I believe it will prove a far more valuable resource for microcap investors than the previous version. Please take some time to visit the new site and explore. By now, you should know it is located at www.otcjournal.com... More »

MAIL is On Target; Titan Global Continues House Cleaning

Posted on November 12, 2006
Incredimail (NASDAQ SC: MAIL): Revenue Streams Coming On Line Occasionally I get an idea that falls into the category of "hot tip". Being a serial investor and stock market junkie, I often act by picking up a small position before I understand the company's fundamentals and upside potential. As I learn... More »

Can PhotoChannel Save Kodak?

Posted on November 07, 2006
Can PhotoChannel (OTC BB: PNWIF) Save Kodak? They're Going To Try Here's an excerpt from my 9/23 introductory edition on PhotoChannel. Based on today's news, you would have to admit this was a pretty good call: Here's another potential catalyst for a skyrocketing stock price. Did you know that Kodak... More »

What's Wrong With Commerce Planet? Part II

Posted on November 06, 2006
What's Wrong With Commerce Planet (OTC BB: CPNE)? Part II The last time I wrote an edition entitled what's wrong the Commerce Planet? the stock had just rebounded off a major drubbing down to the $1 level. It was the October 21st edition, and we subsequently made it back to $1.60. Today's lackluster... More »

Titan General; $3.5 Million Windfall Coming

Posted on November 04, 2006
Titan General (OTC BB: TTGL); $3.5 Million Windfall Coming We're off to a great start with Titan General. The idea was published one week ago today, and if you acted in the first couple of hours during Monday's trading, you are enjoying about a 13% return on your capital in the first week of coverage... More »

Commerce Planet; Deja Vu All Over Again?

Posted on November 02, 2006
Commerce Planet (OTC BB: CPNE); Deja Vu All Over Again? Summarizing what Commerce Planet has achieved in 2006 is an eye opening exercise, and makes one wonder just how high this stock could go. Here's a table that illustrates the progress the company has made so far this year: Commerce Planet 2005 Q1... More »

PhotoChannel To Reverse

Posted on November 01, 2006
Some Eye Opening Market Info Want to read something amazing about this current relentless move up in the large cap stocks? The S&P; 500 has closed above its 21-day moving average for 69 consecutive sessions and above its 10-day moving average for 25 consecutive sessions. Going back to 1962, the SPX... More »

October 2006

Titan Global: Numbers Can Be Sexy

Posted on October 28, 2006
Titan Global Holdings (OTC BB: TTGL): Numbers Can Be Sexy Most microcap investors seek out ideas with exciting, sexy stories. We all want to find the little start up that discovers the cure for cancer in the tiny lab, or develops a killer computer app in the garage which goes on to make millions. That... More »

Titanium Continues US Invasion

Posted on October 24, 2006
Titanium Group (OTC BB: TTNUF): US Invasion Marches On Titanium Group- their sector will become a hot bed for attracting capital and interest from the market over the next several years. It's all about security; reliable, user friendly, affordable security for society is a booming industry. Titanium... More »

What's Wrong With Commerce Planet?

Posted on October 21, 2006
What's Wrong With Commerce Planet (OTC BB: CPNE)? Commerce Planet- the stock that has been so hot it left orbit this year- our triple since the last earnings release has been a mess these last couple of days. I know what you're thinking. The stock was $1.80 two weeks ago, and today actually traded below... More »

Stop&Shop Signs With PhotoChannel

Posted on October 19, 2006
Stop & Shop Signs With PhotoChannel (OTC BB : PHCHF) WalMart and Costco Canada have both signed on with PhotoChannel. CVS, with its 5,000 plus neighborhood pharmacies came on board this summer. Today, it was Stop & Shop, one of the largest grocery chains in the North East, signing up to have... More »

How Do You Spell Reversal? US Energy

Posted on October 17, 2006
How Do You Spell Reversal? US Energy (OTC BB: USEI) It's a similar headline to yesterday's BLOG on US Energy, but a little different. Investing in microcap stocks can be frustrating. There are tough markets, out of favor groups, and companies that simply don't deliver the goods. However, stocks like... More »

Do You Have A Disciplined Trading Strategy?

Posted on October 14, 2006
Comments in the BLOG A couple of the recent winners are experiencing some choppiness. CPNE succumbed and bounced earlier this week. Now it's recent new idea and big win PHCHF. PhotoChannel corrected a bit after a 10 day, 30% run up, and arrived at a perfect 61.8% retracement level. Read my BLOG for... More »

Titanium Group Protecting Our Children

Posted on October 11, 2006
Titanium Group (OTC BB: TTNUF); Protecting Our Children TTNUF was out with news yesterday morning, and I felt the news deserved it's own, fully dedicated edition. Since yesterday's focus was NIHK, which, by the way, traded gangbusters today, I'm bringing you my view on yesterday's TTNUF release today... More »

NightHawk and American Messaging Get Rolling - CPNE TTNUF News

Posted on October 10, 2006
Nighthawk Systems (OTC BB: NIHK); American Messaging Delivers - Last month I reported on an exciting development concerning NIHK- for those who follow the story, you know this little penny stock made a four fold move last winter when the company announced Verizon Wireless would start marketing their products... More »

Titanium Group Recognizes You

Posted on October 07, 2006
The Formula For Success in Microcaps Here's the formula: Find a market with massive increasing demand. Find a company with outstanding and proven technology in that market. Find a company with significant and growing sales. Find a company with a reasonable market valuation that has upside and isn't... More »

Don't Say You Weren't Warned; Part Deux (II)

Posted on October 04, 2006
Don't Say You Weren't Warned; Part Deux (II) Every year I publish somewhere in the neighborhood of 100 to 120 editions of the OTC Journal. It is my mission to be the single best and most honest source for microcap ideas you can find. I know of no other microcap resource that provides anything close... More »

September 2006

ARGA Forecasts 247% Growth

Posted on September 29, 2006
Auriga Labs (OTC BB: ARGA) Forecasts Massive Growth Auriga has not caught fire with investors, but if they deliver on the numbers they disclosed Friday after the market closed, investors will definitely pick up on this situation. It's a unique company. While ARGA could be classified as a biotech company... More »

PhotoChannel: Hot IPO Could Drive Shares

Posted on September 27, 2006
PhotoChannel Networks (OTC BB: PHCHF; TSX: PNI) - Shutterfly (NASDAQ: SFLY) IPO Imminent I am informed that the aforementioned ShutterFly (NASDAQ: SFLY) should open for trading this Friday. It was aforementioned in this past weekend's intro edition on the reincarnated PhotoChannel. Shutterfly is raising... More »

PhotoChannel Networks; Dot Bomb Turned Dot Profitable

Posted on September 23, 2006
PhotoChannel Networks (OTC BB: PHCHF; TSX: PNI) Today's new idea has profits, profits, profits written all over it. This industry group is going to get extremely hot in a month or two, and investors will be searching for ideas in the space. Guess what- they are only going to find two pure plays, and... More »

How Do You Make a Blind Rat See?

Posted on September 21, 2006
Comments in the BLOG There was a new BLOG posting this week on HDY. For those who remember that special situation, the news looks reasonably promising. Monday's BLOG forecasting the break out of CPNE proved prophetic, and the stock is now holding onto the $1.40 level- a new multi month high. I believe... More »

Dot Bombs Turned To Dot Profits; Big Profits

Posted on September 20, 2006
Dot Bombs Turned to Dot Profits; Really Big Profits 2001 to 2003. What a miserable period for tech stocks. Really, it was pretty horrendous for all stocks. The late 90's were characterized by a frenzy of financing activity for anything "Dot-Com" related. The first big Dot-Com stock I remember was Netscape... More »

Auriga Labs: Moving Quickly To Generate Revenues

Posted on September 18, 2006
Auriga Labs (OTC BB: ARGA): Moving Quickly To Generate Revenues ARGA is wasting no time gearing up to get their top line rolling as the post close news today demonstrates. Here's what we know so far. The company markets the Extendryl line of FDA Approved drugs used to treat colds, flu, and allergies... More »

Nighthawk Shares See Light of Day

Posted on September 16, 2006
Nighthawk Systems (OTC BB: NIHK); Closing In on Turn Around Time Here's a good old fashioned real penny stock idea for those who will still roll the dice on a $.03 stock. After years of flat line trading, NIHK came off the canvas last January when the company disclosed it had inked a distribution deal... More »

Big Pharma Rockin: Can Auriga Labs Be Far Behind?

Posted on September 11, 2006
Big Pharma Smokin'- Can Little Pharma Be Far Behind? It's the best kept secret on Wall Street. Open the Wall Street Journal, turn on CNBC, get this week's Barron's- the headlines are all dominated by the same issues: Recession or soft landing? Where are interest rates going? How about Gold and Oil... More »

USEI Inks $55 Million Contract; Strap In For Blast Off

Posted on September 09, 2006
US Energy Lands $55 Million Contract; Get Ready To Blast Off It's a bit of a Rodney Dangerfield story. US Energy- the company who's stock price can't get no respect despite all their achievements has really knocked the cover off the ball with this one. Let's take a moment to review. US Energy has developed... More »

Wake Me Up When September Ends

Posted on September 06, 2006
Wake Me Up When September Ends as my memory rests but never forgets what I lost wake me up when september ends Greenday from the song Wake Me Up When September Ends The lyrics from Greenday's hit song are worth remembering this time of year. Why? - did you know September is historically the worst month... More »

ACTC in: NY Times, Newsweek, Time- They All Had Something To Say

Posted on September 03, 2006
Advanced Cellular (OTC BB: ACTC): High Profile News Fuels Wild Roller Coaster Ride The last two weeks of August are generally the quietest of the year. Not so for ACTC, the subject of my last two editions. Today will make three in a row- unprecedented in the 8 year history of the OTC Journal. Prior... More »

August 2006

ACTC: The Time Is Right Now

Posted on August 26, 2006
Advanced Cellular (OTC BB: ACTC) Capital Raise Resets the Bar There isn't much else to write about this weekend. ACTC was clearly the story of the week in an otherwise dull, listless, last week of summer. However, ACTC is providing all the fireworks we need for a little excitement. Earlier this past... More »

ACTC- One Day Percentage Gain Biggest in OTC Journal History

Posted on August 24, 2006
ACTC: Biggest Percentage One Day Gain Ever in OTC Journal That move happened in conjunction with the publication of the NY Times article which you can read (by referring back to the link above). In light of the kinds of research going on at ACTC, this is the kind of event that could easily happen in... More »

Fabulous Friday Reviewed; Two Take Off; Where To From Here?

Posted on August 19, 2006
Fabulous Friday- The Easy Money Bounces Keep Coming I don't know about you, but Friday was an awesome day for me. Two more easy money oversold August bounces put a smile on my face. Two of my personal favorites had big days, and both look good for future gains. Commerce Planet (CPNE) is to date, the... More »

Medistem Like Nike; Finally Gets To Just Do It

Posted on August 10, 2006
Medistem (OTC BB: MDSM): The Nike Of Stem Cells is Finally Going To Just Do It Finally- Medistem can become the Nike of Stem Cells- they are "Just Going To Do It". Those who have been following the situation remember the metaphor; I called Medistem the "Nike" of Stem Cells akin to the brillian Nike... More »

US Energy: Rebounding Now and Looking Higher

Posted on August 08, 2006
US Energy: (OTC BB: USEI): Turn Around Gaining Steam August- Time to bottom fish. The DOW and S&P; have rebounded some from the severe drubbing they took in late May to mid July. The FED paused raising interest rates today. A soft landing for the economy is looking probable. OTC Journal members have... More »

The Planet Blasts Off; Medistem Goes For

Posted on August 05, 2006
The Planet Blasts Off I had a BLOG entry up early Thursday morning for those who might have been looking for guidance on the Commerce Planet (OTC BB: CPNE) story. What a huge win this has proven to be for those who either picked it up this year or averaged their cost down from last year's tough sledding... More »

Commerce Planet; Profits Go Into Orbit

Posted on August 02, 2006
The Absence That Makes The Heart Grow Fonder I know there have been an absence of publications of late. I have been traveling, and only covering the most basic of events. It hasn't been too important to keep everyone abreast of developments as there haven't been many other than watching the slow demise... More »

July 2006

What Next? Completing the Four Year Cycle

Posted on July 21, 2006
What Next? Completing the Four Year Cycle We are nearing the end of a 4 year cycle- one that many market watchers believe will set the course for the future. Adam Olensis, publisher of the Agile Trader (www.agiletrader.com) gives me the best look at the potential transition. If you are looking for a... More »

Sub-Urban Goes Urban

Posted on July 17, 2006
Sub-Urban At Virgin W/Mash Generation Virgin Records and Virgin Airlines have catapulted Richard Branson, the gentleman you see pictured here, to worldwide fame. Billionaire Branson got that way by being trendy- both his music stores and his airlines have made him super wealthy and super high profile... More »

Fear of Fear Itself

Posted on July 14, 2006
Fear of Fear Itself What a shellacking the market has taken since the 1st of June. I thought there would be a relief rally, and I am long an option on the QQQQ's that is simply ugly. The way things look right now, I will probably lose most or all of the $25k I have in those options. In fact, I believe... More »

Sub-Urban Gets Vertically Cocky

Posted on July 08, 2006
Sub-Urban Brands (OTC BB: SUUB); Already Expanding Vertically Right out of the gates, SUUB has been a surprisingly strong win. Perhaps the news flow from the company, along with the recent success of the J Crew IPO on the NYSE set the stage for a big short term win. Perhaps investors recognize the power... More »

June 2006

Viral Fashions-Hollywood Sets The Trend

Posted on June 27, 2006
Here's the formula- take a hot, trendy fashion line. Get a few Hollywood stars to wear it. Get their pictures plastered all over the vapid, tabloid magazines America can't seem to get enough of, and watch sales soar. Personally, I don't give a rat's backside... More »

Confessions of a Serial Microcap Investor

Posted on June 23, 2006
Confessions of a Serial Microcap Investor I wrote a similar article in 2003. The market was turning back up at the time, and stocks were coming off severely oversold conditions after a fairly nasty 2 year bear market. I confess- I am a serial microcap investor. If a friend calls with an idea, I often... More »

US Energy Reminder; NeWave Name Change

Posted on June 21, 2006
US Energy (OTC BB: USEI); Decide For Yourself On Tuesday US Energy announced projected revenues for Q3 and Q4 of '06. The company expects to begin minimal shipments in Q3 - only 100- ramping up to 700 systems in Q4. The total revenues for the systems over the 2 quarters is expected in the $2.26 million... More »

Feeling Whipsawed?

Posted on June 17, 2006
Feeling WhipSawed? Dictionary.com defines whipsawed as "To cause to move or alternate rapidly in contrasting directions". For market investors, the term whipsawed generally refers to a very volatile market environment when it seems you are always on the wrong side of trades. I have been mostly long... More »

US Energy; Helping Turn GM Around

Posted on June 12, 2006
Can You Guess The Name of This Company From the Chart? Here's an ugly chart. The stock recently made a new 25 year low. At one time, this was the largest company in the world. The company delivers $200 billion a year in sales, and is one of the most widely held stocks on planet earth. It has been probably... More »

Advanced Cell: Oversold and Under Appreciated

Posted on June 10, 2006
Advance Cell Technology (OTC BB: ACTC); Oversold and Under Appreciated I decided to take another look at Advanced Cell this weekend. This stock is absurdly oversold, and could be poised to bounce off current levels. Overly victimized in the recent market carnage, it could be easy money for bargain basement... More »

Bad Toys:1 Step Forward, 1/2 Back

Posted on June 07, 2006
Bad Toys (OTC BB: BTYH) Finally Delivers One Step Forward, 1/2 Step Back Well, at long last I finally have some progress to report on the Bad Toys game plan to turn from the proverbial ugly caterpillar to a beautiful butterfly. So which do you want first? The good news, or the bad news. Let's start... More »

Go Away May- Back To One and Done; NWWV Breaks Out

Posted on June 02, 2006
Go Away May- Back to One and Done May is a month I would like to forget. I gave back hard earned gains from Q1 in my trading account, and am looking for a rebound in stocks to sell and get cash ready for summer bargains. Here's a chart of the Russell 2000. After a tough Q4, we had a wonderful first... More »

May 2006

US Energy: Here We Go- 1500 Systems Out The Door

Posted on May 31, 2006
US Energy (OTC BB: HYFS): Here We Go Two out of the last four editions have been focused on US Energy (OTC BB: HYFS)- Make that three out of five including today. Why do you suppose that might be? I'll tell you why. This company has more potential big events in the immediate future's pipeline than any... More »

US Energy Double Header

Posted on May 25, 2006
US Energy (OTC BB: HYFS): Double Header News I had planned on wrapping it up for the impending holiday weekend, but the two news releases out of US Energy post close on Tuesday are just too important to not bring to your attention. I am totally convinced this is the most exciting microcap situation... More »

Medistem Shows Some Backbone

Posted on May 23, 2006
MediStem (OTC BB: MDSM) Shows Some Backbone January 21, 2006- that was the date of the publication entitled "Trading the Big, Streaky Moves." The edition was published shortly after TLPE made a streaky 40% move over the course of a few days. Readers will recall I suggested the move represented a good... More »

Don't Say You Weren't Warned

Posted on May 21, 2006
Don't Say You Weren't Warned In the last 10 trading days everything changed. May 11th now seems likes it was months ago. I mention May 11th, because that was the date of the publication entitled "What A Week!!". The edition reviewed one of the hottest weeks OTC Journal members have enjoyed in a long... More »

Ohio Latest US Energy Fan

Posted on May 18, 2006
If the market's action over the last six days is testing your mettle, you are not alone. Ever since the last quarter point interest rate increase by the FED, the market has been tanking, taking all sectors down with it. It wasn't the 1/4 point hike. It was the statement eradicating the "one and done... More »

Advanced Cell Advancing; US Energy and Bad Toys Bullish Comments

Posted on May 15, 2006
There was simply too much great and not so great stuff to cover today. I just had a look at the BrandPartners (OTC BB: BPTR) Q1 earnings and I want to puke. On the other hand, Bad Toys, Advanced Cellular, and US Energy are looking great. Please read today's side bars. I'm trying to get it all to you... More »

Commodity Bubble: Fantasy Or Reality? Teleplus Delivers Big

Posted on May 13, 2006
The Commodity Bubble: Fantasy or Reality? I believe the market moves from bubble to bubble. One sector inflates, and eventually the bubble bursts. The more it inflates, the more painful for those holding the stocks when the air rushes out. The tech bubble of the 90's was probably the biggest bubble... More »

What A Week!!!

Posted on May 11, 2006
This was the biggest week for the OTC Journal in a very long time. Four OTC Journal followed companies performed beautifully ranging from an idea I just introduced last weekend to an idea I have been covering for nearly 2 1/2 years. The microcap world is fraught with peril and disappointment, so one... More »

NeWave; Q1 Numbers Astounding

Posted on May 08, 2006
NeWave (OTC BB: NWWV) Rips Cover Off the Ball- If Only It Were Last Year NeWave's Q1 numbers are simply off the charts. The company has lived up to expectations in a major way. Alas, if it were only last year at this time. Do you want the good news or the bad news first? OK- first, the bad news. If... More »

Golden Peaks Gold Bonanza

Posted on May 06, 2006
Trading Alert: Golden Peaks Resources LTD (TSX: GL; OTC PK: GDPEF) Here's a chart of GLD- the EFT which trades on the NYSE and mirrors the price of gold in a 1 for 10 ratio. If the price of gold happens to be $680 per ounce, the price of GLD will be $68. If you're wondering why small stocks seem to... More »

Xenomics: Giving Ulcers to Ulcers

Posted on May 02, 2006
Attention Contrarians: Biotech Alert!!!!!!! Biotech stocks were warm 1. Callisto (AMEX: KAL)- $1.03 to $1.60, and 2. XNOM (OTC BB: XNOM)- last year- $1.80 to $4. Sticking with our principle of buying smart by identifying low risk entry points, check out the IBB-this is the biotech ETF. It is on a perfect... More »

April 2006

US Energy Luvs NY

Posted on April 26, 2006
US Energy (OTC BB: HYFS) Loves NY Mets or Yankees? Jets or Giants? Islanders or Rangers? Theater or Shopping? Wall Street or Broadway? It doesn't matter. Today I love them all because NY loves HYFS. I happen to be in NY this week on a combination business/pleasure trip, and NY has been great. NY is... More »

CNBC Features US Energy; Did You Catch It?

Posted on April 20, 2006
On to a new and timely idea. In the April 8th edition I mentioned that I would be looking for new ideas in small companies that could generate attention from national media. I like those big, streaky runs when stocks get noticed. They make for great profit opportunities. Here's the first of two new... More »

Nighthawk: Looking For Love in All the Right Places

Posted on April 12, 2006
Nighthawk Systems (OTC BB: NIHK): Looking for Love in all the Right Places I haven't published an update on NIHK of late, and it's time, especially in light of some recent developments which look like they could bring this stock back into the spotlight. For those of you who have taken the time to follow... More »

Market Defying Gravity

Posted on April 08, 2006
Coming Attractions: Looking For High Profile Ideas We've had some fun selling taking profits on big, streaky runs this year, and it's a theme I plan to embrace for the foreseeable future. Recall I recommended selling TLPE when it streaked up to $.41 in early January as the shorts were squeezed. HDY... More »

Xenomics:'05 80% Winner Could Be Deja Vu All Over Again

Posted on April 05, 2006
Xenomics (OTC BB: XNOM): Is an '05 Big Win Deja Vu All Over Again? I haven't written anything about XNOM since June of last year. In the spring of 2005, if you followed my suggestion on XNOM, it was a flat out winner for OTC Journal subscribers. Simply put: Bought the week of March 17th at about $2.50... More »

Bad Toys: Powerful Year End Results Delivered

Posted on April 03, 2006
Bad Toys (OTC BB: BTYH): 10k Filed: 2005 Numbers Outstanding The Bad Toys 10k was finally filed today, about one full week after CEO Larry Lunan thought they could get it accomplished. Therefore, he was later than expected. The table is now set for the anxiously awaited S1 filing, which will serve as... More »

March 2006

Advanced Cell; The Next Frontier

Posted on March 27, 2006
Advanced Cell Technology (OTC BB: ACTC): The Next Frontier The more I learn about the potential for Stem Cells, the more excited I get about the future of medical therapies. I just hope I live long enough to be treated with Stem Cell therapy when my heart, liver, eyes, or kidneys fail. Or, perhaps my... More »

DXCM and HDY Explode in a Friday For the Record Books

Posted on March 25, 2006
A Friday For the Record Books I spent the majority of the week grinding through a number of research reports on Stem Cell technology, which I am convinced holds out the promise of being the next generation of advanced medicine- on a par with the advent of vaccines like the polio vaccine, and the discovery... More »

New 411 on HDY, DXCM, BTYH, KAL

Posted on March 21, 2006
Bad Toys (OTC BB: BTYH) Announces Contract Extension Bad Toys was out with a contract extension announcement for its Southland Health Care subsidiary. Southland is the entity all of us shareholders hope to see trade on the AMEX or NASDAQ Small Cap on a stand alone basis later this year. The contract... More »

Dexcom: New High Suggests FDA Approval Could Be Imminent

Posted on March 17, 2006
The Next Bubble- Bio Tech I believe markets move from one bubble to the next. The duration of a correction relates to how big the previous bubble got. Unless you were in energy stocks in 2005, you probably did poorly in the market. 2005 was a big commodity bubble, and those are the worst bubbles for... More »

Bad Toys: Spin Off Filing Imminent and New Contract Announced

Posted on March 14, 2006
Bad Toys (OTC BB: BTYH) Inks New Deal and Updates Shareholders on Spin Off My inbox and the BLOG have been overrun with questions on Bad Toys since the stock sold off yesterday for no apparent reason. Today, the company was out with news on a new contract for Southland, and in my view, more importantly... More »

Medistem Pegged at $1.20

Posted on March 11, 2006
Medistem (OTC BB: MDSM) Gets Favorable Forecast Remember Medistem? MDSM is my microcap idea with a stem cell theme. If you don't follow this one, a review of the original presentation is warranted. To read the original presentation published February 1, simply click here. I called MDSM the Nike of stem... More »

NightHawk Inks Deal W/Vermont Utility

Posted on March 09, 2006
Nighthawk (OTC BB: NIHK) Inks Deal With Vermont Based Utility Nighthawk has been a little off the radar screen of late as we wait for their distribution agreement with Verizon Wireless to start gaining traction. For those who need a refresher course, NIHK has developed a line of products which have... More »

Callisto Targets Colon Cancer; Family Room Reincarnation

Posted on March 07, 2006
Callisto Pharmacueticals (AMEX: KAL); Sets Sites on Potential Colon Cancer Therapy Callisto in on the verge of developing a myriad of cancer therapies, any or all of whom could put this stock at considerably higher levels. Consider there are only about 40 million shares issued and outstanding. At the... More »

TLPE Delivers Jumpin January; Let Volume Be Your Guide

Posted on March 04, 2006
TelePlus (OTC BB: TLPE): January Sales Suggest Big '06 On Friday morning TLPE shared its January results with stock market investors. They were absolutely outstanding, and far better than the market understands. The Liberty Wireless acquisition is looking like the perfect strategic move for the company... More »

February 2006

Callisto: New Highs Imminent On News

Posted on February 28, 2006
Callisto Pharmaceuticals (AMEX: KAL): New Highs Should Be Imminent KAL shared some news with investors today post close. The news is extremely robust, and I believe could take the stock to new post OTC Journal coverage highs. We will see tomorrow and over the course of the next few days. Fundamentally... More »

Health Sciences Takes Baby Step

Posted on February 23, 2006
Health Sciences Group (OTC BB: HESG) Takes Baby Step HESG was out today post close with a new distribution agreement and an update on the QVC situation. Unfortunately, the news coming out of HESG is not robust. They are heading in the right direction, albeit at a pace akin to the 405 in LA at rush hour... More »

Interest Rates & Oil; Setting Your Stops

Posted on February 19, 2006
Interest Rates and Oil: A FED Led Market Doldrum 2006 kicked off with a Bang. On January 3rd, someone flipped the micro cap stock switch, and we enjoyed a couple of breakouts early in the year. The second half of 2005 was brutal, so I guess we were entitled to a rebound. It's the first time in many... More »

Nighthawk Teams W/Verizon Wireless

Posted on February 14, 2006
Nighthawk Systems (OTC BB: NIHK) Teams With Verizon Wireless If you are anything like me you might love a good old fashioned penny stock idea. A stock which could go from $.10 to $.40 with the right kind of breakthrough. Let's face it- us folks with a gambler's mentality love the leverage you get with... More »

Do RTOs Work? A Look at Medistem and True Religion

Posted on February 11, 2006
Do RTO's Ever Work? Check Out True Religion (NASDAQ: TRLG) RTO stands for "Reverse Take Over". It's a fast track way for a private company to go public. The private company is acquired by a "shell" company that has no functioning business, but is already publicly traded. It's a big cottage industry... More »

Bad Toys Dividend Intact- Moving On Southland Spin Off

Posted on February 08, 2006
Bad Toys (OTC BB: BTYH) Provides Update on Southland Spin Off The best laid plans of mice and men can sometimes go awry. Bad Toys was out with an update on the Southland spin-off today and the x dividend date associated with the process. If you are unfamiliar with the Bad Toys special situation for... More »

Callsito (KAL) Reloads War Chest

Posted on February 07, 2006
Callisto Pharmaceuticals (AMEX: KAL) Loads Capital War Chest For FDA Approvals I haven't written any updated coverage on KAL in some time, so I thought today's news concerning the recent beefing up of the company's treasury would be a good opportunity to bring everyone up to date. A short review is... More »

So Long AG; It's Been a Great Ride

Posted on February 04, 2006
So Long Greenie, It's Been a Great Ride I couldn't let the week pass without lamenting the retirement of Alan Greenspan as the Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board. After an 18 year run as the single most powerful man in the financial world, Mr. Greenspan has retired to a life of mega fees for speaking... More »

MediStem: The Nike of Stem Cells

Posted on February 01, 2006
MediStem Laboratories (OTC BB: MDSM): The Nike of Stem Cell Technology Today's edition is a "first look" at an exciting new company. Admittedly, there isn't a wealth of information on MDSM's technology. Over the next two months a lot more will be known. On October 12, 2005, Medistem completed a reverse... More »

January 2006

Coming Attractions

Posted on January 31, 2006
Comments in the BLOG I put up a new BLOG today on DexCom (NASDAQ: DXCM), the subject of the weekend edition. Apparently, it's going to take a big swoon in the market to knock this stock off track. I suggested using caution when trying to buy this one, but out of front of the pending FDA Approval the... More »

Don't Buy DexCom; Yet

Posted on January 28, 2006
Comments in the BLOG No new BLOG postings since last week's on KAL and TLPE. I believe both are still in excellent ranges for accumulation. I'm working on more detailed information on KAL's new cancer drug. I'm also working on some comments on the massive one day swoon in UPSN last week. That stock... More »

SHUGR Deal Inked; HESG Makes Great First Step

Posted on January 26, 2006
Comments in the BLOG Great day today. Check out the BLOG entry on KAL- outstanding news out after the closing bell yesterday, and the market doesn't quite get the significance yet. The information I am providing gives you the competitive edge on this one. Also, for those who couldn't wait to pounce... More »

Trading The Big, Streaky Moves

Posted on January 21, 2006
Comments in the BLOG I know many of you have been wondering whether HESG will be selling its product on QVC as previously announced. The answer is yes- check yesterday's BLOG for details. Also- there's a new BLOG with my thoughts on HDY which hit the $3 level at the close on Friday. The stock is on... More »

UpSnap Due To Snap To Life

Posted on January 18, 2006
Comments in the BLOG There aren't any new comments in the BLOG since yesterday's edition on the TLPE acquisition of Liberty Wireless. By the time you read this, there should be a BLOG entry up on Bad Toys (OTC BB: BTYH)- I just don't understand why it has sold off. Please check it out for an update... More »

TLPE Forecasts $14 Million for Liberty

Posted on January 17, 2006
Comments in the BLOG Oh, what a difference a year makes. So far, I love 2006. The first two weeks of 2006 has been as beautiful as the last half of 2005 was ugly. Here what's happened in the last 3 months: Callisto (AMEX: KAL) hit $1.80 today- up 74% from $1.03 in Oct; Bad Toys (OTC BB: BTYH) hit the... More »

TLPE Makes New High; Revenues to Accelerate Dramatically

Posted on January 10, 2006
Comments in the BLOG There is a new BLOG posting on NWWV this morning. Inexplicably, the stock has begun trading the highest volume we have seen in months, and the stock is starting to grudgingly move up. Someone has come along and wants this stock. I pointed out in the last BLOG that the stock was... More »

Bad Toys Climbing: 300% Yield Could Come From SpinOff

Posted on January 09, 2006
Comments in the BLOG Bad Toys has 2006 off to a great start. I published on it the day before the first trading day of 2006. The stock closed 2005 at $1.50, opened 2006 at $1.70, and is now at about $2.40. Net return to OTC Journal subscribers so far- 40% in just four trading days. There are lots of... More »

Health Sciences Provides Favorable '06 Outlook

Posted on January 07, 2006
Comments in the BLOG It was a great week, and there are five new BLOG postings to go with it. Bad Toys (BTYH) is the rage, up nearly 30% this past week alone. Teleplus (TLPE) finally broke out to the upside. HyperDynamics (HDY) is behaving very well. BrandPartners (BPTR) announced $5.5 million in new... More »

Teleplus Hard At Work: Acquires Liberty Wireless

Posted on January 03, 2006
Comments in the BLOG The OTC Journal has started 2006 out with a bang. New idea Bad Toys made a new all time high today and traded big volume for the first trading day of the year. Here are two important thoughts on Bad Toys: 1. Please review the comments in the BLOG. There are some very good questions... More »

Bad Toys: 350% Yield Could Come From SpinOff

Posted on January 02, 2006
Comments in the BLOG There are no new BLOGS entries, but there will be a BLOG up on Bad Toys by the time you read this. Its purpose will be to provide a forum to ask questions, as I'm sure there will be many. To use the BLOG, simply go to the home page at www.otcjournal.com - the BLOG will scroll down... More »