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December 2011

The Drive By Santa

Posted on December 22, 2011
The Drive By Santa After a pretty rough September and October, it's very nice to note the last three ideas have at least been really good for a one day trade, and probably more over the longer term. The last three ideas have been Santa "drive by" presents... More »

FrogAds (FROG): Leap Frogging To Success

Posted on December 13, 2011
Turning Nothing Into Billions The internet is a crazy world of unexpected success. Some of us older dogs like to reminisce about the Apple story- Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak creating the personal computer in a garage. It makes for a great investment story. However... More »

The World In Chaos: Part II and III

Posted on December 12, 2011
The World in Chaos: Part II and III For those of you who are interested for some strategies in case the financial world collapses (which it is likely to do if the politicians don't act decisively), Mike Dillard is your guy. I've just finished watching his 3 Part... More »

Do You Think The World Is In Chaos?

Posted on December 11, 2011
It's Sunday, And It's Heating Up Sorry about last week. I had no penny stock trading idea. Since we've hit big on our last two- the BERX 70% surge and the 100% gain in VRAL, I wanted to be really careful about keeping the streak going. It looks like I'll have a... More »

Back On A Hot Streak

Posted on December 05, 2011
Back on a Hot Streak For the last five months it had seemed Santa would not be making his usual year end appearance for stock market investors. Oh- what a difference a week makes. Two weeks ago Europe was imploding and a European Lehman Brothers was just around... More »

November 2011

Ready Bounce: Bering (BERX): From Naughty to Nice

Posted on November 29, 2011
A Little Blip Up Could Be Good For A Trade Well, we're coming off our first big win in a while. I find the real low priced stocks can trade up nicely in a market like this, and last Monday's new idea on VRAL with the Tuesday follow up was just the ticket. That... More »

VRAL Up 50% Already!- More 411

Posted on November 22, 2011
This Is Really Big- DCA I've done a little more research and I'm now more convinced than ever that yesterday's penny stock idea- VRAL- has huge upside potential. I've looked into this DCA Cancer Therapy a bit further, and gotten a better understanding of the value... More »

Viral Genetics (VRAL) and Two Nobel Laureates

Posted on November 21, 2011
Penny Stock Double Header Another lousy day in the markets. But - wait- perhaps there is some heat out there!!! Investors are loving the little penny stocks- and here's part II of this week's double header. Another instance of a situation where you can control a... More »

A Smokin Hot Penny Stock: Positron (POSC)

Posted on November 20, 2011
A Smokin' Hot Penny Stock: Positron (POSC) Did you wake up today worrying about the global supply of medical radioisotopes? I know I didn't. Strontium-82 and other medical radionuclides were not the subjects of concern this Sunday morning. I know it wasn't foremost... More »

One Red Hot Penny Stock

Posted on November 20, 2011
One Red Hot Penny Stock This idea is for good old fashioned penny stock investors. By that, I mean a really low priced stock. We're talking under 2 cents here, but very hot of late. If you like the idea of owning a whole bunch of shares in a stock for next to nothing... More »

American Liberty (OREO) Volume Explosion

Posted on November 14, 2011
Ameican Liberty (OREO) Note OREO is off and running. The stock has already traded over 250,000 shares today alone, with a high of $1.30, and a low of $1.10. It has quieted a bit now after a flurry of activity in the early going, and it appears to me $1.15 to $1.20... More »

Black Gold in Nevada: American Liberty (OREO)

Posted on November 13, 2011
Black Gold, Texas Tea Ok- They have Texas Tea in Nevada as well. How many readers are old enough to remember the Beverly Hillbillies TV show starring Buddy Ebsen as Jed Clampett?- the reluctant hillbilly turned Beverly Hills millionaire when they discover oil on... More »

Oil Is Back

Posted on November 12, 2011
How It Really Works I've been watching- Watching for two factors to come together. They've come together, and it's time to make some money. First, I've been watching for the market to shake off its obsession with every little move out of Europe. I suspect the issues... More »

Europe and Its Confederacy of Dunces

Posted on November 10, 2011
Europe and Its Confederacy of Dunces I've been kind of on the sidelines lately watching the developments in Europe and looking for signs the markets are shaping up. The market was down huge yesterday as Italian bonds are getting clobbered- meaning their short term... More »

October 2011

China Shandong (CSNH): Looking For Strength Next Week

Posted on October 29, 2011
China Shandong (CSNH): Looking for Strength Next Week Many of you probably caught my special situation idea that came out on Tuesday to OTC Journal subscribers. China Shandong Industries (OTC BB: CSNH) sports about $120 million in annual revs, $22 million in... More »

Bering (BERX): The Come Back Kid

Posted on October 27, 2011
Hostage Released and Handcuffs Off- Markets Can Breathe Again Since about mid summer, the markets have been held hostage as the drama in Europe unfolded. Today, the European Union actually got it together and came up with a plan the world just might be able to embrace... More »

This Always Works: So Far

Posted on October 23, 2011
This Always Works: So Far Well, so far it always works. It's the stock market, so there's no absolute guarantees. However, about 5 times a year I find a special situation that works for a number or reasons. I've found the third in the last year, and you'll have... More »

Sauer Energy (SENY) Promising; Stevia (STEV) Faltering In Early Going

Posted on October 18, 2011
Sauer Energy (OTC BB: SENY) Holding Its Own There's been two new ideas in the last week. One's a bit like kissing your sister right now- not much to it yet- the other- remember your SSLs. SENY- the company introducing a wind turbine for designed for residential... More »

Stevia Corp (STEV): Volume Breakout Alert

Posted on October 16, 2011
Pretty Flowers Equal Profits The pretty flower you see pictured here is all about your Blood Glucose level, believe it or not. This is one of the species of the genus Stevia- a genus of about 240 herbs and shrubs in the sunflower family. The word "Stevia"...; More »

Riddle Me This Bat Penny Stock Investors

Posted on October 15, 2011
Riddle Me This Bat Investors Well, I'd say this has been a pretty good week. The markets appear to have gotten past the worst August and September I can remember in some time- well, since 2008, which really isn't that long ago. The market appears to be understanding... More »

Everyone Has Solar; Sauer Energy (SENY) Has Wind

Posted on October 13, 2011
Anybody Can Deliver Solar Residential solar is widespread in California where I live. Probably 40% of the homes in my neighborhood have solar panels on their roofs. The State of California has kindly provided tax subsidies for homeowners who installed solar as... More »

Vringo Rings the Profit Bell

Posted on October 12, 2011
Vringo Rings the Profit Bell We're making some real progress on this alert already. Remember, the last time I published on Vringo (AMEX: VRNG), it took a week or so to notch a 44% gain. Nevertheless, as you can see from the chart, yesterday's opening trades were... More »

V'Ringing The Profit Bell Again- With A FaceBook AP

Posted on October 11, 2011
V'Ringing the Profit Bell: Again- With A FaceBook AP Ever feed a stray cat? What happens? The cat shows up again for a repeat. Cats know how to survive and prosper anywhere, and I know how to survive and prosper in the world of small and microcap stocks. So, like... More »

Found The Heat

Posted on October 10, 2011
Found the Heat Have no fear. I know I didn't find another Sunday opportunity like the ones that have served us so well. However, one of my all time favorites is getting some real traction. The company might just be delivering big news prior to the open tomorrow... More »

Feeling For The Heat

Posted on October 06, 2011
Feeling For the Heat So- where's the heat? Where are we going to find something hot that everyone is piling into. Well, Sunday before last I broke my streak. After having 4 nice profitable Sunday ideas in a row, it was inevitable we would have one that didn't... More »

Getting A Parking Ticket Fixed in Brazil: Midas (MMED) Adds Monster New Contract

Posted on October 02, 2011
The Best Brazil Small Stock Discovery: Midas Medici (MMED) I just kind of lucked into this one. I'm no genius, and at times out right foolish. However, sometimes you learn about something early in the game, follow its progress, and get the benefit of being ahead... More »

Brazil Small Stocks: Large Economy, But No Small Stocks

Posted on October 01, 2011
Brazil Small Stocks: Large Economy, But No Small Stocks Did you know Brazil is the 6th largest country in the world, and has the 7th largest economy? In fact, in Q1 of 2011, Brazil had record lows in unemployment and higher wages than ever in the country's history... More »

September 2011

Sagebrush Gold and Levi Strauss

Posted on September 25, 2011
Sagebrush Gold (OTC BB: SAGE) and Levi Straus It's an old metaphor, but it certainly applies here. As much as the world is different, tried and true ways to make money in small stocks have survived the test of time, and Sagebrush Gold appears to be a strong candidate... More »

The Only Profit Alert on Planet Earth

Posted on September 24, 2011
The Only One This past week was amazing. Nyxio (NYXO), last Sunday's alert at $.64, hit my target price of $1.00 in one short week. I believe this might be the only penny stock newsletter on Planet Earth that was able to publish a"Profit Alert"this past Thursday... More »

Nyxio (NYXO) Profit Alert

Posted on September 22, 2011
Nyxio (OTC BB: NYXO) Profit Alert China announces slowing manufacturing and increasing inflation. China stocks are getting slaughtered today. The news out of Europe is ugly. Bernanke decides to spin our Treasuries from long term to short term. The market hates it... More »

Due For A Bounce: Bering (BERX) HIts Oil

Posted on September 21, 2011
Smokin' Sundays For the next couple of months, it appears like the OTC Journal and Sunday Football are going to go hand in hand. I think I'm really onto something here. In case you haven't noticed, we are really doing very well with the Sunday ideas, and I'd like... More »

Brazil and $100 Million- The Recipe For a Triple- MMED

Posted on September 19, 2011
Starting to Know It's Public This will be my third edition on little known Midas Medici (MMED). I called this the "weirdest" trader I've ever seen. I've also called this the company that doesn't know it's a public company. That will be changing over the... More »

Are You Still Ready From Some Football? Nyxio (NYXO) Is

Posted on September 18, 2011
Are You Still Ready For Some Football? I'm ready to kick back and watch some Football today. After all, it's the second Sunday of the NFL season- the most popular professional sport in the US today. Ok- get some snacks ready- perhaps a beer or a soft drink. Break... More »

Are You Ready For Some Football?

Posted on September 16, 2011
Are You Ready For Some Football? It's the good old US of A, and it's Sunday in the Fall. To me, that means FOOTBALL. NFL style Football! I case you haven't guessed it already, there's the odd chance I might put down the friendly occasional wager on the outcome of... More »

American Gold (AAGC): Emergency Entry Level

Posted on September 13, 2011
An Emergency Entry Level Everyone is talking about gold these days. Let's see if I've got this straight. The US Federal Reserve is printing money as fast as it can in order to pay the US Government's bills- not too prudently spending $1.3 trillion more than it takes... More »

Special Gold Alert: A Perfect Entry Level Coming

Posted on September 13, 2011
TKDN: As Predicted Last night's new idea- Take Down Entertainment (TKDN) is trading today just as predicted. The stock made another new all time high today of $1.12- up about 4% on the first day, and has already traded nearly 400,000 shares. Nice. Another winner... More »

TakeDown (TKDN): Fighting Its Way Higher Any Way It Can

Posted on September 12, 2011
Look Back to 2008 2008 was one of the ugliest years I can ever remember. In the Fall of 2008, it appeared the world was coming to an end, and the value of every asset on the planet would plunge to an unprecedented low. During 2008, aside from the imminent collapse... More »

Riddle Me This Bat Investors

Posted on September 11, 2011
Riddle Me This Bat Investors Riddle me this all you Bat Investors. For those of you who are too young to remember (probably most of you), it's a metaphor from the old Bat Man TV series where his arch enemy, the Riddler, would always throw out that line.  Of... More »

August Was Ugly, But We Kicked Butt

Posted on September 10, 2011
August Was Ugly, But We Kicked Butt Well, the first business week of the best part of the year is behind us now, and I for one couldn't be more excited. This is the time of year I absolutely love- Why? Glad you asked- Because seasonally, we are rolling right into... More »

August 2011

GreenCell (GCLL): Taking The Heat

Posted on August 25, 2011
When Stuff Gets Hot, It Gets Weird Did you see the movie The Right Stuff? Starring Sam Shepard, Scott Glen, and Ed Harris, it's the story about our late 1950's test pilots becoming the pioneer astronauts in the Mercury 7 space program. Investors often reference... More »

A "SURE" Thing

Posted on August 24, 2011
A Management Play Some of my ideas are based on company fundamentals. With others, I focus on the story. However, in the 23 years I've been in the small cap world, the best ideas often come when you're betting on highly experienced management. The guys that have... More »

I Love Mexican Metals

Posted on August 23, 2011
I Love Mexican Metals Last week's idea was Mexican gold player Lone Star Gold (LSTG), which was about as good as it gets for a one week trade. A week ago Monday traded in the $.81 to $.85 range. Both yesterday and today the stock touched off of $1.15 and $1.16... More »

Hiriyoshi (HHWW) Hits Dolce&Gabbana

Posted on August 22, 2011
If It's Good Enough for Dolce&Gabbana;? What's the hottest, hippest, trendiest, most expensive casual clothing, jewelry, sunglasses, and accessories in the world? There's a list of companies that could fit the bill, but one name that will come to the top of... More »

$.80 to $3.40 in 25 Days

Posted on August 20, 2011
$.80 to $3.40 in 25 Trading Days I'm going to break with tradition this weekend. No Sunday idea for Monday's trading. I'd like to be sure the DOW isn't down 600 points on Monday, and I have to see how Monday goes first. However, if Monday is not a disaster, look... More »

The Greatest Symbol Of All Time

Posted on August 18, 2011
The Greatest Symbol of All Time The DOW was down nearly 600 points at the open today, and stocks are getting absolutely clobbered. One large European banks borrowed a bunch of money from the EU, and the world is now assuming Europe is now about to implode like... More »

Greatest Divergence in Market History: Lone Star (LSTG) Will Benefit

Posted on August 14, 2011
One of the Greatest Divergences in the History of the Stock Market All the global turmoil and the irrational desire to flee from equities has created one of the most exciting and widest divergences I've ever seen in 23 years investing in small and microcap... More »

Post Traumatic Stock Syndrome

Posted on August 12, 2011
Whipsawed To Death: Post Traumatic Stock Syndrome Early in the week it felt like 2008, but now it doesn't. Maybe I'm confused, but do we really care about the shape of Societe Generale? That's the French bank that made all the news this week, as rumors of its demise... More »

Phototron (PHOT): Feeding the Mars Colony

Posted on August 10, 2011
Feeding the Mars Colony Are you ready for the colonization of Mars? It's going to be tough for humans to survive on Mars when you consider that the atmosphere is 95.32% carbon dioxide and only .13% oxygen. With so much carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, one would... More »

Thinly Traded Stocks

Posted on August 09, 2011
Thinly Traded Stocks While it's nice to see volume in the penny stock arena, it's panicked markets like yesterday when it works against you. The more short term traders you have in a stock, the worse it will trade when everyone is petrified and running for the... More »

The VIX Turns 40; Again

Posted on August 08, 2011
The VIX Turns 40- Again If you're watching CNBC, you're hearing a lot about the VIX. Do you know what the VIX is? It's an index that measures the amount of fear there is in the market. VIX stands for "Volatility Index". The VIX is compiled by the Chicago... More »

What CNBC Isn't Telling You; Feeding the Mars Colony

Posted on August 05, 2011
What CNBC Isn't Telling You This weeks's market melt down will go down as #12 for me since I began trading stocks in 1987. I was sitting at what was known as a "Quotron" machine back then, watching the market melt down 500 points in October of 1987. Of... More »

Bering (BERX); Close To A Breakout?

Posted on August 02, 2011
Bering Exploration (BERX): Close to a Breakout? Whlie there hasn't been any upside progress on the price of late, BERX has been trading an above average amount of volume, which might be serving as a precursor to a breakout in the stock. Yesterday BERX announced... More »

July 2011

Nyxio (NYXO): Why The 450% Volume Explosion?

Posted on July 31, 2011
The Digital Entertainment Revolution: Apple Sets The Bar Last week Apple Computer (AAPL) announced its Q3 financial results. All the company did was deliver $7.79 in Earnings Per Share, blowing away the analyst's estimates of about $5.50. During the quarter, Apple... More »

450% Volume Explosion

Posted on July 30, 2011
450% Volume Explosion 14% is a popular number. It relates to my two last edition. It happens to be the amount each of the stocks was up after my last two edition. New idea Auri Shoes (AURI) closed at $.685 on Friday, up exactly 14% since introducing the company... More »

Vringo- The Standout This Week: Major Volume Surge and News

Posted on July 28, 2011
Vringo (AMEX: VRNG): The Standout This Week A number of the companies I have reported on in the last week have had great news, but it hasn't yielded many big moves in the stocks. For example, Axion International (OTC BB: AXIH)- the manufacturer of high grade construction... More »

MMED Turns August Spicy

Posted on July 21, 2011
Getting Spicy August is setting up to be a far better month for the microcap world, and especially our little menu of ideas. There was huge news today on this year's weirdest idea. This one was the stock that wouldn't trade. In 23 years of trading stocks, I'd never... More »

AURI Shoes: Running Off the Shelves

Posted on July 17, 2011
Recession or No Recession- Shoppers Delight Ok, right off the bat, I'll be the first to admit this introduction might seem a bit sexist. Nevertheless, it's true based on my personal experience and observations. What do women do when they are feeling great about... More »

Special Note

Posted on July 16, 2011
Special Note This is just a quick special note for all you opportunistic traders looking for an idea to spice up your portfolio in a market that has been a bit boring of late. I just finished doing my research and writing the first draft for tomorrow's new idea... More »

Summer Doldrums Done- Next Week

Posted on July 15, 2011
The Summer Doldrums Over- Next Week We Come Back To Life July has been a bit boring with stocks trading typically lighter volumes for the summer. It's not surprising considering what a lousy month June was. It was quiet the first two days of the week, but all of... More »

MFON: Discovering the Undiscovered

Posted on July 10, 2011
I Love Discovering the Undiscovered Startling factoid- want to know why Mobile Marketing is becoming one of the hottest sectors for investors? - consider the following factoid- There are 1.4 billion TV watchers in the world. There are 1.2 billion with a home phone... More »

MFON: Discovering the Undiscovered

Posted on July 10, 2011
I Love Discovering the Undiscovered Startling factoid- want to know why Mobile Marketing is becoming one of the hottest sectors for investors? - consider the following factoid- There are 1.4 billion TV watchers in the world. There are 1.2 billion with a home phone... More »

Guess That Chart

Posted on July 08, 2011
Guess that Chart It's the end of the 4th of July week- the true kick off to summer. It's all fun and games, so let's play a game called guess that chart. Here's 3 charts you might find of interest- the answer will be at the bottom of the page. Here's what all these... More »

June 2011

Want To Make A Little Money, or a Lot of Money?

Posted on June 28, 2011
Want To Make A Little Money, Or A Lot of Money? By reading the OTC Journal you can make a little money a lot of the time in the penny stock world. Many of the ideas I have delivered in 2011 have traded up very nicely at one time or another. Recent giant winner AAST... More »

Until Further Notice

Posted on June 21, 2011
Until Further Notice Allied American (AAST)- my Sunday, June 5th idea at $1.20, has moved right into my price target range like a bird dog to a pheasant. Going back to the June 5th edition, I called for this one to move into the $1.50 to $2 range, and the stock... More »

Two Stocks Rocking- AAST and EFRDF

Posted on June 15, 2011
Allied American (AAST) Hits Target Ok loyal readers- I hit this one dead on. One week ago Monday I suggested you participate in AAST at $1.20. My forecast was $1.50 t0 $2 per share. I also called it a potential breakout two days ago at $1.32. The stock is now... More »

Allied American (AAST): Possible Breakout?

Posted on June 13, 2011
Allied American (AAST) Breakout I spent the morning reading the technical tea leaves, and I wanted to alert everyone Allied American (OTC BB: AAST)- one of my recent ideas in the commodities sector, technically looks poised to break out. One never knows about these... More »

Midas Medici (MMED) Doesn't Know It's Public

Posted on June 12, 2011
I Don't Totally Get It: MMED Update I once heard someone describe an under followed company as an "Enigma Wrapped in a Mystery". The name of this one on its own is a little weird- Midas Medici- what the heck does that mean? We all know Midas was the ancient... More »

Eagleford (EFRDF) Rocking

Posted on June 10, 2011
Lightning Striking Again: Eagleford Energy (EFRDF) Rocking One of my oil and gas followings is rocking again, and I'm getting ready to ring the profit bell. Eagleford Energy (OTC BB: EFRDF), a stock I have written about numerous times in the past, is red hot right... More »

Bering (BERX) Bearing Down

Posted on June 07, 2011
Bering (BERX) Bearing Down Making money in small stocks is all about buying dips and selling rips. That's why - in any sort of reasonable market conditions for small stocks, I like to have a list handy. Here's what's on my list- about 3 or 4 small stocks I like at... More »

500 Million Cars: Allied American (AAST)

Posted on June 05, 2011
200 and 300 Million 200 and 300 million. That's the number of cars expected to be manufactured to meet demand over the next 10 years in India and China respectively. Since last Fall we've done really well with some young resource companies. Imperial Resources (IPRC) More »

The Week In Review

Posted on June 03, 2011
The Week in Review All in all, it's been a bit of a rough week in the microcap sector. I believe it's mostly seasonal. Every year at this time the negative stuff going on seems to have louder voice as we head into the summer months. Poor jobs data and the increasing... More »

May 2011

Envision Solar (EVSI): Technically Tasty

Posted on May 26, 2011
AXIH Forensic Analysis Axion International (AXIH) made a reasonable move this week, there was an opportunity to get into the stock at the right price if you moved quickly. The stock was again hit the $1.40 level- an new two month high, and hado one of the highest... More »

Axion (AXIH) Back in Action; New Contract Signing

Posted on May 23, 2011
Axion International (OTC BB: AXIH) Back in Action Forget the hype- let's look at the real numbers. Axion International (AXIH) might just turn out to be one of the hottest penny stock stories of 2011. I absolutely love this one, and it could be a gigantic winner... More »

The News of the Week- In Advance

Posted on May 22, 2011
The News of the Week- In Advance Last weekend I was looking for some really good trading ideas, but came up empty. If we don't have a high probability of a winning trade, I'm not going to share. Circumstances simply didn't work out. This week is definitely going... More »

Vringo (VRNG) Sets Up Perfectly

Posted on May 19, 2011
Vringo (AMEX: VRNG) Sets Up Perfectly I'm sticking with my original forecast. Vringo, the video ring tone company, is going back to it's IPO price of $3.60. Not in a straight line, but I believe it's going there. This is a company that suffered from what I like to... More »

Bering Exploration (BERX): Round #2?

Posted on May 18, 2011
Sorry about Sunday. The idea I was looking at wasn't quite ready for Prime Time, so I held off. Bering Exploration: Round 2? The first time around, BERX moved from my entry level of $1.17 and found its way to a high of $1.70 within 7 trading days. The stock... More »

The Craziest Day Ever; And Other Stuff

Posted on May 13, 2011
The Craziest Day Ever: MMED Yesterday will go down in history as one of the weirdest ideas I've even shared. Complete unknown Midas Medici (MMED) did not cooperate with those who wanted a position in the stock. Here's the problem. For the first time in my 23 year... More »

The Valuation Of A Lifetime: MMED

Posted on May 11, 2011
The Sperry Univac This is the Sperry Univac. This is considered the first commercial computer, and it came out in 1951. It took up an entire room, and had computing power probably equivalent to the calculator on your desk. I'll never forget a TV demonstration... More »

VRNG Rocking; Coming Attraction

Posted on May 10, 2011
Recap I hope you all are making a strong return on the last published idea- Vringo (AMEX: VRNG)- the stock is doing just great. You kids should have been paying attention when I suggested a trading strategy. When I published the idea back on Sunday, May 1st, the... More »

Watching My Cell Phone Ring: VRNG

Posted on May 01, 2011
Watching My Cell Phone Ring Remember when Ring Tones were the hottest new thing a few years ago? Any stock even associated with the development and deployment of ring tones at least doubled. Recording artists, who's incomes have been slashed thanks to digital music... More »

April 2011

Weekend Update

Posted on April 30, 2011
Quick Update Dear stalwart co investors. A quick update on last Monday's volume explosion idea- Avatar Ventures (OTC BB: AVVC)- I brought it out at $1.39, and Friday it closed at $1.13. This one had made a pretty good move prior to my catching on... More »

Special Message: No Risk, 100% Return

Posted on April 28, 2011
The following is a special message from yours truly- Larry Isen. I'm the editor and publisher of the OTC Journal. I also publish another newsletter found at WWW.EMERGINGCHINASTOCKS.COM. Just two quick updates- IPRC hit my target price of $.70 yesterday- net return in 10 days: 44.8%. The high volume... More »

All The Action You Can Handle: AVVC

Posted on April 25, 2011
All The Action You Can Handle They tell me the Mobile App sector is hot, but this is ridiculous. Today's idea just absolutely exploded off the screen last week, and this could become one of the hottest and most talked about Penny Stocks of al time. It's worth noting... More »

Batting 1000 Last Week

Posted on April 24, 2011
Batting 1000 Last Week I live in San Diego. San Diego has dubbed itself "America's Finest City" which it is of course if you judge strictly by the weather. However, it costs a fortune to live here, taxes are nearly the highest in the country, and we've... More »

$1 Plus in Earnings for $4

Posted on April 19, 2011
Look At Market Fluctuations As Your Friend Rather Than Your Enemy; Profit From Folly Rather Than Participate In It: Warren Buffet, The Oracle of Omaha I Always Made the Most Money When I Bought At The Point of Maximum Pessimism: Sir John Templeton, the Father of Mutual Funds More »

A Ripple in the Force

Posted on April 18, 2011
There was a "Ripple in the Force" that's been pushing stocks higher today, and it roiled all the markets. Equities, commodities, currencies- you name it, and it sold off. Gold was one exception- that commodity had an ok day, and... More »

Another Week, Another Profit (IPRC)

Posted on April 17, 2011
Another Week, Another Profit As covered in Saturday's edition, I'm developing an uncanny knack for getting us into these small stocks ahead of the big volume surges. This week will be no exception- I'm giving you an idea for the open tomorrow, and I fully expect volume and interest to materialize over... More »

My Volume Bonanza

Posted on April 16, 2011
Oh- how I long for 1999. That was penny stock heaven. Back then, when we saw volume, we really saw volume, and big price breakouts. Lately I've been nailing it on the volume surges- getting... More »

How Far Can You Look Into the Future? BERX News

Posted on April 13, 2011
How Far Can You Look Into the Future? Bering Exploration, my "Thrill of the Drill" idea seems to be the one on everyone's radar screen Yesterday was the first significant "correction" day for the stock. After chugging up from $.90 in mid March to yesterday's high of $1.70, the stock finally ran into... More »

Bering (BERX) Breakout

Posted on April 11, 2011
Bering Exploration (OTC QB: BERX): Huge Volume and Price Breakout What can I say? The Thrill of the Drill is working flawlessly. Huge volume and price breakout today. BERX is trading at another new all time high, and over 300,000 shares changed hands in the first two hours of trading. This is setting... More »

Texting and Driving: Parents, Take Charge

Posted on April 08, 2011
Making Another New All Time High When I started writing this morning's edition, I didn't even have to change the headline from the last edition. This headline is titled "Making A New All Time High", and, just as two days ago, the same stock is making a new all time high today. I've been beating the... More »

BERX, LBTG, ABHD: All Looking Sharp

Posted on April 06, 2011
Updates on Recent Ideas I've gotten a few emails from subscribers looking for updates on some of the stocks I've featured recently. Here's a couple notables from recent editions. First- AbTech Holdings (OTC BB: ABHD)- The stock took a bit of a beating for 5 days, but rebounded nicely today. We started... More »

Turning A Lump of Coal Into Profits (LBTG)

Posted on April 03, 2011
Turning A Lump Of Coal Into Profits When oil prices are high everyone thinks energy independence. Coal- the black sheep of fossil fuels, is back in vogue with investors. Despite being considered one of the dirtiest forms of generating electricity, Coal is back thanks to new technologies. Burning coal... More »

Trading- How Good Are You? Some Practical Advice

Posted on April 02, 2011
How Good A Trader Are You? Some Practical Advice- Look at JUHL Were you good enough to catch the move? I doubt it, but I'm going to tell you how to do it in the future. I'm talking about the 30% move in Juhl Wind (OTC BB: JUHL) yesterday when the stock clipped up to $1.73 while no one was watching... More »

March 2011

Thrill of the Drill: Bering (BERX) Ready To Thrill

Posted on March 31, 2011
The Thrill of the Drill Want to make money in small oil and gas exploration companies? First and foremost, you must be in a favorable market for those kinds of stocks. Historically, these stocks are red hot when oil prices spike. Oil today: over $100 and holding- $106 today for crude, Brent North Sea... More »

I'll Make You A Bet

Posted on March 30, 2011
I Hope You Caught The Ride AbTech Industries- ABTD- Monday evening's idea- wow- what a trade. The stock traded its second highest one day volume in history. Just inches from 1 million shares. 980,000 changed hands in one day yesterday, and the action put this idea on a lot of investors' maps. The stock... More »

Huge, Huge, Problem; Solved by AbTech (ABHD)

Posted on March 28, 2011
Huge, Huge, Huge Problem Huge problem in the US: Wastewater- polluted waste water flowing into our water supply and the ocean. I'm not talking about water that flows into sewage treatment plants. I'm talking about storm water flowing into sewer grates and then directly into a river or ocean. I'm talking... More »

Riddle Me This Bat Investors

Posted on March 27, 2011
Riddle Me This Bat Investors Riddle me this all you Bat Investors. For those of you who are too young to remember (probably most of you), it's a metaphor from the old Bat Man TV series where his arch enemy, the Riddler, would always throw out that line. Of course, he had a few more arch enemies. Moving... More »

Envision (EVSI) Video Chart Review

Posted on March 26, 2011
Envision Solar (OTC BB: EVSI): Video Chart Review I've bought a lot of Envision Solar (EVSI)- I think about 70,000 shares between $.65 to $.72. I was looking for a breakout with the recent volume surge, but I got fooled. Here's a video/chart review I hope you find valuable. It will just take a few minutes... More »

JULH Wind Gets Wind At Its Back

Posted on March 22, 2011
Juhl Wind (OTC BB: JUHL) Gets Wind At Its Back Juhl Wind- up a little last week, down the last two days. By the time you read this JUHL will probably be trading a bunch of volume, and trading back up. Ok WIND!!! - propel this stock a lot higher. Alternative energy stocks and smaller companies are going... More »

NY Times finds EVSI; Axion Provides Some Action

Posted on March 21, 2011
Finally Getting Hot: Axion Goes Into Action I'd been a little frustrated that I hadn't come up with any hot trades of late, but that changed with Friday's idea. Fresh off their contract with Alcoa Aluminum's Australia division, Axion International (OTC BB: AXIH) rewarded those who acted early with a... More »

200 Billion Plastic Water Bottles: What Do You Do With Them?

Posted on March 18, 2011
Update on Recent Ideas All the markets have been absolutely butchered since the nuclear distress in Japan became evident. Investors seem to prefer cash to any stocks, no matter how cheap. I believe that once the global investment community believes there won't be a nuclear melt down, investors will... More »

There's Lots of Wind in Minnesota: Ask JUHL

Posted on March 16, 2011
Update on Recent Ideas Envision Solar (OTC BB: EVSI) has done very well since Monday morning when you consider the markets have been absolutely hammered over the first two trading days of the week. EVSI's entry level was $.73, and it's hanging in nicely at $.75 despite the rough going in the overall... More »

China Botanic (CNB): Numbers Breathtaking

Posted on March 15, 2011
Earnings Pops The China small cap sector is beat up these days surrounded by a ton of controversy. However, it is earnings time for small stocks on a calendar year, and I've been witnessing some pretty darn good moves as companies announce earnings. For the most part, the stocks are so oversold they... More »

EVSI Starts Out Fine; A Preview For Tomorrow

Posted on March 14, 2011
A Recap of the Day's Activity New idea Envision Solar (OTC BB: EVSI) had an OK first day. You could have picked up all you wanted in the early going at about $.74, and the stock closed at $.755 for a very moderate gain on 166,647 shares of volume. I still have a price target of $.90 to $1.00 over the... More »

Envision Profits For Your Account

Posted on March 14, 2011
Getting Back on Track This is one I've been watching for sometime, and have already bought and sold for my own account. And- best of all, made money. I love the penny stocks, have been buying and selling them for years, and every now and then find a pretty good situation. I have already started accumulating... More »

What A Mess!

Posted on March 12, 2011
What A Mess The world has become a giant mess. Revolution in the Middle East. Skyrocketing oil prices that threaten to slow down the domestic recovery which seemed to be moving forward smoothly. Earthquakes and Tsunamis in Japan killing thousands of people and causing nuclear power plants to shut down... More »

The Greatest Short Squeeze in History

Posted on March 08, 2011
Dear Fellow Investor, I'm emailing you today because I have something extremely unique and time sensitive to share with you. I've recently identified what I believe to be the most incredible opportunity in the market so far this year, and quite possibly the best opportunity I have come across in years... More »

Explore Anywhere For Profits

Posted on March 01, 2011
Explore Anywhere For Profits Since oil prices spiked thanks to the good folks in the Egypt and Libya making their voices heard and their sacrifices for freedom, the market for small stocks has been a bit less cooperative. However, just when you least expect it, I come up with a chart that's just too... More »

February 2011

The Little Penny Stock That's Trying Like Hell

Posted on February 23, 2011
The Little Penny Stock That's Trying Like Hell: ONFI Did you know the US Treasury was considering eliminating the penny from our currency? I think we can all agree- the penny is a bit of a nuisance. When I walk into my friendly neighborhood coffee shop, and the register says I owe $5.03, I invariably... More »

Sauer Flying- And You're First

Posted on February 22, 2011
Sauer Flying- And You're First; A Volume Explosion Every now and then some random penny stock starts trading huge volume, and trades really well for a few weeks. Millions of shares change hands, the stock runs up the chart, and investors who spotted the trend early make a killing. You also have to get... More »

China's Top Tech Opportunity Finally Surfaces

Posted on February 11, 2011
China's Top Tech Opportunity Finally Surfaces Let's see.... an average earnings growth rate of 51% over the last four years? Check. Average annual revenue growth of 72% for the same time frame? Check. The support and endorsement from one of the largest companies in its respective market? Check. And... More »

Genmed Holding Corp. (GENM) Wins When 35 Blockbuster Drugs Lose Patents

Posted on February 07, 2011
Who Wins When 35 Blockbuster Drugs Lose Patents in 2011 and 2012? On Saturday I urged you to check your inbox after the market closed today for a new trading idea. As promised, here it is.... I think you'll see why I was so empathic about you being ready. And, I'm equally confident you'll agree this... More »

Earnings Scoreboard So Far - Some Surprises, Some Important Clues

Posted on February 05, 2011
Have Fun Sunday, But Be Ready to Roll on Monday Happy Super Bowl Weekend everybody! I wanted to get this edition out to you today for a couple of reasons, one of them being I know most of you will be distracted by tomorrow's festivities. As of the last look, the odds-makers say Green Bay has a three... More »

What's The Hottest Penny Stock in North America Today?

Posted on February 03, 2011
Right Place, Right Time - Poynt Is On the Smart Side of the Smartphone Business There's a technology revolution unfolding right before our eyes, and it's serving up great investment opportunities as a result. Funny thing though... the best way to tap this budding trend isn't the way many investors suspect... More »

January 2011

The Big Picture and Recent Trade Updates

Posted on January 31, 2011
Mr. Toad's wild ride has decided to plague the market after months of a slow and steady incline back to pre-crash levels. As I write, the major indices are doing everything they can to stop the bleeding from Friday's perceived Egyptian meltdown. I received a few emails from readers over the weekend asking... More »

DIAFF Notches Nice 20% Gain Today

Posted on January 26, 2011
Daimant Art Corp (OTC BB: DIAAF) Close 20% Higher On the Day We notched a very nice gain in DIAAF today as the stock started at $.12, and closed at $.14. While I don't know if the stock will go higher from here, I would suggest to all shareholders who are in this from our write up that there's nothing... More »

T&R International Hits the Ground Running in 2011 and Is Just Getting Started

Posted on January 26, 2011
T&R; International Hits the Ground Running in 2011 and Is Just Getting Started Ever seen a stock get turned on like a light switch, and rally more than 200% in just a few days? They're rare, but they do exist. Diamant Art Corporation (DIAAF) - thanks to incredible growth of its T&R; International... More »

DIAAF Shares Hitting Their Critical Mass

Posted on January 25, 2011
DIAAF Shares Hitting Their Critical Mass They say great investments take time to mature, but the truth of the matter is it can happen in the proverbial blink of an eye. For proof, look no further than Diamant Art Corporation (DIAAF). Its wholly-owned subsidiary T&R; International has taken retailing... More »

Renewable Energy With a Twist: HRTE is a Double-Barreled Growth Story

Posted on January 18, 2011
Renewable Energy With a Twist: HRTE is a Double-Barreled Growth Story Investing in renewable energy technologies can be a funny dance sometimes. The stocks you hear the most about and the industries garnering the most attention - like solar power has lately - aren't always the best opportunities. Wind... More »

Tap the Second-Fastest Growing Economy in the World with My Latest Idea

Posted on January 12, 2011
Tap the Second-Fastest Growing Economy in the World with My Latest Idea It's hard to believe, but a little more than six years ago the China-investment craze wasn't even a glimmer in someone's eye. It wasn't until the middle of 2007 that the hysteria began, after the bulk of the rally had been made... More »

Tapping the Next China-Like Growth Story They Never Saw Coming

Posted on January 11, 2011
The Next China-Like Growth Story They Never Saw Coming Here's a quick quiz: What country saw a 6.5% increase (yoy) in its third quarter GDP after a second quarter improvement of 10.2%? What country has the second-fastest growing energy market in the world right now? And, what country is going to invest... More »

Crunching Bohai's Numbers: Value Still Swelling, Target Still Rising

Posted on January 07, 2011
Several weeks ago I presented to you a growth/profit story that was about as attractive as any stock any of us could ever imagine, complete with (legitimate) single-digit P/E ratios and 20% profit margins. Since then, Bohai Pharmaceuticals Group (BOPH) has not only continued to impress, it's gotten even... More »

One Million Cars Fighting for 200,000 Spaces = Big Profits

Posted on January 05, 2011
One Million Cars Fighting for 200,000 Spaces = Big Profits A few months ago I pledged to get back in the saddle and start sending out some good old-fashioned penny stock ideas. True to my word, I've got one today I think you're going to really enjoy for a couple of different reasons. The fact is that... More »

Start 2011 Off Right - Aultra Gold's in the Investment Sweet Spot

Posted on January 03, 2011
Start 2011 Off Right - Aultra Gold's in the Investment Sweet Spot In the trading business there aren't too many things that are certain, but here's one absolute fact - gold is red hot, and it doesn't look like that's going to change anytime soon. The challenge for investors has simply been a lack of... More »