Archive for February 2012

Stock Report for Fannie Mae (FNMA)

Federal National Mortgage Assoc. (Fannie Mae) (FNMA) is a government-sponsored enterprise (GSE) that was chartered by Congress in 1938 to support liquidity, stability and affordability in the secondary mortgage market, where existing mortgage-related assets are purchased and sold. FNMA conducts its activities through three complementary businesses: its Single-Family business, its Multifamily business, and its Capital Markets group. The Company’s Single-Family - Continue Reading »

Small-Cap Stock Spotlight: Freddie Mac (FMCC)

Small-Cap Stock Spotlight: Freddie Mac (FMCC)

Shares of Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC) jumped as much 20% to reach an intraday high of $0.36 Thursday, extending gains into a third day on above-average volume of about 8.03 million shares.  Shares in the government-chartered company have gained 38.3% in the last five days and 39.5% in the last month.  Year-to-date, the stock is down 56.3%. - Continue Reading »

Stock Alert for LifeVantage Corp. (LFVN)

LifeVantage Corp. (LFVN) is a science-based company engaged in the identification, research, development, manufacture and distribution of an advanced nutraceutical dietary supplement, Protandim, and an anti-aging skin care product, LiveVantage TrueScience, to meet important health and wellness needs. The Company is focusing its ongoing research efforts on oxidative stress solutions, particularly the activation of Nuclear factor (erythroid-derived 2)-like 2, also - Continue Reading »

Penny Stock on Watch: North Springs Resources Corp. (NSRS)

Penny Stock on Watch: North Springs Resources Corp. (NSRS)

North Springs Resources Corp. (OTC: NSRS) plunged nearly 41% to close Thursday trade at $0.970, snapping a seven-day rally. Over 64.77 million shares exchanged hands during the session, versus the 10-day average of 34.23 million. North Springs yesterday announced the receipt of additional geochemical results, including silver values from the initial sampling program conducted during phase one exploration at the - Continue Reading »

Stock Alert for Satcon Technology Corp. (SATC)

Satcon Technology Corp. (SATC) is a clean energy technology provider of utility-grade power conversion solutions for the renewable energy market, primarily the large-scale commercial and utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) markets. The Company designs and delivers advanced power conversion solutions that enable large-scale producers of renewable energy to convert clean energy into grid-connected, efficient and reliable electrical power.  Its power conversion - Continue Reading »

Stock Alert for O’Charley’s Inc. (CHUX)

O’Charley’s Inc. (CHUX) is a multi-concept restaurant company that operates or franchises a total of 342 restaurants under three brands: O’Charley’s, Ninety Nine Restaurant, and Stoney River Legendary Steaks. The O’Charley’s concept includes 227 restaurants in 18 states in the Southeast and Midwest, including 221 company-owned and operated O’Charley’s restaurants, and six restaurants operated by franchisees. The Ninety Nine concept - Continue Reading »

Small-Cap Stock Spotlight: Threshold Pharmaceuticals Inc. (THLD) Sets a New 52-Week High

Small-Cap Stock Spotlight: Threshold Pharmaceuticals Inc. (THLD) Sets a New 52-Week High

Shares of Threshold Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: THLD) powered to a new 52-week high of $4.08 on Monday, extending Friday’s gains when investors applauded the news that the company has partnered with German drug maker Merck KGaA to develop Threshold’s cancer-fighting agent TH-302. The drug is currently in a global Phase III clinical trial in patients with soft tissue sarcoma, a - Continue Reading »

Stock Alert for North Springs Resources Corp. (NSRS)

North Springs Resources Corp. (NSRS) is focused on the evaluation, acquisition, exploration, and development of mineral resource properties. The Company, currently in the evaluation and acquisition phase of operations, is led by a skilled and experienced management team and independent consulting geologists with many years of experience. NSRS is committed to creating value for its shareholders by advancing its current - Continue Reading »

Small-Cap Stock Spotlight: Threshold Pharmaceuticals Inc. (THLD) Spikes on Multi-Million Cancer Drug Pact with Merck KGaA

Small-Cap Stock Spotlight: Threshold Pharmaceuticals Inc. (THLD) Spikes on Multi-Million Cancer Drug Pact with Merck KGaA

Red Wood City, Calif.-based Threshold Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: THLD) on Friday announced a co-development and commercialization deal on its experimental cancer-fighting drug, TH-302, with Merck KGaA . The news sent shares in the company surging as much as 133% on above-average volume of over 13 million shares. TH-302 is a hypoxia-targeted drug that is thought to be activated under tumor - Continue Reading »

Stock Alert for Central European Distribution Corp. (CEDC)

Central European Distribution Corp. (CEDC) is a producer of vodka and is Central and Eastern Europe’s largest integrated spirit beverage business.  CEDC produces the Green Mark, Absolwent, Zubrowka, Bols, Parliament, Zhuravli, Royal and Soplica brands, among others. CEDC currently exports its products to many markets around the world, including the United States, England, France and Japan.  The Company is also - Continue Reading »