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Small-Cap Stock on Watch: Quepasa Corp. (QPSA)

Small-Cap Stock on Watch: Quepasa Corp. (QPSA)

Quepasa Corp. (AMEX: QPSA) lost $0.21, or 4.22% to close Friday’s trade at $4.77, snapping two straight sessions of gains. Over 3.34 shares exchanged hands during the session, topping the 10-day average of 1.08 million. Shares in the Latino social network owner jumped 2.8% in the last five days and 46.8% in the last month. Year-to-date, the stock is down - 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Small-Cap Stock on Watch: Vringo Inc. (VRNG)

Small-Cap Stock on Watch: Vringo Inc. (VRNG)

Vringo Inc. (VRNG) shares traded as much as 46% to $1.97 higher Thursday, joining other stocks in the social media sector risng amid news of Facebook going public. The stock added $0.35, or 25.9%, to close the session at $1.70 on above-average volume of 3.95 million. Vringo, based out of New York, New York, provides software platforms for mobile social - Continue Reading »

OTC Stock Spotlight: SNAP Interactive Inc. (STVI)

OTC Stock Spotlight: SNAP Interactive Inc. (STVI)

Continuing on their winning streak for the third straight day, shares of SNAP Interactive Inc. (OTC: STVI) rose 25.00% to close Wednesday trade at $2.05.  Over 940.15 K shares have traded hands during the session, versus the 10-day average volume of about 209.17 K. The stock is currently above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $0.91 and $0.86, respectively. - Continue Reading »

Biotech Stock on Watch: Arena Pharmaceuticals Inc. (ARNA)

Biotech Stock on Watch: Arena Pharmaceuticals Inc. (ARNA)

Shares of Arena Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: ARNA) continued their gains from the previous two sessions, adding 11.3% to close Monday’s trade at $1.77.  Over 13 million shares traded hands during the session, topping the 10-day average of 2.11 million. Arena shares have gained 8.6% in the last five days, though the stock dropped 5.4% in the last month. Year-to-date, the stock - Continue Reading »

Renewable Energy Stock on Watch: JA Solar Holdings Co. Ltd. (JASO)

Renewable Energy Stock on Watch: JA Solar Holdings Co. Ltd. (JASO)

Shares of JA Solar Holdings Co. Ltd. (JASO), along with the rest of the solar sector, got a lift Friday after a proposed one-time subsidy cut along with a limit on installations in Germany failed to achieve a unanimous decision. JA Solar saw its shares rose 5.1% to $1.84, continuing its winning streak for the second consecutive day.  Over 8.80 - Continue Reading »

Alternative Energy Trade Option: Pacific Ethanol Inc. (PEIX)

Alternative Energy Trade Option: Pacific Ethanol Inc. (PEIX)

Shares of ethanol marketer and producer Pacific Ethanol Inc. (PEIX) slipped 6.72% to close Thursday’s trade at $1.11, extending the prior day’s 2.5% decline.  Over 3.64 million shares traded hands during the session, versus the 10-day average of 4.15 million shares. Over the last 52 weeks, the stock has ranged from a low of $0.25 to a high of $6.30. - Continue Reading »