Nikolaj Gammeltoft & Leslie Picker, Bloomberg
U.S. Stocks Fall Amid Draghi Comments, Economic Reports
U.S. stocks fell, after a two-day advance in the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index, as investors weighed economic reports and comments by European Central Bank President Mario Draghi.
Sprint Nextel Corp. fell 1 percent as the third-largest U.S. wireless carrier reported a drop in monthly contract subscribers. Akamai Technologies Inc. tumbled 16 percent after its forecast missed estimates. News Corp. slipped 2.7 percent after cutting its profit outlook because of declining ratings for shows such as “American Idol” and “X Factor.” Yahoo! Inc., the biggest U.S. Web portal, rose 2.1 percent as Pivotal Research Group LLC. raised its recommendation on the shares.
Yesterday’s Top Performing Small Cap Stock:
Marley Coffee (OTCBB: JAMN)
Marley Coffee was a SmallCapVoice top performer closing up 30% on trading volume of 2,012,486 shares.
Marley Coffee (corporate name Jammin Java Corp) is a US-based company that grows premium, artisan roasted coffee on their organic family farms in the famed Blue Mountains of Jamaica, and offer what many believe to be the best gourmet coffee in the world, to the grocery, retail, online, home, service, hospitality, office, and big box store markets.
Today’s SmallCapVoice.com Hot Stock to Watch:
PositiveID Corporation (OTCBB: PSID)
PositiveID Reports Issuance of Draft RFP From Dept of Homeland Security for BioWatch Generation 3
DHS Seeks Third Generation Detection System to Protect U.S. Against Biological Threats
DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Feb. 6, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — PositiveID Corporation (“PositiveID” or “Company”) (OTCBB:PSID), a developer of biological detection and diagnostics solutions, today announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) released a draft request for proposal (“RFP”) for Stage 1 of BioWatch Generation 3, an autonomous biodetection system designed to protect the nation against biological threats. The final RFP for Stage 1 is expected to be released in the government’s third quarter of fiscal 2013, which ends June 30th. The Stage 1 contract is expected to have a performance period of 18 months. The full roll-out of BioWatch Generation 3 is estimated at 3.1 billion dollars over the next five years.
Other Small Cap News
Ghana Gold Corporation (Pink Sheets: GGCO)
Ghana Gold Announces Two Phase Plan for Exploration of Ahenkro Concession
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla., Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Ghana Gold Corporation; (PINKSHEETS: GGCO) is pleased to announce it has complied with all requirements of Ghana’s Minerals Commission and expects to undertake a Two Phase test program for the Ahenkro Concession.
The 102.5 sq km Ahenkro Concession is strategically located on the northern tip of the Asrankagua Belt which is currently the new frontier for Gold discoveries on the eight Birimian hosted greenstone gold belts of Ghana.
Ace Marketing & Promotions, Inc. (OTCQB: AMKT)
Ace Marketing Signs Agreement with Influential Media Group
NEW YORK, Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Ace Marketing & Promotions, Inc. (OTCQB: AMKT) is pleased to announce today that it has signed a sales and licensing agreement with Influential Media Group LLC (“IMG”), to create a series of website properties for the purpose of generating alternative revenue streams for some of the largest influencers on Twitter. The platform makes it possible for social media influencers to drive traffic to a traditional web environment to provide a more robust engagement for their followers. At the same time, Ace and IMG are creating multiple opportunities to generate new revenue streams through advertising and merchandise sales.
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