Archive for November, 2011

SmallCapVoice: Marley Coffee (JAMN) Introduces Organic Ground Coffee Line to Retail Partners in Northern California

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

Marley Coffee, a sustainably grown, ethically farmed and artisan roasted gourmet coffee, has expanded distribution in Northern California with two leading retailers. Rainbow Grocery in San Francisco and Andronico’s Markets in Berkeley will both begin offering the new lineup of Marley Coffee Organic Ground in 8-oz. bags, starting in December.

To celebrate, Karen Marley, daughter of Bob Marley, will visit the historic Rainbow Grocery in San Francisco on Saturday, December 3 from 12pm – 2pm. Rainbow Grocery is located at 1745 Folsom Street @ 13th Street in San Francisco, CA, 94103. The store can be reached at 415-863-0620. Karen Marley will visit Andronico’s Markets in Berkeley (Shattuck Ave.) on Sunday, December 4 from 12pm – 2pm. Andronico’s Markets (Shattuck Ave.) is located at 1550 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94709. The store can be reached at 510-841-7942. Marley Coffee Organic Ground will be sold at all five Andronico’s Markets locations in the region.

At both events, Karen Marley will meet consumers, take photographs, sign autographs and help shoppers “Stir It Up” with a taste of Marley Coffee. Special gifts with purchase will be offered, while supplies last, and samples of Marley Coffee will be served from 11am – 3pm.

“Marley Coffee was born from my brother Rohan’s passion to honor our father, who came from the farm and always dreamed of returning one day,” said Karen Marley. “It’s always humbling meeting people who share our family’s values and have a deep appreciation for the response Marley Coffee has received from coffee drinkers. On behalf of my brother, our family and the Marley Coffee team, we look forward to sharing much love and great tasting organic coffee with fans in Northern California.”

Marley Coffee Organic Ground, packed in 8-oz. bags featuring the iconic Marley Lion and image of Rohan Marley, chairman of Marley Coffee, is available in the following varieties: Mystic Morning, Lively Up! Espresso, One Love Ethiopia Yirgacheffe, Simmer Down Swiss Water Decaf, Buffalo Soldier and the company’s new, lightly roasted breakfast blend, Get Up, Stand Up.

As with all Marley Coffee products, a portion of every sale will support Kicks for Cause Foundation. Started by Marley Coffee, Kicks for Cause aims to build playable soccer fields and soccer camps for children of coffee-producing communities in Jamaica. Please visit www.KicksforCause.org.

The Marley Coffee Organic Ground line is certified USDA organic with a suggested retail price of $9.99. All Marley Coffee products live up to the Rastafari standards of ITAL, standing for all things Pure, True and Vital, which insists that all products are sustainably grown, ethically farmed and artisan roasted.

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SmallCapVoice: Yannis Tsitos, President and CEO of Stronghold Metals (SDMTF), Updates Investors on Recent Results

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

SmallCapVoice.com, Inc. announced today that a new audio interview with Stronghold Metals, Inc., a mining exploration company based in Vancouver, BC, is now available. The interview can be heard at http://smallcapvoice.com/blog/11-29-11-smallcapvoice-interview-with-stronghold-metals-inc-otcqx-sdmtf

SmallCapVoice is a recognized corporate investor relations firm, with clients nationwide, known for its ability to help emerging growth companies build a following among retail and institutional investors. SmallCapVoice utilizes its stock newsletter to feature its daily stock picks and audio interviews, as well as its clients’ financial news releases.

SmallCapVoice also offers individual investors all the tools they need to make informed decisions about the stocks they are interested in. Tools like stock charts, stock alerts, and Company Information Sheets can assist with investing in stocks that are traded on the OTC QB, OTC QX and OTC Pink.

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DNA Brands (DNAX) posts Q3, Nine-month Financial Results and Business Highlights

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

DNA Brands Inc., producers of DNA Energy Drinks® and DNA Meat Snacks, today announced its financial results for the three and nine months ended Sept. 30, 2011.

The company reported revenues of $467,337 for the third quarter of 2011, a significant increase compared to revenues of $165,151 reported for the comparable quarter of 2010. Nine-month revenues for the period ended Sept. 30, 2011, were $1.15 million, a 22 percent increase over revenues in the same period of 2010.

Loss per share for the third quarter of 2011 was $(0.02) compared to a loss of $(0.08) for the third quarter of last year. For the nine-month period ended Sept. 30, 2011, the company reported a loss per share of $(0.08) compared to a loss of $(0.25) for the comparable nine months of the year prior.

DNA Brands highlighted achievements over the last year, noting that gross margins have increased to 46.1 percent compared to 32.0 percent in the first quarter of 2011.

The company introduced its DNA Diet CRANRAZBERRY, as well as a new taco flavored meat product this year, and entered into a new promotional agreement with the Miami Dolphins. It also expanded its retail distribution to include more than 800 Walgreens locations.

“We continue to make significant progress in expanding the DNA brand, increasing revenues, improving gross margins while at the same time carefully managing expenses and our liquidity. We remain focused on our objective of attaining profitable operations and on increasing shareholder value,” Darren Marks, DNA’s CEO stated in the press release.

Mel Leiner, DNA’s executive vice president, summarized recent expansion efforts and what the company anticipates moving through 2012.

“During 2011 we have expanded our presence in Florida and geographically to include California and Wisconsin. We are very excited by the results achieved last quarter while only commanding 10 percent of the points-of-distribution (POD) available to us,” Leiner stated. “We are confident that our goal of 50 percent plus POD penetration will be achieved in 2012. Our long term goal is for DNA to be a national brand. Our intermediate goal is to replicate the Florida program in 10 markets with similar demographics as Florida by 2014. Additionally, I am encouraged by our progress and response of first time and ongoing users of DNA products.”

For more information, visit www.dnabrandsusa.com

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TASER International, Inc. (TASR) Gains Recognition with Chandler PD Order; Upgrades All Officers with New Taser X2 ECD’s

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

Located in Scottsdale, Arizona, TASER has quickly gained a reputation as a global provider of safety technologies that protect life, prevent conflict, and resolve disputes. Today, TASER took a major step towards prominence with the announcement that the Chandler Police Department in Arizona purchased the new TASER X2 electronic control device (ECD) for all of its patrol officers.

TASER CEO Rick Smith commented, “With this purchase, Chandler PD becomes one of the largest deployments of the TASER X2 in Arizona. Taking advantage of our limited-time trade in program provided Chandler an economical means to upgrade all its officers form the TASER X26 to the new TASER X2.”

The order was received from the ProFoce Law Enforcement, a long-time TASER ECD law enforcement distributor for the Western United States. The TASER trade-in program is a special opportunity for law enforcement agencies to upgrade to the latest field-proven TASER ECD technology. Through December 31, 2011, agencies will receive for any ECD, functioning or not, a $300 per unit trade-in credit towards the purchase of a new TASER X2.

Currently, TASER is trading in the $6.04 range. With this breaking news and an array of technology within their corporate pipeline, TASER International, Inc. is a company on the rise.

To learn more about this company as a whole, visit their corporate website at: www.taser.com

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Strategic American Oil Corp. (SGCA) Strategy Combines Technology and Domestic Reserves

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

Houston based oil and gas exploration and production company Strategic American Oil leverages 3D seismic data and other technologies to locate and produce oil in new and underexplored domestic locations. But the key to their strategy is the focus on known domestic reserves, including projects in Texas, Louisiana, and Illinois, potential that has become viable over the past several years due to the rise in oil prices. Strategic seeks accretive acquisitions of production, reserves, or other oil/gas companies that have the highest potential.

The company’s multi-tier growth plan includes the following:

• In-house development of salable drilling prospects retaining a carried interest to casing point
• Drilling of offset wells retaining a majority of the working interest
• Development of secondary recovery (waterflood) projects
• Increase production by re-working currently producing or previously producing wells
• Development of proven undeveloped zones (behind pipe) in existing wells.
• Acquiring currently producing oil and gas wells
• Completion of in-house 3D seismic projects and acquisition of 3D data where warranted and available

Strategic plans to continue leasing, drilling, and acquiring projects at various stages of development to increase revenue and grow its core reserves. The company is currently producing oil and gas, plus has proven reserves in Texas and Louisiana.

They recently announced the acquisition of Galveston Bay Energy, generating a significant increase in cash and oil production. An Engineering Report from Ralph E. Davis Associates, Inc. estimates net proved reserves of 979,000 barrels of oil and 13 Bcf (billion cubic feet) of natural gas, which translates to approximately $75.3 million undiscounted, or $54.6 million discounted at 10 percent, in net Proved Reserves.

The company has also leased land positions hosting previously producing wells with the goal of utilizing proven technologies, including Waterflood Recovery, to restart production. Targets have been identified through the use of various databases, including 3D seismic surveys, the Texas Railroad Commission database, and the Illinois Geological Survey.

For additional information, visit www.StrategicAmericanOil.com

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TiVUS, Inc. (TIVU) Meets Demand for Hotel TV Advertising; Commences Sales Initiative

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

TiVUS, Inc. just announced that its advertising team has begun marketing more than 5,500, 15-second commercial slots to local advertisers. These slots are available on all the top-rated, most popular cable TV channels through the utilization of the company’s high-definition (HD) internet-protocol television (IPTV) with ad-insertion platform.

“Although traditional television advertising aggregators do need a rough minimum of about 5000 rooms to make impression-based advertising viable, that does not preclude us from acquiring local advertisers directly,” stated Shiva Prakash, TiVUS’ chief executive officer. “Our ad sales team currently operating in the Northeast is being ‘courted’ by several large advertising/media groups as well as directly marketing to local, ready-to-place advertisers.”

“In other business, our audit is complete and we are currently in the process of preparing all of the necessary documents and filings to both qualify for a higher OTC Markets listing and register our securities with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. I expect all of the appropriate filings to be forthcoming in the very near future,” Prakash concluded.

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Quepasa Corp. (QPSA) Video Chart for Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

After forming a quick double bottom, QPSA has held a new higher low. Support is firm in the area of $3.50 and the chart has substantial upside to the next strong resistance at $5.

To view the video chart, visit the following link: http://www.qualitystocks.net/videocharts

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Cytori Therapeutics (CYTX) Celution® One System Granted European CE Mark Approval

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

Cytori Therapeutics Inc., a company that engages in the development, manufacture, and sale of medical products and devices to enable the practice of regenerative medicine, has announced that its Celution® One System, the next generation device of the Company’s Celution® platform, has been granted European CE Mark approval. Celution® One has been designed specifically for the hospital as a platform device with potential life-critical applications across numerous specialties. The Celution® platform is a GMP-compliant technology that extracts and concentrates the patient’s very own stem and progenitor cells from adipose, or fat, at the point-of-care.

The Celution® One System is intended for hospital-based usage with key improvements, which include: greater cell yield, increased efficiencies and versatility of potential treatments, and increased range of processing volumes and faster processing times. Also, it has new features for an improved ease-of-use.

“Approval of Celution® One in Europe is an important achievement that lays the foundation for further growth in the European hospital market,” said Christopher J. Calhoun, Chief Executive Officer of Cytori. “In addition to offering the device to hospitals in Europe, we are using the Celution® One in our pivotal heart attack trial, ADVANCE, with the goal of seeking expanded market access through broader indications-for-use and subsequent reimbursement applications.”

Cytori Therapeutics, Inc. engages in the development, manufacture, and sale of medical products and devices to enable the practice of regenerative medicine. Regenerative medicines focus upon repairing or restoring lost or damaged tissue and cell function. Its main products include the Celution family of products, which processes patients’ adipose-derived stem and regenerative cells (ADRCs) at the point of care. The Celution family of products are made up of a central device, a related single-use consumable used for each patient procedure, proprietary enzyme reagents, and related instrumentation. Its core product, the Celution System, offers physicians with clinical grade stem and regenerative cells for use in the cosmetic and reconstructive surgery market.

For more information on the company, visit their website at www.cytoritx.com

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GLG Life Tech Corp. (GLGL) Announces Agreement with International Flavors & Fragrances

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

GLG Life Tech Corp. is a global leader in the supply of high-purity stevia extracts. Stevia is an all-natural, zero calorie sweetener used in food and beverages. The company is involved in all aspects of stevia development, from stevia seeds and plants to distribution of the finished product.

The company announced today the signing of a renewable, five-year product supply agreement with International Flavors & Fragrances for high-purity Rebaudioside C (Reb C) extracts. International Flavors & Fragrances is a global leader in the creation of flavors and fragrances used in a wide variety of consumer products and packaged goods.

The signing of the exclusive agreement by the two companies leverages each company’s strengths to pursue commercialization of Reb C, one of the eleven primary glycosides in the stevia leaf. Reb C has demonstrated its proficiency as a flavor modulator in food and beverage formulations and is expected to provide an exciting market opportunity for both firms.

The chairman and CEO of GLG Life Tech, Dr. Luke Zhang, said, “We are pleased to be working with International Flavors & Fragrances to help develop the market for high purity Reb C.” For further information about GLG Life Tech, please visit the company’s website at www.glglifetech.com

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Canadian Solar, Inc. (CSIQ) Supplies Solar Modules for Power Plant in Lindenhof Germany

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

Canadian Solar, Inc., one of the world’s largest solar companies that designs, manufacturers, and delivers solar products, recently announced that is partnering with Berlin-based project company saferay to complete an 8.5 MW power plant in Lindenhof, Germany in the state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.

The project, which should be complete in December, is expected to require 36,000 Canadian Solar CS6P-P solar modules. This marks the second large scale collaboration of the two companies in Germany following the successful completion of the Senftenberg II/III 78 MW partial complex in Brandenburg last September.

“We continue to rely on Canadian Solar modules in our projects due to their outstanding quality and performance, and excellent customer service. This makes Canadian Solar a strong partner for us,” said Dr. Marko Schulz, managing director of saferay in a press release. Canadian Solar is known for making reliable solar modules that have a good energy yield.

“This is a showcase partnership for us, where we are able to work with a strong local partner on large scale projects in a strategic geographic market. We look forward to continuing to work with saferay in the future and to providing the high efficiency, high performance modules essential for any successful project,” said Dr Shawn Qu, Chairman and CEO of Canadian Solar in the press statement.

For more information, please visit www.canadiansolar.com

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China Daqing M & H Petroleum, Inc. (CHDP) Issues 2012 Operations Plan

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

China Daqing M & H Petroleum, Inc. issued an updated operational plan covering anticipated oil and gas exploration and development activities for 2012. The company plans to drill thirty new wells across its portfolio next year.

China Daqing M & H Petroleum has obtained from Petro China the right to explore and develop oil and gas assets at the Miao 14 Oilfield blocks located in Jilin Province, China. This right expires in 2022 and the company is required to sell all its hydrocarbon output to Petro China.

China Daqing M & H Petroleum estimates that the Miao 14 oilfield block contains 5.4 million tons of proved oil reserves. The company is waiting for the installation of equipment prior to initiating its drill program and anticipates starting in May 2012.

China Daqing M & H Petroleum sold $7 million of crude oil to Petro China in the third quarter of 2011, up from $4.7 million in the comparable quarter of 2010. The company attributed this increase to the addition of thirty new wells and the re completion of nineteen of its existing wells.

China Daqing M & H Petroleum plans to drill thirty new wells in 2012, and this level of activity will increase the company’s well count to 151 producing wells.

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Vantage Health (VNTH) Tanzanian Subsidiary Awarded “Lots”

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

Yesterday, Vantage Health announced that the Company’s 51 percent owned Tanzanian subsidiary, Vantage Health Tanzania Limited (VHTL), was awarded Lot 1, Lot 2, and Lot 3 of the University of Dar es Salaam (University) pharmaceutical and medical supply tender number PA/011/G/2011/2012/2 (tender, contract) on October 24, 2011.

The contract value for Lot 1, Lot 2, and Lot 3 combined is TZS1,410,318,142.00, or the approximate equivalent of US$829,598 at current exchange rates, and covers the period November 1, 2011 to September 30, 2012. The first delivery to the University against an initial Purchase Order and offset against the full tender value was successfully made by VHTL on Friday, November 18, 2011.

Dr. Lisa Ramakrishnan, President and CEO of Vantage Health, said, “Further to our previous press release on September 15, 2011 wherein the Company announced it had submitted bids on two separate Tanzanian tenders, one of which was to supply the University of Dar es Salaam, I am pleased to inform shareholders that we have won 100 percent of the University contract. This tender award is the catalyst that changes our 51 percent owned Tanzanian subsidiary from a concept, to a revenue generating entity. While we are very pleased that VHTL has been awarded the entire University tender, we await the adjudication of the Company’s Tanzanian Medical Stores Department tender submission, which decision should be made on or prior to December 2nd, 2011.”

Dr. Ramakrishnan continued, “In the meantime, we shall continue to submit further applications for Tanzanian government healthcare tenders, and remain confident that our competitive position in the Tanzanian healthcare space will significantly improve the revenue stream to VHTL, with meaningful profit margins and by extension, increased value to our U.S. Company’s shareholders. In addition to this news, and after our meeting with the Tanzanian government Minister for Health and Social Welfare at his office on November 15, 2011, at which we continued to refine the terms of a partnership agreement between the government of the United Republic of Tanzania and the Company, we believe the outlook for our long term presence in the Tanzanian healthcare sector is positive, and should contribute substantial value to the Company over time. In the interim, and alongside our efforts in Tanzania, we continue to build relationships with other sub-Saharan governments with a view to adding both scale and value to the Company, across the southern African region.”

Vantage Health is a company recently incorporated and public since February 2011. Their goal is providing healthcare related products and services in sub Saharan Africa. The Company is a health care products and medical consumables supply company focusing on building their core supply business via government and local partnerships, and alleviating the burden of HIV/AIDS and disease on the African continent.

Currently, Vantage Health has two subsidiaries, Moxisign (PTY) Ltd., a South African entity 49 percent owned by Kopano Ke Matla Investment Company, the investment arm of the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU), and Vantage Health Tanzania Limited, 49 percent owned by Tanzanian investors. Vantage Health’s intention is to create a healthcare company with a dominant presence in sub Saharan Africa in the pharmaceutical/medical supply and manufacturing sectors, as well as the construction of hospitals, maternal obstetric units, and clinics.

For more information visit: www.vantagehealthgroup.com

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China HGS Real Estate, Inc. (HGSH) Expands with $12.43M Land Purchase

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

Today, China HGS Real Estate, Inc. announced a continuing expansion into the Shaanxi Province via two new land purchases. The combined total of land purchased is 90,776 square meters, at a cost of $12.43 million. The land is located in downtown Yang County.

China HGS is focused on real estate development, with the goal of constructing apartment buildings in third- and fourth-tier Chinese cities, including multilayer, sub-high-rise and high-rise buildings. China HGS has been ranked the #1 property developer in the Hanzhong, Shaanxi Province from 2007 to 2010 in terms of market share.

Under the terms of the purchase agreement, HGS will make a payment of 60% (including applicable taxes) by December 2, 2011, which will be paid from cash reserves and/or potential loans, with the remainder to be paid by January 20, 2012. HGS is authorized to build residential structures on each parcel of land at a ratio of up to 1.95. The plot ratio is the total gross floor area (GFA) divided by the actual land area. This will result in residential structures with a gross floor area of up to 1.9 million square feet.

Ground breaking on these projects is expected to begin in 2012.

Xiaojun Zhu, CEO of China HGS Real Estate, Inc., said, “With the continuing strong demand we see ahead for residential sales in the southern Shaanxi region, we expect to expand our market leadership there with this high quality land resource, while also expanding our footprint outside the region in other third and fourth tier cities where population growth continues to be spurred by the government. We expect to complete the project planning, design, and approvals for this new project in the near future and break ground in 2012. We fully anticipate this project will make an important contribution to our business going forward and we will provide more detailed updates as we progress.”

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CUI Global, Inc. (CUGI) Thrusts Open Door to US/Canadian Natural Gas Markets with Canadian Standards Association Safety Certification

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

CUI Global has made a name for itself acquiring and developing dynamic companies/technologies in key areas. Today the Company announced that its Vergence™ GasPT2 sensor received doorway-opening safety approval and certification from the Canadian Standards Association (CSA). CSA certification is recognized throughout North America as a natural gas industry safety standard.

The Vergence provides natural gas systems with a near real-time direct feedback on physical gas properties using an ISO6976 benchmark to calculate extremely precise measurements of the core end market targets like calorific value, Wobbe index, relative density, compression factor and etc., inferring methane, ethane, propane and nitrogen levels using collected data on carbon dioxide, thermal conductivity and the like.

President and CEO of CUGI, William J. Clough, hailed the news with great enthusiasm, confident of the new market potential for the Vergence, now that the broader North American market and prime parts of Asia are opened up for rapid deployment. A global deployment envelope for the device has opened up, especially when one takes into account the additional, recent certification of Vergence by internationally recognized explosion protected equipment certifier Baseefa.

Clough cited this certification as one of the last hurdles for the device, which, now cleared, opens up a truly massive North American market with copious amounts of natural gas infrastructure in the US/Canada. Moreover, the certification of CSA Group member, CSA International carries considerable weight globally, as the standard set to meet requirements in the US/Canada provides a solid baseline.

The CSA mark is seen on billions of products around the world and CSA International delivers the full force of national agency accreditation by OSHA, ANSI, NVLAP, NES and the SCC (Occupational Safety & Health Administration, American National Standards Institute, National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program, National Evaluation Service and Standards Council of Canada, respectively).

Clough pointed to crucial meetings in the coming weeks with transmission companies, natural gas producers and large natural gas consumers, as well as the provisioning of Vergence test devices, confident that the sprawling NA gas industry will recognize immediately the vast potential of the device for quickly and cheaply delivering accurate measurements of the quality of the gas in the pipe. CUGI should thusly be quite able to extend their successful strategy from Europe to NA and Asian markets, as the market quickly realizes this unique device offers cost effectiveness and situational awareness “simply unavailable using current technology”.

More information on CUI Global, Inc., the certification announcement, or on CUGI’s power platform development subsidiary CUI Inc., please visit the Company’s websites at: www.CUIGlobal.com and www.CUI.com

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Beacon Equity Research: James Turk’s Silver Price Target, $70

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

While the silver price moves higher with the gold price during this latest consolidation phase in the bull market for precious metals, Goldmoney’s James Turk expects another violent move higher for the metals, especially the price of silver.

“This move [in the silver price] is going to catch a lot of people by surprise as evidenced by the extremely low sentiment readings,” Turk told King World News, Monday, pointing to the lack of overall enthusiasm in the precious metals market of late, with a relatively steep contango in the silverfutures market chain serving to support his thesis. “Those low readings are a clear indication that there is a lot of money on the sidelines that is waiting to jump on board.”

Such low sentiment readings and steep contango prices in the silverfutures haven’t been seen since the first quarter of 2010, when problems in the Greek sovereign debt market first emerged. At that time, fears of another Lehman event, this time from Europe, took the DJIA sharply lower from its intermediate post-crash peek of 11,250, down to 9,600, a nearly 15 percent correction in the 30 Industrials.

In contrast, after ttading between the $15 and $18 range during a nine-month period of September 2009 and June 2010, the silver price climbed higher in the face of a risk-off-then-risk-on-again trade in stocks of 2010 as the white metal never looked back, soaring to just shy of $50, from the $15 base of the previous flagpole pattern.

The tremendous rally in the silver price took Wall Street by surprise, as any asset rising this rapidly typically begets a much wider audience beyond the silver bug watchers. That contrarian signal suggested to legendary commodities investor Jim Rogers that the silver price would need to “settle down” before he’d become a buyer again. The weak hands had taken over the silver market.

But as the silver bugs remember, all too well, the steep and dramatic drop in the silver price to $25 sent the weak hands to slaughter, as a series of five margin hikes compound the pressure of a rapidly falling market to sell into the hands of the strong.

“During a big correction like the one we’ve just gone through, a lot of weak hands get shaken out of the market,” said Turk. “We know that has happened because of the change in open interest and also because of the smaller volumes of late.”

Today, the situation has reversed direction, according to Turk. Silver futures are back in contango and Jim Rogers is talking about silver once again. Moreover, as the crisis in Europe escalates, Europe’s new ECB chief, Goldman Sachs alumnus Mario Draghi is now printing approximately 30 percent more than the Fed is—and the European central bank needs to print more, and could get some needed help from the Fed, according to zerohedge.com.

“Throughout history, when things have gone wrong, they [central banks] print money … when they print money, you should own silver, you should own rice, you should own real assets,” Rogers said in an interview with CNBC of Nov. 23. See BER article.

Back to Turk, who said he’s calculated a target for the silver price during the upcoming next leg higher. By taking the April 2011 high and subtracting the September 2009 and June 2010 base price—a common and fairly successful technique applied in the use of technical analysis—Turk expects the next move higher will achieve an all-time record price for the metal.

“The first we have already spoken about, namely the bullish flag pattern on the weekly silver chart (above). When silver breaks out to the upside, this flag measures to a target price of around $68 to $70,” Turk explained. “More importantly, the jump out of the flag should happen more quickly than the $18 to $50 move we saw back in 2010 and early 2011, which took about nine months.”

Additional articles published by Beacon Equity Research can be found on their website at www.BeaconEquity.com

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ARI Network Services Inc. (ARIS) Announces Integration Between FootSteps™ and PartSmart® Solutions

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

Today, ARI Network Services, a leading provider of technology-enabled business solutions, announced that it has integrated its award-winning FootSteps™ lead management solution with its PartSmart® premier parts lookup software.

ARI identified crucial touch points off of which to base the integration; this gives dealers the opportunity to turn every consumer interaction into a long-term relationship.

“With a simple click of the mouse, dealers can easily capture customer information in FootSteps at the time of a sale or service event, record make and model information, as well as keep track of parts orders and service quotes,” explained Catie Lukas-Ter Horst, Product Manager of eCatalogs at ARI.

Used by more than 50,000 users worldwide, PartSmart offers dealers the broadest and richest library of manufacturer content in the market. The platform is easy to use and aids dealerships in finding the fastest way to the right part on the first try. PartSmart’s Internet Update Service enables users to download and install catalog updates as soon as they become available. It also interfaces with over 90 dealer business management systems.

The FootSteps solution helps users capture and distribute sales opportunities in real time, as well as target and nurture market prospects and customers. Dealers, distributors and manufacturers can build relevant customer relationships and generate more whole goods, parts, accessories and service sales. FootSteps makes it easy for users to track, manage, and report lead management activity. The integration with PartSmart makes it an all-in-one solution with end-to-end automation.

“The integration of FootSteps and PartSmart and the resulting flow of data between these lead management solutions offers dealers a powerful value proposition in that they can now easily automate a consistent and professional series of communications that will keep their brand, products and services at the forefront of their customers’ mind. They can proactively engage targeted customers and suggest seasonal service, recommend or upsell maintenance plans or notify them of special offers and promotions in a highly cost-effective manner,” concluded Lukas-Ter Horst.

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NYTEX Energy (NYTE) Q3, Nine Months Revenue Exceeds Previous Forecasts

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

Energy holding company NYTEX Holdings Inc. today announced its unaudited financial results for the three and nine-month periods ended September 30, 2011.

The company reported revenue for the third quarter and nine months ended Sept. 30, 2011, at $23.61 million and $64.06 million, respectively, compared to revenue of $440,509 and $682,379, respectively, impacted by the acquisition of Francis Drilling Fluids Ltd. (FDF) in November 2010.

Net loss for the quarter ended Sept. 30, 2011, was $1.46 million, or $(0.06) per share, compared to a net loss of $2.04 million, or $(0.10) per share, for the comparable quarter of 2010. For the nine months ended Sept. 30, 2011, NYTEX reported a net loss of $6.87 million, or $(0.27) per share, compared to a net loss of $2.61 million, or $(0.13) per share, for the prior year nine-month period.

Michael Galvis, NYTEX president and CEO, said the company exceeded its initial projection of revenue of $23.4 million and EBITDA of $2.2 million for the third quarter of 2011 with record quarterly revenues of $23.6 million and EBITDA of $2.4 million. The performance reflects the current and potential strength of the company’s subsidiary, FDF.

“We believe our FDF subsidiary offers the potential to drive continued revenue growth as shale oil plays in North America continue to rely on our products and services to operate their growing portfolio of active rigs,” Galvis stated in the press release. “Given the strength of today’s oil market, the increase of discoverable technically recoverable shale oil resources, and our already strong operational results, we believe we are in a strong position to achieve ongoing top and bottom-line growth.”

NYTEX revised its fourth quarter and 2011 year-end revenue guidance of $24.1 million and $88 million to $21.7 million and $85.8 million, respectively. The company also updated its initial EBITDA projections of $3.5 million for the fourth quarter of 2011 and $8.8 million for the 2011 year-end to $2.4 million and $7.8 million, respectively, based on a decrease in drilling fluid sales and downward pricing pressure in the pneumatic transportation business in South Texas.

For more information visit www.nytexenergyholdings.com and www.fdfltd.com

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TiVUS, Inc. (TIVU) Differentiates Itself through Blend of Technologies

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

TiVUS, an entertainment technology systems provider for the hospitality industry, believes that it stands out in a rapidly growing industry through a number of unique features that maximize the potential of IPTV.

For TiVUS, the principal differentiator is the rich availability of choice: choice of programming, on-screen promotions, style, messaging, and the number of ways hotels can use the new technology to generate revenue. Hotels are given a customizable selection of programming to pass on to guests, with a range of the most popular entertainment content. In addition, the TiVUS HD IPTV service does not levy additional fees to opt-out of adult content or other programming. The TiVUS e-SmarTV uses an integrated set-top box and wireless Internet router in the on-board circuitry to provide all services, and TiVUS Connect gives guests the ability to connect laptops, video game consoles, and even mobile devices through the e-SmarTV.

But perhaps the most important feature for the hotel is that TiVUS allows for the generation of revenue through ad-insertion. TiVUS provides an HD IPTV solution with patented ad-insertion technology that creates new revenue opportunities for hospitality operators. TiVUS’ Solution increases movie revenue and HSIA revenue, along with guest satisfaction. Revenue can be generated through licensing agreements with content providers, and actively through targeted advertising to specific demographics, with special algorithms presenting real-time ad targeting based on user programming selections and preferences.

The company’s ad insertion technology and IPTV platform also reduces system costs through the use of integrated set-top boxes and wireless routers, decreasing up-front equipment requirements. In addition, the future-proof scalable architecture of the system eliminates costly upgrades and maintenance.

For more information, please visit www.Tivus.com

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eCrypt Technologies, Inc. (ECRY) is “One to Watch”

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

Trading on the OTCBB, eCrypt Technologies, Inc. provides email encryption and secure file storage using the strongest encryption algorithms available to prevent the theft of data during email transmission and storage. The Company has built a new business model by providing customers with an easy-to-use, secure email platform at a low monthly cost. Incorporated on April 19, 2007 in the state of Colorado, eCrypt has their corporate headquarters in Boulder, Colorado.

The Company’s products include eCrypt Me, eCrypt One On One for BlackBerry smartphones, and File Vault. Businesses and professionals, including lawyers, accountants, financial advisers, and medical practitioners, are using them. eCrypt Me is a web-based platform that allows users to securely access their email and stored documents from anywhere in the world, from any Internet-enabled device. No software undergoes downloading. No special configuration is required. Customers can communicate freely and securely. They don’t have to change their email address. No one, including eCrypt, has access to the sensitive information that is routinely contained in emails, giving the user, control over access to their data.

eCrypt One on One (formerly Mobile Mail Privacy) is an end-to-end, stand alone, and user-friendly email-based conversation privacy software exclusive to the BlackBerry® smartphone. The premium privacy software embeds itself into the device’s operating system to work seamlessly with the built in Inbox application. The intention of eCrypt One on One is for one on one email based conversations without attachments. Encryption to each contact is unique; even if intercepted by another eCrypt One on One user, a message can only be decrypted by the intended recipient’s device. The Company’s File Vault is for storing files securely online.

Today, eCrypt Technologies announced that Company Chairman, Mr. Curt Weldon, former U.S. Congressman and retired Vice Chairman of both the U.S. Homeland Security Committee and the Armed Services Committee, departs today for a two-week international business development trip. Mr. Weldon will meet with top government officials and business leaders in Taiwan, South Korea, China, Turkey, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Kuwait, and with financiers who manage sovereign wealth funds.

During his meetings with IT, telecom leaders, and manufacturers of smartphones and PDA devices in each market, he will demonstrate to these manufacturers the advantages of building ‘a quick launch key’ into their devices. This will allow the users to launch the eCrypt system quickly and efficiently with the touch of a button. This gives the users a state of the art encryption system that will protect them from online and offline threats.

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RegenoCell Therapeutics, Inc. (RCLL) Spammed Aggressively

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

We have observed an influx of emails spamming RegenoCell Therapeutics, Inc. from various free email accounts. Investors should be wary of these emails, as they are completely anonymous and violate the CAN-SPAM Act established by the FTC. As of this time, the company has not provided a public comment on the issue.

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FluoroPharma Medical, Inc. (FPMI) Announces Additional Patent Protection in the U.S. and China

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

Today before the opening bell, FluoroPharma Medical announced that composition of matter patents covering AZPET, the company’s Alzheimer’s Disease agent, have been issued by the U.S. patent office expiring in 2028. FluoroPharma has also been granted patent rights in China for BFPET, its imaging agent for measuring cardiovascular blood flow. The patents will expand the company’s intellectual property protection in these important growth markets where diagnostic imaging is playing an increasingly significant role in the early detection of disease.

FluoroPharma is developing breakthrough diagnostic imaging products that utilize positron emission tomography (PET) technology, a molecular imaging platform that is growing rapidly due to its inherently superior sensitivity and specificity compared to other imaging options. The company’s imaging products will give clinicians the ability to detect and assess pathology before clinical manifestation of diseases.

“There is an urgent need to encourage fast, early diagnostic intervention and to recognize the advantages that early diagnosis entails for both patients and overall economics of healthcare systems around the globe,” stated Dr. David Elmaleh, FluoroPharma’s Chairman of the Board of Directors and inventor of the technology. “Improved patient outcomes and more appropriate treatments are possible if better, earlier diagnoses are made. Our agents harness the power of PET/CT to give this utility.”

“Strong composition of matter patents in both the U.S. and high growth markets like China are very important to the commercial potential for BFPET and AZPET,” commented Thijs Spoor, FluoroPharma’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “China represents one of the most significant sources for growth of PET technology and therefore PET imaging agents. This patent grant along with the others in our growing patent estate should add to the value of FluoroPharma’s technology and be recognized by potential partners.”

In addition to the United States, Europe and China, patents related to FluoroPharma’s portfolio of imaging compounds have been issued in Japan, Canada, Australia, Finland, Portugal, and Ireland.

For more information, see the company website at www.FluoroPharma.com

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Sono Resources Inc. (SRCI) Set to Start Drilling on Bonnyridge Property in Botswana Africa to Test for Presence of Copper and Silver Mineralization

Monday, November 28th, 2011

Sono Resources, a mineral exploration company seeking to acquire, explore and develop highly prospective metal projects in Africa, today announced that it has hired local drilling experts from Dewest Drilling to start the reverse circulation drilling program expected to take 4 to 6 weeks to complete on its Bonnyridge Copper/Silver property in Botswana, Africa.

This drilling program will validate the presence of copper and silver mineralization in the targets identified by the high resolution airborne magnetic survey and the conventional geochemical soil surveys. After phase one drilling, the company will move to diamond drilling.

The Bonnyridge property in Botswana is Sono Resources’ core project. It is located within the Kalahari Copper Belt, one of the largest producing copper belts in the world. Botswana has a long history of successful mines coupled with a very favorable mining environment that includes a strong infrastructure with qualified individuals who have worked in the mining industry for decades.

For more information on the drilling in Botswana, please visit www.sonoresourcesinc.com

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Small Cap Voice Audio Interview with President and CEO of Exergetic Energy, Inc. (XNGR) is Now Available

Monday, November 28th, 2011

SmallCapVoice.com, Inc. announced today that a new audio interview with Exergetic Energy, Inc., an integrated energy supply company, is now available. The interview can be heard at http://smallcapvoice.com/blog/11-23-11-smallcapvoice-interview-with-exergetic-energy-inc-otcqb-xngr

SmallCapVoice is a recognized corporate investor relations firm, with clients nationwide, known for its ability to help emerging growth companies build a following among retail and institutional investors. SmallCapVoice utilizes its stock newsletter to feature its daily stock picks and audio interviews, as well as its clients’ financial news releases.

SmallCapVoice also offers individual investors all the tools they need to make informed decisions about the stocks they are interested in. Tools like stock charts, stock alerts, and Company Information Sheets can assist with investing in stocks that are traded on the OTC QB, OTC QX and OTC Pink.

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Small Cap Voice: Florida Micro (FLMC) Awarded $400K Contract by U.S. Department of State

Monday, November 28th, 2011

Florida Micro, Inc., a leading provider of technology services and equipment to corporations, educational institutions and the government, announced the award of a $400,000 contract with the Department of State for 2011, solidifying their position as a top sales agent of technology solutions to government agencies.

Daniel S. Jacobs, President and CEO of Florida Micro, Inc. said, “It is a huge stamp of approval for Florida Micro by the United States Government to give us this contract, and we look forward to more deals from NASA, Homeland Security, and the Department of the Army.” This expansion by Florida Micro into the lucrative Government technology solutions arena shows an example of the Company’s commitment to consistent growth of revenue.

Florida Micro, Inc. 2010 generated sales of $36 million ranked the Company #382 on the esteemed VAR500 list which bases rankings on earnings from hardware sales, software sales and managed IT Services. The Company is a leading direct marketer of over 600,000 different brand-name technology products and solutions to government agencies, school systems, and major corporations. Florida Micro was also recognized by “Everything Channel” as a part of CRN’s 2011 VAR500 list, which ranks the top technology integrators in North America. Florida Micro’s direct model offers customers one-on-one relationships with knowledgeable account managers, engineers and advanced technology specialists who customize solutions for customers’ complex technology needs. Florida Micro also provides same-day product shipping and post-sale technical support. Florida Micro prides itself on its “customer-first” account management philosophy, which is the driving force behind Florida Micro and is what separates the Company from all others in the industry.

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Tekmira Pharmaceuticals (TKMR) Obtains FDA Approval to Initiate TKM-Ebola Phase I Clinical Trial

Monday, November 28th, 2011

Located in Vancouver, British Columbia, Tekmira is focused on advancing novel RNAi therapeutics and providing its leading lipid nanoparticle delivery technology to pharmaceutical partners. Today, Tekmira took a major step towards prominence with the announcement that its Investigational New Drug (IND) application for TKM-Ebola has been approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) allowing Tekmira to initiate a Phase 1 clinical trial.

Tekmira is developing TKM-Ebola, a systemically delivered RNAi therapeutic that utilizes Tekmira’s lipid nanoparticle (LNP) delivery technology for the treatment of Ebola virus infection. Currently, there are no approved treatments for Ebola or other hemorrhagic fever viruses. With this approval, Tekmira has an opportunity to become a pioneer within the sector.

Leading the way at Tekmira is Dr. Mark J. Murray whom serves as the company’s President and CEO. In reference to this press release, Dr. Murray stated, “We are pleased to have received the FDA’s approval of our TKM-Ebola IND. With this approval, we remain on track to achieve another significant milestone for the company by initiating the Phase 1 clinical trial of this product in early 2012.” Dr. Murray further added, “TKM-Ebola is being developed under a $140 million contract awarded to us by the U.S. Government’s Transformational Medical Technologies (TMT) Program. We look forward to continuing this successful collaboration to drive the TKM-Ebola program forward in clinical development.”

Currently, Tekmira is trading in the in the $1.45 range. To learn more about this press release or the company as a whole, visit the company’s corporate website at www.tekmirapharm.com

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