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OTC Bulletin Board

An electronic listing of over-the-counter securities on NASDAQ. The OTCBB lists several thousand securities, including stocks, bonds, ADRs, and others. Since 1999, the SEC has required all companies listed on the OTCBB to report their financial information.


OTC Bulletin Board (OTCBB).

During the trading day, the electronic OTC bulletin board (OTCBB) provides continuously updated real-time bid and ask prices, volume information, and last-sale prices.

The OTCBB lists this information for unlisted US and overseas stocks, warrants, unit investment trusts (UITs), and American Depositary Receipts (ADRs).

It also lists Direct Participation Programs (DPPs) that are not listed on an organized market but are being traded over-the-counter (OTC).

Approximately 3,600 companies are tracked on the OTCBB. To qualify for inclusion, they must report their financial information to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) or appropriate regulatory agency.

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The executives of e-Food Safety.com (OTCBB:EFSF), which is based in North Palm Springs, Calif., also met with members of Congress and their staffs.
(OTCBB: ONEV) is the world's first developer of 4th Generation voice solutions for the telecom, telematics, TV/Internet appliance and Interactive Multimedia markets.
Environmental Power Corporation (OTCBB:POWR; EPC), Portsmouth, N.H., has executed a 15-year contract with Wisconsin Public Service Corporation to supply electricity from up to 15 Mw of generating capacity expected to be produced from multiple installations which will use primarily animal wastes to produce biogas and electricity.
One Voice Technologies, Inc., "One Voice," (OTCBB:ONEV) a provider of human interface technologies for PCs, wireless devices and the Internet, has secured a $13 million private equity investment from institutional investors.
(OTCBB: PTAE) has completed a merger with life science company Nexus BioPharma, Inc.
(OTCBB: CIGW) will cancel its stock in connection with its upcoming acquisition by US-based Verticle Bridge Holdings' Vertical Steel Merger Sub Inc.