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  • Adding Odyssey Marine $OMEX To Watch List.

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    Marine Exploration Stock Review, Thursday, 04/24/2014.

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    1. Adding Odyssey Marine (NASDAQ:OMEX) to Watch List $2.13.

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    1. Adding Odyssey Marine (OMEX) to Watch List $2.13.

    Okay, this is one of the best ideas we've ever stumbled across. Truly one of our best ideas ever. It has both excitement and danger. It's part technology play and part deep-sea treasure hunting play and part short-squeeze play - all rolled in one. And a $2.00 stock. The stars as they say, are aligned..

    So pull a bar stool up to our tiki-bar and at look at what we found.

    We have brilliant vicious short-selling hedge fund managers in one corner and brilliant nice-guy long hedge fund managers in the other corner. In fact one of the largest four largest asset managers in the world (GLG Partners) is long, as is BlackRock - which is THE largest asset manager in the world. Did we mention this a $2.00 stock?

    We're so excited about it, we built an entire website around the industry and have spent an entire month researching the group. An Epic short battle between the forces of good over the forces of evil in the making - and we just bought a ring side ticket.

    Marine Exploration Stock Review

    marineexplorationstockreview.com

    In reality shorts aren't evil, we believe they just made a mistake. A huge mistake, in our opinion and the opinion of some of the brightest minds on Wall Street (backed by their money as they are shareholders and not just people commenting on message boards). This could very well turn out to be the "mother of all short squeezes."

    Of course we could be wrong, despite our stellar track record. It's also appropriate for most portfolio's (widows and orphans excluded) meaning good for short-term traders and good for mid-term short "squeeze" traders and good for long-term investors. Since they're not a client (not yet) we'll even offer up dream targets.

    Closing price $2.13. We bought in the open market at $2.00 on the 14th.

    Short-term target $3.13

    Mid-term short squeeze target $7.00

    Long-term target $13

    Real long-term target $40 (say what)

    We have so much information we're not sure were to start - so we'll just offer up the most salient bullet points for now - including short and mid-term catalysts. We have a very long research report in the works - which will go into considerable detail - about the long-term potential and our wild real long-term target.

    There are so many exciting facets - we don't even know what order they should go in, so we'll just wing it, excuse us if we sound like we're rambling.

    Odyssey Marine (OMEX)

    Shares Outstanding: 83 million

    Market Cap: $180 million

    5215 West Laurel Street

    Tampa, FL 33607

    United States - Map

    Phone: 813-876-1776

    Fax: 813-876-1777

    Website: ir.odysseymarine.com/

    Website: www.shipwreck.net

    Only one Wall Street analyst is following it, Mike Malouf with Craig-Hallum in Boston. He has a $7 price target. We've spoken, bright guy. We've also spoken to a number of the hedge funds, also bright guys. So a sense, nobody really knows about the company - and there appears to be no premium built into the stock price in anticipation of upcoming catalysts.

    The company does have what appears to be a small band of loyal followers - and we are of the opinion if the name was simply better known on Wall Street, it would sell for a considerably higher price. Not an internet company valuation, but certainly not $2 per share - nor $180 million. Way too much potential - and as we said, excitement.

    Odyssey is the world leader, the best and most successful "deep-water" exploration company out there. Unmatched track record. That's a fact. They found $500 million in treasure on the Nuestra Señora de las Mercedes in 2007, which sank off the coast of Portugal in 1804, when know one else could find it.

    What this means, to state the obvious is:

    #1. They had to first "know" a ship sank, somewhere off the coast of Portugal.

    #2. They had to "know" there was a valuable bounty on the ship.

    #3. They had to "find" a ship that sank 210 years ago, that no one else could find.

    #4. The ship was 3,000 feet down (took them two years we heard, to find it).

    #5. They had to send a remote operated vehicle (ROV) down, to get to the treasure.

    #6. The ROV was operated with camera, on deck.

    #7. The ROV had pick up the coins and bring them to the surface. While the ship rocked in heavy seas.

    #8. The ship had to be able to carry 17 tons back to shore.

    Sit back for a moment and contemplate, visualize # 1 - 8. They did what ? How ? What the ? 3,000 feet deep ? Yes this is a technology play. And they are benefitting from it. This is not the company it was 20 years ago. It is now technology driven.

    Story: www.businessweek.com/articles/2012-06-07...

    End result. 574,553 silver coins and 212 gold coins. End, end result - Spain seized the bounty and the company learned a very hard and painful lesson - get the permits and cut a deal with whoever claims ownership - PRIOR to even looking for any other treasures!

    Odyssey earlier (2003) found the SS Republic which sank in 1865 in a storm 100 miles off the coast of Georgia. The result of that expedition was a $75 million bounty of silver and gold coins. And more recently (2012) was they found the SS Gairsoppa, a British cargo steamship sunk by a German U-boat on February 17, 1941, approximately 300 miles southwest of Galway, Ireland. 4,700 feet deep.

    On July 18, 2012, Odyssey announced the recovery of approximately 48 tons of silver (1.4 million ounces) from that site. Then in 2013, they recovered an additional 61 tons (1.8 million ounces) of silver from the shipwreck - this is the largest and heaviest recovery of precious metal from a shipwreck in history. Like we said, they are the world deep-sea leader with an unmatched track record (Mel Fisher by contrast would be considered a shallow water hunter).

    For more information on the history of SS Gairsoppa click here

    www.shipwreck.net/ssgairsoppahistoricalo...

    For an operational overview of the project click here

    www.shipwreck.net/ssgairsoppaoperational...

    For answers to FAQ about the Gairsoppa click here

    www.shipwreck.net/ssgairsoppafaqs.php

    To see pictures of the Gairsoppa shipwreck site click here

    shipwreck.net/g2/gallery2/v/ShipwreckPro...

    Video can be viewed here:

    shipwreck.net/featuresvideos.php

    Right now their ship just departed Port Charleston after fueling up to go 160 miles off the South Carolina coast, to take a second run at SS Central America.

    The first run, twenty years ago where only 5% of the ship was excavated, brought up $50 million in gold coins. This would be called our "short-term" catalyst. Yes, exciting. It takes them about three months (barring a Hurricane, to excavate). Like we said, short-term catalyst and by looking at the stock chart, there doesn't appear to be a valuation bump as they set sail. So if they don't find anything, there shouldn't be a air-pocket drop - but you never know.

    On the other hand, while some think there is nothing more aboard, some think there may be as much as $500 million. Time will tell. They are also experienced enough to quickly tell if the recovery would be uneconomical and cut bait and redeploy.

    The SS Central America is one of the greatest shipwreck stories of all time and Odyssey was one of nine firms bidding for the contract. The ship was tied up in court for 20 years and the court receiver publicly stated, "We circulated a request for proposals to nine of the leading organizations in the deep-ocean exploration and recovery industry and established a rigorous proposal evaluation process. We found Odyssey's combination of experience, equipment and personnel are unmatched in their industry and we're now looking forward to their team completing the work that was started more than 25 years ago." Enough said.

    The company stated "We're very familiar with mid-19th century paddlewheel shipwrecks, as well as the range of artifacts that are likely to be on the site. We have extensive experience with the tools and techniques required for this archaeological excavation, which will be very similar to the successful recovery of more than 51,000 coins and 14,000 artifacts from the SS Republic completed by Odyssey 10 years ago. We're also experienced in working at extreme depths. The SS Central America is less than half the 4,700 meter (15,000 feet) depth of the SS Gairsoppa, from which we successfully recovered 110 tons (220,000 pounds) of silver over the past two years."

    Bob Evans, the chief scientist of the initial mission says he is thrilled to go back to the S.S. Central America after 23 years. "We are going to explore much more of the shipwreck this time, with much more modern equipment, he said. "We expect new, wonderful things to show up." www.newsweek.com/2014/03/28/sunken-ship-...

    Bigger picture, UNESCO estimates 3 million (yes million) shipwrecks are out there. Odyssey has a database of years of wrecks identified to find (minimum $50 million per ship in their database). Others, we assume due to advances in ship wreck finding and recovery will bring competition. We'll introduce the competition as they come to surface.

    If they are so lucky as to find anything North of $25 million, we believe this would be the first catalyst to ignite a potential short squeeze.

    The real story (short and mid-term) is the fact that there are 20 million shares short. It didn't scare us away, but rather, it brought us to the situation. A short squeeze would bring us to our mid-term target of $7.00, six months to one year out. There are more catalyst, which we will be in our report.

    High Short Interest list:

    www.highshortinterest.com/nasdaq/2

    On October 31st a short wrote a scathing 66 page report tearing into all sorts of things. We read it and quite a bit of it was beyond our grasp. Prior to the issuance of the report there was a 15 million share short position and by year end, it increased to 20 million shares. By looking at the float, it appears they are running out of bullet - if they aren't already out.

    Bullets:

    www.quandl.com/NASDAQ-NASDAQ/OMEX_SI-Ody...

    Follow our math:

    There are 83 million shares outstanding.

    It trades 600,000 shares a day, so it would take about 25-30 days to cover (buy) 20 million shares. Just imagine if "any" fund tried to buy 20 million shares in the open market.

    Short ratio:

    www.macroaxis.com/invest/ratio/OMEX--Sho...

    20 million shares represents 24% of the float.

    It also represents 45% of the non-institutional held float, as institutions (which we believe are long-term holders) own 39 million shares.

    Guru Focus:

    www.gurufocus.com/ShortInterest/OMEX

    For every dime the stock goes up, the short position loses $2 million. That's every dime. At $3.13 they are down $20 million. At $4.13 they are down $40 million. When do they say, as Roberto Duran once said, "No Mas" if the stock starts going up? Where indeed?

    We're told borrowing cost can be 20% annually, so add that to the "patience" mix. (Source: Astec Analytics which states, equity borrowing costs have risen by 41 basis points since 2007 in the North American stock markets)

    www.forbes.com/sites/nathanvardi/2013/01.../

    We checked the institutional ownership and since they didn't sell after the short-report was publicly released (and some added to the position) we'll assume they read the report and did not agree with the findings - though it did scare some of the retail (individual) shareholders. This is why we felt it wasn't essential to fully grasp the short story. It's short's opinion versus the opinion of the following shareholders. Who's right?

    Here is the short report website called the OMEX Truth.

    www.omextruth.com/

    Here is a website called The Real OMEX Truth which has debating commentary from Green Asset Management.

    www.therealomextruth.com/

    And drum roll...here are some of the top institutional shareholders:

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    Brinker Capital (15 million shares).

    Holdings: relationalstocks.com/instshow.php?id=424...

    This is their 12th largest holding and the rest their top holdings are ETF's and short ETF's, so we assume this is a contra-bear market holding.

    Other holdings (amazing): relationalstocks.com/instshow.php?op=sum...

    Website: clients5.brinkercapital.com/Brinker/Port...

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    Black Rock Trust (2.9 million shares), largest asset manager in the world with $4.3 trillion AUM.

    Holdings: relationalstocks.com/instshow.php?id=338...

    Website: www.blackrock.com/corporate/en-us/about-us

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    GLG Partners (2.5 million shares) 4th largest alternative asset manager in world with $30 billion AUM.

    Holdings: relationalstocks.com/instshow.php?id=394...

    Website: www.glgpartners.com/res/home

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    Black Rock Advisors (2.2 million shares)

    Holdings: relationalstocks.com/instshow.php?id=338...

    Website: www.blackrock.com/corporate/en-us/about-us

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    Vanguard Group: (2.1 million shares) the world's largest mutual fund manager.

    Holdings: relationalstocks.com/instshow.php?id=986...

    Wesbite: investor.vanguard.com/corporate-portal/

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    Clear Harbor (1.4 million shares)

    Holdings: relationalstocks.com/stockquote.php?op=i...

    Website: www.clearharboram.com/team.php

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    Columbus Asset Management.

    The holding is so new it's not yet in the Relational Stock database, so well just link to the SEC filing. They showed up on the most recent Proxy statement with 4,781,100 shares owned, currently valued $10,422,798. Oh boy. This is like the "Thrilla in Manilla."

    www.otcmarkets.com/edgar/GetFilingHtml?F...

    We'll also note, since the filing was made as of January 29th, 2014 - that they had the opportunity to read the 66 page short report - and unlike us fully grasped the short sellers points and went ahead and bought $10 million dollars worth anyway!

    We'll also speculate since the share price is near unchanged from where the short report came out and and that the short position went up 5 million shares in the two months following it - that Columbus may have been buying what the short sellers were selling. Our logic is since 5 million shares of selling didn't push it down and 5 million shares of buying didn't push it up - it was a push.

    www.brightscope.com/financial-planning/f.../

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    Buyers/Sellers:

    relationalstocks.com/stockquote.php?op=i...

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    Okay, thats' all for now.

    (This isn't the Shipwreck Exploration Stock Review, it's the Marine exploration because it is our opinion that many treasures which lie below the seas surface are the mining of minerals - not much different than mining for minerals on land. That's what's behind our real long-term target.)

    Oh and one other crazy thing to note. Look at these four billionaires who just showed to the shareholder party. You can't make this stuff up. Google any of them. Ken Griffin $4.4 billion (Chicago), James Simons $12 billion (Port Jefferson), Paul Tudor Jones $3.7 billion (Greenwich) and David Shaw $3.5 billion (NYSEARCA:NYC).

    relationalstocks.com/stockquote.php?op=g...

    Ranked by net worth:

    James Simons (#3): www.forbes.com/pictures/eilm45fijj/3-jam.../

    Ken Griffin (#8): www.forbes.com/pictures/eilm45fijj/8-ken.../

    Paul Tudor Jones (#9): www.forbes.com/pictures/eilm45fijj/9-pau.../

    David Shaw (#10): www.forbes.com/pictures/eilm45fijj/10-da.../

    You can follow the Odyssey Explorer ship as it makes its way to SS Central America site at MarineTraffic.com

    www.marinetraffic.com/en/ais/details/shi...

    As for the long-term target, you can get a heads up on by studying Deep-Ocean Mineral explorations. Click here for that:

    www.odysseyminerals.com/

    If you think mining underwater is crazy, look at the press release where LockHeed Martin (NYSE:LMT) states they think they can bring $67 billion to the UK National Economy over the next 30 years by mining undersea:

    www.lockheedmartin.com/uk/news/press-rel...

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    Disclaimer: The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) permits mining companies, in their filings with the SEC, to disclose only those mineral deposits that a company can economically and legally extract or produce. We use certain terms in this press release, such as "measured" "indicated," and "inferred" "resources," which the SEC guidelines strictly prohibit us from including in our filings with the SEC. "Inferred mineral resources" have a great amount of uncertainty as to their existence, and great uncertainty as to their economic and legal feasibility. It cannot be assumed that all or any part of an inferred mineral resource will ever be upgraded to a higher category. U.S. investors are cautioned not to assume that part or all of the inferred mineral resource exists, or is economically or legally mineable, and urged to consider closely the disclosures in our Form 10-K which may be secured from us or from the SEC's website at www.sec.gov/edgar.shtml. Forward Looking Information

    Odyssey Marine Exploration believes the information set forth in this Press Release may include "forward looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Act of 1934. Certain factors that could cause results to differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements are set forth in "Risk Factors" in Part I, Item 1A of the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2012, which was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 12, 2013. The financial and operating projections as well as estimates of mining assets are based solely on the assumptions developed by Odyssey that it believes are reasonable based upon information available to Odyssey as of the date of this release. All projections and estimates are subject to material uncertainties, and should not be viewed as a prediction or an assurance of actual future performance. The validity and accuracy of Odyssey's projections will depend upon unpredictable future events, many of which are beyond Odyssey's control and, accordingly, no assurance can be given that Odyssey's assumptions will prove true or that its projected results will be achieved. Not a client.

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  • Lithium Gets A Little Respect.

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    Alternative Energy Stock Review, Wednesday, 03/26/2014.

    Los Angeles, CA 56…65F Cloudy.

    Chicago, IL 16…29F Sunny.

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    Port Jefferson, NY 30…37F Snow Showers. (195)

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    Lithium Gets a Little Respect.

    1. Arotech ($ARTX) $6.25 up 50% Today on 10 Million Shares.

    2. Flux Power ($FLUX) $0.35 Updated Report Coming.

    3. Juhl Energy ($JUHL) $0.38 Moving Nicely.

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    Lithium Gets a Little Respect.

    Lithium batteries in our opinion, are the way of the future. Lithium has however gotten a bit lost in the Wall Street shuffle - with anything fuel cell related, powering higher on the tailcoat of Plug Power's (NASDAQ:PLUG) fantastic run from $0.23 this time last year, to $8.48 today with 137 million shares trading. Just today. Up 50%, just today. Nice - who needs real estate.

    We've had a lot of stocks go up 10 fold in our time, having launched the Internet Stock Review in 1999. But we have never seen or had anything trade like Plug Power - up 36 fold in a single year! Nor have we owned or recommended a stock which traded that kind of volume. Can't kiss all the pretty girls as they say.

    But with investors looking for the next "something" power and taking all of them up in concert, complain we do not. All bow to alternative energy speculators.

    Today we saw a Lithium player by the name of Aerotech (NASDAQ:ARTX) take flight trading 10 million shares, which prior to 2014 is more than it typical traded in an entire month or two months. Is Lithium the new Fuel Cell darling on Wall Street ? Only time will tell - but we have our stake in Flux Power (OTCQB:FLUX) so we are ready, if everyone else is. Go Lithium !

    Surprisingly enough, coincidently enough or something enough - we added Aerotech to the Watch List at $0.62 a share in 2009 (March 18th, 2009), making it another in our long list of stocks which later gained ten-fold. Yes it was five years ago - but ten-fold is ten-fold.

    Right?

    It wasn't a "Lithium battery play" at the time we found it (thanks to Carl from Bainbridge Island, a subscriber), like it is today but rather a turnaround and value play. When we added it to the Watch List is was coming off a loss of $24 million (2005), loss of $15 million (2006), loss of $3 million (2007) and a break-even in the quarter when we found it and had market cap of $8 million, versus todays market of $99 million.

    It was added to IA's Special Situation Research newsletter, which is our go anywhere, do anything website - unlike all of our other sites which are industry specific.

    Adding Arotech (ARTX) to Watch List:

    iaspecialsituationresearch.ning.com/prof...

    5 Year Chart:

    (click to enlarge)

    finance.yahoo.com/echarts?s=ARTX+Interac...;range=5y

    In any event, we think it is a testament to the benefits of long-term investing, over the trading frenzy which has taken over as of late. Again, not that we're complaining. A lot of people are making a lot of money, and more the power (no pun intended) to them.

    What took it up 50% today was an article in Seeking Alpha article (see below), which was headlined "Arotech Corp. - A Lithium-Battery Stock Ready To Quadruple; $16 Price Target" and an earlier press release that Arotech got a $2 million order from the Military.

    Think of that folks, a $2 million order. It isn't so much the size of the order, but rather the "validation" of Lithium as a replacement for Lead Acid batteries (and don't forget, we earlier anointed Flux Power, our client - as the Lead Acid Battery killer. Just saying).

    The press release did not say WHO they sold the battery to, as is common. It merely said "..orders from two leading defense companies and manufacturers of military equipment."

    As our final gratuitous comparison to Flux Power (forgive us) we will note that Flux Power announced on January 7th, that they agreed to provide "...HDT Global, a leading provider of highly-engineered mobile military and emergency response solutions, with portable lithium-ion storage packs for HDT's renewable solar energy solution designed to power military electronics in the field."

    Flux Power Provides Lithium Storage for Military Field Operations:

    finance.yahoo.com/news/flux-power-provid...

    Flux did additionally get the opportunity (and took it) to name the buyer (HDT Global), as opposed to saying "leading defense supplier" which tickled our fancy.

    HDT Global: www.hdtglobal.com/products/power-generation/

    They even got a quote from HDT's VP of Engineering Carl Pates who stated, "Flux's portable power packs provide performance, reliability, extended life and durability that meet the needs of today's advanced military equipment. We were sold on their experience, design and technical expertise, the overall performance of their solution and their commitment to customer support. We are pleased to partner with them to deliver an exciting new solution for Forward Operating Base power." Go team !

    Understand what we are telling you here is "public information," yet news which we believe has yet to be "noticed" by The Wall Street alternative energy players. Will they discover Flux Power ? Only time will tell..just saying.

    We will note that now that the alternative energy players are "hyper-vigilant" about find the next mover, it just may be a matter of time. Possibly one of those "..not if, but when" things.

    If Flux Power announces an expanded or follow-on order to the Military (or from Toyota), the odds of Wall Street's information junkies discovering Flux Power, are greatly expanded - since they announced the initial order in "way back" in January three months ago. Plug power as example, was trading at $0.60 in December. The alternative power vigilantes, just weren't looking as they are today. Just saying.

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    1. Arotech (ARTX) $6.25 up 50% Today on 10 Million Shares.

    Arotech Corp. - A Lithium-Battery Stock Ready To Quadruple; $16 Price Target (Seeking Alpha).

    Summary

    • An exciting ARTX product called SWIPES was named by the U.S. Army as one of the greatest inventions of 2010. U.S. Marines and Israeli Armed Forces may start ordering SWIPES.

    • With skyrocketing demand for UAVs, drones and other unmanned vehicles, the demand for high-powered lithium batteries should offer huge potential growth for ARTX.

    • Sales of electric cars have yet to eclipse 1 percent of new-car sales, leaving much room for growth for ARTX and its lithium-ion electric-car batteries.

    • Arotech is developing an iron-flow battery to provide storage for grid power. The growth of solar and other renewable-energy sources is driving the demand for more efficient grid-power solutions.

    • ARTX announced record third-quarter results and increased guidance for the full year 2013.

    Full article: seekingalpha.com/article/2107833-arotech...

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    2. Flux Power (OTCQB:FLUX) $0.35 Updated Report Coming.

    Website: fluxpwr.com/

    When we added Flux Power to the Watch List on December 24th, we stated "We hereby anoint this the "Lead Acid Battery Killer." The FLUX lithium battery lasts as much as 5X longer (making it cheaper to own) and is maintenance free (which also adds to savings). Whereas Miller Lite's value proposition is "Taste Great…Less Filling" the Flux Power value proposition is "Cost Less…Lasts Longer." It's really that simple. Of course anyone who knows lithium, knows they don't cost less - but hang around, we will explain."

    We also stated, "We'll be back with product specifications Friday morning. Hasn't traded today, but traded a bit yesterday, 238,000."

    Well we never did get back to everyone with our "product specifications" that Friday and things started moving along so swimmingly, that we didn't really feel the need to bore people (some people) with the the technical aspects of Flux Power's Battery Management System (NYSE:BMS).

    So three months have gone by and now we think it's time to tell you specifically why we believe that Flux Power is the "Lead Acid Battery killer (from a competitive standpoint), so we will be publishing a new report which is more heavily skewed to technology, as opposed to why the stock has such bad year in 2013, which is becoming "old news" as each days passes. So stay tuned.

    Don't wait for us to do what you need to do.

    Here are product technical specs from their website of one product (we warned you its boring).

    fluxpwr.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/F...

    Adding Flux Power to Watch List:

    alternativeenergystockreview.ning.com/pr...

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    3. Juhl Energy (OTCQB:JUHL) $0.38 Moving Nicely.

    We're doing pretty well with out alternative energy picks (who isn't) and Juhl Energy (OTCQB:JUHL) is up 100% from where we added it to the Watch List.

    3 Month Chart:

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    finance.yahoo.com/echarts?s=JUHL+Interac...;range=3m

    Adding Juhl Energy to Watch List.

    alternativeenergystockreview.ning.com/pr...

    We met with management last week in Chicago and will be meeting with them again next week in Florida. that's all we have for now.

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    Disclaimer: ARTX: Except for the historical information herein, the matters discussed in this news release include forward-looking statements, as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements reflect management's current knowledge, assumptions, judgment and expectations regarding future performance or events. Although management believes that the expectations reflected in such statements are reasonable, readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, as they are subject to various risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to vary materially. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, risks relating to: product and technology development; the uncertainty of the market for Arotech's products; changing economic conditions; delay, cancellation or non-renewal, in whole or in part, of contracts or of purchase orders (including as a result of budgetary cuts resulting from automatic sequestration under the Budget Control Act of 2011); and other risk factors detailed in Arotech's most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2012, as amended, and other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Arotech assumes no obligation to update the information in this release. Reference to the Company's website above does not constitute incorporation of any of the information thereon into this press release. Not a client.

    FLUX: This letter and press releases referred to contains certain "forward-looking statements" relating to Flux's business, that are often identified by the use of "believes," "expects" or similar expressions. Forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to be materially different from those anticipated, believed, estimated, expected, etc. Such forward-looking statements include the development and success of new products, distribution partnerships and business opportunities and the uncertainties of customer acceptance of new products. Actual results could differ from those projected in due to numerous factors. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this news release, and we assume no obligation to update these statements or the reasons why actual results could differ from those projected. Although we believe that beliefs, plans, expectations and intentions in this press release are reasonable, there can be no assurance that they will prove to be accurate. Investors should refer to the risk factors outlined in our Form 10-K, 10-Q and other reports filed with the SEC and available at sec.gov/edgar. Client of Institutional Analyst Inc, we have been compensated with eight-hundred thousand shares and two-thousand five hundred dollars a month.

    JUHL: This news release includes forward-looking statements within the meaning of the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 including statements that reflect Juhl Energy's current expectations about its future results, performance, prospects and opportunities. Juhl Energy has tried to identify these forward-looking statements by using words and phrases such as "may," "will," "expects," "anticipates," "believes," "intends," "estimates," "plan," "should," "typical," "preliminary," "hope," or similar expressions. These forward-looking statements are based on information currently available to Juhl Energy and are subject to a number of risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause Juhl Energy's actual results, performance, prospects or opportunities to differ materially from those expressed in, or implied by, these forward-looking statements and specifically those statements referring to any specific projects, prospective acquisitions and wind farm assets, and transactions mentioned herein. These risks may be described from time to time in Juhl Energy's subsequent SEC filings; and such factors as incorporated by reference. Not a client, yet.

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    Tags: ARTX, JUHL, FLUX
    Mar 26 1:19 AM | Link | Comment!
  • Plug Power ($PLUG) Vs Flux Power ($FLUX). Here Comes Lithium Powered Forklifts.

    Flux Power ($FLUX) endured extensive testing for Lithium powered Forklifts - which started in May of 2013 and finally got news of approval in February. Their offering deserves a look in that it is a viable competitor to Plug Power ($PLUG) in the forklift market.

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    Flux Power Advanced Lithium Battery Packs Approved for Use in Toyota and Raymond Forklifts.

    Flux Power® Holdings, Inc. ($FLUX), an innovator in advanced lithium energy storage systems, has received approval to sell its 24 Volt LiFT Pack lithium battery solution for Class III Toyota and Raymond "walkie" lift trucks (forklifts). Toyota is the world's number one selling lift truck manufacturer1, selling under both the Toyota and Raymond brands in the U.S.

    Following an extensive testing process, the Flux LiFT-24V battery pack was approved for use in Toyota and Raymond Class III lift trucks, both new trucks and as a replacement option for existing trucks. The Industrial Truck Association (NYSEARCA:ITA) defines Class III "walkies" as electric-motored lift trucks operated by an individual walking behind the vehicle.

    Toyota and Raymond are both part of Toyota Material Handling Group North America but operate as separate brands with distinct product lines and distribution channels. This approval enables Flux Power to sell into the vast Toyota and Raymond dealership network across the U.S. Toyota has more than 220 industrial equipment dealerships nationwide, while Raymond's network includes more than 100 locations.

    Compared to most lead-acid batteries used in forklifts, Flux LiFT Packs deliver longer run times, superior performance and longer life cycles, require no regular maintenance and provide lower total cost of ownership over the battery's lifetime.

    Flux Power CEO, Ron Dutt, commented, "Toyota and Raymond are leaders in researching and commercializing new technologies to improve power and performance in the electric lift truck market. This approval represents a significant step for Flux in achieving industry acceptance and expanding awareness for a battery pack that will benefit customers through lower operational costs and improved fleet efficiencies."

    Full Release:

    yhoo.it/1nAuALo

    Prior "testing" releases.

    Completes first and second round of testing:

    Flux Power's New Advanced Lithium Battery Pack Successfully Completes First Commercial Pilot Program Implementations.

    "Based on soft-packed, electrolyte-starved LiFePO4 rechargeable pouch cell technology, the LiFT Pack 250Ahe-24V is ideal for large energy storage systems used in the material handling equipment industry. We are pleased that the management of Toyotalift immediately recognized the customer benefits and agreed to be our initial pilot partner.."

    yhoo.it/1nAuALt

    Completes third round of testing:

    Flux Power's New Advanced Lithium Battery Pack Completes Third Successful Commercial Pilot.

    "We often have up to 28 trucks on the road each day, making 20-25 stops for a variety of needs. A typical delivery load can weigh as much as 1,500 pounds and many of our customer sites do not have a loading dock or other convenient access, so our drivers need to park nearby and use pallet jacks to reach the location. Once there, the equipment may need to remain in continuous use for several hours and run at full capacity. As a result, it is critical that our equipment remains fully charged and operable for the entire day," said Ray Lopez, DC Logistics. "Lead-acid batteries installed in our pallet jack equipment must receive a full charge each night in order to meet the often rigorous logistical demands the following day. With the Flux LiFT Pack, our equipment was able to be in use all week, operating at full capacity, even when only a quarter of the charge remained."

    yhoo.it/1nAuALw

    Management states not only are they less expensive than fuel-cell, but cheaper even than lead-acid.

    A full report with attendant disclaimers can be found on the Alternative Energy Stock Review website.

    Disclosure: I am long FLUX.

    Tags: FLUX, PLUG
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