NEW YORK, Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Pink OTC Markets Inc. (OTCQX: PINK), the financial information and technology services company that operates the leading electronic quotation and trading system in the U.S. OTC securities market, today announced that Gold Standard Ventures Corp. "Gold Standard" (TSX.V: GV; OTCQX: GDVXF), a precious metals exploration & development company focused on gold discoveries within North Central Nevada, is now trading on the OTC market's highest tier, OTCQX®.
Gold Standard began trading today on the OTC market's prestigious tier, OTCQX International. Investors can find current financial disclosure and Real-Time Level 2 quotes for the company on www.otcqx.com and www.otcmarkets.com.
"Companies use OTCQX to expand their access to investors, engage them with quality disclosure of their financials, and provide trading transparency to stimulate liquidity," said R. Cromwell Coulson, President and CEO of Pink OTC Markets. "We are pleased to welcome Gold Standard to OTCQX."
Dahlman Rose & Company, LLC will serve as Gold Standard's Principal American Liaison ("PAL") on OTCQX, responsible for providing guidance on OTCQX requirements.
About Gold Standard
Gold Standard (TSX.V: GV; OTCQX: GDVXF) trades in the United States on OTCQX under the symbol "GDVXF". Gold Standard is a precious metals exploration & development company focused on district scale gold discoveries within North Central Nevada. Gold Standard's flagship project, the 100% owned Railroad Gold Project, covers 9,064 acres within the prolific Carlin Trend, 29 miles west of Elko.
About Dahlman Rose & Co., LLC
Dahlman Rose & Company, LLC (MEMBER: FINRA/SIPC) is a research-driven investment bank focused on transportation, infrastructure, and industries that compose the global supply chain. Dahlman Rose's sector specialties include metals and mining, coal mining, marine shipping, surface freight transportation, air transportation, petroleum exploration and production, and related offshore and oilfield services, agriculture and chemicals, and independent power producers. Dahlman Rose is headquartered in New York and has offices in Boston, Houston, and San Francisco. Dahlman Rose provides institutional sales and trading, equity and fixed income research, mergers and acquisitions advisory, and underwriting services.
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About Pink OTC Markets Inc.
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