SOURCE: Market Pulse

February 01, 2010 09:15 ET

Market Pulse Announces Its Hot Stock Alerts for Monday, February 1, 2010: ICPA, AAPL, ISCO, AMZN

NOTE TO EDITORS: The Following Is an Investment Opinion Being Issued by Market Pulse.

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - February 1, 2010) - Market Pulse is pleased to introduce our featured stock, IC Places Inc. (OTCBB: ICPA), to the investment community! IC Places is new to Market Pulse and is poised to become a significant player in the entertainment, travel and online advertising industries! IC Places just had excellent news out in a press release after Friday's bell announcing that it taps industry leader, Ooyala for customized on-demand and live-stream video delivery system for its 350 city sites! "After having signed advertising agreements with Tremor Media and ScanScout, it was imperative that we offer the fastest, highest quality and most consistent delivery of video to our sites," said Steve Samblis, President of IC Places, Inc. This could be great news for investors! Other notable stocks that should be closely watched due to existing fundamental and technical factors affecting each company include:

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) : Bearish

International Stem Cell Corporation (OTCBB: ISCO) : Attractive Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) : Market Underperform

Stock Pick Meanings

These stock picks are the investment opinions of MP's editor and reflect MP's belief regarding the potential price movement over the next one to four weeks of trading of each of the stocks presented. This analysis is done from a technical and fundamental perspective.

After Friday's Bell Market Commentary

On Friday, rumors that European governments may have to bailout their financial institutions sent the markets down to a lower close. An advanced fourth quarter GDP reading that showed annualized quarter-over-quarter growth of 5.7%, which was considerably stronger than the 4.7% rate of expansion that had been widely forecast couldn't keep stocks from selling off. The dollar rose to a 6-1/2-month high against the euro. U.S. Treasuries rose. Oil fell below $73 a barrel on a weak demand outlook. Gold also fell $1 to $1,083.80 an ounce. The Dow Jones industrial average closed down 53.13 points, or 0.52 percent, at 10,067.33. The Nasdaq Composite Index slid 31.65 points, or 1.45 percent, at 2,147.35. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index fell 10.66 points, or 0.98 percent, at 1,073.87. The Russell 2000 dropped 5 points to 602.


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