SOURCE: Market Pulse

January 30, 2006 09:15 ET

Outstanding Stocks for Monday, January 30, 2006: CHDT- Emerging Growth Situation!

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

ATLANTA, GA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 30, 2006 -- Market-Pulse.com is pleased to introduce our featured stock, China Direct Trading Corporation (OTC BB: CHDT), to the investment community! China Direct is poised to become a significant player in the marketing, sales and distribution of Chinese commodities and manufactured goods! China Direct has had several excellent news announcements out lately and one again before Monday's opening bell announcing that it has acquired a controlling interest in Complete Power Solutions, LLC (COPO). Based on current revenue growth, COPO is projecting a 300% increase in FY2006 gross revenues! Investors should be watching this one closely! Other notable stocks that look great lately from a fundamental and technical perspective are:

QUALCOMM Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOM) : Market Outperform

Applied Micro Circuits Corp. (NASDAQ: AMCC) : Attractive

Take-Two Interactive Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO) : Bearish

Recommendation Meanings

These recommendations are investment opinions of Market-Pulse.com and reflect the stock's potential to move over the next one to four weeks of trading. This analysis is done from a technical and fundamental perspective.

After Friday's Bell Market Commentary

On Friday, strong corporate earnings lifted the markets to close higher. The Commerce Department reported that new home sales in 2005 climbed 6.6% to a new high of 1.28 million units, the fifth straight year of record sales. For the month of December, sales of new single family homes surprised analysts by going up 2.9%. The U.S. economy slowed to a growth rate of 1.1% annually during the 4th quarter beset by higher energy costs and less consumer spending. U.S. crude for March delivery climbed $1.50 to settle at $67.76 a barrel. The Dow Jones industrial average was up 97.74 points, or 0.90 percent, to end at 10,907.21. The Nasdaq Composite Index was up 21.23 points, or 0.93 percent, at 2,304.23. The Standard & Poor's 500 Index was up 9.89 points, or 0.78 percent, at 1,283.72. The Russell 2000 gained 4 points to 732.

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You should be aware that MP is often compensated for issuing analyses, recommendations or opinions concerning particular companies. Its opinion is therefore not unbiased and you should consider this factor when evaluating MP's statements regarding a company. MP has been compensated two million restricted shares of China Direct Trading Corp. by the company. MP has held these shares for one year and they are now eligible to be sold by MP pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of Rule 144. MP intends to sell these shares from time pursuant to the provisions of Rule 144 under the Securities Act of 1933. To date, MP has not sold any shares of China Direct Trading Corp. pursuant to Rule 144. MP, in a separate, negotiated transaction acquired directly from an existing shareholder, a block of eight hundred thirty three thousand three hundred thirty four free trading shares of China Direct Trading Corp. for a total purchase price of twenty thousand dollars. In addition, MP in the open market, previously purchased four hundred sixty six thousand six hundred sixty six shares of stock in China Direct Trading Corp. for a total purchase price of twenty two thousand one hundred sixty seven dollars. To date, MP has sold one million two hundred fifty thousand shares of stock in China Direct Trading Corp. for proceeds totaling sixty-nine thousand and seven hundred dollars. MP's officers and directors reserve the right to buy additional shares of the companies discussed in this opinion and may profit in the event those shares rise in value. When MP receives free trading shares as compensation for a profiled company, MP may sell part or all of any such shares during the period in which MP is performing such services.

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