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Ridgewater Equity

January 05, 2010 06:59 ET

Ridgewater Equity Examines Stocks in the Financial, Services and Technology Sectors

NOTE TO EDITORS: The Following Is an Investment Opinion Being Issued by Ridgewater Equity

LONDON--(Marketwire - January 5, 2010) - After a fast sell-off late in the session, the Dow ended down 1.14%, the S&P 500 slid 1.00% and the NASDAQ lost 0.97% on Thursday, the last day of the year 2009. Ridgewater Equity has recently begun technical & fundamental analysis of the following equities & their respective sectors, all reports can be accessed upon registration at

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1. Equity Residential (NYSE: EQR)

Sector: Financial

We're a bit concerned about EQR's reported disposals over the quarter. The cap rate on sold properties crept up sequentially... Want to read more click here.

2. Freddie Mac (NYSE: FRE)

Sector: Financial

FRE has been among the hardest hit financial firms by the housing slump, credit crisis and ongoing recession. We do foresee... Want to read more click here.

3. Family Dollar Stores Inc. (NYSE: FDO)

Sector: Services

Faced with a severe economic downturn, consumers have made FDO a preferred shopping destination because of its rock-bottom prices...Want to read more click here.

4. Excel Maritime Carriers Ltd. (NYSE: EXM)

Sector: Services

Revenue visibility looks strong with as EXM is striking new deals and continues to invest in overseas expansion... Want to read more click here.

5. Visa Inc. (NYSE: V)

Sector: Services

Considering these achievements and opportunities, we believe that V is well-positioned to perform in the current environment and... Want to read more click here.

6. United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE: UMC)

Sector: Technology

After being volatile for months from July UMC is showing bullish trend as well as the volumes are also good but... Want to read more click here.

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