SOURCE: Stock Market Alerts

January 04, 2010 09:10 ET

Breaking Market News: China Direct Industries - January 4, 2010

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MIAMI, FL--(Marketwire - January 4, 2010) - Stock Market Alerts' performance stock list includes: China Direct Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDII), Alcoa, Inc. (NYSE: AA), Goldcorp Inc. (NYSE: GG) and Nucor Corp (NYSE: NUE).

This morning, China Direct Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDII) announced financial outlook for its fiscal 2010 year ending September 30, 2010. The company is a U.S. owned holding company operating in China in two core business segments, pure magnesium production and distribution of basic materials.

As a result of improved visibility in the operations of its subsidiaries in China, coupled with continued price stabilization and improvement in demand in its magnesium segment, management has decided to reinitiate providing an annual financial outlook. Management sees improvement across all its business areas resulting in revenues for the full fiscal year of 2010 ranging between $130 and $150 million with net income ranging from $8 to $10 million. This guidance is predicated on management's believe that magnesium prices and demand will continue to gradually improve in the fiscal year. Management also believes its consulting operations will improve significantly as global markets continue to strengthen for small to medium sized Chinese entities.

Commenting on its outlook, Dr. James Wang, Chairman and CEO of China Direct Industries, Inc. stated, "We have navigated the company through unprecedented difficulties and have worked diligently to remain in a solid financial position with operations capable of resuming growth when markets improved. We believe that that time is on hand in 2010 and we intend to work diligently on a return to profitability and a resumption of growth for all our businesses in China and the U.S. We are confident in our ability to deliver and optimistic that our end markets will continue to solidify and improve as we move throughout fiscal 2010."

The stock closed at $1.18 a share.

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Alcoa, Inc. (NYSE: AA) down 1.1% on 16.5 million shares traded.

Alcoa, Inc. is one of the world leaders in the production and management of primary aluminum, fabricated aluminum and alumina combined, through its active and growing participation in all major aspects of the industry.

Goldcorp Inc. (NYSE: GG) up 1% on 4.2 million shares traded.

Goldcorp is the lowest-cost and fastest growing multi-million ounce gold producer with operations throughout the Americas. Its gold production remains 100% unhedged.

Nucor Corp (NYSE: NUE) down 0.8% on 2.2 million shares traded.

Nucor Corporation is one of the largest producers of steel and steel products in the U.S.

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