April 15, 2009 08:41 ET

Equity Focus List for Wednesday, April 15, 2009: MRIB Accelerating Distribution Growth

NOTE TO EDITORS: The Following Is an Investment Opinion Being Issued by Peter Antipatis of Capital Research Group Inc.

WESTON, FL--(Marketwire - April 15, 2009) - announces the following stocks to its Focus List: Marani Brands, Inc. (OTCBB: MRIB), Citigroup Inc. (NYSE: C), Applied Materials Inc. (NASDAQ: AMAT), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE: GS).

Marani Brands, Inc. (OTCBB: MRIB) continues its expansion efforts as it begins distributing its ultra-premium products across the state of Nevada. Marani announced that Regency Wines of Nevada has begun distribution of Marani Vodka throughout the state. Regency Wines has a very strong presence in Nevada, particularly in the Las Vegas market where they service all the major hotels on the famous Las Vegas Strip from Manadalay Bay to the Wynn Properties.

Marani distribution now stretches across the country from the California Pacific Coast to the Great Lakes in Illinois to the Eastern Seaboard in Pennsylvania. To date Marani has distribution at national retail chains, liquor stores, high profile restaurants and nightclubs and has accounted for placement in over 1,500 off-premise locations and over 900 premium on-premise venues.

Other stocks highlighted include Citigroup Inc. (NYSE: C): Hot Stocks List, up 5% on 1.2 billion shares, Applied Materials Inc. (NASDAQ: AMAT): Hot Stocks List, up 2% on 27 million shares, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE: GS): Hot Stocks List, down 11% on 79 million shares.'s Daily Stock Updates:, a leader in corporate communications and finance, highlights stocks that are in the news, have traded high volume, or experienced a large change in price in recent sessions. The aforementioned commentary is not meant to be indicative of a "long term" view of any of the companies listed. For more go to

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