SOURCE: Market Pulse

March 31, 2005 10:15 ET

Market Pulse Announces Its AM Stock Picks for Thursday, March 31, 2005: SWKD, GE, APYM, YHOO

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

ATLANTA, GA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 31, 2005 -- Market Pulse is pleased to introduce our featured stock, Small World Kids, Inc. (OTC BB: SWKD), to the investment community! Small World Kids is new to Market Pulse is a leading developer, manufacturer, marketer and distributor of high-quality specialty toys and educational products for children! SWKD had excellent news in a press release before today's opening bell regarding they are expanding their Asian manufacturing presence in Hong Kong! This could be great news for investors! Other notable stocks that look great lately from a fundamental and technical perspective include:

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) : Market Outperform

Asia Payment Systems Inc. (OTC BB: APYM) : Attractive

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ: YHOO) : Bearish

Recommendation Meanings

These recommendations are investment opinions of 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 The Bell Market Commentary

On Wednesday, stocks end in positive territory on falling oil prices and positive economic data. According to the Commerce Department, the nation's economy grew at a solid pace in the fourth quarter, advancing 3.8 percent at an inflation-adjusted annualized rate. Crude for May delivery ended down at $53.99 a barrel. The Dow industrials soared 135.23 points, or 1.3 percent to 10,540.93. The Nasdaq Composite Index rose 31.79 points, or 1.6 percent to 2,005.67. The S&P 500 index ended up 16.05 points, or 1.4 percent at 1,181.41.


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