SOURCE: Market Pulse

October 05, 2007 09:15 ET

Market Pulse Announces Its Hot Stock Alerts for Friday, October 5, 2007: MCII, GE, HEPH, INTC

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - October 5, 2007) - Market Pulse is pleased to introduce our featured stock, Mariner's Choice International Inc. (PINKSHEETS: MCII), to the investment community! Mariner's Choice International is new to Market Pulse and is poised to become a significant player in the recreational and industrial/commercial marine chemicals markets! Mariner's Choice International just had excellent news out in a press release before today's opening bell announcing that Mariner's Choice gasoline enhancer receives EPA registration! The company also announced the introduction of MC-Marine Gas #1 Extreme allows Mariner's Choice to enter into a multi-billion dollar fuel additive market! This could be great news for investors! Other notable stocks that should be closely watched due to existing fundamental and technical factors affecting each company include:

Market Outperform (NYSE: GE) : Market Outperform

Hollis-Eden Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: HEPH) : Attractive

Intel Corp. (NASDAQ: INTC) : Bearish

Stock Pick Meanings

These stock picks are the investment opinions of MP's editor and reflect MP's belief regarding the potential price movement over the next one to four weeks of trading of each of the stocks presented. This analysis is done from a technical and fundamental perspective.

After Thursday's Bell Market Commentary

On Thursday, the Labor Department stated jobless claims rose 16,000 to 317,000 in the week ended Sept. 29, a bigger jump than anticipated. The Commerce Department reported that orders to U.S. factories fell in August by 3.3 percent, slightly worse than expected. Bonds rose. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note fell to 4.53 percent from 4.55 percent. The U.S. dollar fell against most major world currencies. Gold was higher. Light, sweet crude for November delivery rose $1.50 to settle at $81.44 a barrel. The markets closed modestly higher as investors mulled over the latest reports on unemployment claims and factory orders. The Dow rose 6.26, or 0.04 percent, to close at 13,974.31. The Nasdaq composite index advanced 4.14, or 0.15 percent, to close at 2,733.57. The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 3.25, or 0.21 percent, to close at 1,542.84. The Russell 2000 index rose 3.00, or 0.36 percent, to close at 829.15.

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