SOURCE: Market Pulse

October 18, 2007 09:15 ET

Market Pulse Announces Its Hot Stock Alerts for Thursday, October 18, 2007: NIHK, CNTF, AMAT, NVDA

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

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - October 18, 2007) - Market Pulse is pleased to introduce our featured stock, Nighthawk Systems Inc. (OTCBB: NIHK), to the investment community! Nighthawk Systems is poised to become a significant player in the wireless telemetry and automation industry! NIHK just had excellent news out in a press release before today's opening bell announcing that it has received an order for approximately $480,000 of its MediaPro IP 3000HD IPTV set-top boxes! H. Douglas Saathoff, Nighthawk's Chief Executive Officer, stated, "Receiving this order so quickly after the acquisition illustrates how the set-top box business can quickly and positively impact the overall financial results at Nighthawk. We have a technologically superior product for the hospitality industry, and a growing reputation within the marketplace. We look forward to a steady and growing stream of orders and cash flows from this business that will complement our growing power control business." 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:

China TechFaith Wireless Communication Technology Ltd. (NASDAQ: CNTF) : Market Outperform

Applied Materials Inc. (NASDAQ: AMAT) : Bearish

Nvidia Corp. (NASDAQ: NVDA) : Market Outperform

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 Wednesday's Bell Market Commentary

On Wednesday, the Commerce Department reported new home construction slowed to the weakest pace in 14 years during September. Bond prices rose sharply. The dollar was mixed against other major currencies. Gold prices rose. A barrel of light, sweet crude lost 22 cents to end at $87.29. The Federal Reserve reported in the Beige Book that growth cooled in the third quarter. The consumer price index rose 0.3 percent in September. The core CPI advanced 0.2 percent for a fourth-straight month. The markets closed mixed as soaring consumer prices overshadowed upbeat earnings. Investors are still worried about housing and credit market problems. The Dow fell 20.40, or 0.15 percent, to close at 13,892.54. The Nasdaq gained 28.76, or 1.04 percent, to close at 2,792.67. The S&P 500 index rose 2.71, or 0.18 percent, to close at 1,541.24. The Russell 2000 index rose 1.54, or 0.19 percent, to close at 824.89.


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