SOURCE: Market Pulse

July 18, 2007 09:15 ET

Market Pulse Announces Its Hot Stock Alerts for Wednesday, July 18, 2007: NIHK, AAPL, ESMC, SUNW

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

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - July 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 has had several excellent news announcements out lately and one again before today's opening bell announcing that they have agreed to join forces to provide two-way telemetry solutions to enterprise customers utilizing the SkyTel Wireless Network! SkyTel is a leading provider of wireless messaging and telemetry services to Fortune 1000 and government customers throughout the United States! 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:

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) : Market Outperform

Escalon Medical Corp. (NASDAQ: ESMC) : Attractive

Sun Microsystems Inc. (NASDAQ: SUNW) : 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 Tuesday's Bell Market Commentary

On Tuesday, upbeat earnings and mergers and acquisitions lifted the markets to a higher close. U.S. producer prices declined in June while industrial output bounced back. The Labor Department reported its producer price index that measures prices paid at the farm gate and factory door fell 0.2 percent after a 0.9 percent May jump. The Federal Reserve reported output by U.S. factories, mines and utilities grew 0.5 percent in June, rebounding from a 0.1 percent May. The Dow crossed the 14,000 threshold and rose as high as 14,021.95. It took just 57 trading days to make it from 13,000. Light, sweet crude fell 13 cents to $74.02 per barrel. The dollar was mixed against other major currencies. Gold prices fell. The benchmark 10-year U.S. Treasury note's price eased 5/32 and its yield rose to 5.07 percent from 5.04 percent. The Dow rose 20.57, or 0.15 percent, to close at 13,971.55. The Nasdaq rose 14.96, or 0.55 percent, to 2,712.29. The S&P 500 slipped 0.15, or 0.01 percent, to 1,549.37. The Russell 2000 rose 1.42, or 0.17 percent, to 849.89.

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