SOURCE: Market Pulse

September 08, 2005 08:30 ET

Market Pulse Breaking News Alert for Thursday, Sept. 8, 2005: CHDT -- China Direct Trading Corp. Hires Sales Manager for Generator Sales to Hurricane-Ravaged States!

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ATLANTA, GA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- September 8, 2005 -- Market Pulse News Alert for this PM, Stocks to Watch are: China Direct Trading Corporation (OTC BB: CHDT), Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ALNY), Charter Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: CHTR), and Barnabus Energy Inc. (OTC BB: BBSE).

Investors need to be watching China Direct Trading Corporation (OTC BB: CHDT) this AM! China Direct Trading is a global trading company engaged in the development and distribution of manufactured goods, mostly souvenir and gift items, to theme parks, importers and retailers worldwide. The company is a conduit between Asia and the US and is currently working with customers in industries such as textiles, automobiles, health technology, and other sectors! China Direct Trading just had excellent news out in a press release before Thursday's opening bell announcing the hiring of a sales manager for generator sales to hurricane-ravaged states! This could be great news for investors!

China Direct Trading Corporation (OTC BB: CHDT) wholly owned subsidiary, China Pathfinder Fund, L.C. (CPF), has hired Larry Osborne, a 29-year sales veteran of electrical and electronic equipment, to head up the company's generator sales division. The China Direct has received numerous inquiries within the past few days about generators and believes that it can ship from manufacturer's inventory in China within seven days. Mr. Osborne's responsibilities will include direct sales to chain stores and setting up a sales network. China Direct and CPF are unable to project possible sales, if any, from this sales initiative, but the company will contribute 2% of any net income from its sale of generators to the Red Cross Hurricane Relief Fund.

Mr. Osborne is a graduate of Duke University, School of Engineering, with a BS (Engineering). He has 29 years of experience selling electrical and electronic equipment to industry and government, including 10 years selling backup/standby electrical generators to the U.S. industrial, commercial and residential markets. His duties will include direct sales to chains and electrical contractors, as well as setting up sales forces in key cities to sell the 50KW unit which is capable of running an entire home or small business, including typical air conditioning systems.

Mr. Osborne can be reached at 954-474-0224 or by email at

This sales initiative is part of China Direct's ongoing efforts to broaden its business lines from the traditional souvenir and gift products and to capitalize on its commercial contacts in China.

For information on these new products, please go to

CPF is a global trading company engaged in the trading of goods, other than souvenirs and gifts, between China and the world and in business development consultancy for companies interested in doing business in China.

Stocks in the news and acting well as of late include: Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ALNY), Charter Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: CHTR), and Barnabus Energy Inc. (OTC BB: BBSE).

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