SOURCE: Stock Market Alerts

July 20, 2006 09:20 ET

Primetime Stocks to Watch! July 20, 2006

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MIAMI, FL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- July 20, 2006 -- Stock Market Alert's performance stock list includes: Material Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: MTNA), Phelps Dodge Corp. (NYSE: PD), Titanium Metals Corp. (NYSE: TIE), Mittal Steel Company (NYSE: MT).

Material Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: MTNA) is a company that should have the attention of speculative investors. Yesterday after the stock markets closed, the company, along with UTEK Corporation, issued a press release announcing that the two have signed a strategic alliance agreement.

This could be good news for MATECH and may get the attention of traders. UTEK is a specialty finance company focused on technology transfer. The company's Chief Operating Officer, Doug Schaedler, commented "UTEK looks forward to working with Material Technologies, Inc. to identify potential technology acquisition opportunities that fit its strategic vision."

Through its strategic alliance agreements, UTEK assists companies in enhancing their new product pipeline with the acquisition of proprietary intellectual capital from universities and laboratory research centers. The company facilitates the identification and then finances the acquisition of external technologies for clients in exchange for their equity securities. Strategic alliance agreements are generally cancellable by either party with thirty days advance written notice.

Robert Bernstein, Chief Executive Officer of Material Technologies, Inc. said, "We are very pleased to form this alliance with UTEK. We believe it will provide promising new technology acquisition opportunities for us to consider."

This continues to be a stock for speculative investors to watch. Materials Technologies, which has exclusive rights to seven patents along with $8.3 million in already completed contracts from the U.S. Government for research, testing and validation of its innovative solutions, is an engineering, research and development company specializing in technologies to measure microscopic fractures and flaws in metal structures and monitor metal fatigue in real time. The company's leading edge metal fatigue detection, measurement and monitoring solutions can accurately test the integrity of metal structures and equipment including bridges, railroads, airplanes, ships, cranes, power plants, mining equipment, piping systems and heavy iron.

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Fiscal Year 2007 Budget Request continues the funding for bridge safety, requesting $65.6 billion in budgetary resources to support major investments in transportation nationwide including $4.2 billion for bridge replacement, rehabilitation and preventive maintenance.

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Other Stocks of interest yesterday were:

Phelps Dodge Corp. (NYSE: PD) up 4.8% on 7.4 million shares traded. Phelps Dodge Corp. is one of the leading producers of copper and molybdenum and is the largest producer of molybdenum-based chemicals and continuous-cast copper rod.

Titanium Metals Corporation (NYSE: TIE) up 8.9% on 7.6 million shares traded. Titanium Metals Corporation is one of the leading producers of titanium metal products.

Mittal Steel Company (NYSE: MT) up 6.3% on 4 million shares traded. Mittal Steel Company is one of the largest and most global steel company's.

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