SOURCE: Market Pulse

May 16, 2008 09:00 ET

Stocks to Watch for Friday, May 16, 2008: NIHK - Nighthawk Systems Reports Strong Financial Results and First Quarter Revenues Increase 290%!

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

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - May 16, 2008) - 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 at yesterday's closing bell announcing strong financial results and that first quarter revenues increased 290% over the previous year period! The company also said it expects significant revenue contributions in 2008 from a number of initiatives introduced in 2007! 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:

Intel Corp. (NASDAQ: INTC) : Market Outperform

Kentucky USA Energy Inc. (OTCBB: KYUS) : Attractive

Ctrip.com International Ltd. (NASDAQ: CTRP) : Bearish

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After Thursday's Bell Market Commentary

On Thursday, the markets closed higher. The Philadelphia Federal Reserve said regional manufacturing activity is contracting in May at a much slower pace than in April. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said in a speech in Chicago he is "encouraged" by recent efforts by banks to raise cash helping to relieve fears from the credit crisis. The Fed also stated that nationwide industrial output sank for the second straight month in April by 0.7 percent. Light, sweet crude for June delivery fell 10 cents to settle at $124.12 a barrel after rising as high as $126.64 earlier in the session, and falling as low as $120.75 later in the day. Bond prices rose. The dollar was lower against most other major currencies. Gold prices climbed. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 94.28, or 0.73 percent, to 12,992.66. The Nasdaq composite index rose 37.03, or 1.48 percent, to 2,533.73. The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 14.91, or 1.06 percent, to 1,423.57. The Russell 2000 index rose 7.31, or 0.99 percent, to 743.38.

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