SOURCE: Market Pulse

March 23, 2005 08:45 ET

Stocks to Watch for Wednesday, March 23, 2005: PKTX - Positive Results Show Synthetic AFGP Preservation of Red Blood Cells!

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

ATLANTA, GA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 23, 2005 -- Market Pulse is pleased to introduce our featured stock, ProtoKinetix Inc. (OTC BB: PKTX), to the investment community! ProtoKinetix is new to Market Pulse and is poised to be a significant player in the biotechnology industry! PKTX just had excellent news out before today's opening bell regarding positive results show synthetic AFGP preservation of red blood cells! This could be great news for investors! Other notable stocks that look great lately from a fundamental and technical perspective include:

Oracle Corp. (NASDAQ: ORCL) : Bearish

Johnson & Johnson Inc. (NYSE: JNJ) : Market Outperform

MIV Therapeutics Inc. (OTC BB: MIVT) : Attractive

Recommendation Meanings

These recommendations are investment opinions of Market-Pulse.com and reflect the stock’s potential to move over the next one to four weeks of trading. This analysis is done from a technical and fundamental perspective.

After Tuesday’s Bell Market Commentary

On Tuesday, business software maker Oracle Corp. (NASDAQ: ORCL) reported quarterly earnings. Oracle earned $540 million, or 10 cents per share, for the three months ended in February. That compared with net income of $635 million, or 12 cents per share, at the same time last year. Revenue for the period totaled $2.95 billion, an 18 percent increase from $2.51 billion last year. Oracle shares closed down 16 cents at $12.49 on Nasdaq, and fell further to $12.28 in after-hours trading.

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