June 13, 2006 09:46 ET Posts Stock Pick List: Stem Cell Innovations Gets Former Chairman and CEO of Celanese Corporation on Board!

NOTE TO EDITORS: The Following Is an Investment Opinion Being Issued by Peter Antipatis of Capital Research Group Inc.

WESTON, FL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- June 13, 2006 -- names the following stocks to its Stock Pick List: Stem Cell Innovations, Inc. (OTCBB: SCLL), Check Point Software Technologies Ltd (NASDAQ: CHKP), Finisar (NASDAQ: FNSR), Ciena Corporation (NASDAQ: CIEN).

Stem Cell Innovations (OTCBB: SCLL), a cell biology company that has developed technology capable of creating a broad range of human stem cells from its patented, pluripotent germ cells, today announced that John Macomber is joining its board of directors.

Mr. Macomber is a director on the boards of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc., Rand McNally & Company, Mettler-Toledo International, Mirror World Technologies, and Sovereign Chemical Company. In 1986, while at Celanese, Macomber spun out the company's biotechnology research group and founded Celgene Corporation, which today is one of the world's largest and most successful biotechnology companies, with a market capitalization in excess of $13 billion.

Other stocks highlighted include Check Point Software Technologies Ltd (NASDAQ: CHKP): Stock Pick List, down 1% on 2 million shares, Finisar (NASDAQ: FNSR): Stock Pick List, down 9% on 26 million shares, Ciena Corporation (NASDAQ: CIEN): Stock Pick List, down 7% on 20 million shares.

"Stocks have been hard-pressed to pick a direction in trading lately, going on a tear for a few days, only to see those gains wane in the next several sessions. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is, in fact, just now beginning to break out in the new year, still hovering slightly above the level it was at when the Federal Reserve began raising rates a year ago." More is available at:'s Daily Stock Updates:, a leader in corporate communications and finance, highlights stocks that are in the news, have traded high volume, or experienced a large change in price in recent sessions. The aforementioned commentary is not meant to be indicative of a "long term" view of any of the companies listed. For more go to

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