April 12, 2005 08:35 ET Posts Stock Pick List: Testing Proprietary Software!

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

WESTON, FL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 12, 2005 -- names the following stocks to its Stock Pick List: Total Identity Corp. (OTC BB: TIDC), CIENA Corporation (NASDAQ: CIEN), eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY), Applied Materials Inc. (NASDAQ: AMAT).

Total Identity Corp. (OTC BB: TIDC) just announced that Yard Sale Drop-Off, a trading assistant with EBay, will begin testing proprietary software and has retained the law firm of Tripp Scott Conklin and Smith to prepare all the documents needed to offer YSDO business opportunities. TIC will release the terms of the YSDO spin-off in a press release on Thursday April 14, 2005.

Other stocks highlighted include CIENA Corporation (NASDAQ: CIEN): Stock Pick List, up 3% on 9 million shares, eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY): Stock Pick List, down 3% on 25 million shares, Applied Materials Inc. (NASDAQ: AMAT): Stock Pick List, down 1% on 12 million shares.

"Investors will have a full plate in terms of economic data to digest in the coming week, chock full of second and third course releases, but culminating with the key measure for the week, the employment report. Employment figures have taken a starring role for investors, always an important index, but even more so now that inflation is a focus." 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

All material herein was prepared by Capital Research Group, Inc. (CRG) based upon information believed to be reliable. The information contained herein is not guaranteed by CRG to be accurate, and should not be considered to be all-inclusive. The companies that are discussed in this opinion have not approved the statements made in this opinion. This opinion contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. This material is for informational purposes only and should not be construed as an offer or solicitation of an offer to buy or sell securities. CRG is not a licensed broker, broker dealer, market maker, investment banker, investment advisor, analyst or underwriter. Please consult a broker before purchasing or selling any securities viewed on or mentioned herein. CRG has been compensated by third party shareholders or with cash from the company on behalf of one or more of the companies mentioned in this opinion. CRG has been compensated one hundred fifty thousand shares and five thousand dollars for TIDC. CRG has also received six hundred ten thousand shares and thirty thousand dollars in past compensation. CRG is not currently holding any of its past compensation. CRG intends to sell its shares. CRG has sold approximately zero TIDC shares to date. CRG may sell its shares for less than the target price given in this opinion. In addition to any compensation mentioned above, additional compensation can be equal to ten percent of any newly issued or registered securities of the profiled companies. CRG's affiliates, officers, directors and employees may also have bought or may buy the shares discussed in this opinion and may profit in the event those shares rise in value. CRG will not advise as to when it decides to sell and does not and will not offer any opinion as to when others should sell; each investor must make that decision based on his or her judgment of the market.

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    Charles T. Tamburello
    Capital Research Group Inc