SOURCE: Wall St Sense

Wall St Sense

December 15, 2009 07:02 ET

Wall St Sense Examines Companies within Technology and Basic Materials Sectors

NOTE TO EDITORS: The Following Is an Investment Opinion Being Issued by Wall St Sense

NEW DELHI, INDIA--(Marketwire - December 15, 2009) - National Semiconductor weighs on tech shares; Retail, consumer sentiment data suggest spending recovery; Dow closes up 0.6%, S&P up 0.4%, NASDAQ remains almost flat on Friday. As new market updates continue to fuel the current trading trend, Wall Street Sense analysts have issued valuable analysis on the following companies: Alcoa Inc. (NYSE: AA), Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (NYSE: FCX), New Gold Inc. (NYSE: NGD), Canadian Natural Resources Limited (NYSE: CNQ), ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP) and National Semiconductor Corporation (NYSE: NSM). All reports are available on Wall Street Sense, all you need to do is sign up now and continue reading.

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--  Given the more attractive economics of the mining and alumina refining
    operations, we think AA is on track to...
--  FCX is looking strong on the charts. It is on an uptrend since first
    week of October and...
--  Over the three months NGD is on an uptrend with frequent high tops and
    bottoms and has ended last trading session with a higher bottom.
--  We strongly believe that if economic conditions improve significantly
    during the coming year or other opportunities arise, CNQ have the assets
    and the ability to focus capital on...
--  Lower commodity prices make those acquisitions appear poorly timed,
    however, now success rests on COP' ability to execute...
--  NSM has seen an overall decline in revenue during the last five years,
    and business conditions should remain weak in the near term. However, we
    believe that...

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