SOURCE: Wall St Sense

Wall St Sense

January 08, 2010 06:36 ET

Wall St Sense Initiates Independent Research Coverage on Equities Within Basic Materials, Technology and Utilities Sectors

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

NEW DELHI, INDIA--(Marketwire - January 8, 2010) - Despite plenty of potential catalysts for trade on Wednesday, the broader stock market lacked direction for the second straight session. Though, the natural resource plays showed considerable strength. As new market updates continue to fuel the current trading trend, Wall Street Sense analysts have issued valuable analysis on the following companies: Vale S.A. (NYSE: VALE), McAfee Inc. (NYSE: MFE), Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT), Linear Technology Corp. (NASDAQ: LLTC), Calpine Corp. (NYSE: CPN) and Companhia Energetica de Minas Gerais (NYSE: CIG). All reports are available on Wall Street Sense, all you need to do is sign up now and continue reading.

A quick snapshot of today's reports follows, for the full report sign up today at Wall Street Sense:

--  VALE is well-positioned to weather the current lull in commodity
    prices. Yet its drive to diversify into other metals and materials places
    it at risk of...
--  We believe MFE is well positioned both financially and strategically
    to continue advancing their mission to proactively secure systems and
    networks worldwide.
--  MSFT is also developing a platform, called Azure, to make software
    services available via cloud computing. The company recently combined two
    business units to create...
--  We think the firm's disciplined strategic focus and chip design
    expertise should enable LLTC to deliver excellent profitability for
    investors for years to come.
--  Financially, CPN demonstrated progress and an ability to access
    capital markets on favorable terms with a unique and successful exchange of
    $1.2 billion of term loans...
--  Although majority-owned by the state of Minas Gerais in Brazil, CIG
    is operated much like a private enterprise. We think the firm offers...

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