Market Pulse is pleased to introduce our featured stock, Nighthawk Systems Inc. (OTCBB: NIHK), to the investment community! Nighthawk Systems is new to Market Pulse and is poised to become a significant player in the wireless telemetry and automation industry! NIHK has had several excellent news announcements out lately and one again after Friday's bell announcing that it has received an initial order for customized wireless power control units to be used by DaimlerChrysler to control the venting of heat in their Trenton, Michigan engine plant! This could be great news for investors! Other notable stocks that should be watched because they look great lately from a fundamental and technical perspective include:
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) : Market Outperform
EP Global Communications Inc. (OTCBB: EPGL) : Attractive
Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT) : Market Underperform
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After Friday's Bell Market Commentary
On Friday, the markets closed mixed. Crude-oil futures closed lower with the April contract losing 1.59, or 2.6%, to $60.05 a barrel. Gold futures finished lower but were up for the week. The dollar rose 0.8% against the yen and 0.2% vs. the euro. Investors continue to worry about the subprime mortgage market. The Labor Department reported the U.S. economy created the fewest jobs in two years, even as the unemployment rate fell to 4.5%. The U.S. economy added 97,000 jobs in February. The Commerce Department said the U.S. trade gap narrowed by 3.8 percent in January to $59.1 billion as U.S. exports climbed and imports fell. The Dow Jones gained 15.62 points, or 0.13 percent, to end at 12,276.32. The Nasdaq Composite dipped 0.18 of a point, or 0.01 percent, to close at 2,387.55. Standard & Poor's 500 inched up 0.96 of a point, or 0.07 percent, to finish at 1,402.85. The Russell 2000 added 4 points to close at 785.
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