ATLANTA, GA -- (Marketwire) -- 12/16/11 -- Market Pulse is pleased to introduce our featured stock, TBSS International, Inc. (OTCBB: TBSS), to the investment community! TBSS International, Inc. is new to Market Pulse and is poised to become a significant player in the construction services industry! TBSS International, Inc. just had excellent news out in a press release before today's opening bell announcing the closing of an acquisition valued at $4 million and with an order back-log of $3.2 million! The company also stated this acquisition offers high revenue growth potential! This could be great news for investors! Other notable stocks that should be closely watched due to existing fundamental and technical factors affecting each company include:
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) : Market Outperform
ThermoEnergy Corp. (OTCBB: TMEN) : Attractive
InterMune Inc. (NASDAQ: ITMN) : Market Underperform
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After Thursday's Bell Market Commentary
On Thursday, falling jobless claims lifted the markets to a modestly higher close. Data showed weekly applications for unemployment insurance fell to a 3-1/2 year low, while a gauge of New York state manufacturing activity rose to its highest level since May and another measure of factory activity in the mid-Atlantic region showed a surge in new orders. Commodity prices extended yesterday's declines. January oil futures dropped $1.08 to settle at $93.87 a barrel. February gold futures fell $9.70 to settle at $1,577.20 after gaining earlier in the day. The benchmark 10-year Treasury was down 1/32, diluting the yield to 1.91%, and the U.S. dollar was down 0.3% against a basket of currencies. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 45.33 points, 0.4 percent, to 11,868.81. The Nasdaq composite index rose 1.70 points, less than 0.1 percent, to 2,541.01. The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 3.94 points, or 0.3 percent, to 1,215.76. The Russell 2000 index rose 7.55, or 1.07 percent, to 716.01.
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