Option Portfolio Doubles; Momentum Plays Up Twenty-Five Percent

Austin, Texas, UNITED STATES

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 14, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The following is an investment opinion issued by

Selections featured in recent,, Option Picks postings registered an average short-term gain of 121 percent. In the four months ending November 7th, the equities research firm addressed the upward price potential of 352 publicly traded stock options. On average, the entire group was up 121 percent in eleven days. The postings included two hundred twenty-six calls and one hundred twenty-six puts.

"In choosing our options, we concentrate on finding underlying equities with developing momentum," according to company spokesperson Faye F. Nia. "Among the solid gainers were First Health Group (Nasdaq:FHCC) November $25 puts, up 576% in fifteen days; 3M Company (NYSE:MMM) November $75 calls, up 230% in eight days, and IMS Health (NYSE:RX) November $20 calls, up 178% in twenty-six days."

In addition to daily option picks, the service offers a continuously updated Active Traders page, daily stock picks, real-time quotes, interactive charting, a Rumor Mill, pre-market/post-market prices and market alerts by E-mail. "The momentum stories featured in our E-mails are normally issued in response to special market conditions," said Nia. "As a result, the stocks involved tend to be on the move. Over the four months ending last Friday, we published forty-seven such Momentum Picks. The group rose an average twenty-five percent in thirty-one days. Among the solid gainers was Closure Medical Corporation (Nasdaq:CLSR), up 17% in nine days." Free two-week on-line trial subscriptions to the service are available at, ., Inc. is not a registered broker dealer or a registered investment adviser. No information accessed through the, Inc. Web site, or any link contained on the, Inc. Web site, constitutes a recommendation by, Inc. to buy, sell or hold any security, financial product, or instrument discussed therein. Information accessed through linked sites neither is, nor should be construed as, an offer, or a solicitation of an offer, to buy or sell securities by, Inc., Inc. may or may not hold positions in securities being discussed in this news release and/or mentioned on the, Inc. Web site. Investors shall be fully responsible for any investment decisions they make, and such decisions will be based solely on their evaluation of their financial circumstances, investment objectives, risk tolerance and liquidity needs. Investors are encouraged to consult with their registered broker and/or investment adviser before making any investment decision.


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