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Stallion Oilfield Services
Stallion Expands Oilfield Trucking Division
HOUSTON, Dec. 18, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Stallion Oilfield Services Ltd. is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisition of Norton Transport, Inc. located in Palestine, Texas. Norton specializes in heavy hauling for the oilfield industry and expands the capabilities of Stallion's rig logistics division into the Barnett Shale area of the Ft. Worth Basin and strengthens its existing services in the East Texas area.
Dow Jones & Company
Wall Street Journal Online Introduces New Markets Data Center, Free At WSJ.com
NEW YORK, Dec. 18, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Today, The Wall Street Journal announced a new online Markets Data Center that will launch on January 2, 2007 and be offered free at WSJ.com. This state-of-the-art site will provide extensive markets information and easy ways for users to put data into context. Innovative features include quick scanning and charting capability of stocks and indexes; integrated access to market-moving headlines; and email delivery of key market information including the Journal's closely watched Money Rates. A tour of the new Markets Data Center is available at www.wsj.com/mdctour.
Midas Fund Distribution Estimate
NEW YORK, Dec. 18, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Midas Fund (Nasdaq:MIDSX) anticipates paying a year end distribution. The distribution is scheduled with a record date of December 27, 2006, an ex-date of December 28, 2006, and a payable date of December 29, 2006. At this time, the per share distribution is estimated as follows:
Red Reef Laboratories International, Inc.
Red Reef Laboratories International, Inc. Announces 6-for-1 Forward Stock Split
DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., Dec. 18, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Red Reef Laboratories International, Inc. (Pink Sheets:RREF) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a 6-for-1 forward stock split of the Company's common stock. Each shareholder of record at the close of business on December 15, 2006 will receive five (5) additional shares for every outstanding share held as of the date thereof. The payment date for the additional shares will be December 20, 2006, with distribution of the new shares to also occur on or about December 20, 2006. Shareholders who hold free trading and or restricted shares must deliver certificates to the transfer agent for payment. Transfer agent will remit new shares by mail, bearing a new CUSIP number.
First Equity Group
OTC Briefing.com Issues New Trade Alert for BioSante Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
BOCA RATON, Fla., Dec. 18, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- OTC Briefing.com issues new trade alert for BioSante Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (AMEX:BPA). According to M. D'Alonzo at First Equity Group Inc., "Recent news flow from the company has been very positive. The company announced that it received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for the marketing of Bio-E-Gel(r) (estradiol gel) in the United States. Bio-E-Gel, which will be marketed under the name Elestrin(tm), is indicated for the treatment of moderate-to-severe vasomotor symptoms (hot flashes) associated with menopause. Two doses of Elestrin(tm), 0.87 grams per day and 1.7 grams per day, were approved. Elestrin(tm) 0.87 grams per day is the lowest dose of estradiol approved by the FDA for the treatment of moderate-to-severe vasomotor symptoms.
AuGRID to Launch E-Commerce Website and File 8K On Reporting Procedure
VINELAND, N.J., Dec. 18, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- AuGRID (Pink Sheets:AUGC) has completed 99% of its e-commerce site and should be ready to launch by weeks end under the name (www.Optipure.biz). In addition, AuGRID's division Optipure has decided to back the (Sony) Blue ray high definition protocol on its future AV product lines, i.e. its DVD players. Optipure will also be adding to its product line in early 2007 a 46" LCD 1080i TV and later that year a 1080p LCD unit (this is the highest standard possible). AuGRID expects delivery of the first container in 4-6 weeks and have verbal commitments of sale for all units in the container. Delays on arrival are due to holidays in the U.S. in December and the beginning of January, and in China in February. The sample production with Optipure logo unit has been completed and is in route to Hong Kong office, final photo shoot is complete for website. The first units to arrive in the U.S. will be the 50" plasmas.