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First Equity Group
StockMarketNewsAlert.com Issues Trade Alert for SIGA Technologies, Inc.
POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Oct. 18, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- StockMarketNewsAlert.com is issuing a trade alert for SIGA Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:SIGA). According to M. D'Alonzo at First Equity Group Inc., recent news flow from the company has been very positive: "The company announced today that its lead drug, SIGA-246, is the first drug ever to demonstrate 100% protection against human smallpox virus in a primate trial conducted at the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In this study, once-daily, oral administration of SIGA-246 protected cynomolgus monkeys from smallpox disease following intravenous high dosing with smallpox virus."
GB&T Bancshares, Inc.
GB&T Bancshares Reports Third Quarter Results
GAINESVILLE, Ga., Oct. 18, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- GB&T Bancshares, Inc. (Nasdaq:GBTB), a multi-bank holding company with seven community banks in fast-growing markets surrounding metropolitan Atlanta, Georgia, reported net income of $4.2 million for the third quarter of 2006, an 8.0 percent increase over the $3.9 million reported for the third quarter of 2005. Third quarter 2006 results reflect solid loan growth from a combination of organic sources and its recent acquisition of Mountain State Bank, supported by a net interest margin of continuing strength, with disciplined cost controls in place. Diluted earnings per share for the third quarter of 2006 were $0.30, compared to $0.30 for the prior-year third quarter.
Bodisen Biotech Expects Strong Revenues and Net Income Growth for Third Quarter Ended September 30, 2006
NEW YORK, Oct. 18, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Bodisen Biotech, Inc. (AMEX:BBC) (LSE:BODI) (website: www.bodisen.com), the first China-based environmentally friendly bio-fertilizer company listed on a U.S. stock exchange, and dually listed in London, today announced that the company expects to report strong year-over-year revenue and net income growth for the quarter ended September 30, 2006. The company expects to report its third quarter financial results by November 15, 2006.
Market-Pulse.com Announces Trade Alert for TelePlus Enterprises, Inc.
ATLANTA, Oct. 18, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Market-Pulse.com announces its trade alert for TelePlus Enterprises, Inc. (OTCBB:TLPE). According to Bernard R. Schmitt of Market Pulse, "The company just had excellent news out before Wednesday's opening bell announcing that it has launched a new e-commerce site for Liberty Wireless advancing its marketing push to increase online sales."
Eastmain Resources Inc.
Eleonore South JV Update -- Roberto-Type -- Gold -- Arsenic -- Antimony Targets Outlined
TORONTO, Oct. 18, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Eastmain Resources Inc. (TSX:ER) announces that ongoing exploration work at the Eleonore South project, a joint venture with Les Mines Opinaca Ltee, a wholly owned subsidiary of Goldcorp Inc. (TSX:G) (NYSE:GG), and Azimut Exploration Inc. (TSX-Venture:AZM), has outlined several gold geochemical anomalies on the West and North claim blocks. Assays from rock samples received to date contain anomalous gold, arsenic and antimony with up to 5.72 g/t gold, 19 ppm antimony and greater than 10,000 ppm arsenic within Roberto-type sedimentary rocks.
AST Founder Safi Qureshey Launches Quartics, Inc. to Transmit PC Media Content to Televisions and Displays of Consumers' Choice
IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 18, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Safi Qureshey, an early leader in the PC industry as founder of AST Computer, today announced the launch of Quartics, Inc., a fabless semiconductor company focused on the development of codec and transport agnostic media processors and applications. Quartics engineers a comprehensive media processing system-on-a-chip (SoC) and an entire suite of software and reference designs for OEMs and ODMs that provides a simple and cost-effective means to wirelessly link a personal computer with any television or projection system.