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The QualityStocks Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, August 21st, 2012

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MedClean Technologies, Inc. (MCLN)

OTCPicks reported recently on MedClean Technologies, Inc. (MCLN), and today we are highlighting the Company, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.

Founded in 1997, MedClean Technologies, Inc. designs, sells, installs, and services on-site turnkey systems to treat regulated medical waste. The Company provides MedClean series systems as solutions to incineration, off site hauling of untreated waste, and other alternative treatment technologies and methodologies. MedClean markets their MedClean systems to medical waste generators, including  hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, medical groups, health departments, laboratories, physicians, dentists, and veterinarians in private practice. MedClean Technologies lists on the OTC Bulletin Board. The Company is based in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

The Company’s MedClean system includes a variety of equipment, machinery, and services, such as an autoclave vessel to sterilize the medical waste; the MedClean Shredder to convert sterilized waste material into non-recognizable confetti-like material qualifying the end product as safe municipal solid waste; and the AutoTouch control station with software and hardware components that integrate and bundle operating and data recording functions into a system for the conversion and disposal of medical waste.

In addition, their MedClean system consists of a material transporter to mechanically transport the processed waste from shredder to the municipal solid waste compacting dumpster. Furthermore, their system consists of a QuietCart transport cart system to facilitate a single source containerization of the infectious waste from generation, sterilization, processing, and return for refill; and services to transport the waste from the point of generation through the point of treatment.

MedClean Technologies solutions provide value in the form of cost savings, environmental safety and regulatory compliance. The Company’s solutions provide risk mitigation. The Company provides Technology enabled Services (TeS). This combines medical waste treatment technology and supporting services. MedClean can offer transportation on various waste streams, equipment, or Technology enabled Services (TeS), or a combination of both.

Concerning Equipment & Technology, MedClean provides Autoclave and Shredder based equipment. These consist of fixed custom built, self-contained units, and portable or mobile solutions.

MedClean Technologies, Inc. (MCLN), closed on Tuesday at $0.0002, even with yesterday's close, on 605,000 volume with 3 trades. The average volume for the last 60 days is 5,333,856. The 52-week low/high is $0.0001/$0.004.

Tiger Resources Ltd. (TGS.TO)

We are highlighting Tiger Resources Ltd. (TGS.TO), here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.

Tiger Resources Ltd. engages in the exploration and development of mineral properties in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The Company primarily explores for copper and cobalt deposits. Tiger Resources focuses on the discovery and development of high-grade copper/cobalt deposits in the world-renowned Africa Copper Belt in the DRC. The Company’s shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange. Tiger Resources has their headquarters in West Perth, Australia.

The Company has established themselves as a producing copper/cobalt company with quality growth potential after making the transition from an explorer. Tiger Resources has an interest in several highly prospective projects covering 1,550sq km, including the Kipoi and Lupoto projects.

Their principal property includes the Kipoi Copper Project. Tiger has a 60 percent interest in the Kipoi project. The remaining 40 percent interest is held by La Générale des Carrière et des Mines (Gécamines), a DRC State-controlled company. The Kipoi Copper Project covers an area of approximately 55 square kilometers located northwest of Lubumbashi, the capital of Katanga Province, in the central part of the Katangan Copper belt. The Company began production at Kipoi in April 2011. The first shipments of copper concentrate from the site followed in June 2011. The plant achieved two consecutive months of production in excess of nameplate capacity, producing 3,506 and 3,066 tonnes of copper in concentrate for March and April 2012 respectively.

In May 2012, Tiger Resources announced that Measured and Indicated Resources at Kipoi Central had increased 40 per cent from 375,000 tonnes of copper to 525,000 tonnes, and the Inferred Resource reduced to 82,000 tonnes due to resource re-classification. A Definitive Feasibility Study for the second stage of production at Kipoi – a Solvent Extraction Electrowinning (SXEW) plant – is underway. This plant is targeted to come on stream by April of 2014.

The Company also holds interest in the Lupoto Project. This project has a surface area of approximately 140 square kilometers, located to the south of the Kipoi Project area. At Sase Central, Tiger Resources has defined an Indicated resource of 3.1Mt at 1.6 percent Cu containing 49,000 tonnes of copper (and 2,000 tonnes of cobalt) and an Inferred resource of 11.6Mt at 1.3 percent Cu containing 151,000 tonnes of copper (and 5,000 tonnes of cobalt).

Tiger Resources Ltd. (TGS.TO), closed on Tuesday at $0.33, up 6.45%, on 50,000 volume.

Lorraine Copper Corp. (LLC.V)

We are reporting on Lorraine Copper Corp. (LLC.V) today, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.

Lorraine Copper Corp. is a holding company for the Lorraine-Jajay property. This property hosts a number of copper and gold occurrences. Lorraine Copper originated in a spin out of the Lorraine-Jajay assets from Eastfield Resources Ltd. and Lysander Minerals Ltd. Lorraine Copper was first listed for trading on the TSX-Venture Exchange on April 18, 2008. The Company has their headquarters in Vancouver, British Columbia.

The Lorraine property is in north-central British Columbia. Teck optioned the Lorraine project in June of 2005. They incurred a total of $9.0 million in expenditures to earn a 51 percent interest in the property in February 2011. Teck may increase their interest in the Lorraine project to 60 percent by completing a feasibility study and to 65 percent by arranging production financing for Lorraine Copper. 

The Lorraine property is located in the Omineca region of British Columbia. It is approximately 280 kilometers northwest of Prince George. The combined property covers an area of approximately 39,046 ha (96,481 acres). It hosts a large number of copper-gold occurrences related to alkalic intrusives. The Lorraine project is well served by resource infrastructure. This includes all season roads, the Kemess power corridor to the northeast, and the Canadian National Railway (CNR) line to the southwest.

The Lorraine Main Area is divided into the Lower Main Zone and Upper Main Zone. To the immediate southeast are the South Main, Weber, Copper Peak and Bishop Zones. These are theorized to be part of the Lorraine Main Area, and together may make up one large system.

Other zones a greater distance to the south or southeast include 2 Good, Rhonda, Dorothy, and MacKenzie. To the northwest of the Lorraine Main Area are the All Alone Dome, Slide, Boundary, Misty and the Cirque/Fault zones. Teck drilled the Slide Zone in 2007. In addition to these known zones of mineralization, there are several other anomalies and prospective areas that remain untested.

This year, a NI43-101 compliant resource calculation was completed. It outlined a substantial deposit, which has considerable room for expansion. The Main Zone-Bishop Zone area offers good potential for establishing a core resource from which exploration on other occurrences can add to. Also of significance are the high grades in copper and gold for the resources.

Lorraine Copper Corp. (LLC.V), closed on Tuesday at $0.03, up 20.00%, on 5,269 volume. The 52-week low/high is $0.02/$0.08.

Patriot Minefinders, Inc. (PROF)

Today we are reporting on Patriot Minefinders, Inc. (PROF), here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.

Patriot Minefinders, Inc. is an exploration stage company with corporate headquarters in Vancouver, British Columbia. The Company engages in the acquisition and exploration of mineral properties. Patriot primarily explores for gold, silver, and base metals in their project area. The Company formerly went by the name Atlantic Resources, Inc. They changed their name to Patriot Minefinders, Inc. in April of this year. The Company’s shares list on the OTC Bulletin Board.

Patriot Minefinders holds an option to acquire a 50 percent interest in the La Buena project. The La Buena Project is located in Northern Zacatecas, Mexico. It is 5.6 miles north of Goldcorp's Peñasquito Mine, less than 2.5 miles from Goldcorp's Noche Buena resource area, and less than 1 mile from Dia Bras' Las Coloradas project area. The La Buena Project consists of 3 concessions covering an area of approximately 8,500 hectares.

The Company’s plan of operation for the coming months is to begin an initial phase of exploration on the La Buena project. Their estimation is that the cost of the initial aggregated exploration will be approximately $1,000,000. The project consists of gold, silver and base metals. There has been no drilling, however there has been past artisanal mining.

Over the past three years, Patriot Minefinders’ joint venture operating partner has focused their exploration work on a number of selected areas within the La Buena Property. Exploration efforts expanded in 2011 to conduct IP surveys over five areas, called the Julia, San Lucas Ridge, North Julia, Las Crucitas and El Jaguey (Southwest) zones. This work identified the Julia and San Lucas Ridge zones as two high priority drilling targets.

Golden Minerals (Minera de Las Cordilleras) staked much of the ground that makes up the La Buena project; they received title to the concession in June 2007. Their exploration effort consisted of limited reconnaissance rock-chip sampling. San Marco Resources (Patriot Minefinders’ joint venture partner) acquired the Golden Minerals concessions in 2010. The San Marco team has a history of significant discovery, development and mining production.

Patriot Minefinders, Inc. (PROF), closed on Tuesday at $0.26, up 13.04%, on 16,012 volume with 4 trades. The average volume for the last 60 days is 42,611. The 52-week low/high is $0.14/$1.05.

Texas Gulf Energy, Inc. (TXGE)

Stock Twiter, Investor News Source, Actual Gains, Penny Dreamers, Bullseyestox.com, and PennyStockRumors.net reported earlier on Texas Gulf Energy, Inc. (TXGE), and we highlight the Company, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.

Founded in 2003, Texas Gulf Energy, Inc (TGE) is an integrated provider of energy services, oil and gas production, project management and professional consulting services. The Company provides these to the U.S. and international refinery, chemical, construction, mining and power industries. The Company's key strategic partner is Industrial Maintenance International (IMI), located in Tunis, Tunisia. IMI is their Joint Venture partner and they share the same majority shareholders. IMI represents Texas Gulf Energy through their offices in twenty-three countries around the world. Texas Gulf Energy's shares list on the OTC Bulletin Board. The Company has their headquarters in LaPorte, Texas.

Their wholly owned subsidiaries providing their services include International Plant Services, LLC, Texas Gulf International, Inc, Texas Gulf Professional Services, Texas Gulf Industrial Services, and Texas Gulf Oil and Gas, Inc. Since their founding in 2003, Texas Gulf Energy's flagship company, International Plant Services, has deployed thousands of engineering, construction, technical, skilled crafts and project manager personnel to major international energy companies. These include Exxon Mobil, Conoco Phillips, Chevron, Valero, and many others.  

Texas Gulf Energy has vertically integrated their service offering into other energy market segments. These include wellhead services, oil and gas production, electrical and instrumentation services and professional consulting services - both domestically and internationally.

The Company’s services include full-service construction, program/project management, turnaround management, turnaround execution, and maintenance. Their services additionally include electrical and instrumentation, pipe and vessel fabrication, craft labor resources, as well as upstream services and production.

The main services of their Construction Services segment are capital construction for the downstream petroleum industry and specialty construction for a variety of industries. These services, including project planners, welding, fitters, millwrighting, and fabrication, are provided for projects of diverse complexities, schedule durations, and budgets. Texas Gulf Energy’s project experience includes renovations, retrofits, modifications and expansions to existing facilities as well as construction of new facilities.

This past June, Texas Gulf Energy announced that the Company is expanding their capacity to provide pipe and vessel fabrication services to their energy sector clients. They are doing this by forming Texas Gulf Fabricators, Inc.

Texas Gulf Energy, Inc. (TXGE), closed on Tuesday at $0.19, up 11.11%, on 400 volume. The average volume for the last 60 days is 18,451. The 52-week low/high is $0.09/$0.40.

Magnolia Solar Corp. (MGLT)

Wall Street Resources, IRGnews Alert, and SmallCapStockPlays reported earlier on Magnolia Solar Corp. (MGLT), and today we are highlighting the Company, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.

Magnolia Solar Corp. is a development stage company focusing on developing and commercializing thin film solar cell technologies that employ nanostructured materials and designs. The Company is pioneering the development of thin film, high efficiency solar cells for different applications. These include power generation for electrical grids as well as for local applications, including lighting, heating, traffic control, irrigation, water distillation, and other residential, agricultural and commercial uses. Founded in 2008, Magnolia Solar is based in Woburn, Massachusetts and Albany, New York.

The Company’s intention is to become a highly competitive, low cost provider of terrestrial photovoltaic cells for civilian and military applications. The basis of these cells will be on low cost substrates such as glass and flexible substrates such as stainless steel. Magnolia Solar’s chief objective is to introduce a product which offers significant cost savings per watt over traditional silicon based solar cells.

Magnolia Solar’s patent-pending technology can capture a larger part of the solar spectrum to produce high efficiency solar cells. Their technology incorporates a unique nanostructure-based antireflection coating technology to further increase the solar cell's efficiency, consequently reducing the cost per watt. Magnolia employs multiple approaches using nano/micro materials processes and a proprietary composite design to a broader spectrum of light energy.

Magnolia Solar has partnered with CNSE Albany NanoTech. This partnership is to conduct collaborative research in energy technology. The CNSE Albany NanoTech Complex is a fully-integrated R & D facility. The access to the CNSE center provides Magnolia the strategic support the Company requires during the initial stages of solar cell research, development and prototyping.

Recently, Magnolia Solar announced that their wholly owned subsidiary Magnolia Solar, Inc. demonstrated high quality 3-inch growth of nanostructured antireflection (AR) coatings on glass for solar cell applications. Prior to this, Magnolia Solar has been able to grow the AR coatings up to 1 inch in diameter. This new development takes them closer to commercial viability in the existing solar power market.

The Company's nanostructured AR coating allows for maximum solar energy absorption for the complete solar spectrum covering UV, Visible and the Infrared part of solar energy. This approach allows for greater than 95 percent of sun energy absorption and minimizes the reflection losses to less than approximately 5 percent.

Magnolia Solar Corp. (MGLT), closed on Tuesday at $0.11, up 10.00%, on 6,700 volume with 3 trades. The average volume for the last 60 days is 7,627. The 52-week low/high is $0.04/$0.40.

ChineseInvestors.COM, Inc. (CIIX)

SpeculatingStocks, NicksPennyPicks.com, HotPennyStocksToday, BestPennyStocksNow, and Featured Profiles reported recently on ChineseInvestors.COM, Inc. (CIIX), and today we choose to report on the Company, here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.

ChineseInvestors.COM, Inc. provides real-time market commentary and analysis in the Chinese language. Their website presents analysis, commentary, research tools, and computer generated quantitative analysis to provide their subscribers and users a view of the world financial markets. Trading on the OTCQB, ChineseInvestors.COM was established in 1999. The Company has their corporate headquarters in Arcadia, California.

ChineseInvestors.COM offers timely market information of U.S. publicly traded stocks and foreign currencies. They provide free quotes, charts, market news, and links to research. ChineseInvestors.COM is designed for Chinese Investors who are seeking trustworthy market information to help them make informed investment decisions.

The Company’s services are primarily used by Chinese speaking individuals living in North America. ChineseInvestors.COM offers several types of subscription-based services and they serve several levels of investors and traders, from novice to professional.

Their subscription services offered include VIP Golden Membership; Education Materials (Video Training); Option Investment & Trading; US Market Megatrend Software, and China Market Megatrend Software. Services offered also include FOREX (Foreign Currency Exchange); Dark Horse; Chinese Momentum Stock; Analysis on News and earnings Internet Concept Stocks, and The Five Most-Bullish Stocks as well as diverse free analysis and research tools.

The Company’s business model currently requires that all of their product lines generate recurring monthly revenue from each client relative to ‘client specific’ contract services duration. This is usually provided on a monthly, quarterly, or annual basis that incorporates discounts for longer duration commitments.

Recently, ChineseInvestors.COM announced that their S-1 filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) became effective in July 2012, securing a $1.5M financing commitment from Kodiak Capital Group, LLC, a Delaware Limited Liability Company.

Mr. Warren Wang, the Company's CEO, noted, "I am very pleased to have this facility in place as it offers the Company (ChineseInvestors.com and Chinesefn.com) access to additional funds that may be required in the future for various initiatives as well as operating capital.  It also serves as a vote of confidence for our business as we expand our operations in opening a Call Center in Shanghai and work to finalize our 1st major consulting agreement with a Chinese based manufacturer in assisting them to become public on the OTCBB later in 2013."

ChineseInvestors.COM, Inc. (CIIX), closed on Tuesday at $0.64, even with yesterday's close. The average volume for the last 60 days is 14,747. The 52-week low/high is $0.35/$3.88.

Native American Energy Group, Inc. (NAGP)

Today we are highlighting Native American Energy Group, Inc. (NAGP), here at the QualityStocks Daily Newsletter.

Trading on the OTCQB, Native American Energy Group, Inc. is an independent energy resource development and management company. The Company has three principal projects: oil & gas, coal-bed methane natural gas (CBM), and planned, wind turbine power generation technology. They engage in the acquisition and management of Native American land and fee land acreage in Montana and Alaska; and the exploration for and development of oil and natural gas properties. Native American Energy Group has their corporate headquarters in Forest Hills, New York.

At the establishment of the Company, the Founders initiated their current philosophy of commitment and dedication to American Indian Nations. The American Indian Nations have abundant natural resources, but very few opportunities to develop them. The Founders, Officers, and Directors of Native American Energy Group have spent many years familiarizing themselves with the various tribes, their cultures, organizational structure and protocol. The Company and their Founders have been recognized by key Tribal members in the U.S. for their dedication and commitment to bettering the economic conditions of such Tribes by developing the energy resources on their reservations.

The Company’s projects include the development of oil and gas interests in the Williston Basin in Montana. They also include the development of coal-bed methane natural gas (CBM) in the Cook Inlet Basin in Alaska. Moreover, projects include Vertical Axis Wind Turbine (VAWT) power generation technology implementation. This is for the production of clean, cost-efficient green energy throughout the United States, including Alaska and all U.S. Native American Indian reservations.

Today, Native American Energy Group announced a reduction in the Company’s balance sheet debt by an aggregate amount of $854,138 for the Second Quarter 2012. This represents a 17 percent reduction for the three months ending June 30, 2012 as reported in the Company's 10-Q Quarterly Report filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on August 14, 2012.

Raj Nanvaan, Chief Financial and Operations Officer of Native American Energy Group, stated, "We are pleased to have reached agreements with owners of a significant amount of our long-term corporate debt. In addition to restructuring of license agreements, the debt to equity conversions between $1.00 and $2.00 per share demonstrates the confidence of our creditors in NAGP's growth prospects and further strengthens our position with funding negotiations we are currently pursuing for future acquisitions. Based on our strategic initiatives for the third and fourth quarters of 2012, we have decided to halt any further debt conversions. Our objective is to not dilute the Company any further, but instead, to reduce our remaining debt with revenues from oil production in Montana."

Native American Energy Group, Inc. (NAGP), closed on Tuesday at $0.27, up 11.04%, on 256,106 volume with 73 trades. The average volume for the last 60 days is 4,214. The 52-week low/high is $0.08/$6.00.

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Skinny Nutritional Corp. (SKNY)

The QualityStocks Daily Newsletter would like to spotlight Skinny Nutritional Corp. (SKNY). Today, Skinny Nutritional Corp. closed trading at $0.005, up 2.04%, on 1,918,171 volume with 32 trades. The stock’s average daily volume over the past 60 days is 2,803,182, and its 52-week low/high is $0.0045/$0.045.

Skinny Nutritional Corp. introduced their alkaline and electrolyte infused water Skinny Water pH+ today, engineered around the alkaline diet hailed by celebrities, medical practitioners, and an increasingly health-conscious generation as promoting overall health and weight loss by restoring the body’s chemical balance and reducing acidity. The new alkaline enhanced beverage is also packed with essential nutrients to fuel the body while helping to restore proper balance.

Skinny Nutritional Corp. (SKNY) has established their Skinny Water® brand as a clear alternative to other products in the enhanced water space, with the only true zero calorie, sugar, carb, sodium, and preservative-containing beverage available. Skinny Water's proprietary formulation of essential antioxidant agents, electrolytes, and the critical vitamins our bodies need in order to achieve optimal function, uses 100% natural flavors, no preservatives, no artificial colors, and only the best purified water.

The company has constructed a network of approximately 50 domestic distributors (with three more internationally), placing product on shelves approximately 15k stores across the United States. Derived from the natural flavors contained in fruits, Skinny Water represents a fortified, extremely low-impact, great-tasting array of beverages that provide a concentrated punch of the nutrients essential for a healthier lifestyle.

The company's strong emphasis on health, fitness, and community has served marketing initiatives very well. The new age beverage segment has seen increasing momentum in recent years, with just about every beverage company getting into the game, but none of them has the kind of no-nonsense product composition behind Skinny Water, something that appeals directly to the majority of the core consumer market.

Skinny Nutritional continues to build value around the Skinny Water brand, and today has numerous trademarks in the healthy beverage and snack food categories. As consumers migrate away from sugar based beverages and empty calories, Skinny Water is ideally positioned to benefit from positive market trends as management focuses on delivering exceptional value to shareholders. Disclaimer

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Skinny Nutritional Corp. News:

Skinny Nutritional Corp. to Change the Way You Think About Your Water With the Introduction of Skinny Water pH+

A&P's 275 Stores Continue Skinny Water's Mid-Atlantic Penetration

Skinny Nutritional Corp. Enters Into $15M Financing, Positions Company to Grow Skinny Brand Portfolio Nationally

GlobalWise Investments, Inc. (GWIV)

The QualityStocks Daily Newsletter would like to spotlight GlobalWise Investments, Inc. (GWIV). Today, GlobalWise Investments, Inc. closed trading at $1.69, up 6.29%, on 340 volume with 2 trades. The stock’s average daily volume over the past 60 days is 4,954, and its 52-week low/high is $1.02/$1.87.

GlobalWise Investments, Inc. (GWIV), via wholly-owned subsidiary Intellinetics, Inc., is a leading-edge technology company focused on Enterprise Content Management (ECM) solutions for the digital age. The ECM industry continues to grow rapidly as a result of unrestricted proliferation of digital content within today's business environment. Leveraging its proprietary cloud-based computing software, GlobalWise is poised to capture a significant market share of this burgeoning industry.

GlobalWise's ECM service is delivered to customers via five unique delivery models which cover the spectrum of business needs: Cloud/Saas (Software as a Service), Hardware Vendor Integrated Service, Software Vendor Integrated Service, Premise (Client-Server), Hybrid (Premise & Cloud/Saas).This diversity gives advanced security & privacy features with an on-demand structure needed for large Tier 3 and Tier 4 businesses that are currently underserved by the market.

The Intellinetics platform defines a new industry benchmark and game-changing approach by combining advanced virtualization & automated content management with an open and service-oriented architecture using web services. The company provides strategies, tactics, and technologies used to manage paper and digital assets from capture to long-term archive, without the need for manual processes conducted by a full time employee.

GlobalWise's management boasts a combined total of over 60 years in ECM leadership and industry experience. The ECM industry is expected to exceed $5.1 billion by 2013 with Gartner predicting a compound annual growth rate of 9.5%. IBM Market Insights predicts adoption of cloud computing to grow by 26% CAGR between 2010 through 2013. Leveraging management and key department heads, Intellinetics has a strong foundation from which to capture significant market share within the lucrative $149 billion Business Software & Services industry. Disclaimer

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GlobalWise Investments News:

GlobalWise Announces New Channel Sales Partnership With RJ Young

GlobalWise Accepted as Member of Prestigious Organization Technology United

GlobalWise CEO to Be Featured Speaker at World Expo 2012 Conference

International Stem Cell Corp. (ISCO)

The QualityStocks Daily Newsletter would like to spotlight International Stem Cell Corp. (ISCO). Today, International Stem Cell Corp. closed trading at $0.27, up 3.85%, on 207,325 volume with 33 trades. The stock’s average daily volume over the past 60 days is 28,451, and its 52-week low/high is $0.21/$1.00.

International Stem Cell Corp. (ISCO) specializes in the therapeutic applications of human parthenogenetic stem cells (hpSCs) and the development and commercialization of cell-based research and cosmetic products. The company was first to perfect the natural phenomenon of parthenogenesis, which utilizes unfertilized human eggs to create hpSCs. These stem cells, created in a particular form called HLA homozygous, can be immune-matched to millions of people regardless of sex or racial background, with minimal expectation of immune rejection after transplantation.

hpSCs are as pluripotent as embryonic stem cells (ESCs) and have significant therapeutic potential but their creation does not involve the destruction of a viable human embryo – thus sidestepping the controversy and ethical dilemmas associated with the use of human embryonic stem cells. Different from induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSs), hpSCs do not involve manipulation of gene expression back to a less differentiated stage – a practice that may become a safety or regulatory obstacle in clinical applications.

A relatively small number of hpSC lines can offer the potential of producing the first true stem cell bank, UniStemCell, which ISCO intends to create as a means of serving populations across the globe. The company's scientists are currently focused on using hpSC to treat severe diseases of the eye, nervous system, and liver, for which cell therapy has been clinically proven but is limited due to the unavailability of safe human cells.

In addition to its therapeutic focus, ISCO also provides two revenue streams. Firstly through its subsidiary Lifeline Cell Technology, specialized cells and growth media for biological research around the world, and secondly its subsidiary Lifeline Skin Care, the company manufactures and sells anti-aging skincare products utilizing an extract from the hpSC and by leveraging the latest discoveries in the fields of stem cell biology, nanotechnology, and skin cream formulation technology. Disclaimer

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International Stem Cell Corp. News:

International Stem Cell Corp Announces World-Renowned Scientists Join as Advisors on Parkinson's Disease Program

International Stem Cell Corporation to Host Second Quarter 2012 Financial Results Conference Call August 10

International Stem Cell Corporation's Co-Chairman and CEO Andrey Semechkin PhD Publishes Letter to Shareholders

Duma Energy Corp. (DUMA)

The QualityStocks Daily Newsletter would like to spotlight Duma Energy Corp. (DUMA). Today, Duma Energy Corp. closed trading at $1.51, even with yesterday's close. The stock’s average daily volume over the past 60 days is 7,812, and its 52-week low/high is $1.10/$4.00.

Duma Energy Corp. (DUMA) is an aggressive growth company actively producing oil and gas in the domestic United States, both on and offshore. Leveraging its technical expertise, promising portfolio, and strong financial condition, the company plans to utilize domestic revenues and cash flow to fund its rapid growth through acquisition, while participating in transformational projects with the potential of providing exponential returns for shareholders.

The company's primary goal for fiscal year 2012 and beyond is to drive earnings growth. The company also aims to pursue listing on major exchange(s) to provide better visibility and liquidity to shareholders and financial partners. Already producing and generating revenue from oil and gas in Texas, Illinois, and Louisiana, Duma projects domestic production to exceed 1,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boepd) by the end of 2012; with 2,500 boepd projected by the end of 2013.

Duma was founded in 2005 and began trading on the OTCBB in 2009 via registration. In 2006, the company began producing from its first properties in Texas and soon after added production in Louisiana. In 2009, its new CEO Jeremy G. Driver came on board. Within one year, Mr. Driver had identified and negotiated an acquisition that would fundamentally reshape the company. This acquisition was made possible by the large direct cash investment by Mr. Driver and his family, as well as other investors.

The company uses only industry standard and time-tested technologies, and avoids unproven "resource plays" and other opportunities that are heavily dependent upon high commodity prices. Not bound by any geographical location or operational strategy, Duma's management team is focused on developing its existing portfolio while pursuing additional opportunities that provide rapid growth, leveraging growing revenue, cash flow, and reserves to accelerate its growth strategy. Disclaimer

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Duma Energy Corp. News:

Duma Energy Acquires Interest in 5.3 Million-Acre African Concession

Duma Energy Enters Final Stage of Negotiations for African Concession

Duma Energy Provides Third Quarter Results and Demonstrates Positive Earnings

Skinny Nutritional Corp. (SKNY) Introduces Charged Water Product that Promotes Body Chemistry Balance

Skinny Nutritional today announced the introduction of its latest product Skinny Water pH+, a high alkaline and electrolyte water that the company believes will change the way consumers think about the water they drink.

Inspired by the alkaline diet favored by celebrities, medical practitioners, and a health-conscious generation, Skinny Water pH+ is fortified with minerals to keep the body balanced. Rich in magnesium, zinc, and potassium, an alkaline diet is known for helping promote overall well-being — from higher energy levels to clearer skin, increased metabolism, mental clarity, and immunity.

There is also reason to believe that keeping the body alkaline will encourage weight loss. And because the human body is about 60% water, drinking high pH water helps balance the body’s chemistry, optimizing health.

Skinny Water pH+ is formulated with select minerals and pure hydration to deliver an alkaline boost anytime, anywhere. At a suggested retail price of $1.99 per liter, it is a cost-effective way to get alkaline water, compared to state-of-the-art filtration systems that cost several thousand dollars.

“The body is in an alkaline state when it reaches 7 on a scale of 1 to 10. Our bodies tend to be more acidic due to the acidic nature of the typical American diet that consists of soft drinks and processed foods. Skinny Water pH+ targets a pH level of 8 to 9 to help keep the body in balance,” states Michael Salaman, CEO of Skinny Water.

Complementing the brand’s flavored waters, Skinny Water pH+ is crystal clear, with a pure and crisp taste that infuses a boost of electrolytes for replenishment and added energy. The charged water product provides pure hydration with the electrolytes and alkalinity needed to maintain balance. It’s been designed to be the drink of choice for a positive, health-conscious lifestyle.

To maximize sales potential, Skinny Water pH+ will be displayed alongside education materials at point of sale with the tagline Body in Balance® — “three simple words that sum up a world of difference.”

For additional information, visit the company’s websites at www.SkinnyWater.com

GlobalWise Investments, Inc. (GWIV) and the Rising Cloud

Although headlines heralding the end of the personal computer can rightfully be considered overly dramatic, the rapid ascent of cloud processing gives some legitimacy to visions of a world where the devices we physically touch are little more than powerful front-ends. Accelerating communications technology has made it all possible, but what is there about cloud processing that makes it desirable? GlobalWise Investments, an Ohio based company that has embraced and helped drive cloud technology for its own unique business applications, provides some real life examples of what cloud processing means, both to vendors and the customers they serve.

GlobalWise, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Intellinetics, provides both public and private organizations a way to deal with what is becoming a growing and costly problem, the necessary storage and access of thousands, sometimes millions, of daily documents. It’s not unusual for a company or government agency to have up to 85% of their critical content trapped as unstructured data, making it difficult, sometimes impossible, to find when it is needed. In some cases the information is effectively lost, existing somewhere within the organization, but requiring simply too much time to be worth locating.

GlobalWise and Intellinetics are using cloud processing, together with advanced ECM (Enterprise Content Management) technology, to turn a common problem into an operational advantage. Their Intellivue system is designed to ensure that documents and records of every kind are able to flow freely, and be accessible when and where they are needed. Clients can easily manage the content of every scanned or digitized document, whether text, spreadsheets, emails, photographs, audio, or video files.

But cloud processing adds a new dimension to this already important beneficial offering. Through the careful integration of cloud processing and security technologies, GlobalWise clients can now access virtually any required corporate files from any online device, including smartphones, from anywhere in the world, 24 hours a day, every day of the year. The company has named it “Knowledge In Motion,” a way of providing every authorized member of the team with an unparalleled link to the organization, a new platform for projecting corporate information resources any time and any place.

For more information, visit www.GlobalWiseInvestments.com

Duma Energy Corp. (DUMA) Represents a New Direction in Oil Exploration

Houston-based oil and gas exploration and production company Duma Energy represents a new wave of global oil and gas exploration with its recently announced move to actively explore in Namibia, on the southwest coast of Africa. Historically, the oil and gas industry was focused on the Americas, followed in the second half of the 20th century by the Middle East, and now Russia, China, and Europe. African producers, such as Nigeria, Libya, Algeria, and Angola, were second-tier.

However, Africa is split up into some 54 individual nations. When viewed as a whole, it becomes clear that Africa has a great deal to offer and ranks much closer to the top in the global resource list. With well over a billion barrels of proven oil reserves, Africa represents a significant slice of the world’s fossil resources, and production continues to increase. While the easy to negotiate sands of Arabia have dominated the world’s oil industry, offering massive supplies that are centrally located with direct access to the sea, attention is turning to other areas of the world. Although untold resources may still lie in parts of the world’s oceans, the intimidating costs of offshore drilling is steering industry attention to the still largely unexplored continent of Africa.

Namibia, on the continent’s southwest coast, is still a relatively small player in the oil industry, but, like much of Africa, it remains underexplored. It is known to have both gas and oil, and its strong ties to South Africa, from which it split off, have left it with access to a fairly substantial oil infrastructure. Duma’s interests lie in the northern part of Namibia, where it now holds a working interest in a petroleum concession of approximately 5.3 million acres. The concession is located in the Owambo Basin, a huge area that extends across the northern border into Angola, one of Africa’s major oil producing countries. The company’s exploration efforts are well-funded through its ongoing and stable domestic production operations in Texas.

For additional information on Duma Energy, visit the company’s website at www.DUMA.com

HII Technologies, Inc. (HIIT) Signs LOI to Acquire Dallas/Ft Worth Oilfield Water Services Firm

HII Technologies, a development-stage hydrocarbon field services company (with a solid 10-year track record prior to formation on the design/manufacturing side in valves), reported a big move forward today with the signing of a non-binding LOI to acquire the assets of fellow Texas-based oilfield services firm AES.

The Houston-based HIIT, already steeped in the most advanced hardware and methodologies for water handling services, could be strengthened considerably by the vast, high-volume water services expertise accrued by AES during some five decades of domestic operations. AES has some of the best 10-inch aluminum mobile piping solutions available today for this kind of high-volume water handling work and is well known already in the industry for circumspect attention to all the details of environmental safety, with cutting-edge, no-leak systems designed to offer fracking operators optimal throughput.

With some $860k in revenues coming in the door in the last six-month alone (unaudited, period ending in July), were talking a 33% free cash flow from existing customer base on some $300k/month, a superb deal for HIIT shareholders. Closing is projected for within the next sixty days, subject to customary closing conditions (definitive agreement, due diligence, government approvals if any, and approval by the boards of each company), as well as requisite procurement by HIIT of a $1M credit line. An independent audit of extant AES financial data will coincide with the closing and, given the profitability, HIIT sees a solid addition to EPS from the deal.

It’s a perfect fit really; HIIT’s logistical muscle will provide an ample, fertile soil for AES’s anticipated high growth rate, feeding off the bounty of their nationally recognized Texas E&P
customers. The increasing volume of domestic oilfield activity is a gold mine for the resultant, a combined business structure that realizes the potential of each entity, with HIIT acting as an extensibility framework.

CEO of HIIT, Matt Flemming, expressed the rigorous analytical/strategic acquisition efforts that led up to the deal (as per the July 11 press release to this effect) and praised the company’s hard work in evaluating the many candidates vetted thus far. The extensive negotiation efforts and meticulous systems analysis performed by the company has turned up a choice candidate in 50-year industry veteran AES, with awesome target market parallels.

Flemming explained that the some of the target candidates looked at during the massive sensor sweep are debt free and that many have a solid profitability record, granting HIIT considerable structural leverage for further value accumulation, with some really nice acquisition financing metrics. Flemming is clearly tipping his hat to shareholders here and further expressed that acquiring one or more of these targets would allow the firm to utilize their $30M tax loss carry-forward momentum to construct an even more solid value foundation. Something for investors to take note of as this Texas-grown energy services company continues to emerge as a permanent fixture of the sector’s landscape.

To learn more about this nascent energy services success story, please visit the HII Technologies, Inc. website at: www.HIITinc.com

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