August 12, 2011 - 9:00 AM EDT

Factors Moving Markets, Worldwide View - Equity Research on Amtech Systems, Inc. and Applied Materials, Inc.
HONG KONG -- (Marketwire) -- 08/12/11 -- Today, released its industry report highlighting Amtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASYS) and Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMAT). Full fundamental and technical analysis is available at

Continued confidence in long-term U.S. debt is defying SP's recent downgrade. Treasury yields fell to their lowest level since January 1, 2011 as the market moved to "safe investments" weary of the storm clouds ahead. Winds can change however, as a last-minute move to save the U.S. from a historic default on its debt obligations. Attentions are now turned to the situation in Europe, with the health of the Euro in the balance; bankers are looking to prevent defaults on Italian and Spanish debt.

As a result of recent credit adjustments, opportunity is being marked for investors to take advantage of equities with high-margin and specialty products. Market-wise investors are carefully watching for value within equities boasting established pipelines and excellent growth prospects. As part of this process, the following companies have been introduced with initial research reports available online.

World Street Fundamentals has highlighted Amtech Systems, Inc. as a company which supplies horizontal diffusion furnace systems used for solar (photovoltaic) cell and semiconductor manufacturing. The Company provides products and services to two industries: the solar industry and the semiconductor industry. The entire report on Amtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: ASYS) is available here:

World Street has featured Applied Materials, Inc. as a company which provides manufacturing equipment, services and software to the global semiconductor, flat panel display, solar photovoltaic (PV) and related industries. The entire report on Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMAT) is available here:

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Source: Marketwire (August 12, 2011 - 9:00 AM EDT)