Business News Archive - September 01, 2005


Armin Schoenfelder would love to buy a television set that is ready for high definition broadcasts but the German engineer wants to spend no more than 900 euros, while the sets start at twice his budget.

Sep. 1--Nationwide won't renew nearly 40,000 homeowners-insurance policies and about 12,000 commercial-insurance policies in Florida starting March 1, the company said yesterday.

Word of the Day
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.