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Business News Archive - March 16, 2008

By Gvirtzman, Zohar Zilberman, Ezra; Folkman, Yehoshua Abstract: Re-examination of the stratigraphic record in the continental margin of Israel indicates that the Levant passive margin was reactivated in the late Tertiary.

By Elliott Epstein Producers call it "black gold," consumers a "black hole."The soaring price of petroleum - now over $100 for a barrel of oil and headed towards $4 for a gallon of gasoline - has helped drag the U.S. and Maine's economy into a recession.

Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.