Business News Archive - March 19, 2008

By Franchetti, Matthew METHOD DELIVERS RESULTS FOR THE UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) has a number of tools at its disposal to ensure that letters and packages get from Point A to Point B on time and in one piece.

Nike has said that it has been facing a lot of problems with manufacturing in China with suppliers giving falsified documents, underage workers and unpaid wages topping the list, Reuters stated in its report.

Allegheny Energy (NYSE: AYE), today announced that it has completed a $105 million construction project to reduce emissions at its 1,300-MW Pleasants Power Station located in Willow Island, W.Va.

Word of the Day
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.