Business News Archive - October 30, 2009

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Defenshield's bullet and blast resistant Rail Cap appeared on CNN's "The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer" this week in a segment on ships fighting back against piracy.

GENEVA, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a world leader in automotive and power semiconductors, today unveiled its new power management chip for car body applications.

MADISON, Wis., Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alliant Energy Corporation (NYSE: LNT) today announced net loss for the third quarter of 2009 of ($44.3) million or ($0.40) per share compared to net income of $108.5 million or earnings per share (EPS) of $0.98 for the same period in 2008.

BEIJING, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- General Steel Holdings, Inc.

ROANOKE, Va., Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox has been awarded full certification as a "Cool Green Biz" by the Roanoke Regional Chamber of Commerce, making Cox one of the first companies in the region to receive such recognition.

DENVER, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- M.D.C. Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: MDC) today reported results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2009.