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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.

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'.