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Business News Archive - November 19, 2009

BASEL, Switzerland, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Syngenta and Makhteshim Agan today announced a long term agreement under which Syngenta will supply Makhteshim Agan with its fungicide azoxystrobin.

LONDON, November 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- National Grid, the electricity and gas distribution company, announced "very strong" half-yearly results with pre-tax profits up by 16 per cent and earnings ahead by 31 per cent, despite a difficult trading environment. The company said its GBP3.4bn investment strategy was on track, with GBP1.5bn invested in the first half of the year. In an interview with http://www.cantos.com, Steve Holliday, Chief Executive, said: "The outlook for the full year remains strong.

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- While giving thanks for family, friends and health are always in order, it seems with each passing year there are more and more comparably trivial things that many are in no hurry to live without.

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- LowerMyBills.com®, a part of Experian, today released the results of a survey of 2,542 online auto insurance shoppers who had just completed a rate-quote request form on LowerMyBills.com. This survey was conducted between Oct. 14 and Nov. 11, 2009.

EAGAN, Minn., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Nine out of ten drivers say they have engaged in distracting and potentially dangerous activities while driving, according to a new national survey by FindLaw.com (http://www.findlaw.com), the most popular legal information Web site.

BUTTE, Mont., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NorthWestern Energy (NYSE: NWE) announced today that the Montana Public Service Commission (MPSC) recently determined that the Company's general rate case filing on Oct.

SUGAR LAND, Texas, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hyperdynamics Corporation (NYSE Amex: HDY) today announced that it has received encouraging preliminary results from an oil seeps study of the company's 31,000-square-mile oil and gas concession offshore Guinea.

Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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