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Business News Archive - July 16, 2009

China Thursday announced its second-quarter GDP grew 7.9 percent from the same period of last year, thanks to huge fiscal pump-priming and record lending.

TEL-AVIV, Israel, July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors of Israel Chemicals Ltd. ("ICL" or the "ICL Group") (TASE:CHIM) today announced that Dr.

LOS ANGELES, July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Commissioner Poizner of California's Department of Insurance has proposed revised regulations that will give insurance companies the ability to offer consumers coverage plans that are paid for by the mile.

MOSCOW, July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- United Industrial Corporation (OPK) shipyards have delivered a diesel electric line icebreaker "St. Petersburg" to Rosmorport (Russian Maritime Port).

IRVINE Calif., July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Kia Motors America (KMA), the Official Automotive Partner of the NBA, declared Vasili Spanos the 2009 Kia Motors Performance Challenge winner on Sunday, July 12 at the final NBA Nation, presented by T-Mobile USA and Kia Motors, tour stop in Dallas.

CHICAGO, July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cobra Marine, a division of Cobra Electronics (Nasdaq: COBR), and Sea Tow Services International Inc. today announced a long-term agreement to promote reliable communications for boaters.

MILWAUKEE, July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE: HOG) reported decreased revenue, net income and diluted earnings per share for the second quarter of 2009 compared to the year-ago period.

Hidden Cameras on the Arizona BorderWASHINGTON, July 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wildlife populations are increasingly threatened by illegal immigration and the alien smugglers who are cutting paths through federally protected lands.

SAN FRANCISCO, July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- PlacesGreen.com launches efficiency services for home and commercial "places." The total efficiency service includes energy audits as well as linkages to complete retrofitting services.

Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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