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Business News Archive - September 19, 2009

A group of mostly Republican U.S. senators say Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner should wrap up the program used to bail out banks by the end of the year. The $700 billion Troubled Asset Relief Program will automatically terminate next month unless Geithner moves to extend it.

Most equipment items sold at auction site since September 2007 FORT WORTH, TX, Sept. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Ritchie Bros.

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 17, Amazon Watch hosted the Hollywood premiere of CRUDE, an inspiring film about Chevron's $27 billion lawsuit in Ecuador by award-winning filmmaker, Joe Berlinger. Over 350 supporters attended the sold-out benefit.

LOUDON, N.H., Sept. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The SYLVANIA DOT it(R) Dude celebrates with Katy Kalevitch of Goffston, NH who won a prize for her lighting and NASCAR knowledge at the SYLVANIA 300 this weekend in Loudon, NH.

State and federal regulators seized control of Indiana's Irwin Union Bank and Trust Co. after the bank failed to meet capital levels, banking officials say. The Indianapolis Star reported Saturday that Irwin Union Bank and Trust was shut down by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.

Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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