Business News Archive - September 21, 2009

HAMBURG, Germany and WUXI, China, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd.

The $700 billion financial firm rescue package a year ago did not stop a free fall on Wall Street; instead it signaled the financial crisis was very real. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 800 points at one point during Oct.

BEIJING, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Air China has seen a huge increase in Chinese tourists visiting Nepal.

MIAMI, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Karl W. Miller, a senior energy executive and institutional investor today issued the following statement through his advisors regarding his bi-partisan advice to democrats and republicans regarding implementing an effective and credible U.S.

DORCHESTER, England, September 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Did you know that there are about 30 fatal accidents and 6000 injuries each year involving fork lift trucks? Did you also know that a large proportion of these accidents are as a result of poor observation or insufficient fork lift truck training (http://www.newlandstraining.com/fork-lift-trucks)? Newlands Training Limited, based in Dorset is campaigning hard during National Fork Lift Safety Week (21st - 27th September) to ensure that companies understand the importance of safe driving and along with providing comprehensive fork lift truck training, has devised a quick check list for companies to ensure that they are employing the correct procedures when operating fork lift trucks. Lesley Simpson, managing director of Newlands Training says, "Many accidents are caused by insufficient observations by fork lift truck operators and if people follow this simple check list then careless mistakes should be minimised.

LONDON, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to the strong growth and placement of wind turbine orders in 2008 and the lead time between placing the orders and shipping them out to customers, the top line for wind turbine manufacturers in 2009 has been relatively unaffected.

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Kelley Blue Book has launched The Trusted Marketplace(SM), a new online consumer car shopping experience that can be accessed through its top-rated Web site www.kbb.com or by directly visiting www.thetrustedmarketplace.com.

WICHITA, Kan., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Spirit AeroSystems, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.