Business News Archive - September 04, 2009

LONDON, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Argus, the international energy pricing agency, has launched daily coverage of the Italian over-the-counter (OTC) wholesale electricity market in response to increasing volumes of trade.

NYACK, N.Y., Sept. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- KellyGreen-Way.com, a new online green lifestyle boutique, teaches adults and children basic principles of green living and the impact of our behavior on the environment.

JOHANNESBURG, September 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE, NASDAQ Dubai: GFI) is pleased to announce that it has disposed of its holding in Eldorado Gold Corporation (Eldorado).

LEXINGTON, Ky., Sept. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Grass Airport and the Lexington Convention and Visitors Bureau will soon welcome aviation leaders from across the country to Lexington, Kentucky for the 14th Annual Boyd Group Aviation Forecast Conference in 2009.

China has further strengthened its financial clout by buying $50 billion of IMF bonds, its experts say. After the purchase this week of the first ever such bond sale from the International Monetary Fund, China expects to exert more influence on restructuring the international financial system, the China Daily reported. Quoting its think-tank economists, the report said the IMF bond purchase symbolized the country's very first step toward increasing its say in reshaping global financial institutions. China currently has a staggering $2.1 trillion in foreign exchange reserves.

CANTON, Ohio, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Amidst wildfires raging out of control this summer on two continents, Ohio inventor Steve Green has devised a weapon - the 101 "Water Bomber" - that could aid firefighters and property owners helpless in the face of oncoming flames.

COLUMBUS, Ga., Sept. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- On September 6(th), at Atlanta Motor Speedway, the No. 99 Aflac Ford Fusion will sport a colorful new look inspired by a 13-year-old patient at the Aflac Cancer Center.

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- California's unemployment rate reached 11.9% in July and continues to climb. The state's Hispanic community has been hit even harder.

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a slew of prestigious honors and recognitions, the 2010 Kia Soul has yet again been recognized for its consumer appeal and been named one of "10 Great and Safe Rides for Teens" by AutoWeek magazine as part of its September 7, 2009 issue.

Word of the Day
  • A political dynamiter.
The word 'dynamitard' is related to 'dynamite', which comes from a Greek root meaning 'power' and was coined by Alfred Nobel.