Business News Archive - October 12, 2010

HOUSTON, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Endeavour International Corporation (NYSE Amex: END) (LSE: ENDV) announced today that Thomas D. Clark, Jr., a member of the board of directors, died on October 9, 2010.

SPRINGFIELD, Mass., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Solutia Inc. (NYSE: SOA), a market-leading performance materials and specialty chemicals company, has opened a new Photovoltaic Laboratory Center to develop innovative solutions that support the fast-growing solar energy market.

COURBEVOIE, France, October 12, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Saint-Gobain and Trakya Cam, a subsidiary of the Sisecam Group, have signed a contract to create a joint venture owned 70% by Trakya Cam and 30% by Saint-Gobain.

LONDON, October 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - http://www.borro.com With gold prices on the stock exchange hitting its eighth record high in 2 weeks, the soaring prices are beginning to have an effect well beyond the confines of the Bank of England. Gold has traditionally being seen as a safe haven in times of uncertainty, 2010 has proved no different, Pawnbrokers too have seen a big expansion in their gold loans as people hedge their bets as to whether prices will rise further. Online pawnbroker Borro.com has seen a 300% rise in Gold loans from the first quarter of 2010 to the last.

SHANGHAI, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Solarfun Power Holdings Co., Ltd.

SHANGHAI, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd.

MILWAUKEE, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Johnson Controls, Inc. (NYSE: JCI) announced today that it expects to post solid sales and double-digit earnings improvements in fiscal 2011. The company is presenting its fiscal 2011 forecast to financial analysts today in New York.

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- HelioPower, an integrated energy solutions company with over 1600 solar and clean energy systems engineered and installed since 2001, today announced a new power purchase agreement (PPA) fund to finance solar photovoltaic projects in the United States.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.