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Business News Archive - October 29, 2010

LONDON, October 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Global shipping is causing damage to the marine environment estimated at EUR13 billion ($18 billion) annually, according to environmental charity The Going Blue Foundation.

PACIFIC MISSILE RANGE FACILITY, KAUAI, Hawaii, Oct. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) achieved its third ballistic missile intercept using a Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) Standard Missile-3.

TOKYO, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (NYSE: HMC) today announced its consolidated financial results for the fiscal second quarter ended September 30, 2010. Second Quarter Results Honda's consolidated net income attributable to Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

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KARIYA, Japan, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- DENSO Corporation today announced global financial results for the first-half of the fiscal year, which ended Sept.

MADISON, Wis., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alliant Energy Corporation (NYSE: LNT) today announced third quarter U.S.

HOUSTON, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Harvest Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: HNR) today announced the closing of a $60.0 million term loan facility with MSD Energy Investments Private II, LLC, an affiliate of MSD Capital, L.P., as the sole Lender under the term loan facility.

Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]