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Business News Archive - May 25, 2010

NEW YORK, May 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Despite challenging economic conditions and regulatory uncertainty, global executives believe that the climate change agenda will significantly impact business performance and strategy over the next few years according to a new survey by Ernst & Young: Action amid uncertainty: the business response to climate change.

TEL AVIV, Israel, May 25, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ICL (TASE:ICL), a multinational fertilizer and specialty chemicals company, today reported results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2010. Financial Results The first quarter of 2010 was the Company's best-ever first quarter besides the first quarter of 2008, which was a "spike" year for the industry. Revenues: Revenues for the quarter were $1,382 million, an increase of 54% compared with $898 million for the first quarter of 2009, and also up compared with $1,227 million for the fourth quarter of 2009.

LONDON, May 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The commercialization of innovative and modern biological waste to energy systems and technologies is promoting a new wave of growth in the green energy sector globally.

SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 25 /PRNewswire/ -- CODA, a California-based electric car and battery company, announced today its plans to build an automotive-grade lithium ion battery system manufacturing facility in Ohio.

IRVINE, Calif., May 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2010 Top 10 Road Trip Cars today were named by the expert editors from Kelley Blue Book www.kbb.com, the leading provider of new car and used car information.

ORLANDO, Fla., May 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), today launched a 72-hour sale for travel to all of the airline's destinations with special low fares.

LONDON, May 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The Electric Vehicles market is irrefutably changing the landscape of the automotive world and its related industries.

ROSH HAAYIN, Israel, May 25, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pointer Telocation Ltd.

RA'ANANA, Israel, May 25, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NICE Systems Ltd.

LAFAYETTE, La., May 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PetroQuest Energy, Inc.

Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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