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2010-01-05 20:17:25

Gender gaps linked to status of women, according to new analysis Girls around the world are not worse at math than boys, even though boys are more confident in their math abilities, and girls from countries where gender equity is more prevalent are more likely to perform better on mathematics assessment tests, according to a new analysis of international research. "Stereotypes about female inferiority in mathematics are a distinct contrast to the actual scientific data," said Nicole...

2009-10-16 12:36:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Employee Confidence Index dipped 2.2 points to 45.9 in September, according to the latest Spherion® Employment Report. The monthly survey of California workers, conducted by Harris Interactive® on behalf of Spherion Corporation, reveals that workers feel less confident in the future of their current employer and in the security of their jobs. Despite this slight drop in worker confidence, signs of...

2009-07-28 12:58:17

U.S. consumer confidence declined in July for the second consecutive month, the Conference Board said Tuesday. Consumer confidence, which had rebounded strongly in late spring, has faded in the last two months, said Lynn Franco, director of the Conference Board Research Center. The composite index, which assigns confidence levels of 1985 a value of 100, dropped from 49.3 in June to 46.6 in July. The Present Situation index fell from 25 to 23.4 in the month, while the Expectations Index,...

2009-07-22 09:00:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Accounting and Finance Employee Confidence Index, a measure of overall confidence among U.S. accounting and finance workers, jumped 5.7 points to 48.0 in the second quarter of 2009, according to a recent survey commissioned by The Mergis Group((R)), the professional placement division of Spherion Corporation. The survey, conducted by Harris Interactive((R)), reveals that accounting and finance workers' overall optimism rebounded in the...

2009-07-09 09:08:36

Barely six out of ten Swedes have confidence in scientists and there has been a decline of six percentage points over the past year. Supporters of the Left Party and the Nationalist Democrats (political parties at each end of the political spectrum) have the least positive view of scientific development, according to a new study carried out by Vetenskap & Allmänhet (Public & Science), VA, and the SOM Institute58 per cent of Swedes have a high or fairly high level of confidence in...

2009-05-06 10:21:00

NEW YORK, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Engineering News-Record (ENR) and McGraw-Hill Construction Research & Analytics have introduced a new quarterly Construction Confidence Index to measure industry sentiment about the construction market, including market sectors, expectations and trends. The Construction Confidence Index is 25 on a scale of 100, where a value of 100 indicates all respondents report "improving" activity and a value of 50 means all respondents report "stable" activity. Results...

2009-04-24 11:40:33

Confidence in U.S. banks has dropped overall, but the bank on the corner, where customers do business, has retained their trust, a Gallup poll indicated. U.S. adults who indicated quite a lot or a great deal of confidence in banks fell to 18 percent in an April 6-19 poll, down 14 percentage points from a June 2008 poll, Gallup said. The results are 23 percentage points below a poll taken June 2007. In this year's poll, only 5 percent indicated a great deal of confidence about U.S. banks in...

2009-03-05 07:30:00

Pessimism Continues to Snowball as CEOs Doubt the Effectiveness of the President's Economic Measures NEW YORK, March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- It is now clear that, so far, the President's Stimulus Plan did little in way of bringing confidence to the markets. And, according to Chief Executive magazine's CEO Index, it also appears to have done little, if anything, in way of assuaging CEOs' fears about the direction of the economy. In February, the Chief Executive magazine's CEO Confidence Index, a...

2009-01-29 16:08:00

New Super Bowl Ad Showcases How Site Empowers Consumers to Car Shop With Confidence CHICAGO, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Cars.com, the leading online destination for car shoppers, will debut an all-new advertisement on Super Bowl XLIII, "Lifetime of Confidence." The 60-second spot, which will air in the second quarter, illustrates how Cars.com helps shoppers prepare to head to the dealership and buy a car. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to:...

2009-01-22 14:11:00

New Super Bowl Ad Showcases How Site Empowers Consumers to Car Shop With Confidence CHICAGO, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Cars.com, the leading online destination for car shoppers, will debut an all-new advertisement on Super Bowl XLIII, "Lifetime of Confidence." The 60-second spot, which will air in the second quarter, illustrates how Cars.com helps shoppers prepare to head to the dealership and buy a car. The ad builds on Cars.com's "Car Shopping Confidence" campaign that kicked off last...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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