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2010-10-29 04:00:00

KARIYA, Japan, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- DENSO Corporation today announced global financial results for the first-half of the fiscal year, which ended Sept. 30, 2010: Consolidated net sales totaled 1,589.6 billion yen (US$19.0 billion), a 22.1 percent increase from the previous year. Consolidated operating income totaled 124.3 billion yen (US$1.5 billion), a 1,173.4 percent increase from the previous year. Consolidated net income totaled 93.7 billion yen (US$1.1 billion), a 1,753.9...

2010-08-04 02:23:00

TOKYO, August 3, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- HOYA Corporation today announced financial results for the first quarter ended June 30, 2010. Net sales were 105.5 billion yen for the quarter, a 11.2% increase from 94.9 billion yen in the same period last year, and operating income was 20.1 billion yen, a 116.6% increase from 9.2 billion yen in the same period last year, mainly due to order increase brought by the recovery of the market. Net income for the first quarter was up 446.0%...

2010-07-30 04:00:00

KARIYA, Japan, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- DENSO Corporation today announced global financial results for the first quarter ending June 30, 2010: Consolidated net sales totaled 802.8 billion yen (US$9.1 billion), a 37.3 percent increase from the previous year. Consolidated operating income totaled 70.7 billion yen (US$798.6 million), an increase of 85.9 billion yen (US$970.3 million) from the previous year's operating loss of 15.2 billion yen (US$171.7 million). Consolidated net income...

2010-05-07 08:12:00

TOKYO, May 7, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- HOYA Corporation today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended March 31, 2010. Net sales were 104.8 billion yen for the quarter, representing an increase of 26.4% from 82.9 billion yen in the same period last year, mainly due to a recovery in orders in the main business fields such as Electro-Optics, as well as the cost-reduction achieved through structural reform. Operating income for the fourth quarter...

2009-10-05 12:48:49

U.S. markets turned higher Monday after closing lower in four of five trading sessions last week. Investors were beset by a flurry of government reports last week, including a Friday report that said unemployment rose from 9.7 to 9.8 percent on the loss of 263,000 jobs in September. In early afternoon trading Monday, the Dow Jones industrial average added 84.42 points, 0.89 percent, to 9,572.09. The Standard & Poor's 500 gained 1.18 percent, 12.08 points, to 1,037.29. The Nasdaq composite...

2009-10-05 15:43:41

U.S. markets closed higher Monday after ending lower in four of five trading sessions last week. Investors were beset by a flurry of government reports last week, including a Friday report that said unemployment rose from 9.7 to 9.8 percent on the loss of 263,000 jobs in September. By close Monday, the Dow Jones industrial average added 112.75 points, 1.18 percent, to 9,599.75. The Standard & Poor's 500 gained 1.49 percent, 15.25 points, to 1,040.46. The Nasdaq composite index rose 0.98...

2009-10-05 09:10:42

U.S. markets turned higher Monday morning after closing lower in four of five trading sessions last week. Investors were beset by a flurry of government reports last week, including a Friday report that said unemployment rose from 9.7 to 9.8 percent on the loss of 263,000 jobs in September. In midmorning trading Monday, the Dow Jones industrial average added 42.62 points, 0.45 percent, to 9,530.29. The Standard & Poor's 500 gained 0.76 percent, 7.77 points, to 1,032.98. The Nasdaq...

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2009-10-02 12:15:00

U.S. markets turned lower for the second consecutive day Friday after the Labor Department said unemployment rose in September to 9.8 percent. The department said 263,000 jobs were lost in the month. The report was issued the day after the Dow Jones industrial average lost 203 points on a spate of shaky government reports. The Commerce Department reported a spike in consumer spending prompted by a federal rebate program for car buyers. With the program concluded, automakers said vehicle sales...

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2009-10-01 12:39:49

U.S. markets turned sharply lower at the opening bell Thursday after closing out the third quarter in the previous session with encouraging returns. The third quarter ended with the Dow Jones industrial average up 15 percent from three months ago, the best quarter in 11 years. The Standard & Poor's 500 also gained 15 percent in the past 3 months. But a slew of government reports shook investors Thursday. The Commerce Department said consumer spending spiked in August thanks to the cash...

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2009-10-01 09:37:49

U.S. markets turned sharply lower at the opening bell Thursday after closing out the third quarter in the previous session with encouraging returns. The third quarter ended with the Dow Jones industrial average up 15 percent from three months ago, the best quarter in 11 years. The Standard & Poor's 500 also gained 15 percent in the past 3 months. The DJIA is finding the 10,000-point barrier elusive, however. The index closed above 9,840 points on Sept. 23, the closest it has come to a...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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