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2011-05-23 06:00:00

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- "Hyperinflation is a certainty," warns veteran precious metals and rare coin expert Barry Stuppler, of Stuppler & Company (www.Stuppler.com) in Woodland Hills, California. He is President of the California Coin & Bullion Merchants Association, a co-founder and current Board Member of the Industry Council for Tangible Assets, a Board Member of the Professional Numismatists Guild and the Immediate Past President of the American...

2011-04-26 10:56:00

LONDON, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Crossing (UK) Finance plc ("GCUK Finance"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Global Crossing (NASDAQ: GLBC), announced today that it has begun an excess cash offer with respect to its senior secured notes. In accordance with the indenture governing its notes, GCUK Finance will offer to purchase for cash up to 11.144 million British pounds sterling in aggregate principal amount, including accrued interest (the "Excess Cash"), of its 10.75 percent...

2011-03-17 16:48:00

VANCOUVER, March 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Taseko Mines Limited (TSX: TKO) (NYSE Amex: TGB) ("Taseko" or the "Company") reports the results for the twelve and three months ended December 31, 2010. This release should be read with the Company's Financial Statements and Management Discussion & Analysis ("MD&A"), available at www.tasekomines.com and filed on www.sedar.com. Except where otherwise noted, all currency amounts are stated in Canadian dollars. Taseko's 75% (effective...

2011-02-02 09:00:00

CHESTER, England, Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Research by moneysupermarket.com shows UK motorists, who delay renewing their car insurance are adding nearly 317 million GBP a year collectively* to the cost of their cover. The analysis of over 21 million car insurance quotes by the UK's leading price comparison site found car insurance premiums have increased by 31 per cent on average, over the past year,** that is 44p added to every policy, each day. "Drivers really need to act as quickly...

2011-02-01 15:10:00

LONDON, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Two out of five football fans want to see players take a wage cut and nearly half would like to see the introduction of wage caps, according to Virgin Money's authoritative Football Fans' Index*. Just 13% of fans believe players should be free to earn as much as they can in the wake of estimates putting the average Premiership salary at pounds Sterling 23,000** a week or pounds Sterling 1.2 million a year. However not all fans at all clubs take as...

2011-02-01 06:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Techne Corporation's (Nasdaq: TECH) consolidated net earnings for the quarter ended December 31, 2010 increased 7.3% to $26.5 million or $0.71 per diluted share compared with $24.7 million or $0.66 per diluted share for the quarter ended December 31, 2009. The increase in consolidated net earnings for the quarter resulted from an increase in sales and a decrease in income taxes due to the renewal of the U.S. research and development credit. The...

2010-11-19 02:00:00

LONDON, Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- What is APD? Brief History How much is it? Reduced Rate APD vs. Standard Rate APD Child tickets Tickets bought before 1st November What we think Useful Links What is APD? On 1st November 2010 a new increase in Air Passenger Duty (APD) came into effect which brought new tax increases for flying to some of Britain's favourite destinations. APD is charged based on a series of tax bands determined by the distance between London and the capital city of...

2010-10-26 06:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Techne Corporation's (Nasdaq: TECH) consolidated net earnings for the quarter ended September 30, 2010 decreased 1.5% to $26.4 million or $.71 per diluted share compared with $26.8 million or $.72 per diluted share for the quarter ended September 30, 2009. The decrease in consolidated net earnings for the quarter was primarily due to lower gross margins as a result of changes in the exchange rates used to convert sales in foreign currencies...

2010-09-30 07:28:00

PETERBOROUGH, England, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Following significant popularity and take-up of Thomas Cook's recently launched foreign exchange mobile app and website (whatstherate.co.uk), the travel expert who offers foreign money services as well as holidays worldwide, has listened to customer feedback and is already producing an upgraded version. In just two days, the app hit the number one spot on the iPhone App Store's free finance apps chart and peaked at 58 in the overall chart...

2010-08-26 08:46:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. ethylene prices rose in August, with the September New York Mercantile Exchange's (NYMEX) cleared ethylene settling and expiring at $0.40250 per pound. The contract, which began trading in July 2009, settled for August last month at $0.3225 per pound. Ethylene trades in 100,000-pound lots per contract on the NYMEX's Clearport system and is a building block chemical used in the production of plastic resins and a variety of solvent chemicals, all used...


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