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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...

2010-08-20 02:00:00

MANCHESTER, England, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Gold Made Simple's online gold exchange has removed the element of elitism from investing in gold bullion, by simplifying the process and making it more accessible to the majority of people. While the value of currency has dropped in recent months, the value of gold has not, and this makes it an ideal investment. Gold Made Simple offers gold bars and coins from just 89 pounds, and up to 400,000 pounds so it's up to you how much of your money...

2010-08-12 17:03:00

VANCOUVER, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Taseko Mines Limited (TSX: TKO; NYSE Amex: TGB) ("Taseko" or the "Company") reports the results for the three months ended June 30, 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 March 31, 2010) owned...

2010-07-27 08:15:00

HOUSTON, July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. ethylene prices fell in July, with the August New York Mercantile Exchange's (NYMEX) cleared ethylene settling and expiring at $0.3225 per pound. The contract, which began trading in July 2009, settled for July last month at $0.34 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 in major...

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2010-05-31 09:55:00

A new study has found that Britain and Europe are the world's most expensive places to purchase a new iPad computer from Apple. Australia's CommSec found that even when properly adjusting exchange rates, the much-hyped tablet is still more expensive for Europeans than the rest of the world. "In the UK, Germany, France and Italy an iPad costs 20-25 per cent more than in the U.S.," Craig James, chief economist at the CommSec share trading division of Australia's Commonwealth Bank, told...

2010-05-13 17:46:00

VANCOUVER, May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Taseko Mines Limited (TSX: TKO; NYSE Amex: TGB) ("Taseko" or the "Company") reports the results for the three months ended March 31, 2010. This release should be read with the Company's Financial Statements and Management Discussion & Analysis, available at www.tasekomines.com and filed on www.sedar.com. Except where otherwise noted, all currency amounts are stated in Canadian dollars. For the quarter ended March 31, 2010, the Company reports an...

2010-05-05 11:53:00

LONDON, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Currys today kicks off a massive match-winning promotion, giving fans 10 pounds Sterling cash back for every goal the England team scores in South Africa, when purchasing any TV in-store worth 599 pounds Sterling or over. Nationwide at Currys, from 29th April 2010, any customer purchasing a TV worth 599 pounds Sterling or over can register online at www.currys.co.uk and get 10 pounds Sterling every time England puts one in the back of the net. As the leading...

2010-05-03 15:17:00

NEW YORK, May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeffrey Nichols, Senior Economic Advisor to Rosland Capital (www.roslandcapital.com), had the following commentary based on recent market activity and the week ahead: The gold market is already telling us that the global sovereign debt crisis will likely get worse, despite this weekend's bailout of Greece by the European Union. The U.S. dollar price of gold - having risen 6% in April - began this week and the new month on a strong note, moving higher...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.