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2010-04-30 02:00:00

MANCHESTER, England, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The price of gold has hit a four month high over the last couple of days, largely attributed to a credit dip for Greece and Portugal. The rating agency, Standard & Poor, recently dropped the credit rating of both Greece and Portugal, which in turn saw the demand for the precious metal increase. In terms of the price per ounce in Sterling, this hit a record GBP767! The downgrading of the credit rating of the Greek could restrict their...

2010-04-23 02:00:00

MANCHESTER, England, April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The price of gold bullion may well be impacted by the result of the forthcoming UK General Election. A hung parliament is a widely tipped outcome for one of the closest elections in generations and the uncertainty that this has caused has led to April seeing a sterling price record for gold - the precious metal hitting GBP754 per ounce earlier on in the month. A hung parliament could lead to increased economic uncertainty and lower confidence...

2010-04-14 11:59:00

NEW YORK, April 14 /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. New Records for Gold Last week saw new records for gold as the metal's price -- denominated in Euros and British pounds -- rose to new all-time highs ... and by Monday the U.S. dollar price hit a four-month high of $1169 coming within five percent of its December 2009 historic peak of...

2010-04-06 15:58:00

VANCOUVER, April 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Taseko Mines Limited (TSX: TKO; NYSE Amex: TGB) ("Taseko" or the "Company") reports unaudited first quarter production results for its Gibraltar Mine. For the first quarter of 2010, the Gibraltar Mine produced 23.2 million pounds of copper and 194 thousand pounds of molybdenum. A quarter over quarter production comparison is below: -------------------------------------------------------------------------...

2010-02-17 07:55:00

TULSA, Okla., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Williams (NYSE: WMB) announced today the expiration and final results of its previously announced cash tender offer and consent solicitations. As of the previously announced expiration time of 12:00 midnight, New York City time, on Feb. 16, approximately $4.76 billion aggregate principal amount of notes subject to the tender offer and consent solicitations had been validly tendered and not validly withdrawn. Based on the tender cap and the...

2010-02-02 07:16:00

TULSA, Okla., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Williams (NYSE: WMB) announced today the early tender results of its previously announced cash tender offer and consent solicitations. As of the previously announced early tender deadline of 5 p.m., New York City time, on Feb. 1, 2010, approximately $4.74 billion aggregate principal amount of notes subject to the tender offer and consent solicitations had been validly tendered and not validly withdrawn. The holders of a majority of the...

2010-02-01 07:30:00

VANCOUVER, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Taseko Mines Limited (TSX: TKO; NYSE Amex: TGB) ("Taseko" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that the Company has recently extended its hedging program for approximately 50% of targeted copper production to the end of 2010 from its wholly-owned Gibraltar Mine. Consistent with the Company's existing strategy to manage its operating margins effectively in volatile copper markets, a producer put and call option was used. Approximately 23 million...

2010-01-19 07:05:00

TULSA, Okla., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Williams (NYSE: WMB) announced today that it will offer to purchase for cash up to $3 billion aggregate principal amount of its respective notes in the priority listed below: Amount Tender Early Title Outstanding Acceptance Offer Tender Total of (in Priority Consideration Premium Consideration Security CUSIP millions) Level (1)...

2010-01-08 12:02:00

VANCOUVER, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Taseko Mines Limited (TSX: TKO; NYSE Amex: TGB) ("Taseko" or the "Company") reports unaudited fourth quarter and year end production results for its Gibraltar Mine. For the fourth quarter of 2009, the Gibraltar Mine produced 17.3 million pounds of copper and 113 thousand pounds of molybdenum. For 2009, annual production was 70.3 million pounds of copper and 629 thousand pounds of molybdenum. The fourth quarter production breakdown is as follows:...

2009-12-18 06:44:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Danaher Corporation (NYSE: DHR) announced today its intention to make a recommended cash takeover offer, through an indirect wholly owned subsidiary, to acquire all of the issued and to be issued shares of Genetix Group plc (GTX:AIM) for 85 pence per share implying an aggregate price of approximately GBP 50 million pounds (USD $82 million) net of cash acquired. The offer enjoys the recommendation of the Board of Genetix who have undertaken to...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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