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2010-09-24 19:59:00

RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Amil Participacoes S.A. ("Amilpar"), in accordance with CVM Instruction 358, of January 3, 2002, informs that its Board of Directors approved today the 3rd Issuance of Common Debentures, not convertible into shares, with Floating Guarantee, up to four series, for public distribution, with restricted selling efforts ("Debentures") from Amilpar ("Restricted Offering" and "Issuance", respectively), according to CVM Instruction 476/09. Up to 900,000...

2009-12-28 16:32:00

FORT LEE, N.J., Dec. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Inflation Association - http://inflation.us today discussed the biggest threat to the U.S. economy in 2010. In 2009, we saw the monetary inflation created by the Federal Reserve's zero percent interest rates drive up the prices of U.S. stocks, without dramatically increasing the prices of U.S. consumer goods. We consider 2009 to have been a brief period of euphoria, before a rapid increase in the prices of food, energy, clothes and...

2008-06-26 09:02:50

By Joshua Freed Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS -- With ingredient prices popping up like toaster strudel, General Mills on Wednesday said it has raised cereal prices and might consider other price increases, too. The maker of Yoplait Yogurt, Wheaties cereal and Pillsbury Toaster Strudel said its fourth-quarter profit dropped 17 percent. But the profit still met Wall Street expectations, and its revenue beat them. Much of the profit drop was due to a hedge against ingredient prices that...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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