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2012-08-28 02:22:49

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The price of gold reached a four-month high of $1,674.28 per ounce on August 24, 2012, as a result of speculation concerning yet a third round of quantitative easing and dismal U.S. economic reports. Capital Gold Group CEO, Jonathan Rose, forecasts gold to soar in the coming months of 2012. "Investors need to wake up and realize that gold is not an investment but a vehicle for wealth preservation," stated Rose. "As the Federal Reserve hints at...

2012-08-27 14:20:55

TORONTO, Aug. 27, 2012 /CNW/ - A new one-dollar coin commemorating the 100(th) Grey Cup, Canada's single biggest annual sporting event, was unveiled today by the Honourable Jim Flaherty, Minister of Finance and Minister Responsible for the Royal Canadian Mint. "This new circulation coin immortalizes an important milestone in Canada's sports history and our Government is proud to join Canadians and Canadian football enthusiasts in celebrating the 100(th) Grey Cup," said Minister...

2012-08-27 06:21:47

NEW YORK, Aug. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Governor Mike Huckabee, renowned author, politician, and one of the most admired and recognized voices in America, has joined forces with The Franklin Mint to commemorate the Founding Fathers of America. Governor Huckabee served as the 44(th) Governor of Arkansas, is the author of several bestselling books, a political commentator and a radio talk show host. His patriotism and passion for our country are evident in all of his endeavors,...

2012-08-26 18:20:07

PARK RIDGE, N.J., and TULSA, Okla., Aug. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HTZ) and Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE: DTG) today announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Hertz would acquire Dollar Thrifty for $87.50 per share in cash in a transaction valued at a corporate enterprise value of approximately $2.3 billion. The combination of Hertz and Dollar Thrifty will create a global, multi-brand rental car leader...

2012-08-16 10:22:14

WASHINGTON, Aug. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Join United States Mint and National Park Service officials for the presentation of the Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park quarter at 1:30 p.m., August 29, 2012. The ceremony will take place at the Kahua Hula, south of Kilauea Visitor Center. Invited guests include United States Senator Daniel Inouye and Governor Neil Abercrombie. Following the ceremony, the public can exchange their cash for $10 rolls of newly minted Hawai'i...

2012-08-12 22:20:48

LONDON, August 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday 9 August, the euro was pushed lower as the fate of the eurozone was once again unclear as the European Central Bank (ECB) failed to act with enough speed to rescue the flailing single currency. The euro took a further hit following disappointing German data showing industrial production down 0.9% for the month of June. With the stability of the euro changing weekly as its stability has come to rely heavily on...

2012-08-09 22:20:48

LONDON, August 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The pound sterling strengthened against the euro on Wednesday, August 8, while the US dollar snapped a three-day losing streak against the single currency as investors abandoned the euro for safer haven currencies following a raft of troubling data out of the eurozone this week and increased expectations of ECB stimulus. The euro's recent turn follows the release of negative German economic data midweek, an announcement by Banque de...

2012-08-09 10:21:20

TORONTO, Aug. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Mandalay Resources Corporation ("Mandalay" or the "Company") (TSX: MND) is pleased to announce that it achieved record quarterly revenue, earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, amortization ("EBITDA"), and net income before non-cash adjustments for the three and six months ended June 30, 2012. All currency references in this press release are in U.S. dollars except as otherwise indicated. A complete copy of the Company's financial...

2012-08-03 06:22:50

In the release issued August 3, 2012 by Sappi Limited, we have been advised by the company that the last column in the financial summary table should read June 2011 and not June 2012 for the nine month period. A revised media release reflecting this change is as follows. Please note, that the financial results for Q3 2012 remain unchanged. Results for the third quarter ended June 2012 in line with expectations despite tough market conditions. Sappi remains focused on debt reduction,...

2012-08-02 22:21:48

LONDON, August 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- While many nations have struggled with the Euro-zone crisis, Currencies Direct believe that the German economy has greatly benefited. While Greece, Spain, Italy, and many other Euro-zone countries are suffering as a result of the recession, Germany has been able to thrive in spite of the Euro crisis. Not only is the German government currently enjoying negative interest rates on bonds, but unemployment is...