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2011-06-01 06:00:00

DALLAS, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports announces it will carry 'The Outlook for Medical Devices in South East Asia' Report in its store Browse the complete Report at: http://www.reportsnreports.com/reports/53540-the-outlook-for-medical-devices- in-south-east-asia.html (Due to the length of this URL, it may be necessary to copy and paste this hyperlink into your Internet browser's URL address field. Remove the space if one exists.) Search 75000+ Market Research...

2009-11-23 11:54:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Economic Outlook: A Short, Sharp Shock http://www.reportlinker.com/p0165360/Economic-Outlook-A-Short-Sharp-Shock.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire The author examines the economic challenges facing the GCC over the next two years. The author anticipates that the GCC will see an improvement in macroeconomic conditions in 2010...

2009-04-17 06:45:00

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., April 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AMCOL International Corporation (NYSE: ACO) announces the following Webcast: What: AMCOL International Corporation - 1st Quarter 2009 Earnings Results Conference Call When: Friday, April 24, 2009 @ 11:00 AM EDT Where: http://www.videonewswire.com/event.asp?id=57509 How: Live over the Internet -- Simply log on to the web at the address above....

2009-03-30 07:45:03

The Chinese government has said International Monetary Fund governance should be changed to reflect the shifting global economy. In the global crisis, the IMF has risen as a concern, reflecting its importance in a time of need and a political shift, given the U.S. push for more stimulus spending by other nations has been largely rebuffed, The New York Times reported Monday. Without stimulus spending as a guaranteed success for U.S. President Barack Obama's team at the Group of 20 summit...

2008-10-07 09:00:28

Feature: Changes and challenges with China's 30 years reform and opening up (4) CHALLENGES Despite the new-found wealth, prosperity has come at a price. One negative effect is serious environmental damage. Chinese Academy of Sciences Professor Shi Mingjun said exploitation of natural resources, ecological degradation and environmental pollution, has outweighed China's economic benefits in recent years Under a research program, Shi said the cost of environmental damage was 2.75...

2006-04-17 19:48:22

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The World Bank and International Monetary Fund have identified 11 countries that could qualify for $21 billion in debt relief under a new round of the 1996 global Heavily Indebted Poor Countries initiative. A World Bank document released on Monday said the Central African Republic, Comoros, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Somalia, Sudan, Togo, Eritrea, Haiti, the Kyrgyz Republic and Nepal met income and indebtedness criteria for HIPC. The countries will have to implement...

2006-03-29 12:45:00

By Kevin Plumberg NEW YORK -- When Suyin Tsui has an extra $2.50 lying around, rather than spend it, she will cut back on her expenses so that she ends up having $3.00 to save. "I can buy groceries that are cheaper or postpone buying new clothes for myself," said Tsui, an immigrant homemaker from Taiwan who lives in Parsippany, New Jersey. Most Americans, however, practice very different saving habits from Tsui. Last year the U.S. household saving rate was negative for the first time since...

2006-02-13 13:52:16

By Andrea Hopkins and Caren Bohan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Bush administration, facing rising pressure over the record U.S. trade deficit, on Monday urged China to further liberalize its currency policy but predicted the trade imbalance would eventually moderate. In an annual summary of economic policies and goals, the White House said it was in China's best interests to allow its yuan currency to float more freely. "Greater exchange-rate flexibility would provide China with a...

Word of the Day
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'