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S & P places Coeur d'Alene Mines on CreditWatch, 1st Ld-Writethru, APFN

May 18, 2009 2:31 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

NEW YORK (AP) — Standard & Poor's Ratings Services on Monday placed Coeur d'Alene Mines Corp. on CreditWatch with positive implications, but warned that the mining company may require more funding for its capital spending plan.The ratings, including Standard & Poor's "CCC" corporate credit rating,...

Court candidate Granholm to be at White House, 4th Ld-Writethru, US

May 18, 2009 2:31 pm | by BEN FELLER - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm, one of President Barack Obama's candidates for the Supreme Court, will be at the White House on Tuesday for an event about the auto industry. That is the "primary" purpose of her visit, anyway, as the White House put it.Granholm will be on hand...

Encore to buy $53 million in oil-producing land

May 18, 2009 2:25 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Encore Energy Partners LP said Monday it will purchase $53.8 million of oil-producing land in Texas, Montana and North Dakota that includes over 100 oil wells.The company plans to purchase lands in Val Verde County, Texas, for $28 million in cash and other properties in...

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Latin America stocks soar on hope for US recovery, 1st Ld-Writethru, LT

May 18, 2009 2:25 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Latin American stocks surged Monday as improved housing data and banking outlooks in the U.S. suggested the recession in the region's top trading partner may be easing, potentially boosting credit and demand for Latin American exports.Brazil's benchmark Ibovespa index soared 5...

NH jobless rate up slightly for April, NH

May 18, 2009 2:25 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire's jobless rate rose slightly in April, to 6.3 percent.The state Department of Employment Security says that seasonally adjusted figure was up only a tenth of a percentage point from March but 2.6 percentage points from a year earlier.The number of unemployed...

S & P index swaps Flagstar with Bank of the Ozarks, APFN

May 18, 2009 2:25 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

NEW YORK (AP) — Standard & Poors said Monday that bank holding company Bank of the Ozarks Inc. will replace Flagstar Bancorp Inc. on the S&P SmallCap 600 after the close of trading on May 26.Flagstar received a capital investment from MattlinPatterson Global Advisors LLC, which S&P said will cause...

Crist signs bill giving energy-saving rebates, 1st Ld-Writethru, FL

May 18, 2009 2:25 pm | by HILARY LEHMAN - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

MIAMI (AP) — Florida will begin offering rebates on energy-efficient appliances in an environmentally friendly attempt to boost sales under a bill signed into law Monday.Gov. Charlie Crist signed the bill, which gives rebates on energy-efficient appliances, such as washing machines, refrigerators,...

Therapeutics CEO Frank Reynolds Nominated as 'CEO of the Year' Business Editors/Health Editors

May 18, 2009 2:25 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 18, 2009-- InVivo Therapeutics President and CEO Frank Reynolds has received several nominations for the Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council 'CEO of the Year' award. As a nominee for a 2009 Mass Technology Leadership Award, Reynolds is being...

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Colombia, Chile finalize free trade deal, LT

May 18, 2009 2:25 pm | by CAMILO HERNANDEZ - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

BOGOTA (AP) — Colombian and Chilean officials presented what they called Latin America's "most complete" free trade deal on Monday, promising to boost public investments and commerce between their countries.The accord will ease bidding and hiring processes on ports, airports and other public works...

Invesco begins public offering of $400M of shares, APFN

May 18, 2009 2:25 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

ATLANTA (AP) — Asset manager Invesco Ltd. said Monday it has started a public offering to sell $400 million of its shares.The company said it plans to use the proceeds for general corporate purposes. Invesco currently has about 382.7 million shares outstanding.Invesco plans to grant the...

Dignity Day Planned for October 20, 2009 around the World Business Editors

May 18, 2009 2:20 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

AMMAN, Jordan-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 18, 2009-- Global Dignity, a worldwide mission which aims to inspire and encourage dignity for every person, today announced plans to conduct the second Annual Global Dignity Day on October 20, 2009. In 2008, on GLOBAL DIGNITY DAY, YGLs from more than 20...

Venoco, Inc. to Post Updated Presentation

May 18, 2009 2:20 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

http://www.venocoinc.com () —Venoco, Inc. (NYSE: VQ) announced today it will post an updated investor presentation on its website (www.venocoinc.com (http://www.venocoinc.com) ) after market close on Tuesday, May 19th.The update will include updated information reflecting actual results from the...

Bowles, NCSU head: Former first lady should resign, 4th Ld-Writethru, NC

May 18, 2009 2:19 pm | by GARY D. ROBERTSON - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The chancellor of North Carolina State University and the president of the UNC system said Monday it would be best for the university if former first lady Mary Easley resigns her position at the state-supported school.Chancellor James Oblinger was asked during a groundbreaking...

Pentagon reports no longer quote Bible, 2nd Ld-Writethru, US

May 18, 2009 2:19 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon said Monday it no longer includes a Bible quote on the cover page of daily intelligence briefings it sends to the White House as was practice during the Bush administration.Pentagon spokesman Bryan Whitman said he did not know how long the Worldwide Intelligence...

HL:The Canadian Press News Agenda for Tuesday, May 19@

May 18, 2009 2:19 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

EDITORS:@ Following is a list of news events for May 19 as of 12:45 a.m. ET: x-denotes wire, y-denotes picture, z-denotes graphics coverage. Copy from other events based on merit and availability. All times local unless otherwise noted. Queries about these events and stories in The Canadian Press...

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