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HL:Canadian dollar is trading at 87.49 cents US, up 1.01 cents at 11 a.m. ET@

May 20, 2009 7:12 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

TORONTO — The Canadian dollar traded at 87.49 cents US, up 1.01 cents on Wednesday. The U.S. dollar was trading at C$1.1430 down 1.33 cents.Pound sterling was at C$1.7885 down 0.17 of cent and US$1.5647, up 1.65 cents.The euro was at C$1.5754, down 0.12 of a cent.Quotations provided by the BMO...

Gravy train crashes for UK lawmakers, 3rd Ld-Writethru, EU

May 20, 2009 7:07 am | by GREGORY KATZ - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

LONDON (AP) — Goodbye, gravy train. It was great while it lasted — but then the public got wise.British lawmakers are dealing with a growing backlash over questionable expenses kept secret until last week, when a British newspaper began publishing stories based on millions of leaked receipts. The...

BW)(OH-CONVERGYS-CORPORATION)(CVG.NYSE) Convergys Named to Top Ten of 2009 Global Outsourcing 100 Business Editors

May 20, 2009 7:07 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

CINCINNATI-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 20, 2009--Convergys Corporation (NYSE: CVG), a global leader in relationship management, announced today it has been named to the Top Ten of 2009 Global Outsourcing 100 List tm, ranking sixth overall. The prestigious list, compiled by the International Association...

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NM gaming board tables decision on Raton track, APFN

May 20, 2009 7:07 am | by TIM KORTE - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico Gaming Control Board has postponed a decision on granting a casino license to a group seeking to build a Raton racetrack, citing concern about a $1.2 million contribution to the bid.The money in question was given by Marc Correra, treasurer of the track's...

General Electric up on upbeat CEO talk, APFN

May 20, 2009 7:07 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of General Electric rose Wednesday after upbeat comments from GE's chief executive on the health of the company's finance business and its ability to raise money in the capital markets.Jeff Immelt told an industry conference Tuesday that GE has already raised all of the $45...

ACWA-National Geographic Publication Aims to Educate Consumers

May 20, 2009 7:07 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

http://www.acwa.com () —The Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) and National Geographic Custom Publishing today unveiled a new consumer-focused magazine on California water called "Water for Tomorrow," with the tagline "California's Water, Our Responsibility."The 20-page, four-color...

BrightTALK Hosts Customer Retention Strategies Summit

May 20, 2009 7:07 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

http://www.brighttalk.com () —WHAT: Customer Retention Strategies Summit hosted by BrightTALK(TM)At this free online summit, thought leaders will share case studies and the latest trends in customer retention to help businesses increase customer purchases and referrals, and convert first time...

Jobless rate down slightly, 1st Ld-Writethru, SD

May 20, 2009 7:07 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The state Labor Department reported an unemployment rate of 4.8 percent in April, down slightly from March's 4.9 percent.A preliminary, not-seasonally adjusted level of nonfarm wage and salaried jobs in South Dakota stood at 401,800 workers in April, an increase of 3,200 jobs...

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Ex-aide to Gov. Ridge pleads guilty in 2nd theft, 1st Ld-Writethru, PA

May 20, 2009 7:07 am | by MARK SCOLFORO - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A woman who admitted stealing thousands of dollars from Gov. Tom Ridge's re-election campaign funds nearly a decade ago pleaded guilty Wednesday to stealing about $1.1 million from the Harrisburg real estate and investment company that later hired her.Lauretta S. "Laurie"...

Israeli official blasts focus on 2-state idea, 3rd Ld-Writethru, ML

May 20, 2009 7:07 am | by AMY TEIBEL - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

JERUSALEM (AP) — Media focus on the idea of a two-state solution to the Israel-Palestinian conflict, favored by President Barack Obama, is "childish and stupid," said an aide to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu WednesdayThe aide's statement reflected efforts by Netanyahu to deflect...

From Design To Signage In Minutes

May 20, 2009 7:05 am | News | Comments

New Finishing Center model, employing Rogers’ thermal transfer and screen printing technologies, allows printers to produce thin, flexible, bright and animated backlit signs for a wide range of advertising needs

Genzyme spent $920K lobbying government in 1Q, APFN

May 20, 2009 7:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — Biotech drugmaker Genzyme Corp. spent $920,000 lobbying the federal government in the first quarter, according to a recent disclosure form.Cambridge, Mass.-based Genzyme, which develops medicines to treat rare diseases, lobbied on patent reform, biosimilar development, Medicare...

AtCor Medical Expects 70% Sales Growth in 2009

May 20, 2009 7:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

http://www.atcormedical.com () —AtCor Medical Holdings Limited (ASX: ACG), the developer and marketer of the SphygmoCor@ system which measures central blood pressures and arterial stiffness non-invasively, today announced that it has increased guidance for FY2009 sales revenue to AUS $11 million,...

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Private equity firm raises offer for SumTotal, 2nd Ld-Writethru, APFN

May 20, 2009 7:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Vista Equity Partners raised its bid for software maker SumTotal Systems Inc. to $4.85 per share Wednesday, the latest move in a bidding war for the company.The private equity firm said it would up that offer to $4.95 if SumTotal's breakup fee with rival bidder Accel-KKR is...

HL:JLL continues to increase stake in Patheon, extends $2 offer to June 1@

May 20, 2009 7:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

TORONTO — JLL Partners, Inc. says it now owns about 39 per cent of the outstanding restricted shares of Patheon Inc. (TSX:PTI), or up to 57 per cent if it exercises its right to convert 150,000 preferred shares. The New York-based investment firm said it is extending the expiry date for the offer...

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