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Verteris Corporation: Federal Securities Class Action Litigation Continued at Record Pace in Q1, 2003
ATLANTA, May 5, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The boom in federal securities class action litigation continued in the first quarter of 2003 with 65 unique actions and 364 total cases filed. Over 100 different law firms throughout the United States filed at least one case during the period, according to the latest issue of Securities Class Action: Plaintiffs' Counsel Watch. The report found that three plaintiffs' firms: Cauley Geller Bowman & Coates, LLP; Schiffrin & Barroway LLP; and Milberg Weiss Bershad Hynes & Lerach LLP were the most active filers during the period.
Sandvik Annual General Meeting 2003
SANDVIKEN, Sweden, May 05, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Sandvik AB's Annual General Meeting in Sandviken on 5 May approved the Board's proposed dividend of SEK 10.00 per share for the 2002 fiscal year. The record date to receive the dividend was set at Thursday 8 May. Payment is expected through VPC on Tuesday 13 May.
Stockwinners.com Option Picks Average Ninety-Six Percent Gains
AUSTIN, Texas, May 5, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The following is an investment opinion issued by Stockwinners.com. Selections featured in recent Stockwinners.com http://www.STOCKWINNERS.com Option Picks postings registered an average short-term gain of 96 percent. In the three months ending May 2nd, the equities research firm addressed the upward price potential of 253 publicly traded stock options. On average, the entire group was up 96 percent in nine days. The postings included one hundred thirty-eight calls and one hundred fifteen puts.
Examining the Middle East War Process -- New Book Provides Seldom Discussed or Known Insights to America's Necessary Involvement in Region
SALT LAKE CITY, May 5, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Middle East still remains a powder keg even with the ousting of Saddam Hussein's regime in Iraq as America's eyes have recently refocused on neighboring Syria and Iran. With Ret. Lt. Gen. Jay Garner stepping into Baghdad to help the interim peace process, Richard P. Robison contends that America must keep its foothold in the region as the war on terrorism still rages. His new book, The Middle East War Process: The Truth Behind America's Middle East Challenge: A Book of Answers (now available through 1stBooks Library), explains the real reasons for America's presence in the cradle of civilization.