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Saehan Bancorp Reports 34% Increase in 2003 Third Quarter Earnings
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 12, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Saehan Bancorp (OTCBB:SAEB), parent company of Saehan Bank, today reported net income of $1.2 million for the third quarter of 2003, up from $0.9 million for the third quarter of 2002. Third quarter 2003 diluted earnings per share increased 17% to $0.28 from $0.24 for the third quarter of 2002. Return on average equity for the third quarter of 2003 was 16.48% and return on assets was 1.76%, compared to 14.33% and 1.42%, respectively, in the third quarter of 2002.
Spector Roseman Kodroff & Willis, P.C.
Spector, Roseman & Kodroff, P.C. Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against Putnam Funds Defendants on Behalf of Purchasers of Certain Putnam Family Funds -- PNGAX, PEUGX, PVOYX, PINVX
PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 12, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The law firm of Spector, Roseman & Kodroff, P.C. announces that it filed a securities class action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, on behalf of all persons or entities who purchased or otherwise acquired Putnam Family of Funds ("Putnam Funds"), between November 1, 1998 and September 3, 2003, inclusive (the "Class Period"). The complaint names Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc., Putnam Investments Trust, Putnam Investment Management LLC, Putnam Investment Funds, each of the Funds, and John Does 1-100.
Culture Capsules Caters to the Traveler Seeking the Ultimate Insider's Journey
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Nov. 12, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Beverly Hills, California-based Culture Capsules offers behind-the-scenes journeys to selected destinations, including Venice and the Veneto, Paris, Provence, and Los Angeles. Each program is individually designed to provide privileged, otherwise inaccessible entrees to hidden treasures. Jacqueline Gilbertson, founder of Culture Capsules, accompanies each tour and uses personal relationships she has cultivated over the past 25 years to create journeys that offer an intimate and authentic cultural experience. The traveler is a special guest and becomes an active participant in local customs and traditions.
Virgin Express Plans to Fill Ryanair Gap
BRUSSELS, Belgium, Nov. 12, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Responding to Michael O'Leary's threat to withdraw from Belgium if the EC decision goes against Ryanair, Virgin Express (Euronext Brussels: VIRE; OTCBB: VIRGY), Belgium's low fare carrier, revealed today that it plans to take Ryanair's place at Charleroi Airport if Ryanair abandons its Belgian base.
Leap Wireless International, Inc.
Leap CEO Harvey White Sees Big Win for Consumers
SAN DIEGO, Nov. 12, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Following Monday's order from the FCC that local exchange carriers, as well as wireless, must meet the November 24, 2003 deadline for local number portability, Leap CEO Harvey White commended the FCC, as the order creates even more competition in the local telephone market for consumers.
Stockwinners.com Option Picks Average Gains of More than One Hundred Percent; Daily Stock Picks Up Twenty-Three Percent
AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 12, 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 121 percent. In the four months ending November 7th, the equities research firm addressed the upward price potential of 352 publicly traded stock options. On average, the entire group was up 121 percent in eleven days. The postings included two hundred twenty-six calls and one hundred twenty-six puts.