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China Claims More Than One Third of Global Market in Semiconductor Consumption, According to PricewaterhouseCoopers
NEW YORK, Nov. 18, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- According to PricewaterhouseCoopers' annual review of the semiconductor industry in China, China's Impact on the Semiconductor Industry: 2008 Update, electronics manufacturers in the Chinese market consumed more than one-third of semiconductors produced globally for the first time ever. Driven largely by the growth in its electronics manufacturing, China has clearly become the dominant consumer of semiconductors with the total consumption estimated at $88 billion in 2007. China reached the one third consumption milestone much faster than previously forecasted. In fact, the nation's consumption of semiconductors grew by 23 percent last year. This is the third consecutive year that China's semiconductor consumption has exceeded all other global markets.
Integra Bank Corporation
Integra Bank Corporation Explains Status of Participation in Capital Purchase Program
EVANSVILLE, Ind., Nov. 18, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Integra Bank Corporation (Nasdaq:IBNK), parent company of Integra Bank N.A., confirmed that it has applied for participation in the Treasury Department's TARP Capital Purchase Program. Integra's application was delivered to the appropriate federal banking authorities in a timely manner. While no assurance can be given as to the outcome of the application, Integra has not received any indication that its application is not being processed through the normal channels. At this time, it is not possible to project when Integra will receive an answer to the application.
Flushing Financial Corporation
Flushing Financial Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.13 Per Share
LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Nov. 18, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Flushing Financial Corporation (Nasdaq:FFIC), the parent holding company for Flushing Savings Bank, FSB (the "Bank"), today announced that the Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend on its common stock of $0.13 per common share, payable on December 30, 2008 to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 9, 2008.