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National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship
For Many Teens Summer is Time to Create-a-Job not Take-a-Job
WASHINGTON, June 21, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- With the end of school, thousands of teenage students across the country will be scrambling for the elusive summer job. But a growing number of students are deciding to "create-a-job" rather than "wait for a job" or to "take-a-job," enrolling in youth entrepreneurship training programs where they learn how to start their own small business, according to the chief executive officer of the National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE).
Management Changes at TeliaSonera
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, June 21, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Harri Koponen, Head of TeliaSonera International (TelaSonera's international holding in the Fintur companies, the Russian mobile operator MegaFon, Turkish mobile operator Turkcell and the international carrier operations) will leave TeliaSonera on July 1, 2004. Harri Koponen, who also has the position of deputy CEO, came to TeliaSonera in December 2002 in connection with the merger between Swedish Telia and Finnish Sonera. He was previously the Chief Executive Officer of Sonera.
Exercised Warrants in Pricer Contribute SEK 54.3 Million
UPPSALA, Sweden, June 21, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- At the closing date for subscription to Pricer's warrant TO 8B, 108,564,576 of the total number of 110,760,016 options have been exercised, which is equivalent to a subscription ratio of approximately 98 per cent. As a consequence, SEK 54.3M will be contributed to the company before a deduction for handling costs of SEK 0.4M.
Capital Research Group, Inc
TheSUBWAY.com's Technology Talk Forum: Monday, June 21, 2004: Middle East Concerns Hamper Stocks!
WESTON, Fla., June 21, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Investors are doing all they can to help stocks climb their way off the lows of the last two months, consolidating the gains they have forged over the past year and a half. But continuing concerns over the situation in the Middle East and Iraq continued to weigh on investors. Most recently, news that Iran seized three British ships and eight sailors did its part to unnerve market participants. The Nasdaq Composite was up 25.28 points, to 1,994.43, while the Dow Jones industrial average was higher by 45.42 points, to 10,388.87.
Capital Research Group, Inc
TheSUBWAY.com Announces Its Stock Market Standouts List for Monday, June 21, 2004: CORR, ALTR, RFMD, MCHP
WESTON, Fla., June 21, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- TheSUBWAY.com names the following stocks to its Stock Market Standouts List: Corridor Communications Corp. (OTCBB:CORR), Altera Corp. (Nasdaq:ALTR), RF Micro Devices Inc. (Nasdaq:RFMD), Microchip Technology Inc. (Nasdaq:MCHP).
OM Technology Client Conference Turns Spotlight on Technological Leadership
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, June 21, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- OM Technology, a world leading provider of technology, processing and outsourcing solutions for the securities industry, hosted its 2004 Technology of the Future client conference for marketplace, clearing/settlement and depository customers last week, June 14-16. The conference was attended by senior executives from leading exchanges, clearing organizations and CSDs worldwide.