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Skandia's Nominating Committee
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Nov. 24, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Skandia's 2003 Annual General Meeting resolved that Skandia's Nominating Committee shall consist of six members, as follows: One representative for each of the four-largest shareholders (owner-groups), one representative for the small and medium-sized shareholders of Skandia, to be appointed by the Skandia Shareholders' Association or equivalent, and one representative for the policyholders of Skandia Liv, to be appointed by the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce. The representatives of the largest owners shall be appointed based on the ownership conditions of Skandia at the time the third-quarter interim report is released. The other members shall also be appointed at the same time.
Bull & Lifshitz, LLP
Bull & Lifshitz, LLP Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against Gilead Sciences, Inc. On Behalf of Investors -- GILD
NEW YORK, Nov. 21, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Notice is hereby given that a securities class action lawsuit was filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California on behalf of purchasers of Gilead Sciences, Inc. ("Gilead" or the "Company")(Nasdaq:GILD) securities, between July 14, 2003 and October 28, 2003, inclusive (the "Class Period").
Murray, Frank & Sailer LLP
Rabin, Murray & Frank LLP Commences Class Action Lawsuit on Behalf of Purchasers of Federated Investors' Family of Mutual Funds Against Federated Investors, Inc. - FALDX, FGEIX, KAUAX, FMAAX
NEW YORK, Nov. 21, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- A class action lawsuit has been filed in United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, case number 03-CV-8323, on behalf of all persons or entities who purchased or otherwise acquired American Leaders Fund, Inc. (Nasdaq: FALBX) (Nasdaq: FALCX) (Nasdaq: FALFX) (Nasdaq: FALKX), Global Equity Fund (Nasdaq: FGEFX) (Nasdaq: FGEDX), Kaufmann Fund (Nasdaq: KAUBX) (Nasdaq: KAUCX) (Nasdaq: KAUFX), Market Opportunity Fund (Nasdaq: FMBBX) (Nasdaq: FMRCX), and other Federated Investment family of funds (the "Funds"), between November 1, 1998 and October 21, 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.
Murray, Frank & Sailer LLP
Rabin, Murray & Frank LLP Commences Class Action Against Morgan Stanley and Van Kampen Funds on Behalf of Purchasers of Certain Morgan Stanley and Van Kampen Family of Funds - CPOAX, MLDAX, MIMAX, GLBAX
NEW YORK , Nov. 21, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- A class action lawsuit has been filed in United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, case number 03-CV-8941, on behalf of all persons or entities who purchased or otherwise acquired Van Kampen International Magnum Fund (Nasdaq: MSNBX) (Nasdaq: MIMCX); Morgan Stanley Global Dividend Growth Securities Fund (Nasdaq: GLBBX) (Nasdaq: GLBCX) (Nasdaq: GLBDX); Morgan Stanley Market Leader Trust (Nasdaq: MLDBX) (Nasdaq: MLDCX) (Nasdaq: MLDDX); Morgan Stanley Capital Opportunities Trust (Nasdaq: CPOBX) (Nasdaq: CPOCX) (Nasdaq: CPODX) mutual funds between October 1, 1999 and December 31, 2002, (the "Class Period").
Golden Spirit Minerals Ltd.
Gold Trends Between Pedro Dome and Ester Dome
SEATTLE, Nov. 21, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Golden Spirit Minerals Ltd. (OTCBB:GSPM) states the following as reported in the State of Alaska publication of "Alaska's Mineral Industry No. 51 of the Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys" relating its recently acquired Ester Creek mining properties on Ester Dome in Fairbanks, Alaska. There are many similarities between Golden Spirit's Property on Ester Dome and Cyprus Amax's Property on Pedro Dome ($800 million annual revenue).
Any Color You Like - New Book Helps People Find the Right Colors to Express Themselves
HUTCHINSON, Kan., Nov. 21, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Trucker hats and colorful Goodwill t-shirts seem to be making a comeback. However, not everyone can pull off the look, and certain colors just don't look right. Lou Peel has all the advice for wearing the right colors and styles for one's personality in her new book, Secrets of Counting Colors: A Simple Plan to Your Dress Code (now available through 1stBooks).