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AmTrust Financial Services, Inc.
AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. Reports Record First Quarter Net Income of $21.5 Million
NEW YORK, May 7, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (Nasdaq:AFSI) today reported record net income of $21.5 million and revenues of $140.3 million for the first quarter 2007. "We are pleased to be off to such an impressive start in 2007. These first quarter results confirm the validity of our strategic growth objectives and underscore the unique niche that AmTrust Financial continues to occupy in these specialized areas of insurance," stated Barry Zyskind, President and Chief Executive Officer.
Silver Dragon Resources Inc.
Silver Dragon Resources Inc. Updates Status of Form 10-KSB
TORONTO, May 7, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Silver Dragon Resources Inc. (OTCBB:SDRGE) reports that the Company expects to file its Form 10-KSB this week. As described in an April 16, 2007 press release, the complexities associated with managing accounting activities in both China and Mexico have caused the 2006 annual audit to take longer than expected. However, the Company's auditors, SF Partnership LLP, continues to work diligently through the process. To this end, SF Partnership LLP has retained the services of one of its affiliates, CWCC-China in Beijing China, to assist.
QIAGEN Launches Novel Assay Technology for miRNA Targets
VENLO, The Netherlands, May 7, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- QIAGEN N.V. (Nasdaq:QGEN) (Frankfurt:QIA), the world's leading provider of sample and assay technologies for research in life sciences, applied testing and molecular diagnostics, today introduced a pioneering technology which creates a new dimension of capabilities for assays targeting microRNAs (miRNAs). miRNA-related research in academia, pharma and molecular diagnostics can be considered one of the most rapidly evolving fields in today's life sciences.