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Capital Research Group, Inc
TheSUBWAY.com Announces Its Morning Stock Focus List for Tuesday, April 6, 2004: UCAD, QTFV, GTEL, FDC
WESTON, Fla., April 6, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- TheSUBWAY.com announces U.S. Canadian Minerals Inc. (OTCBB:UCAD) to its Stock Focus List. UCAD is new to TheSUBWAY.com, and we expect great things from this stock! Watch this company; it just announced big news, and we think it is due to make a move in the near term! Other stocks highlighted include:
F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG
Roche's Annual General Meeting 2004
BASEL, Switzerland, April 6, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Annual General Meeting of Roche Holding Ltd was attended by 592 shareholders representing 147,822,220 or 92,39 percent, of a total of 160,000,000 shares. The Meeting approved the 2003 annual report and financial statements and authorised payment of an annual dividend for 2003 of 1.65 Swiss francs per share and non-voting equity security, an increase of 14 percent over the previous year. This is Roche's seventeenth consecutive dividend increase.
Optio Software, Inc.
Optio Software Reports Fourth Quarter Earnings
ATLANTA, April 6, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Optio(r) Software Inc. (OTCBB:OPTO), a leading provider of solutions that enhance the form, content, distribution and availability of business-critical documents and information, today reported financial results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended Jan. 31, 2004.
Wolters Kluwer Proposes H. Scheffers as Member of Supervisory Board
AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, April 6, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Wolters Kluwer, a leading multinational publisher and information services company, announced today that at the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders, Mr. H. Scheffers will be proposed as new member of the Supervisory Board of Wolters Kluwer nv.The Supervisory Board recommends appointing Mr. H. Scheffers as new member of the Supervisory Board of Wolters Kluwer nv, at the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders which will be held on April 21, 2004. The Supervisory Board makes the recommendation to appoint Mr. Scheffers in view of his broad international general management experience, and especially his financial and economic knowledge. Mr. Scheffers (1948, Dutch) is a member of the Management Board of SHV Holdings nv, where his primary responsibilities include finance and economic affairs, legal and tax affairs and information technology. Mr. H. Scheffers is a member of the Supervisory Board of NPM Capital nv.
AngelCiti Entertainment, Inc.
AngelCiti Records Third Consecutive Monthly Double Digit Gain
PEMBROKE PINES, Fla., April 6, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- AngelCiti Entertainment's (OTCBB:AGEL) wholly owned subsidiary Worldwide Management announced that it had a gross win of $550,000 in the first quarter of 2004 on a net handle of $11.88 million and that net win in March 2004 was up 14.8% as compared to March 2003. This marks the third consecutive month in which Worldwide Management had a double-digit gain in net win as compared to 2003, with an overall improvement of 30.6% over 2003.
Acquisition of Amersham PLC - Exchange Ratio
BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, U.K., April 6, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Recommended share exchange acquisition of Amersham plc ("Amersham") by General Electric Company and GE Investments, Inc. (together "GE") by means of a scheme of arrangement (the "Scheme") under section 425 of the Companies Act 1985 (the "Acquisition")Amersham and GE are pleased to announce that, at the first of the two Court hearings to be held this week, the High Court sanctioned the Scheme. The Scheme still remains conditional upon the confirmation by the High Court of the reduction of capital which forms part of the Scheme. It is expected that the Scheme will become effective on 8 April 2004.
Airbee Wireless Inc.
Airbee Wireless Joins ZigBee Alliance
POTOMAC, Md., April 6, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Airbee Wireless Inc. (Pink Sheets:ABEW), an innovator of intelligent software for wireless communications, has been accepted as a participating member in the ZigBee Alliance, an international association of companies working together to enable reliable, cost-effective, low-power, and wirelessly networked monitoring and control products based on an open global standard.