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International Monetary Systems, Inc
International Monetary Systems Ltd. Partners with L.G. Zangani LLC
NEW BERLIN, Wis., Aug. 24, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- International Monetary Systems Ltd., (OTCBB:INLM), is pleased to announce that the company has engaged L.G. Zangani LLC to provide it capital markets advisory services, including but not limited to programs and projects designed to raise institutional investor visibility and awareness. In addition, L.G. Zangani will advise and counsel the company in investor and financial public relations, capital formation and strategic business development.
TalkingStocks.com Issues Profile Report on LJ International Discussing Recent News
DALLAS, Aug. 24, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Shailesh Dhuri, CFA, Senior Investment Analyst for TalkingStocks.com, today released a Profile Report on LJ International, Inc. (Nasdaq:JADE). LJ International is based in Hong Kong and the U.S and is one of the fastest-growing end-to-end players in the jewelry industry. It follows a vertical integration strategy and is committed to quality and service. The company designs, brands, markets, distributes and retails a full range of fine jewelry such as earrings, necklaces, pendants, rings, bracelets, bangles, anklets and broaches. In all, LJI has over 5,000 varying product designs which are contemporary in style and high in demand.
Habanero Resources Inc.
Habanero Resources Inc. Announces Frac of Alberta Well Scheduled for Next Week
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 24, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Habanero Resources Inc. (Other OTC:HBNRF) (TSX Venture:HAO) is extremely pleased to report that it has been informed by the operator that the Pembina Well is now scheduled to be fraced on August 29, 2005. This well was originally scheduled to be fraced May 2, 2005 but unexpected delays occurred that were out of HAO's control. It is also anticipated that the next Martex well, in Texas, will commence operations with within the next 10-14 days. This should give HAO multiple oil and gas drilling prospect in progress simultaneously.
Blyth, Inc. Reports 2nd Quarter Sales and Earnings
GREENWICH, Conn., Aug. 24, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Blyth, Inc. (NYSE:BTH), a leading designer and marketer of home fragrance and home decor products, today reported that Net Sales for the second quarter ended July 31, 2005 increased approximately 1% to $292.2 million compared with $289.1 million a year earlier. Operating Profit for the quarter was $9.5 million compared to $19.0 million for the prior year period. Net Earnings for the quarter were $4.2 million versus $9.4 million a year earlier. Diluted Net Earnings Per Share for the quarter were $0.10 per share compared to $0.21 for the same period last year. Included in the second quarter results was a favorable U.S. state settlement that allowed for a reserve reversal of $5.5 million.
Pharmexa: Interim Report for the First Six Months of 2005
HORSHOLM, Denmark, Aug. 24, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Summary: The Pharmexa Group generated revenue of DKK 1,756 thousand in the first six months of 2005 and realised a net loss of DKK 59,065 thousand. Research and development costs totalled DKK 46,741 thousand. Pharmexa maintains its previous financial forecast for the full year.