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Hooper Holmes, Inc.
Hooper Holmes Appoints Roy E. Lowrance Chairman of the Board
BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Sept 16, 2008 -- Hooper Holmes (AMEX:HH) today announced that its Board of Directors has elected Roy E. Lowrance Chairman of the Board effective October 1, 2008. Mr. Lowrance, age 58, will succeed Benjamin A. Currier, age 75, who has decided to step down as Chairman but will remain as a director on the Board.
Fast-Growth Private Companies Leveraging Strategic Opportunities Despite Economic Downturn
NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- While optimism in the U.S. economy reached a new 16-year low among private company CEOs, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers' recent Trendsetter Barometer, approximately 84 percent of respondents believe new business opportunities will outweigh or offset the downside of the current economic environment. Forty-three percent believe new business opportunities outweigh the downside in the current economic slowdown, and another 41 percent believe that new business opportunities and any downside will offset each other. Only 15 percent believe that the business downside will outweigh the opportunities.
G-III Apparel Group
G-III Apparel Group, Ltd. Announces Upcoming Investment Conference Participation
NEW YORK, Sep 16, 2008 -- G-III Apparel Group, Ltd. (Nasdaq:GIII) announced today that management will deliver a presentation on behalf of the company at the Thomas Weisel Consumer Conference being held at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, New York. The presentation will be webcast live at 9:10 a.m. Eastern Time on Monday, September 22, 2008 at: http://www.veracast.com/webcasts/twp/consumer08/79103217.cfm
JA Solar to Host Conference Call to Review Lehman Brothers Relationship On Tuesday, September 16, 2008 At 9:00 a.m. ET
HEBEI, China, Sept. 16, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. ("JA Solar," "the Company") (Nasdaq:JASO) today announced that it will hold a conference call with investors and analysts today at 9:00 p.m. in Hebei, which will be 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 16 in New York. Samuel Yang, JA Solar's Chief Executive Officer, will host the call. Also on the call will be Daniel Lui, JA Solar's Chief Financial Officer.
MyRide.com Announces Top 10 Smart Deals for September
IRVINE, Calif., Sep 16, 2008 -- For those who love warranties and that new car smell, MyRide.com has compiled the Top 10 Deals for September to help consumers save cash on a brand new set of wheels. Between special financing, employee pricing and cash-back incentives, dealers and manufacturers are offering their best deals now before rolling out 2009 models. With choices from every price range and size there's something for everyone on the list-whether it's a small sedan, a family SUV or a flashy sports car.