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First Equity Group
StockMarketNewsAlert.com Issues New Trade Alert for BioStem, Inc.
BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 31, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- StockMarketNewsAlert.com issues New Trade Alert for BioStem, Inc. (OTCBB:BTEM). According to M. D'Alonzo at First Equity Group Inc., recent news flow from the company has been very positive, "The company announced that Cryobanks International, Inc. Scientific Board Members Enjoy International Recognition."
Budget Waste Inc.
Budget Waste Inc. Signs Letter of Intent With Construction Waste Hauling Company
CALGARY, Alberta, Oct. 31, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Budget Waste Inc. (Pink Sheets:BDGW) signs letter of intent with PJ's Waste and Recycling Services Ltd. (PJ's), a construction clean-up company. Serving the renovation and construction market since 1987, PJ's has established itself as one of the leading waste and recycling companies in Calgary. PJ's offers a premier "start to finish" construction waste handling service; construction clean-up crews; waste removal using 4 and 12 yard waste containers and post-construction cleanups.
Dow Jones Financial Information Services
Bellwether Event for Semiconductor and Nanoelectronic Start-Ups to Feature Expert Industry Advice from LSI Logic, Texas Instruments, Qualcomm, Freescale Semiconductor and TSMC
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 31, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- As consumer devices continue to fill the marketplace, find out what the future holds for the semiconductor and nanoelectronic start-ups powering technology's next generation at MicroVentures Conference -- produced by Dow Jones VentureWire -- Nov. 28 and 29, 2006, at the Fairmont Hotel in San Jose, Calif. Technology and company leaders from LSI Logic, Qualcomm, Texas Instruments, Freescale Semiconductor and TSMC will be featured keynote speakers.
Alltel and Bitfone Launch World's First OMA-DM Solution For CDMA
LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif., Oct. 31, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Bitfone Corporation (www.bitfone.com), a pioneer and a patent holder of over-the-air (OTA) technology for mobile phones, today announced that Alltel (NYSE:AT), owner and operator of the nation's largest wireless network with more than 11 million wireless customers, has commercially launched Bitfone's OTA device management solution, FusionDM, to manage and deliver OTA feature enhancements to its subscribers.
Old National Bancorp
Old National Reports Third-Quarter Earnings of $21.0 Million, or $.32 Per Share; Results Represent a 6.7 Percent Increase Over Second Quarter
EVANSVILLE, Ind., Oct. 31, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Old National Bancorp (NYSE:ONB) today reported earnings of $21.0 million, or $.32 per share, for the third quarter of 2006, up $.02 from the $.30 per share earned in the second quarter of the year. Old National had no discontinued operations to report for the third quarter. Earnings from continuing operations for the third quarter of 2005 were $18.9 million, or $.28 per share. Net income, which includes results from discontinued operations, for the third quarter of 2005 was $4.5 million, or $.07 per share. Discontinued operations during the third quarter of 2005 contain the impacts of the sales of the J.W. Terrill Insurance Agency (Terrill) and Fund Evaluation Group (FEG).
J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.'s Holdings in Metso to 4.99 Percent
HELSINKI, Finland, Oct. 31, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Metso Corporation has been informed about a change in the holding of the mutual funds managed by J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. of the paid up share capital of Metso Corporation. On October 30, 2006, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co's holdings amounted to 4.99 percent of the paid up share capital of Metso Corporation after being, on the basis of their previous announcement, 5.03 percent on July 31, 2006. The threshold of five percent was crossed on October 30, 2006 when J.P. Morgan Asset Management (UK) Limited sold 147,500 Metso shares. According to their announcement, holdings by mutual funds of J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. on October 30, 2006 were as follows:
Microsemi to Present At the AeA Classic Financial Conference
IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 31, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq:MSCC), a global supplier of high performance analog, mixed-signal and high reliability semiconductor products, will make an investor presentation at the AeA Classic Financial Conference at the Monterey Conference Center in Monterey, California November 5-8, 2006.