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Millennium Chemicals Announces Price Increases for Titanium Dioxide Products
HUNT VALLEY, Md., May 7, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Millennium Chemicals (NYSE:MCH) ("Millennium") announced today price increases on the sale of all Tiona(r) titanium dioxide (TiO2) products sold to all end-use markets in the Middle East & Africa, in Asia and in Central and South America. Asian and MEA prices will increase by US$100 per metric ton while prices in Central and South America will increase by US $150 per metric ton. These increases are effective on July 1, or as contracts allow.
American Systems Corp.
ASC Awarded SeaPort Enhanced Contract By U.S. Navy
CHANTILLY, Va., May 7, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- American Systems Corporation (ASC) today announced the award of an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) contract, known as SeaPort Enhanced, from the Naval Sea Systems Command to provide engineering, technical, and programmatic support services for the Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) and the Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) and their divisions. ASC is qualified by this award to provide services in all seven geographical zones identified by the Navy in their Request for Proposal (i.e., Northwest, Mid-Atlantic, National Capital, Southeast, Gulf Coast, Midwest, Southwest, and Northwest).
Capital Research Group, Inc
Hot Stocks To Watch for Friday, May 7, 2004: WLFI, LU, SUNW, MSFT
WESTON, Fla., May 7, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- TheSUBWAY.com names the following stocks to its Stock Watch List: Weight Loss Forever International Inc. (OTCBB:WLFI), Lucent Technologies (NYSE:LU), Sun Microsystems Inc. (Nasdaq:SUNW), Applied Materials Inc. (Nasdaq:AMAT).
Helvetia Patria Holding
Shareholders' Meeting of Helvetia Patria Holding
ST.GALLEN, Switzerland, May 7, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- The non-life business took again last year advantage of its excellent portfolio quality. A good loss experience, a cautious underwriting policy and a strict cost management all contributed to the renewed reduction of the net combined ratio that decreased from 99.9 per cent to 98.4 per cent. The life business generated a significantly improved result thanks to the again normalised level of investment income as well as the steps initiated to increase profitability. The difficult conditions in the Swiss group life business caused its growth to be deliberately slowed down. The reduction in the minimum interest rate and especially the cost savings were instrumental in achieving a now balanced sector result after the severe loss in the previous year. The investment business gained last year again from the improved conditions on the international stock markets as well as from the strengthened Euro.
Capital Research Group, Inc
TheSUBWAY.com Announces Its Stock Market Standouts List for Friday, May 7, 2004: WLFI, GWDL, NT, MSFT
WESTON, Fla., May 7, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- TheSUBWAY.com announces the following stocks to its Stock Market Standouts List: Weight Loss Forever International Inc. (OTCBB:WLFI), Gateway Distributors Ltd. (OTCBB:GWDL), Nortel Networks Corp. (NYSE:NT), Microsoft Corporation (Nasdaq:MSFT).