Slow commercial real estate market in Palm Beach still offers opportunities

04/30/2010 While commercial real estate in Palm Beach County is far from recovery, the market is seeing activity, says Ed Kearney, broker and managing partner of Kearney Commercial Realty/Sperry Van Ness. “There is a misconception that no one wants to lease or sell in the Palm Beach market,” says Ed Kearney. “In fact, some landlords […]

Author Keith Thomas Walker Takes New Direction With How To Kill Your Husband

/EINPresswire.com/ Los Angeles, CA – April 29, 2010 – Publishing House Genesis Press/ Indigo has released another highly anticipated book by master-romance novelist Keith Thomas Walker. Changing course from his famed work in romance compositions, Walker presents his suspense filled book, How to Kill Your Husband available on paperback at www.Genesis-Press.com. How To Kill Your […]

Asbestos-Laden Parts Lead to $3 Million Jury Award

04/29/2010 (Mesothelioma News) – Decades after a sailor’s exposure to asbestos and a year after he died from mesothelioma, a jury in Newport News, Va., held a shipyard supplier accountable, hitting the company with a $2.99 million verdict on April 13. The company’s asbestos-laden parts, the jury said, helped cause the plaintiff’s disease and, ultimately, […]

Tea Party Movement Faces Gut Check with Arizona Fourth Amendment Issue

April 29, 2010 – The Tea Party movement has made plenty of noise when it comes to protecting personal liberties in regards to economic issues from taxation to government-mandated health care, but how will the Partiers respond to a real threat to their liberties, such as the Fourth Amendment challenge put up by Arizona? The […]

Supreme Court Hears Arguments in Gay Rights Petition Signing Case

April 29, 2010 – Wednesday the Supreme Court heard arguments about whether the names of people signing a petition should be kept private or if those names should be a matter of public record. The case centers on a petition circulated in Washington state that sought to overturn the state’s partnership rights law. Opponents of […]

Good Q1 for Goodyear

April 29, 2010 – After a miserable Q1 in 2009, Goodyear Tire & Rubber bounced back in the first quarter of 2010. Goodyear saw a net loss of $47 million ($0.19 per share), which included a $99 million charge related to the devaluation of Venezuela’s currency. However, the loss was significantly lower than Q1 2009 […]

Plastics Propel Bayer in Q1

April 29, 2010 – A continued recovery in its plastics and foams unit helps Bayer AG offset lower demand for its pesticides and allows the company to up its 2010 outlook. The German pharmaceutical giant predicts that its 2010 operating profit will now exceed 7 billion euro. The company previously predicted its profit would fall […]

Report: FedEx, Port Authority Reach Lease Agreement

April 29, 2010 – FedEx and the Port Authority of NY and NJ have reached an agreement that will keep the shipping giant at Newark’s Liberty Airport until at least 2030, according to the Newark Star-Ledger. The deal is worth $352 million over the life of the lease, with FedEx responsible for making $30 million […]

PotashCorp Earnings Skyrocket

April 29, 2010 – Canadian mineral and mining company PotashCorp reported its second-highest Q1 earnings in company history, with earnings of $1.47 per share — a 46% increase over Q1 2009. Sales of potash spiked as fertilizer demand fizzled, and the nutrient was responsible for generating 72% of PotashCorp’s Q1 gross margin of $715.1 million. […]