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Banca Intesa ad Beograd - Daily Report, Aug 22, 2014
August 22, 2014
Banka Intesa ad Beograd DAILY REPORT MM and fixed income, Equity market Serbia     ArcelorMittal not interested in Serbian steel maker Zelezara - ArcelorMittal, a Luxembourg-based multinational steel manufacturing corporation, has said it is not interested in taking over ailing Serbian steel maker Zelezara Smederevo, Beta reported yesterday. ArcelorMittal has been mentioned in the local media as one of five potential suitors for the Smederevo steel maker, along with Krasny Oktyabr, part of Russia's railroad car-to-combat tank manufacturer UralVagonZavod (UVZ), the US-based Esmark Steel Group, Luxembourgbased United Group, whose members include the Czech Republic's Pilsen Steel and Russia's Bummash, and Westwood Financial Advisory (WFA), an investment

-Launch Date For Lockheed Martin-Built CLIO Satellite Set For September 16
August 22, 2014
ENP Newswire - 22 August 2014 Release date- 21082014 - DENVER, - The launch date for the U.S. government's CLIO satellite, built by Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT], has been set for Sept. 16, 2014.

-Minco Technology Labs, LLC Launches a Family of Power MOSFETs in Hermetic Packaging for High Reliability, High-Temperature Applications
August 22, 2014
ENP Newswire - 22 August 2014 Release date- 21082014 - Austin, TX - Minco Technology Labs, LLC announces the introduction of a family of hermetically packaged, Power MOSFET devices. This new product grouping will be added to their portfolio of standard products, servicing end user demand of targeted MOSFET devices from Original Semiconductor Manufacturers (OSM). The first MOSFET product grouping is targeted at the supply of popular IRF, FF & FY9xxx series MOSFET devices originally manufactured and sourced to the industry by International Rectifier. The product family members will meet or exceed the original manufacturer's device specification thereby offering equal or improved figure of merit (FOM). This product family will be based on silicon from one of Minco's premiere silicon technology partners, based on Fairchild Semiconductor's Power MOSFET silicon.

Wall Street Uneasy Ahead Of Yellen Speech
August 22, 2014
(RTTNews) - Although easing of geopolitical tensions was a welcome respite for the markets, the mood is still cautious, given the uncertain economic backdrop. The major U.S. index futures point to a slightly lower opening on Friday after Asian stocks ended on a mixed note, while the European markets are seeing some tentativeness. Forward guidance issued by most companies has been lackluster, reflecting their apprehensions concerning the economic and profit outlook. Against the backdrop, traders may focus on a speech on the labor market by Fed Chair Janet Yellen at the Kansas City Federal Reserve's 2-day symposium at Jackson Hole.

Lockheed Martin-built satellite set for September 16 launch
August 22, 2014
22 August 2014 The launch date for the US government's CLIO satellite, built by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), has been set for Sept. 16, 2014. CLIO will launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket.

Markets Exemplify Caution Ahead Of Yellen Speech
August 22, 2014
(RTTNews) - The major U.S. index futures are pointing to a roughly flat opening on Friday, with sentiment reflecting apprehensions, especially after the recent market run up. With things largely quite on the economic front, the markets get to digest some corporate news released after the close of trading yesterday. Forward guidance of most companies has been lackluster, which underlines the fears concerning the evolving economic outlook. Traders may also closely sift through Fed Chair Janet Yellen's speech on the labor market at Jackson Hole to gauge the central bank's stance on interest rates. U.S. stocks added to their gains on Thursday on the heels of largely upbeat economic data. The major averages opened higher and the Dow Industrials and the S&P 500 Index held above the unchanged line throughout the session before closing in positive territory, with the S&P 500 Index closing at a fresh record high The Dow Industrials ended up 60.36 points or 0.36 percent at 17,040 and the S&P 500 Index closed 5.86 points or 0.29 percent higher at 1,992. Meanwhile, the Nasdaq Composite recovered from an early move to the downside but continued to trade with apprehension. The index moved decisively into positive territory by the mid-session before closing up 5.62 points or 0.12 percent at 4,532.

Mentor Graphics Q2 profit plummets
August 22, 2014
Mentor Graphics Corp (MENT), a provider of electronic design automation software and hardware solutions, has recorded a 40.91 percent plunge in profit for the quarter ended Jul. 31, 2014 amid steep increase in operating expenses. The company earned $14.17 million or $0.13 a share in the second-quarter compared with $23.98 million or $0.19 a share a year ago. Non-GAAP earnings per share came in at $0.23, when analysts expected $0.15. Revenue during the second-quarter went up marginally 2.77 percent to $260.23 million from $253.22 million in the last year period.

Contracts for August 21, 2014
August 21, 2014
August 21, 2014 CONTRACTS ARMY Boh Bros. Construction Co., LLC, New Orleans, Louisiana, was awarded an $116,956,672 firm-fixed-price contract with options for the Southeast Louisiana Urban Flood Control Project's widening of the Florida Avenue Canal, Phase II and III, Orleans Parish, Louisiana. Work will be performed in New Orleans, Louisiana, with an estimated completion date of Oct. 15, 2018. Bids were solicited via the Internet, with six received. Fiscal 2014 operations and maintenance (Army) funds in the amount of $116,956,672 are being obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans, Louisiana, is the contracting activity (W912P8-14-C-0049). ImSAR LLC,* Springville, Utah, was awarded a $98,971,746 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for research and development, rapid advancement and integration of small aperture radars on small unmanned aerial systems. Funding and work location will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of Aug. 20, 2019. One bid was solicited, with one received. Army Contracting Command, Natick, Massachusetts, is the contracting activity (W911QY-14-D-0007).

Minco Technology Labs, LLC Launches a Family of Power MOSFETs in Hermetic Packaging for High Reliability, High-Temperature Applications.ID Semiconductor industry
August 21, 2014
  Austin, TX (PRWEB) August 21, 2014           Minco Technology Labs, LLC announces the introduction of a family of hermetically packaged, Power MOSFET devices. This new product grouping will be added to their portfolio of standard products, servicing end user demand of targeted MOSFET devices from Original Semiconductor Manufacturers (OSM). The first MOSFET product grouping is targeted at the supply of popular IRF, FF & FY9xxx series MOSFET devices originally manufactured and sourced to the industry by International Rectifier. The product family members will meet or exceed the original manufacturer's device specification thereby offering equal or improved figure of merit (FOM). This product family will be based on silicon from one of Minco's premiere silicon technology partners, based on Fairchild Semiconductor's Power MOSFET silicon.

SMIC and JCET Establish a Joint Venture in Jiangyin National High-Tech Industrial Development Zone
August 08, 2014
 Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation ("SMIC"; NYSE: SMI; SEHK: 981) the largest and most advanced pure foundry provider inChina; and Jiangsu Changjiang Electronics Technology Co., Ltd. ("JCET", SSE: 600584), the largest packaging service provider inChina, jointly announced today the formation of a joint venture for 12-inch bumping and related testing, from the previously signed joint venture agreement, which will be established in Jiangyin National High-Tech Industrial Development Zone (JOIND), inJiangsu Province, China.


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