Friday, April 07, 2006

Business News

  • The quarterly profits for Smuckers Company are up, but they warn that high energy costs could put them in a jam.
  • Wendy’s profits are down. There could be several reasons why, but they can’t put a finger on it.
  • Ford Motor Co. introduced a mini-fleet of gas-electric hybrid taxicabs to serve New York City. They're more fuel efficient and corner on the sidewalks better.
  • Scientists in the Netherlands have developed a pair of eyeglasses with hearing aids embedded in the arms. So now you can see the person screaming at you.

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