High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation, (abbrev. SMIC, NYSE: SMI, SEHK: 981) is a semiconductor foundry in mainland China, providing integrated circuit (IC) manufacturing services at 350 nm to 45nm technologies. Incorporated in the Cayman Islands and headquartered in Shanghai, SMIC has wafer fabrication sites throughout China, account management offices in the US, Italy, and Japan, marketing and customer service offices in Taiwan and Israel, and a representative office in Hong Kong.
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Wabtec Corporation NYSE: WAB is an American company formed by the merger of the Westinghouse Air Brake Company (WABCO) and MotivePower Industries in 1999.Wabtec manufactures products for locomotives, freight cars and passenger transit vehicles, and builds new locomotives up to 4,000 horsepower (3 MW).The companies' origins go back as far as 1869 with the foundation of the Westinghouse Brake Company, this company (also known as WA&B later as WABCO) became independent in 1990 via a management buy out and went public in 1995. Another company: WABCO Vehicle Control Systems also created from the Westinghouse Brake Company is independent of Wabtec and was spun off by American Standard (the ultimate owner) in 2007.
The Federal National Mortgage Association (FNMA) (NYSE: FNM), commonly known as Fannie Mae, is a stockholder-owned corporation chartered by Congress in 1968 as a government-sponsored enterprise (GSE), but founded in 1938 during the Great Depression. The corporation's purpose is to purchase and securitize mortgages in order to ensure that funds are consistently available to the institutions that lend money to home buyers. On September 7, 2008, James Lockhart, director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), announced that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac were being placed into conservatorship of the FHFA. The action is "one of the most sweeping government interventions in private financial markets in decades". As of 2008[update], Fannie Mae and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac) owned or guaranteed about half of the U.S.'s $12 trillion mortgage market.
Eastman Kodak Company (NYSE: EK) is a multinational US corporation which produces imaging and photographic materials and equipment. Long known for its wide range of photographic film products, Kodak is re-focusing on two major markets: digital photography and digital printing.
Pengrowth Energy Corporation (TSX: PGF, NYSE: PGH) is a Canadian oil and natural gas company based in Calgary, Alberta. Established in 1988 by Calgary entrepreneur James S Kinnear, it was one of the largest of the Canadian royalty trusts ("Canroys"), with a market capitalization of US$ 4.12 billion at the end of 2007. Its assets are approximately evenly distributed between oil and natural gas.Pengrowth's assets are in the Western Canada sedimentary basin, a geologic region which has a long history of productivity in crude oil and natural gas.
Bank of America Corporation (NYSE: BAC) is a financial services company, the largest bank holding company in the United States, by assets, and the second largest bank by market capitalization. Bank of America serves clients in more than 150 countries and has a relationship with 99 percent of the U.S. Fortune 500 companies and 83 percent of the Fortune Global 500. The company is a component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) and a member of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). The bank's 2008 acquisition of Merrill Lynch made Bank of America the world's largest wealth manager and a major player in the investment banking industry. The company holds 12.2% of all U.S. deposits, as of August 2009, and is one of the Big Four Banks of the United States, along with Citigroup, JP Morgan Chase and Wells Fargo its main competitors
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE: VLO) is a Fortune 500 oil and gas refining and retail company based in San Antonio, Texas, United States. The company owns and operates 18 refineries throughout the United States, Canada and the Caribbean with a combined throughput capacity of approximately 3.3 million barrels per day, making it the largest refiner in North America. Valero is also one of the US''s largest retail operators with more than 5,000 retail and branded wholesale outlets in the United States, Canada and the Caribbean under various brand names, including Valero, Diamond Shamrock, Ultramar, Shamrock, and Beacon.
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is a major American defense contractor and industrial corporation with core manufacturing concentrations in defense systems and defense and commercial electronics. It was previously involved in corporate and special-mission aircraft until early 2007. Raytheon is the world''s largest producer of guided missiles. Established in 1922, the company reincorporated in 1928 and adopted its present name in 1959. The company has around 75,000 employees worldwide and annual revenues of approximately US$25 billion. More than 90 percent of Raytheon''s revenues were obtained from defense contracts and, as of 2007, it was the fifth largest defense contractor in the world, and is the fourth largest defense contractor in the United States by revenue. Raytheon Headquarters was moved from Lexington, Massachusetts to Waltham, Massachusetts on October 27, 2003. The company was previously headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts from 1922 1928, Newton, Massachusetts from 1928 1941, Waltham from 1941 1961, Lexington from 1961 2003, and back to Waltham from 2003 onwards.
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! UBS AG (NYSE: UBS, SWX: UBSN, TYO: 8657) is a diversified global financial services company, with its main headquarters in Basel and Zürich, Switzerland. It is the world's second largest manager of private wealth assets, and is also the second-largest bank in Europe, by both market capitalisation and profitability. UBS has a major presence in the United States, with its American headquarters located in New York City (Investment banking), Weehawken, New Jersey (Private Wealth Management), and Stamford, Connecticut (Capital markets). UBS's retail offices are located throughout the U.S., and in over 50 other countries. UBS is an abbreviation, which originated from a predecessor firm, for the Union Bank of Switzerland, however, UBS ceased to be considered a representational abbreviation after its 1998 merger with Swiss Bank Corporation. UBS is present in all major financial centers worldwide.