24 articles about "Millipore"
Second quarter earnings reports hit Wall Street in July and, so far, the US water industry is showing symptoms of the global economic slow down. Revenues are up slightly, but net incomes are down due to rising costs.
The US Federal Reserve influenced the markets in April when it unexpectedly cut the federal funds rate by half a point. The rate cut and favourable first quarter earnings reports boosted stock values for a number of US water companies.
US fourth quarter and end-of-year results started coming out in February and, so far, it seems that 2000 was a good year for the water industry with many companies reporting record earnings.
The takeover of Thames Water by German multi-utility RWE dominated the news last month. On 25 September, following a week of speculation, Thames announced that it would be acquired by RWE.