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Business News Archive - October 27, 2008

Thirty Southern California residents have a lot less hair this afternoon, but they now have a head full of change. Hundreds watched while more than 200 auditioned to be one of Air New Zealand's "cranial billboards" today at Greenway Melrose Trading Post in Los Angeles.

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/208dc9/china_wind_energy) has announced the addition of Global Markets Direct's new report "China Wind Energy Market Analysis and Forecasts to 2012" to their offering.

SES S.A., the pre-eminent satellite operator worldwide (Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG), reports on financial performance for the nine months ended 30th September 2008.

XINYU CITY, China and SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- LDK Solar Co., Ltd.

Trans-India Acquisition Corporation (AMEX: TIL) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire not less than 80% of privately held Solar Semiconductor Ltd. (Solar Semiconductor).

Petro-Canada, an integrated oil and gas company, has reported net earnings of C$1.25 billion, or C$2.58 per share, for the third quarter of 2008, a 61% increase, compared to C$776 million, or C$1.59 per share, for the same period of 2007.

In the midst of the current economic crisis, most people have become concerned about the safety of their financial assets. Although it's not always possible to predict how the market will behave, there are some steps you can take to help protect what you own.

Legend International Holdings, Inc (OTCBB:LGDI) with phosphate projects in the State of Queensland, Australia announced today the executive appointments of Mr.

PARIS, October 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GDF SUEZ Energy International completes the acquisition of Econergy International for roughly 39 million GBP (approximately EUR 50 million).

Argan has announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Gemma Power Systems, through its joint venture entity Gemma Renewable Power, has received an initial limited notice to proceed from Grand Ridge II for an approximately $50 million contract to design and build the expansion of a wind farm in LaSalle County, Illinois.

Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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