Business News Archive - October 29, 2008

SAN CARLOS, Calif., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DemandTec, Inc. , a leading provider of on-demand optimization solutions for retailers and consumer products manufacturers, today announced that Giant Eagle, Inc.

An ancient copper mining site in Jordan could be linked to the time of the Old Testament's King David and his son Solomon, researchers say.

Encore Energy Partners LP (NYSE: ENP) (the "Partnership" or "ENP") today announced its quarterly distribution and unaudited third quarter 2008 results.

Encore Acquisition Company (NYSE: EAC) ("Encore" or the "Company") today reported unaudited third quarter 2008 results.

JOHANNESBURG, October 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gold Fields Limited (NYSE & JSE: GFI) today announced normalised earnings excluding gains and losses on foreign exchange, financial instruments, exceptional items, share of loss of associates after taxation and discontinued operations for the September 2008 quarter of R120 million, compared with earnings of R943 million and R409 million for the June 2008 and September 2007 quarters respectively.

Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: TYPE), a leading global provider of text imaging solutions, and Vodafone UK, are introducing a new way to personalize the mobile user interface on select mobile handsets.

CALGARY, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Suncor Energy Inc. today announced third quarter 2008 net earnings of $815 million ($0.87 per common share), compared to $627 million ($0.68 per common share) for the third quarter of 2007.

By Marilyn Adams Just as 27,000 Boeing airplane factory workers prepare to vote on a tentative contract reached Monday, Boeing today opens what could be tough contract talks with the union representing its 20,000 engineers.

VMS Ventures Inc. (TSX VENTURE: VMS) (the "Company") is pleased to announce assay results from drill holes RD-08-65 and RD-08-66 at its Reed Lake Discovery Zone near Snow Lake, Manitoba.

Word of the Day
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'