Business News Archive - December 11, 2008

FRANKFUT/MAIN, Germany, December 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The current global economic slump is also affecting air traffic worldwide. Frankfurt Airport (FRA) served 3.9 million passengers in November 2008, a drop of 7.0 percent year-on-year.

Credit Reports Give Consumers Important Car-Buying Insight in a Slowing Economy IRVINE, Calif., Dec.

NEW YORK, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Deer Consumer Products, Inc. (Website: http://www.deerinc.com ) (OTC Bulletin Board: DCPI), a market leader in the design, manufacture and sale of home and kitchen electronics, today announced a sales contract with Applica Inc., a major U.S.

Focusing on financial strength and flexibility, maintaining production at expected 2008 levels CALGARY, Dec.

ROCKLEDGE, Fla., Dec. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- LRM Industries, LLC(TM), headquartered in Rockledge, Florida, has been selected by Eastern Rail Corporation to manufacture thermoplastic composite infrastructure components for the nation's electric railways.

LOURES, Portugal, December 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Hovione announced today that it has agreed with Pfizer to acquire their Loughbeg Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) site in Ireland.

Frost & Sullivan to Host Quarterly Analyst Briefing on Chemicals, Materials & Foods on Tuesday, December 16, 2008. MEXICO DF, Mexico, Dec.

Customer to Realize $200,000 Annual Savings by Reducing Talk Time through inContact(R) Echo(R) SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- UCN, Inc.

Word of the Day
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.