Business News Archive - December 30, 2008

HAIFA, Israel, December 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Elbit Systems Ltd. ("Elbit Systems") (NASDAQ: ESLT) announced, further to announcements dated July 4, 2007, July 24, 2008 and December 17, 2008, that on December 29, 2008, it signed an agreement with Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd.

BEIJING, Dec. 30 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Xinyuan Real Estate Co., Ltd. ("Xinyuan" or "the Company") (NYSE: XIN), a fast-growing residential real estate developer with a focus on strategically selected Tier II cities in China, today announced that Mr.

FRANKLIN, Tenn., Dec. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nissan North America, Inc. (NNA) (Nasdaq: NSANY) gets an early start on the new year with the announcement of pricing of the all-new 2009 Nissan 370Z Coupe and a revised marketing tagline.

FORT WORTH, Texas, Dec. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AZZ incorporated (NYSE: AZZ), a manufacturer of electrical products and a provider of galvanizing services, will conduct a conference call to review financial results for the third quarter of fiscal 2009 at 11:00 a.m.

A disproportionate number of African-American auto workers have lost jobs since the U.S. recession began, a Washington research firm said. Between December 2007 and November of this year, 20,000 black auto workers had lost their jobs, a 13.9 percent decline, the Economic Policy Institute said.

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Dec. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN) today announced it has received the final $425 million in payments from affiliates of Apollo Management, L.P. ("Apollo").

AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- EarthSky - a clear voice for science heard around the world - and more than 600 scientists today announced James Hansen's selection as the EarthSky Scientist Communicator of the Year. Dr.

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