Business News Archive - May 06, 2008


The generic drug war is heating up. Wal-Mart Stores has expanded its list of generic prescription medications offered for $4 for a 30-day supply to more than 1,000 drugs.

ExxonMobil has announced plans to build a commercial demonstration plant to remove CO2 from natural gas near LaBarge, Wyoming, where it will use its Controlled Freeze Zone technology, known as CFZ.

Gardner Denver, Inc. (NYSE: GDI) has announced the retirement of Ross J. Centanni, Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors, and J. Dennis Shull, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Compressor Division, effective January 2, 2009. Mr.

Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) has received funding from Oncor in the amount of $218,298 to support a pilot weatherization program targeting low-income residents in Dallas County.

Word of the Day
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.