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Business News Archive - November 28, 2009

More than 4,000 items featured in auction include 1,200 frac tanks being sold by Virtual Ramp on Day 1 FORT WORTH, TX, Nov. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Ritchie Bros.

HOUSTON, Nov. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - On Wednesday, December 2, 2009 starting at approximately 8:30 a.m. CST, Ritchie Bros.

Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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