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Business News Archive - February 11, 2009

FRANKFURT, Germany, February 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A series of special effects negatively impacted the January 2009 traffic figures at Frankfurt Airport (FRA) - in addition to the fall in demand for cargo and passenger volumes caused by the weak economy.

PARIS, February 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Webwag, the France-based expert in mobile Internet widgets, announced they have created the first widgets for the automotive industry.

LONDON, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Since 2000, Russia has been one of the world's top performing markets for gensets manufacturers, witnessing an average growth rate of around 15% in the past five years.

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, February 11 /PRNewswire/ -- - Preliminary Profits for the Year Grew by 89% to Reach AED 2.0 Billion Abu Dhabi National Energy Company PJSC, a publicly listed company on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX: TAQA), today reported preliminary financial results for the period ended 31 December 2008.

Kbb.com's Editors Choose This Year's Romantic Cars IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Kelley Blue Book www.kbb.com, the leading provider of new- and used-vehicle information, today announces 10 Romantic Rides for 2009.

PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Bio-Reaction Industries, LLC (BRI) is pleased to announce the appointment of John Griffith as its Chief Financial Officer.

HAIFA, Israel, February 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESLT) announced today that it will be releasing its fourth quarter and full year 2008 financial results on Wednesday, March 11, 2009. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080408/300441 ) The Company will also be hosting a conference call later the same day, Wednesday, March 11 at 10am ET.

CHICAGO, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nissan North America, Inc. (Nasdaq: NSANY) (NNA) today announced that the all-new 2009 Nissan cube(R) 1.8 will feature a starting Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP)* of $13,990 when it goes on sale in early May.

RUSTY WALLACE, BRANDON MARSHALL AND CHRIS ANDERSEN ARE RACING RESORT'S NEWEST MEMBERS DENVER, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Motor Sport Country Club is thrilled to announce that three notable athletes have become members of the exclusive racing resort.

GREENWICH, Conn., Feb. 11, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (GWI) (NYSE: GWR) reported net income in the fourth quarter of 2008 of $25.3 million, compared with net income of $13.9 million in the fourth quarter of 2007.

Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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