Business News Archive - March 11, 2009

FRANKFURT, Germany, March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Frankfurt Airport's (FRA) traffic figures for February 2009 were level with the preceding month of January - which was already affected by the impact of the global economic crisis.

Stock markets from Wall Street to Hong Kong patched together their largest gains since November Tuesday, leaving investors wondering if it was a fluke. If looking back through the bear market has any lessons to teach, it's that a 5.8 percent jump in the Dow Jones industrial average in one day is still too early to hold a parade.

HAIFA, Israel, March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Elbit Systems Ltd.

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Growth in the South African pressure sensors market will remain buoyant, undeterred by the economic slowdown and inflation. This will mostly be due to higher investments in the chemicals and petrochemicals and power generation end-user sectors.

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- South Africa has subscribed to the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDG) regarding access to water and sanitation.

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The demand for electricity in Africa is growing rapidly. At the same time, political and social stability is increasingly making the continent an attractive investment destination.

Capture Attention of Online Car Shoppers with Company's Upgraded Video Product IRVINE, Calif., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- CDMdata, Inc., a Kelley Blue Book company, today announces its enhanced VideoLot product through a relationship with UnityWorks! Media, a leader in Web video advertising and interactive marketing solutions for the retail automotive marketplace.

NEW YORK, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Who cares if the groundhog saw his shadow... you know spring is on the way when your kids trade in the video games for a one-on-one with the jungle gym and the swing-set.

Record results in 2008 Exciting outlook for 2009 as Tullow delivers the next phase of growth LONDON, March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tullow Oil plc (Tullow), the independent oil and gas exploration and production group, announces its results for the year ended 31 December 2008. Results summary Tullow has maintained its outstanding exploration record and made excellent progress in developing its world-class basins in Ghana and Uganda.

ORLANDO, Fla., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- 4CS, Inc., a leading provider of Service Customer Lifecycle Management (SLM) solutions, is pleased to announce its newest product, Service Intelligence. 4CS CEO, Ashok Kartham, shared, "This is a dynamic solution to the age old problem of being limited to either canned reports of the vendor, or using a high level tool that can be only used by IT savvy users.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.