Business News Archive - April 07, 2010

ST. LOUIS, April 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sigma-Aldrich® (Nasdaq: SIAL) announced today that it has signed an agreement with New Mexico Highlands University through its licensee, Highlands Stable Isotope Corp.

HONG KONG, April 7 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China's exports are recovering from the impact of the global financial crisis, according to a survey of 551 China exporters by Global Sources (Nasdaq: GSOL) (http://www.globalsources.com ). Sixty-four percent of the suppliers interviewed said their overseas sales have seen some recovery, while 8 percent claim strong recovery.

BRUSSELS, Belgium, April 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Renault-Nissan Alliance and Daimler AG today announced a broad strategic cooperation that will enable both groups to already realize benefits quickly from a range of concrete projects as well as sharing of best practices.

LAS VEGAS, April 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Las Vegas Railway Express, Inc. ("X" Train), (OTC Bulletin Board: XTRN) is pleased to announce the appointment of Hunter Capital Group, LLC as its Financial Advisor for the development of the X Train.

DUSSELDORF, Germany, April 7, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Representative office in Moscow opened - New support base intensifies marketing and sales - Russia's pharma market growing dynamically Gerresheimer AG has set up a sales office in Moscow.

NEW YORK, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The longer you plan on keeping a vehicle, the more vital it is to have regular oil and filter changes on your car's maintenance schedule.

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore., April 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Greenbrier Companies (NYSE: GBX) today reported results for its fiscal second quarter ended February 28, 2010. Second Quarter Highlights Financial Highlights: Revenues for the second quarter of 2010 were $200.0 million, down from $287.1 million in the prior year's second quarter.The Company's net loss for the quarter was $4.8 million, or $0.28 per diluted share, compared to a net loss of $7.5 million, or $0.45 per diluted share, in the prior year's second quarter.(1)Net loss for the quarter includes noncash charges of $1.3 million, net of tax, or $0.08 per diluted share, for warrant amortization expense and amortization of convertible debt discount.

PARIS and BRUSSELS, April 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Special report, 28 pages, available in English, French, and Spanish Undergoing important transformation, North Africa constitutes a major challenge for the European Union.

LUFKIN, Texas, April 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lufkin Industries, Inc.

HENDERSON, Nev., April 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Magnum D'Or Resources, Inc.

Word of the Day
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'