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2009-11-09 16:23:00

NEW ALBANY, Ohio, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE: ANF) will be holding its quarterly earnings conference call for all interested parties on November 13th, 2009, at 8:30 a.m. EST. The earnings press release is scheduled to cross the wire shortly after 7:00 a.m. EST. What: Abercrombie & Fitch Third Quarter Fiscal 2009 Earnings Call When: 8:30 a.m. EST Friday, November 13th, 2009 Where: http://www.abercrombie.com How: Live...

2009-08-21 07:10:00

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga., Aug. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Author Harry Ernest Fitch is proud to announce the release of his new book, "The Number Two Pencil Solution" (published by iUniverse), a book that takes readers inside the ever-changing face of the U.S. public education system. Follow along as Dan Wilder, a public school English teacher, dedicated to overseeing merit and achievement in his language arts students, interacts with many of the new mandates and policies created by the likes of the No...

2009-07-09 13:11:00

LOS ANGELES, July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Q Black Entertainment has acquired the rights to Janet Fitch's "Paint it Black." Chris Luu, Joe Q. Bretz and David Blackford's company, who bested multiple suitors for the rights, will produce along with Coup d' Etat Films and Deviant Films. Following the huge success of "White Oleander," Fitch has again created unforgettable and dynamic female characters in her latest work, "Paint it Black." An intense psychological ride into the heart of Los Angeles'...

2009-02-13 13:31:00

NEW ALBANY, Ohio, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE: ANF) announced that its Board of Directors has elected Craig R. Stapleton as a director. Mr. Stapleton served as United States ambassador to the Czech Republic from 2001 until 2004 and as United States ambassador to France from 2005 until his resignation upon the inauguration of President Obama. Mr. Stapleton received his B.A. and M.B.A. from Harvard, and served as President of Marsh and McLennan Real...

2009-01-16 07:00:00

PRINCETON, NJ, Jan. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Thomas E. Gardner, Chairman, announced today that G. A. (Drew) Fitch has been appointed to the NUCRYST Pharmaceuticals' Board of Directors. Mr. Fitch is the President and Chief Executive Officer of The Westaim Corporation ("Westaim"), NUCRYST's controlling shareholder, holding approximately 75% of NUCRYST's outstanding common shares. Prior to his appointment as President and Chief Executive Officer of Westaim in 2007, Mr. Fitch had been Senior...

2008-11-14 12:00:22

In conjunction with the Rating Outlook revision and downgrade of Regions Bank short-term Issuer Default Rating (IDR), Fitch Ratings has downgraded municipal bonds with letters of credit provided by Regions Bank. Fitch revised Regions Bank's Outlook to Negative and downgraded its short-term IDR to 'F1' from 'F1+' on March 28, 2008. The Outlooks on the following bonds are revised to Negative, and the short-term ratings are downgraded to 'F1' from 'F1+': --Tippecanoe County (IN)...

2008-11-12 12:00:20

Today, Fitch Ratings issued a special report, 'Liquidity Focus: U.S. Transportation' which focuses on liquidity issues in the airlines, railroads and trucking sectors. According to the report, liquidity for the airline sector is relatively strong, with $17 billion in available liquidity at Sept. 30, 2008, versus $11 billion in estimated debt maturities through year-end 2010. Liquidity in the railroad sector is expected to remain strong, despite ongoing share repurchase programs. Despite...

2008-11-11 15:00:22

Fitch Ratings has upgraded to 'AA-' from 'BBB-' the ratings on SynergyHealth, Inc.'s (Synergy) approximately $70.1 million of bonds issued through the Wisconsin Health and Educational Facilities Authority. The ratings were on Rating Watch Positive following Synergy's signing of an affiliation agreement with Froedtert & Community Health, Inc. (F&CH, rated 'AA-' by Fitch). The rating upgrade reflects the affiliation of Synergy with F&CH and the exchange of outstanding master...

2008-11-11 15:00:22

Fitch Ratings has assigned an 'AA-' rating to approximately $196.6 million of Wisconsin Health and Educational Facilities Authority revenue bonds, series 2008A&B issued on behalf of Froedtert & Community Health Obligated Group (F&CH). Fitch also affirms the 'AA-' ratings on approximately $290 million of Wisconsin Health and Educational Facilities revenue bonds, series 2001 and 2005A-D currently outstanding. The Rating Outlook is Stable. The series 2008A bonds are...

2008-11-11 15:00:18

Fitch Ratings assigns an 'F1+' rating to Georgia Municipal Gas Authority's (Gas Authority) planned issuance of $120 million gas revenue bonds (Portfolio III Project), series 2008C. In addition, Fitch affirms the Gas Authority's outstanding $110 million of gas revenue bonds at 'A+'. The Rating Outlook is Stable. The 2008C notes are scheduled to price the week of Nov. 24, 2008. The bonds are direct and general obligations of the Gas Authority (Fitch long-term rating of 'A+') and are...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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