ACS-Tech80 Ltd., 2005 Fourth Quarter and Year End Results
10:51 Feb 27, 2006 + 972-4- 654-6440 Consolidated Statements of Operations Three months ended Year ended December 31, December 31, 2005 2004 2005 2004 Consolidated U.S. Dollars in thousands, except per share data Revenues 2,906 3,584 11,428 14,376 Cost of rev...
China Merchants Bank plans June IPO
10:06 Feb 27, 2006 China Merchants Bank, the sixth-largest commercial bank in China by assets, would become the first Chinese bank to list shares both domestically and overseas.
New single-family home sales dip 5 percent
10:06 Feb 27, 2006 That was a bigger drop than analysts had been expecting and provided support to the view that the housing market, after setting sales records for five straight years, is slowing under the impact of rising mortgage rates.
Stocks up on Lowe's outlook, oil prices
10:06 Feb 27, 2006 A bullish outlook and better-than-expected fourth-quarter profits from Lowe's soothed investors' concerns that corporate profits would decline as the economy slowed through the year.
Reports: Gas Natural to up bid for Endesa
10:06 Feb 27, 2006 Gas Natural may offer up to 30 euros ( $ 35.69) a share, more than the surprise all-cash bid of 27.50 euros ( $ 32.71) per Endesa share launched last week by E. On, the daily El Mundo reported, citing sources close to Gas Natural.
Ball to buy Alcan assets for $180M
10:06 Feb 27, 2006 R. David Hoover, Ball chairman and chief executive officer, said the acquisition will complement the company's existing operations and offer technology opportunities.
Airbus to create 1,250 new jobs in Germany
10:06 Feb 27, 2006 Airbus said it expects to invest about 500 million euros ( $ 600 million) in Germany this year, when annual production should rise to 400 planes, compared with 358 in 2005.
Pet boarding industry finds pampering pays
10:06 Feb 27, 2006 The nation's pet boarding industry has figured out it doesn't take much persuasion to get pet owners, often guilty about dropping their dog or cat off at a kennel while they head off on vacation, to pay extra for pampering: In the last five...