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LINN Energy, LLC
Linn Energy Announces Second Quarter 2008 Conference Call
HOUSTON, July 29, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Linn Energy, LLC (Nasdaq:LINE) announced today that management will host a conference call on Thursday, August 7, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. Central/11:00 a.m. Eastern to discuss the Company's second quarter 2008 results and its outlook for the remainder of the year. Prepared remarks by Michael C. Linn, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Mark E. Ellis, President and Chief Operating Officer, and Kolja Rockov, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will be followed by a question and answer period.
Pessimism and Uncertainty About U.S. and World Economies Reaches Five-Year High Among U.S. Industrial Manufacturers, Finds PricewaterhouseCoopers' Manufacturing Barometer
NEW YORK, July 29, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Pessimism and uncertainty about the domestic and world economies reached a five-year high among U.S.-based industrial manufacturers in the second quarter of 2008, according to the PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP Manufacturing Barometer. Ninety-two percent of senior executives surveyed are pessimistic or uncertain about the U.S. economy's prospects over the next year, a four point rise over the prior quarter and a significant jump from 38 percent in the second quarter of 2007. Twenty-seven percent expressed pessimism about the prospects for the world economy in the year ahead, an increase of six points from last quarter and up dramatically from the 2 percent who were pessimistic one year before.
Comtech Telecommunications Corp.
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives $7.6 Million of Movement Tracking System Orders
MELVILLE, N.Y., July 29, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq:CMTL) announced today that its Maryland-based subsidiary, Comtech Mobile Datacom Corporation, received orders totaling $7.6 million under its Movement Tracking System, or MTS contract, with the U.S. Army. Total orders received to date against the $605.1 million MTS IDIQ contract increased to $133.6 million.
Pharmacopeia Earns Milestone Payment From Wyeth
PRINCETON, N.J., July 29, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Pharmacopeia (Nasdaq:PCOP), an innovator in the discovery and development of novel small molecule therapeutics, today announced that it has received a milestone payment from Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, a division of Wyeth (NYSE:WYE), for progress made in identifying a systemically administered inhibitor of JAK3 kinase. The compound is being evaluated for the treatment of immunological and inflammatory diseases.
SunOpta Announces First Quarter 2008 Results
TORONTO, July 29, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- SunOpta Inc. (Nasdaq:STKL) (TSX:SOY) today announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2008. All amounts are expressed in U.S. dollars.
Colliers International Group Inc.
FirstService Reports First Quarter Results
TORONTO, July 28, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- FirstService Corporation (TSX:FSV) (Nasdaq:FSRV) (preferred shares -- TSX:FSV.PR.U) today reported results for its first quarter ended June 30, 2008. All amounts are in U.S. dollars.
Gevity HR, Inc.
Gevity Reports Second Quarter 2008 Operating Results
BRADENTON, Fla., July 29, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Gevity (NASDAQ:GVHR), which serves as the full-service human resources department for small and mid-sized businesses, today reported second quarter 2008 earnings from continuing operations of $2.0 million, or $0.08 per diluted share, as compared to a loss from continuing operations of $0.3 million, or $0.01 per share, for the first quarter of 2008. Earnings for the second quarter of 2008 included: