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Zoo Tycoon is a business simulation developed by Blue Fang Games and released by Microsoft. It is a tycoon game in which the player must run a zoo and try to make a profit. Although first released for Microsoft Windows and Macintosh in…

Zombies on Broadway turned in a profit for RKO, which encouraged the studio to re-unite Brown, Carney, Anne Jeffreys and Bela Lugosi for the film Genius at Work in 1946.

Zions received a $1.4 billion investment from the U.S. government as a result of the Troubled Asset Relief Program. The final $700 million was repaid on September 26, 2012 and the government realized a profit of $253 million from its investment in the company.

Zhang rejected capitalism when she started a retirement home in 2000 in Changning in Shanghai. She explained that her purpose was to create a community for 40 people and not to make a profit.

… compare the value of historic currencies, but for example by 1849 the workshop earned a profit of 197 Taler on sales of 901 Taler.  Zeiss initially worked alone constructing and repairing many types of physical and chemical apparatus. Loupes…

Zavvi Ireland had made a loss of €3.4 million in the year ending March 2007 as the new chain attempted to turn a profit, without the backing of the Virgin Group. On 21 September 2007, Simon Douglas announced that Zavvi would be making a…

As the housing market begins to collapse, Ben, while on vacation in England, is able to sell their swaps, and points out that Europe is starting to feel the effects of the collapse. Ultimately, they make a profit of $80 million, but their faith in the system is broken.

… company. She was investigated by Thailand’s Securities and Exchange Commission regarding possible insider trading after she sold shares of her AIS stock for a profit prior to the sale of the Shin Corporation to Temasek Holdings. However, no charges were filed. Yingluck Shinawatra is also a committee member and secretary of the Thaicom Foundation.

LONGi to cooperate on monocrystalline products. In the first quarter of 2016 Yingli posted a profit first time since 2011. Yingli has cut workforce and decreased R&D spending. Yingli’s cost per watt is 41 cents. The company was a sponsor of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, U.S. men’s and women’s national soccer teams, and FC Bayern Munich.

… form the ‘mummela’. There are many professional troops in Karnataka. In spite of the competition from modern movie industry and television, these troops arrange ticketed shows and make a profit. Apart from the individually arranged shows in…

… company was increased from a loss about $1 billion in 1991 (although the accounting system at the time could not accurately compute actual profit) to a profit of $1 billion in 1993, and the underlying value of YPF was increased from about US$2 billion to the US$9 billion after privatization.

… million. Their combined 70% stake yielded a profit of $595 million from the deal. The Bebo franchise quickly declined under its new owners and fell into bankruptcy; in 2013 the couple bought Bebo back for $1 million.

Xiamen Airlines concluded the year of 2015 with a passenger number of 22.77 million, and a profit of 1800 million CNY. It was the 28th consecutive year of profit for the airline. By early 2016, the airline operated 230 domestic routes along with 60 international routes (including routes to Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan).

Writing (i.e. selling) a call generates income in the form of the premium paid by the option buyer. And if the stock price remains stable or increases, then the writer will be able to keep this income as a profit, even though the profit…

… increase to 884,000 passengers, and for the first time the company made a profit. Ridership continued to increase, with 1.2 million in 1941, and up to 2.16 million in 1945. Conductors had to be taken into use, and even women were employed. To…

World War II would show the highest ridership on the line through history. With the rationing on petrol, soon only the electric trams operated. 1940 showed an increase to 884,000 passengers, and for the first time the company made a profit of…

… a lot of rum in it, it’s very strong!” The entire batch of rum ice cream was sold, and for weeks after, customers continued to take Bernice aside and whisper, “Do you have any more of that delicious rum ice cream?” The word had spread; not only had the ice cream sold at a profit, but public reaction to it had helped generate more business.

Working behind the scenes as Director of the fund, Lochhead was given complete control over its day-to-day management to successfully stabilize the external value of the dollar. He operated the fund at a profit, achieved a settlement of…

… for Macmillan to realise a profit. Edmonds later tried to have the small issue made public but in November 1947, HMSO was ordered to destroy the type of the book. (The volume remained unseen, until the Fifty-year Rule was amended to the…

Woodruff used his position to get his wife a job with the Indiana Department of Transportation when she wasn’t qualified. He also used his insider knowledge and illegally bought land along the future I-69 route and sold it for a profit.

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