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Talisman Energy Inc. (NYSE:TLM) reported its operating and unaudited financial results for 2010. The company was successful in strategically repositioning its portfolio and achieving its 2010 operating targets. Cash flow was $3.1 billion, down 23% from 2009, due to higher cash taxes in 2010 and lower cash proceeds from financial instruments. Net income was $648 million, a 48% increase from the previous year due to higher commodity prices, improved operating performance and non-cash gains on derivatives.

Talisman Energy Inc., an upstream oil and gas company, engages in the exploration, development, production, transportation, and marketing of crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids primarily in North America, the United Kingdom, Scandinavia, and Southeast Asia.


The effects of smoking on human health are serious and in many cases, deadly. There are approximately 4000 chemicals in cigarettes, hundreds of which are toxic. The ingredients in cigarettes affect everything from the internal functioning of organs to the efficiency of the body's immune system. The effects of cigarette smoking are destructive and widespread.

Smokefree Innotec, Inc. (OTCPK:SFIO) an established international distributor of e-cigarettes, declared through its President and CEO Thomas Schroepfer, that "With some minor fine tuning, our shopping cart is now fully operational giving our customers the opportunity to purchase the first of our products being offered: Smokers Option, in both Menthol and Cinnamon.

George Roth, CFO, added, "In prior press releases it had been disclosed that new technology was being researched and applied with the intention to have new products under development ready by the first quarter of 2011, allowing customers better and broader choices. We now have fulfilled on that expectation. Domestic and offshore production of the redesigned and less expensive REAL e-cigarettes is underway, and barring unforeseen circumstances they will added to the shopping cart before the end of March. Our present inventories of products sold internationally as seen on our website are presently committed to those markets; but all new product lines will be first introduced in the U.S."

Smokefree Innotec, Inc. is in the business of designing, developing, manufacturing and marketing hi-tech, nicotine and non-nicotine cigarette-like delivery devices which are completely smoke and vapor-free and tobacco-free. Smokefree Innotec's products are designed to protect the non-smoker from second hand smoke and all its effects while providing the smoker a way to enjoy a smoke-free cigarette anywhere, including places where smoking tobacco or similar substances is prohibited. Further, our products will allow the smoker to enjoy smoking either nicotine or flavored non-nicotine cigarettes while not having to worry about the offensive dangers and ill effects of regular cigarette smoking. However Smokefree Innotec products are not intended for any prevention or therapeutic treatment of any disease.

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Crown Equity Holdings Inc. (OTCBB:CRWE) announces that it has extended its CRWENEWSWIRE global platform web presence and is now publishing online news and information to the following countries: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom, using their specific country code domain and native language.

Crown Equity Holdings online family network of Financial media sites can get your company the visibility and the buzz it needs through advertising.

Crown Equity Holdings family of financial sites:

* appear in front of millions of people
* appear all over the Internet and go viral over social media networks
* reach bloggers and subscribers

The company has also established over 1,100 city specific sites within the US, allowing Crown Equity Holdings Inc. to publish its news and information globally or geographically.

Crown Equity Holdings Inc., together with its digital network, currently provides electronic media services specializing in online publishing, which brings together targeted audiences and advertisers. Crown Equity Holdings Inc. offers internet media-driven advertising services, which covers and connects a range of marketing specialties, as well as search engine optimization for clients interested in online media awareness.

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Macquarie Infrastructure Company LLC (NYSE:MIC) announced that its board of directors intends to resume its regular cash dividend. The Company had temporarily suspended payments to equity holders in February 2009 to accelerate debt reduction. The MIC board is expected to declare a quarterly cash dividend for the first quarter of 2011 of $0.20 per share when the Company releases its full year results on February 23. The board currently expects to sustain the dividend for the foreseeable future. The resumption of cash dividends reflects the improved operating performance, significant reduction of debt, and generation of substantial cash flows across MIC’s businesses over the past two years.

Macquarie Infrastructure Company LLC invests, owns, and operates in a diversified group of infrastructure businesses in the United States.


XL Group plc (NYSE:XL) reported its fourth quarter and full year 2010 results. Commenting on the Company's performance, Chief Executive Officer Mike McGavick said: "XL's fourth quarter results demonstrated progress in several key elements driving shareholder value. Our P&C operations' 91.4% combined ratio benefited from outstanding performance from our Reinsurance segment, positive prior year development and sustained operating efficiency. We received our license to offer insurance in China and added experienced teams in lines we believe offer prospects for strategic growth. Our on-going risk management discipline resulted in our catastrophe losses being at the low end of the expected range, with only modest changes to our initial estimates for the New Zealand earthquake.

XL Group plc, through its subsidiaries, provides insurance and reinsurance coverages to industrial, commercial, and professional firms, insurance companies, and other enterprises worldwide.



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