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2014-10-22 16:28:21

MCKINNEY, Texas, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Torchmark Corporation (NYSE: TMK) reported today that for the quarter ended September 30, 2014, net income was $1.00 per share, compared with $.95 per share for the year-ago quarter. Net operating income for the quarter was $.99 per share, compared with $.95 per share for the year-ago quarter. Reconciliations between net income and net operating income, GAAP ROE and management ROE, and GAAP book value and management book value are shown in the...

2014-10-22 08:23:43

HOUSTON, October 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Technology innovator supports advancement and research conducted by the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station to improve process safety management performance and minimize losses Petrotechnics [http://www.petrotechnics.com ], the leading provider of operational performance and predictive risk management solutions, announced an alliance with Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station's Mary Kay O'Connor Process Safety...

2014-10-21 16:26:09

LONDON, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Introduction Global Non-Life Insurance industry guide provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market share, market size (value 2008-12, and forecast to 2017). The guide also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Features and benefits -- Save time carrying out entry-level research by identifying the size,...

2014-10-21 16:26:08

LONDON, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Introduction Global Household Products industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market share, market size (value 2008-12, and forecast to 2017). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading companies including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Features and benefits -- Save time carrying out entry-level research by identifying size, growth,...

2014-10-20 16:29:52

NEW YORK, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - To address the growing demand for cyber insurance, XL Group's Cyber and Technology business has added three underwriters, Sean Donahue, Elissa Doroff and Richard Schulz, to its New York-based team. "Headline data breaches continue to spark interest in cyber and technology insurance and this expansion is intended to meet that demand," according to John Coletti, Chief Underwriting Officer for XL Group's Cyber and Technology insurance...

2014-10-17 16:21:57

VANCOUVER, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Goldgroup Mining Inc. ("Goldgroup" or the "Company") (TSX:GGA, OTC:GGAZF, BMV SIX:GGAN.MX) today announced that Donald R Siemens has resigned for personal reasons as a non-executive director of the Company. Goldgroup would like to thank him for his service and wishes him well. About Goldgroup Goldgroup is a Canadian-based gold production, development, and exploration Company with significant upside in a portfolio of projects in Mexico,...

2014-10-17 12:33:43

RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Brink's Company (NYSE: BCO) announced its plan to restructure its Netherlands operations in response to a loss of business with Rabobank, its largest customer in that country. Brink's expects to incur a charge of $16 million to $22 million against third-quarter GAAP earnings. The expected charge is related to asset impairments, severance and other costs associated with the expected cessation of service to Rabobank on July 1, 2015. The...

2014-10-16 08:31:26

New survey uncovers insurance industry leaders' perspectives on potential implications of the imminent Own Risk and Solvency Assessment requirements MENLO PARK, Calif., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A joint study conducted by global consulting firm Protiviti (www.protiviti.com) and St. John's University's School of Risk Management, Insurance and Actuarial Science found that although insurance companies are generally confident in their existing risk management and control processes, some firms...

2014-10-15 16:33:02

CARLSBAD, Calif., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patriot Scientific Corporation (OTCQB: PTSC) today announced it has filed its Report on Form 10-Q with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for the quarterly period ended August 31, 2014. The Report can be found on the SEC's website at http://www.sec.gov/cgi-bin/browse-edgar. About Patriot Scientific Corporation Headquartered in Carlsbad, California, Patriot Scientific Corporation is the co-owner of the Moore Microprocessor...

2014-10-15 04:20:53

WUXI, China, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wuxi Suntech today announced it is adding another measure of protection for customer warranties: Its modules' performance will be insured by Chinese-based insurance company Ping An and reinsured by the leading risk carrier, Munich Re. This new insurance policy provides 25 years' warranty protection for Suntech in the event of a significant decrease of performance for modules -- a move expected to help expand sales by providing Suntech's...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.