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2014-07-31 12:27:37

NEW YORK, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of McGraw Hill Financial (NYSE: MHFI) has approved a regular quarterly cash dividend on the Corporation's common stock. The dividend of $0.30 is payable on September 10, 2014, to shareholders of record on August 26, 2014. McGraw Hill Financial has paid a dividend each year since 1937 and is one of fewer than 25 companies in the S&P 500 that has increased its dividend annually for the last 41 years. The annualized...

2014-07-31 08:36:21

WASHINGTON, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Corporate Whistleblower Center is urging healthcare managers at long-term care facilities, hospitals, or large medical practice groups to call them at 866-714-6466 if they possess significant proof the company is accepting bribes, rebates or any kind of kickback from a pharmaceutical company or pharmacy. The Center believes these issues are a growing problem and that the reward potential for these types of whistleblowers is significant....

2014-07-31 04:23:37

JOHANNESBURG, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Financial Summary for the quarter -- Continued year-on-year improvement in quarterly performance -- Usutu and Nijmegen Mill transactions completed -- Specialised Cellulose business remains sold out -- EPS 3 US cents (Q3 2013 loss of 9 US Cents) -- EBITDA excluding special items US$140 million (Q3 2013 US$88 million) -- Net debt US$2,286 million (Q3 2013 US$2,331 million)...

2014-07-31 04:23:32

SINGAPORE, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the wake of Indonesia's hotly contested presidential election, Wealth-X today released a list of the country's richest billionaires. The Hartono brothers, Michael and Robert, lead the list with US$9.7 billion each in assets, mostly derived from their clove cigarette company, Djarum, and Bank Central Asia, the country's largest private bank. Michael, 75, and Robert, 73, took over the family business after their father's death in 1963. As...

2014-07-30 23:03:09

McKesson Medical-Surgical Minnesota Supply Inc. and Relias Learning have announced an agreement to bring online training to McKesson Medical-Surgical extended care providers. Cary, NC (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 McKesson Medical-Surgical Minnesota Supply Inc. and Relias Learning have announced an agreement to bring online training to McKesson Medical-Surgical extended care providers. Relias Learning will provide courses and a customized learning management system to administer the courses that...

2014-07-30 20:21:46

OKLAHOMA CITY, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RKI Exploration & Production, LLC ("RKI", or the "Company") announced today that it has entered into an Exchange Agreement with Chesapeake Energy Corporation ("CHK"), for properties located in the Powder River Basin of eastern Wyoming. Under the agreement RKI will receive from CHK $450 million in cash plus 136,000 net acres, including ownership interests in 68 RKI operated wells, in exchange for 204,000 net acres, including ownership...

2014-07-30 16:25:28

HOUSTON, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. (NYSE: KRA), a leading global producer of styrenic block copolymers, announces financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2014. 2014 SECOND QUARTER OVERVIEW -- Second quarter 2014 sales revenue was $323.8 million on sales volume of 78.4 kilotons, down $10.8 million compared to sales revenue of $334.5 million in the second quarter 2013 on sales volume of 77.5 kilotons. -- Adjusted EBITDA...

2014-07-30 12:35:04

WALTHAM, Mass., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lionbridge Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: LIOX), will announce financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014 on Wednesday morning August 06, 2014. Lionbridge management will conduct a conference call at 9:00 a.m. ET on August 6(th) to discuss financial performance and to answer questions. To participate, callers within the United States can dial 888-324-3186 and international callers can dial 630-395-0193. The pass code for...

2014-07-30 12:32:20

New Website & Blog For Saxe & McQuain Launches HOUSTON, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- CBRE's First Vice President Kevin Saxe and Vice President Jerrod McQuain recently announced the debut of their website and blog. The site was launched with the intent of fostering a two-way flow of information between the brokers and customers in the commercial real estate market. In a statement Kevin Saxe divulged his anticipations for the site, stating, "Jerrod and I are excited to unveil...

2014-07-30 12:30:48

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE:HLS) today announced the appointment of Timothy R. Patten as regional president for the Northeast region. Patten, who brings more than 30 years of healthcare management experience to the position, will have operational responsibilities for 17 hospitals in Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. "We are pleased to welcome Tim as HealthSouth's new Northeast regional...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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