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2014-05-19 12:25:42

DCP Midstream Partners, LP Ranked No. 1, Followed by the Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. NEW YORK , May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CEO Connection, the only membership organization for mid-market CEOs, releases the first-ever Mid-Market 500 list. The list ranks the top 500 mid-market companies (defined as having annual revenues between $100 million and $3 billion). Comprised of nearly 20,000 companies, the mid-market represents an integral piece of the U.S. economy, employing more than 30 million people...

2014-05-19 08:24:56

Neil R. Smith Tapped to Lead S&P Credit Solutions NEW YORK, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Capital IQ, a business unit of McGraw-Hill Financial (NYSE:MHFI), today announced the launch of S&P Credit Solutions, a new business line that enables investors to leverage the combined data, research and analytics capabilities of both Standard & Poor's Ratings Services and S&P Capital IQ. Neil R. Smith has joined S&P Capital IQ to lead the new business. "S&P Credit...

2014-05-13 20:24:10

Board Approves $500 Million Share Repurchase Program and Increases Annual Dividend by 50% to $1.50/share OMAHA, Neb., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Valmont Industries, Inc. (NYSE: VMI), a leading global provider of engineered products and services for infrastructure and mechanized irrigation equipment for agriculture, today announced that its Board of Directors has adopted a capital allocation philosophy. "Valmont has achieved record results over the past several years, as well as completing a...

2014-05-12 16:26:33

NEW YORK, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Standard & Poor's Ratings Services announced today the appointment of Joaquin A. Cottani as Chief Economist for Latin America. Based in New York, Mr. Cottani reports to Paul Sheard, Chief Global Economist and Head of Global Economics and Research and has a reporting line into Jane Eddy, Managing Director and Head of Latin America. "Joaquin's strong academic, policy, and markets background, along with his extensive experience in the Latin...

2014-04-28 08:23:57

VIRGINIA CITY, Nev., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comstock Mining Inc. ("Comstock Mining" or "the Company") (NYSE MKT: LODE) announced today that its 2014 Annual Meeting of Stockholders is scheduled for Friday, June 27, 2014, at the Gold Hill Depot, 1420 Main St, Gold Hill, Nevada. The meeting will begin at 9:30 a.m. Prior to this meeting, on June 26, 2014, the Company will host an Investor Day that will include a Company update at the Gold Hill Depot and an overview tour of the...

2014-04-22 08:25:57

VIRGINIA CITY, Nev., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comstock Mining Inc. ("Comstock Mining" or "the Company") (NYSE MKT: LODE) will host a conference call on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. Pacific Time/11:00 a.m. Eastern Time to report First Quarter 2014 results and provide a business update. The live call will include a moderated Q&A, after the prepared remarks. The dial-in telephone numbers for the live audio are as follows: North American Toll Free: 1-866-544-4625...

2014-04-16 23:06:33

High rating based on the company’s strong balance sheet, leading market share and stable earnings. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (BCBSNJ) announced today that Standard & Poor’s (S & P), a leading provider of investment and credit opinions to global capital markets, has reaffirmed its financial rating of “A” for the company following its most recent review. The rating is based on the company’s strong balance sheet, leading...

2014-04-15 16:28:40

SAN DIEGO, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioMed Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: BMR) today announced that its investment grade corporate credit rating from Standard & Poor's Ratings Services ("S&P") has been upgraded from BBB- to BBB. BioMed Realty was the first real estate investment trust dedicated to the life science industry to receive investment grade corporate credit ratings from S&P and Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") in April 2010. The company received positive...

2014-04-02 08:27:45

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. NEW YORK, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding Equifax Inc. (NYSE: EFX), Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE: TSS), MoneyGram International Inc. (NASDAQ: MGI), CIT Group Inc. (NYSE: CIT), and CapitalSource Inc. (NYSE: CSE). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are...

2014-04-01 12:30:18

Seasoned digital ad executive to lead Experian Marketing Services' continued expansion of digital advertising product portfolio NEW YORK, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Experian Marketing Services, a global provider of integrated consumer insights and targeting, data quality and cross-channel marketing, has hired Jay Stocki as its vice president of digital services. In this role, Stocki will lead Experian Marketing Services' portfolio of digital advertising products, including...


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