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2014-07-08 16:24:12

PORTLAND, Ore., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Business Valuation Resources, LLC (BVR) is pleased to announce The Advanced Workshop on Determining Volatility and Market Yield: Developing Inputs for the Valuation of Options and Debt Securities, an exclusive, interactive web workshop on August 7, 2014, with experts David Dufendach and Oksana Westerbeke. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120402/SF79891LOGO This highly anticipated workshop will address the challenges and best practices for...

2014-07-01 16:32:42

LONDON and NEW YORK, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GAIN Capital Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: GCAP, "GAIN" or "the Company") today announced that it completed the acquisition of Galvan Research, the UK's leading Contract For Difference (CFD) advisory business. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130726/NY53647LOGO-a GAIN previously announced that it had agreed to acquire 100% interest in Galvan Research. Terms were not disclosed. "We are pleased to announce we have closed the acquisition...

2014-07-01 16:26:40

First Legal Reference Book Available on the Regulation of Derivative Financial Instruments Called "A Monumental Accomplishment" by Futures and Derivatives Law Report ST. PAUL, Minn., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With its sweeping overhaul of the U.S. financial regulatory system and reforms on a scale not seen since the post-Great Depression era, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act made derivatives regulation a hot topic on Wall Street. Now financial...

2014-06-25 16:24:23

MORRISTOWN, N.J. and WASHINGTON, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Financial Executives International (FEI) congratulates the U.S. House of Representatives on the bipartisan passage of H.R. 4413, the Customer Protection and End User Relief Act. H.R. 4413 reauthorizes the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) for five years, and was also used as a vehicle for lawmakers to pass reforms pertaining to the oversight of the derivatives industry. Earlier this year, the House...

2014-06-25 04:21:35

SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Palo Alto Networks, Inc. (NYSE: PANW) today announced the pricing of $500 million aggregate principal amount of convertible senior notes due 2019 (the "notes") in a private placement to qualified institutional buyers pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Act"). Palo Alto Networks also granted the initial purchasers of the notes a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional $75 million aggregate...

2014-06-24 08:39:47

Now offering client clearing and market access for Eris Swap Futures CHICAGO, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eris Exchange, a US-based futures exchange offering capital efficient interest rate swap futures, today announced that RBS Securities Inc. will now provide clearing services to RBS's global client base via Eris Exchange. In addition to supporting client clearing of Eris Swap Futures, RBS will also offer its clients access to Eris SwapBook(TM), Eris Exchange's electronic central...

2014-06-19 16:23:03

WEST CHESTER, Ohio, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AK Steel (NYSE: AKS) today provided guidance for its second quarter 2014 financial results. AK Steel said it expects to report a net loss of $0.19 to $0.23 per diluted share of common stock, which is a substantial improvement over its first quarter results. Adjusted to exclude the loss of $0.17 per diluted share for mark-to-market losses on derivatives discussed below, the company's adjusted net loss for the second quarter would be...

2014-06-12 04:23:14

Broadens market share with differentiated end-to-end, multi-asset offering LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:BR) a leading provider of technology-driven solutions for financial firms and corporate issuers globally, has further expanded its reach in the multi-asset post-trade processing space by extending its investments in exchange-traded derivatives technology. Broadridge's ongoing strategy to invest in its unified...

2014-06-11 08:22:17

SINGAPORE, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy and commodity price reporting agency Argus has introduced new daily price assessments for swaps settled against the Argus/IHS McCloskey API 8 index for 5,500 kcal/kg thermal coal delivered cfr south China. Cleared volumes of derivatives settled against the API 8 coal benchmark rose above 12mn t in 2013, the first full year of cleared trade. More than 2mn t traded in both November and December, and a monthly record of 2.79mn t was...

2014-06-06 08:21:38

CHANGZHOU, China, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trina Solar Limited (NYSE: TSL) ("Trina Solar" or the "Company"), a global leader in photovoltaic ("PV") modules, solutions and services, today announced that it priced the offering of US$150 million in aggregate principal amount of convertible senior notes due 2019 (the "Notes") (the "Notes Offering"). Trina Solar has granted the initial purchasers in the Notes Offering a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional US$22.5 million...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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