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2014-10-28 12:27:30

NEW YORK, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Data through August 2014, released today by S&P Dow Jones Indices for its S&P/Case-Shiller[1] Home Price Indices, the leading measure of U.S. home prices, continue to show a deceleration in home price gains. The 10-City Composite gained 5.5% year-over-year and the 20-City 5.6%, both down from the 6.7% reported for July. The National Index gained 5.1% annually in August compared to 5.6% in July. On a monthly basis, the National Index...

2014-10-22 08:23:49

Named to CDP Global Leaders Report A List, S&P 500 Leaders for Corporate Action on Climate Change, and the Dow Jones Sustainability Index North America CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the leading provider of cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications, has been named to three prestigious lists in recognition of its sustainability initiatives, including The A List: The Carbon...

2014-10-15 08:38:50

Company Strengthens Enterprise Cyber-Security Team with Addition of Former Dow Jones CISO NEW YORK, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hoyos Labs, a digital infrastructure security company, today announced that Justine Bone has joined the Company as Vice President and Chief Information Security and Solutions Officer. Ms. Bone brings with her more than a decade of executive information security experience, and will focus on client and partner engagement and spearhead the implementation of...

2014-10-06 20:21:04

NEW YORK, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rex Energy Corp. (NASD: REXX) will replace GT Advanced Technologies Inc. (NASD: GTAT) in the S&P SmallCap 600 after the close of trading on Wednesday, October 8. GT Advanced Technologies filed for bankruptcy protection and is no longer eligible for inclusion in the S&P SmallCap 600. Rex Energy operates as an independent oil and gas exploration and production company. Headquartered in State College, PA, the company will be added to the...

2014-10-03 12:24:13

New Context feature in Evernote apps integrates Dow Jones content SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Evernote yesterday announced a partnership with Dow Jones & Company that will combine the Evernote productivity workspace with content from The Wall Street Journal and Factiva. With this integration, Evernote will automatically surface articles from The Wall Street Journal and Factiva that are relevant to a subscriber's work in progress. This new collaboration...

2014-09-25 16:20:47

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on its track record of industry-leading sustainability projects and performance, CSX (NYSE: CSX) was recently named to three top sustainability leadership indices: the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for North America, the CDP S&P 500 Climate Disclosure Leadership Index 2014 and the CDP S&P 500 Climate Performance Leadership Index 2014. "Sustainable growth is critical to the long-term success of our business and to...

2014-09-25 12:33:21

Scored Industry best in "Innovation Management" and "Talent Attraction & Retention?" MALVERN, Pa., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ricoh Americas Corporation today announced Ricoh has been listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) for 2 years in a row, obtaining the industry best score in two categories; "Innovation Management" and? "Talent Attraction & Retention." http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140718/128669 DJSI, compiled by Dow Jones and RobecoSAM Group,...

2014-09-23 12:35:42

Fifth year company has benchmarked well against its peers DAYTON, Ohio, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Teradata Corp. (NYSE: TDC), the big data analytics and marketing applications company, today announced it was selected for the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index of companies that lead their industries in corporate economic, environmental and social performance. This is the fifth consecutive year Teradata is listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability North American Index in...

2014-09-23 12:26:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices announced today that preliminary results show that S&P 500® stock buybacks, or share repurchases, decreased 1.6% to $116.2 billion during the second quarter of 2014, down from the $118.1 billion spent on share repurchases during the second quarter of 2013. The $116.2 billion also represents a 27.1% decline over the $159.3 billion spent on stock buybacks during Q1 2014, which was the second largest on record....

2014-09-23 08:24:16

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE) has been selected again for the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index, Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index and the S&P 500 Climate Disclosure Leadership Index. Established in 1999, the Dow Jones Sustainability indices are compiled annually by S&P Dow Jones and the Zurich-based RobecoSAM, a sustainable investment specialty firm. They were the first organizations in the world to track the financial...


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