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2014-08-28 23:17:26

A first for one of Dow AgroScience's suppliers, Floralife, a leader in the postharvest floriculture industry, receives the External Manufacturer of the Year Award for 2013. Walterboro, S.C. (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Floralife, a leader in the postharvest floriculture industry, receives the External Manufacturer of the Year Award for 2013 from AgroFresh. A wholly owned subsidiary of the Dow Chemical Company and a global business unit of Dow AgroSciences LLC, AgroFresh is an innovator in...

2014-08-27 20:21:40

NEW YORK, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P SmallCap 600 constituent Centene Corp. (NYSE: CNC) will replace MICROS Systems Inc. (NASD: MCRS) in the S&P MidCap 400, and Aviv REIT Inc. (NYSE: AVIV) will replace Centene in the S&P SmallCap 600 after the close of trading on Wednesday, September 3. S&P 100 & 500 constituent Oracle Corp. (NYSE: ORCL) is acquiring MICROS in a deal expected to be completed soon pending final approvals. Centene provides multi-line...

2014-08-21 08:26:54

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. NEW YORK, August 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Analysts Review released its research reports regarding Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: OXY), The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), Hess Corp. (NYSE: HES), BP Plc (NYSE: BP) and Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation (NYSE: COG). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are...

2014-08-11 20:23:40

NEW YORK, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices will make the following changes to the S&P MidCap 400 and S&P SmallCap 600 indices: -- The Ultimate Software Group Inc. (NASD: ULTI) will replace The Hillshire Brands Co. (NYSE: HSH) in the S&P MidCap 400 after the close of trading on Thursday, August 14. S&P 500 constituent Tyson Foods Inc. (NYSE: TSN) is acquiring The Hillshire Brands in a deal expected to be completed...

2014-08-07 20:23:55

KANSAS CITY, Kan., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aratana Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PETX), a pet therapeutics company focused on licensing, developing and commercializing innovative biopharmaceutical products for cats, dogs and other companion animals, today announced that it has appointed Irvine O. Hockaday, Jr. to its Board of Directors where he will also serve on the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Mr. Hockaday brings extensive executive and board leadership...

2014-07-30 23:07:06

Trading Advantage, a global leader in trading education, will launch the “20 for Twenty” contest on Friday, potentially giving away up to $20 million to contestants for guessing the closing price of the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Trading Advantage, a global leader in trading education, will launch the “20 for Twenty” contest on Friday, potentially giving away up to $20 million to contestants for guessing the closing price of the Dow Jones...

2014-07-30 20:22:14

NEW YORK, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices announces the treatment of a stock dividend for S&P 500 constituent Discovery Communications Inc. (NASD: DISCA): -- Discovery Communications is paying a stock dividend of 1 share of Class C (NASD: DISCK) for each outstanding share of Class A (DISCA) and Class B (DISCB) and Class C. For index purposes, S&P Dow Jones Indices will add the Class C share line to the S&P 500 effective...

2014-07-25 20:21:26

NEW YORK, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Paragon Offshore Ltd. (NYSE: PGN) will replace Intevac Inc. (NASD: IVAC) in the S&P SmallCap 600 effective after the close of trading on Friday, August 1. S&P 500 constituent Noble Corp. (NYSE: NE) is spinning off Paragon Offshore to shareholders in a transaction expected to be completed after the close of trading on that date. Post spin, Noble will remain in the S&P 500. Intevac is ranked # 600 in the S&P SmallCap 600 and is no...

2014-07-21 08:30:57

- Agreement in Principle Paves Way for Greater Collaboration Between Both Parties NEW YORK and MEXICO CITY, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI), one of the world's leading providers of financial market indices, today announced that it has reached an agreement in principle with the Mexican Stock Exchange (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores, BMV) to license all of the BMV indices including their flagship index, IPC (Indice de Precios y Cotizaciones) -...

2014-07-15 12:25:26

Four of the Five Cities Saw Default Rates Decrease in June 2014 NEW YORK, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Data through June 2014, released today by S&P Dow Jones Indices and Experian for the S&P/Experian Consumer Credit Default Indices, a comprehensive measure of changes in consumer credit defaults, showed decline in default rates. The national composite posted 1.02% in June, its lowest default rate in over 10 years of history. Auto and bank card saw their default rates...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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