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2014-07-23 12:27:01

SHANGHAI, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Acorn International, Inc. (NYSE: ATV) ("Acorn" or the "Company"), a media and branding company in China engaged in developing, promoting and selling products through extensive direct and distribution networks, announced today that the New York Stock Exchange has notified the Company about unusual trading activity in its American depositary shares on July 22, 2014. It is the Company's policy to not comment on unusual trading activity. About...

2014-07-09 20:21:40

NEW YORK, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE: OMC) President and CEO John Wren today announced the appointment of Troy Ruhanen as President and CEO of TBWA Worldwide. Ruhanen succeeds Tom Carroll who will continue as Chairman of TBWA Group. Jean-Marie Dru will continue to serve as Chairman, TBWA Agency Network. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140709/125724 "Under the leadership of Tom Carroll, TBWA is recognized worldwide for its strong culture and...

2014-07-08 16:26:52

ST. LOUIS, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Energizer Holdings, Inc., [NYSE: ENR], announced today that it will close its feminine care facility in Montreal, Quebec by early 2017. This is a part of Energizer's previously announced restructuring program, and costs and savings from the closure are included in the estimated $350 million in total restructuring costs and $300 million in total gross restructuring savings. "This was a difficult but necessary decision to maintain the company's...

2014-07-01 16:26:53

TheStreet and RateWatch Report Top National & Regional CD Rate Issuer NEW YORK, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RateWatch, a premier banking data and analytics service owned by TheStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ: TST) reported today that national averages this week for 5-year CD rates rose while all other durations remained unchanged as the Federal Reserve continued to keep the short-term federal funds rate at a range of zero to 0.25% since late 2008....

2014-06-30 12:26:53

Columbia Business School study says analysts' concerns about fair value accounting clouded the already murky waters, fueling the crisis NEW YORK, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Widespread finger-pointing in the fallout from the 2008-2009 financial crisis is only exacerbated by the continuing legal battles between the big banks and SEC. Fair value accounting (FVA) is often cast as the culprit for accelerating the economic downturn, but a new study from Columbia Business School, published in the...

2014-06-25 23:06:06

ReportsnReports.com offers "Ultra HNWIs in South Africa 2014 ", "HNWI Asset Allocation in South Africa 2014", "Challenges and Opportunities for the Wealth Sector in South Africa 2014" and "High Net Worth trends in South Africa 2014" market research reports in its store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Ultra HNWIs in South Africa 2014 market research report says there were 581 UHNWIs in South Africa in 2013, with an average per capita wealth of...

2014-06-23 08:21:40

U.S. is now world's second largest market, overtaken by China in 2009 NEW YORK, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital Projects & Infrastructure spending in the United States (U.S.) is expected to be $1 trillion annually by 2025, growing by an average of just over 3.5 percent a year, according to new analysis from PwC titled Capital project and infrastructure spending: Outlook to 2025. Currently, the U.S. is the world's second largest market, having been overtaken by China in...

2014-06-19 08:25:25

LONDON, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Australian Household Deposit Market: Forecasts and Future Opportunities http://www.reportbuyer.com/banking_finance/online_banking/australian_household_deposit_market_forecasts_future_opportunities.html The report analyzes the Australian household deposits market and its constituent parts. It examines how the size of the deposits market has altered and sizes the overall market....

2014-06-15 08:21:16

LONDON, June 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:HNWI Asset Allocation in Brazil 2014http://www.reportbuyer.com/banking_finance/wealth_management/hnwi_asset_allocation_brazil_2016_1.htmlSynopsis- This report is the result of WealthInsight's extensive research covering the high net worth individual (HNWI) population and wealth management market in Brazil.- The report focuses on HNWI performance between the end of 2008 (the peak...

2014-06-12 23:10:18

Debt Consolidation USA explains how US consumers still feel the financial crisis has never left their finances because of two possible consumer issues. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Debt Consolidation USA discussed in an article published last June 9, 2014 two key issues that are keeping consumers in a perpetual state of financial crisis. The article titled “2 Issues That May Be Fueling Your Financial Crisis” relates as well the relation of how the middle class is losing the...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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