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2011-04-06 15:17:00

WASHINGTON, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rebuilding Together, the nation's leading nonprofit working to preserve affordable homeownership, and Safeway Inc. will rehabilitate homes and community centers in ten cities during the month of April. Safeway partnered with Rebuilding Together as part of Safeway's annual Disabilities Campaign, a fundraiser and awareness campaign that supports organizations that provide important services and outreach to people with disabilities. (Logo:...

2011-02-15 16:00:00

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GLOBAL MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS -- Huawei, a leader in providing next generation telecommunications network solutions for operators around the world, and NII Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: NIHD), a leading provider of mobile communication services operating under the NEXTEL brand in Latin America, announced that Huawei has been selected to provide equipment and related services for new W-CDMA networks for NII subsidiaries in Mexico and Brazil. Under...

2011-01-19 23:44:56

The instability of large, complex societies is a predictable phenomenon, according to a new mathematical model that explores the emergence of early human societies via warfare. Capturing hundreds of years of human history, the model reveals the dynamical nature of societies, which can be difficult to uncover in archaeological data. The research, led Sergey Gavrilets, associate director for scientific activities at the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis and a...

2010-12-30 16:52:00

Survey findings indicate slim hiring in 2011 CHICAGO, Dec. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Though the economy continues to inch its way out of the depths of the Great Recession, its slow but steady rise remains insufficient to lift hiring levels at U.S. businesses, according to the latest Turnaround Management Association survey. TMA members responding to the annual Trend Watch forecast see a brighter economic picture clouded by uncertainty from a commercial real estate industry...

2010-12-22 00:01:32

In 2010, they launched the wickedly funny & satirical web site http://www.RecessionWreaths.com. Now they're back with a hilarious sequel http://www.RecessionGiftBaskets.com. How One Business is Learning How to Laugh Its Way Through This Awful Recession. Saranac Lake, New York (Vocus/PRWEB) December 21, 2010 Almost one year ago, today, RecessionWreaths.com was launched in the Adirondack mountains of Upstate New York by a group of very funny (but disgruntled) real estate agents looking...

2010-11-29 05:00:00

DALLAS, Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- More than a half million people worked in mortgage lending as of October 2005 -- the highest month on record. Five years later, fewer than half are left. Headcount in real estate finance fell by another thousand based on the Third-Quarter 2010 Mortgage Employment Index from MortgageDaily.com, a leading online news publication for the mortgage industry. During the third quarter, 3,216 layoffs were tracked, worse than the second quarter's 2,028,...

2010-11-16 09:10:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeffrey Nichols, Senior Economic Advisor to Rosland Capital (www.roslandcapital.com), had the following commentary based on recent market activity and the week ahead: On November 9, 2010, as gold was registering new all-time highs near $1,425 an ounce, we warned the metal was "certainly vulnerable to a setback, and a substantial one at that." In part, we thought that the influx of speculative buying that contributed to the upward spike over $1,400...

2010-10-29 06:00:00

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Charter Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: CHTR) today announced the appointment of Christopher L. Winfrey to Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Beginning November 1, 2010, Mr. Winfrey will be responsible for all of Charter's financial functions, including accounting, financial planning and analysis, tax, and treasury, as well as mergers and acquisitions, capital structure activities and investor relations. Mr. Winfrey most...

2010-07-30 04:00:00

KARIYA, Japan, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- DENSO Corporation today announced global financial results for the first quarter ending June 30, 2010: Consolidated net sales totaled 802.8 billion yen (US$9.1 billion), a 37.3 percent increase from the previous year. Consolidated operating income totaled 70.7 billion yen (US$798.6 million), an increase of 85.9 billion yen (US$970.3 million) from the previous year's operating loss of 15.2 billion yen (US$171.7 million). Consolidated net income...

2010-07-06 07:30:00

TUCSON, Ariz., July 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Providence Service Corporation (Nasdaq: PRSC) today announced that it has completed the renewal cycle with all of its payers for its fiscal 2010-2011 contract renewal cycle and expects an overall net gain in contract value primarily as a result of increased volume. For the social services segment, all but one of 752 contracts have been renewed with relatively stable rates overall and anticipated increases in volume. On the...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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