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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...

2010-06-30 13:45:00

65% fear a 'double dip' recession, 72% say Europe's financial problems likely to hurt US, 42% will cut back personal spending, 48% say spending will remain the same over next 3 months NEW YORK, June 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Beyond significant concerns about the current state of the US economy, Americans see a double-dip recession as a real possibility and fear Europe's financial problems will harm the US economy. 65% of the roughly 1,000 Americans polled last week by StrategyOne say...

2010-06-11 08:16:00

TORONTO, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- After a deep economic recession and stimulus-fueled rebound, it is imperative that the U.S. economy is successful in transitioning toward a sustained private-sector expansion, according to the latest U.S. Quarterly Economic Forecast report from TD Economics. "While all signs point to the recovery continuing, the path to full health is long and as recent events out of Europe have shown, fraught with perils," write TD's Deputy Chief Economist Beata Caranci...

2010-06-03 11:00:00

CHICAGO, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Firm58 (www.firm58.com), a financial management software provider, today announced it has closed a $7 million Series C funding round led by existing investors New World Ventures and North Bridge Venture Partners. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091117/CG12400LOGO) The investment will be used to fuel Firm58's growth and expansion to provide post-trade Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions to capital markets firms. The Chicago-based technology...


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