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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.

2010-04-06 08:00:00

MEDFORD, Mass., April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- A technology platform enabling institutional investors to recover more from class action settlements is the basis for Financial Recovery Technologies (FRT), a new business venture from The Cross Country Group (CCG). FRT, located with CCG at One Cabot Road, uses proprietary algorithms developed in collaboration with an expert team of financial engineers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and recent industry data to help institutions better...

2010-03-30 07:15:00

PRINCETON, N.J., March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- In a study released today, RONIN has polled nearly 1,500 companies across twelve countries on how the recession is impacting their companies and it reveals that there has been little change in sentiment in the past 12 months.

2010-03-16 14:50:00

Questionable lending helped sink the US economy, but also provided a lifeline that kept countless firms afloat and averted an even deeper recession.

2010-03-14 20:18:00

HOUSTON, March 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Washington Mutual shareholders (Stock Symbols: WAMUQ, WAHUQ, WAMPQ, WAMKQ) and WamuTruth.com staff were shocked to discover on Friday that Brian Rosen, council for WMI, has agreed to a proposed "settlement" with JP Morgan and the FDIC of all outstanding litigation and claims without consultation or discussion with the Official Equity Committee of Washington Mutual.

2010-03-05 08:03:00

Now Offering 100% Financing Nationwide VIENNA, Va., March 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Navy Federal Credit Union is pleased to announce $7 billion has been committed to new mortgages for Navy Federal members in 2010, whether they're buying a new home or refinancing.

2010-01-12 06:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) announced today that its board of directors elected Paget L.

2009-09-29 05:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The most recent Executive Quiz results released today by The Korn/Ferry Institute reveal a significant improvement in the overall attitude of global executives about the direction of the economy, but lingering anxiety about labor markets.

2009-09-28 23:01:00

The best known U.S. market index, Dow Jones industrial average, has a chance to reclaim numerical glory this week, at least symbolically. The Dow took a run at 10,000 points last week but sputtered, slipped -- and basically choked -- 100 points shy of the mark.

2009-09-24 09:11:03

U.S. markets wavered Thursday morning after a downturn in the previous trading session prompted by the Federal Reserve Bank. The Fed's announcement Wednesday that it would maintain key lending rates at zero to 0.25 percent triggered a late afternoon drop in U.S.

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