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2014-04-10 23:23:35

America’s favorite car loan resource helps consumers protect themselves from identity theft in their latest news post. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Complete Auto Loans releases their latest news on how drivers can avoid getting their personal identity robbed. In light of the recent issues with SSL security, websites that do not offer high quality SSL certificates leave consumers information open to hackers. This is why companies like Complete Auto Loans use top of the line SSL...

2014-04-10 23:23:23

WIEGO unveils new research at World Urban Forum that challenges myths about the informal economy, and shows that urban informal workers play vital roles in the urban economy but that city policies and practices tend to undermine informal livelihoods. Medellín, Colombia (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Research unveiled at World Urban Forum challenges myths about the informal economy, and shows that urban informal workers play vital roles in the urban economy and help keep their households out...

2014-04-11 00:21:48

HELSINKI, Finland, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ArcticStartup, the Helsinki-based news blog covering breaking startup news from the Nordics and Baltics, has announced 20+ international speakers attending its conference, Arctic15: Exit Path. Among these include Trip Hawkins, Founder of Electronic Arts and Digital Chocolate, and Justin Waldron, Zynga co-founder. With key partners Nokia and Tekes, the event will pull in an estimated 800 entrepreneurs, investors, and corporate...

2014-04-10 23:00:43

Business valuation expert, Jay B. Abrams, will have his article, “Correcting for Selection Bias in Reconciling the DCF and Market Methods—There is No Substitute for Good Professional Judgment” published in the Spring 2014 issue of Business Valuation Review. Los Angeles, CA; New York City, New York; Chicago, Illinois; San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Business Valuation Review is publishing the article, “Correcting for Selection Bias in Reconciling the DCF and Market...

2014-04-10 16:22:40

CLEVELAND, Tenn., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cleveland's own Cashdales, Check Into Cash's team of Clydesdale horses, will be home for Chalk the Walk Saturday, April 12, at the Cleveland Greenway at Raider Drive Park. The event runs from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at 775 Raider Drive. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131203/CL26904LOGO Chalk the Walk raises funds to establish a master plan for displaying permanent and temporary works of art in the public sector. Profits also provide...

2014-04-10 16:22:23

TORONTO, April 10, 2014 /CNW/ - The C.D. Howe Institute's Monetary Policy Council (MPC) today recommended that the Bank of Canada keep its target for the overnight rate, the very short-term interest rate it targets for monetary policy purposes, at 1.00 percent at its next announcement on April 16, 2014. Looking ahead, the Council called for the Bank to hold the target at 1.00 percent through the fall of this year, but called for a target of 1.25 by April 2015. The MPC provides an...

2014-04-10 16:22:07

SAINT HELIER, Jersey, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - LONGREACH OIL AND GAS LIMITED (TSXV: LOI) (the "Company" or "Longreach") is pleased to announce that it has closed today a non-brokered private placement of units with investors for aggregate gross proceeds to the Company of $9,700,000 (the "Private Placement"). The subscription price per unit was $1,000 and each unit consisted of one 10% secured convertible debenture of the Company in the principal amount of $1,000 (collectively,...

2014-04-10 16:12:47

Your financial advisor calls you up to suggest a new investment scheme. Drawing on 20 years of data, he has set his computer to work on this question: If you had invested according to this scheme in the past, which portfolio would have been the best? His computer assembled thousands of such simulated portfolios and calculated for each one an industry-standard measure of return on risk. Out of this gargantuan calculation, your advisor has chosen the optimal portfolio. After briefly reminding...

2014-04-10 12:31:08

Ten contracts valued at more than $100 million pace growth in return to pre-recession average; STAMFORD, Conn., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The global outsourcing industry is off to a fast start in 2014, with the return of the "mega deal" fueling double-digit growth in first-quarter contract value, according to the latest data from Information Services Group (ISG) (NASDAQ: III), a leading technology insights, market intelligence and advisory services company. Data from the...

2014-04-10 12:30:43

WILMINGTON, N.C., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a report released by HomeownersInsurance.com last week, Texas ranked as the sixth-most expensive state in the U.S. to insure a home in the first quarter of 2014. The news comes soon after the Insurance Information Institute (III) ranked Texas as having the second highest insured catastrophic losses in the U.S. for 2013. New policies in the state are costing homeowners around $1,125, on average, which is 39 percent higher than the...