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2014-09-02 20:25:15

Transaction Will Extinguish 2017 Redemption Obligation GREENWICH, Conn., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blyth, Inc. (NYSE: BTH), a leading designer and marketer of candles and other home accessories as well as health & wellness products sold through the direct selling and direct marketing channels, today announced that it and the Founders and certain other preferred stockholders of its ViSalus network marketing subsidiary have reached an agreement in principle whereby the Founders...

2014-09-02 20:22:37

FORT LEE, N.J., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is written by Patrick R. Romain, editor in chief of The Weekly Leaf: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140902/142166 The standing of the United States will likely weaken over the next several years, setting the country on a path to become an also-ran middle tier power by 2035. By most measures and indicators that bear on future performance and strength, America's advantage over other countries is disappearing - fast....

2014-09-02 20:20:55

VANCOUVER, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - GOLDCORP INC. (TSX: G, NYSE: GG) today announced that its El Sauzal mine in Chihuahua, Mexico is experiencing movement in the highwall slope of the Trini pit. As a safety precaution, mining operations have been suspended until a geotechnical survey team can assess the potential impact of the instability on the mine's operation. The current year represents the final year of El Sauzal's active mine life, with 100,000 to 105,000 ounces of gold...

2014-09-02 16:22:45

HOUSTON, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Endeavour International Corporation (NYSE: END) (LSE: ENDV) today announced that it has decided not to pay approximately $33.5 million in interest due on September 2, 2014 on its 12% First Priority Notes due March 2018, 12% Second Priority Notes due June 2018 and 6.5% Convertible Senior Notes due November 2017 ("collectively, the Notes"). Under the term of the indentures for the Notes, there is a 30-day grace period during which the Company may...

2014-09-02 12:25:30

CHICAGO, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Morningstar, Inc. (NASDAQ: MORN), a leading provider of independent investment research, today published its latest Consumer Observer research report, this time exploring the growth potential of consumer staples companies with exposure to emerging markets. In its report, "Investing in the Emerging Market Consumer--Why Companies with Moats are Poised for Outsized Returns," Morningstar equity analysts found that companies with economic moats, or...

2014-09-02 12:23:24

DENVER and HOUSTON, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Escalera Resources Co. (NASDAQ: ESCR) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a new $250 million credit facility with Societe Generale, who is acting as both the Administrative Agent and initial Lender, and SG Americas Securities, LLC as Bookrunner and Sole Lead Arranger. The facility has a term of three years and replaces the Company's previous revolving credit facility. The new credit facility has an initial borrowing base of...

2014-09-02 08:35:54

COLUMBIA, Md., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global performance improvement solutions provider GP Strategies Corporation ("GP Strategies" or "the Company") (NYSE: GPX) announced today that it is commencing a modified "Dutch auction" tender offer to repurchase up to $80 million of its common stock at a price within the range of $26.00 to $29.00 per share. The tender offer begins today, September 2, 2014, and will expire at the end of the day, 12:00 midnight, New York City time, on...

2014-09-02 08:32:47

NEW YORK, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KPS Capital Partners, LP ("KPS") announced today that its portfolio company Expera Specialty Solutions, LLC ("Expera" or the "Company") has completed a successful recapitalization. Expera raised $270 million of financing, including a $75 million cash flow revolving credit facility and a $195 million term loan. The proceeds of the recapitalization were used to refinance outstanding debt, to fund a $35 million cash distribution to stockholders...

2014-09-02 08:26:25

CHICAGO, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Later this month, a three-day financial freedom seminar will offer unique insights on how to nurture growth and become a more efficient business person - not by "redoubling your efforts" - but by applying time-tested economic principles. The seminar is the brainchild of private equity investor Richard Koch and marketing expert Perry Marshall. Learn more about this remarkable event at http://www.perrymarshall.com/marketing/meetrichard/. Thirty...

2014-09-02 04:22:48

Over the past few years, the PlanIT OS(TM) platform has established a reputation as the go-to ICT infrastructure for next-generation urban environments MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Living PlanIT as a pioneer in Internet of Things (IoT) and smart city technology and enabling models, awarding the company the 2013 Award for Smart City Projects in Europe. Frost & Sullivan is excited to celebrate Living...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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