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2014-10-16 12:28:01

WARREN, N.J., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chubb Personal Insurance will be the presenting sponsor of the 61st annual Winter Antiques Show, expanding its 19-year affiliation with one of the top international fine art and antiques events. A leading provider of insurance for private collectors of art, antiques, jewelry and other valuables, Chubb previously sponsored the loan exhibition at the show. The 2015 show, which will run January 23 through February 1 at the Park Avenue Armory...

2014-10-16 12:26:28

WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2014 The nation's poverty rate was 15.5 percent in 2013, down from 16.0 percent in 2012, according to the supplemental poverty measure released today by the U.S. Census Bureau. The 2013 rate was higher than the official measure of 14.5 percent, but similarly declined from the corresponding rate in 2012. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141016/152571-INFO Meanwhile, 48.7 million were below the poverty line in 2013 according to the supplemental poverty measure, not...

2014-10-16 12:24:24

BOISE, Idaho, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Directors of IDACORP, Inc. (NYSE:IDA) today declared a common stock dividend of $.47 per share, payable December 1, 2014 to holders of record at the close of business on November 5, 2014. SOURCE IDACORP, Inc.

2014-10-16 12:21:08

ATLANTA, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- What: According to the latest National Consumer Credit Trends Report from Equifax, subprime auto loans account for approximately 32 percent of auto loans being approved today. As subprime auto lending continues to grow, most dealers and lenders still rely on traditional credit scores and customer-reported details to maintain the stability of their loan portfolios. However, these may not be the most accurate or comprehensive ways to assess...

2014-10-16 08:31:29

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Limelight Health, provider of mobile enterprise technology for health insurance agencies, today announced their first round funding from Launchpad Digital Health, the next generation accelerator for digital health. As part of the first class of portfolio companies, Limelight Health joins five other technology startups within Launchpad Digital Health's accelerator program, creating digital health technology focused on improving care,...

2014-10-16 08:27:52

Majority of Middle Market Investors Predict Private Equity Returns to Outperform Public Equity Returns Over Next 3-5 Years NEW YORK, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ACG New York, the largest association of middle market deal making and corporate professionals in New York, today announced the results of its Annual Middle Market Survey, which found the majority believe that middle market transaction activity will increase, despite unsustainable valuations. The survey is based on...

2014-10-16 08:25:19

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, October 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SOURCE Investor-Edge

2014-10-16 08:24:17

Up to 1 Gigawatt (GW) of Solar to be developed over the next 3 years SHANGHAI, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE: SUNE), a leading solar developer and technology provider, announced today a joint venture agreement with JIC Capital, to facilitate nonrecourse financing and develop, construct and own up to 1 GW of utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in China over the next 3 years. The joint venture will focus on facilitating and structuring nonrecourse...

2014-10-15 23:13:03

Administration argues for favorable ACA impact; looming inflection point in new data is a concern. Madison, New Jersey (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 While there are still major uncertainties confronting the outlook for national health care expenditures and medical price inflation, property-casualty insurers should avoid the temptation to reduce the medical trend factors in their reserve development. “Inflection points matter,” William Wilt, President of Assured Research, a firm that...

2014-10-15 23:08:36

Paul Mata, CEO of Create Indestructible Wealth, will join Suzy Prudden’s stage on October 17th, 2014 at the LAX Hilton. (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Suzy Prudden is an internationally acclaimed and prize winning speaker, seminar leader, author, and radio host. She has been inspiring audiences and groups since 1965. As a New York Times Bestselling author, she has authored 14 books on physical fitness, weight loss, body/mind technology and mind power. October 17th, 2014 will launch her...

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The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.