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2014-09-15 20:21:31

Municipal Bond Issuance Indicator Showing Improvement NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CUSIP Global Services (CGS) today announced the release of its CUSIP Issuance Trends Report for August 2014. The report, which tracks the issuance of new security identifiers as an early indicator of debt and capital markets activity, suggests a possible hiccup in new global corporate securities issuance and increases in municipal bond issuance over the next several weeks. Total CUSIP...

2014-09-15 20:20:20

OLATHE, Kan., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Butler National Corporation (OTC Pink: BUKS), a leading manufacturer and provider of support systems for commercial and military aircraft and a recognized provider of management services in diverse business groups including the gaming industry, announces its financial results for the first quarter fiscal 2015 ended July 31, 2014. In conjunction with the release, the Company has scheduled a conference call Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at...

2014-09-15 16:28:56

NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WebMD Health Corp. (Nasdaq: WBMD) announced today the final results of its tender offer to purchase up to 2,000,000 shares of its Common Stock at a price of $48.50 per share, which expired at 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on September 9, 2014. WebMD has accepted for purchase 2,000,000 shares of its Common Stock, including all "odd lots" properly tendered, at a purchase price of $48.50 per share, for an aggregate purchase price of $97...

2014-09-15 16:28:32

CieloStar Partners with Clearview Group for Expert Benefits Administration MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CieloStar, a leading nationwide healthcare benefit distribution, private health exchange and payment technology company, announced today that it has partnered with Clearview Group to begin offering employers expert solutions to help reduce costs and maximize the value of their employee benefits programs. Clearview Group brings innovative solutions for...

2014-09-15 16:26:53

LONDON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Synopsis -- This report is the result of WealthInsight's extensive research covering the high net worth individual (HNWI) population and wealth management market in Russia.-- The report focuses on HNWI performance between the end of 2008 (the peak before the global financial crisis) and the end of 2013. This enables us to determine how well the country's HNWIs have performed through the crisis. SummaryThis report is a thorough analysis of...

2014-09-15 12:22:51

DUBLIN, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Nootkatone (CAS 4674-50-4) Market Research Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Nootkatone (CAS 4674-50-4) Market Research Report 2014 presents comprehensive data on nootkatone markets globally and regionally (Europe, Asia, North America etc.) The report includes nootkatone description, covers its application areas and related patterns. It...

2014-09-15 08:36:17

Deal extends Blackhawk Network's incentives and rewards e-commerce reach to small and mid-sized businesses PLEASANTON, Calif., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackhawk Network announced that it has completed the acquisition of Dallas, Texas-based CardLab, Inc., a leading online provider of customizable prepaid incentive and rewards cards. The deal is part of Blackhawk's strategy to extend its prepaid card solutions from physical and online retail channels into the B2B channels that...

2014-09-15 08:34:12

CHICAGO, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A.T. Kearney released its Global Services Location Index(TM) (GSLI) today, which analyzes and ranks the top 51 countries worldwide based on metrics in three categories: financial attractiveness, business environment, and people skills and availability. The GSLI brings rigor to companies' location decisions in the globalized services labor market, in particular for back-office functions, such as IT and business process outsourcing....

2014-09-15 08:33:08

LONDON, September 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- QuanTemplate, a pioneering cloud-platform bringing sophisticated analytics to the wholesale insurance industry, has secured seed funding from Anthemis Group and existing investors. QuanTemplate is a secure cloud platform for bespoke wholesale insurance and reinsurance information to be analysed and communicated between interested parties. The platform reduces time and cost spent on reporting and analytics, while increasing...

2014-09-15 08:28:29

NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM), operator of Open, Transparent and Connected financial marketplaces, today announced Antibe Therapeutics Inc. (TSX-V: ATE; OTCQX: ATBPF), a human drug development company, has qualified to trade on OTCQX®, the best marketplace. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110118/MM31963LOGO Antibe begins trading today on OTCQX under the symbol "ATBPF." U.S. investors can find current financial disclosure...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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