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2014-10-21 08:34:17

MINNETONKA, Minn., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OneBeacon Professional Insurance (OBPI), a member of OneBeacon Insurance Group, Ltd. (NYSE:OB), today announced that Kim Holmes, Vice President of Product Development, will be a Chairperson at the upcoming Advisen 2014 Cyber Risk Insights Conference in New York City on October 28. Holmes will chair the Health Care Cyber Liability track, including interactive discussions on state privacy law, its impact on recent class action litigation, and...

2014-10-21 08:26:47

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Metabolix, Inc. (NASDAQ: MBLX), an advanced biomaterials company focused on sustainable solutions for the plastics industry, announced today that it will be releasing its third quarter 2014 financial results after the market close on Wednesday, November 5, 2014. The full text of the earnings release also will be available on the Company's website at www.metabolix.com. The Company will host a conference call on the same day at 4:30 p.m....

2014-10-21 08:21:00

Dealer New Motorcycle Sales Grow 3.8 Percent Worldwide, 3.4 Percent in U.S. on Strength of August Launch of 2015 Motorcycles MILWAUKEE, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE: HOG) dealer new motorcycle sales grew worldwide and in the U.S. in the third quarter of 2014, topping a strong prior-year quarter. The Company's diluted earnings per share were $0.69 for the quarter, net income was $150.1 million and consolidated revenue was $1.30 billion compared to...

2014-10-20 23:10:17

How Technical Debt is Draining IT Dollars and Exposing Companies to Security Exposures Austin, TX (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Technical debt isn’t new but most people never considered the cost of bad code, believing that most applications would be replaced over time. Y2K showed how wrong that assumption is; legacy code is still running vital production systems and the errors and bad coding choices continue to accumulate. Even newer applications start accumulating the debt; it’s rare to...

2014-10-20 23:08:08

Collaboration Will Broaden Access to Municipal Bond Pricing Information Stamford, CT and New York, NY (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 DIVER by Lumesis Inc., a leading provider of business efficiency, credit, data and regulatory compliance solutions for the municipal bond market, today announced a strategic partnership with Municipal Bond Information Services, LLC (MBIS) to boost municipal bond market transparency. The joint commitment will enhance pre-trade price transparency and post-trade...

2014-10-20 23:07:05

Companies join forces to provide more global, more competitive end-to-end commerce solution for the travel industry Dallas, TX (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Onyx Payments, the largest payment processor for hotels and travel distributors, announced today that it has acquired the Spain-based Worldwide Payment Services (WPS), a leading provider of international payment processing. Innovative technologies and a strong customer base have earned WPS a global name in hospitality data and payment...

2014-10-20 23:04:14

The US Department of the Treasury has awarded a project contract to Banking Up to evaluate an innovative approach for strengthening low income Americans' access to consumer credit, as part of the Treasury's Innovation Fund initiative. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 The prepaid industry has grown immensely in the past 5 years, but prepaid cards cannot help build credit files or credit scores, which leaves up to 60 million underbanked and unbanked Americans with a poor or no...

2014-10-20 16:26:34

$12 Million Industry Addition Shows Companies Worry Public Will Find Out Its Role SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Saturday, the three big health insurance companies that control California's health insurance market gave another $12 million to their campaign to defeat Proposition 45, which will give California the authority to stop health insurance rate overcharges. The total insurance industry spending against Consumer Watchdog's Prop 45 now tops...

2014-10-20 16:23:09

CUT BANK, MT, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Mountainview Energy Ltd. ("Mountainview" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Mountain Divide, LLC ("Borrower") has entered into a commitment letter (the "Commitment") with Wells Fargo Energy Capital, Inc. (the "Lender") with respect to a new term facility (the "New Facility") and a US$16 million unsecured subordinated convertible promissory note (the "Note") to replace: (a) the current senior secured...

2014-10-20 16:23:00

Q4 2014 Dividend Expected to Increase by 18% ANNAPOLIS, Md., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital, Inc. ("Hannon Armstrong," "we," "our" or the "Company;" NYSE: HASI), a leading sustainable infrastructure investor, today announced a $144 million investment in a portfolio of 10 operating wind projects owned by an affiliate of JP Morgan Chase & Co ("JP Morgan"). The transaction enables Hannon Armstrong to participate in the priority cash flows...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.