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2014-09-26 08:30:04

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, September 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The US markets on Thursday, September 25, 2014, declined with the Dow Jones Industrial Average finishing at 16,945.80, down 1.54% and the NASDAQ Composite closing at 4,466.75, down 1.94%. The S&P 500 ended the day 1.62% lower at 1,965.99. During the trading session, all the ten sectors finished on a negative note. The S&P 500 Information Technology...

2014-09-26 08:28:59

PHOENIX, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Insiderslab.com, an US market research community has a special focus on updating investors with insider trading news, reveals the latest insider trading alerts for the US stock investors, who can access these reports through the links below, including stock performance, insider trading signals, and visual results. The reports cover the stocks of Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), Cisco (NASDAQ:CSCO), Verizon (NYSE:VZ), MannKind...

2014-09-26 08:28:50

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, September 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, September 25, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,466.75, down 1.94%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the day 1.54% lower at 16,945.80, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,965.99, down 1.62%. The losses were broad based as all the ten sectors ended the session in negative. The S&P 500 Information Technology Sector Index ended the day...

2014-09-26 08:24:09

CITY OF COMMERCE, Calif., Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, the 2(nd) of October at 8:00am, 99 Cents Only Stores will officially present its refreshed brand at the Grand Opening of their new Los Angeles-Crenshaw, CA store. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140211/LA62673LOGO The new brand features a refreshed look & feel while still keeping the same identity customers have come to love over the years. To celebrate this special milestone, 99 Cents Only Stores will...

2014-09-26 08:23:54

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) management will make a Company presentation and participate in panels at the 2014 Gaming Investment Forum at G2E and the Global Gaming Expo during the week of September 29(th) in Las Vegas. A copy of the presentation will be available by visiting our website at: http://www.mgmresorts.com under the Investors section. MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) is one of the world's leading global hospitality...

2014-09-26 08:22:32

Gaming-Entertainment Company Relates Impact on Economic, Social And Environmental Goals in Fifth Annual Corporate Citizenship Report LAS VEGAS, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caesars Entertainment Corporation (NASDAQ: CZR) today issued its fifth annual Corporate Citizenship Report, entitled "Serious Play." Caesars has long been committed to being a positive corporate citizen that contributes to improving the economic, social and environmental quality of life wherever it operates....

2014-09-26 08:21:10

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney will provide exclusive power for up to 50 Bombardier CSeries aircraft ordered by Macquarie AirFinance (part of the global diversified financial services institution Macquarie Group) announced today by Bombardier. Pratt & Whitney is a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). Macquarie AirFinance intends to take delivery of 40 Bombardier CS300 aircraft, with an option to purchase an additional 10...

2014-09-25 20:21:06

- First asset dropdown to SUSP for $768 million HOUSTON and DALLAS, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Susser Petroleum Partners LP (NYSE: SUSP) ("the Partnership") and Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (NYSE: ETP) announced today the first dropdown transaction between ETP and SUSP. In addition, SUSP announced an agreement to acquire Hawaii-based Aloha Petroleum Ltd., closing of a new $1.25 billion revolving credit facility, and its plan to change the Partnership's name to Sunoco...

2014-09-25 16:29:03

Social rankings from customer experience expert reveal the country's best-performing hotels -- as well as the hidden gems travelers might be missing PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Park Hyatt, Omni and Outrigger are the American hotels currently providing the best guest experiences, according to a report released today by Medallia® (www.medallia.com), the provider of SaaS Customer Experience Management (CEM) solutions that help 8 of the world's 10 largest hotel groups...

2014-09-25 16:26:20

Blue Shield's Delayed Enrollment in Affordable Care Act Plans and Customer Service Practices Also Violate California Law SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer advocates filed two separate lawsuits against Cigna and Blue Shield of California for misrepresenting their physician and hospital networks in order to boost sales during the Affordable Care Act's 'open enrollment period' that ended on March 31. "Blue Shield and Cigna lied to patients about the most...


Latest Economy of the United States Reference Libraries

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2014-02-25 08:47:20

Cartercar is a vehicle manufacturer, founded by Byron J. Carter in 1905, Jackson, Michigan. The company moved to Detroit in 1906, then to Pontiac, Michigan from 1907 to 1915. Originally, Carter started his own company named the Motorcar Company in 1905 after leaving the Jackson Automobile Company. At the end of the year, he moved to Detroit due to financing. The company was renamed the Cartercar Company in 1907 when it relocated to Pontiac, Michigan and merged with the Pontiac High...

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2010-10-11 19:48:16

The slinky consists of a helical spring that stretches and can bounce up and down. The spring can travel down stairs as it stretches and re-forms itself with the aid of gravity and momentum. Invented by Richard James in 1940's the slinky was demonstrated at Gimbels department store in 1945. The store sold its entire inventory of 400 units in ninety minutes. James Industries was formed to manufacture the slinky. It was until 1998 that the James family cashed in by selling the company to...

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Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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