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2014-10-17 12:27:00

Celebration to Take Place on Sunday, October 26th PITTSBURGH, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DICK'S Sporting Goods (NYSE: DKS), the largest U.S. based full-line omni-channel sporting goods retailer, invites Greece to the Grand Re-Opening celebration of its remodeled store at 304 Greece Ridge Center. The store will open at 10 a.m. on Sunday, October 26(th). Enhancements to the 57,000-square-foot location include expanded Brand Shops, a Running Center, a Women's Studio Apparel...

2014-10-17 12:24:30

LONDON, October 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Dutch Shell plc (NYSE: RDS.A) (NYSE: RDS.B) announces that on 17 October, 2014 it purchased for cancellation 1,016,000 "A" Shares at a price of 2121.74 pence per share. Following the cancellation of these shares, the remaining number of "A" Shares of Royal Dutch Shell plc will be 3,918,986,093 and the remaining number of "B" Shares of Royal Dutch Shell plc will be 2,440,410,614. Enquiries Shell...

2014-10-17 08:28:23

PORTLAND, Maine, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unions representing about 1,700 of FairPoint's approximately 2,550 employees in northern New England have called for a strike. FairPoint spokeswoman Angelynne Beaudry said FairPoint is disappointed by the unions' decision to walk out, but the company has comprehensive plans in place to ensure continuity of service to its customers. "We value every customer and it is important for them to know that we have comprehensive contingency...

2014-10-17 08:27:12

DENVER, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Farmland Partners Inc. (NYSEMKT:FPI) (the "Company") today announced that it has entered into eight separate purchase agreements with separate sellers to acquire nine farms in Arkansas and Nebraska totaling approximately 6,080 acres for aggregate consideration of approximately $25 million in cash. The acquisitions are expected to close in 2014, and are subject to customary closing conditions. The Company also announced the expansion of the...

2014-10-17 08:24:15

HONG KONG, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Entertainment Gaming Asia Inc. (NASDAQ: EGT) ("Entertainment Gaming Asia" or "the Company"), a gaming company focused on emerging gaming markets in Pan-Asia, today announced that on October 15, 2014, the Company was notified by The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC ("NASDAQ") that it has granted the Company an additional 180-day grace period, or until April 13, 2015, to regain compliance with the minimum $1.00 bid price per share listing requirement. The...

2014-10-17 08:23:49

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caesars Entertainment Corporation (NASDAQ: CZR) ("Caesars Entertainment") and its subsidiary Caesars Entertainment Operating Company, Inc. ("CEOC") today announced that they have executed non-disclosure agreements with certain beneficial holders ("Bank Lenders ") of debt issued by CEOC, including senior secured term loans, pursuant to the third amended and restated credit agreement, dated as of July 25, 2014, enabling the commencement of formal...

2014-10-17 08:22:56

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, October 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Abraxas Petroleum Corporation (NASDAQ: AXAS), EOG Resources Inc. (NYSE: EOG), Goodrich Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: GDP), Cobalt International Energy Inc. (NYSE: CIE), and Penn Virginia Corporation (NYSE: PVA). Free research on these five companies can be accessed at:...

2014-10-17 08:22:46

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, October 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Teck Resources Ltd (NYSE: TCK), Rio Tinto PLC (NYSE: RIO), Vale S.A. (NYSE: VALE), Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE: CLF), and Walter Energy Inc. (NYSE: WLT). Free research on these five companies can be accessed at: http://investor-edge.com/register. On Thursday, October 16, 2014, the NASDAQ...

2014-10-17 08:22:42

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, October 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Alpha Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE: ANR), Arch Coal Inc. (NYSE: ACI), Solazyme Inc. (NASDAQ: SZYM), Royal Dutch Shell PLC (NYSE: RDS-A), and YPF S.A. (NYSE: YPF). Free research on these five companies can be accessed at: http://investor-edge.com/register. On Thursday, October 16, 2014, the NASDAQ...

2014-10-16 23:15:17

CenturyLink and the Consortium of Florida Education Foundations opened the application process for the CenturyLink Clarke M. Williams Foundation Teachers and Technology grant program this month. Teachers in CenturyLink's service area can apply to receive funding to purchase technology to enhance digital learning and technology-driven classroom instruction. Apopka, FL (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 CenturyLink, Inc. in conjunction with the Consortium of Florida Education Foundations (CFEF),...


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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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.