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2014-09-15 08:23:16

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Steven P. Rasche, executive vice president and chief financial officer of The Laclede Group, Inc. (NYSE: LG) will present and participate on a panel on Tuesday, September 16, 2014, at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2014 Power & Gas Leaders Conference being held at the Four Seasons Hotel Boston. The presentation is scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m. ET. Investors and other interested parties will be able to access a live audio webcast...

2014-09-15 04:20:17

Shoppers Can Finance Next Car, Truck or Motorcycle through Quick, Easy AnythingLoan IRVINE, Calif. and ATLANTA, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LightStream, a national online consumer lending division of SunTrust Bank (NYSE:STI), is the exclusive online lender for KBB.com, announces Kelley Blue Book (www.kbb.com), the only vehicle valuation and information source trusted and relied upon by both consumers and the automotive industry. The LightStream AnythingLoan provides KBB.com site...

2014-09-12 16:24:17

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ: ESRX) today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Roderick Palmore to fill a vacancy on the Board. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080827/EXPRESSSCRIPTSLOGO Mr. Palmore serves as executive vice president, general counsel, chief compliance and risk management officer and secretary of General Mills (retiring February 2015). He joined General Mills in 2008 from Sara Lee Corporation,...

2014-09-12 16:23:14

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) and Grant Bowie, CEO of MGM China Holdings Limited (HKG: 2282), will conduct a Company presentation Monday, September 15(th) at the CLSA Investors' Forum in Hong Kong. A copy of the presentation will be available on MGM's website at www.mgmresorts.com under the Investors section. MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) is one of the world's leading global hospitality companies, operating a portfolio of...

2014-09-12 16:21:15

HOUSTON, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UTEX Industries plans to consolidate Singapore operations to better serve their growing Asian customer base and expand market share across the region. UTEX currently operates a sales office in Singapore that is supported by engineering and manufacturing efforts in the United States. The new 48,000 sqft facility will accommodate the majority of the manufacturing operations required to supply custom rubber molded solutions to the Asian oil and gas...

2014-09-12 16:21:11

DENVER, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cimarex Energy Co. (NYSE: XEC) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend on its common stock of $0.16 per share. The dividend is payable on December 1, 2014, to stockholders of record on August 14, 2014. About Cimarex Energy Denver-based Cimarex Energy Co. is an independent oil and gas exploration and production company with principal operations in the Mid-Continent and Permian Basin areas of...

2014-09-12 12:26:38

NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- We have confirmed that five Saks Associates were arrested in connection with credit card fraud. This investigation involved 6 individuals using stolen credit card information. The incident impacted 22 Saks customers. All customers have been notified and their accounts have been restored. The incident involved several retailers, and there was no compromise to the security of Saks Fifth Avenue's networks or systems. Customer security is our...

2014-09-12 12:23:54

Venture Capitalists to Meet, Judge New Internet Marketing Firms LAS VEGAS, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Start Me Up! http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140903/142274 Representatives of nearly a dozen new firms in the field of Internet Marketing will be quoting, if a bit out of context, the Rolling Stones during the Startup Battlefield event at IMPACT14, the Internet Marketing Association's annual event held at the Aria Convention Center, September 24 through 26. A new...

2014-09-12 12:21:54

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) has scheduled a live audio webcast of a panel presentation including Brian X. Tierney, executive vice president and chief financial officer, at the Wolfe Research Power & Gas Leaders Conference in New York on Sept. 18. The presentation, titled "Transmission and Beyond," is scheduled for 11:15 a.m. EDT and can be accessed through the Internet at http://www.aep.com/webcasts. The webcast also will be...

2014-09-12 12:21:40

Dow Jones recognizes NJ energy company for its economic, environmental and social responsibility efforts NEWARK, N.J., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index for the seventh consecutive year. The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) selects leading companies based on the quality of a company's strategy, management and its performance in dealing with opportunities and risks deriving from...


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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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'