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2014-08-12 16:27:59

MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CytoSorbents Corporation (OTCQB: CTSO), a critical care immunotherapy company commercializing its CytoSorb® cytokine adsorber to treat critically-ill patients in multiple countries worldwide, reported second quarter financial and operational results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140408/MM00899LOGO Q2 2014 Total Revenue of $1.0M, Driven by Record CytoSorb® sales of $663K....

2014-08-12 16:25:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On behalf of the Sterling family trust, Shelly Sterling today announced that the record-setting $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer closed this morning. The $2 billion deal is not only the largest price paid for a National Basketball Assn. team, it is the most paid for any North American professional sports franchise. "I am thrilled that the Clippers now have such a wonderful new owner," said...

2014-08-12 16:22:42

DUBLIN, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "CO2 EOR Market - Permian Basin Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 CO2 enhanced oil recovery technology has been proven to be commercially profitable in the U.S. Permian Basin region based in West Texas witnessed the expansion of the CO2 EOR market with growing number of project with...

2014-08-12 16:21:53

SB>1 Defiant expected to fly in 2017 WASHINGTON, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), and Boeing (NYSE: BA) have been selected to build a helicopter for the U.S. Army's Joint Multi-Role Technology Demonstrator Phase 1 program (JMR TD), paving the way for the next generation of vertical lift aircraft. The U.S. Army Aviation Technology Directorate (AATD) selected the Sikorsky-Boeing team to continue the...

2014-08-12 16:21:38

READING, Pa., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brisbane, Australia-based Penske Commercial Vehicles has announced a new venture with U.S.-based Penske Truck Leasing, Co., L.P. to offer commercial truck rental services in Australia. The venture, Penske Commercial Leasing Australia will operate under the brand name Penske Truck Rental. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140812/135393 The collaboration combines Penske Truck Leasing's fleet operations expertise with the market knowledge...

2014-08-12 12:32:46

BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its global mobile strategy, Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAR) is announcing a significant expansion of the company's popular mobile check-in and checkout feature. Now, ten additional brands - The Ritz-Carlton, JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts, Renaissance Hotels, Autograph Collection, Courtyard, SpringHill Suites, Fairfield Inn & Suites, Residence Inn, TownePlace Suites and Marriott Executive Apartments* - are...

2014-08-12 12:27:57

NEWARK, N.J., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inergetics, Inc. (OTCBB: NRTI), a leading developer of nutritional supplements, today announced additional distribution of its Bikini Ready(®) Lifestyle brand at Ross Stores, Inc., a major U.S. department store with more than 1,100 stores in the United States. The new partnership with Ross Stores demonstrates how Inergetics continues to successfully drive incremental store growth for its popular Bikini Ready Lifestyle brand targeting young...

2014-08-12 12:26:15

Consent Secured to Amend Indentures Governing 2016 and 2017 Notes LAS VEGAS, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caesars Entertainment Corporation ("CEC") (NASDAQ: CZR) and Caesars Entertainment Operating Co. ("CEOC") today announced a transaction to purchase and retire $238 million of CEOC's outstanding 2016 and 2017 notes held by third parties, with such notes representing 51% of each such class not held by affiliates of CEC. CEC has also agreed to contribute to CEOC for retirement $393 million...

2014-08-12 12:23:02

LONDON, August 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Permian basin is quick becoming the most watched shale basin in the country, with company after company snapping up acreage and drilling aggressively. Companies like Occidental Petroleum, Pioneer Natural Resources, Apache Corporation, and Energen Corporation, all have significant acreage in prolific parts of the Permian basin. Oil rigs are shifting away from other plays and into the Permian basin, setting up West Texas for a...

2014-08-12 12:22:34

-- Infrastructure enhancements will provide producers with critically needed access to Midwest, Gulf Coast markets HOUSTON, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia Pipeline Group (CPG), a unit of NiSource Inc. (NYSE: NI), today announced a total of $1.75 billion in new investment in infrastructure that will enable it to transport up to 1.5 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/D) of natural gas from Marcellus and Utica production areas to markets served by its Columbia Gas Transmission...


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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