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2014-08-13 16:24:05

HONG KONG, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. has unveiled plans for its first golf resort in China when The Ritz-Carlton, Mission Hills opens in late 2015 on the tropical island of Hainan. Adding to the brand's growing portfolio of luxury hotels and resorts in China, The Ritz-Carlton, Mission Hills will be located in Haikou, the capital of Hainan Province. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140410/PH02730LOGO "Our first golf resort in China...

2014-08-13 16:23:55

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Country-lovin' girls looking for the western shirts for women that is both edgy and rough around the corners can now shop for great apparel choices with Country Rebel Clothing Co.'s newly opened online store. A country-inspired clothing and entertainment brand at heart, Country Rebel Clothing Co. aims to present a new line of modern country clothing country rebel fan boys and girls can enjoy when stirring up a storm at the next big...

2014-08-13 16:22:17

Peak's Unique Offerings will Benefit from Distinct Identity HOUSTON, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Select Energy Services, LLC (Select), today launched a new Peak Oilfield services (Peak) website, establishing Peak as a standalone company. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140813/135986 "Peak Oilfield Services is an excellent business, and one in which Select will continue to invest and grow," said Select CEO John Schmitz. "At the same time, Peak does not fit neatly with our...

2014-08-13 12:22:58

Investment signals broad market adoption of PACE financing, rapid growth for Ygrene SANTA ROSA, Calif., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ygrene Energy Fund, a leading national provider of residential and commercial property assessed clean energy (PACE) financing, announced today it raised $30 million in growth capital from Virgo Investment Group. Ygrene will use the funds to grow its channel contractor network, further expand its national footprint, and accelerate market awareness for...

2014-08-13 08:36:17

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, August 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, August 12, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,389.25, down 0.27%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the day 0.06% lower at 16,560.54, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,933.75, down 0.16%. The losses were broad based as seven out of ten sectors ended the session in negative. The S&P 500 Information Technology Sector Index ended the day...

2014-08-13 08:36:12

International customers and overseas travelers can now shop iconic brands for baby, kids and home from Diapers.com, Casa.com and BeautyBar.com JERSEY CITY, N.J., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quidsi, Inc., an Amazon.com company, today announced the rollout of international shipping on Diapers.com and eight of its other e-commerce sites including Casa.com (home goods) and BeautyBar.com (beauty products). Now, customers in 67 countries across Australia, Asia, Europe, North America and South...

2014-08-13 08:36:07

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, August 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, August 12, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,389.25, down 0.27%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 0.06%, to finish the day at 16,560.54, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,933.75, down 0.16%. The losses were broad based as seven out of ten sectors ended the session in negative. The S&P 500 Information Technology Sector Index ended the...

2014-08-13 08:35:12

PHOENIX, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Insiderslab.com released the latest insider trading research for Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), Advanced Micro Devices (NYSE:AMD), Walgreen (NYSE:WAG), Twitter (NYSE:TWTR), Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT), and Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL). US stock investors can access these reports through the links below, including stock performance, insider trading signals, and visual results. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100419/HKM001LOGO (Read full report by...

2014-08-13 08:34:23

LuLu*s is an E-commerce Retailer of Women's Apparel, Shoes and Accessories BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert L. Johnson, Founder and Chairman of The RLJ Companies and Chairman of RLJ Credit Management, LLC, an RLJ affiliate company, today announced an investment in LuLu*s Fashion Lounge (LuLu*s). Founded in 1996, LuLu*s is a rapidly growing e-commerce retailer of young women's apparel, shoes and accessories. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100907/PH60132LOGO...

2014-08-13 08:34:08

Integration of private mortgage insurer and LOS provider offers streamlined process for lenders using MortgagebotLOS EMERYVILLE, Calif., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National Mortgage Insurance Corporation (National MI), a subsidiary of NMI Holdings, Inc., (NASDAQ: NMIH) announces that National MI's mortgage insurance products have been directly integrated with D+H's MortgagebotLOS((TM)), an all?in?one loan origination system (LOS) that supports retail, wholesale and correspondent...


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
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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