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2014-09-11 12:31:05

SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Overstock (NASDAQ: OSTK) has launched an updated international checkout system which now provides international customers the option to pay with Bitcoin (on January 9, 2014, Overstock became the first major online shopping site to accept the cryptocurrency). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120110/LA33954LOGO "Bitcoin has been readily adopted in countries outside the United States, yet the opportunities to spend Bitcoin...

2014-09-11 12:25:42

- Former Valpak Sales Representative Brings Savings to Businesses and Residents in Charlotte - LARGO, Fla., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Valpak, a leader in local print and digital coupons, announced today that Patti Neeley has acquired the Valpak of Charlotte, N.C. territory. As a former Valpak sales representative, Neeley brings 25 years of advertising sales experience to the business. With this territory, she will mail Valpak's signature blue envelope to 300,000 homes, and...

2014-09-11 12:22:44

LONDON, September 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Dutch Shell plc (NYSE: RDS.A) (NYSE: RDS.B) announces that on 11 September, 2014 it purchased for cancellation 270,293 "A" Shares at a price of 2397.61 pence per share. Following the cancellation of these shares, the remaining number of "A" Shares of Royal Dutch Shell plc will be 3,942,472,729 and the remaining number of "B" Shares of Royal Dutch Shell plc will be 2,440,410,614. Enquiries Shell...

2014-09-11 12:22:35

DUBLIN, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Oilfield Chemicals - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Oilfield Chemicals in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Drilling Fluids, Cementing Chemicals, Production Chemicals, EOR (Enhanced Oil Recovery) Chemicals, Stimulation Chemicals, and Completion & Workover...

2014-09-11 12:22:31

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Martin J. Lyons, Jr., executive vice president and chief financial officer of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), and Maureen A. Borkowski, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Ameren Transmission Company and Ameren Transmission Company of Illinois, will participate in a presentation to institutional investors at the Wolfe Research Power & Gas Leaders Conference beginning at 11:15 a.m. ET on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. The...

2014-09-11 08:34:08

Brings Proven Track Record of Sales Success in the Technology Industry RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Halcyon Software, a global leader in systems management software, today announced veteran business development professional Michael Kahlman has been named Sales Manager. In this role, Kahlman is responsible for maintaining and expanding the company's software license and subscription sales with IBM customers, business partners and managed services providers...

2014-09-11 08:28:01

DUBLIN, Ohio, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardinal Health announced today that Michael C. Kaufmann, 51, has been named chief financial officer of the company effective Nov. 11, 2014. This follows the previously announced planned retirement of current Chief Financial Officer Jeffrey W. Henderson, 49. Jon Giacomin, 49, has been named to the role of chief executive officer of the Pharmaceutical segment, currently held by Mike Kaufmann, also effective Nov. 11, 2014....

2014-09-11 00:20:53

Moose Toys(TM) Producing Beados Around the Clock To Keep Up With Demand LOS ANGELES, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Moose Toys(TM), one of the fastest growing toy companies in America, is helping kids create their own world - a Beados(TM) world. Beados, a popular craft activity line, features colorful beads that kids can use to make fun designs that magically come together with a spray of water. Since Moose Toys introduced Beados in June, the product has been in high demand, selling...

2014-09-10 23:14:16

EPM Service, A National Service Provider, Recognizes Matrix Imaging Inc. As A Key Partner At The Recent "Gathering of Eagles II" Partner Conference Hauppauge, NY (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 EPM Service, the North American service division of Eastman Park Micrographics, has named Matrix Imaging Inc."The Best In The West" award at their 2nd annual partner conference, "A Gathering of Eagles II", an invitation only event for their top tier MVPs. "It's...

2014-09-10 23:13:45

Gensler has been selected by Comcast to develop the interiors of the new Comcast Innovation and Technology Center in Philadelphia, PA. The tower is expected to be the tallest building in the U.S. outside of New York City and Chicago. PHILADELPHIA, PA (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Gensler, the global design firm, announced today that Comcast has appointed the company to develop the interiors of the new Comcast Innovation and Technology Center in Center City, Philadelphia. Gensler will be...


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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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.