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2014-07-02 08:20:51

SINGAPORE, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China Yuchai International Limited (NYSE: CYD) ("China Yuchai" or the "Company"), announced today that its main operating subsidiary, Guangxi Yuchai Machinery Company Limited ("GYMCL"), has entered into an equity transfer agreement to restructure the ownership of its joint venture company - Yuchai Remanufacturing Services (Suzhou) Co., Ltd. ("YRC"). Pursuant to the agreement, Caterpillar (China) Investment Co., Ltd. ("Caterpillar") will...

2014-07-02 04:22:00

CHICAGO, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the years following the recession, a number of metros have become more competitive, capturing a larger share of the total jobs added in the U.S. because of factors that are unique to their local economies. CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists Intl. (EMSI) released new research that shows you which metros are getting a bigger piece of the pie and why. Using a standard regional analysis called shift share, CareerBuilder and EMSI looked at the...

2014-07-01 23:08:44

Paul Hancocks Brings More than 15 Years Experience in the Supermarket Industry to His New Role Consulting on In Store Analytics Deployments Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Brickstream, the in-store analytics market leader, today announced that Paul Hancocks, a 15-year veteran of the supermarket industry and expert on queue analytics, has joined the Brickstream Value Development team. Hancocks comes to Brickstream from Asda Stores Ltd, the British subsidiary of Walmart and second-largest...

2014-07-01 23:04:30

By Adding 28th Branch Office, BearCom Reaffirms Commitment to Deliver Nationwide Resources at a Local Level Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 BearCom, a nationwide provider of wireless communications equipment and solutions, today announced the acquisition of Independence Communications, Inc., a respected wireless solutions dealer serving customers in the Cleveland area, the state of Kentucky, and beyond. Jerry Denham, BearCom President & CEO said, “We are delighted to welcome the...

2014-07-01 23:04:26

This July 4, 2014 the National Foundation for Credit Counseling® (NFCC) challenges Americans to declare their own personal financial independence by making a commitment to become free from the bondage of debt. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Each summer Americans take pride in celebrating the Fourth of July, the day that commemorates the 1776 adoption of the Declaration Independence proclaiming the country’s freedom from what is now known as the United Kingdom. This July 4,...

2014-07-01 23:03:22

UIE CloudConnect™ safely and securely brings the mobile ecosystem to drivers with customizable and innovative IVI solution. (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 UIEvolution, Inc., a global connected screen solutions company specializing in highly scalable mobile products and services, announces today it is exhibiting at the Automotive Linux Summit in Tokyo, Japan on July 1-2, 2014, demonstrating UIE CloudConnect, a comprehensive In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) platform that offers automotive OEMs and...

2014-07-01 23:03:18

The Great Plains Food Bank recently received a grant to help build awareness of nutritional assistance programs with North Dakota’s military veterans. Fargo, North Dakota (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 The Great Plains Food Bank recently received a grant to help build awareness of nutritional assistance programs with North Dakota’s military veterans. North Dakota has over 56,000 veterans, some with a service-related disability, unemployed or working in a low-wage position. The state estimates...

2014-07-01 23:02:30

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Global Polyethylene Industry - Emerging Markets in Asia-Pacific to Drive Modest Growth" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 The global polyethylene industry has witnessed a period of low growth in the last two years due to a slowdown in China and India, which showed strong demand in the past decade and proved themselves to be the growth engine of the global polyethylene industry. Russia has emerged as another growing...

2014-07-01 16:32:33

- - MONTH-LONG PARTY FEATURES LAUNCHES FROM NICKI MINAJ, NENE LEAKES, AND MELISSA GORGA AND NEW PRODUCTS FROM MARTHA STEWART, SHAQUILLE O'NEAL, CURTIS STONE AND MORE - - ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Throughout the month of July, leading entertainment and lifestyle retailer HSN will host one of its most exciting birthday celebrations ever to commemorate the company's 37(th) birthday. The birthday bash will include ultimate shopping experiences, exclusive...

2014-07-01 16:31:13

Combined Company, Veritiv Corporation, Trades on NYSE MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International Paper (NYSE: IP) today announced the completion of the previously announced spinoff of its distribution solutions business, xpedx, and xpedx's merger with Unisource, with the combined companies now operating as Veritiv Corporation ("Veritiv"). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20020701/IPLOGO The spinoff was accomplished by the contribution of the xpedx business to...


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
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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