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2014-10-10 08:27:08

NEUHAUSEN, Switzerland, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tyco (NYSE: TYC) will issue a press release reporting its results for the fourth fiscal quarter of 2014 before trading begins on Thursday, November 13, 2014. A conference call for investors will begin at 8:00 a.m., Eastern time (ET), and can be accessed in the following ways: -- Live via webcast - through the Investor Relations section of Tyco's website at http://investors.tyco.com, -- Live via telephone (for...

2014-10-10 08:26:42

CITY OF COMMERCE, Calif., Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, the 17(th) of October at 8:00am, 99 Cents Only Stores will kick off the Grand Re-opening celebration of its Port Hueneme and Moreno Valley stores by selling Westinghouse(®) 40" Flat Screen TVs for only 99 cents to the first nine customers in line at each of the two stores! http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140211/LA62673LOGO 99 Cents Only Stores is excited to be re-opening these stores, which now feature...

2014-10-10 08:26:13

CORAL SPRINGS, Florida, October 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Analysts forecast mobile in-store payments to grow at a five-year compound annual growth rate of 154% to $189 billion in 2018. Companies in focus today are: NXTD-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTD and NXTDW), eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL), Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) and Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (NYSE: BABA). NXT-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTD and NXTDW), a biometric authentication company focused on the...

2014-10-10 08:25:02

Building Will Be a Peace Sign-Shaped Coliseum SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Overstock (NASDAQ: OSTK) will break ground today at 1 p.m. MT on its new corporate campus, referred to as the "Peace Coliseum," which is anticipated to open during the summer of 2016. Overstock officials have said that from the ground level, the building will look like a corporate glass-and-concrete version of the Roman Coliseum, but from the air, the three-story building will appear as a...

2014-10-10 08:24:54

DUBLIN, Oct. 10. 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Meat Processing Equipment Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Meat processing equipment is generally used in the transformation of raw ingredients into ready-to-eat meat or into other forms. Meat processing involves the use of a variety of applications on raw meat to convert it to the required form. This equipment facilitates toxin...

2014-10-10 08:23:06

FROM OCT. 12 THROUGH DEC. 7, RECORDED MILES WILL TRIGGER A BANK OF AMERICA DONATION THAT BRINGS US ONE STEP CLOSER TO AN AIDS-FREE GENERATION CHICAGO, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning on Oct. 12, the day of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, through Dec. 7, three global brands are coming together to "TURN YOUR MILES (RED)" - harnessing the power of community to support the fight against HIV/AIDS. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141009/151366 TURN YOUR MILES (RED)...

2014-10-10 08:22:55

Deal Increases LIDS' Market Share Across Canada INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Indianapolis-based LIDS Sports Group today announces it has acquired Jersey City Canada, a licensed sports apparel, headwear and novelty company operating 28 retail stores across four Canadian Provinces. In addition, the acquisition includes 9 headwear only CAPZ stores, and 2 websites operating under www.jerseycity.ca and www.CFLshop.ca. Partnering with the CFL, LIDS Sports Group will become...

2014-10-09 23:01:09

BRANDON BURGESS, Chairman and CEO, ION Media Networks; NANCY DUBUC, President and CEO, A+E Television Networks, LLC; DAVID EUN, Executive Vice President, Open Innovation Center, Samsung Electronics; RANDY FALCO, President and CEO, Univision Communications Inc.; PETER LIGUORI, President and CEO, Tribune Media Company; ROBERT D. MANFRED, JR., Commissioner-Elect, Major League Baseball; GRACIA C. MARTORE, President and CEO, Gannett Co., Inc.; YUSUF MEHDI, Corporate Vice President, Microsoft...

2014-10-09 20:22:04

NEW YORK, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Harwood Feffer LLP (www.hfesq.com) is investigating potential claims against the board of directors of Gentiva Health Services, Inc. ("Gentiva" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: GTIV) concerning the proposed acquisition of the Company by Kindred Healthcare Inc. ("Kindred"). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120215/MM54604LOGO On October 9, 2014, the Company announced that it had agreed to a transaction under which Kindred will pay $14.50 in...

2014-10-09 16:28:42

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE: KS) ("KapStone" or "the Company") will release its 2014 third quarter earnings on Wednesday, October 29, after the market closes. The Company will host a conference call on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. ET (10:00 a.m. CT) to review the results for the quarter. All interested parties are invited to listen and may do so by either accessing a simultaneous broadcast webcast on...


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
reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
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