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2014-07-17 12:35:16

NEW YORK, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Law Office of James C. Kelly is investigating claims on behalf of investors of International Game Technology ("IGT" or the "Company") (NYSE: IGT), concerning the proposed acquisition of IGT by GTECH S.p.A. ("GTECH"). Shareholders of IGT seeking more information about this acquisition are advised to contact James C. Kelly at 888.643.7517 or jkelly@jckellylaw.com. On July 16, 2014, IGT announced the signing of a definitive agreement pursuant...

2014-07-17 12:34:51

Leading wireless provider looks to add more than 300 positions in the Nashville area FRANKLIN, Tenn., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To support the company's rapid growth, Verizon Wireless is hiring more than 300 employees in the Nashville area at its Franklin and Murfreesboro, Tennessee call centers as well as retail locations throughout the Nashville area. Positions include retail sales representatives, call center representatives, and sales support. "Verizon currently employs...

2014-07-17 12:31:43

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) has issued the following press release: "RAI board declares quarterly cash dividend." For full details, read the release on RAI's website, www.reynoldsamerican.com. Web Disclosure RAI's website, www.reynoldsamerican.com, is the primary source of publicly disclosed news about RAI and its operating companies. We use the website as our primary means of distributing quarterly earnings and other...

2014-07-17 12:26:02

NEW YORK, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL) announced the following schedule and teleconference information for its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2014 earnings release: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100914/SIRLOGO -- Earnings Release: Thursday, July 24, 2014 at approximately 7:00 AM (Eastern) by public distribution and on the Company's website at investor.scholastic.com and mediaroom.scholastic.com. -- Conference Call:...

2014-07-17 12:23:53

COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) has scheduled a quarterly earnings conference call with financial analysts for 9 a.m. EDT Friday, July 25. The call will be broadcast live over the Internet at http://www.aep.com/webcasts. The webcast will include audio of the call as well as visuals of charts and graphics referred to by AEP management during the call. The call will be archived on http://www.aep.com/webcasts for use by those unable to...

2014-07-17 12:22:20

AutoTrader now has the largest mobile audience of any third-party automotive website ATLANTA, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A fresh marketing approach reflecting the growing trend of consumers shopping for cars while on-the-go is paying off for AutoTrader.com. The site launched a massive new advertising campaign on June 9 - the largest in the company's 16-year history - designed to showcase how the site's new mobile-friendly features make car shopping easier for consumers anytime,...

2014-07-17 08:35:44

Newly Remodeled Store Celebrates Grand Opening with Special Offers, Ribbon Cutting FORT WORTH, Texas, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RadioShack will celebrate the opening of the company's fifth interactive remodeled store in the New Orleans area starting Saturday, July 19, at 9 a.m. The newly remodeled store is located at 717 Canal Street and marks RadioShack's continued effort to revitalize area stores. RadioShack is proud to maintain its presence in the New Orleans community for more than 46...

2014-07-17 08:34:44

New online services in Czech Republic and Egencia Global Alliance partners across Middle East North Africa, Latin America, and Asia Pacific bring consumer-inspired solutions to 64 countries BELLEVUE, Wash., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Egencia®, the business travel company of Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE), today announced that following the launch of online services in the Czech Republic and five new Egencia Global Alliance (EGA) partners added over the last six months, a total of 64...

2014-07-17 08:33:36

Technology hotbed ideal location for company to seize dominant share of data protection market BURLINGTON, Mass., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unitrends, the industry's fastest-growing multi-environment data protection and disaster recovery company, today announced the relocation of its corporate headquarters to Burlington, Massachusetts, from Columbia, South Carolina. Supported by a rapidly growing local sales and marketing team, this move will better position the company to hire...

2014-07-17 08:33:22

NEW YORK, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Most 4-year-olds you know keep busy crafting Play-Doh, playing pretend as princesses or pirates, and jumping into puddles while learning about the world around them. Here's a 4-year-old that's different. Founded in 2010, Allurez.com was ranked by Internet Retailer* to be among the top 1000 fastest growing e-retailers in North America in 2014. These rankings, announced in the end of June, are based on growth in revenue and other key metrics....


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
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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