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2014-04-07 20:20:13

MIAMI, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal American Mortgage Company (UAMC), the mortgage banking subsidiary of Lennar Corporation (NYSE: LEN & LEN.B), one of the nation's largest homebuilders and a member of the S&P 500, announced today that it has acquired certain assets of Pinnacle Mortgage Group, Inc. (Pinnacle). The STRATMOR Group served as the exclusive advisor to UAMC and initiated this transaction. Pinnacle, a Colorado-based mortgage company founded in 1995, is...

2014-04-07 16:24:14

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Frank J. Farrell, Jr., an Atlantic City casino dealer for more than 30 years, is the latest victim of a "gang-like" beating inflicted by in-house security guards at Harrah's hotel-casino, according to his recently filed civil complaint naming Harrah's, its parent company, Caesars, and numerous related businesses. He becomes the seventh plaintiff to file similar civil actions against the global gaming and entertainment...

2014-04-07 16:20:28

PLYMOUTH, Mich., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Marc Rosenmayr has been appointed CEO for HELLA Electronics in North and South America and Steve Lietaert has been named president of the HELLA Corporate Center USA, Inc. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140407/DE99961-a Rosenmayr previously was vice president of program management for the electronics group in the Americas, while Lietaert had been vice president of sales and marketing at HELLA's corporate center in Plymouth....

2014-04-07 12:38:14

LONDON, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Consumer Electronics in the US Consumer electronics in the US demonstrated positive expansion during 2012, although growth rates slowed considerably following the post-recession rebound. Higher consumer confidence boosted the fortunes of retailers, although the highly seasonal market for big ticket consumer electronics led to more dependence on the frantic holiday sales period. Computers...

2014-04-07 12:38:10

SALTAIRE, England, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pace plc, a leading global developer of technologies and products for PayTV and broadband service providers today announces that Jim Henderson has been appointed as President of its Pace International business unit. Jim replaces Shane McCarthy with immediate effect, and will assume responsibility for Pace's International business in EMEA and APAC. As President, Jim will lead a team of over 500 people, delivering revenues of around...

2014-04-07 12:38:05

Five months after opening, the Beezid Store remains not only an industry first but a major innovation in the conventional marketplace format, effectively removing risk by guaranteeing the quality and condition of all products. MONTREAL, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Since their inception, penny auctions have allowed enterprising members to win high-value merchandise at low cost, and then profit by reselling that merchandise at marked up prices through sites like eBay. While...

2014-04-07 12:36:53

MOSCOW, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ulmart's first quarter results continue to demonstrate the strength of the company's unique format which combines the vastness of an Amazon-style online electronic catalogue while overcoming the logistical hurdles that cause headaches for Amazon and so many other e-commerce companies. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140203/667275 ) Ulmart's unique nationwide net of URBAN FULFILLMENT CENTERS serve...

2014-04-07 12:36:06

NORTHBROOK, Ill., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE: KS) ("KapStone" or "the Company") will release its 2014 first quarter earnings on Wednesday, April 30, after the market closes. The Company will host a conference call on Thursday, May 1, 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...

2014-04-07 12:34:22

In the news release, BioMed Realty Invests In Life Science Research Facilities Leased To Yale University, Yale-New Haven Hospital And Alexion Pharmaceuticals, issued 07-Apr-2014 by BioMed Realty over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the 4th paragraph, 1st sentence, should read "...a global pharmaceutical company with a marketed product, Soliris®..." rather than, "...a global pharmaceutical company with a marketed product, Solaris®..." as originally issued inadvertently. The...

2014-04-07 12:22:56

LONG BEACH, Calif., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] today adjusted slightly the timing for ending C-17 Globemaster III production and closing its Long Beach, Calif., C-17 final assembly facility after a successful two-decade production run of the world's premier airlifter. Based on current market trends and the timing of expected orders, Boeing anticipates completing C-17 production in mid-2015, an adjustment of approximately three months from an initial estimate of...


Latest Economy of the United States Reference Libraries

Cartercar 1912
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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