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2014-09-12 08:25:32

Emerging Digital Wallet Company Joins Peers on NASDAQ Exchange CORAL SPRINGS, Florida, September 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital Payments & Smart Wallets becoming more embraced by consumers as the biometrics industry makes technical & security advancements to fuel public acceptance of the future of a credit-cardless existence: NXT-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTD), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL), eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY), Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) and Citigroup Inc. (NYSE: C)...

2014-09-12 08:24:25

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caesars Entertainment Corporation (NASDAQ: CZR) ("Caesars Entertainment") and its subsidiary Caesars Entertainment Operating Company, Inc. ("CEOC") today announced that they have executed non-disclosure agreements with certain beneficial holders ("First Lien Creditors") of CEOC's 11.25% senior secured notes due 2017, 8.5% senior secured notes due 2020 and 9% senior secured notes due 2020, clearing the path to commence formal discussions with...

2014-09-12 08:21:05

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- APT MotoVox Group, Inc. (OTC BB: MTVX) today announced the acquisition of MotoPed, which debuted last December in a breakaway Kickstarter campaign that quickly went viral. The MotoPed design (soon available in Beach Cruiser, Downhill, and Black Ops Survival bike models) is a radical new mash-up fusing the unique combination of a downhill mountain bike, a motocross motorcycle, and a moped. The MotoPed utilizes a patented jackshaft...

2014-09-12 04:20:32

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NFL money machine, brain control technology, solar, Apple Pay, spirits and vodka, green power, mobile video games; this week on MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon. MoneyTV is the internationally syndicated television program all about money and what makes it happen, (http://www.moneytv.net), featuring informative interviews with company CEOs, providing insights into their operations and outlooks for their futures. Free information packages...

2014-09-11 20:20:16

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U-Haul Company of Memphis is offering 30 days of free self-storage and U-Box® portable moving and self-storage pods to people throughout Memphis and surrounding areas who were affected by the recent rain and severe flooding. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090622/LA34860LOGO-b With U-Box portable moving and self-storage pods, you can conveniently pick up our custom-designed trailer and take your U-Box pod with you. U-Haul also...

2014-09-11 16:29:10

Workers Target Fred Meyer and QFC Stores Across Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Alaska TUKWILA, Wash., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hundreds of Teamster warehouse workers will meet in Tacoma on Saturday to take part in a multi-state consumer action aimed at educating Fred Meyer customers in Alaska, Oregon, Idaho, and Washington about the company's attempt to degrade workers' health care plans and outsource good, family-wage jobs....

2014-09-11 16:26:14

Will Be Integrated with Deluxe's DL3 Digital Supply Chain Platform BURBANK, Calif., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Deluxe, a global innovator offering comprehensive creative, media, distribution and asset-management solutions for media and entertainment, has acquired mediapeers, a leading B2B cloud software provider that enables content owners to market and sell their movie and television assets more efficiently and effectively to the global market....

2014-09-11 16:22:51

FAIRLAWN, Ohio, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OMNOVA Solutions (NYSE:OMN) today announced that Anne Noonan will join the Company as President of the Performance Chemicals business segment, effective September 22, 2014. She succeeds James Hohman, who will retire from OMNOVA on October 24, 2014. To ensure an orderly transition, Mr. Hohman will assume the role of special advisor to Ms. Noonan until his retirement date. "We are excited to welcome Anne Noonan to OMNOVA Solutions," said...

2014-09-11 16:21:19

PENDLETON, Ind., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Remy International, Inc. (NASDAQ: REMY) and Tecnomatic, S.p.A. announced they have signed a Settlement Agreement and Mutual General Release to settle all disputes relating to a 2008 action filed in the U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana. In addition, Remy entered into a cross licensing arrangement of certain patents with Tecnomatic. The preliminary value of the patents received from Tecnomatic is approximately $12.3...

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...


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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out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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