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2014-10-30 08:37:30

CHICAGO, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Zacks Equity Research discusses the Health Insurance (part 2), including WellPoint Inc. (NYSE:WLP-Free Report), UnitedHealth Group Inc. (NYSE:UNH-Free Report), Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM-Free Report), CIGNA Corp. (NYSE:CI-Free Report) and Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET-Free Report). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20101027/ZIRLOGO Industry: Health Insurance (part 2) Link:...

2014-10-30 08:35:08

Iconic Gym Brand Works with its Panel of World Class Trainers to Create Guided Workout Plans and Fitness Content for Microsoft Band Users DALLAS, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gold's Gym, the world's leading authority on health and fitness, is excited to announce a collaboration with Microsoft on its just-unveiled Microsoft Band wearable device, the smart band for people who want to live healthier and be more productive. With the goal of making fitness even more accessible to the...

2014-10-30 08:30:46

NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The number of retail health clinics in the United States is growing steadily, thanks to drug store chains, according to Kalorama Information. In recent years, as a result of the economic downturn, retail clinic growth had been at a standstill, but 2013-14 was a year of opportunities, as the number of retail clinics reached nearly 1,600 according to the healthcare market researcher's report, Retail Clinics Market Overview and 2014 Consumer...

2014-10-30 08:29:03

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, October 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Cabot Oil and Gas Corporation (NYSE: COG), ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP), Energen Corporation (NYSE: EGN), Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation (NYSE: MHR), and Linn Energy LLC (NASDAQ: LINE). Free research on these five companies can be accessed at: http://investor-edge.com/register. The US markets...

2014-10-30 08:28:38

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, October 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Oceaneering International Inc. (NYSE: OII), Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc. (NYSE: HLX), Exterran Holdings Inc. (NYSE: EXH), Seventy Seven Energy Inc. (NYSE: SSE), and FMSA Holdings Inc. (NYSE: FMSA). Free research on these five companies can be accessed at: http://investor-edge.com/register. On...

2014-10-30 08:21:56

All Segments Report Operating Profit CHARLOTTE, Mich., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spartan Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPAR) ("Spartan" or the "Company") announced net income of $3.2 million, or $0.09 per share, in the quarter ended September 30, 2014. In the third quarter of 2013, Spartan reported net income of $0.6 million, or $0.02 per share. For the first nine months of 2014, Spartan reported net income of $1.3 million, or $0.04 per share, compared to a loss of $3.0 million, or ($0.09) per...

2014-10-30 08:21:33

CANTON, Mass., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LoJack Corporation (NASDAQ GS: LOJN), a provider of vehicle theft recovery systems and advanced fleet management solutions, today announced the appointment of Kenneth L. Dumas, CPA, as Chief Financial Officer, effective November 10, 2014. Casey Delaney, who became Acting CFO in May 2014, will remain LoJack's Vice President and Controller. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080512/NEM054LOGO "Ken is an accomplished financial executive...

2014-10-30 04:20:17

LONDON, October 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Royal Dutch Shell plc (the "Company") (NYSE:RDS.A) (NYSE:RDS.B) is pleased to announce the appointment of Charles O. Holliday as Chairman with effect from the conclusion of the 2015 Annual General Meeting ("AGM"), subject to his re-appointment as a Director of the Company by shareholders at the AGM. Mr Holliday will succeed Jorma Ollila who will step down from the Board with effect from the conclusion of the...

2014-10-29 23:12:33

Raceway publicity boost for TapouT brand of muscle recovery products comes as new line prepares to roll into Amazon.com. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 When the world tunes in for the November 9th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race, Nutritional Products International client, AllStar Health Brands Inc. will have its TapouT line of muscle recovery products prominently displayed on the track. During the race, the company will sponsor NASCAR driver Cole Whitt’s race car. For AllStar...

2014-10-29 23:04:47

“AT&T is in the FTC spotlight today like Verizon was a few months ago. However the real problem is the growing spectrum shortage for smartphones,” says Technology Industry Analyst Jeff Kagan Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 The FTC is suing AT&T for throttling data speeds on it’s wireless network similar Verizon from months ago, says Bloomberg News, Oct 28. However the FTC does not understand the real industry problem. Industry analyst Jeff Kagan offers comment and...


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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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