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2014-10-21 08:35:14

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, October 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Mylan Inc. (NASDAQ: MYL), Horizon Pharma PLC (NASDAQ: HZNP), Hospira Inc. (NYSE: HSP), VIVUS Inc. (NASDAQ: VVUS), and Endocyte Inc. (NASDAQ: ECYT). Free research on these five companies can be accessed at: http://investor-edge.com/register. The US markets on Monday, October 20, 2014, ended on a...

2014-10-21 08:33:55

SAN DIEGO and TORONTO, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Aptose Biosciences Inc. (Aptose) (TSX:APS), a clinical-stage company developing targeted agents and molecular diagnostics to treat the underlying mechanisms of cancer, announced today that its common shares have been approved for listing on the NASDAQ Capital Market under the symbol "APTO". Aptose will begin trading on NASDAQ on or around October 23, 2014. The Company will retain its listing on the Toronto Stock Exchange under...

2014-10-21 08:32:38

Two market-leading, locally based companies join forces to deliver integrated benefits solutions to Pacific Northwest marketplace MOUNTLAKE TERRACE, Wash., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Premera Blue Cross and Symetra Life Insurance Company today announced a collaboration to offer employer groups a wider range of life and disability products. The new relationship demonstrates Premera's ongoing push to deliver more value and improved service to its members....

2014-10-21 08:28:17

U.S. Introduction of Innovative Retail Engagement Tool Slated for November 1 Investor Sean St. John Leads in Significant Way TORONTO, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Retailcommon, a Toronto based social shopping network, today announced it has raised $2 million in Series A financing. The company, which developed a revolutionary way for retailers to connect with their customers' mobile devices while they are actively shopping, also announced it will launch the Retailcommon services in...

2014-10-21 08:25:58

Action Taken Amid Increased Channel Sales Activity and Hospitality Sector Demand MILWAUKEE, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Telkonet, Inc. (OTCQB: TKOI), whose complementary business divisions include EcoSmart(TM), an energy management technology platform featuring Recovery Time(TM) technology, and EthoStream®, one of the largest hospitality High-Speed Internet Access providers in the world, today announced key additions to its sales and marketing teams. Three new appointments...

2014-10-21 08:25:44

HOUSTON, October 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to research undergone by PEX Network, 66.6% of energy companies report that process excellence has been deployed in more than one business unit in order to improve efficiency and profits. The challenge is now how oil and gas operators can leverage process excellence across the whole organisation and link it to business strategy. Copies of the research report are fully downloadable from http://bit.ly/OPEXIndustryReport...

2014-10-21 08:23:57

Annual Motorcycle Parade to take place Sunday, December 7 in Chicago SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicagoland Toys for Tots Motorcycle Parade has partnered with Dealer Expo to support the annual toy drive and motorcycle parade. Chicagoland Toys for Tots is a 501(c)3 nonprofit charity that collects tens of thousands of toys in hundreds of toy boxes and distributes them to individuals, outreaches, hospitals, churches, shelters, and schools throughout the...

2014-10-21 08:23:04

MUNICH, October 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 100% MESSRING Subsidiary Founded in Chongqing / Premium Local Services and Calibration of Sensoring and Data Logging Systems MESSRING, the leading manufacturer of crash-test facilities and their components, is expanding into East Asia, having founded MESSRING China in the city of Chongqing. In response to the high demand in China, the company based in Krailling near Munich has founded its first...

2014-10-21 08:22:16

DALLAS, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aviall, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company, has entered into a distribution agreement with AeroControlex to market and distribute pump products manufactured by AeroControlex. The agreement includes exclusive rights worldwide, excluding China, where Aviall will operate on a non-exclusive basis. AeroControlex, a subsidiary of The TransDigm Group, is an industry leader in the design and production of fuel, hydraulic and...

2014-10-21 08:22:14

DALLAS, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aviall, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company, has entered into a distribution agreement with AvtechTyee, a subsidiary of The TransDigm Group, to market and distribute audio systems and power, lighting and controls products manufactured by AvtechTyee. For more than 40 years, AvtechTyee has been an industry leader in the design, development and manufacture of electronic systems for air transport, regional commuter aircraft and...


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
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.