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2014-07-22 08:29:21

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday, July 21, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,424.70, down 0.17%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 0.28%, to finish the day at 17,051.73, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,973.63, down 0.23%. The losses were broad based as nine out of ten sectors ended the session in negative. The S&P 500 Information Technology Sector Index ended the day at...

2014-07-22 08:28:14

Businesses Across 35 Industries Take Lead in Delivering Beneficial Products and Services, Building Local Living Economies, Creating Fair Trade Supply Chains, and Innovating Through Diversity WAYNE, Pa., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, 86 companies worldwide were recognized for creating the most positive impact for their community by the nonprofit B Lab with the release of the third annual 'B Corp Best for Communities' list. This analysis includes metrics regarding...

2014-07-22 08:27:24

Corporate restructuring results in launch of new Adrenaline agency, separating from parent company brand NewGround ATLANTA, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Effective immediately, Adrenaline, an experience design agency, will be operating independently from its parent company, design build stalwart NewGround International. The new Adrenaline will combine the talent of its creative group with several groups formerly under the NewGround banner. The larger agency, headquartered in Atlanta,...

2014-07-22 08:24:45

OAK BROOK, Ill., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A. M. Castle & Co. (NYSE: CAS), a global distributor of specialty metal and plastic products, value-added services and supply chain solutions, announced today that it will release second quarter results for the period ended June 30, 2014 on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Management will hold a conference call webcast at 11:00 a.m. ET that day to review results for the second quarter and discuss market conditions and business outlook. The...

2014-07-22 08:22:12

CHARLOTTE, Mich., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Spartan Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPAR) will announce its second quarter 2014 results prior to the market opening on Tuesday, August 5. The Company will also host a webcast of its conference call on the same day at 10 a.m. ET to discuss its financial results with analysts and institutional investors: What: Spartan Motors, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2014 Results When: Tuesday, August 5 at 10:00 a.m....

2014-07-22 08:21:51

PENDLETON, Ind., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Remy International, Inc. (NASDAQ: REMY), manufacturer of Delco Remy® heavy duty starters and alternators, as well as Remy® light duty starters and alternators, was recently awarded the standard alternator position for Navistar's IC Bus brand. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140718/128559 IC Bus, a leading manufacturer of school buses, selected the Delco Remy 28SI(TM) (200 amp) as the standard alternator. Other Delco Remy...

2014-07-22 04:22:18

LONDON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- London's newly-opened Noodle House restaurant has installed Aloha Restaurant Point of Sale software from NFS Technology Group for the central management of its business. The Noodle House offers a fresh perspective on Asian dining. Where other outlets focus on one specific brand or type of food, the restaurant's mission is to focus on the best dishes from Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore and Hong Kong, and put them all on the...

2014-07-22 00:22:11

BEIJING, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pactera, a global IT consulting and solutions provider and China's largest technology service provider, has recently announced the appointment of Michael Kung as Chief Information Officer (CIO). He will directly report to Pactera CEO Tiak Koon Loh as Senior Vice President. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130118/CN37843LOGO Mr. Kung has more than 25 years of experience in the IT industry and has served at a number of multinational companies. Prior...

2014-07-22 00:21:15

Retail Giant's Participation in March for Babies Raises a Record Amount WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A few dollars given individually might not seem like much, but through many such small acts of generosity, Kmart's Shop Your Way(?) members, customers and associates have donated an unprecedented $11 million this year to the March of Dimes annual March for Babies® to give more babies a healthy start in life. Kmart's record-breaking achievement set a...

2014-07-21 23:11:04

Over 20 cable experts will converge on September 18 in New York City to strategize television's new multiscreen dyanmic. The early bird rate for this conference ends August 8. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Designed specifically for cable professionals, the September 18 Cablefax TV Innovation Summit brings together thought leaders and experts in cable to share ideas, tactics and vital insights on how multiplatform marketing, advertising and tech innovation is fueling new revenue...


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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