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2014-09-12 12:23:54

Venture Capitalists to Meet, Judge New Internet Marketing Firms LAS VEGAS, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Start Me Up! http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140903/142274 Representatives of nearly a dozen new firms in the field of Internet Marketing will be quoting, if a bit out of context, the Rolling Stones during the Startup Battlefield event at IMPACT14, the Internet Marketing Association's annual event held at the Aria Convention Center, September 24 through 26. A new...

2014-09-12 12:21:54

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) has scheduled a live audio webcast of a panel presentation including Brian X. Tierney, executive vice president and chief financial officer, at the Wolfe Research Power & Gas Leaders Conference in New York on Sept. 18. The presentation, titled "Transmission and Beyond," is scheduled for 11:15 a.m. EDT and can be accessed through the Internet at http://www.aep.com/webcasts. The webcast also will be...

2014-09-12 12:21:40

Dow Jones recognizes NJ energy company for its economic, environmental and social responsibility efforts NEWARK, N.J., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index for the seventh consecutive year. The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) selects leading companies based on the quality of a company's strategy, management and its performance in dealing with opportunities and risks deriving from...

2014-09-12 08:29:05

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SPX Corporation (NYSE: SPW) today announced that Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Chris Kearney will participate at the Morgan Stanley Laguna Conference in Dana Point, California on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 8:35 a.m. Pacific time. A live webcast will be posted to the investor relations section of SPX's website (www.spx.com). The audio replay will be accessible on the website through October 13, 2014. About SPX...

2014-09-12 08:26:55

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) has announced the following: "RAI selected again to Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index." Go to RAI's website, www.reynoldsamerican.com, to read the full release. Web Disclosure RAI's website, www.reynoldsamerican.com, is the primary source of publicly disclosed news about RAI and its operating companies. We use the website as our primary means of distributing quarterly earnings and...

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...


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
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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