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2014-07-18 08:25:04

ST. LOUIS, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) ("Centene") announced today that it has completed the transaction to purchase a non-controlling interest in Ribera Salud S.A., a Spanish health management group. Centene will be a joint shareholder with Ribera Salud S.A.'s remaining investor, Banco Sabadell, the fourth largest private bank in Spain. About Centene Corporation Centene Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, is a leading multi-line healthcare...

2014-07-18 08:24:53

ELMSFORD, N.Y., July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioScrip, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIOS) (the "Company") today announced that Thomas F. Pettit has been appointed as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Pettit will succeed Richard Jenkins, a Managing Director at Alvarez & Marsal, who had served as BioScrip's Interim Chief Operating Officer since November 2013. To ensure a smooth transition, Mr. Jenkins will continue as a consultant to the Company for a...

2014-07-18 08:22:40

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The US markets on Thursday, July 17, 2014 ended on a negative note as the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished at 16,976.81, down 0.94% and the NASDAQ Composite closed at 4,363.45, down 1.41%. The S&P 500 finished the session 1.18% lower at 1,958.12. During the trading session, all the ten sectors finished on a lower note. The S&P 500 Consumer Staples...

2014-07-18 08:22:10

Promotes Verified Listings among Secondary Brokerage Agencies BEIJING, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leju Holdings Limited ("Leju" or the "Company") (NYSE: LEJU), a leading online-to-offline ("O2O") real estate services provider in China, today announced that it has signed strategic agreements with over 100 secondary brokerage agencies in 17 key cities in China, including four secondary brokerage agency alliance groups in Hangzhou, Qingdao, Chongqing and Xi'an. The participating...

2014-07-18 08:21:44

CALGARY, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Ivanhoe Energy Inc. (TSX: IE) (NASDAQ: IVAN) has scheduled a special meeting of shareholders to be held on August 13, 2014. The purpose of the special meeting is to give shareholders the opportunity to approve a proposal to effect a share consolidation or reverse-split as a means of regaining compliance with NASDAQ's minimum bid price requirements prior to September 2, 2014. Details of the proposal are included in the proxy materials mailed to...

2014-07-18 08:20:39

ZHANGZHOU, China, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China Zenix Auto International Limited (NYSE: ZX) ("Zenix Auto" or "the Company"), the largest commercial vehicle wheel manufacturer in China in both the aftermarket and OEM market by sales volume, announced today that its board of directors has received a letter from Mr. Jianhui Lai, the chairman of the Company's board of directors and chief executive officer, RichWise International Investment Group Limited and certain of its affiliated...

2014-07-17 23:11:14

Oxford Products USA Inc., the US subsidiary of Oxford Products Ltd, the UK's leading supplier of motorcycle and cycle accessories, expands their dealer direct network and announces separation from D2M. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Oxford Products USA Inc. (OPUSA) announces that effective immediately they are expanding their dealer direct network and have separated from D2M to focus on dealer direct sales and service. OPUSA, a subsidiary of Oxford Products Ltd. opened in...

2014-07-17 23:09:11

Southern California’s fastest growing mortgage team releases new ad campaign. The new FHA home loan advertising posts will be headed by home loan specialist Kevin Leonard. (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 The marketing efforts of Kevin Leonard and his team of mortgage consultants have been flooding the Southern California real estate market. Their newest efforts are focusing on FHA home loans in San Diego, Riverside, Los Angeles and Orange County. Since its creation, FHA has provided mortgage...

2014-07-17 23:04:28

DuPont Scientists and Engineers Honored with Highest Technical Recognition in Company Wilmington, Del. (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Today, DuPont announced that seven employees have been named DuPont Fellows, the highest technical professional level in the company. This new group joins only 27 other active employees who have achieved this level of accomplishment for their outstanding technical expertise and leadership. The seven new Fellows are: Linda Ankrom, Robert DiCosimo, Ethel Jackson,...

2014-07-17 20:24:30

GREEN BAY, Wis., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shopko is making it easy to put together the hottest looks for less! Launching July 17, TREND.spire takes current looks for her, all available at Shopko and shopko.com, and shows how to pull everything together. In stores, merchandise is grouped to create an easy shopping experience. Overhead signs show complete ensembles and shoppers can take an in-store handout for reference. The fashion blog at trendspire.shopko.com is updated...


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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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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