Quantcast

Latest Economy of the United States Stories

2014-09-15 12:22:05

CHICAGO, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured in the blog include the Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE:XOM-Free Report), BP plc. (NYSE:BP-Free Report), Royal Dutch Shell plc (NYSE:RDS.A-Free Report), TOTAL S.A. (NYSE:TOT-Free Report) and Statoil ASA (NYSE:STO-Free Report)....

2014-09-15 08:29:53

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, September 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, September 12, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,567.60, down 0.53%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the day 0.36% lower at 16,987.51, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,985.54, down 0.60%. The losses were broad based as all the ten sectors ended the session in negative. The S&P 500 Health Care Sector Index ended the day at 736.69,...

2014-09-15 08:29:46

'Take Back Your Power and Be a Leader in Your Life!': Coach Deborah Heneghan Wakes You Up through Her Expand, Empower & Enlighten Series of Programs WEXFORD, Pa., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "It's time to wake you up! Shake up your world! And light up your life!" says Deborah Heneghan, Life Coach, Inspirational Speaker and Teacher, and Author of Closer Than You Think. 'Take back your power and choose to be a leader in your own life,' is Heneghan's message to everyone. Without realizing...

2014-09-15 08:23:16

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Steven P. Rasche, executive vice president and chief financial officer of The Laclede Group, Inc. (NYSE: LG) will present and participate on a panel on Tuesday, September 16, 2014, at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2014 Power & Gas Leaders Conference being held at the Four Seasons Hotel Boston. The presentation is scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m. ET. Investors and other interested parties will be able to access a live audio webcast...

2014-09-15 04:20:17

Shoppers Can Finance Next Car, Truck or Motorcycle through Quick, Easy AnythingLoan IRVINE, Calif. and ATLANTA, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LightStream, a national online consumer lending division of SunTrust Bank (NYSE:STI), is the exclusive online lender for KBB.com, announces Kelley Blue Book (www.kbb.com), the only vehicle valuation and information source trusted and relied upon by both consumers and the automotive industry. The LightStream AnythingLoan provides KBB.com site...

2014-09-12 16:24:17

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ: ESRX) today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Roderick Palmore to fill a vacancy on the Board. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080827/EXPRESSSCRIPTSLOGO Mr. Palmore serves as executive vice president, general counsel, chief compliance and risk management officer and secretary of General Mills (retiring February 2015). He joined General Mills in 2008 from Sara Lee Corporation,...

2014-09-12 16:23:14

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) and Grant Bowie, CEO of MGM China Holdings Limited (HKG: 2282), will conduct a Company presentation Monday, September 15(th) at the CLSA Investors' Forum in Hong Kong. A copy of the presentation will be available on MGM's website at www.mgmresorts.com under the Investors section. MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) is one of the world's leading global hospitality companies, operating a portfolio of...

2014-09-12 16:21:15

HOUSTON, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UTEX Industries plans to consolidate Singapore operations to better serve their growing Asian customer base and expand market share across the region. UTEX currently operates a sales office in Singapore that is supported by engineering and manufacturing efforts in the United States. The new 48,000 sqft facility will accommodate the majority of the manufacturing operations required to supply custom rubber molded solutions to the Asian oil and gas...

2014-09-12 16:21:11

DENVER, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cimarex Energy Co. (NYSE: XEC) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend on its common stock of $0.16 per share. The dividend is payable on December 1, 2014, to stockholders of record on August 14, 2014. About Cimarex Energy Denver-based Cimarex Energy Co. is an independent oil and gas exploration and production company with principal operations in the Mid-Continent and Permian Basin areas of...

2014-09-12 12:26:38

NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- We have confirmed that five Saks Associates were arrested in connection with credit card fraud. This investigation involved 6 individuals using stolen credit card information. The incident impacted 22 Saks customers. All customers have been notified and their accounts have been restored. The incident involved several retailers, and there was no compromise to the security of Saks Fifth Avenue's networks or systems. Customer security is our...


Latest Economy of the United States Reference Libraries

Cartercar 1912
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...

45_4ba39eb9b39d5125e16cc5f3cfd174cf
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...

More Articles (2 articles) »
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.
Related