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2014-08-27 16:27:18

Bank Grows Business with Improved Automated Indirect Lending Process LAKE MARY, FL, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - DH Corporation (TSX: DH) (the "Company") announced today that Central Bancompany, a Missouri-based bank holding company, continues to boost its loan volume by leveraging the functionality within D+H's streamlined consumer lending solution, DecisionPro((TM)) and LaserPro(®) for compliant consumer loan documentation. In 2011, Central Bancompany, a 10-year client of...

2014-08-27 16:26:31

DENVER and WASHINGTON, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Farmland Partners Inc. (NYSEMKT: FPI) ("Farmland Partners") and the Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (NYSE: AGM and AGM.A) ("Farmer Mac") today announced Farmland Partners' initial issuance of a $20.7 million, 3-year, interest-only note to Farmer Mac with a fixed interest rate of 2.40% under a $30 million secured note purchase facility (the "Facility"), which may be upsized upon approval by both Farmland Partners and Farmer...

2014-08-27 16:26:28

-- NEW FASHION PROGRAMMING FEATURES LAUNCHES FROM KELLY OSBOURNE, JUNE AMBROSE AND EMMA FOX, AND NEW STYLES FROM HSN DESIGNERS GIULIANA RANCIC, HAL RUBENSTEIN, IRIS APFEL, SERENA WILLIAMS, TINA CRAIG AND KELLY COOK OF BAG SNOB, AND MORE- ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Entertainment and lifestyle retailer HSN continues to re-energize its seasonal offerings with "The Fashion Edit," the company's annual fall fashion series, now through September 24(th). HSN will...

2014-08-27 16:26:21

DUBLIN, Calif., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ross Stores, Inc. (Nasdaq: ROST) announced today that it is making a $25,000 cash donation to the American Red Cross Napa Chapter. This donation will help the Red Cross provide services such as food, shelter, relief supplies and support to people affected by disasters like the recent earthquake in California. Michael O'Sullivan, President and Chief Operating Officer, commented, "Ross Stores is headquartered in the San Francisco Bay...

2014-08-27 16:24:16

City-integrated casino welcomes more than 15,000 guests on first night BALTIMORE, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Horseshoe Casino Baltimore celebrated its grand opening in style with a star-studded celebration to welcome Baltimore's most influential citizens to Charm City's newest attraction. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/players/English/7305751-caesars-entertainment-horseshoe-baltimore-casino-grand-opening/ The...

2014-08-27 16:23:43

PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rentrak (NASDAQ: RENT), the leader in precisely measuring movies and TV everywhere, today announced the top ten digital movie purchases and rentals based on consumer transaction rate. The report includes Internet Video on Demand (iVOD) and electronic sell-through (EST), for both Standard-Definition and Digital HD movie purchases and rentals. According to the company's Digital Download Essentials Industry(TM) service, the top ten purchased...

2014-08-27 16:21:34

Strengthens Lear's position as the world's leader in luxury and performance automotive seating SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lear Corporation (NYSE: LEA), a leading global supplier of automotive seating and electrical distribution systems, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Eagle Ottawa. Eagle Ottawa is the world's largest supplier of automotive leather with a rich 150-year history and stable private ownership for nearly 50 years. The...

2014-08-27 16:21:25

Drivers Seek Fairness, Stronger Voice With App-Based Company EL MONTE, Calif., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The California App-Based Drivers' Association (CADA) met in El Monte, California on Tuesday, to formalize its affiliation with Teamsters Local 986. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100127/IBTLOGO CADA was established earlier this year in an effort to unite drivers who operate under smartphone-based ridesharing applications, including Uber. Uber drivers have...

2014-08-27 12:34:56

In the news release, J.D. Power Reports: Despite the Improvement in Network Performance, Outages and Performance Issues Are Key Reasons for Businesses to Consider Switching Telephone Providers, issued 27-Aug-2014 by J.D. Power over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the fifth paragraph, first sentence, should read "large enterprise" rather than "small/medium business" as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows: J.D. Power Reports: Despite the...

2014-08-27 12:34:15

Firm Now Accepting Applications for November Program, Developed in Collaboration with Leading Design Experts CHEVY CHASE, Md., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New Enterprise Associates, Inc. (NEA), a leading global venture capital firm, today announced the kickoff of the second part of its design mentorship program, In the Studio Part II--an intensive, two-week program for up to six design teams that focuses specifically on go-to-market strategy, team building, and fundraising....


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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bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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