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2014-07-23 08:39:18

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, July 22, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,456.02, up 0.71%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the day 0.36% higher at 17,113.54, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,983.53, up 0.50%. The gains were broad based as eight out of ten sectors ended the session in positive. The S&P 500 Information Technology Sector Index ended the day at...

2014-07-23 08:38:12

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, July 22, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,456.02, up 0.71%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 0.36%, to finish the day at 17,113.54, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,983.53, up 0.50%. The gains were broad based as eight out of ten sectors ended the session in positive. The S&P 500 Information Technology Sector Index ended the day at...

2014-07-23 08:37:43

- Seventy percent of respondents will shop together with their student in-store SAN JOSE, Calif., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Baynote, a leading provider of personalized customer experience solutions, today revealed the results from its "Back-to-School" shopper behavior survey. The study, conducted in partnership with the e-tailing group, surveyed 1001 U.S. parents with school-age children (or who are in school themselves) in advance of the 2014 back-to-school season, to gain insight into...

2014-07-23 08:37:28

Ecosystem of Products, Services and Local Partners Focuses on Helping Small Business Owners Get Organized, Grow Sales and Save Time CHANDLER, Ariz., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Infusionsoft, creator of the leading sales and marketing software for small businesses, is experiencing record growth across its customer base, partner and developer communities, hiring initiatives and educational offerings. Infusionsoft's commitment to helping small businesses succeed is propelling an extensive...

2014-07-23 08:34:08

Storage company Proguard Self Storage is now offering wine storage in a facility located in the Museum District of Houston, Texas. Wine Storage by Proguard has variable sized units that are climate controlled and protected by alarm systems. The facility is designed to protect valuable wine collections HOUSTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Proguard Self Storage now offers a wine storage facility at its Museum District location. The units are armed with alarm systems to protect...

2014-07-23 08:33:54

Donate professional clothing until July 31 at Men's Wearhouse stores nationwide FREMONT, Calif., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the final week of the 2014 National Suit Drive, Men's Wearhouse (NYSE: MW) is asking consumers to dig through their closets and donate gently-used business attire, including men's (and women's) suits, pants, shirts, ties, shoes and belts, at their local Men's Wearhouse store. Now in its seventh year, the National Suit Drive assists unemployed workers who are...

2014-07-23 08:29:09

CORAL SPRINGS, Florida, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gaming and toy companies cater to consumers' demands, develop products to improve performance on market: Big Tree Group, Inc. (OTC: BIGG), Mattel Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT), Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), JAKKS Pacific, Inc. (NASDAQ: JAKK), Hasbro Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) and International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT) Big Tree Group, Inc. (OTCQB: BIGG), a company that serves as a "one stop shop" for the sourcing and...

2014-07-23 08:29:05

Housing Data Suggest Continued but Modest Rebound in Housing Market WASHINGTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Economic growth during the second half of 2014 likely won't be strong enough to offset the weak activity from the first two quarters of the year, according to Fannie Mae's (OTC Bulletin Board: FNMA) Economic & Strategic Research (ESR) Group. The economy experienced the worst performance in five years during the first quarter of 2014, due in large part to a significant...

2014-07-23 08:28:26

CORAL SPRINGS, Florida, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Biometric companies make news with latest technology developments, wearable smart technologies gain momentum as anticipation grows: NXT-ID, Inc. (OTCBB: NXTD), Facebook Ink. (NASDAQ: FB), Twitter Inc. (NYSE: TWTR), Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL), Mastercard Corporation (NYSE: MA) NXT-ID, Inc., (NXTD:OTCQB) a biometric authentication company focused on the growing m-commerce market, announces...

2014-07-23 08:27:54

CHEVY CHASE, Md., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- How does a luxury hotel company bring its brand to life and showcase a memorable performance by highly skilled artists in China? It recruits one of the nation's finest performance arts troupes to offer spontaneous acrobatic shows in Shanghai, and then shares the beautiful video content with a global digital audience. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140410/PH02730LOGO The Ritz-Carlton has launched a two and a half minute film...


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
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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