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2014-08-14 12:22:57

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Andrew B. Reis had been named vice president, Audit Services for American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) effective Sept. 1, according to Nicholas K. Akins, AEP chairman, president and chief executive officer. Reis, 40, is currently vice president, Commercial & Financial Analysis for AEP. Reis will report directly to Akins and will succeed Rich Mueller, who is retiring from AEP Jan. 1, 2015. Mueller will provide support to Reis and the...

2014-08-14 12:20:46

Auto Retailer Seeking Talented Web Developers, Customer Advocates and Managers in Phoenix, Atlanta and Nashville to Keep Up With Strong Demand for Online Car Sales PHOENIX, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Carvana (www.carvana.com), the first complete online auto retailer, today announces plans to increase its workforce by more than 50 percent within the next six months. The new staff will help the company better serve the growing consumer demand for alternative car buying channels, as...

2014-08-14 08:41:17

Company responds to recent NAMA editorial and offers different viewpoint CORONA, Calif., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AVT, Inc. (OTC Markets: AVTC) (www.autoretail.com), a leader in automated retailing systems, commented today on an article published on the NAMA Website that raised the question: "What is a micro market?" According to NAMA, "There seems to be an ongoing discussion of whether Micro Markets are classified as vending, convenience stores, or employee break rooms." AVT...

2014-08-14 08:32:04

SAFEWAY & UNLEASHED BY PETCO SCHEDULED TO OPEN FALL 2015 HYATTSVILLE, Md., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ECHO Realty, LP and its partner The Bernstein Companies are pleased to announce the commencement of construction of The Gateway at University Town Center, located at the intersection of East-West Highway (Maryland Route 410) and America Boulevard, in Hyattsville, Prince George's County, Maryland. The Gateway at University Town Center will be anchored by a 54,400 square foot...

2014-08-14 08:30:17

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vermillion, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRML), a multivariate diagnostics company focused on gynecologic cancers and women's health, has appointed David Jansen as Vice President of Marketing. In addition, the company has created the new position of Vice President of Sales and Managed Markets, which will be filled and announced shortly. David Jansen has been hired to the new position of Vice President of Marketing. David joins us from Myriad Genetics,...

2014-08-14 08:28:17

Proceeds directly support the Canadian Diabetes Association TORONTO, Aug. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - With summer in full swing, Canadians can de-clutter their homes for a chance to win a $5,000 travel voucher that can be used anywhere around the world, or one of 10 $500 regional travel vouchers! Clothesline's Your imagination is your destination, donate to win a dream vacation campaign is running from Aug. 14 until Nov. 30. "Your donation of reusable clothing will give you a chance to win some great...

2014-08-14 08:25:48

SHANGHAI, Aug.14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Acorn International, Inc. (NYSE: ATV) ("Acorn" or the "Company"), a media and branding company in China engaged in developing, promoting and selling products through extensive direct and distribution networks, will release its financial results for the second quarter 2014 before the market opens on Thursday, August 28, 2014. A copy of the earnings release will be available on the Company's website at http://ir.chinadrtv.com. The Company will host a...

2014-08-14 08:22:48

DUBLIN, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Isononyl Alcohol Industry Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The Global and Chinese Isononyl Alcohol Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global isononyl alcohol industry with a focus on the Chinese situation. The report provides a basic overview of the industry including...

2014-08-14 08:22:24

CALGARY, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Ivanhoe Energy (TSX: IE) (NASDAQ: IVAN) announced today that it will proceed with the share consolidation as proposed in the Management Proxy Circular and approved at the Company's special meeting of shareholders on Wednesday August 13, 2014. Shareholders holding 51% of the Company's outstanding common shares attended the meeting in person or by proxy and 82% of the votes cast were in favour of the resolution. The Company's Board of Directors...

2014-08-14 08:21:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ocean Bio-Chem, Inc. (NASDAQ: OBCI), a leading manufacturer and distributor of appearance, performance, and maintenance products serving the marine, automotive, power sports, recreational vehicle and outdoor power equipment markets, announced today its financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2014. Net income for the second quarter of 2014 increased 138% to approximately $411,000 or $0.05 per diluted share,...


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
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.