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2014-10-21 08:42:12

NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ConvergEx Group, a leading provider of global brokerage and trading-related services, today announced that Westminster Research Associates has released a new Commission Management Platform with enhanced navigation, usability and design features. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140730/130987 "We are pleased to provide our clients with a powerful new web-based solution to manage their CSA business," said Dan Sheehan, head of operations for...

2014-10-21 08:40:27

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SanaSana.com, an online retailer of consumer products, has experienced dramatic growth during the last 8 months. The steady demand from their primary customer base of US Latino shoppers has the popular retailer currently carrying over 20,000 items and more than 1500 brands. This doubles the amount of products carried by the site since the first quarter of the year. The site's strong appeal to US Hispanics is attributed in part to the...

2014-10-21 08:37:28

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International Paper (NYSE: IP) Chief Executive Officer Elect Mark S. Sutton, will speak at the Vertical Research Partners Annual Paper and Packaging Conference on November 19, 2014, in New York City. The presentation is scheduled to begin at 12:30pm EST, followed by a question and answer session. All interested parties are invited to view the presentation and/or listen to the webcast live via International Paper's Internet site...

2014-10-21 08:36:55

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI) has issued the following press release: "Strong broad-based growth drives RAI's 3Q14 earnings higher; Company reaffirms full-year guidance." For full details, read the release on RAI's website, www.reynoldsamerican.com. Web Disclosure RAI's website, www.reynoldsamerican.com, is the primary source of publicly disclosed news about RAI and its operating companies. We use the website as our primary...

2014-10-21 08:35:35

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, October 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Intrexon Corporation (NYSE: XON), Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: KERX), Spectrum Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: SPPI), Sangamo BioSciences Inc. (NASDAQ: SGMO), and Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: CBST). Free research on these five companies can be accessed at:...

2014-10-21 08:35:14

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, October 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Mylan Inc. (NASDAQ: MYL), Horizon Pharma PLC (NASDAQ: HZNP), Hospira Inc. (NYSE: HSP), VIVUS Inc. (NASDAQ: VVUS), and Endocyte Inc. (NASDAQ: ECYT). Free research on these five companies can be accessed at: http://investor-edge.com/register. The US markets on Monday, October 20, 2014, ended on a...

2014-10-21 08:33:55

SAN DIEGO and TORONTO, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Aptose Biosciences Inc. (Aptose) (TSX:APS), a clinical-stage company developing targeted agents and molecular diagnostics to treat the underlying mechanisms of cancer, announced today that its common shares have been approved for listing on the NASDAQ Capital Market under the symbol "APTO". Aptose will begin trading on NASDAQ on or around October 23, 2014. The Company will retain its listing on the Toronto Stock Exchange under...

2014-10-21 08:32:38

Two market-leading, locally based companies join forces to deliver integrated benefits solutions to Pacific Northwest marketplace MOUNTLAKE TERRACE, Wash., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Premera Blue Cross and Symetra Life Insurance Company today announced a collaboration to offer employer groups a wider range of life and disability products. The new relationship demonstrates Premera's ongoing push to deliver more value and improved service to its members....

2014-10-21 08:28:17

U.S. Introduction of Innovative Retail Engagement Tool Slated for November 1 Investor Sean St. John Leads in Significant Way TORONTO, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Retailcommon, a Toronto based social shopping network, today announced it has raised $2 million in Series A financing. The company, which developed a revolutionary way for retailers to connect with their customers' mobile devices while they are actively shopping, also announced it will launch the Retailcommon services in...

2014-10-21 08:25:58

Action Taken Amid Increased Channel Sales Activity and Hospitality Sector Demand MILWAUKEE, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Telkonet, Inc. (OTCQB: TKOI), whose complementary business divisions include EcoSmart(TM), an energy management technology platform featuring Recovery Time(TM) technology, and EthoStream®, one of the largest hospitality High-Speed Internet Access providers in the world, today announced key additions to its sales and marketing teams. Three new appointments...


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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