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2014-07-24 23:08:00

Personal Gain Index shines a light on how representatives benefit during their tenure Madison, Wisconsin (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 While the average American continues to struggle financially, members of Congress are getting richer. How much richer? A new study by Ballotpedia and the Government Accountability Institute reveals that a member of Congress can expect his or her net worth to increase in eight years by an average of 72.6 percent. The Personal Gain Index (PGI) is a four-part study...

2014-07-16 08:24:05

WASHINGTON, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Watch this revealing 2-minute preview video here in Segment 4 of 6. Economist Allan H. Meltzer, Ph.D., reveals that banks have been turned into public utilities, and there's too much emphasis on near-term actions. He posits that the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act in 2010 added even more regulations to a heavily regulated industry, transferring decisions about risk for the bankers to the regulators. Full Disclosure Network(R)...

2014-07-11 08:20:36

ARLINGTON, Va., July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK) today announced that, as required by the terms of the indenture (the "Indenture") governing its 3.00% Convertible Senior Subordinated Notes due 2024 (CUSIP No. 018804AK0) (the "Notes"), it is commencing an offer to repurchase (the "Repurchase") any and all of the $12,816,000 aggregate principal amount outstanding of its Notes. Holders may surrender their Notes for repurchase at any time from 9:00 a.m. New York City time on...

2014-07-02 08:24:34

WASHINGTON, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Watch this revealing 2 minute preview video here in Segment 3 of 6. Economist Allan H. Meltzer, Ph.D., is deeply concerned that by adding reserves the "Fed" creates enormous problems for the future, with trillions of dollars having to be absorbed back into the system without creating another inflation or recession, thereby creating world chaos. He notes in this January 2014 interview that $1 trillion has been added to total reserves,...

2014-06-20 16:23:17

ABILENE, Texas, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- First Financial Bank, N.A. has announced its plans to build a new banking location in Fort Worth, Texas at 1000 Forest Park Boulevard. The Company will hold a groundbreaking ceremony at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, June 24, 2014. The Bank's current Fort Worth location at 550 Bailey Avenue, Suite 300, will be relocated to the new building upon completion in mid-2015, subject to final regulatory approval. "We are constantly looking for...

2014-06-18 08:25:07

WASHINGTON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Full Disclosure Network(R) continues its historic Internet TV series examining the Federal Reserve System and its proper role in an interview with Allan Meltzer, Ph.D., Professor, Carnegie Mellon Tepper Graduate School of Business, Senior Fellow at Hoover Institution, and author of a three-volume history of the Federal Reserve. Watch the 2 - minute preview video here in Segment 2 of 6. Meltzer describes the Federal Reserve as a...

2014-06-04 08:26:05

WASHINGTON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Full Disclosure Network(R) continues its historic Internet TV series examining the Federal Reserve System and its proper role in an interview with Allan Meltzer, Ph.D., Professor, Carnegie Mellon Tepper Graduate School of Business, Senior Fellow at Hoover Institute, and author of a three-volume history of the Federal Reserve. Watch the 2-minute preview video here in Segment 1 of 6. Dr. Meltzer explains that attempting to abolish the...

2014-05-29 08:21:58

DiscountOne simplifies eContracting integration process for finance sources FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, RouteOne announced that 1(st) Community Federal Credit Union, serving 21,000 members nationwide, has integrated to RouteOne's eContracting platform using its new DiscountOne tool. DiscountOne allows finance sources to realize many of the benefits of eContracting without a full IT or resource commitment. It includes the ability to receive...

2014-05-21 23:07:43

Former Chairman of Federal Reserve System reflects event’s powerful program. Arlington, Va. (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Demonstrating its commitment to providing high-caliber, diverse leaders in its event programming, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) announced today that Dr. Bernanke, chairman, The Federal Reserve System (2006-2014) will address the NACDS Total Store Expo during the morning Business Program on Sunday, August 24, 2014 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition...

2014-05-13 08:29:00

Real-time business news search service now offers rich repository of banking, finance and economic information BOSTON, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northern Light (www.northernlight.com) today introduced U.S. Federal Reserve Board News, a unique research content collection containing thousands of documents from three dozen Fed sources. Northern Light's new content set provides organizations with critical intelligence about a wide spectrum of banking, finance, economic, regulatory and...


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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