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2014-10-20 23:04:14

The US Department of the Treasury has awarded a project contract to Banking Up to evaluate an innovative approach for strengthening low income Americans' access to consumer credit, as part of the Treasury's Innovation Fund initiative. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 The prepaid industry has grown immensely in the past 5 years, but prepaid cards cannot help build credit files or credit scores, which leaves up to 60 million underbanked and unbanked Americans with a poor or no...

2014-10-20 20:27:00

BROOKFIELD, Wis., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Connecture, Inc. (Connecture), a provider of web-based information systems used to create health insurance marketplaces, announced today that it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for a proposed initial public offering of its common stock. Connecture previously submitted a registration statement to the SEC on a confidential basis under the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act...

2014-10-20 20:26:51

CALGARY, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Oncolytics Biotech(®) Inc. ("Oncolytics" or the "Company") (TSX:ONC; NASDAQ:ONCY) announced today that it has reached an agreement on amendments to its share purchase agreement (the "Agreement") with Lincoln Park Capital Fund, LLC ("LPC") dated February 27, 2014. The specific amendments to the Agreement include allowing the Company to sell shares to LPC at the Company's sole option independent of the closing price of the Common Stock,...

2014-10-20 20:23:24

LAKEWOOD, Colo., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pershing Gold Corporation (OTCQB: PGLC) ("Pershing Gold" or the "Company") announced today that it has raised US$10 million in gross proceeds through the sale of 35,178,572 shares of the Company's Common Stock, or about 9.9% of Pershing Gold's outstanding Common Stock following the transaction, to Levon Resources Ltd., and an additional 535,715 shares of Common Stock to an accredited investor. The Common Stock was sold for $0.28 per...

2014-10-20 20:22:56

RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Midstream Partners, LP (Dominion Midstream), a Delaware limited partnership and a subsidiary of Dominion Resources, Inc. (Dominion) (NYSE: D), today announced the closing of its initial public offering of 20,125,000 common units representing limited partner interests in Dominion Midstream at $21.00 per common unit pursuant to a Registration Statement on Form S-1 previously filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission...

2014-10-20 20:22:08

FORT WAYNE, Ind., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Steel Dynamics, Inc. (NASDAQ/GS: STLD) today announced third quarter 2014 net sales of $2.3 billion and net income of $91 million, or $0.38 per diluted share, which includes the negative impact of approximately $0.09 per diluted share related to acquisition costs, financing fees, and the effect of purchase accounting adjustments for the Severstal Columbus, LLC acquisition that occurred mid-September. The acquisition and financing costs...

2014-10-20 16:30:41

Conference call on TI website at 4:30 p.m. Central time today DALLAS, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today reported third-quarter revenue of $3.50 billion, net income of $826 million and earnings per share of 76 cents. Regarding the company's performance and returns to shareholders, Rich Templeton, TI's chairman, president and CEO, made the following comments: -- "Revenue for the quarter was solidly in the upper half of our expected...

2014-10-20 16:30:25

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS) today announced results for the third quarter of fiscal year 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140102/SF39436LOGO Cadence reported third quarter 2014 revenue of $400 million, compared to revenue of $367 million reported for the same period in 2013. On a GAAP basis, Cadence recognized net income of $38 million, or $0.12 per share on a diluted basis, in the third quarter of 2014,...

2014-10-20 16:30:21

RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oi S.A. ("Oi," Bovespa: OIBR3, OIBR4; NYSE: OIBR and OIBR.C) and Telemar Participacoes S.A. ("TmarPart" and, together with Oi, the "Companies") clarify to their shareholders and the market in general that the announcement of a possible liquidation of the assets of Rio Forte Investments S.A. ("Rio Forte") as a result of the rejection of the request for controlled management for Rio Forte, which occurred on October 17, shall have no impact...

2014-10-20 16:27:36

NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN, INTO OR FROM ANY JURISDICTION WHERE TO DO SO WOULD CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF THE RELEVANT LAWS OR REGULATIONS OF SUCH JURISDICTION NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AbbVie Inc. ("AbbVie") and Shire plc ("Shire") have agreed to terminate their proposed merger following the decision by AbbVie's Board to withdraw support for the proposed transaction. The Company's decision was based...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.