Quantcast

Latest Financial economics Stories

2014-09-23 12:30:06

State Farm Agents and Licensed Team Members in Illinois, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma & Texas to Offer Individual Health Insurance Policies Beginning in Mid-November CHICAGO and BLOOMINGTON, Ill., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Cross and Blue Shield (BCBS) health plans and State Farm today announced a new effort to broaden consumer access to health insurance during the upcoming open enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act. More than 3,300 State Farm agents and their...

2014-09-23 12:26:21

CHICAGO, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InvestorsObserver issues critical PriceWatch Alerts for KMI, C, JOBS, NFLX and ECA. To see what our analysts have discovered about a particular stock, read the InvestorsObserver's PriceWatch Alert by selecting the corresponding link. (Note: You may have to copy this link into your browser then press the [ENTER] key.) KMI: http://www.investorsobserver.com/pr/92320142/KMIC: http://www.investorsobserver.com/pr/92320142/CJOBS:...

2014-09-23 12:26:19

CHICAGO, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InvestorsObserver issues critical PriceWatch Alerts for TSLA, CLX, MBLY, TRUE and WLP. To see what our analysts have discovered about a particular stock, read the InvestorsObserver's PriceWatch Alert by selecting the corresponding link. (Note: You may have to copy this link into your browser then press the [ENTER] key.) TSLA: http://www.investorsobserver.com/pr/9230140/TSLA CLX: http://www.investorsobserver.com/pr/9230140/CLX MBLY:...

2014-09-23 12:26:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices announced today that preliminary results show that S&P 500® stock buybacks, or share repurchases, decreased 1.6% to $116.2 billion during the second quarter of 2014, down from the $118.1 billion spent on share repurchases during the second quarter of 2013. The $116.2 billion also represents a 27.1% decline over the $159.3 billion spent on stock buybacks during Q1 2014, which was the second largest on record....

2014-09-23 08:39:42

NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CUSIP Global Services (CGS), a leading provider of unique security and entity identifiers and descriptive data that enable efficient global trading, today announced a one-month open enrollment period for CUSIP registrations on all new privately placed, or "crowdfunded," offerings. The open enrollment period, during which the customary registration fees for new CUSIP identifiers will be waived, is announced on September 23(rd) to mark the...

2014-09-23 08:37:33

Enables instant interest-free installments on existing credit cards, with no credit application or registration NEW YORK, September 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PayItSimple, a new service that lets consumers simply and easily charge any purchase on their existing credit cards and pay it back in monthly, interest free installments, today announced their official launch in the United States. Credit cards are the preeminent form of payment in today's commercial world, offering...

2014-09-23 08:36:23

NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thinspace Technology, Inc. (OTCQB: THNS) is a global provider of reliable, scalable and affordable application delivery, virtualization, and cloud client technology to public and private sector companies and organizations of all sizes. The Company's list of private and public sector customers include NASA, PWC, Deutsche Bank, Toyota, as well as, NHS, local councils, universities, schools, and housing associations. With over 5,000 enterprise...

2014-09-23 08:36:06

NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- COPsync, Inc. (OTCQB: COYN) operates the largest law enforcement mobile data information system and interoperability network in the U.S. The COPsync Network service enables patrol officers to collect, report and share critical data in real-time at the point of incident and obtain instant access to various local, state and federal law enforcement databases. It also eliminates manual processes and increases officer productivity by enabling...

2014-09-23 08:35:33

BEIJING, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China Finance Online Co., Limited ("China Finance Online", or the "Company") (NASDAQ GS: JRJC), a leading web-based financial services company that provides Chinese retail investors online access to securities, commodities, and wealth management products, today announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership agreement with Zhongshan Securities Co., Limited ("Zhongshan Securities"), to integrate with China Finance Online's newly-launched...

2014-09-23 08:33:23

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a move that will raise the bar for risk based due diligence services, IVI International, Inc., a leading global integrated Construction Risk Management (CRM) and due diligence provider, today announced the movement of several of its key enhanced equity services in-house. The move, announced by Carl de Stefanis, P.E., CEO of IVI, continues the company's commitment to clients. Reviews of MEP (mechanical, electrical and plumbing)...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'