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2014-04-17 16:23:01

MILWAUKEE, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The boards of directors of Wisconsin Energy Corporation (NYSE: WEC) and Wisconsin Electric Power Company today declared quarterly dividends. Wisconsin EnergyThe Wisconsin Energy board of directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of 39 cents a share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable June 1, 2014, to stockholders of record on May 14, 2014. This marks the 287(th) consecutive quarter - dating back to 1942 - that the...

2014-04-17 16:21:42

PEWAUKEE, Wis., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for riding season, Markel Motorcycle Insurance has introduced rating changes on motorcycle insurance that have resulted in lower rates for most riders in the state of Louisiana. "We look for opportunities to decrease rates when we can, not only because it makes us more competitively priced, but because it's the right thing to do for our customers," said Audrey Hanken, President of Markel Personal Lines. "We are pleased to offer...

2014-04-17 16:21:40

PEWAUKEE, Wis., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for riding season, Markel Motorcycle Insurance has introduced rating changes on motorcycle insurance that have resulted in lower rates for most riders in the state of Pennsylvania. "We look for opportunities to decrease rates when we can, not only because it makes us more competitively priced, but because it's the right thing to do for our customers," said Audrey Hanken, President of Markel Personal Lines. "We are pleased to offer...

2014-04-17 12:27:34

LONDON, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Consumer credit in the UK, key trends and opportunities up to 2017http://www.reportbuyer.com/countries/europe/united_kingdom/consumer_credit_uk_key_trends_opportunities_2017.htmlSynopsis-- This report provides market analysis, information and insights into the UK consumer credit market-- It provides a breakdown of the different forms of consumer credit in the UK-- It analyses drivers and the...

2014-04-17 12:27:03

LONDON, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CannaVest Corp (OTC: CANV) traded to the upside on heavy volume to close the markets yesterday climbing 43% on the trading day. Shares in CannaVest have been one of the more volatile stocks in the sector which has attracted much interest since the start of the year. The stock has actually traded as high as $200 per share which is CannVest Corp's 52 week high and investors seem to think this stock can be worth a lot more than the closing...

2014-04-17 08:33:12

NEW YORK, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Moxian China, Inc., (OTCQB Symbol: MOXC) a social commerce platform company, announced today that on March 20, 2014 the Company was granted eligibility status by the Depository Trust Company ("DTC"), which allows the Company's shares to be transferred electronically by the DTC. The Depository Trust Company (DTC) is a subsidiary of the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation DTCC, and manages the electronic clearing and settlement of...

2014-04-17 08:32:17

CORAL SPRINGS, Florida, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Biometrics companies aim to increase mobile security for consumers and battle against identity theft: NXT-ID, Inc. (OTCBB: NXTD), LifeLock (NYSE: LOCK), Intersections Inc. (NASDAQ: INTX), Equifax Inc. (NYSE: EFX) and The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV) NXT-ID, Inc. (OTCBB: NXTD), a biometric authentication company focused on the growing m-commerce market, announced that it will be featuring its next generation...

2014-04-17 08:32:03

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FICO (NYSE:FICO), a leading predictive analytics and decision management software company, today announced a new service designed to help retail banks discover new ways to increase portfolio profitability. The Fair Isaac(®) Advisors P&L Insight Service, offered by the Fair Isaac(®) Advisors consulting group, provides financial services organizations with an analysis of their portfolio trends and profit drivers, along with...

2014-04-17 08:29:51

BEIJING, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leju Holdings Limited ("Leju" or the "Company") (NYSE: LEJU), a leading online-to-offline real estate services provider in China, today announced that its initial public offering of 10,000,000 American depositary shares ("ADSs"), each representing one ordinary share of the Company, was priced at $10.00 per ADS. The ADSs will begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange on April 17, 2014 under the ticker symbol "LEJU." All of the 10,000,000 ADSs...

2014-04-17 08:28:55

NASHVILLE, Tenn. and SEATTLE, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE: BKD) and Emeritus Corporation (NYSE: ESC) today announced the expiration of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended, in connection with the previously announced proposed merger of Brookdale and Emeritus. Andy Smith, Brookdale's Chief Executive Officer, said, "The expiration of the HSR Act waiting period satisfies one of the conditions...