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2014-04-14 16:27:52

More lenders, automated approvals and new platforms increase credit accessibility to consumers CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LendingTree, the nation's leading online source for competitive loan now provides consumers a more competitive marketplace for personal loans. Continuing to grow its network of personal loan providers, LendingTree is able to provide consumers with customized, real-time quotes from multiple lenders....

2014-04-14 16:27:42

Rolls Up Services Similar to LifeLock®, Bankrate® and Credit Karma(TM) Into One Seamless, Totally Free Service MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Credit Sesame, a leading consumer credit and personal finance company that provides millions of consumers access to free credit scores, free credit monitoring and better ways to save money and manage their finances, today announces the addition of the industry's first, no cost credit and identity theft protection...

2014-04-14 16:26:44

Insurance Experts Available to Discuss Importance of Preparedness and Insurance Protection ORLANDO, Fla., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the start of the Atlantic hurricane season barely two weeks away, the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.) will have three of its insurance experts in Orlando at the National Hurricane Conference available to answer questions and provide media interviews. The I.I.I. staff at the conference can provide information on the economic impact of...

2014-04-14 16:23:42

PORTLAND, Ore., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Business Valuation Resources, LLC (BVR) is pleased to announce The Advanced Workshop on Monte Carlo Simulations: Applications and Examples, an exclusive, interactive web workshop on May 15, 2014, with expert appraisers David Dufendach and Randy Heng. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120402/SF79891LOGO Over an intensive four-hour presentation, The Advanced Workshop on Monte Carlo Simulations will tackle how to properly utilize this powerful...

2014-04-14 16:22:15

HOUSTON, DALLAS and TEL AVIV, Israel, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Glori Energy Inc. ("Glori"), an energy technology company, and Infinity Cross Border Acquisition Corporation (Nasdaq: INXB) ("Infinity"), a special purpose acquisition company, announced today that they have completed the merger and share exchange agreement (the "Merger Agreement") first announced on January 8, 2014, and a simultaneous private placement led by Infinity Group and Hicks Equity Partners LLC ("Hicks")....

2014-04-14 16:20:22

BETHESDA, Md., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Capital, Ltd. (Nasdaq: ACAS) ("American Capital") announced today that it has committed $71 million to support the acquisition of Luminator Technology Group ("Luminator") by Audax Group ("Audax"). Luminator is a leading designer and manufacturer of highly-engineered display, lighting and passenger communication systems for the global mass transportation market. Headquartered in Plano, TX, with additional operations in Denmark,...

2014-04-14 12:33:56

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GrowLife, Inc. (OTCBB: PHOT), a diversified company operating in the legal cannabis industry which develops, markets and deploys products and services of legal cannabis, has released an open letter to shareholders: Dear Shareholders: The SEC determined on April 10, 2014 to impose a temporary trading halt in GrowLife stock that may extend through April 24, 2014. This communication is to inform shareholders of the information...

2014-04-14 12:33:23

BEIJING and BETHESDA, Md., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chindex International, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHDX) ("Chindex" or the "Company"), an American healthcare company providing services in China through the operations of United Family Healthcare, a network of private primary care hospitals and affiliated ambulatory clinics, today announced the receipt of an offer from a financial bidder to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Chindex common stock for $23 per share in cash. The Company...

2014-04-14 12:28:39

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The trading session on Friday, April 11, 2014 ended on a lower note as the S&P 500 finished the session 0.95% lower at 1,815.69 and the NASDAQ Composite closed at 3,999.73, down 1.34%. The Dow Jones Industrial Average finished at 16,026.75, down 0.89%. During the session, all the ten sectors ended in negative. The S&P 500 Information Technology Sector...

2014-04-14 12:28:07

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The trading session on Friday, April 11, 2014 ended on a negative note as the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished at 16,026.75, down 0.89%, and the NASDAQ Composite closed at 3,999.73, down 1.34%. The S&P 500 finished the session 0.95% lower at 1,815.69. The losses were broad based as all the 10 sectors ended the session in negative. Investor-Edge looks at...