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2014-07-25 20:21:26

NEW YORK, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Paragon Offshore Ltd. (NYSE: PGN) will replace Intevac Inc. (NASD: IVAC) in the S&P SmallCap 600 effective after the close of trading on Friday, August 1. S&P 500 constituent Noble Corp. (NYSE: NE) is spinning off Paragon Offshore to shareholders in a transaction expected to be completed after the close of trading on that date. Post spin, Noble will remain in the S&P 500. Intevac is ranked # 600 in the S&P SmallCap 600 and is no...

2014-07-21 08:30:57

- Agreement in Principle Paves Way for Greater Collaboration Between Both Parties NEW YORK and MEXICO CITY, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI), one of the world's leading providers of financial market indices, today announced that it has reached an agreement in principle with the Mexican Stock Exchange (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores, BMV) to license all of the BMV indices including their flagship index, IPC (Indice de Precios y Cotizaciones) -...

2014-07-16 00:20:55

MUMBAI, India, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index(®) (LEI) for India rose 0.8 percent in June to 182.3 (2004 = 100), following a 0.7 percent increase in May and a 1.3 percent increase in April. Six of the eight components contributed positively to the index in June. "June's fourth straight monthly increase in the Leading Economic Index for India reflects solid improvements in the economy after subdued growth last year," said Jing Sima,...

2014-07-15 12:25:26

Four of the Five Cities Saw Default Rates Decrease in June 2014 NEW YORK, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Data through June 2014, released today by S&P Dow Jones Indices and Experian for the S&P/Experian Consumer Credit Default Indices, a comprehensive measure of changes in consumer credit defaults, showed decline in default rates. The national composite posted 1.02% in June, its lowest default rate in over 10 years of history. Auto and bank card saw their default rates...

2014-07-15 04:21:32

NEW YORK, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Spain increased 0.4 percent in May to 106.7 (2004 = 100), following a 0.1 percent increase in April, and a 0.1 percent increase in March. At the same time, The Conference Board Coincident Economic Index® (CEI) for Spain, a measure of current economic activity, increased 0.2 percent in May to 94.6 (2004 = 100), following a 0.1 percent increase in April, and a 0.3 percent increase in...

2014-07-14 20:20:18

NEW YORK, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Celadon Group Inc. (NYSE: CGI) will replace Cbeyond Inc. (NASD: CBEY) in the S&P SmallCap 600 after the close of trading on Thursday, July 17. Birch Communications Inc. is acquiring Cbeyond in a deal expected to be completed soon. Celadon Group provides transportation and logistics services. Headquartered in Indianapolis, IN, the company will be added to the S&P SmallCap 600 GICS (Global Industry Classification) Trucking Sub-Industry...

2014-07-07 12:25:16

Index Shows Strong Positive Momentum NEW YORK, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Employment Trends Index(TM) (ETI) increased in June. The index now stands at 119.62, up from 119.03 (an upward revision) in May. This represents a 6.3 percent gain in the ETI compared to a year ago. "The rapid increase in the Employment Trends Index in recent months suggests that strong job growth is likely to continue through the summer," said Gad Levanon, Director of Macroeconomic Research at...

2014-07-03 12:24:16

NEW YORK, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices announces treatment of CBS Corp. (NYSE:CBS) Split-off in S&P 500: -- CBS Corp. is offering to exchange shares of CBS Outdoor Americas Inc. (CBSO.NYSE) that are owned by CBS for outstanding shares of CBS Class B common stock. The exchange offer will expire at 12:00 midnight, NYC time, on July 9, 2014, unless the offer is extended or terminated. S&P DJI will not add the split-off...

2014-07-03 12:23:19

DALLAS, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Swank Capital, LLC and Cushing(®) Asset Management, LP announced today upcoming changes to the constituents of The Cushing(®) MLP High Income Index (the "Index") as part of normal index operations. After the markets close on July 11, 2014, the 30 members of the Index will be adjusted and rebalanced and the changes will become effective on July 14, 2014. Cushing(®) MLP High Income Index constituents, effective July 14, 2014: Company Name...

2014-07-01 08:30:24

BOSTON, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InspireMD Inc. (NYSE MKT: NSPR) ("InspireMD" or the "Company"), a leader in embolic protection systems, today announced that it has been selected to join the Russell Microcap Index, as of June 27, 2014. Membership in the Russell Microcap Index, which remains in place for one year, means automatic inclusion in the appropriate growth and value style indexes. Russell determines membership for its equity indexes primarily by objective,...


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