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2014-07-01 08:24:25

LAKE FOREST, Calif., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ: QTWW), a global leader in natural gas storage systems, integration, and vehicle system technologies, today announced that it has been added as a member of the Russell Microcap Index after the equity markets closed on June 30 as Russell Investments reconstituted its comprehensive family of global indexes. Membership in the Russell Microcap Index, which remains in place for one...

2014-07-01 04:21:59

Inovio Shares Enter No. 1 U.S. Equity Index for Asset Benchmarking PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: INO) announced that it has been added to the Russell Global, Russell 2000 and Russell Microcap Indexes. Each June, Russell realigns its family of global equity indexes to reflect market changes in the past year. Approximately $5.2 trillion in assets are currently benchmarked to Russell Indexes. Many investors use mutual funds...

2014-06-30 20:21:45

NEW YORK, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices announces treatment of Weyerhaeuser Co. (NYSE:WY) Split-off in S&P 500: -- Weyerhaeuser Co. (WY.N) has entered into a definitive agreement pursuant to which Weyerhaeuser's homebuilding subsidiary will combine with a subsidiary of TRI Pointe Homes, Inc. (TPH.N) in a split-off exchange offer structured as a Reverse Morris Trust transaction. The exchange offer will expire at 12:00...

2014-06-30 16:26:54

PRINCETON, N.J., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Agile Therapeutics, Inc., (NASDAQ: AGRX), a women's health specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of new prescription contraceptive products, today announced it has been added to the Russell Microcap Index. The company joined the index at the close of the market on Friday, June 27, 2014 when Russell Investments reconstituted its U.S. and global equity indexes. Membership in the Russell Microcap...

2014-06-30 16:26:37

SAN DIEGO, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mirati Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRTX) today announced that the company has been added to the Russell 2000® Index following the annual reconstitution of its U.S. and global equity indexes on June 27, 2014. "Inclusion in the Russell Index charts a step in the rapid growth and maturation of Mirati over the past 18 months," said Charles M. Baum, M.D., Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer and President of Mirati Therapeutics. "We believe that...

2014-06-30 16:22:48

TAMPA, Fla., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MagneGas Corporation ("MagneGas" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: MNGA), a leading energy and technology company that counts among its inventions a patented process that converts liquid waste into a hydrogen-based fuel, today announced its addition to the Russell Microcap® Index. "Our inclusion to the Russell Microcap Index is a great accomplishment for our company and further demonstrates the progress we continue to make at MagneGas," stated...

2014-06-30 12:26:11

- Total U.S. Medical Costs continue to rise at a slower pace NEW YORK, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices, a leading global provider of financial market indices, announced today the results of the S&P Healthcare Claims Indices showing healthcare costs rose 3.5% in the 12 months ended February 2014 compared to the 4.9% rise for the 12 months ended February 2013. Medical costs - inpatient and outpatient hospitalization plus professional services - rose 3.1%...

2014-06-30 08:36:30

Company Joins Leading U.S. Small-Cap Benchmark on Strong Performance STAMFORD, Conn., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Information Services Group (ISG) (NASDAQ: III), a leading technology insights, market intelligence and advisory services company, said today it has joined the Russell 2000(®) Index, the leading U.S. barometer of small-cap stocks, based on its strong operating performance and the resulting increase in its market capitalization. ISG officially was added to Russell 2000...

2014-06-30 08:35:00

LANDOVER, Md., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 2U, Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU), a leading provider of cloud-based software-as-a-service solutions for leading nonprofit colleges and universities to deliver high-quality education to qualified students anywhere, announced today it has been added to the broad-market Russell 2000 and 3000 Indexes. Each year, Russell completely rebalances its indexes, known as a reconstitution, to reflect market changes in the past year. The comprehensive set of...

2014-06-30 08:34:46

BEIJING, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE: DL) ("CDEL", or the "Company"), a leading provider of online education in China focusing on professional education, today announced that the Company was added to the Russell Global Index effective June 27, 2014. "We are pleased to have earned inclusion in this well-know and widely followed market index, which reflects the shareholder value we have added over the past 12 months. Inclusion in the...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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