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2014-03-25 00:21:57

BEIJING, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index(® )(LEI) for China increased 0.9 percent in February. The index stands at 282.4 (2004 = 100), following a 0.3 percent increase in January and a 0.4 percent increase in December. Four of the six components contributed positively to the index in February. "The China Leading Economic Index accelerated in February on the back of strong bank lending. At the same time, we see that despite high credit...

2014-03-24 12:24:18

NEW YORK, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lunt Capital Management, Inc., an independent registered investment advisory firm, has selected S&P Dow Jones Indices to be the custom calculation agent for six custom hybrid indices. Custom hybrid indices are client-owned, white label custom indices that use an S&P Dow Jones Indices index to screen for constituents and/or as an actual constituent of their index. According to Lunt Capital Management, their tactical, multi-asset and global...

2014-03-24 08:29:59

Blake Hawley, D.V.M., Worldwide Director of Global Digital and Former General Manager of U.K. & Ireland, Russia, Central Eastern Europe, and Australasia at Hill's Pet Nutrition, to Join Kindred Bio SAN FRANCISCO, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kindred Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: KIN) announced today that it has appointed Blake Hawley, D.V.M., as its Chief Commercial Officer. Separately, it also announced that it expects to be added to several Russell indexes on March 31, 2014. Dr....

2014-03-20 23:23:08

Music Services Company iMusicRain Finds That Two out of Five American Consumers Unsatisfied with Industry’s Output (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 According to a new study by music services company iMusicRain, the state of the music industry is in need of repair, with consumer satisfaction for commercially available music today – the type you might hear on the radio or produced for mass consumption – precipitously low. In fact, more than two out of five (44%) American consumers are...

2014-03-20 12:28:21

NEW YORK, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. increased 0.5 percent in February to 99.8 (2004 = 100), following a 0.1 percent increase in January, and a 0.1 percent decline in December. "The U.S. LEI increased sharply in February, suggesting that any weather-related volatility will be short lived and the economy should continue to improve into the second half of the year," said Ataman Ozyildirim, Economist at The Conference...

2014-03-19 04:21:24

BRUSSELS, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for France increased 0.3 percent in January to 117.5 (2004 = 100), following a 0.3 percent increase in December, and a 0.1 percent increase in November. At the same time, The Conference Board Coincident Economic Index® (CEI) for France, a measure of current economic activity, was unchanged in January, at 103.5 (2004 = 100), following no change in December, and a 0.1 percent increase in...

2014-03-18 23:27:48

StartWire's newly released metrics on job seeker confidence reflect harsh realities of job market on long-term seekers. Lebanon, NH (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 StartWire (http://www.startwire.com) - America’s #1 job search organizer – releases the Job Search Confidence Index (JSCI), showing that job seekers are feeling slightly positive confidence in the New Year with a JSCI of 50.16 for January. The Job Search Confidence Index (JSCI) is a method of tracking the mood of US job seekers...

2014-03-14 20:21:06

NEW YORK, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices will make the following changes to the S&P 100, S&P 500, MidCap 400 and S&P SmallCap 600 indices after the close of trading on Friday, March 21: -- S&P 500 constituent Biogen Idec Inc. (NASD:BIIB) will replace S&P 500 constituent American Electric Power Company Inc. (NYSE:AEP) in the S&P 100. Biogen Idec has a market capitalization above $80 billion and is more...

2014-03-11 20:21:39

NEW YORK, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices announces revised treatment of Google Inc. (NASD:GOOG) Class A and Class C in the S&P 500 and S&P 100 and related changes to methodology for the S&P 100, S&P 500, S&P MidCap 400, S&P Small Cap 600 and S&P TMI/CI indices: -- Google is establishing a new class of capital stock and is paying a dividend of one share of this new class of capital stock for each outstanding share of...

2014-03-06 04:24:47

LONDON, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The WOCU(R), an independent, composite global currency unit, has been incorporated in the Tradermade Systems Ltd ("TraderMade") charting software. The WOCU, a registered trademark of WOCU Limited, is an independent, apolitical, elegantly constructed composite currency unit that naturally adjusts to the rise and fall in the prominence of its constituents; the currencies of the World's Top Twenty economies measured by their GDP. The...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.