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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...

2014-02-28 12:25:46

NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices announced today the launch of forward 6- and 12-month versions of the S&P GSCI® and forward 3-, 6- and 12-month versions of the S&P GSCI Single Commodities index that apply Capped Component rules. Each of these indices is designed to measure commodity markets while seeking to reduce negative roll yield in times of contango. The 6- and 12-month forward versions of the S&P GSCI measure the S&P GSCI...

2014-02-24 20:23:23

BEIJING, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index(® )(LEI) for China increased 1.2 percent in January. The index stands at 283.4 (2004 = 100), following a 0.8 percent increase in December and a 1.3 percent increase in November. Five of the six components contributed positively to the index in January. "Unexpectedly strong growth in bank lending, coupled with improvements in the export sector, helped to support an acceleration of the LEI in January....

2014-02-24 20:23:15

NEW YORK, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices today announced that it has made several changes to the S&P U.S. Indices methodology effective after the close of trading on March 21 to coincide with the March rebalance. After consulting with clients concerned with certain reporting requirements, expenses, and investment restrictions relating to business development companies (BDCs), S&P Dow Jones has decided to remove all identified BDCs from its U.S....


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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