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2014-07-23 20:23:26

NEW YORK, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Communications Inc. ("Verizon") (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ; LSE: VZC) today announced the commencement of eleven separate private offers to exchange (the "Exchange Offers") specified series of debt securities issued by Verizon and by Alltel Corporation (an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Verizon) (collectively, the "Old Notes") for new debt securities to be issued by Verizon (the "New Notes") in accordance with the terms of the Exchange...

2014-07-23 16:29:22

POULSBO, Wash., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pope Resources (NASDAQ:POPE) announced today a quarterly distribution of $0.65 per unit, effective for unitholders of record on August 7, 2014 and payable on August 21, 2014. This release is intended to be a qualified notice under Treasury Regulation Section 1.1446-4(b). Brokers and nominees should treat one hundred percent (100.0%) of Pope Resources' distributions to foreign investors as being attributable to income that is effectively...

2014-07-23 16:27:34

MCKINNEY, Texas, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Torchmark Corporation (NYSE: TMK) reported today that for the quarter ended June 30, 2014, net income was $.98 per share, compared with $.96 per share for the year-ago quarter. Net operating income for the quarter was $1.02 per share, compared with $.95 per share for the year-ago quarter. Reconciliations between net income and net operating income, GAAP ROE and management ROE, and GAAP book value and management book value are shown in the...

2014-07-23 12:32:08

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN, INTO OR FROM ANY JURISDICTION WHERE TO DO SO WOULD CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF THE RELEVANT LAWS OR REGULATIONS OF SUCH JURISDICTION. AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) will announce its second-quarter 2014 financial results on Friday, July 25, 2014, before the market opens. AbbVie will host a live webcast of the earnings conference call at 8 a.m....

2014-07-23 12:28:06

SAO PAULO, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IR Magazine has announced the winners of the IR Magazine Awards - Brazil 2014, the 10th annual edition of the prestigious awards that celebrate investor relations (IR) and recognize excellence in transparency and communication with investors. Itau Unibanco was the night's biggest winner, taking home seven awards, including the grand prix for best overall investor relations (large cap). The list of winners includes other companies that have...

2014-07-23 12:24:48

NEW YORK, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Avista Capital Partners, a leading private equity firm, today announced that Graham Whaling has joined the firm as an Industry Executive focused on energy investments. Mr. Whaling is a highly respected energy executive with more than 35 years of experience in a wide range of roles throughout the industry. Most recently, he was Chief Executive Officer of Parkman Whaling LLC, an oil and gas investment banking advisory firm that he co-founded in...

2014-07-23 08:39:18

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, July 22, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,456.02, up 0.71%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the day 0.36% higher at 17,113.54, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,983.53, up 0.50%. The gains were broad based as eight out of ten sectors ended the session in positive. The S&P 500 Information Technology Sector Index ended the day at...

2014-07-23 08:38:12

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, July 22, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,456.02, up 0.71%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 0.36%, to finish the day at 17,113.54, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,983.53, up 0.50%. The gains were broad based as eight out of ten sectors ended the session in positive. The S&P 500 Information Technology Sector Index ended the day at...

2014-07-23 08:37:28

Ecosystem of Products, Services and Local Partners Focuses on Helping Small Business Owners Get Organized, Grow Sales and Save Time CHANDLER, Ariz., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Infusionsoft, creator of the leading sales and marketing software for small businesses, is experiencing record growth across its customer base, partner and developer communities, hiring initiatives and educational offerings. Infusionsoft's commitment to helping small businesses succeed is propelling an extensive...

2014-07-23 08:37:12

Funding to Fuel Continued Consumer Loan Portfolio Growth and Hiring Strategy for Top Talent CHICAGO, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AvantCredit, the fastest growing national online provider of consumer loans, announced today the completion of a $75 million round of Series C funding led by Tiger Global Management and a $200 million credit facility led by Victory Park Capital. The funding, which brings the company's total equity raised and debt committed to more than $300 million, will...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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