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2014-08-18 08:30:38

VICTORIA, BC, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CRAiLAR Technologies Inc. (TSXV: CL) (OTCQB: CRLRF) (the "Company"), which produces and markets CRAiLAR® Flax fiber, The Friendliest Fiber On The Planet(TM), today announced that it closed its underwritten public offering of 13,000,000 units (each a "Unit") on August 6, 2014 for gross proceeds of US$6.5 million, before deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and other offering expenses. In addition, the underwriters have exercised...

2014-08-18 08:25:16

CITIC Securities Named as an Inaugural Partner BEIJING, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China Finance Online Co. Limited ("China Finance Online", or the "Company") (NASDAQ GS: JRJC), a leading web-based financial services company that provides Chinese retail investors online access to stocks, commodities and wealth management products, today announced that it has launched China's first independent web-based securities trading platform, "Zhengquantong ("Securities Master")", on the leading...

2014-08-18 08:23:55

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, August 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, August 15, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,464.93, up 0.27%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the day 0.30% lower at 16,662.91, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,955.06, down 0.01%. The gains were broad based as six out of ten sectors ended the session in positive. The S&P 500 Materials Sector Index ended the day at 313.24, up...

2014-08-15 23:04:15

Leading Investment Advisor Pat McClain, CEO of Hanson McClain Advisors, and Chairman of the Board for Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services in Sacramento, California, has been announced as one of the three finalists for the eighth annual Invest in Others Community Leadership Awards. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 The Invest in Others Charitable Foundation established the Community Leadership Awards to support the philanthropic and volunteer activities of financial advisors....

2014-08-15 23:03:21

Wholelifelifeinsurance.org (http://wholelifelifeinsurance.org/) announces a new blog post, “Should You Use A Life Insurance Policy as an Investment?”. (PRWEB) August 15, 2014 Wholelifelifeinsurance.org has released a new blog post explaining that clients can use whole life insurance as an investment. Clients can now benefit from financial protection and investment opportunities by purchasing whole life insurance. These plans feature an account that generates interest rate. The...

2014-08-15 16:24:18

LAVAL, Quebec, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE/TSX: VRX) today announced that it has extended the expiration of its exchange offer to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Allergan, Inc. ("Allergan") (NYSE: AGN) to 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on December 31, 2014. The exchange offer was previously scheduled to expire at 5:00 p.m., New York City time today, Friday, August 15, 2014. All other terms and conditions of the exchange offer...

2014-08-15 16:23:26

ATLANTA, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Impact Partnership, the fastest-growing marketing organization in the insurance and annuities industry, based in Kennesaw, Georgia, is thrilled to announce that Jason Jenkins, MBA, is the 2014 winner of Retirement Advisor of the Year. Jason Jenkins, co-founder and partner of Jenkins Wealth Management Group Inc., a Denver-based, independent Registered Investment Advisory firm, was selected as the 2014 Retirement Advisor of the Year for his...

2014-08-15 16:20:41

ZANESVILLE, Ohio, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AXION International Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: AXIH), a leader in recycled plastic and plastic composite technologies used to produce ECOTRAX® rail ties/sleepers and STRUXURE® building products, including heavy construction and laminated temporary road mats, today announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131107/NY13246LOGO Second Quarter Highlights: -- $4.1 million in...

2014-08-15 08:27:21

YIWU, China, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yosen Group, Inc. (stock symbol: YOSN) ("Yosen", or "the Company") announced today its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. Net sales, gross profit, gross profit margin and selling, general and administrative expenses ("SG&A") shown for the periods presented all exclude discontinued operations. Net sales for the second quarter 2014 were reported at $3,053,135, a 7.7% year-over-year increase over $2,834,839 for...

2014-08-15 08:27:09

ZHUHAI, China, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Actions Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (Nasdaq: ACTS) ("Actions Semiconductor" or "the Company"), one of China's leading fabless semiconductor companies that provides comprehensive portable multimedia and mobile internet system-on-a-chip (SoC) solutions for portable consumer electronics, announced today that it expects to commence a "Dutch auction" tender offer in August 2014 to purchase for cash up to 60,000,000 of its issued and outstanding...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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