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2014-07-10 16:23:35

TORONTO, July 10, 2014 /CNW/ - The C.D. Howe Institute's Monetary Policy Council (MPC) today recommended that the Bank of Canada keep its target for the overnight rate, the very short-term interest rate it targets for monetary policy purposes, at 1.00 percent at its next announcement on July 16, 2014. Looking ahead, the Council called for the Bank to hold the target at 1.00 percent through the rest of 2014, but called for a target of 1.75 by July 2015. The MPC provides an independent...

2014-07-03 16:21:12

The family-owned company has a history of paying the industry's highest wages. FRESNO, Calif., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For years, peach and table grape grower Gerawan Farming has paid the highest wages in the industry. Today the family-owned and operated company announced that it is boosting its base pay wage from $10 to $11. (Gerawan's wages that are above base, such as grape harvest and packing, are already much higher than $11.)...

2014-07-02 08:24:34

WASHINGTON, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Watch this revealing 2 minute preview video here in Segment 3 of 6. Economist Allan H. Meltzer, Ph.D., is deeply concerned that by adding reserves the "Fed" creates enormous problems for the future, with trillions of dollars having to be absorbed back into the system without creating another inflation or recession, thereby creating world chaos. He notes in this January 2014 interview that $1 trillion has been added to total reserves,...

2014-07-01 16:26:53

TheStreet and RateWatch Report Top National & Regional CD Rate Issuer NEW YORK, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RateWatch, a premier banking data and analytics service owned by TheStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ: TST) reported today that national averages this week for 5-year CD rates rose while all other durations remained unchanged as the Federal Reserve continued to keep the short-term federal funds rate at a range of zero to 0.25% since late 2008....

2014-06-25 23:09:48

Knightsbridge Foreign Exchange (KBFX), Canada’s fastest growing currency exchange company that guarantees better than bank exchange rates made the PROFIT HOT 50 list with two-year revenue growth of 564%. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 PROFIT Magazine ranked Knightsbridge Foreign Exchange (KBFX) on its 14th annual PROFIT HOT 50, the definitive ranking of Canada’s Top New Growth Companies. Published in the October issue of PROFIT Magazine and online at PROFITguide.com, the PROFIT HOT...

2014-06-25 12:25:47

NEW YORK, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Roubini Global Economics today announced the release of an iPad app that allows clients to read and save the firm's latest macroeconomic research on the go. Free to download, the app provides clients and trial subscribers with access to current and past content available on Roubini.com, including Research, Thoughts, Key Views and Global Outlooks. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130918/NY82562LOGO "Markets don't wait, so we developed an...

2014-06-20 12:25:23

LONDON, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Everyone's investment criteria is different - some people enjoy the buzz of high risk while others prefer a more measured approach as to where they invest their money. If you fall into the latter category, you may think that your natural reticence may cause you to lose out on the more lucrative returns that high-risk investments tend to yield, however, this does not have to be the case. Today, more and more people are turning to...

2014-06-19 08:25:25

LONDON, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Australian Household Deposit Market: Forecasts and Future Opportunities http://www.reportbuyer.com/banking_finance/online_banking/australian_household_deposit_market_forecasts_future_opportunities.html The report analyzes the Australian household deposits market and its constituent parts. It examines how the size of the deposits market has altered and sizes the overall market....

2014-06-18 12:38:39

LONDON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Ortho and Osteobiologics: World Industry and Market Analysis 2014-2024http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/biotechnology/ortho_osteobiologics_world_industry_market_analysis_2014_2024.html Report DetailsBiotechnology for bone disorders - new study showing you trends, R&D progress, and predicted revenuesWhat's the future of orthobiologics and osteobiologics? Visiongain's updated...

2014-06-18 08:25:07

WASHINGTON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Full Disclosure Network(R) continues its historic Internet TV series examining the Federal Reserve System and its proper role in an interview with Allan Meltzer, Ph.D., Professor, Carnegie Mellon Tepper Graduate School of Business, Senior Fellow at Hoover Institution, and author of a three-volume history of the Federal Reserve. Watch the 2 - minute preview video here in Segment 2 of 6. Meltzer describes the Federal Reserve as a...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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