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2010-06-21 07:00:00

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, N.J. and SAN JOSE, Calif., June 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dow Jones & Company and SunPower Corp. (Nasdaq: SPWRA, SPWRB) today announced that SunPower has been selected to install a high-efficiency solar power system totaling 4.1 megawatts at Dow Jones' corporate offices in central New Jersey. The system will include 3.6 megawatts of elevated solar panels above parking areas and a 522-kilowatt rooftop installation. When completed early next year, the system will...

2010-06-16 03:00:00

NEW YORK, June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dow Jones today announced the appointment of Michael White to Dow Jones Investment Banker's dedicated editorial team. Dow Jones Investment Banker offers in-depth opinion and analysis on global industries and the topics essential to bankers and analysts, including M&A, capital raising, regulatory changes, and venture-capital and private-equity financing. Michael White joins the New York team as a Special Writer focusing on financial services....

2010-06-09 09:00:00

NEW YORK, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Dow Jones & Co. and Glocap Search will produce a joint private equity compensation report for the first time. Due out in November 2010, the Dow Jones Private Equity Analyst-Glocap Compensation Report will combine the research capabilities and deep industry knowledge of Dow Jones with Glocap's compensation expertise. "Glocap has an intimate understanding of the entire spectrum of compensation and hiring trends in the alternative asset space, and is...

2010-06-08 09:00:00

NEW YORK, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Dow Jones and Company today announced the launch of Dow Jones Adviser on Pershing's NetX360(TM) platform. Dow Jones Adviser's actionable market, investment and practice management news, commentary and analysis are now available within Pershing's technology platform for broker-dealers and registered investment advisors. "The integration of Dow Jones Adviser with Pershing's NetX360 platform gives financial advisors a competitive edge by delivering the...

2010-06-07 08:00:00

HONG KONG, June 7/PRNewswire/ -- Dow Jones announced the launch of the Dow Jones Korean Language Service, providing foreign exchange news to financial institutions and forex trading portals that want to broaden the range of services they offer Korean-speaking currency investors and traders. This is the first Korean language service offered by Dow Jones and brings the number of local-language services published by Dow Jones Newswires to 11, including Japanese and Chinese. The Dow Jones...

2010-05-14 11:53:00

NEW YORK, May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 21, 2010, Dow Jones Newswires released exclusive news that Malaysia's Kossan Rubber Industries - the world's third-largest glove maker by sales - planned to issue each holder of one of its shares one bonus share. Three hours after Dow Jones broke the news, the company officially announced the bonus issue in an exchange announcement. The following day Kossan's shares rose as much as 4% on the news. The bonus issue is the largest payout in the...

2010-05-10 08:00:00

NEW YORK, May 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The latest update of Dow Jones Companies & Executives version 3.0, integrated with Salesforce CRM, is available from Salesforce Appexchange. Customers are now able to test drive the application, formerly known as Dow Jones SalesWorks, to experience Dow Jones Companies & Executives' world class business news, company and executive information. With access to more than 18 million public and private company profiles and 36 million executive...

2010-04-30 09:23:00

NEW YORK, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Good news about corporate earnings in April was counterbalanced by mixed news about jobs and concern about the Greek economic crisis, causing the Dow Jones Economic Sentiment Indicator to slip to 38.3 from 39.4 in March. The indicator was also pulled down by coverage of the Securities and Exchange Commission's lawsuit against Goldman Sachs and Congressional testimony focusing on the company's role in the financial crisis of 2007 and 2008. Excluding...

2010-04-29 01:00:00

NEW YORK, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- In the first quarter of 2010, venture capitalists from around the world invested $7 billion in 919 deals for companies based in the U.S., Europe, Canada, Israel, Mainland China and India, according to Dow Jones VentureSource. This is a 13% increase over the $6.2 billion invested in 860 deals during same period last year. "It appears that the rebound in venture capital investment took hold in 2009," said Jessica Canning, global research director for Dow...

2010-04-21 08:00:00

NEW YORK, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The majority (60 percent) of compliance and payments industry executives believe the new SWIFT cover payments rule MT202 COV raised the standard of sanctions compliance, but many also credit it with increased workloads and costs as well as mounting concerns over duplicate alerts and data quality, according to surveys conducted by Dow Jones. Roughly half (49 percent) of survey respondents experienced an increase in workload following the introduction of...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.