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2011-08-16 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Senior private equity and venture capital professionals, more than 100 limited partners, and top legal and banking experts will convene at the 18th annual Dow Jones Private Equity Analyst Conference (http://peaconference.dowjones.com), Sept.

2011-08-02 03:00:00

LONDON, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- European venture-backed companies raised euro 2.2 billion through 447 deals in the first half of 2011; a 28% decline in deal activity from a year earlier, according to Dow Jones VentureSource. Capital invested remained flat.

2011-08-01 13:15:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As Washington focuses on the debt ceiling, there are signs that the rest of the U.S. economy is running into trouble, according to the Dow Jones Economic Sentiment Indicator. In July, the ESI dropped to 41.5 from a reading of 44 in June.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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