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2010-11-07 19:00:00

HONG KONG, Nov. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Dow Jones & Company opened its first colocation center in the Asia Pacific region to speed the delivery of its structured data originating from the region. The center, located in Dow Jones's Hong Kong office, will reduce the latency of the Elementized News Feed's economic indicators and corporate news, allowing traders to act on and react to market moving news faster. "This colocation center further illustrates Dow Jones's commitment to the...

2010-11-01 09:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dow Jones Economic Sentiment Indicator (ESI) jumped 3.2 points to 43.9 in October, an unusually strong gain. In back-testing through 1990, election year Octobers averaged a 0.3 point rise. The ESI is now at its highest point since December 2007. October's gain, however, was preceded by a 2.5 point drop in September. The ESI's turbulence implies that the economy is teetering between a slow climb up and a relapse. "The Dow Jones ESI rebounded in...

2010-10-27 03:00:00

LONDON, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- A year after its introduction, the majority (78 percent) of compliance and payments industry executives believe the new SWIFT cover payments message MT202 COV is proving effective in reducing banks' exposure to money laundering or terrorist financing activities. Banks are adapting, as half have updated their IT infrastructure to be able to send and receive MT202 COV messages. However, concerns have significantly increased about duplicate alerts, false...

2010-10-25 06:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Venture investors put $5.5 billion into 662 deals for U.S.-based companies during the third quarter of 2010, a 5% drop in investment but a 2% increase in deals from the same period last year, according to Dow Jones VentureSource. Despite the investment drop during the most recent quarter, $18 billion was put into 2,016 deals during the first three quarters of 2010, a 10% increase in both investment and deal activity over the same period last year. "The...

2010-10-21 14:35:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Minyanville Media, the Emmy Award-winning financial media company, announced today that Christopher Dixon has joined the company as a Non-Executive Vice Chairman, Member of the Board of Directors. Dixon has over 30 years experience in operating and investing roles in the media and entertainment industry. He served as Strategic Advisor and Managing Director, Media Investments for Gabelli Group Capital Partners from 2004 to 2010, where he focused on...

2010-10-19 04:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Supply chain executives can better manage risk with a new service from Dow Jones & Company that provides ongoing, active monitoring of a wide range of potential threats. Dow Jones Supplier & Risk Monitor offers proactive monitoring of all types of risk including supplier failure, supply continuity, political exposure, reputation management, product safety, plant and port closures, staffing disruptions and more. "There has been tremendous...

2010-10-12 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Dow Jones VentureWire worked with ten seasoned venture capitalists and technology experts, to screen and select 50 technology companies that are leading in innovation and have demonstrated the potential for longevity and success. Start-ups named to the Dow Jones FASTech 50 Start-ups to Watch list have the opportunity to present their technology and business plans during the Dow Jones VentureWire FASTech conference, taking place Nov. 3-4 in Redwood City,...

2010-10-07 09:23:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Minyanville Media, the Emmy Award-winning financial media company, announced today that web editor and business journalist Mitchell Hall would be joining the team as Deputy Editor for the website www.minyanville.com. A Political Science and Philosophy graduate from the University of Auckland, Hall was formerly a reporter for The National Business Review and the web editor for Get Frank Ltd. He continues to blog about a variety of topics, and writes regular...

2010-10-01 06:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- During the third quarter of 2010, 102 venture-backed companies exited via a merger, acquisition or buyout and netted $5.7 billion, a 5% increase in deal activity compared to the third quarter of 2009 when 97 exits raised $3.3 billion, according to Dow Jones VentureSource. Nine initial public offerings (IPOs) raised $723 million in the third quarter, up from two IPOs which raised $451 million in the same period last year. "The exit markets have seen steady...

2010-09-30 09:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Dow Jones Investment Banker today launched DJIBanker.com, a Web-based delivery option for its focused news, opinion, research and data visualization product that helps bankers gain a competitive edge in generating deal ideas and connecting with clients. Dow Jones Investment Banker is also available for integration into proprietary client portals and on the FactSet platform. "DJIBanker.com makes it easier for bankers to stay on top of business-critical...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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