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2011-06-06 08:22:00

STAMFORD, Conn., June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Information Services Group, Inc. (ISG) (NASDAQ: III), a leading technology insights, market intelligence and advisory services company, announced today that Neil G. Budnick, former President of MBIA and a senior executive from the financial services industry with extensive corporate and public audit/finance experience, has been named to the ISG Board of Directors and Chair of the Audit Committee. Mr. Budnick currently is Managing Director at...

2011-02-01 16:37:00

SIOUX FALLS, S.D., Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NorthWestern Corporation d/b/a NorthWestern Energy (NYSE: NWE) today announced that Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") upgraded NorthWestern's ratings as follows: To From --- ---- Senior Unsecured Bank Credit Facility Baa1 Baa2 First Mortgage Bonds A2 A3 Moody's...

2010-10-19 17:11:00

BOGOTA, Colombia, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ecopetrol S.A. (NYSE: EC; BVC: ECOPETROL; BVL: EC; TSX: ECP) announced today that the credit rating agency Fitch Ratings published a report on October 15 in which it raised the company's rating outlook from Stable to Positive, maintaining the long-term foreign and local currency ratings at BB+ and BBB-, respectively. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090209/ARM001LOGO ) (Logo:...

2010-05-10 07:10:00

LIVONIA, Mich., May 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Understanding the need for boaters to have their own voice, the Michigan Boating Industries Association (MBIA), which serves marine retailers and manufacturers, has created the Boaters' Association of Michigan (BAM). BAM's members are boat owners, boating enthusiasts and those who simply want to support boating in Michigan. BAM's mission is to create a voice for Michigan's boaters to effectively express their views on legislative and...

2010-05-07 07:10:00

LIVONIA, Mich., May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Michigan Boating Industries Association (MBIA) is offering, free to the public, the 2010 edition of the Michigan Boating Annual Directory and a Boating Safety Information Kit. The Michigan Boating Annual Directory is the official handout at the Detroit Boat Show and Spring Boating Expo, and is also distributed throughout the summer at public marinas, MBIA member locations, and at MDOT Rest Areas and Welcome Centers. The 2010 edition...

2009-07-31 16:05:00

BETHESDA, Md., July 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. (NYSE: HGR) is pleased to announce that Moody's Investors Service raised its rating on Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. to "B1" from "B2." Moody's also raised the issue level rating on Hanger's senior secured debt to "Ba2" from "Ba3" and senior unsecured debt to "B3" from "Caa1." Moody's has also given Hanger a "Stable" outlook. "We are extremely pleased with the Moody's upgrade especially given the recent...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'