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2014-09-03 12:27:42

PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rentrak (NASDAQ: RENT), the leader in precisely measuring movies and TV everywhere, today announced the top ten digital movie purchases and rentals based on consumer transaction rate. The report includes Internet Video on Demand (iVOD) and electronic sell-through (EST), for both Standard-Definition and Digital HD movie purchases and rentals. According to the company's Digital Download Essentials Industry(TM) service, the top ten purchased...

2014-09-02 20:24:43

WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alere Inc. (NYSE: ALR), a global leader in rapid diagnostics and health information solutions, today has declared a cash dividend of $3.00 per share on its Series B Convertible Perpetual Preferred Stock (NYSE: ALR.PR.B). The dividend is payable on October 15, 2014 to holders of record of Series B stock at the close of business on October 1, 2014. Such payment will cover the amount of all dividends accrued from July 1, 2014 through...

2014-09-02 12:24:35

CHICAGO, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InvestorsObserver issues critical PriceWatch Alerts for WDAY, BLOX, TER, SYNA and NRG. To see what our analysts have discovered about a particular stock, read the InvestorsObserver's PriceWatch Alert by selecting the corresponding link. (Note: You may have to copy this link into your browser then press the [ENTER] key.) WDAY: http://www.investorsobserver.com/pr/90120141/WDAY BLOX: http://www.investorsobserver.com/pr/90120141/BLOX TER:...

2014-09-02 08:30:38

SAN CARLOS, Calif., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intrexon Corporation (NYSE: XON), a leader in synthetic biology, today announced that it has entered into an Exclusive Channel Collaboration (ECC) with Sanofi Chimie, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sanofi (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY) to develop an enhanced production process for a specific family of its marketed Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) through Sanofi's current manufacturing operations in France. This collaboration will...

2014-08-29 16:25:24

BEIJING, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iSoftStone Holdings Limited ("iSoftStone" or "the Company," NYSE: ISS), a leading China-based IT services provider in the People's Republic of China, announced today the completion of the merger (the "merger") with New iSoftStone Acquisition Limited ("Merger Sub"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of New iSoftStone Holdings Limited ("Parent"), pursuant to the agreement and plan of merger (the "merger agreement") dated April 18, 2014 by and among Parent,...

2014-08-29 08:24:42

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, August 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, August 28, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,557.70, down 0.26%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the day 0.25% lower at 17,079.57, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,996.74, down 0.17%. The losses were broad based with seven out of ten sectors ending the session in negative. The S&P 500 Health Care Sector Index ended the day at...

2014-08-29 08:23:37

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, August 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, August 28, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,557.70, down 0.26%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 0.25%, to finish the day at 17,079.57, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,996.74, down 0.17%. The losses were broad based as seven out of ten sectors ended the session in negative. The S&P 500 Energy Sector Index ended the day at 712.27,...

2014-08-29 08:23:24

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, August 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, August 28, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,557.70, down 0.26%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the day 0.25% lower at 17,079.57, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,996.74, down 0.17%. The losses were broad based with seven out of ten sectors ending the session in negative. The S&P 500 Energy Sector Index ended the day at 712.27,...

2014-08-29 08:22:22

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, August 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, August 28, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,557.70, down 0.26%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 0.25%, to finish the day at 17,079.57, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,996.74, down 0.17%. The losses were broad based as seven out of ten sectors ended the session in negative. The S&P 500 Materials Sector Index ended the day at...

2014-08-28 08:23:53

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, August 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, August 27, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,569.62, down 0.02%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the day 0.09% higher at 17,122.01, and the S&P 500 closed flat at 2,000.12. The gains were broad based as six out of ten sectors ended the session in positive. The S&P 500 Energy Sector Index ended the day at 712.59, down 0.10%,...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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