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2014-05-20 12:24:20

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday, May 19, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,125.82, up 0.86%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the day 0.12% higher at 16,511.86, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,885.08, up 0.38%. The gains were broad based as seven out of ten sectors ended the session in positive. The S&P 500 Utilities Sector Index ended the day at 209.81, down 1.56%,...

2014-05-01 04:21:06

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Earningsource.com provides investors with earnings schedule updates throughout the earnings season. With timely information on past earnings performance and earnings projection for their upcoming quarterly release, our aim is to ensure shareholders and traders have an edge on their investment decisions on the following companies: PPL Corp. (NYSE: PPL), Host Hotels...

2014-03-10 12:22:57

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, March 07, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,336.22, down 0.37%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 0.19% to 16,452.72, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,878.04, up 0.05%. During the session, gains in the Financials, Energy and Industrials sectors positively impacted the broader market, while some retraction came in from Materials, Information...

2009-03-11 09:00:00

ALLENTOWN, Pa., March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PPL Corp. (NYSE: PPL) announced Wednesday (3/11) that it has named a 25-year information technology veteran as vice president-chief information officer. James E. Schinski, currently chief information officer and vice president of Human Resources for Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, will take over his new role at PPL on March 30. He will replace Edward T. Novak, who is retiring after five years in the vice president and...

2008-10-03 06:00:22

PPL Electric Utilities customers now are looking at a 36.1 percent rate hike in 2010, when rate caps expire. The company gave the updated rate forecast Wednesday after completing the fourth of six purchases of power that it will deliver in 2010 and beyond. PPL has warned since mid-2006 that rates will rise when the caps expire, but their estimate has climbed. Initially, PPL had projected a 20 to 30 percent jump. In other company news, PPL's owner, PPL Corp., said Wednesday it has...

2008-10-01 06:00:44

By Tim Mekeel PPL Corp. keeps propping open the window of opportunity to build a new nuclear plant. The firm has started to apply to the U.S. Department of Energy for a federal loan guarantee, which the company would use to secure financing for plant construction. PPL said Monday it will submit the second part of the application by the Dec. 19 deadline. At the same time, PPL said it's preparing its application to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission for a license to build and...

2008-09-04 18:00:28

VIENNA, Va., Sept. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Investor-owned power and gas companies spent more than $80 billion on capital investments in 2007, and at least $200 billion from 2005 through 2007, according to a report in the September issue of Public Utilities Fortnightly magazine (http://www.fortnightly.com/). The fourth annual Fortnightly 40 report -- published by Public Utilities Fortnightly and sponsored by Accenture -- ranks the three-year shareholder value performance of U.S. investor-owned...

2008-06-18 06:00:30

By David Falchek, The Times-Tribune, Scranton, Pa. Jun. 18--About 60 citizens attended a PPL Corp. open house in Scranton on Tuesday to learn more about the company's plan to build an electric transmission line linking its nuclear power outside of Berwick to the New Jersey border. When selecting the three proposed routes, PPL officials sought to use its existing transmission lines and right-of-ways where possible. The line could be as long as 100 miles and cost between $300 million and...


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