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2014-07-24 08:30:12

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, July 23, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,473.70, up 0.40%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 0.16%, to finish the day at 17,086.63, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,987.01, up 0.18%. During the session, five out of ten sectors ended in positive. The S&P 500 Industrials Sector Index ended the day at 466.27, down 0.44%, while the index...

2014-07-24 08:26:59

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nucor Corporation (NYSE: NUE) announced today consolidated net earnings of $147.0 million, or $0.46 per diluted share, for the second quarter of 2014. By comparison, Nucor reported net earnings of $111.0 million, or $0.35 per diluted share, in the first quarter of 2014 and net earnings of $85.1 million, or $0.27 per diluted share, in the second quarter of 2013. Second quarter of 2014 diluted net earnings per share of $0.46 was above our...

2014-07-24 08:26:32

LAS VEGAS, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Bakken Energy Corp formerly Orofino Gold Corp. ( OTC: ORFG) is pleased to announce that all shareholders who are eligible will be able to pick up their dividend at Island Stock Transfer Agent as of July 30, 2014. The dividend is for those shareholders who held their stock through April 15, 2014. The restricted stock dividend will be paid in the following manner. For every 10 shares that a shareholder owns of ORFG they will be paid 1 additional...

2014-07-23 23:32:23

IFC Markets is proud to announce the release of a new feature, giving an opportunity to clients to easily see trading hours of any trading instruments without any calculation. Clients will not have to any longer calculate the time zone differences to know the trading hour of a certain financial instrument, but will get the information automatically in a few seconds. London (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 IFC Markets is proud to introduce a new feature allowing clients to see trading hours for each...

2014-07-24 00:21:32

SAN DIEGO, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pfenex Inc. (NYSE MKT: PFNX) today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 8,333,333 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $6.00 per share. In addition, Pfenex has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to 1,250,000 additional shares of common stock at the initial public offering price. The shares are expected to begin trading on the NYSE MKT on July 24, 2014, under the symbol "PFNX"....

2014-07-23 23:14:30

The case against high frequency trading or HFT in the United States futures markets gets a lot more specific alleging specific instances of fraud, a two-tiered marketplace and preferential treatment by the world's largest futures exchanges towards favored players. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 A completely revised complaint was filed today in federal court in the Northern District of Illinois in the case of Braman et. al v. The CME Group, Inc (Case #14-cv-2646)- the first...

2014-07-23 20:23:26

NEW YORK, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Communications Inc. ("Verizon") (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ; LSE: VZC) today announced the commencement of eleven separate private offers to exchange (the "Exchange Offers") specified series of debt securities issued by Verizon and by Alltel Corporation (an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Verizon) (collectively, the "Old Notes") for new debt securities to be issued by Verizon (the "New Notes") in accordance with the terms of the Exchange...

2014-07-23 12:32:08

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN, INTO OR FROM ANY JURISDICTION WHERE TO DO SO WOULD CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF THE RELEVANT LAWS OR REGULATIONS OF SUCH JURISDICTION. AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) will announce its second-quarter 2014 financial results on Friday, July 25, 2014, before the market opens. AbbVie will host a live webcast of the earnings conference call at 8 a.m....

2014-07-23 12:28:06

SAO PAULO, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IR Magazine has announced the winners of the IR Magazine Awards - Brazil 2014, the 10th annual edition of the prestigious awards that celebrate investor relations (IR) and recognize excellence in transparency and communication with investors. Itau Unibanco was the night's biggest winner, taking home seven awards, including the grand prix for best overall investor relations (large cap). The list of winners includes other companies that have...

2014-07-23 08:39:18

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, July 22, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,456.02, up 0.71%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the day 0.36% higher at 17,113.54, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,983.53, up 0.50%. The gains were broad based as eight out of ten sectors ended the session in positive. The S&P 500 Information Technology Sector Index ended the day at...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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