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2011-05-02 12:15:00

NEW YORK, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dow Jones Economic Sentiment Indicator in April landed slightly higher than the February figure, wiping out the large decline seen in March. The ESI hit 46.6 last month, up from 43.2 in March and just above the 46.5 tracked in February. "The rebound suggests the March number was a blip, probably caused by the after-effects of Japan's earthquake and Tsunami," said Dow Jones Newswires "Money Talks" columnist Alen Mattich. The ESI is determined by...

2011-04-27 12:17:00

NEW YORK, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gene Marcial, who wrote the market-moving column "Inside Wall Street" at BusinessWeek for more than 25 years, has started writing a new column at Forbes.com. His new column, called "Street Beat," will maintain Mr. Marcial's trademark theme of providing readers with behind-the-scenes investment opportunities. Through the column, he provides an experienced insight into stock investing and perspective on Wall Street activity. Mr. Marcial talks...

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2011-04-19 13:20:04

The Wall Street Journal reported on Monday that Twitter is in "advanced talks" to buy TweetDeck, which is a popular platform for accessing the service. The Journal said that the companies are "in advanced talks" about Twitter acquiring TweetDeck.  It said that the social network could use TweetDeck's interface to enhance its own offering, but also to forestall any competitor emerging from within the client applications. The Wall Street Journal said, citing people familiar with the...

2011-04-07 08:26:00

NEW YORK, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- (http://www.myprgenie.com) -- Scott Wenger has joined SourceMedia (http://www.sourcemedia.com), as editorial director for the Investment Advisory Group. In his new post, Wenger will serve as editor-in-chief of Financial Planning and manage editorial operations for the Investment Advisor Group. Additionally, he will bring 25 years of experience, insight and expertise to contribute across the Professional Services and Technology groups and all of...

2011-03-31 12:15:00

NEW YORK, March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Weighted down by concerns about future consumer spending, the Dow Jones Economic Sentiment Indicator dropped 3.3 points to 43.2 in March. This is indicator's lowest point since September 2010 and its sharpest drop since the autumn of 2008 when the global financial markets were collapsing. "On its own the decline needn't be that alarming. It's not far off from the average monthly change in the index, which is to say it's not unusual," said Dow Jones...

2011-03-30 00:00:29

GreenCrest Capital released today a first-of-its kind in-depth equity research report on the privately-held social networking and microblogging company Twitter. We estimate that Twitter will realize up to $190 million in total revenues in 2011, possibly topping $500 million in revenues by 2013. According to our detailed market capitalization analysis, we see the company's valuation possibly topping $7 billion by the end of this year. New York, NY (Vocus/PRWEB) March 28, 2011 GreenCrest...

2011-03-21 11:21:00

SAN DIEGO, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Service-now.com, the creator of cloud services for enterprise IT management, today announced it has once again been named to the Wall Street Journal "Next Big Thing" list. The Wall Street Journal analyzed 5,743 organizations in order to identify the top 50 privately held, venture-backed companies. The publication ranked these organizations according to both financial and qualitative components and also identified intangibles as key factors in its...

2011-03-17 09:30:00

NEW YORK, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dow Jones has added a new keynote speaker to its Global Compliance Symposium (http://gcs.dowjones.com) conference program: Lanny Breuer, assistant attorney general for the Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice, will discuss the impact and future of FCPA enforcement. As head of the Criminal Division, Mr. Breuer oversees nearly 600 attorneys who prosecute federal criminal cases across the country and help develop the criminal law. The Dow...

2011-03-16 11:41:00

NEW YORK, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Daily Bankruptcy Review, published by Dow Jones, has been recognized as the "Best Newsletter" by American Business Media, winning the organization's Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Award for the second year in a row. Daily Bankruptcy Review is a twice-daily e-newsletter that provides comprehensive coverage of big U.S. bankruptcies and analysis of distressed companies. The publication was recognized for its editorial excellence and track...

2011-03-10 11:57:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Xactly Corporation, the leader in on-demand sales performance management (SPM), has been named to The Wall Street Journal's prestigious list of the "Top 50 Venture-Backed Companies." Xactly ranked number three in the annual ranking, which was announced on March 10, 2011(1). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050906/SFF038LOGO) According to The Wall Street Journal, "To be eligible for the ranking -- compiled by research firm...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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