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2011-03-02 00:00:27

Effective and non-invasive treatments provided by ProRehab physical therapists help alleviate back pain, often at a lower cost and with less risk than alternatives. A sharp increase in the number of treatments and tests for back pain in adults has recently been reported by the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), the Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine and the Wall Street Journal. These findings were not paired with increases in the number of patients with back...

2011-02-28 12:15:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Following two months of strong gains, the Dow Jones Economic Sentiment Indicator slipped almost a half of a point as political unrest in the U.S. and abroad set back the recovery. The ESI dropped from 46.9 in January to 46.5 in February. "The ESI continued to tread water in February, broadly maintaining levels of the previous two months. This suggests that although the recovery is embedded, it is still muted," said Dow Jones Newswires "Money Talks"...

2011-02-17 00:00:54

The Cape Cod Times received 34 awards in the New England Newspaper & Press Association's annual Better Newspaper Contest, including Journalist of the Year honors for staff writer Patrick Cassidy, and general excellence for newspapers with circulation of 40,000 or higher, the top award in the competition. Hyannis, MA (Vocus/PRWEB) February 16, 2011 The Cape Cod Times received 34 awards in the New England Newspaper & Press Association's annual Better Newspaper Contest, including...

2011-02-16 09:02:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dow Jones has added three new keynote speakers to its Global Compliance Symposium (http://gcs.dowjones.com) conference program: Lorin Reisner, deputy director of enforcement at the Securities & Exchange Commission; Commissioner Dabney Friedrich from the U.S. Sentencing Commission; and Jerry Seib, Washington, D.C., bureau chief for The Wall Street Journal. The Dow Jones Global Compliance Symposium joins compliance officers, general counsels,...

2011-02-08 02:00:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Forecasting a revitalized merger and acquisition market, the editorial team at Dow Jones Investment Banker is predicting with "high conviction" 12 major deals and capital-raising actions in 2011. Household products manufacturer, Church & Dwight and DVR innovator, TiVo are likely acquisition targets, according to Dow Jones Investment Banker's columnists. They have also issued 11 "provocative" predictions including the sale of GE's appliance...

2011-02-02 00:00:41

Dr. Grady Core, a board-certified plastic surgeon in Birmingham, AL, recently grabbed the Wall Street Journal spotlight for his work as a co-developer of endoscopic plastic surgery techniques. He continues to teach this technique to plastic surgeons throughout the global cosmetic enhancement community, with specific concentration on facelifts, breast augmentation, and tummy tuck. Birmingham, AL (Vocus/PRWEB) February 01, 2011 At his Birmingham plastic surgery practice, Dr. Grady Core...

2011-01-27 09:38:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dow Jones' Wall Street Journal Professional has been recognized as Best News Service by the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), winning the organization's 2011 Codie Award. Wall Street Journal Professional combines the worldwide news coverage and analysis of The Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones with the global business and news sources from Factiva, one of the largest electronic databases for business news and information in...

2011-01-27 04:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- How effective are the world's leading public relations firms at promoting and managing their own brands? Using the Dow Jones Insight media analysis tool, Dow Jones measured the media coverage of the world's public relations firms, compiling a list of the large and mid-size firms that generated the most media attention during 2010. Of the firms examined world-wide, Hill & Knowlton and Frank Public Relations drew top media coverage volume for large...

2011-01-10 10:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2011, members of the new Republican-led Congress will take their seats to finalize the Dodd-Frank Act, usher in tax changes and possibly decide the future of healthcare reform. To assess the impact these changes will have on the private equity industry, Dow Jones will convene top investors, industry association leaders and Washington insiders for two days of in-depth discussions led by the editors of Private Equity Analyst and The Wall Street...

2011-01-05 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dow Jones Corporate Elementized News Feed now delivers "news catalysts" from the corporate earnings reports of the world's most liquid companies to give traders an expanded data set for use in executing more profitable trades. News catalysts are key data points that extend beyond earnings per share (EPS) and revenue to provide traders with better insight into the prospects for a company. This data can significantly impact share price, but it...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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