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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...

2011-01-03 12:15:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Driven by a wide range of upbeat grassroots economic news, the Dow Jones Economic Sentiment Indicator (ESI) jumped 2.2 points to 46.1 in December, breaking out of its previous range and indicating the economy could be picking up momentum at the start of 2011. Dow Jones Newswires "Money Talks" columnist Alen Mattich said: "Improved sentiment about the U.S. economy is pointing to a solid, even if unspectacular, recovery in growth, including an upswing...

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2011-01-03 08:55:00

Google has approached multiple magazine publishers, attempting to woo them and gain their support for a planned digital newsstand, the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported on Sunday. WSJ reporters Russell Adams and Jessica E. Vascellaro, citing anonymous sources, said that the company is looking to compete with the digital newspaper and magazine offerings currently available on Apple's iTunes store, and that "the e-newsstand would include apps from media companies offering versions of their...

2010-12-09 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Dow Jones today announced the appointment of Peter Gallagher to Dow Jones Investment Banker's dedicated editorial team. Mr. Gallagher joins the New York team as a columnist focusing on the retail, food & beverage, media, and consumer industries. Dow Jones Investment Banker is a focused news, opinion, research and data visualization product that helps bankers gain a competitive edge in generating deal ideas and connecting with clients. "With a...

2010-12-01 10:03:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by Qorvis Communications: Christopher Day, Director of GILT Restaurant at The New York Palace Hotel, was featured in an article about his large and varied tea collection in The Wall Street Journal. Alice Feiring of The Wall Street Journal applauded Day's tea selection which is similar in quality to the restaurant's renowned wine collection. She also wrote about the personal tea service guests receive and the...

2010-11-30 09:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Following three months of dramatic ups and downs, the Dow Jones Economic Sentiment Indicator (ESI) landed at 43.9 in November, even with October's figure. "The ESI signals that the economy is in a holding pattern," Dow Jones Newswires "Money Talks" Columnist Alen Mattich said. "If it had risen sharply, confirming October's strong rise, then it would have been a very positive sign. Instead we are seeing an economy still poised between modest growth...

2010-11-02 09:00:00

TROY, Mich., Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Detroit Auto Dealers Association (DADA) announced today that The Wall Street Journal, the nation's premier business and finance resource, has agreed to partner with the Courageous Persuaders program to combat the deadly issue of underage drinking. Additionally, the organization will sponsor The Wall Street Journal Courageous Leader Award, which will include a scholarship award of $2,000 to the winning entry. The Award is open to all entries...

2010-11-01 09:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dow Jones Economic Sentiment Indicator (ESI) jumped 3.2 points to 43.9 in October, an unusually strong gain. In back-testing through 1990, election year Octobers averaged a 0.3 point rise. The ESI is now at its highest point since December 2007. October's gain, however, was preceded by a 2.5 point drop in September. The ESI's turbulence implies that the economy is teetering between a slow climb up and a relapse. "The Dow Jones ESI rebounded in...

2010-10-28 00:00:44

The Wall Street Journal is featuring an analyst report on UV Flu Technologies, Inc. as an advertising insert in today's edition of the paper, Wednesday. The Wall Street Journal is published by Dow Jones. The report has been authored by Michael Williams Market Movers and can also be found online by visiting http://www.mwmarketmovers.com/UVFT-10-2010.pdf. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 27, 2010 The Wall Street Journal is featuring an analyst report on UV Flu Technologies, Inc. as an...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'