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2014-04-16 16:17:29

The routes of slave trade in Eastern Europe in the medieval and pre-modern period extended all the way to the Caspian Sea and Central Asia. A recent study completed at the University of Eastern Finland suggests that persons captured during raids into areas which today constitute parts of Finland, the Russian Karelia and the Baltic Countries ended up being sold on these remote trade routes. There was a particular demand for blonde girls and boys who were seen as exotic luxury items, and it was...

2014-03-27 08:38:47

LONDON, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Flick a Trade--the only reality trading game using live market data--just got more real by adding competition: In newly-released version 3.3 for IOS, players can test their trading skills against competitors around the world, entering timed challenges that reward top scorers. "Competition is key, and relative performance is a very meaningful measure of success," says Kerem Ozelli, CEO of Cygnecode, the makers of Flick a Trade. "It's more...

2014-03-12 20:25:07

GUANGZHOU, China, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the country's most prestigious trade show, the Canton Fair has always played a key role in advancing China's economic development. With the Chinese Communist Party's recent National Congress report urging further trade reform in 2014, the event offers the perfect opportunity to promote China's progressive economic policy. The 115th installment of the three-phase event is set to kick off in Guangzhou on April 15th, and improving...

2014-03-11 08:20:09

TORONTO, March 11, 2014 /CNW/ - Prime Minister Stephen Harper's announcement, in South Korea, of a free trade agreement between Canada and South Korea poses a serious threat to Canada's auto industry, says Unifor, Canada's largest union in the private sector. "We cannot stand by a deal that secures a one-way flow of Korean auto imports into the Canadian market, undermining the jobs and industry on which so many Canadians depend, while precious little is done to strengthen our...

2014-03-11 04:20:07

The following statement is attributable to Dianne Craig, president and CEO, Ford Motor Company of Canada, Ltd.: OAKVILLE, ON, March 11, 2014 /CNW/ - As a global company committed to free trade, Ford supports well-negotiated agreements that open new markets for vehicles produced in Canada. For this reason, we cannot support the Canada-South Korea free trade agreement. We believe that South Korea will remain one of the most closed automotive markets in the world under the deal...

2014-02-12 08:36:08

NEW YORK, February 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Speakerbus, a pioneer in collaborative voice management solutions, today announced the strengthening of its New York operation with appointment of Dan Baker as Account Executive and promotion of Nicole D'Antuono to Director of Sales Americas. "Speakerbus has seen steady growth in the Americas working with existing as well as new clients and it's great to welcome Dan to the team. With a single unified platform, Speakerbus can...

2014-02-03 23:01:46

Terence P. Stewart, managing Partner with the Washington, D.C. based international trade law firm of Stewart and Stewart, outlines new steps Congress and the Obama Administration can take to help change the 40-year imbalance in U.S. trade. Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 A highly-regarded international trade lawyer has outlined specific steps Congress and the Obama Administration can take to help change the 40-year imbalance in U.S. trade and ensure future international trade...

2013-11-05 08:40:12

HOUSTON, Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tradentrix, LLC announced an agreement executed with IPC Systems Inc. for hosting IPC's Unified Trading solution, Unigy®, and IQ/MAX® trading turrets in the Tradentrix cloud infrastructure. This unprecedented agreement will allow trading and brokerage operations based in the state of Texas to leverage Tradentrix's high availability and highly secure infrastructure to host their critical voice trading communications, recording systems, data,...

2013-10-10 08:34:25

Revolutionized trading from the first trader turret to comprehensive Trading Communications JERSEY CITY, N.J., Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- It began simply enough in 1973 with a frustrated customer asking a consulting firm to find a way to fix its trading communications equipment so it wouldn't constantly jam and take its traders out of the market. Rather than try to fix an inadequate and unreliable system, the consulting firm designed an entirely new one and the first trading...

2013-09-18 12:24:30

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Environmentalists are calling on President Kikwete to pledge to crack down on the elephant poaching epidemic and rampant illegal ivory trade in Tanzania while he's in the United States for private conservation meetings. His visit comes just two months after President Obama's trip to Dar es Salaam, where he announced an Executive Order to combat global wildlife poaching and trafficking. Part of the Executive Order involves the...