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2014-07-24 08:22:23

WILMERDING, Pa., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) today reported record results for the 2014 second quarter, including the following: -- Second quarter sales were a record $731 million, 15 percent higher than the year-ago quarter, due to strong growth in both the Freight and Transit segments. -- Income from operations was a record $132 million, or 18.1 percent of sales, compared to 17.6 percent in the year-ago quarter. --...

2014-07-24 08:22:10

Airline Also Announces Capital Deployment Program FORT WORTH, Texas, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) today reported its second quarter 2014 results. -- Second quarter 2014 non-GAAP net profit excluding net special charges was $1.5 billion, a record for any quarter in the history of American Airlines -- Second quarter 2014 GAAP net profit was a record $864 million -- The Company also announced a capital deployment...

2014-07-24 08:21:49

UAL Reports $919 Million Second-Quarter 2014 Profit Excluding Special Items; $789 Million Profit Including Special Items CHICAGO, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines (UAL) today reported second-quarter 2014 net income of $919 million, an increase of 51 percent year-over-year, or $2.34 per diluted share, excluding $130 million of special items. Including special items, UAL reported second-quarter 2014 net income of $789 million, or $2.01 per diluted share. -- United's...

2014-07-24 08:21:15

HOUSTON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE: GPI), an international, Fortune 500 automotive retailer, today reported 2014 second quarter adjusted net income of $40.0 million, which equates to adjusted earnings per share of $1.47. The quarter included several significant non-recurring charges especially relating to a convertible senior notes redemption, which resulted in GAAP net income and diluted earnings per share of $16.9 million and $0.62, respectively. Adjusted...

2014-07-24 04:22:13

Revenue from continuing operations for the second quarter of 2014 was $47.7 million, an increase of 28% compared to the second quarter of 2013; Operating income from continuing operations for the second quarter of 2014 was $7.6 million, an increase of 297% compared to the second quarter of 2013. Full-year 2014 guidance increased for revenue and operating margin. Financial results for the period ended June 30, 2014 and guidance for full-year 2014 to be discussed on conference call today at...

2014-07-24 04:21:28

MT Services LLC informs plaintiffs on options for Johnson & Johnson Inc. settlements, as well as support with cases including Biomet, Stryker, and Wright Hip Litigations. LOS ANGELES, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MT Services LLC, The Lawsuit Settlement News Reporting company, which operates a lawsuit help center: lawsuitsettlementnews.com, reports today Johnson & Johnson's $2.5 billion lawsuit settlement was for an estimated 8,000 patients facing injuries from the metal-on-metal implant...

2014-07-23 23:30:40

Huntington Learning Center, the revenue leader among franchised tutoring and test prep companies, announces an attractive in-house financing plan. Under the plan, Huntington will loan existing and new franchisees up to $100,000 to open a new Huntington Learning Center. Oradell, NJ (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Huntington Learning Center, the revenue leader among franchised tutoring and test prep companies, announces an attractive in-house financing plan. Under the plan, Huntington will loan...

2014-07-23 23:28:07

Spinlister expands their insurance policy to cover bicycles up to $10,000 against theft or damage. Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Spinlister, the world leader in peer-to-peer bicycle, snow, and surf rentals, announced today that they have increased their insurance policy to cover bikes up to $10,000. Users in The U.S., Canada, Germany, UK, Ireland, Spain, Italy, Portugal, France, Netherlands, Switzerland, Belgium, Sweden, Denmark, Austria, Japan, New Zealand, and Australia can now...

2014-07-23 23:25:53

DeepFlight has launched a Series A round using equity crowdfunding to support the next evolution of the DeepFlight submarines, with the goal of dominating the market for private submarine ownership as well as accessing the emerging market of undersea tourism Point Richmond, CA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 DeepFlight, a company that innovates high performance personal submarines, has launched a Series A round using equity crowdfunding on crowdfunder.com to address an estimated $100 million market...

2014-07-23 23:25:26

Ace Technology Partners just announced that in the first five months of the NETCENTS 2 contract, the company achieved $2 million in orders--primarily for workstations, servers, telecom equipment, and networking and data center equipment. Chicago, Ill. (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Ace Technology Partners, one of the leading technology builders and resellers in the U.S., just announced that in the first five months of the NETCENTS 2 contract, the company achieved $2 million in orders--primarily...


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Ford Motor Company's Glass House
2014-04-13 07:51:53

The Ford Motor Company is an American automobile manufacturer with its  headquarters located in Dearborn, Michigan. It was founded by Henry Ford at 39 years old and incorporated on June 16, 1903. It is described by Forbes as "the most important industrial company in the history of the United States." Ford would go on to become one of the world's largest and most profitable companies and is one of the largest family-controlled companies in the world. Henry Ford made an attempt at an...

Larry Page
2013-09-17 12:57:55

Lawrence "Larry" Page, born March 26, 1973 is an American computer scientist and Internet entrepreneur who is the co-founder of Google, alongside Sergey Brin. As of 2013, Page's personal wealth is estimated to be $23 billion (US), ranking him #20 on the Forbes 400 list of the 400 richest Americans. Page is the inventor of PageRank, the foundation of Google's search ranking algorithm, and he and Brin own approximately 16 percent of Google's stock. Page was born in East Lansing, Michigan....

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Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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