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2011-06-07 09:43:00

Medicaid provisions of PPACA health care law should be struck down as coercive; 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to hear oral argument on Wednesday AUSTIN, Texas, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Professor Richard A. Epstein of the University of Chicago, New York University, and the Hoover Institution, has joined Mario Loyola, director of the Texas Public Policy Foundation's Center for Tenth Amendment Studies, as a co-author of an op-ed in today's Wall Street Journal challenging...

2011-06-02 08:32:00

RICHMOND, Va., June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BB&T Capital Markets equity research analysts have received some of the top honors among peers for stock recommendations and earnings estimates in two independent national surveys, conducted by StarMine/Thompson Reuters and The Best on the Street, conducted by The Wall Street Journal. The StarMine survey also recognized BB&T Capital Markets again this year as one of the most productive brokers in the U.S. based on its ratio of individual...

2011-06-01 14:20:00

TREVOSE, Pa., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rita's Italian Ice, (http://www.ritasice.com) the nation's largest Italian Ice concept, today announced the start of its sixth annual partnership with Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) to raise funds to further pediatric cancer research through in-store paper lemon sales and a new Text-to-Donate option. From June 1 through June 30, more than 550 Rita's locations will encourage Guests to donate $1 for a paper lemon to raise money for the...

2011-05-23 14:00:00

STAMFORD, Conn., May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Fairfield County Business Journal (FCBJ) and its business chamber co-sponsors have selected the 40Under40 Class of 2011 winners, who will be honored at a celebratory event June 16, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at High Ridge Park Corporate Center in Stamford. Speaking on behalf of FCBJ and the sponsoring organizations, Dee DelBello, publisher, said, "It never ceases to amaze me, in the seven years we have been holding this competition, that there are so...

2011-05-10 10:04:00

MILWAUKEE, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Equity Research group at Baird received its highest rank to date in The Wall Street Journal's 19th annual "Best on the Street" survey released May 10. Out of 86 research houses Baird tied two other firms in receiving the second highest number of awards, with seven analysts recognized among the top five stock-pickers in their respective industry sectors. "We are very pleased to continue to be recognized among the top firms in our business," said...

2011-05-10 08:49:00

CHICAGO, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Morningstar, Inc. (NASDAQ: MORN), a leading provider of independent investment research, today announced that six of its equity analysts have been honored in The Wall Street Journal's 19th annual Best on the Street analyst survey, published today. Three Morningstar analysts ranked #1, two ranked #2, and one ranked #5 in their respective industries. Morningstar was one of only three research firms that had three analysts who received #1 rankings....

2011-05-10 08:48:00

NEW YORK, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Standard & Poor's Equity Research Services is proud to note that ten of its equity analysts have been ranked as "Best on the Street" in The Wall Street Journal's annual survey of equity analysts for 2010, more than any firm in the survey. Airlines equity analyst Jim Corridore received the award for the sixth time. Analysts Joseph Agnese, Michael Jaffe, and Efraim Levy are three-time recipients of this prestigious recognition. In addition,...

2011-05-05 15:32:11

Asian students study twice as many hours, says UC San Diego economist It's officially the "Year of the Rabbit" on the Chinese calendar. But 2011 might be better known as the "Year of the Tiger Mother." In early January, Yale law professor Amy Chua published a critique of coddling Western-style parenting in The Wall Street Journal, "Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior." The essay, summarizing her book "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother" "“ in which she details, among other things, how she...

2011-05-04 10:28:00

CORONA, Calif., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AVT, Inc., (formerly Automated Vending Technologies) (Ticker: AVTC) (www.avtinconline.com), had one of their automated retailing systems featured in an article in the Wall Street Journal about the new world of vending. The report mentioned the unit that AVT designed to dispense Quiksilver brand bikinis and board shorts in the lobby of the Standard Hotel in Los Angeles. These new systems are popping up all over the world, and offer a variety of...

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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...


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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.