Latest Wall Street Journal Stories

2011-03-03 15:33:00

NEW YORK, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Recyclebank®, a green lifestyle community that rewards people for taking everyday green actions, today announced that it has taken the top spot on the Wall Street Journal's prestigious ranking of the Top 10 Clean-Tech Companies. The ranking was announced yesterday at the Journal's ECO:nomics Executive Conference in Santa Barbara, Calif., a forum for the world's top CEOs, entrepreneurs, policymakers and industry experts to assess the...

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...

2011-02-02 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...

2011-01-18 13:46:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Recent polls show that 85% of Americans are angry about the current state of the economy. But - who should they be angry WITH? The federal government's soon-to-be released and sure-to-be oversold Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission Report will tell them it's Wall Street. Former Investor's Business Daily's Washington Bureau Chief Paul Sperry's exhaustively researched new book - The Great American Bank Robbery: The Unauthorized Report About What...

2011-01-10 08:45:00

Verizon Wireless will take the wraps off of a new Apple iPhone designed especially for their service on Tuesday, sources familiar with the matter told the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) on Saturday. The announcement will be made in New York, according to WSJ reporters Shayndi Raice and Yukari Iwatani Kane, and sources say that the device itself will become available in Verizon Wireless stores by the end of the month. This will mark the first time that customers in the United States have been able...

2011-01-06 10:35:49

LinkedIn Corp., the social and business networking giant, may be considering an initial public stock offering (IPO) within months. "We do not have a comment on speculation," a spokesman for LinkedIn told the Wall Street Journal (WSJ). "An IPO is but one of the many tactics we could consider. Our main focus is on growing the business and adding long-term value to our members and our shareholders." The Mountain View, California based company, whose members include more than 85 million business...

2011-01-04 08:35:00

The News Corp owned Myspace social networking website could soon lay off as many as half of their employees, the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported on Monday. WSJ reporters Jessica E. Vascellaro and Russell Adams, citing sources familiar with the matter, say that the California-based website could be cutting between one-third and one-half of their 1,100 employees in what they refer to as a "dramatic downsizing of its business." The cuts could even come before the end of the month, according...

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...

2010-12-22 07:29:30

Online television and movie entertainment site Hulu has decided not to go public for now and may seek out other financing options, according to a Wall Street Journal report on Monday. WSJ, citing "people familiar with the matter," said Hulu is considering new subscription plans beyond Hulu Plus, its recently launched premium service. Hulu's management had been looking at an initial public offering but has decided not to proceed with an IPO right now and may look for other options, including...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.