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2008-12-29 04:30:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Wall Street Communications today announced that it has been selected by Italy's Rumblefish, a pre- and post-production company specializing in digital intermediate (DI), graphics, and visual effects, to serve as the company's public relations agency. From its Milan studio, Rumblefish provides a global client base of advertising agencies, production houses, directors, and DOPs with a combination of creative talent, technical expertise,...

2008-12-08 04:31:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Wall Street Communications today announced that it has been retained as the public relations agency of record for PRECO, Inc., a distributor and systems integrator of HD video switching, routing, conversion, test and measurement equipment, and video/data wall solutions. Based in Burbank, Calif., PRECO sells to major studios, networks, and post-production facilities, and its clientele includes many of the best-known names in the entertainment...

2008-10-30 09:00:34

Wall Street News Alert's "stocks to watch" this morning are: Striker Oil & Gas, Inc. (OTCBB: SOIS), NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA), Hess Corporation (NYSE: HES) and ARRIS Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARRS). To receive FREE Mobile Stock Alerts formatted especially for your cell phone, text the word "press" in the subject line to 79704. *** This free service can be discontinued at any time by replying to any one of the alerts with the word "stop." Having previously announced it has commenced drilling on...

2008-10-22 06:00:20

By Dennis Cauchon ORLANDO -- Main Street USA in Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom seems far, far away from the meltdown on Wall Street. Children hug Winnie the Pooh. At Town Hall, the mayor sings, Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious. Yet Wall Street's financial mess has touched even this idyllic world. The natural gas that cooks the food on Main Street USA was one of the many things that Wall Street bought and sold with borrowed money. The gas deal went belly up in September, costing...

2008-10-14 15:15:00

Hollywood's Fox movie studio is planning a sequel to Oliver Stone's 1987 ode to greed, "Wall Street." The Hollywood Reporter said the new film is called "Money Never Sleeps," however, details of the plot are being closely guarded. Michael Douglas, who won an Oscar for his portrayal of ruthless corporate raider Gordon Gekko in the original film, is said to be interested in appearing in the follow-up, but won't decide whether to do so until he has seen the completed screenplay, the...

2008-10-14 06:00:36

By Marc Siegel NEW YORK -- Downtown Hospital is just a block from Wall Street. Walking through its beefed up emergency room recently, I came upon Terry Jung, the hospital's very thoughtful head triage nurse. She told me that despite the financial crisis and roller-coaster stock market, the number of patients with chest pain or heart attacks was not yet increasing. "Nothing's different," she said. "Except the feeling that something's about to happen." In all likelihood, that "something"...

2008-10-10 18:00:05

By Jordan Robertson SAN FRANCISCO - Even after IBM Corp. surprised Wall Street with a healthy profit in the third quarter and a reaffirmation of its earnings outlook for the rest of the year, the broader technology sector dived again Thursday. There's just not enough of what lifted IBM to go around. Tech stocks were pummeled Thursday, and IBM ended the day down as well. Analysts expressed fears that Armonk, N.Y.-based IBM could see trouble in the fourth quarter and into 2009 if the...

2008-10-10 09:00:28

Wall Street breaks losing streak NEW YORK, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- Wall Street opened strongly higher Thursday, as International Business Machines Corp.'s profit beat estimates and jobless claims declined last week. The IBM, the world largest computer-services company, posted third-quarter results that beat forecasts and reaffirmed its full- year earnings guidance. The IBM rose in early trading. In addition, the U.S. Labor Department reported Thursday that initial claims for jobless...

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2008-09-30 09:45:00

By Julie Hirschfeld Davis Associated Press WASHINGTON -- In a vote that shook the government, Wall Street and markets around the world, the House on Monday defeated a $700 billion emergency rescue for the nation's financial system, leaving both parties' lawmakers and the Bush administration scrambling to pick up the pieces. Dismayed investors sent the Dow Jones industrials plunging 777 points, the most ever for a single day. "We need to put something back together that works," a grim- faced...

2008-09-26 21:00:21

An unreleased recitation by Johnny Cash will be available as part of a new documentary examining Cash's views on America. In "I Am The Nation," the singer personifies the country with references to important events and people in American history. Charlie Dougiello , a spokesman for the project, said " I Am The Nation" was originally an advertisement written in 1955 for the Norfolk and Western Railway by a man named Otto Whittaker . The recording was discovered in Cash's personal...


Word of the Day
kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'