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Financial News Published on 2011-11-14

Verecloud, Inc. Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2012 Results :: Mon 14th Nov 2011 Within the last hour

ENGLEWOOD, CO -- (Marketwire) -- 11/14/11 -- Verecloud, Inc. (OTCBB: VCLD), innovators in the emerging cloud computing services sector, reported today the financial operating results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2012; the period ended September[...]

NEW YORK, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Anya Verkhovskaya, A.B. Data, Ltd. Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, wins 2011 Stevie Award for Best Executive–Service Businesses at the Stevie Awards for Women in Business.The Stevie[...]

Kingsway Reports Third Quarter Results :: Mon 14th Nov 2011 Within the last hour

TORONTO, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - (TSX: KFS) (NYSE: KFS) Kingsway Financial Services Inc. ("Kingsway" or the "Company") today announced its financial results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2011. All amounts are in U.S.[...]

Macerich to Post Materials on Its Website :: Mon 14th Nov 2011 Within the last hour

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Macerich® (NYSE: MAC) today announced that Art Coppola, Chairman and CEO, Ed Coppola, President and Tom O'Hern, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer will participate in the[...]

- Net Investment Income for the quarter and fiscal year ended September 30, 2011, was $4.8 million and $18.4 million, or $0.23 and $0.88 per share, respectively.

In response to the devastating flooding in Thailand and Central America, the Western Union Company today announced a coordinated effort to help.

SANTA ANA, Calif., Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Grubb & Ellis Healthcare REIT II, Inc. today announced operating results for the company's third quarter ended September 30, 2011.  "Grubb & Ellis Healthcare REIT II continued to perform[...]

United Community Financial Corp. (Company) (Nasdaq: UCFC), holding company of The Home Savings and Loan Company of Youngstown, Ohio (Home Savings), today reported a consolidated net loss of $8.9 million, or $(0.29) per diluted[...]

ATLANTA, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding small businesses that Dec. 12 is the filing deadline for federal economic injury disaster loans available in New York because of a freeze and extreme cold[...]

Parkway Properties To Participate in Investor Meetings :: Mon 14th Nov 2011 Within the last hour

JACKSON, Miss., Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Parkway Properties, Inc. (NYSE: PKY) announced today that Company management will be conducting one-on-one investor meetings at REITWorld 2011®:  NAREIT's Annual Convention for All Things REIT® on November[...]

Fitch Releases Report on Philadelphia School District, PA :: Mon 14th Nov 2011 Within the last hour

Fitch Ratings has published a report on Philadelphia School District, PA. The report is available at 'www.fitchratings.com'. Additional information is available at 'www.fi

Robbins Umeda LLP announces investigation into McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ: MSSR) following the board's decision to enter into acquisition proceedings with Landry's, Inc.

Fitch Ratings has published a report on the Missouri Joint Municipal Electric Utility Commission. The report is available at 'www.fitchratings.com'. Additional information is available at '

Fitch Ratings has assigned a 'BBB+' rating to Kellogg Company's (Kellogg) $500 million 1.875% senior unsecured notes due Nov. 17, 2016. The Rating Outlook is Stable. Kellogg intends to use the net proceeds from this debt[...]

Fitch Ratings takes the following rating actions on the U.S. residential primary and master servicer ratings for Aurora Loan Services, LLC. (ALS), a subsidiary of Aurora Bank, FSB (Aurora Bank) --U.S. Residential Master[...]

Banks.com, Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2011 Financial Results :: Mon 14th Nov 2011 Within the last hour

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Banks.com, Inc. (NYSE Amex: BNX), operator of leading financial services focused online media properties, today announced results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2011.Financial HighlightsFor[...]

Fitch Ratings assigns an 'AAA' rating to the following state of Florida full faith and credit state board of education capital outlay bonds: --$53.89 million capital outlay refunding bonds 2011 series A. The bonds[...]

Best’s Review Releases Interactive White Paper on CMO Investing :: Mon 14th Nov 2011 Within the last hour

Best’s Review magazine has released a new interactive white paper reviewing what it takes to develop a successful strategy that includes allocations in collateralized mortgage obligations (CMOs). It is based on the webinar[...]

Aviv REIT, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2011 Earnings Results :: Mon 14th Nov 2011 Within the last hour

CHICAGO, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aviv REIT, Inc. ("Aviv" or the "Company") released its earnings for the quarter ended September 30, 2011.  Recent Highlights Total revenues were $24.0 million in the third quarter;Adjusted EBITDA for the third[...]

Fitch Ratings has affirmed the 'A-' underlying rating on the following bonds issued on behalf Friendship of Village of Dublin, Ohio, Inc. (FVD): --$28 million Franklin County, Ohio health care facilities revenue and [...]

Strong third quarter performance with a 16.7% increase in revenue and 28.4% growth in Adjusted EBITDA excluding internalization expenses.

Prologis to Present at NAREIT's REITWorld :: Mon 14th Nov 2011 Within the last hour

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Prologis, Inc. (NYSE: PLD), a leading global owner, operator and developer of industrial real estate, today announced that Hamid R. Moghadam, chairman and co-CEO, and Walter C. Rakowich, co-CEO, are scheduled to[...]

Posts Record Results with Total Revenues of $71.8 Million and Net Revenues of $21.3 Million, Both Up Over 50% Over the Comparable Prior Year Period

Fitch Revises Apache Outlook to Stable; Affirms 'A-' IDR :: Mon 14th Nov 2011 Within the last hour

Fitch Ratings has affirmed Apache Corporation's (Apache's) Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at 'A-' and has revised the company's Ratings Outlook to Stable from Negative. Apache's current ratings are as follows: Issuer Default[...]

InsPro Technologies Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: ITCC), a leading software innovator and provider of an insurance administration and marketing system, InsPro Enterprise, used by insurance carriers and third party[...]

VINELAND, N.J., Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Colonial Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ Global Market: COBK) (the "Company") the holding company for Colonial Bank, FSB (the "Bank"), announced net income of $981 thousand, or $0.24 per basic and diluted[...]

Fragile European Economies Will Dent Margins at Ford, GM :: Mon 14th Nov 2011 Within the last hour

Europe has become the weak link in the global sales network of U.S. automakers, and both Ford and General Motors face mounting margin pressure in the region as sales slow. Fitch Ratings believes that greater potential for a[...]

Fitch Ratings has assigned its 'A+' rating to the planned issuance of $147.9 million in revenue refunding bonds, series 2011 to be issued by the California Health Facilities Financing Authority on behalf of Cedars-Sinai Medical[...]

CLARKSTON, Mich., Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Clarkston, Mich.-based Freedom One Financial Group, a 401(k) plan recordkeeping and administrative service provider, announced today that Freedom One Investment Advisors, Inc. will provide 401(k) plan[...]

New England Bancshares, Inc. (the “Company”) (NASDAQ GM: NEBS), the holding company for New England Bank, today announced net income for the quarter ended September 30, 2011 of $932,000, or $0.15 per diluted share, compared[...]

John A. Kuhn Named Chief Underwriting Officer of AXIS Insurance :: Mon 14th Nov 2011 Within the last hour

AXIS Capital Holdings Limited (“AXIS Capital”) (NYSE: AXS) today announced that John “Jack” Kuhn has been promoted to the new role of Chief Underwriting Officer (“CUO”) of AXIS Insurance. In this position, Mr. Kuhn[...]

GAIN Capital Holdings Appoints Interim CFO :: Mon 14th Nov 2011 Within the last hour

- Henry Lyons resigns as CFO to pursue another opportunity -

Mitek Systems Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2011 Results :: Mon 14th Nov 2011 Within the last hour

81 New Customers for Mobile Deposit®, Signed Agreements with All Top 5 U.S. Banks; Extends Reach into Insurance

Fitch Ratings has assigned an 'AA+' rating to the following City of Fredericksburg, Virginia (the city) general obligation (GO) bonds: --$38.795 million general obligation bonds, series 2011A Bond proceeds will be[...]

CNO Financial Group to Present at FBR Investor Conference :: Mon 14th Nov 2011 Within the last hour

CARMEL, Ind., Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CNO Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: CNO) today announced that Ed Bonach, Chief Executive Officer, will discuss the Company at the FBR Investor Conference on Tuesday, November 29, 2011 at 11:15 a.m. (EST)  in the[...]

Vancouver, British Columbia, November 14, 2011 - Saturn Minerals (TSXV:SMI) announces that Australian-based Jameson Resources, through its wholly owned Canadian subsidiary, has acquired a 10% interest in Saturn's Red Earth coal property in[...]

DALLAS, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lacy Newman has been named Chief Credit Officer of Southwest Securities, FSB (the "Bank"), the commercial banking subsidiary of SWS Group, Inc. (NYSE:SWS). Mr. Newman has served as Vice President, Special Projects[...]

Tudou Reports Third Quarter 2011 Financial Results :: Mon 14th Nov 2011 Within the last hour

Net Revenues Up 52.1% Year-over-Year

CIFC Corp. Announces Third Quarter 2011 Results :: Mon 14th Nov 2011 Within the last hour

NEW YORK, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CIFC Corp. (NASDAQ: DFR) (“CIFC” or “the Company”) announced its results of operations for its third quarter ended September 30, 2011.(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111114/NY06218LOGO )Third[...]

Asia Entertainment & Resources Ltd. (“AERL” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: AERL), which operates through its subsidiaries and related promoter companies as VIP room gaming promoters, today announced unaudited financial[...]

MIDLAND PARK, NJ -- (Marketwire) -- 11/14/11 -- Stewardship Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: SSFN), parent of Atlantic Stewardship Bank, reported net income for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2011 of $578,000 and $1,646,000, respectively,[...]

LANCASTER, Pa., Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eastern Insurance Holdings, Inc. ("EIHI") (NASDAQ: EIHI) announced that John O. Shirk, Board of Directors member, passed away on Tuesday, November 8, 2011.  Mr. Shirk was 68 years old."We have lost a[...]

ATLANTA, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Citizens Bancshares Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: CZBS) (the "Company"), the parent company of Citizens Trust Bank ("CTB"), today announced third quarter net income before preferred dividends of $92,000 compared to[...]

BOCA RATON, Fla., Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Summit Financial Services Group, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SFNS) announced financial results for the three- and nine-month periods ended September 30, 2011. For the three-month period ended September 30, 2011[...]

Asset Acceptance Capital Corp. Announces New Credit Facility :: Mon 14th Nov 2011 Within the last hour

Asset Acceptance Capital Corp. (NASDAQ: AACC), a leading purchaser and collector of charged-off consumer debt, today announced the completion of a new senior secured credit facility. The new facility was led by a syndicate of[...]

DFC Global Corp. Names Ken Schwenke as President :: Mon 14th Nov 2011 Within the last hour

DFC Global Corp. (NASDAQ:DLLR), a leading international diversified financial services company serving primarily unbanked and under-banked consumers for over 30 years, today announced the appointment of Ken Schwenke as[...]

WASHINGTON, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Residents and businesses affected by the severe storms and flooding on Oct. 28 – 31 can apply for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration, SBA Administrator Karen G.[...]

Jim Champy Joins Stryve Advisors as Vice Chairman :: Mon 14th Nov 2011 Within the last hour

"Father of Reeingineering" joins cutting-edge insight and consulting firm, Stryve Advisors

Mirae Asset Completes Acquisition of 85% Stake in Horizons ETFs :: Mon 14th Nov 2011 Within the last hour

Mirae Asset Global Investments Co., Ltd. (“Mirae Asset”) is pleased to announce that it has today become the majority shareholder of Horizons ETFs Management (Canada) Inc. (“Horizons ETFs”). Horizons ETFs,[...]

Fitch Rates NiSource Finance's $500MM Notes 'BBB-'; Outlook Stable :: Mon 14th Nov 2011 Within the last hour

Fitch Ratings has assigned 'BBB-' ratings to NiSource Finance Corp.'s (NiSource Finance) $250 million notes due 2021 (2021 notes) and $250 million notes due 2042 (2042 notes). NiSource Finance is a wholly-owned special purpose[...]

TradeWarrior Now Available as a Web-Hosted Solution :: Mon 14th Nov 2011 Within the last hour

BOUNTIFUL, UT -- (Marketwire) -- 11/14/11 -- Nine Mile Software announced today that their flagship rebalancing program, TradeWarrior, is now available as a Web-Hosted solution for advisors.There are several benefits of having TradeWarrior hosted[...]

S&P Capital IQ Picks A.O. Smith Corp. Focus Stock of the Week :: Mon 14th Nov 2011 Within the last hour

NEW YORK, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A.O. Smith Corp (NYSE: AOS: $37) has been picked by S&P Capital IQ as its Focus Stock of the Week.  AOS carries S&P Capital IQ's highest investment recommendation of 5-STARS, or Strong Buy.  The company is[...]

The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) and the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) today issued for public comment a revised draft standard to improve and converge the financial reporting requirements of[...]

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NX Global, Inc (OTCBB: NEGSD) announced today a slate of new officers and directors and the resignations of its existing Board of Directors and Officers.Mr. David LaFave and Ms Robyn Bailey have resigned from[...]

WAYNE, N.J., Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Valley National Bank, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Valley National Bancorp (NYSE:VLY), announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed Peter Crocitto and Alan D. Eskow to serve as directors of both[...]

HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At Smith McKenna precious metals trading advisors, Steve Smith, the company's founder, has a knack at accurately forecasting gold, silver, copper and other precious metals market trends. "The latest movements[...]

ST PETERSBURG, FL -- (Marketwire) -- 11/14/11 -- Andiamo Corporation (PINKSHEETS: ANDI), announced that Thursday, November 10, 2011 was a milestone for their business when their 10 millionth iPhone app was downloaded."Thursday was a huge day for us and[...]

Vancouver, British Columbia, November 14, 2011 - In a recent video interview with Tara Sweder of InvestmentPitch.com, Dundee Capital Markets analyst David Talbot forecast a renewed bid for Hathor Exploration (TSX:HAT) by Cameco Corp (TSX:COO) in the $4.50[...]

BOSTON, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At a meeting held on November 14, 2011, the Board of Trustees of Eaton Vance Short Duration Diversified Income Fund (the "Fund") (NYSE: EVG), a closed-end investment company, voted to hold the Annual Meeting of[...]

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pinkerton Consulting and Investigations today announced that it has acquired the investigative firm Northern Investigative Associates (NIA) in Anchorage, Alaska. NIA is an industry leader in providing[...]

3rd Quarter Financial Results

(This is a correction of a release issued earlier today which incorrectly stated that BIB was assigned an Individual Rating. This version also includes the assignment of a 'bb-' Viability Rating to BIB.) Fitch Ratings has[...]

Fitch Ratings has placed the subordinate note of Nelnet Student Loan Trust 2002-2 on Rating Watch Negative as follows: --Class B 'AAAsf'; Rating Watch Negative. The outstanding notes in the trust are supported by[...]

DALLAS, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Former United States Securities and Exchange Commission attorney Willie Briscoe and the securities litigation firm of Powers Taylor, LLP are investigating the sale of Bluegreen Corporation ("Bluegreen Corp." or "BXG")[...]

Fitch Ratings expects to rate GE Equipment Small Ticket LLC, series 2011-2 as follows: --$116,500,000 class A-1 notes 'F1+sf'; --$136,000,000 class A-2 notes 'AAAsf'; Outlook Stable; --$117,000,000[...]

First US CIO Takes on Tech Challenges

Selway Capital Acquisition Corporation (the "Company") (OTCBB: SWCAU), an innovated public acquisition company, or IPACSM, formed for the purpose of merging with or acquiring an operating business, today announced that it has[...]

Former Executive Vice President at Porter Novelli to Oversee Integration of Digital Initiatives and Creative Services Across Platforms and Practices

SEATTLE, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Zillow, Inc. (NASDAQ: Z), the leading real estate information marketplace, today launched a free real estate app optimized for Kindle Fire. Zillow®'s App now works on Kindle Fire, allowing home shoppers to search[...]

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ICAP Patent Brokerage, the global leader in intellectual property brokerage and a division of ICAP plc, and ICAP Ocean Tomo today announced the lots to be featured in the open outcry portion of the IP Auction on[...]

Fitch Ratings assigns a long-term rating of 'AA', Stable Outlook, and a short-term rating of 'F1+' on Rating Watch Negative, to the Utah Transit Authority subordinated sales tax revenue bonds, consisting of $50,000,000 series[...]

As part of its ongoing surveillance review process, Fitch Ratings has affirmed the following revenue bonds issued by Wisconsin Health and Educational Facilities Authority on behalf of Three Pillars Senior Living Communities: [...]

Giovanni Astorino of Blue Bell, PA has been honored with a recognition by Philadelphia Magazine in its selection of "2011 Philadelphia Wealth Managers."BLUE BELL, Pa., Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announcing a special recognition appearing in[...]

NEW YORK, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Levi & Korsinsky is investigating the Board of Directors of Bluegreen Corporation ("Bluegreen" or the "Company") (NYSE: BXG) for possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of state law in connection[...]

Fremont Bank becomes early HARP 2.0 adopter; Implements a dedicated team and will waive application fee for eligible homeowners

BOSTON, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At a meeting held on November 14, 2011, the Board of Trustees of Eaton Vance Tax-Advantaged Global Dividend Opportunities Fund (the "Fund") (NYSE: ETO), a closed-end investment company, voted to hold the Annual Meeting[...]

Nuveen Investments to Acquire 60% Stake in Commodities Leader Gresham

Fitch Ratings has today affirmed all of Sul America S.A.'s (Sasa) ratings, as follows: --Foreign and Local Currency Long-Term Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) at 'BB+', Outlook Positive; --Foreign and Local[...]

Event Highlights Include ARM® CTO, Mike Muller Keynote Announcing ARMv8 Architecture, Paid Conference Growth of 81%, Significant ARM Partner Launches and the Industry's First Tablet App Delivering High Value Content to Users During and After the Event

250+ key "PUBLIC New York" to occupy 16 floors of New Development at 6th Avenue Between 30th and 31st Streets

  ATLANTA, Nov. 14, 2011  /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration reminds homeowners, renters, businesses and non-profit organizations of the deadline to submit disaster loan applications for damages caused by severe storms[...]

MIAMI, November 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- HIG Capital announced that its portfolio company, NARS ("National Asset Recovery Services, Inc."), has acquired Pinnacle ("Pinnacle Financial Group"), a leader in third-party debt collection services. Pinnacle is a[...]

Fitch Ratings has affirmed Adriano Finance 2 srl (Adriano 2) and Adriano Finance Ter srl (Adriano 3), two Italian RMBS transactions comprising residential mortgages loans originated by Intesa Sanpaolo (ISP; 'A'/Negative[...]

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aon Risk Solutions, the global risk management business of Aon Corporation (NYSE: AON), today released its 2011 Construction Industry Report, which reflects the input of 60 global construction industry respondents[...]

RIVERWOODS, Ill., Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CCH Director of Strategic Relationships David Bergstein has been selected as the 2011 recipient of the "On the Edge" Innovation Award. The annual award recognizes industry leaders for their vision and[...]

ATLANTA, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration reminds homeowners, renters, businesses and non-profit organizations of the deadline to submit disaster loan applications for damages caused by severe storms and[...]

Link to Fitch Ratings' Report: In the Auto ABS Driver's Seat -- Third-Quarter 2011 http://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=655291 Performance for auto asset-backed securities (ABS)[...]

"Everything You Need to Know About the New Capital Markets"

MOUNTAIN GROVE, Mo., Nov. 14, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- First Bancshares, Inc. ("Company") (Nasdaq:FBSI), the holding company for First Home Savings Bank ("Bank"), today announced operating results for the first quarter of its fiscal year ending June 30,[...]

New integration suite allows clients to easily receive electronic invoices even from small and mid-size suppliers

EquityLock Solution's T.J. Agresti Tells NAR Annual Convention Attendees a Modern-Day, Reality-Based "Tale of Two Cities"

BATON ROUGE, La., Nov. 14, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) and Whitney Bank joined the Gulf Coast Housing Partnership (GCHP) and its partners Thursday for the opening of a residential and community services[...]

Fitch Ratings has upgraded one class, affirmed five classes, and revised Rating Outlooks on two classes of notes issued by C-BASS CBO VIII, Ltd./Corp. (C-BASS VIII) as follows: --$3,169,774 class A-1 upgraded to 'AAAsf'[...]

Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) has released a groundbreaking study of municipal bond defaults from the Great Depression to today that concludes that there will not be a material increase in municipal defaults over the medium[...]

  WASHINGTON, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Officials from the United States Mint, the National Park Service and the Oklahoma state legislature — along with scores of local schoolchildren — will celebrate the release of the Chickasaw[...]

TEL AVIV, Israel, Nov. 14, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ampal-American Israel Corporation (Nasdaq:AMPL), a holding company with experience in acquiring interests in various businesses with emphasis in recent years on energy, chemicals and related fields, today[...]

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/14/11 -- Mizuho Securities USA ("MSUSA") (NYSE: MFG), the U.S. broker-dealer subsidiary of the global Mizuho Financial Group, today announced that it will host its 2011 Corporate Access Day on November 17, 2011 in New[...]

Paradox Technology Solutions LLC (PTS), an innovative insurance software solution provider with a specialized focus in workers’ compensation and commercial lines insurance, today announced that it has changed its business name[...]

Institute of Financial Operations Benchmarks Trends in Data Capture for Accounts Payable

Extended relationship supports Bridgewater's investment strategy

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 14, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hanmi Financial Corporation (Nasdaq:HAFC) (the "Company"), the holding company for Hanmi Bank, today announced that it has commenced an underwritten public offering of approximately $70 million of its common[...]

  ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today free-market advocacy group, Our Generation, launched a video and nation petition drive that states the importance of responsible government spending.  The Institute for Individual[...]

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Vistage International, the world's leading CEO peer advisory membership organization, announced the winners of its 2011 Member Leadership Awards.  In its second year, the Vistage Member Leadership Awards honor the[...]

Prudential Mortgage Capital Company, through its Freddie Mac Program Plus Lending program, provided an $80.5 million loan to Bonaventure Realty Group, a Virginia-based developer, the company announced today. Prudential Mortgage[...]

National Investor Relations Institute South Florida Chapter 2012 Board of Directors - BOD members come from Citrix Systems, Cross Country Healthcare, Fresh Del Monte and PositiveID.

Securian Financial Group, Inc. reorganized its retail life insurance and annuity products distribution system with a new hire, promotions for three people and expanded responsibilities for another.

TOWNSHIP OF WASHINGTON, N.J., Nov. 14, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Oritani Financial Corp. (Nasdaq:ORIT) (the "Company"), the holding company for Oritani Bank (the "Bank"), today announced that its Board of Directors has authorized the repurchase of up to 5%[...]

Government Services Partnership Institute has formed to serve as the nation’s premier connection point for the exchange of public-private partnership (P3) intelligence, resources & best practices.

TROY, Mich., Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- eTitle Agency, Inc. is honored to have won the 2011 First American Mortgage Services (FAMS) Award of Excellence on October 4, 2011. This award was presented at the FAMS Services Summit to recognize eTitle Agency's[...]

Tatum, a national professional services firm that helps C-suite executives resolve financial, strategic and operational challenges, recently announced the promotion of Nancy Falls to national managing partner of its healthcare[...]

TOPEKA, KS -- (Marketwire) -- 11/14/11 -- Security Benefit Corporation, a Guggenheim Partners Company, today announced it has chosen Mesirow Financial, a diversified financial services firm, to provide its independent fiduciary services to Security[...]

Americans Frustrated Watching Tax Policymakers Play "Ground Hog Day"WASHINGTON, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans for Fair Taxation (AFFT) released today revenue estimates that the FairTax, a national sales tax, would have collected far[...]

Detroit Development Fund has provided $16 million to 150 Detroit businesses and projects - growing small business and investing in community development for 10 years

Fitch Ratings has assigned a 'BBB' rating to Amgen Inc.'s (Amgen) proposed $1 billion to $1.5 billion Euro- and Sterling-denominated debt issuance announced today as well as last week's $6 billion senior unsecured debt issuance[...]

  CHICAGO, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Illinois CPA Society is honoring four members with the seventh annual prestigious "Women to Watch" awards which recognize notable contributions to the accounting profession, their organizations[...]

CHESTER, England, November 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Family travel insurance, with winter sports cover, available from £16 for a week in EuropeAlways read the small print as cover can vary between providers, says MoneySupermarket.comSki and snowboard[...]

PRESS RELEASEStrong margin growth and excellent capital ratios:the Banca IFIS Group confirms the validity of its business model even amidst unstable marketsMestre, 14 November 2011 Summary

Community First Foundation assists local charities during Community Foundation Week and year-round

The replay of the LMP Capital and Income Fund Inc. (NYSE: SCD) conference call, held on November 3, 2011, is now available. The Fund’s portfolio management team of ClearBridge Advisors provided an update on the Fund’s[...]

Alexandra & James Co., LLC has hired Tara Gauthier, a seasoned wealth management professional, to help high net worth clients reach their goals.

CHICAGO, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SourceLink, a top 3 GPO Supplier and top 5 largest privately held CRM/Direct Marketing Agency, announces the addition of Ming Fu as Director of Database Development for SourceLink's Los Angeles area Office.(Logo:[...]

NEW YORK, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IntraLinks (NYSE: IL), a leading provider of critical information exchange solutions, today announced that it will be participating in the following upcoming investor conferences:UBS Global Technology and Services[...]

CHICAGO, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In continuation with ongoing efforts to raise visibility for the high-tech industry in Illinois, TechAmerica, Governor Pat Quinn and more than 50 Illinois high-tech executives will convene in New York City on Tuesday,[...]

NEW YORK, NEW YORK -- (Marketwire) -- 11/14/11 -- United Communications Partners Inc. (OTCQB: UCPA), an innovative integrated U.S. advertising and performance-based marketing company with a multinational client base, announced yesterday its unaudited[...]

ADVISORY, Nov. 14, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- What: The Mutual of America Foundation will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square in celebration of the winner of the 2011 Mutual of America Community Partnership Award, the "Governor Hugh[...]

Vancouver, British Columbia, November 14, 2011 - Jay Taylor, in the latest edition of J. Taylor's Gold, Energy & Tech Stocks newsletter, features Victoria Gold (TSXV:VIT), giving the company a buy recommendation. Victoria Gold is developing the first[...]

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AVEC Corporation ("AVEC") (Pinksheets: AVEC.pk) (Frankfurt: BAE2.f) announced today the appointment of two new Directors to its Board. Leticia Agundez and Jenifer Garcia have the joined the Board[...]

TYSONS CORNER, Va., Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NVCommercial, commercial real estate investors, developers and owners, announced its first closing of the NVCommercial Real Estate Fund I, LP (the fund).  Stephen Cumbie, Peter Lunt, Russell Marks, and[...]

TORONTO, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - TD Bank Group (TD or the Bank) will release its fourth-quarter and fiscal 2011 financial results and host an earnings conference call on Thursday, December 1, 2011. Financial results will be issued in a press release[...]

A.M. Best Co. has affirmed the financial strength rating (FSR) of B (Fair) and issuer credit ratings (ICR) of “bb+” of First Acceptance Insurance Group (First Acceptance) (Nashville, TN) and its pooled members. Concurrently,[...]

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/14/11 -- TaxACT Central, the new companion mobile application for TaxACT users, is available for free download in the App Store(SM) and Android™ Market. Compatible with iPhone®, iPod touch®, and Android devices,[...]

Annual honors recognize outstanding achievements of female executives, entrepreneurs

ATLANTA, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Alexander Gallo Holdings, LLC, parent company to the nation's leading court reporting and litigation solutions companies, Esquire Solutions and Sanction Solutions, announced today that it has obtained U.S. Court[...]

MCLEAN, VA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/14/11 -- VirtualSharp Software, provider of next generation of automated Disaster Recovery solutions for private and public clouds, today announced that it was chosen as one of the hottest companies in the cloud space by[...]

Survey reveals a definitive need for more mentors in the profession

National Planning Holdings, Inc. (NPH®) today announced that it booked record revenue of more than $200 million in the third quarter of 2011, an increase of 19.6 percent over the same quarter in 2010. The broker-dealer network[...]

A.M. Best Co. will sponsor the Insurance Managers Association of Cayman’s 2011 Captive Forum, to be held November 29 to December 1 at the Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman Hotel, Cayman Islands. A.M. Best is the leading credit[...]

ATLANTA, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LOMA's Resource Magazine received four awards this fall from two top communications organizations. Resource received two awards from the 2011 Phoenix Awards competition, sponsored by the Public Relations Society of[...]

Market volatility, people living longer, rising retirement costs, and the migration away from traditional pension plans all add up to a need for innovative workplace retirement solutions according to a web site launched by[...]

A.M. Best Co. has assigned an issuer credit rating (ICR) of “bbb-” to AmerInst Insurance Group, Ltd, which is the holding company of AmerInst Insurance Company Ltd (AmerInst). Both entities are domiciled in Hamilton,[...]

BOSTON, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eaton Vance Corp. (NYSE: EV) announced that Thomas E. Faust Jr. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to speak at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2011 Banking & Financial Services Conference on[...]

Fitch Ratings has assigned a 'BBB' rating to Express Scripts' (NYSE: ESRX) proposed senior unsecured notes issuance. The net proceeds from the issuance are expected be used to prefund, in part, the anticipated acquisition of[...]

Fitch Ratings has assigned a 'B/RR4' rating to Community Health Systems (Community) $1 billion proposed senior unsecured notes due 2019. Proceeds will refinance existing debt. Community's Issuer Default Rating (IDR) is currently[...]

Fitch Ratings has assigned a 'BBB-' rating to Williams Partners L.P.'s (WPZ) $500 million senior notes due 2022 (senior notes). Senior note proceeds will be used to repay short term debt and for general corporate purposes. The[...]

MERRILLVILLE, Ind., Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NiSource Inc. (NYSE: NI) announced today that its finance subsidiary, NiSource Finance Corp., has commenced cash tender offers for two series of its outstanding debt securities.    The tender offers are[...]

Edan Engineering Add-On Bolsters Nuclear Fire Protection Capabilities

Nucleus Research, Inc. awards Ceridian InView Workforce Management the highest usability and functionality scores among today’s workforce management solutions.

New firm to serve growing needs of private equity funds for accounting, tax and compliance services

WARRENTON, Va., Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Fauquier Bankshares, Inc. (Nasdaq:  FBSS) - The Fauquier Bank and the America Bankers Association have joined with the American Football Coaches Association, FBI's National Child ID Program, Prince William[...]

EVANSTON, Ill., Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Industrial employment in Kentucky was little changed over the past year with the state posting a slight gain, according to the 2012 Kentucky Manufacturers Register®, an industrial directory published annually[...]

FirsTech announces the addition of mobile payments completing their circle of success suite of payment capabilities.

ICE Canyon LLC, a leading global investment management firm specializing in Emerging Markets and Global Credit strategies, held its 2011 Global Investment Conference on October 25 in New York City.

Vancouver, British Columbia, November 14, 2011 - Jay Taylor, publisher of the J Taylor's Gold, Energy & Tech Stocks newsletter, discusses making money investing in resources with Adrian Day on his weekly VoiceAmerica Radio Show, "Turning Hard Times[...]

CHICAGO, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating products serving businesses and institutions, will host its annual analyst meeting on Wednesday, November 16th, 2011, in Lake[...]

- Highly Experienced Industry Veteran Will Support Global Bond and Foreign Exchange Research for Global Multi-Sector Fixed Income Team

BNY Mellon is working with Xerox Corporation (NYSE: XRX) to introduce new ways for BNY Mellon’s Asset Servicing clients to reach their customers.

TCS recognized for its insurance domain knowledge and insurance applications outsourcing market success

Axioma, a leading provider of decision support, risk analysis and portfolio rebalancing and performance attribution tools, announced today the appointment of Melissa Brown as Senior Director of Marketing. Brown was previously a[...]

Blueberry Systems announced its new, integrated point-of-sale (POS) solution, Embark™

KANSAS CITY, MO -- (Marketwire) -- 11/14/11 -- H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) announced today it has appointed Susan Ehrlich as president, financial services, effective Nov. 21. In this role she will oversee the H&R Block Bank strategy and several other[...]

WASHINGTON, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by Fannie Mae (OTC Bulletin Board: FNMA):

Fitch Ratings has assigned international scale ratings to Banco Industrial do Brasil S.A. (BIB) as follows: --Long-term Foreign Currency Issuer Default Rating (IDR) 'BB-'; --Long-term Local Currency IDR 'BB-'; [...]

Aluminium Alloy Division's revenue rises 5.0% to RMB248.3 millionSINGAPORE and HONG KONG, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ --Financial Highlights(RMB 'mil) 3Q2011 3Q2010 Change% 9M2011 9M2010 Change% Revenue 259.3 248.0 4.6 869.7[...]

New TD Economics report highlights key moments in the life cycle of financial decision-making

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 11/14/11 -- Envoy Capital Group Inc. (TSX: ECG)(NASDAQ: ECGI) ("Envoy") announces that Merus Labs International Inc. (CNSX: MR) ("Merus") has entered into a License and Distribution Agreement with Innocoll in Canada[...]

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/14/11 -- Mizuho Securities USA (NYSE: MFG) ("MSUSA"), the U.S. broker-dealer subsidiary of the global Mizuho Financial Group, today announced a key addition to its fast growing U.S. equity franchise with the appointment[...]

SAN DIEGO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/14/11 -- The Shareholders Foundation, Inc. announces that a lawsuit has been filed in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee on behalf of certain investors in shares of HCA Holdings Inc (HCA)[...]

Fitch Ratings has upgraded the Issuer Default Rating (IDR) of Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: HOV) to 'CCC' from Restricted Default (RD). Fitch lowered Hovnanian's IDR to RD on Nov. 2, 2011 following the completion of the[...]

CHICAGO, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Seven Summits Research issues critical PriceWatch Alerts for MGM, DE, WAG, COH, and DFS.To see what our analysts have discovered about these stocks read the Seven Summits Strategic Investments' PriceWatch Alerts at[...]

CHICAGO, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Seven Summits Research issues critical PriceWatch Alerts for MCD, PFE, VLO, PCAR, and RAX.To see what our analysts have discovered about these stocks read the Seven Summits Strategic Investments' PriceWatch Alerts at[...]

CHICAGO, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Seven Summits Strategic Investments releases its Stocks To Watch Guide.The Seven Summits Strategic Investments Stocks To Watch Guide (go to: http://www.iotogo.com/StocksToWatch) provides investors with essential[...]

CHICAGO, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks Equity Research highlights Macy's, Inc. (NYSE: M) as the Bull of the Day and Tower Group, Inc.'s (Nasdaq: TWGP) as the Bear of the Day. In addition, Zacks Equity Research provides analysis on Harman[...]

CHICAGO, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks.com releases the list of companies likely to issue earnings surprises. This week's list includes The Limited (NYSE: LTD), Home Depot (NYSE: HD), Target (NYSE: TGT), China Sunergy (Nasdaq: CSUN) and Tower[...]

CHICAGO, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured[...]

Northern Trust releases survey of defined contribution plan sponsors.Second annual installment of DC retirement industry research series called The Path Forward.

CHICAGO, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured[...]

CHICAGO, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Zacks.com announces the list of stocks featured in the Analyst Blog. Every day the Zacks Equity Research analysts discuss the latest news and events impacting stocks and the financial markets. Stocks recently featured[...]

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/14/11 -- Shining a spotlight on women executives, entrepreneurs, and organizations run by women, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business announced the results of its 2011 competition on Friday, November 11.The Stevie[...]

WILMINGTON, DE -- (Marketwire) -- 11/14/11 -- Bookkeeper International Equities, Corp. (PINKSHEETS: BKPR) provider of management advisory and merchant banking services for micro and small cap publicly traded companies, today announced that it has[...]

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lender Processing Services, Inc. (NYSE: LPS), a leading provider of mortgage and real estate technology, data and analytics, today announced that its LPS Applied Analytics division updated its home price[...]

Wireless Telecom Group, Inc. (NYSE Amex: WTT) announced today results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2011. For the quarter ended September 30, 2011, the Company reported net sales from[...]

MoneyGram International, Inc. (NYSE:MGI), a leading global payment services company, today announced an underwritten secondary public offering for an aggregate of 11,250,000 shares of MoneyGram’s common stock by affiliates and[...]

NEW YORK, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tripp Levy PLLC, a leading national securities law firm, announces an investigation into the proposed acquisition of Bluegreen Corporation (NYSE: BXG). Bluegreen announced that it has entered into a definitive[...]

MoneyGram International, Inc. (NYSE:MGI) a leading global payment services company, today announced that it has filed a certificate of amendment to its Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation to effect a 1-for-8[...]

NEW YORK, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Investcorp's US-based real estate arm announced today that it has purchased mezzanine debt backed by the Paramount Hotel in New York City's Times Square. Investcorp purchased two existing mezzanine loans with a[...]

CHARLESTON, W.Va. and FRONT ROYAL, Va., Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- City Holding Company ("City") (NASDAQ: CHCO) and Virginia Savings Bancorp, Inc. ("VSB") announced today the execution of a definitive merger agreement for City to acquire VSB and its[...]

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/14/11 -- Today, www.BrightonMarkets.com announced new reports highlighting General Electric Company (NYSE: GE) and PepsiCo, Inc. (NYSE: PEP). Gain market insight with full analysis and research downloads available at[...]

NASHVILLE, TN -- (Marketwire) -- 11/14/11 -- SMA Alliance (PINKSHEETS: SMAA) announced today that due to their continued growth and plans of expansion into the European market, preparations are underway that will allow for SMA Alliance to offer the sale[...]

SAN DIEGO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/14/11 -- BrightScope (www.brightscope.com), a leading provider of independent financial information and investment research, today announced the Top 20 Stable Value Funds by total distribution for the 401k and defined[...]

DALIAN, China, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China New Media Corp. (OTC BB: CMDI) (the "Company"), a rapidly growing advertising media company with current outdoor media network located in Dalian, Shenyang, Tianjin, Beijing and Shanghai, today[...]

-- On average, U.S. listed companies spent $2.5M annually to be a public company

Local food banks and "hero" organizations recognized for their important work in Quadrant Homes' communities chosen to receive funds from leading Northwest homebuilder

NEW YORK, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SunGard Financial Systems has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. as a leader in its Magic Quadrant for Treasury and Trading Core Systems (TTCS).Gartner, a leading global information technology research and advisory[...]

ATLANTA, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Invesco Ltd. today announced that C. Robert Henrikson has been elected a member of the Board of Directors, effective January 1, 2012.  Mr. Henrikson, 64, recently retired as president and chief executive officer of[...]

$2.8 Million in Operating Income Year-to-Date; Company Ends Third Quarter with $0 Debt and $7.5 Million in Cash

SalesVu, Inc., the only provider of a cloud-based mobile payment application, announced today it has closed $600 thousand in a recent round of angel investment funding

While moviegoers will enjoy the special effects, 3-D technology, and stunts of this year’s films most aren’t aware of the insurance risks involved. Fireman's Fund insures top holiday films.

EDGEWOOD, N.Y., Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tii Network Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: TIII), a leader in designing, manufacturing and marketing network products for the communications industry, today reported results of operations for the three and nine[...]

Moody’s Corporation has acquired a majority stake in the companies of Copal Partners, among the world’s leading providers of outsourced research and analytical services.

Advantus Capital Management's REIT fund turned 15 this year. They started offering REITs through the Advantus Series Fund. Now it's offered across Securian’s products and as a mutual fund.

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/14/11 -- Today, www.BrightonMarkets.com announced new reports highlighting Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) and Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: OXY). Gain market insight with full analysis and research downloads[...]

AG Mortgage Investment Trust, Inc. (“MITT” or the “Company”) (NYSE:MITT) today reported net income for the quarter ended September 30, 2011 of $13.2 million, or $1.41 per share, and net book value of $20.64 per share. We[...]

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/14/11 -- Today, www.BollingerReport.com introduced featured coverage of Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC) and Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: MU). Full research reports are available to readers at:[...]

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/14/11 -- Today, www.BrightonMarkets.com announced new reports highlighting Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) and Moody's Corporation (NYSE: MCO). Gain market insight with full analysis and research downloads available at[...]

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/14/11 -- Today, www.BollingerReport.com introduced featured coverage of Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) and Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG). Full research reports are available to readers at:[...]

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/14/11 -- Today, www.BollingerReport.com introduced featured coverage of Seagate Technology PLC (NASDAQ: STX) and RF Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ: RFMD). Full research reports are available to readers at:[...]

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/14/11 -- Today, www.BollingerReport.com introduced featured coverage of Bank of America Corp (NYSE: BAC) and Citigroup Inc. (NYSE: C). Full research reports are available to readers at:[...]

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/14/11 -- Today, www.BrightonMarkets.com announced new reports highlighting Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. (NYSE: FCX) and International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM). Gain market insight with full[...]

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/14/11 -- Today, www.BrightonMarkets.com announced new reports highlighting News Corp (NASDAQ: NWSA) and Fossil, Inc. (NASDAQ: FOSL). Gain market insight with full analysis and research downloads available at[...]

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/14/11 -- Today, www.BollingerReport.com introduced featured coverage of Baidu.com, Inc. (ADR) (NASDAQ: BIDU) and Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ: YHOO). Full research reports are available to readers at:[...]

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/14/11 -- Today, www.BrightonMarkets.com announced new reports highlighting Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ: SBUX) and Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. (NASDAQ: GMCR). Gain market insight with full analysis and research[...]

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/14/11 -- Today, www.BrightonMarkets.com announced new reports highlighting Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM). Gain market insight with full analysis and research downloads[...]

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/14/11 -- Today, www.BollingerReport.com introduced featured coverage of Sirius XM Radio Inc. (NASDAQ: SIRI) and Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT). Full research reports are available to readers at:[...]

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/14/11 -- Today, www.BollingerReport.com introduced featured coverage of Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM) and Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT). Full research reports are available to readers at:[...]

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/14/11 -- Today, www.BrightonMarkets.com announced new reports highlighting Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE: XOM) and Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX). Gain market insight with full analysis and research downloads available[...]

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/14/11 -- Today, www.BollingerReport.com introduced featured coverage of Human Genome Sciences (NASDAQ: HGSI) and Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F). Full research reports are available to readers at:[...]

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On November 8 and 9, Lithium Exploration Group (OTCBB-LEXG) CEO Alex Walsh was in Pennsylvania to get an in-person update on the progress of the ultrasonic generator being manufactured for its Valleyview[...]

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PRINCETON, N.J., Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Next Inning Technology Research (http://www.nextinning.com), an online investment newsletter focused on semiconductor and technology stocks, has published updated outlooks for Fusion-IO (NYSE: FIO), STEC[...]

KANSAS CITY, MO -- (Marketwire) -- 11/14/11 -- H&R Block (NYSE: HRB) announced today it has appointed Susan Ehrlich as president, financial services, effective Nov. 21. In this role she will oversee the H&R Block Bank strategy and several other[...]

Opens Office in Chicago

Caliper Founder and CEO Credited with Improving Financial and Operational Performance of Top IIABA Companies

Western Asset Global High Income Fund Inc. (NYSE: EHI) announced today monthly distributions of $0.09625 per common share for December 2011, and January and February 2012. The distribution schedule appears below: [...]

Western Asset Mortgage Defined Opportunity Fund Inc. (NYSE: DMO) announced today monthly distributions of $0.1500 per common share for December 2011, and January and February 2012. The distribution schedule appears below:[...]

Western Asset Global Partners Income Fund Inc. (NYSE: GDF) announced today monthly distributions of $0.0950 per common share for December 2011, and January and February 2012. The distribution schedule appears below: [...]

Western Asset Municipal High Income Fund Inc. (NYSE: MHF) announced today monthly distributions of $0.0350 per common share for December 2011, and January and February 2012. The distribution schedule appears below: [...]

Western Asset Municipal Partners Fund Inc. (NYSE: MNP) today announced monthly distributions of $0.0700 per common share for December 2011, and January and February 2012. Additionally, the Fund announced a supplemental[...]

Western Asset Intermediate Muni Fund Inc. (NYSE Amex: SBI) announced today monthly distributions of $0.0400 per common share for December 2011, and January and February 2012. The distribution schedule appears below: [...]

Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund Inc. (NYSE: ESD) today announced monthly distributions of $0.1150 per common share for December 2011, and January and February 2012. The Fund had previously paid a monthly distribution of[...]

Western Asset Municipal Defined Opportunity Trust Inc. (NYSE: MTT) announced today monthly distributions of $0.0840 per common share for December 2011, and January and February 2012. The distribution schedule appears[...]

Western Asset Global Corporate Defined Opportunity Fund Inc. (NYSE: GDO) today announced monthly distributions of $0.1275 per common share for December 2011, and January and February 2012. The December distribution of $0.1275[...]

LMP Capital and Income Fund Inc., which is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "SCD," announced today a quarterly distribution of $0.2800 per common share payable December 2011. The Fund also announced that it[...]

Western Asset Worldwide Income Fund Inc. (NYSE: SBW) today announced monthly distributions of $0.0790 per common share for December 2011, and January and February 2012. The Fund had previously paid a monthly distribution of[...]

The latest TD Ameritrade Institutional Advisor Index Survey shows more aging advisors are making the move to create formal succession plans. Boomers get set to groom the next generation of advisors.

Western Asset Emerging Markets Income Fund Inc. (NYSE: EMD) today announced a quarterly distribution of $0.2400 per common share payable in December 2011. The Fund had previously paid a quarterly distribution of $0.2300 per[...]

Western Asset Variable Rate Strategic Fund Inc. (NYSE: GFY) announced today monthly distributions of $0.0650 per common share for December 2011, and January and February 2012. The Fund had previously paid a monthly distribution[...]

Western Asset High Income Fund Inc. (NYSE: HIF) announced today monthly distributions of $0.0625 per common share for December 2011, and January and February 2012. The Fund had previously paid a monthly distribution of $0.0675[...]

LMP Real Estate Income Fund Inc. (NYSE: RIT) today announced monthly distributions of $0.0600 per common share for January, February and March 2012. The distribution schedule appears below: [...]

Western Asset High Income Opportunity Fund Inc. (NYSE: HIO) announced today monthly distributions of $0.0425 per common share for December 2011, and January and February 2012. The distribution schedule appears below: [...]

LMP Corporate Loan Fund Inc. (NYSE: TLI) today announced a monthly distribution of $0.0620 per common share for December 2011. The Fund had previously paid a monthly distribution of $0.0595. The distribution schedule[...]

Western Asset Managed High Income Fund Inc. (NYSE: MHY) today announced monthly distributions of $0.0425 per common share for December 2011, and January and February 2012. The distribution schedule appears below: [...]

Western Asset High Income Fund II Inc. (NYSE: HIX) announced today monthly distributions of $0.0825 per common share for December 2011, and January and February 2012. The distribution schedule appears below: [...]

Western Asset Managed Municipals Fund Inc. (NYSE: MMU) announced today monthly distributions of $0.0650 per common share for the months of December 2011, and January and February 2012. The distribution schedule appears[...]

Western Asset Investment Grade Defined Opportunity Trust Inc. (NYSE: IGI) today announced monthly distributions of $0.1045 per common share for December 2011, and January and February 2012. Additionally, the Fund announced a[...]

Western Asset Inflation Management Fund Inc. (NYSE: IMF) today announced monthly distributions of $0.0500 per common share for December 2011, and January and February 2012. The distribution schedule appears below: [...]

Western Asset High Yield Defined Opportunity Fund Inc. (NYSE: HYI) announced today monthly distributions of $0.1470 per common share for December 2011, and January and February 2012. The December distribution is comprised of[...]

BFC Financial Corporation and Bluegreen Corporation agree to merge

American Realty Capital Properties third quarter results show momentum including related formation transactions totaling 63 properties, a secondary offering and additional property acquisitions.

Entercom Communications Corp. (“Entercom” or the “Company”) (NYSE: ETM) announced today that its wholly owned finance subsidiary Entercom Radio, LLC (“Entercom Radio”) plans to offer in a private offering, subject to [...]

NEW YORK, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A seminar detailing the benefits of using Hong Kong as a platform for financial services in Asia will be held on December 2 at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel. The seminar focuses on how Hong Kong is uniquely qualified[...]

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Recruiting for Good pays back clients who enable recruiting to make a difference, by sharing a portion of each placement fee received and investing in socially responsible programs that offer purposeful[...]

DALLAS, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ryan, a leading global tax services firm with the largest indirect tax practice in North America, today announced that Steven Hsu and Robert D. Jones have been promoted to Principal. The addition of these two seasoned[...]

FlexTrade Systems announced today it is hosting its ColorPalette OMS at Equinix’s New York (NY4) and Chicago (CH2) International Business Exchange™ (IBX®) data centers.

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- Q3 2011 Revenues Up 39.4% from Q3 2010; YTD Revenues up 45.8% -

HANZHONG, Shaanxi province, China, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China HGS Real Estate Inc. (NASDAQ: HGSH) ("China HGS" or "the Company"), a leading residential and commercial property developer in China's southern Shaanxi province, today[...]

New Comerica Signage to be Illuminated Today at 28 Banking Centers in Houston, 13 in San Antonio Region, 8 in Dallas/Fort Worth

BOCA RATON, Fla., Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Anchor Funding Services, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board Symbol "AFNG.OB") announced today its results of operations for the quarter ended September 30, 2011. The company reported third quarter 2011 finance revenues[...]

NEW YORK, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Finamex (FINAMEXO.MX), a full-service independent broker dealer from Mexico City, and leading provider of innovative trading solutions, has released four opportunistic market trending algorithms for use by Direct[...]

Deloitte sees silver lining for companies that tap into intellectual capital of aging workforce

North American and European Partners, Including Ahead, PAR 4 Technology Group, and Stoneburn, Join Program to Accelerate Cloud Market Expansion

SAS continues to help banks with complex issues, evidenced by new sales growth of 26 percent in the global banking industry compared to the same period in 2010.

The Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB) announced today that investors and others will have free access to current municipal credit ratings on its EMMA® website beginning on November 21, 2011. The ratings, provided by [...]

Norsat International Inc. (“Norsat" or “the Company”) (TSX: NII and OTC BB: NSATF), a leading provider of communications solutions, announced today its financial results for the three and nine months ended September 30,[...]

Blue Cod Technologies, Inc., the leading managed insurance services provider for the property and casualty (P&C) industry, today announced that Forrester Research, Inc. included the compan

The Western Union Company today announced that Western Union Business Solutions will sponsor a free webinar on China’s changing role in global financial markets.

Payment Data Systems, Inc. (OTCBB: PYDS) an integrated electronic payments solutions provider, today announced financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2011. Revenues increased to $1,437,592 for the third[...]

Corporate Office Properties Trust (COPT) (NYSE: OFC), a specialty office real estate investment trust (REIT) that focuses primarily on serving the specialized requirements of U.S. Government and Defense Information Technology[...]

SAS, the leader in business analytics software and services, has been a popular choice for insurers worldwide, evidenced by worldwide revenue growing more than 25 percent over this time last year.

Investors Title Company today announced its results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2011. Net income increased 68.4% to $2,440,465, or $1.14 per diluted share, compared with $1,449,101, or $0.63 per diluted share, for[...]

DENVER, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Urban Land Conservancy (ULC) today purchased the sixth property for $1.7 million using Denver's Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Fund. This unique fund was set up with ULC, Enterprise Community Partners, City and[...]

NEW YORK, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Siftsort.com has released the latest version of their Web platform to help people organize, access and share important family documents. And best of all, it's free. Founder Darren Conte explains how too much[...]

Bank of America Corporation announced today that it has agreed to sell approximately 10.4 billion common shares of China Construction Bank Corporation (CCB) through private transactions with a group of investors. The sales are[...]

JERSEY CITY, N.J., Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Knight Capital Group, Inc. (NYSE Euronext: KCG) today released equities and foreign exchange volumes at www.knight.com/ourfirm/volumestats.asp for the month of October 2011.About KnightKnight Capital Group[...]

SHENZHEN, China, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China TMK Battery Systems Inc. (OTCQB: DFEL) ("TMK" or "the Company") (formerly, Deerfield Resources, Ltd.), a Chinese manufacturer and distributor of customized rechargeable battery solutions[...]

Gleacher & Company Securities, Inc., a broker-dealer subsidiary of Gleacher & Company, Inc. (Nasdaq: GLCH), today announced that three industry veterans have joined the Emerging Markets Group within the firm’s[...]

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (MUFG) hereby announces that we have revised our earnings target of consolidated net income for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2012, originally announced on May 16, 2011, upward to 900.0[...]

The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd.:   Consolidated Summary Report <under Japanese GAAP>   for the six[...]

BEIJING, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- iSoftStone Holdings Limited ("iSoftStone", or "the Company", NYSE: ISS), a leading China-based IT services provider, today reported higher revenues, net income, and diluted earnings per ADS in its unaudited[...]

TEL-AVIV, Israel, November 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Wednesday, 30th November, 2011 17.00 (Israel); 15.00 (UK);10.00 (EST)Israel Discount Bank Limited (TASE: DSCT) announced today that it will be releasing its financial results for the third quarter 2011[...]

ATLANTA, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- State Bank Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: STBZ) today announced unaudited financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2011.  Net income for the quarter was $17.1 million, bringing the company's year-to-date[...]

Four-day program provides proven female business-owners with opportunities to help scale their ventures globally

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DALLAS, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- It was the first time in five quarters that mortgage-related hirings outpaced layoffs, according to the Third-Quarter 2011 Mortgage Employment Index from MortgageDaily.com. Recruiting by JPMorgan Chase & Co. helped[...]

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ServiceLink, a leading end-to-end origination and default solutions provider for fifteen of the top twenty mortgage lenders and servicers, is pleased to announce that Donald Blanchard has joined ServiceLink as[...]

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Datacard Group will be showcasing the complete inline Datacard® MX6000™ card issuance system along with the enhanced MXD™ card delivery system and MXi™ envelope insertion system at CARTES 2011

ADVISORY, Nov. 14, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- What: TechAmerica, the nation's leading technology advocacy organization, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square to celebrate the Illinois Tech Index (Nasdaq:ILTI), the first state-wide[...]

iPayment Holdings, Inc. (“Holdings”) and iPayment, Inc. (“iPayment” or the “Company”) today announced financial results for the three months ended September 30, 2011. All operations are conducted through iPayment and[...]

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, England, November 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Northern Rock has revealed that many UK mortgage borrowers coming to the end of their fixed rate deal could be better off if they took a mortgage with Northern Rock*, even if they only have[...]

WallStreet Research™ to host its Seventh Annual Small Cap Conference in NYC with a diversified group of emerging companies at the NASDAQ Market Site® and the Penn Club. Details and Schedule posted at www.SmallCapConference.org.

NEW YORK, NY and RESTON, VA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/14/11 -- Netuitive, Inc., a leading provider of predictive analytics software for IT, and ITRS Group, a leader in real-time proactive application performance monitoring (APM) solutions to the financial[...]

NEW YORK, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:Strategies for Increasing Share in MVAS Market in BRIC[...]

NEW YORK, Nov. 14, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NASDAQ Basic is now available to customers of SunGard's MarketMap front-to-back global market data solutions. Customers of the MarketMap terminal or feed solutions for news, charts and quotes now have access to[...]

BEIJING, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ – Yucheng Technologies Limited (NASDAQ: YTEC) today announced it has added three new members, Mr. Yingjun Li, Mr. Zhengong Chang, and Ms. Ning Jia, to its board of directors. Mr. Yingjun Li has spent[...]

Fingerprint, Iris and Face Biometrics Can Be Used in Any Combination, Including Tri-Modal Verification on Smartcard

Revenues Increased 29.7% Year over Year to $45.5 Million

Validus Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE: VR) (“Validus”) today announced that the total value of its offer, based on Validus’ closing share price on November 11, 2011, is $58.001 per Transatlantic Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: TRH)[...]

Clear2Pay, the international technology provider of next generation payment solutions for financial institutions announces that it has signed an agreement to acquire Level Four Software Holdings Ltd.

Evercore Partners Inc. (NYSE: EVR) today announced that it has agreed to purchase a 45% non-controlling interest in ABS Investment Management, LLC, an institutionally focused equity long/short hedge fund-of-funds manager. Under[...]

CAMP HILL, Pa., Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- InsuranceNewsNet Magazine, the No.1 news source for the life insurance and annuities industry, won three min Editorial & Design Awards, including the most prestigious Breaking News Award for[...]

BEAUFORT, S.C., Nov. 14, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Coastal Banking Company Inc. (OTCBB:CBCO), the holding company of CBC National Bank, which operates divisions including Lowcountry National Bank in Beaufort, S.C., and First National Bank of Nassau County[...]

LONDON, November 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Misys plc (FTSE: MSY.L), the global application software and services company, today announces that the analyst firm Gartner, Inc. has positioned Misys in the "Leaders" quadrant in the 2011 Magic Quadrant for[...]

New Clients Include Longview Fibre and Queiroz Galvao Oleo e Gas

NEW YORK, Nov. 14, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Carver Bancorp, Inc. (the "Company") (Nasdaq:CARV), the holding company for Carver Federal Savings Bank ("Carver" or the "Bank"), today announced financial results for the three month period ending September 30,[...]

Aquanima selects HB to lead direct C-level-targeted marketing campaign

The Government has decided on Guidelines for the central government debt composition and maturities mainly in compliance with the proposal from the Swedish National Debt Office.  A change in the guidelines, decided by the Government, is that the ceiling[...]

Satisfaction among the customers of the Minnesota Life Group Insurance Division is a whopping 98 percent with a Net Promoter (R) score of 89. Minnesota Life is a subsidiary of Securian Financial Group

NOT FOR RELEASE, DISTRIBUTION OR PUBLICATION, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, IN OR INTO THE UNITED STATES ***** Guernsey,14 November 2011 - Following the publication of the Annual Report and Accounts 2011, Volta Finance Limited will host a conference call for[...]

UBS Securities Research expects investment outlook for 2012 to remain distressingly familiar to 2011, with outcomes dominated by uncertainty surrounding the Eurozone crisis and doubts about the sustainability of the global[...]

Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) has provided a loan of USD 50 million to the Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC) for on-lending to environmental projects in Latin America.  The allocation of projects under the loan programme will be based on the[...]

Collins Stewart LLC, the U.S. Securities Division of Collins Stewart Hawkpoint plc, a leading independent financial advisory group, and Morgan Joseph TriArtisan LLC, a full service merchant and investment banking firm focused on[...]

Integral Development Corp. announced today that accomplished industry veteran Mike Testa has joined the firm as managing director, investor sales.

Starting In Early 2012, Netflix Members in the UK And Ireland Will Enjoy Instantly Watching High-Quality Films From Lionsgate UK

LONDON, November 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A powerful consortium of Scottish landlord and tenant organisations has announced a bid to run a tenancy deposit protection scheme in Scotland through a new not-for-profit company, SafeDeposits Scotland Ltd.The[...]

HONG KONG, November 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - OJSC Northern Caucasus Resorts Company Presents Project at Hong Kong Industry Event Invites Asia-Pacific Investors for $30-billion Regional Economic Renewal ProjectThe development company overseeing[...]

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. and ZURICH, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (Nasdaq: VDSI) (www.vasco.com), a leading software security company specializing in authentication products, today announced that Caixa Geral de[...]

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Nov. 14, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fifth Street Finance Corp. (NYSE:FSC) ("Fifth Street") today announced guidance for full-year fiscal 2011 net investment income ("NII") of $1.04–$1.06 per share, reflecting estimated NII for the[...]

DUBAI, November 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- HSBC is delighted to announce the launch of its latest exciting regional campaign that will see 2011 off with a bang. HSBC credit card holders will have the chance to win back anything they spend on their HSBC[...]

KION GROUP GmbH /Emerging markets becoming increasingly important for KION Group. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. Order intake in the first nine months of 2011 rises by[...]

SINGAPORE, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Saxo Capital Markets' parent company, Saxo Bank, has won the "Best Active Trading Tools" award at the annual Shares Awards last Thursday night (Nov. 10, 2011) in London.(Logo:[...]

BOSTON, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sovereign Bank, a wholly-owned indirect subsidiary of Banco Santander, S.A. announced today that it has received formal approval from federal regulators to convert from a savings bank to a national bank. Additionally,[...]

WASHINGTON, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau:(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO)MONDAY, NOVEMBER 14: DOW JONES HITS 1,000Profile America —[...]