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NWC Fights Back Chamber of Commerce/KBR Attack on Whistleblowers at Supreme Court
10/22/2014 6:06:38 PM
Yesterday, the National Whistleblower Center filed a  “friend of court” brief  in  Kellogg Brown & Root Services, Inc. v. United States ex rel. Carter  before the U.S. Supreme Court.  The extensive brief delivers a full rebuttal of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce (Chamber) and Kellogg Brown & Root’s (KBR) attack on the integrity of whistleblowers. The Chamber and its …
Robinsons Land celebrates 25 years as a listed company
Robinsons Land celebrates 25 years as a listed company
10/22/2014 12:08:01 PM
Robinsons Land Corporation (RLC) marked its silver listing anniversary with a bell ringing ceremony at the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE). RLC listed its shares at the PSE on October 16, 1989. "The last 25 years have witnessed the growth of Robinsons Land as a major player in the Philippine property sector. The PSE is fortunate to be one of Robinsons Land’s partners …
Financial Planning For The Not Yet Wealthy Is Now Free on Amazon for the Next 5 Days
10/20/2014 6:00:00 AM
Best Selling Author, Antonio Filippone, presents his new book “ Financial Planning for the Not Yet Wealthy ”.  Conquer debt forever, never lose money again, and stop putting money in the wrong places. This easy to follow guide talks about money without the technical jargon and will help you develop a realistic plan to build wealth for you and your family without having to …
Financial Planning For The Not Yet Wealthy Will Be Free to Download Tomorrow (10/20/2014)
10/19/2014 6:00:00 AM
Author, Antonio Filippone, presents his new book “ Financial Planning for the Not Yet Wealthy ”.  Conquer debt forever, never lose money again, and stop putting money in the wrong places. This easy to follow guide talks about money without the technical jargon and will help you develop a realistic plan to build wealth for you and your family without having to change your …
Dragalin Joins Janney; Bank Funding and Investor Solutions Group Expands
10/17/2014 6:28:57 PM
Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, a leading full-service wealth management, financial services and capital markets firm headquartered in Philadelphia, PA,announced today that Matt Dragal in joined the firm as Vice President in the Janney Bank Funding and Investor Solutions Group. Prior to joining Janney, he was with the Barclays Capital Inc. Investor Solutions Group. “We are …
Firm’s 50-Employee Milestone Underlines North West’s Vast Business Potential
Firm’s 50-Employee Milestone Underlines North West’s Vast Business Potential
10/17/2014 12:10:10 PM
Direct365, a local business based in Skelmersdale, recently hit the 50 employee mark, and shows no sign of slowing down throughout the rest of 2014 and into the future. Employing the 50th team member represented a significant milestone for Direct365, considering less than 5 years ago they were operating from a small office in Tarleton with fewer than 10 staff. Moving to …
Quantrax Debt Collection Platform RMEx Announce Version 4.1
10/17/2014 9:19:19 AM
Quantrax Corporation has announced the availability of Version 4.1 of its debt collection platform RMEx . In an industry that is clearly struggling to reinvent itself under pressure from new legislation and compliance requirements, Quantrax’s steady technology investments have given them a distinct advantage compared to their competition. Their CEO Ranjan Dharmaraja …
Orc Smart Order Router offers high-performance order routing and rich feature set for multi-venue trading
10/14/2014 9:53:02 AM
Orc, a global leader in derivatives trading technology, today announced Orc Smart Order Router (SOR), a flexible, high-performance routing engine designed to enhance quality of execution, reach the best liquidity and reduce costs. It also enables brokers and firms to consolidate their market access infrastructure to one global vendor. Orc Smart Order Router connects any …
We’ve made four appointments to our Cash Equity Sales team
10/13/2014 11:41:23 AM
Standard Chartered has recently added to its Cash Equity Sales team with the appointment of: Juanita Halim , as Director, Asian Equity Sales; Germaine Khong , as Associate Director, ASEAN Equity Sales; Dan Vovil , Executive Director, Hong Kong Equity Sales; and Angie Won , as Director, Korea Equity Sales. These new appointments are aligned to the …
Nasdaq Announces Leadership Appointments to Support Strategic Growth Initiatives Across Listings and Market Technology Businesses
10/13/2014 11:36:21 AM
Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) today announced a series of leadership appointments across the company’s Listing Services and Market Technology businesses. The moves are designed to align leadership responsibility with areas of strategic growth potential, enabling the company to further broaden and deepen client relationships across the world. Lars Ottersgård and Nelson Griggs will be …
IMF Mission Reaches Staff-Level Agreement on Completion of the Fifth Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement with Jordan
10/13/2014 11:10:54 AM
The views expressed in this statement are those of the IMF staff and do not necessarily represent the views of the IMF’s Executive Board. Based on the preliminary findings of this mission, staff will prepare a report that, subject to management approval, will be presented to the IMF’s Executive Board for discussion and decision. An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission …
Alumnus Jean Tirole wins Nobel Prize in economic sciences
Alumnus Jean Tirole wins Nobel Prize in economic sciences
10/13/2014 10:49:56 AM
Jean Tirole PhD ’81, a scholar whose longstanding ties to MIT include service on the economics faculty from 1984 to 1991, has been award the 2014 Nobel Prize in economic sciences for his work on the behavior and regulation of powerful firms. Research by Tirole, 61, now a professor of economics at the University of Toulouse in his native France, has highlighted the need for …
Deutsche Bank hosts 20th Annual Women on Wall Street conference
10/10/2014 8:24:21 AM
Deutsche Bank hosted the 20th Annual Women on Wall Street® (WOWS) conference on Wednesday October 8, 2014 in New York. The theme of this year’s conference was Collective Wisdom. This year’s anniversary conference opened with a Keynote Address by Maria Bartiromo, Anchor and Global Markets Editor at Fox Business Network. Jill Schlesinger, Business Analyst for CBS News, then …
Caterpillar Inc. Maintains Dividend Rate
10/9/2014 9:28:57 AM
The Board of Directors of Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) voted today to maintain the quarterly cash dividend of seventy cents ($0.70) per share of common stock, payable November 20, 2014, to stockholders of record at the close of business on October 20. "I am pleased to announce that we are maintaining Caterpillar’s dividend,” said Caterpillar Chairman and CEO Doug Oberhelman. …
First Capital Cashflow and Boldfield launch landmark Direct Debit solution
First Capital Cashflow and Boldfield launch landmark Direct Debit solution
10/9/2014 9:22:29 AM
Are you tired of having to spend hours manually creating and allocating receipts to invoices within your Sage accounting system? The UK’s leading Payment Bureau, First Capital Cashflow, has partnered with leading IT service provider Boldfield to create a first-to-market Direct Debit solution, which will automate the entire reconciliation process between an organisation’s …
PSE and BAP sign term sheet for PDS stake acquisition
PSE and BAP sign term sheet for PDS stake acquisition
10/8/2014 12:23:59 PM
The Philippine Stock Exchange, Inc. (PSE) and the Bankers Association of the Philippines (BAP) signed a term sheet that will pave the way for PSE’s acquisition of the 28.9 percent stake in the Philippine Dealings System Holdings Corporation (PDS) held by BAP and the entities it is acting on behalf of. "We are pleased to have the indicative terms and conditions in place and …
Digital Loeb Classical Library Debuts
10/8/2014 11:27:54 AM
BOSTON, Oct. 8, 2014 -- Safari has announced the successful launch of the digital Loeb Classical Library , which it developed with the Trustees of the Loeb Classical Library and Harvard University Press. Using Safari’s award-winning PubFactory publishing platform and innovative team, the digital Loeb Classical Library captures the rich heritage and 520 volumes of Greek …
Choppy outlook for European IPO market
10/8/2014 8:52:26 AM
• European markets were quieter than expected with the vast majority of the €6.6 billion proceeds being raised in July alone – but Q3 2014 proceeds were more than double those of Q3 2013 • In London, 23 companies raised €1.9 billion in the quarter, in line with the same period in 2013 • A number of large deals raised over €4.3 billion in the first few days of October, …
Volkswagen Passenger Cars Brand Delivers 4.56 Million Vehicles In Period To September
10/7/2014 4:04:23 PM
Volkswagen Passenger Cars delivered 4.56 (January-September 2013: 4.43; +3.0 percent) million vehicles in the first three quarters of this year. “The Volkswagen Passenger Cars brand is benefiting above all from good developments in Western Europe and the continued positive trend in China, where we handed over more than two million models to customers in the first three …
Thomson Reuters to Host the Fifth Pan-Asian Regulatory Summit in Hong Kong
10/7/2014 12:41:56 PM
Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced that the 5th Pan-Asian Regulatory Summit will take place in Hong Kong on 29 - 30 October, 2014. The Pan-Asian Regulatory Summit provides a forum for regional and global regulatory bodies and policy makers within the financial services industry across the …