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Dec 23, 2014, 12:15 ET
General Dynamics

General Dynamics Awarded $100 Million for Abrams Tank Production

 General Dynamics Land Systems has been awarded a $99.7 million follow-on contract for the procurement and production of Saudi M1A2 (M1A2S)...

Dec 22, 2014, 10:00 ET
General Dynamics

U.S. Navy Awards General Dynamics $498 Million for Mobile Landing Platform Afloat Forward Staging Base

 The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics NASSCO a $498 million contract for the detail design and construction of the Mobile Landing...

Dec 19, 2014, 10:00 ET
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General Dynamics Awarded $36 Million for Development of Advanced Submarine Technologies

General Dynamics Electric Boat has been awarded a $36.5 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to develop advanced submarine technologies...

Dec 18, 2014, 12:30 ET
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General Dynamics NASSCO Starts Construction on Second American Petroleum ECO Tanker

 General Dynamics NASSCO signaled the start of construction of a second "ECO" tanker to be built for American Petroleum Tankers at a steel...

Dec 18, 2014, 10:00 ET

IIROC publishes final guidance on underwriting due diligence

Promotes consistency and enhanced standards TORONTO, Dec. 18, 2014 /CNW/ - The Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) today...

Dec 17, 2014, 12:30 ET

General Dynamics NASSCO Celebrates Opening of Bremerton Facility

General Dynamics NASSCO celebrated the grand opening of its new location in Bremerton, Wash., yesterday. The facility will support the company's...

Dec 17, 2014, 11:35 ET

Enforcement Notice - Decision - IN THE MATTER OF John Phillip Watts and Sean Thomas Hickey - Order and Adjournment

TORONTO, Dec. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Following a set date hearing held on September 30, 2014, in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, a Hearing...

Dec 17, 2014, 11:16 ET

IIROC publishes academic papers on impact of HFT

Results to shed light on HFT impact on market quality and integrity TORONTO, Dec. 17, 2014 /CNW/ - The Investment Industry Regulatory...

Dec 17, 2014, 11:07 ET

General Atlantic Announces Promotions To Managing Director and Principal

 General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity firm, today announced the promotions of Graves Tompkins to managing director and Chris...

Dec 17, 2014, 07:11 ET
General Mills is one of the world's leading food companies, operating in more than 100 countries. Its brands include Cheerios, Fiber One, Haagen-Dazs, Nature Valley, Yoplait, Betty Crocker, Pillsbury, Green Giant, Old El Paso, and Wanchai Ferry. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, General Mills had fiscal 2012 worldwide sales of US $16.7 billion.

General Mills Reports Fiscal 2015 Second-Quarter Results

 General Mills (NYSE: GIS) today reported results for the second quarter of fiscal 2015. Second Quarter Results Summary - Net sales for...

Dec 16, 2014, 17:01 ET
General Mills is one of the world's leading food companies, operating in more than 100 countries. Its brands include Cheerios, Fiber One, Haagen-Dazs, Nature Valley, Yoplait, Betty Crocker, Pillsbury, Green Giant, Old El Paso, and Wanchai Ferry. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, General Mills had fiscal 2012 worldwide sales of US $16.7 billion.

General Mills Board Of Directors Declares Quarterly Dividend

 The General Mills Board of Directors today declared a quarterly dividend at the prevailing rate of $.41 per share, payable Feb. 2, 2015, to...

Dec 16, 2014, 08:00 ET
General Mills announces strong product lineup in the queue for the New Year. Beginning in January, the company will launch more than 50 new products that meet increasing consumer demand for better-for-you snacks, products with simple ingredients, protein, gluten-free and bold flavors.

General Mills announces strong product lineup in the queue for the New Year

 Today, General Mills announced its newest lineup of products poised to drive growth for the company.  Beginning in January, the company...

Dec 15, 2014, 10:02 ET

IIROC publishes guidance to clarify requirements for foreign execution of Canadian orders

Planned proposal addresses Canadian market competitiveness  TORONTO, Dec. 15, 2014 /CNW/ -  The Investment Industry Regulatory...

Dec 12, 2014, 11:30 ET

Enforcement Notice - Hearing - IN THE MATTER OF Paul Christopher Darrigo - Penalty Hearing

TORONTO, Dec. 12, 2014 /CNW/ - A continuation of the penalty hearing held on November 7, 2014 has been scheduled before a Hearing Panel of the...

Dec 12, 2014, 07:00 ET

General Employment Enterprises to Acquire Scribe Solutions, Inc.; Former CEO of MPS Group to be Appointed Chairman and CEO

 ­General Employment Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE MKT: JOB) ("the Company" or "General Employment") a provider of specialty staffing...

Dec 11, 2014, 11:12 ET

IIROC proposes fee model for debt market regulation

Principles of fairness, transparency and industry competitiveness TORONTO, Dec. 11, 2014 /CNW/ - The Investment Industry Regulatory Organization...

Dec 11, 2014, 11:01 ET
The Washington Generals are back to battle the Harlem Globetrotters after a five-year hiatus, looking for the franchise's first victory over the Globetrotters since 1971.

Washington Generals To Dedicate Season To Legendary Owner Red Klotz

The infamous Washington Generals, the storied opponent of the world famous Harlem Globetrotters, announced today that they will dedicate their...

Dec 11, 2014, 10:00 ET
General Dynamics

General Dynamics NASSCO and Braemar LNG BV Announce LNG Containment Technology Licensing Agreement

 General Dynamics NASSCO and Braemar LNG BV, a wholly owned subsidiary of Braemar Shipping Services PLC, have signed a technology licensing...

Dec 10, 2014, 16:22 ET
General Mills is one of the world's leading food companies, operating in more than 100 countries. Its brands include Cheerios, Fiber One, Haagen-Dazs, Nature Valley, Yoplait, Betty Crocker, Pillsbury, Green Giant, Old El Paso, and Wanchai Ferry. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, General Mills had fiscal 2012 worldwide sales of US $16.7 billion.

General Mills To Webcast Earnings Conference Call On Wednesday, December 17, 2014

 General Mills (NYSE: GIS) plans to report results for its fiscal 2015 second quarter on Wednesday, December 17, 2014.  A webcast...

Dec 09, 2014, 17:20 ET

Generational Equity is Announced as the Title Sponsor for the Dallas Jingle Bell Run

 Generational Equity, a leading mergers and acquisitions advisor for privately-held, middle-market businesses, is pleased to announce that it...