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Aug 04, 2015, 08:30 ET
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Shareholders Price Offering Of Shares Of Central Pacific Financial Corp.

 Central Pacific Financial Corp. (NYSE: CPF) (the "Company"), parent company of Central Pacific Bank (the "Bank"), announced today the pricing...

Aug 03, 2015, 16:44 ET

Central Pacific Financial Corp. Announces Secondary Offering

 Central Pacific Financial Corp. (NYSE: CPF) (the "Company"), parent company of Central Pacific Bank (the "Bank"), announced today that...

Aug 03, 2015, 11:00 ET

Ryland and Standard Pacific to Become CalAtlantic Group, Inc. Following Merger

 The Ryland Group, Inc. (NYSE: RYL) and Standard Pacific Corp. (NYSE: SPF) today jointly announced CalAtlantic Group, Inc. as the name of the...

Jul 31, 2015, 16:43 ET

CP announces plan to purchase up to 736,625 common shares through private agreements under its share repurchase program

CALGARY, July 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (TSX:CP) (NYSE:CP) announced today that it intends to purchase for...

Jul 31, 2015, 11:15 ET
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Union Pacific Reports Environmental Strategies and Goals in Annual CDP Disclosure

 Affirming its commitment to protecting the environment now and for future generations, Union Pacific submitted climate change data to CDP and...

Jul 30, 2015, 16:04 ET

Standard Pacific Corp. Reports 2015 Second Quarter Results

 Standard Pacific Corp. (NYSE: SPF) today announced results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2015. 2015 Second Quarter Highlights and...

Jul 30, 2015, 15:39 ET
Union Pacific

UNION PACIFIC ELECTS LANCE FRITZ CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD, SUCCEEDING JACK KORALESKI

 Union Pacific's board of directors today elected Lance M. Fritz chairman, president and chief executive officer effective October 1. Fritz,...

Jul 30, 2015, 12:57 ET

Release #3 Cathay Pacific Update On Flight CX884 /29 July

Cathay Pacific Airways confirms that passengers who were onboard Flight CX884 from Hong Kong to Los Angeles on 29 July, which made a precautionary...

Jul 30, 2015, 10:16 ET
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Union Pacific Corporation Declares Third Quarter Dividend

 The Board of Directors of Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP) has declared a quarterly dividend of 55 cents per share on the company's...

Jul 29, 2015, 17:37 ET

Canadian Pacific announces US$800 million debt offering

CALGARY, July 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (TSX:CP)(NYSE:CP) announces that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Canadian...

Jul 29, 2015, 16:15 ET

Release #2 Cathay Pacific Update On Flight CX884

Cathay Pacific is making special arrangements to help passengers affected by the precautionary diversion of flight CX884 to Shemya...

Jul 29, 2015, 13:33 ET

Cathay Pacific Statement On Flight CX884

Cathay Pacific confirms that flight CX884 en route from Hong Kong to Los Angeles today (which departed at 12.55 local time) made a precautionary...

Jul 29, 2015, 11:09 ET

Canadian Pacific and Brotherhood of Railway Carmen reach tentative deal

MINNEAPOLIS, July 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Canadian Pacific (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP) is pleased to announce that a tentative six-year agreement has...

Jul 28, 2015, 13:32 ET
Standard Pacific Homes announces the naming and dedication of 'Ron Foell Park' located within Greenwood, a planned community that is part of Tustin Legacy, the area's newest master-planned community that sits on the 1,500 acre site of the former Marine Corps Air Station. Ron Foell , Chairman of the Board of Standard Pacific Homes, co-founded the Company with Art Svendsen in 1965.

Tustin Park To Be Named In Honor Of Ron Foell, Co-Founder Of Standard Pacific Homes

 Standard Pacific Homes (NYSE: SPF), one of the nation's leaders in homebuilding quality, today announced the naming and dedication of 'Ron...

Jul 28, 2015, 13:07 ET
Brian Arrington, Founding Partner and CEO, Pacific Sotheby's International Realty

Pacific Sotheby's International Realty Recognized as one of San Diego's Fastest Growing Companies

 The San Diego Business Journal recognized Pacific Sotheby's International Realty as one of the 2015 Fastest Growing Private Companies in San...

Jul 28, 2015, 13:00 ET
Union Pacific.

Union Pacific Improves Public Safety Rate

 Union Pacific's persistent community safety outreach efforts are driving down incidents at grade crossings in communities across the company's...

Jul 27, 2015, 12:49 ET
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Union Pacific Employees Set Safety Records

Union Pacific employees made gains toward the company's ultimate goal of zero incidents, setting second-quarter and year-to-date safety performance...

Jul 24, 2015, 12:49 ET

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited declares dividend

CALGARY, July 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - The Board of Directors of Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP) today declared a quarterly...

Jul 24, 2015, 08:00 ET

Central Pacific Financial Corp. Reports $12.3 Million Second Quarter Earnings

 Central Pacific Financial Corp. (NYSE: CPF), parent company of Central Pacific Bank (the "Bank"), today reported net income for the second...

Jul 23, 2015, 08:00 ET
Union Pacific.

Union Pacific Reports Second Quarter Results

  Second Quarter Results - Diluted earnings per share of $1.38 declined 3 percent. - Operating income totaled $1.9 billion, down...