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17:17 ET Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. announces closing date of the acquisition of Holiday

LAVAL, QC, Dec. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. ("Couche-Tard") (TSX: ATD.A ATD.B) announces that it has obtained clearance...


15:03 ET BetterInvesting 100 Index Grows 3.9% in November, Up 15.6% Over Five Years Through November

At the end of November, the BetterInvesting 100 Index (BIXX), reflecting the portfolios of Main Street investors, increased 15.6 percent annually...


12:00 ET Sales Up Despite Years of Rising Prices, Falling Inventory

November became the sixth month of 2017 to post an increase in year-over-year home sales, bucking prolonged trends of home price increases and...


11:22 ET MDA advances innovative robotics and rovers for space exploration and to support on-going operations of the ISS

BRAMPTON, ON, Dec. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - MDA, a business unit of Maxar Technologies (formerly MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd.), (NYSE...


08:43 ET Ranking Exame elege André Raduan melhor gestor de renda fixa de 2017

Já é tradição, a cada fim de ano, o mercado financeiro fica em compasso de espera para a divulgação do ranking da revista Exame, que aponta os...


Dec 14, 2017, 15:30 ET Food Well Alliance Invests $300,000 in 13 Leaders To Increase Local Food Access In Metro Atlanta

Food Well Alliance - an organization committed to uniting communities in Atlanta to build a robust, local food system - has announced today that it...


Dec 14, 2017, 14:55 ET El volumen de ventas de viviendas de lujo en Texas crece 19%, alcanza un total de $7,500 millones en 2017

AUSTIN, Texas, 14 de diciembre de 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- El número de viviendas en Texas vendidas por $1 millón o más saltó 19.1% y...


Dec 14, 2017, 13:59 ET Freedonia Analyst Weighs in on Deere's Acquisition of Wirtgen Group

In December 2017, Deere purchased Germany's Wirtgen Group, a $3 billion manufacturer of heavy construction equipment. Freedonia Group analyst Gleb...


Dec 14, 2017, 11:00 ET Texas luxury home sales volume jumps 19 percent, tops $7.5 billion in 2017

The number of Texas homes sold for $1 million or higher jumped 19.1 percent and topped $7.5 billion in total sales dollar volume in 2017, according...


Dec 14, 2017, 10:10 ET Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. closes private offering of Senior Notes in the United States

LAVAL, QC, Dec. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. ("Couche-Tard") (TSX: ATD.A ATD.B) announced today the closing of its...


Dec 14, 2017, 10:00 ET Nearly Half of Marketers Don't Know Where Their Ads Are Running, Says SNCR

In new research, the Society for New Communications Research of The Conference Board (SNCR) concludes that big brand marketers are reluctant...


Dec 14, 2017, 09:30 ET The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.K. Declined

The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.K. decreased 0.2 percent in October 2017 to 111.7 (2010=100). The Conference Board...


Dec 14, 2017, 07:01 ET Healthcare IT Company Reports Astonishing Growth in Politically Volatile Year

Healthcare insurers finally cracked the code this year on how to gain real time insights into member health, thanks to a technology platform from...


Dec 14, 2017, 00:01 ET U.S. Solar Market Notches Another Quarter of 2 GW Growth, But Uncertainty Holds Back Installations

The U.S. installed more than 2 gigawatts (GW) of solar photovoltaics (PV) in the third quarter of 2017, despite experiencing higher prices across...


Dec 13, 2017, 23:49 ET Burton Mills: China to Maintain 2018 GDP Target

Economists at Taipei, Taiwan-based investment house Burton Mills say that China will probably set its 2018 economic growth target at approximately...


Dec 13, 2017, 14:12 ET 5 Trends Shaping $26 Billion Pet Food Market in 2018 and Beyond

Looking ahead to 2018 and beyond, the outlook for the pet food market remains promising. The market is benefitting from several key drivers,...


Dec 13, 2017, 12:46 ET Caio Asfor defende avanços da reforma trabalhista com arbitragem

O jurista Caio Asfor, um dos principais especialistas em arbitragem do Brasil, acredita que um dos maiores avanços da reforma trabalhista aprovada...


Dec 13, 2017, 12:18 ET UBRAFE: Nota à Imprensa

A UBRAFE – União Brasileira dos Promotores de Feiras é a entidade que representa o setor de promoção comercial nacional e internacionalmente,...


Dec 13, 2017, 11:51 ET Rising home prices are putting a strain on the U.S. housing market

Sustained, rapid home appreciation is weakening the near-term outlook for the U.S. housing market, according to Nationwide's latest Health of...


Dec 13, 2017, 11:23 ET CUSIP Request Volume Reverses Course, Signals Upswing in New Corporate and Muni Bond Issuance

CUSIP Global Services (CGS) today announced the release of its CUSIP Issuance Trends Report for November 2017. The report, which tracks the...


Dec 13, 2017, 10:54 ET US Demand for Sports Equipment to Reach $14.8 Billion in 2021

US demand for sports equipment is forecast to reach $14.8 billion in 2021, according to Sports Equipment: United States, a report recently released...


Dec 13, 2017, 10:07 ET Clifford Beaumont Expect the Largest Rate Hikes in a Decade

TAIPEI, Taiwan, Dec. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Clifford Beaumont has reported that the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) of the Fed decides the...


Dec 13, 2017, 10:00 ET The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Brazil, Together with Fundação Getulio Vargas (TCB/FGV Brazil LEI), Increased

The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® for Brazil, together with Fundação Getulio Vargas (TCB/FGV Brazil LEI), increased 0.5 percent in...


Dec 13, 2017, 09:00 ET The American Turkish Society Announces its Sixth Class of "Young Society Leaders"

The American Turkish Society is pleased to announce the sixth class of "Young Society Leaders," a group of 25 accomplished professionals with a...


Dec 12, 2017, 19:01 ET Investors look to 2018 for increased growth as the IPO market returns to pre-crisis level highs in 2017

Global IPO activity surged in 2017, making it the most active year since 2007. Year-to-date, 2017 has registered 1,624 IPOs with US$188.8b raised –...