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Published: Tue, 21 Feb 2017 20:41:54 EST

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ADH ADRs eligible for trading in the US

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 17:00:00 EST

BARUERI, Brasil, Feb. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Digital Health Medicina Preventiva S.A. ("Company", "ADH", "Advanced-DH", Ticker: ADHM3), in accordance with the CVM Rule No. 358/02, hereby announces to its shareholders and to the market that its Level I American Depositary Receipt...

ADRs da ADH aprovados para negociação nos EUA

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 17:00:00 EST

BARUERI, Brasil, 21 de fevereiro de 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Digital Health Medicina Preventiva S.A. ("Companhia", "ADH", "Advanced-DH", Ticker: ADHM3), em atendimento ao disposto na Instrução CVM nº 358/02 ("Instrução CVM 358"), comunica aos seus acionistas e ao mercado em geral que...

Key legislators and worker advocates introduce bill to crack down on wage theft in Illinois

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 14:56:00 EST

(image) SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Feb. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three key legislators, State Senate Labor Committee Chairman Daniel Biss and State Representatives Lisa Hernandez and Carol Ammons, have joined forces with worker advocates, including HourVoice and United Food and Commercial...

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4 Key Facts About Millennial Pet Owners

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 14:28:00 EST

(image) ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Between their growing numbers and affinity for "natural" pet products, the Millennial cohort wields a significant buying power for the industry, according to market research firm Packaged Facts in the report Millennials as Pet Market...

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Panama forecasts Latin America's highest economic growth rate for 2017

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 14:05:00 EST

PANAMA CITY, Feb. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Panama's Ministry of Economy and Finance has announced that it projects the country's economic growth for 2017 at 5.8%, the highest rate among all Latin American economies, thanks to strong performance in a variety of sectors including...

Federal Home Loan Bank Of New York Announces Fourth Quarter And Full-Year 2016 Operating Highlights

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 13:22:00 EST

(image) NEW YORK, Feb. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Federal Home Loan Bank of New York ("FHLBNY") today released its unaudited financial highlights for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2016.  In the fourth quarter of 2016, the FHLBNY earned $122.8 million in net income, a decrease of $45.6...

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The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Australia Declined

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 10:30:00 EST

(image) NEW YORK, Feb. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index®(LEI) for Australia decreased 0.1 percent in December 2016 to 105.2 (2010=100). The Conference Board Coincident Economic Index®(CEI) for Australia increased 0.2 percent in December 2016 to 110.8...

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Bank Card Default Rate Hits 42-Month High In January 2017 According To S&P/Experian Consumer Credit Default Indices

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 10:14:00 EST

(image) NEW YORK, Feb. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Data through January 2017, released today by S&P Dow Jones Indices and Experian for the S&P/Experian Consumer Credit Default Indices, a comprehensive measure of changes in consumer credit defaults, shows the composite rate up three basis...

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Accelerance Reveals '2017 Global Software Outsourcing Rates' to Benefit Enterprises, CTOs

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 10:00:00 EST

(image) REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Feb. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Accelerance, which connects companies that need software development services with the most qualified outsourcing firms around the globe, launched a new report, 2017 Guide to Global Software Outsourcing Rates. The complimentary guide...

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Rhode Island Begins Process to Develop New Innovation Campus

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 09:44:00 EST

(image) PROVIDENCE, R.I., Feb. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation (RICC), in partnership with the University of Rhode Island (URI), will soon begin requesting proposals from industry, academic and research partners to develop, program and occupy a transformative In...

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The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for France Increased

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 09:30:00 EST

(image) NEW YORK, Feb. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for France increased 0.4 percent in December 2016 to 112.4 (2010=100). The Conference Board Coincident Economic Index® (CEI) for France increased 0.1 percent in December 2016 to 103.2...

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Chemical activity barometer continues steady climb; consumer and business confidence strengthening

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 09:07:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Feb. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB), a leading economic indicator created by the American Chemistry Council (ACC), posted a strong gain in February of 0.4 percent, following a similar 0.4 percent gain in January. This follows a steady 0.3...

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Jewelry Television® Ends Strong 2016 with Sales Growth

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 09:00:00 EST

(image) KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Jewelry Television (JTV), the leading omni-digital retailer dedicated to the jewelry and gemstones industry, ended 2016 with double-digit increases in sales and orders, which continued to outperform the wider retail sector. For the...

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Home-based Infant Care and Integrated Solutions to Boost Growth in Neonatal Equipment Market

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 08:10:00 EST

(image) SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Neonatal care equipment manufacturers' interest in offering high-end, technology-integrated, home-based infant care and neonatal solutions mirrors the healthcare industry's shift toward value-based care. Keeping the patient-physician...

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NaturalNano, Inc. announces current sales to date totaling $308,269 for Q1 of 2017

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 07:30:00 EST

MADEIRA BEACH, Fla., Feb. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- NaturalNano Inc. (OTC Pink: NNAN) (the "Company"), is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary, Omni Shrimp has year to date sales of $308,269.  In addition, they have received a recurring monthly purchase order from one of the...

Growth Opportunities in the Gulf Triggered by Innovations and Disruptions in Building Energy Efficiency

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 07:29:00 EST

(image) DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is at an interesting juncture as the economic and social initiatives driving the transition towards energy efficiency have never been stronger. High economic growth and diversification from oil...

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Die Angolanische Nationalbank enthüllt in Paris ihre Strategie für internationale Anerkennung

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 05:41:00 EST

(image) PARIS, February 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Reform des regulatorischen Rahmens und der Bankenaufsicht in Angola   Eine Delegation der Angolanischen Nationalbank (Banco Nacional de Angola, BNA) unter der Leitung von Gouverneur Valter Duarte da Silva traf sich in Paris mit der Banque de...

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La Banque nationale d'Angola révèle sa stratégie de reconnaissance internationale à Paris

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 05:39:00 EST

(image) PARIS, February 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Réforme du cadre réglementaire et de surveillance bancaire en Angola   Une délégation de la Banque nationale d'Angola (BNA), dirigée par le gouverneur Valter Duarte da Silva, était à Paris pour des rencontres avec la Banque de France et d'au...

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Smart Electricity Meters: Europe Emerges as Key Regional Market

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 05:03:00 EST

(image) LONDON, Feb. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Regulation-fuelled rollouts of smart electricity meters are driven by the potential to reduce non-technical losses for electricity utilities, improve billing accuracy, and effectively integrate renewable energy with smart meters. With these rollouts, E...

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Marcus Hiles - Praises Texas On Becoming the Strongest Labor Market Across the United States

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 21:25:00 EST

(image) DALLAS, Feb. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas gained the momentum after officially adding 210,800 new jobs, as of December 17th, 2016 – the increase predominantly driven by a rise in oil prices and the distinct stabilization of the energy sector. Marcus Hiles, the dynamic CEO of Dallas real...

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