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Published: Mon, 24 Jul 2017 10:42:42 EDT

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Existing-Home Sales Retreat 1.8 Percent in June

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 10:00:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, July 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Existing-home sales slipped in June as low supply kept homes selling at a near record pace but ultimately ended up muting overall activity, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Only the Midwest saw an increase in sales last month....



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California pending home sales continue downward trend in June, C.A.R. reports

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 09:58:00 EDT

(image) LOS ANGELES, July 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite robust closed escrow sales in June, California pending home sales slipped for the sixth consecutive month, suggesting an impending slowdown in the state's housing market as the peak homebuying season winds down, the CALIFORNIA...



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The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the Euro Area Increased

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 09:30:00 EDT

(image) NEW YORK, July 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the Euro Area increased 0.6 percent in June 2017 to 112.4 (2010=100). The Conference Board Coincident Economic Index® (CEI) for the Euro Area increased 0.1 percent in June 2017 to 104.2...



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June National Showing Index Shows 10% Increase From June 2016

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 07:11:00 EDT

(image) CHICAGO, July 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The ShowingTime Showing IndexTM, the first of its kind in the residential real estate industry, is compiled using data from property showings scheduled across the country on listings using ShowingTime products and services. It tracks the average...



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eRetailing, Telematics and Service Aggregation Boost Evolution of Global Automotive Aftermarket in 2017

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 05:14:00 EDT

(image) LONDON, July 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The global automotive aftermarket is rapidly evolving. While technological enablers in eRetailing, telematics, and service aggregation will facilitate the evolution of traditional business models and transform the market into a digital and connected...



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Anunciados os vencedores da 23ª edição anual do Prêmio Empresarial BRAVO organizado pelo Council of the Americas

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 14:27:00 EDT

(image) Líderes da Delta, Aeroméxico, CEMEX, OCDE, Cencosud e Related Group serão homenageados no dia 3 de novembro em Miami MIAMI, 21 de julho de 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- O Council of the Americas (COA) anunciou hoje seis nomes que receberão o 23º Prêmio Empresarial BRAVO em cerimônia de...



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Honduran President Urges National Congress to Approve Tourism Incentives

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 12:03:00 EDT

(image) TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras, July 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, President Juan Orlando Hernández urged the National Congress of Honduras to approve the Tourism Incentives Act. The legislation would help create 250,000 jobs by 2019 as part of Honduras' 20/20 growth plan. "Honduras is...



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

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 09:30:00 EDT

(image) NEW YORK, July 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for France increased 0.4 percent in May 2017 to 113.2 (2010=100). The Conference Board Coincident Economic Index® (CEI) for France increased 0.3 percent in May 2017 to 104.2 (2010=100). The...



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Goldman Sachs Leads way in M&A Deals, Affordable Care Act Dilemma Doesn't Faze Healthcare Sector

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 09:05:00 EDT

(image) NEW YORK, July 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Goldman, Sachs & Co. led mergers and acquisitions during the first half of 2017, in a period that saw M&A activity in healthcare rise 24% in dollar volume, despite Congress's failure to repeal or replace the Affordable Care Act, according to...



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AXA Research Reveals That Global Workforces are Still Vital for Big Business Despite Economic Uncertainty and Rise in Political Populism

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 08:28:00 EDT

LONDON, July 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- New research from AXA reveals 98% of big businesses surveyed say a globally mobile workforce is important, with a third saying it is critical to their success But staff working abroad want increasing flexibility with...



Personal Protective Equipment Manufacturers Stay Relevant by Catering to Younger Workforce

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 08:12:00 EDT

(image) SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Market participants have responded in a nimble manner to changing end-user needs. Growth in the welding PPE market is likely to be driven by initiatives to bring back manufacturing jobs to the United States, restarting of the spending...



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Marapharm Ventures Inc. 'Marapharm' Announces Progress in California

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 08:00:00 EDT

KELOWNA, British Columbia, July 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Marapharm Ventures Inc. (OTCQB: MRPHF) (CSE: MDM.CN) (FSE: 2M0) ("Marapharm" or the "Company") (http://www.marapharm.com/) owns, without debt, 1.22 acres in Southern California (announced June 12, 2017) with an approved CUP...



Global Demand for RF/Microwave Semiconductors to Exceed $4.5 Billion in 2022

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 16:14:00 EDT

(image) ROCKVILLE, Md., July 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Global demand for RF/Microwave Semiconductors is forecast to exceed $4.5 billion in 2022, according to the Global RF/Microwave Semiconductors Industry-Update 2017, released March 2017 by Engalco Research. RF/Microwave Semiconductors are...



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Anunciados los ganadores de los 23o Premios de Negocios BRAVO del Council of the Americas

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 11:04:00 EDT

(image) Líderes de Delta, Aeroméxico, CEMEX, OCDE, Cencosud y Related Group, serán reconocidos el 3 de noviembre en Miami MIAMI, 20 de julio de 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Council of the Americas (COA) anunció hoy seis galardonados que recibirán los 23o Premios de Negocios BRAVO que se celebrarán el...



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Council of the Americas 23rd Annual BRAVO Business Awards Winners Announced

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 10:57:00 EDT

(image) MIAMI, July 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Council of the Americas (COA) announced today six honorees who will receive the 23rd BRAVO Business Awards at a special gala ceremony on November 3 in Miami. The BRAVO Awards recipients are business and policy leaders from Chile, Mexico, and the...



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Innovative Securities: Major Shift in Central Bank Policies

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 10:15:00 EDT

(image) BUDAPEST, Hungary, July 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The four rate hikes by the Fed since 2015 put rates between 100 and 125 basis points creating some room if the economic environment deteriorates, believes Innovative Securities. The analysis of the company points out that US monetary policy...



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Report: EMR Industry Must Reckon with Physician User Frustration

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 10:01:00 EDT

(image) ROCKVILLE, Md., July 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare market researcher Kalorama Information has found that physician frustration over the use of EMR systems will be a trend vendors will need to deal with.  In previous years, incentives paid to providers buy and use electronic medical r...



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The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. Increased in June

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 10:00:00 EDT

(image) NEW YORK, July 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. increased 0.6 percent in June to 127.8 (2010 = 100), following a 0.2 percent increase in May, and a 0.2 percent increase in April. "The U.S. LEI rose sharply in June, pointing...



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S&P 500 Foreign Sales Decline to 43.2%, at Lowest Level Since 2003

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 10:00:00 EDT

(image) NEW YORK, July 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices today announced that, for S&P 500® companies with full reporting information for 2016, the percentage of sales from foreign countries decreased to levels last seen in 2003. According to S&P Dow Jones Indices'...



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Southern Oak Consulting, in Cooperation with PitchBook©, Presents Analysis

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 09:47:00 EDT

(image) FORT WORTH, Texas, July 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- A new analysis performed by Southern Oak Consulting using data from the PitchBook© database shows that U.S. private equity funds who used management consultants for operational performance improvement outperformed the Internal Rate of...



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