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Published: Sat, 19 Aug 2017 22:07:17 EDT

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Australia Recognises Jindal Global Law School's Law Degree

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 10:25:00 EDT

SONIPAT, India, August 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- JGLS students have even greater career prospects abroad now that the Law Council of Australia (LCA) has recognised all JGLS LLB degrees under the Uniform Principles for Assessing Qualifications of Overseas Applicants for Admission to the...

CNL receives strong response to small modular reactor RFEOI

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 13:10:00 EDT

(image) Over 70 organizations participate in Request for Expression of Interest (RFEOI), demonstrating global interest in advancing SMR technology at Canada's national nuclear laboratory CHALK RIVER, ON, Aug. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL), Canada's premier...

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

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 11:00:00 EDT

(image) NEW YORK, Aug. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for Mexico increased 0.2 percent in June 2017 to 102.9 (2010=100). The Conference Board Coincident Economic Index® (CEI) for Mexico also increased 0.2 percent in June 2017 to 123.6 (2010=100)....

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

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:30:00 EDT

(image) NEW YORK, Aug. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for France decreased 0.2 percent in June 2017 to 113.0 (2010=100). The Conference Board Coincident Economic Index® (CEI) for France remained unchanged in June 2017 at 104.3 (2010=100). The...

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'Billion Dollar Roundtable' Now Includes LGBT, Disability, And Veteran-Owned Businesses In Corporate Supply Chains

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 15:00:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Aug. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), the business voice of the LGBT community, and the USBLN (US Business Leadership Network), the disability inclusion business resource, are pleased to share that The Billion...

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Sales of mini excavators in France 2016 hit the highest level since the global financial crisis

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 14:56:00 EDT

(image) ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Following several years when both public works and the building sector were severely depressed in France, prospects are at last improving. After 8 years of stagnation, 2016 was viewed as a year of transition, with public works activity...

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July Results in Metro Chicago Housing Market Reflect Lack of Listings: Sales Declined While Homes Sold Faster and at Higher Prices, RE/MAX Reports

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 13:27:00 EDT

(image) ELGIN, Ill., Aug. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Activity in the metropolitan Chicago housing market during July reflected the impact of a dwindling supply of homes for sale. Compared to July of last year, closed sales fell 3.5 percent to 11,210 units, while the median sales price gained 4.2...

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Direxion Launches 3X Leveraged ETF on Emerging Market Bonds

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 11:01:00 EDT

(image) NEW YORK, Aug. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Direxion has launched the Direxion Daily Emerging Markets Bond Bull 3X Shares (Ticker: EMBU). The Fund seeks to achieve 300% of the daily performance of the J.P. Morgan EMBI® Global Core Index. The index provides exposure to U.S. dollar-denominated...

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Home Sales Decreased in July, but Sold at Faster Pace

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 10:05:00 EDT

(image) DENVER, Aug. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- While July home sales decreased slightly, homes sold at a faster rate than any month in nearly a decade, according to the August RE/MAX National Housing Report that analyzes housing data in 54* metro areas. To access the housing report infographic,...

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BBB's Launches "Advancing Collaboration" Movement Aimed at a Seismic "Shareconomy" Shift in Nonprofit Operations

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 10:00:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Aug. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Technological shifts are changing human behavior and transforming every sector of the economy—even the nonprofit space. In response to such disruption, BBB's charity evaluator launched "Advancing Collaboration," featuring a...

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

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 10:00:00 EDT

(image) NEW YORK, Aug. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the U.S. increased 0.3 percent in July to 128.3 (2010 = 100), following a 0.6 percent increase in June, and a 0.3 percent increase in May. "The U.S. LEI improved in July, suggesting the U.S....

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Tri-way Industries Updates Dividend Distribution

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 09:23:00 EDT

GUANGZHOU, China, August 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Sino Agro Food, Inc. (OTCQX: SIAF | OSE: SIAF-ME), a specialized investment company focused on protein food including seafood and cattle, is pleased to announce progress to date and procedures to come in order to complete the...

Turn a $5k Investment into One of the Fastest Growing Software Companies on the Inc. 5000? 'No Problem,' Said Three Entrepreneurs in Their 20s

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 09:12:00 EDT

(image) SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- As with every year, the release of the Inc. 5000 list reveals hidden gems in a number of business verticals. One outstanding example is a company which was recognized as 20th fastest growing software business. What is remarkable about this firm...

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Upside Offsets Downside, Keeps Economic Growth on Pace

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 09:00:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Aug. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Looming geopolitical tensions and the growing potential for a U.S. government shutdown as well as a technical default pose risks to the economy but are not expected to derail full-year growth of 2.0 percent, according to the Fannie Mae Economic...

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The U.S. Has Gained 346 New $1 Million Neighborhoods Since 2014

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 08:00:00 EDT

SEATTLE, Aug. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly one in 20 residential ZIP codes meets Zillow's definition of a $1 Million Neighborhood, meaning at least 10 percent of the homes there are worth seven figures, according to a new Zillow® analysis. There are 346 new $1 Million Neighborhoodsi in...

Bankrate: Mortgage Rates Remain in Holding Pattern

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 07:45:00 EDT

(image) NEW YORK, Aug. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Mortgage rates were little changed again this week, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate nosing higher to 4.05 percent, according to's weekly national survey. The average 30-year fixed mortgage has an average of 0.22 discount...

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These are the Best and Worst States for Families to Live a Better Life

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 07:30:00 EDT

(image) LOS ANGELES, Aug. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second consecutive year, New Hampshire ranks as the No. 1 state for families to live richer lives, finds a new study by personal finance website GOBankingRates. Wyoming and Virginia have moved up in the rankings as the second- and...

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Walter Investment Management Corp. Receives Continued Listing Standard Notice from the NYSE

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 16:36:00 EDT

(image) FORT WASHINGTON, Pa., Aug. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Walter Investment Management Corp. (the "Company") (NYSE: WAC.BC) announced today that on August 11, 2017 it received written notification (the "Notice") from the New York Stock Exchange ("NYSE") that the Company was considered to be...

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Los compradores internacionales de vivienda aportan $18.66 mil millones a la economía de Texas en 2016-2017

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:35:00 EDT

(image) AUSTIN, Texas, 16 de agosto de 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Las ventas de viviendas en Texas a compradores internacionales añadieron $18.66 mil millones a la economía de Texas de abril de 2016 a marzo de 2017, según el Informe de Compradores Internacionales de Vivienda de Texas&nb...

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Dana CEO Issues Statement on Manufacturing Jobs Initiative

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:18:00 EDT

(image) MAUMEE, Ohio, Aug. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Dana Incorporated (NYSE: DAN) President and CEO James Kamsickas issued the following statement today: "At Dana, we are deeply concerned and saddened by the horrific events that occurred in Charlottesville this past weekend. Racism,...

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