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Published: Tue, 27 Jun 2017 04:59:51 EDT

Last Build Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 18:53:00 EDT

 



Blackbaud Set to Join S&P MidCap 400; National Storage Affiliates Trust to Join S&P SmallCap 600

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 18:53:00 EDT

(image) NEW YORK, June 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P SmallCap 600 constituent Blackbaud Inc. (NASD: BLKB) will replace CST Brands Inc. (NYSE: CST) in the S&P MidCap 400, and National Storage Affiliates Trust (NYSE: NSA) will replace Blackbaud in the S&P SmallCap 600 effective prior to...



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All-American July 4th Cookout Down Slightly, Remains Under $6 Per Person

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 17:13:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, June 26, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A cookout of Americans' favorite foods for the Fourth of July, including hot dogs, cheeseburgers, pork spare ribs, potato salad, baked beans, lemonade and chocolate milk, will cost slightly less this year, coming in at less than $6 per...



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Enterprise Holdings Contributing $200 Million Annually to Houston Economy

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:43:00 EDT

(image) HOUSTON, June 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Enterprise Holdings Inc. – the world's largest car rental company – is responding to demand for affordable, local transportation solutions by opening 12 new locations in Houston by the end of 2017. To support this growth, Enterprise also is hiring...



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71 Percent of Homeowners Believe It's a Good Time to Sell; Economic and Financial Confidence Dips: Realtors® HOME Survey

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 10:00:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, June 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Existing housing inventory has declined year over year each month for two straight years, but new consumer findings from the National Association of Realtors® offer hope that the growing number of homeowners who think now is a good time to...



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US Demand for Fertilizers to Total 28.1 Million Metric Tons in 2021

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 10:00:00 EDT

(image) CLEVELAND, June 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- US demand for fertilizers is forecast to total 28.1 million metric tons in 2021, according to Fertilizers: United States, a report recently released by Freedonia Focus Reports. Demand for nitrogen fertilizer – the largest type segment – is...



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Banking on Increased Credit Card Use in U.S. Economy

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 09:39:00 EDT

(image) ROCKVILLE, Md., June 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Since the Great Recession, consumer credit card payment value has increased at a healthy rate. The growth path ahead will be weighted toward increasing the frequency with which consumers use their cards, found market research firm Packaged...



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

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 09:30:00 EDT

(image) NEW YORK, June 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the Euro Area increased 0.8 percent in May 2017 to 111.7 (2010=100). The Conference Board Coincident Economic Index® (CEI) for the Euro Area increased 0.1 percent in May 2017 to 104.1...



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New Vehicle Sales Pace to Fall Again; Retail Sales Down 1% through First Half of 2017

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 09:00:00 EDT

(image) DETROIT, June 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The new vehicle retail sales pace in June is expected to be lowest for the month since 2012, according to a forecast developed jointly by J.D. Power and LMC Automotive. Retail sales in June are anticipated to reach 1,168,400 units, a 1.3%...



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US Manufacturing: Globalization, Automation and Robotization

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 09:00:00 EDT

(image) ALLENTOWN, Pa., June 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Creditsafe USA today released the findings of an in-depth analysis of the US manufacturing industry.  Despite recent overall consistent performance, the study highlights several areas of concern across the entire sector in particular the rate o...



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As Mortgage Demand Cools and Competition Heats Up, More Lenders Are Planning to Ease Credit Standards

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 09:00:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, June 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- More mortgage lenders say they have eased credit standards recently and expect further easing in the coming months, according to Fannie Mae's second quarter 2017 Mortgage Lender Sentiment Survey®. On net, the share of lenders reporting they have...



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Biocept Added to the Russell Microcap Index

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 08:05:00 EDT

(image) SAN DIEGO, June 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Biocept, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIOC), a leading commercial provider of liquid biopsy tests designed to provide physicians with clinically actionable information to improve the outcomes of cancer patients, announces that is has been added to the...



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Capital Gold Group Compares Trump's Inflation and Gold

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 06:00:00 EDT

(image) LOS ANGELES, June 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Metals have been riding a volatility rollercoaster in recent weeks. Gold coasted up throughout May, surging at the end of the month and nearly hitting the $1,300 benchmark. Early June saw a drop in the price of the yellow metal following the...



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Can Manufacturers Institute Tells Trump Administration No Tariffs Needed for Aluminum Used to Make Beverage Cans

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 09:46:00 EDT

WASHINGTON, June 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI) today told the U.S. Commerce Department that aluminum can sheets and aluminum ingot, which are used to make beverage cans, are not a security risk that requires intervention in the form of tariffs or...



Swank Capital and Cushing Asset Management Announce Potential Constituent Changes to The Cushing MLP High Income Index

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 09:02:00 EDT

(image) DALLAS, June 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Swank Capital, LLC and Cushing® Asset Management, LP announce a potential upcoming interim constituent change to The Cushing® MLP High Income Index (the "Index"). On February 1, 2017, Index constituents ONEOK, Inc. (NYSE: OKE) and ONEOK Partners, ...



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Swank Capital and Cushing Asset Management Announce Potential Constituent Changes to The Cushing 30 MLP Index

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 09:02:00 EDT

(image) DALLAS, June 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Swank Capital, LLC and Cushing® Asset Management, LP announce a potential interim change to the constituents of The Cushing® 30 MLP Index (the "Index"). On February 1, 2017, Index constituents ONEOK, Inc. (NYSE: OKE) and ONEOK Partners, L.P. (NYSE...



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Monetary Metals Brings Back the Gold Forward Rate

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 08:45:00 EDT

(image) LONDON, June 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Monetary Metals announces that it is now publishing the gold forward rate (GOFO), calculated using public market data. The MM GOFO™ has better than 0.99 correlation to the historical GOFO published by the London Bullion Market Association (LBMA). The...



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Huntington Bancshares Releases Results Of 2017 Dodd-Frank Act Company-Run Capital Stress Test

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 17:01:00 EDT

(image) COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ: HBAN; www.huntington.com) announced today the release of its company-run capital stress test results as required by the Dodd-Frank Act.  Results include both Huntington Bancshares Incorporated and Hun...



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Plastic Windows to Grow 5.5% Annually Through 2021

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 15:53:00 EDT

(image) CLEVELAND, June 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Demand for plastic windows is forecast to rise 5.5% per year to $6.5 billion in 2021, outpacing wood and metal windows and accounting for half of total sales. Home and business owners will continue to specify vinyl windows for their energy...



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Texanos del Sur contra la Refinería: Análisis económico descubre importantes defectos en los estimados de Raven Petroleum

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:34:00 EDT

(image) BRUNI, Texas, 22 de junio de 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- La coalición Texanos del Sur contra la Refinería (South Texans Against the Refinery, STAR), formada para plantear cuestiones cruciales sobre el proyecto de refinería de Raven Petroleum en el condado de Duval, Texas, divulgó un...



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Beer Institute Releases May 2017 Domestic Tax Paid Estimate

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:03:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, June 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Beer Institute published an unofficial estimate of domestic tax paid shipments by beer brewers for May 2017: The May 2017 estimate is 16,272,000 barrels, an increase of 3.8% versus May 2016 removals of 15,677,000. Please note that...



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