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Fuel price hike will impact inflation adversely, says Mukherjee
Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Friday said the fuel price hike will adversely impact inflation, and added that the price of petrol is decided by oil companies and not by the government. ANI

'India given MFN status by Pak under US pressure'
Pakistan opposition leaders have slammed the government for giving Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status to India, saying the US pressurized Pakistan to take such a move. ANI

The Festival of Media Launches in Asia
The Festival of Media Asia, the world's first festival of media creativity and innovation will be held from November 13 to November 15 at the Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Center in Singapore ACN Newswire

Sharp Develops Solar Cell with World's Highest Conversion Efficiency of 36.9%
Sharp Corporation has achieved the world's highest solar cell conversion efficiency(1) of 36.9%(2) using a triple-junction compound solar cell in which the solar cell has a stacked three-layer structure.Compound solar cells utilize photo-absorption layers made from compounds consisting of two or more elements, such as indium and gallium ACN Newswire

Hays Office Professionals Names Oakwood Secretary Japan's 'PA/Secretary of the Year'
Hays Office Professionals has recognized Executive Secretary to Oakwood Asia Pacific Ltd. ("Oakwood") Japan Country Manager Mr. Martin Fluck as its Hays Office Professionals Personal Assistant (PA)/Secretary of the Year in Japan ACN Newswire

Chiquita Brands International, Inc: Chiquita Reports Third Quarter 2011 Results
Chiquita Brands (NYSE: CQB) today released financial and operating results for the third quarter of 2011, reporting net sales of $723 million and comparable loss[1] of $16 million, GAAP net loss of $29 million ACN Newswire

Canasia Industries (TSXV:CAJ) Releases Assay Results on Clone Gold Property - Video Summary of Report Posted on
Vancouver, British Columbia - November 3, 2011 - Canasia Industries (TSXV:CAJ) has released assay results from the bulk sample on its Clone property, which is located 12 miles southeast of Stewart, British has produced a ""video news alert"" based on the eResearch report. If this link is not enabled, please visit www.InvestmentPitch ACN Newswire

Monarques Resources (TSXV:MQR) Receives Initial Buy Recommendation from eResearch Corp - Video Summary of Report Posted on
Vancouver, British Columbia - November 3, 2011 - Toronto based eResearch has initiated coverage on Monarques Resources (TSXV:MQR), giving the company a speculative buy recommendation with a 12 month target price of $0.40, a healthy premium to today's price of $ has produced a ""video news alert"" based on the eResearch report ACN Newswire

Bemis Company Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend
The Board of Directors of Bemis Company, Inc. (NYSE:BMS) has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of 24 cents per share. The dividend is payable December 1, 2011, to shareholders of record at the close of business on November 15, 2011.AboutBemis Company, Inc ACN Newswire

Community Bank of the Bay Announces Third Quarter Financial Results
Community Bank of the Bay (OTCBB: CBYAA) MarketWire

"Static," the New IC Places / FunnyBrand777 Skit Comedy Show, Begins Principal Photography in Los Angeles
IC Places, Inc. (OTCQB: ICPA) -- IC Places Entertainment and FunnyBrand777 have officially begun production on "Static," a hilarious irreverent look at the world of modern entertainment. The show is being filmed at HI Point Studios in Los Angeles. MarketWire

United Silver Corp. Announces Director Resignation
United Silver Corp. (the "Company" or "USC") (TSX: USC)(OTCQX: USCZF)(FRANKFURT: UM8) announces the resignation of Mr. Charles Pitcher from the Board of Directors. Mr. Pitcher will stay on as a mining consultant to the Company for the next year on an as needed basis. The Company and its directors wish to thank Mr MarketWire

ACWA Issues Statement on Delta Stewardship Council's Draft EIR
Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) Executive Director Timothy Quinn issued the following statement today on the release of a draft environmental impact report (EIR) for the Delta Stewardship Council's Delta Plan. MarketWire

AltiGen Communications, Inc. to Announce Fourth-Quarter and Fiscal Year 2011 Results
AltiGen Communications, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ATGN) (OTCQX: ATGN), the leading provider of integrated Microsoft-based Unified Communications solutions, will announce its fourth quarter fiscal 2011 financial results after the close of regular market trading on Wednesday, November 16, 2011. The Company will also hold a conference call to discuss the results at 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time (5:00 p.m. ET). MarketWire

Paradigm's Thomas Schell to Discuss Benefits of the Expert Physician Model
Paradigm Management Services today announced Thomas C. Schell, CPCU, Senior Vice President of Strategic Partnerships, will speak at the 2011 National Workers' Compensation and Disability Conference & Expo on how an expert physician model can improve outcomes and significantly reduce medical costs for catastrophic and complex claims MarketWire

Fresh Start Private Management Inc. Closes Merger With Fresh Start Private, Inc.
Fresh Start Private Management Inc. (OTCBB: CEYY), a leader in the alcohol treatment and rehabilitation industry, announced that it has finalized its merger with the private entity, Fresh Start Private, Inc. MarketWire

From Catwalk to Color Talk, Lectra Hosts Industry Experts to Discuss Design and Color Management at Parsons The New School for Design
Lectra, the world leader in integrated technology solutions dedicated to industries using soft materials -- textiles, leather, industrial fabrics, and composite materials, brought together a panel of industry experts for their Design and Color Seminar on November 2nd, 2011 MarketWire

San Diego Ad Club to Present The One Show's 2011 Winners at Special Luncheon Program Thursday, Nov. 10
The San Diego Ad Club will present The One Show's 2011 winners at a special luncheon program from noon to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 10, at Phil's BBQ Event Center, 3750 Sports Arena Blvd., San Diego. The public is invited to attend. MarketWire

Aryaka Vice President Sonal Puri to Speak at the Cloud Channel Summit Conference
Aryaka (, provider of the world's first cloud-based WAN optimization and application acceleration solution, is a sponsor of the Cloud Channel Summit conference and participating in an executive roundtable titled "Selling and Supporting Cloud Services Together MarketWire

Cambrian Begins Work on 84 Acre Lease
Cambrian (CAMS) (the Company) (PINKSHEETS: CAMS) is proud to announce that over the next few days the Company will begin the bail testing of the recently acquired 84 acre lease in Green County, Kentucky. MarketWire

Public Voting Begins Today for the SmartStop(TM) Self Storage "Sing It Smart!" Video Jingle Contest
SmartStop™ Self Storage announced today that public voting has begun on the 15 finalists selected by a panel of celebrity judges in the "Sing It Smart!" video jingle contest to determine who will win a $5,000 grand prize. MarketWire

Kearny Financial Corp. Reports First Quarter 2012 Operating Results
Kearny Financial Corp. (NASDAQ: KRNY) (the "Company"), the holding company of Kearny Federal Savings Bank (the "Bank"), today reported net income for the quarter ended September 30, 2011 of $2,018,000, or $0.03 per diluted share. MarketWire

Nearly 100 Riderwood Retirement Community Residents and General Public to Celebrate the Truman Years at November 10 "I'm Just Wild About Harry!" Fest in Silver Spring
WHAT:"I'm Just Wild About Harry!" -- a November 10 celebration of the Truman years by nearly 100 residents of Riderwood retirement community and the general public. This festive event is being held in partnership with the Beltsville Library and the Prince George's County Memorial Library System MarketWire

JD Norman Industries, Inc. Announces the Acquisition of Len Industries, Inc.
Diversified metal component manufacturer JD Norman Industries, Inc. today announced that it has acquired the assets of Len Industries, Inc., a leading provider of precision machined components. Len Industries operates three plants in Leslie, Mich. and serves customers within the automotive and industrial markets. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. MarketWire

Dramatic Change in X-Ray Market as Digital Systems Exceed Traditional
Kalorama Information estimates that digital x-ray system sales will exceed those of traditional x-ray systems used for a medical (non-dental) purpose in 2011. According to the healthcare market research publisher, revenues for digital x-ray systems are the largest component of the $12 billion radiography market, slightly higher than the firm's projection for traditional systems MarketWire

98.7 The Peak Puts Phoenix in Control With Listener Driven Radio (LDR)
The desert radio waves are being controlled by Phoenix listeners with 98.7 The Peak's U PICK IT night show, powered by LISTENER DRIVEN RADIO's LDR.Takeovertechnology. Every single song between 8PM and midnight is voted on and chosen by listeners at 987THEPEAK.COM MarketWire

Vantage Drilling Company Schedules Third Quarter 2011 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call
Vantage Drilling Company ("Vantage") (NYSE Amex: VTG) today announced that it will conduct a call at 11:00 AM Eastern Time on November 9, 2011 to discuss operating results for the third quarter 2011 and recent developments. Vantage will release earnings before the market opens on November 9, 2011. To access the conference call, U.S MarketWire

College of Graduate Nursing Establishes The Fletcher Jones Foundation Endowed Chair for Nursing Quality and Safety
The College of Graduate Nursing is poised to become a leader in quality and safety education as the result of a $500,000 grant from The Fletcher Jones Foundation. MarketWire

American Defense Systems Announces Departure of President and Chief Executive Officer
American Defense Systems, Inc. ("ADSI" or the "Company") (NYSE Amex: EAG), a provider of advanced transparent and opaque armor, architectural hardening and security products for Defense and Homeland Security, announced today that, effective November 2, 2011, Anthony J. Piscitelli has resigned as the Company's President and Chief Executive Officer and as a director of the Company MarketWire

Kamakura Reports First Improvement in Corporate Credit Quality in Six Months
Kamakura Corporation reported that the Kamakura index of troubled public companies showed considerable improvement in October, dropping 247 basis points to 7.26% after deteriorating in the five previous months. The index reached an intra-month low of 6.68%. At the 7 MarketWire

Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners Left Meet the Media Day With a New Perspective on Pitching the Media and More
On Saturday, October 15, hundreds of entrepreneurs and small business owners, along with inspirational speakers and 11 members of the media, made their way to the second annual Meet the Media Day at the Fairmont Miramar in Santa Monica, Calif MarketWire

Zacuto Ready With Kits to Outfit the New Canon EOS C300 Camera
On November 3rd, Canon announced the release of their newest camera, the EOS C300. The Zacuto research and development team has spent the last few months working on a variety of Canon C300 stabilization rigs as well as many C300 camera accessories. MarketWire

Middlesex Water Company Reports Third Quarter 2011 Operating Results
Middlesex Water Company (NASDAQ: MSEX) ("Middlesex" or the "Company") today reported third quarter operating revenues of $28.7 million compared to $29.6 million for the same period in 2010. Net income for the quarter decreased to $5.1 million from $5.7 million in the same quarter of 2010. Earnings per basic and diluted share for the quarter were $0.33 and $0.32 per share, compared to $0 MarketWire

FGI Successfully Completes Phase 1A First-in-Human Clinical Trial
Functional Genetics announced that it has successfully completed a first-in-human Phase 1A clinical study of FGI-101-1A6, a fully-human, first in class, broad-spectrum antiviral antibody targeting the host protein TSG101 MarketWire

DPR Construction Named San Diego's First and Only Net-Zero Energy and LEED(R) Platinum Commercial Office
The dream of a net-zero energy, LEED® certified workplace has become a reality for the employees of DPR Construction (DPR). The company-owned San Diego regional headquarters, a 24,000 square foot office located in University City, is the first and only commercial office in San Diego to achieve both net-zero energy status and LEED® for New Construction (NC) Platinum certification. MarketWire

PIMCO's Bill Gross' November Podcast Available on iTunes, Titled "Pennies From Heaven"
PIMCO today announced that Founder and co-Chief Investment Officer Bill Gross' November "Investment Outlook" is available as a free podcast on and This month's podcast covers topics such as demographics, globalization, technological innovation, operation twist, inflation and pennies. MarketWire

WorkSpace Communications(TM) and AltiGen Communications, Inc. Partner to Deliver a Hosted Contact Center Solution for Microsoft Lync Server 2010
WorkSpace Communications™, a leading cloud provider of Unified Communications solutions, today announced a partnership with AltiGen Communications, Inc. (OTCQX: ATGN) (PINKSHEETS: ATGN), the leading provider of integrated Microsoft-based Unified Communications solutions, to deliver a robust hosted, software-as-a service (SaaS)-based contact center solution for Microsoft Lync™ MarketWire

URBAN AG Names Billy V. Ray Jr. President and Member of Board of Directors
URBAN AG Corporation (PINKSHEETS: AQUM) announced today Billy V. Ray has been elected President by the Board of Directors. MarketWire

Inspire Malibu Treats Addiction With Science, Not Faith
Dr. Akikur Mohammad, Founder of Malibu Horizon, the leading non 12-step treatment center in Malibu, California and Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences at the University of Southern California (USC MarketWire

Chiropractor Participates in Free Health Fair for Charlotte Back Pain Patients on Saturday, November 5
Omni Wellness Center announced that it will be participating in the Mountain Island Health Fair, to be held Saturday, November 5, 2011. The wellness center will be providing free spinal screenings and information on chiropractic adjustments for natural pain relief, as well as tips for preventing back injuries during the holiday season MarketWire

Icelanders Open Their Homes to Tourists This Winter
At 4:00 pm on November 9th, Iceland's President Olafur Ragnar Grimsson will invite tourists into his own home for traditional Icelandic pancakes with whipped cream and rhubarb jam MarketWire

Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT) and Cisco Build the Foundation for the Next-Generation Internet
Philippine Long Distance Telephone (PLDT), the country's largest telecommunications provider, today announced the deployment of Cisco® (NASDAQ: CSCO) router technologies as a platform for its Internet Protocol Next-Generation Network (IP NGN) MarketWire

Acclaimed CEO of Sapient Financial Group Announces Retirement
Frank Woodruff, CEO and General Agent of San Antonio-based Sapient Financial Group, a general agency of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual), announced he will retire on Aug. 1, 2012, after leading the firm for 13 years. MarketWire

Thrive World Wide, Inc. Announces They Have Been Chosen by Vindagra Wines to Represent Them in New World Wide Markets
Daily Hot Deal (, a wholly owned subsidiary of Thrive World Wide, Inc. (OTCQB: TWWI) (PINKSHEETS: TWWI), announced today they have been chosen by Vindagra wines to represent them in the cruise line, resort, and hotel industry markets throughout the world MarketWire

Dockwise lending syndicate grants waiver request
Breda, the Netherlands, November 4(th), 2011. Dockwise Ltd. today announcesthatits lending syndicate has agreed the waiver request filed on 10(th) Octoberforcontingency purposes. Dockwise has at all times remained within covenants agreed with the lendersyndicate MarketWire

HealthEast KSI Honored for Innovation
A novel innovative model of care, developed by the HealthEast Kidney Stone Institute (KSI), is providing rapid expert care to patients with kidney stones. This strategy is improving patient care, reducing unnecessary repeat emergency room visits and hospitalization, and drastically cutting health care costs. That's why HealthPartners just awarded KSI with a 2011 Innovations in Health Care Award. MarketWire

Proctor Financial, Inc. Earns Center of Excellence Certification for Call Center Quality
Proctor Financial, Inc. ("PFI") has earned a Center of Excellence certification for call center services from BenchmarkPortal, an industry leader in call center benchmarking worldwide, in collaboration with the Center for Customer-Driven Quality, founded at Purdue University. The Center of Excellence recognition is one of the most prestigious certifications in the service and support industry. MarketWire

FMG: University Endowments -- Don't Land Grab, Farmers Collaborate
According to Tracy Lynn Bolton of the Farmland Marketing Group, "We discovered, almost by accident, that America's University Endowments and this country's aging population of grain producers can each benefit by the other." MarketWire

Canada's First Bank Comments on Appointment of Bank of Canada Governor to Lead Financial Stability Board
Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney is the "right person at the right time," according to BMO President and Chief Executive Officer Bill Downe, upon learning of Mr. Carney's appointment today as Chair of the Financial Stability Board. MarketWire

Zoom Telephonics Extends Rights Offering Expiration Date to November 11, 2011
Zoom Telephonics, Inc. (OTCBB: ZMTP) ("Zoom"), a leading provider of modems and other communications products, today announced that the Company has extended the expiration date for its rights offering. The new expiration date is November 11, 2011, four days after the original expiration date of November 7, 2011 MarketWire

Spectrum Gaming Group Announces Hiring of Vice President, Business Development -- Latin America
Spectrum Gaming Group, responding to the growing global demand for its independent research and professional services, today announced the hiring of Francisco Nolla to fill the newly created position of Vice President, Business Development for Latin America, based in Miami, Florida. MarketWire

OGC and USGIF Announce WhereCon 2012 to Be Held in Washington, DC
The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) and the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) announce the WhereCon 2012 conference, April 10-12, 2012 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. Online registration for WhereCon 2012 is open and seating is limited. Visit for more information. MarketWire

Avid Law Center Reaches Its 600th Positive Case Result for Mortgage Relief Clients
With practice areas in loan restructuring, lender litigation, foreclosure defense and bankruptcy, today Avid Law Center announced it has reached its 600th positive case result, successfully advocating for millions of dollars in mortgage debt relief for its clients throughout California. MarketWire

12 and 1/2 Travel Trends for 2012 From Kensington Tours
With the end of 2011 fast approaching, Kensington Tours ( polled its Destination Experts for the travel trends they forecast for the new year. Kensington's team, which creates custom designed, privately guided tours and cruise holidays to more than 90 countries worldwide, came back with a variety of insightful new trends and tips for vacation planning in 2012. MarketWire

30 New Schools Sign With peerTransfer in Q3 Helping Their International Students Save Thousands of Dollars
peerTransfer, the leading provider of global payment solutions for international students and their schools, announced today that the company signed up more than 30 new schools during the third quarter of 2011. MarketWire

Fox Petroleum Files Financial Statements for Oil Acquisition
Fox Petroleum Inc. (OTCQB: FXPT) (PINKSHEETS: FXPT) announced today that it has filed the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) audits required for its purchase of Renfro Energy LLC and Cameron Parish Pipelines LLC in an 8k filed on November 4, 2011. MarketWire

Tracelytics Unveils Next Generation Web Application Performance Management Solution
Tracelytics today announced the launch of its SaaS-based application performance management (APM) solution, as well as seed funding from Battery Ventures, Flybridge Capital Partners, Google Ventures, and several prominent angel investors. MarketWire

CNH Announces Closing of $500 Million Notes
CNH Global N.V. (NYSE: CNH) today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, CNH Capital LLC, has completed its previously announced private offering of $500 million in aggregate principal amount of 6.250% notes due 2016, issued at par. MarketWire

GSR Ventures, a Leading Early Stage Venture Firm, Announces Receipt of Global Cleantech 100 Awards for U.S. Based Portfolio Companies Boston-Power and SEEO
GSR Ventures (, an early-stage venture capital firm building world-class technology companies, is the lead investor behind U.S.-based Boston-Power and SEEO, two of four GSR-backed companies on the list of Global Cleantech 100 ( for 2011 MarketWire

Petroleum Geo-Services ASA : Announces Launch of USD 300 million Senior Notes Offering
NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION IN AUSTRALIA, CANADA OR JAPAN Lysaker, Norway, November 4, 2011: Petroleum Geo-Services ASA ("PGS") todayannounces an offering of USD 300 million senior notes due 2018 (the"Notes")guaranteed on a senior basis by certain of its subsidiaries. PGS expects tousethe net proceeds of the offering for general corporate purposes MarketWire

KeyPoint Government Solutions Awarded Background Investigation Contract by U.S. Office of Personnel Management
KeyPoint Government Solutions, Inc. (KeyPoint) announced today that it has been awarded a contract by the United States Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to continue conducting security clearance background investigations on current and prospective federal employees, military personnel and contractors MarketWire

New York Credit Union Sees 50% Increase in Free Checking Accounts Due to Bank Transfer Day Movement
Palisades Federal Credit Union, the largest Rockland County based Credit Union, has experienced accelerated checking account growth in recent weeks benefiting from the "Bank Transfer Day" movement. Fifty percent more individuals opened a new checking account at the NY Credit Union in October than in any other month of the year. MarketWire

Generation Opportunity on October Jobs Numbers: Ongoing Overall High Unemployment of 9% and Poor Economy Impacts Young Americans Particularly Hard
Generation Opportunity President Paul T. Conway, former Chief of Staff of the US Department of Labor, responds to the October 2011 jobs numbers: MarketWire

"Stock Alert" Members Treated to Substantial Gains as 96% Winning Streak Continues
Over the past 13 years, has been refining its proprietary trading methodology and the results have been spectacular. Only recently, the "Stock Alert" service ended a 27-month, 180 trade streak of winners. This level of success is not unusual as 96% of all closed-out trades have ended profitably since January, 2003 MarketWire

Sugar Land Orthodontist, Dr. Dennis Halford, Among First in the Area to Offer New iTero Scanner to Invisalign(R) Patients
(Sugar Land) Dr. Dennis Halford is among the first in Sugar Land to offer Invisalign® patients an advanced new digital imaging option for impressions, the iTero Scanner. MarketWire

Financial Management Drives Sustainability
Last week, Enterprise Holdings -- which owns and operates the Alamo Rent A Car, Enterprise Rent-A-Car and National Car Rental brands -- provided highlights of its 2011 fiscal year, including its first-ever Corporate Sustainability Report. MarketWire

The Jewelry Exchange Revenue up 11% for October
The Jewelry Exchange is reporting an 11% increase in sales for the month of October 2011 over the same period last year. According to company president, William Doddridge, customer demand is driving the increase. "Customers are buying larger, high-quality diamonds for their engagement and anniversary rings." Over the same period of time, the average ticket price has increased by 9.72%. Mr MarketWire

iGlue Signs Definitive Merger Agreement to Complete Going Public Process
Power of the Dream Ventures, Inc. (OTCBB: PWRV), Hungary's premier technology acquisition and development company is pleased to announced that in4, Ltd, developer of a revolutionary internet content organizer and semantic search application called iGlue, has signed a definitive merger agreement with a publicly traded corporation to take iGlue public in the United States. MarketWire

Sage Communications Acquires Brotman-Winter-Fried
Sage Communications, a leading marketing communications and public relations firm in the Greater Washington, D.C. area, announced today the acquisition of Brotman-Winter-Fried Communications, Inc. (BWF), an events management and promotions agency specializing in sports, entertainment and consumer markets MarketWire

Bombardier Receives Order From Maryland Transit Administration for 54 MultiLevel Commuter Rail Vehicles
Bombardier Transportation announced today that it has received an order for 54 MultiLevel commuter rail vehicles from the Maryland Transit Administration (MTA). The order is valued at approximately $154 million US (112 million euro). MarketWire

DryShips Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2011 Results Release Date, Conference Call and Webcast
DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ: DRYS) (the "Company" or "DryShips"), a global provider of marine transportation services for drybulk and petroleum cargoes, and through its majority owned subsidiary, Ocean Rig UDW Inc., of off-shore contract drilling oil services, announced today that it will release its results for the third quarter 2011 after the market closes in New York on Monday, November 7, 2011. MarketWire

Global Capacity Announces Appointment of Advisory Board Members
Global Capacity, the world's leading telecommunications information and logistics company, announces that Mark Maletz, a senior fellow at Harvard Business School, and Mohsen Moazami, Corporate Vice President, Emerging Markets & Globalization Centre at Cisco, have joined the Company's Advisory Board. In this capacity, Mr. Maletz and Mr MarketWire

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2011 Results Release Date, Conference Call and Webcast
Ocean Rig UDW Inc. ("Ocean Rig") (NASDAQ: ORIG), a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services announced today that it will release its results for the third quarter 2011 after the market closes in New York on Monday, November 7, 2011. MarketWire

Camelot, Incentive Capital Reach Settlement Agreement on Liberation Film Library
Camelot Entertainment Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: CMGR) ("Camelot") and Incentive Capital LLC ("Incentive") announced today that they have reached a settlement agreement resulting in the dismissal of all legal action between the two companies and several individuals stemming from the acquisition of the Liberation Film Library ("Library") by Camelot in April 2010. MarketWire

MetraTech to Exhibit, Demo Solutions at Management World Americas Conference
MetraTech Corp., the leading provider of agreements-based billing (ABB™) and compensation solutions, today announced it will present its MetraNet and Metanga solutions at TM Forum's Management World America's Conference. It will also participate in Forumville, as part of the Enhanced Cloud Management Catalyst project MarketWire

New Energy and City of Roanoke, VA Successfully Debut World's First-of-Its-Kind Electricity-Generating Rumble Strip to Nearly 6000 Visitors
New Energy Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: NENE) (PINKSHEETS: NENE) and the City of Roanoke, Virginia successfully debuted the Company's latest MotionPower™-Express system, the world's first-of-its-kind rumble strip, capable of generating sustainable electricity MarketWire

SPi Global Acquires India-Based Laserwords
SPi Global, a leading full service BPO provider and the largest Filipino-owned BPO company today announced it has acquired Laserwords Private Limited from India's Murugappa Group. Laserwords is one of the pioneers and most successful publishing BPO companies in India. MarketWire

Unique Website,, Thanks Those Who "Protect and Serve" With Steep Discounts on Top Brands is a unique new ecommerce Web site built exclusively for active, reserve, and retired military personnel along with those serving in Police, Fire, FBI, DEA, Border Patrol, and related government agencies. GovX understands the great sacrifice our soldiers, Police, Fire and other first responders and their families endure during their service MarketWire

Experience the 2011 Simply to Impress Holiday Card Collection
Simply to Impress (, the popular, top-rated online destination for personalized photo cards, birth announcements, invitations and more, is very proud to introduce its new 2011 Holiday Cards Collection MarketWire

Word of Mouth Marketing Association Announces 2012 Board of Directors
The Word of Mouth Marketing Association (WOMMA) today announced the results of its 2012 Board of Directors elections, which were held via mail and online ballots between October 3 and October 28. Five members were elected to serve on WOMMA's 2012 Board of Directors. The five newly elected board members are: MarketWire

Dr. Shi Zhong Named Chief Scientist at Adometry
Adometry™, Inc., the leader in cross channel fractional attribution and ad verification technology, today announced the appointment of Shi Zhong, PhD to the position of Chief Scientist. In his new role, Shi will focus on bringing more data mining and machine learning advantages to the development of the patent-pending Adometry fractional attribution and campaign optimization technologies. MarketWire

TRC to Host Conference Call to Discuss First-Quarter Fiscal 2012 Financial Results on November 9
TRC Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRR) announced today that Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Chris Vincze and Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Tom Bennet will host a conference call on Wednesday, November 9 at 9:00 a.m. ET to discuss the financial results for its fiscal first quarter ended September 30, 2011. MarketWire

Organic Valley Keeps Food Brands Growing With Sage SalesLogix CRM
Sage North America today announced Organic Valley, America's largest cooperative of organic farmers and a leading national organic brand, uses Sage SalesLogix to automate sales and fulfillment operations representing 1,658 farmers in 35 states and three Canadian provinces MarketWire

PhoneGuard Chairman -- "Please Join Us to Discuss Our Future" -- Conference Call to Be Held on Monday the 7th of November
PhoneGuard, Inc., a subsidiary of Options Media Group Holdings, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: OPMG) (OTCQB: OPMG), a leading provider of mobile applications software, announced on October 31, 2011 that Chairman Keith St. Clair will hold a conference call for investors and other interested parties at 4:30 PM EST on November 7, 2011 MarketWire

Spreadtrum Selects Arteris High-Speed Interchip Communications IP for Mobile Phone Baseband Memory Sharing
Arteris Inc., the inventor and leading supplier of network-on-chip (NoC) interconnect IP solutions, today announced that Spreadtrum Communications, Inc MarketWire

Practical Law Company and Dorsey & Whitney to Present Free Webinar, "Document Retention and Litigation Holds: Benchmarking Your Process"
Recognizing the importance of corporate document retention policies, Practical Law Company (PLC), a provider of online practical know-how for law firms and law departments, and international law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP will be hosting a free webinar, "Document Retention and Litigation Holds: Benchmarking Your Process MarketWire

Magnum Hunter Announces Third Quarter 2011 Financial and Operating Results Conference Call
Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation (NYSE: MHR) (NYSE Amex: MHR-PrC) (NYSE Amex: MHR-PrD) (the "Company" or "Magnum Hunter") will host a conference call at 10:00 AM (Central Time) on Wednesday, November 9, 2011 to review the Company's third quarter and nine months ending September 30, 2011 financial and operating results MarketWire

Thrive World Wide, Inc. Announces Deployment of Its New Travel Focused Site
Daily Hot Deal (, a wholly owned subsidiary of Thrive World Wide, Inc. (OTCQB: TWWI) (PINKSHEETS: TWWI), announced today that it has officially launched a Travel section on its Daily Hot Deal website. The Travel site will feature deals for Hotels, Cruises, Airfare, Travel Packages and more. Daily Hot Deal Plans to market these deals to a National audience. MarketWire

Lot18 Closes $30 Million in Series C Funding
Lot18, the New York-based company that is changing the way Americans buy wine and gourmet food, today announced that it has completed a $30 million Series C financing led by Accel Partners. Sameer Gandhi, who led Accel's investments in Bonobos, Spotify and StumbleUpon, will join Lot18's board of directors MarketWire

Qualstar to Announce Fiscal 2012 First Quarter Results on November 10, 2011
Qualstar® Corporation (NASDAQ: QBAK), a manufacturer of automated tape storage solutions and high-efficiency power supplies, will announce fiscal 2012 first quarter financial results after the market closes on Thursday, November 10, 2011. MarketWire

For The Earth Corporation Grows Globally
Earlier this week, For The Earth Corporation (PINKSHEETS: FTEG) began talks with a highly successful sales and marketing consultancy based in Great Britain. They were initially attracted to Kat-Box King's Litter To Go -- a fully recyclable cat box and litter combination -- which is part of For The Earth's portfolio of businesses. MarketWire

MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon, 11/4
A Greek Debt mess, gold in Mexico, medical records, e-books, reverse mortgages, Hollywood deals; this week on MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon. MoneyTV is the internationally syndicated television program all about money and what makes it happen, (, featuring informative interviews with company CEOs, providing insights into their operations and outlooks for their futures. MarketWire

Agiliance Wins 2011 Computing Security Awards
Agiliance®, Inc., the leading independent provider of Security and Operational Risk Management solutions for Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) programs, today announced that the Agiliance Continuous Compliance Service™ (CCS) for Cloud Risk Management (CRM) has been named the Best Cloud Security Solution of the Year in the prestigious 2011 Computing Security Awards. MarketWire

Digirad Corporation Reports Third Quarter 2011 Financial Results
Digirad Corporation (NASDAQ: DRAD) today reported 2011 third quarter revenue of $13.4 million, 2011 nine-month revenue of $41.9 million and an ending cash and available-for-sale securities balance of $31.6 million at September 30, 2011. MarketWire

U.S. Concrete Reports Third Quarter 2011 Results and Enters Into Amendment to Credit Agreement
U.S. Concrete, Inc. (NASDAQ: USCR) today reported net income from continuing operations of $9.6 million, or $0.67 per diluted share, for the third quarter of 2011, compared to net income from continuing operations of $63.1 million in the third quarter of 2010. Included in third quarter 2011 net income from continuing operations was an approximate $11 MarketWire

Vision Industries Wins the LA Business Journal - Patrick Soon-Shiong Innovation Award
Vision Industries Corp. (OTCBB: VIIC) announces that it has won the Los Angeles Business Journal - Patrick Soon-Shiong Innovation Award, which was held on November 3, 2011 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills. MarketWire

Willbros Announces Third Quarter 2011 Earnings Release and Conference Call Schedule
Willbros Group, Inc. (NYSE: WG) announces plans to release its third quarter 2011 results on Monday, November 7, 2011 after the market closes. In conjunction with the release, Willbros has scheduled a conference call, which will be broadcast live over the Internet on Tuesday, November 8, 2011 at 9:00 am Eastern Time (8:00 am Central). MarketWire

Brookfield Office Properties Reports Strong Third Quarter 2011 Results
Brookfield Office Properties Inc. (NYSE: BPO) (TSX: BPO) today announced that net income attributable to common shareholders for the quarter ended September 30, 2011 was $415 million or $0.72 per diluted share, compared with $159 million or $0.28 per diluted share in the third quarter of 2010. MarketWire

DragonWave Plans to Acquire Nokia Siemens Networks Microwave Transport Business
DragonWave, Inc. (TSX: DWI)(NASDAQ: DRWI) plans to acquire Nokia Siemens Networks' microwave transport business, including its associated operational support systems (OSS) and related support functions (the "business") MarketWire

Panasonic Downgrades LCD Production Strategy, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources East Asia (Kofu-shi, Japan) -- Panasonic Corporation (NYSE:PC) (Osaka, Japan) is planning to cancel planned expansions to its liquid crystal display (LCD) capacity due to finances and a decline in the industry MarketWire

Outlook for New Chrysler Continues to Improve, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The Chrysler Group LLC (Auburn Hills, Michigan) has been the third wheel of the American automotive sector for decades. Overshadowed by its much larger U.S MarketWire

Moog Announces Fourth Quarter EPS Up 17% and Fiscal 2011 EPS Up 25%
Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A) (NYSE: MOG.B) announced today fiscal year 2011 sales of $2.33 billion, up 10%. Net earnings were $136 million and earnings per share of $2.95 were up 26% and 25%, respectively compared to last year. MarketWire

Vectren Corporation Reports Results as of September 30, 2011
Vectren Corporation (NYSE: VVC) today reported net income for the nine months ended Sept. 30, 2011, of $95.0 million or $1.16 per share, compared to net income of $88.3 million, or $1.09 per share for the same period in 2010. MarketWire

Assisted Living Concepts, Inc. Sees Strategic Plan Yield Acceleration of Growth in Private Pay Occupancy, Continued Strong Earnings and Cash Flow
Assisted Living Concepts, Inc. ("ALC") (NYSE: ALC) MarketWire

Intermedia Launches Hosted SharePoint 2010 to Customers and Partners in the UK
Intermedia, a global leader in cloud services and the largest Microsoft Exchange hosting provider, today launched hosted SharePoint 2010 -- Microsoft's newest SharePoint platform -- to UK-based customers and Partners. Hosted SharePoint 2010 is available from Intermedia as a standalone product or, for the best value, as part of Intermedia's Office in the Cloud™ suite of plans. MarketWire

Hitor Group Announces Second Round Financing Agreements Signed
Hitor Group (OTCQB: HITR) (PINKSHEETS: HITR) has signed agreements for second round of financing. Representatives of Hitor Group are scheduled to go to Singapore in the second week of November for presentations aimed at raising additional funds. MarketWire

Galapagos wins 2011 Scrip Award for Biotech Company of the Year
- Galapagos NV (Euronext: GLPG)announced that it won the prestigious Scrip Award for Biotech Company ofthe Year at last night's ceremony in London. The award recognizes the biotechcompany that has achieved the most in the 12-month period from June 2010 toMay2011. MarketWire

Ablynx Regains Rights From Pfizer to Nanobodies Targeting TNF-alpha
Ablynx [Euronext Brussels: ABLX] todayannounced that it has regained worldwide rights from Pfizer Inc. todevelop andcommercialise Nanobodies targeting TNF-alpha. These rights include theproductATN-103, for which positive proof-of-concept data from a Phase IItrial inrheumatoid arthritis (RA) were announced in May of this year; and theproductPF-05230905, which is in Phase I trials MarketWire

Western and Work Retailer Boot Barn Celebrates Grand Opening of New Medford, OR Store on Black Friday
Boot Barn, the nation's largest retailer of western and work boots and apparel, will be celebrating the Grand Opening of its newest store located in the Bear Creek Plaza, next to T.J.Maxx, at 840 Biddle Road on Black Friday, November 25th. MarketWire (Melrose Jewelers) Announces It Has Reached 128,000 Facebook Fans, Beating Blue Nile, USA's #1 Online Rolex Watch Retailer, today announced that it has exceeded 128,000 Facebook fans on its official Facebook page. From Q2 to Q3 2011, Facebook fanship has grown over 80% month over month and Facebook revenue has surpassed over $1 million year-to-date. In addition, has now surpassed Blue Nile in terms of Facebook fanship. MarketWire

SCI Engineered Materials, Inc. Announces Date to Release Third Quarter 2011 Results
SCI Engineered Materials, Inc. (OTCBB: SCIA) develops and commercializes technologies and also manufactures ceramics and metals for advanced applications in the physical vapor deposition industry. The Company plans to release its financial results for the third quarter 2011 after the market closes on Thursday, November 10, 2011. MarketWire

Cornerstone Progressive Return Fund Announces Continuing Monthly Distributions
Cornerstone Progressive Return Fund (NYSE Amex: CFP) (the "Fund"), a closed-end management investment company, today announced that in keeping with its previously adopted monthly distribution policy, the Fund is declaring the following distributions: MarketWire

Cornerstone Funds Announce Continuing Monthly Distributions and Reset Distribution Amounts for 2012
Cornerstone Strategic Value Fund, Inc. (NYSE Amex: CLM) and Cornerstone Total Return Fund, Inc MarketWire

Net Asset Value as of October 31, 2011
Private Equity Holding AG /Net Asset Value as of October 31, 2011. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Okmetic Oyj: SHARE REPURCHASE 4.11.2011
Okmetic Oyj        ANNOUNCEMENT         4.11.2011  SHARE REPURCHASE 4.11.2011 In the Helsinki Stock Exchange   Trade date4.11.2011 Bourse tradeBUYShareOKM1VAmount5.000sharesTotal cost24 GlobeNewswire

MOVE OVER OCCUPY LONDON! The Good Guys of the City are fighting back! They will take over St Paul's Grange on November 10th and 11th to have their voices heard at The Triple Bottom Line Investment (TBLI) CONFERENCE(TM) EUROPE 2011 in LONDON ( GlobeNewswire

Form 8.3 - Charter Internationl Plc

Pronova BioPharma ASA : Presentation of Q3 2011 results 11 November, 08:30 AM CET
4 November 2011, Lysaker, Norway: Pronova BioPharma ASA will publish the group's third quarter results on Friday 11 November 2011. GlobeNewswire

Nestlé sources home-grown onions from farmers in Africa for the first time for its Maggi products
Nestlé S.A. /Nestlé sources home-grown onions from farmers in Africa for the first time for its Maggi products . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Date: 4 November 2011 GlobeNewswire

Hawesko: Third quarter confirms outlook for 2011
HAWESKO Holding AG /Hawesko: Third quarter confirms outlook for 2011 . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Vaisala Oyj : Vaisala Group financial statement bulletin for January-September 2011
Vaisala Corporation  Stock exchange releaseNovember 4, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. GlobeNewswire

Biotie Updates Outlook - Non-cash Impairment Charge for SYN118
BIOTIE THERAPIES CORP. STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 4 November 2011 at 8:50 a.m. (Helsinki time) GlobeNewswire

Final contract awarded to OCL, the development consortium Vestia and Proper-Stok - part of Heijmans - for the plan around the HagaZiekenhuis in The Hague
OCL, the development consortium comprising Vestia and Proper-Stok, part of Heijmans, has been granted the final contract to develop the area around the HagaZiekenhuis (Haga Hospital) on the Leyweg and Escamplaan in The Hague, following approval of the urban development plan and the municipal budget by The Hague's Municipal Council on Thursday evening 3 November GlobeNewswire

Biotie's Financial Information in 2012
BIOTIE THERAPIES CORP.  STOCK EXCHANGE ANNOUNCEMENT November 4, 2011 at 8:30 a.m. GlobeNewswire

GHENT, Belgium, 4 November 2011 - Ablynx [Euronext Brussels: ABLX] today announced that it has regained worldwide rights from Pfizer Inc. to develop and commercialise Nanobodies targeting TNF-alpha GlobeNewswire

Biotie Therapies Corp. Interim report 1 January - 30 September 2011
BIOTIE THERAPIES CORP. INTERIM REPORT 4 November 2011 at 9.00 a.m. GlobeNewswire

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