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IMF sees bleak economic future for Pakistan
The International Monetary Fund expects Pakistan's 2011-12 fiscal deficit to widen to 6.5 per cent of its gross domestic product (GDP), according to its new report. ANI

Nokia launches 'affordable' Windows smartphone 'Asha' targeting Indian market
Facing fierce competition to remain the world's top mobile phone maker, Nokia has launched two new smartphones that are based on Microsoft's new Windows Phone 7.5 operating system. ANI

Ex-Goldman Sachs director Rajat Gupta pleads not guilty in insider trading case
Former Indian American Goldman Sachs director Rajat Gupta has pleaded not guilty to charges of securities fraud relating to a hedge fund insider trading case. ANI

CyberAgent Reports Full Year Results; Operating Income Up 53.7%
CyberAgent, Inc. (TSE: 4751), a Tokyo-based leader in Internet media markets, has announced results for the full year ended September 30, 2011. The Group's operating results for this consolidated fiscal year were as follows. Net sales reached 119,578 million yen (up 23.7% from 96,650 million yen in the previous fiscal year); operating income reached 14,349 million yen (up 53 ACN Newswire

The Festival of Media Asia to Focus on Regional Brand Stories, Talent and Innovation
The Festival of Media, the world's first festival of media creativity and innovation, today announced the themes that will be tackled at The Festival of Media Asia to be held at the Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Center in Singapore. Spread over two days, there will be eight breakout sessions led by some of the most recognised brands in the world ACN Newswire

Twin Trade Fairs Tap Asian Consumer Boom
Two diverse trade fairs tapping Asia's booming markets the HKTDC Hong Kong International Building and Decoration Materials & Hardware Fair, and Sports Source Asia opened today and continue through 29 October at AsiaWorld-Expo ACN Newswire

Autumn Lighting Fair Sets New Exhibitor Record
More than 2,100 exhibitors from 31 countries and regions a new fair exhibitor record are taking part in the HKTDC Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Autumn Edition), which opened today and continues through 30 October at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). Exhibitors from the Cayman Islands, Finland and Sweden are participating for the first time ACN Newswire

ULVAC Introduces Multi Ionization Gauge 'SH2', Spectroscopic Ellipsometer 'UNECS-3000A' and Pendulum Valves 'VFR-400' and 'VFR-500'
ULVAC, Inc. introduces the "SM2", a transducer type multi ionization gauge which can connect gauge heads with different measurement ranges. ULVAC also releases, the "UNECS-3000A", an automatic high-speed spectroscopic ellipsometer which can measure the thickness of a thin film, as well as, optical constant ACN Newswire

Mega Media Indonesia Partners with Irdeto to Launch 'Parabola Orange TV' DTH Services
Irdeto, a global software security and media technology company, today announced that PT Mega Media Indonesia, the country's newest player in direct-to-home (DTH) broadcast services, has selected Irdeto's conditional access (CA) solution to launch 'Parabola Orange TV' pay TV services ACN Newswire

The Russell Asia Pacific Index Reflected a Loss of (-11.2%) YTD Through October 24th
The Russell Asia Pacific Index has suffered a relatively substantial loss (-11.2%) year-to-date, through October 24. Conversely, month-to-date, the Russell Asia Pacific Index has reflected positive gains of 5.2%. MarketWire

Culture of Innovation Focused on Customer and Partner Success Lands NetApp as #3 Best Workplace in the World
NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) today was named the #3 best workplace in the world by the Great Place to Work® Institute, Inc., joining an elite group of 25 multinational companies that have been recognized by their employees for their company culture and workplace environments MarketWire

Orange County Business Council Statement on Governor's Pension Reform Proposal
Orange County Business Council released the following statement today from President and CEO Lucy Dunn in response to Governor Jerry Brown's pension reform proposal. MarketWire

Sterling Partners Agrees to Acquire MOSAID Technologies for $46 per Share
MOSAID Technologies Inc. (TSX: MSD) announced today that it has entered into an arrangement agreement (the "Arrangement Agreement") with Sterling Partners pursuant to which Sterling will acquire all the outstanding common shares of MOSAID for a cash payment of $46.00 per share. The total value of the transaction is approximately $590 million. MarketWire

Sustainability Leaders Join Discussion on Day Three of 2011 Algae Biomass Summit
On the third day of the 2011 Algae Biomass Summit, the official conference of the Algal Biomass Organization (ABO), experts on environmental and economic sustainability sat down with algae business leaders to discuss the role that commercial algae products can play in meeting some of the most pressing environmental and food-production challenges facing the world today. MarketWire

Platinum Equity Acquires NESCO
Platinum Equity and Hammond, Kennedy, Whitney & Company, Inc. ("HKW") jointly announced today that Platinum Equity has acquired NESCO from an investor group led by HKW. NESCO founder and CEO Rob Troxel will retain an ownership stake in the business going forward. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. MarketWire

A Match Made in Culinary Heaven: Daniel Boulud Partners with the New Four Seasons Hotel Toronto to Bring an Entirely New Dining Experience to the City
Editors Note: There are two photos associated with this press release. MarketWire

Weintraub Genshlea Chediak and Tobin & Tobin Merge
Weintraub Genshlea Chediak Law Corporation and Tobin & Tobin, a professional corporation, have jointly announced the merger of their business law and litigation firms. The combined firm will be named Weintraub Genshlea Chediak Tobin & Tobin and will have offices in Sacramento, San Francisco and Los Angeles MarketWire

Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy Best Practices Summit to Take Place in San Francisco Saturday, November 12th
Because bioidentical hormone replacement therapy continues to be a hot topic for patients and practitioners alike, Koshland Pharm: Custom Compounding Pharmacy is hosting a Best Practices Summit where practitioners will learn and discuss evidence-based clinical practice approaches for treating women at middle age and beyond MarketWire

Australian Wind Projects Grow in Size, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources Australia (Perth, Australia) -- Industrial Info Resources is currently tracking 72 capital windfarm projects in Australia that are in the planning and engineering phase, totalling more than $23 billion in total investment value MarketWire

Champion Athletes Find Competitive Edge Using Wellness International Network Product Line
Professional and Olympic athletes from around the globe have found success using Wellness International Network's product line, including products Winrgy®, Sure2Endure™ and the BioLean® System. MarketWire

The Pacific West Biomass Conference & Trade Show -- the Golden Gate to Biomass
With an abundance of biomass resources and renewable incentives, the Pacific West provides ample opportunities for developers. Attendees of the Pacific West Biomass Conference & Trade Show will have access to biomass industry stakeholders involved in every aspect of biomass-based power, thermal and biofuels. MarketWire

ALD Plumbing Announces Launch of Plano Plumbing Website
The dedicated and experienced plumbing team at ALD Plumbing is proud to announce the launch of their website With this site, the plumbing specialists hope to reach out to homeowners and businesses in the Plano area to help provide expert plumbing services including installation and cleaning. MarketWire

More Research Data for the LANAP(R) Protocol
The results of an independent nine-month en-bloc human histological study of the LANAP® protocol will be revealed by its principal investigator, Marc L. Nevins, DMD, MMSc on Saturday, November 12, 2011 at the American Academy of Periodontology Annual Session. Doctor Nevins will be joined for an in-depth discussion by Professor Peter Schüpbach, PhD, the Histopathologist for the research MarketWire

Moog Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter and Year End 2011 Earnings Webcast on November 4, 2011
Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A) (NYSE: MOG.B) will release its fourth quarter and year end earnings for the period ended October 1, 2011 on Friday November 4, 2011. In conjunction with this release, Moog will host a conference call beginning at 8:30 a.m. ET, which will be simultaneously broadcast live over the Internet MarketWire

Highwoods Announces Availability of Third Quarter Results
Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE: HIW), has released its third quarter 2011 results. Please visit Highwoods investor relations website to view the release or click on the following link. MarketWire

Brewer Science and EV Group Announce Agreement on ZoneBOND(TM) Technology
Brewer Science, Inc., a global leading innovator and manufacturer of specialty materials, process solutions, and equipment for the microelectronics industry, and EV Group (EVG), a leading supplier of wafer bonding and lithography equipment for the MEMS, nanotechnology, and semiconductor markets, today announced an agreement on ZoneBOND™ technology MarketWire

El Paso Pipeline Partners to Release Third Quarter Earnings November 2, 2011
El Paso Pipeline Partners, L.P. (NYSE: EPB) will release third quarter 2011 financial and operational results for the company on the morning of Wednesday, November 2, 2011. El Paso Pipeline Partners will not host an investor call and webcast due to the recently announced proposed merger of El Paso Corporation (NYSE: EP) and Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE: KMI) MarketWire

El Paso Corporation to Release Third Quarter Earnings November 2, 2011
El Paso Corporation (NYSE: EP) will release third quarter 2011 financial and operational results for the company on the morning of Wednesday, November 2, 2011. El Paso will not host an investor call and webcast due to the recently announced proposed merger of El Paso and Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE: KMI). Detailed financial and operational information for the company will be posted at www.elpaso MarketWire

LINK Staffing Services Launches New Franchising Website
LINK Staffing Services, a national franchise that provides flexible staffing and productivity solutions, has recently launched a new franchising website to give visitors an in-depth look at LINK's franchise opportunity. MarketWire Alerts: Stevia, Ford, Citigroup, Malaysia Fund, Wells Fargo, BAC Bank of America, Corning, JP Morgan, and General Electric is a premier source for microcap research - providing a wide range of due diligence and investment insight on stocks all over the market. Investment Report primary focus is to alert our valued subscribers to small cap and microcap companies poised for explosive movement in the market MarketWire

Pacific Sands, Inc. Reports Fiscal 2012 First Quarter Revenue Growth, Strong Pipeline of Orders Entering Fiscal Second Quarter
Pacific Sands, Inc. (OTCQB: PFSD) (PINKSHEETS: PFSD) (, which manufactures environmentally friendly, non-toxic liquid and powder cleaning, laundry, and water treatment products, announced today it anticipates sales for the fiscal 2012 first quarter ended September 30, 2011 will be $350,311 (unaudited), which would represent an 11 MarketWire

Ohio's 529 Plan Rated "Top 6" College Savings Plan in the Nation by Morningstar for Third Consecutive Year
In a report released today (, Morningstar, Inc., a leading provider of independent investment research, has once again named Ohio's CollegeAdvantage 529 direct plan one of the top six college savings plans in the nation MarketWire

se2 and Futurity First Insurance Group Team Up to Provide Ground-Breaking, Full-Service Support for Agents
The most time-consuming aspects of growing an agent's business, the administration of new business applications and tracking of commissions, just got easier thanks to the unique approach of se2 and Futurity First Insurance Group. MarketWire

Lithia Motors to Present at Gabelli & Company's Automotive Aftermarket Symposium
Lithia Motors, Inc. (NYSE: LAD) announced today that management will present at Gabelli & Company's 35th Annual Automotive Aftermarket Symposium at the Bellagio in Las Vegas, NV at 1:15 PM pacific time on November 1st. The presentation will be webcast and can be accessed by visiting the investor relations section of Lithia's website, at or MarketWire

Heavenly Deal at Ivar's for National Deep Fried Clam Day
Ivar's Seafood Bars are bringing a little heaven on earth to National Deep Fried Clam Day with a delicious deal. All diners who purchase a clam 'n chips entree on Tuesday, Nov. 1 only, will automatically receive a free $5 "clam" dining certificate good toward any order on their next visit MarketWire

Enterprise Rent-A-Car Expands Electric Vehicle Fleet to 11 California Cities
Customers now can rent electric vehicles (EV) from Enterprise Rent-A-Car in 11 California cities. EVs and charging stations were added to rental locations in Santa Barbara, Palm Springs, Encino, Newport Beach and Riverside. MarketWire

Analysts International Corporation to Hold 2011 Third Quarter Conference Call on Friday, November 4
Analysts International Corporation (AIC) (NASDAQ: ANLY), an information technology services company, today announced that it will release its third quarter 2011 financial results on November 3, 2011, following the close of the market. The Company will hold a conference call to discuss its financial results and business strategy on Friday, November 4 at 10 a.m. CT. MarketWire

Schawk, Inc. Announces Dates for Third-Quarter 2011 Financial Results Press Release and Conference Call
Schawk, Inc. (NYSE: SGK), a leading provider of brand development and deployment services, enabling companies of all sizes to connect their brands with consumers, announced plans to release third-quarter 2011 financial results on Wednesday, November 2, 2011, after the market closes. MarketWire Announces 25% Third Quarter Core PC Postage Revenue Growth and 52% Non-GAAP Earnings per Share Growth® (NASDAQ: STMP), the leading provider of postage online and shipping software solutions, today announced record results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2011. MarketWire

AMD Reports Third Quarter Results
AMD (NYSE: AMD) MarketWire

Cornerstone Therapeutics to Host Third Quarter 2011 Conference Call
Cornerstone Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: CRTX) today announced that it will host a conference call at 8:30 a.m. ET on Thursday, November 3, 2011, to discuss its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2011. Financial results are expected to be released on Thursday, November 3, 2011, before the open of the U.S. financial markets. MarketWire

Selectica Announces Earnings for Second Quarter Fiscal 2012
Selectica, Inc. (NASDAQ: SLTC), provider of sales configuration and contract lifecycle management (CLM) solutions, today announced unaudited financial results for its second quarter ended September 30, 2011. MarketWire

NuVasive Reports Third Quarter 2011 Financial Results
NuVasive, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUVA) MarketWire

FormFactor, Inc. Reports Third Quarter Results
FormFactor, Inc. (NASDAQ: FORM) today announced its financial results for the third quarter of fiscal 2011 that ended on September 24, 2011. Quarterly revenues were $52.1 million, up 12% from $46.6 million in the second quarter of fiscal 2011, and up 10% from $47.3 million in the third quarter of fiscal 2010. MarketWire Reports Third Quarter 2011 Financial Results (NASDAQ: SPRT), a leading provider of cloud-based technology services and software for consumers and small business, today reported unaudited financial results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2011. MarketWire

Quantum Achieves Record Launch With DXi6701/02 Disk Backup and Deduplication Appliances
News FactsQuantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM), a proven global expert in data protection and big data management, today announced that the September quarter launch of its new DXi6700 disk backup and deduplication appliances was the most successful branded systems product launch in the company's history in terms of revenue generated MarketWire

Interactive Data Reports Third-Quarter 2011 Results
Interactive Data Corporation today reported its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2011 MarketWire

Cytokinetics, Incorporated Reports Third Quarter 2011 Financial Results
Cytokinetics, Incorporated (NASDAQ: CYTK) reported total research and development revenues of $1.4 million for the third quarter of 2011. The net loss for the third quarter was $10.6 million, or $0.15 per basic and diluted share. This is compared to a net loss of $12.3 million, or $0.19 per basic and diluted share, for the same period in 2010 MarketWire

Delphi Selects TeleNav to Power Connected Navigation System for Vehicles Worldwide
TeleNav, Inc. (NASDAQ: TNAV), one of the largest global wireless location-based services providers, has been selected by Delphi Automotive to provide its TeleNav Auto platform for the navigation component of a new, connected infotainment system available worldwide. MarketWire

Extra Space Storage Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2011 Results
Extra Space Storage Inc. (NYSE: EXR), a leading owner and operator of self-storage properties in the United States, announced operating results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2011. MarketWire

TeleCommunication Systems Reports Third Quarter 2011 Results
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology, reported results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2011. MarketWire

Theravance Reports Third Quarter 2011 Financial Results
Theravance, Inc. (NASDAQ: THRX) reported today its financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2011. Revenue for the third quarter of 2011 was $6.4 million. Net loss for the third quarter of 2011 was $30.6 million or $0.37 per share. Cash, cash equivalents, and marketable securities totaled $265.2 million as of September 30, 2011. MarketWire

Verisign Reports 14% Year-Over-Year Revenue Growth in Third Quarter 2011
VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world, today reported financial results for the third quarter ended Sept. 30, 2011. MarketWire

PDSi Reports Third Quarter 2011 Results
Pinnacle Data Systems, Inc. ("PDSi") (NYSE Amex: PNS) today reported its financial results for the three months ended September 30, 2011. MarketWire

Dime Community Bancshares Reports Third Quarter Earnings of $0.33 per Diluted Share
Dime Community Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: DCOM) (the "Company" or "Dime"), the parent company of The Dime Savings Bank of Williamsburgh (the "Bank"), today reported financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2011. Consolidated net income was $11.2 million, or 33 cents per diluted share, compared to $12 MarketWire

Portfolio Recovery Associates Reports Third Quarter 2011 Results
Portfolio Recovery Associates, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRAA), a specialized financial services company and market leader in the consumer debt purchase and collection industry, today reported results for the quarter ended September 30, 2011. MarketWire

Quantum Corporation Reports Fiscal Second Quarter Results
Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM) MarketWire

ASM International N.V. Report Third Quarter 2011 Operating Results
ASM International N.V. (NASDAQ:ASMIand Euronext Amsterdam: ASM) reports today its third quarter 2011(unaudited) operating results in accordance with US GAAP. MarketWire

Ossur Prosthetic Technologies to Be Featured on Discovery Channel Segment Highlighting Latest Health Innovations
Some of the latest prosthetic technologies from global medical innovator Össur will be featured on an upcoming episode of "Health Heroes" on the Discovery Channel, the company announced today. MarketWire

DPR Construction to Build Facebook's Sweden Data Center
DPR Construction, one of the nation's top technical builders and a leading builder of data centers, has been awarded a $121 million contract from Facebook to construct a data center in Lulea, Sweden. The project will be constructed in a joint venture between NCC Construction Sweden and Fortis Construction in Portland. This is the first of three data centers planned for the area. MarketWire

IEC Electronics Receives 2011 AME Manufacturing Excellence Award
The Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME) is pleased to announce IEC Electronics (NYSE Amex: IEC) as a 2011 recipient of its Manufacturing Excellence Award. MarketWire

Hollywood Park Casino Grand Re-Opening 11.11.11
Vegas may be the city that never sleeps, but time is ticking until the grand re-opening of Hollywood Park Casino! The countdown has officially begun as the iconic Los Angeles landmark, Hollywood Park Casino (, prepares for the ultimate unveiling of its new renovations on November 11th MarketWire

Get the Celebrity Look for Less With Martyn Lawrence-Bullard and One Kings Lane
Martyn Lawrence-Bullard, star of the Bravo television show "Million Dollar Decorators" and author of the recently released book, "Live, Love & Decorate," has a knack for creating beautiful and dramatic spaces that don't sacrifice comfort. His work for celebrity clients, which include Ellen Pompeo, Cher and Cheryl Tiegs, is inspiring in its chic, yet sumptuous style. MarketWire

East Orange High School Replaces Textbooks With Tablet Computers
Senior Students Receive Samsung Galaxy Tabs Preloaded with Textbooks and Learning Applications Interactive Tablets Promoting a More Engaging Learning Environment Verizon Wireless Selected To Provide Devices and Private Network East Orange Campus High School announced today that 480 senior students will start using tablets instead of textbooks this school year MarketWire

ShopIgniter Named a "2011 Innovative Company to Watch" by Leading Analyst Firm
ShopIgniter, a provider of innovative social commerce software, today announced that IDC Research ( has named ShopIgniter a 2011 Innovative Company to Watch. ShopIgniter was the only company recognized in the Commerce 2.0 category. MarketWire

The Betsy South Beach Debuts New Spa Treatments and Wellness Therapies
One does not need to journey to faraway lands to experience a realm of the exotic. At The Betsy South Beach, you can dig your toes in warm sand, swim in cerulean-hued waters, and unwind to wellness rituals which have drawn upon ancient methods and pure ingredients from cultures around the world MarketWire

SEI Survey: Wealthy Parents Putting Off 'Money Talk' Until Children Reach Adulthood
While the majority of wealthy parents have strong ideas about how their children should use the wealth they will inherit, most are waiting until their children are well into adulthood to discuss those ideas, according to a recent SEI (NASDAQ: SEIC) survey MarketWire

Web Ad.vantage Embraces Challenger Brands
Web Ad.vantage, Inc., a digital marketing and advertising agency, today announced a critical shift in its marketing strategy. MarketWire

Sunsail 444 (Leopard 44) Catamaran Named 2012 Boat of the Year Nominee
Sunsail is pleased to announce the all-new Sunsail 444 catamaran was recently nominated by Cruising World magazine for 2012 Boat of the Year in the Cruising Multihulls category. The annual BOTY Awards recognize the best new sailboat models that are introduced to the North American market, and the Sunsail 444 is one of the top 21 boats selected across five categories MarketWire

WellDog and tQ Automation Sign MOU to Bring Coalbed Methane Technical Services to Indonesia
WellDog and tQ Automation announced today that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding under which tQ Automation will support introduction of WellDog's suite of technical services to the fast-growing coalbed methane (CBM) market in Indonesia. MarketWire

Barona Resort & Casino Ranks "Best Casino" in Southern California Gaming Reader's Choice Awards
Barona Resort & Casino has once again been ranked as the "Best Casino" in San Diego in the 2011 Best of Southern California Gaming Reader's Choice Awards. The results were announced in the current issue of Southern California Gaming Guide. Barona was honored with 10 first place wins and 15 honors overall -- more than any other casino. MarketWire

Legendary Songwriter and GI Jams Co-Founder Denny Randell Nominated for Induction to the Songwriters Hall of Fame
Veteran songwriter and GI Jams ® co-founder Denny Randell is a 2012 nominee for induction into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Randell has collaborated with many songwriting partners, including co-nominee Sandy Linzer and with Bob Crewe MarketWire

Kuiken Brothers' Classical Moulding Collection and Catalog Named One of This Old House Magazine's Top 100: Best New Home Products for 2011
Kuiken Brothers is pleased to announce that its Classical Moulding Collection and catalog have been named one of the "This Old House" magazine's Top 100: Best New Home Products for 2011. MarketWire

Caribbean Casino and Gaming Corp Gives Updated Fight Information Including Web Link to Buy Tickets
In the news release, "Caribbean Casino and Gaming Corp Gives Updated Fight Information Including Web Link to Buy Tickets" issued earlier today by Caribbean Casino and Gaming Corp. (PINKSHEETS: CGAQ), we are advised by the company that the website URL in the first paragraph should read "" Complete corrected text follows. MarketWire


Stawiarski & Associates, P.C. Unveils New Website and Logo
Stawiarski & Associates, P.C.™ (Stawiarski & Associates), a Colorado-based law firm providing nationwide legal collections to businesses and financial services companies, announced today the launch of its new logo and website, MarketWire

(CCTR) China Crescent Enterprises, Inc. Anticipates Potential Business Strategy Updates in Light of Recent (NWMT) NewMarket Technology, Inc. Announcement
China Crescent Enterprises, Inc. ("China Crescent" or the "Company") (PINKSHEETS: CCTR) (OTCQB: CCTR) today announced that it anticipates potential business strategy updates in light of a recent NewMarket Technology, Inc. ("NewMarket") (PINKSHEETS: NWMT) (OTCQB: NWMT) announcement on October 20, 2011. China Crescent is a majority-owned subsidiary of NewMarket. MarketWire

Daymark Realty Advisors Transforming Through New Leadership Team and Reinvigorated Portfolio
Since being acquired in August 2011 through a partnership between San Diego-based Sovereign Capital Management Group and Infinity Urban Century, a New York City-based investment affiliate of Infinity Real Estate, Daymark Realty Advisors, Inc. has seen its portfolio of approximately 130 assets reinvigorated with new capital and a new leadership team of industry experts. MarketWire

CFOs and Finance Professionals Remain Upbeat Despite Sputtering Economy
Finance executives have seen a significant deterioration in economic conditions from the second to the third quarter of 2011 MarketWire

City of Laguna Beach Call for Artists
The City of Laguna Beach is seeking applications from qualified artists to undertake a $15,000 artist designed bench installation at its prestigious Heisler Park. Heisler Park has undergone the final phase of an $8 million renovation to improve public access, preserve the park from erosion and improve public safety. MarketWire

Wild Brush Confirms Significant Solar Energy Deal With WAAREE Energies
Wild Brush Energy (PINKSHEETS: WBRE) is pleased to announce the signing of an essential supplier of solar paneling and solar park development. WAAREE Energies has agreed to provide solar paneling and installation expertise for Wild Brush Energy Solar Park Projects up to at least 5 Mw in size. MarketWire

Andiamo Corporation (OTC: ANDI) Introduces Its Auction Website for Smartphone Apps
Andiamo Corporation (PINKSHEETS: ANDI) announces the launch of its new website: MarketWire

Global 8 Environmental Technologies Signs Sustainability Leader as BioOrganics Portfolio Manager
Global 8 Environmental Technologies (PINKSHEETS: GBLE) is expanding its management team with the addition of Dan Noble as BioOrganics Portfolio Manager. He is an industry leader who brings technical depth and broad market awareness to the team. MarketWire

Zion & Zion Expands Creative Team With Three New Hires
Zion & Zion today announces the continued expansion of its creative team. Still experiencing uninterrupted month-over-month growth since the firm's founding in 2002, Zion & Zion has added three new team members to its creative department MarketWire

The GW-MFA, Department of Emergency Medicine Announces the Initiation of the First National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) Program in the Philippines
The George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates (GW-MFA) Department of Emergency Medicine, in collaboration with the Emergency Education Institute International and the Construction Manpower Development Foundation (CMDF) of Manila, is pleased to announce the initiation of the first National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) program in the Philippines. MarketWire

Intacct Kicks Off Customer and Partner Conference With Record Quarterly Results, Surpasses 5,000 Customers
Intacct Advantage 2011 -- The unstoppable momentum of the Intacct family continues! Today, in front of a record-breaking audience at the company's annual customer and partner conference, Intacct announced impressive customer and partner growth milestones plus record results for the company's first fiscal quarter, ended September 30 MarketWire

ENLASO and I18N Labs Announce New Partnership
ENLASO Corporation's commitment to providing the most qualified experts to its clients and its dedication to providing customized enterprise solutions was recently enhanced by its new partnership with I18N Labs MarketWire

Paychex and Intacct Announce Partnership to Benefit Small and Midsized Businesses
Intacct Advantage 2011 -- Paychex, Inc MarketWire

CNH Third Quarter 2011 Revenue Increases 30%; Operating Profit up 92%; EPS $1.13
CNH Global N.V. (NYSE: CNH) MarketWire

Decision Toolbox Recognized for Exemplary Workplace Practices
Decision Toolbox, a nationwide provider of project based hiring and on-demand Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO), has been honored with the 2011 Alfred P. Sloan Award for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility for its use of flexibility as an effective workplace strategy to increase business and employee success. MarketWire

Integration Point Opens Office in Brussels, Belgium
Integration Point, a leading provider of Global Trade Management solutions, has today announced the expansion of its operations to a new office in Brussels, Belgium. MarketWire

Digagogo Ventures Corp. Appoints Vincent & Rees as Corporate & Securities Lawyers
Digagogo Ventures Corp. ("Digagogo" or the "Company") (OTCBB: DOGO) is pleased to announce the appointment of Vincent & Rees as company corporate and securities lawyers. MarketWire

Dallas Cowboys Tickets Available at
Pinnacle Athletes has announced today that Dallas Cowboys Tickets for the remaining 2011 NFL season are available for purchase at their partner site There are excellent seats available for home and road games. MarketWire

eMamba International Corp. (EMBA) Regrets Cancellation of Shareholder Conference Call
eMamba International Corp. (PINK SHEETS: EMBA), an emerging provider of cloud-based business software and after-sales customer services, apologizes for the cancellation of the conference call that was scheduled to take place yesterday, October 26, 2011, at 4:15PM EST. MarketWire

The Bay Optical Is Proud to Announce the Addition of Two Full Service Optical Departments in Saint Vital, MB and Rockland, QC
The Bay Optical is proud to announce the addition of two full service optical departments in Saint Vital, MB and Rockland, QC. MarketWire

AER Energy Reignites Sales of Used Motor Oil in Partnership With USA Recycling Industries, Inc.
AER Energy Resources, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: AERN) has completed a lucrative agreement with USA Recycling Industries, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: USRI) of Reading Pennsylvania. AER Energy Resources, Inc. will broker all UMO collected by the over 4,000 automotive service center locations USA has under contract. MarketWire

Star Bulk CEO Spyros Capralos Discusses the Company and European Economy on the Fox Business Network
Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (the "Company" or "Star Bulk") (NASDAQ: SBLK) today announced that its Chief Executive Officer, Spyros Capralos, appeared on the Fox Business Network on October 26, 2011 with anchor Cheryl Casone and discussed the Company and the European Economy. MarketWire

The Strive Group's Richard Sharfstein Honored as Distinguished Leader in the Corrugated Packaging Industry
The Strive Group, an integrated merchandising supply chain company servicing the retail and consumer packaged goods sector, has roots in the corrugated packaging industry. Today, the company was recognized for its history when The Strive Group's visionary founder, Richard Sharfstein, 79, was inducted into the International Corrugated Packaging Foundation's (ICPF) Circle of Distinguished Leaders MarketWire

Timely and Informative Education Sessions Planned for 2012 Food Safety Summit "Solutions for Today, Planning for Tomorrow"
The Food Safety Summit Executive Educational Advisory Committee (EEAC) has developed a three day conference program offering Solutions for Today, Planning for Tomorrow. The Summit will be offering full day sessions, 1/2 day workshops and dozens of 90-minute sessions being held April 17-19, 2012 in Washington, DC MarketWire

Award-Winning Galeos Miso Dressings Add That Something Special to Fall's Classic Recipes
As hearty vegetables such as Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, celeriac, and pumpkin replace the waning fruits of summer on supermarket produce displays, it is a sure sign that fall most certainly has arrived. Yet, one ingredient often overlooked in bringing the best flavors out of fall recipes is miso, the fermented soybean paste that is often found in Asian-inspired cuisine. MarketWire

Showhomes Home Staging Franchise Earns Industry-High Customer Service Rating
In business, how highly customers rate their experience is the best measure of a company's success. Showhomes Home Staging, a national home staging service that uses live-in Home Managers to help stage and care for vacant homes for sale, earned an industry high Net Promoter score (NPS) of 62 percent. MarketWire

PhoneGuard Chairman to Host Conference Call on November 7th to Discuss New Promotions
PhoneGuard, Inc., a subsidiary of Options Media Group Holdings, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: OPMG) (OTCQB: OPMG) and a provider of mobile applications, today announces its Chairman, Keith St. Clair, will host an investor update conference call on November 7th to provide a general investor update and to discuss several specific new upcoming business opportunities for the Company MarketWire

The Mexican Museum Receives $800,000 Grant From the California Cultural and Historical Endowment
The Mexican Museum announces today that it has received an $800,000 planning grant from The California Cultural and Historical Endowment (CCHE) to design and develop a permanent home for the museum in San Francisco's vibrant Yerba Buena district. MarketWire

Top Policymakers, Operators to Convene at New England Gaming Summit, November 14-15, at MGM Grand at Foxwoods
Top executives whose companies operate in all established and prospective New England gaming markets, along with state and local officials and policymakers whose jurisdictions are or may soon be impacted by gaming, will participate in the second annual New England Gaming Summit, November 14-15 at MGM Grand at Foxwoods in Mashantucket, Conn MarketWire

Sage Healthcare Division Announces Sponsorship of Medical Economics Study Tracking Primary Care EHR Rollouts
Sage Healthcare Division announced today that it has partnered with Medical Economics -- the profession's number one resource of medical, business and practice information for primary care physicians and their practices -- to launch the Medical Economics EHR Study, a peer-to-peer exchange of best practices focusing entirely on the electronic health record (EHR) user experience. MarketWire

Phunware Introduces PRAISE(TM) Mobile SDK Beta
In the news release, "Phunware Introduces PRAISE™ Mobile SDK Beta," issued earlier today by Phunware, Inc., we are advised by the company that the link in the sixth paragraph should direct to "" rather than to "" as originally issued. Complete corrected text follows. MarketWire

Unity Powers Army OneSource Virtual World
Unity Technologies, provider of the Unity development platform for games and interactive 3D on the web, iOS, Android, consoles and beyond, is pleased to announce that the Army OneSource Virtual World, a community hub constructed to allow Soldiers the opportunity to connect with family and friends from anywhere around the world in an interactive 3D virtual environment, is based on Unity. MarketWire

NEWave Comes Out of G2E With New Contracts for myCloudSolutions at CasaBlanca Resort and Virgin River Casino
Leading software supplier to the casino gaming industry NEWave unveiled its new myCloudSolutions™ at the recently completed Global Gaming Expo, and already the company has signed a new agreement to install the software solution at two Nevada casinos MarketWire

Vishay Intertechnology Releases New AEC-Q101-Qualified Power MiniLEDs in Ultra-Compact 2.3 mm by 1.3 mm by 1.4 mm SMD Packages
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced the release of a new series of power MiniLEDs in ultra-compact 2.3 mm by 1.3 mm by 1.4 mm SMD packages. Utilizing the most advanced AllnGaP technology to increase light output by a factor of three, devices in the VLMx233. MarketWire

San Francisco Department of Building Inspection and Planning Department Select Accela's Cloud-Based Software for e-Permitting System
Accela, Inc., the San Ramon, Calif.-based leading provider of cloud- and web-based software applications for e-government, and 21Tech, LLC, a prominent San Francisco-based technology consultancy, today announced that the City and County of San Francisco (CCSF) has awarded the two companies a $4 MarketWire

Bonanza Goldfields Names PM Foo Interim CFO
Bonanza Goldfields Corp. (PINKSHEETS: BONZ) ("Bonanza" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Peng-Mun (PM) Foo to the position of Interim Chief Financial Officer effective immediately. He has been a member of the Bonanza advisory board since July 2011. MarketWire

UTEC Survey Appoints New Business Development Director in Italy Office
UTEC Survey, one of the world's largest independent survey companies, announced today Giovanni Ranieri as the new Business Development Director at UTEC Survey Mediterranean located in Naples, Italy. Ranieri will be based in UTEC's office in Italy with a global remit managing key client accounts and strategic services development. MarketWire

Small Business Development Center Turns to FranNet and Franchising to Help Create Georgia Jobs
The Georgia Small Business Development Center network is turning to the franchise industry to help create much-needed jobs. MarketWire

Charles E. Levine Joins Board of Directors of Elephant Talk Communications
Elephant Talk Communications, Corp. (OTCBB: ETAK) ( today announced that it has appointed Charles E. Levine to the company's Board of Directors. He succeeds Roderick de Greef. MarketWire

Reality Show Creator and Producer Thom Beers to Appear on eQuest's American Dream Radio Series for Armed Forces Network
Thousands of US troops and veterans will want to tune in to AFN's "American Dream" radio show when the consummate master of reality shows, Thom Beers, talks to host Kristin Best about his struggle and ultimate success in one of the toughest businesses in the world -- show business. MarketWire

Telepin Software Powers Mobile Financial Services in Papua New Guinea
Telepin Software, a leading provider of mobile money transaction platforms, today announced that it has been selected to power Digicel Group's recently- launched cellmoni, a unique mobile money service which offers Papua New Guineans (PNG) a range of financial services including the ability to transfer money to friends and family anywhere in the country MarketWire

ServerPronto Launches Cloud Optimized Server Operating Systems
ServerPronto's Xtreme discount dedicated server package just got a little more extreme with the addition of three new operating systems. Now, businesses that tap into virtualization and cloud solutions can choose an operating system that meets their distinct needs. MarketWire

Reservoir Group Acquisition Leads to Creation of Global Surface Logging Company
International oilfield services company Reservoir Group has announced the acquisition of GeoSearch Logging Inc, one of the largest geological and hydrocarbon well logging services companies in the United States. MarketWire

Product Development Technologies Earns Spark:Pro Award for Design of iPhone-Enabled SATCOM Device
Global product development firm Product Development Technologies (PDT) has been recognized by the international Spark:Pro Awards for its design of the SCOUT™ satellite communications device. MarketWire

September Pending Home Sales Down, Still Higher Than a Year Ago
Pending home sales declined in September, although activity remains above a year ago, according to the National Association of Realtors®. MarketWire

Avaya Kicks Off New Fiscal Year With Americas International Sales & Partner Conference

HealthGrades Names Redlands Community Hospital Among the Top 5% in the Nation for Overall Orthopedic Services
A report released today by HealthGrades, the nation's most trusted, independent source of physician information and hospital quality ratings, named Redlands Community Hospital among the top 5% in the nation for Overall Orthopedic Services and the top 5% of the nation for Joint Replacement 2 years in a row (2011-2012). MarketWire

New York State Third Quarter Home Sales up From Year Ago; 2011 Market Still Lags Behind 2010
New York State home sales were up more than 17 percent in the 2011 third quarter, compared to the 2010 third quarter, according to preliminary single-family sales data accumulated by the New York State Association of REALTORS®. The statewide median sales price decreased slightly in both the third quarter and September compared to the same periods last year. MarketWire

Verimatrix Highlights Multi-Network and OTT Expertise at IP&TV Forum Middle East & North Africa 2011
IP&TV Forum MENA -- Verimatrix, the specialist in securing and enhancing revenue for multi-screen digital TV services around the globe, will be highlighting its security solutions for multi-screen, multi-network and converged over-the-top (OTT) video services at IP&TV Forum Middle East & North Africa 2011, 1st and 2nd Nov. in Dubai in booth #24 and on the Etisalat pavilion. MarketWire

Native American Energy Group Initiates Workover on Wright 5-35 Well in McCone County, Montana
Native American Energy Group, Inc. (OTCQB: NAGP) (PINKSHEETS: NAGP), an independent energy resource development and management company, today issued a formal update relating to its five-well workover program currently underway on and near the Fort Peck Reservation in the Williston Basin in Northeastern Montana. MarketWire

Here Enterprises Announces Plans for a Cutting Edge Five-Acre Solar Energy Farm
Here Enterprises Inc. (PINKSHEETS: HRTE), a growing developer of clean energy, is pleased to announce plans to acquire and develop a five-acre solar farm to compliment its already impressive wind farm. The solar farm, strategically located in sun-rich Floresville, Texas, will generate clean, renewable energy the company will then sell back to the power grid. MarketWire

Shooting Range Simulator Ordered by U.S. Marine Corps
VirTra Systems (PINKSHEETS: VTSI), a leading provider of firearms training systems to Military and Law Enforcement agencies, today announced a contract award for two shooting range simulators from the United States Marine Corps. MarketWire

Wireless Age Finalizes Settlement Agreement
Wireless Age Communications, Inc. ("Wireless Age") (PINK SHEETS: WLSA) announced that the Company has completed the Settlement Agreement (the "Settlement Agreement") with the receiver and trustee in bankruptcy (the "Trustee") of its former subsidiaries, Wireless Age Communications Ltd. ("Wireless Communications") and Wireless Source Distribution Ltd. ("Wireless Source"). MarketWire

WVT Communications Group Receives Support for Job Creation and Corporate Growth Initiatives From New York and New Jersey State Officials

ChicaLogic Offers a Password Manager as Protection Against Online Scams and Identity Theft
ChicaLogic (www.chicalogic MarketWire

Global Sweeping Solutions Chooses TAB Bank for $1 Million Lending Facility
Global Sweeping Solutions, Inc. of San Bernardino, CA has chosen TAB Bank for a $1 million lending facility. MarketWire

Nautical Monkey Launches Sharing Services for Individual Boaters
Nautical Monkey ( is pleased to announce the launch of a web-based sharing service for boaters, allowing better management of boat usage, expenses, and maintenance needs. MarketWire

Sustainability Software Leader Enablon Endorses 2°C Challenge Communique on Climate Change
Enablon, the world's leading provider of sustainability management software, today announced its support of the 2°C Challenge Communiqué issued by leaders of more than 240 companies from around the world MarketWire

Jane Miller Gallery in Evanston Features iPEARL Designer Couture Coat Collection
The iPEARL fashion collection will return to Chicago at the Jane Miller Gallery in Evanston on October 29 and October 30, 2011 for an exclusive showing MarketWire

Surrey Bancorp Reports Third Quarter Net Income of $561,713
Surrey Bancorp (the "Company") (PINKSHEETS: SRYB), the holding company for Surrey Bank & Trust, today reported earnings for the third quarter of 2011. MarketWire

Metatron Inc./i-Mobilize Announce New App Content Deal With New York Media Group
Metatron Inc. (PINKSHEETS: MRNJ) MarketWire

Los Angeles Pain Relief Center Helps Patients Find Relief With Acupuncture
The Pain Relief Center of Los Angeles has announced that it offers Acupuncture as a complementary therapy for back pain patients, in addition to natural, non-invasive treatments such as chiropractic care and massage therapy. Led by chiropractor Dr MarketWire

Wilmington Chiropractor Offers Nutrition Plans as Part of Wellness Program
Patients who visit Chiropractic Central in Wilmington, NC have access to more than the traditional adjustments offered by practitioners. The clinic helps its patients heal from injuries and maintain their wellness through a variety of therapeutic strategies, including the preparation of customized nutrition plans. According to Dr MarketWire

San Jose Chiropractor Offers Advanced Foot Pain Therapy With Active Release Techniques
Athletes and non-athletes alike who suffer from foot pain caused by plantar fasciitis or other common conditions may find a solution at their local chiropractor. Insight Chiropractic employs Active Release Techniques, or ART, as an integral part of its overall health and wellness services MarketWire

Bosch Oh So Silent Sweepstakes Offers Chance to Win Quietest Dishwasher in North America
As the household's activities move more into the kitchen, the last thing homeowners want to do is drive away guests with a noisy dishwasher. Promoting the importance of quiet appliances in the kitchen, Bosch home appliances launched the "Oh So Silent Sweepstakes" to award one lucky winner with the new Bosch 800 Plus Dishwasher as seen on the Rachael Ray Show. MarketWire

Las Vegas Chiropractor Supports Boys & Girls Clubs of Henderson
Dr. Benjamin Lurie, a Las Vegas chiropractor and owner of The Neck and Back Clinics, is a local businessman who gives back to the community through his support of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Henderson. The Boys & Girls Clubs organization operates many area facilities that give youths hope for a better future MarketWire

Kaztec Engineering Ltd. Appoints Geoff Stone as Projects Director
Kaztec Engineering Ltd. (, a leader in the fabrication of drilling and production platforms and other specialized structures for the oil and gas industry, today announced the appointment of Geoff Stone to the position of projects director. Kaztec is a subsidiary of the Chrome Group, a leading West African oil and gas conglomerate. MarketWire

Technological Advances Highlight Day Two of 2011 Algae Biomass Summit
Day two of the 2011 Algae Biomass Summit, the official conference of the Algal Biomass Organization (ABO) and the world's largest algae industry conference, was highlighted by discussions about the technological advances that will be bringing innovative algae-based products and fuels into everyday life. MarketWire

Northway Financial, Inc. Announces Third Quarter Results
Northway Financial, Inc. (the "Company") (OTCBB: NWYF) reported net income for the nine months ended September 30, 2011 of $4,777,000 compared to net income of $3,075,000 for the same period in 2010, an increase of $1,702,000 MarketWire

Green Energy Solution, Inc. Announces the Release of Updated Financials for Enhanced Shareholder Transparency
Green Energy Solutions, Inc., trading under the symbol (PINKSHEETS: SATM), announces today that the company has updated their financials to reflect change in company direction, projected revenues and expenses, and changes in management. For the full Initial Disclosure Statement please visit: MarketWire

Accept Software Announces Gold Sponsorship of 35th Annual Product Innovation Management Global Conference
Accept Software (, a leader in Enterprise Product Strategy and Planning, announced its gold sponsorship of the Product Development & Management Association's (PDMA) Annual Global Conference on Product Innovation Management to be held in Phoenix, Arizona from October 29 through November 2, 2011. MarketWire

GOVERNING Magazine Announces 2011 Public Officials of the Year
GOVERNING today announced the top state and local government officials being honored for leadership and excellence. The 2011 Public Officials of the Year are leaders from state, city and county government and are being recognized for outstanding accomplishment in their positions and communities. The annual awards program is in its 18th year. MarketWire

Oklahoma Pastor With Total Artificial Heart Marks 1 Year of Life at Home With Freedom(R) Portable Driver
SynCardia Systems, Inc. (, manufacturer of the world's only FDA, Health Canada and CE (Europe) approved Total Artificial Heart, announced today that Oklahoma pastor Troy Golden has surpassed one year of life at home using the Freedom® portable driver to power his SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart. Mr MarketWire

Patented LED Driver From Supertex Delivers High Current Accuracy via Average Mode Control
Supertex, Inc. (NASDAQ: SUPX) today introduced HV9861A, an open loop, average current mode control, LED driver integrated circuit (IC) designed to drive LEDs using a buck topology. It is well suited for a variety of solid-state lighting applications, including TV and monitor backlighting, signage, decorative, and general lighting. MarketWire

Velti Selected by Vodafone UK to Expand Mobile Customer Loyalty Program
Velti (NASDAQ: VELT), the leading mobile marketing and advertising technology provider for brands, advertising agencies, mobile operators and media, today announced its selection by Vodafone UK to drive the operators' next generation of loyalty programs in the UK. The opportunity is open to all 6 million Vodafone pay-as-you-go customers. MarketWire

Thailand's Department of Disaster Response Orders LRAD(R) Systems to Support Flood Relief Operations
LRAD Corporation (NASDAQ: LRAD), the world's leading provider of long range acoustic hailing devices (AHDs), announced today that Thailand's Department of Disaster Response has ordered LRAD 100X™ and LRAD 500X™ systems to support their flood relief efforts. Thailand is experiencing its worst flooding in decades after three months of heavy rain. The order is shipping immediately. MarketWire

Digital Commerce: Essential to the Success of the Entertainment Industry
Elastic Path Software, the leading provider of digital commerce technology and expertise, will be presenting new business models that reveal how to monetize content at paidContent Entertainment. MarketWire

Indianapolis Chiropractor Promotes Total Wellness With Applied Kinesiology
Chiropractor Dr. David Bax has been using Applied Kinesiology to diagnose and treat patients coming to see him for a myriad of conditions, from back pain and neck pain to headaches, sciatica and fatigue MarketWire

Local Chiropractor Brings Whole Body Cryotherapy to Boise, Idaho
Boise chiropractor, Dr. Jason Watson from Boise chiropractic clinic, Active Health & Wellness, has announced offering whole body Cryotherapy as a new service to the practice. People suffering from pain and/or inflammation can experience significant benefits from this therapy, reports Dr. Watson MarketWire

Veterinary Hospital Warns Pet Owners of Potential Holiday Perils
Richman Animal Clinic is urging pet owners to show caution this holiday season and be aware of potential pet health risks surrounding the Halloween and Thanksgiving holidays. These risks include holiday-favorite foods, like chocolate candy, turkey bones and stuffing MarketWire

Del-Sano Contracting Announces Grand Opening of First Multiple Sclerosis Apartment Facility on the East Coast
Del-Sano Contracting Corporation, a general contracting, design/build and construction management services firm, today announced the completion of Kershaw Commons located in Freehold Township, N.J MarketWire

Charles & Colvard Reports Third Quarter Operating Results
Charles & Colvard, Ltd. (NASDAQ: CTHR), the sole manufacturer of created moissanite gemstones, The Most Brilliant Jewel in the World®, today announced its operating results for the third quarter and first nine months of 2011. MarketWire

BoeFly Exceeds $2 Billion Milestone on Internet Loan Exchange in Second Year of Operation
BoeFly, the premier online marketplace connecting small-business borrowers with lenders, announced today that over $2 billion in loan transactions have been posted since the inception of its internet loan exchange in March of 2010. MarketWire

New Belgium Brewing Launches "The Glass That Gives" Program This Holiday Season
A glass filled with beer is joyous any time of year, but add a splash of philanthropic giving and it tastes even better. New Belgium Brewing, maker of Fat Tire Amber Ale, is giving back during the gift-giving season by offering beer globe glasses that benefit nonprofit organizations. Each winterized two-pack gift box is available for $8.99, with $1 MarketWire

Franklin Resources, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year Results
Franklin Resources, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: BEN) today announced net income(1) of $416.0 million or $1.88 per diluted share for the quarter ended September 30, 2011, as compared to $503.3 million or $2.26 per diluted share for the previous quarter and $372.9 million or $1.65 per diluted share for the quarter ended September 30, 2010 MarketWire

Xtreme Oil & Gas' 5-Star Project to Commence Injection
Xtreme Oil & Gas, Inc MarketWire

Coca-Cola FEMSA Announces 2011 Third-Quarter and First Nine-Month Results
Coca-Cola FEMSA, S.A.B. de C.V. (BMV: KOFL) (NYSE: KOF) ("Coca-Cola FEMSA" or the "Company"), the largest public Coca-Cola bottler in the world in terms of sales volume, announces results for the third quarter of 2011. MarketWire

Maryland Edges Hawaii From Top of Millionaire Ranking
Phoenix Marketing International, a global marketing services firm, today released their annual ranking of millionaires per capita by state. The results from their Global Wealth Monitor, a service that tracks affluent and high net worth households in the U.S MarketWire

Grid Loyalty Partners With Terrible Herbst to Offer New Membership Benefits
Grid Loyalty announces its first major partnership with Las Vegas chain Terrible Herbst, providing Grid Members access to loyalty-based acquisition programs at select Terrible's locations. Drivers in Las Vegas can now become a Grid Loyalty member at select Terrible's locations in Las Vegas and southern Nevada, or by registering online. MarketWire

Altair Nanotechnologies Announces Third Quarter 2011 Financial Results Conference Call
Altair Nanotechnologies Inc. (NASDAQ: ALTI) will hold a conference call to discuss financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2011. The call is scheduled for Thursday, November 3, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). Shareholders and members of the investment community are invited to participate. MarketWire

HD Supply Saves Millions of Dollars by Deploying Symantec's Clustering and Storage Management Software
Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) today announced that industry leading wholesale distribution company HD Supply implemented its Veritas Storage Foundation High Availability and Veritas Operations Manager software solutions to help it consolidate 22 data centers into three MarketWire

TVGoods' Parent Company Changes Name to As Seen On TV, Inc., Announces Reverse Stock Split
H & H Imports, Inc. (OTCQB: HNHI) (PINKSHEETS: HNHI) announced today that the company's corporate name change to "As Seen on TV, Inc." is complete. In addition, the Company announced that a 20-to-1 reverse split will take effect at the open of the market on October 27, 2011 (the "Effective Date") MarketWire

Vizada and MultiSAT Deliver Satcom Services and Solutions for Mining Industry
Vizada, the largest independent provider of satellite network operator services, and Mexican service provider MultiSAT today announced that the companies are now offering a broad range of mobile satellite services and solutions for the Mexican mining industry MarketWire

Parvus Gigabit Ethernet Switch Subsystem Certified for DO-160 Airworthiness to 50,000 ft Altitude and -55C Temperature Operation
Eurotech subsidiary Parvus Corporation announced that the DuraNET 1268 Gigabit Ethernet switch subsystem have completed high altitude and low temperature testing in accordance with (IAW) RTCA / DO-160G, Section 4.5.1 and Section 4.6.1, further validating airworthiness and reliability for this rugged Commercial Off the Shelf (COTS) network switch MarketWire

First California Continues Earnings Momentum With 2011 Third Quarter Net Income of $2.5 Million
First California Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: FCAL), the holding company of First California Bank, today reported third quarter net income of $2.5 million compared with $64,000 for the same quarter a year ago. Net income available to common shareholders was $900,000, or $0.03 per diluted share, which was after dividends of $1,615,500 on the preferred stock series B and series C shares MarketWire

SolarWinds Announces Third Quarter 2011 Results
SolarWinds® (NYSE: SWI), a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, today reported results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2011. MarketWire

Clear Capital(R) Expands Senior Leadership to Power New Initiatives and Fuel Growth
Clear Capital® (, a leading provider of data and solutions for commercial and residential real estate asset valuation, investment and risk assessment, announces the appointments of Gabriel (Gabe) Nacht as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Brian Wick as Vice President of Marketing. MarketWire

Michigan Retailers Expect Good Holiday Sales
Nearly nine of 10 Michigan retailers expect a holiday season as good or better than last year, with more than one in three projecting their sales will rise by more than 5 percent, according to the latest Michigan Retail Index survey conducted by Michigan Retailers Association (MRA) and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. MarketWire

Taconic and Oncodesign(R) Announce Agreement to Co-Promote and Co-Develop Solutions to Advance Oncology Research
Taconic, a leading provider of life sciences solutions, and Oncodesign®, an innovative leader in the discovery of novel anti-cancer therapies, announced that they have entered into an agreement to co-develop and co-promote pre-clinical oncology in vivo solutions for researchers worldwide MarketWire

W. P. Carey's CEO to Speak at Harvard's 2011 REAI Annual Fall Conference
Investment firm W. P. Carey & Co. LLC (NYSE: WPC) announced today that President and CEO Trevor P. Bond will participate at Harvard's 2011 REAI Annual Fall Conference to be held at the Charles Hotel in Cambridge, MA, November 9 through November 10, 2011 MarketWire

Cobra Previews Its Cool Gadget Lineup for the Holidays at gdgt Live in Los Angeles
Cobra Electronics Corporation (NASDAQ: COBR), a leading designer and marketer of award-winning consumer and mobile electronics, today announced its sponsorship, participation and plans for gdgt Live in Los Angeles, a high-profile gadget party/event taking place Friday, October 28th. The event runs from 7:30 p.m.-10 p.m. at Club Nokia located at 800 West Olympic Blvd in LA MarketWire

Global Capacity Hires Craig Magerkurth as Chief Technology Officer
Global Capacity, the world's leading telecommunications information and logistics company, announces the addition of Craig Magerkurth as Chief Technology Officer, to its executive leadership team. MarketWire

MontaVista Announces an Advanced Linux-Based Application Environment for High Speed Packet Processing
MontaVista® Software, LLC, today announced dynamically configurable data plane capabilities in the MontaVista Bare Metal Engine™, offering a single development environment that dynamically scales from the high performance services of Embedded Linux to dedicated near zero overhead bare metal environments for packet processing MarketWire Alerts: Stevia, Minera Andes, Raystream, Advanced Cell Tech, Cannabis Science, Legend Oil and Gas, Lonestar Gold, White Smile Global and Titan Pharma is a premier source for microcap research - providing a wide range of due diligence and investment insight on stocks all over the market. Investment Reports are primarily focused on alerting our valued subscribers to small cap and microcap companies poised for explosive movement in the market MarketWire

Frost & Sullivan Announces 2011 Australia Excellence Awards Recipients
Frost & Sullivan has recognised outstanding performance of companies in the Australian Information Communications Technology (ICT) industry by presenting 18 awards to deserving organisations at the 2011 Frost & Sullivan Australia Excellence Awards. MarketWire

ColoHouse Data Center and Open Hosting Inc. Partner to Provide Cloud Solutions
ColoHouse, Miami's leading Tier III data center, today announced a strategic partnership with Open Hosting Inc., a prominent provider of cloud hosting solutions. MarketWire

Impinj and RFsense Deliver RFID Solution to Popular Brazilian Retailer
Impinj, Inc., the leading provider of UHF RFID solutions for identifying, locating and authenticating items, and RFsense, a Brazilian provider of RFID software and systems, today announced the deployment of a complete "Source to Floor" RFID solution for memove, a new apparel brand and part of Brazil's Valdac Global Brands, owner of the popular Siberian and Crawford brands MarketWire

Infocast's Distributed Solar Summit 2011
Infocast brings its highly acclaimed Distributed Solar Series to the West Coast with the Distributed Solar Summit 2011, November 30-December 2, 2011 at the DoubleTree Hotel San Diego Downtown MarketWire

OpenLogic Announces Availability of CloudSwing PaaS Cloud Solution
OpenLogic, Inc., provider of enterprise open source solutions for the cloud and the data center, today announced the general availability of CloudSwing, the industry's first-ever fully flexible Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) cloud solution offering cost-tracking and complete customization of technology stacks. MarketWire

Vopak North America Networks With Elemica for eBusiness With Chemical Producers
Elemica, leading provider of supply chain integration and optimization services to the chemical, tire & rubber, energy and selected manufacturing industries, welcomes Vopak North America, providing them direct connectivity into the Elemica network of chemical producers MarketWire

Dole(R) Salads Integrated Marketing Judged Best in the Supermarket
The leading retail trade publication Supermarket News ( has designated DOLE® Salads ( and its on-pack DOLE Salad Guide as the best examples of integrated marketing among all consumer packaged goods (CPG) brands sold in the supermarket in 2011. MarketWire

Cubic Gets New Order for Tactical Vehicle System
Cubic Defense Applications, the defense systems business of Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB), has received a task order of $16.8 million for Instrumentable Multiple Integrated Laser Engagement System Tactical Vehicle System (IMILES TVS) kits from the U.S. Army's Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI). MarketWire

Oracle Corporation to Commence Registered Exchange Offer
Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ: ORCL) today announced it has commenced an offer to exchange up to $1,000,000,000 of its registered 3.875% Notes due 2020 and up to $2,250,000,000 of its registered 5.375% Notes due 2040 (collectively, the "New Notes") for any and all of its outstanding unregistered 3.875% Notes due 2020 and 5.375% Notes due 2040 (collectively, the "Old Notes") MarketWire

Implant Sciences Explosives Detection Technology Protects Major European Bank
Implant Sciences Corporation (OTCQB: IMSC) (PINKSHEETS: IMSC), a high technology supplier of systems and sensors for homeland security markets, today announced sales of its Quantum Sniffer™ QS-H150 portable explosives trace detection devices to two new customers in Europe MarketWire

CONMED Corporation Announces Third Quarter 2011 Financial Results
CONMED Corporation (NASDAQ: CNMD) today announced financial results for the third quarter of 2011. MarketWire

Harte-Hanks Reports Third Quarter Results
Harte-Hanks, Inc. (NYSE: HHS) today reported third quarter 2011 diluted earnings per share of $0.19 on revenues of $212.8 million. These results compare to diluted earnings per share of $0.22 on $216.7 million in revenues for the third quarter of 2010. MarketWire Adds More Than 50 Million New Birth, Marriage and Death Records Expanding the Largest Searchable U.S. Vital Records Collection to Nearly a Half Billion (NASDAQ: ACOM), the world's largest online family history resource, today announced it has added 53 new historical vital record collections to its nearly half billion U.S. vital records, the largest searchable online collection of its kind MarketWire

HireVue Digital Interviewing Now Available to the Public Sector
HireVue, providers of an amazing new way to interview -- on demand, today announced that its digital interviewing solutions have achieved Section 508 compliance. HireVue's Digital Interview Platform™ and On Demand Interviews™ are now the only digital interviewing solutions available with this accreditation. MarketWire

Bakken Formation Has More Oil and Gas Than Prudhoe Bay, CEO Claims, an Industrial Info News Alert
Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- The Bakken Shale hydrocarbon formation underneath North Dakota contains more oil and gas than Alaska's giant Prudhoe Bay field, Harold Hamm, the chief executive of Continental Resources Incorporated (NYSE: CLR) (Enid, Oklahoma), told about 350 attendees at a conference in Denver on Tuesday MarketWire

Yadkin Valley Financial Corporation Returns to Profitability With Third Quarter 2011 Results
Yadkin Valley Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: YAVY) MarketWire

WABCO Reports Q3 2011 Results; Posts 20% Organic Sales Growth; Delivers Another Quarter of Strong Profitability; Maintains Guidance for 2011
WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE: WBC) (, a global technology leader and tier-one supplier to the commercial vehicle industry, today reported Q3 2011 sales of $706 million, up 20 percent in local currencies from a year ago and up 30 percent on a U.S. GAAP basis, reflecting the industry's strong global growth. MarketWire

Upcoming Industrial Info Briefing Will Preview 2012 Industrial Spending in Gulf Coast Region
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land) -- A preview of 2012 industrial project spending in the Southeastern U.S. will be unveiled at an executive briefing held by Industrial Info Resources (IIR) November 16, 2011, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana MarketWire

Sizing North American Power Market Now Faster and Easier With New Industrial Info Online Analysis
New Product Announcement from Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Sales, marketing and strategic planning professionals who operate in the North American Power Industry now have access to a unique online analysis that can accelerate go-to-market planning for equipment manufacturers and service providers MarketWire

Yubico Provides a Radically New Approach to Secure Remote Access
Yubico, the leading provider of easy-to-use two-factor authentication, today announced the availability of YubiRADIUS, a free, virtual appliance server that delivers secure remote access, SSL-VPN and VPN connectivity. Built on open source components, the unique solution has proven to be a highly successful replacement for legacy two-factor authentication by global enterprises. MarketWire

Dr. Thomas Middelhoff joins ePals as Chairman of ePals Europe
ePals Corporation (TSX-V: SLN), an education technology company and leading safe social learning network, today announced that Dr. Thomas Middelhoff has joined the Company as Chairman of ePals Europe. It is anticipated that ePals Europe will be formally incorporated as a subsidiary of the Company before year end. MarketWire

University General Health System Expects to Report 40% Increase in Revenues, More Than 25% Increase in EBITDA, and Net Profit for Quarter Ended September 30, 2011
University General Health System, Inc. (OTCQB: UGHS) (PINKSHEETS: UGHS), a diversified, integrated multi-specialty health delivery system, today announced that it expects to report revenues of approximately $21.0 million and EBITDA of approximately $3.7 million for the quarter ended September 30, 2011. These results will compare with revenue of $15.0 million and EBITDA of $2 MarketWire

Four Boards of Nursing Join NCSBN
The National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN®) announces the California Board of Registered Nursing, the Guam Board of Nurse Examiners, the Michigan/DCH/Bureau of Health Professions and the West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses (WVRN) have joined, bringing the total number of full participating boards of nursing to 48 MarketWire

GreenWave Reality and Leedarson Lighting Collaborate to Expand Innovative, Connected Lighting Solution

Zenprise to Participate in Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2011
Zenprise®, Inc., a leading provider of secure mobile device management software, today announced it is participating as a platinum sponsor in the annual Gartner Symposium/ITxpo, November 7 - 10 in Barcelona, Spain. The company will be showcasing Zenprise MobileManager™, its industry leading, enterprise-grade mobile device management solution. MarketWire

A Plan to Prevent Home Problems
(Family Features) It's an unfortunate part of homeownership -- things break down. Heating and cooling systems have limited lifespans and can cost thousands to replace. Home appliances go on the fritz or the plumbing system shuts down, and before you know it, you've had hundreds of dollars worth of unexpected repairs to deal with. MarketWire

Smart and Simple, the Dynamic Dinner Duo
(Family Features) After a long day, preparing a healthy and delicious meal doesn't always come naturally. Busy schedules and unlimited recipe options can make cooking nutritious "from scratch" meals seem like a daunting task. MarketWire

Simple Tips for Busy Families
(Family Features) Zipping around from one family activity to the next can be fun, but it requires a plan in order to juggle the busy schedule. MarketWire

Suntron Receives Northrop Supplier Excellence
Suntron Corporation, a leading manufacturer of electronics manufacturing services and embedded computing solutions announced that they have been awarded the Northrop Grumman Supplier Excellence Award. MarketWire

Vampires and Werewolves -- They Won't Bite, but You Will
(Family Features) Vampires Invade! MarketWire

Make Small Changes for Better Health
(Family Features) When it comes to health, making positive lifestyle changes is a goal for many people. But often times no matter how good the intentions, these changes only last a few weeks. MarketWire

Scare Up Some Fun With a Trick-or-Treat Party
(Family Features) Make no bones about it -- Halloween is all about having some spine-tingling fun. This year, why not share the scare by hosting a Trick-or-Treat party for school friends or even the neighborhood? MarketWire

TRENDnet(R) Now Shipping First to Market 450 Mbps Dual Band Wireless N HD Media Bridge
TRENDnet, a best-in-class wired and wireless networking hardware brand, today announced the availability of the first to market 450Mbps Dual Band Wireless N HD Media Bridge, model TEW-680MB. MarketWire

Agennix Schedules Conference Call on November 3 to Discuss Third Quarter of 2011 Financial Results
Agennix AG (FRANKFURT: AGX) announced today that the Company will hold a conference call to discuss financial results for the third quarter of 2011 and to provide a business update. The results will be published on Thursday, November 3, 2011, in advance of the conference call. MarketWire

Marijuana, Inc. Announces, and Launches, New "KushClear(TM)" Nutraceutical Product Line
Marijuana, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: HEMP) announced today the roll-out of their new KushClear™ line of private labeled wellness products. Developed over the last two years specifically for the Medical Marijuana community, KushClear™ products are designed to target specific needs with 100% natural ingredients, for anyone desirous of alternative health care modalities. MarketWire

TECHNICOLOR: Technicolor senior creditors approve amendments to senior debt agreements increasing Technicolor's strategic flexibility
Technicolor ("the Company") (PARIS: TCH) announcestoday that its lenders and noteholders have approved certainchanges to the Company's senior debt agreements by more than therespectiverequired majorities and, accordingly, the proposed amendments to its seniordebtagreements will become effective soon. MarketWire

Ericsson: Sony to acquire Ericsson's share of Sony Ericsson
-- Sony Ericsson to become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony and integrated into Sony's broad platform of network-connected consumer electronics products-- The transaction also provides Sony with a broad IP cross-licensing agreement and ownership of five essential patent families-- Ericsson to receive EUR 1 MarketWire

ProPhotonix announces 3rd Quarter Results

HAVAS : Q3 2011 Revenue: organic growth +7.3%
Q3 2011 Revenue Organic growth of +7.3% Revenue: EUR387 million Organic growth: +7.3% Net new business1: EUR351 million David Jones, Havas CEO, said "We delivered strong organic growth in the thirdquarter of 7.3%, our best organic growth performance in 3 years MarketWire

Erste Group Bank AG Selects Lombard Risk's COLLINE(R) for Its Collateral Management Operations
Lombard Risk Management plc (LSE: LRM) ("Lombard Risk"), a leading provider of integrated collateral management, liquidity and regulatory reporting solutions for the financial services industry, announces that one of the largest financial services providers in Central and Eastern Europe - Erste Group Bank AG - has selected COLLINE® as its strategic collateral management solution MarketWire

NicOx reports financial results for the nine months to September 2011 MarketWire

Novo Nordisk A/S: Interim financial report for the period 1 January 2011 to 30 September 2011
Novo Nordisk increased operating profit by 12% in the first nine months of2011 Company Announcement no 67 / 2011: This announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf ofThomson Reuters clients MarketWire

Norsk Hydro: Third quarter 2011: Improved production performance, higher raw material costs
Hydro had underlying earnings before financial items and tax (EBIT) of NOK1,646 million in the third quarter, down from NOK 1,906 million in the secondquarter. The quarter was marked by higher production performance in Bauxite &Alumina, while seasonal declines and higher raw material costs had a negativeimpact on underlying results. Energy posted record third-quarter results MarketWire

Option trading update - third quarter 2011
Option (EURONEXT Brussels: OPTI; OTC:OPNVY), the wireless technology company, today announced that during thethirdquarter of 2011 the Company generated revenue of EUR 11.3 million comparedtoEUR 10.3 million in the third quarter of 2010. Product relatedrevenuesrepresented 4.2 million EUR and software & license revenues represented7.1million EUR of total third quarter 2011 revenues. MarketWire

Teledyne DALSA Unveils New High Speed Piranha4 Camera Family
Editors Note: There is a photo associated with this release. MarketWire

Frost & Sullivan Lauds Siemens Enterprise Communications' Broad Portfolio of Communication Products That Meet Different Customer Needs
Based on its recent analysis of the enterprise voice and unified messaging platform market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Siemens Enterprise Communications with the 2011 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for Customer Value Enhancement MarketWire

Symantec to Speak at Upcoming Investor Conferences
Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ: SYMC) today announced its executives will be speaking at the following investor conferences in the December 2011 quarter: MarketWire

Wayside Technology Group, Inc. Reports 2011 Third Quarter Results and Declares Quarterly Dividend
Wayside Technology Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: WSTG) today reported financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2011. The results will be discussed in a conference call to be held on Friday, October 28, 2011 at 10:00 AM Eastern time. The dial-in telephone number is (866) 861-4873 and the pass code is "WSTG." MarketWire

MWI Veterinary Supply, Inc. Announces Its Fiscal Year 2011 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call Information
MWI Veterinary Supply, Inc. (NASDAQ: MWIV) announced today that the Company will release financial results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended September 30, 2011 and provide its business outlook for its fiscal year ending September 30, 2012 on Thursday, November 3, 2011 MarketWire

Metso Corporation's Interim Review January 1 - September 30, 2011
Metso's strong performance continuedMetso Corporation's stock exchange release on October 27, 2011 at 12:00a.m.local timeMetso will hold two news conferences in Helsinki today, on Thursday,October27, 2011. The press conference for media in Finnish will be arranged at1:30p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Finnish time MarketWire

Flamel Technologies Announces Projected Release Date of Third Quarter Results; Conference Call
Flamel Technologies (NASDAQ: FLML) expects to release its financial results for the third quarter of 2011 on Wednesday, November 2nd, after the market close. A conference call to discuss the results has been scheduled for Thursday, November 3rd, at 8:30 AM (EDT). A question and answer period is expected to follow the discussion of results. MarketWire

Dime Community Bancshares Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
Dime Community Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: DCOM) (the "Company"), the parent company of The Dime Savings Bank of Williamsburgh ("Dime"), announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.14 per share, payable on November 15, 2011, to all stockholders of record as of November 7, 2011. This dividend is the 58th consecutive quarterly cash dividend paid by the Company. MarketWire

United Community Banks, Inc. Reports Net Loss of $6.2 Million for Third Quarter 2011

Hoku Corporation Announces Earnings Conference Call for Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2012
Hoku Corporation (NASDAQ: HOKU), a solar energy products and services company, announced today that it will hold a conference call with investors and analysts on Thursday, November 10, 2011 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time to discuss results for the Company's second quarter fiscal year 2012 ended September 30, 2011 and the Company's business outlook. MarketWire

Össur - Third Quarter Report 2011
Announcement Össur hf. No. 11/2011Reykjavik, 27 October  2011 GlobeNewswire

Okmetic Oyj: SHARE REPURCHASE 27.10.2011
Okmetic Oyj        ANNOUNCEMENT         27.10.2011  SHARE REPURCHASE 27.10.2011 In the Helsinki Stock Exchange   Trade date27.10.2011 Bourse tradeBUYShareOKM1VAmount5.000sharesTotal cost24 GlobeNewswire

Solteq Plc        ANNOUNCEMENT          27.10.2011  SHARE REPURCHASE  27.10.2011 In the Helsinki Stock Exchange   Trade date27.10.2011 Bourse tradeBUYShareSTQ1VAmount1.000sharesTotal cost1 GlobeNewswire

Extraordinary General Meeting: Change of location
As a consequence of high registration level for the upcoming Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) in DNO International ASA 1 November 2011, it has been decided to change the location of the EGM to Vika kino, Ruseløkkveien 14, Oslo. Due to changed location the meeting will start at 1.15 PM. We advise participants to arrive early to allow for registration. GlobeNewswire

Ekstraordinær generalforsamling: Endring av sted

Report of the extraordinary general meeting
Report of the extraordinary general meeting of 27 October 2011. GlobeNewswire

DNO Management Clarifies May 2011 Report

Vaisala Oyj : Vaisala Signs 6.7 Million Euro Contract
Vaisala Corporation Stock Exchange Release October 27, 2011 at 2:15 p.m.Vaisala has signed a contract with a long standing customer for upper air observation products. The value of the contract is 6.7 million euros. The deliveries start in November 2011 and end in 2013 GlobeNewswire

Amer Sports: Notification of change in shareholding under the Finnish Securities Market Act
Amer Sports Corporation                          STOCK EXCHANGE ANNOUNCEMENTOctober 27, 2011 at 1:30 pm GlobeNewswire

KBC Bank meets new EBA capital target
KBC Bank confirms that, based on the information of the European Banking Authority, it meets the new capital target as announced on 26 October 2011. The EBA announced that European banks must meet a 9% threshold for their core Tier 1 ratio under the EBA definition* which includes valuing sovereign bond holdings at market rates GlobeNewswire

Studsvik AB : Studsvik's Interim Report for January - September 2011
Sales for the third quarter amounted to SEK 252.8 million (295.3), a decrease of 12 per cent in local currencies. The operating loss for the third quarter amounted to SEK -10.1million (-9.1). Cash flow from operating activities after investments improved to SEK 16.0 million (11.9). Net debt decreased to SEK 157.3 million (214.0). Reduced losses in the USA and the UK GlobeNewswire

Handelsbanken: Comment on EU's plan to strengthen capitalisation of European banks
The European Union, EU, has agreed that banks which have lent money to the State of Greece will write off one-half of these debts. GlobeNewswire

Amer Sports Interim Report January-September 2011: Strong quarter further supported by earlier deliveries, full-year guidance unchanged

Nestlé marks a decade of pioneering research and development in China
Nestlé S.A. /Nestlé marks a decade of pioneering research and development in China . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

BAUHAUS embraces Edvantage Group e-learning in its fast-paced retail world
27 October, 2011 - Edvantage Group, Europe's leading provider of cloud-based learning solutions, which was recently acquired by Lumesse*, is pleased to announce that the home improvements retailer BAUHAUS has selected Edvantage Group Learning Gateway (learning management system) and CourseBuilder (content development platform) to improve employee training programmes. GlobeNewswire

Correction to Cargotec's January-September 2011 interim report

Mobistar launches Visual Voice Mail
Brussels, 27 October 2011 - Visual Voice Mail will be available as from October 31 for all new iPhone customers. Mobistar is the first Belgian mobile operator to launch this highly innovative and free new service. Thanks to Visual Voice Mail, Mobistar customers will now have a brand-new way of listening to and managing their voice messages GlobeNewswire

Brussels, 27 October 2011, at 10:00 a.m. (Brussels time) GlobeNewswire

PEPR results for the quarter and nine months ended 30 September 2011

ING Bank meets new EBA capital target

Ericsson: Sony to acquire Ericsson's share of Sony Ericsson
Sony Ericsson to become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony and integrated into Sony's broad platform of network-connected consumer electronics products The transaction also provides Sony with a broad IP cross-licensing agreement and ownership of five essential patent families Ericsson to receive EUR 1 GlobeNewswire

Outotec Oyj : Interim report January-September 2011

Evotec Achieves Two Milestones in Fragment-based Drug Discovery Alliance with Shionogi
Evotec AG /Evotec Achieves Two Milestones in Fragment-based Drug Discovery Alliance with Shionogi . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Cargotec's January-September 2011 interim report: Third quarter orders grew 19 percent and profitability improved
July-September in brief·       Orders received grew 19 percent and totalled EUR 811 (683) million.·       Order book amounted to EUR 2,349 (31 Dec 2010: 2,356) million at the end of the period.·       Sales grew 19 percent and totalled EUR 753 (635) million GlobeNewswire

OP-Pohjola Group solid capital adequacy is well above the level required of European banks
OP-Pohjola GroupPress release27 October 2011 at 8.10 amThe European Banking Authority (EBA) has come up with a new requirement concerning banks' capital buffers, raising the minimum Core Tier 1 ratio from 5% to 9%. The EBA also requires that the change of market values of European sovereign bonds must be considered in full in capital adequacy calculations GlobeNewswire

SEB: Third quarter of 2011: Operating profit SEK 3.7bn (2.8)
"The operating profit of SEK 3.7bn in the third quarter is evidence of our cautious stance and strong relationship banking model. Customer driven income was higher than any quarter to date and customers have been active, in particular within our trading business, where income increased GlobeNewswire

Cargotec to change operating model to accelerate strategy implementation

Enfo Oyj's interim report 3/2011 (1 January - 30 September 2011)
Key points of the interim report GlobeNewswire

New financial objectives for RNB RETAIL AND BRANDS
Due to the group-wide change program that has been implemented and the changes in the operation that has been executed the Board of Directors of RNB RETAIL AND BRANDS has decided to implement new financial objectives. GlobeNewswire

Year-end report September 1, 2010 - August 31, 2011
Fourth quarter, June 1, 2011 - August 31, 2011 GlobeNewswire

Compagnie Financière Tradition : Consolidated revenue at 30 September 2011:CHF 821.3m
Compagnie Financière Tradition /Compagnie Financière Tradition : Consolidated revenue at 30 September 2011:CHF 821.3m . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Eltek ASA - Presentation of third quarter 2011
The presentation of third quarter 2011 is attached hereto.     This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant to section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.3Q 2011 Presentation Eltek This announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf of Thomson Reuters clients GlobeNewswire

Eltek ASA - Report third quarter and first nine months 2011
Eltek reported continued revenue growth, improved gross margin and significantly higher operating profit (EBIT) also in the third quarter 2011. Revenue amounted to NOK 1,023 million, up four percent from the third quarter 2010, whereas EBIT increased by 48 percent to NOK 59 million. Profit before tax was NOK 40 million and net profit NOK 28 million. GlobeNewswire

RNB to restructure the Norwegian JC business
RNB Retail and Brands has taken the decision to forcefully reduce/restructure the Norwegian operations in JC. More stores will thus be closed, a reduction from today's 21 stores to 5. These measures lay the foundation for minimized operating losses in JC Norway which amounted to -63 million SEK in the previous financial year. GlobeNewswire

Aben Resources Ltd. : Aben Resources Completes 2011 Exploration Programs in Yukon and NWT
Aben Resources Ltd. /Aben Resources Ltd. : Aben Resources Completes 2011 Exploration Programs in Yukon and NWT . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Transmode Holding AB's Interim Report for January-September 2011
Stockholm, Sweden - 27 October 2011 - Transmode, a global supplier of packet optical networking solutions, today announced the Interim Report for the period January to September 2011. GlobeNewswire

Noreco reports third quarter 2011 results
Stavanger, 27 October 2011: Norwegian Energy Company ASA (Noreco, OSE:NOR) today presents its third quarter 2011 results, with a negative EBITDA of NOK 45 million and a net loss of NOK 393 million from continued operations. Noreco is also pleased to announce that the sale of its interest in the South Arne field has been completed as the company yesterday received full payment of NOK 1 GlobeNewswire

Wizcom Technologies Ltd.: Wizcom Releases Revenue Preview
Wizcom Technologies Ltd. /Wizcom Technologies Ltd.: Wizcom Releases Revenue Preview. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

INC Research Launches Webinar Series to Share Expert Insights in Conducting Global Pediatric Clinical Trials
First Two Webinars Focus on Pediatric Regulations in the United States and European Union and Avoiding Common Mistakes in Early Phase Pediatric Trials GlobeNewswire

Press release: Continued operational improvement for Orkla
Orkla's operating profit (EBITA) increased by 9% to NOK 1,124 million in the third quarter of 2011. Orkla Brands has compensated for the high raw material prices, and delivered satisfactory results for the quarter. Borregaard continues to benefit from good market conditions, and the company delivered its best quarterly result ever GlobeNewswire

Nobia: Continued cost savings
Download the report in full:Nobia Q3 2011 GlobeNewswire

Kemira sells Canadian hydrogen peroxide plant to Evonik
Kemira OyjPress releaseOctober 27, 2011 at 09.00 am (CET+1) GlobeNewswire

Third quarter 2011: Improved production performance, higher raw material costs
Hydro had underlying earnings before financial items and tax (EBIT) of NOK 1,646 million in the third quarter, down from NOK 1,906 million in the second quarter. The quarter was marked by higher production performance in Bauxite & Alumina, while seasonal declines and higher raw material costs had a negative impact on underlying results. Energy posted record third-quarter results. GlobeNewswire

Hannu Virolainen appointed President, Municipal & Industrial
Kemira OyjStock exchange releaseOctober 27, 2011 at 08.30 am (CET+1) GlobeNewswire

Kitron Q3 report: Stable market development
(2011-10-27) Kitron's revenue amounted to NOK 352.7 million in the third quarter of 2011, a 0.2 per cent ncrease compared with the same period last year (351.9). EBIT were NOK 9.2 million (NOK 11.2 million), a 17.8 percentage point decrease compared with same period last year. The profit before tax and discontinued operations was NOK 8.6 million (NOK 7 GlobeNewswire

Tikkurila Oyj: Tikkurila's Interim Report for January-September 2011 - Growth continued and profitability improved clearly during the third quarter
Tikkurila OyjStock Exchange ReleaseOctober 27, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. (CET+1) July-September 2011 highlights GlobeNewswire

Pöyry Oyj : Interim report 1 January- 30 September 2011
PÖYRY PLC  Interim Report 27 October 2011 at 8:30 a.m. GlobeNewswire

Kitron: Agreement related to manufacturing of offshore equipment
(2011-10-27) Kitron AS, a subsidiary of Kitron ASA, has signed a contract with a leading supplier of offshore equipment. The agreement covers the period 2012 to 2014. In this period the expected turnover under the contract is between NOK 200 and 300 million. Kitron already has received purchase orders under the contract totaling NOK 25 million. GlobeNewswire

Qurius reports improvement financial results over Q3-2011
Zaltbommel, 27 October 2011 - Qurius N.V. has improved its EBIT before restructuring costs over the third quarter 2011 with EUR 1.9 million compared to the same quarter the year before. Nearly all Qurius countries contributed to this improvement. Total Q3 revenues amounted to EUR 18.9 million (Q3 2010: EUR 21.6 million) and EBIT (before restructuring) amounted to EUR -1 GlobeNewswire

Kemira Oyj's interim report January-September 2011: Stable performance
Kemira OyjStock exchange releaseOctober 27, 2011 at 08.30 am (CET+1) GlobeNewswire

Kemira Oyj: Wolfgang Büchele has been appointed Kemira Oyj's President and CEO following Harri Kerminen's retirement
Kemira OyjStock exchange releaseOctober 27, 2011 at 08.30 am (CET+1) GlobeNewswire

Rapala VMC CorporationStock Exchange ReleaseOctober 27, 2011 at 10.00 a.m. In 2012, Rapala VMC Corporation (Rapala) will publish its financial information as follows: GlobeNewswire

Interim Report 1 April-30 September 2011 (6 months)
1 April - 30 September 2011 (6 months) GlobeNewswire

comdirect: best nine-month result of EUR 78.6m - pre-tax profit target for full year 2011 raised to over EUR 95m
comdirect bank AG /comdirect: best nine-month result of EUR 78.6m - pre-tax profit target for full year 2011 raised to over EUR 95m . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Q3 2011: Wessanen's next consecutive quarter with progression
Q3 highlights GlobeNewswire

Reminder: Kvaerner - Invitation to presentation of 3rd quarter results 2011
27 October 2011 - Kværner ASA will publish its 3rd quarter results 2011 at the Oslo Stock Exchange on Tuesday 01 November at 07:30 a.m. Central European Time. The results presentation will be held at Shippingklubben, Oslo at 09:30 a.m. the same morning. GlobeNewswire

TAKKT Group continues on growth path
Takkt AG /TAKKT Group continues on growth path. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

TGS Q3 2011 Webcast and Teleconference
ASKER, NORWAY (27 October 2011) - TGS will publish its Q3 2011 results at approximately 08:00 CET Norwegian time on 3 November 2011. At the same time, a recorded presentation with audio by CEO Robert Hobbs and CFO Kristian Johansen will be made available at GlobeNewswire

Minerals Technologies Inc. Enters Joint Venture Agreement with Double A (1991) Public Company Ltd. to Build a Second Satellite PCC Facility at a Paper Mill in Thailand
NEW YORK, October 27-Minerals Technologies Inc., (NYSE: MTX) announced today that it has entered into a joint venture agreement with Double A (1991) Public Company Ltd. to build a second satellite precipitated calcium carbonate (PCC) plant at a paper mill owned by Double A in Tha Toom, Thailand. This new satellite plant, which will be operated by Double A Specialty Minerals Company Ltd GlobeNewswire

Golar LNG Partners LP Third Quarter 2011 Cash Distribution
Golar LNG Partners LP (NASDAQ: GMLP) announced today that its board of directors has declared a quarterly cash distribution with respect to the quarter ended September 30, 2011 of $0.40 per  unit. This represents an increase of $0.015 per unit or 3.9 percent from the previous quarter.   GlobeNewswire

Corn Products International Reports Strong Third Quarter 2011 Results
Third quarter 2011 reported EPS rose 133 percent from $0.48 to $1.12 Third quarter 2011 adjusted EPS increased 48 percent from $0.81 to $1.20 Company narrows full year reported EPS guidance to $5.05 to $5.15   WESTCHESTER, Ill., October 27, 2011 - Corn Products International, Inc GlobeNewswire

Bombardier Honoured by Switzerland for Investment in Product Development
Switzerland presents prestigious "Tell Award" to Bombardier for its development of the country's innovative next generation intercity trains GlobeNewswire

DSM - repurchase of shares (20 - 26 October 2011)
Royal DSM, the global Life Sciences and Materials Sciences company, has repurchased 471,588 of its own shares in the period from 20 October 2011 up to and including 26 October 2011 at an average price of €36.81. This is in accordance with the repurchase, covering existing option plans, announced on 7 September 2011. The consideration of this repurchase was €17.4 million. GlobeNewswire

DSM sells majority stake in TCG to MocoLabs
Royal DSM, the global Life Sciences and Materials Sciences company, today announces it has sold a majority shareholding in TCG B.V. to MocoLabs, Inc. DSM will remain involved in TCG as a minority shareholder through DSM Venturing. Financial details of the transaction will not be disclosed. TCG was part of DSM's Emerging Business Area Specialty Packaging in the Innovation Center GlobeNewswire

AkzoNobel to build new coatings plant in China to meet rising demand
October 27, 2011 GlobeNewswire

LBi sees continued sales and earnings growth in Q3 2011
Progress reflects success of business model transformation and strategy execution GlobeNewswire

Solvay Group - 3rd Quarter Business Review

Statoil : Third quarter 2011 results
Statoil's (OSE:STL, NYSE:STO) third quarter 2011 net operating income was NOK 39.3 billion, a 39% increase compared to NOK 28.2 billion in the third quarter of 2010. GlobeNewswire

Thomson Reuters Launches New Competitive Intelligence Solution for the Pharmaceutical Industry
Thomson Reuters Cortellis(TM) set to transform life sciences information market with unrivalled drug R&D content and latest information management technology GlobeNewswire

Profit growth at SpareBank 1 SMN
SpareBank 1 SMN recorded a pre-tax profit of NOK 946m in the first nine months of 2011, an advance of NOK 42m over the same period last year. GlobeNewswire

Oriola-KD Corporation's Interim Report for 1 January - 30 September 2011

Metso Corporation's Interim Review January 1 - September 30, 2011
Metso's strong performance continued GlobeNewswire

Supplementary Information
SpareBank 1 SMN has published "Supplementary Information" as at q3 2011, containing fuller details of the Group's financial and economic position. The report is enclosed, in English only. GlobeNewswire

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