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International crude oil prices for Indian Basket at US 110.67 dollars
The international crude oil prices for Indian Basket as computed/published today by the Petroleum Planning and Analysis Cell (PPAC) under the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas was higher at US 110.67 dollar per barrel (bbl). ANI

Rupee six paise up against dollar
The rupee today, rose by six paise to trade at a three-month high of 49.09 rupees against dollar on the Interbank Foreign Exchange market early in the day. ANI

French body to provide Rs. 740 crore loan for Jodhpur water project
To inprove water supply in Jodhpur, the French Development Agency (AFD) has given approval for the loan of Rs. 740 crores for the reorganising of Jodhpur Water Supply Project. ANI

Facebook graffiti artist in line for $200m payday as stock option payout following IPO
A graffiti artist, who decorated the walls of Facebook's headquarters seven years ago is in line for a 200 million dollar payday when the social network makes its initial public offering (IPO). ANI

Manmohan Singh expects financial growth at 7 to 7.5 percent
Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Friday said that India's economy is expected to grow by 7 to 7.5 per cent in the current fiscal year ending March. ANI

Facebook under pressure to sell users' data, adverts to meet IPO profitability expectations
Social networking giant Facebook is under more pressure to aggressively sell its' users data, to meet IPO profitability expectations, according to leading digital agency chiefs. ANI

Marathon Petroleum Corporation Launches Share Repurchase Program
Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: MPC) today announced that it has entered into an $850 million accelerated share repurchase (ASR) program under its recently authorized $2 billion share repurchase initiative ACN Newswire

Singapore Airshow Aviation Leadership Summit and Business Forums Key Highlights of Singapore Airshow 2012
The highly anticipated Singapore Airshow Aviation Leadership Summit (SAALS) and Business Forums return this year as part of Singapore Airshow 2012 ACN Newswire

Passport Potash Adds Former United States Congressman to the Board of Directors
Passport Potash Inc. ("Passport Potash" or the "Company"; TSX.V:PPI; OTCQX:PPRTF), an American resource company, is pleased to announce that former United States Congressman Matthew Salmon has been appointed to the Company's Board of Directors, effective 1 February 2012 ACN Newswire

Golden Hope Mines (TSXV:GNH) Featured as Stock Pick of the Week in J Taylor's Gold, Energy & Tech Stocks Report - Video Summary Posted on www.InvestmentPitch.com
Vancouver, British Columbia, February 2, 2012 - Jay Taylor, editor of ""J Taylor's Gold, Energy & Tech Stocks"", featured Golden Hope Mines as his recent stock pick of the week, following the release of what Taylor called ""one of the most spectacular drill holes reported in the past year"" ACN Newswire

Bemis Announces 29th Consecutive Annual Cash Dividend Increase
Bemis Company, Inc. (NYSE: BMS) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a 4.2 percent increase in the quarterly cash dividend, increasing it to 25 cents per share compared to the previous quarterly dividend of 24 cents per share. The cash dividend is payable on March 1, 2012, to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 15, 2012 ACN Newswire

Majescor Resources (TSXV:MJX) Releases Significant Assay Results from the Final Five Drill Holes at its Douvray copper-gold Project in Northeast Haiti.- Video Summary Posted on www.InvestmentPitch.com
Vancouver, British Columbia, February 2, 2012 - Majescor Resources (TSXV:MJX) has released significant assay results from the final five drill holes at its Douvray copper-gold project in Northeast Haiti.InvestmentPitch.com has produced a ""video news alert"" based on this information. If this link is not enabled, please visit www.InvestmentPitch.com and enter ""Majescor"" in the search box ACN Newswire

Marathon Petroleum Corporation Announces 2012 Annual Meeting of Stockholders
Marathon Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: MPC) announced today that its 2012 annual meeting of stockholders will be held at the company's headquarters in Findlay, Ohio, on April 25, 2012.In addition, the company announced that Feb. 27, 2012 has beenfixed as the record date for determination of the stockholders of the company entitled to notice of and to vote at the annual meeting ACN Newswire

The First International Herald Tribune Sports Business Summit to be Held in Istanbul, the European Capital of Sport 2012
Bringing together its renowned journalists and leading industry figures, the International Herald Tribune (IHT) announces an exclusive forum for sports leaders and investors. A platform for discussing critical developments in the global sports industry, the IHT Sports Business Summit will take place in Istanbul on 25 and 26 April 2012 ACN Newswire

Can Canada Produce its Own Steve Jobs?
Attention: Business and Technology Editors In today's economic climate, innovation and competitiveness co-exist as a necessity for survival. Globalization has changed business dynamics and the supply chain, forcing business to make bold changes to how they operate and compete. The ability to be innovative is essential MarketWire

First Foundation Inc. and Desert Commercial Bank Announce Shareholder Approval of Planned Merger
First Foundation Inc MarketWire

Cougar Oil and Gas Canada Enters Into Creditor Protection Following Failure of Purchaser to Complete an Asset Acquisition
Cougar Oil and Gas Canada, Inc. ("the Company") (OTCBB: COUGF) has requested and obtained an Order from the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench (the "Court") providing creditor protection under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act (Canada) ("CCAA"). While under CCAA protection, the Company will continue with its day to day operations. MarketWire

Vision Solutions to Exhibit Latest Products in Paris at Microsoft TechDays
Vision Solutions, Inc., the world's leading provider of information availability software and services for Windows, Linux, IBM Power Systems and Cloud Computing markets, will be exhibiting in Paris at Microsoft Tech Days, Europe's largest and most popular technical event. MarketWire

Winter Pleasanton RV Show Does Booming Business
The numbers are in and they show that the crowds came out in force to January's 24th Annual Manufacturer's RV & Sports Show and Sale in Pleasanton. Attendance grew by 10 percent over 2011 and set a single-day record in the first weekend -- sure signs, organizers say, that RVing is bouncing back as the economy improves. MarketWire

CafePress Car Magnets Let Undecided 2012 Voters Sport Their Support
Sporting witty slogans or personal ideology on a car bumper is a sure fire way to stop traffic. And with the political race for the Oval Office now full steam ahead, voters are choosing which candidate to stand behind MarketWire

Cascade Microtech to Announce Fourth Quarter Results on February 8, 2012
Cascade Microtech, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCD) will release financial results for its fourth quarter ended December 31, 2011, at approximately 4:00 p.m. EST, on Wednesday, February 8, 2012. The company will host a conference call beginning at 5:00 p.m. EST (2:00 p.m. PST) that same afternoon to discuss these results. MarketWire

Brower Piven Files Class Action Suit Against GenVec, Inc.
The law firm of Brower Piven, A Professional Corporation, has filed a class action suit in the United States District Court for the District of Maryland on behalf of all investors who purchased or otherwise acquired GenVec, Inc. (NASDAQ: GNVC) common stock between March 12, 2009 and March 30, 2010, inclusive ("Class Period") MarketWire

Brown & Brown, Inc. Announces 6.2% Increase in Total Revenues and Attainment of $1 Billion Revenue Goal
Brown & Brown, Inc. (NYSE: BRO) today announced its financial results for the fourth quarter of 2011. MarketWire

Intergraph(R) Webinars on February 15 and 16 to Demonstrate How to Modify Pipe Specifications Using New CADWorx(R) DraftPro(TM) for Intelligent 2D Plant Design
Intergraph has scheduled CADWorx DraftPro webinars on February 15 at 10:00 a.m. and February 16, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. CT that will cover how to get started with pipe specifications, line numbers, and layouts using this new AutoCAD®-based intelligent 2D plant design and layout solution MarketWire

Central Bancorp, Inc. Reports Financial Results for the Quarter and Nine Months Ended December 31, 2011
Central Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: CEBK) (the "Company") today reported that its net income for the quarter ended December 31, 2011 was $360 thousand and net income available to common shareholders for the quarter ended December 31, 2011 was $231 thousand, or $0.15 per diluted share, as compared to net income of $345 thousand and net income available to common shareholders of $191 thousand, or $0 MarketWire

Elderly Alerts, Leader in Medical Alert Systems, Educates the Elderly Community via Twitter
Elderly Alerts by Personal Response Corporation, America's leading medical alerts provider, has recently announced the presence of its Elderly Alerts service on Twitter. Anyone can follow @ElderlyAlert on Twitter to receive frequent updates that concern the elderly, their families, and everyone involved with their care MarketWire

The Medicines Company to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Financial Results on Wednesday, February 22, 2012
The Medicines Company (NASDAQ: MDCO) has scheduled its quarterly conference call for Wednesday, February 22nd at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss fourth quarter and full year 2011 financial results, operational developments, and outlook for 2012. MarketWire

Water Technologies International Offers 100% Financing for Its Atmospheric Water Generators
Water Technologies International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: WTII) announced today that it completed an agreement with a national leasing company to offer 100% financing to its customers. MarketWire

Doral Regains Compliance With NYSE Listing Standards
Doral Financial Corporation (NYSE: DRL) ("Doral Financial"), the holding company of Doral Bank, with operations in Puerto Rico and the U.S., today confirmed that it has regained compliance with the New York Stock Exchange, Inc.'s ("NYSE") continued listing standards. MarketWire

Unicomm Travel & Adventure Shows Shatter Attendance Records
Unicomm LLC, producer of the nation's leading travel show series, wraps up January with back-to-back record-breaking attendance for its Los Angeles and Chicago Travel & Adventure Shows cumulating over 43,000 travel enthusiasts. The Los Angeles Show set an industry-wide record for attendance at a travel show of 25,800, with Chicago generating a show record of 17,300 MarketWire

Phoenix Diabetes Lifestyle Coach and Endocrinologist Host Free, Informative Event for Families
In an effort to support individuals with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, Diabetes Lifestyle Coach Marianne Tetlow and Phoenix endocrinologist Dr. Chandana Mishra, are hosting a free family-friendly event. Tetlow, who was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at 12 years old, knows first-hand the ongoing emotional struggles and daily challenges a person with diabetes faces. MarketWire

Lojeta Group Launches Second Positano Brand Luxury Condo Project on Hollywood Beach, Florida
The Lojeta Group, the successful development firm behind the highly-anticipated Margaritaville Resort on Hollywood Beach, Florida, has announced its newest luxury condo project called Positano Beach MarketWire

GeoMet Announces Receipt of NASDAQ Global Market Listing Deficiency Notice
GeoMet, Inc. (NASDAQ: GMET) (the "Company") announced today that it received notice from The NASDAQ Stock Market today advising the Company that, for the previous 30 consecutive business days, the bid price for the Company's common stock had closed below the minimum $1.00 per share required under NASDAQ Marketplace Rule 5450(a)(1) for continued listing on the NASDAQ Global Market MarketWire

PennantPark Investment Corporation Receives Investment Grade Ratings From Both Standard & Poor's and Fitch
PennantPark Investment Corporation (the "Company") (NASDAQ: PNNT) announced today that both Standard & Poor's Ratings Services and Fitch Ratings Services assigned it credit ratings of BBB-. MarketWire

Insulet Corporation to Report Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Financial Results on February 9, 2012
Insulet Corporation (NASDAQ: PODD), the leader in tubeless insulin pump technology with its OmniPod® Insulin Management System, announced plans to release its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year 2011 on February 9, 2012 after the close of the financial markets. MarketWire

Achievement House Cyber Charter School Launches Microsoft IT Academy
Students at Achievement House Cyber Charter School (AHCCS) are learning to compute with confidence. In response to the global need for people highly skilled in Microsoft technologies, AHCCS is now offering the Microsoft IT Academy to its students in grades 7-12, becoming the first cyber school in Pennsylvania to implement the program MarketWire

Earthlite(R) Adds to Zenvi(TM) Collection With Zenvi(TM) Sound Table and Zenvi(TM) Sound Chair
Earthlite (www.earthlite.com) (EL), the number one brand in massage tables in the spa and massage industry, announces an expansion of their renowned repertoire of products to include the new Zenvi™ Sound Table and Zenvi™ Sound Chair. MarketWire

TicketNetwork Advisory -- Fresh Beat Band Tickets: An Affordable Concert for Toddlers
The Fresh Beat Band's U.S. tour, featuring characters from the Nick Jr. series of the same name, is a top choice among parents buying tickets for their kids. Tickets are currently selling for as low as $66 on the TicketNetwork Exchange* MarketWire

Ring of Fire Resources Inc. Closes Off Non Brokered Financing and Announces TSX-V Approval of Memorandum of Understanding With First Nations
Ring of Fire Resources Inc MarketWire

Avista Corp. Board Increases Common Stock Dividend
Avista Corp.'s (NYSE: AVA) board of directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.29 per share on the company's common stock, an increase of $0.015 per share, yielding an annualized dividend of $1.16. The common stock dividend is payable March 15, 2012, to shareholders of record at the close of business on Feb. 24, 2012. MarketWire

Ocean Rig UDW Inc. Announces Assignment of New ISIN Identifier for Its Common Shares in VPS
Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ: ORIG) (the "Company" or "Ocean Rig"), a global provider of offshore deepwater drilling services, announced today that a new securities identifier (ISIN) has been assigned to its common shares, par value $0.01 per share, held through the Verdipapirsentralen ASA (VPS) MarketWire

LAUREUS SPORT FOR GOOD: How the Superstars of Sport Become True Heroes
Rendezvous with history. Days of glory. Clash of the champions. 'The Oscar of sport'. Those and other superlatives fit the bill when the great, distinguished LAUREUS family of past and present sporting greats, patrons, Academy members, officials and ambassadors comes together from February 5 to 6 for the LAUREUS WORLD SPORTS AWARDS 2012 in London, the only global awards ceremony of this kind MarketWire

Maersk Inc. Announces Sale of Direct ChassisLink, Inc.
Maersk Inc., a subsidiary of the A.P. Moller-Maersk Group, announced today that it has entered into an agreement to sell its subsidiary Maersk Equipment Services Company, Inc. d/b/a. Direct ChassisLink, Inc. ("DCLI" or the "Company") to the private investment firm, Littlejohn & Co., LLC. MarketWire

Lifesong for Orphans Adoption Awareness Project Video to Be Played on Lucas Oil Stadium Billboard on Super Bowl Sunday
On Sunday February 5th, thousands of football fans entering Lucas Oil Stadium for the Big Game will be greeted by Super Bowl Winning Coach Tony Dungy and his wife, Lauren, in a Public Service Announcement (PSA) ad. The Dungy's 30-second spot, which frames the orphan crisis in our country today, will be featured on the exterior 12-foot electronic billboard all day in Indianapolis. MarketWire

Yasheng Group to Exhibit at the World MoneyShow Orlando
Yasheng Group (OTCQB: YHGG) (PINKSHEETS: YHGG) (XETRA: YSF), a high-growth diversified China-based agricultural company with US headquarters in California, today announced that it will exhibit at the World MoneyShow in Orlando, Florida on February 9th through the 12th at the Gaylord Palms Hotel & Convention Center. MarketWire

Swank, Inc. Agrees to Be Acquired by Randa Accessories Leather Goods LLC for $10.00 per Share
Swank, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SNKI), a leading designer and marketer of men's and women's belts and men's leather accessories, jewelry and suspenders, and Randa Accessories Leather Goods LLC, a leading manufacturer, distributor and marketer of lifestyle accessories, jointly announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which Randa will acquire Swank for $10 MarketWire

The AdoptionJourney.org Project Announces PSA Ad to Air at Super Bowl XLVI Featuring Super Bowl Winning Coach Tony Dungy
This Sunday, February 5th, Super Bowl Winning Coach Tony Dungy and his wife, Lauren, will greet thousands of football fans entering the Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, IN for Super Bowl XLVI. The Dungy's have recorded a 30-second Public Service Announcement (PSA), framing the current orphan crisis and need for broader adoption awareness MarketWire

WatchIt Technologies Reports Diesel Fuel Reformer Testing Has Begun
WatchIt Technologies Inc. www.watchittech.com (PINKSHEETS: WTCT) announced today, dependent on Colorado weather, that initial testing on the diesel fuel reformer has begun. As with the gas version, the company believes that in addition to increasing fuel economy, the diesel version will greatly improve on tail pipe emissions. Testing on the gas version reduce tail pipe emissions by 65% MarketWire

North Springs Resources Releases New Footage from Goldstar Property Exploration Program Showing Rig Operation, Core Sample Preparation, and Project Related Interview
North Springs Resources Corp. (OTCBB: NSRS)(PINKSHEETS: NSRS) (the "Company" or "North Springs") is pleased to announce the release of the third in a series of four anticipated videos detailing exploration and drilling at the Company's 20% owned Goldstar/One Arm Joe Gold Project (the "Goldstar Property" or "Goldstar") in Arizona. The new video can be viewed at the Company's website at www MarketWire

TMM, Inc. Financial Statements September 30, 2011 and December 31, 2011
TMM, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TMMI) ("TMMI") or (the "Company") is pleased to announce that the Company has prepared financial statements for the financial quarters ending September 30, 2011 and December 31, 2011. These financial statements are based on the most current information available that could be assembled over the last few months MarketWire

Cape Bancorp, Inc. Reports Annual and Fourth Quarter 2011 Results
Cape Bancorp, Inc. ("Cape Bancorp" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: CBNJ), the parent company of Cape Bank, announces its operating results for the year and quarter ended December 31, 2011. MarketWire

Methodist Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Specialists Named Among 2011-2012 Texas Super Doctors -- Featured in Texas Monthly as Best in Texas Healthcare
The distinguished group of orthopedic surgeons and sports medicine physicians of Methodist Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine are featured in the much anticipated Texas Super Doctors 2011-2012 issue of Texas Monthly magazine only recently released. MarketWire

Medical Device Development Group and Moffitt Cancer Center Form Tampa Medical Innovations to Commercialize Inventions
Medical Device Development Group, specialists in the commercialization of medical devices, has announced a joint venture with Moffitt Cancer Center. The new organization, called Tampa Medical Innovations (TaMI), will commercialize medical device inventions envisioned by the Moffitt medical team. MarketWire

Unity Announces "Flash in a Flash" $20,000 Contest Winner
Unity Technologies, provider of the Unity multi-platform engine and development tools, today is thrilled to announce the winner of the celebratory Unity "Flash in a Flash" Creation Contest, which ran for just two weeks, timed with the public release of Unity 3.5 Open Beta and Flash Developer Preview on December 22, 2011. MarketWire

Taylor Armstrong, Reality Star on "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills," has become an "Ambassador" for VI Medical
VI Medical announces today that Taylor Armstrong, reality star on "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills," has become an "Ambassador" for VI Medical. "I am excited to be associated and working with VI Peel Medical and Dr. Abdala Kalil. Their latest generations of smart peels addresses even the most difficult skin conditions," says Taylor. MarketWire

IPSO Alliance Completes Successful 2011, Looks Forward to Continued Growth
The IPSO Alliance completed a banner year in 2011, adding nine new members in the second half of the year, bringing total membership to almost 60 companies that are leading the development of IP technology for the Internet of Things. MarketWire

Aquasil International Inc. Appoints James Brooks as New President & CEO
Aquasil International Inc. (PINKSHEETS: AQUS) announced today that it has appointed Mr. James Brooks as the new President & CEO and Director of Aquasil International Inc. after the resignation of Mr. Robert Baker who will remain as a Director and officer of the company. MarketWire

CGT Reveals 2012 Readers' Choice Survey Results
Consumer Goods Technology (CGT) (www.consumergoods.com), a B2B publication serving more than 58,000 decision-makers in the consumer goods industry, has announced the results of the 2012 Readers' Choice Survey (http://consumergoods.edgl.com/2012-readers-choice) MarketWire

McKesson Corporation Acquires Proventys' Advanced Decision Support Assets in Oncology
Proventys, a leading developer of personalized decision support technologies for oncology and cardiology, announced that McKesson Corporation has acquired its CDS Oncology assets. MarketWire

Arena Grows New Business 19% in 2011
Arena Solutions, a provider of cloud-based bill of materials (BOM) and change management software for small and mid-size manufacturers, today announced a 19% increase in new customers for the year ending December 31, 2011, compared to the same period one year earlier MarketWire

Orange County Chapter of the American Marketing Association Launches New Brand and Website
The Orange County Chapter of the American Marketing Association (OC AMA) launched its new website, www.orangecountyama.org, on Feb. 1. The new website is part of a complete brand relaunch for OC AMA as it looks to drive and foster innovation MarketWire

SaviCorp Awarded Bergelectric Fleet Contract
SaviCorp® (PINKSHEETS: SVMI) signed a contract to retrofit Bergelectric Corp's Southern Calif. fleet vehicles with the newest DynoValve® Jan. 27. After finalization this week the first 130 of its fleet will be getting their green upgrade over the next month. MarketWire

Cytomedix Appoints David E. Jorden as Executive Chairman of the Board
Cytomedix, Inc. (OTCBB: CMXI) (the "Company"), a leading developer of biologically active regenerative therapies for wound care, inflammation and angiogenesis, today announced that David E. Jorden has been appointed as Executive Chairman of the Company's Board of Directors. Mr MarketWire

Stay Up Late for Barona's Midnight Madness Power Party
Head on out to Barona Resort & Casino to party through the night at Barona's Midnight Madness Power Party held every Monday through Thursday in February. Each night of the 17 day promotion, 70 Club Barona Members will win a share of $7,000. MarketWire

Acme Packet to Present at Stifel Nicolaus 2012 Technology and Communications Conference
Acme Packet® (NASDAQ: APKT), the leader in session delivery networks, today announced that Mr. Seamus Hourihan, the Company's Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy, is scheduled to present at the Stifel Nicolaus 2012 Technology and Communications Conference on Thursday, February 9, 2012 in Dana Point, California MarketWire

EastBridge Investment Group Signs Additional Consulting Agreements With U.S. Air Ambulance Company
EastBridge Investment Group (EBIG) (OTCBB: EBIG) (OTCQB: EBIG) announced today that it has signed additional consulting agreements with International Air Medical Services, Inc. (IAMS), headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, to assist the company in becoming listed on a U.S. stock exchange and expand their business into China in addition to helping them raise capital MarketWire

Ixia to Present at the Stifel Nicolaus Technology & Telecom Conference; Presentation to Be Webcast on Feb. 9 at 10:55 a.m. PT
Ixia (NASDAQ: XXIA) today announced participation in the following upcoming event with the financial community: MarketWire

Sales Automation Company, Leads360, Secures $15M in Funding
Leads360, the market-leading consumer sales platform, today announced it has completed a $15 million growth stage financing round led by Volition Capital with participation from existing investor Rustic Canyon Partners. The company will use the funds to expand its product offering, pursue strategic partnerships, and increase awareness of its platform. MarketWire

Infrastructure Project Investment Key to Recovery Falling Short Globally
By 2015, global investment in infrastructure is expected to reach only $4.5 trillion -- well below the level required to meet global demand. This investment gap represents both great opportunity and critical concern MarketWire

OPTIMIZERx Announces Company Updates
OPTIMIZERx Corp (OTCBB: OPRX) announces key updates: MarketWire

Casino Enterprise Management Announces 2012 International Table Games Awards Winners
Casino Enterprise Management is proud to announce the winners of its inaugural run of the 2012 International Table Games Awards. MarketWire

Dirxion L.L.C. Has Acquired the Assets of Immersifind
Dirxion L.L.C. has acquired the assets of Immersifind in a private sale from a secured creditor of Immersifind. Terms were not disclosed. All former employees of Immersifind were hired by Dirxion after the closing. Tom Lewis, previously President of Immersifind, has become Executive Vice President of Dirxion L.L.C. Steve Mitchener, President and CEO of Dirxion L.L.C MarketWire

TexCom Reports That New Eagle Ford Environmental Services' Liquid Disposal Operations off to Successful Start
TexCom, Inc MarketWire

Final Program Announced for Life Insurance Settlement Association's Institutional Investor Conference
LISA has announced the final program and speakers for its second annual Institutional Investor Life Settlement Conference. "This program will address the issues, opportunities and challenges of attracting pension fund capital into the life settlement space," says Darwin Bayston, Executive Director of LISA MarketWire

Cerecor Announces Scientific Advisory Board
Cerecor Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of prescription pharmaceuticals whose primary activity is in the human nervous system, today announced the members of its Scientific Advisory Board, established to supplement its management team. MarketWire

OrthoSensor, Intelligent Orthopedic Device Innovator, Receives Two Additional Key Patents
OrthoSensor, Inc., the leader in intelligent orthopedics, announced that the United States Patent Office has granted the company two more key patents related to its intelligent orthopedic surgical platform. These patents enhance OrthoSensor's intellectual property portfolio of more than 130 patents pending and issued MarketWire

TRC to Host Conference Call to Discuss Second-Quarter Fiscal 2012 Financial Results on February 8
TRC Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRR) announced today that Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Chris Vincze and Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Tom Bennet will host a conference call on Wednesday, February 8 at 9:00 a.m. ET to discuss the financial results for its fiscal second quarter ended December 30, 2011. MarketWire

PIMCO Announces New Managing Directors
PIMCO is pleased to announce the promotion of following Managing Directors. "These PIMCO colleagues have contributed significantly to the firm's success in serving our clients, and are an important part of its future," said Mohamed A. El-Erian, CEO and co-CIO of PIMCO MarketWire

MajescoMastek and Appian Announce Partnership
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Clorox Reports Strong Sales and EPS Growth in Q2; Updates Outlook for Fiscal Year 2012
The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) today announced strong results for its second quarter, which ended Dec. 31. Clorox reported 4 percent sales growth and 79 cents diluted earnings per share (EPS) from continuing operations. Excluding the Burt's Bees® noncash goodwill impairment charge in the year-ago quarter, diluted EPS from continuing operations increased 16 percent. MarketWire

AnyMeeting Launches 'Meet and Win' Contest
AnyMeeting, the completely free web conferencing and webinar service, today announced a new contest for its customers. Each time users hold a meeting during the month of February, they will be automatically entered in a drawing to win a new Kindle Fire. MarketWire

Steven M. Shaughnessy Joins TAB Bank as Vice President
As TAB Bank continues to expand its financial offerings to a broader spectrum of industries, it is pleased to announce the addition of Steven M. Shaughnessy to the Business Development team as Vice President and Business Development Officer based in Seattle, WA and serving the Northwest United States and Western Canada. MarketWire

"Stock Alerts" on Fire With 100% Profitable Trades to Start 2012
The BullTrade.com "Stock Alert" service has set the benchmark for winning stock trades. Since January 2003, 96% of all closed-out trades have ended in gains, and some of them monsters. Recently, since the start of the year, six trades have been closed out and all of them profitably. The largest gain was a quick 17.6% in shares of VirnetX Holdings early in January MarketWire

Transocean Ltd. to Present at the Credit Suisse 2012 Energy Summit
Transocean Ltd. (NYSE: RIG) (SIX: RIGN) today announced that Steven L. Newman, President and Chief Executive Officer of the company, will address attendees at the Credit Suisse 2012 Energy Summit in Vail, CO. Mr. Newman is scheduled to present on Tuesday, February 7, 2012, at 7:00 a.m., MST. MarketWire

Swisscom and Ericsson machine-to-machine partners
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TECHNICOLOR Acquires the Activities of Digital Post-production Specialist Duboi
Following the Jan. 20, 2012 ruling by theTribunal de Commerce in Nanterre, France, Technicolor (PARIS: TCH)today announced its acquisition of the activities and skills in visualpost-production, color and colorization of the French company Duboi. MarketWire

Century 21 Real Estate Unveils First Super Bowl Commercial
Century 21 Real Estate LLC, the franchisor of the world's largest real estate sales organization, today unveiled its first ever Super Bowl commercial on century21.com. MarketWire

Ceradyne, Inc. to Release Fourth-Quarter Financial Results on Thursday, February 16, 2012
Ceradyne, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRDN) will release financial results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2011 before the market open on Thursday, February 16, 2012. Management will also conduct a conference call to review the Company's financial results and the outlook for 2012. MarketWire

AlumiFuel Power's PBIS Products Well Received at AMS Annual Meeting
Early production stage hydrogen generation company AlumiFuel Power Corporation (OTCBB: AFPW) (the "Company"), through its operating subsidiaries, announced today that its unique Portable Balloon Inflation Systems (PBIS) generated significant interest at the 92nd annual American Meteorological Society (AMS) Meeting in New Orleans, January 23-26, 2012. MarketWire

Major U.S. Power Transmission Projects to Be Completed in Coming Months, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- As windfarms and solar parks are brought online to help meet renewable energy requirements, power transmission projects are necessary to deliver the power needed from the new facilities and to the new areas MarketWire

Despite Keystone Setbacks, Canadian Oil Sands Continues to Thrive, a "Navigating the Currents of Change" Webcast on Industrialinfo.com
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- One of the biggest energy-related stories recently in the news has been the denial by President Obama of the permit for TransCanada's (TSX:TRP) Keystone XL pipeline project. The Keystone XL pipeline was proposed to bring sour crude oil from the Canadian oil sands down to Gulf Coast refineries in Texas MarketWire

Super Bowl XLVI Stadium Crafted by Building Trades Union Project Labor Agreement, an "Industry Today" Webcast on Industrialinfo.com
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- This weekend, millions of Americans will be in front of their televisions, watching the Patriots and Giants battle it out in Super Bowl XLVI. The game, undoubtedly one of the biggest sporting events of the year, is taking place at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana MarketWire

LiqTech International, Inc. Joins OTCQX
LiqTech International, Inc. (OTCQX: LIQT) (OTCBB: LIQT) announced today that the Company is now trading on the OTC market's highest tier, OTCQX®. OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM) operates the world's largest electronic marketplace for broker-dealers to trade unlisted stocks. MarketWire

Austin Ventures Announces Addition of Venture Partner
Austin Ventures ("AV"), the most active and established early-stage venture capital firm in Texas, today announced that Andrew Busey, former VP/GM at Zynga (ZNGA), has joined the firm as venture partner. Andrew brings extensive leadership and operational experience from his years of working with high-growth companies as an entrepreneur, leader, investor, and advisor. MarketWire

Ocean County Prosecutor & GAP Academy Sponsor Free "Fighting Back Against Cyber Bullying" Workshop February 28th
The Academy at Grace and Peace announced that they will be hosting an open Workshop in conjunction with the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office that will address the issues surrounding cyber bullying February 28, at 5pm at the Academy of Grace and Peace, 1563 Old Freehold Road, Toms River, NJ. MarketWire

Neste Oil halved its work-related accidents in 2011
Neste Oil's safety performance in 2011 wasthe best in the company's history.Neste Oil's total recordable injury frequency* per million hours worked was2.3in 2011, a reduction of more than 50% compared to 2010, when the company'stotalreached 4.7. In 2010, the average injury frequency rate for European oilrefining companies was 5 MarketWire

Market Research: U.S. Dating Services Market Reached $2.1 Billion
has announced the addition of the new report "The U.S. Dating Services Market," to their collection of Lifestyle & Economics market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/Marketdata-Enterprises-Inc-v416/Dating-Services-6773764/ MarketWire

Emergency Disaster Restoration Tips for Fire and Water Damage
Fires and hurricane activity remind us once again of the constant threat of natural disasters. As such, the need for planning and the necessity of a fast disaster restoration response are important to any business. MarketWire

First Round of Presenting Companies Announced for the 2012 Southeast Venture Conference
The Southeast Venture Conference this week announced the first round of showcase companies selected to present at the upcoming conference scheduled for February 29th - March 1st, 2012 at the Ritz-Carlton in Tysons Corner, Virginia. MarketWire

Russell Developed Europe Index: Majority of Country Constituents Bounce Back in January Versus 2011; Greece Has Led Returns Year to Date
Year-to-date performance for the constituents of the Russell Developed Europe Index through January 31st, 2012: MarketWire

Market Research Projects Wearable Wireless Sensors Market Growth at 110% CAGR Through 2014
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Global Wearable Wireless Sensor Market 2010-2014," to their collection of Computer Equipment market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/Infiniti-Research-Limited-v2680/Global-Wearable-Wireless-Sensor-6773915/ MarketWire

MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon, 2/3
Medical records online, patent valuations, oil and gas, Texas, online reputation, generic drugs, India, 2.75% mortgage; this week on MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon. MoneyTV is the internationally syndicated television program all about money and what makes it happen, (http://www.moneytv MarketWire

Threshold Pharmaceuticals and Merck KGaA Announce Global Agreement to Co-Develop and Commercialize Phase 3 Hypoxia-Targeted Drug TH-302
Threshold Pharmaceuticals, Inc (NASDAQ: THLD) MarketWire

Xcite Energy - Amendment to Rowan Rig Contract
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Metso to supply fully automated crushing plant to Consorcio Construtor Belo Monte in Brazil
Metso Corporation's press release on February 3(rd), 2012 at 10:15 a.m. localtime Metso has signed a contract with Consorcio Construtor Belo Monte (CCBM)tosupply equipment to the construction of the Belo Monte hydroelectric powerplant(UHE Belo Monte) in Brazil. The project is located at the Xingu River,ParáState, in the northern region of the country MarketWire

Neste Oil Corporation: Invitation to the Annual General Meeting
Neste Oil CorporationStock Exchange Release3 February 2012 at 9.30 am (EET)Invitation to the Annual General MeetingNeste Oil Corporation's shareholders are hereby invited to the Annual GeneralMeeting to be held on Wednesday, 28 March 2012, beginning at 11.00 am EET, inthe Helsinki Fair Centre (South Entrance) at Messuaukio 1, Helsinki MarketWire

Neste Oil's Financial Statements for 2011
Neste Oil CorporationStock Exchange Release3 February 2012 at 9 MarketWire

The Russell Korea Index Outperformed Asia Pacific and Japan Indexes YTD as of January 31st
In a turnaround from 2011, the Russell Korea Index has reflected a (+9.7%) return year-to-date. In addition, the index has outperformed both the Russell Asia Pacific Index (+8.1%) and the Russell Japan Index (+4.4%) through January 31. MarketWire

BinckBank buys back 4,946 shares
Following the Share Buy Back programme as announced on 16 December 2011 BinckBank announces that it has bought 4,946 shares at an average purchase price of €8.4721 during the period 30 January 2012 up to and including 3 February 2012. The definite price will be calculated on a monthly basis and can as such deviate from the average weekly price. GlobeNewswire

SCHIBSTED ASA (SCH) - SCHIBSTED MAKES PUBLIC A SUPPLEMENT TO THE OFFER DOCUMENT
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Correction: Vaisala's January - December 2011 results published on February 9, 2012
Vaisala Corporation Stock Exchange Release February 3, 2012 at 5:15 pmCorrection to the English version of the stock exchange release published today. The correct date for Vaisala's Q4/2011 and year 2011 financial statement release is Thursday, February 9, 2012.-------------------------------------- GlobeNewswire

Vaisala's January - December 2011 results published on February 9, 2012
Vaisala Corporation Stock Exchange Release February 3, 2012 at 4:00 pmVaisala publishes the Q4/2011 and year 2011 financial statement release on Friday February 9 at 9:00 a.m. The stock exchange release will be available on the company website at www.vaisala.com. CEO's presentation will be published at 12:00 noon (GMT +2) on the same day at www.vaisala.com/investors GlobeNewswire

Castellum AB (publ) : The Swedish version of Castellum's Annual Report 2011 is now available on www.castellum.se
The Swedish version of Castellum's Annual Report 2011 is now available on our website. Printed Swedish Annual Report 2011 will be available for order around 14 February.  The English version of the Annual Report 2011 will be available on our website in the mid-February. GlobeNewswire

American Axle & Manufacturing Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Financial Results
Full-Year Non-GM sales increase by 25% on a year-over-year basisDetroit, Michigan, February 3, 2012-- American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (AAM), which is traded as AXL on the NYSE, today reported its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year 2011. GlobeNewswire

Swisscom and Ericsson machine-to-machine partners
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Major contract for Veidekke at City Lade in Trondheim
Veidekke Entreprenør has been awarded the contract to remodel and build an extension for the City Lade shopping centre in Trondheim for Trondos SA. The project is for a total of 44,000 sqm, and is a turnkey contract. The value of the contract is NOK 342 million excluding VAT. GlobeNewswire

Pöyry helping the Zanaga Iron Ore Mine in Congo achieve sustainable development
PÖYRY PLC          Press release 3 February 2012 GlobeNewswire

Property4east and Marcie Hartley of Hilton & Hyland and Christies present the largest properties in California
It continues to surprise suppliers of real estate that, thanks to the cooperation between the marketing company, Property4east, and Marcie Hartley of Hilton & Hyland, East European investors, amongst others, are able to lay their hands on exclusive real estate in California, namely in Beverly Hills and Silicon Valley GlobeNewswire

Production January 2012
Stavanger, 3 February 2012: Norwegian Energy Company (Noreco) in January 2012 produced 1,653 barrels of oil equivalents (boe) per day. Net realized oil price was USD 99 per boe after adjustments for oil put options, inventory, NGL and gas prices GlobeNewswire

Biofrontera AG:Ad hoc: Biofrontera AG - 500,000 shares subscribed in capital increase
Biofrontera AG / /Ad hoc: Biofrontera AG - 500,000 shares subscribed in capital increase. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

CellaVision launches digital cell morphology system into the North American Veterinary market
CellaVision has decided to launch a cell morphology system for the veterinary market in North America. The product, CellaVision ® DM96 Vet, is an adapted version of the company's existing instrument for human blood with the capability to analyze blood from the most common companion animals. The product will initially be marketed to larger veterinary laboratories in the U.S GlobeNewswire

Sampo's results for 2011 will be published on 9 February 2012
SAMPO PLC             STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE        3 February 2012 at 11:00 am GlobeNewswire

Gerber launches joint programme to combat child obesity
Nestlé S.A. /Gerber launches joint programme to combat child obesity. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Eltek ASA: Strategic interest in NeraTel
Eltek ASA refers to announcement made by Nera Telecommunications Ltd (NeraTel) today where the company informed that it has received an expression of interest and is currently in advanced discussions with a third party which may or may not lead to an offer being made for the outstanding shares in NeraTel. GlobeNewswire

CapMan Plc's annual summary 2011
CapMan Plc Stock Exchange Release 3 February 2012 at 9.45 a.m. EET GlobeNewswire

Invitation to the Annual General Meeting
Neste Oil CorporationStock Exchange Release3 February 2012 at 9.30 am (EET) GlobeNewswire

Aker Solutions wins well service contract in Ghana
3 February 2012 - Aker Solutions has signed a frame agreement with Tullow Ghana Limited to provide well intervention services for the oil company's Jubilee and Tano deepwater fields offshore Ghana, West Africa. GlobeNewswire

CapMan Plc's Notice to the General Meeting
CapMan Plc Stock Exchange Release 3 February 2012 at 9.10 a.m. EET GlobeNewswire

Kesko's Annual Summary 2011
KESKO CORPORATION STOCK EXCHANGE NOTIFICATION 03.02.2012 AT 09.00 1(3) GlobeNewswire

CapMan Group's Financial Statements Bulletin for 2011
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Neste Oil's Financial Statements for 2011
Neste Oil CorporationStock Exchange Release3 February 2012 at 9.00 am (EET) GlobeNewswire

Advance information on the Nationale Suisse financial statement 2011: Result benefits from a reserve release, and disclosure of the future impact of IAS 19 (revised)
Nationale Suisse /Advance information on the Nationale Suisse financial statement 2011: Result benefits from a reserve release, and disclosure of the future impact of IAS 19 (revised) . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

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