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PropThink: QCOR Beat Down To Reverse; Synacthen Toxic To Infants, Not A Real Threat
By David MoskowitzShares of Questcor Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:QCOR) are under pressure Friday, down 10% in morning trading on news that unknown drug company Cerium Pharmaceuticals has received Orphan Drug status from the FDA for its synthetic ACTH product, Synacthen Depot for Infantile Spasms (IS). Questcor's H.P ACN Newswire

PropThink: Gilead and the Pharmasset Deal: Do the Ends Justify the Means?
By David SobekIn November of 2011, Gilead (NASDAQ:GILD) announced that it reached an agreement to purchase Pharmasset for $11 billion, an 89% premium to its previous close ACN Newswire

PropThink: ENDP's Deep Discount Won't Last; Upside Scenarios Are Icing On The Cake
By David MoskowitzShares of Endo Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ENDP) are trading at a deep discount to other pharmaceutical companies, with the last dip in price coming on the heels of guidance at the company's recent Analyst Day (see our prior story). Based on the company's outlook, 2013 revenues are expected to be in the range of $3.0-3.2 billion, with EPS ranging from $5.20-5.40 ACN Newswire

InvestmentPitch Participates at Small-Cap Conference in Vancouver, British Columbia, November 6, 2012
Vancouver, British Columbia, November 2, 2012 - InvestmentPitch (www.investmentpitch.com) will be attending the upcoming Small-Cap Conference in Vancouver, British Columbia on November 6, 2012. For more details on this conference please watch this video.Where:  West Building of the Vancouver Convention Centre, Rooms 118-120  When:   6:00 pm to 9:00 pm.Attendance is free ACN Newswire

Eastman Reschedules 2012 Investor Day for December 12
Investor Day Rescheduled: Due to the devastation and disruption caused by Hurricane Sandy across the northeastern U.S., Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) has postponed its Investor Day until Wednesday, December 12, 2012. The event, which was originally scheduled for November 5, will be held in New York City at the Sentry Center on 730 Third Avenue. Presentations will be from 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p ACN Newswire

Deer Hunter Reloaded, Small Street, and Samurai vs. Zombies Defense Now Available from the Mac App Store
Deer Hunter Reloaded, Small Street, and Samurai vs. Zombies Defense Now Available from the Mac App StoreGlu Mobile expands freemium lineup on the Mac App Store with support for Mountain Lion San Francisco, Calif. - Nov. 2, 2012 - Glu Mobile Inc ACN Newswire

SGX Wins Industry's Vote as Exchange of the Year
Singapore Exchange (SGX) was recognised as the "Exchange of the Year 2012" at the Asia Risk Awards ceremony held in Hong Kong on 1 November 2012.The Asia Risk Awards was established by Asia Risk magazine in 2000 to recognise best practices and innovation in derivatives and risk management in Asia-Pacific ACN Newswire

Thomson Reuters Reports Third-Quarter 2012 Results
Thomson Reuters (TSX / NYSE: TRI), the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today reported results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2012. The company reported revenues from ongoing businesses of $3.2 billion, a 1% increase before currency. Adjusted EBITDA decreased 5% from the prior-year period and the corresponding margin was 27 ACN Newswire

13th DCVMN Conference: DCVMN Must Become Stronger
The Developing Countries Vaccine Manufacturers Network (DCVMN) can become stronger, especially in establishing cooperation on vaccine research and development."DCVMN can be stronger ACN Newswire

Newly Released Yellow Cab of the Universe Now Available as iBooks textbook for iPad
Galvani Studios, under the direction of internationally acclaimed digital creator Eduardo Galvani, announced today the release of the first title in its Yellow Cab series. The Yellow Cab of the Universe (YCU) is a revolutionary learning experience designed expressly for the iPad ACN Newswire

Suprema Global Partner Event Gathers Record Attendance
Suprema Inc., a leading provider of biometrics and ID solutions, held its annual Suprema Global Partner Program (SGPP) from October 24 to 26 in Jeju, Korea. With 55 executive-level participants from 35 countries attended SGPP who were from Suprema's key regional distributors, system integrators and renowned security media ACN Newswire

Minerals Technologies Reports Third Quarter Earnings per Share of $1.05, an 11-Percent Increase over Prior Year, Excluding Special Items
Minerals Technologies Inc. (NYSE: MTX) today reported third quarter diluted earnings per common share of $1.05 compared with $0.95 per share in the same period of 2011, excluding special items, an 11-percent increase. Reported earnings per share for the third quarter of 2011 were $0.87. Earnings per share for the nine months were $3.17, a company record.Highlights:-- Nine Months earnings of $3 ACN Newswire

NGREDION INCORPORATED TO WEBCAST ANALYST DAY ON WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2012
WESTCHESTER, Ill., November 1, 2012 - Ingredion Incorporated (NYSE: INGR), a leading global provider of ingredient solutions to diversified industries, will webcast its Analyst Day presentations on Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 8:30 AM Eastern Standard Time (9:30 AM Central Standard Time) ACN Newswire

Targeting Drugs with Hydrogels
Better control over the delivery of drugs to specific sites in the body at specific times would reduce unwanted side effects and improve medical treatment dramatically. 'Smart' polymers are promising materials for controlling drug delivery, since they change their properties in response to specific stimuli. However, they usually require continuous stimulation to maintain these changes ACN Newswire

PropThink: ArQule Reports 3Q Results as Investors Now Look to Tivantinib's HCC Indication
By Jake KingOncology-focused ArQule, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARQL) reported third quarter financial results on Thursday morning, noting that cash, equivalents, and marketable investts totaled $140M on Sept. 30, and that the company will likely end the year with close to $130M ACN Newswire

PropThink: PTIE Down on Disappointing Pfizer Commentary and Pushback; Stock Could Trade Lower
By David MoskowitzShares of Pain Therapeutics (NASDAQ:PTIE) are off 25% as partner Pfizer (NYSE:PFE) noted Thursday on its earnings call that Remoxy, PTIE's lead product, is a ""challenging"" asset and that new studies are required to support resubmission of the drug in the U.S ACN Newswire

AerCap Signs $160 Million Credit Facility for Five Boeing 737-800s
AerCap Holdings N.V. ("AerCap", NYSE: AER) today announced that it has signed a new $160 million credit facility with a ten year term for five Boeing 737-800 aircraft. The aircraft will be leased to American Airlines and form part of AerCap's previously announced transaction with American Airlines for the purchase and leaseback of new Boeing 737-800 aircraft ACN Newswire

Farmers Insurance Claims Teams Helping Customers in Those States Affected by Sandy
Two Farmers Insurance Mobile Catastrophe Claims (MCC) buses have joined Farmers Insurance Group of Companies® agents and claims teams, including subsidiaries Foremost Insurance, 21st Century Insurance and Bristol West, in continuing to help customers in those states who have suffered damage from Sandy. MarketWire

College of Podiatric Medicine Earns Full Accreditation
The Council on Podiatric Medical Education has granted the College of Podiatric Medicine (CPM) at Western University of Health Sciences initial full accreditation through October 2016. MarketWire

Workday to Live Broadcast Workday Rising Opening Keynote
Workday, Inc. (NYSE: WDAY), a leader in enterprise cloud applications for human resources and finance, today announced that the Workday Rising Opening Keynote will be broadcast live on Tuesday, November 6, 2012, beginning at 7:30 a.m. PST. The keynote will be presented by Workday Chairman, Co-Founder, and Co-CEO Aneel Bhusri and Co-Founder and Co-CEO Dave Duffield MarketWire

Lpath Announces Filing of Shelf Registration Statement
Lpath, Inc. (NASDAQ: LPTN), the industry leader in bioactive lipid-targeted therapeutics, announced that it has filed a shelf registration statement on Form S-3 with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"). The registration statement is intended to provide the Company with flexibility to access the public capital markets in order to respond to business opportunities MarketWire

Eight Times Points Every Monday in November at Red Hawk Casino
Red Hawk Rewards Club members get eight times points every Monday in November. MarketWire

Five Things to Look for in a Perfect Checking Account
With the onslaught of new fees at the big banks, Kasasa® (www.Kasasa.com), a hub for free checking accounts that offer rewards from community banks and credit unions, has released a list of five things consumers should look for when shopping for a checking account. MarketWire

Hypertensive Acute Heart Failure Study Results to Be Presented at American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2012
The Medicines Company (NASDAQ: MDCO) announced today that new data on the use of the intravenous antihypertensive agent Cleviprex® (clevidipine) Injectable Emulsion in acute heart failure patients will be presented at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2012 in Los Angeles, California on Monday, November 5, 2012. MarketWire

ALM.V Revises Claim Information on its Mexico Acquisition
ALLIANCE MINING CORP. (TSX VENTURE: ALM) wishes to announce a correction of its news release dated November 1, 2012 regarding a Letter of Intent with a private Canadian company to acquire 22 mineral claims totaling nearly 50 square kilometres (4,872 hectares) primarily in the Uruachic district of northwestern Mexico. MarketWire

PacWest Equities, Inc. Announces Effectiveness of Forward Split/Dividend of Its Common Stock
PacWest Equities, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: PWEI) (the "Company") is pleased to provide further details pertaining to the recently announced 3-for-1 dividend (a/k/a forward split) to shareholders of its common stock. MarketWire

AXA ART Insurance Corporation Holds Teleconference in the Aftermath of Hurricane Sandy
Please join Christiane Fischer, President and CEO of AXA ART Insurance Corporation in a telephone conference call as she provides feedback and addresses media inquiries on the impact of Hurricane Sandy on the art and collecting communities. MarketWire

ETwater Announces Major Upgrades to Its QuickDraw(R) Mobile Application
ET Water Systems, Inc., the leader in smart irrigation management with a full range of solutions for new and existing landscapes, today announced new feature enhancements and capabilities to its increasingly popular QuickDraw mobile web application MarketWire

Vectren Announces Dividend Increase
Vectren Corporation (NYSE: VVC) announced the Board of Directors has declared a quarterly common stock dividend of 35 1/2 cents per share, a 1/2 cent increase over the previous quarter. This marks the 53rd consecutive year the annual dividends paid by Vectren and its predecessor companies have increased MarketWire

Loral Closes Sale of Space Systems/Loral to MDA
Loral Space & Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: LORL) today announced that it has completed the sale of its wholly-owned subsidiary, Space Systems/Loral (SS/L), to MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (TSX: MDA) MarketWire

Bio-Pharmaceutical Supply System Continues Close Coordination With Government to Help Get Medicine to Patients Impacted by Hurricane Sandy
Rx Response, an initiative of America's bio-pharmaceutical supply system to help ensure the continued flow of medicine to patients in a severe public health emergency, has continued its close coordination with federal, state and local government agencies to address impacts from Hurricane Sandy on the bio-pharmaceutical supply system. MarketWire

Oracle's Annual Meeting of Stockholders to Be Held November 7, 2012
On Wednesday, November 7, 2012, Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) will hold its Annual Meeting of Stockholders at 10:00 a.m. PT in the Oracle Conference Center, located at 350 Oracle Parkway, Redwood City at Oracle's headquarters. Oracle's stockholders as of September 10, 2012 are invited to attend the meeting and should refer to Oracle's proxy statement available at www.oracle MarketWire

1-800 Radiator & AC Announces Kent Godfrey as a Member of the Company's Board of Directors
Kent Godfrey has joined 1-800 Radiator & A/C as a member of the company's Board of Directors. "I am honored to be asked by 1-800-Radiator and its management team to help the company expand its leadership position in radiators into numerous other auto parts categories MarketWire

Ken Lewis of Franklin Resources, Inc. to Speak at Analyst Conference
Ken Lewis, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE: BEN), is scheduled to speak at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2012 Banking & Financial Services Conference in New York on Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at approximately 2:35 p.m. Eastern Time. MarketWire

Kearny Financial Corp. Reports First Quarter 2013 Operating Results
Kearny Financial Corp. (NASDAQ: KRNY) (the "Company"), the holding company of Kearny Federal Savings Bank (the "Bank"), today reported net income for the quarter ended September 30, 2012 of $1,660,000 or $0.03 per diluted share. MarketWire

Business Day TV Features Best and Brightest in American Industry
American businesses are the heart and soul of the country. They struggle to survive in hard times and thrive when the economy is strong. They are often mentioned when an election nears because their needs appear to be forgotten and those running for office want small business owners to know they will be at the forefront of the candidate's mind MarketWire

Baja Mining Announces Additional Funding for Boleo Project by Korean Consortium
Baja Mining Corp. (TSX: BAJ)(OTCQX: BAJFF) ("Baja") announces that the Korean Consortium has advanced an additional US$84 million to Minera y Metalurgica del Boleo S.A. de C.V. ("MMB") for the construction of the Boleo Project. MarketWire

Aberdeen Asset Management Inc. Wins Award for Their BrightTALK(TM) Channel at STAR Awards
BrightTALK™ would like to congratulate Aberdeen Asset Management Inc. who was named the winner of the Digital Innovation for Retail Communications Award at last week's STAR Awards. Aberdeen took the top honors in the medium company category. MarketWire

Project Leadership Associates Teams With AltiGen to Provide MaxACD Contact Center for Microsoft Lync
AltiGen Communications, Inc. (OTCQX: ATGN), the leading provider of software-based Unified Communications solutions, and Project Leadership Associated (PLA) today announced an agreement to deliver AltiGen's MaxACD Contact Center for Microsoft Lync to customers across the United States. In addition, PLA will be providing 30 day pilots of AltiGen's contact center software to qualifying customers. MarketWire

McDonald's Makes Donation to Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief Efforts
McDonald's Corporation (NYSE: MCD) today announced it will contribute to Hurricane Sandy disaster relief efforts with a donation of $500,000 to the American Red Cross. MarketWire

World-Famous Creative Food Chef Ian Kleinman to Prepare 2000 Special Truffles for Orange County Chocolate Festival
World-famous creative food chef Ian Kleinman is preparing 2,000 special truffles for the Orange County Chocolate Festival's third annual VIP Party Friday, November 2, 2012. Kleinman is preparing the truffles at the Hyatt Regency Orange County Hotel where the third annual Orange County Chocolate Festival is being held this weekend MarketWire

EMSI Public Relations Wins Business Awards
EMSI Public Relations, www.emsincorporated.com, has won dual awards from two respected business publications. MarketWire

SFIMA Speaker to Share Secrets to Successful Online Video Advertising
The South Florida Interactive Marketing Association will focus its final educational program of the year on online video advertising, which is one of the fastest growing segments in online advertising MarketWire

University of Pittsburgh Renews 21-Year Partnership With Paciolan
Paciolan, the leading provider of ticketing, marketing and fundraising solutions in college athletics, today announced that the University of Pittsburgh (Pitt) has renewed its partnership with the company MarketWire

GlobalPro Recovery Inc. Offers Free Service and Support to Superstorm Sandy Victims
GlobalPro Recovery Inc. announced today that they will be doing their part to help victims of Superstorm Sandy by offering its professional claims services at NO CHARGE to Churches, Synagogues, and Community Centers in New York and New Jersey that were damaged by the recent storm activity MarketWire

Little Big Town: The Tornado Tour at Four Winds New Buffalo on Friday, March 8
Four Winds®, the premier gaming destinations in the Midwest, is pleased to announce that it will host Little Big Town: The Tornado Tour with special guest David Nail on Friday, March 8 at 8 p.m. Eastern. Tickets can be purchased beginning on Saturday, November 3 at 10 a.m. Eastern, exclusively through the Ticketmaster® Web site, www.ticketmaster MarketWire

Avista Receives Special Recognition Honors From Seattle Business Magazine and Is Named to Top 50 Green Companies in Washington
Avista Utilities has received a special recognition award from the judges of the Green Washington Awards, sponsored by Seattle Business magazine. The honor highlights Avista's 123-year legacy of clean power generation, successful energy efficiency programs and innovations in sustainable business practices MarketWire

MEplusYOU Selected to Guide Digital and Social Initiatives for MoneyGram International
MEplusYOU (formerly imc²), a strategic and creative agency, announced it has been selected by MoneyGram (NYSE: MGI), a leading global money transfer company, to help develop digital and social programs, improve the user experience for its websites in various countries and implement MoneyGram's brand identity across its online channels. MarketWire

Stung by High Gas Prices, Ohio Young Adults Favor Increased Production of Coal, Gas and Oil
Generation Opportunity today released additional results from their comprehensive Ohio-specific survey of young adults ages 18-29. The poll found that 61% of Ohio Millennials would increase production of domestic American energy sources like oil, natural gas, and coal if given the opportunity to set America's fiscal priorities MarketWire

Notification of Pethealth's Third Quarter and Nine-Month Results, Investors' Conference Call and Webcast
Pethealth Inc. (TSX: PTZ) ("Pethealth" or the "Company") announced today that the Company will be releasing its third quarter and nine-month results at 4.00 p.m. (EST) on Wednesday, 7th November, 2012. MarketWire

Perceptron Announces Conference Call/Webcast for First Quarter Results for Fiscal Year 2013
Perceptron, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRCP) will hold its first quarter earnings conference call/webcast chaired by Harry T. Rittenour, President and Chief Executive Officer, on Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 10:00 AM (EST). MarketWire

PacWest Equities, Inc. Announces Integration of Its Patented GroBot Evolution With Web Server, Wi-Fi Hotspot and Wireless Interface for Its Advanced MobileFeed(R) and MobileFood(R) Systems
PacWest Equities, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: PWEI) announced today the integration of its Patented GroBot Evolution, a completely automated computerized growing controller, with integrated Web Server, Wi-Fi Hotspot and Wireless Interface, in all of World Eco Source's MobileFeed® and MobileFood® trailer system applications MarketWire

New MOPED Shop Opens on Chicago's North Side -- Offering New and Vintage Mopeds, Service, Parts and More
MOPED, 2068 N. Western Ave., Chicago, recently opened its doors for business -- specializing exclusively in the sales of new and vintage mopeds, service, repair, customization and parts. MarketWire

Kenty Gold Property Assay Results From Surface Sampling
JOSHUA GOLD RESOURCES INC. (JGRI) (or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has completed an initial site visit by Benjamin Ward, CEO, accompanied by Warren Hawkins, Qualified Person on October 15, 2012 at the Kenty Gold Property (the "Property") located in Swayze Township in northern Ontario, Canada MarketWire

Bechtel Team Installs Pedestrian Bridges for Dulles Rail Project
The Bechtel-led team building the Dulles Metrorail Project outside of Washington, D.C., successfully completed the installation of the pedestrian bridge that will give travelers access to the Wiehle-Reston East Station on the new Silver Line. This is a significant accomplishment as the bridge crosses 12 lanes of highways, including the Dulles International Airport Access Highway MarketWire

MarketResearch.com Announces Distribution of Huidian Research
As the leading distributor of market intelligence, MarketResearch.com is pleased to announce a business partnership with Huidian Research which allows for the marketing and distribution of Huidian Research's proprietary market analyses through the MarketResearch.com website. MarketWire

University of British Columbia Files Patent on Unique Battery Type Solar/Light Conversion Cell
The University of British Columbia (UBC) announces the international patent filing for a Battery type Solar/Light conversion cell. This unique generator and storage approach allows both solar power generation and storage within a single cell. Based on photosynthesis, it can be implemented using abundant and readily replenished and renewable biomaterials. MarketWire

Election Day 2012 Nathaniel J. Launches Nationwide Interactive Consumer Health Service, Sengenica: An Affordable Option for Uninsured or Underinsured Americans
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Opportunity for New Entrants and Innovators in Infusion Pump Market: Kalorama Reports
The worldwide market for infusion/medical pumps will show continued growth this year, increasing to $6.7 billion in 2012, reports Kalorama Information in a new study. The healthcare market research publisher estimated likely 2012 sales based on results so far this year and last year's results, as well as interviews with infusion pump makers MarketWire

Gigya Launches NEXUS Partner Ecosystem
Gigya, the leading provider of social infrastructure for business, today announced the launch of its NEXUS Partner Ecosystem to transform the way businesses understand and reach their customers online. The new program will allow businesses to easily leverage permission-based social data for targeted marketing campaigns MarketWire

H&R Block Partners With Council for Economic Education to Improve Financial Literacy -- One Game at a Time
H&R Block Inc. (NYSE: HRB) - H&R Block Dollars & Sense, which provides personal finance curriculum and scholarships to high schools nationwide, has partnered with the Council for Economic Education (CEE), the leading U.S. organization focused on economic and financial education for students MarketWire

As Presidential Election Nears, Unemployment High at 12.0 Percent for Young Americans
Generation Opportunity, the largest non-profit, non-partisan organization in the United States engaging and mobilizing young Americans on the important economic issues facing the nation, announced non-seasonally adjusted (NSA) 18-29 youth unemployment rate data for October 2012 as the Presidential election nears: MarketWire

Korean TED 'tech+ 2012' Attracts Big Names
In November 2012, globally renowned figures will visit Seoul. MarketWire

Prospect Capital Schedules First Fiscal Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ: PSEC) ("Prospect" or "Company") announced today that it expects to file with the Securities and Exchange Commission its report on Form 10-Q containing its first fiscal quarter results for the period ended September 30, 2012 on Thursday, November 8, 2012 after the close of the markets MarketWire

PTS, Inc. (PTSH) to Develop "Green Energy Park"
Pts Inc. (PINKSHEETS: PTSH) www.ptspi.com is pleased to announce signing Memorandum of Understanding with Green Renewable Technology, Inc. (GRT) www.grtglobalsolutions.com to be part of the effort to clean and protect the environment and produce low cost renewable energy. MarketWire

Ex-Bank Executive and Founder of the Popular Blog askaloanmodguru.com Reveals at Private Workshop How You Can Use a "Do-It-Yourself" Home Loan Modification to Escape Foreclosure
According to RealtyTrac, 3,920,418 million homes went into foreclosure last year. This year, a still shockingly high 2,300,000 million homes are projected to go into foreclosure. People from all walks of life since the mortgage meltdown of 2008 have suddenly found themselves thrust into a situation where they're on the cusp of losing their home MarketWire

Assisted Living Concepts, Inc. Announces Third Quarter Results
Assisted Living Concepts, Inc. ("ALC") (NYSE: ALC) reported a net loss of $4.0 million in the third quarter of 2012 as compared to net income of $5.8 million in the third quarter of 2011. MarketWire

Silver Falcon Mining, Inc. (SFMI) Begins Sinker Tunnel Gold Project
Silver Falcon Mining, Inc. (OTCBB: SFMI) announced that as of November 1, 2012, work commenced on the Company's Sinker Tunnel Gold Project. Management also provides an operational update on a variety of ongoing activities at its Diamond Creek Mill and Metallurgical Facilities. MarketWire

Americas Petrogas Provides Update on Argentina and Peru Operations
Americas Petrogas (TSX VENTURE: BOE) ("Americas Petrogas" or the "Company") is pleased to provide an update on its activities in Argentina and Peru. MarketWire

DigitalGlobe to Reschedule Participation in Postponed Piper Jaffray Conference
DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI), a leading global provider of high-resolution earth imagery solutions, today announced that its management will be postponing its previously announced participation at the Piper Jaffray TMT Conference in New York on Tuesday, November 6, 2012 due to the recent storm in New York and Piper Jaffray's decision to postpone the conference. MarketWire

mPower Jump: Wherever You Go, You're In Charge
mPhase Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: XDSL) announced last week that it has developed a new class of jump starters featuring unequalled portability and fast recharge times. MarketWire

1ST Constitution Bancorp Reports Record Increases in Net Income for the Third Quarter and for the Nine Months Ended September 30, 2012
1ST Constitution Bancorp (NASDAQ: FCCY), parent company of 1ST Constitution Bank, reported net income of $1.4 million, or $0.26 per diluted common share, for the quarter ended September 30, 2012, a 12% increase above the $1.2 million in net income, or $0.24 per diluted common share, reported for the third quarter of 2011. MarketWire

Northstar Electronics Announces Loan Settlement
Northstar Electronics, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: NEIK) has been working closely with Empower Technologies to negotiate the principal terms of existing loans to be assumed by Empower at the closing of the Northstar Network Limited (NNL) transaction. Following several months of negotiations, we are pleased to announce that a settlement agreement has been signed with NNL's major creditor. MarketWire

Women's Benefit Concert Highlights Success for Students and the State
Every Woman Works Inc, one of Georgia's most effective job readiness programs for women, is hosting a free benefit concert in November at Mount Pisgah featuring the world-renowned Voices of Lee. MarketWire

ThePenGuy.com Growing Awareness for USA Made Promotional Products
One of the world's biggest promotional pen suppliers, ThePenGuy.com, has started putting a major emphasis on USA made products. The goal of this effort is to expand the manufacturing sector in the United States. Bringing back quality manufacturing jobs to the states can only help the country as a whole. MarketWire

Euroseas Ltd. Sets Date for the Release of Third Quarter 2012 Results, Conference Call and Webcast
Euroseas Ltd., (NASDAQ: ESEA) an owner and operator of drybulk carriers and container vessels and provider of seaborne transportation for dry bulk and containerized cargoes, announced today that it will release its financial results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2012, on Wednesday, November 7, 2012, after the market closes in New York MarketWire

SideCar Brings Instant Ridesharing to Seattle
Leave your car keys at home Seattle. SideCar, the leading on-demand rideshare community, expands its popular service to Seattle November 2 bringing a convenient, affordable, safe and fun way to get around the city. SideCar uses mobile technology to instantly connect everyday drivers who have a car with people nearby looking for a ride MarketWire

Perfect Your Arabesque at The Bar Method(TM) Atlanta
A new location of the ever-extending network of the international franchised fitness company, The Bar Method Atlanta opened its doors in Georgia on Monday, October 22nd. With studios all over the globe, the fitness craze shows no signs of slowing down MarketWire

Summer Infant, Inc. to Announce Third-Quarter 2012 Financial Results on November 13
Summer Infant, Inc. (Summer Infant) (NASDAQ: SUMR), a global leader in premium juvenile products, today announced that it will release its third-quarter 2012 financial results after the market closes on Tuesday, November 13, 2012 MarketWire

Alteva CSO to Discuss Market Opportunities for the Cloud at 2012 Cloud Channel Summit in Mountain View, CA
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Petaquilla Responds to Inmet Claims Regarding Panamanian Land Rights
Petaquilla Minerals Ltd. ("Petaquilla" or the "Company") (TSX: PTQ)(OTCBB: PTQMF)(FRANKFURT: P7Z) responds to the news release made yesterday by Inmet Mining Corporation ("Inmet") about the rights of Inmet's subsidiary, Minera Panama, S.A. ("MPSA"), in relation to the Cobre Panama copper project. MarketWire

FormFactor, Inc. and MicroProbe Select International Test Conference 2012 for First Appearance as United Company
FormFactor, Inc. (NASDAQ: FORM) today announced that it will attend the 2012 International Test Conference (ITC) taking place November 4-9 at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim, CA. This event will mark FormFactor's and MicroProbe's first public appearance as a united company. MarketWire

Covanta Holding Corporation to Present at Baird's 2012 Industrial Conference in Chicago, IL
Covanta Holding Corporation (NYSE: CVA) ("Covanta" or the "Company"), a leading global owner and operator of Energy-from-Waste ("EfW") projects, is scheduled to participate in Baird's 2012 Industrial Conference in Chicago, IL on Monday, November 5, 2012. Thomas Bucks, Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer, will be speaking at 3:05 PM (Central). MarketWire

Core-Mark Announces Increase in Quarterly Cash Dividend
Core-Mark Holding Company, Inc. (NASDAQ: CORE), one of the largest marketers of fresh and broad-line supply solutions to the convenience retail industry in North America, announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.19 per common share MarketWire

CSOT World's Highest Standard 55-Inch 4X Full HD LCD Screen Makes Stunning Debut at the FPD International 2012
China Star Optoelectronics Technology (CSOT), a business group of TCL Corporation, unveiled its newly developed product -- the 55-inch 4X full HD LCD screen -- for the first time at the FPD International 2012, an industry-renowned global platform that showcased the most advanced technology and future lifestyle trends MarketWire

Technical Analysis on CROCS Inc. and Skechers U.S.A. Inc. -- Innovation and Expansion Crucial for Growth of Footwear and Accessories Companies
According to the National Retail Federation, retail sales in September expanded a seasonally adjusted 0.4 percent over August and an impressive unadjusted 2.1 percent year-over-year. This could be good news for the footwear and accessories industry, within which CROCS Inc. and Skechers U.S.A. Inc. operate, as it offers a promising outlook for the all important holiday season. StBulls MarketWire

WorleyParsons Begins Preliminary Engineering for Deep Well's Sawn Lake Project
Deep Well Oil & Gas, Inc. (and its subsidiaries - "Deep Well" or "Company") (OTCQB: DWOG) (News) is pleased to announce that WorleyParsons has launched preliminary engineering work on its Sawn Lake pilot project MarketWire

Analyst Opinion on Health Management Associates Inc. and Tenet Healthcare Corp. -- Hospitals Post Mixed Quarterly Results, Lower Yearly Outlooks
In the first half of 2012 healthcare stocks were performing with relative strength. However, for the most recent quarter hospitals have been putting forth mixed results and many have disappointed Wall Street expectations. MarketWire

Analyst Opinion on Universal Health Services Inc. and Community Health Systems Inc. -- Hospitals Post Mixed Quarterly Results, Lower Yearly Outlooks
In the first half of 2012 healthcare stocks were performing with relative strength. However, for the most recent quarter hospitals have been putting forth mixed results and many have disappointed Wall Street expectations. MarketWire

Analyst Opinion on FuelCell Energy Inc. and Rockwell Automation Inc. -- Contracts and Innovations Driving Industrial Electrical Equipment Industry
The continued uncertainty surrounding the macroeconomic climate has had a detrimental effect on numerous companies and industries, as businesses and individuals alike remain hesitant about overextending themselves through large purchases. Businesses are instead focusing on cost-cutting measures as a way to grow. And those offering cost-cutting solutions have been seeing strong demand MarketWire

Financial Review on Basic Materials Stocks Monsanto Co. and Rentech Nitrogen Partners L.P. -- Agricultural Chemicals Look Strong Moving Forward
The agricultural chemicals industry has been facing its fair share of headwinds recently. Lower prices for certain chemicals have weighed on top- and bottom-line and uneven global demand has also kept select companies from posting stellar quarterly results. However, there are a number of positive market fundamentals working in favor of the industry and companies such as Monsanto Co MarketWire

Energy Edge Technologies Corporation - Dutchess Private Equities Fund, LTD Agreement to Purchase UDHI Shares Terminated
Union Dental Holdings, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: UDHI) www.uniondental.com/ir -- a provider of multi-state dental services for union members, announced today it was informed that Energy Edge Technologies Corporation (PINKSHEETS: EEDG) and Dutchess Private Equities Fund, LTD had terminated their agreement to purchase all of the Dutchess shares of equity, including all warrants in UDHI. MarketWire

Analyst Opinion on Capstone Turbine Corp. and ABB Ltd -- Contracts and Innovations Driving Industrial Electrical Equipment Industry
The continued uncertainty surrounding the macroeconomic climate has had a detrimental effect on numerous companies and industries, as businesses and individuals alike remain hesitant about overextending themselves through large purchases. Businesses are instead focusing on cost-cutting measures as a way to grow. And those offering cost-cutting solutions have been seeing strong demand MarketWire

Financial Review on Basic Materials Stocks CF Industries Holdings Inc. and Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc. -- Agricultural Chemicals Look Strong Moving Forward
The agricultural chemicals industry has been facing its fair share of headwinds recently. Lower prices for certain chemicals have weighed on top- and bottom-line and uneven global demand has also kept select companies from posting stellar quarterly results MarketWire

Financial Review on Tech Stocks Cincinnati Bell Inc. and Verizon Communications Inc. -- Domestic Telecom Services Boosting Data Sales and Expanding Into New Markets
Domestic telecom services companies, such as Cincinnati Bell Inc. and Verizon Communications Inc., could see costly disruptions resulting from hurricane Sandy's destructive trail onto the Northeastern coast. The Atlantic superstorm's impact on the country's communication infrastructure has yet to be established MarketWire

Financial Review on Tech Stocks AT&T Inc. and CenturyLink Inc. -- Domestic Telecom Services Boosting Data Sales and Expanding Into New Markets
Domestic telecom services companies, such as AT&T Inc. and CenturyLink Inc., could see costly disruptions resulting from hurricane Sandy's destructive trail onto the Northeastern coast. The Atlantic superstorm's impact on the country's communication infrastructure has yet to be established MarketWire

Technical Analysis on Nike Inc. and Coach Inc. -- Innovation and Expansion Crucial for Growth of Footwear and Accessories Companies
According to the National Retail Federation, retail sales in September expanded a seasonally adjusted 0.4 percent over August and an impressive unadjusted 2.1 percent year-over-year. This could be good news for the footwear and accessories industry, within which Nike Inc. and Coach Inc. operate, as it offers a promising outlook for the all important holiday season. StBulls MarketWire

Technical Analysis on Spansion Inc. and MIPS Technologies Inc. -- Semiconductor Companies Battling Demand Issues
The semiconductor industry, which features companies such as Spansion Inc. and MIPS Technologies Inc., has had a challenging time of late. According to the Semiconductor Industry Association, global sales of semiconductors contracted by over three percent in the month of August when compared to the same period last year, amid weak demand from a number of regions MarketWire

Technical Analysis on Micron Technology Inc. and Rambus Inc. -- Semiconductor Companies Battling Demand Issues
The semiconductor industry, which features companies such as Micron Technologies Inc. and Rambus Inc., has had a challenging time of late. According to the Semiconductor Industry Association, global sales of semiconductors contracted by over three percent in the month of August when compared to the same period last year, amid weak demand from a number of regions MarketWire

Thanks for Over 25 Million Rentals, Austin! Redbox Rewards Austin Consumers With Lowest Prices in Years
As a thank-you to Austin-area consumers for renting more than 25 million discs since it launched in Austin in 2005, Redbox has lowered the rental price of all Blu-ray Discs and DVDs to just 99 cents per day from now through November 7. MarketWire

Moog Announces Fourth Quarter EPS Up 10% and Fiscal 2012 EPS Up 13%
Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A) (NYSE: MOG.B) announced today fiscal year 2012 sales of $2.47 billion, up 6%. Net earnings of $152 million were 12% higher and earnings per share of $3.33 were 13% higher compared to last year. For the fourth quarter, sales of $633 million were up 2%. Net earnings were $42 million, up 10%, and earnings per share of $.91 were 10% higher than last year. MarketWire

Newcastle Limited Acquires Mixed-Use Property in Wicker Park
Newcastle Limited has acquired its fourth property in the West Town neighborhood this year. The mixed-use property located at 1500 North Damen Avenue was purchased for $13.2 million in an all-cash deal. Baum Realty represented the seller in the transaction. MarketWire

JDate and 92nd Street Y Announce Strategic New Partnership
JDate, the largest and most successful Jewish singles community, and 92nd Street Y, the nonprofit community and cultural center in New York, today announced a strategic partnership aimed at furthering their shared mission of building and strengthening Jewish communities. MarketWire

MIT Sloan Energy Finance Forum to Spotlight Challenges, Trends in Financing Natural Gas and Other Energy Sources of the Future
How will cheaper gas impact energy storage investment and scaling? What would the commoditization of natural gas mean for the global economy? And where are the critical opportunities and what are their challenges from the viewpoint of key public and private stakeholders? MarketWire

Fusion Closes on $22.5 Million Financings
Fusion Telecommunications International, Inc. (OTCQB: FSNN), an emerging leader in the Unified Communications and cloud services market, today announced that it has closed on $22.5 million of financings, composed of $6.03 million in equity, and $16.5 million in term debt. MarketWire

Fusion Acquires Unified Communications and Cloud Services Provider NBS
Fusion Telecommunications International, Inc. (OTCQB: FSNN) announced today that, through a wholly-owned subsidiary, it has acquired Network Billing Systems, LLC ("NBS"), a Unified Communications and cloud services provider. Headquartered in New Jersey, NBS generated $26.5 million in revenue in fiscal 2011, more than 95% of which is contracted and monthly recurring, and $4 MarketWire

Signet Jewelers Ltd. Completes Acquisition of Ultra Stores, Inc.
Signet Jewelers Limited ("Signet") (NYSE: SIG) (LSE: SIG), the largest specialty retail jeweler in the US and UK, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Ultra Stores, Inc. from Crystal Financial LLC and its other stockholders for approximately $57 million in cash (the "Acquisition"). Signet has not assumed any debt with the acquisition MarketWire

SyCara Releases City Local Ranking for Organic Search
SyCara, a demand generation SEO platform, announced the release of Local City Ranking to improve local organic and universal rankings. Local City Ranking will allow marketers and SEO professionals to customize local search rankings, including the flexibility to refine and manage keyword rankings by city and zip code. SyCara supports all major U.S. zip codes and all major U.S MarketWire

Milken Institute Report Identifies Ways to Fund U.S. Energy Infrastructure Improvements
The United States is missing opportunities to lead in renewable energy, representing billions of dollars in lost technology exports and contributing to continued dependence on energy imports. Market dynamics -- notably, the very low cost of natural gas -- have created challenges for renewables, despite their importance to climate stabilization and role in reducing U.S. dependency on foreign oil MarketWire

Implant Sciences Awarded Contract to Deploy Explosives Trace Detection Units at Nigerian Corporation to Protect Against Terrorist Threats
Implant Sciences Corporation (OTCQB: IMSC), a high technology supplier of systems and sensors for homeland security and defense markets, today announced it has sold three more Quantum Sniffer™ QS-H150 handheld explosives trace detectors to a corporate customer for critical infrastructure protection in Nigeria. MarketWire

Highly Anticipated Drobo Mini and Drobo 5D Storage Arrays Now Available
Drobo, makers of award-winning data storage products for businesses and professionals, today announced the general availability and shipping of the Drobo Mini and Drobo 5D. The Drobo Mini and 5D products are the industry's first storage arrays to include high-speed Thunderbolt connectivity, USB 3 MarketWire

Brookfield Office Properties Reports Third Quarter 2012 Results
Brookfield Office Properties Inc. (NYSE: BPO) (TSX: BPO) today announced its financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2012. The financial results are based on International Financial Reporting Standards ("IFRS") unless otherwise noted. MarketWire

WABCO Reports Q3 2012 Results; Delivers Robust Operating Margin Amid Sudden Downturn in Key Markets; Adjusts Guidance for Full Year 2012
WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE: WBC) - MarketWire

Agria Reaches Agreement With New Zealand Bank Facilitating Repayment to Livestock Improvement Corp.
Agria Corporation (NYSE: GRO) (the "Company" or "Agria"), an agricultural company with operations in China and internationally, today announced that it has reached agreement with New Zealand bank, a senior creditor, that paves way for Agria to repay a junior subordinated NZ$10.0 million (RMB51.8 million, US$8.2 million) loan granted by a strategic partner, Livestock Improvement Corp MarketWire

Crude Oil Production in Bakken Formation Shows No Sign of Slowing, an Industrial Info News Alert
Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Crude oil production from the Bakken formation is projected to continue rising dramatically over the next five years, though exactly how far and how fast will be determined by the region's infrastructure and pipeline build-out, potential U.S MarketWire

Lifestyles Interior Design Completes 14,000 Square Foot State-of-the-Art Office for Westlake Village's Keller Williams Realty
Eileen Gould, owner of the Westlake Village design-build firm Lifestyles Interior Design and Construction, today announced completion of Keller Williams' new 14,000 square foot, state-of-the-art commercial office on Russell Ranch Road. The innovative design for the Arden-owned commercial property includes several unique features not usually found in commercial realty MarketWire

Sandalwood Gives Northwest Austin Retail Space a $2 Million Facelift
Austin-based commercial real estate management firm Sandalwood today announced a $2 million renovation and name change for North Fork Shopping Center. Now named, The Hub, the 165,000-square-foot shopping center will provide contemporary, superior retail space for national and regional brands looking to tap into the explosive economic growth in northwest Austin MarketWire

CORRECTION: Statoil: Financial calendar 2013
This is a correction of the announcementfrom 07:26 02.11.2012 CET. Reason forthe correction: Updated information for 22 March. MarketWire

Zhaikmunai International B.V.: Early Tender Results on Notes Purchase Offer
MarketWire

Quaterra Files NI43-101-Compliant Technical Report on SEDAR For Nieves Preliminary Economic Assessment
Quaterra Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE: QTA)(NYSE MKT: QMM) and its 50% joint-venture partner Blackberry Ventures I, LLC, today announced the filing on SEDAR of a Canadian National Instrument 43-101-compliant technical report for the preliminary economic assessment (PEA) of their Nieves silver property in Zacatecas State, Mexico. MarketWire

Dover Saddlery Announces Earnings Release Date and Webcast for Third Quarter 2012 Financial Results
Dover Saddlery, Inc. (NASDAQ: DOVR) will release its third quarter 2012 results after the market closes on Tuesday, November 13th, 2012. MarketWire

Las Vegas Automotive Parts & Car Wrap Company Motostew Plus Launches Second Facebook Contest With Chance to Win $300 in Automotive Accessories
Motostew Plus, a Las Vegas automotive parts and car wrap company, specializing in 4x4, off-roading, graphics and more, is pleased to announce its Facebook photo contest for a chance to win $300 in accessories from Motostew Plus. MarketWire

SDRL - Mandatory notification of trade
Seadrill Limited ("Seadrill") has todayacquired additional 18,500 shares of Asia Offshore Drilling Limited (the"Company", OSE: AOD). The shares were acquired at price NOK 28.71 pershare.Following this acquisition, Seadrill will be the owner of 26,372,751 sharesinthe Company, corresponding to 65.93% of the total number of outstandingsharesin the Company. MarketWire

Prospect Capital Corporation Prices Public Offering of Common Stock
Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ: PSEC) ("Prospect") announced today the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 35,000,000 shares of its common stock. The public offering is expected to close on or about November 7, 2012, subject to customary closing conditions. The last reported sales price of Prospect's common stock on November 1, 2012 was $11.92 per share MarketWire

First National Bank of Northern California Reports Third Quarter 2012 Earnings of $1.33 per Diluted Share
FNB Bancorp (OTCQB: FNBG), parent company of First National Bank of Northern California (the "Bank"), today announced net earnings available to common shareholders for the third quarter of 2012 of $4,783,000 or $1.33 per diluted share, compared to net earnings available to common shareholders of $817,000 or $0.23 per diluted share for the third quarter of 2011 MarketWire

PropThink: Vertex Earnings Demonstrate Incivek's Short-Lived Stardom
By Jake King GlobeNewswire

Half-Year Report as of September 30, 2012
Private Equity Holding AG /Half-Year Report as of September 30, 2012 . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Vacon Oyj: SHARE REPURCHASE 2.11.2012
Vacon Plc               ANNOUNCEMENT           2.11.2012 GlobeNewswire

Kent Exploration (TSXV:KEX) Reports on Archean Star's (TSXV:ASP) Option to Earn 80% Lease Interest on Historic Monitor Copper, Gold Mine in Silver Valley, Idaho - Video Posted on www.InvestmentPitc...
Vancouver, British Columbia, November 2, 2012 - Kent Exploration (TSXV:KEX) reports that Archean Star (TSXV:ASP) announced an option to earn an 80% interest in a mining lease on the historic Monitor Copper, Gold Mine in Silver Valley, Idaho. Archean Star was spun off from Kent Exploration, with Kent holding 10 million shares (18%) of Archean Star. GlobeNewswire

KION Group acquires the Indian truck manufacturer Voltas Material Handling Pvt. Ltd. in its entirety
KION GROUP GmbH /KION Group acquires the Indian truck manufacturer Voltas Material Handling Pvt. Ltd. in its entirety . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

PropThink: ENDP's Deep Discount Won't Last; Upside Scenarios Are Icing On The Cake
By David Moskowitz GlobeNewswire

Kitron: Financial Calendar for 2013
(2012-11-02) The Board of Directors of Kitron ASA presents the financial calendar for 2013:  GlobeNewswire

Sampo's interim report for January-September 2012 will be published on 9 November 2012
SAMPO PLC      STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE     2 November 2012 at 1:45 pm GlobeNewswire

Neste Oil again voted one of the world's 'hottest' bioenergy companies
Neste Oil CorporationPress release2 November 2012 13:00 a.m. (EET) GlobeNewswire

From music to mobile payment, Telenor shortlists 5 Digital Winner contenders
(Fornebu, 2 November 2012) Never before have there been so many applicants for Telenor's Digital Winners Prize. A lucky five candidates were selected by the jury and will compete for the win during the Digital Winner Seminar on November 14-15. GlobeNewswire

Storebrand ASA : Financial Calendar 2013
Financial calendar for Storebrand 2013 GlobeNewswire

Enghouse Systems Acquires Visionutveckling AB
Markham, Ontario; Stockholm, Sweden - November 2, 2012 - Enghouse Systems Limited (TSX:ESL) announced today that it has acquired Visionutveckling AB (Vision) for a purchase price of approximately $10.9 million, subject to certain price adjustments. Vision's annual revenues for fiscal 2012 were approximately $11.8 million GlobeNewswire

KONE to supply People Flow solutions for Suzhou Modern Media Plaza
KONE Corporation, press release, November 2, 2012 GlobeNewswire

EUROCOMMERCIAL PROPERTIES N.V. ANNOUNCES SCRIP ISSUE PRICE
  GlobeNewswire

Statoil: Financial calendar 2013
This is a correction of the announcement from 07:26 02.11.2012 CET. Reason for the correction: Updated information for 22 March GlobeNewswire

Invitation to the Q3 2012 Results Presentation and Conference Call
Bergen, Norway, November 02, 2012. Vizrt Ltd. (Oslo Main List: VIZ) GlobeNewswire

BWG Homes ASA: Financial calendar 2013
Publication dates for quarterly results 2013: GlobeNewswire

Biotie's Financial Information in 2013
BIOTIE THERAPIES CORP.  STOCK EXCHANGE ANNOUNCEMENT November 2, 2012 at 8:30 a.m. GlobeNewswire

Aker Solutions ASA: third quarter results 2012
2 November 2012 - Aker Solutions' operating revenues were NOK 11 158 million in the third quarter of 2012. Year-to-date revenues are 32 per cent higher than in the first nine months of 2011. Quarterly earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) amounted to NOK 1 122 million with a margin of 10.1 per cent. GlobeNewswire

Biotie Interim report 1 January - 30 September 2012
BIOTIE THERAPIES CORP.  Stock Exchange Release 2 November, 2012 at 9.00 a.m. GlobeNewswire

SpareBank 1 SR-Bank ASA : Mandatory notification of trade
CFO Inge Reinertsen in SpareBank 1 SR-Bank ASA has on 1 November 2012 bought 5,000 SRBANK at a price of NOK 37,20.  New total holding 32.662 SRBANK. GlobeNewswire

East Capital Explorer AB - Invitation to a telephone conference on 9 November to present East Capital Explorer's Q3 Report 2012
East Capital Explorer's interim report 1 January - 30 September 2012 will be published on Friday, 9 November 2012, before the stock exchange opens. The report will be presented and commented at a telephone conference with Mia Jurke, CEO and Jacob Grapengiesser, Representative of the Investment Manager, East Capital. GlobeNewswire

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