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PropThink: NVO's Tresiba Recommended for Approval in Europe; FDA Panel Just Around the Corner
By Jake KingNovo Nordisk (NYSE:NVO) already set a new 52-week high this week of $167.74, and shares are poised to again break that high Friday. A European advisory panel recommended Novo's long-acting insulin Tresiba (insulin degludec) and Ryzodeg (insulin degludec plus insulin aspart) for approval in the E.U. Thursday, signaling that an official decision could come within months ACN Newswire

PropThink: Two Sales Forces Highlight ELN and BIIB Rift; No-Deal Is Negative For ELN
By David MoskowitzWe continue to believe that shares of Elan Corp. (NYSE:ELN) are trading at a premium valuation, given ongoing speculation that partner Biogen-Idec (NASDAQ:BIIB) may acquire the company for the full economics to Tysabri. Biogen markets ELN's primary value driver, Tysabri, a treatment for multiple sclerosis (MS), the centerpiece of such speculation ACN Newswire

PropThink: Early Hope for Huntington's Disease and Further Validation of Sangamo Platform
By David SobekHuntington's disease is an inherited neurodegenerative disorder that leads to the progressive degeneration of nerve cells in the brain. The disease is genetic in nature and is caused by a toxic gain of function mutation in the huntingtin gene (Htt) ACN Newswire

EACOM Timber Corporation (TSXV:ETR) Added to Canaccord Genuity's Canadian Focus List - Video Summary Posted on www.InvestmentPitch.com
Vancouver, British Columbia, October 18, 2012 - Investment firm Canaccord Genuity adds EACOM Timber Corporation (TSXV:ETR)to their Canadian Focus List. Analyst Neal Gilmer maintains his speculative buy rating, giving the company a 12 month target price of $0.25, a 71% premium to yesterday's closing price of $0.145.InvestmentPitch ACN Newswire

PropThink: Stem Cell Divestiture May Benefit Geron Shareholders More than the Company
By Jake KingGeron Corp (NASDAQ:GERN) may have finally found a buyer for its suspended stem cell program. The company has been searching since November of 2011 when Geron halted the projects to focus on the development of Imetelstat and GRN-1005, both cancer treatments ACN Newswire

PropThink: AMRN False Alarm On NCE Status? Shares Remain Highly Sensitive
By David MoskowitzShares of Amarin, plc (NASDAQ:AMRN)  were highly volatile in early afternoon trading Thursday as an article written in the P&T Journal, published on a National Institutes of Health website, stated, ""The FDA considers Vascepa to be a new chemical entity."" A link to that article is available at PropThink.com in the original version of this article.AMRN spiked to $12 ACN Newswire

Toyota to Expand Diesel Engine Production Capacity in Thailand
Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announces that its engine production subsidiary in Thailand, Siam Toyota Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (STM), will from 2015, expand the production capacity of diesel engines used in Innovative International Multi-purpose Vehicle Project* (IMV) series vehicles to meet increasing demand in emerging markets ACN Newswire

Barkerville Provides Update on its Technical Review
Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: BGM)(FRANKFURT: IWUB) ("Barkerville" or the "Company") wishes to update its shareholders on the status of its response to the cease trade order (the "CTO") issued by the British Columbia Securities Commission (the "BCSC") as disclosed in the Company's press release dated August 15, 2012. MarketWire

Arium Announces Architectural Event Trace (AET) Support
Arium today announced support for Intel® Architectural Event Trace (AET). This technology was introduced in the 2nd/3rd Generation Intel® Core processor family. Instrumentation of software execution without code modification is realized through a profile of the Architectural events. MarketWire

Letter From Sourcefire Chairman Steve Polk: Former CEO John Burris Loses Battle With Cancer
Sourcefire, Inc. (NASDAQ: FIRE) MarketWire

Given Imaging Announces Over 80 Studies at ACG 2012 and UEG Week 2012
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Barona Tribe Helps Los Angeles Charter School System Reach Out to Gang-Affected Communities With $35,000 Grant
Soledad Enrichment Action (SEA) Charter School will soon be able to put laptops in the hands of its students thanks to $35,000 in Barona Education Grants. Today, the Barona Band of Mission Indians presented seven $5,000 grants to the charter system, which gives children in gang-affected communities throughout Los Angeles, Long Beach and Pomona a chance at a top-notch education MarketWire

Cott Announces Date for Third Quarter 2012 Earnings Release and Conference Call
Cott Corporation (NYSE: COT) (TSX: BCB) announced today that the Company will release its third quarter ended September 29, 2012 financial results before the markets open on Thursday, November 1, 2012. MarketWire

UPZS Reports Entrepreneur Magazine Names Pizza Fusion Franchise "Game-Changer"
Unique Pizza and Subs Corporation (PINKSHEETS: UPZS) today reported that Entrepreneur Magazine has named Pizza Fusion a franchise industry "game-changer" in its September edition. The Company announced on August 29 it had signed a Definitive Agreement to acquire privately held Pizza Fusion Holdings, with closing expected in the fourth quarter. MarketWire

Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide Nominated for a CLIO Healthcare Award
Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide (www.ogilvychww.com), the health behavior experts of Ogilvy & Mather (www.ogilvy.com), today announced its Ogilvy CommonHealth Madrid office has been named on the shortlist in the CLIO Healthcare Awards in the Print/Print Technique - Illustration category for art developed for Faes Farma's Hirobriz Breezhaler (indicated for COPD) - "Full of Air" campaign. MarketWire

Sedgwick Announces Winners of Diversity Awards
Sedgwick LLP named the winners of its first annual Diversity Awards at the firm's 2012 Diversity Symposium in New York on Oct. 17, 2012. Los Angeles Office Managing Partner Craig Barnes and Ft. Lauderdale Associate Sherylle Gordon were recognized for their long standing commitment and determined efforts in promoting diversity MarketWire

Southern ITS International, Inc. New Acquisition Provides Results
Southern ITS International, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ALCD) announces today that its division, Southern ITS, Corp., a Mississippi corporation, was awarded and has completed the installation last quarter of an extensive digital video surveillance system that included an integrated digital video matrix at the Margaritaville Casino MarketWire

Viper Powersports, Inc. Stock Restriction
Viper Powersports (OTCQB: VPWI) has learned that effective September 17, 2012, the Depository Trust Company ("DTC") has imposed a deposit transaction restriction ("Deposit Chill") on our securities. The DTC has not imposed any other restrictions on its services related to our securities MarketWire

Edwards Lifesciences Reports Third Quarter Results
Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW), the global leader in the science of heart valves and hemodynamic monitoring, today reported net income for the quarter ended September 30, 2012 of $69.2 million, or $0.58 per diluted share, compared to net income of $51.6 million, or $0.43 per diluted share, for the same period in 2011. Third quarter diluted earnings per share increased 34 MarketWire

King Resources, Inc. (KING) Corporate Restructuring
King Resources, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: KING) (www.king-resources.com) KING management is of the opinion that this is a material event which requires public notice. MarketWire

PTS, Inc. (PTSH) Finalizes Merger With United Waste
PTS Inc. (PINKSHEETS: PTSH) (the "Company") www.ptspi.com is pleased to announce the finalization of its merger with United Waste and Energy Inc. (UWE), an Ohio based entity. With the finalization of the merger, PTSH intends to appoint new officers and directors. Over this coming weekend, the Company intends to update its corporate website www.ptspi.com MarketWire

Spindle Announces Partnership With Utiba
Spindle, Inc. (OTCBB: SPDL), a leading provider of mobile payments solutions, has announced that it has signed an agreement with Utiba, a leading global provider of mobile financial services solutions. Spindle will provide low cost mobile acceptance technology and services to complement Utiba's Converging Payments solutions MarketWire

FDA Approves Expanded Indication for Edwards Lifesciences' Transcatheter Valve
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Green Star's Fourth Quarter Outlook 2012
Today, the President of Green Star Products, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GSPI), Joseph LaStella, announced some of the accomplishments of the company for the year 2012 and the outlook for the year 2013. MarketWire

BluForest Inc. Signs LOI to Acquire PROFOCO
BluForest Inc. (OTCBB: BLUF) (OTCQB: BLUF) MarketWire

Gluten-Free Is Still Going Gangbusters
The market for gluten-free foods and beverages has continued to grow even faster than anticipated, according to "Gluten-Free Foods and Beverages in the U.S.," a new report by Packaged Facts. The market will reach $4.2 billion in 2012, for a compound annual growth rate of 28% over the 2008-2012 period MarketWire

New Windows 8 Devices From Fujitsu: Delivering Usability, Performance and Functionality
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Guestfolio Unveils New Mobile Concierge
Guestfolio® today announced their new Mobile Concierge featuring an intuitive timeline-based trip planner and an engaging platform to present targeted content to hotel guests pre-arrival, in-house and post-stay. The new Mobile Concierge is available today and features a personalized itinerary that allows guests to plan their dining, activities and transportation options before their arrival MarketWire

Guestfolio Presents New Engagement Trends for Hospitality Industry
Guestfolio® has announced its findings on a study of over 1,000,000 hotel reservations worldwide. The research shows a high level of interest from guests to learn more about their destination and plan their trip prior to arrival. Data, compiled from over a million individual reservations, was taken from a sample audience of 100 cities across the world MarketWire

Santeon and Sentric Partner to Deliver Automated Benefit Carrier Connections
Santeon Group, Inc. (OTCBB: SANT) and Sentric, Inc., today announced they have partnered to deliver secure, automated electronic benefit carrier communications to the SentricWorkforce client base. MarketWire

41st Parameter on Approach to ATPS/Co-Brand 2012
41st Parameter, the global leader in fraud detection and prevention, will be playing an active role at the Airline and Travel Payment Systems (ATPS)/Co-Brand 2012 event taking place in London from October 23rd to the 24th. 41st Parameter's prominent role at ATPS, coupled with its recently announced partnership with Elavon, demonstrates the company's focus on the travel and hospitality industry. MarketWire

Vanguard Cleaning Systems Recognized Among Top 50 Franchises for Minorities
The National Minority Franchise Initiative (NMFI) recognized Vanguard Cleaning Systems, a leading commercial cleaning franchisor, as one of its "50 Top Franchises for Minorities." The results of this annual survey were featured in the October 12, 2012 issue of USA Today in the Franchising Today section. MarketWire

Save the Date for a Rocking New Year's Eve Block Party at the OC Fair & Event Center
The OC Fair & Event Center is ringing in 2013 with the return of the New Year's Eve Block Party on December 31, 2012. This extraordinary evening event will feature hit tribute bands spanning four decades of rock music, Vegas-style games with fun prizes, a courtyard of gourmet food trucks, fireworks and the NYE Bash Demolition Derby. MarketWire

Blue Pearl Advances FPGA Design Automation, Announces Software Release With Enhanced Path Analysis
Blue Pearl Software, Inc, the provider of EDA software that accelerates RTL signoff for FPGA designs, today, announced that it is shipping Release 6.1 of its Blue Pearl Software Suite, for Windows and Linux operating systems. The new version includes enhancements that improve and further automate the FPGA design process, including one of its biggest design bottlenecks -- critical path analysis. MarketWire

Accent Computer Solutions Named One of the Top Chamber Businesses
Accent Computer Solutions, a leading IT service and support provider in Southern California, was recently named one of the Top Chamber Businesses in the 63rd Assembly District. Accent was recognized for their success and leadership in the City of Rancho Cucamonga. MarketWire

Master Musical Impressionist Greg London Set to Host the 2012 Hollywood Music in Media Awards (HMMA) November 15 at the Fonda Theater
Fresh from conquering Reno and most recently Las Vegas, GREG LONDON (www.gregorylondon.com) is ready to rock Los Angeles as the main host of the 2012 Hollywood Music in Media Awards (HMMA), set for Thursday, November 15 at the Fonda Theater in Hollywood. MarketWire

Bond Tender Offer
Zhaikmunai International B.V. Commences Tender Offerfor any and all of Zhaikmunai LLP's outstanding 10.50% Senior Notes due2015Kazakhstan - October 19, 2012 - Zhaikmunai International B.V. (the"Offeror"), which is a subsidiary of Zhaikmunai L.P MarketWire

Central Valley Community Bancorp Declares Cash Dividend
The Board of Directors of Central Valley Community Bancorp (Company) (NASDAQ: CVCY), the parent company of Central Valley Community Bank (Bank), has declared a cash dividend of $0.05 per share on the Company's common stock. The dividend is payable on November 30, 2012 to shareholders of record as of November 15, 2012. MarketWire

Implant Sciences to Exhibit at Transport Security Expo in London
Implant Sciences Corporation (OTCQB: IMSC), a high technology supplier of systems and sensors for homeland security and defense markets, today announced it will present its Quantum Sniffer™ trace detection technologies at the Transport Security Expo in London, England on November 14 and 15 MarketWire

Saint Joseph Hospital Opens New Spacious, State-of-the-Art Emergency Room
Saint Joseph Hospital recently opened a new state-of-the-art Emergency Room (E.R.) that provides patients with privacy, convenience and efficient care -- all in a spacious and comfortable environment. MarketWire

Harte-Hanks Announces 3rd Quarter 2012 Conference Call
Harte-Hanks, Inc. (NYSE: HHS), a worldwide direct and targeted multichannel marketing company, is scheduled to release its third quarter 2012 financial results on Thursday, October 25, 2012. The company will host a conference call to discuss the earnings release on October 25, 2012, at 9:00 a.m. Central Time MarketWire

FundersClub Raises Significant Seed Round to Change the Way the World Fundraises and Invests
FundersClub (www.fundersclub.com), the premier marketplace for private investing, today announced that it has closed a significant round of seed funding from leading venture capital firms and individual investors MarketWire

World Eco Source Foods Corp. Unit of PacWest Equities, Inc. Announces Initial Purchase Order for up to 5 MobileFeed(R) Trailers in a Deal Worth Almost $1 Million USD
PacWest Equities, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: PWEI) today announced that its subsidiary, World Eco Source Corp., has received an initial purchase order for 5 units of its proprietary MobileFeed® trailers to be delivered on the Big Island of Hawaii for K. Hill Livestock, a family cattle and swine operation. With the purchase of the units, K MarketWire

Picasso Lite Chosen as Most Popular Diode Laser by Diode Laser Users Says Industry Leading Report
Picasso Lite, by AMD LASERS, a global leader in dental lasers and dental laser education, was recently voted the most popular dental laser, as surveyed by diode laser users in the most recent Clinicians Report titled "Are Diode Lasers Worth the Investment?" Picasso laser technology was evaluated and compared against eight other current diodes in the market. MarketWire

Front Range Vending Machine Business Goes Green, Quench Beverage & Snack Company Saves Energy
A Front Range and northern Colorado vending machine business is making steps to make their namesake, Quench Beverage & Snack Company, more energy efficient. The company is flexible in its light usage, can put machines on a timer and schedules visits to lower the energy usage on refrigerated machines. MarketWire

ePals Completes $12 Million Bought Deal Private Placement of Senior Secured Convertible Debentures
ePals Corporation (TSX VENTURE: SLN) ("ePals" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has completed its previously announced bought deal private placement of an aggregate principal amount of $12,000,000 senior secured convertible debentures (the "Debentures"). The Debentures were sold through a syndicate of underwriters led by Canaccord Genuity Corp. and including Cormark Securities Inc MarketWire

Mobiform Software, Inc. Changes Name to B-Scada, Inc.
Mobiform Software, Inc. (OTCQB: MOBS) today announces the changing of the company name to B-Scada, Inc. MarketWire

"Global Manufacturing: Current Reality and Emerging Trends" On-Demand Seminar Now Available via GlobalBusinessProfessor.com
GlobalBusinessProfessor.com, a global business education platform, today announced leading global manufacturing and quality expert Michael L. Hetzel presented on the current state of global manufacturing. Hetzel is a member of the Federal Reserve Bank 7th District Industrial and Manufacturing Roundtables. MarketWire

D&G Pet Store Holds Major Anniversary Sales This Month
D&G Pet Store on Harmony in Fort Collins is proud to announce its annual sales events in the month of October. Customers can look forward to a raffle, food, drinks, super discounts, extended hours, various vendor booths and free samples on Saturday, October 20, 2012. A continuing sales event will be held directly after the sale, during the week of October 21-27, 2012 MarketWire

Jack Dorsey Named WSJ. Magazine's Technology Innovator of the Year
WSJ. Magazine named Jack Dorsey 'Innovator of the Year' for Technology at its annual award ceremony last night at the Museum of Modern Art. The award honors the most creative, disruptive, and influential individuals across six categories including Fashion, Architecture, Design, Education, Art and Technology MarketWire

Bonten Announces Third Quarter 2012 Financial Results and Conference Call
Bonten Media Group Inc. announced that its Third Quarter 2012 consolidated financial statements will be released on Tuesday, October 23, 2012. The Company will hold a conference call on Wednesday, October 24, 2012, at 10:00 am, Eastern Time, to discuss the results. MarketWire

Jerry & Maggie: This Is Not Photography
Online learning company lynda.com has published a feature-length documentary on the contrasting creative processes of controversial artists Jerry Uelsmann and Maggie Taylor. The newest in a series of lynda MarketWire

WGI Holdings, Inc. Updates Capital Structure
WGI Holdings, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: WGIH) wishes to announce the company has updated its share structure on the OTC Markets website to reflect the correct current float amount that are in the open market at 1,500,200,000 shares. MarketWire

NY Housing Market Posts Solid Third Quarter; Closed Sales Notch Fifth Consecutive Quarter of Growth
The New York State housing market posted its fifth consecutive quarter with year-over-year closed sale gains in the 2012 third quarter, according to the housing market report released today by the New York State Association of REALTORS®. Additionally, the third quarter statewide median sales price increased by 4 MarketWire

September Existing-Home Sales Down but Prices Continue to Improve
September existing-home sales declined modestly, but inventory continued to tighten and the national median home price recorded its seventh back-to-back monthly increase from a year earlier, according to the National Association of Realtors®. MarketWire

WhitePages Makes Finding People and Businesses Nearby Easier With New Android App
Finding everything nearby -- neighbors, U.S. households or local businesses -- is now possible with the latest release of WhitePages' (www.whitepages.com) popular mobile app for Android devices. With major upgrades that include new Nearby People and Nearby Stores features, WhitePages for Android transforms the traditional concepts of people and business search into a discovery model MarketWire

New Technologies Make Roads Safer and Carriers Compliant
Two cutting-edge technologies will help ensure that only safe trucks and compliant drivers are on the road, making travel safer for everyone. Provided by Help Inc., these technologies will electronically screen all trucks for compliance with state and federal safety information, driver and company credentials and weight requirements on I-70 in Indiana, Ohio and Illinois. MarketWire

Charitable Giving Made Simple With Wrapp Social Gifting
Wrapp, the popular social gifting app that lets you celebrate your friends with free and paid gift cards to top retailers, today announced that its app can now be used to celebrate friends with donations in their honor to non-profit organizations. MarketWire

Highwoods Properties Signs Leases Totaling 26,000 Square Feet at 2800 Century Center in Atlanta
Highwoods Properties, Inc. (NYSE: HIW) today announced that it has signed long-term leases totaling 26,000 square feet at 2800 Century Center with two customers. These transactions include a 16,000 square foot lease with a healthcare company and a 10,000 square foot lease with an accounting/financial services-oriented professional firm. 2800 Century Center is now 42% leased. MarketWire

Con-way Freight Relocates Administrative Center in Dallas Suburb to Better Serve Customers
Con-way Freight, a less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today announced the opening of a new facility housing its national administrative operations in the Metroplex suburb of North Richland Hills. MarketWire

Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation Announces Appointment of Directors
Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: PGC) announces the appointment of Edward A. Gramigna, Jr. and Beth Welsh to the Board of Directors of the Company and of Peapack-Gladstone Bank, its wholly-owned community bank, effective October 18, 2012. MarketWire

Crexendo Names Director of Dealer Sales
Crexendo, Inc. (NYSE MKT: EXE) today announced it is establishing its Web Services and Telecom Services Dealer Programs and has named Brian Miller as its new Director of Dealer Sales. MarketWire

Supertel Hospitality Obtains $6.15 Million Secured Debt Financing on Hilton Garden Inn; Proceeds to Be Used for Future Acquisitions
Supertel Hospitality, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPPR), a real estate investment trust (REIT) which currently owns 94 hotels in 23 states, today announced that it has successfully obtained a new $6.15 million secured loan with Cantor Commercial Real Estate, collateralized by Supertel's 100-room Hilton Garden Inn in Solomons Island (Dowell), Maryland. Supertel purchased this hotel for cash in May 2012 MarketWire

Korea's Largest Knowledge Concert "tech+" Takes Place in Seoul From November 7 Through 8
The Ministry of Knowledge Economy and the Korea Institute for Advancement of Technology (KIAT) are co-hosting 'tech+ 2012,' a new concept knowledge concert which invites innovation leaders representing various fields to share their knowledge and bring together ideas to change the world, at Olympic Park in Seoul from November 7 through 8. MarketWire

Titan Iron Ore Announces Equity Line Financing of up to $10 Million, Along With Convertible Debentures
Titan Iron Ore Corp. ("Titan", the "Company") (OTCQB: TFER) is pleased to announce it has entered into an agreement with an accredited investor ("Investor") to secure equity line financing. Separately, the Company also received funding from convertible debentures. MarketWire

GOVERNING Announces 2012 Public Officials of the Year
GOVERNING today announced the eight public officials who are being honored as the year's best and brightest in state and local government. MarketWire

Jenne, Inc. and LifeSize Invite Resellers to "Get Social" to Get Sales
Jenne, Inc., a leading value-added distributor of IP telephony, audio and video conferencing, unified communications, data networking and IT security products, announced the launch of a four-part video tutorial series with audio and video conferencing manufacturer partner LifeSize® MarketWire

QuickLogic Announces Q3 2012 Earnings Conference Call
QuickLogic Corporation (NASDAQ: QUIK), the innovator in low-power Customer Specific Standard Products (CSSPs), has scheduled a conference call to discuss the company's earnings results for its fiscal third quarter on Tuesday, October 30, 2012, at 2:30 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time / 5:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. MarketWire

Wave to Raise $3.3 Million in Registered Direct Offering
Wave Systems Corp. (NASDAQ: WAVX) today announced that it has entered into agreements with certain institutional investors for a registered direct placement of approximately 3,324,750 shares of its Class A common stock at a price of $1.0025 per share, yielding gross proceeds of $3,333,062 MarketWire

Lantronix to Report First Quarter Fiscal Year 2013 Results on November 1, 2012
Lantronix, Inc. (NASDAQ: LTRX), a leading global provider of smart M2M connectivity solutions, today announced that the company will report financial results for its first quarter of fiscal year 2013 on Thursday, November 1, 2012 after market close. MarketWire

Warner Music Group Corp. Announces Launch of Senior Secured Notes Offering
Warner Music Group Corp. ("Warner Music Group" or "WMG") today announced that through its wholly owned subsidiary WMG Acquisition Corp. (the "Company") it intends to commence a private offering (the "Offering") of senior secured notes, which may be denominated in U.S. dollars, euros or a combination thereof (the "Notes"). MarketWire

Datapipe Honored as Finalist for New Jersey Business of the Year
Datapipe, a global provider of managed services and infrastructure for outsourced IT and cloud computing, has been selected as a finalist in the 100+ Employees category in the 2012 NJBIZ Business of the Year awards program. The awards program is produced by New Jersey's premier business news publication -- NJBIZ -- and presented by EisnerAmper, LLP and sponsored by CIGNA and Sun National Bank. MarketWire

Metso the best Nordic industrial company in climate Index
Metso has been commended in CDP's CarbonDisclosure Leadership Index. CDP is anot-for-profit organization and they analyze companies' disclosure ofclimatechange information. The Index is a part of CDP's annual Nordic 260 ClimateChange Report which was released in Stockholm on October 16 MarketWire

Construction to Start Early Next Year on 300-Megawatt Peak Generator Near San Diego, an Industrial Info News Alert
Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- California regulators awarded a construction permit to the Pio Pico Energy Center, a 300-megawatt (MW), grassroot, gas-fired peaking plant located southwest of San Diego MarketWire

Capital Construction Snapshot: Pharma-Bio Industry to Invest More Than $3 Billion in Fourth-Quarter 2012 Project Starts, an Industrial Info News Alert
Reported by Annette Kreuger, Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- With but a scant three months left of 2012, the Pharmaceutical-Biotech Industry is on track to an impressive finish in North America. The sector is set to launch a whopping $3 billion of capital construction and maintenance projects during the fourth quarter MarketWire

Terra Nova Energy Ltd. Announces Non-Brokered Private Placement
Terra Nova Energy Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: TGC) ("Terra Nova" or the "Corporation"), announces that it is conducting a non-brokered private placement financing to raise up to CDN $2 million in proceeds from the sale of 10,000,000 units to subscribers outside of Canada and the United States. The units shall be sold at a price of $0 MarketWire

MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon, 10/19
Candy Crowley, Presidential debates, digital files, melanoma cure, frack water cleanup, Australian gold, fuel cells, venture capital; 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

SHOW ME -- Glamour Is Back
The Friedrichstadt-Palast in Berlin is the most modern show palace in Europe. The world's largest theatrical stage is located in the main hall which seats 1,900 visitors. Yesterday in front of a sold-out audience, the premiere of the new European megaproduction SHOW ME was enthusiastically received with standing ovations. MarketWire

New Market Research -- Is Android OS Enough or Do Manufacturers Need Unique Product Features?
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "Android and Windows: Creating Differentiators," to their collection of market reports. MarketWire

POPSUGAR Hosts Ellie Goulding
Leading lifestyle and entertainment destination POPSUGAR launched its new production studio this evening with a live showcase featuring Cherrytree/Interscope's award-winning singer/songwriter, Ellie Goulding. The event, presented by Kahlua, was streamed live on POPSUGAR and YouStream. MarketWire

New Market Research -- Flavors and Fragrances to Rise 4.4% and Reach $26.5 Billion by 2016
MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of the new report "World Flavors & Fragrances," to their collection of market reports. MarketWire

Metso to supply board machine rebuild for Obeikan Paper Industries in Saudi Arabia
Metso will rebuild the PM 1 cartonboardmachine at the Riyadh mill of ObeikanPaper Industries in Saudi Arabia. The rebuilt production line will be fullyoperational in the middle of 2013. The value of the order will not bedisclosed. MarketWire

SDRL - Seadrill Partners LLC Prices Initial Public Offering of Common Units
Seadrill Partners LLC (NYSE: SDLP)("Seadrill Partners") today announced that it priced its initial publicofferingof 8,750,000 common units at a price of $22.00 per unit. SeadrillPartners hasgranted the underwriters a 30-day over-allotment option to purchaseup to1,312,500 additional common units, at the same price per unit, to coverover-allotments, if any MarketWire

Active Biotech's partner Ipsen initiates a proof-of-concept study with tasquinimod in additional cancer indications
Active Biotech (NASDAQ OMX NORDIC: ACTI) todayannounces that its partner Ipsen (Euronext: IPN; ADR: IPSEY, read pressreleasehere) will initiate a new phase II, proof-of-concept clinical trialwithtasquinimod in a so-called umbrella study evaluating the compound infourdifferent tumor types. MarketWire

TuneIn and talkSPORT to Bring Live Barclays Premier League Games to Fans Around the World -- for Free
Soccer fans from around the world can immediately begin listening to every Barclays Premier League game, thanks to a new content distribution deal between TuneIn and talkSPORT. TuneIn, the leading service for listening to music, sports and news streams from around the world, and talkSPORT, the world's biggest sports radio station, will make these games available in English, Spanish and Mandarin. MarketWire

AMG enters into long term tantalum supply agreement
(Regulated Information) ---AMG AdvancedMetallurgical Group N.V. ("AMG", EURONEXT AMSTERDAM: "AMG") announcesthat itssubsidiary, CIF Mineracao S.A., has entered into an agreement tosupply asubstantial portion of the MIBRA tantalum mine output to anindustrymanufacturer. MarketWire

Novo Nordisk A/S: Tresiba(R) (insulin degludec) and Ryzodeg(R) (insulin degludec/insulin aspart) receive positive opinions from the European regulatory authorities
Company Announcement No 66 / 2012:http://hugin.info/2013/R/1650358/532183.pdfThis announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf of ThomsonReuters clients MarketWire

Alamo Rent A Car and National Car Rental Brands Enter Uruguay Market
Enterprise Holdings today announced that it is franchising the use of its Alamo Rent A Car and National Car Rental brands to Olecram SA, a leading transportation company based in Montevideo, Uruguay. MarketWire

First Bancorp of Indiana, Inc. Announces Financial Results
First Bancorp of Indiana, Inc. (OTCBB: FBPI), the holding company for First Federal Savings Bank, reported earnings of $432,000 for the first fiscal quarter ended September 30, 2012, compared to $308,000 for the same quarter a year ago. Strong loan production and favorable deposit growth during the intervening 12 months were largely responsible for the improved earnings. MarketWire

ALAS International Holdings, Inc. aka PV Enterprises International, Inc. Hires New Chief Financial Officer
ALAS aka PVE International Holdings, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: VDSC) hired a new Chief Financial Officer Mark Corrao. Mr. Corrao brings to ALAS International Holdings, Inc. over thirty years of experience in the financial and accounting areas. Mr. Corrao has spent years in the Public Accounting arena specializing in certified auditing, SEC accounting, corporate taxation and financial planning. MarketWire

Webcast Alert: AMCOL International Corporation (NYSE: ACO) to Announce Third Quarter 2012 Earnings Results
AMCOL International Corporation (NYSE: ACO) announces the following Webcast: MarketWire

PropThink: NVO's Tresiba Recommended for Approval in Europe; FDA Panel Just Around the Corner
By Jake King GlobeNewswire

PropThink: Early Hope for Huntington's Disease and Further Validation of Sangamo Platform
By David Sobek GlobeNewswire

Bondholders' meeting held - waivers obtained
Stavanger, 19 October 2012: GlobeNewswire

Telenor submits application for pre-qualification in India's spectrum auction
Telenor Group confirms that it submitted its application for pre-qualification in the 1800 MHz band spectrum auction to the Indian Department of Telecommunications on 19 October. The application was filed by Telewings Communication Services Private Limited, a fully owned Telenor Group company.   GlobeNewswire

Presentation of Rezidor's results for the third quarter 2012
Rezidor Hotel Group will release the results for the third quarter on Friday, 26 October 2012 at 08:30 CET. GlobeNewswire

Invitation to Pöyry's January-September 2012 result news conferences on 26 October 2012
PÖYRY PLC          Company Announcement 19 October 2012 at 11.30 a.m.Pöyry's January-September 2012 result will be published on 26 October 2012 at 8:30 a.m. Finnish time. The result will be presented at the news conferences as follows:- A conference for analysts, investors and press will be arranged at 12 p.m GlobeNewswire

New members to the Board of Directors of Kaukomarkkinat Ltd
ASPO Plc  STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE  October 19, 2012 at 11:15 The Board of Directors of Kaukomarkkinat Ltd, part of Aspo Group, has been reinforced through the appointment of specialist members from outside the Group.Ms Pirja Heiskanen (41), Ph.D., Mr Risto Kyhälä (49), M.Sc. (Tech.), and Mr Kimmo Liukkonen (47), M.Sc. (Tech.), have been appointed to the Board GlobeNewswire

Pohjola to Redeem Upper Tier 2 Perpetual Subordinated Notes of EUR 150 million and GBP 100 million
Pohjola Bank plcStock Exchange Release19 October 2012, 11.05 amPohjola Bank plc to Redeem Upper Tier 2 Perpetual Subordinated Notes ofEUR 150 million andGBP 100 million Pohjola Bank plc (Pohjola) will redeem Upper Tier 2 perpetual subordinated notes of EUR 150 million and GBP 100 million.  Pohjola issued the 150-million-euro notes in November 2005 GlobeNewswire

Cargotec receives large repeat order from U.S. Department of Defense
CARGOTEC CORPORATION, STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE, 19 OCTOBER 2012 AT 10 AM (EEST) GlobeNewswire

Disclosure pursuant to transparency legislation, KBC Group NV
  Regulated information* - 19 October 2012 (before trading hours) GlobeNewswire

SOLIDIUM SELLS ALL ITS SHARES IN SPONDA PLC
The sales proceeds amount to EUR 148 million GlobeNewswire

RomReal Press Release: Update on the financial situation of the Company.
RomReal wishes to update on the serious financial situation of the Company. GlobeNewswire

Yara reports strong third-quarter results
Oslo (2012-10-19): Yara International ASA delivered strong third-quarter results with increased sales volumes and healthy margins. Global Yara fertilizer deliveries were up 4% on third quarter 2011.Yara reports third-quarter net income after non-controlling interests of NOK 2,616 million (NOK 9.30 per share), compared with NOK 3,566 million (NOK 12.42 per share) last year GlobeNewswire

Ziggo : Results Q3 2012
Balanced growth of revenue and EBITDAStrong EBITDA growth in period of planned low summer marketing GlobeNewswire

TOMRA: STABLE IN COLLECTION AND HEALTHY BACKLOG DEVELOPMENT IN SORTING
THIRD QUARTER 2012 RESULTS ANNOUNCEMENT GlobeNewswire

Active Biotech's partner Ipsen initiates a proof-of-concept study with tasquinimod in additional cancer indications
Lund, Sweden, October 19, 2012 - Active Biotech (NASDAQ OMX NORDIC: ACTI) today announces that its partner Ipsen (Euronext: IPN; ADR: IPSEY, read press release here) will initiate a new phase II, proof-of-concept clinical trial with tasquinimod in a so-called umbrella study evaluating the compound in four different tumor types. GlobeNewswire

ING to sell insurance units in Hong Kong, Macau, Thailand
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Huhtamäki Oyj's Interim Report January 1 - September 30, 2012: Strong earnings growth
HUHTAMÄKI OYJ STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 19.10.2012 AT 08:30 GlobeNewswire

Stonesoft Oyj :STONESOFT CORPORATION INTERIM REPORT FOR JANUARY-SEPTEMBER 2012
Stonesoft Corporation Stock Exchange Release 19 October 2012 at 9:15 a.m. GlobeNewswire

Investment AB Kinnevik interim report 1 January - 30 September 2012
Financial results for the third quarter GlobeNewswire

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