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PropThink: CUR Deal Prices At $1.00, Likely Pegs Stock At This Level For A While
On the same day that the company released exciting data from a pre-clinical stemcell experiment in rats - sending shares up more than 90% from $1.00 to $1.93 - Neuralstem Inc. (AMEX:CUR) announced on Thursday evening a $7M registered direct offering of common stock. In response, CUR is off in early trading on Friday after closing at $1.38, as the market sold into yesterday's run up ACN Newswire

EPAM recognized as a Leader in Product Development, Application Development, and Testing Services Categories on 2012 Global Services 100 list
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PropThink: SGYP Advances 2nd Clinical-Stage GI Treatment; Positive For The Stock
Synergy Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:SGYP) recently submitted an IND (Investigational New Drug application) for its IBD (inflammatory bowel disease) treatment, SP-333, and is on track to meet management's objective to begin clinical trials with the compound in the second half of this year ACN Newswire

Preserving Wealth in a Deleveraging Economic Environment
In these uncertain times private wealth management in Asia should revolve around safe haven, dollar based riskless assets, says Christian Menegatti, Managing Director & Head of Global Economic Research, Roubini Global Economics, USA ACN Newswire

JamiQ selected as a 2012 Red Herring Top 100 Asia
JamiQ, Asia's leading multilingual social media monitoring and analysis company, has won the prestigious 2012 Red Herring Top 100 Asia award.The award recognizes the leading private companies from Asia, celebrating these startups' innovations and technologies across their respective industries ACN Newswire

Leader of China's Molybdenum and Tungsten Industry is Poised to Return to the A Share Market
China Molybdenum Co., Ltd. ("CMOC", HK:3993) commenced on 11 September the preliminary book building process and roadshow for its initial public offering of A shares, which starts the countdown to its return to the A-share Market ACN Newswire

PropThink: Amarin Cancels Investor Conference Appearance; Read-through Could Be Positive
Reports from Bloomberg that Amarin Corp. (NASDAQ:AMRN) has pulled out of the UBS Global Life Sciences Conference next week is leading some analysts to the assumption that the company has advanced talks with potential partners or acquirers of the company ACN Newswire

Boosting Power Plant Efficiency & Reliability
The formation of varnish in gas turbine lube oil is plaguing the power generation industry, causing unscheduled turbine trips and shut downs, and a lot of money being spent on lab testing and filtration skids, says Jim Kovanda, Executive Vice President, American Chemical Technologies ACN Newswire

Hanoi Welcomes Hospital Management Asia with 817 Delegates from 24 Countries
The 11th annual Hospital Management Asia (HMA) commences today at the Melia Hotel, Hanoi with 817 delegates from 24 countries representing 366 hospitals.Consistent with its educational mission, the two-day event features 6 Plenary and 38 Special Interest Sessions, a CEO Forum, a Health Leaders Summit, and ten best practice presentations. There are 64 Speakers from 12 countries.Assoc. Prof ACN Newswire

EPAM Systems and Thomson Reuters announced a partnership to develop and host an App Store solution
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PropThink: Pluristem Raises Money Through Equity Offering; Will Momentum Continue?
Pluristem Therapeutics (NASDAQ:PSTI) gapped down 15% Thursday morning after an announcement that the company will be raising capital through the sale of $32M in common stock and warrants. The company will sell 8M units - each unit consisting of one share of common stock and a warrant to purchase 0.35 shares of the stock- at $4 a piece ACN Newswire

Altura Recognized as the Western Region Partner of the Year for the 7th Straight Year by Catalyst Telecom
Altura Communication Solutions, a national Avaya Platinum level Business Partner and provider of communication enabled solutions and managed services, was recognized by Catalyst Telecom, a value-added distributor of voice, data and video solutions, as their 2012 Western Region Business Partner of the Year at the Catalyst's annual partner conference. MarketWire

Alorica Earns Spot on 2012 InformationWeek 500 List of Top Technology Innovators Across America
Alorica, a leading provider of customer management outsourcing solutions, announced today that it made this year's InformationWeek 500, an annual listing of the nation's most innovative users of business technology. This is the second time Alorica has been a recipient of the award MarketWire

Brentwood School Gets a Visit From the Stanley Cup
As is Stanley Cup tradition, Mr. Leiweke, along with every player and member of the team's staff, has the Cup in their possession for 24 hours. Brentwood School was very fortunate to be one of the audiences with whom he chose to share this treasured trophy. MarketWire

Tix Corporation Announces Annual Meeting Results
Tix Corporation (the "Company" or "Tix") (OTCQX: TIXC) (PINKSHEETS: TIXC), a leading provider of discount ticketing services, is pleased to announce the results of two proposals voted on by stockholders at yesterday's annual meeting of stockholders, held at Sportsmen's Lodge Events Center, 12833 Ventura Boulevard, Studio City, California 91604. MarketWire

U.S. Concrete Adds to Its Texas Operations
U.S. Concrete, Inc. (NASDAQ: USCR) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Ingram Concrete, LLC completed the acquisition of certain assets of the ready-mixed operations of Colorado River Concrete, L.P., Cindy & Robin Concrete, L.P. and E&R Artecona Family Limited Partnership (collectively "CRC") for $2.4 million in cash, and the assumption of approximately $1 MarketWire

Era Training Center Announces ANAC Approval
Era Training Center LLC (ETC) announced today that Agência Nacional de Aviação (ANAC), the aviation authority of Brazil, has renewed its Part 142 certificate as an authorized ANAC training facility. ANAC also approved and qualified ETC's EC135 CPDS P2+ and AW139 Level 6 Flight Simulator Training Devices (FSTDs). MarketWire

Cardero Announces Results from 2012 Annual General Meeting
Cardero Resource Corp. ("Cardero" or the "Company") (TSX: CDU)(NYSE MKT: CDY)(NYSE Amex: CDY)(FRANKFURT: CR5) announces that all motions put forward for shareholder approval passed at its 2012 Annual General Meeting held September 13th in Vancouver, British Columbia. MarketWire

Chanticleer Holdings, Inc. Provides Update on NASDAQ Trading Halt
Chanticleer Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: HOTR) ("Chanticleer Holdings" or the "Company"), a minority owner in the privately-held parent company of the Hooters® brand, Hooters of America ("HOA"), and a franchisee of international Hooters restaurants, provided today an update on the circumstances surrounding the NASDAQ trading halt in Chanticleer Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: HOTR) (NASDAQ: HOTRW). MarketWire

Globally Renowned Realist Painter, Art Historian, Teacher and Connoisseur Nelson Shanks Will Conduct a Live Painting Demonstration at the World of Art Showcase -- A Celebration of the Visual Arts at The Wynn Las Vegas, December 20-22, 2012
The ever-growing roster of celebrated artists at the World of Art Showcase ( now includes Nelson Shanks, a Pennsylvania-based realist painter who is one of only two American artists ever to be invited by the Russian Academy of Art in Moscow to stage an exhibition MarketWire

Punchline Resources Enters Option to Acquire Winnemucca Mountain Gold Property in Humboldt County, Nevada
Punchline Resources Ltd. (OTCQB: PUNL) (OTCBB: PUNL) ("Punchline" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that the Company has entered into an option agreement to acquire a 70% interest in the Winnemucca Mountain Property, an advanced gold exploration and development project located in Humboldt County, Nevada, USA MarketWire

Health Fair 11's Flu Fighter Clinics Begin Sept. 20
Flu season is returning to the Northern Hemisphere. It won't be long before the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) start issuing weekly influenza bulletins. MarketWire

Becky Oh, PNI Sensor CEO, Speaks on Sensor Design Secrets at Sensors in Design
Who/WhatAt Design EAST, during her Sensors in Design session, PNI Sensor CEO Becky Oh, will speak on Secrets of adding magnetic sensors ... in the real world. Her presentation covers the benefits and pitfalls of deploying to 9-axis sensor fusion technology, and dispels the myth that all of today's magnetic sensors are all pretty much the same MarketWire

TCW Strategic Income Fund Announces Distribution
TCW Strategic Income Fund, Inc. (NYSE: TSI), announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly distribution of $0.0865 per share. The distribution is payable on October 12, 2012 to shareholders of record on September 28, 2012. MarketWire Adds Beverage Stocks Directory: Gaming Stocks Next in Development, an investor research portal specializing in sector for independent investors, reports it has added the beverage stocks directory to the growing list of stock directories for Investor Ideas members. The next directory to be added to the members list is an updated list of gaming stocks for investors following gaming software, online gaming and casino stocks. MarketWire

WPCS Reports 1st Quarter FY2013 Results
WPCS International Incorporated (NASDAQ: WPCS), a leader in design-build engineering services for communications infrastructure, today announced financial results for the fiscal year 2013 first quarter ended July 31, 2012. In the first quarter, the WPCS domestic and international operation centers generated EBITDA of approximately $695,000 compared to an EBITDA loss of $7 MarketWire

Last Chance to Get Your Date With The Company Men
America's first mashup group, The Company Men ( have lit up the stage of the iconic Key Club in Hollywood for the past four weeks. Known for their charming personalities, dapper dress, and above all talent, audiences from generations old and new have traveled to come see the up-and-coming performers MarketWire

Aristocrat's nLive Virtual Casino Solution Is Part of Company's Mosaic of Ways to Grow Casino Business at G2E 2012
At the upcoming Global Gaming Expo, Aristocrat is bringing together a mosaic of ways for casino operators to grow their business. At Aristocrat, we invent. We imagine. We create the world's greatest gaming experience, every day. The experience begins in the casino and continues online with Aristocrat's industry-leading and award-winning nLive virtual casino solution. MarketWire

American Diversified Holdings' (ADHC) Rebel Networks Positions Itself to Become a Leader in the Managed Cloud Hosting Sector
American Diversified Holdings Corporation (PINKSHEETS: ADHC), through its operating subsidiary Rebel Networks, has built a cloud platform as a service that can cover private, public, and hybrid cloud solutions for customers in a fully managed environment MarketWire

Volkswagen Production Facility Beams Blue With Lumenpulse
Lumenpulse Inc.'s LED lighting fixtures were used to illuminate a 650-foot pedestrian bridge at the LEED-certified Volkswagen production facility in Chattanooga, Tennessee. To the specifications of SSOE Group, a global engineering, architectural and construction management firm, the fixtures were set to make the bridge glow in Volkwagen's signature corporate color. MarketWire

Dina Lohan Reveals to Dr. Phil What She Says Marriage to Michael Was Really Like This Monday
Their actions have been tabloid fodder for nearly a decade, but on Monday, September 17, 2012, Dina and Michael Lohan get a chance to tell the story behind all the outrageous headlines when they each sit down for a revealing interview with Dr. Phil (check local listings). MarketWire

Five Waller Attorneys Named Nashville's 2013 Lawyers of the Year by Best Lawyers(R)
Best Lawyers®, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession, has named the following Waller attorneys to its 2013 Best Lawyers in America "Lawyers of the Year" list in their respective practice areas. Only a single lawyer in each practice area in a given community is honored as the "Lawyer of the Year." MarketWire

Com-Guard, Inc. Announces Its Software Strategy for the New iPhone 5 and the iOS6 Mobile Platform, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: CGUD), the technology company that has been designing and developing security applications for over ten years, has announced that it will be focusing on applications for the Apple® iPhone 5. MarketWire

Entagen Wins MassTLC Leadership Award
Entagen, a fast-growing software company providing Big Data analytics and collaboration solutions across the enterprise, was named a winner in the Mass Technology Leadership Council (MassTLC) 2012 Technology Leadership Awards. Entagen won the "Innovative Technology of the Year: Big Data" award for its TripleMap platform at the awards ceremony last night. MarketWire

Furnace Maintenance
As fall approaches, the cold weather months are right around the corner. That is why it's an important time to make sure your furnace is ready to keep your home warm all winter long. While proper attention and maintenance are vital, a home protection plan can also help ensure you're covered when you need it most this winter. MarketWire

SCOR is included in the ASPI Eurozone(R) index
SCOR is included in the ASPI Eurozone® index SCOR will be included in the ASPI (Advanced Sustainable PerformanceIndices)Eurozone® index when the composition of the index changes after theclosing houron Friday 21 September 2012 MarketWire

Golden Star Resources Redeems $6.13 Million of 4% Convertible Senior Unsecured Debentures
Golden Star Resources Ltd. (NYSE MKT: GSS) (TSX: GSC) (GHANA: GSR) ("Golden Star" or the "Company") today announced that it has redeemed $6.13 million of its 4.00% Convertible Senior Unsecured Debentures due November 30, 2012, (the "Original Debentures") by way of a privately negotiated transaction initiated by a certain holder of Original Debentures MarketWire

Homeowners Get Fall Pool Maintenance, Leaf-Cleaning Tips From Pentair Aquatic Systems' Poolfyi
The beautiful leaves that will be drawn to homeowners' pools this fall can be efficiently removed with the right set of pool-maintenance techniques and equipment, according to Pentair Aquatic Systems' social community, Poolfyi. MarketWire

Grand Lucayan, Bahamas -- Closest Caribbean Resort to U.S. -- Now Offers Most Affordable Winter Family Getaway, With 50% Discount, Including 4th Night Free
Grand Lucayan resort in the Bahamas is "all-in," this winter, offering guests who book early an unprecedented family package that represents a savings of 50% or more MarketWire

Brookfield Canada Office Properties Declares October 2012 Monthly Distribution
The Board of Trustees of Brookfield Canada Office Properties (TSX: BOX.UN) (NYSE: BOXC) announced a distribution of $0.0975 per trust unit payable on October 15, 2012 to holders of Trust units of record at the close of business on September 28, 2012. As previously announced, the new annual payout of $1.17 per unit represents an 8% increase over the previous annual payout amount of $1.08 per unit MarketWire

TriNet to Acquire Strategic Outsourcing, Inc (SOI)
TriNet, a cloud-based provider of on-demand HR services, has executed a definitive agreement to acquire Strategic Outsourcing, Inc (SOI) from Clarion Capital Partners, LLC MarketWire

Are Debt Consolidation, Credit Card Debt Relief Programs Right for Me?
Debt consolidation and credit card debt relief programs and their many variations have helped millions of Americans over the years to reduce and even eliminate personal debt such as that from credit cards and medical bills. Are they right for everyone? MarketWire

Burns & McDonnell Tapped by Iberdrola USA to Enhance Critical Infrastructure Protection Compliance Program
Burns & McDonnell has been awarded a contract by Iberdrola USA to conduct a six-month on-site facility review of critical electrical transmission and distribution infrastructure. The review will include an update of existing policies and procedures for critical infrastructure protection (CIP) in compliance with North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) requirements MarketWire

Advanced Healthcare Upgrades to Matrix EHR and Will Implement in Several Facilities in the Western United States
MDI Achieve (, which has the most utilized EHR product in the eldercare industry with MDI Achieve Matrix™, announced today that Advanced Healthcare, after a thorough and detailed software search, has purchased Matrix EHR and will implement in several facilities across the Western United States. MarketWire

Wireless Generation Offers Array of Tools to Ease Common Core Transition
As schools nationwide embark on ambitious plans to implement new Common Core State Standards in K-12 education, the educational innovator Wireless Generation is providing digital tools to help schools and districts prepare teachers for the shift. MarketWire

Barrett-Jackson Announces Featured Vehicles Scheduled to Cross the Block at Upcoming Las Vegas Auction
Building upon its mantra of "Something for Everyone," Barrett-Jackson, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions™, announced today unique feature vehicles scheduled to cross the block at the upcoming Las Vegas auction held at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, September 20-22, 2012. MarketWire

Janet Moyer Landscaping Promotes Chelsea Heimbuch-Skaley
Janet Moyer Landscaping (JML), a full service landscaping company in San Francisco devoted to addressing the unique challenges of urban gardens, has promoted Chelsea Heimbuch-Skaley to installation supervisor. MarketWire

Smart Style Makes Residence Two at The Row the Perfect Fit for New Home Living Within the Gated Community of ThreeSixty
Now is the perfect time to discover The Row at ThreeSixty and the stylish, practical allure of the neighborhood's Residence Two. With over 1,700 square feet of living space, this three-story townhome offers an open design with abundant storage, a walk-in closet and private bath in each bedroom and an attached side-by-side, two-car garage MarketWire

Prepaid iPhone 5 Insurance Set to Skyrocket
Ensquared, the # 1 iPhone insurance authority, is expecting an avalanche of insurance demand for the new iPhone 5 -- arguably the biggest product launch in history. MarketWire

Media Advisory: xG Technology Comments on FCC Announcement That It Will Implement Key Recommendations of the PCAST Spectrum Sharing Report by the End of 2012
xG® Technology, Inc. ("xG" or the "Company") (AIM: XGTU.L) (AIM: XGT MarketWire

The New Baja Beach Club Opens Oct 5 Bringing the Best of Nightlife to South Florida
After a 25 year summer vacation, the beach is back! Move over all you bogus imitators. The original Baja Beach Club is celebrating its return. It's new, it's fresh and opening in Boca Raton, Florida, Friday, October 5. Baja Boca combines the all-American beach party and over the top surf vibe with the seduction of a high energy nightclub MarketWire

Finacity and ING Belgium SA/NV Successfully Launch a EUR 100 Million Pan-European Trade Receivables Securitization for Portugal Headquartered Sonae Industria (SONI.LS)
Finacity Corporation ("Finacity") and ING Belgium SA/NV announce today that they have facilitated the successful closing of a trade receivables securitization for Sonae Indústria SGPS, SA ("Sonae Indústria"). The securitization program will provide Sonae Indústria with cash proceeds of up to EUR 100 million through the on-going purchase of receivables from its European operations MarketWire

Volkswagen Group Maintains Deliveries at High Level
5.91 million vehicles delivered in period to August / 10.2 percent increase* 18.9 percent rise in August to 719,500 units* Group Board Member for Sales Christian Klingler: "Satisfied with the Group's continued good performance. However, the market situation in some regions of the world remains tense." The Volkswagen Group achieved a 10 MarketWire

Iowa Farmland to Sell in Oct. 26 Auction
Approximately 860 acres of farmland in Taylor County, Iowa, will sell at auction Friday, Oct. 26, with Murray Wise Associates marketing the property and managing the sale. The property includes approximately 567 tillable acres. MarketWire

2012 PSCA Signature Award Winners
The Plan Sponsor Council of America (PSCA) announced the winners of its annual Signature Awards during a special presentation at its 65th Annual National Conference at The Roosevelt Hotel in New Orleans. MarketWire

Enablon Recognized as Leader in Environmental Management Software by Independent Analyst Firm Verdantix
Enablon, the world's leading provider of sustainability management software, today announced that it has been recognized as a leader in environmental management software by Verdantix, an independent analyst firm that provides authoritative data, analysis and advice to help clients resolve their energy, environment and sustainability challenges. MarketWire

Titan Pharmaceuticals Announces $4.25 Million Stock Purchase and Option Agreement
Titan Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCBB: TTNP) today announced that it has entered into a Stock Purchase and Option Agreement with an affiliate of the potential licensee of the rights to commercialize Probuphine®, Titan's novel formulation of buprenorphine in development for the treatment of opioid dependence. Under the agreement, Titan sold 3,400,000 shares of its common stock at $1 MarketWire

Bluestone Energy to Participate in National Grid's Upstate New York Energy Efficiency Conference and Expo
Bluestone Energy Services, LLC, a division of OpTerra Energy and a leader in energy conservation engineering and project development services for industrial and commercial clients, announced today that it will have a booth at National Grid's Upstate New York Energy Efficiency Conference and Expo. MarketWire

Jingit Hosts Free Monthly Webinar: September Session Helps Brands and Retailers Understand How to Increase Consumer Awareness, Engagement, Transaction & Loyalty
Jingit (, the first company to instantly reward consumers with cash for engaging with their favorite brands either on-line or at their favorite retailer, today announced the company is hosting a webinar entitled, The New Rules of Engagement. The free webinar will take place on September 18 at 11:30 am ET. MarketWire

Enter to Win $200 Gift Card in 5th Anniversary Sweepstakes is turning 5 years old on September 24, and the online ticket marketplace is asking live entertainment fans to join the celebration! MarketWire

Town of Vernon Partners With Covanta Energy for Sustainable Waste Management Services
Covanta Energy Corporation announced today a new partnership with the Town of Vernon, CT for bundled services that will include sustainable waste disposal and recycling MarketWire

Hi Panda Bonpoint Party at Bonpoint Maison, 6 Rue de Tournon 75006 Paris, Sept. 12th 2012
Bonpoint Maison hosted the launch party of the exclusive collection* Hi Panda by Bonpoint, attended by (All came with family!): MarketWire

Hitor Group Signs a Letter of Intent With New Future International Inc. for Housing Development Projects and Manufacturing Plants for Structural Steel Building Systems(TM)
Hitor Group, Inc. (OTCQB: HITR) (BERLIN: HTOG) -- Hitor Group is pleased to announce the execution of a Letter of Intent With New Future International Inc. for Housing Development Projects and Manufacturing Plants for Structural Steel Building Systems™ New Future has some great hands on experience with housing development and makes a great joint venture partner for Hitor MarketWire

Apollo Residential Mortgage, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2012 Dividend of $0.85 per Common Share
Apollo Residential Mortgage, Inc. (the "Company" or "AMTG") (NYSE: AMTG) today announced the Board of Directors declared a dividend of $0.85 per share of common stock for the third quarter of 2012, a $0.10 increase per share from the second quarter common stock dividend. The dividend is payable on October 31, 2012 to common stockholders of record on September 28, 2012. MarketWire

Statoil: Election to Statoil's Board
The corporate assembly of Statoil ASA(OSE:STL, NYSE:STO) has elected MarjanOudeman and Børge Brende as new members of Statoil's board ofdirectors. Inaddition, Grace Reksten Skaugen has been elected as new deputy chairman oftheboard. MarketWire

Second Track Added to 'Clinical Trials in Georgia Conference'
A second track specifically designed to meet the need of physicians and research professionals has been added to the Clinical Trials in Georgia Conference, which will be held on November 2, 2012. With the addition of the new track, the deadline to receive a discount with early bird registration has been extended to September 30, 2012. MarketWire

Advanced Catheter Therapies Receives Second Patent on OPC
Advanced Catheter Therapies, Inc. (ACT) (, today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued U.S. Patent No. 8262611 for its catheter technology. MarketWire

Trulia COO Paul Levine Speaks at White House Safety Datapalooza About Leveraging Open Government Data to Provide Inside Scoop
Trulia, a leading online marketplace for homebuyers, sellers, renters and real estate professionals, today announced that Chief Operating Officer Paul Levine will speak at the White House "Safety Datapalooza" on Friday, September 14 MarketWire

Infinity Energy Resources to Host Investor Conference Call on September 27, 2012
Infinity Energy Resources, Inc. (OTCQB: IFNY) ("Infinity" or the "Company"), an independent oil and gas exploration and development company, today announced it will host an investor conference call to review its second quarter operating results and provide a corporate update on other relevant topics at 11:15 a.m. EDT on Thursday, September 27, 2012. MarketWire

JDSU to Highlight Key Fiber Optic and 100G Technology at ECOC 2012
JDSU (NASDAQ: JDSU) (TSX: JDU) today announced that it will highlight key fiber optic and 100G technology at the European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communications (ECOC) in Amsterdam, The Netherlands from September 17-19, 2012. Conference attendees are invited to visit JDSU at booth #430 to see its latest network technology offerings and to speak with JDSU experts. MarketWire

Free The Children Premiers Documentary, Redefine Possible: The Story of Spencer West
On Saturday, September 15, international charity and educational partner, Free The Children, in collaboration with BlackBerry® and Bell, is proud to present the exclusive screening and premier of Redefine Possible: The Story of Spencer West MarketWire

Ossur Congratulates Team Ossur Members and Ambassadors
Global medical device innovator Össur congratulates Team Össur members and Össur Ambassadors on their extraordinary performance during the 2012 Paralympic Games. The group, which includes some of the world's best-known athletes, captured a total of 21 medals (6 Gold, 7 Silver and 8 Bronze), and set 6 new World Records. MarketWire

Oracle Works With Infosys and Wipro to Extend Flexibility and Choice for Oracle Fusion Application Adoption for Oracle's PeopleSoft Customers
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) MarketWire

First Funder Launches First Partner-Based Crowdfunding Platform
First Funder today launched a new crowdfunding platform which is the first to leverage the power of partners and their communities. Drawing on the community approach that has powered microlending websites like, First Funder partners with entrepreneurship programs and other community-based organizations MarketWire

W. P. Carey Announces Shareholder Approval of REIT Conversion and Merger With Corporate Property Associates 15; Electing REIT Status as of October 1
W. P. Carey & Co. LLC (NYSE: WPC) reported today that its proposed conversion to a real estate investment trust ("REIT") and merger with its publicly held, non-traded REIT affiliate, Corporate Property Associates 15 Incorporated ("CPA®:15") were approved by its shareholders and that the merger was also approved by the stockholders of CPA®:15 MarketWire

New Solution From FoxT Enables Organizations to Take Control of Local Accounts on Windows Desktops
Fox Technologies, Incorporated, (FoxT), a leading provider of Enterprise Access Management solutions, today announced the general availability of FoxT DesktopControl, a new offering within the FoxT suite of access management and privileged account control solutions MarketWire

GTDC Announces Appointment of Avnet CEO Rick Hamada as Chairman
The Global Technology Distribution Council (GTDC) today announced the appointment of Rick Hamada, CEO of Avnet, Inc., as the organization's chairman. Hamada takes over the position held by Tech Data CEO Bob Dutkowsky, whose two-year tenure ends this month. The change officially took place at the GTDC's annual U.S. Vendor Summit, Sept. 12-13, at the Fairmont Hotel in Newport Beach, Calif. MarketWire

WeVideo Offers Deep Discounts to Education
WeVideo (, the world's most powerful and easy-to-use online video editing platform, today announced a new line-up of education pricing plans and discounts for its service, further underlining its leadership in the education market MarketWire

BIOTRONIK Launches Pulsar-35 Self-Expanding Stent and Passeo-14 PTA Balloon Catheter
Following the success of BIOTRONIK's Pulsar-18 0.018"/4F-platform self-expanding stent system, the company has now introduced its Pulsar stent technology in a 0.035"/6F platform. With this, BIOTRONIK is offering even more physicians its high qualitative stent technology with its high technical success and encouraging clinical performance. MarketWire

STWA Oil Pipeline Efficiency Unit Arrives in China for Phase II Testing
STWA, Inc MarketWire

Venoco, Inc. Announces Extension of Financing and End Date in Go-Private Agreement
Venoco, Inc. (NYSE: VQ) announced today that, based on the recommendation of the special committee of independent directors, the board of directors of Venoco has agreed to extend to 5 p.m MarketWire

Talking to Wall Street: How PR Can Communicate More Powerfully with Money Managers, Analysts and the Financial Press
PR professionals looking to move the needle on their corporate objectives, gain respect and attention from financial influencers and command proven skills for presenting their case to the financial media, analysts and money managers should attend this new 90-minute webinar from PR University. MarketWire

Mining Profitability and Viability Shaped by Social License to Operate, Say Conference Attendees, an Industrial Info News Alert
Written by John Egan for Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Companies in the Metals and Minerals Industry have heard a lot about their "social license to operate" (SLTO) in recent years. According to speakers at a water management for mining conference in Denver, they can expect to hear even more about it going forward. MarketWire

Investment Prospects for U.S. Vacation and Retirement Properties Are Best in Nearly Four Decades-BMO's Dr. Sherry Cooper
The price of vacation homes in the sunny south - particularly Florida, Arizona and Nevada - are more affordable now than at any time in nearly four decades, according to a new report by Dr. Sherry Cooper, Chief Economist, BMO Financial Group. MarketWire

Punchline Resources Discusses Growth Strategy and Corporate Mission Statement
Punchline Resources Ltd. (OTCQB: PUNL) (OTCBB: PUNL) ("Punchline" or the "Company") is pleased to provide this update with regard to the Company's mission statement and ongoing growth strategy. MarketWire

Suntron Corporation Receives 2012 Arizona Corporate Excellence Award
Suntron Corporation, a leader in integrated electronics manufacturing systems (EMS) and embedded computing solutions, announces that it has received the Arizona Corporate Excellence Award for Top 25 Arizona private companies. Suntron accepted the award at an event at the Phoenix Art Museum on September 13, 2012. MarketWire

MoneyTV with Donald Baillargeon, 9/14
QE3, wellness for people and pets, migraine treatment, digital file delivery, capital for companies; 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

dmexco 2012: Leading the Global Digital Industry
When it comes down to digital solutions, visions and innovations, the dmexco ranks number one worldwide MarketWire

The San Diego Garage Door Professionals at Custom Garage Door Systems Offering Free Inspection of Existing Garage Doors and Opening Systems
The San Diego garage door specialists at Custom Garage Door Systems, a team of professionals who have years of experience in helping area homeowners with replacing and installing garage doors and garage door opening systems, hereby alert the public to the fact that the company is offering homeowners a free initial inspection of their existing garage doors for the rest of September, 2012 MarketWire

Crystal Rock Holdings, Inc. Announces Financial Results for Periods Ended July 31, 2012
Crystal Rock Holdings, Inc. (NYSE Amex: CRVP) announced its financial results for the three and nine month periods ended July 31, 2012. These results will be filed on Form 10-Q with the Securities and Exchange Commission today. MarketWire

Duke Realty Corporation Announces Offering of $300 Million of Senior Unsecured Notes
Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE: DRE), a leading industrial, office and medical office REIT, announced today that its operating partnership, Duke Realty Limited Partnership (the "Operating Partnership"), has priced an underwritten public offering of $300 million of 3.875% senior unsecured notes due October 15, 2022. The notes were priced at 99.584% of their face amount to yield 3.925% to maturity MarketWire

Vacon Oyj: SHARE REPURCHASE 14.9.2012
Vacon Plc                     ANNOUNCEMENT           14.9.2012     SHARE REPURCHASE 14.9.2012   In the Helsinki Stock Exchange     Trade date 14.9.2012   Bourse trade BUY Share VAC1V Amount 1 GlobeNewswire

Statoil: Election to Statoil's board
The corporate assembly of Statoil ASA (OSE:STL, NYSE:STO) has elected Marjan Oudeman and Børge Brende as new members of Statoil's board of directors. In addition, Grace Reksten Skaugen has been elected as new deputy chairman of the board. GlobeNewswire

Incap Oyj : Incap's prospectus and the previously unpublished information therein
Incap Corporation           Stock Exchange Release    14 September 2012 at 3 p.m. GlobeNewswire

Decisions at extraordinary shareholders' meeting of Klövern AB (publ)
At the extraordinary shareholders' meeting of Klövern AB (publ) 14 September 2012 the following decisions were made, among others: GlobeNewswire

Nestlé tops list of global companies cutting carbon emissions
Nestlé S.A. /Nestlé tops list of global companies cutting carbon emissions. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Outotec won several technology orders in China

Rejlers appoints head of communications
(REJL B)Rebecka Oxelström becomes Rejlers' head of communications, a new position in Rejlers. Rebecka comes most recently from a similar position at Sweco.Rejlers has grown extensively the last couple of years and has a continuously high growth target for 2015 GlobeNewswire

MING -Trading for own account
On June 18 SpareBank 1 SMN purchased 8 775 Equity Capital Certificates at a price of NOK 30,3903.  These ECC's are the same day transferred to an executive/senior employee as bonus. GlobeNewswire

Successful private placement of NOK 200 million in new equity certificates
Not for release, publication or distribution in the United States, Canada, Australia or Japan. GlobeNewswire

The board of directors exercises authorization for repurchase of shares for the purpose of securing the company's commitments under the incentive program
The Annual General Meeting of Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB (publ) on 26 April 2012 resolved - for the purpose of ensuring that the Company can fulfill its commitments under the long-term incentive program resolved by the Annual General Meeting - on a directed share issue of no more than 1,655,136 redeemable- and convertible class C shares. GlobeNewswire

Basware delivers comprehensive Invoice Automation and e-Invoicing services to a major broadcasting and media corporation in the US
Basware Corporation, stock exchange release, September 14, 2012 at 09:00Basware delivers comprehensive Invoice Automation and e-Invoicing services to a major broadcasting and media corporation in the USBasware will deliver comprehensive Invoice Automation and e-Invoicing services to a major broadcasting and media corporation in the US as a service GlobeNewswire

Studsvik appoints new head of segment USA
Lewis Johnson will be leaving Studsvik and has today resigned from his position as head of segment USA. Pending a new manager is appointed, Studsvik's CEO Anders Jackson, will maintain the position as head of segment USA. GlobeNewswire

Kesko's sales in August increased by 3.0%

Wentworth Resources Limited to Present at the FirstEnergy/Societe Generale Global Energy Conference - London
Wentworth Resources Limited to Present at the FirstEnergy/Societe GeneraleGlobal Energy Conference - London GlobeNewswire

Bombardier Recognized as a Sustainability Leader
Bombardier Inc. /Bombardier Recognized as a Sustainability Leader. Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

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