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Gartner Names SAS a Leader in 2014 Magic Quadrant for Data Quality Tools
CARY, NC--(Marketwired - December 05, 2014) - Gartner Inc.'s November 26, 2014 Magic Quadrant for Data Quality Tools places SAS among its Leaders quadrant, based on SAS' completeness of vision and ability to execute. This is the ninth consecutive year that SAS has been included. MarketWire

Deposit Chill Removed From Bergio Common Stock
FAIRFIELD, NJ--(Marketwired - December 05, 2014) - Bergio International, Inc. ("Bergio" or the "Company") (OTCQB: BRGO) - (, today announced that The Depository Trust Company has informed Bergio that it is no longer subject to a "Deposit Chill" and DTC has resumed accepting deposits of the Company's common stock for depository and book entry transfer services. MarketWire

Sigma Designs, Inc. Schedules Conference Call to Review Third Quarter of Fiscal Year '15 Financial Results
Sigma Designs®, Inc. (NASDAQ: SIGM), a leader in intelligent media platforms, today announced that it will report its financial results for the third quarter of fiscal year 2015 ended November 1, 2014 following the close of regular trading on Wednesday, December 10, 2014. MarketWire

Oak Valley Community Bank Announces New Hires
Oak Valley Community Bank, a wholly owned subsidiary of Oak Valley Bancorp (NASDAQ: OVLY), announced that Teddi Lowry, Vice President, Business Development Officer and Brenda Rodrigues, Customer Service Manager have joined the Bank. They will be based out of the Modesto-McHenry Branch. MarketWire

GeoMet Declares Preferred Dividend
GeoMet, Inc. (OTCQB: GMET) (OTC PINK: GMETP) (the "Company") announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend to its preferred stockholders covering the period October 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014 to be paid through the issuance of .03125 preferred shares ("PIK Preferred Shares") per outstanding share of preferred stock MarketWire

Globus Maritime Limited Reports Financial Results for the Quarter and Nine Month Period Ended September 30, 2014
Globus Maritime Limited ("Globus," the "Company," "we," or "our") (NASDAQ: GLBS), a dry bulk shipping company, today reported its unaudited consolidated operating and financial results for the quarter and nine month period ended September 30, 2014. MarketWire

Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM) Releases November 2014 Index
The AGEM Index reported a composite value of 185.58 in November 2014, which represents a decline of 1.41 points (-0.8 percent) when compared to October 2014. Compared to a year ago, the index fell 7.89 points (-4.1 percent). The AGEM Index reported month-to-month declines for three consecutive months and year-over-year declines for two consecutive months MarketWire

Bitcoin Shop CEO Charles Allen Interviewed on Bloomberg TV's 'Street Smart' to Discuss the U.S. Marshals Service Bitcoin Auction
Bitcoin Shop, Inc. (OTCQB: BTCS) ("Bitcoin Shop" or the "Company"), operator of the digital currency ecommerce marketplace, which is undertaking the build-out of a universal digital currency ecosystem, today announced that its Chief Executive Officer, Charles Allen, was interviewed on Thursday, December 4, 2014 live on Bloomberg TV's Street Smart at 3:20 p.m. ET MarketWire

Scotiabank Announces Dividend on Outstanding Shares
Scotiabank (TSX: BNS)(NYSE: BNS) today announced a dividend on the outstanding shares of the Bank for the quarter ending January 31, 2015, as follows, payable on January 28, 2015 to shareholders of record at the close of business on January 6, 2015: MarketWire

Alkaline Water Co. Announces Broker Agreement With Progressive Sales & Marketing, Inc.
The Alkaline Water Company Inc. (OTCQB: WTER) (the "Company"), developers of an innovative state of the art proprietary electrolysis beverage process packaged and sold in 700ml, 1/2, 1, 3 liter and 1 gallon sizes under the trade name Alkaline88, is pleased to announce it has been accepted for representation by Progressive Sales & Marketing, Inc MarketWire

Top Industrial Market News Stories for the First Week of December 2014, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Here are Industrial Info's most-read stories from the past week. Browse other breaking industrial news stories at MarketWire

HEINEKEN majority owned subsidiaries Nigerian Breweries plc and Consolidated Breweries plc receive shareholder approval for merger
Amsterdam, 5 December 2014 - Heineken N.V. (EURONEXT: HEIA; OTCQX: HEINY) announced today that its majority owned subsidiaries Nigerian Breweries plc and Consolidated Breweries plc have received shareholder approval to merge the two businesses by way of a scheme of merger GlobeNewswire

East Capital Explorer AB - Fund Investment Performance November 2014
Fund Investments¹ Indicative value change, EUR November 2014 East Capital Deep Value Fund -2.9% East Capital New Markets Fund -3.0% East Capital Russia Domestic Growth Fund -12.5% East Capital Baltic Property Fund II² 0.0% East Capital Bering Ukraine Fund Class R -0.5% Value change Fund Investments -4 GlobeNewswire

Hip Hop's Most Anticipated Battle Rap Event to Stream Live From L.A.'s Belasco Theater Saturday on
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CorePower Yoga Opens 113th Studio: Henderson in Dallas, Texas
DALLAS, TX--(Marketwired - December 05, 2014) - CorePower Yoga, America's leading yoga brand, will open its fourth studio in Texas on Friday, December 5, 2014. MarketWire

CorePower Yoga Opens 112th Studio: Sauganash in Chicago, IL
CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - December 05, 2014) - CorePower Yoga, America's leading yoga brand will open its twenty-third studio in Illinois on Friday, December 5, 2014. MarketWire

Lutheran World Relief Prepares for Typhoon Hagupit Relief, Commits Initial $50,000 to Aid Relief Efforts in the Philippines
BALTIMORE, MD--(Marketwired - December 05, 2014) - In preparation for Typhoon Hagupit, which is expected to make landfall December 6 local time in the Philippines, Lutheran World Relief, a U.S MarketWire

Winnebago Industries First Quarter Fiscal 2015 Financial Results Announcement to Be Made on December 18, 2014
FOREST CITY, IA--(Marketwired - December 05, 2014) - Winnebago Industries, Inc. (NYSE: WGO), a leading United States (U.S.) recreation vehicle manufacturer, will issue an advisory release and host a conference call on Thursday, December 18, 2014 MarketWire

UPDATE - Memories Resorts & Spa Introduces New Resort in Holguin, Cuba
TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - December 05, 2014) - Memories Resorts & Spa have expanded with the opening of Memories Holguin Beach Resort, the fifth addition to brand's growing Cuba portfolio. Previously operated as Riu Playa Turquesa in the resort area of Holguin, guests will now be able to enjoy Memories Resorts renowned all inclusive hospitality.  MarketWire

Columbus Copper Share Consolidation Effective December 5, 2014
VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - December 05, 2014) - Columbus Copper Corporation (TSX VENTURE: CCU) ("Columbus Copper") announces that it has received the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange for the 1 for 10 share consolidation first announced in Columbus Copper's news release of November 21, 2014. The share consolidation will be effective as of December 5, 2014. MarketWire

Smart Spending During the Holidays Brings Greater Cheer in the New Year
COLUMBUS, OH--(Marketwired - December 05, 2014) - Americans spend an average of more than $700 on presents each holiday season, almost 20 percent of the retail shopping they do all year. If they forget to budget for other costs in their holiday budget -- like travel, food and clothes -- it can lead to unmanageable debt as 2015 begins. MarketWire

CannaPharmaRx, Inc. Announces New Financial Controller to Be Based in NJ Headquarters
CARNEY'S POINT, NJ--(Marketwired - December 05, 2014) - CannaPharmaRx, Inc., (OTCQB: GDHC), the New Jersey-based pharmaceutical research and discovery company, today announced the hiring of Thomas J. Della-Franco III as Financial Controller. Mr. Della-Franco will work on a consulting basis out of the company's new headquarters in Carney's Point, New Jersey. MarketWire

Scuderi Group Files Patent Application for Compressed Air Energy Storage With Waste Heat Recovery
WEST SPRINGFIELD, MA--(Marketwired - December 05, 2014) - Engine development company Scuderi Group, Inc., today announced it filed a new patent application for a waste heat recovery/compressed air energy storage (CAES) system and method that can be implemented with both conventional or Scuderi Split-Cycle internal combustion engine technology. MarketWire

Tetley USA Celebrates Royal Couple Visit With a Teatime Giveaway… for All
MONTVALE, NJ--(Marketwired - December 05, 2014) - The British are coming -- and Tetley USA, a subsidiary of the Tetley Group and one of Britain's most beloved teas, is celebrating the royal couple's visit by giving teatime to the public MarketWire

Orbis Flying Eye Hospital Earns AAAASFI Accreditation for Patient Safety
NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - December 05, 2014) - Orbis, a leading global non-governmental organization (NGO) that works to eliminate avoidable blindness, has demonstrated its commitment to patient safety by gaining accreditation from the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities International (AAAASFI) for its Flying Eye Hospital (FEH). MarketWire

Memories Resorts & Spa Announces Acquisition of Resort in Holguin, Cuba
TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - December 05, 2014) - Memories Resorts & Spa have expanded with the acquisition of Memories Holguin Beach Resort, the fifth addition to brand's growing Cuba portfolio. Previously operated as Riu Playa Turquesa in the resort area of Holguin, guests will now be able to enjoy Memories Resorts renowned all inclusive hospitality.  MarketWire

Agritek Holdings, Inc. Announces Execution of Contract With Blue Line Protection Group for Colorado Cultivation Campus
LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - December 05, 2014) - Agritek Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: AGTK) (, a fully reporting company on the OTCQB and leader in Compassionate Care Technology and indoor/outdoor agricultural solutions for the medicinal marijuana industry, today announced that the Company has executed contracts with Blue Line Protection Group Inc MarketWire

True Drinks' CEO Update to Shareholders
IRVINE, CA--(Marketwired - December 05, 2014) - True Drinks, Inc. (OTCQB: TRUU). MarketWire

John Norris Announces Retirement as Chairman of the Board of Midwest Energy Emissions Corp.
WORTHINGTON, OH--(Marketwired - December 05, 2014) - Midwest Energy Emissions Corp. (OTCQB: MEEC) today announced that John Norris has decided to retire as the Company's Chairman of the Board, and as a member of the Board of Directors, effective December 1, 2014. John became Chairman of the Board in 2011 and until June of 2013 he also served as the Company's CEO.  MarketWire

Employees Rank Telogis Among the County's Top Workplaces for the Fifth Year in a Row
ALISO VIEJO, CA--(Marketwired - December 05, 2014) - Employees based in the Aliso Viejo headquarters of Telogis have voted the company among the county's top workplaces for the fifth straight year in a survey issued by the Orange County Register. MarketWire

Dolly Varden Silver Releases 2014 Drill Results: Including 25.95 m Averaging 712.19 Grams of Silver per Tonne (g/t Ag)
VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - December 05, 2014) - Dolly Varden Silver Corporation (TSX VENTURE: DV) (OTCBB: DOLLF) ("Dolly Varden" or the "Company") is pleased to announce final results from its 2014 exploration program on the Dolly Varden project in northwestern British Columbia. MarketWire

STT Enviro Corp. Announces Letter of Intent to Acquire Proprietary Pipe Assets
TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - December 05, 2014) - STT Enviro Corp. ("STT" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: STT) today announced that it has entered into a binding letter of intent with Tome Holdings, LLC ("Tome") to acquire intangible assets related to a bonded, composite polyethylene pipe designed for use in oil & gas field collection applications (the "Rohr Pipe Assets") MarketWire

Slice of Prince William's and Kate Middleton's Wedding Cake Sells for $6,000 at Auction
A wedding cake slice from the 2011 wedding of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and Duchess Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge was sold today at Julien's Auctions in Beverly Hills for $6,000. MarketWire

SmartStop Self Storage, Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2014 Results
SmartStop Self Storage, Inc. announced operating results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2014. MarketWire

Celebrations Big or Small
(Family Features) Life is full of celebrations, especially during the festive holiday season. From small gatherings with co-workers to large family parties, having the right wine to give or to serve is the best way to make every occasion merry. MarketWire

Tips for a Pet-Friendly Holiday
(Family Features) 'Tis the season for holiday parties, and many pet lovers jump at the opportunity to include their four-legged friends in the festivities. Pet holiday parties may range from the simply elegant to the simply silly, but they all have one thing in common -- a doggone good time. MarketWire

Low Volatility-Oriented European Large-Cap Stocks Outperformed Quality, Value & Momentum-Oriented European Large-Cap Stocks Year-to-Date, While Momentum Led in November; Russell High Efficiency(TM) Factor Indexes
In 2014 year-to-date as of December 2, the Russell High Efficiency™ Factor Indexes have shown low volatility-oriented European large cap stocks leading their quality-, value- and momentum-oriented counterparts within the Russell Developed Europe Large Cap Index MarketWire

Alfred Culbreth Announces the Amazing Adriana De Moura Does Art Basel L'Alpina Style; Alfred Culbreth Is CEO of American Premium Water Corporation (OTC: HIPH)
American Premium Water Corporation "APWC" (OTC PINK: HIPH) is excited to provide the following update to the investment community and our shareholders. APWC today announces its L'Alpina Artesian Spring 9.5 pH again teams up with Adriana De Moura star of Bravo's Real Housewives of Miami MarketWire

Mackinac Financial Corporation Completes the Acquisition of Peninsula Financial Corporation
The Directors of Mackinac Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: MFNC) (Mackinac), the holding company for mBank, today announced the consummation of the merger of Peninsula Financial Corporation (Peninsula), the holding company for Peninsula Bank, with and into Mackinac with Mackinac as the surviving corporation MarketWire

Zyme Expands Its Executive Staff, and Scales Its Business Infrastructure to Support Its Large, Global Customer Base
Zyme, the global leader in the emerging channel data management (CDM) market, is expanding the resources and staff that deliver and support its solutions to large consumer electronics companies, technology manufacturers, industrial automation vendors, and other global enterprises. MarketWire

Famed Defense Lawyer Joseph Cavallo to Open Fresno Office
Prominent Orange County defense attorney, Joseph Cavallo is expanding his Irvine law offices to offer high-quality expertise in personal injury and criminal matters to the residents of Fresno. In the past 23 years, Cavallo has successfully represented hundreds of clients and recovered millions of dollars in damages through criminal defense, personal injury, and business litigation MarketWire

Brandy Clark Receives Two GRAMMY Nominations: Best New Artist and Country Album of the Year
Warner Bros. Records recording artist Brandy Clark got a great start to her day when the Recording Academy announced that she had received two GRAMMY nominations: the all-genre Best New Artist of the Year and the Country Album of the Year for her critically-acclaimed 12 Stories. MarketWire

JDSU Announces Preliminary Results of 2014 Annual Meeting of Shareholders
JDSU (NASDAQ: JDSU) today announced that, based on the preliminary vote count from its 2014 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, JDSU shareholders re-elected all six of JDSU's director nominees: Keith Barnes, Timothy Campos, Penelope A. Herscher, Masood A. Jabbar, Martin A. Kaplan and Thomas Waechter. JDSU shareholders also approved all of the Company's other proposals MarketWire

10 Arizona Lottery Players Are off to Las Vegas
The Arizona Lottery has selected 10 lucky players who will travel to Las Vegas next month for the chance to appear on THE MONOPOLY MILLIONAIRES' CLUB ™ lottery game television show. MarketWire

Intergraph(R) CADWorx(R) Webinar December 11th to Demonstrate Configuring ISOGEN With Drawing Setup
Intergraph is hosting a webinar on December 11, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. CT that will demonstrate configuring ISOGEN with drawing setup. ISOGEN, the industry-standard software that comes with CADWorx Plant Professional, provides for the automatic production of piping isometric drawings to help streamline and save time MarketWire

Intergraph(R) CAESAR II(R) Webinar December 11th to Discuss Time-Saving Features for More Efficient Pipe Stress Modeling and Analysis
Intergraph will host a CAESAR II webinar on December 11, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. CT that will focus on one of the numerous time-saving and helpful features built within CAESAR II for pipe stress modeling and analysis. The webinar will discuss the benefits the model generation feature provides for delivering the most efficient designs and improving productivity MarketWire

Mobile Broadcasting Holding, Inc. (MBHC) is Working to Resolve Issues Related to Clearing and Settlement of Public Market Transactions in Its Common Stock
Mobile Broadcasting Holding, Inc. (OTC PINK: MBHC) has learned of difficulties its public stockholders are experiencing in purchase and sale of its common stock. This difficulty seems to be a result of an effective name and ticker symbol change in the trading market, but such change not yet being effective for clearing and settlement purposes. MarketWire

Medifocus, Inc.'s Technology Featured in a Mediaplanet Sponsored Insert in "USA Today" on Breast Cancer
Medifocus, Inc. (OTCQX: MDFZF) (TSX VENTURE: MFS) is pleased to announced that its sponsored Mediaplanet insert called "Breast Cancer Care Featuring Giuliana Rancic" has been distributed in today's issue to "USA Today" newspaper subscribers and newsstands throughout the US. MarketWire

Fast Rising Electro-Pop Duo STASH Sign for Exclusive Representation With Premier NYC Based Marketing, Production and Booking Agency Central Entertainment Group (CEG)
Cleverly conceived as the female answer to LMFAO, multi-talented DJ/Rapper Steph Prost and classically trained pop singer Amanda Maze -- collectively known as the explosive L.A.-based electro-pop duo STASH ( -- have signed for exclusive representation with Central Entertainment Group (CEG), a New York-based full service boutique pop culture agency headquartered in Times Square MarketWire

KIND Finds Healthy ERP Solution With Syntax and Oracle JD Edwards
KIND Healthy Snacks, a natural food company based in New York, was founded in 2004 when Daniel Lubetzky noticed there was a demand in the market for a snack that was both healthy and tasty. Now, KIND Healthy Snacks manufactures products made with all natural ingredients that are gluten free, low glycemic, non GMO and low in sodium MarketWire

Mobiliya Launches Mobiliya Edvelop for Office 365 to Tap Into the Growing Education-Mobility Space in Emerging Markets
Mobiliya, an AgreeYa Mobility company, today announced the launch of Mobiliya Edvelop, a cutting-edge Windows 8.1 and Android-based learning management system (LMS) for emerging markets that is revolutionizing the education industry MarketWire

VapeRev Is a Proud Distributor of Midas, a Dynamic and Growing Orange County, Calif.-Based Premium E-Liquid Manufacturer With 16 Flavors and Counting
As their company name Midas ( implies, everything that the fast growing Orange County, Calif.- based e-liquid company creates has set the gold standard in the ever-expanding global phenomenon of vaping. MarketWire

Black Friday Turns Gray This November According to Newest U.S. Retail Benchmarks Report From Euclid
Euclid, the leader of in-store retail analytics, today releases its monthly retail benchmarks report to analyze shopper activity and behavior during the month of November. This month's report measured data from tens of millions of domestic shopping sessions to reveal that shopping activity increased slightly from October, but slumped compared to November last year MarketWire

McDonald's Europe Chief People Officer David Fairhurst Appointed Senior Vice President, International HR & Strategy
McDonald's Corporation (NYSE: MCD) has announced that David Fairhurst, currently Chief People Officer, McDonald's Europe, has been promoted to Senior Vice President, International Human Resources and Strategy, McDonald's Corporation, effective 1st May 2015. MarketWire

Gentex Corporation Declares 100% Stock Dividend and Announces Share Repurchases of $20 Million

Land Securities Completes the Acquisition of a 1.6% Stake in Lend Lease Retail Partnership for £ 12.8 Million
Following the announcement on 25 June 2014 of Land Securities' (LSE: LAND) (OTC PINK: LSGOF) acquisition of a 30% stake in the Bluewater shopping centre in Kent and the announcement on 23 October 2014 of Land Securities' conditional acquisition of a 1.6% stake in Lend Lease Retail Partnership (LLRP) for £ 12.8m, Land Securities announces that this acquisition has now completed MarketWire

Iberian Minerals Appoints David Cohen to the Board of Directors
Iberian Minerals Ltd., formerly Solid Resources Ltd., ("Company") (TSX VENTURE: IML)(OTCQB: SLDRF) is pleased to announce that David Cohen has been appointed as a non-executive member of the Board of Directors. MarketWire

Databean Managing Partner, Nuala Ronan, Wins Two Prestigious Awards
Nuala Ronan, managing partner of Databean, LLC, has been honored with two prestigious awards for her leadership in the life sciences industry and the community. Ronan was given a global Stevie Award for Women in Business and was honored with a 914INC Women in Business 2014 award. MarketWire

nTIDE Jobs Report: Positive Jobs Picture Brightens Outlook for People With Disabilities
As the overall job market improves, more Americans with disabilities are finding employment for the second month in a row, according to today's National Trends in Disability Employment - Monthly Update (nTIDE), issued by Kessler Foundation and University of New Hampshire's Institute on Disability (UNH-IOD) MarketWire

Curious Colorado: Five New Year's Resolutions
New Year's resolutions can be such a tired thing. So tired, that "Ditch New Year's Resolution Day" celebrates those quickly broken promises. The future may lie in a bucket list of healthy, heartfelt and fulfilling experiences that open the mind, feed the body and nourish the soul MarketWire

Poet CAConrad Releases ECODEVIANCE: (Soma)tics for the Future Wilderness
This latest CAConrad book contains 23 new (Soma)tic poetry rituals and resulting poems written with generous grants and residencies from Banff Arts Centre, The MacDowell Colony, Ucross Foundation, and the Pew Charitable Trusts. MarketWire

Meritage Announces Grand Opening of 141st Restaurant
Meritage Hospitality Group Inc. (OTCQX: MHGU), one of the nation's premier restaurant operators, announced the opening of its 141st restaurant located in Bartram Park - Jacksonville, FL. MarketWire

EDRM Publishes Statistical Sampling Applied to Electronic Discovery, Release 2
EDRM, the leading standards organization for the e-discovery market, announced today the release of an updated Statistical Sampling Applied to Electronic Discovery. The release, published on the EDRM website, is open for public comment MarketWire

Gentor Resources Obtains Final Drill Permit for Its Turkish Karaburun Project
Gentor Resources Inc. ("Gentor" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: GNT) is pleased to announce that it has received the final forestry drill permit from the Ministry of Forestry and Water Resources in Turkey enabling it to undertake its planned Phase 1 diamond drilling program in the southern part of the Karaburun Project ("Project") MarketWire

RxAir Device Destroys Flu Viruses Missed By Vaccines
While the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warned Dec. 4 that the flu vaccine may not be as effective against the serious flu strains that are the most dominant this flu season, the new RxAir® UV air purification system by UV Flu Technologies (OTCBB: UVFT) destroys all types of flu viruses, effectively reducing exposure for everyone in the room, even unvaccinated individuals MarketWire

Scotiabank Reports Fourth Quarter and 2014 Results
Scotiabank (TSX: BNS)(NYSE: BNS) MarketWire

/ KILL - Hollywood Production Center
Editors and other readers are advised to disregard the news release with the headline, "Hollywood Production Center-Based ITV's The Chase Picked Up for Fourth Season; Hollywood Production Center Toy Drive to Benefit Children's Hospital of Los Angeles," issued earlier this week by Hollywood Production Center. The release was issued in error by the company. MarketWire

Class-Action Lawsuit Against United Behavioral Health Alleges Restrictions of Mental Health Insurance Coverage
On behalf of several individuals who suffer from mental health and substance abuse conditions, Psych-Appeal Inc. and Zuckerman Spaeder LLP have filed a class-action lawsuit against United Behavioral Health, doing business as OptumHealth Behavioral Solutions ("UBH") MarketWire

Avra Inc. Enters Letter of Intent With Mango Pay SRL to Launch Digital Currency in Carribbean
Avra, Inc. (OTCQB: AVRN) ("Avra" or the "Company"), is pleased to announce entry into a non-binding Letter of Intent (the "LOI") with Mango Pay SRL, an international company based in the Dominican Republic, providing consumers with instant electronic payment solutions for goods and services as well as money transfers MarketWire

Prima Biomed Enhances CVac Manufacturing and Logistics Capability
Prima BioMed Ltd (NASDAQ: PBMD) (ASX: PRR) ("Prima", the "Company") announces several enhancements to its CVac manufacturing and logistics infrastructure. MarketWire

Rudy's "Country Store" and Bar-B-Q Opens Fifth Houston-Area Location in Richmond, Texas on December 11th
Rudy's "Country Store" and Bar-B-Q is opening its fifth Houston-area location on Thursday, December 11th in Richmond, Texas. The newest Rudy's Bar-B-Q is located at 20500 Southwest Freeway, which is conveniently accessible for residents in Richmond, Sugar Land and the surrounding communities. MarketWire

Northstar Healthcare Is Now Nobilis Health Corp.
Northstar Healthcare Inc. (TSX: NHC) has changed its name to Nobilis Health Corp. MarketWire

IGT Jewelry Shopping Center Celebrates Opening With Gala Reception & a Fashion Show
The IGT Jewelry Shopping Mall (, a collection of over 40 of the most prominent and prestigious jewelry boutiques, will host a New Year's party on Thursday December 11th, between 4 pm and 8pm, at the center of the Diamond District. MarketWire

Innotas Named a "Visionary" in Magic Quadrant for Integrated IT Portfolio Analysis Applications (IIPA) for Third Year Running by Gartner
Innotas today announced that Gartner, Inc. selected it as a "Visionary" in the Magic Quadrant for Integrated IT Portfolio Analysis Applications (IIPA), its recently-released research report covering the IIPA software market MarketWire

PriceSmart Announces November Sales; Also Announces Earnings Release and Conference Call Dates for First Quarter Fiscal Year 2015 Financial Results
PriceSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ: PSMT) today announced that for the month of November 2014, net sales increased 13.5% to $237.3 million from $209.0 million in November a year earlier. For the three months ended November 30, 2014, net sales increased 7.9% to $636.5 million from $589.7 million in the same period last year MarketWire

Elena Taranina Launches LEN LEN STYLE Fashion Blog -
LenLenStyle; Moscow born now New York native Elena Taranina shares her fashion forward lifestyle on new blog. Decorated with some of her favorite fashion, travel and food destinations, LenLenStyle is a hot insiders guide for hip globe-trotting, restaurant-hopping, fashion lovers and voyeurs alike. MarketWire

Vicor Corporation's High Voltage ChiP BCM Named Power System Product of the Year at Elektra Awards
Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ: VICR) today announced that its high voltage Bus Converter Module (BCM®) based on the Converter housed in Package (ChiP) platform was named by the organizers of the Elektra Awards as the Power System Product of the Year, 2014. MarketWire

PIMCO to Hold Its Annual "Share the Harvest" Charity Event
On Saturday, December 6, 700 PIMCO employee volunteers, friends and family members will gather at the OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa to pack 16,000 boxes with a holiday meal for needy families in Southern California. MarketWire

Arkadin Webcast Enables GEMS Schools From 119 Nations to Set Guinness World Record
Arkadin, an NTT Communications company, and one of the largest and fastest growing providers of Unified Communications and Collaboration services, announced today that its ArkadinWebcast service enabled 100,000 GEMS students, teachers, parents and staff located all over the world to participate in a virtual sing-along of the United Arab Emirates' national anthem MarketWire

Sierra Tucson Honors Professionals at "Gratitude for Giving" Celebrations
Sierra Tucson, an international leader in the treatment of complex, co-occurring behavioral health disorders, today honors South Florida and Phoenix professionals for their years of giving to others in the community and making a difference in the world at two annual "Gratitude for Giving" celebrations. Both events occurred in their respective states and were attended by local professionals. MarketWire

Oil-Dri Announces First Quarter Fiscal 2015 Results
Oil-Dri Corporation of America (NYSE: ODC) today announced net sales of $66,044,000 for the first quarter ended October 31, 2014, a 4% increase compared with net sales of $63,546,000 in the same quarter one year ago. Net income for the first quarter was $2,120,000 or $0.30 per diluted share, down from $2,887,000 or $0.41 per diluted share in the first quarter of fiscal 2014. MarketWire

Sweden's Largest Private Health and Dental Provider Chooses Advent Software to Support Its Pension Fund
Advent Software, Inc MarketWire

Orchard Platform Introduces New Marketplace Lending Database
Orchard Platform, an investment and analytics platform focused on the global marketplace lending market, has announced the creation of the Orchard Originator Database, a first-of-its-kind source for aggregated information on a large and growing number of leading loan originators across a wide range of global asset classes MarketWire

WindStream Technologies, Inc. CEO Daniel Bates to Be Interviewed on Clear Channel - iHeart Business Talk Radio's "The Trader's Network" on December 5, 2014
WindStream Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: WSTI), the Company that has developed and tested the first-of-its-kind, integrated, hybrid energy solution and is now marketing and selling SolarMills® to a worldwide customer base, announced today that CEO Daniel Bates will be interviewed live by host Michael Yorba on Clear Channel - iHeart Business Talk Radio's The Traders Network Show MarketWire

ITRI Announces Technology Transfer to FlexUP Technologies
Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) announced today the successful transfer of FlexUP™ technology to FlexUP Technologies Corp. By providing flexible substrate material, this new startup aims at satisfying the growing demand and emerging opportunities in the flexible display market for smart handheld devices, wrist worn devices and flexible medical sensors. MarketWire

Eastman Announces its Wholly-Owned Subsidiary Taminco Global Chemical Company's Redemption of its 9.75% Second-Priority Senior Secured Notes due 2020

3E Company Launches First Mobile Chemical Regulatory Compliance Reference Tool
Ariel® WebInsight Mobile Ensures Remote Access to Accurate and Comprehensive Regulatory Content Carlsbad, Calif GlobeNewswire

Eastman Completes Acquisition of Taminco

Burger King Worldwide Enters Joint Venture to Grow Brand in Italy, Poland, Greece & Romania
BURGER KING WORLDWIDE ENTERS JOINT VENTURE TO GROW BRAND IN ITALY, POLAND, GREECE & ROMANIA Joint Venture Part of Burger King Worldwide's Global Growth Strategy GlobeNewswire

Net Asset Value as of November 30, 2014
Private Equity Holding AG /Net Asset Value as of November 30, 2014. Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Cytokinetics Announces Presentations Relating to Tirasemtiv and Effects on Respiratory Muscle Function at International Symposium on ALS/MND
South San Francisco, CA, December 5, 2014 - Cytokinetics, (Nasdaq: CYTK) announced today that an oral presentation and four poster presentations relating to tirasemtiv were presented at the 25th International Symposium on ALS/MND held at the Square Brussels Meeting Centre in Brussels, Belgium. GlobeNewswire

Statkraft SF: The Norwegian Government proposes increased equity capital
The Norwegian Government has today proposed to strengthen the equity in Statkraft SF with NOK 10 billion.   GlobeNewswire

Prospectus relating to Active Biotech's rights issue published

Biofrontera launches new addition Belixos® Gel to its derma-cosmetic line
Biofrontera AG /Biofrontera launches new addition Belixos® Gel to its derma-cosmetic line . Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Surplus for Swedish central government in November
Swedish central government payments resulted in a surplus of SEK 11.0 billion in November. The Debt Office's forecast was a surplus of SEK 21.9 billion. The difference is mainly due to higher on-lending to the Riksbank. GlobeNewswire

Omnicare Announces 10% Increase in Quarterly Cash Dividend
CINCINNATI, December 5, 2014 - Omnicare, Inc. (NYSE:OCR), today announced an increase to its quarterly dividend, demonstrating the Company's continued focus on returning value to its stockholders.Omnicare's Board of Directors approved a quarterly cash dividend of $0 GlobeNewswire

Reliance Communications and Ericsson sign nationwide Managed Services contract

Yara expands capacity in Köping, Sweden
Oslo, 5 December 2014: The Board of Yara International ASA has approved an investment of SEK 1,747 million (USD 220 million) to sustain and increase technical ammonium nitrate (TAN) capacity in the Köping site in Sweden.The investment includes the construction of a new nitric acid plant replacing an existing plant which is approaching the end of its operating life GlobeNewswire

Basilea announces launch of antibiotic Zevtera® (ceftobiprole medocaril) in Germany
Basilea Pharmaceutica AG /Basilea announces launch of antibiotic Zevtera® (ceftobiprole medocaril) in Germany . Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. GlobeNewswire

Complementary notes to the trading update for the third quarter
Nutreco announces today additional notes to the trading update for the third quarter as published by Nutreco on 20 October 2014. These notes are complementary to the Q3 and YTD Q3 interim financial statements as published in section 15 of the Offer Memorandum that is published on 5 December 2014 by SHV, pursuant to its public offer for the shares of Nutreco.Key figures GlobeNewswire

Letter to shareholders regarding the recommended cash offer by SHV for all outstanding ordinary Nutreco shares
Dear Nutreco shareholder, GlobeNewswire

Recommended cash offer by SHV for all outstanding ordinary Nutreco shares

Allegiant Reports November 2014 Traffic
LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwired - December 04, 2014) - Allegiant Travel Company (NASDAQ: ALGT) today reported preliminary passenger traffic results for November 2014. MarketWire

Transmode wins Asian Innovation Award with Metro 100G
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Stockholm, Sweden - 5th December 2014 - Transmode, a global supplier of packet optical networking solutions, today announced that it has been awarded the Optical Innovation Award at Telecom Asia's Readers' Choice Awards held at the Sheraton Hotel in Singapore, last night. GlobeNewswire

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