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American National Renews Official Product Sponsorship With NSRA Through 2020
SPRINGFIELD, MO--(Marketwired - December 31, 2015) - American National, a company committed to offering specialized insurance coverage for collector cars, is continuing support of this country's automotive heritage through a renewed partnership with the National Street Rod Association

American Portfolios Makes Substantial Strides in 2015 for Advisory Platform and Technology Independence
HOLBROOK, NY--(Marketwired - December 31, 2015) - American Portfolios Financial Services, Inc. (APFS), a privately-held, independent broker/dealer that services financial advisors across the country, made considerable inroads in 2015, providing existing and prospective advisors of American Portfolios (AP) with an industry-leading advisory services platform

Marco's Pizza Franchise Expands in New Mexico
Marco's Pizza is seeking entrepreneurs who want a piece of the hot New Mexico restaurant market. Prime locations are available, and Marco's is actively seeking franchisees to bring fresh, Ah!thentic, Italian-style pizza to the Land of Enchantment.

Fincera Reports 2015 Third Quarter and Nine Month Financial Results
Fincera Inc. ("Fincera" or the "Company") (OTCQB: AUTCF), a leading provider of web-based financing and ecommerce services for China's transportation and automobile industries, today reported financial results for the third quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2015.

TriNet Recognized for Excellence in the Workplace With a Best and Brightest in Wellness Award
TriNet (NYSE: TNET), a leading cloud-based provider of HR services announced today it has been named one of the Best and Brightest in Wellness® by the National Association for Business Resources (NABR). TriNet received this honor for its quality and excellence in employee and worksite health.

Partial demerger of Pohjola Bank plc registered in the Trade Register
Pohjola Bank plc Stock Exchange Release 30 December 2015, 8.30 am

American Portfolios Rolls Out E-Sign Functionality to Enhance Its Web-Based Business Workflow Process
HOLBROOK, NY--(Marketwired - December 29, 2015) - American Portfolios Financial Services, Inc. (APFS), a privately-held, independent broker/dealer, continues to build on its robust technology platform with the recent deployment of the first phase of E-sign functionality within its Web-based business processing and workflow system, STARS. 

Marco's Pizza Franchise Expands in Boise, Idaho
This city's population enjoys pizza -- like most Americans -- so the fast-growing Marco's Pizza franchise is seeking entrepreneurs who want a piece of this hot market. Prime locations are available.

DryShips Announces Day of Special Meeting of Shareholders
DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ: DRYS) (the "Company" or "DryShips"), an international owner of drybulk carriers and offshore support vessels, announced today that a special meeting of the Company's shareholders (the "Special Meeting") will be held at the Company's offices located at 109 Kifisias Avenue & Sina Street, GR 151 24, Marousi, Athens, Greece on Friday, February 19, 2016 at 4:00 p.m

New HR Solution Gives Not-for-Profits Access to Products and Services Designed for Their Unique HR Needs
TriNet (NYSE: TNET), a leading cloud-based provider of HR services, today announced the launch of its bundled, vertical HR solution: TriNet Not-for-Profit. The solution is tailored to solve the specific HR needs of small and midsize organizations in the flourishing not-for-profit sector.

LevelEleven Makes Enterprise Shift in 2015
DETROIT, MI--(Marketwired - December 29, 2015) - LevelEleven today announced 2015 company highlights, reporting rapid growth among larger enterprise customers and over 500% growth in users of its new Scorecard sales KPI-management capability

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated to Announce 2015 Fourth Quarter Earnings and Hold Earnings Conference Call January 21, 2016
COLUMBUS, OH--(Marketwired - December 29, 2015) - Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ: HBAN) expects to report its fourth quarter earnings on Thursday, January 21, 2016, prior to the market opening. A news release and supporting financial data will be available at that time on the company's investor relations website (

Premier Holding Corp Files 8K in Connection With Annual Shareholder Meeting Laying the Groundwork for a Major 2016 Strategic Plan
Premier Holding Corporation (OTCQB: PRHL) owns and operates two subsidiaries: The Power Company (TPC), an energy reseller, and Energy Efficiency Experts (E3), an ESCO that markets green products and services.

Kearny Financial Corp. Announces Appointment of Two Directors to the Board of Directors and an Amendment to Its Directors Consultation and Retirement Plan
Kearny Financial Corp. (NASDAQ: KRNY) (the "Company"), the holding company of Kearny Bank (the "Bank"), today announced that the Company and the Bank expanded the size of their boards from nine to eleven members and appointed Raymond E. Chandonnet and Christopher D. Petermann as directors of the Company and the Bank, effective immediately. Mr

Exide Life Insurance Announces Launch of 'Junior Finance Guru'
Business Wire India Exide Life Insurance Junior Finance Guru launched in Bangalore and Jaipur. Will be launched in 20 cities later in the year 2016

Pitney Bowes Identifies Five Drivers of Commerce for 2016
Business Wire IndiaPitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE:PBI), a global technology company that provides innovative products and solutions to power commerce, revealed five drivers of commerce for 2016.

Max India's Demerger Receives Court Approval

Moody’s Honored with Top Industry Awards Throughout 2015
Business Wire IndiaMoody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) has again been recognized as an industry leader by several  top-tier journals around the world in 2015, receiving almost double the number of awards it did last year

NIIT Successfully Completes ""Chiphen Rigpel"" Project in Bhutan - An ambitious 5 Year Long Transformational Project Impacting over 2,00,000 Bhutanese
Business Wire IndiaChiphen Rigpel - an ambitious human capacity building project, implemented by NIIT, a global leader in skills and talent development and launched by The Royal Government of Bhutan in partnership with Government of India, has successfully completed 5 years after it was initiated on April 30, 2010 on the sidelines of the SAARC summit held in Bhutan. This Govt

ACE Announces Future Leadership Team for Asia Pacific’s Property & Casualty Business
Business Wire IndiaACE Group announced today the future commercial property and casualty leadership team for the new Chubb Group in Asia Pacific. These appointments will take effect upon completion of the acquisition of Chubb, which is expected in the first quarter of 2016.

CORRECTION - An Interview With Internal Public Relations at CEN Biotech Inc.
In the news release, "An Interview With Internal Public Relations at CEN Biotech Inc.," issued Sunday, December 21, by Creative Edge Nutrition, Inc. (OTC PINK: FITX), we are advised by the company that there was an error in the contact information listed and William Swalm's name and phone number should not have been included, and the replacement phone number is 313-655-1669

UPDATE - An Interview With Internal Public Relations at CEN Biotech Inc.
Creative Edge Nutrition, Inc. (OTC PINK: FITX) is pleased to release an interview with our Internal Public Relations addressing shareholder questions.

ClearDATA Completes Strong 2014
ClearDATA today announced that 2014 was a banner year for the healthcare-exclusive provider of cloud computing, platform and information security services. Among the company's leading accomplishments, according to company executives, were key partnerships with major health IT companies, new products, awards and recognition.

TopLine Helps Students and Families Plan for College
MAPLE GROVE, MN--(Marketwired - December 30, 2014) - Freshmen at Fridley High School are in their third year of a seven-year college preparatory program that will follow them into their first year of college. GEAR UP, which stands for Gaining Early Awareness & Readiness for Undergraduate Programs, is a grant awarded by the U.S

OXLC Provides Update on CLO Portfolio Industry Exposures
Oxford Lane Capital Corp. (NASDAQ: OXLC) has today published an updated and expanded list of those industry categories in which our various CLO holdings maintain investments.

TICC Provides Update on CLO Portfolio Industry Exposures
TICC Capital Corp. (NASDAQ: TICC) has today published an updated and expanded list of those industry categories in which our various CLO holdings maintain investments. We note that outside of the exposure to Energy sector investments (as defined by Moody's) within our CLO investments, we currently have no other Energy-based investments within our portfolio.

New Year Brings New Rules, Penalties Under Affordable Care Act
Liberty Tax, Inc. (NASDAQ: TAX)

NN Group completes sale of its stake in ING-BOB Life to BNP Paribas Cardif
NN Group announced today that it has completed the sale of its 50% stake in its Chinese insurance joint venture ING-BOB Life Insurance Company to BNP Paribas Cardif.

SFL - Sale of the ultra-deepwater drillship "West Polaris"
Press release from Ship Finance International Limited, December 30, 2014 Ship Finance International Limited (NYSE:SFL) ("Ship Finance" or the "Company"), today announced that Seadrill Limited ("Seadrill") has exercised a purchase option for an ultra-deepwater drilling unit.

Cooperation procedure in If P&C Insurance Company completed
SAMPO PLC         STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE30 December 2014 at 10.15 am

New Year's Health Resolutions That You Can Keep
PLANTATION, FL--(Marketwired - December 29, 2014) - Cut the carbs, eat more veggies. Exercise more, stress less. Get organized, stick to a budget. We start every January 1 with such good intentions, but often fail to follow through -- only 8 percent of those who do make New Year's resolutions manage to keep their pledges.

SurePayroll Small Business Scorecard(R): Optimism, Profitability Soar
GLENVIEW, IL--(Marketwired - December 29, 2014) - Small business owners with 1-10 employees are more optimistic about the economy than they have been in two years, according to the December 2014 SurePayroll Small Business Scorecard® optimism survey. As many as 79 percent said they are optimistic, up from 70 percent a year ago and dramatically increased from an abysmal 55 percent in 2012.

RGA Retrocedes Block of U.S. Mortality Business to Pacific Life
Reinsurance Group of America, Incorporated today announced the completion of an agreement under which its primary U.S. operating company, RGA Reinsurance Company ("RGA"), will retrocede a block of U.S. individual life business to the retrocession operations of Pacific Life Insurance Company.

Novus Is Building Proprietary Software System to Handle Membership Growth
Novus Acquisition & Development Corp (OTC PINK: NDEV), wholly owned subsidiary Novus Medical Group, Inc., a service provider of the health and wellness savings plan, "Novus MedPlan," announces that it has retained PR Revolution ( to build a proprietary software platform to handle rapid growth.

SEACOR Holdings Announces Increased Authorization for Share or Note Repurchase
SEACOR Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CKH) announced today that its Board of Directors increased its authorization for repurchases of SEACOR's common stock for a total authorized expenditure of up to $150.0 million. During the period beginning October 1, 2014 through December 24, 2014, SEACOR purchased 921,828 shares of its common stock for an aggregate purchase price of $68.2 million

Non-Life Industry is Expected to Grow at 10-11% and Cross the Rs. 85,000 crore Mark in FY 2015
The report attempts to take an all around view of the dynamics affecting the non-life insurance industry. It captures the key perspective of the insurance sector, the outlook for FY 2015, key statistics of the industry and dwells upon the pertinent challenges faced by the under-penetrated market

Bengal Layman, Angel for UAE Exchange India Vice President Mr. Jos Babu
Christmas dawned with joyful moments for Mr. Jos Babu, UAE Exchange India’s Vice President and IT Head. Recovering lost valuables, be it small or big, doubles our happiness. Such a good deed was done by Mr. Jitendra Kumar, a Bengali laborer working with the Kochi Metro project. He found and returned a lost bag of Mr

UAE Exchange India Opens Three Branches in Bangalore at Banashankari, Whitefield and Yelahanka
The IT hub of India, Bangalore will rise high with services of UAE Exchange India, bringing forth three more branches to the list of already existing 10 branches of the city. We have opened new branches at Banashankari, Whitefield and Yelahanka.   Customers are the prime factors that holds the company with good stead and high esteem

Santa Clause from UAE Exchange India, Thirupur Spreads Road Safety Message
UAE Exchange India values life and each life is an attribute to the society. In this Christmas UAE Exchange India Thirupur branch, projects the importance of life through ‘Santa Clause Fun Marketing Programme’, which emphasized on the importance of traffic rules to ensure road safety

Anuna Education and Adecco India to Provide Job Placements for Skill Development Students
Anuna Education, a partner of National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) with a mandate to train & place over 1.1 lakh students, has signed a MoU for placement of skill development graduates with leading international placement firm Adecco India

Fortegra Financial Completes Sale of Bliss & Glennon, eReinsure
Fortegra Financial Corporation (NYSE: FRF) is pleased to announce that it has completed the sale of Bliss & Glennon, an excess and surplus lines wholesale insurance broker and managing general agency, and eReinsure, a neutral online platform used by clients to manage the placement of facultative reinsurance to AmWINS Group, Inc.

DryShips Announces Resumption of At the Market Equity Offering
DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ: DRYS) (the "Company" or "DryShips"), a global provider of marine transportation services for drybulk and petroleum cargoes and through its majority owned subsidiary, Ocean Rig UDW Inc

Quidel Receives FDA Clearance for Its Hand-Held Molecular Diagnostic Test - AmpliVue(R) Group B Strep Assay
Quidel Corporation (NASDAQ: QDEL), a provider of rapid diagnostic testing solutions, cellular-based virology assays and molecular diagnostic systems, announced today that it has received 510(k) clearance from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the sale of its AmpliVue Group B Strep Assay

Recovering Addicts Seek Angels to Build New Home in the New Year
Addiction recovery center SerenityStar has launched Angels & Addicts, a grassroots crowdfunding campaign to raise funds to build an environmentally self-sustaining ranch to expand existing services. The SerenityStar Ranch will be built to house up to 100 men and women and 5 families on 10.5 acres the charitable organization owns near Smithville, Texas.

Acura Pharmaceuticals Secures $10.0 Million of Debt Financing
Acura Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACUR) entered into a Loan and Security Agreement (the "Loan Agreement") with Oxford Finance LLC, pursuant to which Oxford agreed to make a term loan to the Company in the principal amount of $10.0 million. The loan has a fixed interest rate of 8

Methes Energies Completes a $2.1 Million Private Placement
Methes Energies International Ltd. (NASDAQ: MEIL), a renewable energy company that offers an array of products and services to biodiesel fuel producers, today announced that on December 26, 2013, it completed a $2.1 million private placement pursuant to Regulation D of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. In the offering, Methes sold 1

Reminder: BMO Harris Financial Advisors Study: Sixty-Eight Percent of Americans Surveyed Will Be Making a New Year's Resolution for 2014

Great East Energy Names International Financial Executives Umanskiy and Lanier to Advisory Board for Its Ukraine Natural Gas Production and Development Companies
Great East Energy, Inc. (OTCQB: GASE) (the "Company") which controls 420 square kilometers of producing European clean energy holdings through two local operating companies in Ukraine, is pleased to announce that it has named leading international financial executives Thomas Lanier and Igor Umanskiy to its Advisory Board. GASE is publically traded in the U.S

Only 59% Follow Through With Their New Year Resolutions
A poll of over 800 people across Singapore and Malaysia revealed that the biggest challenges to people fulfilling their New Year resolutions are lack of willpower and discipline, and lack of time due to work commitments

United Community Banks, Inc. Reports Positive Developments Regarding Capital Structure and Regulatory Matters
United Community Banks, Inc. (NASDAQ: UCBI) ("United") today reported two beneficial developments regarding its capital structure and regulatory matters: the imminent redemption of its TARP and other preferred stock and the termination of its informal regulatory memorandums of understanding.

John F. Sharkey III Elected to Pathfinder Bank Board of Directors
John F. Sharkey III has been elected to the Board of Directors of Pathfinder Bank (NASDAQ: PBHC), according to Janette Resnick, Chair of the Board.

Specialty Pharmacy Group Makes $10 Million Strategic Investment in Physician-Centered Healthcare Company
Hygea Holdings Corp. announced today it received a $2,000,0000 installment against a $10,000,000 equity investment from Tampa, Fla.-based One Stop Rx LLC. The deal calls for One Stop to purchase the common shares of Hygea for $0.2175 per share and to invest the entire balance of the $10,000,000 capital infusion in monthly installments by the end of fourth quarter 2014.

Nanny Taxes in 2014 -- Another Important Tax Concern for Parents
GLENVIEW, IL--(Marketwired - December 26, 2013) - It's holiday time and everyone is juggling a lot over this year's short season. There are sales to find, coupons to locate and presents to buy. Meals must be planned and cooked while kids need to be picked up and dropped off all over town. On top of the holiday hustle for parents are nanny tax and hiring concerns

Zynex Signs Distribution Agreement for China Market
Zynex, Inc. (OTCQB: ZYXI), a provider and developer of non-invasive medical devices for electrotherapy, stroke rehabilitation and neurological diagnosis, announced today that it signed a five-year exclusive distribution agreement with DIH Medical Technologies Co Ltd for the distribution of its NeuroMove device in China commencing December 17, 2013

Liberator Medical Reports Revenue of $69 Million for Its Fiscal Year Ended September 30, 2013
Liberator Medical Holdings, Inc. (NYSE MKT: LBMH) today announced the financial results for its fiscal year ended September 30, 2013. Financial highlights are summarized below:

University Bancorp Sets Annual Meeting Date as December 30, 2013 Noon EST
University Bancorp, Inc. (OTCQB: UNIB) today announced that its 2013 annual shareholder meeting has been scheduled for December 30, 2013, beginning at Noon EST at University Bank's headquarters at 2015 Washtenaw Avenue, Ann Arbor. Shareholders of record as of the close of business December 27, 2013 will be entitled to vote

CalAmp Reports Fiscal 2014 Third Quarter Results
CalAmp Corp. (NASDAQ: CAMP), a leading provider of wireless products, services and solutions, today reported results for its third quarter ended November 30, 2013. Highlights for the quarter include:

Intelligent Business Concepts, Inc. Salutes Veterans and the Earth; Helps Nonprofit Save 141k
Intelligent Business Concepts, Inc. (IBC) of Holbrook, NY, a leader in Data Breach Notifications Services, has recently become a proud sponsor of a portion of a solar panel system that will be installed at a Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall (VFW).

Escalating Need for Backup Power Fuels Indian Stationary Industrial Battery Market, Finds Frost & Sullivan
The widening demand-supply gap in electricity is powering the stationary industrial battery (SIB) market in India. Delay in the setting up of new power plants due to land unavailability coupled with slow environmental clearances and fuel shortage has led to a surge in SIB installations in the country. New analysis from Frost & Sullivan (http://www.powersupplies.frost

Apollo Hospitals Successfully Separates Pygopagus Conjoined Twins Ericana and Eluidi
A pair of male Pygopagus twins was successfully separated at the Apollo Speciality Hospitals in Vanagaram on December 16, 2013. Ericana and Eluidi are both declared stable. Second significant milestone for Apollo Hospitals in its 30th year: World No. 1 in Solid Organ transplants. And now, 1st in India and South East Asia to successfully separate male Pygopagus twins

Notification Industry Leader Send Word Now Highly Commended for BCI Middle East Awards
Send Word Now, the leading provider of on-demand alerting, response, and incident management services, announced today that the company was highly commended at the BCI Middle East Awards in the category of Business Continuity Provider of the Year 2012. The company had been short-listed under the categories of Business Continuity Innovation of the Year and Business Continuity Provider of the Year

Fortegra Financial Acquires ProtectCELL -- a Growing Provider of Wireless Device Protection Plans
Fortegra Financial Corporation (NYSE: FRF) announced today the Company purchased a majority stake in Digital Leash, LLC, d/b/a ProtectCELL. ProtectCELL provides membership plans that afford protection for mobile wireless devices and a cadre of other benefits including data management and identity theft protection

Fortegra Financial Acquires 4Warranty Corporation -- A Leading Warranty and Extended Service Contract Administrator
Fortegra Financial Corporation (NYSE: FRF) today announced effective December 31, 2012, the Company closed on the acquisition of 4Warranty Corporation. 4Warranty is a leading warranty and extended service contract administrator with extensive expertise in furniture, electronics, appliance, lawn and garden, and fitness equipment Continues Coverage on Premier Holding, Corp. (PRHL.OB)
Randall Letcavage, CEO of Premier Holding, Corp. (OTCBB: PRHL), was pleased to announce today continued coverage by ( and its SqueezeTrigger analytics.

PRHL Announces Successful Pilot Tests
Premier Holding Corporation's (OTCBB: PRHL) subsidiary, Energy Efficiency Experts, Inc., (E3) and Muni-Fed Energy announce that two separate pilot installations of the Active ES energy efficiency technology for high-masted lighting at two different facilities at the port of Long Beach, Calif., both posted excellent results.

Las Vegas Injury Attorneys at Bernstein & Poisson Settle Nevada Personal Injury Lawsuit for Client
The Las Vegas injury lawyers at Bernstein & Poisson represent clients who have been injured because of the negligent actions of others, and they handle several different types of litigation matters that include those that arise from negligently maintained properties. The firm hereby announces that it has successfully negotiated a settlement with regards to a Nevada personal injury lawsuit

2013 Could Be "The Year of The Point of Care Test": Kalorama
A number of developments bode well for tests that are performed in the healthcare settings, according to Kalorama information. The healthcare market research publisher said that the nearly $17 billion point of care test (POCT) market will see faster revenue growth in 2013 than tests sent to central labs for processing

PropThink: RPTP To Rise On Proven Strategy & Upcoming FDA Decision
By Ivan Deryugin

GoHealth: Affordable Care Act Changes in 2013
GoHealthInsurance, the leading online exchange for individuals and families to compare health insurance quotes, wants consumers to know how the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will affect health care in 2013. Americans will see important changes occur in health care programs and the way they can deduct medical expenses.

Local Interest: Storick Qualifies for Prestigious "Top of the Table"
Outstanding client service, ethics and professionalism have elevated Scott R. Storick of John Hancock Financial Network, The Partners Network in Boca Raton, Florida to qualify for the exclusive "Top of the Table" of the Million Dollar Round Table -- The Premier Association of Financial Professionals®. Storick is a 22-year MDRT member and a 14-time Top of the Table qualifier.

JC Data Solutions Company Update
JC Data Solutions (PINKSHEETS: JCDS), is a provider of innovative and cost-effective solutions for digital data processing and management focusing on the Oil & Gas, Legal and Healthcare industries.

Play It Safe in 2013 With Auto Accident App
Platinum Peak's Auto Accident App has proven itself to be a reliable, honest chronicler of car wrecks. The cutting edge developers of this application have come up with a series of updates for both iPhone and Android that make the system perform at an even higher level.

Premier Holding Corp. Shareholder Letter
In an open shareholder letter dated today, newly appointed Premier Holding Corp. (OTCBB: PRHL) (the "Company") chief executive officer Randall Letcavage explained a series of transactions, press releases and 8Ks dating back to Oct

Illinois Small Businesses Secure a Health Insurance Cooperative
After fighting for nearly two years to receive approval and funding for a health insurance cooperative in the State of Illinois, the Small Business Advocacy Council (SBAC) is excited to learn Illinois received funding for its first health insurance cooperative.

Leading Energy Company to Pilot Mattersight's Predictive Behavioral Routing to Reduce Outsourcer Costs
Mattersight Corporation (NASDAQ: MATR) today announced the signing of a pilot contract for its Predictive Behavioral Routing solution

Allen Levine Named Business Litigation Practice Group Leader at Becker & Poliakoff
Becker & Poliakoff, a multi-practice business law firm with more than 155 attorneys, lobbyists and other professionals in 18 domestic and international offices, has appointed Allen M. Levine, a shareholder in the firm's Ft. Lauderdale office, to chair the Business Litigation Practice Group

Ring in a More Prosperous New Year With Five Financial Resolutions
Turning over a new leaf is easier said than done, and trying to do too much at one time can be a set up for failure. However, with proper planning and execution, important small changes can eventually add up to big results.

National Consumer Research Institute Predicts Top Five Health Trends for 2013
The growth of food waste consciousness, mini-meals, gluten-free products and mainstream veganism top the health trends expected to make headlines in 2013, according to a second annual forecast by a leading national research group studying health-related attitudes and behavior in America.

Brickwork Finance Academy Announces Essay Competition on “Finance for Life”
Brickwork Finance Academy announces an essay competition for graduate, post graduate students and young professionals. The topic of essay is “Finance for Life - How to retain value of money?” Most individuals are now going for nuclear families and old couples have to look after themselves with minimum help from their children

CA Technologies India Names Pratip Banerji as Director of Sales, BFSI Business
CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA) India today announced the appointment of industry veteran Pratip Banerji as Director of Sales to head its BFSI (Banking & Financial Services Industry) business in India. Pratip brings with him 23 years of experience in the IT, Telecom and System Integration domains, covering the domestic market and the European region

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