Archive for February 17th, 2014

Ice dancers score an Olympic first for American

February 17, 2014
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SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Meryl Davis and Charlie White won the ice dance gold medal Monday, the first Olympic title in the event for the United States.
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‘Star Wars’ at sea: Navy set to deploy laser

February 17, 2014
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BATH, Maine (AP) — Some of the Navy’s futuristic weapons sound like something out of “Star Wars,” with lasers designed to shoot down aerial drones and electric guns that fire projectiles at hypersonic speeds.
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Midwest Stocks with Durable Competitive Advantages: A Wall Street Transcript Interview with Andrew R. Adams, CFA, CIC, Vice President of Mairs and Power, Inc., and Portfolio Manager of the Mairs and Power Small Cap Fund

February 17, 2014
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67 WALL STREET, New York – February 17, 2014 – The Wall Street Transcript has just published its current Investing Strategies Report. This special feature contains expert industry commentary through in-depth interviews with highly experienced Money Managers. The full issue is available by calling (212) 952-7433 or via The Wall Street Transcript Online.
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A Wall Street Transcript Interview with Andrew R. Adams, CFA, CIC, Vice President of Mairs and Power, Inc., and Portfolio Manager of the Mairs and Power Small Cap Fund: Seeking Durable Competitive Advantages in Small-Cap Stocks

February 17, 2014
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67 WALL STREET, New York – February 17, 2014 – The Wall Street Transcript has just published its current Investing Strategies Report. This special feature contains expert industry commentary through in-depth interviews with highly experienced Money Managers. The full issue is available by calling (212) 952-7433 or via The Wall Street Transcript Online.
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Pope opens critical week for reform, family issues

February 17, 2014
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VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is opening the most critical week of his year-old papacy: Two commissions of inquiry on Vatican finance will report their recommendations for reform and preparations get underway for a summit on family issues that will deal with the widespread rejection by Catholics of church teaching on contraception, divorce...
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Kerry accuses Assad of stonewalling in peace talks

February 17, 2014
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JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday accused Syrian President Bashar Assad of stonewalling in peace talks and called on Russia to push its ally to negotiate with opposition leaders.
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Dividend hunters toast earnings season surprises

February 17, 2014
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By Atul Prakash LONDON (Reuters) – Halfway through Europe’s company earnings season, investors who made record bets in search of dividends have cause for celebration, though they should prepare for disappointment from some traditionally high-paying sectors.
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Group led by Greenberg’s Starr to buy MultiPlan for $4.4 billion: WSJ

February 17, 2014
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(Reuters) – A group led by former AIG boss Maurice “Hank” Greenberg’s Starr Investment Holdings is close to buying health insurance claims processor MultiPlan Inc for about $4.4 billion, the Wall Street Journal said.
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Purchasing Staffing Insurance

February 17, 2014
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Purchasing Staffing Insurance

We’ve broken down common risks that the staffing industry might face and provided a staffing insurance solution to reduce that risk in this staffing insurance infographic.
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Missing Nepal passenger plane found, no survivors

February 17, 2014
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Kathmandu (AFP) – Nepalese police on Monday discovered the wreckage of a plane carrying 18 people that had gone missing one day earlier in the country’s mountainous west, but no survivors have been found, an official said.
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