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Monday, October 15, 2012

  • Posted at 12:45 PM
    Nortek, Inc. (Nasdaq: NTK) ("Nortek") announced today that it has priced a private offering of $235.0 million in aggregate principal amount of its 8.5% Senior Notes due 2021 (the "New Notes") at an issue price of 107.125% of principal amount, plus accrued interest, if any, from October 15, 2012. The New Notes were offered as additional notes under an indenture pursuant to which Nortek previously issued $500.0 million in aggregate principal amount of its 8.5% Senior Notes due 2021. The ... read more
  • Posted at 12:43 PM
    Medical Marijuana Inc. (OTC: MJNA), a leading hemp industry innovator, is pleased to announce that Red Dice Holdings Managing Director, Tripp Keber, along with Science Director, Tamar Wise, appeared on iCannabisRadio October 11 hosted by Jason Warf, aka "stickman." The team discussed key updates on the highly successful launch of their award-winning Dixie X Hemp CBD Wellness Product line. Highlights from the interview, archived below, include the following information provided by Mr. Keber: -- Since launching Dixie ... read more
  • Posted at 12:41 PM
    Today, Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), introduced the Wi-Go Module, a wireless accessory module for the Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. Freedom development platform. Created by Avnet engineers, this development board transforms the Freescale Freedom ... read more
  • Posted at 12:41 PM
    Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (NYSE:TDY) will hold a conference call to discuss its third quarter 2012 results on Thursday, October 25, 2012, at 8:00 a.m. Pacific. A press release with the third quarter financial results will be issued before the opening of the New York Stock Exchange ... read more
  • Posted at 12:40 PM
    Vantiv, Inc. (NYSE: VNTV) today announced that it will host a conference call to discuss third quarter 2012 financial results on Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 8:00 am ET. Hosting the call will be CEO Charles Drucker and CFO Mark Heimbouch. A press release with third quarter 2012 financial results will be issued at approximately 7:00 am ET that same day. (Logo: The conference call can be accessed live over the phone by dialing (877) 941-1427, or ... read more
  • Posted at 12:39 PM
    Ageology's CEO Dr. Paul Savage, a bioidentical hormone therapy expert who regularly uses compounding pharmacies, comments on the recent outbreak of fungal meningitis related to compounding pharmacies. Tragedy has struck due to a contaminated injectible medication produced by a compounding pharmacy (New England Compounding Center in Massachusetts (NECC). (Photo: ) The Center for Disease Control (CDC) announced an outbreak of fungal meningitis due to contaminated injections of corticosteroids for patients with back and joint pain. The current CDC count of ... read more
  • Posted at 12:39 PM
    To outline steps to monitor the state's wild deer populations for the presence of chronic wasting disease (CWD), officials from the Pennsylvania Game Commission and state Department of Agriculture will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 17, beginning at 7 p.m., in the Bermudian Springs High School auditorium, 7335 Carlisle Pike, York Springs, Adams County. Staff from the two agencies will provide background information on CWD, offer an update about deer farming operations and discuss the potential management ... read more
  • Posted at 12:37 PM
    WebMD Health Corp. (NASDAQ: WBMD), the leading source of health information, today announced that John Kritzmacher has joined WebMD as Senior Vice President Business Operations, Organizational Planning and Structure. He will report to Cavan M. Redmond, Chief Executive Officer. As leader of Business Operations, Organizational Planning and Structure, John will be integral to our ongoing strategic review and business planning process. Human Resources, Corporate Communications and Strategy will report to John in this newly created role. "John's proven operational ... read more
  • Posted at 12:30 PM
    In the latest Chia Poll results, issued 10/15/12, reflecting the sales of Chia Obama vs. Chia Romney (from 9/17/12-10/13/12), the sales percentages have remained virtually unchanged since the results issued one week ago on 10/8/12: As of 10/15/12, the percentages are: Chia Obama sales: 62.9% vs. Chia Romney Sales: 36.4%As of 10/8/12, the results were: Chia Obama sales: 63% vs. Chia Romney Sales: 36.5%As of 10/1/12, the results were: Chia Obama Sales: 69.6% vs. Chia Romney sales: 29.5% While the percentage of ... read more
  • Posted at 12:30 PM
    Aoxing Pharmaceutical Company, Inc. (NYSE MKT: AXN) ("Aoxing Pharma"), a specialty pharmaceutical company focusing on research, development, manufacturing, and distribution of narcotic, pain-management, and addiction treatment pharmaceuticals, today announced its financial and operational results for its 2012 fiscal year, which ended on June 30, 2012. Complete financial results can be found in the Annual Report on Form 10-K filed by Aoxing Pharma on October 15, 2012. Financial Results: Sales for the year ended June 30, 2012 were $8,134,077, representing ... read more
  • Posted at 12:30 PM
    Microchip Technology Incorporated (NASDAQ: MCHP), a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, announced today that it expects its net sales for its second quarter of fiscal 2013 ending September 30, 2012 to be about $407 to $408 million on a non-GAAP basis. On ... read more
  • Posted at 12:28 PM
    Engility Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: EGL) today announced that it has been selected as a prime contractor for a multi-million dollar contract to support the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center (SPAWARSYSCEN) Atlantic, Charleston, S.C. Engility will provide Communications, Command ... read more
  • Posted at 12:26 PM
    Astronics Corporation (NASDAQ: ATRO), a leading provider of advanced technologies for the global aerospace and defense industries, announced a 15% stock distribution of Class B Stock to holders of both Common and Class B Stock. Stockholders will receive three shares of Class B Stock for every ... read more
  • Posted at 12:23 PM
    BackOffice Associates, LLC, a worldwide leader in data migration and data governance solutions, with a concentration on enhancing ERP data quality, today announced that it will be participating as a gold-level exhibitor at SAP® ... read more
  • Posted at 12:23 PM
    ModusLink Global Solutions™ Inc. (NASDAQ: MLNK) today announced that the filing of its Annual Report on Form 10-K for its fiscal year 2012 ended July 31, 2012 will be delayed as the Company continues to work to complete its previously announced process to restate financial results ... read more
  • Posted at 12:21 PM
    enVista, a leading IT and supply chain consulting services firm and Microsoft Dynamics AX Gold Certified Partner, announced today that it is presenting 12 training sessions over the course of Microsoft AXUG Summit this week in Seattle, Washington, October 16-19. As the only Microsoft partner with ... read more
  • Posted at 12:18 PM
    Birch Communications, a leading IP-based telecom and managed services provider to small- and medium-sized businesses, announced today that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of the assets of DayStar Communications ("DayStar"). DayStar was a facilities-based telecommunications service provider that served customers throughout several major markets in southwest Florida and other areas of the southeastern United States. This transaction marks the 16(th) acquisition Birch has completed since 2006. (Logo: "Today is yet another significant step forward as we ... read more
  • Posted at 12:15 PM
    ON Semiconductor Corporation (Nasdaq: ONNN), a premier supplier of high performance silicon solutions for energy efficient electronics, plans to announce its financial results for the third quarter ending September 28, 2012, after the market closes on Thursday, November 1, 2012. ... read more
  • Posted at 12:15 PM
    Enzo Biochem Inc. (NYSE: ENZ) today reported results for the fourth quarter and year ended July 31, 2012, and announced a Company-wide realignment program to improve profitability and reduce operating expenses. This program will begin to favorably impact financial results in the current quarter. Highlights of ... read more
  • Lilly Declares Fourth-Quarter 2012 Dividend --- INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 15, 2012
    Posted at 12:15 PM
    The board of directors of Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today declared a dividend for the fourth quarter of 2012 of $0.49 a share on outstanding common stock. The dividend is payable December 10, 2012 to shareholders of record at the close of business on November 15, 2012. Lilly, a leading innovation-driven corporation, is developing a growing portfolio of pharmaceutical products by applying the latest research from its own worldwide laboratories and from collaborations with eminent scientific organizations. Headquartered in ... read more