The Phoenix Companies, Inc. (NYSE:PNX) today announced it has entered
into an agreement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
(“SEC”) to amend a March 21, 2014 administrative order regarding delayed
and certain future SEC filings for both the company and its subsidiary,
PHL Variable Insurance Company (“PHL Variable”). The amended
administrative order, which was approved by the SEC today, provides that
the SEC has settled administrative proceedings against the company and
PHL Variable instituted pursuant to Section 21C of the Securities
Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”).
On June 3, 2014, Phoenix announced a revised timetable for its delayed
SEC filings that reflected a departure from the schedule that was part
of the March 21, 2014 administrative order because it needed additional
time to meet its financial reporting obligations based on its
The National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC) and The Walt Disney
Company (NYSE: DIS) today announced a comprehensive multi-year
distribution agreement to deliver Disney’s robust lineup of top quality
sports, news and entertainment content to participating NCTC members’
customers across TVs, computers, smartphones, tablets, gaming consoles
and connected devices.
Voya Prime Rate Trust (NYSE: PPR) (formerly known as ING Prime Rate
Trust), a diversified closed-end management investment company listed on
the New York Stock Exchange, declared 2.80 cents per share monthly
dividend on July 31, 2014 for the 31 days of July, payable on August 22,
2014 to shareholders of record on August 11, 2014.
By Rex Crum, MarketWatch
Analysts temper thoughts on outlook for company in transition
-Rex Crum; 415-439-6400; AskNewswires@dowjones.com
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Groupon Inc. is on tap to deliver its second-quarter earnings reportt after the close of trading Tuesday, with the online daily deal and e-commerce company expected to meet analysts' estimates, but possibly dampen expectations for the third quarter.
By Anora Mahmudova and Carla Mozee, MarketWatch
U.S. adds 209,000 jobs in July; unemployment rate at 6.2%
-Anora Mahmudova; 415-439-6400; AskNewswires@dowjones.com
NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The U.S. stock market fell sharply on Friday, putting it on track to finish the week with the biggest loss in more than three months.
Summit Hotel Properties (NYSE: INN) (“the Company”) announced today that
its Board of Directors has authorized, and the Company declared, a cash
dividend for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014 of $0.1175 per share
of common stock of the Company and per common unit of limited
partnership interest in Summit Hotel OP, LP, the Company’s operating
On Thursday July 31, 2014, Medinah Minerals, Inc., (Pink Sheets: MDMN)
announced that its 100% owned Chilean subsidiary, Medinah Mining Chile,
and AURYN Mining Chile, SPA have completed documentation of all matters
as delineated in our June 27, 2014 publication.
By Quentin Fottrell, MarketWatch
Dating website eHarmony is launching a service for bosses and employees
-Quentin Fottrell; 415-439-6400; AskNewswires@dowjones.com
Watch out, LinkedIn (LNKD) . There's a new jobs matchmaker in town.
Time Inc. today announced it has completed the sale of its Mexican
subsidiary, Grupo Expansión (GEx), to the Latin American private equity
firm, Southern Cross Group, following receipt of regulatory clearance
from the Mexican Federal Economic Competition Commission.
LONDON , August 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Dutch Shell plc announces (NYSE: RDS.A) (NYSE: RDS.B) that on 1 August, 2014 it purchased for cancellation 144,593 "A" Shares at a price of 2398.83 pence per share.
By Jeff Reeves, MarketWatch
Insight: An old bull still has a few new tricks
-Jeff Reeves; 415-439-6400; AskNewswires@dowjones.com
Economic data lately reinforces the bulls' view that this market will keep pushing higher.
LONDON , August 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Dutch Shell plc (the "Company") (NYSE:RDS.A) (NYSE: RDS.B) received notice today from Mrs Patricia Woertz , a Non-executive Director of the Company, that on August 1, 2014 she purchased 3,000 Royal Dutch Shell plc B ADSs at a price of $85.82866 per ADS.
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