BlackRock Advisors, LLC today announced regular and special
distributions for the following BlackRock equity closed-end funds (the
“Funds”): BlackRock Real Asset Equity Trust (NYSE:BCF), BlackRock
Resources and Commodities Strategy Trust (NYSE:BCX), BlackRock Enhanced
Equity Dividend Trust (NYSE:BDJ), BlackRock Energy and Resources Trust
(NYSE:BGR), BlackRock International Growth and Income Trust (NYSE:BGY),
BlackRock Health Sciences Trust (NYSE:BME), BlackRock Global
Opportunities Equity Trust (NYSE:BOE), BlackRock EcoSolutions Investment
Trust (NYSE:BQR), BlackRock Dividend Income Trust (NYSE MKT:BQY),
BlackRock Utility and Infrastructure Trust (NYSE:BUI), and BlackRock
Enhanced Capital and Income Fund, Inc. (NYSE:CII). BME announced a
Synchrony Financial (NYSE: SYF ),
a premier consumer financial services company with 80 years of retail
heritage, has signed a multi-year agreement with REEDS Jewelers, Inc. to
provide a private label credit card program for consumer purchases
through REEDS 59 retail stores in 13 states and at REEDS.com.
The new REEDS Jewelers Card launches March 1, 2015, providing a
dedicated line of credit and special financing options for the purchase
of diamonds, bridal jewelry, Swiss timepieces, customized family
jewelry, and much more.
By Rogerio Jelmayer
SÃO PAULO--The alleged corruption scheme said to involve kickbacks from contracts at Brazil's state-controlled energy giant Petroleo Brasileiro SA, or Petrobras, may have totaled as much as 4 billion Brazilian reais ($1.6 billion), according to the head of the country's budget watchdog.
-- Atlas Resource Partners, L.P. (ARP) to acquire 12 Mmboe of oil-rich reserves in the Eagle Ford Shale for $225 million -- The oil production is expected to significantly increase distributable cash flow and further improve distribution coverage and leverage ratios
-- Undeveloped drilling locations to be acquired in the Eagle Ford are expected to provide valuable inventory for the Company's investment partnership business --
State Street Corporation (NYSE:STT) today declared a quarterly cash
dividend on each of its outstanding series of non-cumulative perpetual
preferred stock, as follows:
State Street Corporation (NYSE: STT) is one of the world's leading
providers of financial services to institutional investors including
investment servicing, investment management and investment research and
Nuveen Investments, a leading global provider of investment services to
institutions as well as individual investors, today announced that
shareholders of the Nuveen Global Income Opportunities Fund (NYSE: JGG )
and Nuveen Diversified Currency Opportunities Fund (NYSE: JGT )
have approved a proposal to both combine and restructure the funds.
Aetna (NYSE: AET) is expanding its presence in the Federal Employees
Health Benefit Program (FEHBP) with two new options: a new Aetna Direct
plan designed for federal retirees; and a new joint venture between
Aetna and Inova Health Systems called Innovation Health.
General Growth Properties, Inc. (NYSE: GGP) today unveiled Adventure to
Santa, a DreamWorks DreamPlace first-of-its-kind holiday experience that
starts with Shrek, ends with Santa and seamlessly blends storytelling
with cutting-edge technology.
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