Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust Told to Tie Dividend Policy to Actual Cash Flows, Not Projections

Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust Told to Tie Dividend Policy to Actual Cash Flows, Not Projections

Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust (WHLR) shares traded steady even as SLKW Investments issued a statement cautioning the management and recommended a dividend policy that is tied to actual cash flow as opposed to projections. SLKW warned against hurrying acquisitions or due diligence to mitigate short-term diminution of AFFO [adjusted funds from operations] from additional preferred dividends. It noted that additional preferred B dividends and new preferred D dividends will […]

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CannaInsider.com Estimates 200,000 New Jobs in the Cannabis Industry by 2015

CannaInsider.com Estimates 200,000 New Jobs in the Cannabis Industry by 2015

Colorado and Washington State are not the only states that have legalized adult use of cannabis. Oregon, Alaska, and Washington, D.C. ended prohibition during the November 2014 elections. The benefits of legalizing cannabis are manifold. There are the most frequently noted and obvious benefits like the increased tax revenue for state and local governments, in addition to reduced stress on the criminal justice system. However the biggest advantage of legalizing […]

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Psychiatric Times Reports From the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry Annual Meeting

Psychiatric Times Reports From the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry Annual Meeting

UBM Medica US announces that Psychiatric Times, a leading online community for mental health professionals, reports on the field of addiction psychiatry from the 25th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) in Aventura, Florida. Some highlights from the conference include: Diagnosing and Treating Substance Use Disorders in General Psychiatry: How does the diagnosis and treatment of substance use disorders fit into the general practice of psychiatry? […]

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Cannabis Kinetics Corp. to Launch Re-Branded Monarch America Social Media Strategy

Cannabis Kinetics Corp. to Launch Re-Branded Monarch America Social Media Strategy

Cannabis Kinetics Corp. (“Cannabis Kinetics” or the “Company”) (pending name change to Monarch America Inc.) is pleased to announce the Company’s plan to launch its re-branded social media presence and strategy. “Re-branding our established social media presence as Monarch America and implementing an effective pro-active social media strategy will be an important factor to our success going-forward as we communicate our new expanded multifaceted business model, particularly outside the marijuana […]

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Canada ranked as No. 1 country to visit

Canada ranked as No. 1 country to visit

The international love affair with Canada shows no signs of cooling off. According to a new study from the Reputation Institute, Canada is the top country in the world to visit, live in, study and attend or organize events. A beautiful and enjoyable country, friendly and welcoming people, contributions to global culture and safe environment were key drivers in the rankings. The 2014 Country RepTrak™ report ranked Canada as the […]

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Are You Too Social For Your Smartphone?

Are You Too Social For Your Smartphone?

Aside from the usual suspects like games and social media, streaming and even pre-installed apps are the most likely to chew your smartphone or tablet battery and storage, according to the latest AVG Android™ App Trend Tracker Report from AVG Technologies N.V. (NYSE: AVG), the online security company™ for 182 million active users. The Q3 report, based on AVG’s analysis of anonymous data from over one million AVG Android app […]

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CarCharging Partners with the City of Plano

CarCharging Partners with the City of Plano

Car Charging Group, Inc. (OTCQB: CCGI) (“CarCharging” or the “Company”), the largest owner, operator and provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging services, announced today that it has executed an agreement with the City of Plano, Texas for the operation and maintenance of 19 Blink EV charging stations across 7 locations. The Blink EV charging locations include Russell Creek Park, Maribelle Davis Library, Carpenter Park Recreation Center, and Oak Point Recreation […]

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Genpact Formalizes Research Institute for Intelligent Operations

Genpact Formalizes Research Institute for Intelligent Operations

Genpact Limited (NYSE: G), a global leader in designing, transforming, and running intelligent business operations, announces the formalization of the Genpact Research Institute for Intelligent Operations. The Institute is a specialized think tank harnessing the “crowd-sourced” insights of Genpact – as one of the largest enterprise operations providers in the world – together with its ecosystem of clients, partners, and thousands of process operations experts. The Institute has already been […]

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Gary Skidmore, Former President and COO of Harte Hanks, Joins DataMentors as Strategic Advisor

Gary Skidmore, Former President and COO of Harte Hanks, Joins DataMentors as Strategic Advisor

DataMentors, LLC, a full-service data quality, data management and business intelligence provider, today announced that Gary Skidmore, former President and COO of Harte Hanks, has been retained by DataMentors as a Strategic Advisor. DataMentors recently launched its Data-as-a-Service (DaaS) offering, a solution enabling businesses to drive immediate ROI with affordable and real-time data. As Strategic Advisor, Gary will advise DataMentors’ leadership on strategies for growth and value creation to help […]

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ConvergEx Prime Services Introduces New Solution for Managing Liquid Alternatives

ConvergEx Prime Services Introduces New Solution for Managing Liquid Alternatives

ConvergEx Group, a leading provider of global brokerage and trading-related services, today announced a new service to help hedge funds and mutual fund companies manage liquid alternatives. Liquid alternatives are investment products that feature an alternative strategy that has been packaged into a mutual fund, ETF or other exchange-traded product. Developed in cooperation with Portfolioshop Inc., a software development and data management firm based in New York, this new service […]

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Ritchie Bros. Announces Management Changes and Reorganization

Ritchie Bros. Announces Management Changes and Reorganization

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Incorporated (NYSE & TSX: RBA, the “Company” or “Ritchie Bros.”) today announces several changes to its reporting structure and senior management team. Having completed an extensive review of Company operations and historical performance, Ravi Saligram, Chief Executive Officer, is now in the process of developing a strategic roadmap for the Company, which will be disclosed on January 12, 2015, at an Investor and Analyst Day in New […]

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FreeATM Unveils First 25 Locations Across New York City

FreeATM Unveils First 25 Locations Across New York City

FreeATM, an advertising-driven surcharge-free ATM network, unveiled today its first phase of FreeATMs across New York City. With a focus on merging marketing with consumer commerce, FreeATM’s footprint in phase one will cover twenty-five (25) locations in three boroughs including Manhattan, Brooklyn & Queens. “New York thrives on two things: coffee & cash. Both are the lifeblood of this city. However, in communities where consumers don’t have access to their […]

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Global Ballistic Protection (Personal Protective Equipment, Vehicle Armor) Market – Forecasts & Analysis to 2014 – 2020

Global Ballistic Protection (Personal Protective Equipment, Vehicle Armor) Market – Forecasts & Analysis to 2014 – 2020

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Ballistic Protection Market by Type, sub-type , & by Application – Global Forecasts & Analysis to 2014 – 2020” report to their offering. The global ballistic protection market was valued at $7.90 billion in 2013 and is expected to reach $11.03 billion by the end of 2020, to grow at a CAGR of 5.11%. This report segments the ballistic protection market on […]

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Polk Audio and Definitive Technology Launch First National Integrated Campaigns

Polk Audio and Definitive Technology Launch First National Integrated Campaigns

Polk Audio and Definitive Technology have launched their first national brand campaigns designed to highlight the powerful sound and immersive music listening experiences created by their new wireless music systems. Admired by audiophiles and music lovers alike, and renowned by the audio industry for pioneering decades of innovation and high-performance sound, Polk and Definitive Technology have developed multichannel advertising campaigns to celebrate both brands’ legacy of design and engineering expertise […]

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Compass Datacenters Expands CompassCare™ Program With Unique Training Resource For Customers

Compass Datacenters Expands CompassCare™ Program With Unique Training Resource For Customers

Compass Datacenters has implemented a unique new training program for customers that helps ensure that when they get the keys to their new data center facility, the handover and startup processes are seamless and successful. In collaboration with Schneider Electric and Lee Technologies, Compass has created a series of 16 video-based training seminars that are designed to prepare customers and each member of their data center team to successfully assume […]

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ATK Awarded $65 Million in Domestic and International Defense Contracts for Medium- and Large-Caliber Ammunition Production

ATK Awarded $65 Million in Domestic and International Defense Contracts for Medium- and Large-Caliber Ammunition Production

ATK (NYSE: ATK), a world-leading producer of ammunition, precision weapons and rocket motors, announced today that it has received $65 million in contracts for medium- and large-caliber ammunition. These awards provide training and tactical ammunition for air, land and sea platforms, and advanced capabilities for existing ground platforms, providing combat overmatch against current and future threats. The contracts awarded include both domestic and international orders for 25mm, 30mm and 120mm […]

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World’s Only Pro 4 Off-Road Truck Race On Snow Returns To Sunday River Ski Resort In 2015

World’s Only Pro 4 Off-Road Truck Race On Snow Returns To Sunday River Ski Resort In 2015

The snowy mountains of Maine will once again echo with the throaty roar of 900-horsepower off-road Pro 4 trucks as Red Bull Frozen Rush returns to the slopes for the second year in a row on January 8-9, 2015. The raw power and impressive speed of these machines will be put to the test by some of Mother Nature’s harshest winter conditions, as the trucks race head-to-head over jumps, around […]

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TrueCar Certified Dealer Network Tops 1.5 Million Total Auto Sales, Over 500,000 Since November 2013

TrueCar Certified Dealer Network Tops 1.5 Million Total Auto Sales, Over 500,000 Since November 2013

TrueCar, Inc., (NASDAQ: TRUE), the negotiation-free car buying and selling platform, announced that its Certified Dealers have sold more than 1.5 million vehicles to TrueCar users. More than 500,000 sales occurred in the last 12 months alone. “The speed at which we’re growing validates our corporate blueprint to provide price confidence by allowing users to identify a fair price on a car and helping dealers build their brands by reducing […]

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WidePoint and SPYRUS Launch Certified Windows To Go Live Drives with Integrated Trusted Identity

WidePoint and SPYRUS Launch Certified Windows To Go Live Drives with Integrated Trusted Identity

WidePoint Corporation (NYSE Mkt: WYY), a leading provider of Managed Mobility  Services (MMS) specializing in Cybersecurity and Telecommunications Lifecycle Management (TLM) solutions, announced today its collaboration with SPYRUS, Inc., to deliver the industry’s first Trusted Mobile device that guarantees device identity, personal identity and secure network access from any global location. The comprehensive solution pairs WidePoint digital certificates and SPYRUS WorkSafe and WorkSafe Pro live drives to bring “one drive” […]

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IFAI Announces Partnership With The Makers Coalition

IFAI Announces Partnership With The Makers Coalition

The Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) today announced an agreement with The Makers Coalition (TMC) to partner on a nationwide workforce development initiative. TMC was started in Minnesota by a group of manufacturers to provide sewing machine operator training and fill unmet needs in the local manufacturing community. A curriculum was developed and offered at Dunwoody College of Technology, a Minneapolis-based technical school. “There is an on-shoring trend in the […]

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