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Dow Jones Indexes
El Paso Firemen and Policemen's Pension Fund Adds Dow Jones Wilshire 5000 Index to Its Domestic Equity Benchmark Roster
NEW YORK, March 20, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Dow Jones Indexes, a leading global index provider, and Wilshire Associates, a global leader in investment technology, investment consulting and investment management, announced today that the Texas-based El Paso Firemen & Policemen's Pension Fund has adopted the Dow Jones Wilshire 5000 Index(sm) as a supplemental benchmark for its domestic equity investment portfolio. The Fund also is relying on proprietary Dow Jones Wilshire Index Data to monitor the investment strategies being executed by its portfolio managers. The announcement comes after a successful trial period.
Searching for Financial Independence But Instead Found Much More -- New Book Reveals Author's Struggle, Success, and Motivating Insights
PEMBROKE, Bermuda, March 20, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Finding the turning point and the purpose of existence is never easy. Some people end up reaching short of their dreams while very few managed to strike gold thanks to luck. But one woman, who already had a burning desire inside, found herself on the right direction both materially and spiritually. That woman is Kandi A. White and readers can learn a lot about her real-life success and personal insights in her super inspirational book titled Hours of Pure Gold: My weekend with the Masters of Motivation: A story of Inspiration, Motivation, and Gratitude.
John H. Harland Company
Harland Financial Solutions Signs Five New Core System Clients
ATLANTA, March 20, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Sustaining the momentum it achieved in core sales in 2006, Harland Financial Solutions announced it has signed five new contracts for its Phoenix System core processing solution in the first quarter of 2007. These new signings come on the heels of the company's most successful year-to-date for core sales. Harland Financial Solutions, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of John H. Harland Company (NYSE:JH).
Absoft Releases the First Commercial 64-bit Fortran for MacOS/Intel -- Includes a Full 32/64-bit Development Tool Suite
ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich., March 20, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Absoft Corporation, a leading developer of compilers, debuggers and software development tools for high performance computing today announced the immediate availability of Absoft Pro Fortran v10 for Mac OS/Intel. Absoft Pro Fortran v10 for Mac OS/Intel is the first Fortran suite to include both 32-bit and 64-bit compilers plus a complete development environment designed for Fortran programmers. Pro Fortran is fully compatible with both Tiger and Leopard operating systems, Apple tools and the gnu tool chain. Prices start at $299 and special introductory pricing is available for existing Absoft customers.
NGP Capital Resources Company
NGP Capital Resources Company Announces Declaration of Dividend
HOUSTON, March 20, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- NGP Capital Resources Company (Nasdaq:NGPC) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend to stockholders in the amount of $0.265 per common share. The dividend will be paid on April 13, 2007 to shareholders of record on March 30, 2007. The ex-dividend date is March 28, 2007. We anticipate that the dividend will be paid from ordinary income for tax purposes. The actual tax characteristics of all dividends will be reported to each shareholder on Form 1099 after the end of the year.