The CBD Market Has Grown By 557% in the Last 3 Years

March 14, 2019

The number of CBD oil users has grown rapidly both in the US and worldwide over the past few years, making it a growing business sector for companies in the United States, and easily accessible for users. Both the usage and sales of CBD are expected to have an even higher increase in the next couple of years with the recent passing of the by President Trump towards the end of 2018.  This Farm Bill contains a clause that legalizes hemp, the strain of the cannabis plant that does not contain enough THC to have psychoactive effects on someone who takes in its extracts. CBD is made from this strain of cannabis therefore, is . The production and sales of CBD had been quietly flying under the radar in 2014 and before, with a very small market size. It is only recently that its use has spread out to more people, and indeed the mainstream public, shocking many in the process with the increasing CBD oil market size and growing sales.  The Growing...

Estate of Fashion Executive Margot Rogoff & Others Auction

March 12, 2019

Previews at Showplace Antiques + Design Center March 4th through March 17th Auctions at Showplace is excited to present items from the Estate of fashion executive Margot Rogoff (American, 1935-2018) a former spokeswoman and director of public relations for Bloomingdale’s. Throughout her lifetime, Rogoff amassed an eclectic collection ranging from designer jewelry and accessories to modern art to Pre-Columbian antiquities.  Featured items include strong offerings in Asian art and decorative arts. An Indian Pala-type 6-Arm Shiva stele is carved from black basalt and depicts the figure seated on a lotus flower. Three elegant paintings signed Xu Beihong all depict horses while an 18th C. gouache on paper six panel folding screen illustrates a lush array of flora and fauna. Collectors will find two matching 19th century Chinese Zitan wood cabinets with meticulous relief carving and previously sold at Christies, two Southeast Asian Khmer sandstone figural...

DRIVE Markets Adds Canadian Dollar

March 13, 2019

Account funding and trading now available for the Canadian Loonie.DRIVE Markets announced the addition of Canadian Dollars to the exchange, allowing traders to fund accounts in CAD. The exchange recently announced the launch of its institutional crypto and fiat currency exchange, offering derivatives trading for Bitcoin, Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple and Ethereum. “While our operations and community touch many markets, Canada is close to our hearts,” said Peter Coffey, Head of Sales at DRIVE Markets. “Canada is a hotbed for blockchain innovation and home to a thriving, cryptocurrency trading community. We’re here to service that demand.”DRIVE Markets brings a connectivity first approach to cryptocurrency trading, a model familiar to the global financial markets.“By connecting their trading systems to DRIVE, our clients access pro grade, high frequency trading which is something that Bay Street is familiar with but was...

Searching for Matthew Crocker

March 14, 2019

On June 9, 1983, Matthew Crocker, just four months old at the time, vanished without a trace. According to Sergeant Daniel Perry with the Van Buren Police Department, Matthew Crocker’s mother was introduced to a woman in June of 1983 who called herself “Kathy Johnson.” Kathy claimed to be working at a carnival in Fort Smith, Arkansas at the time. Sgt. Perry further explained that Matthew’s mother needed help with child care, so she invited Kathy to stay with her family in their Van Buren home for the week. There was a party at the Crocker home on the night of June 9, 1983. The next morning, Matthew’s mother discovered that both Matthew and Kathy Johnson were missing. Kathy had stolen a car parked at the Crocker home in order to sneak away with Matthew in the middle of the night. Neither Kathy or Matthew have ever been seen again. Sergeant Daniel Perry remains optimistic that answers are close. “This case is solvable. We need that one piece of information...

King and Rose Optical Introduces New Optomap Retinal Scanning Technology at Austin Office

March 13, 2019

The New Technology is Affordable and EffectiveKing and Rose Optical recently introduced Optomap retinal scanning technology at their Austin office. The technology is the latest in the improvements brought to the industry and is designed to identify hidden eye problems. Performed with the help of an Optomap retinal scanner, it lets optometrists see all the structures of the inside of the eye in detail, without having to use the vision-blurring dilating drops that are used in regular microscopic exams. These tests are important to be able to see inside the eye and identify current and potential problems. A large number of patients find it very uncomfortable to sit in front of a microscope with dilated eyes. It can be painful and very discomforting as well. Hence, they often stay away from optometrists. King and Rose Optical is working to remove the stigma attached to these visits by introducing the latest technology into the mix. One of the representatives said, “At King and Rose...

Historic PG&E Lawsuit: California Lawyers Won't Let Them Get Away With Camp Fire

March 13, 2019

At around 6 am, on November 8th, 2018 the deadliest wildfire in U.S history would spark the historic PG&E lawsuit. Now, against all odds, California lawyers are determined to not letting them get away with causing the butte county camp fire. First responders arrived to contain the fire within 30 minutes of it starting only to come to a horrific conclusion: the fire was raging so rampantly that they needed to evacuate the nearby city of Paradise. And so the race begun. In what can only be described as intense chaos, first responders attempted to clear out the elderly town of Paradise, district by district. Meanwhile, Camp Fire was spreading at a rate of 1 football field per second. The evacuation was not entirely successful. Although many people made it out alive, flaws in the evacuation plan meant that entire neighborhoods failed to be alerted of the impending doom. 17 days later, and the Butte County Camp fire had claimed the lives of 80 mostly...

Arcus Lending Expands its Texas Footprint with a New Office in Austin

March 13, 2019

Arcus Lending, one of the fastest growing mortgage company in the country, is expanding its footprint in Texas by opening a new office in Austin.  This will be the company’s second office in Texas. They already have one office in Dallas with the second one coming soon.  Shashank Shekhar, CEO of Arcus Lending, considers Austin to be a high-growth market for the company. “Austin sees a lot of top talent migration from other states because of high-tech job opportunities. With an average unemployment rate of only 3.8% and a projected home appreciation rate of 12.8% over the next five years, it’s an ideal market for young first-time home buyers” he commented.  Donna Bhavsar will lead the company’s expansion into the Austin market. Over the past 20 years, Donna has worked in a wide variety of professional capacity with Fortune 50 companies as well as three years in real estate. Her goal is to help individuals and families achieve...

BITCEO COMPLETED THE PRIVATE SALE WITH A ROARING SUCCESS

March 13, 2019

BitCEO would like to announce that our Private Sale has successful completed with highly appreciated form many worldwide angel and private investors during the last three months. With that enormous support, bitCEO has been received a substantial amount of capital to continue develop the project, that is the reason why bitCEO decided to close the public sale. After exactly three rounds, it can be said bitCEO has made a roaring success and marked an impressive milestone in its growth. Below are some relating figures that we would like to public: - The total sold tokens in the private sale has reached 765,135,500 bCEO - 380,135,500 among 765,135,500 bCEO have been released for all the private investors who did not participate in our last 02 strategic meeting about token locking policy. - 1,141,500 among 105,000,000 bCEO has been used in the bounty and airdrop campaign are going to be released after...

Bruce Ellig selected for the Lifetime Achievement Award by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP)

March 13, 2019

Bruce R. Ellig, Former Worldwide Head of Human Resources for Pfizer was just recently selected for the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) for his outstanding leadership, dedication and commitment to the industry and to his community.  While inclusion with the International Association of Top Professionals is an honor in itself, only a few members are selected for the Lifetime Achievement Award.  These special honorees are distinguished based on their longevity in their fields, their contributions they have made to society and the impact they had on their industries.  Mr. Ellig was just recently honored at IAOTP’s annual awards gala at the Plaza Hotel where he received Top HR Executive of the Year and he will be honored at IAOTP’s 2019 Annual Awards Gala being held at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas at the end of this year.   Mr. Ellig is being recognized...

DeFacto's “Dreams made of Fabric” at the United Nations

March 13, 2019

The United Nations, the world's largest umbrella organization, yesterday listened to the inspiring story of DeFacto's social responsibility project, Dreams made of Fabric. Speaking at the panel on Sustainable Development and Empowerment of Women Entrepreneurs, DeFacto CFO Onder Senol said: “We support children receiving cancer treatment with products from our female high school students.  Our goal is to reach all four corners of Turkey". The social responsibility project realized by DeFacto, one of the leading brands of the ready-to-wear apparel industry in Turkey, was introduced at the United Nations.  DeFacto Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Onder Senol described the Dreams made of Fabric project and Happy Women Movement at the Sustainable Development and Women Sustainable Development and Empowerment of Women Entrepreneur Panel organized by the United Nations.  “If women are strong, then families are strong, the country is strong” Participated...

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