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  • Resverlogix is developing apabetalone, a first-in-class, small molecule that is a selective BET inhibitor. BET bromodomain inhibition is an epigenetic mechanism that can regulate disease-causing genes. Apabetalone is the first and only BET inhibitor selective for the second bromodomain within the BET protein called BRD4.

  • NEW YORK---- Pfizer Inc. announced today that the United States Food and Drug Administration has approved XELJANZ ® 5 mg twice daily and XELJANZ ® XR extended release 11 mg once daily for the treatment of adult patients with active psoriatic arthritis who have had an inadequate response or intolerance to methotrexate or other disease-modifying...

  • NEW YORK, Dec. 14, 2017/ PRNewswire/-- Blackstone Mortgage Trust, Inc. today declared a dividend of $0.62 per share of class A common stock with respect to the fourth quarter of 2017. About Blackstone Mortgage Trust Blackstone Mortgage Trust is a real estate finance company that originates senior loans collateralized by commercial real estate in North America...

  • CALGARY, Dec. 14, 2017/ PRNewswire/- Compass today announced the appointment of a new Executive role designed to position the Company Divisions for long-term growth. Bill Moore will be joining the Compass team in January 2018 as Chief Operating Officer based in Calgary. His roles included President International, responsible for the development and execution...

  • LOUISVILLE, Ky.---- Humana Inc. announced today that it has priced a public offering of $800 million in senior notes. Citigroup Global Markets Inc., J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner& Smith Incorporated are acting as active joint book-running managers for the Senior Notes Offerings. The Senior Notes Offerings may be made only by means of a...

  • VANCOUVER, Dec. 14, 2017/ PRNewswire/- Alterra Power Corp. is pleased to announce that its shareholders have voted overwhelmingly to approve the previously announced plan of arrangement whereby Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. will acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Alterra. Alterra will apply for a final order of the Supreme Court of...

  • SÃO PAULO, Dec. 14, 2017/ PRNewswire/-- GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes S.A.,, Brazil's #1 airline, announced today that, following the successful completion of its US $500 million offering of 7.00% Senior Notes due 2025, Gol Finance:. The Tender Offer is scheduled to expire at 11:59 p.m., New York City time, on January 12, 2018, unless extended or earlier terminated.

  • Santa Cruz County Bank plans to combine and relocate two of its Santa Cruz banking operations into the new headquarters. President and CEO of Santa Cruz County Bank, David V. Heald commented, "The signing of a new lease to occupy 75 River Street signifies our commitment to serve Santa Cruz County for the long term. ABOUT SANTA CRUZ COUNTY BANK Santa Cruz County Bank,...

  • SAN FRANCISCO---- The Board of Directors of The Charles Schwab Corporation has declared a semi-annual dividend on the outstanding Fixed-to-Floating Rate Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock, Series A in the amount of $35 per share. The Charles Schwab Corporation is a leading provider of financial services, with more than 345 offices and 10.7 million...

  • Per Share Dividend to Increase from $1.70 to $1.86 on an Annual Basis. HOUSTON---- Waste Management, Inc. today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a 9.4% increase in the planned quarterly dividend rate, from $0.425 to $0.465 per share. Jim Fish, President and Chief Executive Officer of Waste Management, Inc., said,“ During 2017, we expect to return...

  • Listed: TSX, NYSE Symbol: POT. SASKATOON, Dec. 14, 2017/ PRNewswire/- Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of US $0.10 per share payable February 1, 2018 to shareholders of record December 29, 2017. Common shares of Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. are listed on the Toronto...

  • BOSTON---- Fidelity Investments ® announced today that the Fidelity ® Nasdaq Composite Index ® Tracking Stock Fund will pay a quarterly dividend of $0.77 per share from net investment income. The dividend will be paid on December 20, 2017 to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 18, 2017. With assets under administration of $6.7 trillion,...

  • RADNOR, Pa., Dec. 14, 2017/ PRNewswire/-- The law firm of Kessler Topaz Meltzer& Check, LLP announces that a shareholder class action lawsuit has been filed against Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. on behalf of purchasers of the Company's securities between April 18, 2016 and November 14, 2017, inclusive. Acorda shareholders who wish to discuss this action and their legal...

  • CNBC EXCLUSIVE: CNBC TRANSCRIPT: KYNIKOS ASSOCIATES FOUNDER AND PRESIDENT JIM CHANOS SPEAKS WITH CNBC’S KELLY EVANS

  • NEW YORK---- ATALIAN Global Services, Inc. announced today that Centaur Building Services, a family owned facility services company headquartered in St. Louis, MO, will be joining its growing presence in the US. ATALIAN Global Services, Inc. is the US division of ATALIAN Group, a leading international provider of facility services to public and private...

  • The New York Times Company is a global media organization dedicated to enhancing society by creating, collecting and distributing high-quality news and information. The Company includes The New York Times, NYTimes.com and related properties. The New York Times Company Investors: Harlan Toplitzky, 212-556-7775 harlan.toplitzky@nytimes.com or Media:...

  • SAN DIEGO and DALLAS, Dec. 14, 2017/ PRNewswire/-- Oncor Electric Delivery Company LLC and Sempra Energy today announced a settlement agreement with several key stakeholders for Sempra Energy's pending acquisition of Energy Future Holdings Corp., including EFH's indirect, approximate 80- percent ownership of Oncor. This settlement agreement is a...

  • RICHMOND, Va., Dec. 14, 2017/ PRNewswire/-- Genworth Financial, Inc. today announced that its majority owned subsidiary, Genworth Mortgage Insurance Australia Limited, issued a press release reporting that it had finalized its annual review of the premium earning pattern or earnings curve. Genworth continues to review the financial impact of GMA's modified...

  • NEW YORK---- On December 14, 2017, the Board of Trustees of Dreyfus High Yield Strategies Fund declared from net investment income a monthly cash dividend of $0.0235 per share of beneficial interest, payable on January 17, 2018 to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 29, 2017. For Press Inquiries: The Dreyfus Corporation Benjamin Tanner...

  • CLEVELAND, Dec. 14, 2017/ PRNewswire/-- Liquidity is fueling deal making, with B2B Distribution seeing a rising level of merger and acquisition activity that is broad-based, according to the Industrials Insider, an industry report released by Brown Gibbons Lang& Company. Building Products has seen a high level of acquisition activity, with The Sterling Group and...