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Huntington Ingalls Industries Selected To Perform Overhaul Work On USS Ramage (DDG 61)

PASCAGOULA, Miss., Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (NYSE:HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division has been awarded a $14 million base contract to perform an extended selected restricted availability on the Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) destroyer USS Ramage (DDG 61). With all options exercised, the total contract value would be $21.4 million. USS Ramage was originally built at Ingalls and delivered to the U.S. Navy in 1995. “Ingalls has a longstanding tradition in the overhaul/modernization business,” said Ingalls Shipbuilding President Brian Cuccias. “We are pleased with the Navy’s confidence in us to perform this work on DDG 61. It

El Pollo Loco Celebrates National Chicken Month with Special Offers

COSTA MESA, Calif., Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Calling all chicken enthusiasts! El Pollo Loco (Nasdaq:LOCO), the nation’s leading fire-grilled chicken chain, is celebrating National Chicken Month with exciting promotions for guests now through September 30. In honor of the most delicious month of the year, El Pollo Loco is offering special deals that are sure to delight chicken fans. Throughout the month of September, guests who spend $10 will receive a coupon for a $5 2-piece leg and thigh combo meal on their next visit. The Company is also offering $1 off coupons to fans who show their

Builders FirstSource, Inc. Announces Modified Dutch Auction Tender Offer for 10.75% Senior Notes Due 2023

DALLAS, Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Builders FirstSource, Inc. (the “Company”) (Nasdaq:BLDR), a leading supplier and manufacturer of structural and related building products for residential new construction and home repair and remodeling in the United States, today announced the commencement of a cash tender offer to purchase (the “Tender Offer”) up to $50,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its 10.75% Senior Notes due 2023 (CUSIP Nos. 12008R AH0 (144A) and U08985 AD2 (Reg S)) (the “Notes”) at a purchase price per $1,000 principal amount determined in accordance with a modified Dutch auction procedure on the terms and subject to the

U.S. Global Investors Reports Financial Results for Fiscal Year 2016

San Antonio, TX, Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — For Immediate Release U.S. Global Investors Reports Financial Results for Fiscal Year 2016 Continuing Dividends and Share Repurchase Program ************************************************************************ SAN ANTONIO-September 14, 2016 –U.S. Global Investors, Inc. (NASDAQ: GROW), a boutique registered investment advisory firm with longstanding experience in global markets and specialized sectors, today reported a net loss of $3.7 million, or $(0.24) per share, on operating revenues of $5.5 million for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2016. For the fiscal year 2015, U.S. Global Investors recorded a net loss of $4.0 million, or $(0.26) per share, on

Huntington Ingalls Industries Awards Educational Scholarships

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) announced today that its newly established Huntington Ingalls Industries Scholarship Fund has awarded 78 scholarships to pre-kindergarten and post-secondary students. HII first announced in March that it was establishing a scholarship fund that would be administered by Scholarship Management Services, a division of Scholarship America. The scholarship fund was formed to provide financial assistance to qualified and selected dependent children of HII employees who are pursuing a post-secondary college or technical/vocation degree and dependent children who are enrolled in quality pre-kindergarten school readiness programs. “It’s exciting to

iSectors, LLC to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell

ADVISORY, Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —              What: iSectors, LLC, a manager of a suite of exchange-traded fund (ETF)-based asset allocation models, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square in celebrating the recent debut its flagship iSectors® Post-MPT Growth ETF (Nasdaq:PMPT). The actively-managed ETF aims to optimize investor return and minimize the downside risk. In honor of the occasion, Charles H. Self III, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Investment Officer of iSectors and Portfolio Manager for PMPT, will ring the Opening Bell.  Where:Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast

Steelcase Inc. Announces Time Change of Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2017 Webcast and Conference Call

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — September 14, 2016 – Steelcase Inc. (NYSE:SCS) will webcast a discussion of its second quarter fiscal year 2017 financial results on Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. ET.   The news release detailing the financial results will be issued the previous day, September 21, 2016, after the market closes.  About Steelcase Inc.For over 100 years, Steelcase Inc. has helped create great experiences for the world’s leading organizations, across industries. We demonstrate this through our family of brands – including Steelcase®, Coalesse®, Designtex®, PolyVision® and Turnstone®. Together, they offer a comprehensive portfolio

PHOTO RELEASE–Huntington Ingalls Industries Selected To Perform Overhaul Work On USS Ramage (DDG 61)

PASCAGOULA, Miss., Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (NYSE:HII) Ingalls Shipbuilding division has been awarded a $14 million base contract to perform an extended selected restricted availability on the Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) destroyer USS Ramage (DDG 61). With all options exercised, the total contract value would be $21.4 million. USS Ramage was originally built at Ingalls and delivered to the U.S. Navy in 1995. “Ingalls has a longstanding tradition in the overhaul/modernization business,” said Ingalls Shipbuilding President Brian Cuccias. “We are pleased with the Navy’s confidence in us to perform this work on DDG 61. It

Nordea to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell

ADVISORY, Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — What: Nordea, the largest financial services group in Northern Europe with a market capitalisation of approximately EUR 41.3 billion, total assets of EUR 6,469 billion, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square. In honor of the occasion, Nils Lundsby, Director of Business Development, will ring the Closing Bell.  Where:Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio When:Thursday, September 15, 2016 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET         Nordea Contact:Nils.Lundsby+45 6122 0350Nils.lundsby@nordea.com Nasdaq MarketSite:Emily Pan(646) 441-5120emily.pan@nasdaq.com Feed Information:Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463 Gal 3C/06C 95.05

Rexahn Announces $6 Million Registered Direct Offering

ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Rexahn Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT:RNN) today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement with institutional investors to purchase 24 million shares of its common stock and warrants exercisable for up to 18 million shares of its common stock for gross proceeds of $6 million.  The shares and warrants are being sold in units, each consisting of one share of common stock and a warrant to purchase 0.75 of a share of common stock, at an offering price of $0.25 per unit. The warrants will be exercisable six months following the date

FXCM Introduces Historical Forex Spreads Data

NEW YORK, Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — FXCM Inc. (NYSE:FXCM), a leading online provider of forex trading, Contract for Difference (CFD), and related services, released historical data on the lowest average spreads for the most popular currency pairs, exclusively on Standard and Active Trader accounts, featuring No Dealing Desk Execution. Traders now have access to the 2015 Historical Spreads Report, and the FXCM Historical Data Downloader that allows clients to import historical prices from FXCM servers and back-test strategies with up to 10 years of data. 2015 Forex Spreads Highlights In 2015, the average EUR/USD spread for Standard Accounts

Rising Number of Business and Leisure Trips to Bolster Global Car Rental Market’s Growth until 2021

Brooklyn, NY,, Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The research study has made use of several analytical tools to identify and analyze the potential opportunities in the car rental market across the globe. The key growth drivers, challenges, geographical segmentation, and the competitive landscape of the market have been mentioned in the scope of the research study. The inputs given by industry experts in the report are anticipated to guide the market players and decision-makers in formulating effective financial as well as business strategies effectively in the coming years. Get Sample Copy of Report for more Professional and Technical insights

Global Almond Oil Market to Witness Rapid Growth on Account of Rising Demand from Cosmetic Industry

Brooklyn, NY,, Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Furthermore, the research study has provided the past performance of the global almond oil market along with the forecast figures with the help of tables, graphs, charts, and infographics. Inputs given by industry specialists have been added in the study to help the existing and new players in the market in formulating effective business decisions in the next few years. Get Sample Copy of Report for more Professional and Technical insights at: http://www.qyresearchreports.com/sample/sample.php?rep_id=734805&type=E The global almond oil market can be divided on the basis of product type into bitter almond oil and

Global and China Lithium-ion Battery Market to Witness Rapid Growth with Rising Number of Applications

Brooklyn, NY,, Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The global market for lithium-ion batteries is projected to witness rapid growth in the forecast period, owing to the several advantages they offer such as longer life and higher efficiency compared to other types of batteries. Moreover, the rising number of applications of lithium-ion battery in diverse sectors, including buses and cars, is estimated to encourage the growth of the overall lithium-ion battery market in the near future. On the flip side, the low awareness regarding the advantages of lithium-ion batteries and their high costs are the key factors expected to curb

Mondelez International to Invest $65 Million in Global Research & Development Hubs

DEERFIELD, Ill., Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Mondelēz International today confirmed a $65 million investment to build a global Research, Development & Quality (RDQ) network of the future. The investment will enable the company to better recruit, retain and develop talent across a range of science and technical disciplines while also creating a stronger presence in both emerging and developed markets.  When complete, the redesigned network will consist of a combination of new and existing technical centers that will be more flexible and agile in responding to the company’s growth and innovation needs. Over the next two years, the

Hurco Companies, Inc. Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend

INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Hurco Companies, Inc. (Nasdaq:HURC), an international industrial technology company, announced today that its Board of Directors approved the payment of a cash dividend of $0.09 per share.  The dividend will be paid on October 17, 2016, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on September 30, 2016.  Future declarations of dividends are subject to approval of the Board of Directors and may be adjusted as business needs or market conditions change. About the Company Hurco Companies, Inc. is an international, industrial technology, company that sells its three brands of computer

Pure Energy Minerals Reports Positive Initial Lithium Brine Analyses From CV-3 Well at Clayton Valley South

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Pure Energy Minerals Limited (TSX-V:PE) (FRANKFURT:A111EG) (OTCQB:PEMIF) (the “Company” or “Pure Energy”) is pleased to announce that the initial brine analyses from its latest exploration borehole at the Clayton Valley South (“CVS”) lithium brine project are very positive.  Sampling in CV-3 encountered continuously elevated lithium compositions from a depth near the top of the perforated interval of the well at approximately 244 m (800 ft), to the deepest sample collected near the bottom of the perforated interval at 564 m (1,850 ft) below surface.  The lithium content over this 320 m

New Report Ranks 15 Top Banks on Mobile Deposit Customer Experience

SAN DIEGO and LONDON, Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Mitek (NASDAQ:MITK), (www.miteksystems.com), a global leader in mobile capture and identity verification software solutions, today announced the release of new research from the fintech and digital commerce research firm, Futurion examining the key factors influencing consumer adoption of mobile deposit. The 2016 Mobile Deposit Benchmark Report provides customer experience rankings for 15 top financial institutions (FIs) in the United States. The study reveals why some FIs are achieving higher adoption rates than others with one of the most popular mobile banking applications of all time. “Mobile deposit is one of

Yappn Signs a Referral Partner Agreement with Startek Co. Ltd.

NEW YORK, Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Yappn Corp. (“Yappn” or “Company”) (OCTQB:YPPN), a real-time innovative language solutions Company is pleased to announce that it has signed a Referral Partner Agreement with Startek Co. Ltd. (“Startek”). In accordance with the terms of the Agreement, Startek is an authorized referral partner for the purpose of referring prospective customers to Yappn, focused primarily but not limited to, the Japanese market. Atsushi Kajiwara, CEO of Startek stated: “By eliminating the language barrier, businesses can readily reach new markets. Yappn’s solutions give a competitive advantage for companies that want to communicate more effectively

The Watch World's Hot App: A Tinder for Rolex

Huntington Beach, CA, Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Swipe Right, Swipe Left? Get a first look at daily new arrivals and swipe right to like your favorite models on the industry’s most enthusiastic Rolex app. Get exclusive deals on Rolex & accessories… only on the App. Bob’s Watches, the largest and most trusted name in pre-owned Rolex timepieces, announced the launch of their first mobile app, available for IOS and Android. The free Bob’s Watches app offers a comprehensive experience dedicated to watch aficionados. Not only will users be able to seamlessly buy and sell pre-owned luxury watches by