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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

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Aviragen Therapeutics Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2016 Financial Results

ATLANTA, Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Aviragen Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVIR) today announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and 2016 fiscal year ended June 30, 2016, and also provided an update on recent corporate and clinical developments. “Over the last twelve months we have made significant advances with our three next generation direct-acting antivirals that address serious infections with limited therapeutic options. Enrollment is 90% complete in the SPIRITUS Phase 2b trial of vapendavir for the treatment of human rhinovirus infections in moderate and severe asthmatic patients, and we look forward to announcing top-line data from the trial

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

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

CSX Receives Award of Excellence for “CSX Rail Respond” Emergency Response Tool

WASHINGTON, Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The National Alliance for Public Safety GIS (NAPSG) Foundation has granted an Award of Excellence in Public Safety to CSX for its “CSX Rail Respond” mobile-computing application, which provides firefighters, police officers and other emergency responders with easy mobile access to critical information about the commodities traveling on CSX rails in near-real time. CSX Rail Respond supports safe and effective response to rail-related incidents by allowing emergency first responders to determine the exact contents of any rail car on a CSX train, along with emergency response information and recommendations for protective action distances.

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

Guggenheim Investments Expands its Increasingly Popular BulletShares® Defined-Maturity ETF Product Suite

NEW YORK, Sept. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Guggenheim Investments, the global asset management and investment advisory business of Guggenheim Partners, today announced the launch of BulletShares 2026 Corporate Bond ETF (NYSE:BSCQ) and Guggenheim BulletShares 2024 High Yield Corporate Bond ETF (NYSE:BSJO) to help advisors and investors build bond laddering strategies consisting of investment-grade and high-yield ETFs with varying terms to maturity. Launched in 2010, the Guggenheim BulletShares lineup consists of 20 unique defined-maturity corporate bond and high yield corporate bond ETFs with more than $7 billion in assets under management. Unlike other fixed-income ETFs, BulletShares are designed to mature

DALBAR Canada Study Finds Becoming A New Robo-Advisor Client Has Its Challenges 

TORONTO, Sept. 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — DALBAR released results for its much anticipated Robo-advisor Onboarding Experience study. Opening a new account is a critical first point of contact between a service provider and a client. DALBAR set out to investigate the onboarding process between a robo-advisor and its new clients. The study reveals some robo-advisors are clearly falling short of peer performance as well as of Canadian investors’ expectations for service in the wealth management space.  Key service gaps include:       Funding the account was the biggest challenge facing Canadian robo-advisors. Several firms encountered serious technical and logistical challenges using

Hazeltree Introduces Integrated Cash Management and Sweep Platform – Hazeltree LiquidityWeb™

NEW YORK, LONDON and HONG KONG, Sept. 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Hazeltree, the leading provider of integrated buy-side treasury management technology solutions, today announced the launch of Hazeltree LiquidityWeb™, an integrated cash management and sweep technology platform. This next-generation platform provides a straight-through-process between buy-side firms and their preferred liquidity providers with the goal of seeking to maximize liquidity, increase yield and mitigate counterparty risk in an increasingly regulated environment. “Senrigan has been leveraging Hazeltree’s fully integrated treasury solution to manage its cash, collateral and margin needs,” said Chris Nash, Chief Operating Officer of Senrigan Capital. “By adding Hazeltree

Molecular Diagnostics Market To Reach $17.9 Billion By 2024: Grand View Research, Inc.

San Francisco, Sept. 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Global molecular diagnostics market is expected to reach over USD 17.9 billion by 2024, based on a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. Increasing prevalence of infectious diseases including human papillomavirus and influenza is expected to be the primary driving force for the growth of the molecular diagnostics market. In the underdeveloped regions of Africa and Nigeria, other infections, such as HIV and tuberculosis, are soaring at a high growth rate since the last few years. This is estimated to increase the demand for early and accurate diagnostic techniques to curb their

Orchid Island Capital Announces September 2016 Monthly Dividend and August 31, 2016 RMBS Portfolio Characteristics

September 2016 Monthly Dividend of $0.14 Per Share RMBS Portfolio Characteristics as of August 31, 2016 VERO BEACH, Fla., Sept. 12, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Orchid Island Capital, Inc. (the “Company”) (NYSE:ORC) announced today that the Board of Directors declared a monthly cash dividend for the month of September 2016. The dividend of $0.14 per share will be paid September 30, 2016, to holders of record on September 28, 2016, with an ex-dividend date of September 26, 2016.  The Company intends to make regular monthly cash distributions to its stockholders. In order to qualify as a real estate investment trust

SigmaTron International, Inc. Reports First Quarter Financial Results for Fiscal 2017

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill., Sept. 12, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SigmaTron International, Inc. (NASDAQ:SGMA), an electronic manufacturing services company, today reported revenues and earnings for the fiscal quarter ended July 31, 2016. Revenues decreased to $58.9 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2017 from $64.2 million for the same quarter in the prior year.  Net income of $146,597 was recorded for the quarter ended July 31, 2016 compared to net income of $658,806 for the same period in the prior year.  Basic and diluted earnings per share for the quarter ended July 31, 2016, were $0.04 and $0.03, respectively,

Nasdaq Announces End-of-Month Open Short Interest Positions in Nasdaq Stocks as of Settlement Date August 31, 2016

NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — At the end of the settlement date of August 31, 2016, short interest in  2,329  Nasdaq Global MarketSM securities totaled  7,371,196,258  shares compared with 7,501,329,605  shares in  2,334  Global Market issues reported for the prior settlement date of August 15, 2016. The end-of-July short interest represents 5.23 days average daily Nasdaq Global Market share volume for the reporting period, compared with  4.37  days for the prior reporting period. Short interest in  778  securities on The Nasdaq Capital MarketSM totaled  624,916,137  shares at the end of the settlement date of August 31, 2016

CSX Marks Sixth Consecutive Year on Dow Jones Sustainability Index for North America

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 12, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CSX (Nasdaq:CSX) was named to the 2016 Dow Jones Sustainability Index for North America, recognizing the company’s leadership in sustainable and responsible business practices.  CSX was the only U.S.-based railroad and one of only three transportation companies included on the North American index. “Achieving the ‘right results, the right way’ is one of CSX’s core values, and we aim to live that value every day as we safely and efficiently move the goods that are essential to our communities,” said Michael J. Ward, chairman and chief executive officer. “By operating with respect

Bottom-Up Solution to Top-Down Medical Disaster Offered by Ohio Physician in Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons

TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 12, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Medicine is being “fundamentally transformed” into an unaffordable, complex, adversarial, depersonalized labyrinth, writes dermatologist Melinda Woofter, M.D., of Granville, Ohio, in the fall issue of the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Woofter is currently president of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS). The direct reason for the unsustainable system, she writes, is government distortion of the marketplace, destroying cost transparency: “Government control of resources always leads to less for everyone. Without natural price signals for market adjustments, costs soar as resources are wrongly allocated, wasted, and squandered.” In

FTI Consulting Launches Geopolitical Intelligence Practice

WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:FCN), the global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance their enterprise value, today announced the launch of its Geopolitical Intelligence practice. The practice, which includes professionals from the Company’s Forensic & Litigation Consulting and Strategic Communications segments, provides high-end political and policy analysis, bespoke consulting and corporate advisory solutions for a wide range of corporate and financial clients. “Companies are increasingly faced with the threat of unprecedented political risk and instability, impacting how they operate,” said Neal Hochberg, Global Leader of the Forensic & Litigation Consulting

Geron Provides Update on Imetelstat Trials Being Conducted by Janssen

MENLO PARK, Calif., Sept. 12, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Geron Corporation (Nasdaq:GERN) today provided updates on the clinical trials being conducted by Janssen Research & Development, LLC, of the telomerase inhibitor imetelstat. Planned internal reviews of initial data from both trials have been completed by Janssen, and both trials are continuing in order to evaluate additional and more mature data. IMbarkTM IMbarkTM (NCT02426086) was originally designed as a Phase 2 clinical trial to evaluate two dose levels of imetelstat (either 4.7 mg/kg or 9.4 mg/kg administered every three weeks) in approximately 200 patients (approximately 100 patients per dosing arm) with

Smithfield Donates More Than 25,000 Pounds of Protein to FeedMore’s Central Virginia Food Bank in Celebration of Richmond Race Weekend

RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 09, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Yesterday, Smithfield’s Helping Hungry Homes campaign visited Richmond for the 26th stop on the 2016 nationwide hunger-relief tour to donate more than 25,000 pounds of protein to FeedMore’s Central Virginia Food Bank. The considerable donation, in celebration of Richmond race weekend, will provide more than 100,000 servings to help FeedMore continue to provide meals to the Central Virginia community, where one in seven people face hunger. A photo accompanying this announcement is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/219bac86-cd85-4071-acf7-d4eba80bf28f Smithfield partnered with Kroger, Richmond International Raceway (RIR), and Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) to present the donation

Achillion Announces 100% SVR Reported in Janssen’s Phase 2a Trial Evaluating Triple Combination of Odalasvir, AL-335, and Simeprevir for Genotype 1 Treatment-Naive HCV

– New data released today in abstract for upcoming EASL / AASLD Special Conference: New Perspectives in Hepatitis C Virus Infection – The Roadmap For Cure – – Janssen advancing triple combination into Phase 2b clinical trial – NEW HAVEN, Conn., Sept. 09, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:ACHN) announced today that new interim results from a phase 2a study being conducted by Alios BioPharma, Inc., part of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies (Janssen), were published as part of the abstracts released for the upcoming European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL) Special Conference, September 23 –

William Rast Expands Distribution With Fall/Winter 2016 Collection Launch

NEW YORK, Sept. 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — William Rast announced today the launch of its Fall/Winter 2016 collection at several new national retailers including Macy’s, Nordstrom, Dillard’s, Belk, Bon-Ton, and Bloomingdale’s. Highlighting the new collection, the brand also premiered a short film and print campaign featuring co-founders Justin Timberlake and Trace Ayala. Directed by Anthony Mandler, the film showcases the continuing evolution of the brand’s Americana styled clothing. A photo and video accompanying this announcement are available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/8acf4bf3-5e77-4aa2-a01f-b81a400125a4 http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/48b12896-31e7-4d73-8056-831f91eeaf1d “William Rast has always been important to us because it represents where we began – our southern roots – and