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Ridgeback Biotherapeutics and Merck Announce Preliminary Findings from a Phase 2a Trial of Investigational COVID-19 Therapeutic Molnupiravir

Saturday, March 6, 2021 - 5:01am

These preliminary findings were presented today during Science SpotlightsTM at the 2021 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI 2021).

Key Points: 
  • These preliminary findings were presented today during Science SpotlightsTM at the 2021 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI 2021).
  • Findings from the primary efficacy and safety endpoints and additional secondary objectives will be presented at an upcoming medical meeting.
  • Phase 2a study enrolled 202 non-hospitalized adults who had signs or symptoms of COVID-19 within 7 days and confirmed active SARS-CoV-2 infection.
  • In addition to the ongoing clinical studies, Merck has conducted a comprehensive nonclinical program to characterize the safety profile of molnupiravir.

Paerosol Asks Does Your School's Strategy Make the Grade?

Saturday, March 6, 2021 - 12:25am

While other industries started to open doors during the summer months, most educational facilities continued to be largely closed because of the unknown of the pandemic.

Key Points: 
  • While other industries started to open doors during the summer months, most educational facilities continued to be largely closed because of the unknown of the pandemic.
  • Nearly 55 million students and 7 million staff members attend the more than 130,000 public and private school across the United States.
  • In a normal year, the economic loss due to teacher absenteeism is $25.2 billion with a direct impact to each child's learning.
  • We have years of scientific data and tests to provide the technology's efficacy," comments Steve Gareleck, CEO, Paerosol.

NASA, SpaceX Invite Media to Next Commercial Crew Launch

Friday, March 5, 2021 - 9:09pm

The launch, on a Falcon 9 rocket, is targeted for no earlier than Thursday, April 22, from Launch Complex 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

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  • The launch, on a Falcon 9 rocket, is targeted for no earlier than Thursday, April 22, from Launch Complex 39A at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
  • After successfully docking at the space station, the astronauts of Crew-2 will join the Expedition 65 crew aboard the orbital outpost, including the Crew-1 astronauts still aboard.
  • NASA's Commercial Crew Program is working with the American aerospace industry through a public-private partnership to launch astronauts on American rockets and spacecraft from American soil.
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Anzu Special Acquisition Corp I Announces Closing of $420 Million Initial Public Offering

Friday, March 5, 2021 - 9:35pm

Anzu Special Acquisition Corp I (NASDAQ: ANZUU) (the Company) today announced the closing of its initial public offering of 42,000,000 units at a price of $10.00 per unit, generating total gross proceeds of $420 million before deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and other offering expenses payable by the Company.

Key Points: 
  • Anzu Special Acquisition Corp I (NASDAQ: ANZUU) (the Company) today announced the closing of its initial public offering of 42,000,000 units at a price of $10.00 per unit, generating total gross proceeds of $420 million before deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and other offering expenses payable by the Company.
  • The units began trading on The Nasdaq Capital Market (the Nasdaq) under the ticker symbol ANZUU on March 2, 2021.
  • Each unit consists of one share of the Companys Class A common stock and one-third (1/3) of one redeemable warrant of the Company.
  • A final prospectus relating to and describing the final terms of the offering has been filed with the SEC.

Orchid Island Capital, Inc. Announces Full Exercise of Underwriter’s Option to Purchase Additional Shares and Closing of Public Offering of Common Stock

Friday, March 5, 2021 - 9:05pm

Orchid Island Capital, Inc. (NYSE:ORC) (the Company) announced today the closing of an underwritten public offering of 9,200,000 shares of its common stock, including 1,200,000 shares purchased by the underwriter pursuant to its exercise, in full, of an option to purchase additional shares.

Key Points: 
  • Orchid Island Capital, Inc. (NYSE:ORC) (the Company) announced today the closing of an underwritten public offering of 9,200,000 shares of its common stock, including 1,200,000 shares purchased by the underwriter pursuant to its exercise, in full, of an option to purchase additional shares.
  • Aggregate net proceeds to the Company from the offering, after deducting estimated offering expenses, were approximately $50.0 million.
  • The Company intends to use the net proceeds of this offering to invest in a targeted mix of Agency RMBS and for general corporate purposes.
  • Orchid Island Capital, Inc. is a specialty finance company that invests on a leveraged basis in Agency RMBS.

Travel + Leisure Co. to Speak at the J.P. Morgan Management Access Forum

Friday, March 5, 2021 - 9:30pm

Travel + Leisure Co. (NYSE:TNL) announced today that Michael D. Brown, president and CEO, and Mike Hug, CFO, will speak at the J.P. Morgan Gaming, Lodging, Restaurant & Leisure Management Access Forum on Thursday, March 11, 2021 at 9:30 a.m.

Key Points: 
  • Travel + Leisure Co. (NYSE:TNL) announced today that Michael D. Brown, president and CEO, and Mike Hug, CFO, will speak at the J.P. Morgan Gaming, Lodging, Restaurant & Leisure Management Access Forum on Thursday, March 11, 2021 at 9:30 a.m.
  • A live audio webcast of the event will be available on the investor relations section of the Company's website at investor.travelandleisureco.com .
  • About Travel + Leisure Co.
    Travel + Leisure Co. is the worlds leading membership and leisure travel company, with nearly 20 travel brands across its resort, travel club, and lifestyle portfolio.
  • At Travel + Leisure Co., our global team of associates brings hospitality to millions, turning vacation inspiration into exceptional travel experiences.

Continued Population Growth in Polk County Prompts Action Gator Tire To Open New Location in Davenport, FL

Friday, March 5, 2021 - 9:00pm

DAVENPORT, Fla., March 5, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Today, Action Gator Tire, a tire, and auto repair company, announced that they are opening a new facility in the Reunion community in Davenport, FL.

Key Points: 
  • DAVENPORT, Fla., March 5, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Today, Action Gator Tire, a tire, and auto repair company, announced that they are opening a new facility in the Reunion community in Davenport, FL.
  • "This city is experiencing rapid growth and we have the opportunity to provide affordable tires and quality automotive service to the community," says Action Gator Tire Vice president and COO Freddy Christensen.
  • For over 50 years Action Gator Tire has been family-owned and operated while keeping Central Florida safe.
  • Since its founding, Action Gator Tire has expanded to more than 21 locations throughout Central Florida.

LMP Announces Closings on its Stage 1 Acquisitions and Expects its Highest Revenue and Gross Profit this Month in the History of the Company

Friday, March 5, 2021 - 9:00pm

Importantly, we will also have a more cost-efficient e-commerce fulfillment, reconditioning, and service capacity network.

Key Points: 
  • Importantly, we will also have a more cost-efficient e-commerce fulfillment, reconditioning, and service capacity network.
  • This also increases our vehicle storage capacity by approximately 6,000 units, which enables us to significantly expand our sales.
  • and 4 parcels of real-estate encompassing approximately 60 acres, representing approximately 84% of the total anticipated Stage 1 income.
  • You are cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements, which reflect expectations only as of this date.

Strength Through the Storms and Through the Years - Demotech Rated Carriers

Friday, March 5, 2021 - 6:09pm

Published in 2018, Strength Through the Storm was about promises made and promises kept, including the strength of Demotech-rated carriers that protect communities.

Key Points: 
  • Published in 2018, Strength Through the Storm was about promises made and promises kept, including the strength of Demotech-rated carriers that protect communities.
  • Hurricane Florence sat off the coast of the Carolinas for days causing wind damage as well as flooding.
  • The 2020 season saw a record number of rapidly intensifying storms (10), landfalling U.S. named storms (12), and landfalling U.S. hurricanes (6).
  • As Demotech actively reviews and rates carriers writing approximately two-thirds of Florida's residential property insurance marketplace, we would respond as follows.

Where Travelers are Heading in 2021, According to Squaremouth

Friday, March 5, 2021 - 5:25pm

In 2021, the share of travelers buying travel insurance for trips to Europe has dropped to 8%.

Key Points: 
  • In 2021, the share of travelers buying travel insurance for trips to Europe has dropped to 8%.
  • On the other hand, the percent of travelers buying insurance for domestic trips and Caribbean trips has spiked.
  • Squaremouth Analytics has compared thousands of travel insurance policies purchased pre-and-post-pandemic to identify changes and trends in travel insurance.
  • Squaremouth compares travel insurance policies from every major travel insurance provider in the United States.