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Terra Balcanica Executes Letter of Intent For Option Agreement To Acquire 100% Interest In Advanced Saskatchewan Uranium Portfolio

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Wednesday, April 3, 2024

Pursuant to the Agreement, Terra will have an option (the “Option Agreement”) to acquire a 100% interest in Fulcrum’s Charlot-Neely, Fontaine Lake, Snowbird and South Pendleton uranium licences (the “Licences”) located in northern Saskatchewan, Canada and collectively encompassing 596.71 km2 of highly prospective ground for a uranium discovery.

Key Points: 
  • Pursuant to the Agreement, Terra will have an option (the “Option Agreement”) to acquire a 100% interest in Fulcrum’s Charlot-Neely, Fontaine Lake, Snowbird and South Pendleton uranium licences (the “Licences”) located in northern Saskatchewan, Canada and collectively encompassing 596.71 km2 of highly prospective ground for a uranium discovery.
  • Terra Balcanica CEO, Dr. Aleksandar Mišković, commented: “In our pursuit of high-quality assets worldwide, Terra Balcanica has secured an option to acquire a Canadian uranium portfolio covering close to 600 km2 with tremendous potential for discovery.
  • In a world transitioning to green energy solutions, the acquisition of these assets provides a more robust and diverse exploration portfolio for Terra.
  • On closing of the transaction, Terra will have a four-year option to acquire 100% of Fulcrum’s owned uranium licences.

Sow Good Appoints Brendon Fischer as Interim Chief Financial Officer

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Tuesday, April 2, 2024

IRVING, Texas, April 02, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sow Good Inc. (OTCQB: SOWG) ("Sow Good" or “the Company”), a trailblazer in the freeze dried candy and treat industry, announced today that Brendon Fischer has been appointed as the Company’s interim chief financial officer (CFO), following the resignation of the Company’s former CFO, Keith Terreri.

Key Points: 
  • IRVING, Texas, April 02, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sow Good Inc. (OTCQB: SOWG) ("Sow Good" or “the Company”), a trailblazer in the freeze dried candy and treat industry, announced today that Brendon Fischer has been appointed as the Company’s interim chief financial officer (CFO), following the resignation of the Company’s former CFO, Keith Terreri.
  • Fischer first joined the Sow Good team in June 2023, bringing over 20 years of leadership experience in financial analysis, shareholder communications, and regulatory compliance with public and private companies.
  • Before joining Sow Good, Fischer served as the chief investment officer, managing director, and chief compliance officer of Fischer Capital Management, an investment advisory firm he founded in 2018.
  • We would like to thank Keith for his time at Sow Good and wish him all the best in his future endeavors.”

Joshua Chandler joins D-BOX as the new Chief Financial Officer

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Tuesday, April 2, 2024

MONTREAL, April 02, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- D-BOX Technologies Inc. (“D-BOX” or the “Corporation”) (TSX:DBO), a world leader in haptic and immersive entertainment, is pleased to announce the appointment of Joshua Chandler (CFA, MBA) as Chief Financial Officer of the Corporation, effective April 22, 2024.

Key Points: 
  • MONTREAL, April 02, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- D-BOX Technologies Inc. (“D-BOX” or the “Corporation”) (TSX:DBO), a world leader in haptic and immersive entertainment, is pleased to announce the appointment of Joshua Chandler (CFA, MBA) as Chief Financial Officer of the Corporation, effective April 22, 2024.
  • He will supervise the financial and operational activities of the Company.
  • “We are very happy to welcome Mr. Chandler to our executive team,” says Sébastien Mailhot, President and CEO of D-BOX.
  • Sébastien Mailhot, President and CEO of D-BOX, has been appointed as Interim Chief Financial Officer of the Corporation for the period of March 31, 2024, the effective date of resignation of the former chief financial officer of the Corporation, to April 22, 2024.

MissionSquare Retirement Announces Retirement of Chief Investment Officer Wayne Wicker Following Distinguished Financial Services Career

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Tuesday, April 2, 2024

Washington D.C., April 02, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MissionSquare Retirement , a staunch advocate of retirement security and financial well-being, today announces the retirement of Wayne Wicker, the company’s highly respected Chief Investment Officer (CIO).

Key Points: 
  • Washington D.C., April 02, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MissionSquare Retirement , a staunch advocate of retirement security and financial well-being, today announces the retirement of Wayne Wicker, the company’s highly respected Chief Investment Officer (CIO).
  • Karen Chong-Wulff , CFA, CAIA, Head of Fixed Income for MissionSquare Retirement, will succeed Wicker as Acting CIO, effective April 5, 2024, in accordance with the company’s succession plan.
  • “MissionSquare Retirement is grateful for Wayne’s twenty years of service to the company, and we wish him the very best in his well-deserved retirement,” said Deanna J. Santana, Acting CEO & President at MissionSquare Retirement.
  • Prior to joining MissionSquare Retirement in July 2007, Chong-Wulff held senior positions at DuPont Capital Management and Morley Capital Management.

Atossa Therapeutics Announces Year-End 2023 Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update

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Monday, April 1, 2024

SEATTLE, April 01, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Atossa Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATOS) (“Atossa” or the “Company”), today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2023, and provided an update on recent Company developments.

Key Points: 
  • SEATTLE, April 01, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Atossa Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATOS) (“Atossa” or the “Company”), today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2023, and provided an update on recent Company developments.
  • Full enrollment was achieved in November 2023 and data is expected in the second half of 2024.
  • Factors contributing to the increased operating expenses in the year ended December 31, 2023 are explained below.
  • The following table provides a breakdown of major categories within R&D expense for the years ended December 31, 2023 and 2022, together with the dollar change in those categories (in thousands):

Hiring Growth for Small Businesses Continues in March

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Tuesday, April 9, 2024

The CBIZ SBEI tracks payroll and hiring trends for over 3,000 companies that have 300 or fewer employees, providing broad insight into small business trends.

Key Points: 
  • The CBIZ SBEI tracks payroll and hiring trends for over 3,000 companies that have 300 or fewer employees, providing broad insight into small business trends.
  • Meanwhile, the ADP employment report indicated hiring growth among small, medium and large-sized companies.
  • Small businesses accounted for an increase of 16,000 of those jobs on a seasonally adjusted, month-over-month basis.
  • Whether small businesses can continue this hiring trend is up in the air.

Aureus Asset Management Appoints Thad Davis as President and Chief Executive Officer

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Tuesday, April 9, 2024

Aureus Asset Management (“Aureus” or the “Firm”), an independent investment firm dedicated to delivering long-term performance and unparalleled service to high-net-worth individuals, families, and institutional investors, today announced that Thad Davis has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of the Firm.

Key Points: 
  • Aureus Asset Management (“Aureus” or the “Firm”), an independent investment firm dedicated to delivering long-term performance and unparalleled service to high-net-worth individuals, families, and institutional investors, today announced that Thad Davis has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of the Firm.
  • Karen Firestone, Co-Founder of Aureus who previously served as Chairman and Chief Executive, has transitioned to serve as Executive Chairman.
  • Mr. Davis joined Aureus in 2005, the year the Firm was founded, as co-portfolio manager of its Core Equity Strategy.
  • Prior to joining Aureus, Mr. Davis was with Bear Stearns Asset Management where he was a vice president responsible for research and management of small and large-cap value equity portfolios.

PT Asset Management Launches Actively Managed Short-Term Bond ETF (Ticker: STBF)

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Tuesday, April 9, 2024

CHICAGO, April 9, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- PT Asset Management, LLC (PTAM), a boutique fixed income asset manager with $7.7 billion in assets under management, proudly debuts its inaugural exchange traded fund (ETF), the Performance Trust Short Term Bond ETF (Ticker: STBF), which began trading on the CBOE today. With over fifteen years of experience managing fixed income strategies, PTAM is confidently entering the ETF arena, aiming to offer investors a diversified, actively managed short-term bond strategy tailored to thrive in diverse market conditions.

Key Points: 
  • With over fifteen years of experience managing fixed income strategies, PTAM is confidently entering the ETF arena, aiming to offer investors a diversified, actively managed short-term bond strategy tailored to thrive in diverse market conditions.
  • Shape Management is a disciplined and repeatable mathematical approach aimed at analyzing the risk-return profile of a bond's future cash flows.
  • "We're thrilled to offer access to our proprietary methodology, Shape Management, now available in an investor preferred, tax-efficient ETF wrapper."
  • For more information about STBF and PT Asset Management, visit PTAM.com

Copper Place Global Capital, LLC interim investment advisor to GDVD

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Monday, April 8, 2024

BELLEVUE, Wash., April 8, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Trustees of Northern Lights Fund Trust IV, approved Copper Place Global Capital, LLC ("Copper Place") as the new interim investment adviser to R3 Global Dividend Growth ETF (the "Fund").

Key Points: 
  • BELLEVUE, Wash., April 8, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Trustees of Northern Lights Fund Trust IV, approved Copper Place Global Capital, LLC ("Copper Place") as the new interim investment adviser to R3 Global Dividend Growth ETF (the "Fund").
  • The Fund's name will be changed to the Copper Place Global Dividend Growth ETF but will retain ticker "GDVD".
  • Second, the investment process emphasizes investing in businesses that have the ability and willingness to grow their dividends.
  • Above all the most important element is that the investment team remains the same, which consists of Cliff Remily, CFA and Trip Brannen, CFA.

Alger Expands High-Conviction Growth Equity Lineup with the Launch of the Alger AI Enablers & Adopters and Alger Concentrated Equity Strategies

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Monday, April 8, 2024

NEW YORK, April 8, 2024 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Fred Alger Management, LLC ("Alger"), a privately held $25.7 billion growth equity investment manager, today announced the launch of two high-conviction portfolios: Alger AI Enablers & Adopters and Alger Concentrated Equity. Both strategies are available as ETFs, mutual funds, and separate accounts.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, April 8, 2024 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Fred Alger Management, LLC ("Alger"), a privately held $25.7 billion growth equity investment manager, today announced the launch of two high-conviction portfolios: Alger AI Enablers & Adopters and Alger Concentrated Equity.
  • Alger AI Enablers & Adopters, managed by Patrick Kelly, CFA, is a focused portfolio of companies actively involved in developing and implementing Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies.
  • In our view, organizations that embrace AI technologies better position themselves to drive sustainable growth in the digital age.
  • Alger Concentrated Equity is a focused portfolio of 20-30 stocks representing the highest conviction investment ideas of portfolio manager Dr. Ankur Crawford.