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Arch MI’s Fall HaMMR Predicts Home Price Growth Will Moderate Going Forward

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 8:00pm

Arch Capital Group Ltd.s U.S. mortgage insurance operation, Arch MI, is a leading provider of private insurance covering mortgage credit risk.

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  • Arch Capital Group Ltd.s U.S. mortgage insurance operation, Arch MI, is a leading provider of private insurance covering mortgage credit risk.
  • Arch MIs flagship mortgage insurer, Arch Mortgage Insurance Company, is licensed to write mortgage insurance in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.
  • Arch MI is a marketing term for Arch Mortgage Insurance Company and United Guaranty Residential Insurance Company.
  • Arch Mortgage Insurance Company and The Housing and Mortgage Market Review are registered marks of Arch Capital Group (U.S.) Inc. or its affiliates.

Toll Brothers Announces Opening of Sales Center and Model Home in Regency at Manalapan

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 6:45pm

Home buyers are invited to visit the sales center and tour the professionally decorated model home located at 376 NJ Route 33 Hwy in Manalapan.

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  • Home buyers are invited to visit the sales center and tour the professionally decorated model home located at 376 NJ Route 33 Hwy in Manalapan.
  • Regency at Manalapan is a premier master-planned community for active adults offering two collections of one- and two-story single-family homes priced from the upper $700,000s.
  • This neighborhood truly exemplifies the Toll Brothers luxury brand and Regency active adult lifestyle that were known for, said Craig Cherry, Division President of Toll Brothers in New Jersey.
  • For more information on Regency at Manalapan and Toll Brothers communities throughout New Jersey, call (844) 834-5263 or visit http://TollBrothers.com/NJ
    Toll Brothers, Inc., a FORTUNE 500 Company, is the nation's leading builder of luxury homes.

Mpowered Health Announces Partnership with eHealth to Help Consumers Select and Enroll in Medicare and Individual & Family Health Insurance Plans

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 4:30pm

LOS ALTOS, Calif., Oct. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mpowered Health , a consumer health empowerment company, today announced a partnership with eHealth, Inc. ( www.ehealth.com ), a leading online health insurance marketplace.

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  • LOS ALTOS, Calif., Oct. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mpowered Health , a consumer health empowerment company, today announced a partnership with eHealth, Inc. ( www.ehealth.com ), a leading online health insurance marketplace.
  • eHealth, Inc. (NASDAQ: EHTH) operates a leading health insurance marketplace at eHealth.com and eHealthMedicare.com with technology that provides consumers with health insuranceenrollment solutions.
  • Since 1997, eHealth has connected more than 8 million members with quality, affordable health insurance, Medicare options, and ancillary plans.
  • eHealth's proprietary marketplace offers Medicare Advantage, Medicare Supplement, Medicare Part D prescription drug, individual, family, small business and other plans from over 200 health insurance carriers across 50 states and the District of Columbia.

U.S. Army Brigadier General (Ret.) Leo A. Brooks Jr. joins Uptake as Advisor

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 4:33pm

CHICAGO, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Uptake announced today the appointment of U.S. Army Brigadier General (Retired) Leo A. Brooks Jr. as an advisor.

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  • CHICAGO, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Uptake announced today the appointment of U.S. Army Brigadier General (Retired) Leo A. Brooks Jr. as an advisor.
  • In his twenty-seven years of distinguished service to our nation, he built and led integrated operations across the Army," said Kayne Grau, CEO, Uptake.
  • Earlier in his career, General Brooks commanded units across the Army, including as the Deputy Commanding General of the 1st Armored Division in Germany and Commandant of Cadets at the United States Military Academy.
  • In addition to his new advisory role at Uptake, General Brooks sits on the boards of Valiant Integrated Services, America's Public Television Stations, and the District of Columbia College Access Program.

Mesa Air Group Becomes First Scheduled Airline to Launch Drone Delivery Business in the U.S. in Partnership with Flirtey

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 3:22pm

PHOENIX, Oct. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mesa Air Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MESA), has signed an agreement with aerospace technology company Flirtey to order 4 delivery drones, with an option to order an additional 500 aircraft. The agreement marks Mesa becoming the first scheduled airline to launch drone delivery in the U.S.

Key Points: 
  • The agreement marks Mesa becoming the first scheduled airline to launch drone delivery in the U.S.
    Mesa and Flirtey are initially focusing on the last-mile food delivery industry, enabling Mesa to expand beyond the global airlines market and into the global food service market.
  • Mesa is excited to partner with Flirtey to become the first scheduled airline to launch drone delivery in the U.S. Drone delivery is a huge market and its here now.
  • Flirtey is excited to partner with Mesa to operationalize our best-in-class drone delivery aircraft and autonomous software platform.
  • Flirtey is an aerospace technology company and U.S. drone delivery manufacturer that sells full-stack drone delivery hardware and software systems.

AM Best Withdraws Credit Ratings of Boston Indemnity Company, Inc.

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 3:39pm

AM Best has withdrawn the Financial Strength Rating of A- (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of a- (Excellent) of Boston Indemnity Company, Inc. (BIC), headquartered in Houston, TX.

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  • AM Best has withdrawn the Financial Strength Rating of A- (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of a- (Excellent) of Boston Indemnity Company, Inc. (BIC), headquartered in Houston, TX.
  • At the time of the withdrawal, these Credit Ratings (ratings) were under review with developing implications.
  • For additional information regarding the use and limitations of Credit Rating opinions, please view Guide to Best's Credit Ratings .
  • For information on the proper use of Bests Credit Ratings, Bests Preliminary Credit Assessments and AM Best press releases, please view Guide to Proper Use of Bests Ratings & Assessments .

Online Bidding Now Underway for Large Inventory of Oil-and-Gas Line Pipe in Auction by Tiger Liquidity Services Energy Partners

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 2:25pm

NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Bidding is underway in the timed online auction of more than 300,000 feet of line pipe formerly owned by Fort Morgan, Colorado-based Catamount Oilfield Services, announced Tiger Group and Liquidity Services (NASDAQ: LQDT).

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  • NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Bidding is underway in the timed online auction of more than 300,000 feet of line pipe formerly owned by Fort Morgan, Colorado-based Catamount Oilfield Services, announced Tiger Group and Liquidity Services (NASDAQ: LQDT).
  • The auction is the latest offering by the two companies, which in 2016 formed a strategic partnership Tiger Liquidity Services Energy Partners focused on directly assisting those seeking to sell surplus oil-and-gas assets.
  • Catamount's entire pipe inventory, housed at sites in Colorado, Wyoming and Texas, is available in the timed online auction.
  • The inventory includes:
    Catamount Oilfield Services, Inc. (COS) filed in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the District of Colorado.The company was known for offering a full line of API tubing, casing, and line pipe.

Real Estate Investors Buy More, Pay Less According to RealtyTrac Investor Activity Report

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 2:00pm

In addition to the annual increase in investor purchase activity, the Fall 2021 RealtyTrac Investor Purchase Report shows that investors are typically paying less for homes than consumer homebuyers, and that investors continue to pay for most of their purchases with cash.

Key Points: 
  • In addition to the annual increase in investor purchase activity, the Fall 2021 RealtyTrac Investor Purchase Report shows that investors are typically paying less for homes than consumer homebuyers, and that investors continue to pay for most of their purchases with cash.
  • While the year-over-year percentage of investor purchases rose, the investor purchase share remained virtually the same as the previous quarter with investors accounting for 15.4% of all purchases in Q2 2021 compared with 15.9% in Q1 2021.
  • According to RealtyTrac Executive Vice President Rick Sharga, the increases, while notable, do not reflect a significant change of course for investor purchase activity.
  • But the data doesnt support the Wall Street is buying up Main Street theme thats been a popular theory for the past year or so.

Planet Fitness Selects Huge as Digital Agency of Record

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 1:30pm

HAMPTON, N.H., Oct 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Planet Fitness, Inc. (NYSE: PLNT), one of the largest and fastest-growing global franchisors and operators of fitness centers with more members than any other fitness brand, today announced it has selected Huge, a global experience agency, as its new digital agency of record following a strategic competitive review.

Key Points: 
  • HAMPTON, N.H., Oct 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Planet Fitness, Inc. (NYSE: PLNT), one of the largest and fastest-growing global franchisors and operators of fitness centers with more members than any other fitness brand, today announced it has selected Huge, a global experience agency, as its new digital agency of record following a strategic competitive review.
  • Planet Fitness will partner with Huge to accelerate the Company's digital strategy and support the continuous evolution of its mobile app, website and in-club digital experience, with a focus on strategy, customer satisfaction and creative design within these digital channels.The partnership will support member retention and help Planet Fitness continue to drive its "bricks with clicks" growth strategy and hybrid approach to fitness; strengthening its digital Judgement Free Zone through consumer engagement, loyalty and a differentiated omni-channel experience that supports and encourages people throughout their fitness journey.
  • This makes them the ideal partner to further our mission of democratizing fitness," said Sherrill Kaplan, chief digital officer at Planet Fitness.
  • Huge, part of Interpublic (IPG), is a global experience agency made up of creatives, designers, technologists, strategists, and data scientists.

Planet Fitness, Inc. To Report Third Quarter 2021 Results On November 4, 2021

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 1:00pm

HAMPTON, N.H., Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Planet Fitness, Inc. (NYSE: PLNT) (the "Company"), today announced that the Company will report results for its third quarter ended Sept. 30, 2021, before the market opens on Thursday, November 4, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • HAMPTON, N.H., Oct. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Planet Fitness, Inc. (NYSE: PLNT) (the "Company"), today announced that the Company will report results for its third quarter ended Sept. 30, 2021, before the market opens on Thursday, November 4, 2021.
  • The Company will discuss its third quarter financial results on a conference call scheduled at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Thursday, November 4, 2021.
  • Investors may also access the conference call via the following dial-in numbers: (833) 380-0404 or (778) 560-2517, conference number 8276549.
  • More than 95% of Planet Fitness stores are owned and operated by independent business men and women.