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MARIE OSMOND HEADLINES EVENING OF HOPE FOR MENTAL ILLNESS RESEARCH

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Monday, September 26, 2022

RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to fund research projects that pursue better treatments for a host of mental illnesses, the Foundation of Hope held its annual Evening of Hope gala in the Pavilion at the Angus Barn.

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  • RALEIGH, N.C., Sept. 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to fund research projects that pursue better treatments for a host of mental illnesses, the Foundation of Hope held its annual Evening of Hope gala in the Pavilion at the Angus Barn.
  • The Foundation of Hope was honored to have Ms. Osmond share her powerful story as its keynote speaker.
  • All funds raised benefit mental illness research at the UNC-Chapel Hill Department of Psychiatry.
  • In partnership with the UNC Department of Psychiatry, the Foundation's mission is to conquer mental illness by investing in groundbreaking scientific research and mental health initiatives.

EQS-News: CBOE's Weekly Market Recap: Sept. 12-16

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Friday, September 23, 2022

Price declines seen in the equities market have been mimicked in trends on the cryptocurrency scene.

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  • Price declines seen in the equities market have been mimicked in trends on the cryptocurrency scene.
  • The SPDR S&P 500 ETF (NYSEARCA: SPY) decreased by 5.17% last week, the ETFs third-largest weekly price descent in 2022.
  • Popular growth investors Willaim ONeil and Mark Minervini have long championed bear markets for their abilities to introduce new market leaders.
  • A number of companies report earnings next week, including:
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Segal Survey Finds Health Care Plan Costs Experienced Steepest Climb in a Decade

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Wednesday, September 21, 2022

In the 26th annual survey respondents reported 2023 trend forecasts as well as actual health cost trends for 2021 for medical, prescription drug, dental and vision coverage, based on group health plan experience.

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  • In the 26th annual survey respondents reported 2023 trend forecasts as well as actual health cost trends for 2021 for medical, prescription drug, dental and vision coverage, based on group health plan experience.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220921005811/en/
    Prescription drug costs continue to surge and raise health care costs, as per the annual Segal survey.
  • Plan sponsors should expect higher health plan cost increases which put added pressure on overall compensation costs in the near term.
  • The 2023 Segal Health Plan Cost Trend Survey polled health insurers, managed care organizations (MCOs), pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) and third-party administrators (TPAs).

Johnson Controls Applauded by Frost & Sullivan for Offering Enhanced Performance and Reduced Energy Consumption through Its Connected Chiller Solutions

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Wednesday, September 21, 2022

SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan recently researched the smart connected chillers industry and, based on its analysis, recognizes Johnson Controls with the 2022 North America Customer Value Leadership Award. Johnson Controls offers best-in-class connected chiller solutions and uniquely leverages its comprehensive digital offering, OpenBlue, to reshape the performance of diverse building types, such as hospitals, schools, data centers, airports, stadiums, and manufacturing plants.

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  • The company uses machine data from highly accurate sensors and an advanced analytics platform to monitor chiller performance.
  • Thus, Johnson Controls can detect when a chiller shows early warning signs of mechanical or operational issues that can impact reliability or energy use.
  • Johnson Controls uses a rich global data set to model chiller performance and create a multi-dimensional Chiller Performance Index (CPI) metric that rates how closely the actual chiller performs to predicted levels.
  • For its strong overall performance, Johnson Controls earns Frost & Sullivan's 2022 North America Customer Value Leadership Award in the smart connected chillers industry.

Johnson Controls Applauded by Frost & Sullivan for Offering Enhanced Performance and Reduced Energy Consumption through Its Connected Chiller Solutions

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Wednesday, September 21, 2022

SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan recently researched the smart connected chillers industry and, based on its analysis, recognizes Johnson Controls with the 2022 North America Customer Value Leadership Award. Johnson Controls offers best-in-class connected chiller solutions and uniquely leverages its comprehensive digital offering, OpenBlue, to reshape the performance of diverse building types, such as hospitals, schools, data centers, airports, stadiums, and manufacturing plants.

Key Points: 
  • The company uses machine data from highly accurate sensors and an advanced analytics platform to monitor chiller performance.
  • Thus, Johnson Controls can detect when a chiller shows early warning signs of mechanical or operational issues that can impact reliability or energy use.
  • Johnson Controls uses a rich global data set to model chiller performance and create a multi-dimensional Chiller Performance Index (CPI) metric that rates how closely the actual chiller performs to predicted levels.
  • For its strong overall performance, Johnson Controls earns Frost & Sullivan's 2022 North America Customer Value Leadership Award in the smart connected chillers industry.

PDS Biotech and National Cancer Institute Identify Optimal Patient Group for Advancing PDS0101-Based Triple Combination Program Targeting Advanced HPV-Positive Cancers

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Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Data from this study, as presented at ASCO 2022, demonstrated that the triple combination therapy resulted in a 77% survival at a median of 12-months of follow-up in CPI refractory patients.

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  • Data from this study, as presented at ASCO 2022, demonstrated that the triple combination therapy resulted in a 77% survival at a median of 12-months of follow-up in CPI refractory patients.
  • PDS Biotechs lead candidate, PDS0101, combines the utility of the Versamune platform with targeted antigens in HPV-expressing cancers.
  • A Phase 2 clinical study is also being conducted in both second- and third-line treatment of multiple advanced HPV-associated cancers in partnership with the National Cancer Institute (NCI).
  • A third phase 2 clinical trial in first line treatment of locally advanced cervical cancer is being performed with The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center.

UCLA Anderson Forecast: No recession, but U.S., California economies continue to slow

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Wednesday, September 21, 2022

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. economy is likely to muddle along with below-trend growth and continued high inflation over the next 12 months, according to the UCLA Anderson Forecast's latest report. And while no recession is forecast at this time, Forecast economists say the possibility still exists that persistent inflation and aggressive interest rate policy will lead to a "hard landing" of the economy, potentially precipitating a recession.

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  • The UCLA Anderson consensus forecast is that the economy will grow, on average, 1.5% in 2022, 0.3% in 2023 and 2.0% in 2024.
  • By 2024, the UCLA Anderson Forecast expects the economy to rebound and growth to accelerate slightly above long-term trends, to 2.3% to 2.5% annualized growth each quarter.
  • In the September 2022 forecast for California, UCLA Anderson Forecast director Jerry Nickelsburg examines the impact of the state's recent declines in population on its economy.
  • The panel discussion will feature moderator Magali Delmas, professor at UCLA Anderson and the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability and faculty director of the UCLA Anderson Center for Impact; Jacob Atalla, vice president of sustainability initiatives at KB Home; UCLA alumna Kelly Clark, ESG specialist and stakeholder manager at the UCLA Anderson Center for Impact; and Henry Friedman, associate professor of accounting at UCLA Anderson.

Omdia: Cover lens module market to encounter its first ever shipment decline in 2022

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Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Kimi Lin, Senior Research Analyst at Omdia said: "This is the first time that cover lens module shipments will record a decline in our experience.

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  • Kimi Lin, Senior Research Analyst at Omdia said: "This is the first time that cover lens module shipments will record a decline in our experience.
  • However, Omdia speculates shipments will slightly bounce back in 2023 if these influential factors can be relieved by the end of 2022.
  • As for long-term forecasts, mild shipment decline could last for some years and depend on the market saturation and weak demands in IT and CE applications."
  • Ceramic shipments for rear-side cover lens use reached peak levels in 2020 but were expected to eventually decline due to higher cost and fewer supplier sources.

CLC: Politicians Must Put Aside the Rhetoric and Fix the Affordability Crisis

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Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Everyday necessities like food, fuel and housing eat away at more and more of workers hard-earned paycheques.

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  • Everyday necessities like food, fuel and housing eat away at more and more of workers hard-earned paycheques.
  • Politicians finding common ground and getting targeted help to people who really need it, continued Bruske.
  • We need our elected representatives from across the political spectrum to recognize that we will all need care at some point.
  • With a crisis facing public health care and the chronic underfunding of Canadas care economy, addressing the care crisis must be a priority for MPs.

eCommerce App Marketers Spent $6.1 Billion on User Acquisition Worldwide According to New AppsFlyer Report

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Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Following the past few years of significant eCommerce growth that came as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, eCommerce in general and app marketing in particular have entered into a natural slowdown.

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  • Following the past few years of significant eCommerce growth that came as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, eCommerce in general and app marketing in particular have entered into a natural slowdown.
  • eCommerce app marketers spent $6.1 Billion on user acquisition, but global ad spend nosedived over -50% Year-over-Year (YoY) due to rising iOS media cost, post Covid relative return to normalcy, and other macroeconomic conditions.
  • Android eCommerce app installs drop -5% globally YoY (H1 2021 vs. H1 2022) excluding India which gained significant new traffic.
  • AppsFlyers State of eCommerce App Marketing, 2022 Edition is an anonymous aggregate of proprietary global data from 5.1 billion app installs from 700 apps and 26 billion remarketing conversions.