Economy of the United States

Following CDC Guidance, Face Coverings Made Optional for Fully Vaccinated Individuals Inside Publix Stores

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 11:46pm

b'As a result of the recently updated U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance, Publix will no longer require fully vaccinated associates or customers to wear face coverings, unless required by a state or local order or ordinance, beginning May 15.\nIn accordance with CDC guidelines, individuals who are not fully vaccinated are required to use face coverings over their noses and mouths while inside any Publix store.\nPublix, the largest employee-owned company in the U.S. with more than 225,000 associates, currently operates 1,270 stores in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia.

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  • b'As a result of the recently updated U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance, Publix will no longer require fully vaccinated associates or customers to wear face coverings, unless required by a state or local order or ordinance, beginning May 15.\nIn accordance with CDC guidelines, individuals who are not fully vaccinated are required to use face coverings over their noses and mouths while inside any Publix store.\nPublix, the largest employee-owned company in the U.S. with more than 225,000 associates, currently operates 1,270 stores in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia.
  • For 24 consecutive years, the company has been recognized by Fortune as a great place to work.
  • In addition, Publix\xe2\x80\x99s dedication to superior quality and customer service is recognized among the top in the grocery business.
  • For more information, visit the company\xe2\x80\x99s website, corporate.publix.com .\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210514005568/en/\n'

Precipio Announces Q1-2021 and year-end Shareholder Update Call

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 9:30pm

b"NEW HAVEN, Conn., May 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Specialty cancer diagnostics company Precipio, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRPO) , will be hosting its Q1-2021 corporate update call on Thursday, May 20th at 5:00 PM ET.

Key Points: 
  • b"NEW HAVEN, Conn., May 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Specialty cancer diagnostics company Precipio, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRPO) , will be hosting its Q1-2021 corporate update call on Thursday, May 20th at 5:00 PM ET.
  • All callers should ask for the Precipio Inc. conference call.
  • These forward-looking statements are only predictions, subject to risks and uncertainties, and actual results could differ materially from those discussed.
  • The company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by the federal securities laws.\n"

Gabelli Go Anywhere Trust Series A Cumulative Preferred Shares Declares $0.50 Quarterly Dividend and Announces Intention to Redeem

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 9:05pm

Based on the accounting records of the Fund currently available, the distributions paid to preferred shareholders in 2021 would include approximately 2% from net investment income and 98% from net capital gains on a book basis.

Key Points: 
  • Based on the accounting records of the Fund currently available, the distributions paid to preferred shareholders in 2021 would include approximately 2% from net investment income and 98% from net capital gains on a book basis.
  • The estimated components of each distribution are updated and provided to shareholders of record in a notice accompanying the distribution and are available on our website ( www.gabelli.com ).
  • The final determination of the sources of all distributions in 2021 will be made after year end and can vary from the quarterly estimates.
  • The Fund is managed by Gabelli Funds, LLC, a subsidiary of GAMCO Investors, Inc. (NYSE:GBL).\n'

Baker Hughes Declares Quarterly Dividend

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 9:00pm

b'Baker Hughes (NYSE: BKR) announced today that the Baker Hughes Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $.18 per share of Class A common stock payable on June 4, 2021 to holders of record on May 25, 2021.\nBaker Hughes (NYSE: BKR) is an energy technology company that provides solutions to energy and industrial customers worldwide.

Key Points: 
  • b'Baker Hughes (NYSE: BKR) announced today that the Baker Hughes Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $.18 per share of Class A common stock payable on June 4, 2021 to holders of record on May 25, 2021.\nBaker Hughes (NYSE: BKR) is an energy technology company that provides solutions to energy and industrial customers worldwide.
  • Built on a century of experience and with operations in over 120 countries, our innovative technologies and services are taking energy forward \xe2\x80\x93 making it safer, cleaner and more efficient for people and the planet.
  • Visit us at bakerhughes.com .\nView source version on businesswire.com: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210514005426/en/\n'

The Wonderful Company Co-Owner Lynda Resnick Dedicates $1 Million to Inspire Fresno State Graduates To Engage In Community Service

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 5:30pm

In total, the fund will generate 32,000 hours (about 3 and a half years) of volunteer work for Central Valley organizations.

Key Points: 
  • In total, the fund will generate 32,000 hours (about 3 and a half years) of volunteer work for Central Valley organizations.
  • When you serve in the same place that you live, you build momentum, movements, and relationships that make an indelible mark on your community," Lynda Resnick states in her commencement address.
  • You are the ones who will take to the air and inspire us all to fly higher once again!
  • Lynda Resnick personally guides The Wonderful Company\'s corporate social responsibility efforts and hopes this accessible approach to philanthropy will appeal to the graduates she addresses this weekend.\nThe "Wonderful Butterfly Project" is a $1 million fund established by Lynda and Stewart Resnick to inspire the 2020 and 2021 graduates of California State University, Fresno to engage in community service.

CORT Events Partners with Meeting Professionals International for First Live Meeting in Vegas Post-COVID-19

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 3:05pm

b'CORT Events , the nationwide provider of rental furniture for the events, meetings and trade show industry and a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway\xe2\x80\x99s CORT , has announced a partnership with Meeting Professionals International (MPI) for their upcoming World Education Congress (WEC) Vegas \xe2\x80\x93 the first large-scale live events industry meeting to be held in Las Vegas since the city reopened.

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  • b'CORT Events , the nationwide provider of rental furniture for the events, meetings and trade show industry and a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway\xe2\x80\x99s CORT , has announced a partnership with Meeting Professionals International (MPI) for their upcoming World Education Congress (WEC) Vegas \xe2\x80\x93 the first large-scale live events industry meeting to be held in Las Vegas since the city reopened.
  • CORT Events has had a longstanding involvement with the organization, providing furnishings for MPI events while CORT account executives play active roles within the local chapter organizations across the nation.
  • For WEC Vegas, CORT Events worked with MPI to provide unique furnishings and bring their best practices to life so attendees can enjoy in-person events once again.\n\xe2\x80\x9cCORT Events has been preparing for this comeback for over a year now, and we\xe2\x80\x99re thrilled to work with Meeting Professionals International,\xe2\x80\x9d said Damon Ross, Senior Group VP of CORT Events.
  • For more information, please visit www.cort.com .\nMeeting Professionals International (MPI) is the largest meeting and event industry association worldwide.

Storybook Suite in the Sky: Disney Cruise Line Dreams Up First-Of-Its-Kind Funnel Suite Aboard Disney Wish

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 3:15pm

It\'s calling guests home to the Wish Tower Suite, a first-of-its-kind accommodation set high in the forward funnel of the Disney Wish, which debuts in summer 2022.

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  • It\'s calling guests home to the Wish Tower Suite, a first-of-its-kind accommodation set high in the forward funnel of the Disney Wish, which debuts in summer 2022.
  • "On a Disney cruise ship, that beacon of magic is our signature red funnels.
  • For the first time ever, guests aboard the Disney Wish will be able to book an incredible two-story suite that\'s actually located within one of our funnels.
  • Bookings open to the general public on May 27, 2021.\nTo learn more about the Disney Wish or to book a vacation,guests canvisit disneycruise.com , call Disney Cruise Line at 888-325-2500 or contacttheirtravel agent.\nView original content to download multimedia: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/storybook-suite-in-the-sky-disne...\n'

NN, Inc. Announces Cooperation Agreement with Corre Partners, Adds New Independent Director

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 2:00pm

"The knowledge he brings, including commercialization of products across multiple applications, will help shape NN\'s future direction.

Key Points: 
  • "The knowledge he brings, including commercialization of products across multiple applications, will help shape NN\'s future direction.
  • "We appreciate Jeri\'s leadership and NN\'s commitment to strengthening its Board at this pivotal moment in its operating life cycle.
  • "\nThe NN Board is now comprised of 10 members, nine of whom are independent.
  • Dr. Gautam began his career with Union Carbide in 1978, which became part of a joint venture with Honeywell UOP in 1988.

NCR to Participate in Morgan Stanley Life After Covid: 2021 Thematic Conference

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 2:00pm

b'NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global enterprise technology provider for the banking, retail and hospitality industries, today announced that Chief Financial Officer Tim Oliver will host a fireside chat at the Morgan Stanley Life After Covid: 2021 Thematic Virtual Conference on May 20, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time.\nA live webcast and replay of the session will be available in the Investor Relations section of NCR.com ( investor.ncr.com ) for 90 days following the session.\nNCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) is a leading software- and services-led enterprise provider in the financial, retail and hospitality industries.

Key Points: 
  • b'NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global enterprise technology provider for the banking, retail and hospitality industries, today announced that Chief Financial Officer Tim Oliver will host a fireside chat at the Morgan Stanley Life After Covid: 2021 Thematic Virtual Conference on May 20, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time.\nA live webcast and replay of the session will be available in the Investor Relations section of NCR.com ( investor.ncr.com ) for 90 days following the session.\nNCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) is a leading software- and services-led enterprise provider in the financial, retail and hospitality industries.
  • NCR is headquartered in Atlanta, Ga., with 36,000 employees globally.
  • NCR is a trademark of NCR Corporation in the United States and other countries.\n'

Gabelli Global Utility & Income Trust Continues Monthly Distributions, Declares Distributions of $0.10 Per Share

Friday, May 14, 2021 - 1:20pm

The Board of Trustees will continue to monitor the Fund\xe2\x80\x99s distribution level, taking into consideration the Fund\xe2\x80\x99s net asset value and the financial market environment.

Key Points: 
  • The Board of Trustees will continue to monitor the Fund\xe2\x80\x99s distribution level, taking into consideration the Fund\xe2\x80\x99s net asset value and the financial market environment.
  • The Fund\xe2\x80\x99s distribution policy is subject to modification by the Board of Trustees at any time, and there can be no guarantee that the policy will continue.
  • The final determination of the sources of all distributions in 2021 will be made after year end and can vary from the monthly estimates.
  • The Fund is managed by Gabelli Funds, LLC, a subsidiary of GAMCO Investors, Inc. (NYSE:GBL).\n'