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Continental Gold Comments on Share Price and Provides Operational Update

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 06:00:00 EDT

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - August 21, 2017) - Continental Gold Inc. (TSX: CNL)(OTCQX: CGOOF) ("Continental" or the "Company") comments that, at this time, the Company is unaware of any specific reason contributing to the recent decline in the Company's share price. Excellent progress is being made at the Company's flagship Buriticá gold project (the "Project") with early construction, engineering and procurement activities remaining on or ahead of schedule.

Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation Announces Appointment of a New Director

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 12:37:54 EDT

BEDMINSTER, NJ--(Marketwired - Aug 18, 2017) - Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: PGC) announces the appointment of Carmen M. Bowser to the Board of Directors of the Company and of Peapack-Gladstone Bank, effective September 28, 2017. Ms. Bowser most recently served as Managing Vice President, Commercial Real Estate Division, at Capital One Bank, N.A., New York, NY, where she was responsible for a geographically dispersed 100-person team which provided the "first line of defense" for new loan originations and asset management.

Freddie Mac Introduces Innovative Appraisal Alternative for Home Purchases and Refinances

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 09:00:00 EDT

Borrowers and lenders can realize substantial savings and achieve faster, more efficient closings for loans processed through Loan Advisor Suite(R)

NSAV Announces Change to Record Date for Shareholder Dividend From Hemp Beer Spin Off

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 06:25:55 EDT

CRESCO, PA--(Marketwired - Aug 18, 2017) - NSAV Holding, Inc. (OTC: NSAV), announced today that the record date for its recently declared stock dividend of 20% of its subsidiary, Hemp Beer Inc. has been changed to August 30, 2017 from the previously announced date of August 22, 2017. The change assures the dividend record date is consistent with FINRA notice requirements. The dividend payment date has been changed to September 13, 2017 from the previously announced date of September 5, 2017 accordingly. The ex-dividend date, which was to be today, August 18, 2017 will August 28, 2017.

White Fox Ventures, Inc. Announced That Fintech Research Laboratory Would Deploy Ethereum Based KeY TOKEN as a Key to Its SmartBANK platform

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDT

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Aug 18, 2017) - White Fox Ventures, Inc., a public corporation in the USA (ticker symbol OTCPink: AWAW), announced that Fintech research laboratory would deploy Ethereum based KeY' TOKEN as a key to its smartBANK platform.

ADP Comments on Pershing Square Investor Presentation

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 14:13:54 EDT

ROSELAND, NJ--(Marketwired - Aug 17, 2017) - ADP (NASDAQ: ADP) today issued the following statement in response to Pershing Square Capital Management's investor presentation on ADP:

Loans Refinanced Under New Enhanced Relief Refinance Program to Be Retained in CRT Pools

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 14:04:49 EDT

Publishes HARP Historical Dataset to Increase Transparency for Investors

Medovex Corporation Names Charlie Farrahar Chief Financial Officer

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 12:50:00 EDT

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - Aug 17, 2017) - Medovex Corp. (NASDAQ: MDVX) ("Medovex" or the "Company"), the developer of the DenerveXT System, a new and novel device designed for enduring relief of Facet Joint Syndrome related to back pain, today reported it has named Charlie Farrahar as its Chief Financial Officer.

Freddie Mac Names Stacey Goodman CIO

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 10:05:00 EDT

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Aug 17, 2017) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today announced that Stacey Goodman will join Freddie Mac as executive vice president and chief information officer (CIO) on September 25, 2017.

Mortgage Rates Drop Again

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 10:00:00 EDT

MCLEAN, VA--(Marketwired - Aug 17, 2017) - Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) today released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing the 30-year fixed mortgage rate continuing to move lower.

NSAV to Spin-Off Cannabis Information Technology Division to Shareholders

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 09:31:51 EDT

CRESCO, PA--(Marketwired - Aug 17, 2017) - NSAV Holding, Inc. (OTC: NSAV), today announced that the Company will spin-off its cannabis information technology division as a stand-alone public company. In conjunction with the spin-off, NSAV shareholders will be awarded shares in the proposed public entity based upon their holdings in NSAV. The new public company plans to offer a wide range of services to the legal cannabis industry, which include banking and payment processing solutions, compliance software, cybersecurity and advisory services. Analysts forecast that the global medical cannabis market could reach $50 billion by the year 2025, excluding the legal recreational cannabis market. The Company believes that there is a huge void in the legal cannabis sector in the areas of technology and software and that this will present a major opportunity for NSAV. Additional details of the spin-off, including the record date and dividend ratio will be announced next week. The Company envisions that the record date will be in the next two to three weeks.

HCi Viocare Targets the Global Diabetes Market by Shipping the 1st Smart Diabetic Walker Boot

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 09:26:28 EDT

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND--(Marketwired - Aug 17, 2017) - HCi Viocare (OTCQB: VICA) is pleased to announce that it has shipped the world's 1st Smart Diabetic Walker Boot, equipped with the company's patent pending Flexisense technology, to a global diabetes-market leading manufacturer.

Bitstamp Launches Ether Trading

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 09:01:00 EDT

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Aug 17, 2017) - Bitstamp, a leading global digital currency exchange and the largest Bitcoin exchange in the EU in terms of volume, today announces the launch of trading support for ETH/BTC, ETH/USD and ETH/EUR. Bitstamp's decision to add ether to its platform comes in response to strong demand from its customers and the rest of the cryptocurrency community. To kick off its new trading support, Bitstamp is offering free ether trading until October 1, 2017 with generous discounts available thereafter until January 1, 2018.

GridGain Systems Ranks #187 on Inc. 500 List of America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 08:00:00 EDT

GridGain Ranks 13th among Software Companies, 8th for San Francisco Metro

Dealnet Processes More Than $21 Million New Financing Applications in Q2-2017

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 07:30:00 EDT

- Backlog of approved loans grows as dealer network expands and new origination channels are scheduled for H2 opening

- Consumer companion to the Company's dealer origination platform enters pilot program three months ahead of schedule

- Engagement segment gross margin increases by more than 18% over the previous period to $2.8 million

- Net book value of past due accounts declines to 5.0% of portfolio from 5.4% at the end of the previous quarter

- Gross profit increases to $4.3 million over the previous quarter while net loss remains flat at $0.01 per share

Madison Strategic Sector Premium Fund and Madison Covered Call & Equity Strategy Fund Announce Postponement of Special Meeting

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 18:10:46 EDT

MADISON, WI--(Marketwired - August 16, 2017) - Madison Strategic Sector Premium Fund (MSP) and Madison Covered Call & Equity Strategy Fund (MCN) announced today that the joint special meeting (the "Special Meeting") of the shareholders of MSP and MCN originally scheduled to be held on August 18, 2017 to consider the proposed reorganization (the "Reorganization") of MSP into MCN has been postponed to September 15, 2017. The Boards took this action, in part, because at this time, it is not expected that MCN would be able to achieve a quorum by the meeting date. Further, the MSP Board noted that over 2.4 million shares or 41% of the fund remained unvoted and the Board felt it was important to obtain greater feedback on the Reorganization from its long-term retail shareholder base who would benefit from the Reorganization. The Boards noted that the Reorganization requires approval of both sets of shareholders and they continue to believe the Reorganization is in the best interest of MCN and MSP shareholders. As previously announced, both ISS and Glass Lewis issued their recommendations in favor of the MCN and MSP Reorganization proposals.

NetworkNewsWire Announces Publication Highlighting Investment Prospects Employing Cryptocurrency in the Legal Marijuana Industry

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 08:30:00 EDT

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Aug 16, 2017) - NetworkNewsWire ("NNW"), a multifaceted financial news and publishing company, today announces the publication of an editorial featuring SinglePoint, Inc. (OTC: SING), a client of NNW focused on strengthening its position in the marijuana industry through the acquisition of, or investment in, small to mid-sized cannabis companies.

Canadian Western Trust Company to exit Exempt Market Securities business line

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 07:00:00 EDT

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Aug. 16, 2017) - Canadian Western Trust Company (CWT), a wholly owned subsidiary of Canadian Western Bank (TSX:CWB) and a member of CWB Financial Group, today announced it will no longer offer self-directed account services to holders of exempt market securities. CWT has entered into a definitive agreement (the "Agreement") to appoint Computershare Trust Company of Canada (Computershare) as successor trustee or custodian for clients who currently hold exempt market securities within a CWT self-directed account. Affected clients will receive notification of this change by mail. The Agreement is subject to customary closing conditions. The Agreement is expected to close no later than September 30, 2017. Earnings contributions from this business line are not material on a consolidated basis for CWB.

La Banque Laurentienne communiquera ses résultats du 3e trimestre le 29 août 2017

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 13:48:40 EDT

MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - 15 août 2017) - Le mardi 29 août 2017, la Banque Laurentienne du Canada (TSX:LB) dévoilera ses résultats financiers du troisième trimestre de l'exercice 2017. Elle tiendra également une conférence téléphonique pour les représentants des médias et la communauté financière à 15 h 30 (HE). Le rapport trimestriel aux actionnaires, les informations additionnelles et les diapositives de la présentation seront publiés sur le site Web de la Banque ( avant le début de la conférence téléphonique.

Laurentian Bank to announce its third quarter results on August 29, 2017

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 13:47:09 EDT

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Aug. 15, 2017) - On Tuesday, August 29, 2017, Laurentian Bank of Canada (TSX:LB) will publish its third quarter financial results. It will also hold a conference call for media representatives and the financial community at 3:30 p.m. (ET). The quarterly report to shareholders, supplementary financial information and presentation slides will be posted on the Bank's website,, prior to the conference call.

Coast Capital Savings first Canadian credit union to launch Apple Pay

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 13:00:00 EDT

SURREY, BC--(Marketwired - August 15, 2017) - Coast Capital Savings members can now add their Coast Capital debit card and their Coast Capital credit card to Apple Pay, making it the first credit union in the country to offer members the ability to add both cards to the mobile payment solution, the credit union announced today.

XMI Adds Joshua Farber as Vice President and Managing Director of Financial Operations

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 11:49:57 EDT

NASHVILLE, TN--(Marketwired - Aug 15, 2017) -  XMI, a leading provider of business process management services for entrepreneurial, high growth businesses, welcomes Joshua Farber, MBA, CPA, as Vice President and Managing Director of Financial Operations. Farber joins the company shortly after the addition of Jennifer LeMieux as Chief Operating Officer. The new hires demonstrate XMI's understanding that their clients and the markets in which they compete are sophisticated, and deeper bench strength is necessary to lead the XMI Growth Platform going forward.

Nordea comment on media enquiry

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 10:57:19 EDT

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK--(Marketwired - Aug 15, 2017) - Nordea Bank AB (publ) (EURONEXT PARIS: TEMP) (EURONEXT PARIS: XHFT)

Nordea comment on media enquiry

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 10:55:10 EDT

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK--(Marketwired - Aug 15, 2017) - Nordea Bank AB (publ)

La Banque Laurentienne déclare des dividendes sur ses actions privilégiées

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 09:28:20 EDT

MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - 15 août 2017) - Le conseil d'administration de la Banque Laurentienne du Canada (TSX:LB) a déclaré aujourd'hui les dividendes suivants :

  • un dividende de 0,25 $ sur les actions privilégiées série 11 payable le 15 septembre 2017 aux actionnaires inscrits à la fermeture des affaires le 7 septembre 2017.
  • un dividende de 0,26875 $ sur les actions privilégiées série 13 payable le 15 septembre 2017 aux actionnaires inscrits à la fermeture des affaires le 7 septembre 2017.
  • un dividende de 0,365625 $ sur les actions privilégiées série 15 payable le 15 septembre 2017 aux actionnaires inscrits à la fermeture des affaires le 7 septembre 2017.

Les dividendes mentionnés ci-dessus sont considérés comme des dividendes déterminés aux fins de la Loi de l'impôt sur le revenu (Canada) et de toute loi provinciale ou territoriale similaire.

Summit Group CEO Phil Styrlund Joins OppSource Board of Directors

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 09:25:54 EDT

SAINT PAUL, MN--(Marketwired - August 15, 2017) - OppSource, a leading SaaS-based sales development platform provider, today announced that Philip R. Styrlund has joined the company's board of directors. Styrlund is an internationally recognized thought leader on business value transformation and the owner and CEO of The Summit Group, a global sales performance improvement company.

Laurentian Bank Declares Dividends on Its Preferred Shares

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 09:21:50 EDT

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Aug. 15, 2017) - The Board of Directors of the Laurentian Bank of Canada (TSX:LB)declared today the following dividends:

  • a dividend of $0.25 on the preferred shares Series 11, payable on September 15, 2017 to shareholders of record at the close of business on September 7, 2017.
  • a dividend of $0.26875 on the preferred shares Series 13, payable on September 15, 2017 to shareholders of record at the close of business on September 7, 2017.
  • a dividend of $0.365625 on the preferred shares Series 15, payable on September 15, 2017 to shareholders of record at the close of business on September 7, 2017.

The above-mentioned dividends are designated as eligible dividends for the purposes of the Income Tax Act (Canada) and any similar provincial and territorial legislation.

Digital Ally Announces Plans to Un-Stay the Litigation Against Axon and Move Forward to Trial With the '452 Patent

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 09:00:00 EDT

LENEXA, KS--(Marketwired - Aug 15, 2017) - Digital Ally, Inc. (NASDAQ: DGLY) ("Digital" or the "Company"), which develops, manufactures and markets advanced video surveillance products for law enforcement, homeland security and commercial applications, today announces its plans to un-stay the litigation against Axon Enterprise, Inc. ("Axon," formerly known as TASER International, Inc.) in the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas in order to seek an expedited trial schedule.

American Cannabis Company, Inc. Announces It Has Secured A Contract With A New Client In California

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 08:30:00 EDT

DENVER, CO--(Marketwired - Aug 15, 2017) - American Cannabis Company, Inc. (OTCQB: AMMJ) ("ACC"), a full-service business-to-business consulting solutions provider, and seller of ancillary products to the cannabis industry, today announced it has secured a client in the state of California. This client seeks to acquire a license that will permit them to dispense medical cannabis to patients. ACC has been contracted to complete operational planning activities, to provide conceptual design work for a retail dispensary location, to assist with 2017 city permitting, and to help with 2018 state application completion. Upon the client being awarded a city permit, ACC will be further retained in the dispensary deployment process where the consulting firm will provide facility staffing solutions, a customized set of operational workflow procedures, and remote operational monitoring support. ACC expects to leverage this contract to secure additional revenues through long-term consulting agreements and future sales of ancillary products, as this client is looking to seek licensure for the California recreational/adult-use cannabis program in the near future.

XsunX Sees Growth in Solar Canopy, Energy Storage, and EV Charging Solutions Sales Interest

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 08:30:00 EDT

Hybrid Renewable Commercial Energy Solutions Continue to Generate the Bulk of Company Quote Requests

Marathon Patent Group Issues Update to Shareholders

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 08:00:00 EDT

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - Aug 15, 2017) - Marathon Patent Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MARA) ("Marathon" or "Company"), an IP licensing and commercialization company, today issued the following shareholder update.

Speedemissions, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 08:00:00 EDT

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - Aug 15, 2017) - Speedemissions, Inc. (OTC PINK: SPMI) (the "Company"), a national brand offering our customers quick and efficient emissions testing and safety inspections and the developer of CARbonga-SRI app, today announced its financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2017.

Dealnet Signs New HVAC Vendor Relationship

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 07:30:00 EDT

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Aug. 15, 2017) - Dealnet Capital Corp. ("Dealnet" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:DLS), reported today that it has signed an agreement with a leading Ontario-based home improvement equipment distributor that will result in the on-boarding of more than thirty new dealers authorized to offer the Company's financing products to homeowners in Ontario.

JV Equity and Construction Financing Structured for NorCal Development

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 01:48:05 EDT

As Business Grows, Talonvest Expands Its Team of Professionals

Coast Capital Savings Granted Provincial Approval to Become a Federal Credit Union

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 18:31:53 EDT

SURREY, BC--(Marketwired - August 14, 2017) - Coast Capital Savings, Canada's largest credit union by membership, announced today that the Financial Institutions Commission of British Columbia (FICOM) and the Credit Union Deposit Insurance Corporation (CUDIC) have approved its application for consent to continue as a federal credit union. The FICOM consent is subject to two conditions.

Stifel Declares Preferred Stock Cash Dividend

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 16:30:00 EDT

ST. LOUIS, MO--(Marketwired - August 14, 2017) - Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE: SF) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend on the outstanding shares of its 6.25% Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock, Series A (the "Series A Preferred Stock").

Bluegreen Vacations Acclaimed Among Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces(TM) in North America

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 16:30:00 EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL--(Marketwired - August 14, 2017) - BBX Capital Corporation (NYSE: BBX) (OTCQX: BBXTB) ("BBX Capital") and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Bluegreen Corporation ("Bluegreen Vacations"), announced today that Bluegreen Vacations has been acclaimed among Achievers 50 Most Engaged WorkplacesT in North America. The annual award, issued by Achievers, an industry leading provider of employee recognition and engagement solutions, recognizes top employers that display leadership and innovation in engaging their workforces.

Stifel Announces Common Stock Cash Dividend

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 16:15:00 EDT

Marathon Patent Group Announces Second Quarter Financial Results

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 16:00:00 EDT

Conference Call Scheduled Today at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time

ThreatMetrix Report Reveals Dramatic Cybercrime Growth Targeting Digital Disruptors in Media Streaming and Ridesharing

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 10:08:32 EDT

Global cybercrime levels reach all-time high of 144 million attacks over three months

University Bancorp 2Q2017 Net Income $908,956, $0.175 per Share; First Half Revenue Rises 52.6% Over Prior Year

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 10:00:00 EDT

ANN ARBOR, MI--(Marketwired - August 14, 2017) - University Bancorp, Inc. (OTCQB: UNIB) announced that it had an unaudited net income attributable to University Bancorp, Inc. common stock shareholders in 2Q2017 of $908,956, $0.175 per share on average shares outstanding of 5,200,899 for the second quarter, versus unaudited net income of $991,934, $0.194 per share on average shares outstanding of 5,100,899 for 2Q2016.

CreditRiskMonitor Announces 2Q Results

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 08:40:24 EDT

VALLEY COTTAGE, NY--(Marketwired - Aug 14, 2017) - CreditRiskMonitor (OTCQX: CRMZ) reported that revenues increased 5% for both the 3 and 6 months ended June 30, 2017, to $3.34 million and $6.58 million, respectively. Net loss in the periods was approximately ($83,700) and ($328,000), respectively, compared to net losses of ($20,700) and ($111,000) for the comparable 2016 periods. Cash and cash equivalents at the end of the six-month period decreased approximately $23,800 to $9.20 million from the 2016 year-end balance of $9.22 million.

La Banque Laurentienne du Canada conclut l'acquisition de Northpoint Commercial Finance

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 08:26:39 EDT

Faits saillants

- Etend l'offre de financement d'équipement à l'intention des clients nord-américains à la recherche de solutions de financement globales

- Elargit la base de clients créant de nouvelles opportunités de ventes croisées

- Renforce la position de la Banque en tant que joueur important dans le secteur du financement d'équipement

Laurentian Bank of Canada Announces the Completion of its Acquisition of Northpoint Commercial Finance

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 08:26:09 EDT

Acquisition Highlights

- Broadens equipment financing offering to serve North American customers looking for comprehensive financing solutions

- Expands customer base to create new cross-selling opportunities

- Strengthens the Bank's position as a major player in the equipment financing sector

Marathon Patent Group Appoints New Directors

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 08:00:00 EDT

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - Aug 14, 2017) - Marathon Patent Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MARA) ("Marathon" or "Company"), an IP licensing and commercialization company, today announced it has appointed two new members to its board of directors.