• Business & Finance

    MVB Financial Corp. Declares Second Quarter 2021 Dividend

    MVB Financial Corp. (NASDAQ: MVBF) (“MVB Financial,” “MVB,” or the “Company”) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.12 per share for shareholders of record as of June 1, 2021, payable on June 15, 2021. This is the second quarterly dividend for 2021 and includes a 20{a25bda0f8ab6dac90e68079d6f038584ef6ac53f1f4621de3ad526e35cd6c0d6} increase in dividends as compared to the previous quarter dividend of $0.10 per share. “MVB’s first quarter growth in loans and deposits sets us apart from the pack. We are pleased to be in the position to increase our dividend and allow shareholders to share in our growth,” said Larry F. Mazza, President  

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    Ionis reports first quarter 2021 financial results and recent business achievements

    On track to achieve 2021 guidance Webcast today, May 5, 2021, at 11:30 a.m. Eastern Time CARLSBAD, Calif., May 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: IONS) today reported its financial results for the first quarter of 2021 and recent business highlights. (PRNewsfoto/Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.) “In the first quarter, we took important steps to maximize the value of our wholly owned pipeline. We recently initiated pivotal studies with our wholly owned FUS-ALS and Alexander disease programs. We delivered positive results from our IONIS-PKK-LRx program, demonstrating its potential to change the standard of care for patients with hereditary  

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    Moderna Reports First Quarter Fiscal Year 2021 Financial Results and Provides Business Updates

    SARS-CoV-2 Variant Booster Program Update: Single booster dose of 50 µg of mRNA-1273 or mRNA-1273.351 increased neutralizing titers against SARS-CoV-2 and two Variants of Concern (B.1.351, P.1) in previously vaccinated clinical trial participants TeenCOVE Study Update: Initial analysis of the Phase 2/3 TeenCOVE study of mRNA-1273 showed vaccine efficacy against COVID-19 of 96{a25bda0f8ab6dac90e68079d6f038584ef6ac53f1f4621de3ad526e35cd6c0d6}; mRNA-1273 was generally well tolerated with no serious safety concerns identified to date 2021 and 2022 Vaccine Manufacturing: Company increased its 2021 supply forecast to between 800 million and 1 billion doses; Company making investments to increase global supply for COVID-19 Vaccine to up to  

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  • Business Advertising

    Alphabet’s profit more than doubled last quarter as Google’s advertising business rebounded.

    Google’s parent company, Alphabet, said on Tuesday that revenue in its most recent quarter increased sharply from the same period a year ago, boosted by strong demand for online advertising on its search results and YouTube videos and by continued growth at its cloud computing arm. Alphabet posted revenue of $55.31 billion, up 34 percent from a year earlier, and net profit more than doubled to $17.93 billion in the first quarter. It was the third straight quarter of record profit for the company. The results came in above analysts’ expectations. Shares of Alphabet rose more than 4 percent in  

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    Oncternal Therapeutics to Report First Quarter 2021 Financial Results and Provide Business Update

    Bloomberg Six Reasons Asia’s Oil Refiners Aren’t Going Away Anytime Soon (Bloomberg) — Predictions of peak oil and the impending demise of fossil fuels will hit Asian oil refiners especially hard. The region is home to three of the top four oil-guzzling nations, and more than a third of global crude processing capacity. Yet, Asian refiners are expanding at a breakneck pace, even building massive new plants designed to run for at least half a century.What is going on?After a century of powering the world’s vehicles, oil refiners are having to plan for an oil-free future in mobility as cars  

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