latest news releases from the newsroom
Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines
FHLB Des Moines Resumes Board of Director Elections
DES MOINES, Iowa, Oct. 1, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines (FHLB Des Moines) will resume its 2008 member director election, which had been temporarily suspended on September 3, 2008 pending the issuance of regulations to implement certain provisions of the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008. The balloting process for the 2008 election will resume on October 2, 2008. Eligible members in Iowa will elect one director in the 2008 election to serve a four-year term that begins on January 1, 2009, and eligible members in Minnesota will elect one director in the 2008 election to serve a three-year term that begins on January 1, 2009. Members will soon receive an email communication and ballot with instructions on how to vote.
Port of Houston Authority
PHA Commission Approves $3 Million for Shoreline Protection At Morgan's Point
HOUSTON, Oct. 1, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Port Commission of The Port of Houston Authority (PHA) approved $3 million for shoreline protection at Morgan's Point, near Barbours Cut Terminal, and awarded three professional service contracts for project outlines for a Pelican Island Conceptual Planning Study at its regular Sept. 30 meeting.
Pride International, Inc.
Pride International, Inc. Provides Fleet Contract Status Update
HOUSTON, Oct. 1, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pride International, Inc. (NYSE:PDE) today announced that its report of drilling rig status and contract information covering the company's fleet of offshore drilling rigs and its five drilling management projects has been updated as of October 1, 2008. The updated report, titled "Monthly Fleet Update," is available through the company's website at www.prideinternational.com and can be accessed at the Investor Relations link.
Polypore International, Inc.
Polypore Announces End of Strike At Lead-Acid Battery Separator Plant and Update On FTC Costs
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 1, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Polypore International, Inc. (NYSE:PPO) announced that the Company and the union at the Owensboro, Kentucky plant have agreed to an extension of the current labor contract for a period of 18 months through March 30, 2010. Employees began returning to work on September 30, marking the end of a strike that began on August 6.
Ivivi Technologies, Inc.
Ivivi Technologies Receives Nasdaq Deficiency Notice
MONTVALE, N.J., Oct. 1, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ivivi Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:IVVI), a leader in non-invasive, electroceutical(r) therapy systems designed to target and enhance the body's anti-inflammatory and angiogenic responses, today announced that on September 29, 2008 the Company received a deficiency notice from The Nasdaq Stock Market notifying the Company that it is not in compliance with Nasdaq Marketplace Rule 4310(c)(4) because the Company's common stock closed below the minimum bid price of $1.00 per share for the last 30 consecutive business days.
PIMCO Corporate Income Fund
PIMCO Corporate Income Fund, PIMCO Corporate Opportunity Fund, PIMCO Global StocksPLUS & Income Fund, PIMCO High Income Fund, PIMCO Income Opportunity Fund, PIMCO Strategic Global Government Fund, Inc.and PCM Fund, Inc. Declare Monthly Common Share Dividends
NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Boards of Trustees of PIMCO Corporate Income Fund (NYSE:PCN), PIMCO Corporate Opportunity Fund (NYSE:PTY), PIMCO Global StocksPLUS & Income Fund (NYSE:PGP), PIMCO High Income Fund (NYSE:PHK), PIMCO Income Opportunity Fund (NYSE:PKO), PIMCO Strategic Global Government Fund, Inc. (NYSE:RCS) and PCM Fund, Inc. (NYSE:PCM), (collectively, the "Funds") announced today that they have declared the following dividends on the Funds' common shares: