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Beacon Federal Bancorp, Inc.
Beacon Federal Bancorp, Inc. Announces Expected Impairment Charges On Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae Perpetual Preferred Stock, Other Securities, and An Increased Provision for Loan Losses for the Third Quarter of 2008
EAST SYRACUSE, N.Y., Oct. 17, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Beacon Federal Bancorp, Inc. ("the Company") (Nasdaq:BFED) reported today that it expects to record an impairment charge of $5.4 million on its holdings of Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae perpetual preferred stock. The Company had previously estimated this impairment charge to be $3.0 million based on August 26, 2008 market prices. A tax benefit of $2.5 million on the Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae impairment charge will be recognized in the fourth quarter of 2008 as a result of the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008, which was enacted in October 2008.
Dionex Corporation First Quarter 2009 Earnings Review
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 17, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dionex Corporation (Nasdaq:DNEX) is planning to announce First Quarter 2009 results on Wednesday, October 29, 2008, after market close. You are invited to participate in the Earnings Review conference call scheduled for Wednesday, October 29, 2008, 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time at the above number. Participants should dial in approximately 5 minutes prior.
MGP Ingredients Inc.
Coffey Named Officer At MGP Ingredients
ATCHISON, Kan., Oct. 17, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of MGP Ingredients, Inc. (Nasdaq:MGPI) has approved the appointment of Don Coffey, Ph.D., as an officer of the company effective immediately. Dr. Coffey serves as executive vice president of MGPI's ingredient solutions business segment.
Hemispherx Biopharma, Inc.
Hemispherx Biopharma, Inc. Adjourns Stockholder Meeting to November 11, 2008
PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 17, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hemispherx Biopharma, Inc. (AMEX:HEB) today announced that it adjourned its annual stockholders' meeting to Tuesday, November 11, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. at the Crown Plaza Hotel, 1800 Market Street, Philadelphia Pennsylvania 19103.
Protection One, Inc.
Protection One Offers 20 Low- or No-Cost Ways to Secure Your Office, Employees, Customers and Inventory
MIAMI, Oct. 17, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Before the upcoming bustle and busyness of the holiday season begins, now is a great time to review the security practices at your workplace. Protection One (Nasdaq:PONE), one of the leading electronic security companies for businesses across the country, suggests these tips for keeping your office, employees, customers and inventory secure today and year round:
Cornell Companies, Inc.
Cornell Companies to Release Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results On Thursday, November 6, 2008
HOUSTON, Oct. 17, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cornell Companies, Inc. (NYSE:CRN) announced today that it plans to release third quarter 2008 financial results on Thursday, November 6, before the New York Stock Exchange trading day begins. The Company will also host a conference call and audio webcast at 2:00 p.m. Eastern time to discuss the financial results and provide a Company update.
Napoli Bern Ripka Shkolnik, LLP
Investor That Lost Over $600,000 in Several Morgan Keegan Mutual Funds Files An Arbitration Claim Against Morgan Keegan, Senior Partners Paul J. Napoli and Marc Jay Bern of the Law Firm Napoli Bern Ripka Announce -- RHY, RMH, RMA, and RSF
NEW YORK, Oct. 17, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The law firm of Napoli Bern Ripka LLP announced today that it filed another arbitration claim with FINRA (Financial Industry Regulatory Authority) against Morgan Keegan & Company, Inc., on behalf of an investor that purchased several income mutual funds issued and managed by Morgan Keegan.