Category: Benzinga

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PureGold Closes First Tranche of Previously Announced Non-Brokered Private Placement

PureGold Closes First Tranche of Previously Announced Non-Brokered Private Placement

NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO UNITED STATES NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 25, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Pure Gold Mining Inc. (TSXV:PGM, LSE:PUR)) (“PureGold” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has closed a first tranche (“First Tranche”) of its non-brokered private placement announced on May...

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Why Investors Shouldn't Worry About NVIDIA's Underwhelming Quarter

Why Investors Shouldn't Worry About NVIDIA's Underwhelming Quarter

Shares of NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA) are sliding after hours after the company’s EPS came in lower than Street estimates and underwhelming guidance. The company also cited weakness in demand for chips for cryptocurrency mining. The stock is down about 7% and down more than 50% from its 52-week high of $346 a share.  Weakness In...

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Rhode Island Becomes 19th State To Legalize Cannabis, Gov. Dan McGee Signs Bill Ending Prohibition

Rhode Island Becomes 19th State To Legalize Cannabis, Gov. Dan McGee Signs Bill Ending Prohibition

With a swipe of a pen, Rhode Island joined its two neighboring states and 16 others in legalizing the recreational use of cannabis, becoming the 19 in the country to end marijuana prohibition.  After months of negotiations between lawmakers, advocates, stakeholders and the governor’s office, in less than 24 hours after lawmakers overwhelmingly passed the legalization...

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Study: Marijuana Legalization And Marketing On Instagram Are Transforming Cannabis Culture To Become More Mainstream

Study: Marijuana Legalization And Marketing On Instagram Are Transforming Cannabis Culture To Become More Mainstream

A new study, published in April in the international journal Crime, Media, Culture by researchers from the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, showed that “cannabis influencers on Instagram are changing the stereotypical characteristics of illegal cannabis culture as being almost entirely dominated by men, to one where cannabis is represented as a desirable accessory in certain...

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Cannabis Stock Gainers And Losers From May 25, 2022

Cannabis Stock Gainers And Losers From May 25, 2022

GAINERS: Item 9 Labs (OTC:INLB) shares closed up 9.00% at $1.09 GreenTree Hospitality Gr (NYSE:GHG) shares closed up 7.83% at $4.27 22nd Century Group (NASDAQ:XXII) shares closed up 7.65% at $1.83 Cannabix Technologies (OTC:BLOZF) shares closed up 6.61% at $0.44 Zynerba Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ZYNE) shares closed up 6.33% at $0.98 Nine Energy Service (NYSE:NINE) shares closed...

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Freddie Mac Issues Monthly Volume Summary for April 2022

Freddie Mac Issues Monthly Volume Summary for April 2022

MCLEAN, Va., May 25, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —  Freddie Mac (OTCQB:FMCC) today posted to its website its Monthly Volume Summary for April 2022, which provides information on Freddie Mac's mortgage-related portfolios, securities issuance, … Full story available on Benzinga.com

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Allspring Closed-End Funds Declare Monthly and Quarterly Distributions

Allspring Closed-End Funds Declare Monthly and Quarterly Distributions

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Allspring Income Opportunities Fund (NYSE:EAD), the Allspring Multi-Sector Income Fund (NYSE:ERC), the Allspring Utilities and High Income Fund (NYSE:ERH), and the Allspring Global Dividend Opportunity Fund (NYSE:EOD) have each announced a distribution. TICKER  FUND NAME DISTRIBUTION PER SHARE FREQUENCY CHANGE FROM PRIOR DISTRIBUTION EAD Allspring Income Opportunities Fund $0.05972 Monthly...

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Virtus Total Return Fund Inc. Declares Distributions

Virtus Total Return Fund Inc. Declares Distributions

HARTFORD, Conn., May 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Virtus Total Return Fund Inc. (NYSE:ZTR) today announced the following monthly distributions: Amount of Distribution Ex-Date Record Date Payable Date $0.08 June 10, 2022 June 13, 2022 June 21, 2022 $0.08 July 8, 2022 July 11, 2022 July 18, 2022 $0.08 August 10, 2022 August 11, 2022 August 18,...