$CCRN (Cross Country Healthcare, Inc.)

$CCRN {{ '2016-06-22T22:19:19+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Healthcare workforce solutions provider $CCRN said that it has completed a credit agreement with a lender group led by $STI. The company will get $40MM as term loan and revolving credit facility of up to $100MM as per this agreement.

$AAPL {{ '2018-01-18T12:47:28+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Spurred by the Republican tax reform, $AAPL said it would increase its direct contribution to the US economy to over $350Bil over the next five years. The tech giant expects to invest over $30Bil in capital expenditures in the US during this period and create over 20,000 jobs through hiring at existing campuses and opening a new one.

$NSP {{ '2018-01-08T18:01:55+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$NSP President Richard Rawson will retire on May 18, 2018, after having served as an executive officer for over 28 years. Insperity also announced the appointment of James  Allison as SVP of gross profit operations, which will also be effective on May 18, 2018.

$FCN {{ '2018-01-08T14:26:03+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Business advisory firm $FCN has appointed Jan Naifeh as Senior Managing Director of its Corporate Finance & Restructuring segment. Most recently, Naifeh served SunTrust Bank as SVP of the Corporate and Investment Banking Special Assets Division. The appointment is part of FTI’s continuing investment in its healthcare industry expertise.

$NCI {{ '2018-01-08T14:15:40+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Professional services firm $NCI has appointed Claiborne Porter as Managing Director and head of investigations. Porter, a former supervisor and trial attorney with the US Department of Justice, had served as Acting Principal Deputy Chief of the agency’s Money Laundering and Asset Recovery Section.

$MSFT {{ '2018-01-04T15:19:52+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

As part of its Healthcare NExT initiative, $MSFT partnered with Seattle-based biotech firm Adaptive Biotechnologies. Microsoft and Adaptive will build a universal blood test that will screen a person's human immune system using the former's AI and machine learning technologies. Microsoft had invested an undisclosed amount for this partnership.

$MSFT {{ '2018-01-03T14:45:28+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MSFT to acquire Pittsburgh-based data storage firm Avere Systems. The transaction terms were not disclosed. Microsoft believes that the addition of Avere Systems will add value to its cloud computing platform Azure and its customers. In March 2017, Avere closed a $14MM Series E funding in which $GOOG was one of the investors.

$FCN {{ '2018-01-02T14:27:07+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$FCN announced the appointment of Elliot Sloane, former CEO and founder of Sloane & Company, as a Senior Managing Director in the firm’s Strategic Communications segment. Mr. Sloane will report to Brian Kennedy, the segment’s Head of the Americas.

$RHI {{ '2017-12-28T11:41:18+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$RHI said that it expects to record a one-time non-cash charge to its provision for income taxes of about $34-38MM or about $0.27-0.31 per share in 4Q17, resulting from the recently enacted Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Consequently, the company is updating its 4Q17 guidance, after this charge, for diluted EPS in the range of $0.29-0.39 per share.

$NCI {{ '2017-12-20T14:47:12+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$NCI promoted 8 professionals to managing directors. Matthew Brown, Dennis Butts, Virginia Campbell, Christopher Kalkhof, Eric Snyder, John Stearns has been promoted to Healthcare. Tim O'Neal Lorah has been promoted to Financial Services Advisory and Compliance. Nathaniel Huber-Fliflet has been promoted to Disputes, Forensics, and Legal Technology.

$NSP {{ '2017-12-18T14:06:16+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$NSP's BoD appointed Randall Mehl as a new independent director. Mehl has been appointed as a Class 3 director with a term expiring at its annual meeting of the stockholders in 2019. Mehl currently serves on the boards of $ICFI and $KFRC and is the President of Stewardship Capital Advisors LLC.

$NCI {{ '2017-12-18T13:49:30+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$NCI said two senior-level industry experts have joined its global Construction practice, based in London. Scott Jardine, Managing Director, has 23 years construction experience implementing and advising on capital projects. Andrew Jeffery, Managing Director, brings 26 years of detailed knowledge in the operation of property assets.

$TBI {{ '2017-12-14T13:33:47+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$TBI said William Steele is retiring from its BoD effective Dec. 31, 2017. Steele has served on TrueBlue’s board since 2001 and was Chairman of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee and Lead Independent Director until this year, in addition to serving as a member of the Audit Committee.

$AAPL {{ '2017-12-13T16:14:11+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Finisar Corp, which makes chips that can power various iPhone features including FaceID, will become the latest beneficiary of $AAPL's $1Bil Advanced Manufacturing Fund. Apple said it would invest $390MM in the chipmaker, following which, $FNSR shares shot up about 17% in premarket trading.

$NCI {{ '2017-12-06T16:52:52+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$NCI appointed James R. Smith as a managing director in its Healthcare practice. In this role, Smith will advise hospital, health system, physician enterprise, and payer executives and boards on operating health plans and high-performing provider networks. Smith most recently served as EVP at GE Healthcare Camden Group.

$DFS {{ '2017-12-05T21:02:06+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$DFS said its network enables payments for $AAPL's newly launched Apple Pay Cash, which is a virtual debit card that lives within the Apple Wallet app. Apple Pay Cash works on the iPhone SE, iPhone 6 and later, iPad Pro, iPad (5th generation), iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3 and later, and Apple Watch.

$MSFT {{ '2017-11-30T15:29:55+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MSFT announced a quarterly dividend of $0.42 per share, payable on March 8, 2018. to shareholders as of Feb. 15, 2018. The ex-dividend date will be Feb. 14, 2018.

$MSFT {{ '2017-11-28T17:58:26+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$MSFT and $SAP expand their partnership by deploying each other's cloud solutions internally. Microsoft's cloud platform Azure, which competes with $AMZN's AWS, will allow its customers to run SAP's cloud platform SAP S/4HANA. SAP SE would move its few key internal business critical systems to Microsoft Azure.

$AAPL {{ '2017-11-21T18:20:25+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

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$NSP {{ '2017-11-17T15:25:50+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$NSP's BoD authorized an expansion of its stock repurchase program by an additional 500,000 shares, and as a result will have about 2.8MM shares available for repurchase after giving effect to the stock split.

$NSP {{ '2017-11-17T15:24:47+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$NSP's BoD declared a special cash dividend of $2 per share. This is in addition to the regular quarterly dividend of $0.30 per share. The dividends will also be paid on Dec. 18, 2017, to all stockholders of record as of Dec. 4, 2017. The special dividend is expected to return to stockholders about $42MM.

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