Day: September 10, 2020

Have Insiders Been Buying Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc. (NYSE:ARI) Shares?

We often see insiders buying up shares in companies that perform well over the long term. The flip side of that is that there are more than a few examples of insiders dumping stock prior to a period of weak performance. So before you buy or sell Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc. (NYSE:ARI), you may well want to know whether insiders have been buying or selling.

Do Insider Transactions Matter?

Most investors know that it is quite permissible for company leaders, such as directors of the board, to buy and sell stock in the company. However, such insiders must disclose their trading activities, and not trade on inside information.

Insider transactions are not the most important thing when it comes to long-term investing. But logic dictates you should pay some attention to whether insiders are buying or selling shares. For example, a Harvard University study found that ‘insider purchases

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Majesco Recognized as a Leader in Insurance Agency Portals, Q3 2020 Analyst Evaluation

Majesco (NASDAQ: MJCO), a global provider of cloud insurance platform software for insurance business transformation, today announced that it has been recognized as a leader in The Forrester Wave™: Insurance Agency Portals, Q3 2020 report. The Forrester Waveevaluation highlights Leaders, Stronger Performers, Contenders, and Challengers. It’s an assessment of the top vendors in the market and does not represent the entire vendor landscape. Per the report, which evaluated 9 vendors, Majesco was one of three recognized as a leader.

“As insurers digitally enhance front-end capabilities to elevate the customer experience (CX), insurance agency portal solutions that synchronize engagement across touchpoints, leverage AI to improve the customer and agent journey, and enable fast application development will lead the pack,” writes Jeffery Williams from Forrester in the report. “Vendors that can provide these capabilities position themselves to successfully deliver better experiences to insurers and their agencies.”

The report notes

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Live near the airport? More money coming San Diego’s way for reducing noise

An $18 million federal grant just awarded this week to the San Diego airport will likely come as welcome news to many homeowners who have long had to tolerate aircraft noise.

The award of $18,023,885 from the Federal Aviation Administration — the second largest sum awarded to California airports — will be used to insulate hundreds of homes that are in a specified geographic area surrounding the airport where it has been determined they are exposed to noise levels of 65 decibels are more.

Under what is known as the Quieter Home Program, qualifying residences can receive retrofitted exterior doors and windows, installation of a ventilation system, or other items, such as weather stripping and caulking around openings. The $18 million will cover 200 to 400 homes depending on size, as well as one non-residential property, said Sabrina LoPiccolo, spokeswoman for the San Diego International Airport.

The grant amount, she

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