Miami International Holdings Reports June 2019 Trading Results for MIAX Exchange Group; MIAX PEARL Sets New Daily Market Share Record

PRINCETON, N.J., July 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Miami International Holdings, Inc. (MIH) today reported the June 2019 trading activity for its three fully electronic options exchanges – MIAX®, MIAX PEARL™ and MIAX Emerald™ (together, the MIAX Exchange Group™). The MIAX Exchange Group collectively executed over 32.7 million equity option contracts in June for a combined average daily volume (ADV) of 1,637,738 contracts, representing a total U.S. equity options market share of…

GameChange Solar Closes Financing with Citi to Fund Global Expansion

NEW YORK, July 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — GameChange Solar today announced that it has closed an asset based working capital line of credit to fully fund its growth over the next several years in the US and overseas. The funding commitment was provided by Citi Commercial Banking. GameChange Solar has achieved profitability every year since its inception in 2012, rising to become the market leader in the US combined utility scale…

What Is the Smart I-V Curve Diagnosis 3.0?

SHANGHAI, July 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — In 2019, Huawei launched the AI Boost Smart I-V Curve Diagnosis 3.0, integrating Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology in the field of solar operation and maintenance (O&M) for the first time. The solution uses smart photovoltaic (PV) inverters to scan PV strings to obtain the relationship (I-V curve) between the output voltage and output current. The smart PV management system performs big data-based analysis on…

1 Hotel Heads West: Conscious, Cultivated + Now Californian!

1 Hotels Flagship Opens in West Hollywood A Sustainable City Sanctuary LOS ANGELES, July 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Today, 1 Hotels opens its fourth property and West Coast flagship, 1 West Hollywood. Formerly The Jeremy, the property has undergone a total transformation, taking its cues from the raw natural beauty of the Southern California landscape. As yet another world-class, mission-driven, luxury experience in the 1 Hotel portfolio, the newest property will…

Atradius Collections Expands Its Presence in the United Arab Emirates

AMSTERDAM, July 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Atradius Collections further expands its international presence in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The decision to open this local entity results from Atradius Collections’ development strategy. The new expansion aims to enhance the company’s expertise in collecting UAE-based cases and expand its global coverage. Knowledge of local business practices and culture is a key success factor for debt collections. A presence in the UAE…

South Sudan Court Rules Against Marriage of Girl, 16, in Landmark Case

A court in South Sudan has annulled a child marriage, in a rare legal case that activists say could signal a turning point for women's rights in the conservative country.The marriage of a 16-year-old girl, the daughter of a cattle herdsman, to a 28-year-old man was deemed illegal by a court in Kapoeta late last month, the southern state's information minister Simon Karlo said this week.Despite the legal age of…

Reporter’s Notebook: Vulnerable Migrants in Libya Demand Passage to Safety

On the road to Libya, rape, murder and kidnappings are so common that it is hard to find anyone who does not have a story to tell about them. Even before this trauma, the same people fled brutal wars, genocide, gang violence, and abject poverty. They left home because they wanted to live. Libya is a step closer to reaching Europe, and many survivors of the journey are often still…

South Sudan Marks Anniversary With Hunger Still a Pressing Issue

Eight years after South Sudan's independence, hunger continues to plague the world's youngest nation. A recent United Nations report shows nearly half the population � 6.1 million people � are facing some degree of food insecurity.Climate problems, economic instability, and pockets of continuing conflict in South Sudan have driven millions of refugees to neighboring countries. Others seek food and safety at U.N. Protection of Civilians sites or POCs, inside the…