Theater Producers “Completely Aligned” With New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Re-Opening Process And Planning, Says Broadway League President

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EXCLUSIVE: Despite recent, scattered press reports suggesting New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo was snubbing Broadway by shutting the industry out of his New York Forward Re-Opening Advisory Board, the state and the theater industry are working closely on how to re-start, Charlotte St. Martin, president of the Broadway League, tells Deadline.

“We are completely aligned with his thinking,” St. Martin said of Cuomo, noting that the League is “deeply grateful” for the governor’s leadership “on this critical matter.”

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According to St. Martin, the League is in ongoing touch with the two advisers heading Cuomo’s pandemic efforts, Steve Cohen and Bill Mulrow. Former aides of the governor most recently working in the private sector – Cohen is an executive at MacAndrews & Forbes Inc., Mulrow at The Blackstone Group  – the two were tapped last month to chair the New

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Nebraska Coronavirus Relief Programs

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 Nebraska has one of the lowest coronavirus infection rates in the nation, and the governor has not issued a blanket stay-at-home order as many other governors have done. Nevertheless, the pandemic has affected people and small businesses in the Cornhusker State. By the end of April, Nebraska had more than 2,700 cases and more than 50 fatalities because of COVID-19. Unemployment is soaring: There have been 83,000 initial unemployment claims in five weeks, roughly the number of applications the state saw in the last two years combined. By mid-April, the jobless rate was 4.2%. The good news is that residents and small businesses affected by the coronavirus and its economic fallout can avail themselves of state and federal help as the crisis continues. Here is an overview of the programs and resources available to Nebraskans.

Nebraska Coronavirus Relief for Individuals

The state has both new and existing programs available

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How Does Cerence’s (NASDAQ:CRNC) P/E Compare To Its Industry, After Its Big Share Price Gain?

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Cerence (NASDAQ:CRNC) shares have had a really impressive month, gaining 14%, after some slippage. While recent buyers might be laughing, long term holders might not be so pleased, since the recent gain only brings the full year return to evens.

Assuming no other changes, a sharply higher share price makes a stock less attractive to potential buyers. In the long term, share prices tend to follow earnings per share, but in the short term prices bounce around in response to short term factors (which are not always obvious). The implication here is that deep value investors might steer clear when expectations of a company are too high. Perhaps the simplest way to get a read on investors’ expectations of a business is to look at its Price to Earnings Ratio (PE Ratio). Investors have optimistic expectations of companies with higher P/E ratios, compared to companies with lower P/E

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A new book takes on masculinity in Silicon Valley

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The new memoir Uncanny Valley, by New Yorker contributing writer Anna Wiener, tells the story of what happened when Wiener left a job in publishing to spend five years working in Silicon Valley. Employed first at an analytics startup and then at the open-software company GitHub during the latter half of her 20s, Wiener feels like an outsider in a number of ways. She’s a customer-service worker in a land where engineers reign supreme, a book-lover in a culture where people mostly seem to read for business tips and self-improvement, and a woman in what is still a man’s world.

This outsider quality makes Wiener a sharp-eyed observer of how masculinity norms are evolving in Silicon Valley, shaping tech’s culture and products—and their influence on the world. Sometimes she dabbles in the accoutrements of startup life, mastering the art of coasting on a RipStik caster board at an analytics

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