BRIEF-Northern Blizzard Resources appoints new chairman and COO
* Northern blizzard resources inc. Announces voting results of annual and special meeting, appoints new chairman and chief operating officer
May 9 Numerex Corp
* Numerex reports first quarter 2017 financial results
* Q1 revenue $16.4 million versus I/B/E/S view $16.3 million
* Q1 loss per share $0.21 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:
NEW YORK, June 23 World stocks advanced on Friday and were poised for a modest gain to end the week as a drop in the dollar helped boost sagging oil prices.