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  • SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. _ Colony Starwood Homes on Monday reported a key measure of profitability in its fourth quarter. The Scottsdale, Arizona- based real estate investment trust said it had funds from operations of $51 million, or 47 cents per share, in the period. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from...

  • SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. _ Kona Grill Inc. on Monday reported a loss of $16.6 million in its fourth quarter. Kona Grill expects full-year revenue of $200 million. Kona Grill shares have fallen 39 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump is proposing a huge $54 billion surge in U.S. military spending for new aircraft, ships and fighters in his first federal budget while slashing big chunks from domestic programs and foreign aid to make the government "do more with less." The Trump blueprint, due in more detail next month, would fulfill the Republican president's...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 27- Anthem Inc. and other U.S. health insurers complained to the White House for more than a year that they were losing money on people who waited to sign up for Obamacare coverage until they were sick. And Anthem- the last national insurer playing big in the Obamacare market- is the loudest industry voice in meetings with policymakers who all have...

  • BISMARCK, N.D.— A flight attendant accused of making bogus bomb threats on two Skywest flights in 2015 has signed a plea deal to avoid trial, but he could still end up spending decades in prison. Justin Cox-Sever, 23, of Tempe, Arizona, is accused of making threats on a July 2015 flight from Charlottesville, Virginia, to Chicago, and on a September 2015 flight from...

  • "I decided I had enough of the corporate world, and I wanted to spend the rest of my life traveling the world," said Mario Salcedo.

  • DES MOINES, Iowa— Republican governors from seven states are calling for dramatic changes to Medicaid, which provides insurance to more than 70 million low-income Americans, as they nervously watch President Donald Trump and GOP congressional leaders move to repeal and replace the Obama-era health law. According to a draft of the proposal obtained by The...

  • SAN DIEGO— U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Friday that it plans to start awarding contracts by mid-April for President Donald Trump's proposed border wall with Mexico, signaling that he is aggressively pursuing plans to erect "a great wall" along the 2,000- mile border. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly has sought employees' opinions during...

  • PHOENIX _ Pinnacle West Capital Corp. on Friday reported fourth-quarter profit of $53.2 million. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 49 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. _ Magellan Health Services Inc. on Friday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $35.2 million. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.37 per share. Magellan Health expects full-year earnings in the range of $5.08 to $5.99 per share, with revenue in the range of $5.8 billion to $6.1...

  • SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. _ A V Homes Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $17.1 million. A V Homes shares have risen roughly 6 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: A V Homes, Earnings Report.

  • PORTLAND, Maine— An executive order by President Donald Trump designed to radically cut back on federal regulations has spurred disagreement among fishermen about how it will affect them— and lawmakers and regulators aren't sure what the answer is. Several fishing groups, ranging from the Alaska Longline Fishermen's Association to the Massachusetts...

  • PHOENIX _ Sprouts Farmers Market Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $17 million. The average estimate of 11 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 12 cents per share. Seven analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $972.3 million.

  • PHOENIX _ Vereit Inc. on Thursday reported a key measure of profitability in its fourth quarter. The Phoenix- based real estate investment trust said it had funds from operations of $170.6 million, or 17 cents per share, in the period. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of 17 cents per share.

  • SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. _ Store Capital Corp. on Thursday reported a key measure of profitability in its fourth quarter. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of 40 cents per share. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $96.1 million.

  • WASHINGTON— With states seizing the initiative on shaping the future of self-driving cars, General Motors is trying to persuade lawmakers across the country to approve rules that would benefit the automaker while potentially keeping its competitors off the road. GM began by getting a bill passed last year on its home turf, in Michigan. This year, bills similar...

  • The Scottsdale, Arizona- based real estate investment trust said it had funds from operations of $102.4 million, or 21 cents per share, in the period. The average estimate of 11 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of 21 cents per share. Eight analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $168.2 million.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 22- U.S. long-dated Treasury debt yields edged lower on Wednesday in choppy trading, after minutes of the latest Federal Reserve monetary policy meeting struck a cautious tone on raising interest rates, reducing expectations of a hike next month. "The minutes are fairly dovish," said Jeff Kravetz, regional investment director at U.S.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 22- U.S. long-dated Treasury debt yields edged lower on Wednesday in choppy trading, after minutes of the latest Federal Reserve monetary policy meeting struck a cautious tone on raising interest rates, reducing expectations of a hike next month. "The minutes are fairly dovish," said Jeff Kravetz, regional investment director at U.S.

  • Feb 21- U.S. solar company First Solar Inc raised its 2017 sales forecast due to the timing of the sale of a major project, but said a large facility in Arizona had been canceled due to opposition to its location on tribal lands. First Solar raised its 2017 net sales forecast to $2.8 billion to $2.9 billion from $2.5 billion to $2.6 billion. First Solar said the more...