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  • July 28- Harley-Davidson Inc on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings that beat estimates, but the motorcycle manufacturer trimmed its shipment outlook due to soft demand in the United States, its biggest market. Earnings per share increased to $1.55 from $1.44 a year ago and topped analysts' expectations of $1.53. Chief Executive Officer Matt Levatich...

  • July 28- U.S. grains trader Bunge Ltd reported a rise in quarterly profit on Thursday and maintained a forecast for higher full-year earnings, but warned of weakening margins in Brazil and Argentina due to smaller crops and lower prices. "However, in the near term, slow farmer selling in Brazil and Argentina, due to smaller than expected crops and lower prices, are...

  • July 28- Harley-Davidson Inc on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings that beat estimates, but the motorcycle manufacturer trimmed its shipment outlook due to soft demand in the United States, its biggest market. Earnings per share increased to $1.55 from $1.44 a year ago and topped analysts' expectations of $1.53. "While our investments to grow product...

  • July 28- Harley-Davidson Inc on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings that beat estimates, but the motorcycle manufacturer trimmed its sales outlook due to soft demand in the United States, its biggest market. Earnings per share increased to $1.55 from $1.44 a year ago and topped analysts' expectations of $1.53. "While our investments to grow product...

  • CHICAGO _ CME Group Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter profit of $320.1 million. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.11 per share. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $910.7 million.

  • CHICAGO _ LKQ Corp. on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings of $140.7 million. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 48 cents per share. Seven analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $2.43 billion.

  • CHICAGO _ Tootsie Roll Industries Inc. on Wednesday reported second-quarter profit of $11.1 million. On a per-share basis, the Chicago- based company said it had profit of 18 cents. Keywords: Tootsie Roll Industries, Earnings Report.

  • Sales at Bunge's edible oil products unit, its second-largest in terms of revenue, rose 2.3 percent to $1.71 billion for the second quarter, driven by demand in Asia, Canada and Europe. Bunge had warned of second-quarter headwinds due to weather-damaged harvests in Brazil and Argentina, home to many of its elevators and processing plants. The crop shortfall,...

  • July 28- U.S. grains trader Bunge Ltd reported a 2.2 percent fall in quarterly revenue on Thursday due to lower sales in its agribusiness and sugar business. However, net income attributable to Bunge rose to $109 million, or 78 cents per share, in the second quarter ended June 30 from $72 million, or 50 cents per share, a year earlier. Net sales fell to $10.54 billion from...

  • In their suites at the Ritz Carlton hotel, where many are staying during this week's Democratic convention, and at its auxiliary swanky parties, the supporters of Hillary Clinton are sounding the alarm about Trump's break with decades of presidential campaign tradition. Moishe Mana, a top fundraiser for Clinton, has offered to give $1 million to the charity of...

  • NEW YORK, July 28- For the oil industry, Yahoo Inc's decision this week to sell its core business to Verizon Communications Inc for $4.8 billion does not matter all that much. For Gene Grabinski, who was trading crude in Chicago for BP Plc, one of the largest energy companies in the world, it was just the solution needed to stem the endless flood of phone calls as he...

  • SYDNEY, July 28- U.S. soybeans rose for a third consecutive session on Thursday to hit a six-day high, boosted by concerns over potential adverse weather over the next month in key U.S. growing regions. *The most active soybean futures on the Chicago Board Of Trade rose 0.63 percent to $9.92-1/ 4 a bushel, near the session high of $9.97 a bushel- the highest since July 22.

  • CHICAGO _ Coeur Mining Inc. on Wednesday reported second-quarter net income of $14.5 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 3 cents per share. Coeur Mining shares have risen fivefold since the beginning of the year.

  • CHICAGO _ Echo Global Logistics Inc. on Wednesday reported second-quarter net income of $1.9 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. Echo Global Logistics expects full-year revenue in the range of $1.7 billion to $1.76 billion. Echo Global Logistics shares have climbed 19 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • CHICAGO _ Groupon Inc. on Wednesday reported a second-quarter loss of $54.9 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 3 cents per share. Groupon expects full-year revenue in the range of $3 billion to $3.1 billion.

  • MEXICO CITY, July 27- Fund manager Michael Hasenstab expects Mexico's peso to be supported by the country's solid economy and says investors who are using the currency as a proxy bet against risks in other emerging markets could be burned. However, the number of bets against the currency registered on the Chicago exchange fell sharply since Mexico's central...

  • CHICAGO— British billionaire Richard Branson says if kids are going to smoke marijuana, their parents should join them. The Chicago Tribune reports the Virgin Group founder told an audience of entrepreneurs in Chicago on Tuesday that if their kids are "going to have a joint, do it with them." He adds, "Don't let them sneak off and do it on their own.

  • CHICAGO— Grain futures were higher Wednesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for Sept. delivery was 3.50 cents a bale higher $4.1860 a bushel; Sept. corn was 4.25 cents higher at $3.3660 bushel; Sept. oats was unchanged at $2.0020 a bushel; while August soybeans gained 20.25 cents to $10.1360 a bushel. August live cattle was. 13 cents lower at...

  • NEW YORK— Boeing, absorbing billions in write-downs related to two of its newest commercial jets and a military fuel tanker, reported its first quarterly loss in nearly seven years. Yet revenue for the Chicago aerospace giant rose 1 percent to $24.8 billion, and company shares rose steadily before the opening bell Wednesday. Charges totaling $3 billion before...

  • CHICAGO— Boeing Co. on Wednesday reported a second-quarter loss of $234 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 88 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $24.45 billion.