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  • Boeing expands Oklahoma City facility, business presence Wednesday, 29 Jul 2015 | 3:48 PM ET

    OKLAHOMA CITY— Boeing Co. broke ground Wednesday on a new $80 million, 290,000- square-foot building that will house about 800 new employees and be the third structure in the aerospace company's growing Oklahoma City campus. The Chicago- based Boeing also announced that the headquarters of the Global Services& Support unit's Aircraft Modernization and...

  • Grain lower and livestock mostly higher Wednesday, 29 Jul 2015 | 3:02 PM ET

    CHICAGO— Grain futures unchanged Wednesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for September delivery was unchanged at $5.1075 a bushel; December corn was unchanged at $3.8550 a bushel; December oats were unchanged at $2.4225 bushel; while November soybeans unchanged at 9.4475 cents a bushel. October live cattle was unchanged at $1.4680 a...

  • With soybean yields largely determined in August and questions about the size of planted area, there is still uncertainty about the crop, said Terry Linn, analyst at The Linn Group in Chicago. Chicago Board of Trade August soybeans rose 10 cents or 1 percent to $9.84-3/ 4 a bushel at 9:56 a.m. CDT. September corn fell 5 cents or 1.3 percent to $3.70 a bushel, after...

  • TREASURIES-Prices lower ahead of Fed rate statement Wednesday, 29 Jul 2015 | 11:10 AM ET

    NEW YORK, July 29- U.S. "You are probably seeing some slight weakness, perhaps they are more optimistic, in a sense, that the Fed is going to go through with a September hike," said Dimitri Delis, fixed income strategist at BMO Capital Markets in Chicago. In mid-morning New York trade, the benchmark 10- year U.S.

  • Exelon beats 2Q profit forecasts Wednesday, 29 Jul 2015 | 8:12 AM ET

    CHICAGO— Exelon Corp. on Wednesday reported second-quarter net income of $638 million. Exelon expects full-year earnings in the range of $2.35 to $2.55 per share. Exelon shares have dropped 16 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has risen nearly 2 percent.

  • Jones Lang LaSalle beats Street 2Q forecasts Wednesday, 29 Jul 2015 | 7:45 AM ET

    CHICAGO _ Jones Lang LaSalle Inc. on Wednesday reported second-quarter net income of $90.3 million. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.85 per share. Jones Lang LaSalle shares have climbed 14 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • NEW YORK, July 29- Investors in U.S. municipal bonds are sitting on more cash than they have in years, in part because they're wary of the $3.7 trillion market at a time when interest rates are expected to rise. Between March 2014 and March 2015, cash rose by $6.2 billion to $31.9 billion, the biggest such jump in at least 10 years. "A lot of my investors who've been with me...

  • Littelfuse tops 2Q profit forecasts Wednesday, 29 Jul 2015 | 6:39 AM ET

    CHICAGO _ Littelfuse Inc. on Wednesday reported second-quarter earnings of $28.7 million. For the current quarter ending in September, Littelfuse said it expects revenue in the range of $211 million to $221 million. Littelfuse shares have dropped almost 6 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • HAMBURG/ SINGAPORE, July 29- U.S. wheat, corn and soybeans resumed their recent falls on Wednesday after rising on bargain-buying on Tuesday, with prices again around one-month lows as attention returned to the good U.S. harvest outlook. "Wheat, corn and soybeans are again weaker today as the market's attention has returned to the good U.S. crop prospects with near...

  • July 28- Edwards Lifesciences Corp on Tuesday raised its full-year profit forecast, citing strong demand for the medical device maker's replacement heart valves that are implanted in a minimally invasive procedure. The company said it now expects full-year earnings, excluding items, of $4.30 to $4.40 a share. Edwards reported quarterly net income of $112.7...

  • Huron Consulting beats Street 2Q forecasts Tuesday, 28 Jul 2015 | 5:54 PM ET

    CHICAGO _ Huron Consulting Group Inc. on Tuesday reported second-quarter net income of $18.8 million. Huron Consulting expects full-year earnings in the range of $3.80 to $4 per share, with revenue in the range of $870 million to $900 million. Huron Consulting shares have dropped roughly 2 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Equity Residential reports 2Q results Tuesday, 28 Jul 2015 | 4:36 PM ET

    CHICAGO _ Equity Residential on Tuesday reported a key measure of profitability in its second quarter. The average estimate of 15 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of 85 cents per share. Equity Residential expects full-year funds from operations to be $3.39 to $3.45 per share.

  • *Corn flat amid improving crop conditions. WINNIPEG, Manitoba, July 28- Chicago soybean and wheat futures bounced on Tuesday, rising on bargain-buying and short-covering after recent lows, while corn was steady. The USDA said 62 percent of the U.S. soybean crop was in good to excellent condition, same as last week but below the previous year's 71 percent.

  • Grain higher and livestock higher Tuesday, 28 Jul 2015 | 10:42 AM ET

    CHICAGO— Grain futures were higher Tuesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for September delivery was 6 cents higher at $5.0840 a bushel; December corn was. 50 cent higher at $3.8420 a bushel; December oats were 1 cent higher at $2.40 bushel; while November soybeans were 10 cents lower at 9.4320 cents a bushel. October live cattle was 1.30 cents...

  • MADISON, Wis.— Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker said Monday he would shift most of the responsibilities of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to state-based regulators, leaving the EPA to serve as an "umbrella organization" that would resolve disputes between them. Like many Republicans, the Wisconsin governor is a vocal critic of the...

  • Shares in Atlanta- based United Parcel Service Inc rose more than 2 percent. Like main rival FedEx Corp, UPS is often seen as a bellwether of U.S. economic health. When reporting quarterly results in June, Memphis- based FedEx said lower fuel surcharges had cut into revenue.

  • GrubHub beats Street 2Q forecasts Tuesday, 28 Jul 2015 | 9:16 AM ET

    CHICAGO _ GrubHub Inc. on Tuesday reported second-quarter earnings of $9.4 million. For the current quarter ending in September, GrubHub said it expects revenue in the range of $85 million to $87 million. GrubHub shares have declined 15 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Heidrick & Struggles beats Street 2Q forecasts Tuesday, 28 Jul 2015 | 7:45 AM ET

    CHICAGO _ Heidrick& Struggles International Inc. on Tuesday reported second-quarter earnings of $5 million. For the current quarter ending in September, Heidrick& Struggles said it expects revenue in the range of $130 million to $140 million. Heidrick& Struggles shares have risen almost 3 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • *Wheat, soybeans up after deep losses. PARIS/ SINGAPORE, July 28- Chicago corn futures slid for a third consecutive session on Tuesday to a one-month low with pressure from ideal weather across the U.S. Wheat rose following a drop to one-month lows on Monday while soybeans firmed after shedding nearly 6 percent over the last three sessions.

  • Navigant beats Street 2Q forecasts Tuesday, 28 Jul 2015 | 7:15 AM ET

    CHICAGO _ Navigant Consulting Inc. on Tuesday reported second-quarter net income of $7.8 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 23 cents per share. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $207 million.