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  • NAUGATUCK, Conn. _ Eastern Co. on Friday reported fourth-quarter profit of $1.7 million. The Naugatuck, Connecticut- based company said it had net income of 28 cents per share. For the year, the company reported profit of $5.7 million, or 92 cents per share.

  • SS&C Technologies beats 4Q profit forecasts Thursday, 11 Feb 2016 | 5:27 PM ET

    WINDSOR, Conn. _ SS&C Technologies Holdings Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $12.1 million. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 69 cents per share. SS&C Technologies shares have decreased 19 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • STORRS, Conn.— The standard textbook for Fundamentals of General Chemistry I at the University of Connecticut has a list price of $303. For students who use the version professor Edward Neth is preparing for the fall semester, the cost will be zero. The movement has made rapid gains over the past year, often driven by students, such as UConn activists who sparked a...

  • Aircastle beats Street 4Q forecasts Thursday, 11 Feb 2016 | 9:11 AM ET

    STAMFORD, Conn. _ Aircastle Ltd. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $50.6 million. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 44 cents per share. Aircastle shares have fallen 26 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • WWE reports 4Q loss Thursday, 11 Feb 2016 | 8:49 AM ET

    STAMFORD, Conn. _ World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. on Thursday reported a loss of $1.2 million in its fourth quarter. The Stamford, Connecticut- based company said it had a loss of 2 cents per share. For the year, the company reported net income of $24.1 million, or 32 cents per share, swinging to a profit in the period.

  • Ellington Residential posts 4Q profit Wednesday, 10 Feb 2016 | 7:49 PM ET

    OLD GREENWICH, Conn. _ Ellington Residential Mortgage REIT on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $980,000, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The Old Greenwich, Connecticut- based company said it had net income of 11 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • Navigators posts 4Q profit Wednesday, 10 Feb 2016 | 5:21 PM ET

    STAMFORD, Conn. _ The Navigators Group Inc. on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $17.7 million. On a per-share basis, the Stamford, Connecticut- based company said it had net income of $1.19. For the year, the company reported profit of $81.1 million, or $5.47 per share.

  • Andrew Cuomo is urging federal regulators to reject KeyCorp's $4.1 billion deal to buy First Niagara Financial Group and create the 13th largest commercial bank in the United States. The New York Democrat says the proposed acquisition of Buffalo- based First Niagara by Cleveland- based KeyCorp would reduce retail banking competition in upstate New York,...

  • TREASURIES-Yields end lower after solid 10-year auction Wednesday, 10 Feb 2016 | 3:15 PM ET

    *Two-, 10- year yield curve flattest since December 2007. NEW YORK, Feb 10- U.S. "It went pretty well... demand is definitely here at these yield levels," said Justin Lederer, an interest rate strategist at Cantor Fitzgerald in New York.

  • 2 Indiana HVAC plants to close, costing 2,100 jobs Wednesday, 10 Feb 2016 | 1:58 PM ET

    Carrier Corp. said it would shutter its Indianapolis plant where 1,400 workers and move its manufacturing to Mexico. Carrier Corp. and UTEC are both units of Hartford, Connecticut- based United Technologies Corp.. Carrier's president of North American HVAC systems and services, Chris Nelson, said the company is closing the Indianapolis plant in response to "...

  • TREASURIES-Yields rise ahead of auction as stocks recover Wednesday, 10 Feb 2016 | 9:47 AM ET

    *Treasury to sell $23 billion 10- year notes. Treasury yields increased on Wednesday as stock markets stabilized, reducing demand for safe haven debt, and before the United States is due to sell $23 billion in new 10- year notes. "The Treasury market is off a little bit because European equities and domestic equities caught a stabilizing bid of some sort ahead of...

  • Fifth Street Senior Floating Rate posts 1Q loss Tuesday, 9 Feb 2016 | 7:43 PM ET

    GREENWICH, Conn. _ Fifth Street Senior Floating Rate Corp. on Tuesday reported a fiscal first-quarter loss of $13.3 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. Fifth Street Senior Floating Rate shares have dropped 16 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Fifth Street Senior Floating Rate, Earnings Report.

  • Feb 9- Closely followed oil bull Andy Hall said his Astenbeck Capital Management lost 4 percent in January as weak global markets extended last year's gloom that cost the hedge fund its biggest- ever annual loss of 36 percent, according to monthly data from the fund. Assets under management at Connecticut- based Astenbeck declined by about $100 million to $2...

  • Feb 9- U.S. stock indexes were set to open lower on Tuesday, as cautious investors doubled down on safer assets amid increasing concerns of a sustained slowdown in global economic growth. Gold prices steadied near seven-month highs, while yields on Japan's 10- year government bond slipped into negative territory for the first time ever. Japan's Nikkei...

  • *Gold prices steadied near seven-month highs, while yields on Japan's 10- year government bond slipped into negative territory for the first time ever on Tuesday. * "There is a high probability of a further correction in equity prices, led by banking and energy stocks," said Lorne Baring, managing director of B Capital Wealth Management, adding that looming...

  • Feb 9- Prominent oil bull Andy Hall said his Astenbeck Capital Management lost 4 percent in January as tottering global markets extended last year's gloom that cost the hedge fund its biggest annual loss of 36 percent. The epicenter of January's market anxiety was China, and the U.S. The January loss caused assets under management at the Southport, Connecticut-...

  • Fifth Street Finance reports 1Q loss Tuesday, 9 Feb 2016 | 6:43 AM ET

    GREENWICH, Conn. _ Fifth Street Finance Corp. on Tuesday reported a loss of $62.9 million in its fiscal first quarter. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 18 cents per share. Fifth Street Finance shares have declined 12 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Genesee & Wyoming beats 4Q profit forecasts Tuesday, 9 Feb 2016 | 6:17 AM ET

    DARIEN, Conn. _ Genesee& Wyoming Inc. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $84.9 million. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 82 cents per share. Genesee& Wyoming shares have decreased slightly more than 1 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • The survey came after Sunday's meeting between Saudi Arabia's oil minister, Ali al-Naimi, and his Venezuelan counterpart produced no tangible signs that OPEC and non- OPEC suppliers were ready to meet to discuss the price slump in oil. U.S. crude settled below $30 a barrel, finishing down $1.20 at $29.69. "Everyone's fearing new builds in crude," said Donald Morton,...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 8- U.S. Treasuries have notably become a clear beneficiary of that risk-off tone, "said Justin Lederer, Treasury strategist at Cantor Fitzgerald in New York. Investors noted data showing that China's foreign reserves fell for a third consecutive month in January as the central bank dumped dollars to defend the yuan and stem capital outflows.