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  • NORWALK, Conn. _ Frontier Communications Corp. on Tuesday reported a loss of $186 million in its first quarter. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 9 cents per share. Frontier Communications shares have increased 16 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has climbed...

  • STAMFORD, Conn. _ Pitney Bowes Inc. on Tuesday reported first-quarter earnings of $62.6 million. Pitney Bowes shares have increased slightly more than 1 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has risen almost 2 percent. Keywords: Pitney Bowes, Earnings Report.

  • The Stamford, Connecticut- based company earned $99 million, or 58 cents per share, a year earlier. That easily beat the 58 cents per share that analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research were calling for. Revenue totaled $1.4 billion in the period, topping the $1.35 billion that analysts polled by Zacks expected.

  • DANBURY, Conn. _ IMS Health Holdings Inc. on Tuesday reported first-quarter earnings of $43 million. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 38 cents per share. IMS Health shares have risen 5.5 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • NEW HAVEN, Conn. _ Achillion Pharmaceuticals Inc. on Tuesday reported a loss of $18.1 million in its first quarter. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 15 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • SOUTHPORT, Conn. _ Sturm Ruger& Co. on Monday reported first-quarter earnings of $23.3 million. Sturm Ruger shares have increased 13 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Sturm Ruger, Earnings Report.

  • ROGERS, Conn. _ Rogers Corp. on Monday reported first-quarter net income of $14.9 million. For the current quarter ending in July, Rogers Corp. expects its per-share earnings to range from 81 cents to 91 cents. Rogers Corp. shares have climbed 14 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • HARTFORD, Conn.— A last-minute offer by electric carmaker Tesla Motors to open a regional distribution center in Connecticut may not be enough to persuade lawmakers to pass a bill allowing the company to sell its vehicles directly to consumers. The bill was placed Monday at the bottom of the Senate calendar, a bad sign at the session's end. Democratic Senate...

  • DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.— Jonathan Mossberg is among a small number of pioneers looking to build a safer gun. But unlike many others, he was in the gun business when he started down that path. Mossberg's iGun Technology Corp., based in Daytona Beach, Florida, relies on a simple piece of jewelry— a ring— that "talks" to a circuit board imbedded in a firearm to let it know the user is...

  • DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.— Jonathan Mossberg is among a small number of pioneers looking to build a safer gun. But unlike many others, he was in the gun business when he started down that path. Mossberg's iGun Technology Corp., based in Daytona Beach, Florida, relies on a simple piece of jewelry— a ring— that "talks" to a circuit board imbedded in a firearm to let it know the user is...

  • NAUGATUCK, Conn. _ Eastern Co. on Friday reported first-quarter profit of $648,000. The Naugatuck, Connecticut- based company said it had profit of 10 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • LAKEVILLE, Conn. _ Salisbury Bancorp Inc. on Friday reported first-quarter profit of $1.5 million. Salisbury Bancorp shares have decreased 3 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Salisbury Bancorp, Earnings Report.

  • HARTFORD, Conn. _ Virtus Investment Partners Inc. on Friday reported first-quarter earnings of $12.4 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.08 per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • DANBURY, Conn. _ Praxair Inc. on Friday reported first-quarter profit of $356 million. Praxair expects full-year earnings in the range of $5.35 to $5.70 per share. Praxair shares have risen 15 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has increased roughly 2 percent.

  • HARTFORD, Conn.— The Hartford Financial Services Group Inc. on Thursday reported first-quarter net income of $323 million. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.03 per share. Elements of this story were generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • WASHINGTON— The GOP- controlled House has voted along party lines to overturn new Obama administration rules requiring stricter standards for brokers regarding retirement investments. At stake are about $4.5 trillion in 401 accounts and more than $7 trillion in IRAs. The White House has promised to defend the rules with a threat to veto Thursday's measure.

  • ALBANY, N.Y.— KeyCorp and First Niagara Financial Group have agreed to sell 18 of First Niagara's western New York branches to satisfy antitrust issues arising from the planned combination of the banks. The U.S. Justice Department says Thursday it required the divestitures as part of Cleveland- based KeyCorp's proposed $4.1 billion acquisition of First...

  • Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton singled out rival Bernie Sanders' home state of Vermont, which has few gun restrictions, for supplying a disproportionate share of firearms used in crimes in New York. Jerry Brown, after the San Bernardino attack, charged that lax gun laws in Arizona and Nevada have created a weapons pipeline into California.

  • NEW YORK, April 28- The U.S. dollar pared losses against the yen on Thursday, but was still on track to notch its biggest daily loss against the Japanese currency in eight months, after U.S. consumer spending data provided some optimism on the U.S. economic outlook. The euro was last down 2.6 percent against the yen at 122.98 yen, also after hitting a 10- day low of 122.56...

  • STAMFORD, Conn. _ Charter Communications Inc. on Thursday reported a loss of $188 million in its first quarter. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 87 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.