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  • A judge has heard arguments in the fight over whether to release secret grand jury records in the criminal investigation into Rhode Island's $75 million deal with a video game company started by former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling. PROVIDENCE, R.I.— The fight over whether to release secret grand jury records in the criminal investigation into Rhode Island's...

  • SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland _ TE Connectivity Ltd. on Wednesday reported fiscal second-quarter earnings of $405 million. For the current quarter ending in July, TE Connectivity expects its per-share earnings to range from $1.14 to $1.18. TE Connectivity expects full-year earnings in the range of $4.58 to $4.66 per share, with revenue ranging from $12.6...

  • The No. 2 U.S. wireless carrier had 61,000 fewer postpaid subscribers, who pay bills monthly, in North America on a net basis in the first quarter ended March 31. AT&T's total operating revenue fell nearly 3 percent to $39.37 billion, mainly due to record-low sales of wireless handset sales. Net income attributable to AT&T was $3.47 billion, or 56 cents a share, down...

  • *Shuaa Capital down despite swinging to Q1 profit. DUBAI, April 25- Stock markets in the Gulf most exposed to foreign trade held their ground on Tuesday, with Dubai and Qatar showing resilience in the face of disappointing results from blue-chip companies. In Dubai, shares of Emirates Integrated Telecommunications lost 3 percent after reporting a net profit of...

  • NORWALK, Conn. _ Xerox Corp. on Tuesday reported first-quarter net income of $16 million. Xerox expects full-year earnings in the range of 80 cents to 88 cents per share. Xerox shares have dropped 19 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has risen 6 percent.

  • TAIPEI, April 25- Taiwan stocks rose on Tuesday, mainly taking cues from overseas markets, but continued their choppy trading as investors await fresh economic data. In Taiwan, the electronics subindex rose 0.6 percent, while the financials subindex gained 1.0. Taiwan will release its preliminary gross domestic product data for the first quarter on Friday,...

  • SAN JOSE, Calif. _ Sanmina Corp. on Monday reported fiscal second-quarter profit of $31.7 million. For the current quarter ending in July, Sanmina expects its per-share earnings to range from 72 cents to 77 cents. Sanmina shares have climbed 9 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • April 21- U.S. private equity firm KKR& Co LP and Japanese government-backed fund, Innovation Network Corp of Japan, will submit a joint offer for Toshiba Corp's memory chip unit, the Nikkei business daily reported on Friday. INCJ could invest in the Toshiba business if it made sense, Japan's industry and trade minister had said on Wednesday. Toshiba has narrowed...

  • NEW YORK— U.S. stocks slumped Friday as financial and health care companies moved lower. "I don't think anything's actually going to happen or be implemented any time soon," said Scott Wren, senior global equity strategist for the Wells Fargo Investment Institute. He said he thinks a corporate tax cut is more likely to pass Congress and become law than a tax cut for...

  • TORONTO, April 20- Canada's main stock index rose on Thursday after shares of Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd jumped on an upbeat earnings report and mining shares benefited from a gain in commodity prices. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index closed up 72.68 points, or 0.47 percent, at 15,625.56. Barrick Gold Corp rose 1.5 percent to C $25.86, and...

  • TOKYO, April 21- Toshiba Corp creditor Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank said it fully supports the troubled electronics conglomerate as it battles to survive by shedding a pair of core businesses. As a member of its main creditor group, we will provide as much support as possible, " Masaru Hashimoto, who became president of SMTB this month, said in an interview.

  • TORONTO, April 20- Canada's main stock index rose on Thursday as Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd jumped on an earnings beat and as energy and many financial shares also gained. Canadian Pacific was the most influential gainer on the index, adding 3.6 percent to C $209.32 after it reported higher-than-expected quarterly profit as it earned more from shipments of...

  • TOKYO, April 20- Western Digital Corp, the U.S. partner of Toshiba Corp in a semiconductor venture, is in talks with Japanese government-backed investors and would consider a joint bid with them for the chip business, a senior official said on Thursday. "We want to find a way to ensure we are aligned with INCJ and DBJ," Mark Long, chief financial officer, told Reuters in an...

  • TOKYO, April 20- Western Digital Corp, the U.S. partner of Toshiba Corp in a semiconductor venture, is in talks with state-backed fund Innovation Network Corp of Japan and the Development Bank of Japan and would consider a joint bid with them for the chip business, a senior official said on Thursday. "We want to find a way to ensure we are aligned with INCJ and DBJ," Mark...

  • TORONTO _ Celestica Inc. on Thursday reported first-quarter earnings of $22.8 million. For the current quarter ending in July, Celestica expects its per-share earnings to range from 29 cents to 35 cents. Celestica shares have increased 21 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • *Strong order growth continues from China, U.S. TAIPEI, April 20- Taiwan's export orders rose for the eighth straight month in March and at a faster pace than expected as global demand remained strong for components of Apple Inc's new iPhone and other tech gadgets. Taiwan's export orders in March rose 12.3 percent from a year earlier, above the 10 percent forecast...

  • TAIPEI, April 20- Taiwan's export orders rose for the eighth straight month in March and at a faster pace than expected as global demand remained strong for components of Apple Inc's new iPhone and other tech gadgets. Taiwan's export orders rose 12.3 percent in March from a year earlier, above the 10 percent forecast in a Reuters poll but slowing from a 22 percent...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 19- Shares of semiconductor equipment suppliers surged on Wednesday after quarterly earnings reports from Lam Research and ASML Holding suggested a recent wave of spending by chipmakers was far from over. Lam Research jumped 6.38 percent to a record of $135.57 after its quarterly results and outlook late on Tuesday blew past Wall...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 19- Shares of semiconductor equipment suppliers surged on Wednesday after quarterly earnings reports from Lam Research and ASML Holding suggested a recent wave of spending by chipmakers was far from over. Lam Research jumped 6.58 percent to a record of $135.81 after its quarterly results and outlook late on Tuesday blew past Wall...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 19- Shares of semiconductor equipment suppliers surged on Wednesday after quarterly earnings reports from Lam Research and ASML Holding suggested a recent wave of spending by chipmakers was far from over. Lam Research jumped 6.58 percent to a record of $135.81 after its quarterly results and outlook late on Tuesday blew past Wall...