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  • *Hyundai reliant on sedans as U.S. consumers pivot to SUVs. SEOUL, July 27- At last February's Super Bowl, Hyundai Motor hired' X-Men' movie star Ryan Reynolds for an ad plugging the new version of its Elantra sedan. At the Elantra's peak, more than one car in every 20 sold in America was a Hyundai, cementing the firm's place as the world's fifth-biggest automaker...

  • The National Transportation Safety Board said in a preliminary report Tuesday that the Tesla Model S was traveling at 74 mph in a 65- mph zone on a divided highway in Williston, Florida, near Gainesville. The report says the driver, Joshua Brown, 40, a tech company owner from Canton, Ohio, was using the sedan's cruise control and lane-keeping features at the time.

  • WASHINGTON, July 26- A driver killed on May 7 in a crash in a Tesla using the car's Autopilot software was speeding, the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said on Tuesday in its preliminary findings. The preliminary report said the Model S was traveling at 74 miles per hour in a 65 mph zone at the time it struck a semi-truck hauling blueberries near Williston,...

  • PANAMA CITY _ Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior SA on Tuesday reported second-quarter earnings of $22.3 million. The bank, based in Panama City, said it had earnings of 57 cents per share. The bank created in South and Central America to provide trade financing posted revenue of $44.4 million in the period.

  • FORT MYERS, Fla. _ NeoGenomics Inc. on Tuesday reported a loss of $5.2 million in its second quarter. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 3 cents per share. NeoGenomics shares have increased 18 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • JACKSONVILLE, Fla. _ Fidelity National Information Services Inc. on Tuesday reported second-quarter net income of $121 million. The average estimate of 11 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 86 cents per share. Eight analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $2.32 billion.

  • CLEARWATER, Fla. _ MarineMax Inc. on Tuesday reported fiscal third-quarter profit of $14.1 million. MarineMax expects full-year earnings to be 86 cents to 90 cents per share. MarineMax shares have climbed slightly more than 7 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • JACKSONVILLE, Fla. _ EverBank Financial Corp. on Tuesday reported second-quarter profit of $21.6 million. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 36 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $235.7 million.

  • The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 82 cents per share. B/E Aerospace expects full-year earnings to be $3.25 per share. B/E Aerospace shares have increased 7.5 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • PORTLAND, Maine— American fishermen are digging in for a fight over a congressional proposal to send a message to the rest of the world by shutting down the vestiges of the U.S. harvest of shark fins, prized for soup and traditional medicine in Asia. Cory Booker, a New Jersey Democrat, and others promises to ban the sale and possession of shark fins to ensure U.S....

  • DAVENPORT, Fla. _ CenterState Banks Inc. on Monday reported second-quarter net income of $15.7 million. The bank, based in Davenport, Florida, said it had earnings of 32 cents per share. Keywords: CenterState Banks, Earnings Report.

  • TORONTO, July 25- Canada will take older tank cars out of crude-by-rail service much earlier than originally planned, its transport minister said on Monday, in the government's latest move to toughen rail safety after a deadly 2013 crash. The decision, which moves Canada's retrofit schedule further ahead of the United States, was partly prompted by a sharp drop...

  • TORONTO, July 25- Canada will take older tank cars out of crude-by-rail service much earlier than originally planned, the government said on Monday, in its latest move to toughen rail safety after a deadly 2013 crash. Both types of cars will now be taken out of service by Nov. 1, 2016, said Delphine Denis, a spokeswoman with the office of Transport Minister Marc...

  • SARASOTA, Fla.— Roper Technologies Inc. on Monday reported second-quarter profit of $158.1 million. Six analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $959.1 million. For the current quarter ending in October, Roper Technologies expects its per-share earnings to range from $1.59 to $1.63.

  • WASHINGTON, July 23- Recent attacks on civilians in the U.S. and Europe have exposed a gap in the intelligence community's efforts to track suspected extremists and prevent mass killings, a half dozen American, British and French counterterrorism officials told Reuters. They included the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida; the murder of a...

  • Hudson is in Pasco County, near Tampa. Trulieve and Hackney Nursery, which is the dispensing organization for Northwest Florida, received processing and dispensing authorization from the state Department of Health on Tuesday. Christian Bax, director of the Office of Compassionate Use, told the Florida Senate's Regulated Industries subcommittee during a...

  • PANAMA CITY— A Chinese container ship has scraped its side against the wall of a newly inaugurated lock on the enlarged section of the Panama Canal. The canal expansion had drawn concern about the relatively tight space and lack of maneuvering room it leaves for the bigger vessels it handles. They are the largest ships that can use the new locks after a $5.25...

  • Although acquiring these companies would not produce the big boost to earnings sought by the planned mega mergers, they would offer a foothold in markets likely to grow rapidly in coming years, such as Medicaid health plans for the poor and Medicare Advantage coverage for the elderly. Both Molina and Centene have large exposure to private Medicaid plans, a more...

  • FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, in letters to CEOs of major phone companies, said so-called robocalls, automated pre-recorded telephone calls often from telemarketers or scam artists, continue "due in large part to industry inaction." The letters, reviewed by Reuters, noted that the FCC does not require phone providers to offer robocall blocking and filtering but the...

  • MIAMI _ Watsco Inc. on Friday reported second-quarter earnings of $64.6 million. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $2.03 per share. Watsco shares have increased 21 percent since the beginning of the year.