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  • Ryder beats 2Q profit forecasts Thursday, 23 Jul 2015 | 8:09 AM ET

    MIAMI _ Ryder System Inc. (R) on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $85.4 million. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.62 per share. Six analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $1.69 billion.

  • Superior Uniform posts 2Q profit Thursday, 23 Jul 2015 | 8:03 AM ET

    SEMINOLE, Fla. _ Superior Uniform Group Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $3.6 million. Superior Uniform shares have increased 28 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Superior Uniform, Earnings Report.

  • Fidelity National beats 2Q profit forecasts Thursday, 23 Jul 2015 | 7:15 AM ET

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. _ Fidelity National Information Services Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $240.2 million. The average estimate of 11 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 71 cents per share. Eight analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $1.62 billion.

  • Comcast, also the No.1 U.S. high-speed Internet provider, said on Thursday total revenue rose 11.3 percent to $18.74 billion in the second quarter ended June 30. Net income attributable to Comcast rose 7.3 percent to $2.14 billion, or 84 cents per share, from a year earlier. Earlier this month, Comcast said it is beta testing a new cable streaming service called...

  • Capital Bank posts 2Q profit Thursday, 23 Jul 2015 | 6:48 AM ET

    CORAL GABLES, Fla. _ Capital Bank Financial Corp. on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings of $13 million. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 29 cents per share. Capital Bank shares have increased 14 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • WASHINGTON— Surrounded by supporters as he announced his bid for the presidency, Jeb Bush decried the "swarms of lobbyists" holding sway in Washington and said he was the candidate ready to do something about it. "Look, the rest of the country struggles under big government, while comfortable, complacent interest groups in Washington have been thriving on it."

  • Senate moves forward on 6-year highway, transit bill Wednesday, 22 Jul 2015 | 8:06 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— The Senate agreed Wednesday to take up a sweeping transportation bill a little over a week before states will face a cutoff of highway and transit aid in the middle of the summer construction season. The vote puts the Senate on a path toward likely passage of the measure by the middle of next week. GOP leaders there expressed reluctance to take up a...

  • Raymond James posts 3Q profit Wednesday, 22 Jul 2015 | 7:03 PM ET

    ST PETERSBURG, Fla. _ Raymond James Financial Inc. on Wednesday reported fiscal third-quarter profit of $133.2 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 91 cents per share. Raymond James shares have climbed 6 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Defense Department chooses Rochester for photonics center Wednesday, 22 Jul 2015 | 5:02 PM ET

    ROCHESTER, N.Y.— The Department of Defense has picked Rochester as the location for a sought-after manufacturing hub focused on the field of integrated photonics, U.S. The New York Democrat called the project a "game-changer" for Rochester. He compared it to the founding of photography pioneer Kodak in the western New York city more than 100 years ago.

  • HAVANA, July 22- A South Florida bank has become the first from the United States to sign a correspondent banking relationship in Cuba, a potential boost for U.S.-Cuban commerce following newly restored diplomatic relations between the longtime adversaries. Stonegate Bank, which earlier this year became the Cuban government's bank for its diplomatic...

  • On-demand doctor apps bring Uber approach to medicine Wednesday, 22 Jul 2015 | 12:24 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— It was 8 o'clock on a weeknight and Brooklyn resident Sarah Sheehan was reeling from a painful earache. She wouldn't be able to see her doctor until the next morning, and that would require a 45- minute subway ride uptown. Today, 9 out of 10 general practitioners say they do not typically make house calls, according to the American Academy of Family...

  • KINGSTON, Jamaica— A fire broke out on a Royal Caribbean cruise ship Wednesday as it approached Jamaica, burning one crew member and causing passengers to be sent to evacuation stations with life jackets. Royal Caribbean International said fire suppression equipment quickly doused the blaze in a mechanical area of the Freedom of the Seas as it arrived at the...

  • SEATTLE, July 22- Amazon.com Inc said on Wednesday it would expand a marketplace that offers home services from plumbing to fence repairs in 15 U.S. cities and help customers find contractors for more expensive home projects as it develops its role as a middle man for third-party vendors. The home services platform is an ambitious frontier for Amazon, pitting it...

  • WASHINGTON— Americans bought homes in June at the fastest rate in over eight years, pushing prices to record highs as buyer demand has eclipsed the availability of houses on the market. The National Association of Realtors said Wednesday that sales of existing homes climbed 3.2 percent last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.49 million, the...

  • South Florida bank signs agreement with Cuban bank Wednesday, 22 Jul 2015 | 10:00 AM ET

    Pompano Beach- based Stonegate Bank said Wednesday it has reached an agreement with Banco Internacional de Comercio. The Miami Herald reported it's the first correspondent banking deal signed by a U.S. bank with Cuba since the two countries re-established diplomatic relations Monday and reopened embassies after more than 54 years. Information from: The...

  • Home Depot paying $1.63 billion for Interline Wednesday, 22 Jul 2015 | 8:51 AM ET

    NEW YORK— The Home Depot Inc. is buying Interline Brands Inc., which distributes maintenance and repair products, for just under $1.63 billion in cash. Jacksonville, Florida- based Interline is a national distributor and direct marketer of maintenance and repair products. Atlanta- based Home Depot said the purchase will help address the needs of the...

  • July 22- AutoNation Inc, the largest U.S. auto retailer, posted a 15 percent rise in quarterly profit as demand remained strong on the back of an improving economy and low oil prices. The company has been doing better than other dealers, helped by its large presence in markets such us California, Florida and Texas, regions relatively unaffected by bad weather.

  • AutoNation misses 2Q profit forecasts Wednesday, 22 Jul 2015 | 8:06 AM ET

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.— AutoNation Inc. on Wednesday reported second-quarter net income of $115.1 million. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.01 per share. AutoNation shares have risen 7 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has climbed almost 3 percent.

  • Tupperware beats 2Q profit forecasts Wednesday, 22 Jul 2015 | 7:09 AM ET

    ORLANDO, Fla.— Tupperware Brands Corp. on Wednesday reported second-quarter net income of $62 million. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.17 per share. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $589.8 million.

  • MarineMax misses Street 3Q forecasts Wednesday, 22 Jul 2015 | 6:54 AM ET

    CLEARWATER, Fla. _ MarineMax Inc. on Wednesday reported fiscal third-quarter earnings of $14.9 million. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 57 cents per share. MarineMax shares have risen nearly 8 percent since the beginning of the year.