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  • OLYMPIA, Wash— The price of gas may be going down nationally, but Washington drivers— already paying above the national average— may see even higher prices at the pump following Saturday's 7- cent- per-gallon increase in the state's gas tax. With state gas taxes now up to 44.5 cents a gallon, adding in the current federal gas tax of 18.4 cents, the total per gallon gas...

  • July 31- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it is investigating the latest outbreak of cyclosporiasis in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been notified of about 358 confirmed cases of the infection until Thursday, the FDA said in a statement on its website. Wal-Mart Stores Inc and Kroger Co are pulling some cilantro...

  • DETAILS: Quartet Magnetic and Dry Erase Boards sold between January 2005 and December 2013. The boards were sold in eight sizes, including 5 ½ x 14, 8 ½ x 11, 11 ½ x 11 ½, 11 x 17, 12 x 12, 14 x14, 17 x 17 and 17 x 23. They were sold at Ace Hardware, Fred Meyer, Menards, Office Depot and other stores nationwide. FOR MORE: Call ACCO Brands at 800-611-6654 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT...

  • WASHINGTON, July 31- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will unveil as soon as Monday the final version of a sweeping- and controversial- regulation to cut carbon emissions from the electricity sector. Among other things: The EPA is expected to push back the rule's start date by two years to 2022, according to a slide posted by the agency briefly on its...

  • UPS buying Coyote Logistics for $1.8 billion Friday, 31 Jul 2015 | 9:33 AM ET

    ATLANTA— UPS will spend $1.8 billion to acquire Coyote Logistics as it maneuvers for a slice of the burgeoning freight brokerage business. The Chicago company will become a UPS subsidiary and continue to be headed by Jeff Silver. The Atlanta company anticipates the transaction could result in $100 million to $150 million in annual operating savings.

  • Newell Rubbermaid tops Street 2Q forecasts Friday, 31 Jul 2015 | 6:36 AM ET

    ATLANTA _ Newell Rubbermaid Inc. on Friday reported second-quarter net income of $148.5 million. Newell Rubbermaid expects full-year earnings in the range of $2.14 to $2.20 per share. Newell Rubbermaid shares have increased 12 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has increased slightly more than 2 percent.

  • WASHINGTON, July 31- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will unveil as soon as Monday the final version of a sweeping- and controversial- regulation to cut carbon emissions from the electricity sector. Among other things: The EPA is expected to push back the rule's start date by two years to 2022, according to a slide posted by the agency briefly on its...

  • DIARY-Top Economic Events to Aug 12 Thursday, 30 Jul 2015 | 8:00 PM ET

    LONDON- Bank of England holds Monetary Policy Committee meeting. LONDON- Bank of England announces interest rate decision- 1100 GMT. LONDON- Bank of England will release the minutes from its August policy meeting- 1100 GMT.

  • Premiere Global posts 2Q profit Thursday, 30 Jul 2015 | 7:43 PM ET

    ATLANTA _ Premiere Global Services Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter profit of $4.8 million. On a per-share basis, the Atlanta- based company said it had net income of 11 cents. Premiere Global expects full-year earnings in the range of 94 cents to 96 cents per share.

  • Mueller Water Products meets 3Q profit forecasts Thursday, 30 Jul 2015 | 7:06 PM ET

    ATLANTA _ Mueller Water Products Inc. on Thursday reported fiscal third-quarter net income of $16.5 million. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 15 cents per share. Mueller Water Products shares have dropped 17 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Ocwen misses 2Q profit forecasts Thursday, 30 Jul 2015 | 5:57 PM ET

    ATLANTA _ Ocwen Financial Corporation on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $9.7 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 18 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • Cumulus posts 2Q profit Thursday, 30 Jul 2015 | 5:42 PM ET

    ATLANTA _ Cumulus Media Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $12.3 million. On a per-share basis, the Atlanta- based company said it had profit of 5 cents. Keywords: Cumulus Media, Earnings Report.

  • WASHINGTON, July 30- General Electric Co is taking steps to shift some U.S. manufacturing work overseas now that the U.S. Export-Import Bank will be shuttered at least until September, the industrial giant's global operations boss told Reuters on Thursday. The prospective government partners include Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, China and...

  • MiMedx beats 2Q profit forecasts Thursday, 30 Jul 2015 | 9:51 AM ET

    MARIETTA, Ga. _ MiMedx Group Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $5.4 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. For the current quarter ending in September, MiMedx said it expects revenue in the range of $47 million to $50 million. MiMedx shares have risen 5 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Coca-Cola Enterprises beats Street 2Q forecasts Thursday, 30 Jul 2015 | 7:54 AM ET

    ATLANTA— Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $176 million. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 76 cents per share. Coca-Cola Enterprises shares have climbed 4.5 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has increased...

  • Invesco beats Street 2Q forecasts Thursday, 30 Jul 2015 | 7:42 AM ET

    ATLANTA _ Invesco PLC on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings of $257.3 million. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 62 cents per share. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $1.3 billion.

  • Arris Group posts 2Q profit Wednesday, 29 Jul 2015 | 6:42 PM ET

    SUWANEE, Ga. _ Arris Group Inc. on Wednesday reported second-quarter profit of $16.8 million. Arris Group shares have increased slightly more than 1 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Arris Group, Earnings Report.

  • Interface beats 2Q profit forecasts Wednesday, 29 Jul 2015 | 6:09 PM ET

    ATLANTA _ Interface Inc. on Wednesday reported second-quarter earnings of $21.7 million. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 28 cents per share. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $266.1 million.

  • MedAssets beats Street 2Q forecasts Wednesday, 29 Jul 2015 | 5:45 PM ET

    ALPHARETTA, Ga. _ MedAssets Inc. on Wednesday reported second-quarter profit of $6.3 million. MedAssets expects full-year earnings in the range of $1.20 to $1.26 per share, with revenue in the range of $756 million to $768 million. MedAssets shares have climbed almost 8 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • NEW YORK, July 29- Danielle Faust, 33, is six weeks into wearing braces to fix her crooked teeth and is pretty happy about the process, but not the price. While the $5,000 for Invisalign clear aligners in South Florida where she is a freelance writer is $1,000 less than a friend is paying in New York, she is kicking herself because she missed out on a Groupon that would...