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  • FORT WORTH, United States- Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan participates in a moderated Q&A session hosted by the Tarrant County Bankers Association- 1800 GMT. LONDON- ECB Board Member Peter Praet to deliver a keynote speech at the "Brexit and the implications for financial services" conference- 0855 GMT. LONDON- ECB Board Member Peter Praet to give...

  • FORT WORTH, United States- Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan participates in a moderated Q&A session hosted by the Tarrant County Bankers Association- 1800 GMT. LONDON- ECB Board Member Peter Praet to deliver a keynote speech at the "Brexit and the implications for financial services" conference- 0855 GMT. LONDON- ECB Board Member Peter Praet to give...

  • SUWANEE, Ga. _ Arris Group Inc. on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $86.7 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 70 cents per share. For the current quarter ending in April, Arris Group expects its per-share earnings to range from 36 cents to 40 cents.

  • ATLANTA _ Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Inc. on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $9.2 million. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 46 cents per share. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $60.9 million.

  • ATLANTA _ Interface Inc. on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $4.7 million. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 24 cents per share. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $249 million.

  • Feb 22- Verizon Communications Inc said on Wednesday it would offer its high-speed wireless 5 G network to certain customers in 11 U.S. cities in the first half of 2017.. Verizon will begin pilot testing 5 G "pre-commercial services" in cities, including Atlanta, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Miami, Seattle and Washington, D.C.. AT&T Inc said in January that it planned to test...

  • ATLANTA _ Southern Co. on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $208 million. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 31 cents per share. Southern Co. shares have declined nearly 2 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has climbed roughly 6 percent.

  • NEW YORK- Federal Reserve Board Governor Jerome Powell speaks on "The Economic Outlook and Monetary Policy" before a Forecasters Club of New York luncheon- 1800 GMT. DALLAS, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan discusses issues facing the nation and the global economy- 2330 GMT. LONDON- Bank of England Deputy Governor for...

  • NEW YORK- Federal Reserve Board Governor Jerome Powell speaks on "The Economic Outlook and Monetary Policy" before a Forecasters Club of New York luncheon- 1800 GMT. DALLAS, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan discusses issues facing the nation and the global economy- 2330 GMT. LONDON- Bank of England Deputy Governor for...

  • ATLANTA _ Invesco Mortgage Capital Inc. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $275.8 million. On a per-share basis, the Atlanta- based company said it had profit of $2.15. Invesco Mortgage Capital shares have risen 7 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • ATLANTA _ Haverty Furniture Cos. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $10.9 million. Haverty Furniture shares have declined 3 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Haverty Furniture, Earnings Report.

  • *Q4 sales $22.21 bln vs est $21.81 bln. *Q4 adj profit $1.44/ shr vs est $1.34/ shr. Feb 21- Home Depot Inc reported higher-than-expected quarterly profit and sales, boosted by a strong housing market in the United States, and set a $15 billion share repurchase program.

  • ATLANTA _ Genuine Parts Co. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $152.5 million. Genuine Parts expects full-year earnings to be $4.70 to $4.80 per share. Genuine Parts shares have climbed slightly more than 5 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has climbed 5 percent.

  • *Q4 sales $22.21 bln vs est $21.81 bln. *Q4 adj profit $1.44/ shr vs est $1.34/ shr. Shares of the company, which also forecast 2017 sales ahead of Wall Street estimates, were up 1.8 percent at $145.59 in premarket trading on Tuesday.

  • Feb 21- Home Depot Inc, the world's largest home improvement chain, reported higher-than-expected profit and sales helped by a strong housing market in the United States and set a $15 billion share repurchase plan. Home Depot's net earnings rose to $1.74 billion, or $1.44 per share, in the fourth quarter, from $1.47 billion, or $1.17 per share, a year earlier.

  • NEW YORK— The Home Depot Inc. on Tuesday reported a boost in sales and profit during the fourth quarter, as rising home prices and low mortgage rates continued lifting a healthy housing market. The Atlanta- based home-improvement retailer reported an 18.6 percent jump in quarterly profit to $1.74 billion, or $1.44 per share. Both measures topped Wall Street...

  • Feb 21- Home Depot Inc, the world's largest home improvement chain, reported a 5.8 percent rise in quarterly sales on Tuesday as more customers visited its stores in the United States, and said it would repurchase share worth $15 billion. The Atlanta, Georgia- based company's net earnings rose to $1.74 billion, or $1.44 per share, in the fourth quarter ended Jan. 29,...

  • A related issue is whether Ohio has a realistic chance of finding an alternative drug— a barbiturate called pentobarbital— that once was widely used in executions but has become difficult or, in Ohio's case, impossible to obtain. The court's ruling, likely a few weeks afterward, will be closely watched not just in Ohio but in other states that use midazolam or might...

  • BOISE, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks on "Getting to Know the Fed" before Boise State University students- 2030 GMT. GOLDEN VALLEY, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari participates in conversation on the economy and the role of the Federal Reserve before the Financial...

  • BOISE, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks on "Getting to Know the Fed" before Boise State University students- 2030 GMT. GOLDEN VALLEY, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari participates in conversation on the economy and the role of the Federal Reserve before the Financial...