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  • Newell Rubbermaid matches Street 4Q forecasts Friday, 29 Jan 2016 | 6:49 AM ET

    ATLANTA _ Newell Rubbermaid Inc. on Friday reported fourth-quarter net income of $13.2 million. Newell Rubbermaid expects full-year earnings in the range of $2.21 to $2.30 per share. Newell Rubbermaid shares have dropped 15 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has dropped slightly more than 7 percent.

  • Charter posts 1Q profit Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 5:35 PM ET

    WEST POINT, Ga. _ Charter Financial Corp. on Thursday reported fiscal first-quarter earnings of $4.6 million. The West Point, Georgia- based company said it had net income of 30 cents per share. Keywords: Charter Financial, Earnings Report.

  • Invesco misses Street 4Q forecasts Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 7:43 AM ET

    ATLANTA _ Invesco PLC on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $201.9 million. The average estimate of 10 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 61 cents per share. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $1.28 billion.

  • PulteGroup beats Street 4Q forecasts Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 6:45 AM ET

    ATLANTA— PulteGroup Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $228 million. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 50 cents per share. PulteGroup shares have decreased roughly 10 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has declined almost 8 percent.

  • The survey released Thursday by the nonpartisan Kaiser Family Foundation finds that:. —More than 7 in 10 say they have not tried to figure out if they qualify for the two main coverage expansions in the law, Medicaid and subsidized private health insurance. Thirty-five states served by the federal HealthCare.gov website are ahead of where they were at the same...

  • NEW YORK/ WASHINGTON, Jan 23- A blizzard that has paralyzed much of the U.S. East Coast intensified on Saturday, bringing the nation's capital to a standstill and forcing the closure of roads, bridges and tunnels into New York, the largest city in the country. At least 13 people have been killed in weather-related car crashes in Arkansas, North Carolina, Kentucky, Ohio,...

  • NEW YORK/ WASHINGTON, Jan 23- A monster blizzard that has paralyzed much of the U.S. East Coast intensified on Saturday as it barreled into New York City, forcing the closure of all bridges and tunnels into the largest U.S. city and prompting a travel ban on area highways. At least 13 people have been killed in weather-related car crashes in Arkansas, North Carolina,...

  • *Record tides cause major flooding in New Jersey, Delaware. NEW YORK/ WASHINGTON, Jan 23- A monster blizzard that has paralyzed the U.S. East Coast intensified on Saturday afternoon as it barreled into New York City, prompting a travel ban on area highways as high winds whipped up record-setting tides in New Jersey and Delaware. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo...

  • The new action brings to 28 million the number of Takata air bag inflators recalled and increases the number of vehicles affected in the United States to as many as 24 million, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said. Automakers affected for the first time include Volkswagen AG and its Audi unit and Daimler's Mercedes-Benz unit.

  • Jan 22- U.S. safety regulators and major automakers are expected on Friday to announce on Friday a new recall of about 5 million vehicles with potentially defective Takata Corp air bags, sources familiar with the matter said. The Dec. 22 death of a Georgia man in South Carolina was the 10th worldwide associated with Takata's air bag inflators, and the first to occur...

  • New guilty plea in big U.S. insider trading hacking case Wednesday, 20 Jan 2016 | 7:05 PM ET

    Jan 20- A trader from an Atlanta suburb admitted to involvement in what U.S. authorities have called a more than $100 million international insider trading scheme that involved hacking into networks that distribute corporate news releases. Attorney Paul Fishman in New Jersey. Another trader from Alpharetta, Alexander Garkusha, pleaded guilty last month in...

  • Canada's Bombardier hopes to find a major customer to give momentum to the single-aisle CSeries as it prepares the jet to enter service after years of delays and cash problems. "We actually think at the right price it's quite a competitive airplane, particularly given the engine technology," Delta Chief Executive Officer Richard Anderson said on the airline's...

  • Canada's Bombardier is hoping to find a major customer to give momentum to the single-aisle CSeries as the jet prepares to enter service after delays and cash problems. "We actually think at the right price it's quite a competitive airplane, particularly given the engine technology," Delta's Chief Executive Richard Anderson said on the airline's quarterly...

  • Delta, the third-largest U.S. airline by capacity, said its adjusted profit in the fourth quarter grew 43 percent to $926 million, or $1.18 per diluted share. Analysts on average estimated Delta would earn about $928 million, or $1.19 per diluted share, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. It has a limited number of flights to Dallas and Chicago, where competition...

  • The Atlanta- based airline earned $980 million in the fourth quarter. On an adjusted basis, it grew profit by 43 percent to $926 million, or $1.18 per diluted share. Analysts on average estimated Delta would earn about $928 million, or $1.19 per diluted share, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.

  • *S&P 500 back above 1,900. Jan 14- A rally in battered energy shares led U.S. stocks to rebound on Thursday, while financials rose after upbeat results from JPMorgan Chase& Co.. Shares of Exxon Mobil surged 4.6 percent to $79.12 while Chevron jumped 5.1 percent to $85.47, among the biggest boosts to the Dow and S&P 500.

  • *S&P 500 reclaims key 1,900 mark. Jan 14- U.S. stocks rebounded sharply in late Thursday trading as investors snapped up battered energy and other shares, while financials rose after upbeat results from JPMorgan. "We are rallying now which is somewhat encouraging," said Daniel Morgan, senior portfolio manager at Synovus Trust Company in Atlanta, adding that he...

  • DENVER/ CHICAGO, Jan 14- The fervor around this week's $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot will feed annual lottery ticket sales worth tens of billions of dollars, but public policy experts estimate only about a quarter of that revenue will ultimately make it into state coffers. The record prize will be divided among three tickets bought in California, Tennessee and...

  • BOSTON/ FAIRFIELD, Conn., Jan 13- General Electric Co's decision to move its corporate headquarters from Connecticut to Boston will boost the city's efforts to revitalize a once run-down district where mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger carried out some of his most notorious murders. The maker of products ranging from jet engines to high-tech medical devices said on...

  • BOSTON/ FAIRFIELD, Conn., Jan 13- General Electric Co's decision to move its corporate headquarters from Connecticut to Boston will boost the city's efforts to revitalize a run-down district where mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger carried out some his most notorious murders. The maker of products ranging from jet engines to high-tech medical devices said on...