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  • Allegion posts 3Q profit Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 7:27 AM ET

    DUBLIN 2, Ireland _ Allegion PLC on Thursday reported earnings of $60.3 million in its third quarter. Allegion expects full-year earnings in the range of $2.37 to $2.42 per share. Allegion shares have climbed 14 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has climbed 7 percent.

  • Alkermes reports 3Q loss Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 10:07 AM ET

    DUBLIN 4, Ireland _ Alkermes PLC on Wednesday reported a loss of $40 million in its third quarter. On a per-share basis, the Dublin 4, Ireland- based company said it had a loss of 27 cents. Alkermes expects full-year earnings to be 26 cents per share.

  • Records: Deputy told officers, 'I shot the guy' Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 9:47 AM ET

    LAS CRUCES, N.M.— A New Mexico sheriff's deputy was talking to his girlfriend on the phone when the woman heard someone's pleas and then gunfire ring out. The revelations come in court documents and 911 recordings released Wednesday that described a tumultuous scene at the upper-end Hotel Encanto in the southern New Mexico city of Las Cruces.

  • Eaton beats 3Q profit forecasts Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 9:37 AM ET

    DUBLIN _ Eaton Corp. PLC on Wednesday reported third-quarter net income of $602 million. Analysts expected $5.81 billion, according to Zacks. Analysts surveyed by Zacks had forecast adjusted earnings per share of $1.18.

  • XL beats 3Q profit forecasts Monday, 27 Oct 2014 | 4:57 PM ET

    DUBLIN _ XL Group PLC on Monday reported third-quarter earnings of $72.4 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 64 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • Seagate tops Street 1Q forecasts Monday, 27 Oct 2014 | 8:06 AM ET

    DUBLIN 2, Ireland _ Seagate Technology PLC on Monday reported profit of $391 million in its fiscal first quarter. On a per-share basis, the Dublin 2, Ireland- based company said it had profit of $1.13. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.25 per share.

  • *Italy in spotlight after nine of its banks fail. FRANKFURT, Oct 26- Roughly one in five of the euro zone's top lenders failed landmark health checks at the end of last year but most have since repaired their finances, the European Central Bank said on Sunday. Painting a brighter picture than had been expected, the ECB found the biggest problems in Italy, Cyprus and...

  • *Italy in spotlight after nine of its banks fail. FRANKFURT, Oct 26- Roughly one in five of the euro zone's top lenders failed landmark health checks at the end of last year but most have since repaired their finances, the European Central Bank said on Sunday. Painting a brighter picture than had been expected, the ECB found the biggest problems in Italy, Cyprus and...

  • Oct 24- Banana producer Chiquita Brands International Inc said it would start takeover talks with Brazil's Grupo Cutrale and Safra Group after its shareholders voted against a proposed merger with Irish rival Fyffes Plc. Fyffes' shares fell 5 percent to 94 euro cents in Dublin after the collapse of the deal, which would have created a company domiciled in...

  • Oct 24- Banana producer Chiquita Brands International Inc said it would start takeover talks with Brazil's Grupo Cutrale and Safra Group after its shareholders voted against its proposed merger with Irish rival Fyffes Plc. Fyffes' shares were down 9 percent at 90 euro cents in Dublin. Fyffes and Chiquita said recently that the implied value of their potential...

  • *Expectations for a "big bang" style revamp not high in Europe. *Market expects a handful of failures from Europe's stress tests. But expectations for a "big bang"- style restructuring of the banking sector are low, given the political sensitivities at play, and instead the market is factoring in just a handful of failures out of the 130 banks set to be tested, with a few...

  • BUSINESS-NEWS-SCHEDULE AT 1230 GMT / 8.30 AM ET Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 9:05 AM ET

    LONDON- European shares slip and the euro hit a one-week low as reports that at least 11 banks could fail a region-wide financial health check this weekend offset hopes of corporate bond buying by the ECB. MADRID/ VIENNA- The European Central Bank cautions against speculation over the outcome of its stress tests after a media report says at least 11 banks have...

  • Ingersoll-Rand tops Street 3Q forecasts Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 7:30 AM ET

    CO. DUBLIN, Ireland _ Ingersoll-Rand PLC on Wednesday reported profit of $291.3 million in its third quarter. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.04 per share. Ingersoll-Rand expects full-year earnings in the range of $3.20 to $3.24 per share.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 20- AbbVie Chief Executive Officer Richard Gonzalez for three months led the charge to buy Dublin drugmaker Shire for $55 billion, only to walk away from the deal last week, but analysts and fund managers said he deserves credit for trying and should remain at the helm of the Chicago drugmaker. Investors were given no advance warning on Thursday, when...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 20- AbbVie Chief Executive Officer Richard Gonzalez for three months led the charge to buy Dublin drugmaker Shire for $55 billion, only to walk away from the deal last week, but analysts and fund managers said he deserves credit for trying and should remain at the helm of the Chicago drugmaker. Investors were given no advance warning on Thursday, when...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 20- AbbVie Chief Executive Officer Richard Gonzalez for three months led the charge to buy Dublin drugmaker Shire for $55 billion, only to walk away from the deal last week, but analysts and fund managers said he deserves credit for trying and should remain at the helm of the Chicago drugmaker. Investors were given no advance warning on Thursday, when...

  • Oct 20- Platform Specialty Products Corp said it would buy Arysta LifeScience Ltd for about $3.51 billion, Platform's third acquisition this year as the company looks to strengthen its agrichemicals business. More than 65 percent of Arysta's sales are in high-growth regions such as Latin America, Africa, Central and Eastern Europe, China and South Asia.

  • Rules vary about travel to countries hit by Ebola Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 4:32 PM ET

    Demands are rising in Washington for the U.S. to ban travelers from countries in West Africa, but the Obama administration is resisting and says the screening measures already in place for travelers are more effective. There are no direct flights from Liberia, Guinea or Sierra Leone to the U.S. No direct flights from the three affected countries to London's...

  • *Ireland to lead peripheral economies. Oct 16- It is still unclear whether the European Central Bank's stimulus measures will have a material impact on inflation, according to economists in a Reuters poll, who said sovereign debt purchases could help boost the euro zone economy. The currency bloc is stuck in a quagmire of weak growth and falling inflation with...

  • *AbbVie board recommends shareholders vote against deal. *AbbVie to pay Shire $1.64 bln break fee if deal collapses. LONDON, Oct 16- U.S. drugmaker AbbVie has pulled the plug on its plan to buy Dublin- based Shire, recommending shareholders vote against the planned $55 billion takeover following new U.S. tax rules.